League of Legends patch 10.24 notes – Cosmic Champion skins, Prestige Star Guardian Soraka

League of Legends patch 10.24 brings a whopping nine new Cosmic skins, and a Prestige look for Soraka

Update: November 24, 2020 – League of Legends patch 10.24 is headed to live! Check out the League of Legends patch 10.25 notes to see what’s on the way to the game next.

Well, League of Legends fans, it’s here. Preseason 2021 has landed as of League of Legends patch 10.23, which means a raft of gameplay changes – Mythic items, item updates, an item shop overhaul, and balance changes to name a few – are now rolling onto the multiplayer game’s live servers. Phew! But, the cycle continues, and its follow-up has arrived on the PBE. Let’s see what’s in store for League of Legends patch 10.24, shall we?

Good news if you’re an Anivia, Illaoi, Nami, Nidalee, Hecarim, Varus, Vladimir, Skarner, Lissandra, or Soraka main and like the look of those skins in the Cosmic or Star Guardian lines – there are a whopping nine new Cosmic Champion skins in store this patch cycle, with a Prestige Star Guardian look for Soraka. You can check these out in the notes’ skins section below.

As for balance changes, there’s now a goodly handful to take a look at. Amumu, Galio, Hecarim, Kayle, Samira, and Tryndamere are the Champs on Riot’s radar this patch, and there’s a batch of item tweaks, too.

As you can likely tell from the notes below, “the first patch of preseason is definitely a stabilisation period”, as lead gameplay designer Mark Yetter says on Twitter:

Without further ado, let’s dive in! Here are the tentative League of Legends patch 10.24 notes (thanks, Surrenderat20!):

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS PATCH 10.24 RELEASE DATE AND DOWNTIME

As reflected in the 2020 League of Legends patch schedule, LoL patch 10.24 is currently due to go live on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Maintenance times haven’t yet been confirmed, but usually begin at 03:00 PT for NA servers, 05:00 GMT for EUW servers, and 03:00 CET for EUNE servers, and last for approximately three hours.

We’ll post the exact times when they get confirmed by Riot, usually the day before the patch goes live.

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS PATCH 10.24 BALANCE CHANGES

Here’s the patch preview from Riot, giving us an idea of what’s on the way:

Champion Changes

Amumu – nerfs

Despair (W):
Base damage dealt decreased to 4/6/8/10/12 from 5/7.5/10/12.5/15
Attack Power ratio decreased to .25% maximum HP per 100 AP from 0.5%

Galio – fixed

Colossal Smash (Passive):
“P now properly scales with Ability Haste”

Hecarim – nerfed

Warpath (Passive):
Attack Damage gained from decreased to 12-24% from 15-30%
Devastating Charge (E):
Movement speed decreased to 25-75% from 25-85%

Kayle – nerfed

Divine Ascent (Passive):
Attack Speed per 100 Attack Power decreased to 5% from 10%

Samira – nerfed

Daredevil Impulse (Passive):
Bonus melee damage decreased to [2-19 (+7.5% bAD)] from [2-19 (+10% bAD)]
The range for Samira’s dash towards immobilised enemies decreased to 650-960 from 800-1000

Tryndamere – buffed

Bloodlust (Q):
Passive Attack Damage dealt increased to 10/15/20/25/30 from 5/10/15/20/25 Attack Damage per Health % Missing increased to [.15 up to .55]

Varus – changed

Blighted Quiver (W):
New! Ability tooltip now adds: “”Detonating Blight on champions and epic monsters reduced his basic abilities’ cooldowns by 12% of their Maximum per stack.”
Chain of Corruption (R):
Speed of missile decreased to 1500 from 1950

Item Changes

Emberknife

Effects:
Omnivamp decreased to 10% from 12%
New! Tooltip now adds: “Healing is not reduced on AoE attacks”

Hailblade

Effects:
Omnivamp decreased to 10% from 12%
New! Tooltip now adds: “Healing is not reduced on AoE attacks”

Phantom Dancer

Cost:
Cost decreased to 2700 from 2900
Effects:
Duration of buff increased to 3 seconds from 2 seconds

Tear of the Goddess

Stats:
Mana increased to 240 from 150
Maximum bonus mana from stacks decreased to 360 from 450

Archangel’s Staff

Stats:
Mana increased to 500 from 400

Seraph’s Embrace

Stats:
Mana increased to 860 from 850

Manamune

Stats:
Mana increased to 500 from 400

Muramana

Stats:
Mana increased to 860 from 850

Hextech Rocketbelt

Effects:
Base missile damage dealt decreased to 175-250 from 200-300
Movement Speed gain decreased to 50% from 75%

Blade of the Ruined King

Cost:
Cost increased to 3200 from 3100
Effects:
Attack speed decreased to 25% from 30%

Essence Reaver

Effects:
Attack Damage increased to 50 from 40

Cosmic Drive

Effects:
Attack Power increased to 75 from 70

Riftmaker

Effects:
Bonus damage changed to [2% per second (maximum 10)] from [3% per second (maximum 15)]

