League Of Legends Patch 10.5 Swain

League of Legends patch 10.15 ushers in much-needed changes, especially to both Skarner and Swain in hopes of bringing them up to speed. Alongside this, big nerfs to Unsealed Spellbook as well as some buffs to the Spellthief’s item line.

Without further ado, let’s get into the changes.

Champion Changes

Aphelios — Nerf

Aphelios OriginalcenteredAphelios has his Crescendium, The Chakram (Q) activation range has been lowered from 575 to 500. The time it takes to activate will be increased from 0.25 seconds to 0.35 seconds.

His Infernum, the Flamethrower will now have several interactions changes with Runaan’s Hurricane:

  • Infernum’s critical AOE missile counts is now decreased from 8 missiles to 6 missiles.
  • Runaan’s splash missle count is now decreased from 4 missiles to 3 missiles.
  • Critical Runaan’s Splash Missiles count has been decreased from 8 missiles to 5 missiles.
  • Runaan’s Hurriance Splash missile AoE now has its range decreased by 100 range.

Aphelios’ Moonlight Vigil (R) no longer deals damage without going on cooldown if Aphelios is killed during the cast animation.

Caitlyn — Buff

Caitlyn 0Caitlyn’s Base Attack Damage has been increased from 62 to 64. Her movement speed increased from 325 to 330.

Fiddlesticks — Nerf

Fiddlesticks League of Legends CroppedFiddlesticks’ Bountiful Harvest (W) now has its healing reduction against minions decreased from 25% to 15%.


Gragas — Buff

Gragas League of LegendsGragas’ Drunken Rage (W) will have its damage ratio increased from 0.5 AP to 0.6 AP.

Following this, his Explosive Cask (R) will have its damage ratio increased fro 0.7 AP to 0.8 AP.

Irelia — Buff

League of Legends IreliaIrelia’s Passive, Ionian Fervor, will have its bonus attack speed per stack increased from 8/10/12% to 8/12/16%.


Lee Sin — Nerf

Lee Sin League of LegendsLee Sin’s Safeguard (W) has its cooldown increased from 12 seconds to 14 seconds.


Ornn — Nerf

Ornn League of LegendsOrnn’s base armour has been decreased from 36 to 33.


Rakan — Buff

Rakan League of LegendsRakan’s Passive, Fey Feathers, will have its cooldown reduced from 40—16 seconds to 40—14.5 seconds from levels 1 to 18.

Shen — Buff

Shen Cropped Shot League of LegendsShen’s Passive, Ki Barrier, will have its shield value increased from 50—101 to 70—121 from levels 1 to 18. Bonus health ratio remains unchanged.

Skarner — Change

Skarner League of LegendsSkarner’s Crystal Slash (Q) will have multiple updated changes:

  • damage ratio has been changed from 33/36/39/42/45% total attack damage to 15% total attack damage plus 1/1.5/2/2.5/3% of the targets maximum health
  • buff duration increased from 4 seconds to 5 seconds
  • Crystal Slash’s mana cost will be increased from 10/11/12/13/14 mana to 15 mana

Alongside this, Fracture (E) now has its missile no longer losing speed after hitting an enemy.

Swain — Change

Swain League of LegendsSwain now has his base movement speed decreased from 335 to 325.

Alongside this, his Passive, Ravenous Flock will have multiple changes:

  • cooldown changed from 12/9/6 seconds to 10 seconds (now scales with cooldown reduction)
  • ravens no longer restore mana
  • can no longer pull enemies launched by Blast Cones triggered by themselves or their teammates

Death’s hand (Q) changes:

  • cooldown decreased from 10/8.5/7/5.5/4 to 9/7.5/6/4.5/3 seconds
  • bolt angle no changed from 10 degrees to 8 degrees
  • bolts now pass through champions

Vision of Empire (W) changes:

  • range increased from 3500 to 5500/6000/6500/7000/7500
  • damage decreased from 100/150/200/250/300 to 80/120/160/200/240
  • mana cost decreased from 70/85/100/115/130 to 70/80/90/100/110

Nevermore (E) changes:

  • cooldown changed from 13/12/11/10/9 seconds to 10 seconds
  • mana cost decreased from 60/65/70/75/80 to 50 mana

Thresh — Nerf

Thresh League of LegendsThresh’s Dark Passage (W) cooldown is now increased from 22/19.5/17/14.5/12 seconds to 22/20.5/19/17.5/16 seconds.

Twisted Fate — Nerf

Twisted Fate Cropped shot League of LegendsTwisted Fate’s Pick a Card (W) will have its cooldown increased from 6 seconds to 8/7.5/7/6.5/6 seconds.


Yuumi — Buff

Yuumi League of LegendsYuumi’s passive, Bop ’N’ Block, will have its mana restore changed to 50—160 to 25—100 (+8% maximum mana).

Alongside her passive cooldown will be decreased from 20—8 seconds to 18—6 seconds.

Item Changes

Spellthief’s Edge/Frostfang/Shard of True Ice—Buff

Spellthiefs Edge Item Frostfang Item Shard Of True Ice Item

The spellthief support item line will be buffed at all intervals.

Spellthief’s Edge: base mana regen increased from 25% to 50%

Frostfang: base mana regen increased from 50% to 75%

Shard of True Ice: ability power increased from 45 AP to 50 AP

Rune Changes

Unsealed Spellbook—Nerf

Unsealed Spellbook has its initial cooldown increased from 240 seconds to 300 seconds. Alongside this, its maximum cooldown cap will be increased from 120 seconds to 150 seconds. Its cooldown reduction per swap increased from 20 seconds for each unique Summoner Spell used to 25 seconds for each unique Summoner Spell used.

You can check out the full list of patch notes on the LoL site.

Joel Yap
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