League of Legends patch 11.8 notes – New Champion Gwen, Dragonslayer, Blackfrost skins


What per week for League of Legends. The House Groove occasion kicks off this week, bringing a brand new move, skins, and extra with the arrival of League of Legends patch 11.7 on reside servers. And, we’ve obtained a brand-new champion on the best way: Gwen, the Hallowed Seamstress, who will make her debut with the incoming patch 11.8. Talking of which, League’s subsequent huge patch is now hitting the PBE, so let’s take a take a look at what’s coming.

First up, League’s latest face. Gwen is a former doll from The Shadow Isles, lovingly crafted by her maker, who’s now gone. Dropped at life by highly effective magic and imbued with the essence of her creator, Gwen has taken up the instruments used to make her – scissors, needles, and thread – which she transforms into spectral weapons utilizing her powers to struggle for many who need assistance throughout Runeterra. You may try her talents, stats, splash artwork, skins, and a gameplay preview in Gwen’s part of the notes under.

Alongside the multiplayer sport’s newest addition, we’ve obtained a number of new skins coming with patch 11.8, too. Gwen’s House Groove pores and skin – which was revealed earlier this week – has hit the PBE, together with Blackfrost skins for Sion and Vel’Koz, and Dragonslayer skins for Galio, Kayle, and Twitch. You may get a take a look at all of those under.

Plus, as mentioned by Riot not too long ago, Rammus, the Armordillo, is getting a small replace quickly, and it’s up for testing on the PBE now. You may see what’s getting tweaked within the champion adjustments part under.

With out additional ado, listed here are the tentative League of Legends patch 11.8 notes primarily based on what’s on the PBE proper now (cheers, Surrenderat20!):


Based on the League of Legends 2021 patch schedule, League of Legends patch 11.8 is because of go reside on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Upkeep instances haven’t but been confirmed, however they normally start at 3am PT for NA servers, 5am UK time for EUW servers, and 3am CET for EUNE servers, and final for roughly three hours. We’ll submit the precise instances right here when Riot confirms them nearer to launch.

New Champion – Gwen

Gwen, the Hallowed Seamstress


  • Base well being – 550
  • Well being regeneration – 7
  • Well being per stage – 90
  • Well being regeneration per stage – 0.11
  • Base mana – 330
  • Mana per stage: 40
  • Base armour – 37
  • Armour per stage – 4
  • Base motion velocity – 340
  • Assault velocity per stage – 2.25
  • Base magic resistance – 32
  • Magic resistance per stage – 1.25
  • Base assault harm – 63
  • Assault harm per stage – 3
  • Assault vary – 150



  • “Gwen’s Assaults deal a further (1% + 0.008% AP) Max Well being magic harm on hit. Gwen recovers well being equal to 70% of the harm this Means offers to champions.
  • Max harm to monsters: [10 +25% AP]. Offers [8-30] bonus harm to minions under 40% well being.”


Mana value – 40
Cooldown – 6.5/5.75/5/4.25/3.5 seconds

  • Passive: Gwen positive factors 1 stack when she hits an enemy with an assault (max 4, lasts 6 seconds).
  • Energetic: Consumes stacks. Gwen snips as soon as for [8/10.75/13.5/16.25/19 +5% AP] magic harm, snips once more for every ammo consumed, after which snips an remaining time for [40/53.75/67.5/81.25/95 +25% AP] magic harm.
  • The centre of every strikes offers true harm as a substitute and applies A Thousand Cuts to enemies hit.


Mana value – 60
Cooldown – 22/20/18/16/14 seconds

  • “Gwen summons the Hallowed Mist, making her untargetable to all enemies (besides towers) exterior of the zone for five seconds or till she leaves it. Whereas within the Mist, Gwen positive factors [20 + 5% AP] Armor and Magic Resist.
  • Gwen can Recast this means as soon as to name the Mist to her. This can mechanically Recast the primary time Gwen makes an attempt to go away the zone. “


Mana value – 35
Cooldown – 13/12/11/10/9 seconds

  • “Gwen dashes and empowers her Assaults for 4 seconds.
    Empowered Assaults achieve 40/50/60/70/80% Assault Velocity, [10 +8% AP] on hit magic harm, 100 vary, and the primary one to hit an enemy refunds 50% of this Means’s Cooldown.”


Mana value – 100
Cooldown – 120/100/80 seconds

  • First Forged: Hurl a needle that offers [30/55/80 +8% AP] magic harm, Slows by 40/50/60% for 1.5 seconds, and applies A Thousand Cuts to all enemies. If Gwen hits an enemy with an Assault or Means inside 6 seconds of casting this, she will be able to Recast it (as much as 2 extra instances.)
  • Second Forged: Hearth three needles to deal [60/150/240 +24% AP] magic harm
  • Third Forged: Hearth 5 needles to deal [100/250/400 +40% AP] magic harm
  • Subsequent needle hits on the identical unit gradual by 15/20/25% as a substitute.
  • Max harm: [180/450/720 +72% AP], plus [9x base damage + 9% +.072% AP]% max well being harm from A Thousand Cuts.”


