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Jan 8, 2013

1/8 PBE Update: New Kayle Skin: "Aether Wing Kayle", Evelynn Nerfs

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The PBE's just been updated with a new patch, and included is this new Kayle Skin datamined by SkinSpotlights. Note that these particles are NOT final, and considering this Kayle is rumored to be a legendary skin, it certainly seems like she'll get quite a few new changes before release. Personally I think the wings look kinda like Hextech Anivia.

NERFS: Annie, Evelynn, Katarina, Banshee's Veil, Last Whisper, Liandry's Torment, Will of the Ancients
BUFFS: Corki, Ryze, Thresh
TWEAKEDTwin Shadows
This patch seems primarily directed towards tweaking aura items to be more support-based~

Aether Wing Kayle

Aether Wing Kayle Video Teaser

Champion Balance Changes
Annie: NERF
  • Molten Shield's Duration reduced to 5 seconds from 6 seconds
Corki: BUFF
  • Gatling Gun (E) mana cost decreased to 60/65/70/75/80 from 60/70/80/90/100.
Evelynn: NERF
  • Hate Spike (Q)'s AP and AD ratio increased to .45 from .4 (same as live);
  • Agony's Embrace (R) cooldown nerfed to 160/120/80 from 120/90/60;
  • Agony's Embrace also changed to % of current health instead of % of max health.
Katarina: NERF
  • Sinister Steel (W) movespeed reduced to 15/20/25/30/35% from 12/20/28/36/44%
Morgana: Tooltip Change
  • Her ultimate duration had its tooltip fixed to read "1.5 seconds" on the stun (as intended, no balance change, just tooltip)
Ryze: BUFF
  • Overload (Q) now deals 6.5%*max mana, up from the 5.5% from last patch;
  • Rune Prison (W) now deals 4.5% max mana, down from 5%.
Thresh: BUFF
  • Keeper of the Souls(Passive) no longer grants bonus MR, but instead gives MR per level;
  • Lantern Toss (W)'s ally shield duration nerfed to 4 seconds from 6 seconds;
  • The Box (R) buffed to 250/400/550 from 250/400/450
Item Balance Changes
Banshee's Veil: BUFF
  • Cost increased to 2610 from 2500;
  • Now gives 400 health instead of 300 health.
Last Whisper: BUFF
  • Cost reduced to 2300 from 2400 (still higher than live)
Liandry's Torment: NERF
  • AP reduced to 60 from 70;
  • Bonus Health increased to 300 from 200.
Twin Shadows: TWEAKED
  • Ability Power reduced to 40 from 50;
  • Magic Resist increased to 40 from 30;
  • Movement speed increased to 6% from 5%.
Will of the Ancients: NERF
  • Now costs 2550, up from 2065;
  • Now builds from Kage's Lucky Pick and Hextech Revolver
Will of the Ancients

What do you guys think about the changes? Comment below!




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11 comments:

  1. The WotA change is fascinating. Other than that, pretty good stuff. But...


    THAT KAYLE SKIN. RIOT. WHY. STOP TRYING TO TAKE MY MONEY.

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  2. SSJSuntasticJanuary 08, 2013

    Yeah, even though it's *technically* a nerf in terms of rushing it, the fact that it builds from a GP10 item could theoretically make it "less" expensive if you buy it late.

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  3. I don't really see Vladimir or Kennen (for examples) building Kage's, though, that's the main problem. I don't see supports building WotA, either. It's an odd toss-up.

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  4. It says buff up at the top for Twin Shadows, then down below it is labeled nerf...

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  5. SSJSuntasticJanuary 09, 2013

    Hi Mopy, thanks for the catch. In my defense, it was a little bit of both! =x

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  6. myniggatotoroJanuary 09, 2013

    when you think about it, annie can get her stuns up more now. most people put the level in shield for the charge up anyways.

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  7. thinkfacilityJanuary 09, 2013

    That's a good point, if you think about it that way then I suppose it's actually a buff lol

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  8. SSJSuntasticJanuary 09, 2013

    That's a good point, if you think about it that way then I suppose it's actually a buff lol

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  9. Did you swap the buff/nerfs of the items? At the start of the post it says WotA and Liandry's are getting buffed, but at the bottom it says they're nerfed.

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  10. SSJSuntasticJanuary 10, 2013

    Hi shai, I believe I did, thanks for pointing that out. Overall I'd say they were nerfs even though I suppose that in some sense they are tweaks. Thanks for posting!

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