11/27 PBE Update: Yasuo Icon Update and more balance changes

Posted on at 11:29 AM by Moobeat
[Update #2]: Small patch went out to fix some other bugs but Lulu remains disabled. Here's Riot Feithen with the deets:
"We've deployed a small patch to address the issue with the Profile screen causing blank pages and preventing players from joining games. Unfortunately Lulu's fix isn't ready so she'll be disabled until Monday."

The PBE has been updated with a minor chnage to Yasuo's icon and several tentative balance changes, including buffs for Lulu and more changes to the jungle items.!

Continue reading for the latest from the Public Beta Environment!

(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and iterative - what you see may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers! Manage your expectations accordingly. )

Here's Riot Feithen with a PBE community post on this update:
"Hi folks,

The morning PBE update is in progress! We should be open again in around 60 minutes. The patch includes a hefty batch of bug fixes. 
Update 12:10PST: We're opening now, should be 5-10 minutes. Please note that Lulu will be disabled pending a second update that's coming later today. :("
[Update #1]
Here's Riot Feithen with a workaround for a bug causing the Screen Scroll Lock to get stuck
"Hi all, 
We're aware of an issue in the game where your screen scroll lock will become stuck. This means moving the mouse to the edge of the screen does nothing, and pressing space bar does not return the screen to your champion. 
You can fix the issue by alt-tabbing out of the game client. In our internal tests this clears the issue for the remainder of the game. Changing your options will not fix the bug. 
We'll get the real fix out as soon as possible but wanted to get you some visibility on the workaround in the mean time.

Winter Wonder Lulu

Judging by the files, Winter Wonder Lulu's Polymorph should be a snowman but Lulu is currently disabled on the PBE - will check when possible!


Champion potrait has been updated - it has been flipped and color dulled a bit.

Balance Changes

* Remember *: The PBE is a testing grounds for new and sometimes radical changes. The changes you see below may be lacking context or other accompanying changes that didn't make it in - don't freak out!

Lee Sin
  • Safeguard ( W ) tooltip now reads "Safeguard: Lee Sin rushes towards a target ally, shielding himself from damage. If the ally is a champion, they are also shielded." instead of "Lee Sin rushes towards a target ally, shielding them both from damage. "

  • Help Pix ( E ) shield increased to 80/120/160/200/240 from 60/105/150/195/240
  • Wild Growth ( R ) mana cost decreased to 100 at all ranks from 150

  • Q attack speed increased to 8/10/12/14/16% per stack from 4/5/6/7/8%. [ See this post for more information on this change ]

  • Base armor increased to 11.4 from 9.4

  • Steel Tempest ( Q ) damage increased to 20/40/60/80/100 from 10/30/50/70/90
  • Sweeping Blade ( E ) AP ratio reduced to .6 from 1.0

Spirit of the Ancient Golem, Spirit of Elder Lizard, Spirit Stone
  • Unique Passive: Entrap renamed to Spirit Drain

Spirit of Spectral Wraith
  • No longer grants 10 magic pen
  • Now has "Unique Passive: Gain 100 movement speed and ignore unit collision for 3 seconds upon killing a unit"
  • Unique passive: Entrap renamed to Spirit Drain
( note: these are reverts to some of the changes seen in yesterday's PBE update )
Giant Wolf
  • Base gold value  decreased to 40 from 48

  • Base damage increased to 60 from 55

  • Base damage increased to 75 from 70

  • Base Gold value increased to 8 from 5

Young Lizard
  • Base Gold value reduced to 7 from 10

Miss out on previous updates from this PBE cycle? Catch up with the links below or check out THIS PAGE for a comprehensive list of the balance changes currently in this PBE cycle!

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