5/18 PBE Update: Continued Volibear Testing & More

Posted on at 12:40 PM by Aznbeat
[Added Riot Scruffy's Patch 10.11 preview and Lutzburg Volibear changelist]

The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 10.11 PBE cycle, today's patch includes continued Volibear champion update testing & 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.)

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Continued Volibear Champion Update Testing

The Volibear champion update continues testing on the PBE this cycle, here's a few small changes in today's update:

Riot Lutzburg provided a changelist for upcoming changes:
[3] Just submitted some balance changes that will hit PBE next time it deploys (not sure exactly when that is). Goal was to be as power-neutral as possible while supporting player fantasy. tl;dr more attack speed and lower ult CD in exchange for some raw damage.

He also provided a large set of changes coming to the PBE soon:
Hey bear fans, thanks so much for all the love you've been showing us after trying Volibear on the PBE. Below is a list of changes we've made largely thanks to your feedback, so please keep it coming! Everything on this list will be playable in-game after the next PBE deploy.

Today's changes:
  • The Relentless Storm (Passive) attack speed per stack increased from 3% to 5%
  • Thundering Smash (Q) damage lowered from 25/50/75/100/125 to 20/40/60/80/100


  • Loot files for "Grey Warwick (Rose Quartz Chroma) + Icon" and "Medieval Twitch (Amethyst Chroma) + Icon" added! These most likely will be Honor 5 rewards, similar to last season. No images available for these yet!
  • Thousand Pierced Volibear renamed to "The Thousand-Pierced Bear"

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.


Context & Notes

1) Here's Riot Scruffy with a preview of balance for Patch 10.11:
Patch Preview for 10.11:  
-Targets selected, changelists will be ready for tomorrow
-Mid and systems work is not in this patch, but in flight  

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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