Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update Notes | New Hero, Buffs, and Nerfs

Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 is now out for all the players of the Advanced Server, and we have the full list of patch notes for those who want to read through. This update introduces a new hero – Xavier. It also has a bunch of buffs and nerfs to various heroes.

All the relevant information you may need to know regarding the Mobile Legends (MLBB) patch notes for Patch 1.6.48 Advanced Server is covered below in the next section. This new release will be making its way to the live server soon, but for now, you can read up on the following upcoming changes.

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Mobile Legends (MLBB) Patch 1.6.48 Update Notes

Here are the official patch notes for Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 that is now rolling out to all the supported platforms of the game:

Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update: New Hero Xavier

Mobile Legends Xavier, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update
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After releasing the newest Marksman Melissa as a part of the Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.46 Update, the newest Mage Hero named Xavier, Defier of Light has been added. With an interesting character design and unique skill sets, he will be an important addition to the game.

Passive – Transcendence

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His passive Transcendence has two effects. Each time, Xavier hits an enemy with his skills, he gains a stack of Energy Surge (up to 3 stacks) that enhances his subsequent skills. After reaching 3 stacks, Xavier enters the Transcendence state. The range of his skills and damage will be enhanced.

The other one is the domain. Xavier is surrounded by a mystic domain and applies Paradox stacks, up to 3 stacks to all enemies. Each stack reduces the enemy’s movement speed by 33%; the maximum stack will immobilize the enemies.

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Skill 1- Infinite Extension

Xavier fires a Mystic Bullet that deals Magic Damage to enemies in its path. The Bullet’s flying distance will increase each time it hits an enemy or the Mystic Barrier.

On its Enhanced First Skill state, the damage and the width of its damage range will be increased.

skill 2 xavier

Skill 2- Mystic Field

Xavier conjures a Mystic Barrier that slows enemies and speeds up allies it comes into contact with. The Barrier will expand into a forbidden field, when hit by the Mystic Bullet. Additionally, if the the first skill passes through the second skill, it will also create a forbidden area Enemies inside the area will get immobilized.

On its Enhanced Second Skill state, the damage and the width of its damage range will be increased.

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Ultimate- Dawning Light

Xavier fires a global Mystic Bolt that deals damage to enemies in its path simultaneously and enters the Transcendence state. In such a Transcendence state, the colour of the skill will be changed to purple.

Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update: Hero Adjustments

Melissa (Adjusted)

Mobile Legends Melissa, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.46 Update
Melissa in Mobile Legends (Image via Moonton)

Melissa’s Passive is being boosted after her release in the last Patch Update, with her second skill is being optimized and adjusted. More adjustments will be made to optimize her in future patch updates.

Passive- Doll Buster

  • New Effect: For every 4 attacks, Melissa’s next Basic Attack deals 100 extra damage (applied in the previous version).

Go! Muddles!

  • Skill casting method has been adjusted.

Yin (Nerfed)

Yin Mobile Legends MLBB, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.46 Update
Yin in Mobile Legends (Image via Mobile Legends)

Being introduced as a part of the Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.40 Update, the Skill 1 and 2 has been partially nerfed in this update. The Ultimate of Yin has been adjusted.

Charged Punch

  • Duration: 2s >> 3s
  • Damage has been slightly reduced.

Frenzy Strike

  • Slow Duration: 0.3 s >> 0.2 s
  • Damage has been slightly reduced.

Instant Blast

  • Extra Damage Reduction: 30%>> 25%

Instant Blast (Lieh)

  • Extra Damage Reduction: 30% >> 25%
  • Stun Duration: 1.5 s >> 1.25 s

My Turn

  • Casting Range: 2 >> 2.3
  • HP Regen On Kill: 30% >> 25%

Aulus (Nerfed)

The Fighting Spirit skill of Aulus has been partially nerfed.

Fighting Spirit

  • Extra Damage: 135% >> 130%

Aamon (Adjusted)

Aamon has ben adjusted as a part of this update, with his Inivsible Armor and Endless Shards being nerfed. The Slayer Shards are being reverted to the original server version.

Mobile Legends Aaamon, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update Guide,
Aamon in Mobile Legends (Image via MOONTON)

Invisible Armor

  • The extra movement Speed now decays faster.

Slayer Shards

  • Reverted to the Official Server version.

Endless Shards

  • Shifted most of the damage to the final hit so the opposing players may dodge the damage using Blink or skills that grant Invincibility. Also slightly lowered the AOE damage.

