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Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

New Splash Arts

After a three-year-wait, Nidalee’s received her updated skin splashes:

 

Bewitching Nidalee

Nidalee_Splash_5 nidaleeLoadScreen_5

 

French Maid Nidalee

Nidalee_Splash_3  Nidalee_3

 

Leopard Nidalee

Nidalee_Splash_2 nidaleeLoadScreen_2

 

Pharaoh Nidalee

Nidalee_Splash_4 nidaleeLoadScreen_4

 

Snow Bunny Nidalee

Nidalee_Splash_1 nidaleeLoadScreen_1

 

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Corki Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxMissile Barrage Final IconMissile Barrage [ R ] 

  • Bonus AD ratio on regular missiles increased from 0.2/0.5/0.8 to 0.2/0.6/1.0.

 

 

 

Ekko Final Champion Portrait

 

Nerf BoxZDrive Resonance Final IconZ-Drive Resonance [ Passive ] 

  • The passive can’t be reapplied to the same target for 5 seconds now, decreased from 6 (change related to this PBE update, live value is 3 seconds).

 

Timewinder [ Q ] Nerf BoxTimewinder

  • Initial base damage increased from 40/55/70/85/100 to 60/75/90/105/120 (revert on the base value in this PBE update);
  • Return base damage decreased from 60/85/110/135/160 to 40/65/90/115/140.

 

Nerf BoxParallel Convergence Final IconParallel Convergence [ W ]

  • Stun duration decreased from 2.25 seconds at all ranks to 1.75.

 

 

 

Illaoi Final Portrait

 

Change BoxHarsh Lesson Final IconHarsh Lesson [ W ]

  • Base (physical) damage decreased from 4/4.5/5/5.5/6% of enemy’s Maximum HP to 3/3.5/4/4.5/5% (note that on live, Illaoi’s W deals flat damage).

 

Nerf BoxTest of Spirit Final IconTest of Spirit [ E ]

  • Duration of slow decreased from 2 seconds at all ranks to 1.5.

 

 

 

Nidalee Final Champion Portrait

 

Pounce [ Cougar W ]Revert BoxPounce

  • Base damage increased from 50/100/150/200 to 60/110/160/210 (revert on the change in this PBE update).

 

 

Zed Final Portrait

 

Revert BoxDeath Mark Final IconDeath Mark [ R ]

  • AD ratio on base damage increased from 0.5 to 1.0 from 1 to 0.5 (revert on the change in this PBE update);
  • Damage on proc decreased from 30/40/50% of damage done during the duration to 25/35/45% (revert).

 


If you have any questions, feel free to ask me at @NoL_Chefo or e-mail me at nolchefo@gmail.com.

 

Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

Champion Changes

 

Anivia Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxGlacial_StormGlacial Storm [ R ] 

  • Mana cost per second of channel increased from 30/45/60 to 40/50/60.

 

 

 

Ekko Final Champion Portrait

 

Nerf BoxZDrive Resonance Final IconZ-Drive Resonance [ Passive ] 

  • The passive can’t be reapplied to the same target for 6 seconds now, increased from 3.

 

 

 

Illaoi Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxTentacle Smash Final IconTentacle Smash [ Q ]

  • Now slows all enemies hit by 30/35/40/45/50% for 1.5 seconds at all ranks;
  • Ranks in Tentacle Smash no longer increase the AD ratio of her tentacles by 0/10/20/30/40%. Instead, they increase the total damage of tentacles by 10/15/20/25/30%.

 

[ Note ] The slow applies only to the tentacle cast by Illaoi’s Q, not the ones from her passive and ultimate.

 

Change BoxHarsh Lesson Final IconHarsh Lesson [ W ]

  • Damage changed from 15/35/55/75/95 [+1.1 of Total AD] to 4/4.5/5/5.5/6 [+0.05 of Bonus AD] % of Maximum Health (capped at 300 damage against jungle monsters).

 

 

Jax Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxRelentless Assault Final IconRelentless Assault [ Passive ]

  • Jax now loses one stack at a time after 2.5 seconds of not attacking, rather than all of them.

 

 

Kindred Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxMark of the Kindred Final IconMark of the Kindred [ Passive ] 

  • Kindred’s Dance of Arrows [ Q ] now deals 5 bonus damage per mark.

 

 

Nerf BoxMounting Dread Final IconMounting Dread [ E ]

  • Base damage decreased from 60/90/120/150/180 to 40/75/110/145/180;
  • Slow strength decreased from 70% at all ranks to 50%.

 

 

Lucian Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxPiercing_LightPiercing Light [ Q ]

  • Cooldown decreased from 9/8.5/8/7.5/7 seconds to 9/8/7/6/5 (revert from the change in this PBE update);
  • Bonus AD ratio decreased from 0.6/0.75/0.9/1.05/1.2 to 0.6/0.7/0.8/0.9/1.

 

 

Nidalee Final Champion Portrait

 

Nerf BoxPouncePounce [ Cougar W ]

  • Base damage decreased from 60/110/160/210 to 50/100/150/200;
  • Cooldown after hitting a Hunted target or killing an enemy while in Cougar form changed from 3.5/2.5/1.5/0.5 seconds to 3/2.5/2/1.5 (still a nerf, live value is 1.5 seconds at all ranks).

