11/21 PBE Update: K/DA Akali Prestige Edition Tweaks, Chroma Assets, & more

Posted on at 1:09 PM by Aznbeat
[NEWS: 11/21 Bugfixes for GP, Akali, Yorick.]

The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 8.24 PBE cycle, today's patch includes tweaks to K/DA Akali Prestige Edition, chroma store assets, 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


Skin Tweaks

As noted by Riot Sirhaian, K/DA Akali Prestige Edition's shrouded form has been updated from neon like base K/DA Akali, to a black/golden variant! This also changes her recall as well!

Miscellaneous 

  • Most of Snowdown chroma store assets added [missing Snow Man Yi!]:
Winter Wonder Neeko

       

Winter Wonder Soraka

    

Ice King Twitch
    

Frozen Prince Mundo
    



Frostblade Irelia

Snow Day Malzahar

Snow Day Graves

Snow Day Bard

Snowstorm Sivir
  • Skin bios for each new skin this cycle were added to the client:
Snow Man Yi 
A humble snowman brought to life by the magic of the Poro King, Yi strives to become the most gallant knight in all the land… and with the imminent invasion of Ice King Twitch, he might just get his chance. 
Winter Wonder Soraka 
A kindly duchess within the court of the Poro King, Soraka's lands are filled with beautiful animals made of pristine, enchanted ice. These menageries stretch for miles, tended by her retainers. 
Ice King Twitch 
Twitch is a bitter, hateful creature who has jealously watched the Winterlands from his frozen burrow since time immemorial. Finally driven to the surface by twisted delusions of grandeur, he now seeks to usurp the Poro King, corrupting his subjects with an ancient, icy curse. 
Frozen Prince Mundo 
Once a handsome prince from an outlying region of the Winterlands, Mundo was touched by the curse of Ice King Twitch—corrupting him into a brutish thrall. He's still convinced he's the same statuesque royal as before, and as such… goes where he pleases. 
Winter Wonder Neeko 
An ancient and mysterious winter sprite, Neeko regards the world around her with an almost childlike curiosity. Having recently returned from beyond the Poro King's vast domain, she has become enamored with the civilization that has risen in her absence. 
Hextech Renekton 
As is so often the way, artificers of the Hextech Renaissance pushed too far and too fast into their new science, without fully considering the possible consequences. Renekton—a half-mad monster of flesh and metal—is the result of that shortsightedness. 
K/DA Akali Prestige Edition 
K/DA Akali is on fire right now, spitting rap solos at the Pop Music Awards—and her prestigious costume is exactly what you'd expect from the new golden child of pop."
  • Snowdown event assets added:
    • Mission assets:
    
     
     
   
    • Loot assets:
    
     
 
  • Dr Mundo VFX Update spotlight:


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.

[None today!]

Context & Notes

1) Riot Sirhaian on K/DA Akali Prestige Edition changes:
[1] "Following player feedback, I just committed a change to Prestige K/DA Akali's neon form to better fit the skin theme. It should hit PBE tomorrow. Let me know if you have any feedback! 
PBE Feedback Thread: https://boards.pbe.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/client-new-features-feedback/Ouvd3T1I-pbe-bugs-feedback-thread-kda-akali-prestige-edition …"
[2] "As some people have pointed out, this is how her recall will look like. First tweet's screen had a small bug which is now fixed (oops!). Stay on the look out for tomorrow's PBE update and feel free to share your feedback!"
2) Meddler noted no gameplay thoughts today, should see one tomorrow:
"No QGT post today, going to do one tomorrow instead when we've got a few more preseason observations to talk about and a bit of early data."
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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