7-12 PBE: Zyra and New Skins for Cass, Dr. Mundo, and Lee Sin

Posted on at 8:18 PM by Moobeat
 ( Please remember this is all tentative information and any of it could change before hitting live servers! )

The PBE has been updated and is now available for testing! It's chocked full of goodies, including Zyra, new skins for Mundo, Cass, and Lee Sin, the Evelynn, Twitch, and Xin Zhao ability updates, a few "quality of life" improvements, and some new splash arts!
First up we have Zyra! Below are the splashes and model of our  and her accompanying launch skin, Wildfire Zyra.
 Zyra
Wildfire Zyra

Here are some quick in game caps of Zyra's abilities and  her ratios
You can also check out this video recap of her abilities:

We also have new skins for Cassiopeia, Dr. Mundo, and Lee Sin . Check out their splash arts, screen caps of their models, and teaser videos for them below. As always, remember these skins  and their particles / animations may not be final! Ricklessabandon has even mentioned that the Cass skin ( as well as her others!! ) is going to have particles that are not yet implemented.

Exalted Cassiopeia
Rageborn Mundo
Muay Thai Lee Sin

A big nod to Slushe, a friendly redditor who always digs these out of the new PBE ASAP, for the new splash arts and model shots!


One of the most exciting things about this PBE patch is ALL THE ABILITY REMAKES! This patch includes new or updated kits for the Twitch, Evelynn, and Xin Zhao.

Twitch's new kit

Evelynn's new kit
An example of how Eve's new stealth works - a faint line shows your "visible" range and yellow and red icons alert you of enemies who are about to reveal you.
Xin Zhao's new kit:
It's hard to judge from this picture, but this is the knock back distance on his new ult.

Next up, we have a few "quality of life" changes that have popped up.

The biggest change is the grim reconnect bug seems to be fixed! The bug, for those unknowing of its terror, occurs when you disconnect from a game and reconnect and makes it so minions are permanently stuck on screen, despite having been killed. It makes it really hard to last hit and play with those "fake" minions sticking around and this bug has widely been regarded as one of the longest running bugs in the history of LoL. Join in on the celebration of it's demise over on reddit!

Hand in hand with the above, there is also a new Reconnect UI for when you disconnect from a game.

Items that generate gold every 10 seconds, such as Heart of Gold or Kage's Lucky Pick, now display how much gold they have generated total!
Image courtesy of reddit.
It's not really new, but the match making AFK detection stuff is in this patch ( as it was in the last PBE update ). Just from my brief experience using it tonight, it has done wonders for speeding up the time it takes to get into a game.
The first screen pops up and after accept ( or decline ) you get second pop up showing results.
 Jayce's lore has also been updated, in client, to reflect the changes posted a few days ago.

One of the most heart tugging changes to hit League of Legends has been silently snuck into the game files. While back Riot held a sale on Jax and the Jaximus skin sold to benefit Make-a-Wish foundation. This sale was stirred by a visit from Joe, a passionate summoner who's Make-A-Wish request was to visit Riot games. His favorite champion was Jax and in memoriam of Joe, who unfortunately passed away a last month, the Jaximus skin now includes a special sound file.
He will now say "Here's to you, kid" as one of his on move quotes.

Speaking of Jax , he and Corki are also receiving updates to their default arts.

Jax

Corki

Edit: You can check out some tentative ( remember, there is a possibility some of these won't make it to live ) patch notes over at Summoner Match. Here they all in their copy and pasted glory:

Zyra

Stats
Range: 575
Move speed: 310
Base armor: 11
Armor per level: 3
Base mana: 250
Mana per level: 50
Base mana regen: 1.42
Mana regen per level: 0.15
Base health regen: 0.97
Health regen per level: 0.1
Base Magic Resist: 30
Base health: 355
Base health per level: 74
Base AD: 50
AD per level: 3.2
Deadly Bloom (Q)
Effect: Thorns shoot from the ground, dealing 75/115/155/195/235 (+0.6) magic damage to enemies within the area.
Rampant Growth: If Deadly Bloom hits a seed, a Thorn Spitter grows, dealing (+) magic damage. Lasts 10 seconds.
Cooldown: 7/6.5/6/5.5/5
Cost: 75/80/85/90/95 Mana
Range: 825.0
Rampant Growth (W)
Effect: Plants a seed. Cast spells on seeds to grow plants. If an enemy Champion steps on a seed, they will be revealed for 2 seconds.
Zyra stores a seed every seconds (Max: 2 seeds). Once planted, seeds last 30 seconds.
Cooldown: 0.25/0.25/0.25/0.25/0.25
Grasping Roots (E)
Effect: Sends forward vines dealing 60/105/150/195/240 (+0.6) magic damage and rooting enemies for 0.75/1/1.25/1.5/1.75 second.
Rampant Growth: If Grasping Roots hits a seed, a Vine Lasher grows dealing (+) magic damage and slowing enemies by 30% for 2 seconds. Lasts 10 seconds.
Cooldown: 14/13/12/11/10
Cost: 70/75/80/85/90 Mana
Range: 1100.0
Stranglethorns (R)
Effect: Summons the fury of nature, growing a twisted thicket at target location which deals 200/325/450 (+0.75) magic damage to all enemies in the area as it expands. After 2 seconds, the vines snap upward knocking enemies into the air.
Rampant Growth: Plants within the thicket are enraged, increasing their Attack Speed by 50%.
Cooldown: 130/120/110
Cost: 100/120/140 Mana

