League of Legends – 9.7 Patch Notes | Practice Tool, Predator & Immolate items

League of Legends – 9.7 Patch Notes | Practice Tool, Predator & Immolate items

Patch Highlights

Champions

Kayle

Armor growth, health regen decreased. Q cost increased. W movement speed decreased, cost increased. E damage reduced but now has a ratio

Base Stats

HEALTH REGEN 6  5
ARMOR GROWTH 3.5  3

Q – Radiant Blast

COST 60/65/70/75/80 mana  70/75/80/85/90 mana

W – Celestial Blessing

BONUS MOVEMENT SPEED 26/32/38/44/50%  24/28/32/36/40%
COST 70/75/80/85/90 mana  60/70/80/90/100 mana

E – Starfire Spellblade

BONUS MAGIC DAMAGE 10/12.5/15/17.5/20% target’s missing health 8/10/12/14/16% (+1% per 100 ability power) target’s missing health

Urgot

Passive damage decreased late. E cooldown increased early; cost increased. R damage decreased.

Passive – Echoing Flames

DAMAGE 2/3/4/6/8% target’s max health  2/3/4/5/6% target’s max health (still at levels 1/6/9/11/13)

E – Disdain

COOLDOWN 14 seconds  16/15.5/15/14.5/14 seconds
COST 50/60/70/80/90 mana  60/70/80/90/100 mana

R – Fear Beyond Death

DAMAGE 125/250/375  100/225/350

Simple Changes

Azir

Health regen growth increased. Q damage increased.

Base Stats

HEALTH REGEN GROWTH 0.55  0.75

Q – Conquering Sands

DAMAGE 60/80/100/120/140  70/90/110/130/150

Cho’Gath

Q cooldown decreased.

Q – Rupture

COOLDOWN 9 seconds  7 seconds

Dr. Mundo

Q damage increased. E attack damage increased.

Q – Infected Cleaver

DAMAGE 15/17.5/20/22.5/25% target’s current health 20/22.5/25/27.5/30% target’s current health

E – Masochism

MINIMUM BONUS ATTACK DAMAGE 30/45/60/75/90  40/55/70/85/100
MAXIMUM BONUS ATTACK DAMAGE 60/90/120/150/180 80/110/140/170/200

Garen

W passive stats increased, cooldown decreased, duration decreased late.

First line: Increasing Garen’s scaling with last-hits.

Second line: Giving Garen more opportunities to use Courage’s initial window of tenacity and increased damage reduction.

Third line: Making sure he doesn’t go nuts by keeping the uptime roughly similar.

W – Courage

PASSIVE RESISTANCES 0.25 per stack, up to 40  0.33 per stack, up to 50
COOLDOWN 24/23/22/21/20 seconds  23/21/19/17/15 seconds
DURATION 2/3/4/5/6 seconds  2/2.75/3.5/4.25/5 seconds

Leona

E cooldown decreased.

E – Zenith Blade

COOLDOWN 13/12/11/10/9 seconds  12/10.5/9/7.5/6 seconds

Lissandra

Q cooldown increased.

Q – Ice Shard

COOLDOWN 6/5.25/4.5/3.75/3 seconds  10/8.5/7/5.5/4 seconds

Morgana

Health regen growth decreased. W ratio decreased.

Base Stats

HEALTH REGEN GROWTH 0.6  0.4

W – Tormented Shadow

MINIMUM TOTAL DAMAGE RATIO 0.8 ability power  0.7 ability power (still at 0% target missing health)
MAXIMUM TOTAL DAMAGE RATIO 2.16 ability power  1.89 ability power (still at 100% target missing health)

Pyke

Q cooldown decreased early. E stun duration increased.

Q – Bone Skewer

COOLDOWN 16/14/12/10/8 seconds  14/12.5/11/9.5/8 seconds

E – Phantom Undertow

STUN DURATION 1.1 seconds  1.25 seconds

Rumble

W movement speed increased. R cooldown decreased.

W – Scrap Shield

MOVEMENT SPEED 10/15/20/25/30%  20/25/30/35/40%

R – The Equalizer

COOLDOWN 110/100/90 seconds  100/85/70 seconds

Sylas

Health regen decreased. W damage decreased. E cooldown increased early.

Base Stats

HEALTH REGEN 9.5  7.5

W – Kingslayer

DAMAGE 60/90/120/150/180  50/75/100/125/150
EMPOWERED DAMAGE 90/135/180/225/270  75/112.5/150/187.5/225

E – Abscond / Abduct

COOLDOWN 12/11.5/11/10.5/10 seconds  18/16/14/12/10 seconds

Items

Enchantment: Cinderhulk

Minion and monster aura damage increased.

GRILLED RAZORBEAK Deals 200%  300% bonus magic damage to minions and monsters

The Dark Seal

Ability power, sell-back value decreased.

ABILITY POWER 15  10
SELLBACK VALUE 245 gold  140 gold

UPDATED

Wit’s End

Attack speed, magic resist, cost increased. Now grants movement speed. On-hit damage lower early, higher late. No longer steals magic resist but now heals on-hit.

