List of all League of Legends champions by release date

Riot Games’ League of Legends started off with only 20 champions when it launched on October 27, 2009. As the game gained popularity so quickly that even die-hard Dota 2 fans transferred over, League of Legends has a strong lineup of champions with unique abilities and traits for all kinds of players.

Riot Games expanded the League of Legends universe by producing their own animated television series on Netflix titled Arcane and even launched a mobile version titled League of Legends: Wild Rift, it has never been a better day to become a League of Legends player.

How Many League of Legends Champions Are There?

As of this writing, there are 162 champions with K’Sante, the Pride of Nazumah as the recently added champion on November 3, 2022.

Bel'Veth League of Legends New Champion
Bel’Veth, The Empress of the Void

Just about 12 years after, the list of League of Legends champions has massively expanded from the initial 20 champions in 2009, making it one of the biggest lineup of playable characters in a game surpassing Dota 2’s 123 number of playable heroes.

League of Legends Champions List by Release Date

Here are all the champions in League of Legends sorted by their release date, and we’ve included how much they cost in Blue Essence, the game’s primary currency, and RP, the game’s premium currency, as well as their classes.

The list below will be updated when new champions are added.

Champion

Class

Release Date

Blue Essence

RP

K'Sante

Tank

11/3/2022

7800

975

Nilah


Skirmisher

7/13/2022

7800

975

Bel’Veth

Skirmisher

6/9/2022

7800

975

Renata Glasc

Enchanter

2/15/2022

6300

975

Zeri

Marksman

1/20/2022

6300

975

Vex

Burst

9/23/2021

6300

975

Akshan

Marksman

7/22/2021

6300

975

Gwen

Skirmisher

4/15/2021

6300

975

Viego

Skirmisher

1/22/2021

6300

975

Rell

Vanguard

12/10/2020

6300

975

Seraphine

Burst

10/29/2020

6300

975

Samira

Marksman

9/21/2020

6300

975

Yone

Assassin

8/6/2020

6300

975

Lillia

Skirmisher

7/22/2020

6300

975

Sett

Juggernaut

1/14/2020

6300

975

Aphelios

Marksman

12/11/2019

6300

975

Senna

Marksman

11/10/2019

6300

975

Qiyana

Assassin

6/28/2019

6300

975

Yuumi

Enchanter

5/14/2019

6300

975

Sylas

Burst

1/25/2019

6300

975

Neeko

Burst

12/5/2018

6300

975

Pyke

Assassin

5/31/2018

6300

975

Kai’Sa

Marksman

3/7/2018

6300

975

Zoe

Burst

11/21/2017

6300

975

Ornn

Vanguard

8/23/2017

6300

975

Kayn

Skirmisher

7/12/2017

6300

975

Rakan

Catcher

4/19/2017

6300

975

Xayah

Marksman

4/19/2017

6300

975

Camille

Diver

12/7/2016

6300

975

Ivern

Catcher

10/5/2016

6300

975

Kled

Skirmisher

8/10/2016

6300

975

Taliyah

Battlemage

5/18/2016

6300

975

Aurelion Sol

Battlemage

3/24/2016

6300

975

Jhin

Marksman

2/1/2016

6300

975

Illaoi

Juggernaut

11/24/2015

6300

975

Kindred

Marksman

10/14/2015

6300

975

Tahm Kench

Warden

7/9/2015

6300

975

Ekko

Assassin

5/29/2015

4800

880

Bard

Catcher

3/12/2015

4800

880

Rek’Sai

Diver

12/11/2014

4800

880

Kalista

Marksman

11/20/2014

4800

880

Azir

Specialist

9/16/2014

4800

880

Gnar

Specialist

8/14/2014

4800

880

Braum

Warden

5/12/2014

4800

880

Vel’Koz

Artillery

2/27/2014

4800

880

Yasuo

Skirmisher

12/13/2013

4800

880

Jinx

Marksman

10/10/2013

4800

880

Lucian

Marksman

8/22/2013

4800

880

Aatrox

Juggernaut

6/13/2013

4800

880

Lissandra

Burst

4/30/2013

4800

880

Zac

Vanguard

3/29/2013

4800

880

Quinn

Specialist

3/1/2013

4800

880

Thresh

Catcher

1/23/2013

4800

880

Vi

Diver

12/19/2012

4800

880

Nami

Enchanter

12/7/2012

4800

880

Zed

Assassin

11/13/2012

4800

880

Elise

Diver

10/26/2012

4800

880

Kha’Zix

Assassin

9/27/2012

4800

880

Syndra

Burst

9/13/2012

4800

880

Rengar

Assassin

8/21/2012

4800

880

Diana

