5/19 PBE Update: Ekko R Symbol, Skin Updates, new eSports summoner icons, and more

Posted on at 12:02 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes the addition of a symbol to Ekko's R, a few skin tweaks for Sandstorm Ekko &Knockout Lee Sin, new esports summoner icons, 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

Ekko & Skin Changes

First up, today's update includes several tweaks to Ekko, Sandstorm Ekko, and Knockout Lee Sin!

Ekko's Time clone now has a symbol over his head that changes every couple of seconds. Gypsylord has noted this is to make it a little easier to pick out in a team fight.

Sandstorm Ekko's has his own unique symbol but it does not cycle like the base skin.
Here's a brief video preview: 

Speaking of Sandstorm Ekko, there were also a few changes to his back, pants, shoes, and hands.

Knockout Lee Sin has also received a new, puncherific Q indicator in today's patch.
Here's a video preview

New eSports Summoner Icons

As regional leagues are starting back up again, several summoner icons  for various esports teams joining these leagues have been added.

NA LCS - Team Dragon Knights and Enemy eSports
EU LCS - Origen
Turkey - Besiktas e-Sports Club (first two), Crew e-Sports Club, Oyun Hizmetleri
LAS -  Rebirth eSports, Last Kings, Kaos Latin Gamers, Furious Gaming, Bencheados, Isurus Gaming
LAN - Revenge eSports, Lyon Gaming, Gaming Gaming, Dash9 Gaming, Havoks Gaming, Meet Your Makers
Russia - Team Just (first two) Dolphins of Wall Street, SolarWind, Your Exit, Team Dragon
Brazil - CNB e-Sports Club, G3nerationX, INTZ e-Sports, INTZ Red, Kabum Orange, Kabum Black, Keyd Stars, Pain Gaming
OCE - Absolute, Sin Gaming

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.

  • Flail of the Northern Winds (W) % of target's Max HP on initial hit lowered to 4/4.5/5/5.5/6% from 4/5.5/7/8.5/10%
  • Flail of the Northern Winds (W) swing AoE damage bonus health scaling down to 4/5/6/7/8% from 4/6/8/10/12%
Ardent Censer
  • Unique Passive's Buff duration lowered to 6 seconds from 10 seconds 
  • [Note: Remember AC received a change in an earlier patch to make it grant less attack speed but also 30 magic damage on hit. AC's buff duration is currently 6 seconds on live]

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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