Demonic Embrace

Effects:
Dealing Ability damage dealt decreased to 1.25% max HP per second from 1.5%

Luden’s Tempest

Effects:
Damage dealt decreased to [100 (10% AP)] from [100 (+15% AP)]
Movement speed granted decreased to 15% from 30%

Kraken Slayer

Effects:
Attack Damage dealt increased to 65 from 60
Additional damage dealt increased to 60 (+.45% bAD) from 60 (+.3% BAD)

Eclipse

Effects:
Cooldown increased to 8 seconds from 6 seconds

Prowler’s Claw

Effects:
Attack Damage dealt increased to 60 from 55

Note! Riot has also announced some item icon tweaks are on the way:


LEAGUE OF LEGENDS PATCH 10.24 New CHAMPION SKINS

Champion Skins

 COSMIC FLIGHT ANIVIA – 1350 RP
“A regal and truly ancient being, whose swirling energies give birth to
entire galaxies. She has begun to wall off her creations, fearing the
return of an ancient, golden foe that her kind has long sought to
forget…”
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Here’s the COSMIC FLIGHT ANIVIA splash art:

COSMIC INVOKER ILLAOI – 1350 RP
“An entity who carries the raw power of cosmic creation in her hands,
Illaoi can slam the orb she holds into the very fabric of reality,
allowing time to flow forward even in places where life has been
eradicated.”
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Here’s the COSMIC INVOKER ILLAOI splash art:
COSMIC DESTINY NAMI – 1350 RP
“The bringer of life, Nami is charged with scattering the seeds of ‘Élan
vital’ on the newborn, cold lifeless rocks and planets that appear with
the birth of new stars and constellations.”
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Here’s the COSMIC DESTINY NAMI splash art:

COSMIC HUNTRESS NIDALEE – 1350 RP

“A cosmic tracker and ferocious warrior, she is tasked to find newborn
stars and defend them from the ever-hungry Dark Star corruptants. Darting
from galaxy to galaxy in an eternal hunt, she is forever shifting her
shape like the wandering stars in the sky.”

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Here’s the COSMIC HUNTRESS NIDALEE splash art:

COSMIC CHARGER HECARIM – 1350 RP

“A knight in the Queen’s court, he leads his calvary across the sky,
forever expanding the outer edge of creation– bringing new life wherever
his hooves fall.”

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Here’s the COSMIC CHARGER HECARIM splash art:

COSMIC HUNTER VARUS – 1350 RP

“A young member of the cosmic court, minted in the image of the Dark Star
corruptant Varus. Tasked with destroying his monstrous doppelganger, this
new Varus seeks his place among the stars after his task is finally
complete.”

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Here’s the COSMIC HUNTER VARUS splash art:

COSMIC DEVOURER VLADIMIR – 1350 RP

“Pompous, arrogant, and isolated from his cosmic brethren, Vladimir drinks
the essence from dead worlds to infuse dying ones with life. Yet as of
late his hunger has begun to grow…”

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Here’s the COSMIC DEVOURER VLADIMIR splash art:

 COSMIC STING SKARNER – 1350 RP
“An ancient creature of deep, primal wisdoms from before the forming of
the first galaxies, Skarner is composed of the very elements that are the
building blocks of all the cosmos. His kind are the radiant antithesis of
the ancient, squirming things that lurk in the deep darkness of space, and
beyond it.”
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Here’s the COSMIC STING SKARNER splash art:

DARK COSMIC LISSANDRA – 1350 RP
“Once a cosmic entity charged with identifying future threats to the
cosmos, her hunger for ever greater knowledge drew her into conflict with
the Dark Star, which consumed her. Transformed into a mad doomsayer who sees a true universe in the ashes of this one, she has become the
very end she once feared.”
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Here’s the DARK COSMIC LISSANDRA splash art:

PRESTIGE STAR GUARDIAN SORAKA – 100 PRESTIGE POINTS

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Here’s the PRESTIGE STAR GUARDIAN SORAKA splash art:


KHA’ZIX VISUAL EFFECTS UPDATE

Kha’Zix VFX update

It turns out Kha’Zix, The Voidreaver, is in for a visual effects rework this coming patch. Oliver ‘Beardilocks’ McDonald, the lead visual effects artist for League of Legends’ skins, has posted some information about this update on Reddit, which we’ve included here for you:

Kha’Zix Base Visual Effects Update from r/LeaguePBE

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Miscellaneous

League of Legends patch 10.23 has got a hotfix – check out the details on this below:


Well, that’s pretty much it for the tentative League of Legends patch 10.24 notes right now, but be sure to keep on heading back to these notes over the course of the patch’s testing cycle as we’ll be updating it to reflect what’s going on on the PBE throughout the fortnight. Assuming you want to keep up with all the latest changes on the way, that is? Of course you do.

Also, go catch up on the LoL patch 10.23 notes – the Preseason 2021 changes are hefty and it’s worth knowing what’s just hit the live game. Plus, we have a LoL tier list which is packed with all you need to know about the best League of Legends Champions to play in each role if you’re on the lookout for some tips.

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