Already three months in and Riot Games is showing no sign of slowing. These past three patches have all been pretty major so far, enough to change the state of the game! But let’s keep it real — League of Legends is still blazing ahead with changes to champions who might now be viable in the jungle, which also includes some mages strangely enough. Alongside this, some changes to Death Dance and the Teleport summoner spell of all things will also be coming to League of Legends patch 10.6. So without further ado, let’s look at the changes.
Anivia — buff
Anivia will have a major buff to her Glacial Storm (R) where it can no longer be canceled by any form of crowd control. Anivia’s ability to proc Frostbite (E) on her ultimate will now have its duration extended to three seconds.
Aphelios — nerf
Aphelios will have his Severum (Pistol) life steal decreased from 8%—25%, to 3%–20%. His Infernum (Flamethrower) will have its extra damage to minions decreased from 45% to 30%. His Crescendum (Chakram) will have its mini chakram damage decreased from 30%–173% total AD, to 24%—164% total AD.
Brand — buff
Brand’s Blaze (Passive) now deals 120% damage to monsters, dealing a maximum of 80 damage per second.
Darius — nerf
Darius’ Crippling Strike (W) has its bonus damage decreased from 50/55/60/65/70% total AD, to 40/45/50/55/60% total AD. Its mana cost has been increased from 30 to 40. His Apprehend (E) also has its mana increased from 45 to 65.
Kindred — buff
Kindred’s AD per level has been increased from 2.26 to 2.5. Her Wolf’s Frenzy (W) has its health restore increased from 28+4 per level, to 46+3 per level. Kindred’s Lamb’s Respite (R) has its healing increased from 200/250/300, to 250/325/400.
Morgana — buff
Morgana has her base movement speed increased from 330 to 335. Her Tormented Shadow (W) deals 150% damage to non-epic monsters. Black Shield (E) has its shield amount increased from 60/120/180/240/300, to 80/135/190/245/300.
Senna — nerf
Senna’s Absolution (Passive) has its AD gain lowered from 1 to 0.75. Cooldown of mist spawns has been updated to be 6/5/4 at levels 1/6/11.
Shen — buff
Shen’s Twilight Assault (Q) has its maximum damage to monsters increased from 75/100//125/150/175, to 120/140/160/180/200.
Soraka — buff
Soraka’s Starcall (Q) has its total base healing increased from 40/50/60/70/80%, to 50/60/70/80/90%. Alongside these changes, her movement speed has been also increased from 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%, to 15/17.5/20/22.5/25%.
Teemo — buff
Teemo’s Blinding Dart (Q) now blinds minions and monsters for double the duration. His Toxic Shot (E) passive how deals 150% damage to monsters.
Twisted Fate — buff
Twisted Fate’s Pick a Card (W) now has its AP ratio increased for his blue and red cards. His blue card will be increased from 50% to 90%, while his red card will now have its AP ratio increased from 50% to 60%.
Urgot — buff
Urgot’s Corrosive Charge (Q) slow duration has been increased from 1 second to 1.25 seconds. Disdain (E) stun duration has been increased from 0.75 seconds to 1 second.
Veigar — buff
Veigar is getting an increase to his AD from 50.71 to 52. His AD per level will be increased from 2.625 to 2.7 and base Armor from 22.55 to 23. His Baleful Strike (Q) damage has been increased from 70/110/150/190/230, to 80/120/160/200/240.
Wukong — rework
The Wukong rework has been released for some time. We have discussed this rework in depth.
Xerath — buff
Xerath’s Eye of Destruction (W) has its slow increased from 50% to 66.7% to enemies caught in the centre of the blast. His Rite of the Arcane (R) has its damage increased from 200/240/280 (43% AP), to 200/250/300 (45% AP).
Yorick — buff
Yorick’s Shepard of Souls (Passive) has a guarantee to spawn a grave whenever a Large monster dies near Yorick. Alongside this, Yorick’s ghouls will also take 50% damage from monsters.
Zyra — buff
Zyra’s Garden of Thrones (Passive) now has Zyra’s plants deal 150% damage to non-epic monsters.
Death Dance — update
Death Dance will have its recipe changed. It has been a popular item for League of Legends since it was first released. Its build path will now consist of Aegis of Legion, Vampiric Scepter, and Caulfield’s Warhammer and will have an extra 500 gold to complete the item. With these changes to the item, Death Dance now costs an extra 100 gold.
Death Dance now has its AD decreased from 80 to 50. It also now has 30 Armor and Magic Resist, with its bleed passive only now only affecting ranged champions.
Summoner spell changes
Teleport — update
Teleport has always been a staple summoner spell in League of Legends. Teleport’s cooldown will be changed from 360 seconds flat to 480—240 seconds over the course of the game. After using teleport, the spell now also grants 30—45% movement speed over three seconds on arrival.
One for All
One for All is the next rotating game mode coming out in League of Legends patch 10.6. It’s been so long since the game mode last came around, and I’m so excited to try it out Yuumi and Sett with my friends.
To catch up with the patch notes on the live servers for League of Legends, you can check out the official patch notes for 10.5.