1/28 PBE Update: Bouquet Ward SFX, SE Renekton W, and more!

Posted on at 12:26 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update features sounds for the new Bouquet ward, a new particle for Scorched Earth Renekton's W, Kassadin's new particles being reverted back to normal, and a slew of tentative balance changes.
Continue reading to check out the latest PBE content!

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

Bouquet Ward Sounds

The new Bouquet Ward now has sounds! KISSY SOUNDS. 

Kassadin Particle Reverted

The new Kassadin particles for Q, E, and R, first seen in the 1/23 PBE update have been reverted.

SE Renekton W Particle

Scorched Earth Renekton's W particle has been updated. It is now much more red and black.

Balance Changes

* Remember *: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, 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!  These are not official notes.

Champions
Dr. Mundo
  • Burning Agony ( W ) tool tip now properly lists that the crowd control reduction has been lowered to 10/13/16/18/20% from 10/15/20/25/30%
  • Context: The wrong tooltip was changed in yesterday's update. Everything has now been corrected in-game. See this post for more info ]
Gragas
  • Explosive Cask ( R ) damage returned to 200/325/450 ( + 1.0 AP ) from 150/250/350 ( +.8 AP )
  • Context: Reverted back to live damage + ratio value.  ]

Kog'Maw
  • Caustic Spittle ( Q ) reverted back to live.
  • Context: In a previous patch, Kog's Q was changed to a skill shot and it has now been reverted back to the same as it is on live.  ]
Renekton
  • Cull The Meek ( Q ) damage changed to 60/90/120/150/180 (+.15/.20/.25/.30.35 total AD ) from 20/40/60/80/100 ( +.7/.75/.8/.85/.9 total AD ) 
  • Context: Renekton's Q has been tinkered with several times in recent PBE patches, including reducing the healing value ( and scaling it up per rank ) and the AD ratio moving from bonus AD to total AD. The new base damage is the same as live but the AD ratio is now lower and total AD vs bonus AD.   ]
Sona
  • Song of Celerity ( E ) active move speed ratio returned to .04 AP from .02 AP
  • Power Chord : Tempo active move speed ratio returned to 0.4 AP from .02 AP
  • Context: After being changed in an earlier patch, these have been reverted back to live values ]
Vi
  • Vault Breaker ( Q ) damage returned to to 50/80/110/140/170 ( +.7 bonus AD ) - 100/160/220/280/340 ( +1.4 bonus AD ) from 50/75/100/125/150 ( +.8 bonus AD ) - 100/150/200/250/300 (+1.6 bonus AD )
  • Assault and Battery ( R ) cooldown returned to 130/105/80 from 140/110/80
  • Context: After being changed in an earlier patch, these have been reverted back to live values  ]
Ziggs
  • Bouncing Bomb  ( Q ) mana cost reverted back to 50/60/70/80/90 from 70/75/80/85/90
  • Context: After being changed in an earlier patch, these have been reverted back to live values  ]
Xerath
[ Reminder: Xerath has a received a kit rework in this PBE cycle.  ]
  • Arcanopulse ( Q ) mana cost lowered to 80/90/100/110/120 from 90/100/110/120/130
  • Eye of Destruction ( W ) mana cost increased to 70/80/90/100/110 from 60/70/80/90/100
  • Rite of the Arcane ( R ) range increased to 3200/4400/5600 from 3000/4000/5000
  • Rite of the Aracne ( R ) base damage increased to 170/220/270 from 140/180/220
  • [ Context: Remember,  Xerath's R's doing +50% damage if only hitting a single target was removed last pbe patch. ]

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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