3/5 PBE Update: Summoner's Rift banners, Kassadin R Changes

Posted on at 2:50 PM by frostyNinja
As we round out the 5.5 PBE cycle, a small patch has been pushed to the PBE! Today's update includes a set of new Banners on Summoner's Rift and the tentative Kassadin changes added for testing.
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. )

Summoner's Rift Banners

Several new "banner" files have been added for display on Summoner's Rift 

At the moment, only a set of  owl banners are visible at the top of the red side base.

There are banners for both the Owl and Stag themes of SR's bases:

Owl Banner & Stag Banner

There are also two banners eSports - provocatively named "SWAG" and "YOLO".

SWAG Banner & YOLO Banner 

Use your imagination a bit but these will also be "wall banners":
[They will look  better than this but here are the banner textures over the models in model viewer.]

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.

  • All of the previously documented AIR client only changes are now in-game and ready for testing.
  • For reference, here are the current set of PBE changes vs live:
  • Riftwalk (R) Range increased to 500 from 450
  • Riftwalk (R) Mana cost reduced to 50 from 60
  • Riftwalk (R) Cooldown changed to 6/4/2 from 7/5/3

[Experimental] Mandrake Ward
  • As we come closer to this patch cycle finishing up, this experimental item has been removed from the PBE until next cycle. Check out Xypherous' post for more information on Mandrake Ward.

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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