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Mid August Patch Notes

Aug 15, 2012 17:20

ImageThe Patch Notes featuring all the new changes that will be brought to the League have now been released. If you wanna update your knowledge and read through the ability remake of Katarina, we got you covered.

The patch notes concerning all the upcoming changes that are going to hit the servers have been released. If you want to see some of the changes live and in color and in addition with explanations of why the changes have been made, you should definitely head over to Riot's YouTube channel and check out the Mid August Patch Preview.

League of Legends v1.0.0.145

・Rengar, the Pridestalker

Pending the completion of some further testing on PBE, Rengar will be released at a future date



- Base Health Regen reduced to 8.25 from 9.85
- Health Regen per level reduced to 0.75 from 0.85
- Base Attack Damage reduced to 56 from 60.1
- Attack Damage per level increased to 3.5 from 3

Perseverance (Passive)

-Delay increased to 9 seconds from 7 seconds
- No longer deactivates when damaged by lane minions
- Now displays the Health Regen gained in the tooltip

Decisive Strike

- Cooldown reduced to 8 seconds at all ranks from 12/11/10/9/8
- Movement Speed increased to 35% at all ranks from 15/20/25/30/35%
- Movement Speed duration adjusted to 1.5/2.25/3/3.75/4.5 seconds from 4 at all ranks
- Base damage increased to 30/55/80/105/130 from 30/45/60/75/90
- Silence duration reduced to 1.5/1.75/2/2.25/2.5 seconds from 2.5 at all ranks
- Now removes slows on activation
- Can now critically strike again
- Buff duration reduced to 4.5 seconds from 6

- Fixed: Garen's next basic attack after Decisive Strike no longer occurs unusually quickly
- Fixed: Decisive Strike is no longer consumed if Garen fails to finish attacking
- While performing Decisive Strike, Garen now continues to follow his target if they are moving


- Changed to passively increase Armor and Magic Resist by 20% rather than 0 to 25 based on kills
- Damage reduction adjusted to 30% from 20/24/28/32/36%
- Active now additionally grants 30% Crowd Control Reduction
- Duration adjusted to 2/3/4/5/6 seconds from 3/3/3/3/3
- Cooldown adjusted to 24/23/22/21/20 seconds from 30/27/24/21/18


- Damage adjusted to 20/45/70/95/120 (+0.7/0.8/0.9/1.0/1.1 total Attack Damage) from 50/90/130/170/210 (+1.4 bonus Attack Damage)
- Damage dealt to minions increased to 75% from 50%
- No longer removes slows on activation or reduces the duration of incoming slows while active
- Ignores unit collision during Judgment but takes a 20% Movement Speed penalty when spinning through minions

- Fixed: Judgment no longer locks out Garen from taking other actions longer than intended

Demacian Justice
- Cooldown adjusted to 160/120/80 seconds from 140/120/100


Remove Scurvy

- Fixed: Remove Scurvy now removes Blinds



- Improved the responsiveness of his basic attacks, primarily in Hammer stance
- Fixed: The first basic attack after swapping to Mercury Cannon is now more responsive

Katarina (Gameplay and Art Remake)

Voracity (Passive)

- Champion kills or assists reduce Death Lotus's cooldown by 10 seconds and refresh basic abilities

Bouncing Blades

- 10/9.5/9/8.5/8 second cooldown
- Katarina throws a dagger which deals 50/85/120/155/190 (+0.5 Ability Power) magic damage. The dagger bounces to the 4 closest enemies dealing 10% less damage with each bounce
- Enemies hit are marked for 4 seconds. Katarina's basic attacks or spells will consume the mark dealing 15/30/45/60/75 (+0.2 Ability Power) magic damage

Sinister Steel

- 4 second cooldown
- Whirls daggers in a circle dealing 40/80/120/160/200 (+0.5 bonus Attack Damage) (+0.35 Ability Power) magic damage. If she hits an enemy Champion, Katarina gains 12/20/28/36/44% Movement Speed for 1 second


- 14/12/10/8/6 second cooldown
- Moves to a target's location. Deals 40/70/100/130/160 (+0.5 Ability Power) magic damage if the target is an enemy
- After using Shunpo, Katarina gains 20% damage reduction for 3 seconds

Death Lotus

- 60/55/50 second cooldown
- Becomes a flurry of blades, throwing daggers at the closest 3 enemy Champions dealing 400/500/600 (+3 bonus Attack Damage) (+1.75 Ability Power) magic damage over 2 seconds
- Daggers apply Grievous Wounds, reducing incoming healing by 50% for 3 seconds


Righteous Fury

- Ability Power ratio increased to 0.4 from 0.2


Aegis of Zeonia

- Slight increase in the speed of the jump
- Now places Pantheon slightly in front of the target instead of directly on top of the enemy


Dragon's Descent

- Fixed a bug where Dragon's Descent would hitch on initial use when using skins


Toxic Shot

- Damage on impact increased to 10/20/30/40/50 (+0.4 Ability Power) from 9/18/27/36/45 (+0.14 Ability Power)
- Poison Ability Power ratio reduced to 0.1 from 0.14
- Fixed: Fixed a bug where the poison was lasting longer than intended
- Fixed: Damage values will now update correctly when Teemo hits a unit with a lower level Toxic Shot poison


Piercing Arrow

- Fixed: Piercing Arrow no longer sometimes fires from a point above his bow
- Fixed: Piercing Arrow now more reliably hits targets at the end of its range

Blighted Quiver

- Ability Power ratio on Blight stack detonation increased to 0.02 per stack from 0.01

Chain of Corruption

- Missile width increased to 100 from 60
- Increased missile visibility
Spread range from primary target to nearby targets increased to 550 from 450
- Tendril break range increased to 600 from 550


- Fixed: Satchel Charge's timeout tone will now play properly


Rise of the Thorns (Passive)

- Now properly cancels spell casts upon activation

Rampant Growth

- Destroying a seed no longer breaks spell shields
- Plant selection radius increased slightly

Grasping Roots

- Modified the vine particle to be easier to see


Friend List notes

- Pending the completion of some further testing on PBE, Friend List notes will be released at a future date
- Updated tooltips for Cho'Gath
- The main HUD health and mana bars will now display regen per second as opposed to regen per 5 seconds
- The "Reset HUD" button in the "Interface Options" menu will now set the global scale value to the correct amount
- Fixed: Wraiths and Lesser Wraiths no longer state they steal life in the tooltip

Proving Grounds

Nexus turrets

- Amount increased back to 2 from 1
- Health reduced by 900
- Armor reduced by 20
- Base Attack Damage reduced by 30

With every patch, we strive to improve the look of the game in varying degrees. We recommend that you have the latest available video card drivers installed.

Original post by Riot

What do you think about this patch? Are you now more likely to fight more of your battles with Garen and Katarina after they've been put through several changes or do you think that these changes were unnecessary? Feel free to discuss in the comment section below.



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