League of Legends 13.1b Patch Notes Breakdown

League of Legends 13.1b Patch Notes Breakdown

League of Legends 13.1B Patch Notes Breakdown

Welcome to our patch notes breakdown for League of Legends Season 13! Let’s break down all the new changes in LoL coming this week.

We recommend following along with the official 13.1b patch notes since we won’t be listing all the specific stat changes, but rather, focusing on the impact of the changes and the champions updated place in the current meta.

If you’re wondering how these changes will affect the meta, check out our LoL champion tier list!

Champion Buffs and Nerfs

Gangplank (nerf)

  • AD growth is increased slightly, but the bonus damage on crit from his E is halved.
  • These changes will negatively impact him this patch.

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Heimerdinger (nerf)

  • Q turret health decreased and his W damage is decreased too.
  • These nerfs will impact him in every role he is played in.

Kassadin (nerf)

  • E cooldown is increased in the later ranks. This nerf will make him weaker overall.

Kindred (nerf)

  • Q base damage is decreased. It will have a negative impact on her in the Jungle role.

Lillia (buff)

  • All her Passive, Q and E scaling have increased. Her E now decreases with rank.
  • Some good buffs for Lillia and it will make her stronger in the Top and Jungle roles.

Lucian (nerf)

  • Mana decreased.
  • Mana growth increased.
  • Base mana regen decreased.
  • Mana regen growth increased.

Maokai (nerf)

  • These nerfs will impact him negatively in the Jungle role.
  • Q damage to monsters reduced.
  • E damage decreased.

Nami (nerf)

W adjusted, and her E base damage is decreased. She is going to be weaker after this patch.

Orianna (buff)

  • Passive is now changed. Q damage adjusted. Mana cost is reduced, and Orianna’s Ultimate now deals more damage. Some interesting changes for Orianna. We will see how it goes.

Udyr (nerf)

  • Q damage now scales, and the attack speed is increased.
  • His Ultimate base damage is decreased. This nerf is trying to get players to stop going R max.

Yuumi (nerf)

  • Base stats are adjusted quite a lot, most notably her attack range.
  • Her Passive now temporarily increases her attack range.
  • W adaptive damage is removed a lot.
  • E movement speed decreased.

Zoe (buff)

  • E bubble now shreds some of the enemies MR when they are put to sleep. It will help Zoe get those amazing one shots on the enemy team.

ADC Changes

I’m going to cover all the ADC changes in one. The changes are all empowering their mana stats.

  • Ashe
    • Mana growth increased.
    • Her mana regen growth is increased too.
  • Caitlyn
    • Mana growth increased.
    • Her mana regeneration growth is increased.
  • Ezreal
    • Mana regen growth increased.
  • Jhin
    • W and E mana costs are down.
    • These changes will help him in both the ADC and Support role.
  • Jinx
    • Base mana increased.
    • Mana growth is increased too.
    • Her W mana cost is reduced in the later ranks.
  • Kai’Sa
    • Base mana rounded up.
    • Her mana growth has increased slightly.
    • Mana regeneration growth increased.
  • Miss Fortune
    • Mana growth increased.
    • Her mana regeneration is rounded down.
    • Mana regeneration growth increased.
  • Senna
    • Mana regen is increased.
  • Sivir
    • Mana growth increased.
    • W mana cost is now a flat 60.
  • Twitch
    • Base mana increased.
    • Mana regen increased.
  • Xayah
    • Manage regen increased.

Item Changes


  • Eclipse recipe changed, which makes the cost increase.
  • Cooldown is reduced, now grants ability haste but the omnivamp is removed.


  • Gore drinker haste is decreased.
  • Now gives Passive health.

Ravenous Hydra

  • Hydra now gives more ability haste.
  • Omnivamp switched with lifesteal.

Maw of Malmortius

  • The combination cost is reduced.
  • Omnivamp is switched with lifesteal with the lifeline Passive.
  • Provides 0 ability haste now, but gives slightly more AD.

Death’s Dance

  • The combined cost is increased. Healing reduced, armor incfreased and the amount of AD Deaths Dance gives is increased too. However, the ability haste is removed.

Black Cleaver

  • Both Black Cleaver’s health and AD are increased. This item will be stronger overall and we may see some other champions picking this item up now.

Oblivion Orb

  • You now get less AP from Oblivion Orb.
  • Grievous Wounds application is increased.
  • I don’t like this change; it negatively impacts many champions.

Chemtech Putrifier

  • The combined cost is reduced, and the amount of grievous wounds is increased.
  • It no longer is applied when you heal or shield an ally.
  • Its ability haste is reduced, and so is the amount of AP.
  • Grants additional healing and shielding amounts.


  • The recipe is changed, and the total cost is increased.
  • Grievous wounds is adjusted.
  • Grants additional magic pen, but provides less health.

Executioner’s Calling

  • Grievous wounds is increased which makes Executioner’s Calling much stronger. However, this buff comes with a nerf. The amount of AD it provides is reduced.

Chempunk Chainsword

  • Grievous Wounds is increased, but its no longer doubled when the enemy is lower.

Mortal Reminder

  • Cost increased, grievous wounds adjusted and now grants armor pen.
  • Unfortunately, it no longer gives attack speed and no long provides movement speed.

Lord Dominik’s Regards

  • AD is increased.

Bramble Vest

  • Grievous wounds increased, and the reflect damage is increased too. This will strengthen all tanks and aid them in taking down champions and teams with a lot of sustain.


  • Reflective damage is changed. Greenview wounds application is also changed.
  • Overall, I think this item is in good shape, but time will tell if more champions buy it.

Infinity Edge

  • Crit strike required is reduced which offers more build options for champions.

Navori Quickblades

  • The critical chance required is decreased. It offers more options for many champion builds.


  • Cost reduced, provides less lifesteal but the shield is stronger overall. In my opinion, a good change and we might see other champions picking this item up soon.

Blade of the Ruined King

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  • Cooldown is increased, and the damage is down. A very big nerf to this champion and a significant bash to many champions.

Demonic Embrace

  • Maximum burn is reduced for melee champions, but increased for ranged champions. This will help some champions, but will negatively impact others.

Essence Reaver

  • Total AD is increased but at a cost increase.

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