2/19 PBE Update: Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, & Renekton, Hextech Sejuani, and much more!

Posted on at 11:50 AM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we kick off the 10.5 PBE cycle, today's patch includes four new skins, including Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, and Renekton, Hextech Sejuani, new chroma, Eternals, icon, 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


Champion Skins

Four new skins are now on the PBE for testing - Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, and Renekton plus Hextech Sejuani!

Blackfrost Alistar

[1350 RP]

Blackfrost Rek'Sai

[1350 RP]

Blackfrost Renekton

[1350 RP]

Here's 6armedrobot with a bugs & feedback thread for Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, and Renekton:
"Hey Everyone! This is a collective bug and feedback post for 10.5 Blackfrost Alistar, Rek’Sai, & Renekton. 
Please let me know any bugs or feedback you have for the skins and I’ll get them to the team to consider. Thanks! 
All skins are currently priced at 1350 RP. 
*Subject to change. 
Also, PIE-C QA Lead KateyKhaos wrote an excellent guide on PBE feedback (and feedback in general), please read before posting: 
https://boards.pbe.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/client-new-features-feedback/eBgYNeNn-how-to-give-pbe-feedback-skins-edition"

Hextech Sejuani

[10 Gemstones]

Here's 6armedrobot with a bugs & feedback thread for Hextech Sejuani -
"A noble warrior who has harnessed Hextech technology to create her mechanical mount, Hextech Sejuani is charging into the Rift with
  • New model and textures harnessing Hextech technology!*
  • New VFX to dazzle her enemies!*
  • New SFX that reflects her battle prowess!*
  • New Recall that showcases her Hextech mastery!* 
Hextech Sejuani will be available to play on PBE! Remember to report back here with any bugs or feedback. And of course, if you have any questions, I’ll do my best to answer them. Cheers! 
Hextech Sejuani is currently set at 10 Gemstones. 
*Prices on PBE are subject to change.

Chromas

New sets of chroma are now on the PBE:

Blackfrost Alistar
[6 Chroma]
    

Blackfrost Rek'Sai
[7 Chroma]

Blackfrost Renekton
[7 Chroma]
    

Summoner Icons

A new summoner icon is now on the PBE:

Light's End Icon
"Infinity calls."

Eternals up for PBE testing

Eternals, the new champion specific stat trackers, are now up on the PBE for testing and are planned to hit live in patch 10.5.

Brush up on Eternals with these links:

Here's a few screenshots of the Eternals panel on the champions & profile pages - clicking a specific Eternal will bring up more information & milestone progress. Below is an example picture of Diana without Eternals owned and Rammus with Eternals owned.
  
and here's a few pictures moving through the shop, which previews the stats prior to purchase and prompts to pick up the larger discounted bundle.
  
   

Miscellaneous

  • Your Shop is back up on the PBE for testing!

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.

Champions

Wukong
[Changelist]
  • Base HP lowered from 577.8 to 540
  • Mana lowered from 265.84 to 265
  • MP5 lowered from 8.042 to 8.04
  • Base MR lowered from 32.1 to 28
  • Stone Skin (Passive)
    • Armor changed from [4/6/8 per nearby champion] to [5 + 1 per level]
    • [Removed] Magic resistance
    • [New] Now grants 1% max health regen per 5s
    • Bonuses (armor and regen) are increased by 4x when 3 or more enemy champions are nearby
    • Now checks for enemies every .25s
      • (old: every 1s)
  • Crushing Blow (Q)
    • Bonus damage changed from [10/15/20/25/30 (+0-40% AD)] to [30/50/70/90/110 (+70% bAD)]
    • Bonus range changed from 125 to 75/100/125/150/175
    • Armor shred duration increased from 3s to 4s
    • [New] Whenever Wukong or his clone deal damage with basic attacks or spells, Q's cooldown is reduced by .5s
    • Cooldown increased from 9/8/7/6/5 to 10/9/8/7/6
    • Mana cost changed from 40 to 30/35/40/45/50
    • Cast time now scales with attack speed
  • Warrior Trickster (W)
    • [New] Now has a 300 range dash that can go over small walls
    • Stealth duration lowered from 1.5s to 1s
    • No longer does AOE magic damage on despawn.
    • Cooldown increased from 18/16/14/12/10 to 22/20/18/16/14
    • Mana cost changed from 50/55/60/65/70 to 50 at all ranks
      • The clone now mimics Wukong's attacks and ultimate, but deals 30/40/50/60/70% damage
        • Basic attacks: The clone will attempt to attack enemies Wukong has recently attacked.
        • Q: Empower's clone's next attack.
        • E: The clone gains the Attack Speed buff
        • R: The clone starts spinning and will knockup enemies that haven's been knocked up already
      • The close mirrors Wukong's animation state on spawn
      • Attacks from the tower instantly kill the clone
  • Nimbus Strike (E)
    • Damage changed from [65-205 (+80% bAD) physical] to [80/125/170/215/260 (+100% AP) Magic]
    • Attack speed buff duration increased from 4 to 5
    • Cooldown changed from 8 to 10/9.5/9/8.5/8
    • Mana cost lowered from 45/50/55/60/65 to 40/45/50/55/60
    • Offset distance from unit dashed to changed from 0 to 75
    • The dash now follows the target, similar to Lee Sin Q
      • "We probably shouldn't do this. Don't count on this shipping."
  • Cyclone (R)
    • R can now be cast a second time within 7 seconds. The second cast will not knockup enemies hit by the first
    • Spin duration lowered from 4s to 2s
    • Damage per second changed from [20/110/200 (+110% tAD)] to [120% tAD +2.5/5.5/8.5% (+1% per 100 AD) max health]
    • Movespeed while spinning changed from [5-40% based on time] to [20/30/40% based on skill rank]
    • Time before you can cancel the spin lowered from 1s to .5s
    • Tick rate lowered from .5s to .25s
    • Each tick of damage now applies Conqueror
    • Attack range while spinning lowered from 175 to 50
      • "This will make Wukong get closer to his target"
    • E's attack speed duration is refreshed while spinning
    • Added a buff timer to the spell icon to show how much spin time is left

TFT Changes
Lux
  • Damage changed from 550/900/9999 to 200/550/900/99999

Context & Notes

1) Riot August posted a changelist for Wukong that is now testing on the PBE:
"This Wukong changelist will go out to PBE tomorrow, picking up where @RiotLutzburg left off. 
Highlights:
YOU CAN CAST R TWICE
W has a dash that goes over walls
The clone mimics your attacks, Q, and R (dealing reduced damage)
Q CD goes down when you or your clone damage things"
2) KenAdamsNSA tweeted about the Eternals returning to PBE and their upcoming launch in 10.5!
"Eternals are back on PBE! We've digested all of your feedback and can't wait to release the feature for 10.5. 
If you want to read about the changes we made in-depth, give the /dev a look here: https://na.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/news/dev/dev-your-eternals-feedback-in-action/  
As always, feel free to ask questions! :)"

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