Volibear Buffed in League of Legends Patch 10.12

Volibear receives buffs in League of Legends Patch 10.12, set for release Wednesday.
Volibear receives buffs in League of Legends Patch 10.12, set for release Wednesday. / Courtesy of Riot Games

Riot Games will buff Volibear, Akali, Brand, Senna, Viktor and Xayah in League of Legends Patch 10.12 when it arrives on live servers Wednesday.

The recently redesigned Volibear receives the most widespread changes, and is the only buffed League of Legends champion to receive changes to more than one section of his kit.

The patch's nerfs, meanwhile, target Cassiopeia, Fiddlesticks, Trundle, Varus and Yasuo.

See the full list of changes below.

League of Legends Patch 10.12 Champion Changes


Five Point Strike (Q)

  • Damage increased from 25/50/75/100/125 (plus 0.65 total attack damage)(plus 0.6 ability power) to 30/55/80/105/130 (plus 0.65 total attack damage)(plus 0.65 ability power)


Blaze (Passive)

  • Ablazed kill mana restore increased from 6-18 (levels 1-18) to 20-40 (levels 1-18)


Base stats

  • Health decreased from 575 to 560
  • Armor decreased from 20 to 18
  • Magic resist increased from 30 to 34


Bountiful Harvest (W)

  • Minion damage reduction increased from 40% to 50%


  • Fixed a bug where Senna's crit attacks weren't reducing her attack's windup time correctly

Absolution (Passive)

  • Mist wraith drop change increased from 1.67% on minions Senna kills to 8.33% on minions Senna kills


Base stats

  • Health decreased from 616.28 to 616
  • Mana decreased from 281.6 to 281
  • Mana regeneration decreased from 7.508 to 7.5

Frozen Domain (W)

  • Bonus movement speed increased from 30/35/40/45/50% to 20/28/36/44/52%


  • Base attack damage growth decreased from 3.11 to three

Piercing Arrow (Q)

  • Damage ratio decreased from 1.1 attack damage (1.65 maximum) to 1.0 attack damage (1.5 maximum)


Siphon Power (Q)

  • Discharge damage ratio increased from 0.55 AP to 0.6
  • Shield ratio increased from 0.15 AP (0.24 AP when empowered) to 0.2 AP (0.32 AP when empowered)



  • Volibear's Sky Splitter (E) and Stormbringer (R) impact craters now disperse faster
  • Improved the visual clarity of Volibear's Frenzied Maul (W), E and R
  • Fixed a bug that caused Volibear to hum too often
  • Added Volibear's Eternals to live servers

Base stats

  • Mana growth increased from 40 to 50
  • Health growth increased from 85 to 90

Thundering Smash (Q)

  • Thundering Smash's empowered attack can no longer be interrupted by crowd control once it's been initiated
  • Empowered attack now scales its timing with attack speed
  • Reset will no longer fail if quickly recast after being interrupted

Frenzied Maul (W)

  • Volibear will now automatically attack his target after canceling his W and E animations
  • Volibear will now continue to attack his target even after casting W on them
  • Made mark visual effects larger and better anchored to the target's health bar

Stormbringer (R)

  • Turret disable duration decreased from 2/4/6 seconds to 3/4/5 seconds
  • Epicenter radius increased from 250 to 300
  • Base damage increased from 250/475/700 to 300/500/700
  • Fixed a bug that caused Volibear to automatically basic attack a target after landing via R
  • Reduced model size slightly
  • Turrets disabled with R are now much darker


Featherstorm (R)

  • Base damage increased from 100/150/200 to 125/250/375


  • Base health decreased from 523 to 490

Way of the Wanderer (Passive)

  • Flow shield activation increased from 100/510 (levels 1-18) to 115-525 (levels 1-18)

Windwall (W)

  • Cooldown increased from 26/24/22/20/18 seconds to 30/27/24/21/18 seconds