[6/29] Comprehensive PBE Test Notes

Below are a list of patch notes of current in-game differences between the NA Public Beta Environment and the Live servers. These changes may not necessarily represent the final patch notes and do not include new skins or media.

General changes

  • The death streak penalty has been decreased to 13% for the first death and 20% for subsequent deaths from 13% and 30%.
  • The minimum gold reward for killing an enemy champion is now 50g, up from 15g



  • Pillar of Flame (W): mana cost reduced to 70/75/80/85/90 from 70/80/90/100/110
  • Conflagration (E): mana cost increased to 70/75/80/85/90 from 60/65/70/75/80
  • Pyroclasm (R): mana cost decreased to 100 at all ranks from 100/150/200


  • Valkyrie (W): mana cost reduced to 50 at all ranks from 100 at all ranks
  • Missile Barrage (R): cost reduced to 20 at all ranks from 30/35/40


  • New Passive – League of Draven: Draven gains a stack of Adoration when he catches a spinning axe or kills a minion or monster. When Draven kills and enemy champions, he  consumes half his Adoration stacks, gaining 3 gold per stack consumed. Draven loses half the Adoration stacks upon death.”


  • Spider Form / Human Form (R): No longer counts as a spellcast for the purposes of items like Tears of the Goddess, Sheen, etc


  • Rampage (Q): mana cost increased to  24/28/32/36/40 from 25 at all ranks


  • Transform: Mercury Hammer / Mercury Cannon (R): No longer counts as a spellcast for the purposes of items like Tears of the Goddess, Sheen, etc
  • Acceleration Gate (E): cooldown increased to 16 at all ranks from 14/13/12/11/10


  • Base attack damage lowered to 47 from 51.3
  • Mark of the Storm (Passive): duration reduced to 6 seconds from 8 seconds


Sigil of Silence (Q)

  • Mana cost lowered to 50/60/70/80/90 from 70/75/80/85/90.
  • Initial damage lowered to 55/80/105/130/155 ( +.4 AP ) from 70/110/150/190/230 ( +.6 AP )
  • Mark trigger damage increased to 55/80/105/130/155 ( +.5 AP) from 20/40/60/80/100 ( +.3 AP )
  • Silence reduced to 1.5 at all ranks from 2

Distortion (W)

  • Mana cost increased to 80/90/100/110/120 from 80/85/90/95/100

Ethereal Chains (E)

  • Cooldown increased to 14/12.5/11/9.5/8 from 10 at all ranks
  • Time to trigger shackle decreased to 1.5 from 2
  • Shackle time changed to 1.5 at all ranks from 1/1.3/1.6/1.9/2.2 seconds

Mimic (R)

  • Mimicked Sigil of Silence (Q) and Ethereal Chains (E) deal 100/200/300 (+0.65 AP) magic damage on both instances of their damage
  • Mimicked Distortion (W) deals 150/300/450 (+ratio) magic damage
  • Mana cost reduced to 0 from 100/50/0


  • Solar Flare (R) Delay: normalized from 0.5s~0.75s


  • Aspect of the Cougar (R): No longer counts as a spellcast for the purposes of items like Tears of the Goddess, Sheen, etc.


  • Health per level decreased to 96 from 108
  • Consume (Q): damage lowered to 500/625/750/875/1000 from 600/700/800/900/1000


  • All Fury of the Dragonborn (passive) effects are now located in ability tooltips

Dragonborn (new passive)

  • Gains 5 bonus Armor and Magic resistance. This bonus is increased by 1 per level and doubles in dragon form.

Flame Breath (E)

  • No longer reduces Armor by 15%
  • Now passes through all units hit instead of stopping at the first
  • Debuff duration increased from 4 seconds
  • Damage decreased at higher levels from 80/125/170/215/260
  • On-hit magic damage to debuffed targets changed to a % of the target’s Maximum Health from 15% of Flame Breath’s damage

Dragon’s Descent (R)

  • Drains less Fury per second (no numbers)
  • Passive Armor/Magic Resistance component removed
  • 2 Fury gained per hit (decreased from 2/2.5/3)
  • Passive Fury gain increased at later ranks from 1/1/1 per 1.5 seconds


  • Nevermove (W) Delay normalized from 0.75s~1s

  • Dark Sphere’s (Q) tool tip now says “This spell can be cast while moving”
  • Force of Will’s (W) tool tip now says “This spell can be cast while moving”


  • Dark Matter (W) Delay normalized from 1.2s~1.5s


Satchel Charge (W)

  • Can now be reactivated while in flight, causing the Satchel Charge to detonate on landing
  • Missile speed increased to 1750 from 1600
  • Knockback distance increased from 350
  • Cooldown now starts when spell is cast, not when Satchel Charge detonates

Mega Inferno Bomb (R) secondary range increased to 500 from 250


Archangel’s Staff

  • Passive mana gains are now  8 (10 in Dominion)  mana per cast up from 6
  • Cooldown on passive is now 2 times per 8 seconds down from flat 3 second cooldown
  • (Dominion) Mana charge cooldown is now 2 times per 6 seconds from flat 3 second cooldown

Black Cleaver

  • Can no longer apply more than one stack of Armor Shred per basic attack

  • Mana Charge now grants 4 (8 in Dominion)  maximum mana
  • (Dominion) Mana charge cooldown is now 2 times per 6 seconds down from 3 seconds flat

Maw of Malmortius

  • Attack damage increased to 60 from 55.
  • Magic resist increased to 40 from 36.
  • Passive increased to 1 AD for every 2% of missing HP, up to max of 35 AD from 1 per every 2.5% missing HP.

Oracle’s Elixir

  • Now reads “Revealing a ward in this manner grants a portion of the gold reward when that unit is killed.”
  • No longer reads “until death” – persists through death now.
  • Reveal Radius reduced to 600 from 750
  • Duration reduced to 4 minutes from 5 minutes
  • Now has a particle denoting the radius of effect

New item: Orb of Winter

  • Total Cost: 2080
  • 70 magic resist
  • 20 HP per 5 seconds
  • UNIQUE Passive: Grants a shield that absorbs up to 30 (+10 per level) damage. The shield will refresh after 9 seconds without receiving damage

Tear of the Goddess

  • Mana charge now grants 4 (5 in Dominion) maximum mana.
  • Mana charge cooldown is now 2 times every 8 seconds from 3 seconds flat.
  • (Dominion) Mana charge cooldown is now 2 times every 6 seconds from 3 seconds flat.


  • Vision and Sight Ward are now worth more gold (previously 25g)
  • Wriggle’s Lantern Ward is now worth more gold (previously 25g)

The rewards for killing wards has been slightly changed:

  • The killer of the ward gains 50% of the ward’s gold value
  • Nearby allied champions with Oracle Elixir or allied champions that have placed Vision Wards nearby split 50% of the ward’s gold value


Map Specific Changes

(Twisted Treeline) Singed

  • Armor per level decreased to 2 from 3.5
  • Insanity Potion cooldown increased to 120 seconds from 100
(Dominion) Kassadin

  • Riftwalk cooldown increased to 9/8/7 seconds from 7/6/5
  • Riftwalk range decreased to 600 from 700

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