TFT Patch 12.19: New Dragon Changes
After a 12.18 patch that roughly corrected the arrival of set 7.5, Riot Games is refining the balancing of the meta with the TFT patch 12.19. Let’s discover together all the changes of this update with many buffs, nerfs and adjustments on champions, traits, augments and items. Again, it’s the dragons that are the focus of these changes, both for units and trait.
TFT patch 12.19: trait changes
Let’s start the changes of this TFT patch 12.19 with the lines. We mainly note the Dracomancer buff and the Scalebreaker Reworkwhich can now be played with Dragons, while Cosmic units will be less easily obtained from orbs.
The trait nerves
|Features||Patch 12.19 TFT trait adjustments|
|Scalebreaker champions can now be played with Dragons while retaining their trait bonuses. Damage reduction bonus reduced from 20% to 15%, and damage reduction bonus from 15/50/100% to 15/50/90%.|
TFT patch 12.19: champion changes
On the side of the champions in the TFT patch 12.19we note in particular that Zeri and several Dragons are buffed, Seraphine undergoes a major nerf, while Jayce and Nilah benefit from a rework.
The nerves of champions
TFT patch 12.19: changes to Augments
The increases also undergo some adjustments with the TFT patch 12.19. The most impactful changes are probably the increase in the duration of the bonus of Solar Tray and the passing of the Augments Vision of the future and Pandora Bench from Gold to Silver tier.
|increases||Patch 12.19 TFT Augment nerfs|
|Shield reduced from 300/450/600 to 250/250/450.|
|Damage per hit bonus increased from 8% to 7%.|
TFT patch 12.19: item changes
To end with the TFT patch 12.19 changesvery few items are concerned with only a buff of the Gargoyle Lithoplastron and two nerves Protector’s Vow and Ornn’s item Powered Fist.
|Items||Patch 12.19 TFT Item Buffs|
|The regeneration bonus increases from 1% to 2% of HP.|
The nerves of items
|Items||Patch 12.19 TFT item nerfs|
|HP bonus reduced from 300 to 150.|
|Shield reduced from 20% to 10% HP.|
That’s all for the TFT patch 12.19 changes. It is hoped that these adjustments will succeed in eliminating certain abusive compositions, even if they simply risk being replaced by others. In particular, we can expect new compositions with the Dragons and the Scalebreakers, now able to team up while keeping their bonuses. And to stay progressing on the game, go to our TFT tips page to take advantage of our tips and tricks.