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Lex Thumbnail.png
Title: The Hand of Justice
Class: Class Flank Icon.png Flank
Release Date: March 22, 2017
Cost: Free
Voice lines: Lex voice lines
Voice Actor: Benjamin J. Welch
Health: 2200
Movement Speed: 395

Lex is one of the Champions in Paladins.

Lore[edit | edit source]

The Outer Tribunal is made up of merciless, oathbound judges, none more dedicated than Lex. He and his partner, Androxus, traveled the fringes of the Realm together, tracking down infamous criminals and battling all manner of horrors on behalf of the Magistrate. After encountering a sinister goddess, though, Androxus abandoned his duties and quickly rose to the top of the most wanted list.

Lex, unable to turn his back on the law or the Magistrate, vowed to one day take his former partner in, dead or alive.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Lex is flank champion who specializes in close range duels, who relies on good use of his mobility to outplay his opponents. His skill In Pursuit is his tool to kill elusive targets who are on low health, and Retribution grants vision on a random target and bonus credits for killing them based on their current kill streak. Combat Slide allows Lex to quickly re-position himself during fights and to disengage. His ultimate, The Law, instant kills targets within the area of effect who are under a health threshold, which makes it a great tool for cleaning up team fights. However, Lex lacks vertical mobility, deals low damage from afar and relies on having clear line of sight of his targets to deal any damage.

Skills[edit | edit source]


Direct Damage

Dual semi-automatic magnums that deal 350 damage per shot. Effective up to Medium Range.

Ability Placeholder LMB.png


  • It can do headshots.
  • The time between shots is 0.25s.
  • Gains 3% ultimate charge per shot. Gains 5% on headshots.
  • Has reduced accuracy while airborne.
  • Loses accuracy when fired repeatedly.
  • Has a minimum accuracy of 92%.
  • Has dynamic damage fall off.
  • Has an ammo count of 10.
  • Has a reload time of 1.4s.

In Pursuit

Direct Damage

Begin rapidly firing your Magnums at the nearest target to you with perfect aim. Deals 1050 damage over 1.4s. Acts as a weapon attack.

Ability Placeholder RMB.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 15


  • Does not consume ammo.
  • Automatically aims at the nearest target including deployables.
  • Aims at the centre of the target.
  • Has reduced accuracy while airborne.
  • It can do headshots. This is only possible with airborne inaccuracy, or if the target's head is positioned directly between Lex's line of sight and the centre of their body.



You have a Retribution target that is revealed to you when nearby. Killing your target grants additional Credits if they are on a killstreak. Activating Retribution randomly selects a new target.

Ability Placeholder Q.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 30


  • Enemies that kill Lex automatically become his new target.
  • Bonus credits are (30 + 15*Current streak of Retribution target).
  • When Retribution target is within line of sight or is revealed, it is marked with a golden crescent.
  • Does not reveal stealthed targets.

Combat Slide


Activate to quickly slide forward in the direction you are facing, retaining the ability to fire your weapons.

Ability Placeholder F.png
Cooldown Icon White.png 3


  • Lex can also activate his other skills while sliding.
  • Lex cannot turn more than 90 degrees left or right from the direction he's facing while sliding.
  • Cannot be used while airborne.
  • Can be cancelled early by re-activating the skill.

The Law (Ultimate)

Direct Damage

Release an infallible surge of judgement, executing targets at or below 65% Health. Targets above 65% Health will take 600 damage and be slowed for 1s.

Ability Placeholder E.png


  • There is a 1.2s delay before the shot is fired.
  • Does damage to all targets in a cone in front of Lex.
  • Requires line of sight and does not travel through shields.
  • Lex moves slower while using the skill.
  • When ultimate charge is full, enemies that can be hit with The Law will display a small golden rhombus icon above them. If they are at or below the 65% health threshold, they will be marked with golden wings in addition to rhombus.

Talents[edit | edit source]

Talent Lex DeathHastens.png Death Hastens

Your weapon shots deal 25% more damage to targets over 65% Health.

Talent Lex Discovery.png Discovery

Deal 30% more damage to your Retribution target and reduce the Cooldown of Retribution by 15s.

Talent Lex TheLawWon.png The Law Won

Killing your retribution target grants a 5% damage buff that stacks up to 5 times.

Talent Lex Heroism.png Heroism

Gain 90% Damage Reduction and CC Immunity while using Combat Slide.

