Smite: 5.12 Patch Notes

Patch 5.12 is the next update to come to Smite. This patch is quite small due the LANs using 5.12 and the Mid Season Patch is coming with 5.13 in a few weeks. Patch 5.12 should be released for PC on Tuesday 10th of July and Console on Wednesday 11th July going from the schedule of previous patch releases, although there has been no official announcement from Hi-Rez.

*Edit: 5.12 will be released on PC on Monday 9th July and console at a later date.



Primal Fire Ares is the first skin introduced with this patch and the only skin released outside of the Divine Uprising event. This skin will be part of a bundle, probably 600 gems, which comes with the Primal Fire Recall skin and Ward skin. The team have been working on the proportion of Ares’ hands and arms to make them look a little more realistic for this skin, so maybe that’s something we’ll see more of in the future.


Baroness Izanami is the first of three skins being added to the Voodoo chest this patch as part of the Divine Uprising Event. I really like this idea for a skin and I think the way they have tried to make her look like Baron Samedi has been executed well. The voice pack is fitting and the ability effects and colour scheme look fantastic. Even though I own the Dreadful Doll skin, I think I’ll try to get my hands on this one!


Cyber Fox Da Ji Is the second skin being added to the Voodoo Chest. I really like the colour scheme and the ability effects of this skin, but it looks so much like Sombra from Overwatch. Da Ji is my 2nd most played God so I’m sure I’ll be picking this one up. I don’t think the voice pack suits her character at all though, and I feel like the colours on the actual skin could have been made brighter like on the card art.


Shadow Spirit Ah Puch is the final skin to be added to the Voodoo Chest. I was actually really excited when I saw this one as it still portrays Ah Puch’s character well and the ability effects fit the concept well too. However, I really dislike the voice pack… it does not suit the character at all and it just generally lets the skin down.

Item Changes:

Reinforced Shoes – Health increased from 75 to 100, max passive stacks increased from 6 to 7.

Reinforced Greaves – Health increased from 75 to 100, max passive stacks increased from 6 to 7.

Travellers Shoes – Magical power increased from 20 to 25.

Talaria Boots – Physical power increased from 15 to 20.

Demonic Grip – Magical power increased from 50 to 65.

Telkhines Ring – Passive power scaling increased from 8% to 10%.

God Changes:


  • Calydonian Boar – CC immunity decreased from 3 seconds to 1.5 seconds.


  • Defender of Olympus – Base damage decreased from 350/450/550/650/750 to 350/430/510/590/670, cooldown increased from 110/105/100/95/90 to 110 seconds at all ranks.

Baron Samedi:

  • Hysteria – Bonus damage from max Hysteria decreased from 25% to 20%.
  • Vivid Gaze – Fixed an issue where Baron’s second beam was dealing 30% of the first beam’s damage and not 15%, magical power scaling decreased from 80% to 70%.
  • Wrap It Up – Fixed an issue where enemies were still being rooted even if they had CC immunity.
  • Life of the Party – Base damage on hit decreased from 140/210/280/350/420 to 100/170/240/310/380, stun duration decreased from 2 seconds to 1.5 seconds, damage mitigation reduced from 50% to 35%.


  • Base mana increased from 220 to 240.
  • Essence Drinker – Lifesteal and healing bonus increased from 3% to 6%.
  • Screech – Mana cost decreased from 60/65/70/75/80 to 50/55/60/65/70.


  • Vicious Barrage – Attack speed buff decreased from 30/40/50/60/70% to 20/30/40/50/60%.
  • Living Nightmare – Shadow slow decreased from 5% and stacking 4 times to 4% and stacking 5 times.


  • Base HP5 increased from 5 to 7.
  • Underhanded Tactics – Mana cost decreased from 70 to 60.
  • Draconic Corruption – Mana cost decreased from 100 to 70.


  • Made You Look – Base damage decreased from 90/120/150/180/210 to 70/105/140/175/210.

Chest Additions:

Awesome Chest

  • Abyssal Executioner Chacc
  • Dashing Deceiver Loki
  • Road Rebel Hercules

Fantasy Points Store

  • Covert Ops Bastet
  • Grim Eclipse Hou Yi
  • Jag.Rar Xbalanque

Fantasy Point Tipping has been removed due to a new “positive player reward system” being introduced.


Gems are currently on sale until 4th July with price drops of up to 35%. If you’re wanting to get your hands on the T5 Divine Dragon Bellona skin, then now is a good time to pick up some gems!

gem sale

Loki will also be removed from the game on Wednesday 4th July. If you hate dealing with Loki on the enemy team, then this is the day to play!

Voting for the Odyssey 2019 T5 skin has also been taking place this week. The final 2 Gods have been announced and concept suggestions and submissions are currently taking place. Check out my Odyssey 2019 T5 Skin Vote post for all the information and links you will need to submit any ideas you may have!

As always, here’s a link to the Official 5.12 Patch Notes!

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