7/1 PBE Update: Gentleman Gnar splash, Tahm Kench Login & Joke Update, Summoner Icons, and more!

Posted on at 11:56 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update includes the splash art for Gentleman Gnar, Tahm Kench's login screen, updates to the Grim Reaper Karthus chroma packs, Butcher's Bridge champion select music, new things for Tahm Kench to spit up during his /joke, new esports summoner icons, 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. )

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New Splash Art

First up we finally have a splash art for the upcoming Gentleman Gnar skin! WAP!

Gentleman Gnar

For a better look at Gentleman Gnar in-game, check out our 5.13 PBE megapost!

Butcher's Bridge Updates

The PBE cycle continues and so does the iteration and tweaks to Butcher's Bridge, a brand new ARAM  that will be part of the Bilgewater event coming later this summer!
Here's Riot Stephiroth with a small update on Butcher's Bridge:
"Hey guys, 
Just so you know, we submitted some tweaks to the map today! 
Here's some of the things that have changed:
  • Minor lighting tweaks
  • Blue and Red side turrets colors have been tweaked.
There is also currently a bug with the Red-side inhibitor, where the death animation and explosion are not lined up. We are aware and working on it :) 
Hope you enjoy!"
Here's updated pictures of the blue and red side turrets:

The unique Champion Select music for Butcher's Bridge has also been added.

Be sure to check out the 5.13 PBE megapost for a better look at Butcher's Bridge!

Tahm Kench Login & /Joke Update

Tahm Kechn's login music and screen have been added!

Speaking of the River King, his  /joke now spits up different things - a boot, fish bones, a helmet, & Heart of Gold.
Master Chef Tahm Kench also spits up new things - a croissant and sushi.
[NoteMaster Chef Tahm Kench still spits up hamburger based on files but it isn't hooked up atm!]

A better look at Tahm Kench's abilities, voiceover, release skin, and more can be found here.

Grim Reaper Karthus Plague Chroma Update

The Grim Reaper Karthus Plague chromas have been tweaked in today's patch & are now much brighter.

Chroma Pack Assets

Speaking of chroma, Shop & Champion select assests for the upcoming Bard, Grim Reaper Karthus, and Dreadknight Nasus chroma packs have been added in today's PBE patch.

Bard Bloom Chroma Pack

Grim Reaper Karthus Plague Chroma Pack

Dreadknight Nasus Plague Chroma pack

**In case you missed the new, the Shockblade Zed Charge chroma pack has been delayed and will not be releasing with the others in patch 5.13.

New Summoner Icons

New summoner icons for teams particpataing in LCK, LMS, and GPL Summer have been added in today's update. As with any regional esports icons, no release details yet.


CJ Entus , SKT T1, Sbenu Sonic Boom, Samsung Galaxy, NaJin E-mFire, KT Rolster, KOO Tigers, Jin Air Green Wings, Longzhu Incredible Miracle, Rebels Anarchy


AHQ eSports Club, Assassin Sniper, Flash Wolves, Logitech Snipers, Machi eSports, Midnight Sun eSports, Taipei Assassins, Hong Kong eSports

GPL Summer

Imperium Pro Team, Boba Marines, ZOTAC United, Team Proioxis, Impunity Legends, Thirsty Chinchillas, Go To Sleep, Wargods
[These are 8 of the 16 teams participating in GPL Summer.]

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.

[Updated] Zeke's Herald

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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