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League of Legends patch 9.15 change list

Project time, baby!

PROJECT: Jinx blasts away some bad guy robots while posing dramatically. Riot Games

The latest League of Legends patch introduces a handful of changes, including tweaks to Teamfight Tactics, as well as the new Project skins.

Galio has gotten some buffs after getting kneecapped in the last patch, but most other champions on today’s list are getting minor tweaks here or there.

The Project skins for Jinx, Pyke, Irelia, Akali, and Warwick drop with this patch, presumably alongside a Project-themed event.

The legacy cursor is also getting fully retired, with the option to toggle between the new and old one vanishing. Rest in peace, weird glove mitten thing. You might be missed.

All in all, it’s a pretty small patch for League of Legends, but make sure you’re up to date on all these changes before you jump in to ranked.

For full notes, check out Riot’s version, and for a tl;dr, check out our usual five things to know. If you’re looking for Teamfight Tactics patch notes, we have those in a separate post.


Champions

Evelynn

K/DA Evelynn Prestige Edition sits atop a car, posing in her golden outfit. Riot Games

Q cooldown refund on monsters decreased.

Q - Hate Spike

COOLDOWN REFUND 60% when hitting monsters ⇒ 50% when hitting monsters

Galio

Debonair Galio looks fancy with a blue mana potion at a party. Riot Games

Passive cooldown scales with CDR; damage increased. E damage increased.

Passive - Colossal Smash

[NEW] COOLDOWN 5 seconds at all ranks ⇒ 5 seconds, affected by CDR

DAMAGE 15-180 (levels 1-18) ⇒ 15-200 (levels 1-18)

E - Justice Punch

BASE DAMAGE 80/120/160/200/240 ⇒ 90/130/170/210/250

Graves

Professor Graves tinkers with his gun heroically Riot Games

E armor per stack increased.

E - Quickdraw

ARMOR PER STACK 5/7.5/10/12.5/15 ⇒ 8/11/14/17/20

Karma

Dark Star Karma meditates in the vast space Riot Games

Empowered E shield decreased.

Empowered E - Defiance

BONUS SHIELD 30/90/150/210 (+0.6 ability power) ⇒ 25/80/135/190 (+0.5 ability power)

Kha’Zix

Base skin Kha’Zix perches in the forest, ready to pounce and kill. Riot Games

Q base damage increased.

Q - Taste Their Fear

BASE DAMAGE 50/75/100/125/150 ⇒ 60/85/110/135/160

LeBlanc

IG LeBlanc poses in her white and black outfit in the mountains Riot Games

E base root damage increased.

E - Ethereal Chains

BASE ROOT DAMAGE 60/90/120/150/180 ⇒ 70/110/150/190/230

Lee Sin

Lee Sin kicks a wooden sparring dummy, making it explode into many shards Riot Games

Q base damage increased.

Q - Resonating Strike/Sonic Wave

SONIC WAVE BASE DAMAGE 50/75/100/125/150 ⇒ 55/80/105/130/155

RESONATING STRIKE MINIMUM DAMAGE 50/75/100/125/150 ⇒ 55/80/105/130/155

RESONATING STRIKE MAXIMUM DAMAGE 100/150/200/250/300 ⇒ 110/160/210/260/310

Lissandra

Project Lissandra consults some technological screens to plan an upgrade Riot Games

Base health and health growth increased. R AP ratio increased.

Base Stats

HEALTH 518 ⇒ 550

HEALTH GROWTH 87 ⇒ 90

R - Frozen Tomb

DAMAGE RATIO 60% ability power ⇒ 75% ability power

Lucian

Project: Lucian fires off his guns while sprinting around Riot Games

R base damage increased later.

R - The Culling

BASE DAMAGE 20/35/50 per shot ⇒ 20/40/60 per shot

Malphite

Coral Reef Malphite finds treasure among the water Riot Games

Q slow increased. W base cleave damage increased.

Q - Seismic Shard

SLOW 15/20/25/30/35% ⇒ 20/25/30/35/40%

W - Thunderclap

BASE CLEAVE DAMAGE 20/35/50/65/80 ⇒ 30/45/60/75/90

BUGFIX Cleave damage will now trigger Hunter’s Talisman

R - Unstoppable Force

BUGFIX Now casts at max range if used outside of max range

Poppy

Hextech Poppy wields her hammer and holds up a mysterious hextech orb Riot Games

W movement speed increased.