 

 

Swain Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxDecrepifyDecrepify [ Q ]

  • Base damage decreased from 30/50/70/90/110 to 30/48/65/83/100.

 

 

Nerf BoxRavenous_FlockRavenous Flock [ R ]

  • Base heal against Champions decreased from 30/45/60 per raven to 20/30/40.

 

 

 

Taliyah Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxThreaded_VolleyThreaded Volley [ Q ]

  • Mana Cost decreased from 60/65/70/75/80 to 50/55/60/65/70;
  • Duration of Worked Ground AoE decreased from 180-99 seconds to 140-99.

 

 

VelKoz Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxPlasma Fission Final IconPlasma Fission [ Q ]

  • Slow decay duration increased from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2 seconds to 1/1.4/1.8/2.2/2.6.



Change BoxLife Form Disintegration RayLife Form Disintegration Ray [ R ]

  • Base damage decreased from 500/725/950 to 450/625/800;
  • Tooltip now states that the laser will once again apply stacks of Organic Deconstruction [ Passive ].

 

 

Zed Final Portrait

 

Change BoxRazor_ShurikenRazor Shuriken [ Q ]

  • Damage decreased from 75/115/155/195/235 [+1 AD] to 70/105/140/175/210 [+0.9 AD];
  • Damage to secondary targets increased from 50% of original damage to 75%


[ Note ] Number-wise, damage to secondary targets is up from 37.5/57.5/77.5/97.5/117.5 [+0.5 AD] to 52.5/78.75/105/131.25/157.5 [+0.675 AD].

 

Change BoxDeath Mark Final IconDeath Mark [ R ]

  • AD ratio on base damage decreased from 1 to 0.5;
  • Damage on proc increased from 25/35/45% of damage done during the duration to 30/40/50%.


 

Item Changes

 

Revert BoxBoots of Swiftness Final IconBoots of Swiftness

  • Movement Speed decreased from 60 to 55.
  • Combine cost decreased from 700 Gold to 600 (total cost down from 1000 Gold to 900) – revert on the change in this PBE update.

 

Revert BoxNinja Tabi Final Icon Ninja Tabi

  • Armor decreased from 35 to 30 (revert on the change in this PBE update);
  • Passive damage block on basic attacks increased from 10% to 12%.

 

Nerf BoxTrinity Force Final IconTrinity Force

  • Combine cost increased from 0 Gold to 133 (total cost up from 3600 Gold to 3733).

 

[ Note ] Trinity Force received substantial changes in this PBE update.

 


If you have any questions, feel free to ask me at @NoL_Chefo or e-mail me at nolchefo@gmail.com.

June Sales Schedule

May 19th, 2016

 

BY JALAPENOJEFF

Check out all the champs and skins on sale this June! Like previous sales schedules, we’re not posting the exact dates for each champ and skin, but they’ll all be on sale sometime next month.

Just a heads up – since we’re publishing these in advance, we won’t offer partial refunds on champs and skins purchased before they go on sale.

 

Champion Sale Price Skin Sale Price
Ahri 440 Abyssal Nautilus 487
Azir 487 Archduke Nasus 375
Braum 487 Battlecast Vel’Koz 675
Corki 395 Blood Moon Zilean 487
Diana 487 Boneclaw Shyvana 260
Elise 487 Cryocore Brand 487
Evelynn 292 Dark Valkyrie Diana 487
Galio 440 Debonair Vi 375
Gangplank 395 Desperada Cassiopeia 260
Janna 292 Freljord Rammus 260
Jarvan IV 440 Guardian of the Sands Xerath 675
Kog’Maw 440 King of Clubs Mordekaiser 375
Lee Sin 440 Muay Thai Lee Sin 487
Leona 440 Nemesis Jax 487
Lucian 487 Order of the Banana Soraka 375
Morgana 292 Order of the Lotus Irelia 375
Nami 487 Panda Teemo 487
Nautilus 440 Pentakill Yorick 487
Pantheon 395 Pharaoh Nidalee 260
Quinn 487 Queen of Diamonds Syndra 375
Riven 440 River Spirit Nami 487
Shaco 395 Rocket Girl Tristana 487
Shen 395 Sandstorm Ekko 487
Tahm Kench 487 Shadow Prince Malzahar 260
Trundle 440 Special Forces Gangplank 487
Tryndamere 292 Spectral Fiddlesticks 260
Twisted Fate 292 Star Guardian Lux 675
Viktor 440 Steel Legion Garen 675
Wukong 440 Surfer Singed 487
Zed 487 Totemic Maokai 260
Zilean 292 Urfrider Corki 487
Zyra 487 Valkyrie Leona 260

 

Early Sales

Skin Price Sale Price
Beast Hunter Tryndamere 750 520
Blood Moon Yasuo 975 750
Gragas Caskbreaker 750 520
Heartseeker Orianna 1350 975
Snow Day Bard 1350 975
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Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

El Leon Gnar – 750 RP

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In this corner of the Rift, we have El Leon Gnar, ready for his next opponent!

El Leon Gnar will be 750 RP* and includes –

  • New model and texture for both Mini and Mega Gnar, as well as his (Q) Boomerang Throw/Boulder Toss.
  • Quality of life particles have been added for his auto attacks and(Q) Boomerang Throw, to match his updated boomerang!

