2/25 PBE Update: Texture Rebalances for Janna, Taric, Warwick

Posted on at 12:05 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated. Today's update includes texture rebalances for Taric and Warwick, as well as a few for Cho'Gath and Janna.
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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Texture Rebalances

Today's patch includes a new set of texture rebalances for Taric and Warwick, plus a few skins for Janna and Cho'Gath. Remember that texture rebalances are aimed at updating older champion & skin textures to match the current art style and are not meant to replace future visual updates.

Over on reddit, Ququroon posted a reminder on texture rebalances and Taric:
"They're more akin to bandaid fixes. Short term changes that are more focused on improving the baseline quality across the whole game, rather than fixing all of the needs of a specific champion. 
We're still working on Taric. He just provides challenges on balancing the different opinions everyone has on him."

Taric




Emerald Taric



Armor of the Fifth Age Taric


Bloodstone Taric

Here's a comparison video for Taric's texture rebalance and his updated skins:

Warwick




Grey Warwick



Urf Warwick


Big Bad Warwick


Tundra Hunter Warwick


Feral Warwick


Firefang Warwick


Hyena Warwick


Here's a comparison video for Warwick's texture rebalance and his updated skins:


Janna





Tempest Janna

Frost Queen Janna


Here's a comparison video for Janna's texture rebalance and her updated skins:

Cho'Gath

Loch Ness Cho'Gath



Gentleman Cho'Gath


Here's a comparison video for Cho'gath texture rebalance and his updated skins:


Miscellaneous 

Bard's Chimes now have their own mini map icon, rather than just being a white square.
His "X chimes until next bonus" icon has also been moved above the ability bar.

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.

Other
Turrets
  • Inner Turrets health increased by 300.
  • Vanguard's shield has been reduced to 30  health on the actual turret
  • [Reminder:  On the PBE, Vanguard's shield is only on the outer lane inner turrets at the moment]

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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