Kassadin

Riftwalk
Damage changed to 60/70/80 (+0.8 AP) from 60/90/120 (+0.5 AP)
Subsequent Riftwalks now deal 60/70/80 additional damage from 60/90/120

Ziggs

Satchel Charge
Cooldown changed to 26/24/22/20/18 from 30/27/24/21/18

Urgot

Acid hunter
Base damage increased to 50/80/110/140/170 from 10/40/70/100/130
Ratio most likely changed from total AD to bonus AD, but doesn't say for sure...

Noxian Corrosive Charge
Cooldown changed to 15/14/13/12/11 from 11/11/11/11/11

Twitch

Stats
Attack Range changed to 550 from 500
Armor Per Level decreased to 3 from 3.3
Base mana increased to 220 from 180
Mana per level increased to 40 from 35
Base mana regen increased to 1.3 from 1.29
Base health regen decreased to 1 from 1.02
Health regen per level decreased to 0.12 from 0.13
Base health increased to 389 from 356
Health per level increased to 81 from 78
Base AD decreased to 47 from 51.56
AD per level decreased to 3 from 3.15
Expunge
Cooldown changed to 12/11/10/9/8 from 8/8/8/8/8
Cost changed to 70/75/80/85/90 Mana from 90/90/90/90/90 Mana
Effect changed to Deals 20/35/50/65/80 physical damage plus 15/20/25/30/35 (+0.2) (+) per stack of Deadly Venom to all nearby enemies affected by Deadly Venom.
Ambush
Cooldown changed to 16/16/16/16/16 from 11/11/11/11/11
Effect changed to After 1.25/1.25/1.25/1.25/1.25 seconds (delayed up to 3/3/3/3/3 seconds if taking damage,) Twitch becomes invisible for 4/5/6/7/8 seconds. Twitch gains 20/20/20/20/20% Movement Speed while invisible.
Twitch gains 30/40/50/60/70% Attack Speed for 3/3/3/3/3 seconds after coming out of invisibility.
Venom Cask
Effect: Twitch hurls a cask of venom that explodes in an area adding 2/2/2/2/2 stacks of Deadly Venom and slowing targets by 25/30/35/40/45% for 3/3/3/3/3 seconds.
Cooldown: 13/12/11/10/9
Cost: 50/50/50/50/50 Mana
Spray and Pray
Cooldown changed to 120/110/100 from 105/90/75
Cost changed to 100/125/150 Mana from 150/150/150 Mana
Effect changed to For 7/7/7 seconds Twitch gains 300/300/300 Attack Range, 20/28/36 Attack Damage and his basic attacks become piercing bolts that deal 20/20/20% less damage to subsequent targets down to a minimum of 40/40/40% damage from Twitch's attacks become long range, passing through units, and he gains 15/25/35 Attack Damage.

Gangplank

Parrrley
Half the mana cost is refunded when Parrrley deals the killing blow

Nocturne

Shroud of Darkness
Barrier duration changed to 1.5 seconds from 2 seconds
Paranoia
Cooldown changed to 180/140/100 from 160/130/100

Tristana

Explosive Shot
Passive gets a ratio on the explosion damage

Xin Zhao

Stats
Base armor decreased to 16 from 16.2
Armor per level decreased to 3.5 from 3.7
Base mana increased to 215 from 213
Mana per level increased to 35 from 31
AD per level decreased to 3 from 3.1
Challenge (New Passive)
Xin Zhao challenges his target with his basic attacks and Audacious Charge, reducing its armor by 15% for 3 seconds.
Three Talon Strike
Cooldown changed to 9/8/7/6/5 from 10/10/10/10/10
Effect changed to Xin Zhao's next 3 basic attacks deal 15/30/45/60/75 (+) physical damage and reduce his other abilities' cooldowns by 1 second. The final strike also knocks the target into the air.
Battle Cry
Cooldown changed to 16/15/14/13/12 from 24/22/20/18/16
Cost changed to 40/40/40/40/40 Mana from 35/35/35/35/35 Mana
Effect changed to Passive: Xin Zhao heals himself for 26/32/38/44/50 (+0.7) every third basic attack.
Active: Xin Zhao unleashes a battle cry, increasing his attack speed by 40/50/60/70/80% for 5/5/5/5/5 seconds.
Audacious Charge
Cooldown changed to 13/12/11/10/9 from 16/15/14/13/12
Cost changed to 60/60/60/60/60 Mana from 70/70/70/70/70 Mana
Effect changed to Xin Zhao charges and challenges an enemy. The charge deals 70/115/160/205/250 (+0.6) magic damage to all nearby enemies and slows them by 25/30/35/40/45% for 2 seconds.
Crescent Sweep
Effect changed to Xin Zhao unleashes a sweep around him that deals 125/225/325 (+) plus 15% of target's current health in physical damage and knocks enemies back. Xin Zhao gains 15/20/25 Armor and Magic Resistance for 6 seconds for each champion hit.
Challenge: If a challenged target is hit by the sweep, it is unaffected by the knockback.

