New Cosmetics

The following Champion skins have been added to the store:

The following Chroma sets have been added to the store:

  • Corki CorgiCircle Corgi Corki
    Chromaskins Chromas: Amethyst, Aquamarine, Obsidian, Pearl, Rainbow, Rose Quartz, Ruby
  • Rengar PrettyKittyCircle Pretty Kitty Rengar
    Chromaskins Chromas: Aquamarine, Citrine, Emerald, Obsidian, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby
  • Yorick MeowrickCircle Meowrick
    Chromaskins Chromas: Catseye, Obsidian, Pearl, Rainbow, Ruby, Sandstone, Turquoise

The following Summoner icons have been added to store:

The following Emotes have been added to the store:

The following Ward skins have been added to the store:

League of Legends V9.6

Client

  • Rotating Game Mode: ARURF+ is still available from January 28, 2019 to April 1, 2019.
High-End Framerate Cap
  • The default framerate cap is changing from "Uncapped" to 240 FPS.
  • Players who currently have their framerate cap set to "Uncapped" will have their setting changed to 240 FPS when patch 9.6 launches. You can choose to switch back to "Uncapped" if you'd like.
Leave Buster
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where the game would sometimes fail to detect a leaver.
  • Leaver detection is slightly more lenient if your team wins the game.
  • LeaverBuster now takes regional connectivity into account.
  • LeaverBuster penalties are reduced in most Co-op vs. AI and Premade 5's games.
Missions Tracker
  • The missions tracker now groups missions into tabs based on event and mission type.
  • You can navigate through tabs via a new sidebar in the tracker.
  • There's also an option to show all of your missions at once.
Ranked
  • Master, Grandmaster, and Challenger players become Master 0 LP.
  • Diamond III, II, and I players are demoted by one division, preserving promotion series progress and LP.
  • Diamond IV players become Diamond IV 0 LP no matter what.
  • For Diamond I players in series, 2 wins or losses become 1 win or loss—for example, 2–2 becomes 1–1.
  • You keep rewards, but they’ll match your new rank.
  • Grandmaster and Challenger lock until March 27 and April 3, respectively.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug that caused players in Platinum to be subject to LP decay.
  • Players who choose mid as their primary position will get it more often.

Game

Kill Bounties
  • Bounties from minions and monsters gold reduced to Gold 50 gold for each Gold 200 gold from Gold 50 gold for each Gold 150 gold you have more than the enemy team's average.
  • Bounties from minions and monsters gold decrease if your team's overall gold is surpassed by the enemies' overall gold.
  • Support item gold now contributes to minion and monster gold bounties to accurately reflect when someone is farming and also using a support item.
  • Average now takes into account gold earned from support items and divides gold earned from minions and monsters by 4.3 rather than 4.
  • Scoreboard and chat bounty numbers now only reflect the gold value from bounties. The 300 base kill gold and 150 first blood gold values have been removed from these displays. Actual gold payout on kill unchanged.
ARURF
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where players could cast abilities while inside the Catapult of Champions in ARURF.

