The Blood Hunter

Warwick INFO

  • Warwick was released on 21 February 2009 and can be purchased from the Riot Store for 450 IP or 260 RP.
  • The ability thumbnails for Eternal Thirst, Infinite Duress and Blood Scent show Warwick in his Grey skin instead of his Classic skin.
  • Warwick's dance is from Michael Jackson's music video Thriller.
  • On the Headless Hecarim skin, Warwick's and Rengar's skulls are hanging on his belt.
  • In Champion Select, if you search for "Urf", Warwick's image comes up.
  • Warwick is second champion to have his IP price reduced twice. Other champions are Garen and Miss Fortune.

Warwick Skins

Warwick Pros

  • Strong ganks with ultimate.
  • High sustain.
  • Attack speed steroid for team.
  • Can be very tanky.
  • Very mobile.

Warwick Cons

  • Must have ultimate to gank effectively.
  • No pushing ability.
  • Slow jungler.

Warwick Counter Tips

  • A Quicksilver Sash and will stop Warwick's ultimate immediately.
  • Try to save a disable (silence/stun/knock-up/displacement) for when he uses his ultimate.
  • Warwick heals a lot of health from his Hungering Strike - using an Ignite on him will make him heal for a lot less.
  • Do not fight Warwick for long periods of time, as he excels at long trades.

Warwick DEV INFO

  • Warwick was designed by Ezreal.
  • Warwick is voiced by Brian Sommer, who also voices Tryndamere and Willump.
  • Warwick's concept is greatly inspired from the folklore surrounding werewolves, humans who have the ability to shapeshift into a wolf-like creatures after being cursed.




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Warwick was once a man revered for his ability to track down human specimens for the darkest types of scientific research. When his ambitions exceeded his physical limits, he drank a dangerous elixir to transform himself into an unstoppable manhunter. His newfound strength bore a heavy price.

Before his transformation, Warwick found his calling in Zaun as a “procurer” of human test subjects. Known for his crafty methods and ruthless determination, people regarded him with a cautious mixture of fear and respect. As his reputation grew, so did the demands placed upon him. His clients wanted more rare and dangerous specimens, and they wanted them sooner. To meet their demands, Warwick needed strength that transcended his limited human form. His longtime friend, Singed, devised a powerful formula. The recipe called for three critical components: silver from the Shadow Isles, the fang of a Balefire dire wolf, and the heart of a celestial being. Warwick tracked down the first two in short order, but the third proved a much greater challenge. He traveled to Ionia to trap Soraka, a creature believed to be a child of the stars, but she discovered his ploy and drove him away with powerful magic. Unable to tolerate his failure, Warwick returned to Singed disfigured and furious. He demanded the chemist’s incomplete potion, but Singed warned him that the results would be unpredictable. Ignoring his friend’s warning, Warwick drank the concoction. The brew transformed him into a creature both man and wolf, infusing him with raw strength and heightened senses. Exhilarated, he immediately began testing his newfound power. Each day his instincts became sharper, but his human half slipped further away. He could feel himself losing control: though he always got his prey, he often failed to bring them back alive. Now he seeks the heart of Soraka to stabilize his transformation before his mind gives way to the feral urges of the beast.

“Eventually the beast catches up with all of us.”
— Warwick

Warwick Abilities

Eternal Thirst

Each of Warwick's attacks will heal him. Each successive attack against the same target will steal more and more Health.

Hungering Strike

Takes a bite out of an enemy unit and heals Warwick.

Hunters Call

Warwick lets out a howl, increasing all nearby friendly champions' Attack Speed for a short time.

Blood Scent

Warwick passively senses weakened enemy champions around him. The scent of blood sends him into a fury, causing him to move at incredible speeds.

Infinite Duress

Warwick lunges at an enemy champion, suppressing his target and dealing magic damage for a few seconds.