'Smite' Bob Ross: How to get the docile painter in this MOBA

Source: Smite
Source: Smite

Bob Ross is one of the happiest painters of all time, and listening to his voice when you want to relax is like music to your ears. The host of the classic PBS art show The Joy of Painting is about to be immortalized in Hi-Rez Studios' MOBA called Smite as early as next week, and we're having trouble keeping mellow like Cadmium Yellow because of this awesome news. 

Bob Ross Smite: Bob's abilities and attacks

Bob Ross won't be his own character in Smite, but he will be available as a skin for the character Sylvanus, which will totally transform Sylvanus into the legendary painter. He'll be packing a brush, easel, and art palette. Sylvanus' treant he normally uses to ride during Smite matches will get a giant smile and green beard to fit the theme.

Sylvanus' attacks will reflect Bob Ross's peculiarities as well, with the ability to throw paint, set off smiling clouds and summon happy little trees. 

Bob Ross Smite: How to get Bob Ross in Smite

You can pick up the Bob Ross skin for Sylvanus as of May 9 for PC players and May 16 for console players. The Bob Ross Bundle will include a new jump stamp, exclusive loading frame, loading screen background and all the changes detailed above with Bob Ross costuming and attacks. 

It will run you $9.99 or 700 gems in-game, but that's a small price to pay for one of the best artists to ever have a TV show. 

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Brittany Vincent

Brittany Vincent has been covering video games, anime and tech for over a decade for publications like Otaku USA, G4, Maxim, Engadget, Playboy and more. Fueled by horror, rainbow-sugar-pixel-rushes, and video games, she's a freelancer who survives on surrealism and ultraviolence. When she's not writing, watching anime or gaming, she's searching for the perfect successor to visual novel Saya no Uta. Follow her on Twitter at @MolotovCupcake.

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