Cards[edit | edit source]

This is a list with all cards available to Lex:

Name Image Description Cooldown
Assail Card Assail.png Activating In Pursuit generates {2|2} ammo.
Commencement Card Commencement.png Increase the distance of Combat Slide by {10|10}%.
Compel Card Compel.png Reduce the Cooldown of In Pursuit by {1|1}s.
Conditioned Card Conditioned.png Gain {3|3}% movement speed.
Fortitude Card Fortitude2.png Every shot hit with In Pursuit heals you for {25|25} Health.
Hardiness Card Hardiness.png Gain {5|5}% Damage Reduction during In Pursuit.
Inescapable Card Inescapable.png You gain {5|5}% Movement Speed when you are within 60 units of your Retribution target.
Juke Boots Card Juke Boots.png Increase your maximum health by {50|50}.
Justice Served Card Justice Served.png Killing your target refills {15|15}% of your maximum Health.
Keen Sight Card Keen Sight.png Increase the range at which your target becomes visible by {10|10} units.
Requip Card Requip.png Activating Combat Slide generates {1|1} ammo. 5
Restock Card Restock.png Kills and Eliminations generate {1|1} ammo. 5
The Hunted Card The Hunted.png You gain {10|10}% Lifesteal against your Retribution target.
Warrants Out Card Warrants Out.png Gain {10|10}% Movement Speed after Combat Slide ends.
Well Oiled Card Well Oiled.png Reload {5|5}% faster.
Wicked Don't Rest Card Wicked Don't Rest.png Hitting an enemy reduces the Cooldown on Combat Slide by {5|5}%.

Pre-Built Loadout[edit | edit source]

Cosmetic Items[edit | edit source]

These are the Cosmetic Items currently available for Lex:

Body skins[edit | edit source]


Lex Default Icon.png

Lex Default.png



Lex Justicar Icon.png

Lex Justicar.png

Justicar collection or Radiant Chest.png



Lex Peacekeeper Icon.png

Lex Peacekeeper.png

Peacekeeper collection or Radiant Chest.png


(Common, Exclusive)

Lex Lawbringer Icon.png

Lex Lawbringer.png

Radiant Chest.png


(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Longboard Icon.png

Summer Chest.png


(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Renegade Icon.png

Lex Renegade.png

Obsidian Lex

(Rare, Mastery)

Lex Obsidian Lex Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 10 (Obsidian Lex Collection)

Cosmic Lex

(Epic, Mastery)

Lex Cosmic Lex Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 15 (Cosmic Lex Collection)

Accessories[edit | edit source]


Lex Head Default Icon.png

Lex Head Default.png

Justicar Circlet


Lex Head Justicar Circlet Icon.png

Lex Head Justicar Circlet.png

Justicar collection or Radiant Chest.png

Peacekeeper Circlet


Lex Head Peacekeeper Circlet Icon.png

Lex Head Peacekeeper Circlet.png

Peacekeeper collection or Radiant Chest.png

Lawbringer Circlet

(Common, Exclusive)

Lex Head Lawbringer Circlet Icon.png

Lex Head Lawbringer Circlet.png

Radiant Chest.png

Longboard Aviators

(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Accessories Longboard Aviators Icon.png

Summer Chest.png

Renegade Visor

(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Accessories Renegade Visor Icon.png

Lex Accessories Renegade Visor.png

Obsidian Circlet

(Rare, Mastery)

Lex Accessories Obsidian Circlet Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 10 (Obsidian Lex Collection)

Cosmic Circlet

(Epic, Mastery)

Lex Accessories Cosmic Circlet Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 15 (Cosmic Lex Collection)

Weapon skins[edit | edit source]


Lex Weapon Default Icon.png

Lex Weapon Default.png

Justicar Magnums


Lex Weapon Justicar Magnums Icon.png

Lex Weapon Justicar Magnums.png

Peacekeeper Magnums


Lex Weapon Peacekeeper Magnums Icon.png

Lex Weapon Peacekeeper Magnums.png

Lawbringer Magnums

(Common, Exclusive)

Lex Weapon Lawbringer Magnums Icon.png

Lex Weapon Lawbringer Magnums.png

Freedom Magnums

(Rare, Exclusive)

Lex Weapon Freedom Magnums Icon.png

Summer Chest.png

Renegade Phasers

(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Weapon Renegade Phasers Icon.png

Lex Weapon Renegade Phasers.png

REKT Stingers

(Epic, Exclusive)

Lex Weapon Rekt Stingers Icon.png

Lex Weapon Rekt Stingers.png

REKT Weapons Chest.png

Golden Magnums


Lex Weapon Golden Magnums Icon.png

Lex Weapon Golden Magnums.png

60 Currency Crystals.png or 6000 Currency VIP.png (3 Day Rental)

Obsidian Magnums

(Rare, Mastery)

Lex Weapon Obsidian Magnums Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 10 (Obsidian Lex Collection)

Cosmic Magnums

(Epic, Mastery)

Lex Weapon Cosmic Magnums Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 15 (Cosmic Lex Collection)

Emotes[edit | edit source]

Bad Cop


Lex Emote Icon.png

20000 Currency VIP.png

Lex Mastery Emote

(Rare, Mastery)

Lex Emote Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 8 (7500 Currency Gold.png or 60 Currency Crystals.png)

  • Lex Mastery Emote: The number of the coin represents the current Champion Mastery Level.

