10/1 PBE Update: More Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 1:07 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 9.20 PBE cycle, today's patch includes more tentative balance changes!
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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  • Ashe's choose and ban VO were updated along with her full voiceover:
    • Choose: "All the world on one arrow."
    • Ban: "Coward! May you die with your eyes closed!"

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.

  • Base armor lowered from 44 to 40
  • Armor per level lowered from 4 to 3.5

[Garen has extensive changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Base HP increased from 615 to 620
  • HP per level lowered from 85 to 84
  • Judgment (E) 
    • base damage lowered from 9/15/21/27/33 to 8/12/16/20/24
    • AD ratio increased from .28/.31/.34/.37/.40 to .32/.34/.36/.38/.4
  • Demacian Justice (R) target's missing HP as damage increased from 20/25/30% to 25/30/35%

  • Battle Roar (W) damage healed from monster attacks increased from 50% to 100%

Locket of the Iron Solari
  • Shield increased from [30 (+15 per level )] to [120 (+10 per level)]

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

  • Bonus attack speed increased from 30/60/90% to 50/75/100%
  • Shield increased from 300/600/900 to 400/700/1000

  • Ability second attack damage increased from 100/225/350 to 125/250/375

  • Attack speed lowered from 12% to 10%

  • Armor increased from 35 to 45

  • 6 knight damage block lowered from 65 to 60

  • 4 gunslinger random attacks increased from 2 to 3
  • 6 gunslinger random attacks increased from 3 to 5

  • 3 assassin crit chance lowered from 10% to 5%
  • 6 assassin crit chance lowered from 20% to 15% 

Context & Notes

1) Riot Scruffy provided changelists for 9.20 balance changes:
[1] 9.20 Patch Preview with the changes. Small patch, though pretty needed stuff for a few champs that haven't had attention in a while. 
Thread has full lists for Viktor, Shaco, and Garen."
[2] Viktor Changes

[3] Shaco Changes
[4] Garen Changes

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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