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Below you will find a comprehensive list of new features, cosmetics and balance changes that are currently active in the PBE relative to the live server. These changes are all highly tentative and are all subject to change, or may even be scrapped. A change that has been scrapped will be stricken through. Reasons content might be reverted includes bugs or end-of-cycle patch preparation.

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New Cosmetics

The following Champion skins have been added to the store:

The following Summoner Icons have been added to store:


PVP.net

  • Doom Bots of Doom are coming back to PBE.
  • New "Missions" system on the PBE. Complete missions to earn rewards. Example of missions:
    • Thief of Time: Play 1 game as Ekko Ekko. (Disables Shield of Light)
    • A Legend Rises: Get 10 kills and/or assist.
      • Reward: Key fragment
    • Reach the Peak: Complete 3 other missions.
      • Reward: Gemstone
    • Serpent Acolyte: Win 2 games with at least 10 kills and/or assists. (Must own Manner of the Serpent ward)
      • Reward: Hextech chest
    • Shield of Light: Play 1 game as Leona Leona (Disables Thief of Time)
  • New 10 bans for draft pick is now on the PBE.
  • New Skin purchase while in champion select.

League of Legends VPBE

General

Item Sets
  • Item sets are coming back on the new client.
Ping Mute
  • Can now mute pings in-game.

