• Blog_Ravana
    Combo Breaker
    New God Ravana, gameplay changes and more!
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  • Summer of SMITE
    Leave your troubles behind
    Book your getaway to the summer of smite!
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  • Xbox One Beta
    SMITE on Xbox One
    Open Beta Coming July 8th, 2015

  • New in SMITE: Combo Breaker!

    on Jun 30, 2015
    Ravana Chain of Blows Each successive hit within 5 seconds adds to Ravana's combo chain, allowing Prana Onslaught to do an additional 7.5% damage for each hit in the combo, up to a maximum of 60% total. Additional hits above 8 will not count towards this damage again until Prana Onslaught has been... Full story
  • The Hidden Surprises of SMITE

    on Jun 29, 2015
    Easter Eggs are to videogames as cameos are to film. We don’t necessarily expect them (unless you’re Stan Lee), but they’re a nice nod to the audience. Hi-Rez Studios are no exception and there are a fair number of easter eggs waiting for players within SMITE, you just have to look i... Full story
  • Gabe Said So (Again) Summer Sale

    on Jun 23, 2015
    This Sunday in SMITE, get up to 300 FREE GEMS just for playing! To celebrate the epic conclusion of the Gabe Says So (Again) Summer Sale, Gabe has decided to increase the First Win of the Day Bonus all the way to 50 gems per win this Sunday only. Why? Because he's Gabe and He ... Full story
  • This Weekend: Friends with Benefits

    on Jun 18, 2015
    This weekend, June 20th & 21st, play with friends on PC to gain extra Worshipers and XP. The more friends you play with the more rewards you gain. For our Xbox players, this weekend you will receive double Worshipers and XP! Full story
  • Xbox One Open Beta Coming July 8th, 2015

    on Jun 17, 2015
    Hi-Rez Studios is happy to announce that SMITE for Xbox One will be entering into Open Beta on July 8th, 2015. This will mean that every Xbox One user will be able to play SMITE for free directly through the Xbox Games Store or by visiting www.SmiteGame.com/Xbox. All progress from the C... Full story
  • New in SMITE: Pins and Dolls

    on Jun 16, 2015
    Nox Nox has had a significant redesign this patch. Flame of the Night Nox’s candles gather energy from all abilities she uses. For every ability Nox casts a candle is lit. For every candle lit Nox gains +3% Magical Power. When Nox takes damage one of her candles is blown out. Shadow Lock N... Full story
  • The Losing Win

    on Jun 15, 2015
    You log into SMITE wanting to queue for some good, old-fashioned gaming when instead things don’t turn out the way you plan. It starts with one loss possibly due to poor communication with your team, then the next, you are at the defeat screen lobby of your sixth straight loss wondering where di... Full story
  • Mail of Renewal vs. Breastplate of Valor

    on Jun 11, 2015
    Against the Grain #4 Breastplate of Valor has long been the favorite item of those who build into Breastplate (555 Gold/+20 Physical Protection). The versatility of this item in the game makes it a solid choice on almost any given character and in any place on the map as it provides a significant chun... Full story
  • This Weekend: Hindu Pantheon Party

    on Jun 11, 2015
    This Thursday June 11th through Sunday June 14th, we're celebrating with a Hindu Pantheon party! Over the weekend, all Hindu Gods are unlocked and playable for all accounts and Hindu skins/voice packs are 50% off!  Support your favorite Hindu Gods by completing the First Win of the Day to recei... Full story
  • The SMITE Showcase - Episode 18

    on Jun 09, 2015
    Every fortnight, HiRezAndy and HiRezKelly scour the SMITE Community to find the best of the best! They produce their findings, hide them away in the Showcase Case™ until they have matured for an appropraite amount of time. Once ready, they release the content for your viewing pleasur... Full story
  • Ancient Egyptian Origins

    on Jun 09, 2015
    The Origin and Development of Ancient Egyptian Religion Ancient Egypt. The first things that tend to pop into mind are Pharaohs, Hieroglyphics, Pyramids, and, if you were raised in a Christian culture, Slaves. But what do we really know about the ancient Egyptian mythology and culture? Not much, as i... Full story
  • Three Reasons To Play SMITE This Weekend

