League of Legends Patch 11.13 is on its way, and just as with every patch or update, there's a blend of optimistic hope about exciting changes and additions, and the fear that this is the update that will tank the meta, and ruin the game forever.
Of course, most players manage to strike a balance between these two extremes. However, for those who are more pessimistic, there may be some changes that players would prefer to not have implemented. Here's five things that shouldn't be in Patch 11.13.
5 Things We Don't Want in League of Legends Patch 11.13
1. Major Nerfs/Buffs
A buff or nerf to a particular champion can throw the entire game out of whack for many, so it's with great delicacy that these changes need to be implemented. Udyr, in Patch 11.12, did not receive that same grace, and was hit hard by a nerf. Hopefully, Patch 11.13 won't contain one of these massive buffs or nerfs, and that Riot Games will have a better judgement when it comes to changes that severely affect the meta.
2. Abandoning and Neglecting Champions
It's a reoccurring theme. Last patch, it was Zyra. Before then, it was Sona in Patch 11.11. Developers can't simply abandon champions that don't fit the current meta. It's a blessing and a curse to have such a large roster of playable characters, but making sure all of the are viable is necessary. It's a balancing act for Riot, but it's something that can do.
3. Shaking Up Masteries Too Much
With every patch, there's going to be inevitable change, but once again, finding that balance is important. If we can skate through Patch 11.13 without major changes to Masteries, players would certainly appreciate it.
4. Give Tanks Some Juice
There's plenty of champions you can call tanks now, and feel as though that is an accurate description. For something like this, a little bit of HP goes a long way, decreasing their health by just a touch could be a easy way to make combat and team fights more dynamic in Patch 11.13.
5. Bad Reworks for Future Patches
PBE news broke that Tahm Kench will be receiving a slight rework to help improve his usage in the current meta. Reworks have been a bit of mixed bag so far. They can be done well, like the recent Dr. Mundo rework, but they can also be less inspired than they ought to be. Going forward, more focus on the reworks would be nice, to avoid mediocre reworks going forward, and help encourage more champion usage.