League of Legends

League of Legends Patch 12.8 All Buffs and Nerfs

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Gamers are wondering which League of Legends champions are getting buffed or nerfed in Patch 12.8.

Patch updates typically bring about champion changes to balance the game. This is done to bring back champions that have fallen too far behind or to correct a champion that has been too strong.

Here's every League of Legends champion that's getting buffed or nerfed in the next patch.

League of Legends Patch 12.8 All Buffs and Nerfs

There is a total of fourteen champions that are getting buffed in the next patch:

1. Mordekaiser

Darkness Rise (P)
Movement Speed changed from 3% to 3/6/9% at levels 1/6/11

2. Vladimir

Base Stats
Armor changed from 23 to 27

3. Poppy

Steadfast Presence (W)
Cooldown: Reduced from 24-16 to 20-12
Keeper’s Verdict (R)
Knockup changed from 0.75s to 1s

4. Sejuani

Passive - Fury of the North
Cooldown changed form 12s to 12-6s (based on level)

5. Fiddlesticks

Bountiful Harvest (W)
Healing against champions changed from 30-50% to 30-70% damage dealt against champions

6. Zoe

Paddle Star (Q)
Mana cost lowered from 50/55/60/65/70 to 40/45/50/55/60
Portal Jump (R)
Mana cost lowered from 50 to 40

7. Kassadin

Null Sphere (Q)
Shield increased from 40-160 (+30% AP) to 60-180 (+40% AP)

8. Vel’Kox

Plasma Fission (Q)
AP ratio increased from 80% to 90%
Void Rift (W)
initial damage AP ratio increased from 15% to 20%

9. Xerath

Shocking Orb (E)
Stun duration increased from 0.5-2s to 0.75-2.25s

10. Sylas

Hijack (R)
Cooldown lowered from 100/70/40 to 80/55/30

11. Ezreal

Trueshot Barrage (R)
Cooldown changed from 120s to 120-90

12. Tristana

Base Stats
AD per level changed from 3.3 to 3.7

13. Jhin

Deadly Flourish (W)
CC duration increased from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2s to 1.25/1.5/1.75/2/2.25s
Damage no longer reduced against monsters
Captive Audience (E)
Cooldown lowered from 28-16 to 24-15
Damage no longer reduced against monsters

14. Bard

Passive - Traveler's Call
Damage increased from 30 (+12 per 5 chimes) to 35 (+14 per 5 chimes)
Caretaker's Shrine (W)
Max heal increased from 55/95/135/175/215 to 60/105/150/195/240

Meanwhile, only three champions will be getting nerfed in Patch 12.8:

15. Soraka

Astral Infusion (W)
Heal changed from 100-240 (+70% AP) to 100-210 (+65% AP)

16. Jinx

Base Stats
Health changed from 610 to 560

17. Xayah

Double Daggers (Q)
Damage changed from 45-125 to 45-105
Cooldown increased from 10-6s to 10-8s

Overall, 17 champions will be affected with Patch 12.8. It seems that Riot Games is attempting to mix up the meta as the 2022 Mid-Season Invitational is coming up.