Wild Rift Patch 2.5a Full Notes and Updates

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Wild Rift Patch 2.5a Full Notes and Updates

John Dave Rossel
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The League of Legends: Wild Rift Patch 2.5a full notes and updates have been revealed by Riot Games.
The patch update features two new champions - Caitlyn and Jayce, as well as new skins, accessories, and a few mystery events which will be revealed at a later date.
A few balance changes for champions and in-game items will also be implemented in Wild Rift patch 2.5a.

The League of Legends: Wild Rift Patch 2.5a full notes and updates have been revealed by Riot Games. This next batch of patch updates will feature two new champions - Caitlyn and Jayce, as well as new skins, accessories, and a few mystery events which will be revealed at a later date. A few balance changes for champions and in-game items will also be implemented in Wild Rift patch 2.5a. The new content will be added separately throughout the month of October and November 2021. More information about the Wild Rift patch 2.5a full notes and updates can be found below.

Wild Rift Patch 2.5a: New Content

New Champion - Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover

This new marksman champion can set up traps that can stun enemies who step on them. When an enemy is snared in one of her traps, her attack range increases, allowing her to attack these trapped enemies at an extended range.

Caitlyn will be released in Wild Rift on 9th November 2021 at 12:01 AM (UTC).

New Champion - Jayce, the Defender of Tomorrow

This new fighter champion can switch between melee and ranged attacks. This allows him to adjust his combos depending on the situation at hand. Jayce is the perfect Baron Lane champion for players who enjoy mastering various combos and switching up playstyles depending on who their enemy is.

Jayce will be released in Wild Rift on 9th November 2021 at 12:01 AM (UTC).

Caitlyn Wild Rift Model

New Skins

Releasing 28th October at 12:01 AM (UTC):

  • Bewitching Janna

  • Underworld Twisted Fate

  • Underworld Wukong

Releasing 9th November at 12:01 AM (UTC):

  • Jayce Brighthammer

  • Headhunter Caitlyn

New Accessories

  • Baubles: Jack-o-Nyantern

  • Emotes: Your Doom Was Expected!; P-P-P-Poker Face; Hmm… Perplexing;

  • Icons: Unraveling the Mystery; Unstoppable Sleuths;

All accessories will be released throughout the Wild Rift Patch 2.5a update.

New accessories coming for Patch 2.5a.

New Events

Mystery Event

More details regarding this mystery event will be revealed at a later date. The event is expected to begin on 7th November at 12:01 AM (UTC).

Hextech Heist

This new event revolves around the new champion Jayce as you help him and Caitlyn find his precious pocket watch, find out who is the culprit, and solve the case.

The Hextech Heist event begins on 9th November at 12:01 AM (UTC).

Wild Rift Patch 2.5a: Champion Changes

Akshan

A slight nerf to his ultimate skill’s overall power.

Comeuppance

  • Minimum bonus AD ratio: 12.5% → 10% based on missing health

  • Maximum bonus AD ratio: 50% → 40% based on missing health

Darius

A slight nerf to his healing capabilities during team fights.

Decimate

  • Heal: 15 - 45% based on enemy champions hit → 12 - 36% based on enemy champions hit

Galio

A slight nerf to his ultimate skill to reduce his overwhelming presence in matches.

Hero’s Entrance

  • Cooldown: 120/100/80s → 130/115/100s

Graves

A slight nerf to his survivability as the team’s jungler.

Base Stats

  • Base health: 610 HP → 570 HP

  • Armor per level: 4.3 → 3.9

  • Base mana regen: 15 → 12

Kai’Sa

A slight ner to her trading power and wave clearing but slightly increasing her damage scaling in the late game.

Icathian Rain

  • Base damage per missile: 50/70/90/110 → 40/60/80/100

  • Max single-target damage:: 112.5/157.5/202.5/247.5 → 90/135/180/225

Lucian

A slight buff to keep him in line with other marksman champions in the game.

The Culling

  • Bullet damage: 15/35/55 → 20/40/60

Nami

A slight nerf to her ultimate skill to make her more vulnerable instead of being too overwhelming in teamfights.

Tidal Wave

  • Cooldown: 80/70/60 → 90/80/70s

Tryndamere

A slight nerf to his bonus attack speed to reduce his early game power.

Battle Fury

  • Attack speed from attacking enemy champions: 50/55/65/75% → 45/50/55/60%

Wild Rift Patch 2.5a:Gameplay Changes

Items

Black Cleaver

  • Attack damage: 35 → 40

Last Whisper

  • Armor penetration: 15% → 10%

Mortal Reminder

  • Armor penetration: 30% at all levels → 16-30% based on champion level

  • Attack damage: 45 → 40

  • Combine cost: 650g → 800g

  • Total cost: 2950g → 3100g

Setylda’s Grudge

  • Armor penetration: 30% at all levels → 16-30% based on champion level

  • Combine cost: 500g → 600g

  • Total cost: 3000g → 3100g

Force of Nature

  • Magic resist: 45 → 50

Spirit Visage

  • Magic resist: 45 → 50

Free-to-Play champion rotation

  • 28th October - 3rd November: Amumu, Brand, Jax, Miss Fortune, Rakan, Soraka, Tryndamere, Varus, Veigar, Xin Zhao

  • 4th November - 10th November: Akali, Corki, Evelynn, Fizz, Leona, Malphite, Lulu, Rammus, Teemo, Varus

It will be interesting to see what mystery events along with what other new types of content is in the works for players to enjoy in the coming weeks for Wild Rift.

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John is a mobile esports writer for AFK Gaming that specializes in Wild Rift and Mobile Legends, whilst also maintaining an overview of the Free Fire, COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile esports scenes.