Nasus, the Curator of the Sands
|Release date (US)||October 1, 2009|
|Highlights & notes|
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- Added support for the new Tutorial.
- Fixed a bug where new accounts would not get XP after their first game played.
- Removed the Buddies tab from the summoner profile.
League of Legends v0.9.25.24
- Siphoning Strike: Nasus strikes his foe, dealing damage and increasing the power of his future Siphoning Strikes if he slays his target.
- Wither: Nasus ages his target, decelerating their movement and attack speeds over 5 seconds.
- Spirit Fire: Nasus unleashes a delayed spirit flame at a location, dealing damage and reducing the armor of enemies who stand on it.
- Fury of the Sands (Ultimate): Nasus assumes his true form, the Avatar of Death. While in this form he gains additional Health and Attack Speed, and drains nearby enemies' max health and converts it into bonus damage for the duration of the skill.
- Soul Eater (Innate): Nasus drains his foe's spiritual energy, giving him a natural Lifesteal.
- Now goes on cooldown even when it doesn't complete.
- Flash Frost
- Timer before it can explode reduced by 0.2 seconds.
- Push effect duration reduced.
- Base damage reduced to 55/85/115/145/175 from 55/90/125/160/195.
- Glacial Storm
- Now cancels if Anivia is stunned/silenced.
- Ability power ratio increased to 0.6 from 0.5.
- Summon: Tibbers
- Ability power ratio increased to 0.7 from 0.6.
- Rocket Grab
- Projectile speed increased to 1800 from 1550.
- Static Field
- No longer silences.
- Cooldown reduced to 40 seconds from 60.
- Base mana regen reduced to 0.8 from 0.88.
- Mana regen per level reduced to 0.07 from 0.08.
- Phosphorus Bomb
- Blind miss chance reduced to 35% from 50%.
- Mana cost increased to 70 / 85 / 100 / 115 / 130 from 60 / 75 / 90 / 105 / 120.
- Gatling Gun
- Damage reduced to 25% from 33%.
- Ability power ratio reduced to 0.4 from 0.8.
- Missile Barrage
- Cooldown increased between new missiles to 14 seconds from 12.
- Mana cost increased to 20 / 25 / 30 from 15 / 20 / 25.
- Increased armor per level from 3.5 to 4.
- Infected Cleaver
- Projectile speed increased to 2000 from 1500.
- Projectile size reduced to 80 from 90.
- Shadow Walk
- Duration increased to 20/30/40/50/60 seconds from 12/18/24/30/36.
- Dread remade
- Is now a magic resistance AoE debuff.
- Duration reduced to 1/1.5/2/2.5/3 seconds from 1.5/2/2.5/3/3.5.
- Cooldown reduced to 12.5 seconds from 15.
- Maximum duration reduced to 6 seconds from 8.
- Cooldown reduced to 12 seconds from 15.
- Dark Wind:
- Damage reduced to 100 from 115.
- Silence reduced to 0.75 + (0.75 per bounce) seconds from 1 + (1 per bounce).
- Cooldown reduced to 15 seconds from 18.
- Now targets a location to teleport to when channeling completes, it works like a built-in blink.
- Base armor reduced to 20 from 22.
- Armor per level increased to 2.8 from 2.2.
- Base crit lowered to 3 from 3.7.
- Added 1.25 magic resistance per level.
- Cannon Barrage
- Damage per cannonball increased to 160/220/280 from 150/200/250.
- Slow increased to 40/55/70% from 40/50/60%.
- Title changed to the Storm's Fury from the Avatar of Air.
- Increased cast speed.
- Now properly labeled as a slowing spell.
- Magic resistance per level increased to 1.25 from 0.
- Bouncing Blade
- Healing reduction duration increased to 7 seconds from 3.
- Killer Instincts
- Cooldown modified to 23/21/19/17/15 seconds from 20 at all ranks.
- Changed to stacking +4/5/6/7/8 attack damage from stacking attack speed.
- Death Lotus
- Updated recommended items.
- Holy Fervor
- Name changed to Vengeance.
- Increased attack speed bonus per stack to 25% from 20%.
- Now deals a bonus 25% damage if Vengeance is active.
- Divine Blessing
- Increased heal to 60/95/130/165/200 from 60/90/120/150/180.
- Updated recommended items.
- Righteous Fury
- Adjusted values to 6/12/18/24/30 damage with 20/25/30/35/40% cleave.
- Now instant cast.
- Increased cast range from 800 to 1300.
- Increased invulnerability duration to 4/5/6 seconds from 4.
- Modified mana cost to 100/75/50 from 80.
- Increased cooldown to 75/60/45 seconds from 60/50/40.
- Dark Binding
- Reduced duration to 2.5/2.75/3/3.25/3.5 seconds from 3/3.25/3.5/3.75/4.
- Reduced range from 1400 to 1300.
- Tormented Soil
- Reduced cooldown to 12 seconds from 14.
- Black Shield
- Reduced shield amount to 100/150/200/250/300 from 100/200/300/400/500.
- Increased cooldown to 15 seconds from 14.
- Absolute Zero
- Duration reduced to 3 seconds from 4.
- Damage reduced to 375/550/750 from 500/750/1000.
- Slow increased to 45% from 40%.
- Has been modified to make it easier to hit immobile targets.
- Desperate Power
- Now properly shows the particle.
- Empowered Bulwark
- Mana to health ratio reduced to 25% from 30%.
- Poison Trail
- Damage increased to 22/34/46/58/70 from 20/30/40/50/60.