El Leon Gnar is now available to play on the PBE! As players who experience a first hand look at this content, we appreciate constructive feedback – feel free to leave it in the comments below! If you have any questions, you can also drop them below and I’ll do my best to answer them! ^-^

GLHF!

*Prices subject to change.

 

El Macho Mundo – 1350 RP

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And on the red side of the Rift, we have El Macho Mundo (even though he tends to go where he pleases).

El Macho Mundo will be 1350 RP* and includes –

  • New model and texture for not only Mundo, but for his weapons!
  • (Q) Infected Cleaver now has four different weapons – a bat, a championship belt, a chair and a ringside bell. These will all be selected at random every time (Q) Infected Cleaver is used!
  • New particles for (W) Burning Agony and (R) Sadism.
  • New SFX for (Q) Infected Cleaver – as well as different auto attacks, depending on the weapon in hand!
  • New recall animation!

El Macho Mundo is now available to play on the PBE! As players who experience a first hand look at this content, we appreciate constructive feedback – feel free to leave it in the comments below! If you have any questions, you can also drop them below and I’ll do my best to answer them! ^-^

GLHF!

*Prices subject to change.

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Azir

 

Nerf BoxEmperor%27s_DivideEmperor’s Divide [ R ]

  • Duration of wall decreased from 5/6/7 seconds to 2 at all ranks;
  • Azir and his allies no longer gain 20% bonus Movement Speed for 1 second when they go through the wall.

 

 

Ekko Final Champion Portrait

 

Timewinder [ Q ] Change BoxTimewinder

  • Initial damage changed from 60/75/90/105/120 [+0.1 AP] to 40/55/70/85/100 [+0.2 AP];
  • Slow strength changed from 32/39/46/53/60% to 30 [+0.1 AP]%.

 

Change BoxChronobreakChronobreak [ R ]

  • Damage changed from 200/350/500 [+1.3 AP] to 150/300/450 [+1.5 AP].

 

 


Kindred Final Portrait

 

Dance of Arrows [ Q ] Nerf BoxDance_of_Arrows

  • Base damage decreased from from 60/90/120/150/180 to 60/85/110/135/160.

 

 

Nerf BoxMounting_DreadMounting Dread [ E ]

  • Slow strength decreased from 70% to 45%.

 

 


Lucian Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxPiercing_LightPiercing Light [ Q ]

  • Maximum laser range decreased from 1100 at all ranks to 900;
  • Cooldown increased from 9/8/7/6/5 seconds to 9/8.5/8/7.5/7.

 

 

Maokai Final Portrait

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  • Base Health Regen decreased from 1.74 [+0.17 per level] per second to 1.4 [+0.15 per level].

 

Nerf BoxArcane_SmashArcane Smash [ Q ]

  • Cooldown increased from 6 seconds at all ranks to 8/7.5/7/6.5/6.

 

 

 

Nidalee Final Champion Portrait

 

Prowl [ Passive ] Nerf BoxProwl

  • Range of visible enemy champion for triggering Hunt’s bonus Movement speed buff decreased from 5500 to 1400.

 

Nerf BoxPouncePounce [ Cougar W ]

  • Cooldown after hitting a Hunted target or killing an enemy while in Cougar form changed from 1.5 seconds at all ranks to 3.5/2.5/1.5/0.5.

 

 

Ryze Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxOverload Overload [ Q ]

  • Base damage decreased from 60/95/130/165/200 to 60/90/120/150/180.

 

 

Nerf BoxDesperate_PowerDesperate Power [ R ]

  • Cooldown increased from 50/40/30 seconds to 50 at all ranks.

 

 

 

Item Changes

 

Buff BoxBerserker%27s_Greaves_itemBerserker’s Greaves

  • Attack Speed increased from 30% to 35%.

 

 

Nerf BoxBoots_of_Swiftness_itemBoots of Swiftness

  • Upgrade cost increased from 600 Gold to 700 (total cost up from 900 to 1000).

 

 

Buff BoxNinja_Tabi_itemNinja Tabi

  • Armor increased from 30 to 35.

 

 

Stinger Nerf BoxStinger_item

  • Attack Speed decreased from 50% to 35%;
  • Combine cost decreased from 600 Gold to 500 (total cost down from 1200 Gold to 1100).

 

Change BoxTrinity_Force_itemTrinity Force

  • Recipe changed: Zeal replaced with Stinger (changes above);
  • Total cost decreased from 3800 Gold to 3600 (combine cost unchanged, Stinger is 200 Gold cheaper than Zeal);
  • Attack Speed increased from 15% to 40%;
  • Critical Strike chance removed (20% on live);
  • Cooldown reduction increased from 10% to 20%.

 

Buff BoxWit%27s_End_itemWit’s End

  • Combine cost decreased from 1050 Gold to 750 (total cost down from 2800 Gold to 2500).

 

 


If you have any questions, feel free to ask me at @NoL_Chefo or e-mail me at nolchefo@gmail.com.

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Client

Balance

 

Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

 

New Splash Arts

 

Super Galaxy Shyvana

You can find a complete preview of the skin HERE.

Shyvana_Splash_6

 

 

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Buff BoxGhostGhost

  • Cooldown decreased from 210 seconds at all ranks to 180.
  • Movement Speed buff changed from 27% at all ranks to 28-45% (+1% per Champion level).

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Aurelion Sol Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxCelestial_ExpansionCelestial Expansion [ W ]

  • Cooldown increased from 6/5/4/3/2 seconds to 6/5.5/5/4.5/4.

 

 

Nerf BoxVoice_of_Light (1)Voice of Light [ R ]

  • Base damage decreased from 200/300/400 to 150/250/350.

 

 

 

Cassiopeia Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxNoxious_Blast (1)Noxious Blast [ Q ]

  • Cast range increased from 750 to 850.

 

 

Buff BoxMiasma (2)Miasma [ W ]

  • Minimum cast range decreased from 550 to 500;
  • Maximum cast range increased from 800 to 900.

 

 

Master Yi Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxWuju StyleWuju Style [ E ]

  • Base true damage decreased from 15/25/35/45/55 to 14/23/32/41/50 [change compared to this PBE update, live value is 12/19/26/33/40].

 

 

Swain Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxRavenous_FlockRavenous Flock [ R ]

  • AP ratio on healing from Champions increased from 0.1 per raven to 0.12. [Note that Swain’s healing received changes in this PBE update].

 

 

VelKoz Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxLife Form Disintegration RayLifeform Disintegration Ray [ R ]

  • Base damage increased from 550/750/950 to 550/800/1050 [change compared to this PBE update, live value is 500/725/950].

 

 

Vladimir Final Portrait

 

Buff Boxvladamir_abilities_rHemoplague [ R ]

  • Heal increased from 75/125/175 [+0.35 AP] per enemy Champion hit to 150/250/350 [+0.7 AP] for the first Champion hit and 75/125/175 [+0.35 AP] for each subsequent Champion.

 

 

Item Changes

 

Buff BoxDevourer Final IconBloodrazor Enchantment

  • Attack Speed increased from 40% to 50%.

 

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Client

  • New Splash Arts

Balance

  • Champion Changes
  • Item Changes
  • Objectives

 

Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

 

New Splash Arts

Tristana’s received updated splash arts for all her skins!

 

Buccaneer Tristana

Tristana_Splash_5 Tristana_5

 

Earnest Elf Tristana

Tristana_Splash_2 Tristana_2

 

Guerilla Tristana

Tristana_Splash_4 Tristana_4

 

Firefighter Tristana

Tristana_Splash_3 Tristana_3

 

Riot Girl Tristana

Tristana_Splash_1 Tristana_1

 

Rocket Girl Tristana

She has much larger ears now!

Tristana_Splash_6 Tristana_6

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Alistar Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxUnbreakable_WillUnbreakable Will [ R ]

  • Damage reduction decreased from 70% at all ranks to 50/60/70%.




Fiddlesticks Final Portrait

 

Nerf BoxDark Wind Final IconDark Wind [ E ]

  • Maximum number of bounces decreased from 7 at all ranks to 6.

 

 


Illaoi Final Portrait

 

Change BoxTentacle Smash [ Q ]Tentacle Smash Final Icon

  • Tentacle heal increased from 5% of missing Health at all ranks to 15%;
  • The passive healing can now only trigger once every 20/16/12/8/4 seconds.

 

Buff BoxHarsh Lesson Final IconHarsh Lesson [ W ]

  • Cooldown decreased from 6/5.5/5/4.5/4 seconds to 4 at all ranks.

 

 

 

Jinx Final Portrait

 

Revert BoxFlame_Chompers!Flame Chompers! [ E ]

  • Base damage increased from 60/120/180/240/300 to 80/135/190/245/300 (revert to live value).

 

 

Master Yi Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxMeditate Final IconMeditate [ W ]

  • AP ratio-per-second increased from 0.15 to 0.25. AP.

 

 

Buff BoxWujuStyle_newWuju Style [ W ]

  • Base true damage on active increased from 12/19/26/33/40 to 15/25/35/45/55.

 

 

 

Shyvana Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxBurnout Final IconBurnout [ W ]

  • Now has an additional 0.1 AP ratio (per second) on the burn aura and a 0.025 AP ratio on Shyvana’s basic attacks during Burnout.

 

 

Sona Final Portrait

General

 

 

Swain Final Portrait

General

  • Health-per-level increased from 78 to 90.

 

Change BoxRavenous_FlockRavenous Flock [ R ]

  • Heal from minions changed from 15% of damage dealt to 8/11/13 [+0.03 AP] per raven;
  • Heal from enemy Champions changed from 75% of damage dealt to 30/45/60 [+0.1 AP] per raven.

 

 

VelKoz Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxLife Form Disintegration RayLife Form Disintegration Ray [ R ]

  • Base damage increased from 500/725/950 to 550/750/950.

 

 


Item Changes

 

Buff BoxDevourer Final IconBloodrazor Enchantment

  • Bonus physical damage on passive increased from 3% of enemy’s maximum Health to 4%.

 

 

 

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Ocean Drake

  • Passive changed: If you haven’t been hit by enemy Champions for 5 seconds, you’ll regen 4/8/12% of your missing Health and Mana every 5 seconds.

