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League of Legends patch 8.15 change list

(chants) Akali! Akali!

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This patch is not a big one when it comes to balance changes. It’s actually much smaller than what we’ve seen in the past, but that doesn’t mean that this patch doesn’t have important changes.

For one, Akali’s rework is going to debut this patch. She’s a mean, green ninja machine and she is probably going to be extremely unfun to lane against. Regardless, she’s here and she at least looks really cool.

The new Pool Party skins are also being added this patch for Zoe, Gangplank and Caitlyn. Along with those skins, there will be a Pool Party missions event for players to grab some free loot while they play.

As for balance in this patch, we’re seeing more tweaks towards marksman items to get them back in the game. (I mean, how can you release a Caitlyn skin if she plays like garbage?) There’s also more changes towards Irelia, who has remained too strong or too weak since release.

For Riot’s full notes you can click here or you can check out our tl;dr here.


Champions

Akali

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Akali, the Rogue Assassin strikes in patch 8.15!

Fiddlesticks

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E cost increased at early ranks. E base damage decreased.

E - Dark Wind

COST 50/60/70/80/90 mana ⇒ 70/75/80/85/90 mana

BASE DAMAGE PER HIT 65/85/105/125/145 ⇒ 60/80/100/120/140

Fizz

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W active base damage increased. W active and on-hit damage ratios increased. R ability power ratios increased, increased less for larger sharks.

W - Seastone Trident

ACTIVE BASE DAMAGE 40/50/60/70/80 ⇒ 50/70/90/110/130

ACTIVE DAMAGE RATIO 0.4 ability power ⇒ 0.6 ability power

ON-HIT DAMAGE RATIO 0.3 ability power ⇒ 0.4 ability power

R - Chum the Waters

GUPPY DAMAGE RATIO 0.6 ability power ⇒ 0.9 ability power

CHOMPER DAMAGE RATIO 0.9 ability power ⇒ 1.1 ability power

GIGALODON DAMAGE RATIO 1.2 ability power ⇒ 1.3 ability power

Irelia

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Attack damage increased. Health increased. Passive damage increased. Q range, base damage, and damage ratio decreased. E range and base damage decreased. R range decreased.

Base stats

ATTACK DAMAGE 60 ⇒ 63

HEALTH 550 ⇒ 580

Passive - Ionian Fervor

DAMAGE PER STACK 1-12 (at levels 1-18) ⇒ 4-17 (at levels 1-18)

Q - Bladesurge

RANGE 625 ⇒ 600

BASE DAMAGE 10/30/50/70/90 ⇒ 5/25/45/65/85

DAMAGE RATIO 0.7 total attack damage ⇒ 0.6 total attack damage

W - Defiant Dance

DAMAGE REDUCTION 45/50/55/60/65% ⇒ 50/%

E - Flawless Duet

RANGE 900 ⇒ 850

BASE DAMAGE 80/120/160/200/240 ⇒ 70/110/150/190/230

[REMOVED] MONSTER REDUCTION No longer deals 50% damage to monsters

R - Vanguard’s Edge

RANGE 1050 ⇒ 1000

Kindred

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W attack speed scaling (for Wolf) decreased. R cooldown increased.

W - Wolf’s Frenzy

WOLF BONUS ATTACK SPEED 50% bonus attack speed ⇒ 25% bonus attack speed

R - Lamb’s Respite

COOLDOWN 160/130/100 seconds ⇒ 180/150/120 seconds

Lee Sin

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Q base damage decreased. Q damage ratio increased. No longer deals damage based on target’s missing health damage. Now scales amplified damage based on target’s missing health.

Q - Sonic Wave / Resonating Strike

BASE DAMAGE 55/85/115/145/175 ⇒ 50/80/110/140/170

DAMAGE RATIO 0.9 bonus attack damage ⇒ 1.0 bonus attack damage

[REMOVED] EXECUTE DAMAGE No longer deals 8% of target’s missing health as damage

[NEW] EXECUTE DAMAGE Now deals up to 50% increased damage based on target’s missing health

Morgana

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Base mana regen decreased. Black Shield cost increased.

Base Stats

MANA REGEN 15 mana per 5 seconds ⇒ 11 mana per 5 seconds

E - Black Shield

COST 50 mana ⇒ 80 mana

Olaf

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W bonus attack speed increased.

W - Vicious Strikes

BONUS ATTACK SPEED 40/50/60/70/80% ⇒ 55/65/75/85/95%

Quinn

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Armor decreased. Passive damage decreased.

Base Stats

ARMOR 32 ⇒ 28

Passive - Harrier

BASE DAMAGE 15-100 (at levels 1-18) ⇒ 10-95 (at levels 1-18)

Syndra

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Q base damage increased.

Q - Dark Sphere

BASE DAMAGE 50/95/140/185/230 ⇒ 70/110/150/190/230

Thresh

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W cooldown decreased at later ranks. E maximum attack damage contribution increased at early ranks.

W - Dark Passage

COOLDOWN 22/20.5/19/17.5/16 seconds ⇒ 22/19.5/17/14.5/12 seconds

E - Flay

MAXIMUM ATTACK DAMAGE CONTRIBUTION 80/110/140/170/200% ⇒ 100/125/150/175/200%

Items

Support Items

Cost of starting support items increased.

