The PBE has been updated! Kog'Maw's Q has been changed to a skill shot, there are new VFX for the heal you receive after slaying a large jungle camp monster, and we have several tentative balance changes for Annie, Irelia, Kassadin, Kog'Maw, Tristana, Vi, and more!
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. )
Kog'Maw Q now a skill shot
Looks like it has new particles now that it's a skill shot.
|[ Currently the same for all skins, including Lion Dance Kog'Maw ]|
New Jungle Heal VFX
There is a new particle for the heal you receive after slaying a large jungle monster. It's now swirly.
New Champion Select Quotes
Garen and Sivir have new champion select quotes*! ( * English champion select quotes, it seems they've had these quotes in other languages since their respective reworks )
- New:"My heart and sword always for Demacia."
- Old: "To the Fields of Justice!"
- New:"I always take my toll - blood or gold."
- Old: "To battle!"
- Attack Range reverted to 625 from 575
- [Context] Reverted back to live value.
- H-28G Evolution Turret ( Q ) Attack - Cannon beam charge per attack lowered to 1/1.5/2/2.5/3% from 1/2/3/4/5%
- Hiten Style ( W ) mana cost reduced to 0 from 40
[ Reminder : Kassadin has some pretty significant kit changes on the PBE. These changes are relative to THOSE changes, not to live values ]
- Base Movement speed reverted to 340 from 350
- Base Armor reverted to 14 from 18
- Base HP Regen Per Second reverted to 1.39 from 1.79
- Null Sphere ( Q ) shield duration reduced to 1.5 seconds at all ranks from 2 seconds at all ranks.
- Nether Blade ( W ) cooldown changed to 6 at all ranks from 7/6/5/4/3
- Nether Blade ( W ) active damage now 40/65/90/115/140 ( .5 AP ) from 40/60/80/100/120 ( .4 AP )
- Nether Blade ( W ) active missing mana restore changed to 6/8/10/12/14% from 10% at all ranks
- Rift Walk ( R ) scaling mana ratio on base damage decreased to 2% at all ranks from 2/3/4%
- Rift Walk ( R ) scaling mana ratio on subsequent Rift Walk damage decreased to 1% at all ranks from 1/1.5/2%
- Caustic Spittle ( Q ) is now a skill shot instead of a targeted ability
- Base Damage increased to 80/130/180/230/280 from 60/110/160/210/260
- Mana Cost reduced to 50 at all ranks from 60
- AP Ratio decreased to .5 AP from .7 AP
- Armor and Magic resist shred changed to 20/22/24/26/28% from flat 5/10/15/20/25
- Range Up [ ~975 from 625 ]
- Bio-Arcane Barrage ( W ) mana cost reduced to 0 from 50
- Living Artillery ( R ) tooltip now clarifies "deals 125% bonus BASE damage to Champions"
- Rapid Fire ( Q ) mana cost reduced to 0 from 50
- Vault Breaker ( Q ) minimum damage decreased to 50/75/100/125/150 ( +.8 bonus AD ) from 50/80/110/140/170 ( +.7 bonus AD )
- Vault Breaker ( Q ) maximum damage lowered to 100/150/200/250/300 ( +1.60 Bonus AD ) from 100/160/220/280/340 ( + 1.40 bonus AD )
- Assault and Battery ( R ) cooldown increased to 150/115/80 from 130/105/80
MiscSummoner Spell: Teleport
- Tooltip now reads 3.5 sec channel from 4 sec
- Tooltip now says "Teleporting to an allied turret puts Teleport on a 200 second cooldown instead."
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!
- 2/27 PBE Update - Heimerdinger VU and Arctic Ops Varus
- 2/28 PBE Update - Arctic Ops Varus Passive VFX & Balance Changes
- 2/28 PBE Update #2 - Heimer Lore and Feral Flare
- 3/1 PBE Update - Kassadin Changes
- 3/3 PBE Update- Kassadin Rework & VFX Up for Testing, Annie AA Range
- 3/4 PBE Update - Vel'Koz texture updates, AO Varus Updates, Tentative Kass / Elise changes