Champions

Ahri Ahri
  • Fox-Fire.png Fox-Fire
    • AP ratio reduced to 30% AP from 40% AP.
  • Charm.png Charm
    • AP ratio increased to 60% AP from 50% AP.
  • Spirit Rush.png Spirit Rush
    • AP ratio reduced to 25% AP from 30% AP.
Caitlyn Caitlyn
  • Stats
    • Base attack speed reduced to 0.543 from 0.568.
      • Attack delay increased to 0.15 from 0.1.
  • Headshot.png Headshot
    • Runaan's Hurricane item.png Runaan's Hurricane no longer grants Headshot stacks on secondary targets.
    • Passive starting bonus attack speed increased to 15% from 10%. Level 1 attack speed is still 0.625.
Dr. Mundo Dr. Mundo
  • Stats
    • Attack damage growth increased to 3.5 from 3.
  • Burning Agony.png Burning Agony
    • Base magic damage per half second increased to 20 / 27.5 / 35 / 42.5 / 50 from 17.5 / 25 / 32.5 / 40 / 47.5.
Kindred Kindred
  • Stats
    • Attack damage growth increased to 2.26 from 1.7.
  • Mark of the Kindred.png Mark of the Kindred
    • Removed Granting 1.25% of her target's current health as bonus on-hit physical damage on her basic attacks per stack.
    • New Every 2 marks increases Kindred's basic attack, Dance of Arrows.png Dance of Arrows and Mounting Dread.png Mounting Dread's cast range. The first 4 range increase grant 75 bonus range, while every 2 marks after increase their ranges by 25.
    • New Every mark now also amplifies all of Kindred's basic abilities:
  • Dance of Arrows.png Dance of Arrows
    • Removed Gaining +5 base damage per mark.
    • New Now grants 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% bonus attack speed for 4 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6 seconds on cast, increased by 5% for every mark.
    • AD ratio changed to 75% bonus AD from 20% AD.
    • Base vault speed increased to 500 from 400.
  • Wolf's Frenzy.png Wolf's Frenzy
    • New Can now direct Wolf to a position within 500 units of Lamb before creating the hunting territory. Wolf can go over walls while travelling in this way. This range does not scale with Mark of the Kindred.png Mark of the Kindred stacks.
    • Wolf damage type changed to magic from physical.
    • New Wolf now also deals 1.5% of target's current health damage, increased by 0.5% for every mark.
    • AD ratio changed to 20% bonus AD from 40% AD.
  • Mounting Dread.png Mounting Dread
    • Damage type changed to magic from physical.
    • Base damage reduced to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 from 40 / 75 / 110 / 145 / 180.
    • Missile speed increased to 2000 from 1600.
    • AD ratio changed to 80% bonus AD from 20% AD.
    • Target's health ratio changed to 8% of target's missing health from 5% of target's maximum health.
    • New Every mark now also increases damage by 0.5% of target's missing health.
    • New Jaws of Death: Wolf's mount will Critical strike icon critical strike for 50% (+ 0.5% × bonus critical damage) bonus damage against targets below 15% - 65% (based on critical chance) of their maximum health.
Lucian Lucian
  • Piercing Light.png Piercing Light
    • Mana cost increased to 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 from 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70.
Malphite Malphite
  • Ground Slam.png Ground Slam
    • Armor ratio increased to 40% total armor from 30% total armor.
Malzahar Malzahar
  • Call of the Void.png Call of the Void
    • Cast time reduced to 0.25 seconds from 0.5.
    • New Now has a 0.4-seconds post-cast delay.
    • AP ratio increased to 80% AP from 70% AP.
  • Void Swarm.png Void Swarm
    • Voidlings rework:
      • Health increased to 65 - 201 (based on level) from 3 (with modified damage).
      • Physical damage dealt changed to 5 - 64.5 (based on level) at all ranks from 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 (+ 40% bonus AD).
      • Magic damage dealt changed to 12 / 14 / 16 / 18 / 20 (+ 40% AD) (+ 20% AP) from 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 (+ 20% AP).
      • Removed Dealing 50% reduced damage to monsters and 300% damage against minions affected by Malefic Visions.png Malefic Visions.
      • New Now deals 50% reduced damage to epic monsters and 300% damage to lane minions.
      • Attack speed growth increased to 2% from 0%.
        • Attack speed at level 18 increased to 0.891 from 0.665.
      • Armor changed to 16 - 50 (based on level) from 30 at all levels.
      • Magic resistance reduced to 8 - 25 (based on level) from 50 at all levels.
      • Gold reward reduced to Gold 2 from Gold 5.
      • Movement speed reduced to 400 from 451.
      • Duration reduced to 8 / 8 / 9 / 9 / 10 seconds from 12 at all ranks.
      • New Champions' and turrets' basic attacks will instantly kill Voidlings. All other damage will be reduced by armor and magic resistance normally.
      • Removed Gaining 100% bonus movement speed when running toward priority targets.
      • Removed Movement speed affected by distance from Malzahar.
    • Mana cost increased to 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 from 40 at all ranks.
    • Removed Charge system. Now has a standard cooldown.
    • Cooldown reduced to 8 seconds at all ranks from 20 / 19 / 18 / 17 / 16.
    • Cast range reduced to 150 from 450.
    • New Casting Malzahar's other spells gives him Gathering Swarm, increasing the number of Voidlings summoned by Void Swarm, up to a maximum of 2.
  • Malefic Visions.png Malefic Visions
    • AP ratio increased to 80% AP from 70% AP.
  • Nether Grasp.png Nether Grasp
    • Target's maximum health ratio reduced to 10 / 15 / 20% of target's maximum health from 25 / 35 / 45% of target's maximum health.
    • Target's maximum health AP ratio reduced to 2.5% per 100 AP from 7.5% per 100 AP.
    • New The beam attack to the main target now deals 125 / 250 / 375 (+ 115% AP) over the duration.
Maokai Maokai
  • Sap Magic.png Sap Magic
    • Cooldown reduced to 30 / 25 / 20 seconds from 30 / 25 / 20.
    • Base healing reduced to 10 - 70 (based on level) from 10 - 130 (based on level)
    • Health ratio on heal increased to 5% - 13.1% (based on level) maximum health from 4.5% - 10.5% (based on level) maximum health
  • Sapling Toss.png Sapling Toss
    • Base damage reduced 25 / 45 / 65 / 85 / 105 from 20 / 50 / 75 / 100 / 125.
    • Maximum health AP ratio reduced to 1% per 100 AP from 2% per 100 AP.
    • Sapling movement speed adjusted.
    • Sapling duration in brush changed to 30 (+ 2.5 per 100 bonus health) seconds from 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70.
Rek'Sai Rek'Sai
  • Stats
    • Health growth reduced to 85 from 90.
  • Fury of the Xer'Sai.png Fury of the Xer'Sai
    • Fury generation changed to 25 fury generated for all attacks and unburrowed abilities from 5 per attack, 10 per Unburrow.png Unburrow ability, and 2.5 per extra enemy hit.
    • Health restore duration reduced to 3 seconds from 5.
    • Maximum health restored reduced to 15 - 185 (based on level) from 25 - 450 (based on level).
  • Queen's Wrath.png Queen's Wrath
    • Base damage reduced to 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 from 15 / 25 / 35 / 45 / 55.
    • AD ratio increased to 40% bonus AD from 20% bonus AD.
  • Prey Seeker.png Prey Seeker
    • Damage type changed to physical from magic.
    • New Damage now scales with 40% bonus AD.
  • Unburrow.png Unburrow
    • Knock up targeting changed to closest single target from area of effect targets.
    • New Now knocks back other units 250 range away from Rek'Sai.
    • Knock up duration increased to 1 second from 0.5 - 1.
    • Knock up on-target cooldown increased to 10 seconds at all ranks from 10 / 9.5 / 9 / 8.5 / 8.
  • Furious Bite.png Furious Bite
    • Damage changed to 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 (+ 85% bonus AD) from 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120% AD.
    • Removed Scaling per point of fury.
  • Tunnel.png Tunnel
    • Cooldown reduced to 26 / 23 / 20 / 17 / 14 seconds from 26 / 24 / 22 / 20 / 18.
    • On-target cooldown reduced to 10 / 8 / 6 / 4 / 2 seconds from 10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6.
  • Void Rush.png Void Rush
    • Removed Passive: Passively gains 20 / 40 / 60% bonus attack speed.
    • Removed Active: After channeling for 1.5 seconds, Rek'Sai Burrow.png burrows into the ground and dashes to the target Tunnel.png Tunnel entrance without shutting it down, becoming untargetable for the duration.
      • Cooldown: 180 / 140 / 100 seconds
      • Range: Global
    • New Passive: Dealing damage to enemy champions marks them for the next 5 seconds.
    • New Active: Rek'Sai lets out a harrowing scream before burrowing underground seeking out a marked target. Moments later she leaps from underground, dealing 100 / 250 / 400 (+ 140% bonus AD) (+ 20 / 25 / 30% of their missing health) physical damage.
      • Cooldown: 100 / 80 / 60 seconds
      • Range: 1500
Sion Sion
  • Soul Furnace.png Soul Furnace
    • Base damage increased to 50 / 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 from 40 / 65 / 90 / 115 / 140.
    • Cooldown reduced to 11 seconds from 13.
    • Shield strength health ratio increased to 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12% of Sion's maximum health from 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10% of Sion's maximum health.
Yasuo Yasuo
  • Steel Tempest.png Steel Tempest
    • Stack duration reduced to 6 seconds from 10.
  • Sweeping Blade.png Sweeping Blade
    • Cooldown changed to 1 / 0.75 / 0.5 / 0.25 / 0 seconds from 0.5 / 0.4 / 0.3 / 0.2 / 0.1.
Zac Zac
  • General
    • Voice getting higher threshold reduced to 30% health from 60% health.
  • Elastic Slingshot.png Elastic Slingshot
    • Base damage reduced to 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 from 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280.
Zyra Zyra
  • Garden of Thorns.png Garden of Thorns
    • Plant health reduced to 2 from 4.
    • Plant spawn rate slightly increased.
  • Rampant Growth.png Rampant Growth
    • Removed Passively increasing plant maximum health by 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50%.
    • New Now causes plants to spawn 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50% faster.
  • Stranglethorns.png Stranglethorns
    • New Passively increases plant maximum health by 100 / 150 / 200%.

