10.5 PBE Cycle

This mega post was last Updated on 2/26 with the 2/26 PBE Update
(With the release of patch 10.4 to live on February 20th, we started the new 10.5 PBE cycle.)

Previous PBE Cycles in 2020
[9.24] [10.1] [10.2] [10.3] [10.4]

Below you will find a comprehensive list of new content, balance changes, and whatever else  is included in the current PBE cycle! Be aware that these changes are extremely tentative, there is a possibility that things you see below will be changed or even reverted prior to the live patch.

 ( Note: As the cycle continues, some images may be outdated! )

(Warning: PBE Content is tentative and iterative - what you see may not reflect what eventually gets pushed to live servers! Manage your expectations accordingly. )

Table of Contents

Champion Skins

Four new skins are now on the PBE for testing - Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, and Renekton plus Hextech Sejuani!

Blackfrost Alistar

[1350 RP]
"The mightiest of all minotaurs, Alistar once roamed the northern mountains freely… but when the endless winter came and blanketed his home in frost as dark as the heart of the Ice Witch herself, the fearsome behemoth fell prey to an eerie corruption—as his fur and bone twisted into pure, frozen malice."

Blackfrost Rek'Sai

[1350 RP]
"When the Ice Witch looked to the great glaciers of True Ice towering over the far north, she saw an army in the making. Among the first to be sculpted was Rek'Sai, a vessel of chilling savagery befitting a queen's power. Now, granted sentience by the will of the Watchers, she terrorizes domains with the brutal instincts of an apex predator."

Blackfrost Renekton

[1350 RP]
"In life, Renekton stood against the tyranny of the Ice Witch, fighting an inevitable, endless winter until his last breath. In death, the virtuous warrior was cursed with resurrection—brought back to life as a vicious warmonger cased in rock and ice. Now a general leading the onslaught of the Black Frost army, Renekton loyally serves the very queen he once thought to destroy."

Here's 6armedrobot with a bugs & feedback thread for Blackfrost Alistar, Rek'Sai, and Renekton:
"Hey Everyone! This is a collective bug and feedback post for 10.5 Blackfrost Alistar, Rek’Sai, & Renekton. 
Please let me know any bugs or feedback you have for the skins and I’ll get them to the team to consider. Thanks! 
All skins are currently priced at 1350 RP. 
*Subject to change. 
Also, PIE-C QA Lead KateyKhaos wrote an excellent guide on PBE feedback (and feedback in general), please read before posting: 

Hextech Sejuani

[10 Gemstones]
"A merchant tycoon hailing from the top echelons of Piltovan society, Sejuani paved the way for the manufacture of hextech mounts. Often seen atop the back of her trusted stead, Bristech, she surveys the gilded streets of her magnificent city, always on the lookout to recruit young innovators who dare to push the boundaries of science and engineering."

Here's 6armedrobot with a bugs & feedback thread for Hextech Sejuani -
"A noble warrior who has harnessed Hextech technology to create her mechanical mount, Hextech Sejuani is charging into the Rift with
  • New model and textures harnessing Hextech technology!*
  • New VFX to dazzle her enemies!*
  • New SFX that reflects her battle prowess!*
  • New Recall that showcases her Hextech mastery!* 
Hextech Sejuani will be available to play on PBE! Remember to report back here with any bugs or feedback. And of course, if you have any questions, I’ll do my best to answer them. Cheers! 
Hextech Sejuani is currently set at 10 Gemstones. 
*Prices on PBE are subject to change.


