LoL Patch 10.17 Arrives Tomorrow With Massive Buffs And Nerfs


LoL Patch 10.17 Arrives Tomorrow With Massive Buffs And Nerfs

League of Legends patch 10.17 goes live tomorrow, August 18. The update is part of Riot Games’ preparation for the LoL World Championship 2020. Patch 10.17 offers massive buffs and nerfs to some favorite champions that can surely change the way how they’re played.

Riot Games’ lead gameplay designer, Mark “Riot Scruffy” Yetter, has revealed the details of the champion changes they’re targeting on patch 10.17. From his tweet, here are the affected champions:

Nerfs

Caitlyn – Movement speed reduced from 330 to 325

Sona – Hymn of Valor (Q) AP ratio lowered from 50 to 40 percent; Song of Celerity (E) movement speed ratio AP ratio lowered from 3 to 2 percent for every 100 AP

Lux – Prismatic Barrier (W) shield reduced from 50-150 (+30 percent AP) to 45-125 (+35 percent AP); W mana cost increased from 60 to 60-80

Evelyn – Hate Spike (Q) base damage reduced from 30-50 to 25-45

Hecarim – Devastating Charge (E) movement speed lowered from 25-100 to 25-85 percent over 3 seconds

Yone – Mortal Steel (Q) base damage lowered from 20-120 to 20-100; R no longer lifesteals

Qiyana – Terrashape (W) on hit damage AD ratio reduced from 20 to 10 percent; Audacity (E) base damage lowered from 60-200 to 60-180

Buffs

Aatrox – World Ender (R) bonus AD increased from 20-30 to 20-40 percent

Varus – Attack speed per level increased from 3 to 3.75 percent

Xayah – AD per level increased from 2.9 to 3.5

Kai’Sa – AD per level increased from 1.7 to 2; E attack speed increased from 40-60 to 40-80

Gragas – Armour increased from 35 to 38

The next patch, LoL patch 10.18, goes live on PBE in September. It marks the return of the regular LoL patch cycle that is not part of the updates for LoL World Championship. Patch 10.18 contains new regular and prestige skins for several champions. The maintenance period hasn’t been confirmed yet, but it usually begins at 03:00 AM PT for NA servers, 05:00 UK for EUW servers, and 03:00 CET for EUNE servers. Regular updates last for about three hours.