Hero Changes in Patch 13.1B: Riot Games Kills the Imba


On January 12, a new competitive season started in League of Legends. Along with it, the game saw the release of the first fresh patch – 13.1.

Two weeks later, Riot Games is releasing an additional balance update. The patch, subtitled 13.1B, is designed to address stale issues: weakening overly strong characters and giving other champions a chance to prove themselves.
List of League of Legends changes in patch 13.1B

In patch 13.1B, 10 characters went under the knife at once, which makes the update one of the biggest in the last few months. Improvements were also given to 3 heroes.


Reduced the attack power gain and additional damage of the Powder Keg on critical triggers
Powder Keg

Additional damage on critical hits reduced from 10% to 5%

Hero Changes in Patch 13.1B: Riot Games Kills the Imba
Reduced the health of the H-28G Evolving Turret and the damage of Hextextext micro missiles.

Evolving Turret H-28G

Turret Health: 175-700 (depending on level) (+5-40% (depending on level) of skill power) – 130-640 (depending on level) (+5-45% (depending on level) of skill power)

Hextextext Micro-Missiles

Initial magic damage: 50/75/100/125/150 (+45% of skill power) – 40/65/90/115/140 (+55% of skill power)


Hero Changes in Patch 13.1B: Riot Games Kills the Imba

The cooldown time of Force Throw has been increased.
Force Throw

Recharge: 21/19/17/15/13 seconds – 21/20/19/19/18/18/17 seconds


Reduced the base damage of Dance of Death.
Dance of Arrows

Physical damage: 60/85/110/135/160 (+75% additional attack power) – 50/75/100/125/150 (+75% additional attack power)


The damage multiplier of Dream Staff (passive skill) from skill power has been increased. The damage multiplier of Nature’s Strike has been increased. Swirling Seed’s damage multiplier by skill power has been increased, cooldown time now depends on skill level.
Staff of Dreams (passive skill)

Magic damage: 5% (+1.2% for every 100 skill power) of the target’s maximum health – 5% (+1.5% for every 100 skill power) of the target’s maximum health.

Nature’s Strike

Magic damage: 35/45/55/65/75 (+40% of skill power) – 35/45/55/65/75 (+45% of skill power)
Net damage in the outer part of the area of effect: 35/45/55/55/65/75 (+40% of skill power) – 35/45/55/55/65/65/75 (+45% of skill power)

Whirling Seed

Magic damage: 70/95/120/145/170 (+45% of skill power) – 70/95/120/145/170 (+60% of skill power)
Recharge: 16 seconds at all skill levels – 14 seconds


Base stats have been reworked:

Mana reserve: 349 – 320
Mana Gain: 38 – 43
Mana Recovery: 8.18 – 7
Mana Recovery Gain: 0.7 – 0.8

Patch 13.1B is scheduled to be released on the game’s live servers on January 26, but there may be difficulties with the release. Recently, Riot Games was subjected to a powerful hacker attack, which may cause difficulties in the realization of the planned.

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