New sets of chroma are now on the PBE:

Blackfrost Alistar
[6 Chroma]

Blackfrost Rek'Sai
[7 Chroma]

Blackfrost Renekton
[7 Chroma]

Here's Riot Orphyre with a bugs & feedback thread for the Blackfrost chromas this cycle:
"Hey everyone! 
We’ve got new Chromas coming up for Blackfrost Alistar, Blackfrost Rek’Sai, and Blackfrost Renekton!
Blackfrost Alistar:
  • New textures:
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Ruby)
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Turquoise)
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Emerald)
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Amethyst)
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Obsidian)
    • Blackfrost Alistar (Pearl)
Blackfrost Rek’Sai:
  • New textures:
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Ruby)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Emerald)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Obsidian)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Rose Quartz)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Turquoise)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Citrine)
    • Blackfrost Rek’Sai (Pearl)
Blackfrost Renekton:
  • New textures:
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Ruby)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Pearl)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Aquamarine)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Obsidian)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Emerald)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Citrine)
    • Blackfrost Renekton (Rose Quartz) 
The Chroma sets should be available on PBE soon! We hope you all will enjoy the new sets; and as usual, we’re looking forward to hearing your constructive feedback. 
Riot Orphyre"

Summoner Icons

A mysterious new summoner icon is now on the PBE:

Light's End Icon
"Infinity calls."

Three more new summoner icons are now on the PBE! No names available just yet, but these do have a look reminiscent of other TFT Little Legends icons. Check out more details on TFT: Galaxies, coming soon!

Eternals up for PBE testing

Eternals, the new champion specific stat trackers, are now up on the PBE for testing and are planned to hit live in patch 10.5.

Brush up on Eternals with these links:

Here's a few screenshots of the Eternals panel on the champions & profile pages - clicking a specific Eternal will bring up more information & milestone progress. Below is an example picture of Diana without Eternals owned and Rammus with Eternals owned.
and here's a few pictures moving through the shop, which previews the stats prior to purchase and prompts to pick up the larger discounted bundle.


  • The Loot menu icon has been updated on the PBE:
  • Your Shop is back up on the PBE for testing!
  • Riot Blizz noted changes to champion recommended items lists that should be on the PBE now:
"here is my finalized changelist for recommended items! itll be on live in 10.5, should be on pbe on next deploy. let me know what you think!"

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.


  • Base HP increased from 575 to 600

  • Curse of the Sad Mummy (R) cooldown increased from 130/115/100 to 150/125/100

  • Traveler's Call (Passive) Damage per 5 chimes lowered from 15 to 12

  • Base Armor lowered from 40 to 37

  • Hemorrhage (Passive) damage to monsters increased from 120% to 175%

  • Magic resist increased from 30 to 32
  • MR per level increased from 1 to 1.25
  • End of the Line (Q) 
    • Mana cost changed from 60/65/70/75/80 to 60 at all ranks
    • cooldown lowered from 13/12/11/10/9 to 12/11/10/9/8

  • Icathian Rain (Q) 
    • AP ratio lowered from 40% to 25%
    • Evolved Missiles increased from 10 to 12
  • Void Seeker (W)
    • Damage increased from [20/45/70/95/120 (+60% AP)(+150% tAD) to [30/55/80/105/130 (+70% AP)(+130% tAD)
    • Evolved CD refund increased from 50% to 70%

  • The Darkin Scythe (Passive) orb spawn rate changed from [increases at 0/8/12 minutes] to ["smooth growth (Effectively you should get 3% more orbs)"]
  • Blade's Reach (W) slow increased from 60% to 70%

  • Ice Shard (Q) AP ratio increased from 70% to 80%

  • Darkness Rise (Passive) max damage to monsters increased from 25-120 to 28-164
    • [Not noted on the tooltip]

[Changelist - ** denotes this does not match changelist!]
  • Attack speed per level increased from 3% to 3.5%
  • ** Attack speed ratio increased from .645 to .67
  • Tangle-Barbs (E) AP ratio increased from 40% to 60%
  • Pop Blossom (R) Shield increased from [50/80/110 (+50% AP)] to [75/100/125 (+75% AP)]

