8/16 PBE Update: Splash Tweaks, Loot Assets & Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 3:37 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 12.16 PBE cycle, today's patch includes splash art tweaks, loot assets, and plenty of 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


Splash Tweaks

The splash art for Strike Commander Camille was tweaked (around chest):
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Miscellaneous

  • Loot assets added:

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

Caitlyn
  • Headshot (Passive)
    • AD ratio vs. champs increased from 60-110% to 60-120%
  • Ace in the Hole (R)
    • [New] damage increased by 0% - 25% based on crit chance

Diana
  • Moonsilver Blade (Passive)
    • base damage lowered from 20-250 to 20-220
    • AP ratio increased from 50% to 55%
  • Lunar Rush (E)
    • AP ratio increased from 45% to 55%

Irelia
  • Armor growth increased from 4.2 to 4.7
  • Base MR increased from 28 to 30

Kai'Sa
  • Second Skin (Passive)
    • base damage increased from 4-16 to 5-23
    • base damage per stack increased from 1-8 to 1-12
  • Icathian Rain (Q)
    • AP ratio increased from 25% to 30%
  • Killer Instinct (R)
    • AP ratio increased from 90% to 120%

Malphite
  • Granite Shield (Passive)
    • cooldown lowered from 10-6s to 8-6s
  • Thunderclap (W)
    • cooldown lowered from 12s to 12-10

Poppy
  • Hammer Shock (Q)
    • damage per hit vs monsters lowered from 50-170 to 30-150

Tristana
  • Rapid Fire (Q)
    • attack speed increased from 50-110% to 65-125%

Zeri
  • Living Battery (Passive)
    • bonus MS while shielded lowered from 10% to 7%
  • Burst Fire (Q)
    • base damage increased from 8 - 20 to 11 - 23
    • AD ratio lowered from 105-125% AD to 100-120% 
  • Ultrashock Laser (W)
    • AP ratio lowered from 60% to 40%

Zoe
  • Sleepy Trouble Bubble (E)
    • base damage increased from 60-220 to 70-230
    • AP ratio increased from 40% to 45%

Zyra
  • Grasping Roots (E)
    • cast winddown time lowered from 0.75 seconds to 0

Items

Evenshroud
  • Bonus damage increased from 9% to 10%
  • Duration increased from 4s to 5s

Context & Notes

1) Here's Riot Phroxzon with a preview of 12.16 balance:


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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