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9.7 - Mid Season Bonus 1 | July 26, 2022

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New God Skins

New Voice Packs

  • T Aphrodite QueenBee Icon.png Honey Bee Aphrodite
  • T Bellona GhostQueen Icon.png Lich Queen Bellona

Bug Fixes

Items

  • Fixed an issue where purchasing this item while dead increased the Cooldown Reduction cap more than intended
  • Due to this fix, cooldown-based MOTDs will be unavailable temporarily. These modes include:
  • Grab Bag
  • Omnipotence
  • All Out Assault
  • Cooldowns Runneth Over
  • Ferocious Executioner and Heavy Executioner
  • Fixed an issue with the passives stacking on targets

Bonus Balance (Live July 26)

The first bonus update for Mid Season 9 is ready to go! The most important change to the new mid season items are the bug fixes. Sphinx’s Bauble is going to be back and will be closely watched for possible balance changes in the second bonus update coming 2 weeks later. Looking beyond the new content, we set our sights on Warrior Junglers. These are still overperforming and thus pushing many Assassins out of the viable god pool, so we are stacking some specific nerfs across the top gods and items in this archetype. Hopefully we will see Erlang Shen and Osiris drop in their prioritization in SPL and make room for more gods in that role. Additionally, Chernobog is seeing a small nerf after being the number one most contested god in SPL in the first weekend of the new update. Mid Season is a 6 week update we are further out from 9.8 than usual, but there will be another round of bonus changes to make sure nothing runs wild for too long.

Item Balance

StoneCuttingSword T3.png StoneCuttingSword T3.png Stone Cutting Sword

  • Decreased max stacks from 3 to 2 on both the enemy protections decreased and owners protections increased
  • (21 max prot reduction decreased to 14 max, 15 max prots gains decreased to 10)

GoldenBlade T3.png GoldenBlade T3.png Golden Blade

  • Decreased Movement Speed from 10% to 7%

Starter BumbasHammer T2.png Starter BumbasHammer T2.png Bumba's Hammer

  • Decreased Passive True Damage from 80 to 70
  • Decreased Passive Heal from 120 to 100
  • Decreased Passive Cooldown Reduction from 1s to 0.5s

God Balance

T Chernobog Default Icon.png Chernobog

  • Icons Chernobog A04.pngLiving Nightmare
  • Decreased Damage Mitigation Chernobog gains upon landing from 10/15/20/25/30% to 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%
  • Decreased max stacks on the slow the shadow clones apply from 4 stacks to 3 stacks (decreased max flow from 16% to 12%)

T ErLangShen Default Icon.png Erlang Shen

  • Icons ErLangShen Passive.pngHowling Celestial Dog
  • Decreased Damage from 7.5% of his Basic Attack power to 5%
  • Icons ErLangShen A03.png72 Transformations
  • Decreased Mink Damage Scaling from 85% of your Physical Power to 70%

T Osiris Default Icon.png Osiris

  • Icons Osiris A03.pngJudgement Tether
  • Decreased Damage Reduction from 15/20/25/30/35% to 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%

New Skin Voice Actors

  • Honey Bee Aphrodite: Kaitlyn Robrock
  • Lich Queen Bellona: Kaitlyn Robrock




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