Paladins – OB 48 Patch Introduces The Latest Champion Seris

During the last patch notes show, Hi-Rez Studio, developers behind the F2P shooter, Paladins, revealed who the next champion would be to join the Paladin roster.

Her name is Seris, and she will be making her way into the game when OB 48 patch releases later this week on the PC and a few weeks later on the console. Below you’ll find information on both her it and her legendary cards



  • Soul Orb Fire a stream of magic projectiles from your hand that deal 210 damage every 0.3s. Your projectiles pass through enemies and apply a Soul Orb stack with every hit. Stacks up to 4 times.
  • Restore Soul: Restore the soul of an ally. Healing them for 1000 health every second for 2 seconds.
  • Rend Soul: Detonate all of your active Soul Charges. Deal 100 damage to the afflicted enemy for every charge detonated. Every charge detonated also heals you for 15% of your maximum life.
  •  Shadow Travel Step into another plane of reality for 5 seconds. While this ability is active you are in stealth and immune to all harmful effects.
  • [Ultimate:] Convergence Cast your soul core into the battlefield. After a delay, a tear in reality will manifest and drag in nearby enemies.

Legendary Cards:

  • Agony: Rend Soul now applies a 1s stun to the victim when they are afflicted with 4 soul charges
  • Mortal Reach: Increase the range of Restore Soul by 300% and duration by 1s
  • Soul Collector: Soul Charges you detonate increase your Maximum Health by 2% per charge. Stacks up to 8 times. Stacks clear on death.

And as always, Rayndayn a community figure/caster for the game has an in-depth look at the character in his latest video that you can view above.

In addition to expanding its character roster, this patch also includes three new collection skins for the following characters:

It should be noted that both the Bomb King and Maeve skins are available for direct purchase, while the Mal’Damba’s collection is available through chests, which you’ll receive a free roll once the patch goes live.

Speaking of Bomb King he’ll be getting some much needed adjustments that will nerf him a bit. You can read the balance changes that will go live alongside the OB 48 patch below:

Balance Changes:


  • Scout
    • Now increases Cassie’s movement speed by 30% for the duration.
  • Card – Drain Life
    • Increased heal amount from 75/150/225/300 over 3 seconds to 100/200/300/400 over 2 seconds

Bomb King

  • General
  • Reduced Maximum Health from 2500 to 2400
  • Sticky Bombs
    • Increased Refire Rate from 0.6 to 0.7
  • Card – Accelerant
    • Reduced Self Knockback from 60% to 50%
  • Card – Uncontrolled
    • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.


  • Card – Masterful
    • Fixed a bug where Masterful would not apply additional Cooldown reduction for hitting more than one target.
    • Reduced Cooldown reduction from 1/2/3/4s to 0.5/1/1.5/2s


  • Weapon
    • Increased Damage of Flame Lance from 30 to 35 per hit.


  • Cards – Force of Nature
    • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.


  • Stone Spear
    • Increased effective range by 25%.
  • Cards – Rolling Stones
    • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.


  • Death Hastens
    • Will no longer activate when hitting Deployables or Shields.
  • Magnums
    • Reduced Damage from 700 to 680
    • Slightly Increased Damage fall off
  • Cards – Fortitude
    • Now only heals when In Pursuit hits a target.


  • Cards – Persistence
    • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.


  • Cards – Slow Dampener
    • Increased slow limit from 40/50/60/70% to 50/60/70/80% of base movement speed.


  • Wrist Crossbow
    • Expanded weapon description to communicate effective weapon range
  • Time Bomb
    • Time Bomb is now thrown
    • The fuse starts once the bomb has landed
  • Hidden
    • Duration increased by 4s
  • Cards – Cloak
    • Hidden duration reduced from 2/4/6/8s to 1/2/3/4s.

Sha Lin

  • Planted
    • Increased the time it takes planted to start firing from 0.4 to 0.6s

While the PC is getting new content as OB 48 is set to release very soon, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version of the game has something to look forward this week. OB 47 will introduce a free skin for Makoa for players who’ve reached level 30 in the beta. This will be arriving later on this week.  You can read the full patch notes here.

Paladins is a free-to-play hero shooter that’s available on the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms

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