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[PBE 27/03] Changes to Bard, Darius, Garen and Hecarim, New Summoner’s Rift Loading Screen Art, Update to Arclight Vayne

March 27th, 2015


PBE 27 03 Banner


PBE 27/03


[ 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.


Check out Arclight Vayne, Guardian of the Sands Rammus and Skarner, and Morgana’s new VFX!

PBE 24 03 Reference Banner


You can also find previews of Satan’s legendary skin and Guardian of the Sands Xerath below:

Omega Teemo Reference Banner



New Loading Screen Artwork

A new background for the Summoner’s Rift loading screen has been added:




Here’s a preview of how the loading screen looks now:



Update to Arclight Vayne

Arclight Vayne’s hair has been fixed! Here are some comparison screenshots and an update on how the skin looks now:



Arclight Vayne Model 2



Arclight Vayne New Model 1

Arclight Vayne New Model 2

Arclight Vayne New Recall

For her recall, Arclight Vayne leaps into the air and ascends on her wings.


Here’s a picture of the flower-y effect above targets when Arclight Vayne crits.

Arclight Vayne New Passive

Night Hunter [ Passive ]


Arclight Vayne New Q

Arclight Vayne New Q 2

Tumble [ Q ]


Arclight Vayne New W 1

Arclight Vayne New W 2

Silver Bolts [ W ]


Arclight Vayne New E 1

Arclight Vayne New E 3

Arclight Vayne New E 2

Condemn [ E ]


Arclight Vayne New R 1

Arclight Vayne New R 2

 Final Hour [ R ]


Arclight Vayne R 3

Tumble in stealth [ R + Q ]



New Summoner Icons

Here’s a neat Satan icon you’ll presumably get by purchasing his legendary Omega Squad skin:




Champion Changes


Bard Final Portrait

  • Base damage increased from 46 to 52
  • AD-per-level increased from 3 to 3.5
  • Base armor increased from 21 to 25
  • Auto Attack range increased from 500 to 550


Traveler’s Call Final IconTraveler’s Call [ Passive ]

  • Chimes now restore 12% of maximum mana, increased from 8% of missing mana + 15


Cosmic Binding Final IconCosmic Binding [ Q ]

  • Damage increased from 80/120/160/200/240 (+ 0.5 AP) to 80/125/170/215/260 (+0.65 AP)


Magical Journey Final IconMagical Journey [ E ]

  • Mana cost removed (30 at all ranks on live)



Darius Final Portrait


Noxian Guilotine Final IconNoxian Guillotine [ R ] – Reworked

  • If Noxian Guillotine kills its target, Darius restores 25/50/100 mana
  • At rank 3, Noxian Guillotine’s cooldown resets entirely on kill.


[ Note ] The range, damage and mana cost of the spell are the same, these are just new features. Darius can still recast his ult within 20 seconds for rank 1 and 2 if he kills his target with the ult.


Darius ult tooltip



Garen Final Portrait


Demacian Justice Final IconDemacian Justice [ R ]

  • Cooldown decreased from 160/120/80 seconds to 120/100/80



Hecarim Final Portrait

  • Base Health-per-5 decreased from 9.25 to 7
  • Base Mana-per-5 decreased from 7 to 6.5



Tristana Final Portrait


Explosive Charge Final IconExplosive Charge [ E ]

  • Cooldown increased from 16/15/14/13/12 seconds to 16/15.5/15/14.5/14

[ Note ] On the PBE, Tristana’s Rapid Fire [ Q ] decreases the cooldown of her E on every basic attack by 0.5 seconds (1 second for champions). You can find the change HERE.


Check out all the PBE updates from the Patch 5.7 Cycle:


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