League of Legends Patch 13.23: Transitioning to Season 14

League of Legends Patch 13.23: Transitioning to Season 14

21. November 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

Riot Games introduces Patch 13.23 in League of Legends, a preparatory phase for Season 14, focusing on champion balances, new bee-themed skins, and optimization for the new champion Hwei.

New Skins in Patch 13.23

  • Bee-themed Skins: Bzzcrank, King Bee Jar, and Honey’Koz.
  • Champion Selection: Blitzcrank, Vel’Koz, and Veigar receive vibrant, bee-themed makeovers.

Champion Adjustments

  • Buffed: Draven, Janna, Riven, Trundle, Vel’Koz
  • Balanced: Azir
  • Nerfed: Briar, Jarvan IV, K’Sante, Naafiri, Ziggs

Turret Gold Adjustments

  • Mid-Lane Turrets: Local gold increased from 300 to 425.
  • Side-Lane Turrets: Local gold increased from 550 to 675.
  • Global Gold: Reduced from 250 to 125.
  • Inhibitor Turrets: Local gold increased from 50 to 375; Global gold reduced to 125.
  • Total Gold: Remains unchanged for outer turrets; increased for inhibitor turrets.

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Description Updates

  • Gold Rewards: Descriptions updated to clearly indicate local and global gold for turrets.
  • Format Changes: Other turret descriptions have been reformatted for clarity.

Impact of the Patch

  • Strategic Changes: The gold adjustments to turrets will influence in-game strategies, particularly around turret targeting and lane priorities.
  • Champion Meta: Buffs, nerfs, and balances will reshape the competitive landscape, potentially altering champion picks and play styles.

Overview of Patch 13.23

As players adapt to the changes introduced in Patch 13.23, it’s crucial to reevaluate strategies, particularly in terms of gold management and champion selection. This patch sets the stage for an exciting transition into Season 14, promising a fresh and dynamic League of Legends experience.