TFT regularly receives patches, like 12.2, that change how the champions, augments, items, and traits perform in the game. We've listed each of the changes from Patch 12.2 as detailed by Riot Games below. These descriptions come directly from the website's Patch information.
January 25, Balance Changes
Portable Forge option, Infinity Force, All (AD, AP, Armor, AS, Crit. Chance, Health, MR) Stats: 30 ⇒ 33
Portable Forge option, Death's Defiance Armor: 40 ⇒ 20
Portable Forge option, Death's Defiance Attack Damage: 25 ⇒ 20
Portable Forge option, Death's Defiance Attack Speed: 25% ⇒ 20%
Portable Forge option, Gold Collector Attack Damage: 30 ⇒ 20
Cho'Gath Armor & Magic Resist: 55 ⇒ 50
Cho'Gath Attack Speed: 0.6 ⇒ 0.55
Swain Death's Hand Damage: 250/375/525 ⇒ 250/340/480
Talon Blade's End Damage: 450/625/950 ⇒ 425/600/900
Rapidfire Cannon's niche intentions are being overpowered by the raw power of 60% Attack Speed.
Rapidfire Cannon Attack Speed: 60 ⇒ 55%
By bug fixing Imperial, we ended up giving the trait more power than intended. We're cutting back on the trait's conquest with reductions especially at it's Prismatic (5) breakpoint.
Imperial Tyrant Damage Amp: 80/150% ⇒ 75/135%
Imperial Imperial Damage Amp: 0/80% ⇒ 0/75%
Patch 12.2 Highlights
January 2022 Dev Drop
A summary of changes coming to TFT from the TFT Developer team.
Bodyguard Heart now also grants a Leona ⇒ Blitzcrank
Protector Heart now also grants a Blitzcrank
Bodyguard Crest now also Grants a Leona ⇒ Darius
Clockwork Crest now also grants a Zilean
Clockwork Crest will now be available in the Augment selection menu as intended
Metabolic Accelerator no longer gives 2 Heath after PvE (monsters) rounds
Item Grab Bag II now also grants a Reforger
Portable Forge Prismatic ⇒ Gold
Portable Forge Armory option, Gold Collector chance to drop Gold: 75% ⇒ 50%
Portable Forge Armory option, Anima Visage Heath regen: 8% ⇒ 6%
Portable Forge Armory option, Death's Defiance Attack Damage: 30 ⇒ 25
Portable Forge Armory option, Death's Defiance Attack Speed: 30% ⇒ 25%
Portable Force Armory option, Death's Defiance Armor: 50 ⇒ 40
Portable Forge Armory option, Eternal Winter Attack Speed Slow: 35% ⇒ 25%
Portable Forge Armory option, Manazane Mana: 50 ⇒ 40
Portable Forge Armory option, Manazane Mana restore: 200 ⇒ 150
Higher Roller now also grants 4 gold
Shrug If Off Gold ⇒ Silver
Thrill of the Hunt III (Prismatic) has been removed. Thrill I and II are still in the game. See context for details.
Wise Spending now also grants 4 gold.
Bodyguard Armor: 100/200/350/500 ⇒ 75/150/250/450
Bodyguard Shield: 100/300/600/1000 ⇒ 150/250/700/1200
Imperial bug fix: Imperial 5's damage buff on all Imperial units is no longer removed during some combats in uncommon situations
Mercenary: removed Neeko's Help as a 3 and 4 loss streak drop
Mercenary: 4 loss average value: 6.9g ⇒ 6.4g
Mercenary: 5 loss average value: 6.9 ⇒ 6.6g
Mercenary: 6 loss average value: 7.6g ⇒ 7.4g
Mercenary: 7 loss average value: 8.25 ⇒ 7.9g
To see the full list of changes brought to TFT via Patch 12.2, see the Riot Patch 12.2 page.
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