Aphelios Nerfed and Darius Buffed in League of Legends Patch 10.6

Aphelios receives nerfs in League of Legends Patch 10.6, set for a Wednesday release.
Aphelios receives nerfs in League of Legends Patch 10.6, set for a Wednesday release. / Courtesy of Riot Games

Riot Games will buff 11 champions and nerf five in League of Legends Patch 10.6, set to release Wednesday.

Draven, Hecarim, Kayn, Kindred, Morgana, Ryze, Soraka, Twisted Fate, Urgot, Veigar and Xerath will all receive power increases. Aphelios, Darius, Garen, Senna and Shaco, on the other hand, stand to receive nerfs.

See the full list of League of Legends Patch 10.6 balance changes below. For information on the more extensive Wukong adjustments head here.

League of Legends Patch 10.6 Champion Changes


Glacial Storm (R)

  • Iced duration increased from two seconds to three seconds


Severum, the Scythe Pistol

  • Innate – resurgent Heal decreased from 8-25% (levels 1-18) of damage dealt to 3-20% (levels 1-18) of damage dealt

Infernum, the Flamethrower

  • Innate – Incendiary AOE damage to minions decreased from 45% (level 9) of the AoE damage to 30% (level 9) of the AoE damage

Crescendum, the Chakram

  • Chakram basic attack empowered damage decreased from 30-173% total attack damage to 24-164% total attack damage


Crippling Strike (W)

  • Bonus physical damage decreased from 50/55/60/65/70% total attack damage to 40/45/50/55/60% total attack damage
  • Mana cost increased from 30 mana to 40 mana

Apprehend (E)

  • Mana cost changed from 45 mana at all ranks to 70/60/50/40/30 mana


Blood Rush (W)

  • Decaying movement speed increased from 40/45/50/55/60% to 50/55/60/65/70%


  • Base magic resist growth decreased from 1.25 to 0.75

Judgment (E)

  • Critical strike ratio decreased from 50% to 33%


Onslaught of Shadows (R)

  • Fear duration increased from 0.75-1.5 (based on distance traveled) seconds to 0.75-2 (based on distance traveled) seconds


The Darkin Scythe (Passive)

  • Orb gain speed now increases by 15% at 10-13 minutes, rising throughout the duration


Base Stats

  • Attack damage growth increased from 2.26 to 2.5
  • Mana regeneration increased from 6.972 to seven

Wolf's Frenzy (W)

  • Health restore increased from 32-100 (levels 1-18) based on her missing health to 49-100 (levels 1-18) based on her missing health

Lamb's Respite (R)

  • Heal increased from 200/250/300 to 250/325/400


  • Base movement speed increased from 330 to 335

Black Shield (E)

  • Shield increased from 60/120/180/240/300 to 80/135/190/245/300


  • Base mana regeneration growth increased from 0.8 to one

Rune Prison (W)

  • Damage increased from 80/100/120/140/160 to 80/110/140/170/200


Absolution (Passive)

  • Attack damage per soul decreased from one to 0.75
  • Innate – Weakened Soul cooldown changed from four seconds to 6/5/4 (levels 1/6/11) seconds


Hallucinate (R)

  • Clone basic attack damage decreased from 75% total attack damage to 60% total attack damage


Starcall (Q)

  • Total Rejuvenation heal increased from 40/50/60/70/80 (+0.3 ability power) to 50/60/70/80/90 (+0.3 ability power)
  • Movement speed bonus increased from 10-20% to 15-25%

Twisted Fate

Pick a Card (W)

  • Blue card AP ratio increased from 0.5 AP to 0.9 AP
  • Red card AP ratio increased from 0.5 AP to 0.6 AP


Corrosive Charge (Q)

  • Slow duration increased from one second to 1.25 seconds

Disdain (E)

Stun duration increased from 0.75 seconds to one second


Base Stats

  • Attack damage increased from 50.71 to 52
  • Attack damage growth increased from 2.625 to 2.7
  • Armor increased from 22.55 to 23

Baleful Strike (Q)

  • Base damage increased from 70/110/150/190/230 to 80/120/160/200/240


Eye of Destruction (W)

  • Center damage amplification increased from 50% to 66.7%

Rite of the Arcane (R)

  • Damage per shot increased from 200/240/280 (plus 0.43 AP) to 200/250/300 (plus 0.45 AP)