Release notes

Wed, 2010-04-07

New Skins in the Store

  • Swamp Master Kennen
  • Deadly Kennen
  • Ruthless Pantheon
  • Armor of the 5th Age Taric
  • Sherwood Forest Ashe

League of Legends v1.0.0.82

Kennen, The Heart of the Tempest

Kennen is a new magical assassin ninja, using the energy system to cast his spells instead of mana

  • Mark of the Storm (passive) - Kennen's abilities add Marks of the Storm to opponents they hit, which explode at 3 stacks, stunning the opponent and restoring some of Kennen's energy
  • Thundering Shuriken - Kennen throws a lightning infused shuriken towards a location, damaging the first enemy it hits and adding a Mark of the Storm to them
  • Electrical Surge - Kennen passively deals extra damage and adds a Mark of the Storm to opponents every few attacks, and can activate this ability to deal damage to all nearby marked units and add another mark
  • Lightning Rush - Kennen transforms into a writhing ball of electricity, receiving a massive energy boost and gaining the ability to move through units. Enemy units he passes through receive damage and gain a Mark of the Storm
  • Slicing Maelstrom (ultimate) - Kennen summons an electrical storm around him, casting down lightning bolts to a random enemy champions near him multiple times per second


  • Fixed a bug where Enchanted Crystal Arrow was slowing attack speed
  • Fixed a bug that allowed Ashe to hit the same target with multiple arrows from Volley


  • Rebirth should no longer remove positive buffs (rune buffs etc)
  • Movement speed increased to 300 from 290
  • Updated minimap icon for when Anivia is affected by Rebirth


  • Tweaked autoattack animation timing


  • Tweaked autoattack animation timing


  • Fixed Explosive Cask's Ability Power ratio to match the tooltip
  • Changed Body Slam to no longer be useable while rooted
  • Added opposing tooltips


  • Base Mana per level reduced to 64 from 78
  • Base armor increased to 9 from 7.4
  • Howling Gale
    • Mana cost reduced to 80/95/110/125/140 from 80/100/120/140/160
    • Cooldown reduced to 10 from 11 at all ranksli>
    • Damage per second scaling increased to 20/30/40/50/60 from 20/25/30/35/40
  • Eye of the Storm
    • Mana cost reduced to 60/70/80/90/100 from 70/85/100/115/130
    • Duration reduced to 10.5 from 12
    • Cooldown reduced to 10.5 from 12
    • Eye of the Storm now grants a new attack damage buff, "Cyclone Strike" which persists through the shield breaking
  • Zephyr active cooldown reduced to 12/11/10/9/8 from 13/12/11/10/9
  • Monsoon now slows enemy units for 40% that re-enter the storm after being pushed out


  • Leapstrike Ability Power ratio reduced to .8 from 1
  • Counterstrike Ability Power ratio reduced to .6 from .8
  • Relentless strikes Ability Power ratio reduced to .7 from 1


  • Added an alternate attack animation


  • Fixed a discrepancy in Dark Binding's tooltip. The tooltip now lists the damage dealt per second (the ability itself still deals damage every half second)


  • Fixed a bug in which Rammus' movement speed was slightly too slow during Defensive Ball Curl and Powerball
  • Tweaked autoattack animation timing


  • Desperate Power Ability Power bonus reduced to 50/80/110 from 60/100/140


  • Fixed the mana cost on Jack in the Box to correctly be 50/55/60/65/70 from 60/60/60/60/60


  • Fixed a bug where Ki Strike was not displaying properly with death recap

Twisted Fate

  • Fixed the description for his passive in the character pane. It should now reflect the correct functionality
  • Fixed a bug in which Cardmaster's Stacked Deck worked against towers


  • Adjusted Event Horizon so the stun matches up better with the cast cursor and the particle

Item Shop Enhancements – The item shop has been updated to support the use of more items in each category through the use of a scroll bar, and the overall look has been polished to convey information more clearly.


  • Aegis of the Legion (Remade): Now gives +270 Health +18 Armor +24 Magic Resist and a UNIQUE Aura: +12 Armor / +15 Magic Resistance / +8 damage to nearby allied units from +270 Health UNIQUE Aura: +23 Armor / +24 Magic Resistance / +10 Damage.
  • Archangel's Staff Mana cap increased to 1000 from 600
  • Archangel's Staff Mana to Ability Power conversion ratio increased to 2.5% from 2%
  • Chalice of Harmony Magic Resistance reduced to 30 from 35
  • Frozen Heart component items have been changed to a Glacial Shroud, 2 Cloth Armors, and 800 gold
  • Glacial Shroud component items changed to Sapphire Crystal, Chain Vest, and 575 Gold
  • Glacial Shroud's stats modified to 425 Mana, 45 Armor, and 20% Cooldown Reduction, from 500 Mana, 36 Armor, and 20% Cooldown Reduction
  • Haunting Guise (Remade): Now gives +180 Health and +20 Ability Power. UNIQUE Passive: +20 Magic Penetration +10% Spell Vamp (5% for multi-target spells)
  • Mercury's Treads Magic Resistance reduced to 25 from 30
  • Nashor's Tooth now gives 50% attack speed and 10 mana regen per 5, instead of 30% attack speed and 12 mana regen per 5
  • Ninja Tabi Armor increased to 25 from 23
  • Ninja Tabi Dodge chance increased to 12% from 11%
  • Phantom Dancer movement speed increased to 15% from 12%
  • Quicksilver Sash Cooldown reduced to 120 from 150
  • Quicksilver Sash combine cost reduced to 700 from 900
  • Removed Sage's Ring
  • Spirit Visage healing and regeneration bonus reduced to 25% from 30%
  • Spirit Visage health regen per 5 increased to 20 from 18
  • Stark's Fervor attack speed aura reduced to 20% from 25%
  • Stark’s Fervor armor reduction aura reduced to 20 from 25
  • Stinger now requires 2 Daggers + 300 gold and gives 40% attack speed and 10% cooldown reduction, instead of 20% attack speed, 5 mana regen per 5, and 10% cooldown reduction
  • Sunfire Cape combine cost reduced to 700 from 1000
  • Tear of the Goddess mana cap increased to 1000 from 600
  • Tiamat combine cost reduced to 250 from 450
  • Thorn Mail damage return increased to 30% from 25%.
  • Warden's Mail: Cloth Armor removed from the recipe; Armor increased to 81 from 60.


  • Fixed a bug where Crest of the Ancient Golem was not increasing energy
  • Crest of the Ancient Golem now restores 1.5% of your maximum energy per second
  • Fixed an issue that was causing some buff sounds / icons to not be removed properly.
  • Middle mouse scrolling functionality has been improved



  • Updated sound for Shadow Walk
  • Updated sound for Malice and Spite and added laugh on activation
  • Updated sound for Hate Spike
  • Updated sound for Ravage


  • VO set updated (say goodbye to the 'Dance Macabre')
  • VO added to attacks and spells


  • Powerball now ramps up in pitch to match his increased speed


  • New sound when casting Wish

Twisted Fate

  • Unique sound added when Stacked Deck hits


  • New sound when logging into