League of Legends Update 4.10 Patch Notes

A big patch is incoming for League of Legends, bringing a variety of changes focused on marksmen, plus gameplay updates for the champions Nidalee and Skarner.

Two new items are also being introduced, as well as The Bloodthirster, a marksman’s main weapon has changed the way it works, which will add variety to bot lane.

Check these changes below!




  • All of Nidalee’s cougar form abilities scale with ranks in R – Aspect of the Cougar

Passive – Prowl

  • Moving through brush increases Nidalee’s movement speed by 10% for 2 seconds, increased to 30% toward visible enemy champions within a range of 5500.
  • Damaging champions with Javelin Toss or Bushwhack marks them as ‘Hunted’ for 4 seconds, granting Nidalee vision of them, 30% increased movement speed toward them (within a range of 5500) and enhancing her next Takedown, Pounce, and Swipe against them.

Q – Javelin Toss

  • Applies the ‘Hunted’ debuff to champions for 4 seconds
  • Range: 1500 units (damage caps out at 1300)
  • Minimum Magic Damage: 50/75/100/125/150 (+0.4 ability power)
  • Maximum Magic Damage: 150/225/300/375/450 (+1.2 ability power)
  • Ability Cost: 50/60/70/80/90 mana
  • Cooldown: 6 seconds
  • Missile width: 30 (down from 60)

W – Bushwhack

  • Applies the ‘Hunted’ debuff to champions for 4 seconds
  • Magic Damage: 20/40/60/80/100 + 12/14/16/18/20% current health (+1% per 50 ability power) with a duration of 4 seconds
  • Trap Duration: 2 minutes
  • Cost: 40/45/50/55/60 mana
  • Cooldown: 17/15/13/11/9 seconds
  • Now only affects one target per trap

E – Primal Surge

  • Heal: 45/85/125/165/205 (+0.5 ability power)
  • Attack Speed Bonus: 20/30/40/50/60% attack speed
  • Cost: 60/80/100/120/140 mana
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds

R – Aspect Of The Cougar

  • Ranks: Aspect of the Cougar has 4 ranks and Nidalee starts the game with 1 rank in it
  • Cost: No cost
  • Cooldown: 3 seconds
Q – Takedown
  • The first Takedown targeting a ‘Hunted’ champion deals +33% increased damage
  • Nidalee gains +75 attack range for the Takedown attack
  • Minimum Magic Damage 4/20/50/90 (+0.24 ability power)
  • Maximum Magic Damage 10/50/125/225 (+0.6 ability power)
  • Cost: No cost
  • Coldown: 5 second

W – Pounce

  • The first Pounce directly towards a ‘Hunted’ champions will have up to 700 range
  • Killing a unit in cougar form reduces the cooldown of Pounce to 1 second
  • Nidalee now pounces in the direction of the player’s cursor
  • Magic Damage: 50/100/150/200 (+0.3 ability power)
  • Cost No cost
  • Cooldown 5 seconds

E – Swipe

  • The first Swipe that damages a ‘Hunted’ champion reduces the cooldown of Pounce to 1 second
  • Nidalee now swipes in the direction of the player’s cursor
  • Magic Damage 70/130/190/250 (+0.45 ability power)
  • Cost: No cost
  • Cooldown: 5 seconds



  • Updated textures for base and all skins. Skarner also now has specular maps, making him all shiny-like
  • Added new particles for Skarner’s W and his new passive
  • New icons have been added for all abilities

Passive – Crystallizing Sting

  • Skarner’s damaging spells apply a ‘Crystal Venom’ debuff to enemy Champions and large monsters for 5 seconds
  • If Skarner lands a basic attack on a target with 3 stacks of ‘Crystal Venom’, he will deal an additional 20-105 magic damage and stun the target for 0.5/0.75/1 second
  • After being stunned, targets cannot be debuffed by Crystal Venom for 6 seconds

Q – Crystal Slash

  • Basic attacks reduce Crystal Slash’s cooldown by 0.5 seconds (doubled against Champions)
  • Crystal Energy now additionally grants +3/4/5/6/7% movement speed per stack (up to 3 stacks)
  • Base Physical Damage: 20/32/44/56/68 (+0.4 attack damage)
  • Bonus Physical Damage: 20/32/44/56/68 (+0.2 ability power)

W – Crystalline Exoskeleton

  • Cooldown: 13/12.5/12/11.5/11 seconds

E – Fracture

  • Magic Damage: 40/60/80/100/120 (+0.4 ability power)
  • Cooldown: 12 seconds at all ranks

R – Impale

  • Impale consumes all stacks of Crystal Venom and deals 50/75/100 magic damage per stack consumed
  • Cooldown: 130/120/110 seconds 110/100/90 seconds



  • Magic Resist Per Level: 1.25


W – Drunken Rage

  • Gragas no longer loses the damage reduction if he is interrupted during his drink
  • Updated tooltip to specify that the percentage damage against monsters is capped at 250


  • Fixed a bug where Lay Waste appeared to give more vision than it actually did
  • Wall of Pain’s VO will no longer be interrupted by movement commands
  • Added the screech of a certain bird of prey to Statue of Karthus’ dance
  • Requiem’s visual effects are now more noticeable, so you can properly resign yourself to death


Q – Sigil of Malice

  • No longer silences target


W – Ardent Blaze

  • Bonus Magic Damage: 0.3 (Down from 0.6)


R – Grand Skyfall

  • Fixed a bug where Pantheon could use Summoner Spells before landing. Most notably, Flash could be used before landing to reposition Pantheon’s landing damage area.



