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A Poro Guardian

Guardians are cosmetics in Legends of Runeterra icon.png Legends of Runeterra that appear on the board, except lab matches. During a match, the player has a guardian displayed on the bottom right of the screen, and the opponent's in the top right, in the Guardian's nest, where the creature reacts to the events of the match and can interact with the player. Guardians can be purchased from the Collection or Store tabs, and owned ones can be viewed in the Collection tab.

Most Guardians are inspired by creatures that appear in the linkRuneterra Prime (Universe) Runeterra Prime universe while others a creatures from the wider League of Legends intellectual property.

List of Guardians

Default Guardians

Default Guardians are given to every player automatically upon account creation.

Name Rarity Cost Collection Description
LoR Poro Guardian.png
Poro
Common Default None
  • Personality: Joyful
  • Loves: You
  • Poros are found all over Runeterra, but they mostly want to be found next to you.

Store Guardians

Store Emotes are permanently available in the store.

Name Rarity Cost Collection Description
LoR Astra Guardian.png
Astra
Common 590 Coin 590 Targon
  • Personality: Gentle
  • Hobby: Floriculture
  • Where Astra flies, the night blooms.
LoR Baley Guardian.png
Baley
Common 590 Coin 590 Freljord
  • Personality: Innocent
  • Hobby: Staring contest
  • The most adorable omen of death you'll ever see.
LoR Basilisk Guardian.png
Basilisk
Common 590 Coin 590 Noxus
  • Personality: Feisty
  • Hobby: Biting
  • Once you start the belly rubs, it's dangerous to stop.
LoR Cosmo Guardian.png
Cosmo
Common 590 Coin 590 Targon
  • Personality: Loyal
  • Hobby: Chasing stars
  • Who's the best Celestial? You are! Yes, you are!
LoR Dragonling Guardian.png
Dragonling
Common 590 Coin 590 Ionia
  • Personality: Calm
  • Origin: Ionian rivers
  • A smooth surface hides a swift current.
LoR Ellie Guardian.png
Ellie
Common 590 Coin 590 Targon
  • Personality: Clumsy
  • Best friend: LoR Champion Indicator.png1Zoe
  • Can we address the magical floating elephant in the room?
LoR Gloomtooth Guardian.png
Gloomtooth
Common 590 Coin 590 Shadow Isles
  • Personality: Dopey
  • Hobby: Chariot Racing
  • Most sharks don't breathe air. This shark doesn't breathe at all.
LoR Gromp Jr. Guardian.png
Gromp Jr.
Common 590 Coin 590 Summoner's Rift
  • Personality: Jittery
  • Hobby: Inflation
  • It hop while you bop.
LoR Infernal Drake Guardian.png
Infernal Drake
Rare 740 Coin 740 Demacia
  • Personality: Firey
  • Favorite food: Barbecue
  • If magma could fly. And had an attitude.
LoR Lunar Beast Guardian.png
Lunar Beast
Common 740 Coin 740 Lunar Squad
  • Personality: Rascally
  • Dislikes: Loud noises
  • Appears once a year to wreak delightful havoc on mortals.

LoR Minion Guardian.png
Minion

Common 590 Coin 590 Summoner's Rift
  • Personality: Giddy
  • Hobby: Coin collecting
  • With you all the way to the last hit.
LoR Powder Monkey Guardian.png
Powder Monkey
Common 590 Coin 590 Bilgewater
  • Personality: Cheeky
  • Hobby: Hot Potato
  • Hanging out with this one is a blast.
LoR Scaled Snapper Guardian.png
Scaled Snapper
Common 590 Coin 590 Ionia
  • Personality: Timid
  • Diet: Herbivore
  • There's so much world out there! Snappers go when they're ready.
LoR Silverwing Guardian.png
Silverwing
Common 590 Coin 590 Demacia
  • Personality: Earnest
  • Likes: Courage
  • Those chirps are cheers for you. And justice. Always for justice.
LoR T-Hex Guardian.png
T-Hex
Common 590 Coin 590 Piltover
  • Personality: Eager
  • Trait: Rechargeable
  • ACTIVATING OPPONENT EXTINCTION PROTOCOL
LoR Umpa Guardian.png
Umpa
Common 590 Coin 590 Freljord
  • Personality: Frosty
  • Likes: Eating snowflakes
  • Adominable, adorable - depends on the mood.
LoR Urf Guardian.png
Urf
Rare 740 Coin 740 Urf
  • Personality: Extra
  • Favorite food: Pancakes
  • Carpe spatula!
    Keep an eye out for flying fish...
  • Urf has special visual effects when you tap or rub him.
LoR Von Yipp Guardian.png
Von Yipp
Common 590 Coin 590 Piltover
  • Personality: Devious
  • Hobby: Unregulated experimentation
  • Unrivaled genius in Zaun. Beloved companion in Piltover.

Bundle Exclusive Guardians

Bundle Exclusive Guardians are available in limited-time bundles and are generally not available after the bundle has left the store.

