8/29 PBE Update: Continued TFT Testing & Even More Tentative Balance Changes

Posted on at 9:25 PM by Aznbeat
The PBE has been updated! As we continue the 12.17 PBE cycle, today's patch includes continued TFT testing, chroma assets tweaks, and more TFT Uncharted Realms testing!
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


TFT Uncharted Realms Continued Testing 

Uncharted Realms continued testing on the PBE this cycle! Here's Riot Mort with the latest changelist:
"PBE Patch Notes - August 29th Deploy 
Reminder today is small because it was done Friday. Tomorrow will be much larger 
Augments
-Big Friend
---Health Threshold: 2000 >>> 1650
-Consistency
---Tier: Gold >>> Silver

Items
-Radiant Archangel’s Staff
---AP per 4 seconds: 25 >>> 30

Bug Fixes
-Daeja can now proc Crown of Champions
-Sunfire Cape no longer applies a larger burn than intended
-Archangel Staff now grants 20 bonus AP as intended
-Fixed several issues with Darkflight for Ghost Armies
-There is still a known issue where the bonus health isn’t being applied for Ghost Armies
-Fixed a bug where Lux would auto between Mage casts"


Miscellaneous

  • Zenith Blade Jayce chroma assets tweaked:




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

Hecarim
  • Rampage (Q)
    • Damage lowered from60/90/120/150/180 (+90% bonus AD) to 60/85/110/135/160 (+95% bonus AD)
    • Damage per stack increased from 2% +3% per 100 bonus AD) to 4% +6% per 100 bonus AD)
    • Cooldown per stack lowered from 1s to  0.75s 
    • Max stacks increased from 2 to 3
    • Stacks now fall off at the end of the duration (from 1 stack per second at the end of the duration)
    • Mana Cost changed from 28/31/34/37/40 to 30
  • Spirit of Dread (W)
    • [New] Hecarim now gains 15/20/25/30/35 Armor and Magic Resist while Spirit of Dread is active
  • Devastating Charge (E)
    • Minimum Damage lowered from 30/45/60/75/90 (+55% bonus AD) to 30/45/60/75/90 (+50% bonus AD)
    • Max Damage lowered from 60/90/120/150/180 (+110% bonus AD) to 60/90/120/150/180 (+100% bonus AD) 
    • Minimum Knockback lowered from 250 to 150
    • Maximum Knockback lowered from 450 to 350 
    • Cooldown changed from 20/19/18/17/16 to 17 at all ranks
  • Onslaught of Shadows (R)
    • Fear duration lowered from 0.75-2s based on distance traveled to 0.75-1.5s based on distance traveled

Maokai
  • Sap Magic (Passive)
    • cooldown reduction against monsters increased from 1s to 1.5s
  • Bramble Smash (Q)
    • bonus monster damage increased from 40/50/60/70/80 to 40/60/80/100/120
  • Sapling Toss (E)
    • damage AP ratio lowered from 45% to 42.5%
    • empowered damage AP ratio lowered from 90% to 85%

Miss Fortune
  • Double Up (Q) 
    • Base physical damage increased from 20/40/60/80/100 (+100% AD (+35% AD) to  20/45/70/95/120 (+100% AD (+45% AD)
    • Cast Time now matches basic attack time (from 0.25s)
  • Strut (W)
    • Mana cost lowered from 45 to 35
    • Attack Speed increased from 40/55/70/85/100% to 50/65/80/95/110%
  • Make It Rain (E) 
    • Cooldown increased from 18/16/14/12/10 to 18/17/16/15/14
    • Total damage changed from 80/115/150/185/220 (+80% AP) to 70/100/130/160/190 (+100%AP)
    • Slow changed from 40/45/50/55/60% to 50% (+4% Per 100 AP) 
  • Bullet Time (R) 
    • bonus crit chance damage increased from 20% each waves damage to 30%


Context & Notes

1) Here's Riot Phrozxon with a preview of 12.17 balance:

2) Here's TheTruexy with a Miss Fortune changelist now testing on the PBE:

He also provided a Hecarim changelist:



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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