League of Legends upcoming duelling card game, Legends of Runeterra (LoR) is soon upon us. Players will take to the battlefields with their chosen deck of cards, planning and strategising to outwit their opponents. Do you have what it takes to master your craft and become the ultimate champion?
With over 300+ cards to collect and six Legends of Runeterra regions to conquer here is our beginner’s guide to provide you with the insight needed to get you on your way to build the ultimate deck.
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Legends of Runeterra Release Date?
The open beta of Legends of Runeterra will be available on 24th January 2020. The final release Riot Games new card game is still to be determined but there have been some hints pointing to a summer release.
What is Legends of Runeterra?
Legends of Runeterra is a strategy card game base on Runeterra, a fiction world for all League of Legends champions. Harness the abilities of various regions of Runeterra and start building your deck of cards filled with champions that are normally seen in Summoner’s Rift.
Currently, there are six Regions of Runeterra, Demacia, Piiltover & Zaun, Freljord, Ionia, Noxus and Shadow Isles. Each region providing their own characteristics and traits. You can have a max of two regions in your deck.
Each card has its own unique properties to help aid you in your quest. Some cards full potential is unlocked when combining with other cards. You will need to try different combinations and experiment with your cards to build the ultimate deck up to 40 cards.
LoR Decks Requirements
Players can have a maximum of 40 cards within their decks. Each deck can hold up to two regions and limited to six champion cards. In addition, you can only have three copies per champion.
LoR Deck Types
There are four main types of decks, Midrange, Combo, Aggro and Control.
Flexible and can adapt to any situations. A good all-rounder of speed and stamina.
Relies on a combination of cards to create the ultimate combo to instantly win the battle.
Filled with low-cost creatures to help flood the battlefield, burning spell to overcome your opponent before they have a chance to respond.
Allows players to take control of the game by drawing the game out. Control decks offer more stamina to help you outlast your opponent with card advantage and more powerful options.
Level Up In LoR
In Legends of Runeterra you gain Region levels by earning XP through daily quests and duelling in epic card battles. Each of the six regions has a total of 20 levels where you can unlock rewards as you level up. Players have the option to level up multiple regions at the same time. However, it is ideal to focus on one at a time.
|6||Random Epic Card|
|13||Random Epic Card|
In addition, you will earn cards upon levelling. Cards in Legends of Runeterra are made up of different rarities and types. Ranging from Common rarity to Champion.
LoR Card types
Common, Rare, Epic, Champion, Common Wildcards, Rare Wildcards, Epic Wildcards, Champion Wildcards.
Cards you earn are determined on the region being played.
LoR Chests and Capsules
Chests are one of the top rewards to earn within Legends of Runeterra as it provides players with a chance to obtain Capsules, Cards and Shards.
Shards are used to purchase wildcards in the shop.
You will also notice Chests also comes in different forms of rarities with the rarest Diamond Chest providing the best rewards.
LoR Chest Rewards
Bronze Chest Rewards
Two Common cards and a minimum of 80 Shards
Silver Chest Rewards
Two Common cards and one Rare Card. Plus, a minimum of 200 Shards
Gold Chest Rewards
One Basic Capsule and a minimum of 360 Shards
Platinum Chest Rewards
Two Basic Capsules and a minimum of 560 Shards
Diamond Chest Rewards
Three Basic Capsules and a minimum of 800 Shards
LoR Capsule Rewards
Capsules only contains cards from the region you have played in and wildcards.
Wild Capsule Rewards
Four Common Wildcards plus One Rare Wildcard
Basic Capsule Rewards
Four Common cards plus One Rare card
Epic Capsule Rewards
Two Common cards, Two Rare cards plus One Epic card
Champion Capsule Rewards
Three Rare cards, One Epic Card plus One Champion Card
LoR Weekly Vault Rewards
From Monday to Sunday the weekly vault is reset. The weekly vault consists of 13 levels where players can gain XP throughout the week to earn rewards by completing daily quests and competing in battles.
Players should comfortably reach level 10 by completing all daily quests. Consistently rewarding players with 24 Common Cards, 2 Rare Cards, 1 Champion Card and at least 1,680 Shards.
See table below for a list of rewards and how much XP needed.
|1||0||3 x Bronze Chests|
|2||1,000||2 x Bronze Chests, 1 x Silver Chest|
|3||2,000||1 x Bronze Chest, 2 x Silver Chest|
|4||3,000||1 x Bronze Chest, 1 x Silver Chest, 1 x Gold Chest|
|5||4,000||2 x Silver Chest, 1 x Gold Chest|
|6||5,000||1 x Silver Chest, 2 x Gold Chest|
|7||7,000||3 x Gold Chest|
|8||9,000||2 x Gold Chest, 1 x Platinum Chest|
|9||11,000||1 x Gold Chest, 2 x Platinum Chest|
|10||13,000||3 x Platinum Chest, 1 x Champion Card|
|11||17,000||2 x Platinum Chest, 1 x Diamond Chest, 1 x Champion Card|
|12||21,000||1 x Platinum Chest, 2 x Diamond Chest, 1 x Champion Card|
|13||25,000||3 x Diamond Chest, 1 x Champion Card|