Assassin

8/7/2012

4800

880

Zyra

Catcher

7/24/2012

4800

880

Jayce

Artillery

7/7/2012

4800

880

Draven

Marksman

6/6/2012

4800

880

Darius

Juggernaut

5/23/2012

4800

880

Varus

Marksman

5/8/2012

4800

880

Hecarim

Diver

4/18/2012

4800

880

Lulu

Enchanter

3/20/2012

4800

880

Fiora

Skirmisher

2/29/2012

4800

880

Nautilus

Vanguard

2/14/2012

4800

880

Ziggs

Artillery

2/1/2012

4800

880

Sejuani

Vanguard

1/17/2012

4800

880

Viktor

Battlemage

12/29/2011

4800

880

Ahri

Burst

12/14/2011

3150

790

Volibear

Juggernaut

11/29/2011

3150

790

Fizz

Assassin

11/15/2011

4800

880

Shyvana

Juggernaut

11/1/2011

3150

790

Graves

Specialist

10/19/2011

4800

880

Xerath

Artillery

10/5/2011

4800

880

Riven

Skirmisher

9/14/2011

4800

880

Talon

Assassin

8/24/2011

4800

880

Skarner

Diver

8/9/2011

4800

880

Wukong

Diver

7/26/2011

4800

880

Leona

Vanguard

7/13/2011

4800

880

Yorick

Juggernaut

6/22/2011

4800

880

Orianna

Burst

6/1/2011

4800

880

Vayne

Marksman

5/10/2011

4800

880

Rumble

Battlemage

4/26/2011

4800

880

Brand

Burst

4/12/2011

4800

880

Lee Sin

Diver

4/1/2011

4800

880

Nocturne

Assassin

3/15/2011

4800

880

Jarvan IV

Diver

3/1/2011

4800

880

Maokai

Vanguard

2/16/2011

4800

880

Karma

Burst

2/1/2011

3150

790

Renekton

Diver

1/18/2011

4800

880

Caitlyn

Marksman

1/4/2011

4800

880

Cassiopeia

Battlemage

12/14/2010

4800

880

Trundle

Juggernaut

12/1/2010

3150

790

Irelia

Diver

11/16/2010

4800

880

LeBlanc

Burst

11/2/2010

3150

790

Lux

Burst

10/19/2010

3150

790

Swain

Battlemage

10/5/2010

4800

880

Sona

Enchanter

9/21/2010

3150

790

Miss Fortune

Marksman

9/8/2010

3150

790

Urgot

Juggernaut

8/24/2010

3150

790

Galio

Warden

8/10/2010

3150

790

Vladimir

Battlemage

7/27/2010

3150

790

Xin Zhao

Diver

7/13/2010

1350

585

Kog’Maw

Marksman

6/24/2010

4800

880

Olaf

Diver

6/9/2010

3150

790

Malzahar

Battlemage

6/1/2010

4800

880

Akali

Assassin

5/11/2010

3150

790

Garen

Juggernaut

4/27/2010

450

260

Kennen

Specialist

4/8/2010

4800

880

Shen

Warden

3/24/2010

3150

790

Ezreal

Marksman

3/16/2010

3150

790

Mordekaiser

Juggernaut

2/24/2010

1350

585

Gragas

Vanguard

2/2/2010

3150

790

Pantheon

Diver

2/2/2010

3150

790

Poppy

Warden

1/13/2010

450

260

Nidalee

Specialist

12/17/2009

3150

790

Udyr

Juggernaut

12/2/2009

1350

585

Heimerdinger

Specialist

10/10/2009

3150

790

Shaco

Assassin

10/10/2009

3150

790

Nasus

Juggernaut

10/1/2009

1350

585

Corki

Marksman

9/19/2009

3150

790

Katarina

Assassin

9/19/2009

3150

790

Blitzcrank

Catcher

9/2/2009

3150

790

Dr. Mundo

Juggernaut

9/2/2009

450

260

Janna

Enchanter

9/2/2009

1350

585

Malphite

Vanguard

9/2/2009

1350

585

Gangplank

Specialist

8/19/2009

3150

790

Taric

Enchanter

8/19/2009

1350

585

Kassadin

Assassin

8/7/2009

3150

790

Veigar

Burst

7/24/2009

1350

585

Anivia

Battlemage

7/10/2009

3150

790

Rammus

Vanguard

7/10/2009

1350

585

Amumu

Vanguard

6/26/2009

450

260

Cho’Gath

Specialist

6/26/2009

1350

585

Karthus

Battlemage

6/12/2009

3150

790

Evelynn

Assassin

5/1/2009

1350

585

Tryndamere

Skirmisher

5/1/2009

1350

585

Twitch

Marksman

5/1/2009

3150

790

Singed

Specialist

4/18/2009

450

260

Zilean

Specialist

4/18/2009

1350

585

Alistar

Vanguard

2/21/2009

1350

585

Annie

Burst

2/21/2009

450

260

Ashe

Marksman

2/21/2009

450

260

Fiddlesticks

Specialist

2/21/2009

1350

585

Jax

Skirmisher

2/21/2009

1350

585

Kayle

Specialist

2/21/2009

450

260

Master Yi

Skirmisher

2/21/2009

450

260

Morgana

Catcher

2/21/2009

1350

585

Nunu & Willump

Vanguard

2/21/2009

450

260

Ryze

Battlemage

2/21/2009

450

260

Sion

Vanguard

2/21/2009

1350

585

Sivir

Marksman

2/21/2009

450

260

Soraka