Right here’s Gwen’s VO:

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And right here’s a gameplay preview from Riot giving us a take a look at Gwen in motion:

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Champion Modifications

Darius – buffed

Hemorrhage (Passive):
Injury dealt to jungle monsters elevated to 500% from 175%

Diana – buffed

Moonsilver Blade (Passive):
Damade dealt to monsters elevated to 300% from 150%

Mordekaiser – buffed

Darkness Rise (Passive):
Cap on harm dealt to monsters elevated to a flat 180 from [28-164]

Morgana – buffed

Tormented Shadow (W):
Injury dealt to monsters elevated to 300% from 150%

Rammus – modified

Powerball (Q):
Injury dealt decreased to 100/130/160/190/220 from 100/135/170/205/240
Defensive Ball Curl (W):
New! This means now provides: “Attacking and utilizing Skills elevated the period of this impact by 0.4 seconds every (max 4)”
Frenzying Taunt (E):
Length of means decreased to [1.2/1.4/1.6/1.8/2] from [1.25/1.5/1.75/2/2.25]
Hovering Slam (R):
Was beforehand named ‘Tremors’ – title now modified.
New! This means’s results have been modified:
Mana – 100
Cooldown – 130/110/90 seconds
“Hop into the air and slam down at a goal location, dealing (100/175/250 +60% AP) magic harm and Slowing enemies by 15/17.5/20% for 1.5 seconds. Enemies close to the centre take extra harm primarily based on the space travelled. If Hovering Slam is solid whereas Powerball is lively, enemies close to the centre are Knocked Up for 0.75 seconds.
Rammus creates aftershocks on the goal location for 3.5 seconds that deal (20/30/40 +10% AP) magic harm and stack the unique gradual as much as 4 instances.
Max Impression Injury: (150/262.5/375 +90% AP)
Hovering Slam offers 200% harm to turrets.
Hovering Slam’s vary will increase primarily based on Rammus’ Transfer Velocity.

Sett – modified (probably)

Knuckle Down (Q):
The tooltip for Sett’s Q means doesn’t seem to now point out the utmost of 400 harm dealt per punch towards minions, although it nonetheless references monsters.

Yorick – modified

Shepherd of Souls (Passive):
Assault Injury from mist walkers decreased to [2-88 +25% AD] from [2-99 +30% AD] Well being of mist walkers decreased to [99-184] from [100-185]
Mourning Mist (E):
Elevated harm dealt to marked enemies modified to [40% increased damage for up to 8 attacks] from a flat 200%

Zed – buffed

Contempt for the Weak (Passive):
Further harm dealt to jungle monsters elevated to 500% from 200%
Most harm dealt to jungle monsters elevated to 500/650/800 from 200/350/500

Merchandise Modifications

League of Legends patch 11.8 – New Champion Skins

New Champion Skins

SPACE GROOVE GWEN – 1350 RP – Gwen’s launch pores and skin! 

“It was fairly far out when Gwen utilized to be Lux and Samira’s quartermaster—in spite of everything, nobody else did. Cheerfully stitching good vibes into nice garments, she amplifies disco power by way of her nifty threads. Although she’s new to this entire galactic hero gig, one factor’s for certain: no manner Gwen lets her mates liberate the galaxy in less-than-stellar outfits.”

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Right here’s the SPACE GROOVE GWEN splash artwork:


“A fearsome jötunn who as soon as led on the entrance of Lissandra’s huge armies, Sion fell in battle just for his grasp’s magic to weave itself beneath his huge body, resurrecting him as a monster of rage and chilly.”

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Right here’s the BLACKFROST SION splash artwork:


“Beneath the ice they slumber, trapped as two worlds move them by. Watching, ready, for the day they may rise once more, and all shall be buried in ice.”

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Right here’s the BLACKFROST VEL’KOZ splash artwork:


“An amazing dragon of previous, who protected the ancestral nesting grounds of dragonkind from those that would possibly do it hurt. Tricked by the mad knight Kayle so she may destroy each clutch of eggs below his cost, he has adopted her again to human society, so he would possibly extract his vengeance personally.”

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Right here’s the DRAGON GUARDIAN GALIO splash artwork:

*Observe that this pores and skin has been renamed from Dragonslayer Galio to Dragon Guardian Galio, as per the sport’s skins QA lead Katey Anthony:


“A well-known dragonslayer who vanished into the distant mountains, obsessive about destroying the dragon lineage totally. A few years later she has returned, so modified by the carnage that she has begun to resemble a dragon herself.”

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Right here’s the DRAGONSLAYER KAYLE splash artwork:


“A lesser dragon who has realized to mix in amongst human society… poorly. Twitch worships the true dragons and plans to in the future grow to be one himself, although he isn’t certain how simply but.”

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Right here’s the DRAGONSLAYER TWITCH splash artwork:

Rammus VFX and Skins replace

Rammus VFX and Skins replace

 Along with his small replace, Rammus is getting some VFX and gameplay tweaks – right here’s a glimpse of them motion:

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And, right here’s a thread of

Pores and skin Spotlights has put collectively a take a look at the brand new VFX for Rammus’ reworked skins:

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  • Riot has posted previews of some VFX and different adjustments coming to ARAM with patch 11.8:

That’s it for the tentative League of Legends patch 11.8 notes for now, however hold checking again on them over the approaching fortnight because the replace’s two-week-long testing cycle will seemingly see a lot extra adjustments hit the PBE, which we’ll hold this submit up to date with. Assuming you wish to sustain with all the most recent adjustments headed to League, that’s? After all you do.

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