2/10 PBE Update: Skin & Chroma Tweaks and More Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 2:40 PM by Aznbeat
[Update: Added in  a change to Perfect Timing + 10.4 PBE balance preview!]

The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 10.4 PBE cycle, today's patch includes tweaks to Blood Moon Katarina and Master Yi's shared splash art, more chroma tweaks, and 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.)

Table of Contents

Splash & Chroma Tweaks

With the changes to Blood Moon Katarina, the shared splash art has been updated:

Blood Moon Katarina

Blood Moon Master Yi

Each of Blood Moon Katarina's chromas were also updated once again, changing small details on the horns, skins colors, and more:


  • As noted by Riot Scruffy, Aphelios now shows what weapons he is holding next to his floating health bar:

Balance Changes

NOTE*: The PBE is a testing grounds for new, tentative, & potentially experimental changes. Be aware that what you see below may be relative to other changes from earlier this cycle! These are not official notes and may be incomplete.


  • Bandage Toss (Q) cooldown reverted from 8 at all ranks to 10/9.5/9/8.5/8
  • Curse of the Sad Mummy (R) cooldown lowered from 150/130/110 to 130/115/100

  • Hemorrhage (Passive)
    • [New] Now notes "Darius' bleed deals 120% damage to monsters."
  • Decimate (Q)
    • [New] now heals on large monster hits

  • Moonsilver Blade (P)
    • [New] now does 150% damage to monsters

[Garen has other changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Judgment (E) 
    • [New] Now deals 150% damage to monsters

[Kayle has other changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Starfire Spellblade (E) passive bAD ratio reverted from 15% to 10%

  • Base HP regen reverted from 9.25 to 8

[Soraka has other changes in testing on the PBE!]
  • Base HP increased from 529.04 to 535
  • HP per level lowered from 78 to 74
  • Mana increased from 350.8 t0 375
  • Mana per level lowered from 60 to 40
  • Base AD lowered from 50.04 to 50
  • Starcall (Q) 
    • Rejuvenation heal increased increased from 30/40/50/60/70 to 40/50/60/70/80
    • Rejuvenation duration lowered from 5s to 2.5s
    • movement speed lowered from 15/17.5/20/22.5/25% to 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%
      • Vs Live: from 15/20/25/30/35% to 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%
  • Astral Infusion (W)
    • mana cost reverted from 40/45/50/55/60 to 50/55/60/65/70
    • Rejuvenation heal increased increased from 30/40/50/60/70 to 40/50/60/70/80
    • Max health cost while affected by Rejuvenation changed from [if cast while affected with Rejuvenation, Soraka will incur no Max Health cost] to [if cast while affected with Rejuvenation, the max health cost will be reduced by 40/55/70/85/100%]

  • Blade's End (Passive)
    • [New] Now notes "Talon's Bleed deals 120% damage to monsters.

  • Contempt for the Weak (Passive)
    • [New] Now deals 50% additional damage to monsters and has a cap of [200/350/500 at 1/7/17] damage against monsters

Blade of the Ruined King
  • [Reverted to live functionality]

Gargoyle Stoneplate
  • Combine cost lowered from 380 to 330
    • Due to Stopwatch price increase!

Guardian Angel
  • Combine cost lowered from 100g to 50g
    • Due to Stopwatch cost increase!

Might of the Ruined King
  • [Reverted to live functionality]

Ravenous Hydra
  • [Reverted to live functionality]

  • Cost increased from 600g to 650g

  • [Reverted to live functionality]

Titanic Hydra
  • [Reverted to live functionality]

Zhonya's Hourglass
  • Combine cost lowered from 300 to 250
    • Due to Stopwatch price increase!


Perfect Timing
  • Stopwatch timer increased from 10 minutes to 14 minutes.
  • [New Effect] Each takedown you acquire reduces timer by 120 seconds.
  • [Removed] No longer reduces the cooldown of Zhonya's Hourglass, Guardian Angel, & Gargoyle Stoneplate by 15%.


TFT Changes
  • 2 champ max damage taken per hit reverted from 120 to 100

[Glacial has a new effect in testing on the PBE!]
  • 2 Champs magic damage increased from 50 to 75
  • 4 Champs magic damage increased from 125 to 150
  • 6 Champs magic damage increased from 250 to 300

  • Damage reverted from 150/250/1000 to 150/300/1000 

Master Yi
  • Attack speed and bonus damage duration reverted from 8 to 6

  • Damage reverted from 100/200/1000 to 100/200/300
  • Ally bonus damage reverted from 50/75/500 to 25/50/300

  • Damage reverted from 100/200/300 to 50/100/150 
  • Ally on hit buff duration reverted from 4 to 5
  • Ally on hit buff damage lowered from 25/60/100 to 20/45/70
    • Vs Live: from 15/40/65 to 20/45/70

  • Knockup duration reverted from 1.5s to 2s

Context & Notes

1) Riot Scruffy provided a patch preview of balance in the 10.4 PBE cycle:
"Early 10.4 Patch Preview:
Runes adjustments, sunfire buffs, expanded jungle pool, and buffs and nerfs to outliers.
We're already starting some work for 10.5 on top lane influence."
Make sure to check out Riot Scruffy's Quick Gameplay Thoughts for February 7th!

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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