Enchanter

2/21/2009

450

260

Teemo

Specialist

2/21/2009

1350

585

Tristana

Marksman

2/21/2009

1350

585

Twisted Fate

Burst

2/21/2009

1350

585

Warwick

Diver

2/21/2009

450

260

Who are the Next League of Legends Champions?

Riot Games, League of Legends’ developer, recently teased two new champions, Milio and Naafiri, an enchanter and an assassin, respectively, due later this year. A preview of 2023 roadmap revealed the news. Riot wants to make a “more diverse champion pool that’s accommodating of all cultures, genders, and in-game skill levels.”

Milio

The first champion to release in 2023, Milio, is expected to debut on Summoner’s Rift this year. Milio, a youthful Ixtal enchanter, uses fire to heal rather than destroy. Milio carries his family’s aspirations and dreams on his back and wields the Fire Axiom’s power with aplomb.

Milio will be the first male enchanter and support since Taric in 2009 and Rakan in 2017. The lovely Ixtal enchanter’s talents and background are unknown.

Naafiri

Riot Games also previewed Naafiri, the second champion. Darkin, corrupted God-Warriors imprisoned in weapons after the Void War, include Naafiri. League of Legends has three other Darkin champions. Varus and Rhaast, Kayn’s “evolution” path, are Darkins. Before Naafiri, Aatrox was the sole Darkin champion in League of Legends.

Naafiri, a mid-lane assassin from Shurima, is unknown. Riot Games said her kit will be simpler than assassin mechanics in recent years. “I know some of you appreciate intricate champions and novel-length skill descriptions, but others want to focus on macro play, and jump into action with a simplistic kit,” said Alexis “Riot Lexical” Gao during Naafiri’s unveiling.

Since she was introduced shortly after Milio, Naafiri’s powers and kit specifications are likely to be disclosed in the months after Milio’s release. Stay tuned for additional information on League of Legends’ early 2023 champions.

League of Legends Champion Leaks for 2023

We are waiting for a dataminer leak from PlayerIGN for the year 2023 and will update this article soon.

Meanwhile, we will be expecting the following for League of Legends Champions in 2023:

  • Ahri and Aurelion Sol improvements: Ahri’s abilities and skins will be upgraded visually, while Aurelion SOl’s kit will be completely reworked to crash stars and blast lasers at enemies.
  • Skarner’s VGU update: hinted for months, will be revealed later this year in a dev diary.
  • Nico upgrade: Nico appeared as blast cones. She can also impersonate minions and wards, which will drive players crazy when freezing lanes alone.
  • Nidalee and Varus will receive minor kit modifications to boost their performance.
  • Two more champions will receive changes soon: an unamed jungler and a mid-laner, but no additional details were given. The team wanted one mid-scope champion update every two months. Due to the varied amount of labor involved in each rework, that timing should give an idea of what to expect moving forward.

That concludes our List of all League of Legends champions by release date guide, reminding everyone to always take rumors with a grain of salt.

By viewing the above list, you can learn the various hero champions in the League of Legends game. According to the latest data analysis, other new heroes will join the League of Legends roster this year, which is undoubtedly great and exciting for the fan community.

While waiting, consider turning your favorite champion hero characters into real items. It is said that the popular form of fan art nowadays is fan-created and derived artwork of other aspects of the game, and the most popular fan artwork today is custom made pins and custom die cut stickers. If you are planning to promote a hot game product, why not consider customizing a group of fan-favorite peripherals.

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