8/18 PBE Update: Updated Sion skin splash arts, new summoner icon, Arcade Ahri updates, & more

Posted on at 4:49 PM by Moobeat
[UPDATE: PBE LCU Alpha patch went out including new champion ban quotes!]

The PBE has been updated! As the 6.17 PBE starts to wind down, tonight's update includes updated Sion skin splash art updates, a new summoner icon, and more tweaks to Arcade Ahri.
Continue reading for more information!

(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and subject to change - what you see below may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers at the end of the cycle! Manage your expectations accordingly.)

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Sion Skin Splash Art Updates 

Following Nidalee, Tristana, and Trundle in earlier updates this year, today's update includes new Sion skin splashes - updated art for Hextech, Barbarian, Lumberjack, and Warmonger Sion!

Hextech Sion

Barbarian Sion

Lumberjack Sion

Warmonger Sion

New Summoner Icon

A new summoner icon has been added in today's update! No details on availability yet.

Skin Updates

We have a few more Arcade Ahri tweaks in today's update:

Arcade Ahri should also now have tail sparkles.
Here's a short preview video, also including the new music from Arcade Ahri's dance in case you missed it:

Arcade Ahri's loading screen was also updated to include her whisker lines (note the air client splash and champion select/champion page assets haven't been updated yet.):

8/18 PBE LCU Alpha Update - Champion Ban Quotes

The PBE LCU Alpha has been updated, including new quotes that play when a champion is banned in draft!

Here's a short preview video - note that new champions have unique quotes and older champions reuse an existing quote. Unfortunately a few champions are missing. Warwick also uses a quote that we haven't ever heard before - curious!
Remember eventually  there will be volume sliders to adjust these and other sounds in the client update.

A clubs tab has also been added to the profile page.

Balance Changes

Remember *: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, and sometimes radical or experimental changes. Be aware that what you see below may be lacking context or other changes that didn't make it in or were implemented in an earlier patch this cycle! These are not official notes.

[Doesn't look like much here for balance changes - end of cycle!]

Check out [THIS PAGEfor a comprehensive list of the new content & changes currently on the PBE as a part of this cycle or catch up with the individual update links below !
  • [Comprehensive 6.17 PBE Cycle Post]
    • New Arcade Ahri, Corki, and Ezreal splash art
    • New GAME ON ward skin & Arcade summoner icons
    • Updated Sion skin splash arts
    • New Chroma & changes to chroma availability/pricing
    • Nexus Siege and Hexakill: TT tweaks

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