Sat. May 24: Piltover v. Bandle City Schedule!

Stream status: Offline (VODs coming soon!)

Reddit thread: Sat. May 24: Shoutcasted Piltover versus Bandle City mini-tournament (part of the community-run Factions game mode)

GD thread: (FACTIONS) Piltover vs. Bandle City matches Saturday May 24

Zaun vs. Demacia matches tomorrow. Summoners from those factions can sign up here to participate.

If you’re asking “What’s Factions?” — click here for a quick intro.

Champion lists for each faction: Faction Rosters




We will be holding some shoutcasted Featured Matches on Saturday, May 24, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Pacific (3:30 Eastern). These Featured Matches are worth twice the base point value of an ordinary Factions match. The winner of this best-of-three set will have a random chance to unlock a new Champion for their roster.

Today, Piltover will face off against Bandle City, as part of the Hextech Revolution storyline.

Ziggs will finally be joining the fray!

ZiggsSquare  LAZYarrow

Ziggs has been sitting on the sidelines up to this point. Well, it’s about time for him to stop eating doughnuts and get on the Fields.

These matches will determine who gains access to a special seam of pyrikhos on the border between Bandle City and Piltover’s field labs. All pyrikhos contains a great deal of chemical and arcane energy, but this pyrikhos is … especially explodey. Until now, the Council has cordoned it off entirely. They have finally relented. Ziggs has very particular interests in the pyrikhos, and has been sitting on the sidelines primarily because he doesn’t want to commit to any faction until he knows which faction can give him access to this stuff.

The winner will take the usual Featured Match prize, and will also pick up Ziggs for their roster.


Here is the schedule, with start times and lineups. Slots listed as OPEN will be filled from the audience.

Each team has slots for Summoners of particular ranks. Rank is defined as the higher of S3 and S4 solo queue SR rank. We use end-of-season rank. Rank slots can be “underfilled”, but never exceeded: for example, you can put a Gold in a Plat or Diamond slot, but you can’t put a Diamond in a Gold slot.

Join the Factions chat to cheer on your favored faction:


And if you haven’t already, you can sign up for one of the four factions participating in the current storyline.

Match I

Starts at: 12:30 p.m. Pacific — 1:30 Mountain — 2:30 Central — 3:30 Eastern

Match One will use low-tier teams comprised of 3 Silvers and 2 Bronzes.

For Piltover

  • Silver: Kero Senpai (Captain)
  • Silver: Emomageoflife
  • Silver: Mixizm
  • Bronze: spiderkid500
  • Bronze: KaizFrost

For Bandle City

  • Silver: Junpei Tenmyouji
  • Silver: Rick3tkh
  • Silver: bradles
  • Bronze: The Shaded Blade
  • Bronze: OPEN

Silver subs: Maevis Pas — Grubbulous

Match II

Starts at: 1:30 p.m. Pacific — 2:30 Mountain — 3:30 Central — 4:30 Eastern

This will be a Diamond/Gold match.

For Bandle City

  • Diamond: Coedeed (Captain)
  • Gold: Drmigit2
  • Gold: Wrath of Avarice
  • Gold: Ras Doomreaver
  • Gold: OPEN

Diamond subs: Domovarion

For Piltover

  • Diamond: Nhan
  • Gold: Valiant Serpant
  • Gold: The Weiter
  • Gold: Adgarin
  • Gold: OPEN

Diamond subs: xSeth — FuzzyTigerGuy

Match III

Starts at: 2:30 p.m. Pacific — 3:30 Mountain — 4:30 Central — 5:30 Eastern

This will be a classic “Rainbow” match, with all tiers represented.

For Piltover

  • Diamond: FuzzyTigerGuy (Captain)
  • Platinum: RoyaiChaos
  • Gold: Valiant Serpant
  • Silver: Mixizm
  • Bronze: spiderkid500

Diamond subs: xSeth — Nhan
Platinum subs: Hellioning — TempestEP
Gold subs: The Weiter — Adgarin
Silver subs: Kero Senpai — Emomageoflife

For Bandle City

  • Diamond: Domovarion (Captain)
  • Platinum: Twilight Shroud
  • Gold: Drmigit2
  • Silver: bradles
  • Bronze: The Shaded Blade

Diamond subs: Coedeed
Gold subs: Wrath of Avarice — Ras Doomreaver
Silver subs: Grubbulous — Maevis Pas — Junpei Tenmyouji — Rick3tkh
Bronze subs: The Shaded Blade


This is an abbreviated version of the tournament rules.

Points. These matches have twice the base value of normal matches.

Disconnects. Normally, we remake Factions matches if there’s a d/c. This is problematic in a scheduled tournament. As a result, we handle it this way: each team has 5 minutes of pause time. Once that’s used up, the game plays on. Please check your connection before the match: if you d/c, you will likely throw the match for your faction.

Each team can, once per match, ask staff for a remake if a player disconnects within the first 5 minutes and doesn’t seem likely to come back.

Start times. Matches will begin no earlier than the posted times. If there are gaps still on the teams at the posted time, we’ll go to subs. 5 minutes after posted start time, we’ll open it up to the audience. A team with gaps on its roster at 15 minutes past start time forfeits.

Caitlyn, you monster.

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One comment on “Sat. May 24: Piltover v. Bandle City Schedule!
  1. […] —Field III, in which has been found the red sand, shall be placed under the sole dominion of Piltover, provided that Zaun shall be granted reasonable access; […]

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