League of Legends Balance Update 8.9: Adjustments for Lux and Poppy

League of Legends Balance Update 8.9: Adjustments for Lux and Poppy

League of Legends Balance Update 8.9: Adjustments for Lux and Poppy

A new balance patch has been released for League of Legends. Update 8.9 introduced various balance changes for both items and champions, including significant adjustments for Lux and Poppy. The main changes are listed below.

Main Changes of Update 8.9

Warwick

Base stats

ATTACK DAMAGE: 66 ⇒ 63

Q - Jaws of the Beast

TARGET'S MAXIMUM HEALTH DAMAGE: 6/7/8/9/10% ⇒ 6/6.5/7/7.5/8%

Kennen

W - Electrical Surge

5TH ATTACK BASE DAMAGE: 15/20/25/30/35 ⇒ 10/20/30/40/50
5TH ATTACK DAMAGE RATIO (AD): 60% bonus attack damage ⇒ 60/70/80/90/100% bonus attack damage
5TH ATTACK DAMAGE RATIO (AP): 0.3 ability power ⇒ 0.2 ability power
ACTIVE BASE DAMAGE: 65/95/125/155/185 ⇒ 60/85/110/135/160
ACTIVE DAMAGE RATIO: 0.55 ability power ⇒ 0.8 ability power

E - Lightning Rush

(NEW) STRIKE MORE THAN TWICE: Kennen gains 30-70% attack speed for 4 seconds upon exiting Lightning Rush
(NEW) IMPATIENT: Lightning Rush's defensive bonuses are lost upon exiting Lightning Rush

Poppy

Base stats

BASE MOVEMENT SPEED: 345 ⇒ 340

Passive - Iron Ambassador

RANGE BONUS: 300 ⇒ 350

W - Steadfast Presence

MOVEMENT SPEED BONUS: 32/34/36/38/40% ⇒ 30%
BASE RESISTANCES BONUS: 15% ⇒ 10%
RESISTANCES BONUS BELOW 40% HEALTH: 30% ⇒ 20%

E - Heroic Charge

RANGE: 425 ⇒ 475

R - Keeper's Verdict

(NEW) HASAGI: Snapcast no longer makes enemies untargetable during knock-up
SNAPCAST KNOCKUP DURATION: 1 second ⇒ 0.75 seconds
BASE DAMAGE: 210/310/410 ⇒ 200/300/400

CHARGED

MISSILE SPEED: 1600 ⇒ 2000

Lux

Base Stats

BONUS ATTACK SPEED AT LEVEL 1: 0% ⇒ 7%
ATTACK SPEED GROWTH: 1.36% ⇒ 1%
HEALTH GROWTH: 91 ⇒ 85

Q - Light Binding

BASE DAMAGE: 50/100/150/200/250 ⇒ 70/115/160/205/250
COOLDOWN: 13/12.5/12/11.5/11 seconds ⇒ 10 seconds
COST: 50/55/60/65/70 mana ⇒ 40/45/50/55/60 mana

W - Prismatic Barrier

RETURN SHIELD: 200% if Lux shields an ally on the way out ⇒ 200% always
SPEED OF LIGHT: Lux now shields herself and fires the missile at the start of cast (instead of after the 0.25 second cast time). She is still rooted for the cast time.

E - Lucent Singularity

MISSILE SPEED: 1300 ⇒ 1200
RADIUS: 350 ⇒ 310
COST: 70/85/100/115/130 mana ⇒ 70/80/90/100/110 mana
COOLDOWN: 10 seconds ⇒ 10/9.5/9/8.5/8 seconds

You can learn more about the changes from the official patch note.

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