9/17 PBE Update: Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 1:23 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 9.19 PBE cycle, today's patch includes assets tweaks, 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


Miscellaneous 

  • More loot assets added:
    • Championship Riven 2016 (Golden Chroma) + Icon
    • Championship Ryze (Golden Chroma) + Icon (updated vs 9/16 PBE version)
    • Championship Shyvana (Golden Chroma) + Icon
    • Championship Thresh (Golden Chroma) + Icon
  
  • Championship Ryze chroma asset updated:
  • Emote client assets updated to add missing glow around them, as noted by Riot Hylia:
          

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.

Champions
Annie
[Changelist]
  • Molten Shield (E) 
    • Cooldown lowered from 15 to 14/13/12/11/10
    • Movement speed increased from 20/30/40/50/60% to 30-60% per champion level

Pantheon
  • Base MR lowered from 32.1 to 28
  • Shield Vault (W) empowered attack changed from [150% AD] to [135-165% AD per champ level]

Rek'Sai
[Changelist]
  • Base armor increased from 33 to 36
  • Queen's Wrath (Unburrowed Q) now works on towers

Sylas
[Changelist - doesn't match atm!]
  • Base armor increased from 25 to 28
  • Petricite Burst (Passive) 
    • range lowered from 400 to 350
    • Damage changed from [9-60 (+100% AD)(+20% AP) to all targets but minions / 50% of that damage to minions] to [110% AD (+20% AP) to target / 40% AD (+20% AP) to all other enemies]

Zac
[Changelist]
  • Cell Division (Passive) cooldown now pingable
  • Let's Bounce (R) "P goo blobs restore an additional 1/2/3%"

TFT Changes
These changes are tentative and may not be complete! Always refer to official notes for the full picture!

Yordle
[Yordle has other changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Values changed
    • 3 Yordles: 30% Dodge
    • 6 Yordles: 60% Dodge
    • 9 Yordles: 90% Dodge

Ninja
  • 4 Ninja AD and AP increased from 70 to 80

Ranger
  • 2 Ranger change to increase attack speed lowered from 30% to 25%

Shapeshifter
  • 6 Shapeshifter max health lowered from 120% to 100%

Noble
  • Health restore increased from 25 to 30

Glacial
  • Stun lowered from 2s to 1.5s
  • 4 Glacial stun chance increased from 30% to 33%
  • 6 Glacial stun chance increased from 45% to 50%

Anivia
  • Ability total damage lowered from 800/1100/1400 to 600/900/1200
  • Ability slow increased from 50/70/90 to 60/75/90

Blitzcrank
  • Ability damage increased from 100/450/800 to 250/550/850

Kassadin
  • Ability mana reduction increased from 20/40/60 to 25/50/75

Katarina
  • Ability damage increased from 40/60/80 to 50/75/100

Kindred
  • Ability duration lowered from 4/5/6 to 3/4/5

Miss Fortune
  • Damage increased from 900/1300/1700 to 1400/2100/2800

Mordekaiser
  • Ability damage lowered from 250/550/850 to 250/500/750
    • Vs Live: from 200/325/450 to 250/500/750

Sejuani
  • Ability stun increased from 2.5/3.5/4.5s to 2/3.5/5
    • Vs. Live: from 2/4/6s to 2/3.5/5s

Shyvana
  • Ability burn damage lowered from 250/375/500 to 200/300/400

Tristana
  • Ability detonate damage increased from 60/90/120 to 70/110/150
  • Ability basic attack damage increased from 150/225/300 to 175/275/375

Veigar
  • Ability damage increased from 300/550/800 to 350/650/950

Vi
  • Ability damage increased from 250/450/650 to 300/500/700

Context & Notes

1) Riot Scruffy provided an updated preview of 9.19 balance changes:
"9.19 Patch Preview Updated. A few changes and Panth, Annie, Aatrox added. Not 100% locked down but getting closer. 
Changes highlighted in green:"


2) Here is AzuBK with tweet on an upcoming set of Shaco changes slated to hit the PBE soon!
"Shaco PBE soon (tomorrow?). Took a bit longer than anticipated because Worlds prep has been busy. Current list below (numbers pending). Please play and let me know what you think. Disclaimer: Might be overtuned :)"




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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