5/14 PBE Update: Order of the Lotus Irelia Updates, Hexakill: TT, and more tentative balance changes

Posted on at 7:03 PM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's patch includes tweaks to Order of the Lotus Irelia, the reintroduction of Hexakill: Twisted Treeline , and several tentative balance changes.
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. )

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Skin Changes

The recently debuted Order of the Lotus Irelia skin has received color changes to her outfit and skin tone in today's update.
Here's an updated set of screen shots following this update's changes: 

'Hexakill: Twisted Treeline' (with BANS!) featured game mode  on the PBE!

Here's L4T3NCY with  heads up on  the return of  Hexakill: Twisted Treeline, which is now back on the PBE for testing and now includes a ban phase!
"Hi everyone! ^.^/ 
It’s about that time again and we’re bringing back another of our tried and true modes, Hexakill: Twisted Treeline! This time around we’ve included one important addition; BANS!We heard you guys last time, so we’ve gone and squeezed bans into our Hexakill champion select screen. This is also a good test for us to see how efficiently we can resurrect old modes (it varies wildly from mode-to-mode, but you gotta start somewhere). 
Some design notes: 
-- Let us know what you think of the bans readability in the Hexakill champion select screen.
-- Obviously if any bugs, etc come up, let us know in this thread!"

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.

  • Aspect of the Serpent (Passive) 100 stack bonus' Twin Fang heal AP ratio reduced to .06 from .1
  • Twin Fang (E) mana restore on kill reduced 1.5%from 3% of maximum mana. 
  • [**Note: No changes in today's update but Gypsylord has published a few comments on Ekko following his PBE debut + a tentative change list for the next (5/15) pbe update.]

  • [**Note: No changes in today's update but ricklessabandon has tweeted out the latest iteration of the tentative Karma that should be up for testing in the next (5/15) PBE update.]

  • Zenith Blade (E) [seems missile width lowered to 70 from 90.]

  • Base Mana regen per second increased to 1.7 from 1.2
  • Mana Regen Per Second Per Level lowered to .12 from .16
  • [Note: ricklessabandon noted on Twitter: "yup! trying out +2.5 mp5 at level one and being -almost- the same at 18. goal is to help lane for lulu, especially as support."
  • Base HP lowered to 570 from 611.2
Abyssal Scepter
  • [Currently has a rework on the PBE. Also currently bugged and doing no damage.]
  • Ability power increased to 40 from 30
  • Unique Passive now deals [40 (+2 per level) damage every 2 seconds] from [80 (+5) every 4 seconds.]
  • Unique passive's Magic Resist reduction now [5% for 6 seconds, stacking up to 6 times for a total of 30% ] FROM [15% for 10 seconds, stacking up to 3 times for a total of 45%

Banner of Command
  • Unique Active Promote's  range was increased to 1200 from 1000. 

Blade of the Ruined King
  • Active range increased to 550 from 450
  • [Note: This change was added in the 5/13 update. Context from Meddler here.]

Bilgewater Cutlass
  • Active range increased to 550 from 450

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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