12/1 PBE Update: Baron's Holiday Hat, Rek'Sai CS quote, Twisted Treeline Jungle changes, and more!

Posted on at 11:43 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Baron now has a festive holiday hat to keep him warm, Rek'Sai's champion select "quote" has been added, and we have several tentative balance changes for Lucian, Jayce, Warwick, items, and the jungle monsters on SR and TT!
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. )

Baron's New Hat

Baron is now sporting a festive hat and ear muffs to keep him warm during the holidays!

Rek'Sai champion select quote

Rek'Sai now has her .. erm... "quote" when selected during Champion Select.

"*Terrifying Noises*..."

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
Jayce
  • Hyper Charge (Cannon W) cooldown decreased to 13/11/9/7/5 from 14/12/10/8/6 
  • Hyper Charge (Cannon W) cooldown now starts after the shots are fired rather than as soon as ability is activated

Lucian
  • Lightslinger (Passive) damage of second shot reduced to 30/40/50% (at 1/7/13) from 50%
  • Lightslinger (Passive) duration down to 2 seconds from 6.

Rek'Sai
  • Prey Seeker (Burrowed Q) AP ratio increased to 1.0 from .5

Warwick
  • Hunter's Call (W) duration reduced to 6 seconds from 10 seconds.
  • Infinite Duress (R) total damage reduced to 200/275/350 damage from 250/335/420
  • Infinite Duress (R) lifesteal gained during duration increased to 35% from 30% 

Items
Hunter's Machete
  • Now grant +10 bonus gold per large monster kill.
  • [Context: Gold Values on SR Jungle camps also reduced slightly.]

Poacher's Knife, Ranger's Trailblazer, Skirmisher's Sabre, Stalker's Blade
  • Now grant +20 bonus gold per large monster kill
  • [Context: Gold Values on SR Jungle camps also reduced slightly.]

Jungle

Summoner's Rift
Due to the jungle item changes above, the gold values for all of the Summoner's Rift jungle monsters has been reduced slightly due to the bonus gold per large monster kill changes on the new jungle items.
  • Gromp gold on kill reduced to 62 from 72.
  • Ancient Krug gold on kill reduced to 60 from 66.
  • Krug gold on kill reduced to 14 from 18
  • Greater Murk wolf gold on kill reduced to42 from 48
  • Murk Wolf gold on kill reduced to 12 from 14
  • Crimson Raptor gold on kill reduced to 41 from 42
  • Raptor gold on kill reduced to 9 from 12
  • Blue Sentinel gold on kill reduced to 36 from 42
  • Sentry gold on kill reduced to 20 from 22
  • Red Brambleback gold on kill reduced to 36 from 42
  • Cinderling gold on kill reduced to 20 from 22

Twisted Treeline
All of the jungle monsters on the Twisted Treeline map have received significant changes to their stats, rewards, and spawn times. Each camp also now has a smite bonus!
Golem
  • Now has a smite bonus. "Grants the Gift of Heavy Hands"
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 1440 from 1250
  • Base Damage: 73 from 60
  • GoldGivenOnDeath: 66.0 from 48.0
Mini Golem
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 540 from 500
  • Base Damage: 35 from 30 
  • ExpGivenOnDeath: 50.0 from 42.0
  • GoldGivenOnDeath: 18.0 from 38.0

 Giant Wolf
  • Now has a smite bonus. "Grants Poison armor that damages an enemy that attacks the owner"
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 1320 from 1150
  • Base Movement Speed: 430 from 330
  • Base Attack Range: 175 from 100
  • Base Damage: 42 from 40.0
  • ExpGivenOnDeath: 142.0 from 144.0
  • GoldGivenOnDeath: 48.0 from 28.0
Wolf
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 420 from 400
  • Base Movement Speed: 420 from 320
  • Base Attack Range: 175 from 100
  • Base Damage: 16.0 from 20.0
  • ExpGivenOnDeath: 30.0 from 12.0

Wraith
  • Now has a smite bonus "Restores a large amount of health" 
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 1200 from 1000
  • Base Movement Speed: 350 from 320
  • Base Attack Range: 550 from 650
  • Base Damage: 55 from 28
  • ExpGivenOnDeath: 140.0 from 120.0
  • GoldGivenOnDeath: 42.0 from 33.0
Lesser Wraith
  • Respawn increased to 80 seconds from 50 seconds
  • Base HP: 250 from 350
  • Base Movement Speed: 350 from 330
  • Base Attack Range: 125 from 100
  • Base Damage: 20 from 12
  • Base Armor: 5 from 8
  • ExpGivenOnDeath: 30.0 from 48.0
  • GoldGivenOnDeath: 12.0 from 18.0

Vilemaw
  • HP increased to 3500 from 3200.

Miss out on previous updates from this PBE cycle? Check out THIS PAGE for a comprehensive list of the new content in this PBE cycle or catch up with the links below !

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