 

 


If you have any questions, feel free to ask me at @NoL_Chefo or e-mail me at nolchefo@gmail.com.

 

Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

Here’s Taliyah Champion Select Quote:

 

Frozen Taliyah Splash Art

Taliyah_Splash_1

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Tryndamere Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxUndying_RageUndying Rage [ R ]

  • Minimum health increased from 1 to 30/50/70.

 

 

 

Definitely Not Dominion game mode live on the PBE for RGM queue testing

 

 

L4T3NCY New PortraitHeya all ^_^/

Time for a fresh (but familiar) face in the RGM queue. This week we’re debuting the“Definitely Not Dominion” game mode on PBE to begin testing.

We’ve given the old Dominion some fairly heavy surgery. Originally designed as a long-term engagement experience as a permanent queue, we’ve shifted the mode into a short-term experience more befitting the RGM queue. While this isn’t the same as original Dominion (definitely not), it stills hold the essence of ‘capture and hold’ gameplay around that Dominion was iconic for, but with a lot more punch! Let’s get into the new stuff.

Changed map:

We’ve removed the bottom 2 towers from play, making a total of 3 capture points around the map. Relegating 2 players to an eternal 1v1 while a 4v4 kinda happens across the rest of the map wasn’t working. We sealed a wedge along the bottom behind walls and a fountain style laser will zap you if you go near those points. This means each team will ALWAYS hold at least 1 point for minion spawning. The new map layout looks something like this:

Storm Altar:

The center Storm Runes have been replaced with an altar that you can capture for a temporary combat buff. The Nimbus Storm buff gives you 3 charges that do 4/5/6% max HP true damage on any spell or attack. While controlling the altar, all allied team members also generate a free charge of the Storm Nimbus every 4 sec while in combat. Great for siege breaking and uprooting enemy teams that are dug-in on a point.

Ultra Minion Relics:

Near the sealed bottom 2 points are 2 Ultra Minion Relics, 1 owned by each team. Capturing the enemy team’s Ultra Minion Relic will summon an Ultra Minion for your team in the next minion wave. These are serious minions. They capture WAY faster than any 1 champion, deal out punishment and are extremely tanky.

Backdooring to capture these still feels good if successful, but the defending team doesn’t need to go through the ‘chore’ of ‘recapping’ anything now, like they did with the old capture points. These Ultra Minion relics are capture and forget, respawning again a short time later.

Trinket change:

All players now have a Seer Stone trinket which provides a short range burst of vision. On the Crystal Scar with so many bushes and face-checks, this can be very handy for scouting Ultra Minion relics or staying safe as a squishier champions.

Minion spawn & pathing changes:

Minions used to disappear after capturing a point and it could feel really bad to spend your time pushing a big wave up to a point for capture, only to have it disappear afterwards and not continue on. Minions now spawn from ONLY the bottom 2 points, and walk clockwise or anti-clockwise respectively around the map. If they capture a point, they will KEEP ON GOING to the next point. This tug-of-war wave style for minions feels more satisfying for wave pushers and captures.

Known bugs & Updates:

— Play flow art yet to be updated with new Ziggs sketch.
— When playing red side, Ultra Minion relic pads are wrong colour.
— Investigating end of game screen crash.

As with all modes, after enough testing on PBE we’ll hopefully roll them into the RGM queue. This mode has quite a bit more new stuff than previous modes so, we’ll try to let it soak across the weekend. Thanks for your help PBE peeps!

— L4T3NCY

 

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Three Dark Souls skins are now available in store, along with new summoner icons and a bundle:

 

As he lay on his bed…

BY KANTAYAMS

As he lay on his bed, the first phantom appeared, a beaked doctor with syringe poised to poison him in the night.

As he lay on his sickbed, the second phantom appeared, a monstrous shadow with claws stretched to drag him to the grave.

As he lay on his deathbed, the third phantom appeared, a blood-stained angel with sword raised to deliver justice on his wretched soul.

 

Flood the Rift with misery as Black Scourge Singed, Cursed Revenant Nocturne, and Iron Inquisitor Kayle, now haunting the League store for 750 RP each.

Forewarn your victims of their grim fate with these icons:

  • Omen of the Cursed Revenant – 250 RP
  • Omen of the Iron Inquisitor – 250 RP
  • Omen of the Black Scourge – 250 RP
  • Omen of the Damned – 250 RP or 1500 IP until May 10 at 16:59 AEST

Unholy Trinity Set – 4294 RP

Possess the Unholy Trinity Set and get the champions for 25% off and Omen of the Damned for 1 RP. Available until May 10 at 16:59 AEST.

  • Cursed Revenant Nocturne
  • Iron Inquisitor Kayle
  • Black Scourge Singed
  • Nocturne
  • Kayle
  • Singed
  • Omen of the Cursed Revenant
  • Omen of the Iron Inquisitor
  • Omen of the Black Scourge
  • Omen of the Damned

 

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Here are the icons in question:

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Below you can find complete previews of the skins:

 

 

BLACK SCOURGE SINGED Banner

Black Scourge Singed will be available in store for 750 RP.

 

Kayle_Splash_8 Singed_8

 

MODEL Banner

Black Scourge Singed 1 Black Scourge Singed 2

 

 

CURSED REVENANT NOCTURNE Banner

Cursed Revenant Nocturne will be available in store for 750 RP.

