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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.


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.


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PBE 05/01


[ 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.

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Updates to Champion Portraits

Tons of updates to champion portraits! Right side is the OLD version, left side – the NEW.

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Store Images for Poro Ward Skins

The three upcoming Poro Ward Skins – Battlecast, Underworld and Dragonslayer – now have store images.

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Champion Changes

Sona Final Portrait

  • Base Movement Speed decreased from 330 to 325


Janna Final Portrait

Howling Gale Final IconHowling Gale [ Q ]

  • Width of hitbox decreased from 150 to 120 (width of in-game skillshot indicator down from 200 to 120)


Item Changes

Stalker's Blade Final IconStalker’s Blade

  • No longer puts Smite on a 60 second cooldown when used


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PBE 16/12


[ 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.


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The new base exits that were introduced in a recent PBE update now have rune symbols on them. No mechanical change, this is just a visual update. Also, these runes aren’t present on red side, so I assume there’ll be different models for those.

Blue Side Gate 1

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Texture Rebalances

Volibear and Morgana have received texture changes to their base models and some of their skins.


Classic Morgana

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Exiled Morgana

Exiled Morgana TU


Sinful Succulence Morgana

Sinful Morgana TU


Blade Mistress Morgana

Blade Mistress Morgana TU


Blackthorn Morgana

Blackthorn Morgana TU


Classic Volibear

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Classic Volibear 2

Thunder Lord Volibear

Rune Voli 1


Northern Storm Volibear


Classic Summoner Icons Update

Some of the default Summoner icons have received new visuals:

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Champion Changes



Corki Final Portrait


Valkyrie Final IconValkyrie [ W ]

  • Mana cost increased from 80 at all ranks to 100 [ this is change from yesterday’s PBE update, live value is 50 ]



Hecarim Final Portrait

Rampage Final IconRampage [ Q ]

  • Mana cost decreased from 24/26/28/30/32 to 20/23/26/29/32



Nautilus Final Portrait


Titans Wrath Final IconTitan’s Wrath [ W ] 

  • Base shield value decreased from 100/150/200/250/300 to 65/70/75/80/85
  • Ratio changed from 15% of Nautilus’s bonus health to 7/9.5/12/14.5/17% of his maximum health



Skarner Final Portrait


Fracture Final IconFracture [ E ]

  • Cooldown increased from 12/11/10/9/8 seconds to 12/11.5/11/10.5/10 [ this is change from yesterday’s PBE update, live value is 12 at all ranks]



Item Changes


Hunter's Machete New Icon

Hunter’s Machete

Damage on Hunter’s Machete and its upgrades reverted from this update to their live values.



Jungle Changes


The changes to the health of jungle monsters from yesterday’s PBE update have all been reverted.

Jungle monsters now again spawn at 1:55, not 2:00, a revert on yesterday’s PBE change.



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PBE 12/11

  • Champion Changes
  • Item Changes


[ 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.

[ Note ] The Preseason changes are up on the PBE. They’ll be live with Patch 4.20.


All PBE Updates from Patch 4.20 Cycle:

[ 12/11 ] Ward Skin Gifting, Preseason Icons, Nerfs to Amumu, Kha’Zix, Lee Sin and Warwick, Stat Buffs to Ryze and Jayce

[ 07/11 ] Maokai Visual Update (Unavailable), Updated Graves Splash Art, New Maokai Spell Icons, Mana Regen Nerfs for Supports

[ 07/11 ] Nerfs to Gnar, Katarina and Rammus, Buffs to Sona, Texture Rebalances for Riven and Jax, Preseason Tweaks, New Summoner Icons

[ 05/11 ] Kalista, Battlecast Alpha Skarner (Legendary), Battlecast Kog’Maw, Pickpocket Twitch, Captain Volibear, Safecracker Evelynn, Constable Trundle, Balance Changes, Texture Rebalances and More


Kalista’s in-game icon got updated.