  • Base Mana: 250
  • Mana Per Level: 50
  • Mana Regen Per Level 0.9 mana per 5 seconds


W – Rocket Jump

  • Cost: 60 mana at all ranks
  • Now more accurately checks for nearby landing spots when jumping close to, or over, walls

R – Buster Shot

  • Range now scales with level (like Draw a Bead/Explosive Shot)



  • Base Damage: 49 (Down from 52)

Passive – Deadly Venom

  • True Damage: 1/2/3/4/5/6 (at levels 1/4/7/10/13/16)

Q – Ambush

  • Time to stealth without taking damage now 1.5 seconds
  • Maximum time to stealth while taking damage now 6 seconds

Offensive Physical Itemization

Lifesteal Items

Essence Reaver

  • Unique Passive: You gain 2-8% of the damage dealt by basic attacks as mana. This effect increases based on how much mana you are missing.
  • Attack Damage: 50
  • Lifesteal: 10%
  • Cooldown Reduction: 10%
  • Recipe: Vampiric Scepter + Pickaxe + 975 gold
  • Total Cost: 2650 gold

Doran’s Blade

  • Basic attacks no longer restore health on hit
  • Lifesteal: 3%
  • Health: 70
  • Attack Damage: 7

Vampiric Scepter

  • Lifesteal: 8%

Bilgewater Cutlass

  • Lifesteal: 8%

Blade of the Ruined King

  • Active: Maximum health damage now 10%
  • Active: Active ability now steals 25% movement speed
  • Passive: Current health damage per hit now 8%
  • Lifesteal: 10%

The Bloodthirster

  • No longer grants bonus attack damage or lifesteal per unit kill
  • Passive Lifesteal can now overheal, granting a bloody shield that absorbs 50-450 damage (based on champion level). This shield decays when out of combat for 15 seconds.
  • Attack Damage: 80
  • Lifesteal: 15%
  • Total Cost: 3500 gold

Attack Damage ItemsB. F. Sword

  • Attack Damage: 50

Infinity Edge

  • Attack Damage: 80

Mercurial Scimitar

  • Active ability now gives the movement speed bonus to ranged characters as well
  • Attack Damage: 80
  • Total Cost: 3800 gold

Attack Speed Items

  • Attack Speed: 15%
  • Cost: 450 gold

Berserker’s Greaves

  • Attack Speed: 25%
  • Total Cost: 1000 gold


  • Attack Speed: 20%
  • Total Cost: 1100 gold

Wit’s End

  • Attack Speed: 50%
  • Total Cost: 2500 gold

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

  • Active now lasts for 6 seconds on ranged champions as well (previously lasted only 4 seconds on ranged champions and 6 seconds on melee champions)

Recipe Cleanup

  • The following items have had their recipe costs adjusted due to the Dagger and Zeal price changes, but their total price remains unchanged:
    • Stinger
    • Phantom Dancer
    • Sword of the Divine
    • Madred’s Razor
    • Wriggle’s Lantern
    • Runaan’s Hurricane
    • Trinity Force
    • Statikk Shiv
    • Blade of the Ruined King

Warden’s Mail & Randuin’s Omen

Warden’s Mail

  • Passive Cold Steel’s attack speed reduction now 10%

Randuin’s Omen

  • Passive Cold Steel no longer reduces attacker’s movement speed
  • Passive Cold Steel’s attack speed reduction now 10%

Support & Ability Power Itemization

Support Items

Ardent Censer

  • Unique Passive: Your heals and shields on another unit grant them +25% Attack Speed for 6 seconds
  • Unique Passive: 8% movement speed
  • Ability Power: 30
  • Mana Regeneration: 10 mana per 5 seconds
  • Cooldown Reduction: 10%
  • Total Cost: 2200 gold
  • Recipe: Forbidden Idol + Aether Wisp + 550 gold

Forbidden Idol

  • Total Cost: 700 gold

Mikael’s Crucible

  • Total Cost: 2450 gold
  • Recipe: Chalice of Harmony + 720 gold Chalice of Harmony + Forbidden Idol + 870 gold
  • Mana Regen: 20 mana per 5 seconds
  • Cooldown Reduction: 10%

Locket of the Iron Solari

  • Active’s shield amount is now calculated using the recipient champion’s level if the recipient is a higher level than the item owner

Ability Power Items

Athene’s Unholy Grail

  • Magic Resist: 25
  • Mana Regeneration: 10 mana per 5 seconds
  • Passive Mana Rrestoration On Kill/Assist: 15%


  • Ability Power: 80
  • Mana Regeneration: 10 mana per 5 seconds

Summoner Spells

  • Cooldown when teleporting to towers now 240 seconds
  • Speed boost duration now 1 second


  • Fixed a bug where Exhaust did not grant assists when used against slow immune targets (who are still affected by the damage reduction effect)


Reinforced Armor

  • Tooltip clarified to state that it reduces the total damage from critical strikes

Summoner’s Rift


  • Base Gold: 180
  • Gold Per Level: 10

Ranked Duo Queue

  • Players may only queue for ranked duo games with players ranked within one full tier above or below them. For example, a Silver III player may duo with players ranked anywhere from Bronze V to Gold I.
  • Unseeded players who were ranked in solo queue during the previous season will use that rank to determine duo eligibility.
  • Unseeded players who have never been ranked in solo queue are able to duo queue with Gold, Silver or Bronze players.

Upcoming Champion Skins

To celebrate this year’s FIFA World Cup, Riot Games will release five new soccer related skins, which are:

  • Sweeper Alistar
  • Striker Lucian
  • Superfan Gragas
  • Goalkeeper Maokai
  • Red Card Twisted Fate
  • Primetime Draven

All these new changes look really interesting, especially for bot lane, since two new items (one for marksmen and the other one for supports) are being introduced. Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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