The PBE has been updated! In addition to the new Karthus VU splash art, we have tentative balance changes for Kassadin, Khazix, and Braum, as well as reverts to earlier changes for LeBlanc and Kayle,
Continue reading for more information!
(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and iterative - what you see may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers! Manage your expectations accordingly. )
Karthus VU Splash Art
Click here to check out a full preview of the Karthus VU, including his updated skins, new VO, and more!
For additional context on several of today's balance changes, check out the 4.9 live gameplay patch forecast.
- Base attack damage lowered to 50 from 53
- Winter's Bite ( Q ) damage lowered to 60/105/150/195/240 from 60/110/160/210/260
- [Context] : Live Value is currently 80/125/170/215/260, this change is lowered even further from a nerf in a previous PBE patch.
- Stand Behind Me ( W ) bonus armor and magic resist increased to 15/17.5/20/22.5/25 from 10/15/20/25/30
- [Context]: The live value is 20/22.5/25/27.5/30, this change is an increase to a nerf from a previous PBE patch.
- Stand Behind Me ( W ) bonus % of Braum's bonus armor/MR granted lowered to 10/11.5/13/14.5/16% from 12/14/16/18/20%
- [Context]: The live value is 14/15.5/17/18.5/20%, this change is lowered even further from a nerf in a previous PBE patch.
- Righteous Fury ( E ) bonus attack range REVERTED back to 400 from 350
- [Context]: Reverted back to live values.
- Base Movement Speed lowered to 340 from 350
- Taste Their Fear ( Q ) damage lowered to 55/80/105/130/155 ( 1.2 bonus AD ) from 70/100/130/160/190 ( 1.5 bonus AD )
- Taste Their Fear ( Q ) "If Target is isolated" damage increase lowered to 20% from 45%
- Evolved Enlarged Claws ( Evolved Q ) no longer deals 6% of target's missing health.
- Evolved Enlarged Claws ( Evolved Q ) if target is isolated, now deals 66/96/126/156/186 [ this value is base x 1.2 ] + [Level x 10 ] ( + 2.44 bonus AD ) damage.
- Void Spike ( W ) now deals 20% bonus damage to monsters
- Evolved Spike Racks ( Evolved W ) slow increased to 50% from 30%
- Evolved Spike Racks ( Evolved W ) Now also grants sight of champions hit for 2 seconds
- Evolved Active Camouflage ( Evolved R ) no longer grants 50% damage reduction while stealthed.
- Distortion ( W ) mana cost REVERTED back to 80/90/100/110/120 from 80/85/90/95/100
- Mimic ( R ) damage from Mimicked Sigil of Silence REVERTED to live values of 100/200/300 ( .65 AP ) from 60/110/160 ( .5 AP )
- Mimic ( R ) damage from Mimicked Ethereal Chains REVERTED to live values of 100/200/300 ( .65 AP ) from 60/110/160 ( .5 AP )
- Mimic ( R ) damage from Mimicked Distortion REVERTED back to live values of 150/300/450 ( .975 AP ) from 90/165/240 ( .75 AP )
- [Context]: All previous changes reverted back to current live values.