League of Legends 12.11 Patch Notes - Release Date, Buffs, and New Champion


Image of various champions running towards the screen in League of Legends.

This article contains information about the 'release-date' of either a movie, game or product. Unless stated explicitly, release dates are speculative & subject to change. See something wrong? Contact us here

Ready for the latest batch of changes in League of Legends? The upcoming League of Legends patch 12.11 is almost upon us, and we've got the patch notes to run through all the key changes in this update. From a brand new champion to plenty of durability tweaks, there's a lot to look out for.

In this guide, we'll break down the key changes in the League of Legends 12.11 patch. With a new playable character alongside a whole bunch of item changes, there's a lot to take in. Luckily we've streamlined all the information for you, to make that a lot easier.

Elsewhere, feel free to see what we think are the best mouse for League of Legends, as well as the best keyboard in the hit MOBA. Elsewhere, we've also got a healthy batch of Genshin Impact codes to redeem.

League of Legends Patch 12.11 Release Date

The League of Legends 12.11 patch goes live on June 9, 2022. That's when the new champion arrives, so expect the rest of the meta changes and gameplay tweaks to happen at the same time.

As such, you've got less than a week to brush up on the new changes and prepare yourself for LoL 12.11. If your favourite champion is receiving a nerf, then make the most of the time you have left!

League of Legends Patch 12.11 Patch Notes - Main Changes

Read on to see all the main changes in the League of Legends 12.11 patch.

Champion Changes

A new champion called Bel'Veth, the Void Empress, arrives on June 9. She's the only new character arriving in this patch, though there are plenty of other changes to the meta worth noting. A lot of characters buffed in the 12.10 patch are receiving some slight balances, to ensure things remain nice and accessible for all players.

Champion name
Change
Aphelios
Passive attack speed and lethality increased
Brand
Passive percent health burn damage decreased
Caitlyn
Q AD scaling decreased early and increased late. Mana cost increased early and decreased late. E base damage increased and cooldown decreased.
Fizz
Health growth and mana growth increased.
Gragas
Q AP scaling increased, cooldown decreased, energy cooldown decreased.
Gwen
W cooldown increased, bonus armour decreased early, scales with rank. E cooldown refund from first attack decreased.
Irelia
Q healing increased, E cooldown decreased early.
Kayn
Q damage decreased in Darkin form.
Kog'Maw
Q armour, MR shred, and passive attack speed decreased. W percent max health damage decreased.
Lee Sin
Base AD increased, Q damage increased.
Lillia
Base health and passive damage decreased.
Master Yi
HP growth decreased, E base true damage decreased.
Nunu & Willump
Q healing against non-champions increased, E cooldown decreases with ability rank.
Olaf
Passive maximum Life Steal value threshold increased. Q damage increased, minimum recast time decreased. W cooldown increased late. R passive armour and MR decreased.
Rakan
Q healing increased. W cooldown decreased. E mana cost decreased, shield strength increased.
Rengar
Base health decreased. R cooldown increased late.
Ryze
E AP ratio increased, mana cost decreased.
Samira
AD growth increased. Q AD scaling increased.
Senna
Passive Mist Wraith drop rate for Senna's minion kills increased. Q slow strength decreased; slow duration decreased early and now scales with rank.
Swain
Passive healing decreased. W magic damage and AP scaling decreased. R healing per tick decreased.
Sylas
W mana cost decreased, AP ratio for healing increased, cooldown decreased early. E cooldown decreased early.
Tahm Kench
Passive magic damage on-hit increased. Q heal increased. R shield strength increased.
Taliyah
Base health decreased. Passive updated. Q damage decreased. E damage to monsters increased. R updated.
Taric
Q healing increased, mana cost decreased and no longer increases with rank. E cooldown decreased, stun duration increased.
Tryndamere
Q healing increased. R cooldown decreased.
Veigar
Base armor decreased and armor growth increased. E cooldown increased.
Wukong
W cooldown increased early. E bonus damage to monsters decreased.
Xin Zhao
Passive healing AD ratio increased. W damage increased, mana cost now decreases with rank.
Zeri
Q active damage increased, charged basic attack AP ratio and damage based on target's missing health increased, slow on charged basic attacks removed. W AD scaling increased, slow strength decreased, cooldown decreased. E cooldown decreased, cooldown reduction per basic attack and crit decreased. R cooldown decreased, move speed per stack decreased, stacks per champion hit with initial cast increased.
Image of a champion hiding behind cover in League of Legends.
click to enlarge

League of Legends Patch 12.11 Item Changes - Buffs and Nerfs

Item
Change
Bramble Vest
Grievous Wounds decreased to 25%
Executioner's Calling
Attack damage reduced to 20, Grievous Wounds decreased to 25%
Mortal Reminder
Empowered Grievous Wounds decreased to 40%
Chempunk Chainsword
Attack damage increased to 55, ability haste increased to 25, Empowered Grievous Wounds decreased to 40%
Oblivion Orb
Ability power increased to 35, Grievous Wounds decreased to 25%
Morellonomicon
Ability power increased to 90, health increased to 300, Empowered Grievous Wounds decreased to 40%
Chemtech Putrifier
Ability power increased to 60, Empowered Grievous Wounds decreased to 40%
Crown of the Shattered Queen
Ability power increased to 70
Everfrost
Active duration reduced to 1 second
Liandry's Anguish
Torment burn damage increased
Night Harvester
Ability haste increased to 25, cooldown reduced to 30 seconds
Riftmaker
Ability power reduced to 70
Bami's Cinder
Cost reduced to 1000 gold
Frostfire Gauntlet
Combine cost increased to 1050 gold, health increased to 450
Sunfire Aegis
Combine cost increased to 800 gold, health increased to 450
Turbo Chemtank
Combine cost increased to 1050 gold, health increased to 450
Abyssal Mask
Magic resistance increased to 35, Unmake gain increased to 9
Knight's Vow
Ability haste increased to 20
Randuin's Omen
Armour increased to 90
Spirit Visage
Magic resistance increased to 50
Zeke's Convergence
Armour increased to 35
Death's Dance
Defy heal ratio decreased to 120%
Blade of the Ruined King
Lifesteal increased to 8%
Maw of Malmortius
Cooldown increased to 75 seconds
Sterak's Gage
The Claws That Catch AD increased to 45%, Lifeline Shield increased to 75%
Goredrinker
Mythic passive haste per legendary increased to 7
Kraken Slayer
Third stack bonus decreased to 50
Umbral Glaive
Cooldown increased to 40 seconds

League of Legends Patch 12.11 New Skins

The following skins will be brand new to League of Legends, and added in the new patch.

  • Battle Boss Bel'Veth
  • Ocean Song Ashe
  • Ocean Song Nidalee
  • Ocean Song Seraphine
  • Ocean Song Yone
  • Ocean Song Zeri
  • Prestige Ocean Song Seraphine

On top of that, there will be some additional chromas to collect:

  • Battle Boss Bel'Veth
  • Ocean Song Ashe
  • Ocean Song Nidalee
  • Ocean Song Seraphine
  • Ocean Song Yone
  • Ocean Song Zeri

That's your lot for all the changes in the League of Legends patch 12.11! With plenty of slight balances after the monumental durability changes of 12.10, there's a lot to look forward to - on top of the incoming new champion. While you wait though, feel free to see all the changes in our Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 hub.

For more articles like this, take a look at our League of Legends and Guides page.