  • Living Forge (Passive) 
    • Level for Ornn to start masterworking items for himself increased from 12 to 13
    • Level for Ornn to start masterworking items for allies increased from 13 to 14
  • Bellow's Breath (W) 
    • Brittle damage lowered from [12-20.5% based on Ornn's level] to [10-18% based on Ornn's Level]

[Changelist - ** denotes this does not match changelist!]
  • ** Hammer Shock (Q) max damage to non-champions increased from 40/60/80/100/120 to 50/80/110/140/170
    • [Not noted on the tooltip]

  • Attack speed ratio lowered from .656 to .625

  • Base armor lowered from 37 to 33
  • Base HP regen lowered from 8 to 7
  • HP regen per level lowered from .75 to .5
  • The Show Stopper (R) slow duration lowered from 1.5s to 1s

  • Boomerang Blade (Q) damage per pass changed from [35/55/75/95/115 (+70/80/90/100/110% tAD)(+50% AP) to [35/50/65/80/95 (+70/85/100/115/130% tAD)(+50% AP)]
  • On the Hunt (R) minimum movement speed changed from 20% to 20/25/30% 

  • Base AD increased from 45 to 49
  • AD per level increased from 2 to 3
  • Song of Celerity (E) bonus movement speed increased from 10/11/12/13/14% to 20% at all ranks

[Changelist 1 / Changelist 2]
[Reverted, expect continued testing next cycle!]
  • Base HP lowered from 577.8 to 540
  • Mana lowered from 265.84 to 300
  • Mana per level increased from 38 to 45
  • MP5 lowered from 8.042 to 8
  • Base MR lowered from 32.1 to 28
  • Stone Skin (Passive)
    • Armor changed from [4/6/8 per nearby champion] to [4 + .5 per level]
    • [Removed] Magic resistance
    • [New] Now grants .5% max health regen per 5s
    • the armor and regen increase by 55% for 5 seconds whenever Wukong or his clone hit an enemy champion or large monster, stacking up to 10 times
    • Now checks for enemies every .25s
      • (old: every 1s)
  • Crushing Blow (Q)
    • Bonus damage changed from [10/15/20/25/30 (+0-40% AD)] to [30/55/80/105/130 (+50% bAD)]
    • Bonus range changed from 125 to 75/100/125/150/175
    • Armor shred duration increased from 3s to 4s
    • [New] Whenever Wukong or his clone deal damage with basic attacks or spells, Q's cooldown is reduced by .5s
    • Cooldown increased from 9/8/7/6/5 to 9/8.5/8/7.5/7
    • Mana cost changed from 40 to 30/35/40/45/50
    • Cast time now scales with attack speed
  • Warrior Trickster (W)
    • [New] Now has a 275 range dash that can go over small walls
    • Stealth duration lowered from 1.5s to 1s
    • No longer does AOE magic damage on despawn.
    • Cooldown increased from 18/16/14/12/10 to 20/19/18/17/16
    • Mana cost changed from 50/55/60/65/70 to 60 at all ranks
      • The clone now mimics Wukong's attacks and ultimate, but deals 40/45/50/55/60% damage
        • Basic attacks: The clone will attempt to attack enemies Wukong has recently attacked.
        • Q: Empower's clone's next attack.
        • E: The clone gains the Attack Speed buff
        • R: The clone starts spinning and will knockup enemies that haven's been knocked up already
      • The close mirrors Wukong's animation state on spawn
      • Attacks from the tower instantly kill the clone
  • Nimbus Strike (E)
    • Damage changed from [65-205 (+80% bAD) physical] to [80/120/160/200/240 (+80% AP) Magic]
    • Attack speed buff duration increased from 4 to 5
    • Cooldown changed from 8 to 10/9.5/9/8.5/8
    • Mana cost lowered from 45/50/55/60/65 to 40/45/50/55/60
    • Offset distance from unit dashed to changed from 0 to 75
  • Cyclone (R)
    • R can now be cast a second time within 9 seconds. The second cast will not knockup enemies hit by the first
    • Spin duration lowered from 4s to 2s
    • Damage per second changed from [20/110/200 (+110% tAD)] to [110% tAD +3/5/7% max HP (+1.1% per 100 tAD)]
    • Movespeed while spinning changed from [5-40% based on time] to [20/25/30% based on skill rank]
    • Lockout time between R casts increased from .5s to 1s
    • Tick rate lowered from .5s to .25s
    • Each tick of damage now applies Conqueror
    • Attack range while spinning lowered from 175 to 50
      • "This will make Wukong get closer to his target"
    • E's attack speed duration is refreshed while spinning
    • Added a buff timer to the spell icon to show how much spin time is left
    • "Fixed a bug where the clone was attacking while casting R"