Voice packs[edit | edit source]



Lex Voice Default.png

4750 Currency Gold.png or 50 Currency Crystals.png or Radiant Chest.png



Lex Voice Longboard.png

Summer Chest.png

MVP Poses[edit | edit source]


All MVP Icon.png

Lex MVP Default.png

Reach for the Sky

(Rare, Exclusive)

Lex MVP Icon.png

Lex MVP Reach for the Sky.png

Radiant Chest.png or Flair Chest.png

Lex Mastery Pose

(Rare, Mastery)

Lex MVP Icon.png

Available for purchase at Mastery Level 5 (5000 Currency Gold.png or 40 Currency Crystals.png)

  • Lex Mastery Pose: The number of the coin represents the current Champion Mastery Level.

Videos[edit | edit source]

Champion Teaser[edit | edit source]

Ability Breakdown[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • In his lore he and Androxus were partners.
  • Lex's name in Latin means "law" or "statute".

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Paladins Beta Version 0.62.2219.2 (November 2, 2017)
  • Legendary Cards
  • Death Hastens
  • Damage bonus reduced from 30% to 25%.
  • Discovery
  • Damage bonus increased from 20% to 30%.

Paladins Beta Version 0.60.2150 (October 4, 2017)

  • General
  • Fixed Lex Bad Cop Emote clipping when using Default body and L-EXO suit.
  • WeaponAttack Lex Icon.png Magnums
  • Minimum accuracy increased from 78% to 92%.

Paladins Beta Version 0.57.2045 (August 23, 2017)

  • WeaponAttack Lex Icon.png Magnums
  • Now semi-automatic, will no longer repeatedly fire when holding down LMB.
  • Time between shots reduced from 0.7s to 0.35s.
  • Damage reduced from 680 to 400.
  • Ammo count increased from 6 to 10.
  • Now loses accuracy when fired repeatedly.
  • Animations updated so that one gun can be finishing the fire animation as the other gun fires.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Heroism
  • Reworked.
  • Gain 90% Damage Reduction and CC Immunity while using Combat Slide.

Paladins Beta Version 0.56.2014 (August 9, 2017)

  • Ability Retribution.png Retribution
  • No longer reveals stealthed targets.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Heroism
  • Attack speed increased from 25% to 35%.

Paladins Beta Version 0.55.1992.3 (July 26, 2017)

  • Cards
  • Requip
  • Will no longer go on cooldown when Lex has full ammo.
  • Restock
  • Will no longer go on cooldown when Lex has full ammo.

Paladins Beta Version 0.54.1958.1 (July 12, 2017)

  • WeaponAttack Lex Icon.png Magnums
  • Fixed a bug that caused enemy silhouettes to not properly change color when Lex's damage falloff starts.
  • Ability In Pursuit.png In Pursuit
  • Description updated to list damage and mention that In Pursuit acts as a weapon attack.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Discovery
  • Reworked.
  • Deal 20% more damage to your Retribution target and reduce the cooldown of Retribution by 15s.

Paladins Beta Version 0.53.1938 (June 28, 2017)

  • Ability Retribution.png Retribution
  • Fixed a bug where Lex's retribution would not reveal his target through Maeve ult.

Paladins Beta Version 0.48.1768.1 (April 19, 2017)

  • WeaponAttack Lex Icon.png Magnums
  • Reduced Damage from 700 to 680.
  • Slightly Increased Damage fall off.
  • Cards
  • Fortitude
  • Now only heals when In Pursuit hits a target.
  • Reworded to “Every shot hit with In Pursuit heals you for 25/50/75/100 Health.”
  • Juke Boots
  • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Death Hastens
  • Will no longer activate when hitting Deployables or Shields.

Paladins Beta Version 0.47.1740 (April 5, 2017)

  • Basic Loadout
  • Fixed a bug where Conditioned was higher rank than Inescapable.
  • Ability In Pursuit.png In Pursuit
  • Updated description to correctly show Direct damage.
  • Ability Retribution.png Retribution
  • Added additional voice lines as Lex selects different targets from each role (Front Line, Support, Damage, Flank).
  • Added additional sound effects.
  • Ability Combat Slide.png Combat Slide
  • Fixed an issue where Lex's Magnums would have a chamber slide get stuck after using In Pursuit.
  • Ability The Law.png The Law
  • Additional sound fx added for ability activation and firing.
  • Fixed beams not being distinguishable between executable and non-executable targets.
  • Legendary Cards
  • Death Hastens
  • Reduce Bonus Damage from Death Hastens from 40% to 30%.

Paladins Beta Version 0.46.1707 (March 22, 2017)

  • Lex has been added to the game.

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