The Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League Invitational 2023 (MPLI 2023) is about to kick off, and Moonton Games has just unveiled patch 1.8.30 to make things more exciting.

This update stands out for its extensive hero adjustments, making it one of the most significant patches of the year. Notably, the marksman hero Moskov has undergone a substantial revamp.

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Beyond hero changes, patch 1.8.30 introduces substantial alterations to the battlefield.

The Retribution battle spell and critical in-game elements like the Lord and Turtle have been given major overhauls.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of what you can expect from this new patch.

Marksman hero Moskov is getting a revamp in Mobile Legends patch 1.8.30

2023 revamped Moskov splash art in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
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  • Physical attack growth decreased from 15.5 to 12.5
  • Base HP decreased from 2455 to 2255

Passive – Spear of Quienscence

  • Skill 1 and 2 cooldown reduction for every basic attack decreased from 0.8s to 0.5s
  • Slightly reduced the foreswing time of his basic attack for a smoother control experience

Skill 1 – Abyss Walker

  • Attack speed boost decreased from 1.15-1.5x to 1.15-1.35x

Ultimate – Spear of Destruction

  • When the ultimate hits a hero, it creates a shadow behind them and refreshes the cooldown of Abyss Walker. You can use the ultimate again to cast Abyss Walker from the Shadow’s location.
  • Longest slow duration decreased from 5s to 3s
  • Base damage decreased from 600-800 to 340-500
  • Penetrate damage is now down to 1.1x base damage

Mobile Legends Patch 1.8.30 hero changes


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang hero, Masha
Credit: Moonton


  • Basic attack speed decreased from 1.05 to 0.96
  • Attack speed growth per level increased from 1% to 3.5%
  • Base hybrid defense increased from 10 to 15

Passive – Ancient Strength

  • Removed effect: Attack speed increases with HP loss
  • New effect: She can’t gain defense from equipment or emblems. Every 1 defense she gains is converted to 0.25 physical attack
  • When losing the first HP bar, she now gains base hybrid defense instead of lifesteal
  • When losing the second HP bar, she now gains hybrid defense, healing received, and full control immunity instead of lifesteal and resilience
  • Adjusted how Masha recovers HP at the fountain

Skill 1 – Wild Power

  • Changed to a one-time cast
  • Revamped effect: Masha consumes 25% of an HP bar to cast it, gaining attack speed and movement speed and enhancing her basic attack for 4s
  • Her enhanced basic attack deals extra damage based on the target’s Max HP and restores her HP
  • Continuously hitting heroes or creeps reduces the cooldown of her 1st skill

Skill 2 – Howl Shock

  • Removed disarm effect
  • Now costs 10% of an HP bar
  • The projectiles now hit all enemies in the target area and can no longer be blocked by enemy heroes

Ultimate – Thunderclap

  • Control immunity and damage reduction after charging now removed
  • Slightly knocks back enemies around the target and disarms and slows them for 2s
  • 40% of HP bar required to cast
  • Damage adjusted from the percentage of Masha’s extra max HP to the percentage of the target’s current HP


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang hero Argus wallpaper
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Passive – Warmonger

  • HP regen adjusted from 65+40% total physical attack to 200+10% total physical attack
  • Extra physical damage increased from 155+100% total physical attack to 200+100% total physical attack
  • New effect: Extra attack ignored 40% of the target’s physical defense
  • The skill recharge logic of the Malice Energy has been adjusted from recharging based on the damage dealt, to recharging every second and on every basic attack (critical hit grants extra recharge)

Skill 1 – Demonic Grip

  • Slightly reduced the charge distance when using the skill again
  • Increased the charge speed when using the skill again

Skill 2 – Meteoric Sword

  • Base damage increased from 300-400+40% total physical attack to 300-400+100% total physical attack
  • New effect: The skill damage now counts as basic attack damage and can trigger attack effect
  • The skill’s attack interval now shortens as the attack speed increases
  • Argus’ basic attack against a cursed target will grant double Malice Energy charging speed
  • Curse no longer deals damage

Ultimate – Eternal Evil

  • New effect: Arlott passively increases the charging speed of the Malice Energy
  • Removed effect: Argus permanently gains 10-30 physical attack


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang assassin hero, Joy
Credit: Moonton

Skill 2 – Meow, Rhythm of Joy

  • Removed effect: Immune to control effects during Beat Time!
  • Cooldown decreased from 12-9s to 8s at all levels

Ultimate – Ha, Electrifying Beats!

