Wild Rift Patch 2.3a Breakdown

Wild Rift Patch 2.3a Breakdown

Wild Rift 2.3a Patch Notes Breakdown

In this Wild Rift patch rundown, we are going to analyze the changes for 2.3a Wild Rift patch, looking at the buffs and nerfs which had the most impact on the meta.

For more concrete details about the patch, you should read the official Wild Rift patch notes (we’ll be referring to screenshots from the notes throughout our breakdown).

To see which champions are dominating the meta, check out our Wild Rift tier list.

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Buffs, nerfs, and adjustments

In the following section, we are gonna present and explain all the nerfs and buffs each champion and item received in Patch 2.3a.

We’ll start with champions and proceed with the items.

Ahri (Nerfed)

Ahri was having to easy on the Rift, with this change we may see her strugling against AD opponents.

  • Base Armor decreased.

Evelynn (Nerfed)

Evelynn’s Ultimate was too much of a threat whenever there was an objective to obtain. This nerf should make her not such a threat anymore.

  • Ultimate execute damage applies now only on champions.

Janna (Nerfed)

Janna’s harassement during the laning phase was to high. This change should make her max the shielding ability.

  • Ability (2) Base damage nerf.

Katarina (Nerfed)

Katarina Classic Splash Art

Katarina was one of the strongest midlaners in the game and was snowballing games out of controll. This should push her ability to it back.

  • Passive AP Ratio lowered.
  • Ultimate has a base movement speed now.

Leona (Buffed)

Leona was not so strong. This buff should put her in a slightly better place.

  • Ability(3) range increased.

Wukong (Buffed)

Wukong is still struggling a bit in the Jungle. This change should make him feel more confortable around the woods.

  • Ability (1) Healing on minions increased.

Xin Zhao (Buffed)

Xin Zhao Wild Rift Splashart

Xin Zhao is still underperforming and hasnt find his place in the Rift. This buff should help him.

  • Bases Stats Buffed.
    • Increased Magic Resist.
    • Health gained per Level increased.


Bami’s Cinder (Buffed)

Bami’s Cinder and Sunfire Aegis is too powerful during the laning phase and in the Jungle. A good damage nerf.

  • Minion and monster damage decreased by a lot.

Sunfire Aegis (Nerfed)

  • Minion and monster damage decreased by a lot.

Winter Approach (Buffed)

Winter’s Approach not being bought that much, this buff should make it more viable.

  • Mana granted increased.

Summoner Spells

Ignite (Buffed)

  • Range of Ignite got increased.

Smite (Buffed)

  • Smite gives now mana per second.

System Changes

Outer Tower Gold (Adjusted)

  • Gold per plate increased by a lot.
  • Global gold decreased.

Gromp (Buffed)

  • Gromp health decreased.

Krugs (Buffed)

  • Ancient Krug Health decreased.
  • Krug health lowered.

Come back every patch to check out our Patch breakdown that will be updated according to the new buffs and nerfs. If you have any comments, questions, or feedback leave them below. Good luck climbing and see you soon Summoner!