EXPERIMENTAL Sona changes V2 (feedback wanted)

With the next PBE patch the next series of iterations for Sona will be going up on the PBE. Disclaimer again: These are highly experimental. I'm seeking feedback and whether or not they ship is still up in the air. After watching her in playtests and collecting player and designer feedback it seems like the general consensus is: ---It's not fun to feel helpless in lane (there is a Q CD that is "too high") ---Auras feel important to Sona and there is a minimum size they must be before they feel "unusable" ---The new positioning afforded by a faster E is likely good for the kit overall. It's feeling fun and creating new plays for Sona that were previously inaccessible (like self defense, getting better aura tags, and making clutch ult plays without the use of flash). With that in mind I'm putting in a new iteration that condenses the changelist a bit. I'm buffing aura size back up and lowering Q early CD some, but also reducing top end E MS and getting rid of the W changes. My hope is that overall we'll get the benefits of the E buffs while no longer crossing the lines that get us to "midget auras" and "I can't lane." Wondering if at this tuning aura tagging actually starts to feel better after you get E as it will allow you to get to the targets you want to tag in a fight much easier. For those of you who were feeling down on the previous set of changes, please go try her out again when the update hits and let me know if I've resolved any of your concerns. _________________________________ **Changelist from last PBE patch:** Auras ----Aura size :: 250 >>> 300 Q ---CD :: 12/10.5/9/7.5/6 >>> 10/9/8/7/6 W ---Shield values reverted back to live E ---Self MS Boost :: 30/35/40/45/50% >>> 30/32/34/36/38%** ______________________________________ > Latest changelist vs. live: > > Hymn of Valor (Q) > Aura Radius :: 350 >>> 300 > Cd :: 8 >>> 10/9/8/7/6 > > Aria of Perseverance (W) > Aura Radius :: 350 >>> 300 > > Song of Celerity (E) > Aura Radius :: 350 >>> 300 > Self decaying MS :: 13/14/15/16/17% (+7.5%/100 AP) >>> 30/32/34/36/38% (+8%/100 AP) > Allied MS boost :: 10/11/12/13/14% (+3.5%/100 AP) >>> 12/13/14/15/16% (+5%/100 AP) > > Crescendo (R) > Points no longer increase Sona's Self MS boost on E
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