 

Kayle_Splash_8 Nocturne_6

 

MODEL Banner

Cursed Revenant Nocturne 1 Cursed Revenant Nocturne 2

 

 

IRON INQUISITOR KAYLE Banner

Iron Inquisitor will be available in store for 750 RP.

 

Kayle_Splash_8 Kayle_8

 

MODEL Banner

Inquisitor Kayle 1 Inquisitor Kayle 2

 

 


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PBE Update 05 05 Banner

 

New Champion

  • Taliyah, the Stoneweaver
  • Freljord Taliyah

Store Content

  • Super Galaxy Fizz
  • Super Galaxy Kindred
  • Super Galaxy Shyvana

Balance

  • Champion Changes
  • Item Changes

Miscellaneous

  • Champion Mastery 6 & 7

  

Reminder ] The PBE is a testing ground for changes. What you see here may not reflect what you see in Patch Notes. Remember that developers want your feedback so if you disagree with a change, you can always submit your thoughts on the PBE Community Forums.

 

 

TALIYAH THE STONEWEAVER

 

image (1)Rock Surfing [ Passive ]

When out of combat, Taliyah builds movement speed whenever traveling near walls.

 

 

 

image (2)Threaded Volley [ Q ]

Passive: Taliyah gains increased movement speed when traversing worked ground.

Active: Taliyah rips up the ground around her, firing a volley of five stone shards in a target direction while moving freely. Casting Threaded Volley converts the area into worked ground for a few minutes. Additional Threaded Volley casts over worked ground will yield just one rock projectile.

 

 

image (3)Seismic Shove [ W ]

Taliyah marks a target location. After a brief delay, the ground erupts, knocking up and damaging all enemies caught in the blast zone. Taliyah can recast Seismic Shove before it erupts to throw the victims in any targeted direction—even over walls.

 

 

Unraveled Earth [ E ]

Taliyah scatters boulders onto the ground before her. Opponents who dash through the fractured earth take damage from an explosion. After a few seconds, any remaining rocks in the field erupt, dealing a second wave of damage.

 

 

image (6)Weaver’s Wall [ R ]

Taliyah briefly channels before summoning a massive wall of spiraling rock that tears through the Rift in a target direction. Taliyah can reactivate Weaver’s Wall while channeling to ride atop the wall as it emerges. Taking damage or inputting a move command in any direction will cut her ride short.

 

 

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FRELJORD TALIYAH Banner

Freljord Taliyah will be available in store for 1350 RP.

 

MODEL Banner

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Recall Banner

Freljord Taliyah Recall 1 Freljord Taliyah Recall 2

 

ROCK SURFING PASSIVE

Freljord Taliyah Passive

 

THREADED VOLLEY Q

Freljord Taliyah Q 1 Freljord Taliyah Q 2

 

SEISMIC STONE W

Freljord Taliyah W

 

UNRAVELED EARTH E

Freljord Taliyah E 1 Freljord Taliyah E 2

Freljord Taliyah R 1 Freljord Taliyah R 2

 

 

SUPER GALAXY FIZZ Banner

Super Galaxy Fizz will be available in store for 1350 RP. Note that the particles are unfinished!

 

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SUPER GALAXY KINDRED Banner

Super Galaxy Kindred will be available in 975 RP.

 

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MODEL Banner

SG Kindred Model 1 SG Kindred Model 2

SG Kindred Model 3 SG Kindred Model 4

 

Recall Banner

SG Kindred Recall 1 SG Kindred Recall 2

 

DANCE OF ARROWS Q

SG Kindred AA 1

 

WOLFS FRENZY W

SG Kindred W 2 SG Kindred W 1

 

MOUNTING DREAD E Banner

SG Kindred E 1 SG Kindred E 2

SG Kindred Q 1

 

LAMBS RESPITE R Banner

SG Kindred R 1 SG Kindred R 2

 

 

SUPER GALAXY SHYVANA Banner

Super Galaxy Shyvana will be available in store for 975 RP.

 

MODEL Banner

SG Shyvana Model 1 SG Shyvana Model 2

 

TWIN BITE Q

SG Shyvana Q 1 SG Shyvana Q 2

SG Shyvana Dragon Q 1

 

BURNOUT W

SG Shyvana W 2 SG Shyvana W 1

SG Shyvana Dragon W 1 SG Shyvana Dragon W 2

 

FLAME BREATH E

SG Shyvana E 1 SG Shyvana E 2

 

DRAGONS DESCENT R

SG Shyvana R 2 SG Shyvana R 1

SG Shyvana Dragon E 1

 

 

Champion Changes

 

Jinx Final Portrait

 

Switcheroo! [ Q ]Change Box Switcheroo Final Icon

  • Base Attack Speed while in Fishbones mode increased from 0.531 to 0.624;
  • Total Attack Speed reduction while using Fishbones increased from 15% to 20%.

 

Nerf BoxFlame_Chompers!Flame Chompers! [ E ]

  • Base damage decreased from 80/135/190/245/300 to 60/120/180/240/300;
  • Mana cost increased from 50 at all ranks to 70.

