Riot Releases Loot Drop Rates

If you ever wondered why you’ve never received a Gem or Orange Essence, here’s the drop rates on those items.

Loot boxes have come under more and more scrutiny as of late and that probably won’t stop anytime soon. So, with more people clamoring about never receiving this and that from their Hextech Chests or seasonal orbs at least now you know why.

The drop rates for Hextech Chests are as follows:

  • Skin Shard – 50%
  • Champion Shard – 25%
  • Emote Permanent – 10%
  • Ward Skin Shard + 150 Bonus Orange Essence – 11.5%
  • Summoner Icon Shard + 150 Bonus Orange Essence – 3.5%

Bonus Drops:

  • Gemstone – 3.6%
  • Skin Shard – Bonus Chest + Key – 10%

Drops from Masterwork Chests:

  • Skin Shard – 70%
  • 525 Orange Essence – 10%
  • Emote Permanent – 10%
  • Ward Skin + 150 Bonus Orange Essence – 10%

Bonus Drops:

  • Gemstone – 3.6%
  • Bonus Chest + Key – 10%

There you have. Those are your odds of what you can receive from each chest type. Masterwork Chests will be available in the shop starting patch 8.7 and will cost 165 RP, 225 RP for a chest and key and 2250 RP for a bundle of 11 chests and keys. You can get more information about chests and their drops here.