Champions

AatroxSquare Aatrox
  • General
    • Bug Fix: Buff icons on the buff/debuff bar no longer show up as blank boxes.
  • Infernal Chains Infernal Chains
    • Bug Fix: Now properly pulls targets even if they're untargetable.
  • World Ender World Ender
    • Bug Fix: Passive is no longer removed when he's reviving.
AlistarSquare Alistar
  • Trample Trample
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
AniviaSquare Anivia
  • Glacial Storm Glacial Storm
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
AnnieSquare Annie
  • Summon- Tibbers Tibbers
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). It is also classified as basic attacks. The fire aura is classified as an ability hit and an AoE effect.
AsheSquare Ashe
BrandSquare Brand
  • Brand ArclightCircle Arclight Brand
    • Bug Fix: Now appropriately opens his mouth when laughing or taunting.
CaitlynSquare Caitlyn
  • Ace in the Hole Ace in the Hole
    • Base damage increased to 300 / 525 / 750 from 250 / 475 / 700.
DianaSquare Diana
  • Moonsilver Blade Moonsilver Blade
    • Bug Fix: Cleave effect no longer misses its target after dashes.
  • Moonfall Moonfall
    • Bug Fix: No longer draws nearby enemies in the wrong direction (away from her).
EliseSquare Elise
  • Spider Queen Spiderlings
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects).
FiddlesticksSquare Fiddlesticks
  • Crowstorm Crowstorm
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
GnarSquare Gnar
  • Wallop Wallop
    • Cooldown reduced to 7 seconds at all ranks from 15 / 13 / 11 / 9 / 7.
HecarimSquare Hecarim
  • Rampage Rampage
    • New Effect: Now deals 10% increased damage per stack.
  • Hecarim ElderwoodCircle Elderwood Hecarim
    • Bug Fix: Recall no longer uses the base skin's recall audio.
HeimerdingerSquare Heimerdinger
  • H-28G Evolution Turret Turrets
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). Turret lasers, ult turrets shots, and ult turret lasers are classified as AoE effects, too.
IvernSquare Ivern
  • Brushmaker Brushmaker
    • New Efefct: Now more quickly empowers his attacks when he enters brush.
  • Daisy! Daisy
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). It is also classified as basic attacks. The big slam is classified as an ability hit and an AoE effect.
JayceSquare Jayce
  • Stats
    • Base health reduced to 560 from 576.
    • Health growth reduced to 90 from 95.
    • Base health regeneration reduced to 6 from 7.5.
    • Health regeneration growth reduced to 0.6 from 0.8.
  • Lightning Field Lightning Field
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
KarmaSquare Karma
KatarinaSquare Katarina
  • Death Lotus Death Lotus
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
KayleSquare Kayle
  • General
    • Now defaults to attack damage as her default adaptive stat, from ability power.
    • Updated recommended items.
  • Stats
    • Attack damage growth reduced to 2.5 from 3.
    • Attack speed growth reduced to 1.5% from 2%.
  • Celestial Blessing Celestial Blessing
    • Movement speed AP ratio reduced to 8% per 100 AP from 10% per 100 AP.
    • New Effect: Bonus movement speed now begins on cast rather than after 0.25 seconds.
    • Removed: No longer has a 1 second cancellable window.
  • Starfire Spellblade Starfire Spellblade
    • New Effect: Cast time is now identical to her basic attack windup, from 0.25 seconds.
    • Bug Fix: The basic attack portion of Starfire Spellblade's attack can now properly critically strike.
  • Kayle RiotCircle Riot Kayle
    • Updated VFX to be more wee-woo.
  • Kayle SilverCircle Silver Kayle
    • Updated VFX to be more blue.
  • Kayle BattlebornCircle Battleborn Kayle
    • Updated VFX to be less yellow.
  • Kayle JudgmentCircle Judgment Kayle
    • Updated VFX to be more spooky.
  • Kayle AetherWingCircle Aether Wing Kayle
    • New death animation.
    • Removed robotic VO processing.
KennenSquare Kennen
  • Slicing Maelstrom Slicing Maelstrom
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
LeBlancSquare LeBlanc
LucianSquare Lucian
  • Ardent Blaze Ardent Blaze
    • Bug Fix: Fixed the tooltip to mention that marked targets are briefly revealed.
  • The Culling The Culling
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
MalzaharSquare Malzahar
  • Void Swarm Voidlings
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). It is also classified as basic attacks.
Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune
  • Bullet Time Bullet Time
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
MordekaiserSquare Mordekaiser
  • Harvester of Sorrow Harvester of Sorrow
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
  • Children of the Grave Dragon Ghost
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). It is also classified as an AoE effect.
MorganaSquare Morgana
  • Tormented Shadow Tormented Shadow
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
NasusSquare Nasus
  • Fury of the Sands Fury of the Sands
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
NautilusSquare Nautilus
  • Stats
    • Base armor increased to 39 from 35.46.
  • Staggering Blow Staggering Blow
    • On target cooldown reduced to 6 seconds at all levels from 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 (based on level).
NeekoSquare Neeko
  • Stats
    • Attack speed growth increased to 2.5% from 1.5%.
  • Shapesplitter Shapesplitter
    • Bug Fix: No longer triggers twice in a row at very high attack speeds.
OrnnSquare Ornn
RammusSquare Rammus
  • Tremors Tremors
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
Rek'SaiSquare Rek'Sai
  • Void Rush Void Rush
    • Cooldown increased to 100 / 90 / 80 seconds from 100 / 80 / 60.
    • Bonus AD ratio reduced to 175% bonus AD from 200%.
RenektonSquare Renekton
  • Ruthless Predator Ruthless Predator
    • Bug Fix: Animation no longer breaks when he casts it while not on full Conqueror rune Conqueror stacks.
  • Dominus Dominus
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
RumbleSquare Rumble
  • The Equalizer The Equalizer
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
ShacoSquare Shaco
  • Jack in the Box Jack in the Boxes
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects).
ShenSquare Shen
  • Twilight Assault Twilight Assault
    • Base damage increased to 10 − 40 (based on level) from 5 − 30 (based on level).
  • Stand United Stand United
    • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he was not saying his signature wind-up voiceover when casting the ability.
ShyvanaSquare Shyvana
  • Burnout Burnout
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
SylasSquare Sylas
  • Kingslayer Kingslayer
    • Heal AP ratio reduced to 40% AP from 45% AP.
    • Bonus healing at low-health reduced to 75% from 100%.
TrundleSquare Trundle
  • Frozen Domain Frozen Domain
    • Bonus attack speed increased to 30 / 47.5 / 65 / 82.5 / 100% from 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100%.
UrgotSquare Urgot
  • Stats
    • Base mana increased to 340 from 300.
    • Mana regeneration growth increased to 0.8 from 0.6.
  • Echoing Flames Echoing Flames
    • Removed: No longer deals 10% reduced damage to enemies damaged in the last 5 seconds, stacking up to 3 times.
  • Purge Purge
    • Removed: No longer grants a shield for 30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 (+ 15% bonus health) for 4 seconds.
    • Mana cost reduced to 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 / 0 from 65 at all ranks.
    • Cooldown reduced to 12 / 9 / 6 / 3 / 0 seconds from 17 / 15 / 13 / 11 / 9.
    • New Effect: At maximum rank, Purge can now last for an infinite duration, and becomes a toggled ability.
    • Percentage of on-hit damage increased to 50% from 33.3%.
  • Disdain Disdain
    • New Effect: Urgot now shields himself for 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 (+ 150% bonus AD) (+ 15% bonus health) on cast for 4 seconds.
    • Base damage changed to 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 / 210 from 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 / 220.
    • AD ratio changed to 100% bonus AD from 50% total AD.
    • Cooldown changed to 14 seconds at all ranks from 16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12.
    • Mana cost increased to 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 from 50 at all ranks.
  • Fear Beyond Death Fear Beyond Death
    • Range increased to 2500 units from 1600.
    • Cast time increased to 0.5 seconds from 0.4.
    • Base damage increased to 125 / 250 / 375 from 50 / 175 / 300.
    • AD ratio reduced to 50% bonus AD from 50% total AD.
Vel'KozSquare Vel'Koz
ViSquare Vi
ViktorSquare Viktor
  • Siphon Power Siphon Power
    • New Effect: Empowered attack portion now activates on-ability-hit procs.
WukongSquare Wukong
  • Cyclone Cyclone
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by DoT AoE abilities.
XayahSquare Xayah
  • Deadly Plumage Deadly Plumage
    • Bonus attack speed increased to 40 / 47.5 / 55 / 62.5 / 70% from 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50%.
YasuoSquare Yasuo
  • Steel Tempest Steel Tempest
    • New Effect: Secondary targets hit are now accounted for by runes.
    • New Effect: Sweeping Blade Sweeping Blade cast secondary targets hit are now accounted for by runes.
YorickSquare Yorick
  • Shepherd of Souls Ghouls
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects). It is also classified as basic attacks.
ZedSquare Zed
  • Death Mark Death Mark
    • Bug Fix: "Unit will die to Death Mark" indicator is no longer miscalculated.
ZoeSquare Zoe
  • Sleepy Trouble Bubble Sleepy Trouble Bubble
    • Cooldown increased to 20 / 18.5 / 17 / 15.5 / 14 seconds from 16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12.
    • Maximum slow strength reduced to 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% from 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50%.
ZyraSquare Zyra
  • Garden of Thorns Plants
    • New Effect: Now triggers effects that are triggered by pets (i.e. on-ability-hit effects).

