This is a sunglasses inside type of patch, so grab em if you got em,
With Worlds behind us (special Worlds context section with spoilers next), it’s time to kick Dawn of Heroes into overdrive. That means we’re adding bigger system changes in addition to the typical balance tuneups. So have a plan when the second Radiant Item drops at 5-1, cause patch 11.20 will test your ability to roll (down) with the punches, and dish 'em out just like your opponents.
If you’re still watching VODs from the weekend, maybe you should skip this section. I’ll give you another sentence before I ruin everything. What a weekend! We saw some amazing board swaps, comp transitions, fast and furious roll downs, slow and serious rerolls, zephyr snipes, and 8 Legionnaire!!! So first off, a special congrats to our Reckoning World Champion, Huanmie!
It’s not that often that we get to see the best players from around the world clash over the course of four days. We saw a number of comps (Kled, Vayne, Yasuo, Legionnaire, Draven, Spellweaver, Lucian, Aphelios, Karma, Gwen, and Akshan to name a few) win lobbies during the tournament which is great. But we also had some comps prove to be too dominant (Aphelios, Kled, Vayne), while others underperformed (Jax and Kayle). So to make the end of Reckoning as balanced and fun as possible, we’re adding a few more balance changes than usual at this point in a set.
After a positive—and Dango filled—reception on PBE, Tactician Scouting goes live this patch! We’re excited to see the mind games and antics of scouting in your hands! Thanks to everyone who provided feedback!
With the Reckoning Championship concluded, we’re adding a few more twists to the game as the set concludes. And we’re doing it all one patch earlier than normal to maximize the good times!
Two for the price of fun!
Is it Forces of Nature, or Force of Natures? I’m sure Robert Frost would know.
Large, like my love for you.
We’re buffing the high-roll econ trait, similar to how we buffed Fortune at the end of Fates, while nerfing some of the overperformers. Traits like Skirmisher and Abomination are still waiting for their time to shine in the Dawn of Heroes, even if that time is during the Dusk of Heroes.
Kled had the tendency to two shot even three star champs. Players who mastered Kled comps utilized creative positioning and perfect itemization that made the comp look delicious for a nerf to Kled as well as the Hellion trait (later).
A rare, yet well-done Brand buff.
Just because he claims he doesn’t need a weapon, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give him one—oh and preferably one with Attack Damage.
Small, like your love for me. QQ
1-cost rerollers are over performing just a bit, but part of this is because 1-cost reroll comps are stronger the more people there are playing reroll comps. This is why we are going light and broad here to nerf each overperforming 1-cost just a tad. These changes may be small alone, but changes together... strong.
Equalizing Equinox’s one and three-star damage. Tristana gets a small compensation buff after several nerfs to the Hellion comp so as not to kill it entirely.
Please DM me your reaction VODs to 3-star Viego .