    on Jun 05, 2015
    Cooldowns Runneth Over Fire abilities at will in this frantic MOTD where all your abilities have a greatly reduced cooldown! Map: Arena Infinite Mana Starting/MaximumCooldown Reduction: 75% (no use in stacking more CDR) Starting Level:20 Starting G... Full story
  • Tying the Connections: Hel

    on Jun 04, 2015
    In this series we take a look at a god’s abilities and compare them to their lore, trying to find the origin of the effects you’re spamming throughout the game. In this first incarnation we take a look at Hel: Queen of the Norse Underworld. Hel is the Goddess of the Norse Underworld and ha... Full story
  • New in SMITE: Ratatoskr, The Sly Messenger

    on Jun 02, 2015
    New God - Ratatoskr Acorn of Yggdrasil - Passive Ratatoskr spawns with a powerful acorn from the World Tree in his inventory. He can upgrade this acorn through the item store from anywhere on the map to strengthen himself and enhance his abilities. Dart Ratatoskr dashes in the target direction, ... Full story
  • Curiosity Chest: 1 Day Only!

    on May 31, 2015
    For tomorrow only, the Curiosity Chest will be available on both Xbox and PC. The Curiosity Chest features some great items and 3 exclusive skins - Infinity Wave He Bo, Pixelbuster Freya, and Prizefighter Mercury.  Full story
  • Introducing: Summer of SMITE

    on May 29, 2015
    Sun's out, Gods out! It's time for Summer of SMITE! Starting on June 2nd, you'll be able to purchase an exclusive Hunkules Hercules skin and adorable Sharky icon.  For every exclusive item purchased, you'll also unlock a non-exclusive item. Plus each Summer of SMITE purchase counts towards bon... Full story
  • This Weekend: Voice & Emote Sale

    on May 29, 2015
    From Friday May 29th - Sunday May 31st, all voice packs and emotes are 50% off for both the Xbox and PC!  We're also having two special Match of the Day types on Saturday and Sunday that were voted on by the community: Fear the Sky - 05/30/15 Submitted by: spiderlover034 Take to the skies... Full story
  • Vote for the next Announcer Pack

    on May 28, 2015
    The tables have turned and the Gods are relying on mere mortals to select the next Announcer Pack! Let your voice be heard by voting for your favorite God and Skin voices here.  Voting will end on May 31st at 11:59 pm EDT.  Full story
  • The International Artisan of Audio

    on May 28, 2015
    An Interview with Chris Rickwood; Audio Director for SMITE Audio, no game is complete without it. It brings satisfaction, feedback, loads of information and so much more to the game. This month we’re going to talk to Chris Rickwood, one of these ‘silent’ heroes that turns a good gam... Full story
  • Choose This Weekend's Match of the Day

    on May 26, 2015
    Help us choose the Match of the Day for this Saturday and Sunday by selecting your favorite match types here! We'll be picking our favorite two submissions on May 29th and you'll be able to play winning game types over the weekend.  The players who's modes get selected will each be receiving 2... Full story
  • SMITE at Momocon 2015

    on May 22, 2015
    SMITE is coming to Momocon 2015! You can catch Hi-Rez devs in several panels throughout the weekend and meet other members of the SMITE community. You can also visit the SMITE booth on the showfloor where you can get your photo taken with the gods, receive giveaways, and watch a livestream of the SMIT... Full story
  • Skin Sale 5/26-5/28

    on May 21, 2015
    Master Guan Fu, Metal Carnage Fenrir and Covert Ops Bastet are 50% off on both PC and Xbox! Only 600 gems for all 3! Full story
  • Warrior Weekend 5/22-5/25

    on May 21, 2015
    The Warriors of SMITE are joining forces to celebrate Memorial Day. From May 22-25th, select Warrior skins and voice packs are 50% off on both PC and Xbox! There will also be special Warrior Weekend Match of the Day queues: Gladiator's Glory  Take to the Colosseum and prove your worth against ... Full story
  • Life(steal) in the Long Lane

