9/29 PBE Update: Spirit Fire Brand, Cosmic Reaver Kassadin, Demon Vi, and more!

Posted on at 2:08 PM by Moobeat
With 5.19 going out to live, the PBE has been updated with new content for the 5.20 PBE cycle! Today's update includes new Spirit Fire Brand, Cosmic Reaver Kassadin, and Demon Vi skins!
Continue reading for more information!

(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and iterative - what you see below may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers! Manage your expectations accordingly. )

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New Skins

To kick off the 5.20 PBE cycle, we have three new 1350 tier skins for Brand, Kassadin, and Vi! While these new skins may seem spooky or out of this world, be aware they are NOT related to the Harrowing!

Spirit Fire Brand

1350 RP
Here's Galetta with a bugs & feedback thread for Spirit Fire Brand:
"Spirit Fire Brand will purify his enemies within a blazing inferno and and their souls will feed the flame! This skin includes:
  • New model and textures!
  • New recall animation!
  • New particles!
  • New spell and recall SFX!
This skin will be 1350RP. (pricing on PBE is subject to change) 
Your feedback and bug reports are extremely helpful to us, so please check out Spirit Fire Brand and let us know what you think! Feel free to drop any bugs you find in this thread as well! 
See you on the Rift!"

Cosmic Reaver Kassadin

1350 RP

[NOTE: While Cosmic Reaver Kassadin will be available on all servers, it is the regionally-inspired skin for OCE! Check out this post for more information.]

Here's Nurse Flan with a bugs & feedback thread for Cosmic Reaver Kassadin:
"From the infinite void of space, Cosmic Reaver Kassadin calls forth his power from the stars themselves! Your magic is powerless against him! 
Check out all his new cosmic, starry stuff!
  • Completely new model (starry cosmos dude!)
  • New particles for abilities! (oo, so sparkly)
  • New recall! (it's the Southern Cross constellation!)
  • New audio abilities (so spaaaceeeyyyy) 
1350RP * prices subject to change 
As players who get the first look at this in-progress skin, it would be wonderful to hear your thoughts and feelings on Cosmic Reaver Kassadin! The feedback and bugs you leave here will help us get a better idea of things we may still have to take a look at. :]
See you on the Rift!"

Demon Vi

1350 RP

Here's Riot KateyKhaos with a bugs & feedback thread for Demon Vi:
"They'll never know what hit 'em when Demon Vi makes her way through the Rift! 
Let's get to the fun part! Demon Vi is 1350 RP* and includes -
  • New model and texture
  • New particles - including wings and a tail!
  • New sound effects
  • Voice processing
  • New recall animation 
Demon Vi is now available to play on PBE! Please note that PBE content is still a work in progress! We always find bug reports and feedback super helpful, as well as constructive feedback, so feel free to comment in the thread below! Likewise, if you've got any questions, post 'em here, and we'll do our best to answer them. 
*PBE prices are subject to change."


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.

  • Base attack damage lowered to 50.46 from 53.46
  • Attack damage growth increased to 3.5 from 3.25


Aegis of the Legion
  • [TOOLTIP FIX] Buff tooltip updated to reflect the removal of Health Regen from 5.16

Guinsoo's Rageblade
Riot Axes has also commented:
"That change was part of a set of experimental changes that accidentally went to PBE. It's certainly not going live in that state - we're not even testing the version that the PBE picked up (we had more changes in the version we tested to prevent the kind of case you're talking about, and even that needed a lot more work)."
For reference, these soon to be reverted changes included a new passive:

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