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PBE Round-up: Patch 5.4

February 20th, 2015


Patch 5.4 will hit live in the early hours of February 25th, assuming there are no delays.


Patch 5.4 Content


Upcoming content:

[ Note ] DJ Sona will likely be delayed until Patch 5.5 or 5.6. You can see a full preview of her HERE.



Updates to Splash Arts and In Game Portraits

Katarina’s splash art and in-game portrait have been both updated.




Kayle’s splash art has also received a few tweaks. Most notably, her armor is shinier.



Tristana’s splash art has been updated to reflect her reworked looks.

Tristana_Splash_0 (1)

Tristana_0 Tristana_Square_0 (1)




Updated Zilean Spell Icons

Zilean has new icons for all his spells! From left to right: Passive, Q, W, E and R.

Zilean_Passive Zilean_Q Zilean_W Zilean_E  Zilean_R



Champion Changes



Janna Final Portrait


Tailwind Final IconTailwind [ Passive ]

  • Movement speed buff to nearby allies increased from 5% to 8%
  • Janna no longer gains the movement speed buff from Tailwind
  • Range increased from 1000 to 1250


Zephyr Final IconZepyhr [ W ]

  • Passive movement speed buff increased from 4/6/8/10/12% to 9/11/13/15/17%




Jarvan IV Final Portrait

  • Base armor increased from 24 to 27


Demacian Standard Final IconDemacian Standard [ E ]

  • No longer grants Armor




Kassadin Final Portrait


Riftwalk Final IconRiftwalk [ R ]

  • Initial mana cost decreased from 75 at all ranks to 60 (stacking mana cost decreased from 75/150/300/600 to 60/120/240/480)
  • Range decreased from 700 to 450




Katarina Final Portrait


Voracity Final IconVoracity [ Passive ]

  • Now reduces Katarina’s cooldowns only if a champion she has damaged in the last 3 seconds dies



Mordekaiser Final Portrait


Mace of Spades Final IconMace of Spades [ Q ]

  • Health cost decreased from 25/32/39/46/53 to 20/25/30/35/40


Creeping Death Final IconCreeping Death [ W ]

  • When cast on ally, grants the effects of Creeping Death to Mordekaiser. Additionally, when Mordekaiser and that ally move toward each other, they gain 60 MS while Creeping Death is active
  • Health cost decreased from 26/32/38/44/50 to 20/25/30/35/40



Rengar Final Portrait


Bonetooth Necklace Final IconBonetooth Necklace

  • BTN is now a part of Rengar’s buffs and is separate from Trinkets



Sona Final Portrait

  • Base damage decreased from 52 to 50
  • Base health decreased from 497 to 482
  • Movement speed decreased from 330 to 325
  • Mana-per-5 increased from 8 to 9



Veigar Final Portrait


Baleful Strike Final IconBaleful Strike [ Q ]

  • Changed to a skill shot that stops on the second unit hit
  • Grants 1 AP for each unit killed
  • Range increased from 650 to 850
  • Cooldown changed from 8/7/6/5/4 seconds to 7/6.5/6/5.5/5


Veigar Q 1

Veigar Q 2

Here’s the width of the skillshot and how far it travels.


Veigar Q 3

Veigar Q 4

And here’s the “bounce” mechanic in action. Seems to work identically to Lux’s Light Binding.


Dark Matter Final IconDark Matter [ W ]

  • Mana Cost reduced from 70/80/90/100/110 to 70/75/80/85/90
  • Cooldown reduced from 10 seconds at all ranks to 10/9.5/9/8.5/8


Event Horizon Final IconEvent Horizon [ E ]

  • Has a 0.75 second delay with a warning particle before the walls appear
  • Mana Cost decreased from 80/90/100/110/120 to 80/85/90/95/100
  • Cooldown reduced from 20/19/18/17/16 seconds to 18/17/16/15/14
  • Range increased from 650 to 700


Veigar E 1
Veigar E 2

There is now a swirling mist that indicates the delay on Event Horizon.


Leprechaun Veigar, Final Boss Veigar and Bad Santa Veigar have received new animations for the swirly mist.