    on May 21, 2015
    Dev Gloves (Devourer's Gauntlet) are probably the biggest item for a physical AA (Auto Attack) god to get, especially in roles such as ADC. They’re cheap and give plenty of power along with a good amount of lifesteal. It used to be a no brainer to pick them up, but with the recent patch, Dev Glo... Full story
  • Screenshot and Vine Contest Part 2

    on May 19, 2015
    After going through the last screen shot and video contest we found that most screen shots and videos were not up to the standards we needed to select a winner. As such we have started the contest anew with higher prizing to help give incentive to players to get the best screen shots they can! What ... Full story
  • Operation Supply Drop - A Week of Raising

    on May 18, 2015
    Operation Supply Drop is a non-profit organization that supports veterans. They help veterans by sending games and accessories in supply drops to deployed veterans, "thank you" deployments for wounded veterans, and in person teams throughout the world. This past weekend they ran the 8-Bit Sa... Full story
  • Unlock Solid Hornet Ah Muzen Cab With League

    on May 18, 2015
    Win 20 League Matches to unlock the Solid Hornet skin for Ah Muzen Cab.  Full story
  • Versus: Pretending to be a Pro or Learning...

    on May 18, 2015
    This time in Versus we’re going to discuss the pros and cons of watching pro players’ streams and copying their builds and behaviors in game. How does watching these players benefit the ‘casual’ players of SMITE? What can go wrong when you copy the pros step by step? If you wan... Full story
  • Skin Sale 5/18-5/20

    on May 18, 2015
    Grand Slam Hercules, Cyberpunk Ne Zha and Pajama Party Kumbhakarna are 50% off on both PC and Xbox! Only 600 gems for all 3! Full story
  • Seeing Two? It's Double Everything

    on May 16, 2015
    This Sunday May 17th, earn double favor, worshipers, and xp all day on both Xbox and PC. Full story
  • SMITE Xbox One: Closed Beta

    on May 15, 2015
    SMITE is now in Closed Beta for the Xbox One! Those who are already in the Alpha will automatically be in the Closed Beta and all of their progress will carry over. We'll continue to give away more Beta keys, so be sure to sign up for the Beta here.    Players can also purchase the Fo... Full story
  • Skin Sale 5/14-5/16

    on May 14, 2015
    Sacred Dragon Kukulkan, Swagni Agni and Heavy Metal Thor are 50% off! Only 700 gems for all 3! *This sale is also available on Xbox! Full story
  • Xbox & PC Account Linking Now Live

    on May 13, 2015
    Account Linking is now live for players with Xbox and PC SMITE accounts. In order to link accounts, players are required to have a SMITE PC account and a Microsoft account that has logged into SMITE on the Xbox One.  Linking your PC and Xbox accounts lets us know that the accounts are owned by t... Full story
  • New in SMITE: Nepal Earthquake Relief Chest

    on May 12, 2015
    The Gods of Smite have banded together to aid the American Red Cross in the wake of recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal.  Introducing the Nepal Earthquake Relief chest, a 400 Gem treasure chest full of rare and exclusive skins from around the world including: Lucky Baby Fuwa (Cupid), Th... Full story
  • New in SMITE: A New Afterlife

    on May 12, 2015
    Anubis Redo Anubis has undergone a major visual update. New God Skins Solid Hornet Ah Muzen Cab This Limited skin is awarded for completing the new Season 2 League Achievement: Winning 20 matches in a League queue. Killer Bee Ah Muzen Cab Boom Chaac-a-laka Chaac Kumbhalayan Yeti Kumbhakarna ... Full story
  • The Man She Left Behind

    on May 11, 2015
    While the main plot of this fiction article does borrow itself from the lore, fictional elements are used to bridge the gaps in the actual lore. Just putting it out there for anyone who was expecting a full fiction story and got a very lore-y one instead. I looked back at the path I had taken. Looking... Full story
  • Skin Sale 5/11-5/13

    on May 11, 2015
    Blind Vengeance Nemesis, Iron Gamer Thor and Sentry Vulcan are 50% off! Only 525 gems for all 3! Full story
  • Special Event: Joust the Five of Us