Yve (Nerfed)

Yve MLBB, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update
Yve in Mobile Legends (Image via Moonton)

Yve has been nerfed with its cooldown of Void Blast skill and Real World Manipulation being increased.

Void Blast

  • Cooldown: 4.5-2.5 s >> 6-2.5 s

Real World Manipulation

  • Cooldown: 55-45 s >> 75-55 s
  • Mana Cost: 110-190 >> 180-260

Phoveus (Nerfed)

Phoveus Mobile Legends, Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update
Phoveus in Mobile Legends (Image via MOONTON)

Phoveus has been nerfed as a part of the Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update, with the cooldown of its Demonic Force skill being increased. The shield HP bonus of his first skill is being lowered.

Malefic Terror

  • Shield’s HP Bonus: 8% >> 6%

Demonic Force

  • Cooldown: 45-35 s >> 60-40 s

Wanwan

Few attributes of Wanwan has been buffed.

Attributes

  • Base Physical Attack: 90 >> 95
  • Base Movement Speed: 240 >> 245

Harith (Buffed)

The first skill of Harith has been heavily buffed with its initial and subsequent damage being increased.

Synchro Fission

  • Initial Damage: 145-270 + 70% Magic Power >> 204-324 + 84% Magic Power
  • Subsequent Damage: 435-810 >> 510-810

Pharsa (Nerfed)

The cooldown of the ultimate has been increased for Pharsa, resulting it to be nerfed.

Feathered Air Strike

  • Cooldown: 36-28 s >> 46-38 s

Claude (Nerfed)

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Claude in Mobile Legends (Image via Moonton)

The buffs from the previous patch are being slightly reverted.

Battle Side-by-side

  • Dexter’s Damage: 60 + 35% Physical Attack >> 30 + 35% Physical Attack

Battle Mirror Image

  • Dexter’s Damage: 60 + 35% Physical Attack >> 30 + 35% Physical Attack

Popol and Kupa (Nerfed)

The early game damage has been slightly reduced.

 Bite ’em, Kupa!

  • Kupa’s Base Damage: 120-210 >> 100-190

Silvanna (Buffed)

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Silvanna in Mobile Legends (Image via MOONTON)

The previous adjustments made to Silvanna are being reverted.

Knightess’ Resolve

  • Attack Speed Ratio: 80% >> 100%

Spiral Strangling

  • Shield has been added back.
  • The extra Magic Lifesteal has been removed.
  • The previous nerf on the pulling force has been partially reverted.

Imperial Justice

  • The extra Magic Lifesteal has been added back.

Natalia (Buffed)

Natalia’s passive is being buffed to help her in the jungle.

Assassin Instinct

  • Basic Attack’s Extra Damage Against Creeps: 30% >> 50%

Minotaur (Adjusted)

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Revamped Minotaur in Mobile Legends (Image via Moonton)

With the ultimate of Minotaur heavily influencing the game now, the rage gained from his attacks is being reduced.

Rage Mode

  • Rage gained from the attacks is slightly reduced.

Despair Stomp

  • Skill 1’s Extra Damage (Enraged): 1.5% of Minotaur’s Max HP >> 3% of Minotaur’s Max HP

Minoan Fury

  • Rage Regen: 45-55 >> 40-50

Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update: Weekly Free Heroes

8 Free Heroes [ 01/07/2022 05:01:00 Server Time to 01/14/2022 05:00:00 Server Time]

  • Gloo
  • Alpha
  • Zhask
  • Fanny
  • Minotaur
  • Hilda
  • Atlas
  • Franco

6 Extra Starlight Member Heroes

  • Vale
  • Lylia
  • Mathilda
  • Bruno
  • Natalia
  • Beatrix

Mobile Legends Patch 1.6.48 Update: Battlefield Adjustments

Talents

Favor

A tentative fix has been applied for healers who have been overperforming with the extra HP Regen.

  • HP Regen: 360-900 >> 300-750

Conceal

The developers are putting a brake on Conceal’s burst movement speed. The opposing players may have a bit more time to react as it will take 1.5 s to get to maximum speed.

Equipments

War Axe

Physical Attack has been decreased, as this equipment was frequently being used.

  • Physical Attack: 45 >> 35

Bug fixes

Issues were fixed where the damage of Edith’s Passive was abnormally high against turrets and minions.


Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is one of the most popular MOBA games available on the Android and iOS platforms. You can download it for absolutely free from the Google Play Store and the App Store. If you’d like to read more updates and game news, check out our Patch Notes section.

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