5/23 PBE Update: More Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 12:16 PM by Moobeat
A small patch has been pushed to the PBE! As we continue on 6.11 PBE cycle, today's update includes several more tentative balance changes!
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. )

Miscellaneous 


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.

Champions
Anivia
  • Glacial Storm (R) mana drain per second increased to 40/50/60 from 30/45/60

Illaoi
  • Prophet of an Elder God (Passive) - Tooltip changes!
    • All tentacle strikes now defined as "Lash".
    • Tentacle lash damage (from E) and healing effect (from Q) moved to passive tooltip.
  • Tentacle Smash (Q) 
    • Rather than it's own damage, now deals damage equal to a tentacle Lash.
    • [Heal on tentacle lash moved to passive tooltip.]
    • [The 30-50% Slow added in a previous update has been removed. Context.]
  • Harsh Lesson (W) [tooltip updated, now refers to the tentacle hits as Lash]
  • Test of Spirit (E) [tooltip updated with Lash and damage display moved to passive.]
  • Leap of Faith (R) [tooltip updated, now refers to the tentacle hits as Lash]

Kindred
  • [Several changes - Tooltip passive has been updated to include the damage increase it gives to Q, E has some value changes as well. ]
  • Mark of the Kindred (Passive) 
    • Now increases Q's damage by 5 per stack.
    • Jungle marks now include Dragon, Blue, and Red Camps. **
      • [The "tiers" have also changed - 1/2]
  • Dance of Arrows (Q) damage now increases by 5 for every passive stack.
    • [NOTE: Base damage currently 55/75/95/115/135 on PBE, down from 60/90/120/150/180 on live.]
  • Mounting Dread (E) 
    • Damage lowered to 40/75/110/145/180 from 60/90/120/150/180
    • Slow increased to 50% from 40% 
      • [NOTE: Still a nerf vs live value is 70%]
    • Target's maximum health damage reverted to 5% from 1%

Nidalee
  • Pounce (Cougar W) damage lowered to 50/100/150/200 from 60/110/160/210

Swain
  • Decrepify (Q) damage changed to 30/48/65/83/100 from 25/45/60/75/90 
    • [NOTE: Still a nerf! Live value 30/50/70/90/110]
  • Ravenous Flock (R)  healing vs champions lowered to 20/30/40 from 25/35/45 
    • [NOTE: Live value is currently 30/45/60]

Taliyah
  • Threaded Volley (Q):
    • Mana cost lowered to 50/55/60/65/70 from 60/65/70/75/80**
    • Worked Ground base duration lowered to 140 from 180.**

Vel'koz
  • Plasma Fission (Q) slow now decays over 1/1.4/1.8/2.2/2.6 seconds from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2
  • Life Form Disintegration Ray (R) 
    • Base damage lowered to 450/625/800 from 500/725/950
    • Now applies passive - Added to tooltip "Enemies that stay in the beam will periodically gain Organic Deconstruction stacks."
      • ["Right now applies a stack every .7 second they remain in the beam - so no immediate stack." - BelugaWhale via reddit.]

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