2/2 PBE Update: Sivir and WW Skin Tweaks, Farsight Orb Ward, Camera Lock Mode Option, and more!

Posted on at 11:39 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! In addition to a slew of balance changes, we have tweaks to the upcoming Inquisitor Sivir and Marauder Warwick skins, a new option for locked camera, 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. )

Table of Contents

Skin Updates

Inquisitor Sivir

Inquisitor Sivir has received several tweaks to her model and textures in today's update, including her helmet, chest armor, the color of her waist, the positioning of her weapon, and more.

Marauder Warwick

Marauder Warwick has also received a few tweaks, including the color of his collar and his claws!
Full previews of these and the other new skins in this PBE cycle can be found here.

Camera Lock Mode Option

There also a new "Camera Lock Mode" in the option menu.
This change is only when you play with your camera LOCKED or when you recenter your camera using the space bar.

Here are some examples of the "Fixed Offset" vs "Per-Side Offset" on each side:

Fixed Offsetvs Per-Side Offseton Blue

Fixed Offset vs Per-Side Offset on Red

In the set of screenshots above, my character is standing in the same place but notice the "Fixed Offset" option has them centered (how it works now) and the "Per-Side Offset" shifts the camera slightly depending on which side you are on. 


The new spawn and death animations for the default wards, that were originally added in the 1/29 PBE update, have been removed.

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.

  • Orb of Deception (Q) mana cost increased to 60/70/80/90/100 from 55/60/65/70/75
  • Fox Fire (W) damage decreased to 40/65/90/115/140 from 50/80/110/140/170
  • Fox Fire (W)  cooldown lowered to 8/7/6/5/4 from 9/8/7/6/5
  • Fox Fire (W)  Range decreased to 600 from 750.


  • The time in which you can not gain rage after transforming from Mega to Mini increased to 15 seconds from 13 seconds.
  • [ Total transform time reduced? While the tooltip on live says "15 seconds" is actually lasting around ~20 seconds. This has been reduced down to ~15 seconds on PBE.]

  • Barrel Roll (Q) movement speed slow increased to 40/45/50/55/60% from 30/35/40/45/50%

  • Null Sphere (Q)  damage reduced to 70/95/120/145/170 from 80/105/130/155/180
  • Nether Blade (W ) passive damage changed to 10/15/20/25/30 from 20 at all ranks

  • Chain of Corruption (R) missile width increased to 120 from 100. 

  • [Tooltip] Deadly Bloom (Q) now notes Thorn Spitter has 750 range.
  • [Tooltip] Grasping Roots (E) now notes Vine Laster has 400 range.
  • To go along with this, her plants now also show a range indicator! Zyra and her allies can see them, enemies can NOT see them.

Farsight Orb
  • Tooltip update to includes "Also places a visible ward in the area that lasts 60 seconds."
  • [Note: This change does not seem to be functioning in-game yet! They did add a new icon for the Farsight Orb's ward though.]
Oracle's Lens
  • Upgrade Price reduced to 250 from 475

Spectre's Cowl
  • Unique Passive changed to 150% base HP regen for up to 10 seconds after taking damage from an enemy champion from 100%

Check out THIS PAGE for a comprehensive list of the new content in this PBE cycle or catch up with the individual update links below !

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