The League of Legends Patch 12.16 will be released on Aug. 24, 2022, and there will be a few big changes to the visual and gameplay. Here is everything you need to know about Patch 12.16 for LoL. The patch will address balance issues at the highest levels of play.
3 Biggest Changes in League of Legends Patch 12.16
Big Changes to Udyr
In Patch 12.16, the Udyr rework will be the big news that League players have been waiting for. Udyr's Bridge Between (P) his Awakened Spirit can re-cast his stance during its cooldown to Awaken it, which refreshes it with bonus effects. Udyr's Monk Training will gain 30% increased attack speed and refund 5% of his cooldown on hit. The Wilding Claw (Q) in his Wilding Stance will gain 25% attack speed for four seconds and his two next attacks will deal a bonus of 3.2% max health damage. All of Udyr's abilities have been changed and you can have a rundown of each one in the patch update.
New Mythic Shop Rotation
Two new prestige skins and a mythic chroma will be released. The next mythic chroma skin will be for Battle Academia Ezreal. The next large rotation will be in patch 12.18. The skins that will be leaving the mythic shop are prestige blood moon Aatrox, prestige dark star Malphite, and star guardian Jinx mythic chroma and icon.
All Champion and System Buffs/Nerfs
Unlike Udyr and his big changes to all his abilities, many other champions received buffs, nerfs, or adjustments. Eight champions received buffs, and they are Tristana, Zoe, Irelia, Caitlyn, Kai'Sa, Jayce, Malphite, and Zyra. Champion Zeri, Yuumi, Draven, and Poppy received nerfs. Diana is the only champion who had adjustments to her abilities. On the other hand, Evenshroud received a system update. You can read all about the changes for each character in the detailed patch updates that LoL released.