Leprechaun Veigar E

Leprechaun Veigar’s E particles


Final Boss Veigar’s E particles


Bad Santa Veigar E

Bad Santa Veigar’s E particles 


Primordial Burst Final IconPrimordial Burst [ R ]

  • AP Ratio decreased from 1.2 to 1.0  (Ratio on enemy’s AP unchanged)
  • Mana Cost decreased from 125/175/225  to 125 at all ranks
  • Cooldown reduced from 130/110/90 seconds to 120/100/80



Xerath Final Portrait


Shocking Orb Final IconShocking Orb

  • Maximum stun duration decreased from 2.25 seconds to 1.75




Zilean Final Portrait

  • Auto Attack range decreased from 600 to 550
  • Base armor increased from 17 to 19


Time Bomb Final IconTime Bomb [ Q ] – New

Cost: 60/70/80/90/100 Mana || Cooldown: 12/11/10/9/8 || Range: 900

  • Zilean tosses a time-delayed bomb to a location. The bomb sticks to the first unit which comes within a small area around it (prioritizes champions). After 3 seconds it detonates, dealing 75/115/165/230/300 (+0.8 AP) magic damage to all surrounding enemies. Placing two bombs on a unit detonates the first bomb early, stunning all enemies in the blast for 1.1/1.2/1.3/1.4/1.5 seconds.


Changelog for Time Bomb:

  • Mana cost decreased from 70/85/100/115/135 to 60/70/80/90/100
  • Detonation time decreased from 4 seconds to 3
  • Cooldown changed from 10 seconds at all ranks to 12/11/10/9/8
  • Damage decreased from 90/145/200/260/320 (+ 0.9 AP) to 75/115/165/230/300 (+0.8 AP)
  • Second bomb now stuns!


Time Bomb 1

Time Bomb 2

Visual effects and skillshot indicator for Zilean’s new Time Bomb [ Q ]


Time Bomb Stun 1

Time Bomb Stun 2

New stun effect of Time Bomb [ Q ]


Rewind Final IconRewind [ W ]

  • No longer reduces the cooldown of Zilean’s ultimate.


Zilean New W

New visuals for Rewind [ W ].


Time Warp Final IconTime Warp [ E ]

  • Slow/MS buff increased from 55% at all ranks to 40/55/70/85/99%
  • Duration of buff/debuff decreased from 2.5/3.25/4/4.75/5.5 seconds to 2.5 seconds at all ranks
  • Mana cost decreased from 80 at all ranks to 50/55/60/65/70
  • Cooldown decreased from 20 seconds at all ranks to 15
  • Cast range decreased from 700 to 550


Zilean E SLow

Zilean E Haste

New slow and haste effects for Zilean’s Time Warp [ E ].


Chronoshift Final IconChronoshift [ R ]

  • Duration of revive buff decreased from 7 seconds at all ranks to 5
  • Cooldown decreased from 180 seconds at all ranks to 120/90/60 seconds



Item Changes


Warrior Enchantment Final IconEnchantment: Warrior

  • Attack Damage decreased from 45 to 40


Sweeping Lens Final IconSweeping Lens [ Free Trinket ]

  • At level 9, the cooldown is decreased from 120 seconds to 75 seconds, up from 120-60 seconds.



Nerf to Smites Range

[ Note ] Smite’s range targeting has been changed from center-to-center to edge-to-edge. This means its range has been decreased against champions, but against most monsters its relatively the same, since their hitboxes are way bigger.


Smite Final IconSmite

  • Range decreased from 760 to 500 (not so noticeable, check [ Note ] for details)


Chilling Smite Final IconChilling Smite

  • Range decreased by ~150 units



Relative Team Colors UI

The relative team colors interface has now been properly implemented. When active, allies will always be colored blue and enemies – red, regardless of which side of the map you’re on.

Relative Colors Button

Relative Team Colors Screen

Semi Locked Camera Option

This option lets you off-set your camera a bit while playing with camera lock. Below you can see the maximum off-set.

Semilocked Camera

Semilocked Camera Screen



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