  • Her ultimate now unlocks after she casts her skill 2 on beat once, but her ultimate damage still scales with the number of skill 2 casts per beat
  • New effect: Her ultimate with four Rhythms on beat makes her immune to control effects during the ultimate
  • Cooldown decreased from 40-24s to 24s at all levels
  • Damage decreased from 150-270+55% total magic power to 135-235+50% total magic power
  • 15% less damage each multiple hits on the target, down to 40%


Mobile Legends marksman hero Roger official wallpaper splashart
Credit: Moonton

Passive – Full Moon Curse

  • In human form, Roger’s attacks and skills deal additional damage equal to % of the target’s current HP
  • In wolf form, Roger’s basic attacks and skills deal additional damage equal to 5% of the target’s lost HP
  • This effect can only deal to 60 additional damage to creeps

Skill 2 – Hunter’s Steps

  • Revamped effect: Gains movement speed and attack speed by 20%-40%

Skill 1 – Open Fire/ Lycan Pounce

  • Base damage decreased from 300-600 to 250-500
  • Total physical attack bonus decreased from 150% to 125%


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang fighter hero Khaleed
Credit: Moonton

Skill 1 – Desert Tornado

  • The skill will now cast three times with or without hitting a target
  • Slightly increased the dash speed
  • Base damage increased from 180-480+125% physical attack to 200-525+140% physical attack
  • Damage on minions increased from 50% to 50%=75%
  • Removed effect: 15% damage increase per hit

Skill 2 – Quicksand Guard

  • Damage reduction decreased from 50%-70% to 35%-50%

Ultimate – Raging Sandstorm

  • Slightly increased channeling speed


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Lone Hero Alucard skin wallpaper
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Passive – Pursuit

  • Removed effect: Deals increased damage when hitting only one hero

Skill 2 – Whirling Slash

  • Base damage increased from 320-420 to 345-570
  • Cooldown decreased from 5s at all levels to 6-4s

Ultimate – Fission Wave

  • Hybrid lifesteal from ultimate upgrades increased from 5%-15% to 10%-30%
  • Slow effect decreased from 50% to 30%
  • New effect: His ultimate absorbs hybrid defense from nearby enemy heroes
  • Removed effect: His ultimate grants extra hybrid lifesteal
  • Removed effect: Deals extra damage with his passive to targets hit


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang hero, Chang'e
Credit: Moonton

Passive – Troublemaker

  • Removed the damage increase effect
  • Slows target by 1% per stack, up to 20%

Skill 1 – Starmoon Shockwave

  • Damage increased from 300-450+120% magic power to 350-500+130% magic power
  • Slow effect decreased from 20% to 10%

Skill 2 – Crescent Moon

  • Extra physical attack bonus increased from 15% to 35%

Ultimate – Meteor Shower

  • Damage adjusted from 50-80+30% magic power to 60-90+33% magic power


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Lightborn Tigreal skin 
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Skill 2 – Sacred Hammer

  • Cooldown increased from 12.5-10s to 16-13s

Ultimate – Implosion

  • Cooldown increased from 45-37s to 55-45s
  • New effect: the first pull also stuns enemies, but it can’t be used again immediately after interruption


Passive – Key Insight

  • Revamped effect: According to the number of enemy heroes nearby, Harith gains up to 35% hybrid lifesteal

Ultimate – Zaman Force

  • Harith now gains 15% resilience within the range of his ultimate


Skill 1 – Spear of Glory

  • New effect: Minsitthar can cast other skills while retracting the spear


Skill 2 – Spatial Migration

  • New effect: The first strike now briefly stuns the target hit

Ultimate – Violet Requiem

  • Additional airborne chance increases from six to eight
  • Cooldown increased from 45-35s to 52-40s