Items

Archangel's Staff item Archangel's Staff
  • New Effect: Can now only purchase one Awe item.
Brawler's Gloves item Brawler's Gloves
  • New Effect: Critical strike chance is no longer Unique.
Guardian's Horn item Guardian's Horn
  • New Effect: Damage reduction now behaves consistently against all DoT abilities.
Manamune item Manamune
  • New Effect: Can now only purchase one Awe item.
Muramana item Muramana
  • New Effect: Can now only purchase one Awe item.
Seraph's Embrace item Seraph's Embrace
  • New Effect: Can now only purchase one Awe item.

Tear of the Goddess item Tear of the Goddess

  • New Effect: Can now only purchase one Awe item.

Runes

Minion Dematerializer rune Minion Dematerializer
  • Number of Minion Dematerializer item Minion Dematerializers reduced to 3 from 6.
  • Bonus damage to minions increased to 6% from 4%.
  • Bonus damage against the same type of minion increased to 3% from 1%.
  • Initial cooldown reduced to 180 seconds from 240.
Overheal rune Overheal
  • Healing conversion rate reduced to 20% − 100% (based on level) from 40% − 100% (based on level).
Summon Aery rune Summon Aery
  • Should now trigger consistently off everything except non-ability DoTs such as Corrupting Potion item Corrupting Potion, Scorch rune Scorch, and other items, runes, and buffs.

Hotfixes

March 20th Hotfix

SylasSquare Sylas

March 21st Hotfix

Summoner's Rift
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where changing in game environment settings to medium or high would change Summoner's Rift to blue itself.
Pets
Rek'SaiSquare Rek'Sai
  • Void Rush Void Rush
    • Bug Fix: No longer crashes the server if it hits unpassable terrain.
RenektonSquare Renekton
  • Ruthless Predator Ruthless Predator
    • Bug Fix: Can once again use abilities quickly after Ruthless Predator, cancelling their animation.
Frostfang item Frostfang
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
Remnant of the Watchers item Remnant of the Watchers
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
Spellthief's Edge item Spellthief's Edge
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
Frostfang item Timeworn Frostfang
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
Timeworn Remnant of the Watchers Timeworn Remnant of the Watchers
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
Spellthief's Edge item Timeworn Spellthief's Edge
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.

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