10/20 PBE Update: Pre-Season Masteries, Worldbreaker Splash art, and more!

Posted on at 1:43 PM by Moobeat
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The PBE has been updated! Tonight's update includes more pre-season changes for Masteries, splash art for upcoming Worldbreaker skins, continued balance changes, 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.)

Table of Contents


Worldbreaker Skin Splash Art

Today's update includes two shared splash art for the upcoming Worldbreaker skins!

Worldbreaker Hecarim and Worldbreaker Nasus
Worldbreaker Nautilus and Worldbreaker Trundle

Each of these skins are 750 RP each. In-game previews available on our larger 6.22 PBE cycle post.
 

Pre-season Mastery Changes

Pre-season mastery changes are hitting the PBE! We have about six new masteries, several number or tuning changes, & a few position swaps! Many of these still have old icons or placeholder icons at the moment.

 [NEW] Battle Trance (Ferocity, Tier 4)
  •  "Gain up to 5% increased damage over 5 seconds when in combat with enemy Champions"

[NEW] Fresh Blood (Ferocity, Tier 2) - [Pic]
  • "Your first basic attack against a champion deals an additional 10+ 1 per level damage (6 second cooldown)"

Bounty Hunter (Ferocity, Tier 4) - [Pic]
  • Effect increased to 1.5% from 1%

Oppressor (Ferocity, Tier 4)
  • [Removed]
  • Double Edge Sword now in tier 4 spot.

Double Edged Sword (Ferocity, Tier 4)
  • Moved from Tier 2 to Tier 4
  • Increased to dealing 5% and taking 2.5% from 3% and 1.5% 
  • FRESH BLOOD now in tier 2 spot.

Fervor of Battle (Ferocity, Tier 6)
  • Changed: "Hitting champions with basic attacks generates a Fervor stack (2 for melee attacks, 2 seconds cooldown for ability hits). Stacks of Fervor last 4 seconds (max 10 stacks) and increase your AD by 1-6 for each stack."

 [NEW]  Greenfather's Gift (Cunning, Tier 4)
  •  "Stepping into brush causes your next damaging attack or ability to deal 3% of your target's current health as bonus magic damage (9s Cooldown)"

Precision (Cunning, Tier 5) - [Pic]
  • Now grants 1.7 Lethality per point
  • No longer grants  3 + 0.3 Armor Penetration. 

 [NEWSiegemaster (Resolve, Tier 2)
  •  "Gain 8 Armor and Magic Resistance when near an allied tower"

 [NEW]  Fearless (Resolve, Tier 4)
  •  "Gain 10% +2 per level bonus Armor and Magic Resist when damaged by an enemy champion for 2 seconds (9s Cooldown)"

 [NEWCourage of the Colossus (Resolve, Tier 6)
  • "Gain a shield for 10+ 10 per level + 7% of your maximum health for each nearby enemy champion for 4 seconds after hitting an enemy champion with hard CC (30 second cooldown)"
    • [note - in game has a different value listed...]
  • Replaces STRENGTH OF THE AGES.

Assassin Ability Icon Tweaks

Several of the new Assassin update ability icons for Akali and Katarina have been tweaked.

Akali

Katarina

Miscellaneous 

  • Partial Tower States - Minimap Tower icons now change based on how much health they have. (added in an earlier patch this cycle, documenting here for visibility!) - src
    • The small turret icons shift at 1/3 and 2/3 health - src.
    • To go along with this, Xypherous noted the majority of mini map icons have been adjusted or cleaned up. 

  • While they were added in a  previous update this cycle, here's a brief preview video for the three upcoming 2016 season ranked reward ward skins:

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.

Champions
Akali
[ricklessabandon with 10/20 changesFull changelist as of 10/20 Update.]
  • Twin Disciplines (P) 
    • Cooldown lowered to 8-4 from 8-5
    • AP ratio (damage) increased to 50% from 45%
  • Shadow Dance (R)
    • Now includes charges when first learned
    • CDR once again affects recast time.

Fizz
[REMINDERFizz currently has a smaller scope rework on the PBE as part of the assassin update.]
  • Seastone Trident (W) `
    • Mana cost reduced to 30 from 30/40/50/60/70
    • Cooldown increased to 10/9.5/9/8.5/8 from 10/9/8/7/6
    • Active's charged AP ratio increased to 100% from 90%
  • Playful / Trickster (E) mana cost lowered to 75/85/95/105/115 from 90/100/110/120/130
  • Chum the Waters (R) damage changes: 
    • NEW: 140/290/440 to  340/490/640
    • OLD: 120/270/420 to 360/510/660

Kled
  • Skaarl, the Cowardly Lizard (Passive) - courage from killing minions increased to 6 from 4

Rengar
[REMINDER: Rengar currently has a larger scope rework on the PBE as part of the assassin update.]
[10/20 Changelist & context from Repertoir.]
  • Unseen Predator (P)
    • "Buff now lingers ~.25 seconds upon leaving brush"
    • "Leap speed reduced (approximate leap time increased ~0.15 seconds on long range leaps)"
    • "Ferocity generation component changed from "leaping from out of combat generates 1 Ferocity" to "leaping while at 0 Ferocity generates 1 Ferocity" "
  • Savagery (Q)
    • "Fixed some issues with hit sound effects not playing"
    • "Fixed an issue where Empowered Q's cast time was slightly longer than Base Q"
    • "Cast time reduced 0.35 >>> 0.3"
    • "Should now display a cast bar while casting"
  • Thrill of the Hunt (R)
    • "Fixed some issues with various R-related sound effects not playing
    • "Rengar can now leap to targets other than the tracked target, but still only critically strikes the tracked target"
    • "Time from when Rengar casts R to when he can leap increased 1 >>> 2 seconds"

Talon
[REMINDERTalon currently has a larger scope rework on the PBE as part of the assassin update.]
[Stashu with a small change list for 10/20]
  • Assassin's Path (E)
    • "E tooltip now includes that the spell has a max range."
    • "Some minor fixes to make small E jumps always go at least some distance (~350 units).
    • Talon's E wall cooldown indicator color change now starts in last 30 seconds rather than 10.

Notes

  • Riot Whale has noted he'll be lowing updated Katarina's R AP ratio to 285% max damage total from 330% (live value currently 250%)

  • Shrieve has posted a significant changelist for Fizz's assassin update - lots of number changes, adding W passive application to R Shark, and more.


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Check out [THIS PAGEfor a comprehensive list of the new content & changes currently on the PBE as a part of this cycle or catch up with the individual update links below !

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