TOTAL COST 2400 gold  2900 gold
BUILD PATH Recurve Bow + Negatron Cloak + Dagger + 380 gold Recurve Bow + Negatron Cloak + Dagger + 880 gold
ATTACK SPEED 40%  50%
MAGIC RESIST 40  50
NEWMOVEMENT SPEED 5%
ON-HIT DAMAGE 42  15-80 (levels 1-18)
NEW HEALTH STEAL Heal for the amount of on-hit damage dealt by Wit’s End (33% effective for ranged) when the item holder is below half health
REMOVED MAGIC RESIST STEAL Basic attacks no longer steal 6 magic resist (3 for ranged), up to 30

Immolate Item Combat Text

DISCO INFERNO Combat text for Immolate effects on Cinderhulk, Bami’s Cinder, and Sunfire Cape now display running totals of how much damage each target has taken

Runes

UPDATED

Eyeball Collection

Max stacks decreased, total stats unchanged. Kills and assists both grant one stack; no longer stacks off wards.

MAX STACKS 20  10
STACKS 2 per champion kill, 1 per champion assist, 1 per ward kill  1 per champion takedown (kill or assist)
ADAPTIVE FORCE 1 per stack (20 total)  2 per stack (20 total)
COMPLETION BONUS 10 adaptive force (unchanged)

UPDATED

Ghost Poro

Your wards spawn a ghost poro and grant stacks of adaptive force when they expire. Gain extra adaptive force at full stacks.

REMOVED HAUNTED TRINKET Standing in brush no longer converts your trinket into a Ghost Poro. Placing a Ghost Poro in enemy territory no longer grants adaptive force.
NEW SPOOKY Your wards now spawn a Ghost Poro when they expire, giving vision in the area until it’s scared away be enemy champions. Wards killed by enemies don’t spawn Ghost Poros.
NEW BOO Spawning a Ghost Poro grants 2 adaptive force up to 10 times (max 20). At 10 Ghost Poro spawns, gain an additional 10 adaptive force.

UPDATED

Zombie Ward

No longer grants on-hit damage versus champions when clearing a ward. Ward clears now grant stacks of adaptive force. Gain extra adaptive force at full stacks.

REMOVED TOUCH OF DEATH Damaging a champion after clearing a ward no longer deals bonus damage
NEW WARD GRAVEYARD Clearing a ward grants 2 adaptive force up to 10 times (max 20). At 10 ward clears, gain an additional 10 adaptive force.

Cut Down

Damage versus extremely high health targets increased.

DAMAGE 5-12%  5-15% (still at 10-100% max health difference)

Demolish

Max health ratio increased.

DAMAGE 100 (+30% max health)  100 (+35% max health)

Overgrowth

Completion bonus grants more max health.

COMPLETION BONUS 2.5% max health increase  3.5% max health increase

Predator

ZOOM The monster burn effect of Hunter’s Talisman and its upgrades no longer interrupts Predator’s channel

Ultimate Hunter

Ult cooldown reduction increased.

ULT COOLDOWN REDUCTION 5 (+2% per stack), max 15%  5 (+3% per stack), max 20%

Practice Tool

Minor additions to the Cheat Menu for players’ convenience.

WIN THE GAME Can now destroy the enemy team nexus through the Cheat Menu
CRY IT OUT Can now stack your Tear of the Goddess item immediately through the Cheat Menu

ARAM – Back to Bilgewater

Sail back to Butcher’s Bridge to hunt for treasure and test our experimental ARAM changes. Check out the Back to Bilgewater /dev post on Nexus for more details on the gameplay changes, item additions, and balance updates.

FOLLOW THE COMPASS Butcher’s Bridge is back for a limited time
NEW BAN TO DAVY JONES’ LOCKER Ban your least favorite champions. After bans are set, random champions will be assigned and they won’t show up in rerolls
NEW FINISH HIM After 15 minutes, minion waves’ spawn rate will increase, minions will gain more movement speed, and champions will deal 10% more damage to structures
NEW OUCH Damage from champions further than 900 units away is reduced by 15%
NEW SUMMONER SPELL Barrier has been replaced by Backtrack. When activated, Backtrack gives players a small blue shield (less powerful than Barrier) and then 3 seconds later zooms them back towards their Fountain
UPDATED ITEM UPDATES Mariner’s Vengeance and Ghostwalkers have been added to the store for ARAM games and Warmog’s Armor has been adjusted
RUNES ADJUSTMENT Runes have been adjusted for ARAM similar to Nexus Blitz and ARURF+
CHAMPION BALANCE Champions have been adjusted to narrow the gap between the top and bottom champions in ARAM

Mac Client

MORE BITS The Mac client is becoming 64-bit this patch. No downloads or reinstalls needed—just patch up like normal!
KNOWN ISSUE End of Game Victory/Defeat screens have reverted to static images

Your Shop Returns

Personalized discounts are back from April 4th, 2019, at 01:00p.m. PT – April 25th, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PT!

Bugfixes

  • Fixed a bug where Akali’s W – Twilight Shroud‘s cooldown was incorrectly calculated with her cooldown reduction
  • Jarvan IV’s R – Cataclysm cast VO lines no longer plays during its recast
  • Buffs auras on Battlecast Alpha Skarner, Zombie Brand, AstroNautilus, Star Guardian Jinx, Pool Party Fiora, Underworld Wukong, Snow Day Malzahar, Pool Party Leona, PROJECT: Leona, and Guardian of the Sands Rammus now properly follow the models during certain animations
  • Morgana’s R – Soul Shackles no longer hits targets if the effect ends prematurely by her death
  • Vi’s E – Excessive Force no longer fizzles when Phantom Hit triggers on Guinsoo’s Rageblade
  • Fixed a bug where Taliyah’s E – Unraveled Earth was scaling incorrectly
  • Conqueror now properly procs from pets (except for Malzahar’s Voidlings and Yorick’s Maiden of the Mist are still bugged)
  • Omni-vamp effects now properly grant reduced healing from pets

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