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League of Legends Orange Essence: What Is It, and How To Use It?

League of Legends Orange Essence: What Is It, and How To Use It?

Orange Essence is one of League of Legends’ primary currencies much like Blue Essence. But what is Orange Essence used for? That’s a question those new to the game will likely be asking themselves, especially since you won’t earn much of it from one match to the next.

Keen to know more? Then read on and we’ll explain everything you need to know about Orange Essence, including how to get Orange Essence fast and what you can spend it on.

What Is Orange Essence In League of Legends?

Orange Essence is a crafting material which can be used to craft cosmetic Shards into cosmetic Permanents, which includes champion skins, ward skins, summoner icons, and emotes.

So in short, Orange Essence is used to unlock a lot of the cosmetic items you find in the game.

How To Get Orange Essence In League of Legends

Players can earn Orange Essence in League of Legends in multiple ways. We’ve got a list below of the various ways you can get Orange Essence:

  • You can buy Orange Essence in the store (technically). It is included in the ‘5 chests and keys + Bonus Essence’ bundle. It costs 975 RP and is guaranteed to give you 50 Orange Essence.
  • From Hextech Chests and Masterwork Chests. These chests will sometimes include Orange Essence.
  • Some in-game events will have missions that offer Orange Essence as a reward.
  • Disenchant skin shards from chests into Orange Essence.
  • From a Prime Gaming Capsule. The current Capsule at the time of writing includes 200 Orange Essence.

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How Much Orange Essence can you Earn From Hextech Chests and Masterwork Chests?

Below you can see the chance % to earn Orange Essence from Hextech Chests and Masterwork Chests.

HEXTECH CHESTS
CONTENT TYPE % OF OPENINGS
Skin Shard 50%
Champion Shard 25%
Emote Permanent 10%
Ward Skin Shard + 150 Bonus Orange Essence 11.50%
Summoner Icon Permanent + 150 Bonus Orange Essence 3.50%
MASTERWORK CHESTS
CONTENT TYPE % OF OPENINGS
Skin Shard 70%
525 Orange Essence 10%
Emote Permanent 10%
Ward Skin Shard + 150 Bonus Orange Essence 10%

How To Get Orange Essence Fast in League of Legends Season 12?

How To Use Orange Essence

There are two ways you can use Orange Essence in League of Legends:

  • Craft new skins in the Hextech shop: Orange Essence can be used to transform skin shards into skin permanents for your favourite champions.
  • Unlock Eternals: You can buy Eternal sets with Orange Essence.

That’s everything you need to know about Orange Essence in League of Legends. If you’re looking for more guides and help check out some of the links just below.