02 Mar 2021 11:29 PM +00:00 UTC

League of Legends' newest update is now live

The next League of Legends update is 11.5 - and thanks to some new previews, we have a set of early patch notes for what's coming!

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Here's what we know so far about LoL 11.5 - and how it will affect things on Summoner's Rift.

Latest - LoL 11.5 is LIVE!

LoL 11.5 is now live in-game.

You can get a quick rundown of the new patch in its highlights below!

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LoL 11.5 Release Date


The next update in League of Legends, 11.5, will arrive on Wednesday, 5 March.

You can expect LoL 11.5 will go live around 9am EST, with maintenance taking servers down from 6am EST.

READ MORE: LoL 11.4: Patch Notes, Changes, Buffs

Patch Notes

Thanks to League of Legends Gameplay Director Mark Yetter - we got some early insights on what's coming in the LoL 11.5 Update.

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SPRING CLEANING: LoL Update 11.5 brings a ton of new changes

Here's what we know so far.

Champion Buffs

The following champions will be getting buffs in 11.5.

  • Jax - AD per level increased from 3.38 to 4.25.
  • Karma - Q cooldown reduced from 9-7 seconds to 8-6 seconds.
  • Kog'maw - W on-hit Magic Damage increased from 3-6% max HP to 3-7% max HP.
  • Master Yi - E on-hit damage increased from 18-50 to 20-60.
  • Pyke - Passive grey health storage 25-50% of damage taken changed to 10% (+25% Lethality). This number is increased to 35% (+50% Lethality) when around 2 or more enemies.
  • Qiyana - W on-hit damage increased from 8-40 to 8-64. W movement speed increased from 5-10% to 5-13%. R damage increased from 100-240 to 100-300.
  • Samira - AD per level increased from 2.3 to 3. Q damage ration increased from 80-110% to 80-120% AD.
  • Sejuani - W 2nd hit damage increased from 5.25% max HP to 6% max HP.
  • Trundle - Q cooldown decreased from 4 seconds to 3.5 seconds.
  • Twitch - Passive AD ration reduced from 3 to 2.5%. R AD increased from 25-55 to 30-60. R duration increased from 5 seconds to 6 seconds.

Champion Nerfs

The following champions will be getting nerfs in LoL 11.5:

  • Azir - W soldier auto attack damage decreased from 60-160 to 50-150.
  • Gragas - Q mana cost increased from 60-80 to 80.
  • Shaco - W AOE damage decreased from 15-35 to 10-30. W single target damage decreased from 35-95 to 25-85. W deals an additional 10-50 damage to monsters.
  • Senna - Excess crit is now granted as lifesteal. Guinsoo crit to on-hit conversion is now capped at 100%. Guinosoo on-hit damage is now affected by champion crit damage modifiers.
  • Seraphine - Passive ally notes damage reduced from 100% to 25% damage. Passive note decay after the first removed. R cooldown increased from 160-120 to 180-120. Passive note damage decreased from 4-16 (increasing each level) to 4/8/14/24 (at levels 1/6/11/16).
  • Rammus - Health per level decreased from 95 to 80.
  • Rell - Base armor decreased from 35 to 32. W cooldown increased from 11 seconds to 13 seconds (both W cooldowns).
  • Udyr - Health per level decreased from 99 to 92, R total aura damage decreased from 50-275 to 40-240.

READ MORE: Everything You Need to Know About LoL 11.3

Item Changes

Champions aren't the only ones getting some changes in the LoL 11.5 Update.

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ARSENAL: Several items are getting some big changes in the new LoL patch

These are item changes coming with the patch:

  • Black Cleaver - Butcher passive removed. Cost decreased from 3300 gold to 3100 gold. Health increased from 300 to 400. New passive: Dealing physical damage to a champion grants 5 movement speed per stack of Carve on them for 2 seconds.
  • Maw of Malmortius - Cost decreased from 3100 gold to 2800 gold.
  • Muramana - Shock passive damage changed from 2.5% max mana per attack to 1.5% max mana per attack with abilities now dealing 3.5% (melee) and 2.7% (ranged) max mana +6% AD.
  • Serpent's Fang - Shield Reaver - Dealing damage reduces incoming shields by 50/25% for 3 seconds. When you damage an enemy who is unaffected by Shield Reaver, reduce shields on them by 50% (melee) or 25% (ranged).
  • Stridebreaker - Dash distance increased from 200 to 300. Slow amount decreased from 60% to 40%. Damage decreased from 100% AD to 75% AD.

READ MORE: Every New Skin in the LoL Lunar Beast 2021 Event

Xin Zhao Rework Coming?

Gameplay Director Mark Yetter has revealed some Xin Zhao changes that are currently being discussed by Riot - changes that don't have a release date just yet.

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Xin Zhao Rework Next?: New Xin Zhao changes are on the table

While we don't expect this will make it into LoL update 11.5 - it may not be far off!