4/24 PBE Update: Even More Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 12:47 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 8.9 PBE cycle, today's patch includes more tentative balance changes for Rammus, Leona, Dr. Mundo, and more!
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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  • For those who had issues, Practice Tool is now working again in today's deploy!

Balance Changes

NOTE*: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, & experimental changes. Be aware that what you see below may be relative to other changes earlier this cycle! These are not official notes.

  • Bandage Toss (Q) cost lowered from 80/90/100/110/120 to 50/55/60/65/70

Dr. Mundo
  • Sadism (R) max health regen increased from 40/50/60% to 50/75/100%

  • Decisive Strike (Q) bonus damage increased from 30/55/80/105/130 to 30/65/100/135/170
  • Courage (W) 
    • tenacity increased from 60% to 85%
    • damage reduction increased from 60% to 85%

  • Ionian Fervor (Passive) now notes duration is refreshed when Irelia attacks a champion or large monster
    • [previously only champions!]

  • Supercharge (E) 
    • bonus attack speed duration after charge lowered from 5 seconds to 4 seconds
    • cooldown reduction from basic attacks lowered from .5 seconds to .25 seconds

  • Null Sphere (Q) shield increased from 40/70/100/130/160 to 60/85/110/135/160


  • Eclipse (W) damage increased from 40/80/120/160/200 to 60/100/140/180/220

[Lux has extensive changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • HP per level lowered from 91 to 85
  • Light Binding (Q) damage lowered from 80/125/170/215/260 to 70/115/160/205/250
    • Vs Live: from 50/100/150/200/250 to 70/115/160/205/250
  • Lucent Singularity (E) AOE radius lowered from 315 to 310
    • Vs Live: from 350 to 310 

  • Defensive Ball Curl (W) bonus armor increased from 20 to 30

  • Base AD increased from 46 to 49

  • Hexplosive Minefield (E) damage per mine increased from 40/65/90/115/140 to 40/75/110/145/180

[Spellbinder has other changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Unique Active movement speed increased from 30% to 50%
    • stored spellcasts now worth 0.5% movement speed

Unsealed Spellbook (I1)
[Unsealed Spellbook has changes already in testing on the PBE!]
  • initial swap cooldown increased from 3.5 mins to 4 mins

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 !

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