4/26 PBE Update: New Glacial Olaf Splash Art, tentative balance changes, and more!

Posted on at 11:46 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue in the 6.9 PBE cycle, today's update includes an updated splash art for Glacial Olaf, 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

New Skin Splash Art

In addition to the new UFO Corki and PAX Sivir splash arts in yesterday's update, today's update inclues a smashing new splash art for Glacial Olaf!

Glacial Olaf


  • Strings for the Early Surrender / Remake removed. As noted, this is a feature in development but will not be launching in 6.9!

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.

[CONTEXT THREAD][REMINDER: This champion has larger changes on PBE]
  • Nether Grasp (R) AP ratio increased to 1.5 % per 100 AP from 1% per 100 AP

  • Desperate Power (R) [the cooldown bug introduced in an earlier PBE patch has been fixed.]

  • Starlight's Touch (Q) Bravado-empowered attacks recharge time reduction lowered to [4.00 at 0% cdr - 2.4 at 40% cdr] from [5.00 at 0% cdr - 3.00 at 40% cdr]
    • [For reference, new value is 0% = 4, 10% = 3.6, 20% = 3.2, 30% = 2.8, 40% = 2.4]
  • Bastion (W) 
    • Active's shield REVERTED to 8/9/10/11/12 from 6/7/8/9/10
    • [Cast / Tether range reduced by 300 total] **
  • Dazzle (E) 
    • Rectangle length reduced to ~575 from 650 **
    • Rectangle width reduced to 140 from 150 **

[CONTEXT THREAD][REMINDER: This champion has larger changes on PBE]
  • [Deadly Spines (Q) and Grasping Roots (E) have updated indicators to show their increased seed growing range.]

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