10/1 PBE Update: Chroma Assets & Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 1:28 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 10.21 PBE cycle, today's patch includes chromas assets for Odyssey and Tales from the Rift skin chromas 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


Chromas

New chromas are now on the PBE!

Odyssey Twisted Fate
[9 Chromas]

Odyssey Sivir
[8 Chromas]

Little Devil Teemo
[9 Chromas]

Bewitching Morgana
[8 Chromas]

Pumpkin Prince Amumu
[9 Chromas]

Odyssey Karma
[8 Chromas]

Bewitching Elise
[8 Chromas]

Little Devil Fizz
[8 Chromas]

Odyssey Kha'Zix
[8 Chromas]

Odyssey Kayn
[5 Chromas]

Galaxy Slayer Zed
[6 Chromas]

Odyssey Aatrox
[8 Chromas]

Miscellaneous 

  • New skinline added:
    • Galactic
      • Skins in line: Galactic Azir, Galactic Nasus

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
[Riot August provided context on these changes!]

Corki

  • Base mana lowered from 350.16 to 350
  • Mana per level increased from 34 to 54

Evelynn
  • Base mana lowered from 315.6 to 315
  • Mana per level increased from 42 to 62

Ezreal 
  • Mana per level increased from 50 to 70

Gangplank 
  • Base mana lowered from 282 to 280
  • Mana per level increased from 40 to 60

Illaoi
  • Mana per level reverted from 60 to 40

Kayn
  • Mana per level reverted from 70 to 50

Nidalee
  • Base mana lowered from 295.6 to 295
  • Mana per level increased from 45 to 65

Olaf
  • Mana per level reverted from 62 to 42
  • MP5 lowered from 7.466 to 7.465

Skarner
  • Mana per level increased from 40 to 60
  • MP5 lowered from 7.206 to 7.2

Volibear
  • Mana per level increased from 50 to 70

Warwick
  • Mana per level reverted from 55 to 35
  • MP5 lowered from 7.466 to 7.465

Wukong
  • Mana per level increased from 45 to 65

Items

Preseason 2021 continues testing on the PBE! Here's a download of images for new/changed items (as of September 30th!) from the shop, courtesy of Chibiin! We strongly suggest signing up for the PBE and trying out the changes for yourself, as these items will be testing for 6 weeks and may see many changes!


TFT Traits
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Divine
[Divine has a changed effect testing on the PBE!]
  • Damage reduction lowered from 80% to 50%

Context & Notes

1) Riot Orphyre provided bug & feedback threads for chromas this cycle:
2) Riot KamiBanani posted a thread over on the LeaguePBE subreddit noting level restrictions for Summoner's Rift on the PBE have been temporarily removed:
Hi friends! 
As some of you may have noticed, new PBE accounts aren't being automatically leveled to 30 after the tutorial. While we investigate the cause of this issue, we have temporarily removed level restrictions from queues. Players should now be able to access Summoner's Rift regardless of summoner level. 
That said, there are some caveats:
  • ARAM and Practice Tool are currently disabled (not level related)
  • Summoner Spells are still restricted to level 9 and higher 
Thanks to everyone for their patience and understanding! 😊" 

 

3) Riot August provided context and a changelist for more mana compensation changes in today's update:

"Pre-season mana compensation has been changed for AD champs to better match the ones who buy Sheen items on live. Should be on PBE today (10/1)  
We added Gangplank, Ezreal, Corki, Skarner, Volibear, and Wukong to the list while removing Kayn, Warwick, Illaoi, and Olaf"


4) Over on the Katarina Mains subreddit, GreaterBelugaWhale commented that they'll be a few additional to her current PBE changes:

"Will be using R as a tuning lever for burst vs on hit. Goal is both are reasonable. Right now i'm finding the on-hit build to be quite a bit worse than just going tons of AP (Axamuk+Nashor+Lich+Deathcap/Rylai/Zhonyas/Void), so i'm upping the on hit on R to 50% and the ASPD from (1 + .66x ASPD >>> 1 + .75x ASPD). but tuning is dubious in the chaos that is SRI so we'll see.

but prior to the changes she was actually basically a bruiser - Axamuk + Shadowbane + Rylai + Zhonyas. 4 Mixed Offensive+Def items. Still probably viable as well."


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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