Wild Rift Patch 4.1b Balance Changes: Buffs, Nerfs & Adjustments

Wild Rift patch 4.1b has introduced new balance changes to both champions and items in the game.

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Patch 4.1b brings new balance changes to Wild Rift. | © Riot Games

It's that time again in Wild Rift! Riot has released the full details of the latest balance changes that landed in the game during the newest update, patch 4.1b.

In it, champions and items were targeted for either a buff, nerf, or adjustment. The balance changes were introduced in hopes of bringing order back to the meta and building upon the changes made in patch 4.1a. They were also implemented to accommodate the arrival of the game's new champion, Twitch.

Patch 4.1b was released on April 19, 2023. Here's a look at the full balance changes included in this patch.

Wild Rift Patch 4.1b - Buffs

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Xin Zhao gets his first buff after a long time. | © Riot Games

Lee Sin, Resolve: Second Wind, Tryndamere, Vi, and Xin Zhao were buffed in patch 4.1b.

Here's a look at their respective buffs:

Lee Sin
  • Base attack damage increased from 64 to 66.

Resolve: Second Wind

  • Health regeneration in 5 seconds changed from 3 + 2% of missing health to 6 + 2 % of missing health.
  • Base attack damage increased from 52 to 54.
  • Bloodlust base health regeneration increased from 40/50/60/70 to 55/65/75/85.
  • Vault Breaker cooldown decreased from 12/11/10/9 seconds to 10/9/8/7 seconds.
Xin Zhao
  • Base attack damage increased from 58 to 62.
  • Audacious Charge cooldown decreased from 12 seconds to 11 seconds.

Wild Rift Patch 4.1b - Nerfs

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Zoe is one of the champions nerfed in patch 4.1b. | © Riot Games

Aatrox, Rakan, Resolve: Bone Plating, and Zoe were nerfed in patch 4.1b.

Here are their respective nerfs:

  • The Darkin Blade cooldown increased from 13.5/11/8.5/6 seconds to 13/11/9/7 seconds.
  • Base attack damage decreased from 64 to 58.
  • Grand Entrance cooldown increased from 18/16/14/12 seconds to 18/17/16/15 seconds.
  • Grand Entrance damage decreased from 70/140/210/280 + 70% ability power to 70/135/200/265 + 55% ability power.
  • Battle Dance shield ability power ratio decreased from 80% to 65%.
Resolve: Bone Plating
  • Rune stats decreased from 35 - 65 to 30 - 60.
  • Paddle Star! base damage decreased from 50/90/130/170 to 45/85/125/165.
  • Paddle Star! increase damage ratio with champion level decreased from 6~55 to 3~52.
  • Sleepy Trouble Bubble's base damage decreased from 70/125/180/235 to 60/115/170/225.
  • Sleepy Trouble Bubble's true damage cap decreased from 70/125/180/235 to 60/115/170/225.

Wild Rift Patch 4.1b - Adjustments

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Dr. Mundo has received a second adjustment in patch 4.1. | © Riot Games

Dr. Mundo, Nasus, and Pyke were adjusted in patch 4.1b.

Here are their respective adjustments:

Dr. Mundo
  • Goes Where He Pleases loss of current health when being immobilized decreased from 7% to 3%.
  • Goes Where He Pleases restores Dr. Mundo's health when picking up a chemical canister decreased from 8% to 4%.
  • Maximum Dosage health gained increased from 15/20/25% missing health to 25/30/35% missing health.
  • Maximum Dosage health regeneration decreased from 20/40/60% of maximum health to 15/35/55% of maximum health.
  • Base attack damage increased from 64 to 66.
  • Siphoning Strike base damage increased from 25/50/75/100 to 30/55/80/105.
  • Fury of the Sands armor and magic resistance rescaled from 25/50/75 to 40/50/60.
  • Gift of the Drowned Ones: With two or more enemy champions nearby, stored damage ratio increased from 45% + 0.65% x Fixed armor penetration to 50% + 0.65% x Fixed armor penetration.
  • Gift of the Drowned Ones stored damage cap: The lower number of 60% maximum health and 80 + 8 x additional attack damage changed to the lower number of 60% maximum health and 140 + 8 x additional attack damage.
  • Phantom Undertow's damage ratio to minions decreased from 80% to 50%.
  • Death From Below: With ally assists or when an ally kills the enemy champion within the X mark, Pyke gets a percentage of the kill gold increased from 120% to 140%.

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