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RuneScape | 9.11 Update Notes

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Permalink | Quote | +Rep by Branmuffin17 » November 9, 2022 6:27pm | Report

By: TitanDandy | 2022/11/9



Source (9.11 Main Patch): https://www.smitegame.com/news/runescape-update-9-11/
Main Patch scheduled to go live: November 15

*NOTE* For full patch notes, please visit the source. Only Update Schedule, Item and God Balance will be listed here.




UPDATE RELEASE SCHEDULE


NOVEMBER 15 - RUNESCAPE UPDATE
  • RuneScape & Old School RuneScape Event
  • Cyber Tokyo Battle Pass
  • Digital Loot Pack
  • & Much more!
NOVEMBER 29 - 9.11 BONUS UPDATE
  • New Skins
  • New Balance
  • More info soon!


BALANCE LIVE WITH THE 9.1 UPDATE - NOVEMBER 15

9.11 BALANCE

General
  • We are going to communicate our balance changes in a new way this update. We will see how players react to this and potentially make it a pattern going forward. So let us know what you think!

  • Instead of breaking changes up into simply items and gods, grouped by class or alphabetical order, we will instead focus on more specific balance goals and then include all the buffs and nerfs relevant to each goal."

9.5 and TTK (Time to Kill)
  • There are players who express concerns at every buff they see since 9.5, worried that the effects of that update would be reverted. They really liked 9.5 and they fear going back to the high-risk gameplay we had before that.

  • There are also plenty of players who weren’t as excited for 9.5, and have been asking for constant increases in early game aggression since then.

  • 9.5 was focused specifically on making the early game of SMITE less punishing. The update was very successful at this goal, because we made pretty intense adjustments to ensure that.

  • In reality the best place for SMITE is likely someplace in between 9.4 and 9.5. Gameplay data shows that we are pretty far from “reverting” 9.5. The buffs we have applied to a fraction of gods and items buffed recently has a small effect compared to a 40% increase in base stats across 100% of the god roster.

  • As we continue with buffs in this update we want to acknowledge that we need to be able to buff gods, classes, and roles who are underperforming. We have done quite a few nerfs to offset a lot of these buffs, and we will continue to buff utility instead of damage when possible.


9.11 BALANCE GOALS

Mage Early Game Buffs


"Mages have become a rare occurrence at SPL level play, and in this update we are making some big changes to help address this. As the primary focus for this update, a lot of other entire sections also affect it. Nerfing Mid Hunters will function as a Mage buff, but Mages will also be receiving a set of direct buffs specifically focusing on issues they face in the early game at higher skill tiers. Multiple underperforming Mages are seeing buffs with special priority paid to those who were nerfed in 9.4. And Finally, The Morrigan will be nerfed as she is already the top performing SPL Mid Mage and she will also benefit from these other changes. She needs to be nerfed to open up the lane for more mages."

Includes:
  • Mid-Hunter Nerfs
  • Late Game Burst Damage Nerfs
  • Red Buff Conquest Jungle Monster Nerf
  • Bancroft’s Claw Nerf
  • Vampiric Shroud and upgrades reworks (stats only reworks)
  • Sands of Time Buff
  • Soul Gem Buff
  • Chronos Pendant Buff
  • Hera, Nu Wa, Agni, Zeus, Discordia, Anubis, and Scylla Buffs.
  • The Morrigan Nerf

Late Game Burst Damage Nerfs


"This update has multiple early game buffs for underperforming archetypes. We are applying an intentional shift here to help these archetypes perform better in the earlygame, which increases their likely viability, while also nerfing their late game, which limits their top end performance. This affects Mages, Mid-Hunters, and Assassins."