Champion Changes



Fiora Final Portrait


Blade Waltz New IconBlade Waltz [ R ]

  • Base damage decreased from 160/330/500 to 125/255/385
  • Consecutive hits on the same target increased from 25% to 40% of initial damage


[ Note ] The new damage of Blade Waltz to targets already hit by it once has been increased from 40/82.5/125 (+0.3 bonus AD) to 50/102/154 (+0.48 bonus AD). Maximum single-target damage has been increased from 320/600/1000 (+2.4 bonus AD) to 375/765/1155 (+3.6 bonus AD).



Kalista Final Portrait

  • Base damage decreased from 55 to 53


Rend New IconRend [ E ]

  • Slow strength increased from 20/25/30/35/40% to 25/30/35/40/45%
  • Base damage decreased from 20/35/50/65/80 to 20/30/40/50/60
  • Bonus damage-per-spear decreased 25/31.25/37.5/43.75/50% to 25/30/35/40/45%



Item Changes


Hunter's Machete New IconHunter’s Machete

Health gain for each second of fighting jungle monsters decreased from 8 to 7


[ Note ] All of Hunter’s Machete upgrades now grant 10 Health per second when in the jungle, decreased from 12. I’ll update my preseason guide with the new values.



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 UPDATE: Added In-game images of item effects, build paths for the new items and tooltips.

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Previous PBE Updates for Patch 4.10 Cycle:





New Items




Ardent Censer


Recipe: Forbidden Idol + Aether Wisper + 250 Gold = 1900 Gold

  • Grants 30 Ability Power, 10 Mana-per-5, 10% Cooldown Reduction and 8% Movement Speed
  • Unique Passive: Whenever you heal or shield another champion, they gain 25% attack speed for 6 seconds.

 Ardent Censer In-Game



Essence Reaver


Recipe: Vampiric Scepter + Pickaxe + 950 Gold = 2650 Gold

  • Grants 50 Attack Damage, 10% Life Steal and 10% Cooldown Reduction
  • Unique Passive: 2-8% of your basic attack damage is converted back as Mana. This percentage depends on how much mana you’re missing.

Essence Reaver In-Game

Essence Reaver Effect

Essence Reaver Mana Effect



Item Changes


Athene's_Unholy_Grail Athene’s Unholy Grail

  • Magic resist decreased from 40 to 25
  • Mana regeneration-per-5 reduced from 15 to 10
  • Passive: Mana restore on kill or assist increased from 12% to 15%


Berserker's_GreavesBerzerker Greaves

  • Total cost increased from 950 Gold to 1000 (as a result of the Dagger cost increase)
  • Attack Speed increased from 20% to 25%


Bilgewater_CutlassBilgewater Cutlass

  • Life Steal decreased from 12% to 8%


Blade_of_the_Ruined_KingBlade of the Ruined King

  • Lifesteal decreased from 15% to 10%
  • Passive: Damage increased from 5% of target’s current health to 8%
  • Active: Damage decreased from 15% of target’s maximum health to 10% and Movement Speed slow decreased from 30% to 25%



  • Combine cost increased from 850 to 1100 (Total cost increased from 3250 to 3500)
  • Attack damage increased from 70 to 80
  • Life Steal increased from 12% to 15%
  • No longer stacks bonus AD and Life Steal on enemies killed
  • New Passive: Now, when you Life Steal beyond 100% of Health, you gain a shield that can block 50-410 damage (+20 per Champion Level) . The shield starts decaying if you’ve not taken or dealt damage in the last 15 seconds.

bloodthirster shield preview

Bloodthirsted Shield Effect – On and Disappearing

Bloodthirster Sated Tooltip


B._F._Sword_itemBF Sword

  • Attack damage increased from 45 to 50



  • Cost increased from 400 to 450
  • Attack speed increased from 12% to 15%


Doran's_BladeDoran’s Blade

  • Health decreased from 80 to 70
  • Attack damage decreased from 8 to 7
  • Now grants 3% Life Steal instead of 3 life on-hit (5 for Melee)


3114_Forbidden_IdolForbidden Idol

  • Total cost decreased from 750 Gold to 700


Infinity_EdgeInfinity Edge

  • Attack damage increased from 70 to 80


Locket_of_the_Iron_Solari_itemLocket of the Iron Solari
  • Will now shield based on the target’s level, now the item owner’s level.