 

 

Sona Final Portrait

 

Change BoxHymn_of_ValorHymn of Valor [ Q ]

  • Cooldown changed from 8 seconds at all ranks to 12/10.5/9/7.5/6;
  • Radius of passive aura decreased from 350 to 250.

 

Change BoxAria_of_PerseveranceAria of Perseverance [ W ]

  • Flat shield strength increased from 35/55/75/95/115 to 35/65/95/125/155;
  • Radius of passive aura decreased from 350 to 250.

 

Change BoxSong_of_CeleritySong of Celerity [ E ]

  • Self bonus Movement Speed increased from 13/14/15/16/17% [+0.075 AP] to 30/35/40/45/50% [+0.08 AP];
  • Bonus Movement Speed for allies increased from 10/11/12/13/14% [+0.035 AP] to 12/13/14/15/16% [+0.05 AP];
  • Radius of passive aura decreased from 350 to 250.

 

Nerf BoxCrescendoCrescendo [ R ]

  • Ranks in Crescendo no longer increase Sona’s self Movement Speed bonus on E.

 

 
Xerath Final Portrait

 

Buff BoxShocking_Orb (1)Shocking Orb [ E ]

  • Cooldown decreased from 18/16/14/12/10 seconds to 13/12.5/12/11.5/11.

 

 

 

Item Changes

Buff BoxHunter's_Machete_itemHunter’s Machete

  • Bonus experience for killing monsters which are higher level than you has been increased from 25 to 30.

(Note) This also applies to all the upgrades to Hunter’s Machete.

 

 

Testing Champ Mastery Levels 6 and 7

Socrates New Portrait Hey all,

When we launched Champion Mastery, our goal was to recognize you for playing the champs you love, and give you feedback on how well you play them. We tackled the first part with Champion Mastery ranks (levels), and implemented the second with the grade system shown at the end of game screen.

Now we’re excited to add another dimension to leveling up with the system, with a higher emphasis on demonstrating your actual mastery of your favorite champs. With new requirements in order to earn them, Mastery Levels 6 and 7 show off your skill as well as your dedication.

First, demonstrate your familiarity with a champ by reaching Mastery Level 5

Champion Mastery Level 6

– Once you’re Level 5 with a champion, earn an S- or higher in a champ mastery-enabled queue, you’ll unlock a Mastery token for that champion
– To unlock Level 6 using Hextech Crafting, combine 2 Mastery tokens plus one of the following: 500 blue essence, OR a champ shard of the same champ, OR the champ permanent of the same champ.

Champion Mastery Level 7

– Once you’re level 6, the next time you earn an S or higher in a champ mastery-enabled queue, you’ll earn a Mastery token for that specific champ
– To unlock Level 7 using Hextech Crafting, combine 3 Mastery tokens plus one of the following: 600 blue essence, OR a champ shard of the same champ, OR the champ permanent of the same champ.

We structured the performance requirement and cost in this way in order to ensure this builds on the former system, rewarding a combination of skill and participation. As you rank up, you’ll unlock new mastery badge emotes, new loading screen border flags, and the announcement banner upgrade to indicate your higher skill.

To make it easier to unlock the level once you’ve earned your Mastery tokens, we’re adding a mystery coin that yields a random champ shards that’ll be available for your choice of IP or RP. The mystery coin and Champion Mastery levels are only some of ways we’re expanding the value of shards and loot (especially for players who already own every champion), and we’ll keep looking for more.

We’ll be enabling this feature for testing on PBE in the coming days, and we’re looking for your feedback. Leave us your comments and questions below, and we’ll meet you leveling up mastery of our favorite champs!

[ Link to Post ]

 


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Champion Reveal Taliyah Banner

[ Link to Official Post ]

 

It’s tough being different, and Taliyah’s earth-shattering powers have always set her apart from the crowd. She’s a control mage who weaves the ground beneath her into a deadly weapon; when she sets her sights on a destination, the world itself shifts to get her there.

 

 

Abilities

  

image (1)Rock Surfing [ Passive ]

When out of combat, Taliyah builds movement speed whenever traveling near walls.


 

 

image (2)Threaded Volley [ Q ]

Passive: Taliyah gains increased movement speed when traversing worked ground.

Active: Taliyah rips up the ground around her, firing a volley of five stone shards in a target direction while moving freely. Casting Threaded Volley converts the area into worked ground for a few minutes. Additional Threaded Volley casts over worked ground will yield just one rock projectile.

 

 

image (3)Seismic Shove [ W ]

Taliyah marks a target location. After a brief delay, the ground erupts, knocking up and damaging all enemies caught in the blast zone. Taliyah can recast Seismic Shove before it erupts to throw the victims in any targeted direction—even over walls.

 

 

Unraveled Earth [ E ]

Taliyah scatters boulders onto the ground before her. Opponents who dash through the fractured earth take damage from an explosion. After a few seconds, any remaining rocks in the field erupt, dealing a second wave of damage.

 

 

image (6)Weaver’s Wall [ R ]

Taliyah briefly channels before summoning a massive wall of spiraling rock that tears through the Rift in a target direction. Taliyah can reactivate Weaver’s Wall while channeling to ride atop the wall as it emerges. Taking damage or inputting a move command in any direction will cut her ride short.

