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League of Legends v3.12

Champions

JinxSquare Jinx

  • Jinx, the Loose Cannon, is in this build but will be turned on at a later date.

CassiopeiaSquare Cassiopeia

GarenSquare Garen

  • Visual Upgrade.

HeimerdingerSquare Heimerdinger

  • H-28G Evolution Turret H-28G Evolution Turret
    • Fixed a bug that caused cooldown values to be extraordinarily high under certain conditions.

KarthusSquare Karthus

  • Requiem Requiem
    • Warning buff on enemy champions now has a duration that matches the impact delay.

KatarinaSquare Katarina

  • Death Lotus Death Lotus
    • Cast time delay before channeling removed (reduced to 0 seconds from a 0.25 second delay).
    • Total damage increased to 400/575/750 (+2.5 ability power)(+3.75 bonus attack damage) from 400/500/600 (+2.0 ability power)(+3.0 bonus attack damage).
    • Channel time increased to 2.5 seconds from 2.
    • Cooldown reduced to 60/52.5/45 seconds from 60/55/50.

LucianSquare Lucian

  • General
    • Updated Lucian's recommended items.
  • Stats
    • Base mana regeneration increased to 7 from 6.
    • Mana regeneration gained per level increased to 0.7 from 0.65.
  • Lightslinger Lightslinger
    • When Lightslinger's target dies before the second shot hits, the second shot will now always attempt to find another target.
  • Piercing Light Piercing Light
  • Laser hit box width reduced to 100 units from 120.
  • Piercing Light now leads its target by 80 units when cast on an enemy champion.

OlafSquare Olaf

  • Stats
    • Base mana reduced to 235 from 270.
  • Undertow Undertow
    • Base damage reduced to 70/115/160/205/250 from 80/125/170/215/260.
    • Slow percent increased to 35/40/45/50/55% from 24/28/32/36/40%.
    • Slow duration reduced to 1–2 seconds based on distance traveled (from 2.5 seconds flat).
    • Slow no longer decays.
    • Minimum throw distance added (400).
    • Axes now stick in walls and structures only if they would land in impassible terrain.
    • Axes now make jungle monsters ignore unit collision (to better enable Olaf's axe pickup play in the jungle).
  • Vicious Strikes Vicious Strikes
    • Mana cost reduced to 30 from 40/45/50/55/60.
    • Now grants 20/35/50/65/80% attack speed.
    • Now provides 1% extra healing for every 2.5% health that Olaf is missing
    • Bonus life steal retained.
    • Bonus attack damage and spell vamp removed.
  • Reckless Swing Reckless Swing
    • Cooldown increased to 12/11/10/9/8 seconds from 9/8/7/6/5.
    • Damage reduced to 70/115/160/205/250 from 100/160/220/280/340.
    • Bonus damage increased to 0.4 of total attack damage ratio from 0.
    • Health cost is equal to 40% of total damage dealt (unchanged ratio).
    • Health cost is now refunded if it kills the target.
    • Basic attacks lower the cooldown of Reckless Swing by 1 second.
  • Ragnarok Ragnarok
    • Cooldown changed to 120/100/80 seconds from 100.
    • Mana cost removed.
    • Now passively provides 10/20/30 armor and magic resist.
    • Active reworked: now removes the bonus armor and magic resist passive and grants 40/60/80 bonus attack damage while active.
    • Olaf now turns red when Ragnarok is active.
    • Crowd control immunity retained.

RyzeSquare Ryze

  • General
  • Stats
    • Base movement speed increased to 340 from 335.
  • Desperate Power Desperate Power
    • Movement speed increased to 80 from 60/70/80.

ShenSquare Shen

  • Shadow Dash Shadow Dash
    • Shen's damage reduction from taunted enemies now only applies to their basic attacks (previously reduced all physical damage).

ThreshSquare Thresh

  • Death Sentence Death Sentence
    • Cooldown increased to 20/18/16/14/12 seconds from 18/16.5/15/13.5/12.
    • Cooldown now reduced by 3 seconds if Death Sentence strikes an enemy.
  • Flay Flay
    • Passive basic attack "wind up" damage now only grows when Thresh's basic attack cooldown completes.

NidaleeSquare Nidalee

  • Fixed a bug that sometimes allowed Nidalee to perform Takedown Takedown from range.

TeemoSquare Teemo

  • Noxious Trap Noxious Trap
    • Noxious Traps gold award increased to 10 from 0.

YorickSquare Yorick

  • Ghouls now award 5 gold from 0.

Items

Phage item Phage

  • Combine cost increased to 475 from 375.
  • Total cost increased to 1350 from 1250.
  • Unique Passive – Rage: movement speed bonus now halved for ranged champions.

