7/18 PBE Update: PROJECT: Ashe recall & New Crafting Assets

Posted on at 8:41 PM by Moobeat
[UPDATE:  One of the caches was briefly available for testing! Few screenshots and info added.]

The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes several assets for the new Hextech Crafting Components, an update to PROJECT: Ashe's recall, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and subject to change - what you see below may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers at the end of the cycle! Manage your expectations accordingly. )

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New Hextech Crafting Components 

[UPDATE 7/19 Check out the 7/19 PBE UPDATE for details on the new crafting components, including what you need to buy to get what, what each cache contains, and more! ]

[NOTE: Doesn't look like these are fully enabled on the PBE yet as of 7/18!]

With the upcoming PROJECT skins, several new crafting components are being added to the hextech crafting them. Though these new components, you will be able to craft FIRST STRIKE icons for PROJECT: AsheEkko, and Katarina that unlock special loading screens!

[NOTE: PROJECT: Yasuo's special loading screen will be made available for those who own the skin and is not crafted.  The 2015 loading screens are NOT returning through this new crafting promotion.]

See the [New Hextech Crafting Components Announcement] for an overview

Several new assets, sound effects, etc related to for the new Hextech Crafting components are included in today's update. Will have available details and examples once they are enabled on PBE.

Here are the assets for the four new caches and the  PROJECT cores:
There are also new assets for each of the six previously released project skins, presumably a sort of shard obtained through the new caches. 
There are also several bundle images added containing the new caches:
There are also a few sound files for the new boxes opening:

[UPDATE @ 10 AM PACIFIC on 7/19] The new chests were briefly available on the PBE! Each was set to the default testing price of 1 IP and 1 RP, granted 2 cores and a skin and/or champion shard. When you right click cores, you can combine X amount with a blue print to get a shard for a select PROJECT skin or the First strike icons!

Skin Updates

PROJECT: Ashe's recall has a few updates in today's PBE patch. While the animation are the same, her recall now has additional visual effects and her drone flies out near the end!

Balance Changes

Remember *: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, and sometimes radical or experimental changes. Be aware that what you see below may be lacking context or other changes that didn't make it in or were implemented in an earlier patch this cycle! These are not official notes.

  • Void Shift (Passive) [source]
    • Linger after taking damage or blocking cc effect reduced to .25 second from 1 second
    • Cooldown  changed to 30/24/18/12 from 30/18/10/6

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