Skill 2 – Void Crystal

  • Slow effect increased from initial 15%, up to 40% to initial 25%, up to 50%

Ultimate – Real world Manipulation

  • Slow effect from swipe increased from 40% to 50%


Skill 1 – Sword Spike

  • Gusion is immune to crowd control effects when he moves behind the marked target


Skill 3 – Chain

  • Slightly increased the case range to match the range of his enhanced skill 3


Skill 1 – Bat Impact

  • Path damage bonus from max mana increased from 5% to 7%
  • End damage bonus from max mana increased from 10% to 14%


Skill 2 – Vengeance

  • Base damage increased from 110-310 to 135-335


Ultimate – I Am You

  • Stolen ultimate cooldown increased from 120-100% to 120% at all levels of the target’s cooldown


Ultimate – Fracture

  • Cooldown increased from 20-16s to 35-25s
  • Base damage decreased from 130-210 to 120-180


Skill 2 – Chasm Trample

  • Cooldown decreased from 11-8s to 8-6s

Ultimate – Cauterant Inferno

  • Cooldown decreased from 45-37s to 42-32s


Ultimate – Entropy?

  • Cooldown decreased from 38-28s to 34-26s


Passive – Lethal Shot

  • Base damage increased from 75 to 100

Skill 1 – Master of Camouflage

  • Cooldown adjusted from 4-2.5s to 3.5-2.5s


Skill 1 – Revenge Strike

  • Movement speed adjusted from 25-40% to 15%-40%


Passive – Air Superiority

  • Energy restored per stack decreased from 8 to 7


Skill 2 – Guiding Wind

  • Cooldown adjusted from 12-11s to 13.5-11s

Ultimate – Circling Eagle

  • Slow effect decreased from 25% to 15%


Passive – Smart Hear

  • Skill changed from each stack increases the movement speed by 15%, up to two stacks, to each stack increases the movement speed by 7.5%, up to four stacks.

Skill 1 – Love Waves

  • Removed the damage bonus against minions and creeps


Skill 1 – Light of Retribution

  • Removed the damage bonus against minions and monsters



  • Physical attack growth decreased from 11 to 8.5


Skill 1 – Frostmoon Shield

  • Base shield increased from 350-750 to 400-750


Passive – Cloud Walker

  • Crit damage increased from 140% to 150%


Skill 1 – Shield Unity

  • Cooldown increased from 15-12s to 18-15s

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Mobile Legends patch 1.8.30 battlefield adjustments

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Elemental Lord
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Laning changes

  • Reduced the base EXP given by siege minions in the EXP lane while increasing their EXP growth
  • The total amount of EXP gained from the first 10 siege minions in the EXP lane remains the same
  • Slightly increased the EXP needed to go from level one to two and slightly reduced the EXP needed to go from level two to three.

Jungle changes


  • Damage taken from basic creeps is reduced by 40% (Lord and Turtle are not considered basic creeps)


  • Fixed an issue where the true damage text is displayed when dealing physical damage
  • Physical damage adjusted from 100% attack to 20% attack+10% target’s max HP
  • The true damage of Thunder Strike adjusted from 150% attack to 50+15% target’s max HP


  • Base attack and attack growth are now adjusted to 80% of their former values.

Equipment changes

Build path for Mobile Legends support item Flask of the Oasis
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Lightning Truncheon

  • Unique passive new effect: When triggering the damage, increase movement speed by 30% for 2s.
  • Damage scaling changed from 35% mana minus 450 to 120% magic power

Flask of the Oasis

  • Unique passive shield decreased from 600-1500 to 100-150

Blessing – Favor

  • HP regeneration decreased from 300-750 to 240-600

Emblem changes

Weakness Finder

  • Revamped: Basic attacks slow enemies’ movement speed by 90% and attack speed by 50% for 0.5s.
  • Cooldown: 10s
  • Every basic attack reduces it by 1s, down to 3s


  • Assassin Emblem attributes’ adaptive penetration reduced from 16 to 14
  • Wilderness Blessing’s movement speed boost decreased from 15% to 10%
  • Master Assassin’s damage increase increased from 5% to 7%
  • Killing Spree’s movement speed bonus increased from 15% to 20%
  • Quantum Charge’s movement speed boost decreased from 40% to 30%
  • Impure Rage’s damage decreased from 50-260 to 44-240

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