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Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies – Official Patch 10.8 Notes: Xerath and New Galaxies Come to TFT on April 15

Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies patch 10.8 will go live tomorrow on April 15, and bring a lot of new content and changes with it. We’re talking about the new champion, Xerath, new galaxies, and a few game system changes.

Let’s see the balance changes and all the new stuff coming to patch 10.8 in the official patch notes from Riot Games. If you’re interested in learning more details about certain changes, bug fixes and miscellaneous, head over to the official post from Riot here.

New Content

New Galaxies Mechanics

  • Trade Sector: Players get one free reroll in each round.
  • Superdense Galaxy: Upon reaching level 5, players receive a free Force of Nature.

There’s now about a 50% chance of getting a special Galaxy vs. Normal game with Trade Sector and Superdense Galaxies a tad more favored than the others.

Xerath – New Champion

  • Tier 5 – Cost 5 (Legendary unit)
  • Origin: Dark Star
  • Class: Sorcerer
  • Health: 750/1350/2430
  • Armor: 20
  • Attack Damage: 60/108/194
  • Attack Speed: 0.9
  • Mana: 30/80
  • Spell: Abyssal Bombardment: Xerath transforms, summoning meteors to strike random foes in place of his normal attacks for 6/8/45 seconds. Meteors deal 300/400/2500 magic damage upon impact and if they kill their target, all adjacent enemies take 150/200/1250 magic damage and are stunned for 1.5 seconds.

System Changes

  • Win and Loss Streaks: 2(1g)/3(2g)/4+(3g) ⇒ 2-3(1g)/4(2g)/5+(3g)
  • Base Damage per Stage: 0/3/4/5/10/15/20 ⇒ 0/0/1/2/5/10/15
  • Total Damage based on the number of surviving units: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10… ⇒ 2/4/6/8/10/11/12/13/14/15…

Balance Changes Traits and Units

Infiltrator

  • [New] – 6 champ bonus: 125% bonus Attack Speed

Celestial

  • 4 champ healing increased to 40% – from 30%
  • 6 champ healing increased to 65% – from 60%

Cybernetic

  • 6 champ bonus:

– health lowered to 750 – from 800

– AD lowered to 75 – from 80


Protector

  • [New] – 6 Champ bonus: 45% Maximum Health Shield

Rebel

  • [New] – 9 champ bonus: 350 Shield & 15% Damage

Blademaster

  • [New] – 9 champ bonus: 100% chance to trigger

Mech-Pilot – Super Mech

  • Health changed to 1800 + 50% of Pilots Health – from 100% of Pilots Health
  • Spell Damage changed to 400/500/600/700/800/1200/5000 – from 400/500/600/700/900/1500/5000

Dark Star

  • [New] – 9 champ bonus: +45 Attack Damage and Spell Power

Sorcerer

  • 4 Champ Spell power increased to 45% – from 40%
  • [New] – 8 champ bonus: +125% Spell power

Space Pirate

  • 4 champ chance for component item drop increased to 20% – from 15%

Balance Changes: Champions

Annie

  • Armor increased to 40 – from 35
  • Blast Shield increased to 270/360/540 – from 225/300/450

Aurelion Sol

  • Health increased to 1100 – from 950
  • Armor increased to 35 – from 30

Caitlyn

  • Ability damage increased to 750/1500/3000 – from 700/1000/1800

Darius

  • Mana lowered to 0/60 – from 0/70

Fizz

  • Health lowered to 600 – from 650
  • Attack Speed increased to 0.8 – from 0.7

Jinx

  • Attack Speed increased to 0.75 – from 0.7

Lucian

  • Attack Damage lowered to 50 – from 55

Shen

  • Health increased to 800 – from 700
  • Ability duration increased to 2.5/3/5 – from 2.5/3/4

Soraka

  • Health increased to 700 – from 650
  • Ability heal increased to 375/550/20000 – from 350/500/2000

Shaco

  • Attack Damage lowered to 50 – from 55
  • Ability damage increased to 300/325/350% – from 250/325/400%

Syndra

  • Attack range increased to 890 – from 660
  • Ability damage increased to 80/120/250 – from 80/120/200

Rakan

  • Grand Entrance Targeting changed to [Furthest Enemy within 3 Hexes] – from [Attack Target]
  • Grand Entrance Knock-up Radius lowered to 1 – from 2
  • Total mana lowered to 100 – from 150
  • Mana changed to 50/80 – from 50/150

Vel’Koz

  • Lifeform Disintegration Ray Duration lowered to 2 – from 2.5
  • Vel’Koz will now cast more efficiently on smaller groups of units

Wukong

  • Ability damage increased to 300/500/4000 – from 250/450/2000

Xayah

  • Attack speed changed to 100%/125%/150% – from 75%/100%/150%

Zoe

  • Ability damage increased to 200/275/400 – from 150/225/400
  • Stun duration increased to 2/2.5/4 – from 2/2.5/3

Balance Changes to Items

  • Chalice of Favor: Now also grants mana to holder
  • Deathblade Starting stacks: 2 ⇒ 0 / Deathblade Attack Damage per stack: 15 ⇒ 30
  • Frozen Heart Attack Speed slow: 40% ⇒ 50%
  • Rapid Firecannon Bonus Range: 100% ⇒ 200% / Rapid Firecannon now displays a visual beam on attack when increasing the range of low range champions.
  • Shroud of Stillness Width: 1 Hex ⇒ 1.5 Hexes
  • Tear of the Goddess Mana: 20 ⇒ 15, All completed items adjusted accordingly.
  • Zeke’s Herald Range: 2 hexes ⇒ 1 hex / Zeke’s Herald Attack Speed: 18% ⇒ 30%

 

There are also a few more tweaks for the mobile app, according to the official patch notes. Some are noticeable, some are just small tweaks you may never really notice. Check them out here.

Patch 10.8 in Teamfight Tactics and League of Legends will go live tomorrow, on Wednesday, Apr 15. Check back on our Teamfight Tactics: Galaxies page to see more updates or head over to this page if you want to read news or updates on League of Legends.

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