W - Steadfast Presence

MOVEMENT SPEED 35% ⇒ 40%

Qiyana

Qiyana poses in front of an explosion while welding her ring Image: Riot Games

E no longer damages targets outside of its range. R cooldown now scales. Health packs in ARAM now grants her River.

W - Terrashape

RIVER ELEMENT IN ARAM Qiyana can now empower her blade with River from health packs in Howling Abyss

E - Audacity

DAMAGE RANGE Now only damages targets if within 250 range at the end of the dash (Enemies that dash or Flash away can now dodge Audacity’s damage)

R - Supreme Display of Talent

COOLDOWN 100 seconds ⇒ 120/100/80 seconds

Rumble

Super Galaxy Rumble poses heroically on his mech while rockets fire off in the background Riot Games

W shield decreased.

W - Scrap Shield

BASE SHIELD 100/130/160/190/220 ⇒ 80/110/140/170/200

BASE EMPOWERED SHIELD 150/195/240/285/330 ⇒ 120/165/210/255/300

Soraka

Star Guardian Soraka innocently poses with her lion companion Riot Games

Q base damage increased.

Q - Starcall

BASE DAMAGE 60/95/130/165/200 ⇒ 75/110/145/180/215

R - Wish

BUGFIX Soraka’s R - Wish now properly goes on cooldown when she dies while casting.

Swain

Base skin Swain menacingly holds up his glowing red hand Riot Games

Q range reverted to pre-9.14 range.

Q - Death’s Hand

BOLT RANGE 625 ⇒ 725

Syndra

Atlantean Syndra fires off orbs of water while emerging from a whirlpool Riot Games

R damage per sphere increased late.

R - Unleashed Power

BASE DAMAGE PER SPHERE 90/135/180 ⇒ 90/140/190

Vayne

Project: Vayne flees the scene, sliding on the floor Riot Games

E wall hit damage increased; damage now applied instantly.

E - Condemn

WALL HIT DAMAGE 100% of Condemn’s damage ⇒ 150% of Condemn’s damage

DAMAGE TIMING Now deals Condemn’s damage instantly, instead of after the knockback

Xerath

Base skin Xerath gets ready to fire some serious lasers from his chest Riot Games

R range flattened.

R - Rite of the Arcane

RANGE 3200/4400/5600 ⇒ 5000

Victory/Defeat Banners

Mac users, rejoice! At the end of every game, you’ll no longer see static Victory and Defeat banners and instead, get new animated versions that are shipping to both Mac and PC. In addition, the banner animations will now scale properly with the visual quality selected in the game options.

Legacy Cursor Removal

Much like the beloved VHS player that you could no longer keep in your storage closet, we’re removing the option to use the old bronze gauntlet from the game.

Bugfixes

  • Draven’s unempowered basic attacks now properly deal damage in Mordekaiser’s R - Realm of Death
  • Kayn’s R - Umbral Trespass now properly goes on cooldown if the target dies while Kayn has infested them
  • Lux’s R - Final Spark cooldown timer now properly appears when she dies during cast
  • Fixed a bug where Irelia’s Flawless Duet and Zoe’s E - Sleepy Trouble Bubble would target incorrect positions in Howling Abyss and Summoner Rift’s river
  • Xerath’s Q - Arcanopulse, Taliyah’s E - Unraveled Earth, Jayce’s E - Acceleration Gate, and Zigg’s E - Hexplosive Minefield no longer cause small hitches to characters on or sometimes off-screen when cast
  • Katarina’s E - Shunpo now properly counts towards triggering Electrocute and Phase Rush and is usable in Mordekaiser’s R - Realm of Death
  • Miss Fortune’s Passive - Love Tap no longer grants an additional stack of Electrocute
  • Gragas’ E - Body Slam + basic attack combo now grants the proper number of Electrocute and Conqueror stacks
  • Xayah’s Passive - Clean Cuts now apply the proper number of Electrocute stacks based on the number of basic attacks

Upcoming Skins & Chromas

The following skins will be released this patch.

  • PROJECT: Pyke
  • PROJECT: Irelia
  • PROJECT: Jinx
  • PROJECT: Akali
  • PROJECT: Warwick
  • PROJECT: Irelia Prestige Edition

The following chromas will be released this patch:

  • PROJECT: Pyke
  • PROJECT: Jinx
  • PROJECT: Akali
  • PROJECT: Warwick