Patch 2.9.0 Notes

Card Updates We’ve seen a lot of conversation in the community lately on the topic of live design; players are passionate about it, and we’re passionate about it as well. We believe that live design is strongly connected to one of our fundamental beliefs, which is that every player should be able to have access […]

Event Overview: Dark Horizon

Today, along with the release of Patch 2.8.0 comes a brand new event that will send you to the furthest reaches of the universe – Dark Horizon. Until June 16 at 11:00 AM PT, play games and complete quests to earn Star Fragments to advance through each level of the Event Pass, collecting Dark Horizon-themed […]

Universes Collide – Introducing Champion Skins

Champion skins have made their way to Legends of Runeterra, and we’re kicking things off with two skins each from the Dark Star & Cosmic Skin lines that are absolutely out of this world. Caught in an eternal conflict, Cosmic Zephyr Yasuo and Cosmic Exile Riven serve as warriors to defend the light against the […]

Celebrating Pride!

The Legends of Runeterra team, along with the rest of Riot Games, is thrilled to once again kick off a celebration of Pride across our games in support of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). From May 19 through June 15, you can head to the Store to pick up a free […]

Patch 2.8.0 Notes

New Event – Dark Horizon Prepare for unfathomable cosmic power – the Dark Horizon event arrives along with Patch 2.8.0! Travel along the infinite cosmos on the Dark Horizon Event Road, with rewards from the furthest reaches of the universe. A galaxy of new personalization items is also coming in the patch, including Cosmic & […]

Experimenting With Labs

Hey folks. I’m Exis, though I think some of you know me better by my profile picture. Officially speaking I’m LoR’s Gameplay Engineering Lead, but I also run the Labs team. I’d like to talk a bit about where Labs came from, what Labs is, and how it’s changing in 2021! INTRO: LIVE AIN’T EASY […]

Patch 2.7.0 Notes

New Expansion – Guardians of the Ancient Get ready to choose your fate in Legends of Runeterra’s newest expansion, Guardians of the Ancient! This expansion introduces a new keyword – Blade Dance – which can turn the tide of battle in your favor at any time, even without an attack token. Guardians of the Ancient […]

New Expansion: Guardians of the Ancient – Trailer and Reveal Schedule

Empires rise, and empires fall. Time marches ever forward towards an inevitable fate… or does it? Guardians of the Ancient, the next expansion for the Empires of the Ascended set, challenges that notion. If you don’t like your fate, just pick a new one! Guardians of the Ancient introduces 42 new collectible cards, including 3 […]

Patch 2.6.0 Notes

Anniversary Login Rewards Join us in celebrating Legend of Runeterra’s one-year anniversary! As a token of our appreciation, we’re offering 7 days of free login gifts and special event quests with even more rewards. Once patch 2.6.0 goes live, log in each day for the following rewards, including some exclusive anniversary items! You’ll also receive […]

Patch 2.5.0 Notes

Metagame Snapshot Since we’re updating quite a few cards in this patch, we felt like it was time for another metagame snapshot! We first explored the idea back in Patch 1.14, to provide context for larger batches of card updates. Check it out for full context on our analysis methodology. The most important things to […]