Ancient Coin, Relic Shield & Spellthief’s Edge

COST 350 gold ⇒ 400 gold

Nomad’s Medallion, Targon’s Brace & Frostfang

TOTAL COST 850 gold (unchanged)

COMBINE COST 500 gold ⇒ 450 gold

Marksman Itemization

Our goal of giving marksmen a later spike was hit a little bit too hard, and it’s left marksmen feeling underwhelming in the mid-game (and thus often unable to reach their late-game power). We’re decreasing the cost of some marksman items so they spike earlier, but cutting some of their late-game power so they don’t take over the game when they get there.

Infinity Edge

TOTAL COST 3600 gold ⇒ 3400 gold

BUILD PATH BF Sword + BF Sword + 1000 gold ⇒ BF Sword + Pickaxe + 1225 gold

TRUE DAMAGE CONVERSION 15% ⇒ 10%

[NEW] CRIT BONUS DAMAGE TO MINIONS/MONSTERS 50%

ATTACK DAMAGE 80 ⇒ 70

[UPDATED] TRUE CRIT TEXT “True Damage Critical Strikes” now display as a blue/white icon instead of the purple “Magic Damage Crit” icon

Stormrazor

Cost decreased. Attack damage decreased. Attack speed decreased.

BUILD PATH BF Sword + Pickaxe + Dagger + Dagger + 425 gold ⇒ BF Sword + Long Sword + Long Sword + Dagger + 500 gold

TOTAL COST 3200 gold ⇒ 2800 gold

ATTACK DAMAGE 75 ⇒ 65

ATTACK SPEED 30% ⇒ 25%

Essence Reaver

Attack damage increased.

ATTACK DAMAGE 70 ⇒ 75

Zeal Items

Gold cost decreased

Rapid Firecannon, Statikk Shiv & Runaan’s Hurricane

GOLD COST 2900 gold ⇒ 2800 gold

Phantom Dancer

GOLD COST 2800 gold ⇒ 2700 gold

Mercurial Scimitar

Total and combine cost decreased. Attack damage decreased.

TOTAL COST 3700 gold ⇒ 3500 gold

COMBINE COST 525 gold ⇒ 325 gold

ATTACK DAMAGE 65 ⇒ 50

Jungle Items

Monster Hunter restriction now applies if the champion has the highest minion kill score, not the most gold.

[REMOVED] SHARE THE LOAD If you have the most individual total gold on your team, lane minion kills will grant 10 less gold

[NEW] SHARE THE LOAD If you have the highest minion score on your team, lane minion kills will grant you 10 less gold

Runes

Perfect Timing

Time of activation pushed to later in the game.

ACTIVATION TIME 8 minutes ⇒ 10 minutes

Chromas Collection

Chromas are joining the Collection tab soon after 8.15 goes live! You’ll be able to see all chromas you own, filter to show unowned or unavailable chromas, and group and sort your collection view just like you can with the Skins, Icons, and Wards collections.

Store, Gifting, and Forging

A few improvements to purchasing, gifting, and forging content.

WINDOW SHOPPING Icons, wards, and chromas can now be 1-click purchased anywhere they are viewable

JUST FOR YOU Gifts can be given from the friend’s list

ALREADY HAVE THAT ONE Emote Permanents can now be Forged into unowned Emote Permanents

Stats

A new suite of performance-based stats for Summoner’s Rift games drop into the client during this patch.

The new Stats tab inside your profile page comes stuffed with performance-based analysis of your play across combat, map control, and income. Compare yourself to friends and enemies alike, and uncover the path to your next level of play.

[NEW] Find the new Stats tab inside the profile page, full of data reaching back to midseason

ANALYZE More than a dozen new stats reveal the strengths and weaknesses in your game by both position and individual champion

COMPARE Set your stats against those of your friends, players of any Ranked tier, or champion-specific experts

Bugfixes

  • Fearing a champion with Nocturne’s E - Unspeakable Horror no longer interrupts his attacks
  • Fixed a bug where champions with Absolute Focus falling under 70% health during their attack animation would have the attacks canceled and reset.
  • Fixed a bug where the first attack of Hail of Blades would sometimes cancel.
  • Stormrazor no longer incorrectly gives movement speed on every crit if the Stormrazor crit activated Conqueror
  • Kassadin’s W - Nether Blade on-hit SFX have been restored
  • SSG skins are now listed properly as World Champions: 2017 in the Skins Collections tab
  • Several missing VO lines for God King Darius and God King Garen have been restored
  • Push-to-talk settings are now correctly saved between sessions

Upcoming Skins & Chromas

The following skins will be released this patch. Grab the League Displays app for full-res splashes!

  • Pool Party Caitlyn
  • Pool Party Gangplank
  • Pool Party Zoe
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The following chromas will be released this patch:

  • Headhunter Akali
  • Pool Party Caitlyn
  • Pool Party Gangplank
  • Pool Party Rek’Sai
  • Pool Party Taric
  • Pool Party Zoe