[Updated] 4/14 PBE Update: Fizz and Nemesis Jax Chroma packs, Ravager Nocturne updated, and more

Posted on at 4:34 PM by Moobeat
[Updated: Master Arcanist Ziggs has also received a few VFX changes. New shots/video added to post. Also added a note on the potential Rocket Girl Tristana chroma.]

The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes new chroma packs for Fizz and Nemesis Jax, updates to Ravager Nocturne's colors, several tentative balance changes, 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


Master Arcanist Ziggs Updates

Master Arcanist Ziggs, an upcoming 1350 RP tier skin, has received a few more changes in today's update.
His Bouncing Bomb (Q) vfx have been updated again and no longer include the large page within the bomb.
His Mega Inferno Bomb (R) now has it's own unique "incoming" indicator.

Here's an up to date video preview of Master Arcanist Ziggs as of today's update:

Check out the 5.8 PBE cycle post for more individual ability screen shots for this upcoming skin!

New Chroma Packs

New Chroma packs for Fizz and Nemesis Jax have been added in today's update. Chroma packs are bundles of three color variations for already owned champions and skins. Read up on the new content type in the introduction or in the FAQ.

Fizz: Scorch

590 RP



Nemesis Jax: Sand

590 RP



Be sure to check out our comprehensive 5.8 PBE post a look at the Lucian , Blitzcrank, Garen, Pool Party Leona, and Dragon Fist Lee Sin chromas added earlier in the cycle and more information on this new content type.

Note: Rocket Girl Tristana has been spotted with a "Chromas available" icon on her champion page, although no assets have been added yet.

Skin Updates

Ravager Nocturne has been updated. His color has been changed to more closely match his color scheme prior to the texture rebalance late last year.

Miscellaneous 

  • Loading screen tips have a background behind them so they are easier to see on the new loading screen backgrounds.
  • Mystery Ward Skin and Mystery Icon options are now in the shop.

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.

IMPORTANT: ** = Denotes Changes were previously air client only and are now added in-game.


Champions
Bard
  • Cosmic Binding (Q) cast range increased to 1000 from 950 
  • Cosmic Binding (Q) missile speed increased to 1550 from 1500

Ryze
  • Spell Flux (E) initial damage increased to 50/68/86/104/122 from 50/68/86/94/112
  • Spell Flux (E) secondary damage increased to 25/34/43/52/61 from 25/34/43/47/56
  • ** Rune Prison (W) root duration changed to .75/1/1.25/1.5/1.75 from 1.1/1.2/1.3/1.4/1.5
  • ** Rune Prison (W) CD lowered to 14 seconds at all ranks from 17.5 seconds.

Mordekaiser
  • Creeping Death (W) cast time removed when cast on allies.
  • [Note: Meddler confirmed this change on the boards. Added in an earlier update.]
  • ** Creeping Death (W) now includes "If Mordekaiser targets himself, Creeping Death will try to target the nearest Ally champion."

Nunu
  • ** Blood Boil (W) now includes "If Nunu targets himself, Blood Boil will try to target the nearest Ally champion."

Yasuo
  • Way of the Wanderer (Passive) flow capacity increased by 40 ( lvl 1 up to 100 from 60)

Items
Randuin's Omen
  • The earlier changes to the Unique active (making it apply Cold Steel and increase user's attack speed instead of  additional duration based on armor / mr)  have been reverted. Randuin's Omen is back to live functionality.
  • [Note: Scarizard gave a bit of context reverts & stuff like this over on reddit.]

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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