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[PBE 13/02] New Tristana Splash Art, Smite Range Nerf, Changes to Veigar and Mordekaiser, Nerf to Xerath, DJ Sona Animated Splash & Profile Borders

February 13th, 2015

 

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PBE 13/02

 

[ 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.

 

All PBE Updates for Patch 5.4 Cycle:

 

 

DJ Sona Animated Splash Profile Borders

DJ Sona, like Pulsefire Ezreal and Spirit Guard Udyr, has an animated in-client splash. Here it is!

 

 

Her profile borders are also here! When you use one of her three summoner icons, these will appear on your profile home page in the client.

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New Tristana Splash Art

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

 

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Tristana_0 Tristana_Square_0

 

 

Champion Changes

 

 

Mordekaiser Final Portrait

  • Base health regen-per-second decreased from 1.67 to 0.67

 

Iron Man Final IconIron Man [ Passive ]

  • Now gains a shield based on maximum health, not damage dealt

 

Mace of Spades Final IconMace of Spades [ Q ] 

  • When activated, Mordekaiser gains an additional 75 auto attack range
  • Damage reduced from 80/110/140/170/200 (+0.4 AP) to 80/105/130/155/180 (+0.3 AP)
  • Base damage against targets who are alone decreased from 132/181.5/231/280.5/330 to 132/165/198/231/264
  • Mordekaiser gains 4% of his Maximum Health as a temporary shield for every target hit
  • Health cost decreased from 25/32/39/46/53 to 12/16/20/24/28
  • Cooldown decreased from 8/7/6/5/4 seconds to 7/6/5/4/3

 

Creeping Death Final IconCreeping Death [ W ]

  • Health cost decreased from 26/32/38/44/50 to 18/22/26/30/34
  • Mordekaiser gains 1% of his Maximum Health as a temporary shield for every target hit
  • If cast on an ally, Mordekaiser also gains the effects of Creeping Death. Mordekaiser and his ally will gain 60 bonus Movement Speed when moving towards each other.

 

Siphon of Destruction Final IconSiphon of Destruction [ E ]

  • AP Ratio decreased from 0.6 to 0.5
  • Health cost decreased from 24/36/48/60/72 to 20/24/28/32/36
  • Mordekaiser gains 4% of his Maximum Health as a temporary shield for every target hit

 

Children of the Grave Final IconChildren of the Grave [ R ]

  • Bonuses for obtaining a ghost changed; Mordekaiser now gains 30% of the ghost’s AP and 25% of their bonus health.
  • The ghost gains 25/50/100 Bonus AD (scales with ranks in Morde’s ult) and 15% of Mordekaiser’s maximum Health
  • While Mordekaiser has a ghost, he gains 2% of his Maximum Health as a (temporary) shield every second

 

 

Rengar Final Portrait

 

Bonetooth Necklace Final IconBonetooth Necklace

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

 

 

 

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 Miss Fortune’s Double Up.

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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