- Insanity Potion
- Missing tooltip replaced.
- Death's Caress
- Can now be manually reactivated after 2 seconds.
- Cooldown changed to 8 seconds after spell ends.
- Can now target enemies to deal 80% of the mana restore in damage with a 0.4 ability power ratio.
- Cast time reduced.
- Spinning Slash
- Fixed an issue with it not working when out of range.
- Pick a Card
- Fixed double red/gold carding issues.
- Added an ability power ratio.
- Attack range increased to 600 from 475.
- Spray And Pray
- Increased projectile speed to 2800 from 1600.
- Updated tooltip to properly state that all targets take 100% damage.
- Made it more accurate.
- Increased missile width to 60 from 50.
- NEW : Mid Tier Ability Power / Magic Resist Item: When you hit a unit with a spell, you damage it for 10% of their current health (5% for multi target spells). Deals reduced damage if your last cast was fewer than 4 seconds ago.
- NEW : Low Tier Damage / Armor Penetration Item: 10% Cooldown Reduction.
- : health modified to 230-400 based on level from a flat 350.
- : critical strike modified to 12-21% based on level from a flat 20%.
- : now reflects damage calculated before armor.
- now gains 5 ability power on assist.
- : sell back reduced to 50% from 70%.
- : passive cooldown increased to 30 from 25.
- : single target slow reduced from 40% to 35%.
- Cost reduced to 475 from 500.
- Health reduced to 200 from 215.
- Cost reduced to 860 from 880.
- Fixed an issue causing you to retain the movement speed 5, despite dealing damage.
- Reduced movement speed 5 reset time from 7 to 5.
- Updated tooltip.
- : max health to damage ratio increased to 2.5% from 2%.
- : recipe cost reduced to 500 from 750.
- : health regen reduced to 8 from 10.
- : health regen reduced to 8 from 10.
- : health regen reduced to 14 from 17.25.
- Health regen reduced to 22.5 from 28.
- Mana regen reduced to 10 from 12.
- NEW Ignite: Deals 50+(25×level) over 5 seconds. This damage is not lowered by armor or magic resistance (true damage).
- NEW Clarity: Restores 100+(15×level) mana to your champion and 50% of that to nearby allies.
- NEW Burning Embers: While your Ignite spell is on cooldown, your champion gains an additional 10 ability power.
- NEW Insight: Clarity restores 100% of mana to allies.
- Teleport: cooldown increased to 5 from 4.5 minutes.
- Cleanse: cooldown reduced to 100 from 120 sec.
- Fortify: now applies splash damage to turrets.
- New Tutorial now playable: Tutorial is a new option choice after selecting Play from the landing page.
- New Announcer system: new Announcer voice and new Announcement text. Players that have changed their default audio settings may want to adjust the volume levels in game like so (100 is all the way to the right):
- Master Volume: 100.
- Music: 50.
- Sound Effects: 100.
- Characters: 50.
- Announcer: 50.
- New alternate attack animations: certain champions now have alternate and critical strike attack animations. We will be adding more animations for more champions in future releases.
- Players who disconnect or leave a game prematurely will have their character automatically use Recall back to base.
- Pets can now be controlled after selecting them with a left mouse click. Left clicking elsewhere or pressing escape will return selection to the hero. (original Pet control through alt clicking is still in place and can be used instead.)
- Moved Turrets to allow players to path around them on Summoner Rift.
- Turret hits can no longer be dodged.
- Rotated Turrets to face the proper direction.
- Global XP decreased to 270 from 300.
- Attack range decreased to 700 from 750.
- Turrets now gain scaling damage per hit against champions.
- 1st shot = 75% damage.
- Each additional shot increases damage by 25% (200% cap).
- Damage bonus clears after 4 seconds of not attacking a champion.
HUD Changes and Optimizations
- Higher level item builds are now on the top instead of the right hand side.
- The home button in the left pane was changed to a icon.
- Top Bar: kill/death/assist labels were changed to icons: dagger, skull and hand respectively.
- Character Info:
- Re-skinned the borders for the character info to match the look of the interface.
- Widened the window.
- Options window(s): Widened the window.
- Optimizations to performance of the HUD at lower frame rates.
- Added Stop command "V" and when holding down Hold "H" it works like stop until it's lifted.
- Fixed a bug which made some icons show up with incorrect colors.
- Baron Nashor: can no longer be outranged by Lich, Tristana, or Cardmaster.
- Recall: Now has a buff icon and sound.
- Summoning beacon particles at the start of the game.
- Load time optimizations.
- Bandwidth optimizations.
- Crash bug fixes.
- Fixed a problem with units rotating during attacks at odd times.
- Fixed a bug with path finding related to pathing through Brush.
- Multiple clicking for movement fixed (ie the system no-longer ignores clicks).
- Reduced the size League of Legends takes up on disk.
- Client memory footprint improvements.
- Corpses no longer grant sight client side (FOW bug).
October 5th, 2009
- Righteous Fury will no longer take attack damage items into account twice.
- Dread: Magic Resist aura reduced to -10 from -16.
- Death's Caress:
- Activation time increased to 4 seconds from 2.
- Ability power ratio reduced to 1 form 1.2. The AP coefficient in the spell's tooltip will show old values until the next major release, but the actual damage will have changed.
October 6th, 2009
- Fury of the Sands had a 1 to 1 ability power ration on each tick of damage (so a 1:15 ratio total). We nerfed this to a 0.05 AP ratio or 1:0.9 over the course of the spell.
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