Permanent Champion Price Reduction

We are reducing champion prices on a fixed schedule (based primarily on champion release dates). This plan involves ongoing reductions of Blue Essence (BE) and RP prices of older champions, as well as increasing the time you have to earn BE between champion releases.

Please note that we will not be granting pro-active refunds to players that purchase these champions prior to their reductions.


Champion Release Schedule

You may have already noticed the rate at which we’ve been releasing champions has slowed. This gives you more time to accumulate BE between champion releases, and it enables our design team to spend more time developing and polishing each new champion.


Champion First Week BE Price

We will also be slightly increasing the first-week BE price of new champions to partially offset lower overall prices. All brand new champions will cost 7800 BE/975 RP for the first week only, and will be reduced to 6300 BE thereafter.


RP and BE Price Tiers

We’ve also updated the RP cost of champions so that that they’re more strongly correlated with the BE price. RP costs now match BE cost accordingly:

  • 450 BE = 260 RP
  • 1350 BE = 585 RP
  • 3150 BE = 790 RP
  • 4800 BE = 880 RP
  • 6300 BE= 975 RP
  • 7800 BE (first week of champion release) = 975 RP

Price Reduction Schedule

Every time a new champion is released, the oldest 6300 BE/975 RP champion will be reduced to 4800 BE/880 RP.

Also, with every third champion release, an additional champion currently priced at 4800 BE or lower will be reduced to the next lowest tier, based on age and ease of play.

Because these price reductions are pre-announced, we will not be granting pro-active refunds to players that purchase these champions prior to their reductions.

Summary of All Price Changes

 

Criteria BE RP
New Champion Release Price 7800 BE 975 RP
One week after the new champion release, the price is reduced to: 6300 BE 975 RP
Each release, the oldest 6300 BE Champion is reduced to: 4800 BE 880 RP
Every third release, an additional 4800 BE or lower Champion is reduced to one of the following tiers: 3150 BE
1350 BE
450 BE
790 RP
585 RP
260 RP

 

What Champion's price will be reduced next?

Here is a list of the champion prices that have and will be reduced with each champion release:

DATE RELEASED CHAMPION PRICE REDUCED FOR...
TBD Champion 163 Release Taliyah
TBD Champion 162 Release Aurelion Sol
TBD Champion 161 Release Jhin + a 4800 BE or lower Champion
TBD Champion 160 Release Illaoi
TBD Champion 159 Release Kindred
TBD Champion 158 Release Tahm Kench + a 4800 BE or lower Champion
TBD Champion 157 Release Ekko
7/22/2021 Akshan Release Bard
4/15/2021 Gwen Release Rek'Sai + Ahri
1/22/2021 Viego Release Kalista
12/17/2020 Rell Release Azir
10/29/2020 Seraphine Release Ezreal + Gnar
9/21/2020 Samira Release Braum
8/6/2020 Yone Release Vel'Koz
7/22/2020 Lillia Release Yasuo + Volibear
1/14/2020 Sett Release Jinx
12/11/2019 Aphelios Release Lucian
11/10/2019 Senna Release Aatrox + Trundle
6/28/2019 Qiyana Release Lissandra
5/14/2019 Yuumi Release Zac
1/25/2019 Sylas Release Quinn + Vladimir
12/5/2018 Neeko Release Thresh
5/31/2018 Pyke Release Vi
3/7/2018 Kai'Sa Release Nami + Dr. Mundo
11/22/2017 Zoe Release Zed
8/23/2017 Ornn Release Elise
7/12/2017 Kayn Release Kha'Zix + Mordekaiser
4/19/2017 Xayah Release Rengar
4/19/2017 Rakan Release Syndra
12/12/2016 Camille Release Diana + Galio
10/5/2016 Ivern Release Zyra
8/9/2016 Kled Release Jayce
5/18/2016 Taliyah Release Draven + Singed
3/24/2016 Aurelion Sol Release Darius
2/1/2016 Jhin Release Varus
11/24/2015 Illaoi Release Hecarim + Rammus
10/14/2015 Kindred Release Lulu
9/7/2015 Tahm Kench Release Fiora
5/28/2015 Ekko Release Nautilus + Shyvana
3/12/2015 Bard Release Ziggs
12/11/2014 Rek'Sai Release Sejuani
11/20/2014 Kalista Release Viktor + Amumu
9/16/2014 Azir Release Ahri
8/13/2014 Gnar Release Volibear
5/12/2014 Braum Release Fizz + Xin Zhao
2/27/2014 Vel'Koz Release Shyvana
12/13/2013 Yasuo Release Graves
10/10/2013 Jinx Release Xerath + Miss Fortune
8/22/2013 Lucian Release Riven
6/13/2013 Aatrox Release Talon
4/30/2013 Lissandra Release Warwick + Skarner
3/28/2013 Zac Release Wukong
3/1/2013 Quinn Release Leona
1/23/2013 Thresh Release Yorick + Udyr
12/20/2012 Price Reduction Plan Kick Off Ezreal, Vladimir, Renekton, Nocturne, Lee Sin, Brand

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