Includes:
  • Titan’s Bane Nerf
  • Obsidian Shard Nerf
  • Staff of Myrddin Nerf

Mid Hunter Nerfs


"A key part of keeping mages out of Mid is the hunters that are currently dominating there. We are nerfing the top Mid Hunter as well as the items mostly used by Mid Hunters to help facilitate the Mage buffs in this lane. "

Includes:
  • The Crusher Nerf
  • Titan’s Bane Nerf
  • Ah Muzen Cab Nerf

Warrior Solo Buffs


"Guardians have a firm grasp on the Solo Lane and we are looking to swing the favor back toward Warriors. There has also been feedback that Physical Protection options are lackluster and make it hard for Warriors to counter Assassins and Hunters, so we are buffing the amount of Physical Protections on multiple Warrior Items. "

Includes:
  • Warding Sigil Buff
  • Runic Shield Buff
  • The Sledge Buff
  • Berserker’s Shield Buff
  • Mystical Mail Buff
  • Thorns Relic Buffs
  • Hades Nerf
  • Sun Wukong and Gilgamesh Buffs

Support Buffs


"Guardians have also reported feeling the effects of the late game, so they should also get some relief from the %Pen item nerfs. Additionally we are buffing two of their most core items right now to make sure they can be the Tanks their teams need, fulfilling this role is more important than item diversity. And finally we are introducing a large set of buffs to underperforming Relics that could make a big difference on Support play styles."

Includes:
  • Late Game Damage Burst Nerfs
  • Utility Relic Buffs
  • Spirit Robe Buff
  • Gauntlet of Thebes Buff
  • Sylvanus and Xing Tian Buffs

Duo Hunter Buffs


"As we work hard to push hunters out of mid, we want to encourage their use in Duo and introduce a few buffs to help them out in their core role. Gilded Arrow will be the primary change that could impact the meta, by bringing back some of the strength of Critical Strike builds. "

Includes:
  • Gilded Arrow Buff
  • Diamond Arrow Buff
  • Griffonwing Earrings Buff
  • Ishtar, Danzaburou, Hachiman, and Chronos Buffs

Basic Attack Assassin Buffs


"Immediately after the 9.5 changes we started to see Basic Attack Assassins way overperforming Ability Based ones. That has balanced out a lot since then, and recent buffs have put Ability Assassins clearly on top, so we are introducing a small buff to help even this back out. "

Includes:
  • Serrated Edge Buff

General Underperformers


"Also a few general underperforming gods were buffed, even if they don’t fit into any of these specific categories."

Includes:
  • Bastet and Cliodhna Buffs

MAGE EARLY GAME BUFFS



BANCROFT'S CLAW NERF
  • Decreased Shield size from 0.75% to 0.5% per stack



SANDS OF TIME BUFF
  • Increased True Damage on Minions from 10 to 15



VAMPIRIC SHROUD REWORK
  • Increased Magical Power from 20 to 30
  • Removed 5 Physical Protection
  • Removed 75 Health
  • Increased Magical Lifesteal from 5% to 7%
  • Added 7 MP5



SACRIFICIAL SHROUD
  • +115 Magical Power
  • +15% Magical Lifesteal
  • Increased Physical Protections from 20 to 40
  • Removed 100 health
  • Added 15 MP5



BLOOD-SOAKED SHROUD
  • Increased Magical Power from 75 to 95
  • Removed 55 Physical Protections
  • Increased Health from 200 to 300
  • +15% Magical Lifesteal
  • Added 15 MP5



SOUL GEM BUFF
  • Decreased Stacks required to trigger the passive from 4 to 3



CHRONOS' PENDANT BUFF
  • Decreased Cost from 2700 to 2600



AGNI BUFF



FLAME WAVE
  • Increased Base Damage from 90/140/190/240/290 to 100/155/210/265/320



RAIN FIRE
  • Increased Base Damage from 120/160/200/240/280 to 140/180/220/260/300



ANUBIS BUFF



PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS
  • Decreased Cooldown from 15/14/13/12/11s to 11 seconds at all ranks



DISCORDIA BUFF



UNRULY MAGIC
  • Increased Base Damage 75/125/175/225/275 to 85/135/185/235/285



HERA BUFF



ROYAL ASSAULT
  • Increased Range of the Deployable Hand attack from 45 to 50



DIVINE SHROUD
  • Increased Base HP from 70/110/150/190/230 to 70/115/160/205/250



