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Changes to characters, runes and items in patch 11.18 for LoL. Huge buffs for many characters

Preview of the upcoming League of Legends update 11.18.


One of the Riot employees has just released changes that will hit League of Legends on September 10 in Update 11.18. It is one of the two patches aimed at Worlds – the largest annual tournament.

There are a lot of nerfs and buffs waiting for players, in addition, the developers change a few characters and match them to other roles. What can we expect in just over a week on official servers?

Systems buffs

  • Predator,
    • Use time: 1.5 >>> 1s

    • Max Movement Speed: 45% >>> 60%

  • Umbral Glaive,
    • Cost: 2600 >>> 2400

    • Lethality: 12 >>> 10

Champions’ nerfs

  • Aphelios
    • Base stats:
      • AD: 57 >>> 55
  • Ashe
    • W:
      • Cooldown: 14-4 >>> 18-4

  • Camille
    • Passive:
      • Cooldown: 16/13/10 >>> 20/15/10
  • Jayce
    • Base stats:
      • AD: 54 >>> 52
  • Kalista
    • R:
      • The duration of the throw-up: 1.5-2 >>> 1-2s
  • Lee Sin
    • Base stats:
      • AD: 70 >>> 68
  • Renekton
    • W:
      • Improved stun duration: 1.5s >>> 1s
  • Thresh
    • Base stats:
      • Movement Speed: 335 >>> 330
    • E:
      • Maximum Bonus Ability Damage: 100-200% AD (+1 soul) >>> 80-200% (+1.5 soul)
  • Trundle (Support)
    • E:
      • Slowdown: 32-60% >>> 30-46%
  • Varus
    • Base stats:
      • AD: 61 >>> 59
    • Pasywka:
      • Attack speed against non-heroes: 20% >>> 10-20% (at levels 1, 7, 13)

Champions’ buffs

  • Dr Mundo
    • Q:
      • Maximum damage against monsters: 300-500 >>> 350-650
    • R:
      • Heals 20% of lost HP >>> Gives 15/20/25% of lost HP as Bonus HP
  • Draven
    • R:
      • Hitting a hero who has less HP than Draven stacks on the passive will result in his execution
  • Gangplank
    • Base stats:
      • HP: 540 >>> 570
      • HP per level: 82 >>> 90
  • Jinx
    • Q:
      • Mana Cost: 20 >>> 16-20
  • Kai’Sa
    • E:
      • Cooldown: 16-12 >>> 16-10
  • Karma
    • Base stats:
      • Armor: 26 >>> 28
    • E:
      • Shield: 80-260 >>> 90-270
  • Kog’Maw (AP)
    • E:
      • AP converter: 50 >>> 70%
  • Miss Fortune
    • R:
      • Waves: 12-16 >>> 14-18
  • Morgana
    • E:
      • Cooldown: 26-18 >>> 24-16
  • Singed
    • R:
      • Damage applies the Grievous Wounds effect
  • Soraka
    • R:
      • Removes the effect of Grievous Wounds from all allies before healing
  • Taliyah
    • Q:
      • Using on Worked Earth returns 50% cooldown
      • Terrain radius: 450 >>> 300
      • Cooldown: 45 >>> 25
  • Twitch
    • R:
      • AD: 30-60 >>> 40-70
  • Urgot
    • Q:
      • Cooldown: 12-8 >>> 10-8
  • Yone
    • W:
      • Shield per hero: 25 >>> 50%
  • Yuumi
    • Passive:
      • Cooldown: 18-6 >>> 14-6
  • Zed
    • Passive:
      • Now deals 100% bonus damage against monsters
  • Zoe
    • E:
      • Cooldown: 20-14 >>> 16-12

Champions’ fixes

  • Fizz
    • P:
      • Increased damage reduction to 8 + 2% AP against hero basic attacks
    • W:
      • Damage on Hit: 10-30 >>> 20-40
    • R:
      • Guppy: 150-350 + 80% AP >>> 150-300 + 70% AP
      • Chomper: 225-425 100% AP >>> 200-350 +85 AP
      • Gigalodon: 300-500 +120% AP >>> 250-400 +100% AP
  • Qiyana
    • Base stats:
      • Attack Speed: 0.625 >>> 0.688
      • HP regeneration: 1.8 >>> 1.5
    • Q:
      • Now deals 25% bonus damage against monsters
    • E:
      • Damage: 60-180 >>> 50-170
  • Lillia
    • Base stats:
      • HP regeneration: 1.5 >>> 0.5
      • Regeneration increase: 0.75 >>> 0.55
    • Pasive:
      • Healing from large monsters: 18-94 >>> 28-105
    • Q:
      • Passive duration: 5.5 >>> 6.5s
    • E:
      • Cooldown: 18 >>> 16
  • Rumble
    • Passive:
      • Attack Speed: 50% >>> 20-80% based on level
    • W:
      • Cooldown: 7-6 >>> 6s
  • Talon
    • Q:
      • Base damage: 65-165 >>> 65-145
    • W:
      • Now deals 50% damage to monsters