3/13 PBE Update: Skin Updates, New Champion Select Music, Ryze texture rebalance changes, and more!

Posted on at 12:43 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes changes to the new Definitely Not Udyr and Order of the Banana Soraka skins, new champion select music, tweaks to a few of Ryze's texture rebalances, a new hidden passive for Twisted Fate, 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

Skin Updates

Both Definitely Not Udyr and Order of the Banana Soraka, two of the six total upcoming skins in patch 5.6, have received updates in today's PBE patch.

Definitely Not Udyr

First up, Definitely Not Udyr  now has a recall animation:

In addition to the recall, Definitely Not Udyr has received several tweaks to his textures - including color changes, the addition of a zipper to turtle stance, a larger beard, and more.
Check out our comprehensive 5.6 PBE cycle post for more on Definitely Not Udyr (975 RP)!

Order of the Banana Soraka

Order of the Banana Soraka has also received texture tweaks and now has her arm tattoos!
Check out our comprehensive 5.6 PBE cycle post for more on Order of the Banana Soraka (750 RP)!

New Champion Select Music

Today's update also includes updated champion select music!



Texture Rebalance

Following their debut in an earlier patch, the texture rebalances for Ryze, Human Ryze, Zombie Ryze have been updated following feedback. Remember, these updates are meant to align older champions and skins with the current art style and are not replacements for larger scope visual updates!


Human Ryze

 Zombie Ryze

New Twisted Fate Easter Egg

Twisted Fate has a new easter egg/hidden passive when he uses R while vision is impaired by Graves' W or by Nocturne's R
The buff, which uses the original spell icon for Destiny, reads:
Destiny, Interrupted.  
"Betting blind. Literally."


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.

  • Shadow Walk (passive) re-stealth time reduced to 6/5/4/3 at levels 1/6/11/16 from 6 seconds at all levels.
  • Dark Frenzy (W) Passive has been changed to changed to -"Passive: Evelynn's spell hits on enemy champions reduce Dark Frenzy's cooldown by 1 second" from "Evelynn's spell hits on enemy champions grant her 4/8/12/16/20 Movement Speed for 3 seconds (effect stacks up to 4 times)."

  • Equilibrium Strike (E) damage lowered to 80/120/160/200/240 from 80/130/180/230/280

  • Fling (E) damage changed to 50/65/80/95/110 + [6/6.5/7/7.5/8% of targets Maximum health (max 300 bonus damage against minions and monsters)] from 80/125/170/215/260.

  • Powerball (Q) mana cost lowered to 60/65/70/75/80 from 70/80/90/100/110

  • Unstoppable Onslaught (R) - Sion will now continue running if he comes in contact with and kills an enemy while charging.

  • Equilibrium (Passive) mana regen now increased by 1.5% from 1% for each 1% of mana missing
  • Baleful Strike (Q) cooldown lowered to 5 at all ranks from 7/6.5/6/5.5/5
  • Baleful Strike (Q) range  increased to 950 from 900
  •  [Note: The current Live value is 850]
  • Event Horizon (E) range reverted to 700 from 750 
  • [Note: Range is now back to current live values]

  • Bouncing Bomb (Q) mana cost lowered to 50/55/60/65/70 from 50/60/70/80/90

  • Rewind (W) cooldown lowered to 14/12/10/8/6 from 18/15/12/9/6
  • Rewind (W) mana cost changed to 40 at all ranks from 40/30/20/10/0
  • [Note: Live value currently 50 at all ranks]
  • Time Warp ( E) mana cost lowered to 50 at all ranks from 50/55/60/65/70

Check out THIS PAGE for a comprehensive list of the new content in this PBE cycle or catch up with the individual update links below !

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