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League of Legends patch notes 9.6 release date- balance changes, nerfs and buffs

League of Legends patch notes 9.6 have arrived on PBE and this time multiple champions are in line for nerfs and buffs. Riot’s lead designer David ‘Rapertoir’ Capurr took to Twitter to reveal some changes in the patch notes 9.6. He gave a broad look on which champions will get nerfed and which will get buffed.  So, let’s look at patch notes 9.6 release date and provisional changes.

League of Legends patch notes 9.6 release date

As Riot releases patch notes on a bi-weekly schedule, we can expect League of Legends patch notes 9.6 release date to be March 20th.

League Of Legends patch notes 9.6 changes

Champions balance changes


League Of Legends patch notes 9.6

  • Ace in the Hole (R) damage increased from 250/475/700 to 300/525/750


  • Mystic Shot (Q) AP ratio removed.
  • Essence Flux (W)
    • detonate now only does 50% damage to structures.
    • AP increased from 70/75/80/85/90% to 70/85/100/115/130%
  • Trueshot Barrage (R) damage lowered from 350/500/650 to 250/400/550


League Of Legends patch notes 9.6

From Squad5: “I have a little Ivern QoL change in that I’m excited about – getting your W passive from entering brush should be a lot more responsive now. Should work on the frame you get into the brush now rather than sometimes having a little delay.”


League Of Legends patch notes 9.6

Early exploration, continued testing this cycle!]

  • Base Mana Regen increased from 1.92 to 2.5
  • Mana Regen per level increased from 0.09 to 0.15
  • Mana/lvl up increased from 20 to 25
  • Base damage lowered from 54 to 51
  • Attack speed per level lowered from 3.38 to 2
  • Toxic Shot (Passive)
    • Teemo’s basic attacks now deal 8-50 bonus magic damage and leave a Poison DoT that deals 24-180 magic damage over 4 seconds.
    • Toxic Shot damage (both the on-hit and the DoT) is amped by 50% whenever there are other Poison debuffs on the target
    • Blinding Dart (Q)
      • Base damage lowered from 80/125/170/215/260 to 70/105/140/175/210
      • mana cost increased from 70/75/80/85/90 to 80/85/90/95/100
      • AP Ratio lowered from 0.8 to 0.6
      • Now is a Poison Debuff
    • Move Quick (W)
      • No longer breaks stealth
    • Guerilla Warfare (E)
      • Cooldown: 40/37/34/31/28
      • [New] “After a 2 second delay, Teemo becomes Invisible indefinitely if standing still or in brush, and can move up to 5/6/7/8/9 Teemos while out of brush, but any non-periodic damage from champions will break him out. Teemo can see 25% farther while stealthed. Upon breaking Guerilla Warfare, Teemo gains e20/30/40/50/60% Attack Speed for 3 seconds. While on cooldown, standing in brush will tick down guerilla Warfare’s cooldown faster.”
        • Stealth duration while moving: 2/2.25/2.5/2.75/3
    • Noxious Trap (R)
      • Base Damage lowered from 200/325/450 to 150/250/350
      • AP ratio lowered from 0.5 to 0.4
      • Mushroom max ammo count up from [3 at all ranks] to [3/4/5]
      • Traps now become invisible after 1 second
      • Traps can continue to bounce on other traps


League Of Legends patch notes 9.6

  • Mana increased from 300 to 340
  • Mana Regen Growth increased from.6 to .8
  • Echoing Flames (Passive)
    • [REMOVED] No longer deals reduced damage to enemies hit by it in the last 5 seconds
  • Purge (W) 
    • [REMOVED] No longer shields
    • Cost lowered from 65 to 40/30/20/10/0
    • Cooldown lowered from 17/15/13/11/9 to 12/9/6/3/0
    • On-hit damage reduction lowered from 66% to 50%
  • Disdain (E)
    • [NEW] Grants a shield for 60/80/100/120/140 (+200% bonus AD) on cast
    • Damage changed from [60/100/140/180/220 (+.50% total AD)] to [90/120/150/180/210 (+100% bonus AD)]
    • Cooldown changed from [1615/14/13/12] to [14 at all ranks]
    • Cost increased from [50 at all ranks] to [50/60/70/80/
  • Fear Beyond Death (R)
    • Range increased from 1600 to 2500
    • Cast time increased from .4 to .5
    • Damage changed from [50/175/300 (+50% total AD)] to [125/250/375 (+50% bonus AD)


League Of Legends patch notes 9.6

  • Deadly Plumage (W) attack speed increased from 30/35/40/45/50% to 40/50/60/70/80%

Lol patch notes 9.6 item changes


Brawler’s Gloves

  • Critical strike chance is no longer a Unique passive.

Ghost Poro (D3)

  • [New] Ghost poros now appear when your ward expires, rather than being placed when going into brush
    • Full Tooltip: “When your wards expire, they leave behind a Ghost Poro, which grants vision for 60s. Nearby enemy champions scare the Ghost Poro away. While either you or your Ghost Poro is in enemy territory, gain 5-20 adaptive force (based on level).”
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