Evelynn

Stats
Base armor decreased to 12 from 12.5
Base mana increased to 190 from 180
Mana per level increased to 45 from 42
Base health regen increased to 1.78 from 1.39
Base health decreased to 380 from 414
Health per level increased to 90 from 86
AD Per level increased to 3.5 from 3.3
Hate Spike
Cooldown changed to 1.5/1.5/1.5/1.5/1.5 from 0.8/0.8/0.8/0.8/0.8
Cost changed to 19/23/27/31/35 Mana from 12/15/18/21/24 Mana
Range changed to 500.0
Effect changed to Evelynn fires a line of spikes through a nearby enemy dealing 40/60/80/100/120 (+0.45) (+) magic damage to all enemies in its path.
Hate Spike prioritizes targets Evelynn has recently attacked.
Ravage
Cost changed to 50/55/60/65/70 Mana from 90/105/120/135/150 Mana
Range changed to 185.0
Effect changed to Evelynn slashes a target 2/2/2/2/2 times, dealing 35/60/85/110/135 (+0.5) (+) magic damage with each strike. Evelynn then gains 60/75/90/105/120% Attack Speed for 3/3/3/3/3 seconds.
Dark Frenzy
Effect: Passive: Evelynn's spell hits on enemy champions grant her 4/8/12/16/20 Movement Speed for 3/3/3/3/3 seconds (effect stacks up to 4/4/4/4/4 times).
Active: Evelynn removes all slows affecting her and gains 30/40/50/60/70% Movement Speed for 3/3/3/3/3 seconds.
Champion kills and assists refresh Dark Frenzy's cooldown.
Cooldown: 20/20/20/20/20

Akali

Mark of the Assassin
Restores 20/25/30/35/40 from 15/20/25/30/35 Energy

Morgana

Black Shield
Cooldown changed to 23/21/19/17/15 from 15/15/15/15/15
Range changed to 750.0 from 600.0

Malphite

Ground Slam
Attack speed reduction duration changed to 3 seconds from 4 seconds
Scales off 30% of armor instead of 50%

Orianna

Command: Attack
AP Ratio increased to 0.5 from 0.4

Items

General
GP/5 items now show gold earned
Stats
Heart of Gold health reduced to 200 from 250
Philosopher Stone health regen reduced to 3 from 3.6

57 comments

  1. all this new art is amazing... the lee sin looks super sick

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    1. Yeah is Sagat *.*

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    2. nonono Adon...

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    3. The look is Sagat.
      The stance is Adon.
      Both notable Muay Thai users.

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    4. Please include the Jayce lore change ;)
      Good organizing by the way, nice pictures etc, you know my point^^

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    5. Honestly, that stance is the basic muay thai guard. It doesn't belong to anyone.

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    6. It's obviously Apachai XD
      http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/326/a/0/apachai_is_ready_by_g_xek-d33cvmy.jpg

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  2. Zyra and Cassiopeia's new skin looks amazing. A must buy for me!

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  3. They need to find out the numbers/details on Xin Zhao ASAP. I need to be a man again.

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  4. That Mundo is more a reference to Grom Hellscream from WC3 in my opinion.

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  5. Fire Flower Zyra... Riot pls

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  6. Lee Sin's new skin looks like a Muay thai fighter...

    Sagat, Joe, or Hwa Jai.

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  7. the lee sin skin is muay thai lee sin, saw it as i downloaded the files (since we can still download some of them even if the server is unavailabe)

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  8. RecEIve :) 'i' before 'e' except after a 'c'! :D

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  9. Adon skin is too pro

    http://cdn.wikimg.net/strategywiki/images/e/eb/SFA3_Adon.gif

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  10. Anyone know why PBE is still down? I downloaded patch.

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  11. The zyra skin is named Hellvine Zyra I believe.

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  12. more like sagat

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  13. Skins are Wildfire Zyra, Muay Thai Lee Sin, Rageborn Mundo, and Exalted Cassiopeia.

