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A glorious week ago when the preview for content-to-come at Riot Games in 2020 was still in full swing. The Legends of Runeterra devs shared the thrilling news about their forthcoming card game: Open Beta is starting on January 24th, or on the 23rd for anyone pre-registering before January 19th, 11:59 PM PT. Riot said the Open Beta would naturally bring improvements to over twenty cards in the game in addition to friends lists and other new cosmetics.

Lor Card Changes
Lor Card Changes

Those card updates were scheduled for January 22nd to be announced, but somebody has ruined a significant portion of those plans. Spanish streamer Revenant, who presumably enjoyed access to an exclusive closed beta environment, uploaded a video to his YouTube channel that revealed many of the card changes that’s coming to the Open Beta Legends of Runeterra. Revenant speaks about the game in a 32-minute long video, flipping through the different new menu options, and playing a few games. But most crucially: he flips through his set of cards showing the new tweaked numbers and texts on the cards.

While the YouTube video was instantly removed, you can nevertheless observe all the upcoming changes below.

Legends of Runeterra Card Changes

  • Anivia: Can now block incoming attacks. Now levels up when Enlightened. Cost 7 mana (up from 6). -2 Attack, +1 HP;
  • Avarosan Hearthguard: -1 HP;
  • Back Alley Barkeep: +1 Attack;
  • Boomcrew Rookie: +1 Attack;
  • Catalyst of Aeons: Costs 1 mana more;
  • Chempunk Pickpocket: +1 Attack;
  • Chempunk Shredder: +1 Attack;
  • Cloud Drinker: Removed the “Enlightened” effect, -2 HP;
  • Ezreal: Mystic Shots created by Level 2 Ezreal cost 2 mana (up from 0), but no longer have Fleeting;
  • Flame Chompers: +1 HP;
  • Fleetfeather Tracker: Now reads: “When you summon an allied unit, give me Challenger.”;
  • Parade Electrorig: -1 Attack, +1 HP;
  • Plaza Guardian: +1 Attack, +1 HP;
  • Sumpsnipe Scavenger: +1 HP;
  • The Rekindler: -1 Attack, -1 HP;
  • Used Cask Salesman: +1 Attack;
  • Wraithcaller: Now also has Fearsome, +1 Attack;
  • Wyrding Stones: -1 HP.

The changes are, of course, tentative, as it could very well be that Riot decides to push other adjustments to the Open Beta in a patch that is not yet accessible to the closed beta testers. It’s a reasonably likely situation, as Riot said in last week’s statement that over twenty cards would receive improvements, and this incident has shown just eighteen.