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LoL Patch 12.9 COUNTDOWN: Release Time, Date, Patch Notes & Latest News

League of Legends Update 12.9 is finally almost here and with it comes changes to two champions, the challenges system and so much more. If you're looking to get in there and play it for yourself, this is what you should know.

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After an awfully long wait, League of Legends Patch 12.9 is finally almost here. Make sure to get your game updated and ready because it is about to drop.

We now have the exact release time, patch notes and tonnes of information on the update. We just have to wait a little while longer to get in there ourselves. If you get in on time and it's not live just yet, shut down the game and try it again. Sometimes, it can take a little while for everything to get going. You will be met by downtime beforehand - letting you know it's on the way.

LoL 12.9 Release Time & Date

League of Legends patch 12.9 will arrive at 9am EST on Wednesday, May 11th after roughly 3 hours of server downtime.

While Riot never offers an official release time, this schedule has been consistent all through Season 12.

Count down the final hours to launch time with us below!

LoL 12.9 Release Time

Patch Notes Highlights

Riot has officially revealed the final LoL 12.9 patch notes!

The team has revealed the following changes are in store for LoL 12.9, and you can read over these changes in full detail here.

  • Olaf rework (mid-scope update)
    • Changes to all abilities
  • Taliyah rework (mid-scope update)
    • Changes to all abilities
  • Introduction of new Challenge System
  • Hullbreaker nerfs
  • Nerfs for the following champions:
    • Ahri
    • Master Yi
    • Nidalee
    • Renata Glasc
    • Rengar
    • Sion
  • Buffs for the following champions:
    • Braum
    • Hecraim
    • Renekton
    • Thresh
    • Varus
  • New Skins:
    • EDG Aphelios
    • EDG Graves
    • EDG Viego
    • EDG Yuumi
    • EDG Zoe
    • High Noon Katarina
    • High Noon Leona
    • High Noon Mordekaiser
    • High Noon Talon
    • High Noon Varus
    • Prestige High Noon Talon

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