09 Sep 2021 4:47 AM +00:00

LoL 11.18 COUNTDOWN: All the latest news before release time

League of Legends 11.18 is the next update heading to Summoner's Rift, and with it comes tons of new buffs, nerfs, and skins!

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Here's all the latest news around LoL 11.18 ahead of release time.

LoL 11.18 Release Time

LoL 11.18 will go live at roughly 9am EST on Thursday, September 9th, after a period of server maintenance kicking off at 6am EST.

Full Patch Notes

The LoL 11.18 patch notes have finally been revealed by Riot Games!

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LoL 11.18 patch notes highlights overview
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THE BREAKDOWN: LoL 11.18 makes a massive amount of changes hitting 28 Champions!

Here's what's coming at launch time.

Champion Buffs

  • Draven
    • League of Draven (Passive): New Effect - Draven's Adoration stack count updates will now be displayed in All chat, not just Team chat
    • Whirling Death (R): New Effect - If Whirling Death drops an enemy's health to or below Draven's current Adoration stacks, it executes them
  • Dr. Mundo
    • Maximum Dosage (R): Embiggenate changed from "On cast, immediately heals 20% of missing HP" to "Grants 15/20/25% of missing HP as Bonus HP for 10s"
    • Maximum Dosage (R): Healimify changed from "Heals 20/45/70%" to "20/40/60% of max HP over 10s"
  • Fizz
    • Nimble Fighter (Passive): Damage Reduction vs Basic Attacks increased from 4 (+1% Ability Power) to 8 (+2% Ability Power)
    • Seastone Trident (W): On-Hit Damage increased from 10/15/20/25/30 (+35% Ability Power) to 20/25/30/35/40 (+35% Ability Power)
    • Chum the Waters (R): Guppy Damage decreased from 150/250/350 (+80% Ability Power)
    • Chum The Waters (R): Chomper Damage decreased from 225/325/425 (+100% Ability Power) to 200/275/350 (+85% Ability Power)
    • Chum The Waters (R): Gigalodon Damage decreased from 300/400/500 (+120% Ability Power) to 250/325/400 (+100% Ability Power)
  • Gangplank
    • Health increased from 540 to 570
    • Health Growth increased from 82 to 90
  • Jinx
    • Switcheroo! (Q): Fishbones Mana Cost decreased from 20 to 16/17/18/19/20
  • Kai'Sa
    • Supercharge (E): Cooldown decreased from 16/15/15/13/12 seconds to 16/14.5/13/11.5/10 seconds
  • Karma
    • Inspire (E): Base Shield increased from 60/125/170/215/260 to 90/135/180/225/270
  • Kog'Maw
    • Void Ooze (E): Damage increased from 75/120/165/210/255 (+50% Ability Power) to 75/120/165/210/255 (+70% Ability Power)
  • Lillia
    • Base Health Regen decreased from 1.5 to 0.5
    • Base Health Regen Growth decreased from 0.75 to 0.55
    • Dream-Laden Bough (Passive): Healing Against Large Monsters increased from 18-94 (based on level) to 27-104 (based on level)
    • Blooming Blows (Q): Passive Stack Duration increased from 5.5 seconds to 6.5 seconds
    • Swirlseed (E): Cooldown decreased from 18 seconds to 16 seconds
  • Miss Fortune
    • Bullet Time (R): Total Waves increased from 12/14/16 to 14/16/18
  • Morgana
    • Black Shield (E): Cooldown decreased from 26/24/22/20/18 seconds to 24/22/20/18/16 seconds
  • Qiyana
    • Base Attack Speed increased from 0.625 to 0.688
    • Base Health Regen decreased from 1.6 to 1.5
    • Edge of Ixtal/Elemental Wrath (Q): New Effect (You're In My Element) - Now does 25% bonus damage against monsters
    • Edge of Ixtal/Elemental Wrath (Q): If Qiyana's target begins a dash or teleport during her E+Q buffer, Q will aim at their last position before dashing/teleporting
    • Edge of Ixtal/Elemental Wrath (Q): If Qiyana has an E+Q buffered but does not have vision of her target when the cast completes, Q will aim the last position she could see her target in
    • Audacity (E): Base Damage decreased from 60/90/120/150/180 to 50/80/110/140/170
  • Rumble
    • Junkyard Titan (Passive): Overheated Attack Speed increased from 50% to 20-80% (based on level)
    • Scrap Shield (W): Cooldown decreased from 7/6.75/6.5/6.25/6 seconds to 6 seconds
  • Singed
    • Insanity Potion (R): New Effect - Singed now applies Grievous Wounds on targets upon dealing damage during Insanity Potion's duration
  • Soraka
    • Wish (R): New Effect - Clears Grievous Wounds on allies before applying the heal
  • Taliyah
    • Threaded Volley (Q): New Effect - Casting Threaded Volley on Worked Ground now refunds 50% of the spell's cooldown
    • Threaded Volley (Q): Worked Ground radius decreased from 450 to 300
    • Threaded Volley (Q): Worked Ground duration decreased from 45 seconds to 25 seconds
  • Talon
    • Noxian Diplomacy (Q): Base Damage decreased from 65/90/115/140/165 to 65/85/105/125/145
    • Rake (W): New Effect - Now deals 50% bonus damage against monsters
  • Twitch
    • Spray and Pray (R): Bonus Attack Damage increased from 30/45/60 to 40/55/70
  • Urgot
    • Corrosive Charge (Q): Cooldown decreased from 12/11/10/9/8 seconds to 10/9.5/9/8 seconds
    • Mana Cost increased from 60 to 70
  • Yone
    • Spirit Cleave (W): Shielding Per Champion Hit After the First increased from 25% base to 50% base
  • Yuumi
    • Bop 'N' Block (Passive): Cooldown decreased from 18-6 seconds to 14-6 seconds
  • Zed
    • Contempt for the Weak (Passive): New Effect - Now deals 100% bonus damage against monsters (still capped at 300 against epic monsters)
  • Zoe
    • Sleepy Trouble Bubble (E): Cooldown decreased from 20/18.5/17.15.5/14 seconds to 16/15/14/13/12 seconds
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Champion Nerfs