Mercurial_ScimitarMercurial Scimitar

  • Total cost increased from 3700 Gold to 3800
  • Attack damage increased from 60 to 80
  • Now grants 50% MS for 1 second after breaking CC to Ranged characters as well.


Mikael's_Crucible_itemMikael’s Crucible

  • New Recipe: Chalice + Forbidden Idol + 870 Gold = 2450 Gold (1600 Gold live)
  • Mana regeneration-per-5 increased from 10 to 20
  • Grants 10% Cooldown Reduction (doesn’t grant any CD on live)



  • Ability power increased from 75 to 80
  • Mana regeneration-per-5 decreased from 12 to 10


Randuin's_OmenRanduin’s Omen
  • Attack speed slow reduced from 15% to 10%
  • No longer slows targets who hit item user (slows by 10% on live)


vampiric scepterVampiric Scepter

  • Life Steal decreased from 10% to 8%


Warden's_MailWarden’s Mail

  • Attack Speed slow decreased from 15% to 10%


Youmuu's_GhostbladeYoumuu’s Ghost Blade

  • Duration of active for Ranged characters increased from 4 seconds to 6



  • Total Cost decreased from 1175 Gold to 1100
  • Attack Speed increased from 18% to 20%



Nidalee Rework Changes


  • Various tooltip adjustments and bug fixes throughout
  • Base Mana increased to 250 from 220
  • Mana per level increased to 60 from 40
  • Base Mana Regen per 5 seconds reduced to 5 from 6
  • Mana Regen per level reduced to 0.4 from 0.5
  • Base Health Regen reduced to 4.5 from 5.0
  • Health Regen per level reduced to 0.5 from 0.6
  • Armor per level reduced to 3.0 from 3.5
  • Javelin Toss Ability Power nerf reverted back to 40% (120% max) from 35% (105% max)
  • Javelin Toss cooldown now 5 seconds at all points in the game
  • Javelin Toss mana cost increased to 60/75/90/105/120 from 50/60/70/80/90
  • Bushwhack damage now capped against neutrals at 150 damage based on Health per tick
  • Primal Surge Mana cost reduced to 60/75/90/105/120 from 60/80/100/120/140
  • Primal Surge buff duration increased to 7 seconds from 6
  • Aspect of the Cougar cooldown adjusted to 3.0/2.5/2.0/1.5 from 5.00/3.75/2.50/1.25
  • Aspect of the Cougar now additionally grants 5/10/15/20 Armor and Magic Resist while in cougar form


RiotRepertoir Button Rioter Riot Repertoir: Generally, I really liked what I saw from the reduced width on Javelin Toss. I’m not sure if 20 is the exact correct width at this point, but it looked like if someone tried to dodge it reasonably well, they would in most cases. With tweaks to her mana costs and cooldowns, Nidalee can spam spears that do good damage if she wants to, but they’re going cost her quite a bit of the blue bar to do so. I’ve increased her mana pool by a bit, but lowered all her Health Regen and Mana Regen stats. Tuned correctly, she won’t just have infinite mana with a Chalice due to the lower Regen stats. Additionally, now that she’s not bursting people quite so hard, I put some resists on Aspect of the Cougar so she can get in there and mix it up with similar resists to other melee characters. To do this, I took some off her Armor per Level so that she remains quite squishy in ranged form.

Keep the feedback coming. I’ve seen a lot of good stuff just watching you guys play her over the last few days! – Repertoir



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