League of Legends Essence Emporium 2022: Start Date, Items & More

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The Essence Emporium will be a bit of a pause amid what has been a League of Legends season packed full of content including the Durability Update, a plethora of new skins, and a number of new champions.

It's a sale that allows players to use their Blue Essence on more than just champions, and it's nearly here!

With that in mind, here's everything you need to know about the League of Legends Essence Emporium 2022, including its start date, avaialble items, and more.

When does the LoL Essence Emporium 2022 start?

Now that LoL Season 12 has reached its halfway point with the Mid-Seasonal Invitational taking place and patch 12.10 has been released, players can expect the Essence Emporium to start with the release of LoL 12.11 on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

However, previous speculations pointing at a 12.9 release being proven false, so the official date could still fluctuate.

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What is the LoL Essence Emporium?

The Essence Emporium is a limited-time sale that allows League players to purchase more than just champions with their Blue Essence.

It's an event that's held twice a year, once towards the middle of the season and once towards the end that takes place in the preseason.

During the sale, chromas, icons, wards, emotes, and other special prizes can be purchased with Blue Essence. Additionally, each year's Essence Emporium allows players to purchase one skin.

League of Legends Essence Emporium 2022: Start Date, Items & More - Urfwick
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SKIN SALE: Urfwick is purchasable via the Essence Emporium

The first Essence Emporium event took place in 2018 prior to Season 8's start. This means that a lot of champions, skins, and more have been released between then and the current year.

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What Items can you buy during the LoL Essence Emporium 2022?

Due to it being a reoccurring event, League players can expect the items on sale to generally be the same each year. There are tons of options to choose from ranging from cheaper Mystery Icons priced at 1,500 Blue Essence to an Urfwick skin priced at 150,000 Blue Essence.

Here's the full list of some of the items to expect in the Essence Emporium this time around.

Item Price
Mystery icons 1,500 Blue Essence
Chromas2,000 Blue Essence
Mystery Mini icons 2,500 Blue Essence
Mystery wards4,900 Blue Essence
Essence Collector Ward6,000 Blue Essence
Make It Rain Emote50,000 Blue Essence
Gemstone + Gemstone Knight Icon50,000 Blue Essence
Moneybags Emote75,000 Blue Essence
Gemstone + Gemstone Prince Icon75,000 Blue Essence
Gemstone + Gemstone King Icon100,000 Blue Essence
URFWick skin150,000 Blue Essence

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Gifting Items during the LoL Essence Emporium

On top of being able to purchase items for themselves in the Essence Emporium, players can also gift them, namely wards and icons. However, just like self-purchases, they have a limit on how many can be gifted each day.


Here are the limits:

  • Gifts: 10 Purchase Limit/Day
  • Personal: 20 Purchase Limit/Day

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