9/19 PBE Update: Championship Kha'Zix Chroma Assets, Tentative Balance Changes & More

Posted on at 2:15 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 8.19 PBE cycle, today's patch includes chroma assets for Championship Kha'Zix, tentative balance changes, 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.)

Table of Contents

Championship Kha'Zix Team Chroma Assets

The assets for the 28 team chroma for Championship Kha'Zix are now on the PBE:

Worlds 2018 Loot Assets

As we get closer to Worlds 2018, new loot assets have been added to the PBE! Details are still forthcoming, but here's a look at the assets:

Worlds 2018 Orb
"Open to reveal a guaranteed random Skin Shard with a chance to contain bonuses like Orange Essence, a Gemstone, or a Mythic Skin permanent. Gemstone and Gemstone Skin drop rates multiplied by 1.5"
Worlds 2018 Token
"Forge your Worlds 2018 Tokens into Worlds 2018 orbs, icons, borders and more. Worlds 2018 Tokens expire from inventory on December 3rd, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PT."

Championship Kalista Border + Icon, Championship Kalista (Golden Chroma)

Championship Kha'Zix Border + Icon, Championship Kha'Zix (Golden Chroma)

Championship Riven Border + Icon, Championship Riven 2016 (Golden Chroma)

Championship Shyvana Border + Icon, Championship Shyvana (Golden Chroma)

Championship Thresh Border + Icon, Championship Thresh (Golden Chroma)

Championship Zed Border + Icon, Championship Zed (Golden Chroma)

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.

  • Crippling Strike (W) bonus physical damage increased from 40/45/50/55/60% to 50/55/60/65/70%
  • Apprehend (E) armor penetration increased from 10/15/20/25/30% to 15/20/25/30/35%

  • Duelist's Dance (Passive) healing increased from [30-115] to [40-125]
[Tooltip is broken atm!]

  • Base movespeed increased from 325 to 330
  • Caustic Spittle (Q) Armor/MR shred reverted from 20/25/30/35/40% to 20/22/24/26/28%
  • Living Artillery (R) range increased from 1200/1500/1800 to 1300/1550/1800

Context & Notes

1) Meddler provided a changelist for Fiora this cycle:
"We've got a similar take on early Vitals sometimes not rewarding aggression enough. We're testing out a buff to their healing (40-125, from 30-115) as a possible 8.19 candidate."
2) Check out Meddler's quick gameplay thoughts for September 19th, including extra context on 8.19 changes, Kassadin, and more!

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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