The nerf that’s being tested for Heimer was explained in greater detail through a Gameplay Thoughts post, the final one of the year that touched on several different champions like Tryndamere, Master Yi, and Evelynn. For those that follow the PBE changes before they go live, the nerf to Heimer’s ultimate turret beam damage certainly looks “hefty” as Riot Meddler described, and it likely will be if it goes live without any other changes.
“We've got a nerf in for Heimer that looks pretty hefty on paper, with his RQ turret's damage dropping from 200-340 (+0.7AP) to 100-180(+0.7AP),” Riot Meddler said. “It's likely to be pretty hefty in
Rune changes or not, Heimer still persists as one of the game’s most frustrating champions to engage on whether you have
“Worth noting though that this isn't a halving of his R's power,” Meddler continued. “That's a nerf to the beam damage only, so the R turret's regular shots will still do the same amount of damage as at present. The ratio's unchanged too, so damage later in the game will be less affected. While the RQ is generally Heimer's
The nerfs are expected to go out in the first official League patch of the next