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Lulu Patch Info Round-Up

Lulu enters the League of Legends next week with quite a few new nerfs and buffs to the game. Here are all the details.

First of all, Lulu the Fae Sorceress is the support champion the community has been crying for for the past 6 months. Designed by Xypherous she brings some interesting new mechanics to the game with her fairy friend Pix.

Lulu the Fae Sorceress – Stats

Damage:46.5(+2.6 per level)
Health:496(+82 per level)
Mana:250(+50 per level)
Movement Speed:300
Armor:12.7(+3.7 per level)
Magic Resist:30
Health Per 5 Sec:5
Mana Per 5 Sec:5

Lulu the Sorceress – Skill Details
Pix, Faerie Companion (Passive)
Pix is a wild Faerie that accompanies Lulu. Pix will fire a barrage of magical energy at targets that Lulu attacks.

Glitterlance (Q)

Lulu and Pix each fire a piercing bolt dealing 80/130/180/230/280 (+0.7) magic damage, slowing enemies hit by 80% for 1/1.3/1.5/1.8/2 second(s). This slow decays over time.

Cost 40/45/50/55/60 Mana
Range 25000

Help, Pix! (W)
On Ally Cast: Commands Pix to jump to an ally and then follow and aid their attacks instead of Lulu’s for 6 seconds. On arrival, Pix shields them from 60/105/150/195/240 (+0.6) damage for 6 seconds.

On Enemy Cast: Pix deals 180/130/80/280/230 (+0.6) magic damage to target enemy unit. Pix then follows and grants vision of them for 6 seconds.

Cost 60/70/80/90/100 Mana
Range 650

Whimsy (E)

Aaaaaaawwwww! That's just adorable!

On Ally Cast: Target ally gains 35% Movement Speed and 20/30/40/50/60 Ability Power for 5 seconds.

On Enemy Cast: Polymorphs an enemy champion for 1.5/1.8/2/2.3/2.5 seconds, disabling their ability to attack or cast spells and reducing their base movement speed by 60.

Cost 65/70/75/80/85 Mana
Range 650

Wild Growth (R)

Because what we really need is a giant Shyvana.

Lulu enlarges her ally, knocking enemies away from them. For 7 seconds, her ally gains 300/450/600 (+0.5) bonus health and slows nearby enemies by 30/45/60% for 1 seconds.

Cost 150 Mana
Range 900.

Lore:

Perhaps more than any other champion in the League, Lulu marches to the beat of her own drum. During her youth in Bandle City, she spent most of her time wandering alone in the forest or lost in a daydream. It wasn’t that she was antisocial; the day-to-day bustle of Bandle City just couldn’t compete with the vibrant world of her imagination. She saw wonder in places most people overlooked. This was how she found Pix, a fae spirit, pretending to be stuck in a birdhouse. Lulu’s imagination distinguished her to Pix, and he seized the opportunity to lure her into his life. He brought her to the Glade, the enchanted home of the fae, which lay nestled in a clearing in the woods. There the rigid properties of the outside world – things like size and color – changed as frequently and whimsically as the direction of the wind. Lulu felt at home in the Glade and she lingered there with Pix, fascinated by this secret place.

She quickly lost track of time. Her life in the Glade was comfortable, natural. She and Pix played fae games together, the sorts of games that she had been told were “only pretend,” and she got exceedingly good at them. It caught her by surprise when she suddenly remembered that she had left a life behind in Bandle City. The Glade had a way of making everything outside seem distant and surreal. Lulu decided to revisit her former home, to share some of the lovely things she’d learned, but when she and Pix returned the world had changed. Time, she discovered, was another property that behaved differently in the Glade, and centuries had passed while she was away. Lulu sought to reconnect to the residents of the outside world, but her attempt had unfortunate results. She led all the children off to play hide and seek, temporarily changing them into flowers and animals to spice up the game, but their parents didn’t appreciate her efforts. When the yordles insisted that she leave their land, she turned to a vibrant, magic place where those with unusual gifts were not just accepted but adored: the League of Legends.

“The best path between two points is upside-down, between, then inside-out and round again.” – Lulu

Additional Skins:

Pretty sure this is an instant buy for me.

She turns people into cupcakes! Cupcakes man!

And just in case you were wondering, yes, what she changes people into is different for each skin.

Additional Skins in the Patch:

Finally a Graves Skin!

ANOTHER Kog'Maw skin.




Existing Champions Changes (unofficial)

Blitzcrank
Rocket Grab now deals 80/135/190/245/300 damage, up from 60/120/180/240/300 damage.
Rocket Grab now scales from 100% of Ability Power, up from 80%.
Rocket Grab now costs 110 Mana, down from 140 Mana.

Irelia
Now only restores 5/7/9/11/13 health on basic attacks when passive. Amount of health restored doubles when the skill is activated.

Jax
Empower now also increases the damage of his next Leap Strike.
Grandmaster’s Might no longer increases Attack Power and Attack Damage. Now gives an Armor bonus equal to 25/35/45 + 30% of AD and a Magic Resist bonus equal to 25/35/45 + 20% of AP when active.

Shaco
Deceive now increases the damage of his next attack within 6 seconds by 140/160/180/200/220%, down from 140/160/180/220/240%.
Two-Shiv Poison now deals an additional 50/90/130/170/210 magic damage when active, up from 40/80/120/160/200.

Shen
Vorpal Blade now deals 60/100/140/180/220 base damage, down from 60/105/150/195/240.

Shyvana
Dragon’s Descent passive effect now increases Armor and Magic Resist by 10/15/20, down from 15/20/25.

Item Changes
New Items

Fury Fungus – Item Cost: 250 – Click to Consume: Grants 12-22% Attack Speed, based on champion level, and 8% Critical Strike Chance for 4 minutes.
Mightshroom – Item Cost: 250 – Click to Consume: Grants 140-235 Health, based on champion level, and 10 Attack Damage for 4 minutes.
Sagely Spores – Item Cost: 250 – Click to Consume: Grants 20-40 Ability Power, based on champion level, and 10% Cooldown Reduction for 4 minutes.
Maw of Malmortius – Item Cost 3300 – Recipe Cost 925 – Requires Hexdrinker + Pickaxe – +55 Attack Damage +36 Magic Resist UNIQUE Passive: If you would take magic damage that would leave you at less than 30% Health, you first gain a shield that absorbs 400 magic damage for 5 seconds (60 second cooldown). UNIQUE Passive: +1 Attack Damage for every 2.5% of your Maximum Health that is missing.

Changed Items
The Bloodthirster now gives +12% Life Steal, down from 15%. Now gives +0.2% life steal per kill up to 8%, instead of 0.25% per kill up to 10%. Now only half of the stacks are lost upon death instead of all of them.
Vampiric Scepter now gives 10% Life Steal, down from 12%.
Wriggle’s Lantern now gives 12% Life Steal, down from 15%.

Phreak and Morello Discuss the reasoning behind some of these changes: