Vayne, the Night Hunter
Items recommended by Riot for VayneBoots of Swiftness Infinity Edge The Black Cleaver The Bloodthirster Banshee's Veil
- Tumble has many uses, but it cannot pass over walls.
- Condemn can be used to both pin targets to walls to ensure a kill, or to escape a pursuer.
- Don't go in first to a large teamfight. Wait for your teammates to initiate.
Playing against Vayne
- Vayne is fragile - turn the pressure up on her and she will be forced to play cautiously.
- Deny Vayne the opportunity to pin you against walls.
The world is not always as civilized as people might think. There are still those who would follow the blackest paths of magic and become corrupted by the darker powers that flow through Runeterra. Shauna Vayne knows this fact well. As a young privileged girl in the heart of Demacia's elite, her father tried to convince her of the constabulary's ever-vigilant eye. Young and naive, she truly believed that her world was one of perfect safety, until one night, when a twisted witch took interest in her father. The malevolent woman overcame her father's conciliar guard, then tortured her family before murdering them. The young Shauna escaped only by hiding herself and then fleeing once the hag had departed, plagued by the screams of her loved ones as she ran. A burning hatred was born in her that day, one that could never be denied. Vayne was able to take care of herself using her father's money, and she began to train as soon as an instructor would have her as a student. By the time she was a fully grown woman, she had become a grim warrior. However, the fields of battle were not to be her home. Demacia needed a protector, one who hunted those lost to the darkness. Shauna used her family's contacts to become the first Night Hunter, and now her prowess is legendary. It is said that those who practice the black arts quake when they hear that the Night Hunter is on the prowl. Not all shadows are to be feared. At least, if Vayne has her way.