Amumu and Singed Likely to Receive Buffs in League of Legends Patch 9.8

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Changes to Amumu, Camille, Fiora, Gnar, Jhin, Kayle, Morgana, Nautilus, Ornn, Sejuani, Singed, Trundle and Zed arrived on the Public Beta Environment on Wednesday in the latest League of Legends PBE update. Riot Games also made adjustments to Bramble Vest, Stormrazor, Thornmail and the Coup De Grace rune.

In addition to the balance changes, the League of Legends PBE update brought tweaks to the K/DA Evelynn Prestige Edition splash art and the new splash art for Conqueror Alistar. Check out both pieces of art, and the full list of changes, below.

Conqueror Alistar (via Riot Games)
Conqueror Alistar (via Riot Games) / MinuteMedia
K/DA Evelynn Prestige Edition (via Riot Games)
K/DA Evelynn Prestige Edition (via Riot Games) / MinuteMedia

League of Legends Patch 9.8 PBE Update Patch Notes


Cursed Touch (Passive)

  • Bonus damage increased from 10% to 13%

Bandage Toss (Q)

  • Cooldown lowered from 16/14/12/10/8 seconds to 12/11/10/9/8
  • Amumu now follows his target up to 2,000 range from where Q was cast in the event his target moves before he arrives.


  • Base attack speed increased from 0.625 to 0.644


Twin Fang (E)

  • Mana cost decreased from 40/50/60/70//80 to 40/45/50/55/60


Riposte (W)

  • Crowd control duration increased from 1.5 to two
  • Damage increased from 90/130/170/210/250 to 110/150/190/230/270

Bladework (E)

  • Attack speed increased from 50% to 75%
  • Mana cost changed from 40/45/50/55/60 to 40 at all ranks



  • Cooldown lowered from 120/100/80 seconds to 90/70/50


Captive Audience (E)

  • Duration increased from 120 seconds to 180
  • Recharge changed from 28/27/26/25/24 to 28/25/22/19/16

Curtain Call (R)

  • Damage multiplier based on missing health changed from 1-3.5 times to 1-4 times


Base Stats

  • Attack damage decreased from 52 to 50
  • Armor decreased from 28 to 26
  • Attack speed ratio decreased from 0.695 to 0.667

Divine Ascent (Passive)

  • Ranks are now based on Kayle’s level rather than skill points


Dark Binding (Q)

AP ratio decreased from 90% to 75%

Black Shield (E)

  • AP ratio decreased from 70% to 40%


Staggering Blow (Passive)

  • Duration changed from 0.5/0.75/1/1.25/1.5 (levels 1/6/11/16/18) to 0.75/1/1.25/1.5 (levels 1/6/11/16)

Dredge Line (Q)

  • Damage increased from 80/120/160/200/240 plus 75% AP to 100/145/190//235/280 plus 90% AP


Searing Charge (E)

  • Knockup increased from 1.25 to 1.5
  • Damage increased from 80/125/170/215/260 to 80/130/180/230/280


Winter's Wrath (W)

  • First activation’s max health as damage increased from 1.5% to 2%
  • Second activation’s max health as damage increased from 4.5% to 6%


  • Health regeneration per five seconds increased from eight to 9.5

Mega Adhesive (W)

  • Slow increased from 40% to 60%

Fling (E)

  • Mana cost decreased from 80/95/110/125/140 to 60/70/80/90/100


Chomp (Q)

  • Bonus damage increased from 20/35/50/65/80 to 20/40/60/80/100

Pillar of Ice (E)

  • Slow increased from 15/25/35/45/55% to 25/35/45/55/65%


Razor Shuriken (Q)

  • Damage decreased from 90/125/160/195/230 to 80/115/150/185/220

Living Shadow (W)

  • Cooldown increased from 10/18.5/17/15.5/14 to 22/20.5/19/17.5/16

Bramble Vest

  • Grievous Wounds duration increased from one second to three


  • Energized effects amplification increased from 30% to 35%
  • Energized effects decay time changed from one second to 1.5


  • Grievous Wounds duration increased from one to three

Coup De Grace

  • Damage increased from 7% to 8%
  • No longer gives adaptive damage on champion takedowns

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