    on May 08, 2015
    On Saturday May 9th and Sunday May 10th, take part in the Special Event "Joust the Five of Us" to unlock achievements and earn gems. The Special Event is on the Joust map, but instead of 3v3, players will enter the 5v5 battleground with all God picks and duplicates allowed. The Special Event will als... Full story
  • Scales, Slaying, and Scylla

    on May 08, 2015
    I have decided to write about my adventures on land. It was a spooky time for me, and I was told if I write my adventures down, my English would get better! I wish Cyril would stop eating the paper though, this is my third time writing this. Well I’ll start from the beginning I guess. Day 1 I ne... Full story
  • This Weekend: Chinese Pantheon Party

    on May 07, 2015
    This Friday May 8th through Sunday May 10th, we're celebrating with a Chinese Pantheon party! Over the weekend, all Chinese Gods are unlocked and playable for all accounts and Chinese skins/voice packs are 50% off!  Support your favorite Chinese Gods by completing the First Win of the Day to re... Full story
  • Screenshot and Vine Contest

    on May 07, 2015
    Send in your best SMITE screen shots and Vines depicting the best action you can find by 5/13! No beauty shots here, the winners will be determined by the screen shots and Vines that do the best job of showing off SMITE's epic combat. Four categories to win gems in! PC Screen shots, PC Vines, Xbox Sc... Full story
  • Serenading with a Sword and Shield

    on May 04, 2015
    The Mix Tape: Ares When I play SMITE, I listen to music. It pumps me up; it gives me rhythm. Each month, I create a playlist based on a god, using their lore, play style, and physique for inspiration. This is The Mix Tape. Ares is one of the two popular Greek war gods, one of the twelve major deitie... Full story
  • Skin Sale 5/4-5/6

    on May 04, 2015
    Frost Maiden Freya, Dark Lord Sun Wukong, and Afro-Dite Aphrodite are 50% off! Only 700 gems for all 3! Full story
  • Special Event Omnipotence: Battle for Olympus

    on May 01, 2015
    On Sunday May 3rd, the Gods have reached their maximum power and are ready to battle for control of Olympus. Take part in this special event on Conquest and unlock achievements to earn gems!    Omnipotence Special Event Map: Conquest Starting Level: 5 Cooldown Reduction: 80% Infinit... Full story
  • The Wonderful World of Shoutcasting

    on Apr 30, 2015
    The First Person Perspective of a Newcomer SMITE is one of the three most popular MOBAs in the eSports scene right now. It has grown so much since its release just a little over a year ago, and it seems to be growing more every day. Much of this success has to do with the game’s overall quality,... Full story
  • Skin Sale 4/30 - 5/2

    on Apr 30, 2015
    Space Monkey Hun Batz, High Seas Sobek, and Ms. Diagnosis are 50% off! Only 700 gems for all 3! Full story
  • New in SMITE: Rise my Minions!

    on Apr 28, 2015
    New God - Ah Puch Hollow Ground - Passive Ah Puch is closely attuned with the dead and may exhume decaying corpses at his will. When walking over a decaying corpse, Ah Puch lowers the Cooldown of Undead Surge by 2s, restores 6% of his maximum Health and 3% of his maximum Mana. Decaying corpses las... Full story
  • New in SMITE: Special Events

    on Apr 27, 2015
    This weekend, we'll be running a new Special Event: Omnipotence queue for players to join! In the upcoming patch, we will be introducing a new "Special Events" Achievement which will only progress by playing the new "Special Events" queue, the first of which is available this Sunday. When you complete... Full story
  • Skin Sale 4/27-4/29

    on Apr 27, 2015
    Lil'Mana Vamana, Stargazer Anubis, and Solar Sentinel Ra are 50% off! Only 700 gems for all 3! Full story
  • Meditating on the Use of Meditation

    on Apr 27, 2015
    Against the Grain #2: Meditation There are certain things in this game that will earn you universal hate in SMITE. For example, you could sit in your lane and never rotate. You could autolock a god regardless of who calls what role. And then you can grab that most reviled active item, Meditation. Like... Full story
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