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:

The following Ward skins have been added to the store:

The following Emotes have been added to the store:


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Emotes
  • Emotes are new type of cosmetic that can be purchased in the store.
  • Similar to Pings, emotes can be accessed via a pop-up radius that is triggered using a hotkey, and causes the Emote to flare-up similar to Champion Mastery.
    • Up to four emotes can be equipped at a time, which can be done via the Emotes tab in the Collection.
    • An additional, Thumbs Up emote is always available.
  • An additional two emotes can be equipped, one for start of the game and one for the end of the game, which will be triggered automatically.

League of Legends VPBE

General

New Game Mode - Invasion

Champions

Ezreal Ezreal
  • Mystic Shot.png Mystic Shot
    • AD ratio increased to 125% AD from 110% AD.
Draven Draven
  • League of Draven.png League of Draven
    • Adoration stacks lost on death increased to 75% from 50%.
    • Base gold on-kill reduced to Gold 25 from Gold 50.
Hecarim Hecarim
Janna Janna
  • Howling Gale.png Howling Gale
    • Cooldown increased to 17 / 16 / 15 / 14 / 13 seconds from 14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10.
  • Zephyr.png Zephyr
    • Base damage reduced to 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240 from 60 / 115 / 170 / 225 / 280.
    • Mana cost reduced to 0 from 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80.
    • New Effect: Damage an enemy champion with Zephyr restores 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 mana and reduces Janna's cooldowns by 2 seconds.
  • Eye of the Storm.png Eye of the Storm
    • Mana cost increased to 90 / 100 / 110 / 120 / 130 from 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110.
    • Cooldown increased to 13 seconds from 10.
Leona Leona
  • Sunlight.png Sunlight
    • Mark duration reduced to 1.5 seconds from 3.5.
    • Base damage increased to 30 - 166 (based on level) from 20 - 105 (based on level).
  • Shield of Daybreak.png Shield of Daybreak
    • Cooldown changed to 6 seconds at all ranks from 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5.
Malphite Malphite
  • Seismic Shard.png Seismic Shard
    • Cooldown changed to 11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7 seconds from 8 at all ranks.
    • Mana cost reduced to 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 from 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90.
    • Base damage reduced to 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 from 70 / 120 / 170 / 220 / 270.
    • Movement speed steal changed to 20% at all ranks from 14 / 17 / 20 / 23 / 26%.
    • Movement speed steal duration reduced to 3 seconds from 4.
  • Brutal Strikes.png Brutal Strikes
    • Bonus armor reduced to 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% armor from 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% armor.
    • New Effect: Passive armor is now tripled to 30 / 45 / 60 / 75 / 90% armor while Granite Shield.png Granite Shield is active.
Urgot Urgot
  • Purge.png Purge
    • Purge will now refresh the duration of Locked On.
  • Disdain.png Disdain
    • Self-lockout upon missing reduced by ~0.35 seconds. New value and old value unknown.
  • Fear Beyond Death.png Fear Beyond Death
    • Reactivation duration increased to 4 seconds from 3.
Vayne Vayne
  • Tumble.png Tumble
    • Bonus damage is no longer modified on critical strikes.
    • New Effect: Now applies 2 stacks of Silver Bolts. This is confirmed as a bug.
  • Silver Bolts.png Silver Bolts
    • Damage based on maximum health increased to 6 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 14% from 6 / 7.5 / 9 / 10.5 / 12%.
    • Minimum damage changed to 50 / 65 / 80 / 95 / 110 from 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120.
  • Final Hour.png Final Hour
    • New Effect: For the duration, whenever an enemy champion dies within 3 seconds of Vayne damaging them, she will restore 20% of their maximum health.
Yasuo Yasuo
  • Stats
    • Magic resistance increased to 32.1 from 30.
    • Magic resistance growth increased to 1.25 from 0.5.
  • Way of the Wanderer.png Way of the Wanderer
    • Shield strength changed to 60 - 555 (based on level) from 100 - 510 (based on level).
  • Last Breath.png Last Breath
    • Range increased to 1400 from 1200.
Zed Zed
  • Stats
    • Base attack speed increased to 0.658 from 0.644.
  • Living Shadow.png Living Shadow
    • Shadow duration increased to 5 seconds from 4.5.

Items

Ardent Censer item.png Ardent Censer
  • Bonus attack speed changed to 25% at all levels from 20% - 35% (based on level).
  • On-hit magic damage and healing changed to 25 at all levels from 20 - 35 (based on level).
Gargoyle Stoneplate item.png Gargoyle Stoneplate
  • Active now increases base health and bonus health proportionally, rather than all increases being considered bonus health. For example, if you have 1500 base health and 1000 bonus health, you will gain 1500 base health and 1000 bonus health instead of 2500 bonus health.

Upcoming Changes

Season 2018
  • Complete overhaul to (and merger of) the Rune and Mastery systems. See Runes (Season 2018).
  • New Item: Stopwatch item.png Stopwatch
    • Cost: Gold 600
    • Unique Active - Stasis: Put yourself in Stasis icon Stasis for 2.5 seconds, rendering yourself untargetable and invulnerable for the duration, but also unable to move, attack, cast spells, or use items during this time. Transforms into Broken Stopwatch item.png Broken Stopwatch, which cannot be activated but can still be upgraded. Future purchases are also broken.
    • Builds into Zhonya's Hourglass item.png Zhonya's Hourglass and Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel.
Evelynn VGU teaser

Evelynn teaser

Evelynn Evelynn VGU
  • Expected after the new champion's release.
  • Permastealth: Done
  • Hate Spike.png Hate Spike: Done
  • Evelynn's stealth is now a form-changed ("Shadow form"), granting new abilities.
  • New Lore: Evelynn was responsible for the deaths of one of the existing champion's parents, whose state as an orphan is already known. Possible candidates: Vayne Vayne (list is incomplete).
Swain VGU teaser

Swain teaser

Swain Swain VGU
Champion reworks

References