6/5 PBE Update: Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 12:58 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 8.12 PBE cycle, today's patch includes tentative balance changes for Elise, Kindred, Lee Sin, 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


Balance Changes

NOTE*: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, & experimental changes. Be aware that what you see below may be relative to other changes earlier this cycle! These are not official notes.

Champions
Elise
  • Base movespeed (human) increased from 325 to 330
  • Base movespeed (spider) increased from 350 to 355
  • Volatile Spiderling (Human W) damage increased from 55/95/135/175/215 to 60/105/150/195/240

Ezreal
  • Base armor lowered from 25 to 22

Kindred
  • Attack speed growth increased from 2.5 to 3.5
  • Dance of Arrows (Q) bonus attack speed increased from 10% to 25%
  • Mounting Dread (E) damage increased from 65/85/105/125/145 to 80/100/120/140/160

Lee Sin
  • Safeguard (W) cooldown lowered from 14 at all ranks to 12 at all ranks
  • Tempest (E) damage increased from 70/105/140/175/210 to 80/120/160/200/240

Ornn
[Context]
  • Bellows Breath (W) self slow when activating W reverted from 1 seconds to .75 second
  • Call of the Forge God (R) slow reverted from 20/40/60% to 40/60/80%

Poppy
  • Hammer Shock (Q) cooldown lowered from 9/8/7/6/5 to 8/7/6/5/4

Rumble
  • Scrap Shield (W) 
    • AP ratio increased from 40% to 50%
    • Shield strength increased from 80/110/140/170/200 to 100/130/160/190/220

Yorick
  • Last Rites (Q) cooldown lowered from 7/6.5/6/5.5/5 to 7/6.25/5.5/4.75/4.0


Items
Guinsoo's Rageblade
  • Cost increased from 3300 to 3500
    • Combine cost increased from 990 to 1190

Spear of Shojin
  • Unique Passive max AD increased from 60 to 70

Runes
Minion Dematerializer (I3)
  • [Reverted to live functionality]

Context & Notes

1) Squad5 provided context on the Ornn reverts in today's PBE update:
"Right now I think we're going to pull the changes and work on them more for the patch after. We need more time to fine tune any changes to the W and see more of the effects we're getting."
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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