Emergency League of Legends update addresses Yuumi's terrible performance - patch notes - Dexerto
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Emergency League of Legends update addresses Yuumi’s terrible performance – patch notes

Published: 16/May/2019 7:30 Updated: 16/May/2019 8:17

by Joe O'Brien


Riot have responded to Yuumi’s poor performance with some emergency buffs for the new League of Legends champion.

Yuumi the Magical Cat is the latest champion to be added to League of Legends, having joined the live servers with Patch 9.10 on May 13.


Designed to be a Support champion, Yuumi’s kit features a unique mechanic that allows her to become Attached to friendly champions, at which point she becomes untargetable by everything except tower damage and her abilities fire from the location of the champion she’s Attached to.

Unfortunately, Yuumi in her launch state seems to have been quite noticeably underpowered, with the first day of her release seeing just a 29.71% win rate in ranked games at Platinum or above.


While some players have argued there are problems with Yuumi’s kit itself, for many it’s simply a case of her abilities not being powerful enough, meaning that she’s unable to contribute enough poke damage and sustain healing to properly support her team, especially considering her own small health pool.

Riot GamesYuumi hasn’t had much success in her initial release state.

Part of the lack of success with Yuumi is likely to be born of inexperience – playing a brand-new champion in most cases is going to be less likely to succeed in any case, and that seems particularly true of a champion who relies not only on the player themselves understanding how to best utilize their kit, but also on their lane duo playing around it properly.

Nevertheless, it seems that Riot do agree that a sub-30% win rate is a bit extreme, and they’ve moved quickly to respond with a hotfix that applies buffs to almost every aspect of Yuumi’s kit.


It’s still likely that Riot will make additional balance adjustments in the next major update, but in the meantime these buffs should give players a chance to try out Yuumi without being so concerned about how it might limit their chances of victory.

League of Legends May 15 Patch notes:

We’re looking to give Yuumi a boost to her early game that will help both experienced and inexperienced Yuumi players.

BASE MANA REGEN – 7.5 ⇒ 10

PASSIVE MANA RESTORE – 30 to 160 (based on level) ⇒ 40 to 160 (based on level)


PASSIVE SHIELD – 50/55/60/70/80/90/105/120/135/150/170/190/210/230/255/280/305/330 (+0.4 ability power) ⇒80/85/90/100/110/120/135/150/165/180/200/220/240/260/285/310/335/360 (+0.4 ability power)

PROWLING PROJECTILE DAMAGE – 40/60/80/100/120/140 (+0.3 ability power) ⇒40/65/90/115/140/165 (+0.45 ability power)


PROWLING PROJECTILE EMPOWERED DAMAGE – 60/100/140/180/220/260 (+0.6 ability power) ⇒ 60/105/150/195/240/285 (+0.6 ability power)

PROWLING PROJECTILE SLOW – 30/40/50/60/70/80% ⇒ 40/48/56/64/72/80%

PROWLING PROJECTILE SLOW DURATION – 1/1.1/1.2/1.3/1.4/1.5 seconds ⇒1.25/1.35/1.45/1.55/1.65/1.75 seconds

ZOOMIES MINIMUM HEAL – 25/35/45/55/65 (+0.1 ability power) ⇒ 30/40/50/60/70 (+0.1 ability power)

ZOOMIES MAXIMUM HEAL – 50/70/90/110/130 (+0.4 ability power)⇒60/80/100/120/140 (+0.4 ability power)

FINAL CHAPTER MULTI-HIT REDUCED DAMAGE – 40% from subsequent waves ⇒ 50% from subsequent waves


League cosplayer descends from the heavens as amazing Dragonslayer Diana

Published: 7/Oct/2020 8:02

by Andrew Amos


Diana has descended from the heavens of Mount Targon here on Earth ⁠— or so you could be mistaken into thinking. Scottish cosplayer ‘anaelic’ has once again delivered the goods for League of Legends fan, putting on an epic display with her Dragonslayer Diana cosplay.

Seeing a Diana cosplay for League of Legends is rare. However, finding an exquisite one is almost impossible. The Scorn of the Moon, with her heavy armor and massive Moonsilver blade, isn’t up there with one of the popular champions to cosplay.


However, that hasn’t stopped anaelic from creating one of the best ⁠— if not the best ⁠— Diana cosplay with her incredible rendition of the Lunari’s Dragonslayer skin.

Dragonslayer Olaf and Diana in League of Legends
Riot Games
The Dragonslayer skin for Diana is one of her most intricate, but that didn’t stop anaelic.

Anaelic has been working on her Dragonslayer Diana cosplay since lockdown began. She was originally going to take it to conventions, but with 2020 stopping all of those, she instead used the project as motivation.


“This project has instead been my distraction, the thing that’s kept me motivated to stay productive, and I’m so proud that I at least have this to show for all the extra time I’ve had,” she said on Instagram after completing her cosplay.

You can tell just how much effort she put into it right from the first glance. Anaelic has managed to recreate the Aspect’s sunset-colored armor perfectly, not forgetting a single panel on Diana’s intricate outfit.

She managed to keep all the pieces together with velcro, although the cosplay is ⁠— understandably ⁠— very hard to get around it.


“I honestly don’t know how I’m going to survive a full day at a con in this cosplay because it is so hard to move about it! It was well worth it though because we got some amazing photos,” she added.


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Anaelic also considered all the small details ⁠— she recreated the smoky effect on her blade with a smoke machine and LED lights built into the crescent. The cosplay is not only one of the best Diana ones we’ve seen, but one of the best cosplays of the year. Period.

The Scottish cosplayer isn’t stopping here though. If you’re wondering what anaelic’s next project is, wonder no more. She is currently working on a Spirit Blossom Lillia cosplay, and she’s trying to make it perfect from head-to-hoof. We’ve even covered her progress on it so far!