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Mid lane champions Cassiopeia, Leblanc, Orianna continue to be tweaked in League of Legends PBE

Orianna and other mid lane champions continue to be tweaked.
Orianna is one of many mid lane champions Riot Games continues to tweak in the PBE. Photo courtesy of Riot Games

Mid lane League of Legends champions Syndra, Leblanc, Orianna, Corki and Cassiopeia continue to be tweaked in the Public Beta Environment, with a handful of reverts and new changes released Tuesday.

Cassiopeia’s mana per level growth was buffed from 60 to 63, but the meaty changes are to her E, Twin Fangs. The mana cost of the ability was initially increased at all levels, but the most recent update did away with it. Instead, the bonus magic damage to poisoned opponents with her E received a boost at earlier ranks but was nerfed at the later ones.

Leblanc’s Q damage to minions received a 10 percent increase compared to the previous PBE update (60 percent). But it’s still an overall nerf from the 80 percent on the live patch.

Orianna’s W received a small increase in damage, but like Leblanc, it’s still an overall nerf compared to the live values. On top of that, her E’s shield value dropped at all ranks, reducing the amount of utility from that one ability.

Syndra’s Q is getting some more changes, with a smaller AP ratio of 65 percent. To compensate, the previous nerfs to her ultimate were reverted to their original values, and her E received a slight AP ratio buff to 60 percent.

Corki received a further small nerf, making his base attack damage 55. This is further drop from last week’s nerf to 56, compared to the current life value of 58.

Caitlyn change reverted

A change to Caitlyn’s traps was reverted to 1.5 seconds at all ranks, instead of a scaling amount based on rank. The nerf was put in place on Friday, and this is still a nerf compared to the current live value of two seconds at all ranks. The critical strike buff that the trap gives remains the same.

Cover photo courtesy of Riot Games


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