  • Aphelios
    • Base Attack Damage reduced from 57 to 55
  • Ashe
    • Volley (W): Cooldown increased from 14/11.5/9/6.5/4 seconds to 18/14.5/11/7.5/4 seconds
  • Camille
    • Adaptive Defenses (Passive): Cooldown increased from 16/13/10 seconds to 20/15/10 seconds
  • Jayce
    • Hextech Capacitor (Passive): Bonus Move Speed and Ghost Duration reduced from 1.25 seconds to .75 seconds
  • Kalista
    • Fate's Call (R): Knockup Duration decreased from 1.5/1.75/2 seconds to 1/1.5/2 seconds
  • Lee Sin
    • Base Attack Damage reduced from 70 to 68
  • Renekton
    • Ruthless Predator (W): Empowered Stun Duration decreased from 1.5 seconds to 1 second
    • Ruthless Predator (W): Empowered Self Lockout Duration decreased from 0.75 seconds to 0.52 seconds
  • Thresh
    • Base Movement Speed decreased from 335 to 330
    • Flay (E): Maximum Passive Bonus Magic Damage increased from 100/125/150/175/200% Attack Damage + 1 per Soul to 80/110/140/170/200% Attack Damage + 1.5 per Soul
  • Trundle
    • Pillar of Ice (E): Slow decreased from 32/39/46/53/60% to 30/34/38/42/46%
  • Varus
    • Base Attack Damage decreased from 61 to 59
    • Living Vengeance (Passive): Bonus Attack Speed on Non-Champion Kills decreased from 20% to 10/15/20%
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Items

  • Ravenous Hydra
    • No longer activates on turrets
  • Titanic Hydra
    • Cleave no longer activates on turrets
  • Umbral Glaive
    • Cost decreased from 2600 gold to 2400 gold
    • Lethality decreased from 12 to 10
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Runes

  • Predator
    • Move Speed Ramp-up Time: Reduced from 1.5 seconds to 1 second

Skins

LoL 11.18 comes with a ton of new skins, including several from the popular Pentakill set!

These include:

  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Yorick
  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Kayle
  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Olaf
  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Mordekaiser
  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Karthus
  • Pentakill III: Lost Chapter Sona
  • Dissonance of Pentakill Viego
  • Hextech Tristana
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Many of these skins also include Chromas for further customization options.