4/8 PBE Update: Skin Tweaks & Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 9:55 AM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 10.8 PBE cycle, today's patch includes skin tweaks and 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.)

Table of Contents

Skin Tweaks

As noted by Riot GrumboJr, Coven Morgana's hair color was tweaked:

Coven Zyra Prestige Edition also has flowers in her Q, E, and R, similar to her base:

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.

  • Attack speed per level reverted from 1.5 to 1
  • Prismatic Barrier (W) mana cost reverted from 70 to 60
  • Lucent Singularity (E)
    • Damage reverted from 60/110/160/210/260 to 60/105/150/195/240
    • AP ratio reverted from 70% to 60%
  • Final Spark (R) AP ratio reverted from 80% to 100%

Master Yi
  • Base HP reverted from 600 to 598.56
  • Base Armor reverted from 30 to 33
  • Highlander (R) attack speed lowered from 30/55/80% to 25/45/65%

  • Command: Dissonance (W) movement speed & slow changed from 20/30/40/50/60% to 30/35/40/45/50%
    • Vs. Live: from 20/25/30/35/40% to 30/35/40/45/50%

  • Base HP increased from 570.48 to 575
  • Base Damage increased from 55.04 to 56
  • Base armor increased from 21.552 to 22
  • Overload (Q) movement speed when consuming 2 runes increased from 20/25/30/35/40% to 28/32/36/40/44%

  • Base mana increased from 375 to 425
  • Starcall (Q) mana cost lowered from 60/65/70/75/80 to 45/50/55/60/65

  • Explosive Charge (E) bonus AD ratio lowered from 50/80/110/150/170% to 50/75/100/125/150%
    • Vs. Live: from 50/70/90/110/130% to 50/75/100/125/150%

[Changelist - Differs from changelist!]
  • Disdain (E) 
    • stun duration increased from 1 to 1.5
    • Bugfix: now properly gets movement speed on dash
  • Fear Beyond Death (R) cooldown lowered from 120/95/70 to 100/85/70

TFT Changes
  • Critical hit threshold reverted from 40% health to 50% health

Dark Star
  • 6 champ AD & spell power reverted from 30 to 35
  • 9 champ AD & spell power increased from 40 to 45

  • Ability shield amount increased from 225/300/450 to 270/360/540

  • Ability damage lowered from 375/550/4000 to 300/500/4000
    • Vs Live: from 250/450/2000 to 300/500/4000

Context & Notes

1) Riot Scruffy provided the Patch 10.8 patch preview changelist:
10.8 Patch Preview with changes.  
Not 100% final, but almost done.

He added:
Small update for 10.8 preview 
-Pulled back on Trist changes - E bonus AD ratio 50-130 >>> 50-150
-Lux changes not shipping this patch
He continued:
"There were some Lux adjustments on the PBE, trying to buff support without buffing mid. They just weren't ready to ship so not in 10.8."
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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