Here are all the changes in Patch 14.8.

The League of Legends Patch 14.8 is here! This is the patch that the upcoming Mid-Season Invitational 2024 will be played in, so there are a lot of tweaks geared towards professional play. Check out the League of Legends 14.8 Patch Notes here.

League of Legends 14.8 Full Patch Notes

League of Legends Patch 14.8 Notes summary (Image via Riot Games)
League of Legends Patch 14.8 Notes summary (Image via Riot Games)

The League of Legends Patch 14.8 update will go live on April 17th, 2024.

This patch will also introduce Blood Moon Fiddlesticks, Blood Moon Zed, and Blood Moon Zyra.

This is the League of Legends MSI patch, and while Skarner is live in this update, he cannot be played in the competition just yet.

Vanguard in League of Legends

Vanguard will be activated this patch for the Philippines server. The rest of the player base will instead get a compatibility check to see if your computer can support Vanguard.

Vanguard goes live on the rest of the live servers on Patch 14.9. We go into more detail on Vanguard in League of Legends here.

Champion Changes in League of Legends 14.8 patch

Akali

Base Stats

  • Base Health: 570 >>> 600

Azir

Base Stats

  • Health Regeneration per 5 Seconds: 5 >>> 3.5

W - Arise!

  • Magic Damage: 0-77 (based on level) (+50/67/84/101/118) (+55% AP) >>> 0-77 (based on level) (+50/65/80/95/110) (+55% AP)

Briar

Base Stats

  • Health Growth: 100 >>> 95

Q - Head Rush

  • Range: 450 >>> 475

W - Blood Frenzy

  • Bonus Attack Speed: 54/68/82/96/110% >>> 55/65/75/85/95%

Draven

Q - Spinning Axe

  • Bonus Physical Damage: 40/45/50/55/60 (+75/85/95/105/115% bonus AD) >>> 45/50/55/60/65 (+75/85/95/105/115% bonus AD)

Galio

Base Stats

  • Base Movement Speed: 335 >>> 340

Q - Winds of War

  • Cooldown: 12/10.75/9.5/8.25/7 >>> 11/10/9/8/7 seconds

Graves

Passive - New Destiny

  • Attack Speed Scaling: Increased Attack Speed scaling from non-level sources towards reload time by 35%
  • Critical Damage Ratio per Pellet: 40% >>> 45%

Hwei

Passive - Signature of the Visionary

  • Bonus Magic Damage: 35-180 (based on level) (+30% AP) >>> 35-180 (based on level) (+35% AP)

Jarvan IV

Passive - Martial Cadence

  • Bonus Physical Damage: 6% of target's current health >>> 7% of target's current health

Jhin

Passive - Whisper

  • Bonus Movement Speed on Critical Strike: 10% (+0.4% bonus Attack Speed) >>> 14% (+0.4% bonus Attack Speed)

Q - Dancing Grenade

  • Minimum Physical Damage: 45/70/95/120/145 (+35/42.5/50/57.5/65% AD) (+60% AP) >>> 44/69/94/119/144 (+44/51.5/59/66.5/74% AD) (+60% AP)

Kai'Sa

Q - Icathian Rain

  • Damage per Missile: 40/55/70/85/100 (+50% bonus AD) (+20% AP) >>> 40/55/70/85/100 (+55% bonus AD) (+20% AP)

LeBlanc

Q - Sigil of Malice

  • Magic Damage: 65/90/115/140/165 (+ 45% AP) >>> 70/95/120/145/170 (+ 45% AP)

W - Distortion

  • Cooldown: 18/16/14/12/10 >>> 15/13.75/12.5/11.25/10 seconds

Mordekaiser

Q - Obliterate

  • Cooldown: 9/7.75/6.5/5.25/4 >>> 8/7/6/5/4 seconds

E - Death's Grasp

  • Magic Damage: 80/95/110/125/140 (+60% AP) >>> 70/85/100/115/130 (+60% AP)

R - Realm of Death

  • New Death Realm Escape Interactions: Champions can no longer escape Mordekaiser's Death Realm by using the following:
    • Quicksilver Sash
    • Mercurial Scimitar
    • Alistar's Unbreakable Will
    • Gangplank's Remove Scurvy
    • Milio's Breath of Life
    • Olaf's Ragnarok
    • Rengar's Ferocity Battle Roar
  • However, crowd control immunity will still prevent the application of Realm of Death.

Olaf

Q - Undertow

  • Bonus Damage to Monsters: 5/10/15/20/25 >>> 5/15/25/35/45

Ryze

W - Rune Prison

  • Slow: 35% >>> 50%
  • Cooldown: 13/12/11/10/9 >>> 11/10.5/10/9.5/9 seconds

Skarner

Recommended Runes and Items

  • Recommended Rune Pages: Updated to offer the following rune pages: Aftershock, Phase Rush, and Conqueror
  • Recommended Items: Added Heartsteel, moved Iceborn Gauntlet later, increased priority of Dead Man's Plate

Base Stats

  • Mana Growth: 45 >>> 40
  • Mana Regeneration Growth: 0.45 >>> 0.6

Q - Shattered Earth / Upheaval

  • Damage per Hit: 10/20/30/40/50 (+40% bonus AD) (+6% of his bonus health) >>> 10/25/40/55/70 (+60% bonus AD) (+6% of his bonus health)
  • Mana Cost: 40/45/50/55/60 >>> 30/35/40/45/50
  • Buff Duration: 3.5 >>> 5 seconds (Note: the buff will still refresh on attacks and upon casting E)
  • Upheaval Recast Lockout Time: 0.75 >>> 0.5 seconds
  • Shattered Earth Cast Time: 0.5 >>> 0.35 seconds (Note: this is how long Skarner stands in place pulling the boulder out of the ground before being able to move or attack)

W - Seismic Bastion

  • Mana Cost: 50/55/60/65/70 >>> 60/65/70/75/80
  • Magic Damage: 60/90/120/150/180 (+80% AP) >>> 50/75/100/125/150 (+80% AP)

Sylas

Q - Chain Lash

  • Damage to Monsters: 70% >>> 100%

Thresh

Base Stats

  • Base Armor: 31 >>> 33
  • Magic Resist Growth: 1.3 >>> 1.55

Zac

Base Stats

  • Base Health Regeneration per 5 Seconds: 8 >>> 5

Zeri

Base Stats

  • Base Health: 630 >>> 600

System Changes

Baron Nashor

Baron Nashor is getting some buffs on his attacks. This buff applies to all Baron Nashor forms.

  • Acid Pool Magic Damage: 10% AD >>> 200 (+10% AD)
  • Acid Pool Slow: 50% >>> 60%
  • Territorial Baron Pull Magic Damage: 75 >>> 300
  • Hunting Baron Lightning Magic Damage: 15% of target's current health >>> 20% of target's current health
  • Acid Shot Magic Damage: 20% AD >>> 200 (+50% AD)
  • Tentacle Knock Up Magic Damage: 25% AD >>> 200 (+25% AD)

Voidgrubs

The Voidgrubs will also be changed to have better game pacing overall.

  • Initial Voidgrub Spawn Time: 5 >>> 6 minutes
  • Touch of the Void Damage per Stack: 6 (halved to 3 for ranged champions) true damage per second over 4 seconds >>> 8 (halved to 4 for ranged champions)
  • Hunger of the Void Threshold: 5 Touch of the Void stacks, gain a 2nd summon at 6 stacks >>> 4 Touch of the Void Stacks, gain a 2nd summon at 6 stacks

The League of Legends Patch 14.8 update will go live on April 17th, 2024.

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