Trinity Force item Trinity Force

  • Total cost increased to 3728 from 3628.
  • Unique Passive – Rage: movement speed bonus now halved for ranged champions.

Spirit of the Elder Lizard item Spirit of the Elder Lizard

  • Fixed a bug causing the item to deal less damage than intended

Maps & Game Modes

Summoner's Rift

Towers now have an item inventory that can be seen by clicking on them (no changes to how towers actually work). Each item in the inventory explains a specific tower mechanic.

Twisted Treeline and Crystal Scar

The following changes are for Twisted Treeline and Crystal Scar only: Moonflair Spellblade item Moonflair Spellblade

  • Total cost increased to 2600 from 2300.
  • Tenacity effect is no longer ranged only.

KayleSquare Kayle

  • Intervention Intervention
    • Cooldown increased to 100/90/80 seconds from 90/75/60.

Twisted Treeline

The following changes are for Twisted Treeline only: CassiopeiaSquare Cassiopeia

  • Noxious Blast Noxious Blast
    • Movement speed boost reduced to 16/17/18/19/20% from 15/17.5/20/22.5/25%.
  • Twin Fang Twin Fang
    • Ability power ratio reduced to .45 from .55.

LuluSquare Lulu

  • Wild Growth Wild Growth
    • Cooldown increased to 120/110/100 seconds from 110/95/80.

TryndamereSquare Tryndamere

  • Spinning Slash Spinning Slash
    • Cooldown increased to 15/14/13/12/11 seconds from 13/12/11/10/9.
  • Undying Rage Undying Rage
    • Cooldown increased to 120/110/100 seconds from 110/100/90.

WukongSquare Wukong

  • Stoneskin armor and magic resist boost reduced to 2/4/6 from 4/6/8.
  • Cyclone cooldown increased to 120/110/100 seconds from 120/105/90.

Co-op vs. AI

ZyraSquare Zyra

  • Zyra Bot is now available in the Co-op vs. AI rotation.

General

  • New Sight Ward/Vision Ward models/textures.
  • Revamped ranged minion attack particles. The new particles have trails that show the direction they're traveling in, giving players more information when quickly looking for minion aggro indicators.
  • Skillshots fired from fog of war should appear on the enemy's screen sooner if their champion is in the path of the missile.
  • Basic tutorial: fixed a target bar bug that was showing incorrect minion health and damage.
  • League system: Added notification icons in the profile that show players the number of team wins they need to claim season rewards if they're below the threshold.

Game Menus

  • When playing in windowed mode, players can now interact with the game even while the options menu is open.
  • While playing in windowed mode your mouse cursor will be constrained to the game window regardless if the options menu is open or not.
  • Pressing F9 (default hotkey) releases the mouse from the game window so you can interact with your desktop or other applications.

Revamped Trade System

  • Clearer Messaging:
    • <Player 1> is busy trading. Try again when their trade is complete.
    • <Player 1> has declined your trade request.
    • <Player 1> has canceled the trade.
    • <Player 1> no longer has the champion you wanted. Try trading again.
  • You will no longer be able to request a trade with a player who doesn't own your champion.

Bug Fixes

The following bugs with the trade system have been fixed:

  • Friends list not updating friend's current champion after a trade.
  • Players rerolling during a trade and then giving one player a different champion than they expect.
  • Trade icon not appearing after refusal of trade request.
  • Client denying a trade request.
  • Trade system displaying the wrong champion.
  • Simultaneous trade requests causing trades to lock and become unavailable.
  • Trade window would not time out for either player, leaving those two players unable to trade with anyone else.

In-Game Options Menu

  • "Smart Cast" has been renamed "Quick Cast".
  • It is now faster and easier to rebind your primary keys and turn Quick Cast on and off for each of them.
  • Several options such as Sound Volume, Hud Scale, and Chat Scale will preview their changes without having to save your option changes.
  • The time required to switch resolutions or window modes has been drastically reduced.
  • An option to disable camera movement on revive has been added to the Game section.
  • The "More Options" section has been removed.

Skins

UdyrSquare Spirit Guard Udyr [S|L]

  • Added extra VO lines triggered by interactions with specific champions.

Undocumented Changes

  • Updated classic splash art and icon for OlafSquare Olaf and XerathSquare Xerath.
  • Updated game starting League of Legends logo.
  • Lucky Shadow gold per 10 increased to 5 from 4.

Ichor of Rage item Ichor of Rage

  • AD granted reduced to 20-40 AD from 20-42.
  • AS granted reduced to 20-40% AS from 20-42%.

GarenSquare Garen

  • Stats
    • Base health regeneration reduced to 7.0 from 7.45.
    • Health regeneration per level reduced to 0.5 from 0.75.