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Blue Essence (BE BE BE) is one of the primary currencies used to unlock League of Legends content, the other being Riot Points. Blue Essence can be obtained by disenchanting champion shards contained in champion capsules that are awarded when leveling up.

Blue Essence was first released at the beginning of Season 2016 as a way to not spend Influence Points IP Influence Points to unlock champions. It then replaced the older currency in V7.22.

Blue Essence Use

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Acquiring Blue Essence

Leveling up

  • Starting from summoner level 5, champion capsules are awarded at level ups and contain champion shards that can be disenchanted to obtain BE, activated to have a 7 days rental, or upgraded to permanently unlock the champion.
  • The total BE awarded from a capsule has set probabilities, with a minimum of 810 BE 810 and a maximum of 1260 BE 1260.[1][2][3]
  • Each shard can be disenchanted for 20% of the champion's purchase cost as BE BE BE. Upgrading a shard costs 60% of the champion's purchase cost as BE BE BE.
Shop value (BE Blue Essence) Disenchant value (BE Blue Essence) Upgrade cost (BE Blue Essence)
450 90 270
1350 270 810
3150 630 1890
4800 960 2880
6300 1260 3780
7800 1560 4680

First Win of the day

Blue essences can also be obtained with the First Win of the Day mission which grants 50 BE 50 and XP 400.

Missions and Events

Some missions, during events, rewards the player with blue essences.

Some events award unique currency (tokens) for completing missions and playing. These currencies can then be used to craft additional rewards in Hextech Crafting. Blue Essence has been one of the exchangeable rewards, often for the leftover currency do to their low price.