Blade of the Ruined King
  • Unique passive - Melee users now deal 12% damage of target's health damage

Boots of Swiftness
  • Movement speed increased from 55 to 60

Boots of Mobility
  • Cost increased from 900 to 1000

Death's Dance
[Reverted 2/27! Possibly returning next cycle for more testing!]
  • New recipe: [Aegis of the Legion + Vampiric Scepter + Caulfield's Warhammer + 400g]
  • Total cost unchanged
  • AD lowered from 80 to 60
  • [New] +30 Armor
  • [New] +30 Magic Resist

  • [Changed] Unique Passive: Tribute now notes "While nearby an ally champion, damaging spells and attacks against champions or buildings grant 15 gold."

    Harrowing Crescent
    • [Changed] Unique Passive: Tribute now notes "While nearby an ally champion, damaging spells and attacks against champions or buildings grant 15 gold."

    Ravenous Hydra
    • Lifesteal increased from 12% to 18%
    • Active radius increased from 400 to 450

    Spectral Sickle
    • [Changed] Unique Passive: Tribute now notes "While nearby an ally champion, damaging spells and attacks against champions or buildings grant 15 gold."

    Spellthief's Edge
    • [Changed] Unique Passive: Tribute now notes "While nearby an ally champion, damaging spells and attacks against champions or buildings grant 15 gold."

        Titanic Hydra
        • Unique passive - Cleave 
          • basic attack damage increased from [5 + 1% of your max health] to [5 + 1.5% of your max health]
          • splash damage increased from [40 + 2.5% of your max health] to [40 + 3% of your max health]

        Turret Plates
        [Changelist / Context]
        • Gold per plate increased from 120 to 160
        • Turret plates take -20% damage from Ranged champions
        • Resistances per Bulwark Stack, per nearby enemy champion increased from 35 to 45

        TFT Changes
        • 6 champ AD increased from 25 to 30

        • Chance to trigger additional attacks increased from 35% to 40%

        • 3 champ damage increased from 250 to 275
        • 4 champ damage increased from 500 to 550

        • 6 champ magic damage increased from 350 to 475

        • 6 champ increased damage lowered from 165% to 150%

        • Stun duration changed from 1.5/2/5 to 1.5/2/10

        • Shield duration increased from 3s to 4s
        • Orb amount increased from 3/4/5 to 3/4/7

        Dr. Mundo
        • Damage increased from 50/100/150 to 50/100/200

        • Damage changed from 225/450/900 to 250/450/900

        • Heal increased from 20/30/100% to 25/35/200%

        • Attack speed changed from 40/60/80% to 35/50/100%

        • Damage reduction duration lowered from 5s to 4s

        • Damage changed from 550/900/9999 to 200/550/900/99999

        Master Yi
        • Bonus damage lowered from 75/100/500 to 40/80/500

        • % healed increased from 40/45/50% to 50/60/70%

        • Damage increased from 250/550/850 to 250/550/1000

        • Damage lowered form 200/400/800 to 200/350/700

        • Damage increased from 175/350/600 to 225/375/650

        • Number of plants increased from 2/3/4 to 2/3/5

        Patch History for this cycle:

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