1/6 PBE Update: Tristana ability icon update, Red Side SR gates, 2015 ranked team reward ward preview, and more

Posted on at 11:57 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes new ability icons for Tristana, a new red side "gate" object for the Summoner's Rift terrain changes added earlier in the cycle, an in-client preview of the 2015 ranked reward ward skins, and more!
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. )

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New Ability Icons for Tristana

[Note: Seems these went out too early according to Ququroon. They will not be shiping in 5.1 and will be removed soon.]

While we know she is up for a champion update in the future, Tristana received a new set of ability icons in today's update!

[Passive, Q, W, E, R]


Summoner's Rift Terrain Changes - Red Side "Gate"

As you may recall from before the break, two new openings were added to the Summoner's Rift bases. While Blue side's gate has had a "gate" object in it for a few updates,  Red side now has it's own appropriately themed "gate" object that is!

After the long PBE break for the holiday's, lets recap with an up to date look at these changes - here is the the blue side's "gate", a set of zoomed out screen shots, and a small example video:

As for how they function:
  • You can only pass through your OWN gate. - You can "exit" and "enter". 
  • Enemies can not pass through your gate and you can not pass through theirs
  • For enemy gates, you can Jump, Flash, or interact with them like a normal wall.
  • You can not see through them.

2015 Ranked Team Reward Wards

With the 2015 season set to start soon, new in-client previews of the 2015 ranked team reward ward skin has been added!

Check out the new versions of the Conquering,  Triumphant, and Victorious ward skins, which will presumably be handed out at the end of the 2015 season!

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
Rek'Sai
  • Queen's Wrath (Q) base damage lowered to 15/30/45/60/75 from 15/35/55/75/95
  • Unburrow (Burrowed W) bonus AD ratio reduced to .4 from .5
  • [Context: These are in addition to the earlier nerfs to her Q's bonus AD and AP ratio from an earlier update this cycle.]

Items
Guardian Angel
  • Total price reduced to 2800 from 2850

Zz'Rot Portal
  • Armor increased to 50 from 40.
  • Total cost increased to 2800 gold from 2600 gold.

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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