6/3 PBE Update: Continued Mordekaiser Testing, Summoner Icons, Emotes & More

Posted on at 2:48 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 9.12 PBE cycle, today's patch includes continued Mordekaiser testing, new summoner icons, emotes, 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

Continued Mordekaiser Update Testing

As Mordekaiser's champion update continues testing on the PBE this cycle, today's update brings some tweaks to his skin VFX:

Dragon Knight Mordekaiser (recolored passive VFX)

Infernal Mordekaiser (Passive no longer bugged!)

Pentakill Mordekaiser (passive VFX color tweaked)

Lord Mordekaiser (some recolored VFX and aura around skin)

King of Clubs Mordekaiser (some recolored VFX)

[Look for full sets of images for all skins at the end of cycle when all changes are locked!]

Summoner Icons

LPL summoner icons added to the PBE:

2019 Bilibili Gaming Level 1 Icon, 2019 Bilibili Gaming Level 2 Icon, ETC.


LPL emotes added to the PBE:

2019 Bilibili Gaming, 2019 Dominus Esports, ETC.


  • Chroma store assets added:
Dark Star Karma

Dark Star Shaco

Dragonslayer Braum
  • Skin bios added for skins this cycle:
    • Dark Cosmic Jhin
      • Jhin was an interstellar entity, consumed by the Dark Star and given new purpose. Now, his ageless mind is infected by visions of omnipotence, and consumed by an insatiable hunger. He scours entire regions of space seemingly on a whim, using the remnants to create bizarre, silent objets d'art.
    • Dark Star Shaco
      • Shaco was once a region of space known for raucous celebration, wiped clean by the Dark Star and reborn into the mocking visage of a jester. His twisted cackling reaches inhabited systems long before he does, provoking visions of destruction, and societal breakdowns that will soon feed his endless hunger.
    • Lord Mordekaiser
      • Some of Mordekaiser's party complain that the Dark Paladin class is horribly overpowered and should be banned, despite its official inclusion in the latest Riftquest expansion. The rest of them are still waiting to discover the Dark Paladin's secret, redeeming, tragic backstory... but all they've been getting is a lot of murder instead.

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.

[Changelist - These changes are versus LIVE values!]
  • Overload (Q)
    • Spell ranks lowered from 6 to 5
    • [Removed] Shield
    • Flux damage bonus changed from [40/50/60/70/80% (Spell Flux Rank)] to [25/50/75/100% (Realm Warp Rank)]
    • Speed Amount changed from [25/28/31/34/37/40%] to [20/25/30/35/40%]
  • Rune Prison (W) 
    • CC effect changed from [Root] to [35% Slow]
    • CC duration increased from 0.75 to 1.5
    • Spell Flux bonus changed from [increased CC duration] to [convert Slow to Root]
  • Spell Flux (E)
    • [New] Always bounces off Primary target
    • [Removed] Damage on Bounce
    • [Removed] Bouncing on spell kills
  • Realm Warp (R)
    • Spell Ranks increased from 2 to 3
    • [New] Overload damage bonus against targets with Flux increased to 50/75/100%
    • [New] Immediately casts at max range when attempting to cast beyond that 
    • Minimum cast range increased from 730 to 1000
    • Maximum cast range changed from [1750/3000] to 3000
    • Cooldown changed from 180 to [210/180/150]

Context & Notes

1) Riot Repertoir provided an updated changelist for Ryze in today's PBE Update:
"Here's the next version of 9.12 Ryze that will go to PBE. Pretty different than the last, as was noted Friday."

2) Riot Sotere provided a look at a tentative changelist for Sylas:
Per playtest feedback, likely have to add an additional nerf. Thinking about E CD with spell rank-ups increasing a bit.

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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