11/17 PBE Update: Illaoi login theme, Void Bringer Illaoi splash art, & more tentative balance changes

Posted on at 11:41 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue in the 5.23 PBE cycle, today's update includes a login theme for Illaoi, the splash art for Void Bringer Illaoi, and more 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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Illaoi Login

To go along with her upcoming release in 5.23, Illaoi now has a unique login theme on the PBE!

Check out our earlier PBE coverage for a better look at our upcoming champion!

Void Bringer Illaoi Splash Art

The pleasantly purple splash art for Illaoi's release skin Void Bringer Illaoi  is also included in today's PBE update!
Check out our 5.23 PBE Cycle megapost for a better look at this upcoming skin in game!


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.

  • Experience gain from killing an enemy champion kill reduced slightly.
    • [NOTE: Several values at play for how experience gain on champion kill is calculated. As far as I know, when you kill a champion you get XP equal to a % of the XP enemy needs to level modified by the level difference (with a minimum). That Base % has been reduced to 50% from 60% in this update, putting it back at the pre-5.22 value. ]
    • [CONTEXT: "There are changes. Kills on 5.22 are snowballing level leads a bit too much, so we'd like to curve it back slightly." - Reinboom [s] ]


  • The Culling (R) damage per shot changed to 20/35/50 (+.2 total AD) from 25/45/65 (+.15 total AD)
    • [NOTE: For reference, the current live value is 40/50/60 (+ .25 bonus AD)]

  • [REMINDER: Mordekaiser has several changes and tweaks currently testing on the PBE, including his Q, W, and E! Check out out 5.23 PBE megapost for more info! ]
  • Mace of Spades (Q) AP ratio increase to .6 from .2.

  • Base Attack Range reverted to 175 from 225

  • Living Shadow (W) 
    • Missile speed increased to 1750 from 1500.
    • Minimum range lowered to 350 from 400*


Guinsoo's Rageblade
  • Total cost increased to 2800 from 2500

Statikk Shiv
  • Damage changed to 30-100 from 50-150
  • Now deals 75% bonus damage to minions up from 50%

Rift Herald

Rift Herald
  • Base damage reduced to 105 from 120


Outer & Inner Turrets
  • Base HP increased to 4000 from 3500.

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