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Patch 8.15 Summary

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Hello and welcome to the MOBAFire Patch Summary - 8.15!

The Akali rework hits this patch! The Rogue Assassin has a brand new kit and some shiny new splash arts to go with it. This patch also includes three new Pool Party skins, several bundles of Pool Party chromas as well as chromas for Headhunter Akali . Balance changes in 8.15 are focused only on a handful of champions, while several support and Marksman items are being changed to affect the current bot lane meta.

Check out the full patch notes for details on any changes that interest you, and be sure to check out Riot's video summary below!


Updates & Balance Changes

Akali is receiving a full visual and gameplay update in patch 8.15! Learn more about the Rogue Assassin below:

Item Changes

Cost: 350 gold ⇒ 400 gold. Also applies on Twisted Treeline. Nomad's Medallion, Targon's Brace and Frostfang's total costs are unchanged.

Cost: 3600 gold ⇒ 3400 gold
Build Path: B. F. Sword + B. F. Sword + 1000 gold B. F. Sword + Pickaxe + 1225 gold
True Damage Conversion: 15% ⇒ 10%
Attack Damage: 80 ⇒ 70

Cost: 3200 gold ⇒ 2800 gold
Build Path: BF Sword + Pickaxe + Dagger + Dagger + 425 gold B. F. Sword + Long Sword + Long Sword + Dagger + 500 gold
Attack Damage: 75 ⇒ 65
Attack Speed: 30% ⇒ 25%

Attack Damage: 70 ⇒ 75



Total costs and combine costs decreased by 100 gold.

Cost: 3700 gold ⇒ 3500 gold
Combine Cost: 525 gold ⇒ 325 gold
Attack Damage: 65 ⇒ 50

Passive: Monster Hunter: Instead of activating when you have the most individual total gold on your team, it now activates when you have the highest minion score on your team. Also applies to Stalker's Blade and Skirmisher's Sabre.


Rune Changes

Activation Time: 8 minutes ⇒ 10 minutes


Other Changes

  • Chromas Collection

    • Chromas are joining the Collection tab soon after 8.15 goes live! You'll be able to see all chromas you own, filter to show unowned or unavailable chromas, and group and sort your collection view just like you can with the Skins, Icons, and Wards collections.

  • Store, Gifting and Forging

    • Icons, wards, and chromas can now be 1-click purchased anywhere they are viewable.

    • Gifts can be given from the friend's list.

    • Emote Permanents can now be Forged into unowned Emote Permanents.

  • Stats

    • Find the new Stats tab inside the profile page, full of data reaching back to midseason.

    • More than a dozen new stats reveal the strengths and weaknesses in your game by both position and individual champion.

    • Set your stats against those of your friends, players of any Ranked tier, or champion-specific experts.

  • Bugfixes

    • Fearing a champion with Nocturne's Unspeakable Horror no longer interrupts his attacks.

    • Fixed a bug where champions with Absolute Focus falling under 70% health during their attack animation would have the attacks canceled and reset.

    • Fixed a bug where the first attack of Hail of Blades would sometimes cancel.

    • Stormrazor no longer incorrectly gives movement speed on every crit if the Stormrazor crit activated Conqueror.

    • Kassadin's Nether Blade on-hit SFX have been restored.

    • SSG skins are now listed properly as World Champions: 2017 in the Skins Collections tab.

    • Several missing VO lines for God-King Darius and God-King Garen have been restored.

    • Push-to-talk settings are now correctly saved between sessions.


Upcoming Skins & Chromas

The following skins will be released during patch 8.15:



The following chromas will be released during patch 8.15:



Share Your Thoughts!

That's it on our end, time to hear from you guys! What do you think of the new Akali rework? Are you satisfied for the balance changes this patch? Will you be buying any of the new Pool Party skins or chromas? Do you like the new Akali splash arts?

Let us know in the comments below!
Thanks to Janitsu for the sig!
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Does anyone know how to fix the gray find match button and the play button that takes a while before you can select a game mode?
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Irelia nerf reverted and she gets buffed on top of it. That's disgusting, Riot.

V8.13
Ionian Fervor
Base on-hit damage per stack reduced to 1 - 12 (based on level) from 2.5 - 16.5 (based on level)

V8.15
Ionian Fervor
Base damage per stack increased to 4 - 17 (based on level) from 1 - 12 (based on level).

The one thing that made Irelia OP was her massive on-hit magic damage early game. Way too strong, wins any 1v1, impossible to itemize against since she's supposed to be an AD champ. It got nerfed. And now it's even stronger than it used to be.

So a level 3 Irelia now has 22 on-hit magic damage, which procs on each Q (used to be like 6 pre-revert). 40 on a level 9 Irelia. Urgh.

I give up. If you can't beat them, join them.
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riot needs to leave Irelia alone and focus on what is needed. Irelia got a change just about every patch, and it feels like they do something just to do it with her now... Crit ad does not need to be changed too much now in my opinion either for now

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