Top Arcana Skin Suggestions for IO Should it Win the Arcana Votes!


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    As if the Dota 2 International isn’t crazy and unpredictable enough, the Dota 2 Community voted these two in (in a series of weekly votes) to face-off for the 9th character in its current 111 character roster¬†to receive the highly-coveted Arcana treatment. Ladies and gentlemen Juggernaut versus Io. has come to this.
    How did it come to this?!

    It also seems that this little wisp may beat out one of the more staple character picks from Dota 2 judging from the various discussions on forums and Dota 2 chats. ūüėÄ And if you feel that this glowing support shouldn’t win the Arcana Votes, well this article might convince you otherwise.

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    So without further ado, we gathered some of the best suggestions and predictions on how a ball of light will receive an arcana.


    1.The Green Io

    Io is traditionally seen as blue/white. What better to give him a distinctive edge than turn him green… as well as a mascot for Ariel.

    Ariel IO
    Best cross-promotion ever! 10/10 will buy!


    2. The Failed Mister Mime

    With Pokemon Go all the rage, someone managed to mix a sort-of Mister Mime with Io. The result? Stuff of nightmares.

    Thanks! I didn't really want to sleep, anyway!
    Thanks! I didn’t really want to sleep, anyway!



    3. The Godlike

    How many times in the history of Dota 2 has Io gotten a Godlike killing spree? That’s right, the same number of times Singsing or Miracle plays Io and straight up murders everyone. In honor of that, someone suggested to use this beautiful image (that’s most likely copied from another game) to represent the beauty of Io. Of course, it transforms it from a blue ball into a humanoid form, but what the heck, it looks awesome.


    Why, hello there!
    Why, hello there!



     4. The Eureka

    Io has been involved in some of the most ‘Eureka!’ moments in Dota 2. What better way to honor this ball’s contribution that turning him/her/it to an actual light bulb?

    Well, here's an idea!
    Somehow I can feel Nikola Tesla’s spirit through this arcana.



     5. The Halo

    Time for some science. This is a late addition but since Io is essentially EVERYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE, why not build a dyson ring around it? A dyson ring is basically a theoretical superstructure built around a star, kinda like the Halo rings.

    I can feel your halo, halo, halo, halo
    I can feel your halo, halo, halo, halo



    6. The Celestial Spark

    Ok this one is serious as balls. This is actually a submitted theme in the Steam workshop for a possible Io skin. Since this seems to be the only time we’ll get a skin for the blue bal, might as well make it awesome and heavenly body-ly.

    Celestial Spark



    Look! It even has animations!


    Here at Ungeek, we like to keep it simple. In light of that tradition, please accept our humble suggestion for the Io arcana.



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    Stephen Chan
    Stephen Chan is an avid learner of trivial and useless things (like strawberries not being actual berries). He loves memes and spends his time lurking the depths of internet for the freshest and dankest memes.


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