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“Both Trynd and Yi lost some power with the pre-season changes, Trynd more so than Yi,” Riot Meddler said. “For 7.24b we concluded it was better to put time into a subset of
Instead of working on buffs for the champions in the previous mini patch, Riot will instead be looking ahead to the patch after next to follow through with their potential buffs.
“We'll be taking a look at Trynd and Yi in 8.2 instead as a result, see if, given the state of the game in January, they need changes, and if so whether that's changes to them specifically or to runes/items they use,” Meddler continued. “No guarantees of anything specific of course, but they're on our list for when we get back.”
The Patch 8.2 that Meddler mentioned is one that players will recognize as the second patch of the season, not the first. With the last patches of 2017 already behind us, Meddler explained why they’re not planning on putting those changes for Master Yi and Tryndamere in the next patch.
“For anyone wondering the reason I mention 8.2 there, rather than 8.1, is because we're basically out of time on 8.1 work already. We'll get some late changes into when we get back if there's anything really urgent (
Buffs for the champions may go through in January depending on their state, but PBE cycles and other updates should preview the possible buffs before they go live.