The recently-reworked Evelynn is apparently under-performing more than expected, prompting some potential buffs in League of Legends Patch 7.21.
League of Legends Patch 7.20 is fairly small compared to some of the other ones so far in Season 7, but it includes some changes to Tahm Kench.
Rioter Maple Nectar explained the general philosophy of League of Legends hotfixes with a dev corner post on Monday, in the context of the recent hotfix nerfs to Janna. “Balance hotfixing is incredibly powerful, but it’s also dangerous,” he wrote. “Hotfix too much and it looks like we don’t have our shit together, hotfix too little (when it’s necessary), […]
Almost 20 League of Legends champions had their damage values altered in Tuesday’s update to the Public Beta Environment (PBE), most of which are in coordination with the new runes system that will alter the numbers in the preseason.
Only one League of Legends champion, Ornn, received buffs in Thursday’s update to the Public Beta Environment — one day after it appeared no more changes would be coming in the Patch 7.19 cycle.
Ornn, the newest League of Legends champion, will receive at least a temporary break from the the constant tweaks he’s received since being released.
Gragas will finally receive nerfs for which League of Legends players have been clamoring in Patch 7.18, which goes live on Wednesday morning.
Fiora could be in line for a further buff, as revealed Wednesday in the League of Legends Public Beta Environment.
Ornn is cementing his position as one of the most hands-on champions to date as another change could be coming in League of Legends Patch 7.19.
As Ornn, the newest League of Legends champion, continues to struggle to secure a decent win rate, Riot Games has given him another set of buffs as a mid-patch hotfix.