NU WA BUFF



MYSTERIOUS FOG
  • Decreased Cooldown from 15s to 13s



SCYLLA BUFF



CRUSH
  • Both Lane Minions and Jungle Camps take an extra +20% damage



ZEUS BUFF



CHAIN LIGHTNING
  • Increased Base Damage from 30/60/90/120/150 to 40/70/100/130/160



DETONATE CHARGE
  • Increased Base Damage from 40/70/100/130/160 to 50/80/110/140/170



THE MORRIGAN NERF



DEADLY ASPECTS
  • Decreased Damage to minions from 30% to 15%
  • Decreased Magical Power Scaling from 80% to 70%



DARK OMEN
  • Decreased Initial Base Damage, Bonus Minion Base Damage, and Bonus god Base Damage from 40/70/100/130/160 to 35/65/95/125/155



CHANGELING
  • Increased Cooldown from 140/125/110/95/80s to 140/130/120/110/100s

LATE GAME BURST DAMAGE NERFS



TITAN'S BANE NERF
  • Increased Cost from 2450 to 2500
  • Decreased Physical Power from 55 to 50



OBSIDIAN SHARD NERF
  • Increased Cost from 2450 to 2500
  • Decreased Magical Power from 100 to 90



STAFF OF MYRDDIN NERF
  • Decreased Damage Buff from the Item’s Passive from 25% to 20%

MID HUNTER NERFS



THE CRUSHER NERF
  • Decreased Physical Power from 45 to 40



AH MUZEN CAB



SWARM
  • Decreased Base Damage from 60/105/150/195/240 to 50/90/130/170/210



STINGER
  • Decreased the CDR on retrieving the Stinger from 80% to 60%

WARRIOR SOLO BUFFS



WARDING SIGIL BUFF
  • Increased Magical Protection from 10 to 15



BERSERKER'S SHIELD BUFF
  • Increased Physical Protection from 40 to 50
  • Increased Damage Mitigation from the item’s passive from 7% to 10%



MYSTICAL MAIL BUFF
  • Increased Health from 200 to 250
  • Increased Physical Protection from 35 to 40



RUNIC SHIELD BUFF
  • Increased the Magical Power Debuff Aura from 40 to 50



THE SLEDGE BUFF
  • Increased Physical Power from 35 to 40
  • Increased Physical Protections per stack from 8 to 10 (magical protections will remain at 8 per stack)



THORNS OF OVERGROWTH BUFF
  • Increase Reflect Damage from 25% to 35%
  • Increased the Max Damage Reflected from 120*Level to 140*Level



THORNS OF SAPPING STRENGTH BUFF
  • Increased Lifesteal Debuff on enemies from 25% to 50%
  • Increased the Max Damage Reflected from 120*Level to 140*Level



HADES NERF



DEVOUR SOULS
  • Decreased Detonated Damage from 20/27/34/41/48 to 10/20/30/40/50



GILGAMESH BUFF



SUN-FORGED SCIMITAR
  • Gilgamesh now gains 20/25/30/35/40 HP5 while this ability is active



DROP KICK
  • Decreased Cooldown from 16s to 14s



SUN WUKONG BUFF



UNDEFEATED BODY
  • Increased the Physical and Magical Protection Sun Wukong gains from 1 to 2 per level



MASTER'S WILL
  • Increased the duration of the Slow and Attack Speed Slow effect from 2s to 3s

SUPPORT BUFFS



DROWNED ANKH BUFF
  • Increased the Healing Debuff from 40% to 60%



BRACER OF ILLUMINATION BUFF
  • Increased Power Buff when above half health from 10% to 15%
    Increased Movement Speed Buff when below Half Health from 15% to 20%



CLOAK OF THE AVATAR BUFF
  • Increased Health and Mana Restore from 10 + 3% to 30 + 4% of their missing health and mana each pulse



SCORCHING BLINK RUNE BUFF
  • Increased the Duration of the damage over time after leaving the area from 1s to 1.5s



EMBLEM OF TREMBLING TERROR BUFF
  • Decreased the threshold to trigger the tremble from 15% to 10% of the targets max HP
  • Increased the duration of the Tremble CC from 1.5s to 3s