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  14. Well,League of Legends Thai server is now in the closed beta stage. I think the Lee Sin skin will be release when the Thai server is officially launched(similar to "Greek Launch" Cassiopeia). Make senses because that skin is obviously based on Muay Thai. And there are coconuts tree on the background too.

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  15. The new Mundoskin looks a bit like axe from Dota (2).

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  16. STOP CHANGING JAX. HE LOOKS RETARDED ENOUGH.

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  17. I'm way more interested in hearing about Xin than anything else... tell meeeeee... please :)

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  18. Q and E base scaling with 0,6 - R scaling with 0,7 - Plantlings scaling with 0,25. Given you can have max 2 as it seems (If you don't get additional through leveling) thats a base scaling of 2,4 with a base damage of 360ish (Q is leveld to 2 in the picture). I guess she'll require some skill to get the damage out early on but she'll be fearsome in lategame, me likes *_*

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  19. Where's the Twitch details! D:

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  20. Does Zyra have a recall animation? If not, that sucks for her.

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  21. As someone said, I think you should include the Jace lore change, it would make alot of people happy <3

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  22. Wow a fire skin, how original >.> ...
    I am trying since about 1 hour to play zyra... but you can't play a solo custom game ... so you have to join others ... what means that there are other 4 people who want zyra.... and when you made it and you are fast enough, others will leave -.- ........

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  23. wtf. jax now looks like an nazgul which wants to rip my spine.

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  24. Love the new Jax skin ^^ I was expecting a Medusa skin for Cass, so I'm glad they weren't so predictable. MUST NOT SPEND IP ON ZYRA. I'm waiting for the anti-Leona champion, Diane. If I don't like her, then I'll get Zyra :D

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  25. Moobeat, this is why your website is the best LoL spoiler news source on the Internet. Tireless updating that is irreplicable anywhere else, thanks so much! :D

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    1. I'm glad you like it! I work really hard on it.

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  26. Don't forget the ghost minion reconnect bug that was finally fixed after all these years (;

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  27. Also, Malzahars minions got some new AI. They now prioritize Malefic visions above 'return to master', and only return when Malz goes out of leash range. They also dance now!

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    1. I saw that but I was too tired to weave it into this post! I think I'll add it in a big "what happened today " post today

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  28. so jax art was changed again even though it was changed like 2 patches ago. and these "reworks" arent very diverse xin got more damage and a knockback, twitch got shorter stealth, w is now a skillshot, and an upgrade to E and R. Eve: stealth is now passive ultimate is now a skill, new ultimate, longer q, stronger e. we waited how long for just this? like almost 2 years? sigh

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  29. Just a question, the katarina model in the Mundo skin teaser (only watched that one so far) looks smoother to me... is the model remake for her done?

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  30. Scorched Earth Xerath and Infernal Alistar in the EU-W shop :3 Announcement here: http://euw.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=769083

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  31. So Cass finally gets a new skin and Riot hyped it up as "Awesome" and they couldn't even give her ANY new particles? Yet here's a new Lee Sin skin with new particles and animations.

    I think Riot just tries harder on champions they like.

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    1. There is a bit in the text about Cass, in general not just the skin, getting new particles.

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  32. Been looking at this blog of yours for ages, Moobeat. (Cause it's just so brilliant :D ). Only now did I realize that I can actually comment as an anonymous without an account or something...
    So now I can give you my utmost thanks that I've wanted to give you for some time now. - For this brilliance you have created.(That is very very much appreciated too.)
    Thank you. :)

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    1. Thanks! I actually just recently enabled being able to comment as Anonymous. I've been meaning to do a house keeping post about all the new stuff ( new facebook and .net access for site ) but I've been slacking.

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    2. stfu fucktard

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    3. No worries no worries :) We're all so grateful for what you do, that I think we could tolerate a bit of tardiness here and there. :P Out of curiosity, which country/timezone do you live in? I check your blog (waaay too often) for updates, so knowing what timezone your in would really save me some pointless checking during a time in which you're probably sleeping... :P I'm in Europe.

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    4. I live in the States, Southern Indiana to be precise. We are EST here but I keep very strange hours, especially when I'm out of school for the summer.

      You can always follow Twitter or follow the Surrender at 20 Facebook ( both on side bar ) I usually post to those when I update

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    5. I think the Facebook Surrender would probably be more convenient for me. :P Thank you! :)
      @Anon :'(

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  33. OMG SAGAT OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!<3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

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  34. STOP NERFING NOCTURNE

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  35. lee sin does not need another skin.
    so many fire or red themed skins lately.

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  36. man, that Zyra video is super disappointing, her passive does very little damage, her and kog's are identical, except that hers is a skill shot and way harder to hit. It also looks like it does less damage.

    Zyra in general looks pretty weak right now.

    When you plant seeds, your opponent can't see them right?

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