6/29 PBE Update: Skin Tweaks, Continued Nexus Blitz Testing & More

Posted on at 12:23 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 10.14 PBE cycle, today's patch includes Arcanist Zoe Prestige Edition tweaks, continued Nexus Blitz testing & 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

Arcanist Zoe Prestige Edition's hat was tweaked once again:


Continued Nexus Blitz Testing

Nexus Blitz continues its extended PBE testing run this cycle! Here's Riot Lowbo with a changelist for today's update:
Hello everybody! Here's a list of design-related changes going into today's PBE build. Because of Friday's redeploy, some of these changes were in over the weekend. 
Design Changes
  • Elder Dragon reward duration 240s >>> 120s
  • Killing Rift Herald now grants your team Baron buff for 120 seconds (note that you don’t gain the bonus AD/AP, just the minion buffs)
  • Walking Nexuses are ghosted and ignore collision until they reach the middle of the map
  • Deathfire Grasp, Ghostwalkers, Zephyr, and Moonflair Spellblade added to the item shop
  • Scuttle Crab shrine now properly grants movement speed
  • Players should not be able to override the neutral cannons’ target locations by firing the cannon within 0.3 seconds
  • Players will no longer be able to gain On Fire by killing clones
  • Yuumi W will be cleared at the start of Prize Fight
  • Sion E will no longer knock back Loot Teemo, Loot Veigar, and Scuttle Racer as if they were minions
  • Fixed an issue where surrenders weren’t working
  • Fixed a further issue where Chaos team would win the game upon surrendering" 

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.

  • Health increased from 528 to 550
  • Movespeed increased from 325 to 335
  • Lay Waste (Q)
    • damage increased from [45/65/85/105/125 (+30% AP)] to [50/70/90/110/130 (+35% AP)]
    • Damage to monsters lowered from 100% to 80%
  • Defile (E)
    • Mana restore changed from [only when spell is togged off] to [always]
    • Tick rate increased from [1 per second] to [4 per second]

TFT Changes
  • 3 unit AD reverted from 35 to 40

Star Guardian
  • 9 unit mana increased from 40 to 45

  • Stun duration changed from 2/2/4 to 2/3/4
  • Damage lowered from 250/300/700 to 200/300/600

  • AD increased from 244/344/4444% to 350/500/4444%

  • Damage reverted from 150/250/750 to 150/250/500

Aurelion Sol
  • Mana drained lowered from 10/20/50 to 10/15/50

Context & Notes

1) Riot Scruffy provided a patch preview for 10.14 balance changes:
"10.14 Patch Preview here. Some changelists are in but I'll have the full list from the team tomorrow. 
Worth noting - ghost and predator are here as followups from our last round of changes which ended up slightly nerfing them."

He added:
"Oops, missing one addition - Riven on the buff list"
2) Here's RiotPhlox with a changelist for Karthus now testing on the PBE:
"Current Karthus list you'll see on PBE whenever it next deploys. Currently making sure it's the right size of buffs and nerfs and hitting what we want to hit (probably will change). W changes will continue to be tested internally but no guarantees!"

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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