Items

Abyssal Mask item.png Abyssal Mask
  • Renamed to Abyssal Mask from Abyssal Scepter.
  • Item icon updated.
Blade of the Ruined King item.png Blade of the Ruined King
  • Current health target bonus damage reduced to 6% / 8% of target's current health from 8% of target's current health.
  • Minimum bonus physical damage reduced to 15 from 20.
  • Life steal reduced to 12% from 15%.
Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel
  • Item icon updated.
  • Cooldown increased to 480 seconds from 300.
  • New Cooldown is now reduced by 120 seconds each time the owner dies when it is on cooldown.
Ninja Tabi item.png Ninja Tabi
  • Unique passive effect reduced to 10% from 12%.
  • New Now also blocks damage received from on-hit effects.
Thornmail item.png Thornmail
  • Removed Damage reflected scaling with 25% bonus armor.
  • New Now inflicts Grievous Wounds icon Grievous Wounds to the attacker for 1.5 seconds.

Upcoming Changes

Pentakil 2nd Album
  • Praeco has tweeted out a small teaser for the next PENTAKILL album. He also noted that the vocalist on the track is Jorn Lande.[1][2]
  • Previews of the album were also played during the concert at League Fest.[3]
Ability Icon Updates
  • Meddler noted that Amumu Amumu, Ahri Ahri, Dr. Mundo Dr. Mundo and Nunu Nunu will be getting new ability icons, he also mentioned that they'd love some feedback on other champions in need of icon updates. He noted they'll also be updating older non champion icons, likely starting with the Red/Blue/Baron buff icons.[4][5]

References