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Where they nerf the champion, nerf it again, nerf the item and then leave the champion untouched with no compensation buffs.
/u/nghoitong: "Riot nerfed Elise ms by 5 when Runic Echoes were introduced with 10%ms back in 6.2 patch. Now that Runic Echoes doesn't give ms anymore. They are still not buffing her ms back."
/u/Kevin_MK: "The Riot Special."
by Sky7934 June 12, 2018
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A phrase used by the community in the video game League of Legends, when the balance team nerf a champion because said champion uses an overpowered item, then nerfs the item without buffing the champion as compensation, leaving the champion to die and become forgotten for about 2 years.
"Dude, my main just got The Riot Special!"
"So who are you going to play for the next 2 years?"
by MegaRandomCake June 12, 2018
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