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4 Oct 2022 · 3 minute read · By Alice Kim
Patch Notes

League of Legends 12.19 Patch Notes Overview

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The latest League of Legends patch is here, bringing several gameplay alterations that could significantly affect the game's meta. In this article, we'll discuss the most impactful changes in detail.

Champion Buffs and Nerfs


Some champions received substantial buffs to their damage or healing abilities, potentially influencing their viability in specific roles:

  • Viego and Yasuo: Damage Reduction increased from 5% to 10%
  • Aphelios and Gnar: Outgoing Damage increased by 5%
  • Yuumi: Healing Power boosted by 10%, with a slight increase in Outgoing Damage
  • Kalista: Both her Outgoing Damage and Damage Reduction were ramped up by 5%

These buffs could see these champions becoming more popular picks due to their enhanced survivability or damage potential.


On the other hand, several champions had their power levels reduced:

  • Singed, Shyvana: Their Outgoing Damage got decreased by 10%
  • Taric, Sona, Fiora, and Maokai: Experienced reductions in Healing Power between 15% - 20%

With these nerfs, we might see less of these characters on the Rift until future adjustments can restore balance.

Champion Adjustments & Fixes

In addition to tweaks for individual champions, there are also some bug fixes and major champion updates:

  • A midscope update for Syndra includes adjustments to all abilities.
  • Orianna's R - Shockwave ability bug has been fixed.

Moreover, Blitzcrank’s base attack speed got an increment alongside his Overdrive mana cost. Ekko’s Z-drive Resonance damage was amped up along with the Chronobreak damage.

Fizz's E - Playful/Trickster AP scaling saw an increase while Garen's E - Judgment critical strike damage also went up. Jinx received a boost in Base AD as well as an increase in her Super Mega Death Rocket! base damage to primary targets.

Item Changes: Eclipse

Eclipse sees its Bonus Attack Damage increased at the cost of lower Lethality.

Visual & Audio Updates: Janna

Janna receives a VFX update providing visual enhancements across various skins.

Worlds Clash & Event Pass Evolved Updates

Worlds Clash team formation opens on October 10th offering exclusive rewards like Championship Skin Permanent and World's Event Capsule. The new Event Pass system introduces improved navigation bars for easier browsing through event-related content.

Bugfixes & QOL Changes

This patch also includes quality-of-life changes like lowering thresholds for "Scoreboard" Challenge alongside fixing numerous bugs related to champion icons, challenges, tooltips etc.

Upcoming Skins & Chromas

Finally,the release of various Spirit Blossom skins and chromas is highly anticipated along with Crystal Rose Akshan Swain Zyra (Tiffany Co.) skins.

In conclusion,this patch brings numerous exciting changes that will undoubtedly shake things up on Summoner’s Rift.

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