HASTENED WINGS BUFF
  • Increased Movement Speed buff from 20% to 25%



ENTANGLING WINGS BUFF
  • Increased Movement Speed buff from 20% to 25%



SUNDERING SIPHON BUFF
  • Decreased the duration of the effect from 4s to 3s
  • Increased the % Current Health damage per tick from 5% to 8% (increased total damage from 20% to 24% and happens faster)



SPIRIT ROBE BUFF
  • Decreased Cost from 2500 to 2400



GAUNTLET OF THEBES BUFF
  • Increased the number of stacks on this item from 50 to 55 (Which increases the Physical and Magical protections by 5 each from 50 to 55 on the Evolved item)



SYLVANUS BUFF



NATURE'S BOUNTY
  • This ability now increases to 1s CDR at level 15 instead of level 17



VERDANT GROWTH
  • Decreased Cooldown from 16/15/14/13/12s to 15/14/13/12/11s



XING TIAN BUFF



HOOK SLAM
  • Decreased Cooldown from 16s to 14s

DUO HUNTER BUFFS



GILDED ARROW BUFF
  • Increased Attack Speed buff from successfully getting the killing blow on a marked target from 20% to 25%
  • Increased the Mana Restored on this trigger from 20 to 30



DIAMOND ARROW BUFF
  • Increased Attack Speed buff from successfully getting the killing blow on a marked target from 20% to 25%



GRIFFONWING EARRINGS BUFF
  • Increased Physical Power from 40 to 45
  • Increased Magical Power from 70 to 80
  • Increased Attack Speed from 25% to 30%



CHRONOS BUFF



ACCELERATE
  • Increased the attack speed effect of this from 15/20/25/30/35% to 25/27.5/30/32.5/35%
  • Increased the effect of Section 3 from an increase of 25% Magical Power to an increase of 35%



STOP TIME
  • Increased Base Damage from 50/70/90/110/130 to 50/75/100/125/150
  • This ability his all targets twice, so from 100/140/180/220/260 to 100/150/200/250/300



DANZABUROU BUFF



DUBIOUS SAVINGS
  • Increased Physical Power gained per pouch from 6 to 10 (Increased Max from 24 to 40 Physical Power)



FOOL'S GOLD
  • Increased Base Damage from 70/115/160/205/250 to 85/130/175/220/265



HACHIMAN BUFF



EAGLE EYE
  • Increased Eagle Eye’s shots’ Basic Attack Power Scaling from 100% to 110% at all ranks



HEAVENLY BANNER
  • Increased Duration of the Banner from 4/4.5/5/5.5/6s to 6s at all ranks



ISHTAR BUFF



JOLT
  • Adjusted this ability so that Ishtar gets some additional immunity frames after hitting an enemy god with Jolt

BASIC ATTACK ASSASSIN BUFFS



SERRATED EDGE
  • Decreased Cost from 2650 to 2500
  • Increased Physical Lifesteal from 10% to 15%

GENERAL UNDERPERFORMERS



BASTET BUFF



RAZOR WHIP
  • Increased DoT Damage Physical Power Scaling from 20% per tick to 25% per tick



CLIODHNA BUFF



FLICKERING VISIONS
  • Increased Physical Power Scaling from 70% to 80%
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Permalink | Quote | +Rep by Branmuffin17 » November 9, 2022 9:30pm | Report
Although it makes it more difficult for me to copy things over (haha), I like the new format of balance adjustments. It makes a lot of sense when needing to make more encompassing changes to group them by theme (e.g. early game mage buffs, both items and gods). Makes it easy for people to see the bigger picture of changes, and to see the vision behind the changes by the dev team.

As for the actual adjustments...
  • Don't think Chronos' Pendant needed a price reduction. If you want to rush high CDR you can pay the price for it.

  • That's a significant damage increase for Agni. Did he need it?

  • Did Thebes really need a buff?

  • Outside of Death's Embrace, my favorite ADC starter is Gilded Arrow -> Ornate Arrow. Ornate has felt way too late game for multiple patches now. I don't think the buff changes this, but I don't know that we want crits to be exactly balanced with (and definitely not ahead of) the Qin's meta.

  • It's been nice seeing less of Serrated Edge. Starting to buff it again, not sure about that.
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