 

 

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Taliyah is all about control—she dictates when and where she fights by setting up a gauntlet of traps for her lane opponent to navigate. To win trades, she can close off a section of a lane with Unraveled Earth and knock her opponent into the trap with a well-placed Seismic Shove. With her opponent exposed, a quick Threaded Volley will melt their health.

“Taliyah’s passive lets her bust out her rock-board and surf over to a side lane with tremor-inducing speed.”

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Spamming Taliyah’s abilities in lane will slowly diminish her dueling power, however, since ground which has been worked by Threaded Volley won’t produce enough missiles to effectively stave off fast-approaching attackers. Experienced Taliyah players will work around this by carefully working strips of ground in a trail leading to their tower. She can use the exhausted pathways as an escape route when thirsty enemy junglers come barreling into her lane.

If she’s winning trades and dodging ganks, Taliyah excels at pushing waves into towers with her area of effect attacks. Once she’s pushed her wave, her passive lets her bust out her rock-board and surf over to a friendly lane with tremor-inducing speed. She’ll cruise alongside the map’s walls, constantly gaining movement speed before blasting into a buddy’s lane. Building an item like Luden’s Echo gives Shurima’s greatest (and only) surfer the means to dart around even faster, making her roams especially deadly.

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If you thought Taliyah’s ganks were cataclysmic because of her passive, just wait til she hits level six. Weaver’s Walllets her roam to other lanes with ease, and the wall she rides in on can block off escape routes for the poor soul(s) she chooses to gank.

“If you thought Taliyah’s ganks were cataclysmic because of her passive, just wait til she hits level six.”

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Clever Taliyah players will use her ult to instantly apply pressure to far-flung objectives on the map. The enemy team’s taking Dragon? Excellent: just cruise over there and fill up the pit withUnraveled Earth, then blast the enemy jungler out of the fight using Seismic Shove. They’re fighting Baron but taking lots of damage? Sweet: simply line up your ult to wall off the Baron pit with them in it, sealing the squishies in the oven to prepare a delicious feast for your teammates.

Taliyah’s strongest items allow her even greater control over her opponents’ movement. When she dings a fleeing enemy with Threaded Volleywhile wielding Rylai’s Crystal Scepter, the item’s slow effect will make it that much easier for her to land her signature knockup-into-Unraveled Earth combo. Items that boost her low in-combat movement speed help the Stoneweaver quickly maneuver herself into the best spot to control any battle.

 

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“Taliyah can steal an enemy blue buff after a fight, then Weaver’s Wall to double-time it all the way to the enemy team’s Brambleback for the double-buff.”

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In teamfights, Taliyah’s area of effect abilities give her masterful power over her enemies’ positioning. She might use Seismic Shove to hurl incoming juggernauts away from the fight, then slow the enemy team’s exposed backline with carefully-planted Unraveled Earth. Taliyah’s damage-less ult means that she won’t bring major burst power to fights, but she can unearth herWeaver’s Wall to split their team in half, giving Taliyah and her team the chance to gang up on exposed opponents before moving onto those left behind.

Once a teamfight has ended, Taliyah is able to press her advantage with speed and grace. Her passive lets her rapidly cruise alongside jungle walls, catching up to escaping enemies or making her way to a far-flung tower. Once late-game hits and she drops a third point into her ultimate, its range increases enormously—she can steal an enemy blue buff after a fight, then Weaver’s Wall to double-time it all the way to the enemy’s Brambleback camp for the double-buff.

 

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image (7)Lucian – the Purifier

Enemy frontliners will find themselves eating a relentless volley of rocks and bullets when running down Taliyah and Lucian. Plus, if the Purifier ever finds himself caught out, the Stoneweaver can ult to summon a rock wall near his location. Lucian’s Relentless Pursuit lets him easily dash over the wall to safety.


image (8)Lee Sin – the Blind Monk

Lee Sin’s powerful ganks combined with Taliyah’s deadly roams make the mid-game very scary for their opponents, but they jive especially well in teamfights. When Lee uses Dragon’s Rage to punt enemy laners into Taliyah’s Unraveled Earth, the kicks and stones will probably break their bones.


image (9)Poppy – Keeper of the Hammer

Taliyah ganks are extra devastating when the Keeper of the Hammer uses herHeroic Charge to pin enemies to the Stoneweaver’s wall. In teamfights, Poppy can unleash her hammer to deport opponents to the far side of the wall, splitting teams even further.

 

 


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image (10)Zed – the Master of Shadows

Taliyah is safe from nimble opponents so long as she’s got earth between her and them, but she struggles against baddies who can dodge her rock barrage and slip past her defenses. She’ll want to stay well out of the Master of Shadows’ ult range, or she’ll find herself marked for death.


image (11)Malphite – Shard of the Monolith

The Stoneweaver works best at the edges of teamfights, but Malphite has a way of bringing the battle straight to his targets. The Shard of Monolith’s hard CC and engage are anathema to Taliyah—It’s hard to weave stone when a living boulder knocks you ten feet into the air.


image (12)LeBlanc – the Deceiver

If Taliyah can’t catch a champ with her Seismic Shove, her damage output suffers. Enter LeBlanc, who’s got enough tricks up her sleeve to keep Taliyah grounded. And also dead.

 

 


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