Ancient Coin was nerfed again, while Spellthief's Edge was slightly buffed in the Tuesday update to League of Legends' Public Beta Environment.

Buffs and nerfs to starting support items in League of Legends PBE

With the strength of starting support items in the conversation regarding balance, Ancient Coin was nerfed again, while Spellthief’s Edge was slightly buffed in the Tuesday update to League of Legends’ Public Beta Environment.

October 3, 2017
Andrei "Meddler" van-Roon talked about the lack of a direct replacement for the Deathfire Touch mastery in the updated rune system with a dev corner post on Tuesday, and wrote that some alternatives are in the works for those players that benefited from the mastery.

Viable alternatives to the Deathfire Touch mastery in League of Legends in the works

Andrei “Meddler” van-Roon talked about the lack of a direct replacement for the Deathfire Touch mastery in the updated rune system with a dev corner post on Tuesday, and wrote that some alternatives are in the works for those players that benefited from the mastery. “There’s not a direct replacement for DFT in the new Runes system […]

October 3, 2017
Fewer League of Legends champion reworks are coming

There will be fewer League of Legends champion reworks for the rest of the year

After the recent reworks to Xin Zhao and Evelynn, Riot Games will put less time into gameplay updates going forward, according to a dev corner post Friday by Andrei “Meddler” van Roon.

September 29, 2017
Swain and Aatrox champion updates are coming to League of Legends

Swain and Aatrox are next in line for League of Legends champion updates

With Evelynn’s rework revealed Tuesday, Swain is the next League of Legends champion in line for a large scale visual and gameplay update, followed by a gameplay update for Aatrox.

September 27, 2017
Janna, Azir and Xin Zhao updates all go live in League of Legends Patch 7.19

Janna, Azir, and Xin Zhao updates will go live in League of Legends Patch 7.19

Updates to Janna, Azir, and Xin Zhao will go live Wednesday in League of Legends Patch 7.19 and are almost identical to changes already reflected in the game’s Public beta Environment.

September 26, 2017
Graves and Karma could receive changes in League of Legends Patch 7.20

Graves, Karma buffs could be coming in League of Legends Patch 7.20

Graves and Karma are among the champions who could receive potential buffs in League of Legends Patch 7.20.

September 22, 2017
Caitlyn, Azir and Janna receive further tweaks in the League of Legends PBE

Azir, Caitlyn, Janna all receive further tweaks in League of Legends PBE

Following some already large changes to Azir, Caitlyn, and Janna, those three champions received more tweaks in Thursday’s update to the League of Legends Public Beta Environment.

September 15, 2017
Xin Zhao's rework could go live in League of Legends Patch 7.19

Xin Zhao rework designed to make him stand out more

A dev corner post by Riot Games champion designer Justin “Riot Xenogenic” Hason detailed the upcoming mini rework to Xin Zhao.

September 12, 2017