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5 Biggest Changes in League of Legends Patch 11.15

Sylas will remain king of the mid lane yet again and Blitzcrank will get stronger for League of Legends Patch 11.15. | Photo by Riot Games
Sylas will remain king of the mid lane yet again and Blitzcrank will get stronger for League of Legends Patch 11.15. | Photo by Riot Games

League of Legend Patch 11.15 will be one that players can skip over as there are no game-changing buffs that only solidifies the current meta as we know it. Though they are small in comparison to other patches, these are the five biggest changes for the upcoming Patch 11.15.

5 Biggest Changes in League of Legends Patch 11.15

Of all the patches that have come out as of recent news, Patch 11.15 will be a little tamer than some of the more radical adjustments for other patches prior to this. Nonetheless, there were still plenty of adjustments for some of the underutilized champions with a future update on the newest Dr. Mundo upgrade.

1. Aurelion Sol Nerf

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Aurelion Sol will have his wings trimmed for this patch unfortunately. His Comet of Legend (E) flight distance will receive a drastic nerf as it will not scale anymore and will be after a certain distance, from 5500-7500 to 5000. Disheartening for those who like to make coast-to-coast plays and then exploding an enemy with Starsurge (Q).

2. Viego Laning Nerf

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If bringing Viego to the lane, he may have a bit of trouble continuing his strong presence in a solo lane than he has before. His Blade of the Ruined King (Q) base damage was dropped from 25-85 to 15-75 while also cutting the healing from minions from 50% to 10%. To compensate this, he will do more bonus damage to monsters if laning from 10 to 20. Despite this nerf, this does not necessarily affect his viability when playing as a jungler, so he will still remain relatively strong even in this patch.

3. Hullbreaker Buff

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Since the removal of the Sanguine Blade in Patch 11.13, Hullbreaker has been an interesting item to say the least. Though the game requires constant team coordination, most people would purchase the item and fly solo as the item is intended for top laners who need to live in the lane for a long time. However, this may just solidify more people staying in the solo laning phase just a bit longer as Hullbreaker was buffed on its resists from 25-45 to 25-60.

4. Sylas Pseudo-nerf

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Sylas has been one of the best mid laners to play in the entire game across all ranks. His damage output in all stages of the game was simply unmatched coupled with how his utility works very well in team fights. It was only a matter of time before the balance team would do anything to him in order to take him down a notch. However, the nerf in this patch to Sylas made him go from Jason Voorhees to Freddy Kreuger - both very nightmarish. The nerf had his Kingslayer (W) healing go from 30-150 with an additional 45% AP to 25-125 and an additional 40%, but the contentious issue is that his Chain Lash (Q) damage was increased from 60-280 with a 80% AP kicker to 70-290 with 90% additional AP. There's really no stopping him now for another patch.

5. Blitzcrank Overhaul

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Out of all the things that were the largest changes of the upcoming patch, Blitzcrank received the most love in the form of a buff. Though he has already had a bit of a strong early game, they've made him slightly stronger. Buffs to his base armor went from 37 to 40 and more damage on his Rocket Grab (Q) will go from 70-270 with a 100% AP kicker to 90-290 with an additional 120% AP. He will be a bit fearsome in the earlier fights considering the amount of damage he can put out until the middle stages of the game.