Name Rarity Cost Collection Description
LoR Blue Minion Guardian.png
Blue Minion
Common Bundle Exclusive Summoner's Rift
  • Personality: Envious
  • Hobby: Cosplay
  • Best friends can come from either side of the battlefield.
LoR Firecracker T-Hex Guardian.png
Firecracker T-Hex
Common Bundle Exclusive Lunar Squad
  • Personality: Bombastic
  • Hobby: Setting off fireworks
  • INITIALIZING HAPPY NEW YEAR PROTOCOL.
LoR Nightshade Dragonling Guardian.png
Nightshade Dragonling
Rare Bundle Exclusive Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Mysterious
  • Attracts: Burning passion
  • Thse who fear their darkness will never move past it.
LoR Nyandroid Von Yipp Guardian.png
Nyandroid Von Yipp
Rare Bundle Exclusive Zaun
  • Personality: Supervillain
  • Evolution: Glorious
  • Science isn't about why—it's about why not.
LoR Snow Day Umpa Guardian.png
Snow Day Umpa
Common Bundle Exclusive Snow Day
  • Personality: Festive
  • Favorite food: Peppermint snowcones
  • Also hold the records for most gingerbread eaten in one sitting.

Event Guardians

Event Guardians are earned or purchased during certain events and are generally not available after the event has concluded.

Name Rarity Cost Collection Description
LoR Ascended Cosmo Guardian.png
Ascended Cosmo
Rare Reward Shurima
  • Personality: Awe-inspiring
  • Enjoys: Being the bestest boy.
  • More worshippers means more treats.
LoR Festival Bloomtooth Guardian.png
Festival Bloomtooth
Common Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Simple-minded
  • Hobby: Flower arrangement
  • Pink sharks are a rare sight in ether realm.
LoR Fen Guardian.png
Fen
Rare Reward Shurima
  • Personality: Clever
  • Hobby: Sand surfing
  • The desert holds many wonders, and Fen may just be the cutest of them all.
LoR Festival Kitt Guardian.png
Festival Kitt
Rare Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Spirited
  • Attracts: Playful temptation
  • Playtime with spirits? What could go wrong.
LoR Kitt Guardian.png
Kitt
Common Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Enchanting
  • Likes: Admiration
  • Some chase their entire lives to only ever catch a glimpse.
LoR Moonstruck Poro Guardian.png
Moonstruck Poro
Common Reward Limited
  • Personality: Welcoming
  • Loves: Being first
  • Moonstruck poros are only found by those on a journey before dawn.
LoR Nightshade Gromp Guardian.png
Nightshade Gromp
Common Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Poisonous
  • Hobby: Realm-hopping
  • Found where only the foolish tread.
LoR Popstar Stella Guardian.png
Popstar Stella
Rare Reward K/DA ALL OUT
  • Personality: Artistic
  • Likes: Brown sugar milk tea
  • "Feeling like I'm floating, never weighed down."
LoR Queen Kitt Guardian.png
Queen Kitt
Common Reward K/DA ALL OUT
  • Personality: Charismatic
  • Hobby: Stealing the show
  • "So keep your eyes on me now..."
LoR Rainbow Poro Guardian.png
Rainbow Poro
Common 0 Coin 0 Limited
  • Personality: Accepting
  • Loves: Love
  • Rainbow Poros are known for having the biggest hearts and brightest colors in all of Runeterra.
LoR Rebel Monkey Guardian.png
Rebel Monkey
Common Reward K/DA ALL OUT
  • Personality: Rebellious
  • Hobby: Burning rubber
  • "I'm trouble and you're wanting it."
LoR Royal Powder Monkey Guardian.png
Royal Powder Monkey
Common Reward Shurima
  • Personality: Gilded
  • Enjoys: Gold. Lots of Gold.
  • All that glitters belongs to the Monkey.
LoR Sharpsteel Silverwing Guardian.png
Sharpsteel Silverwing
Common Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Honorable
  • Hobby: Polishing armor
  • For justice—and honor.
LoR Spirit Blossom Silverwing Guardian.png
Spirit Blossom Silverwing
Common Reward Spirit Blossom
  • Personality: Valorous
  • Likes: Guarding the spirit realm
  • A warrior honors both tradition and beauty.
LoR Stella Guardian.png
Stella
Common Reward Targon
  • Personality: Cuddly
  • Likes: Soaring
  • A beacon of hope for weary travelers.
LoR Sunbeam Baley Guardian.png
Sunbeam Baley
Common Reward Shurima
  • Personality: Sunny
  • Enjoys: Being your sunrise on a cloudy day.
  • Dark omen of the desert, or adorable guide through the dunes? You decide!

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Patch History

V1.13

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Popstar Stella Guardian.png Popstar Stella added.
    • LoR Queen Kitt Guardian.png Queen Kitt added.
    • LoR Rebel Monkey Guardian.png Rebel Monkey added.
    • LoR Stella Guardian.png Stella added.

V1.12

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Infernal Drake Guardian.png Infernal Drake added.

V1.10

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Astra Guardian.png Astra added.
    • LoR Blue Minion Guardian.png Blue Minion added.

V1.8

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Cosmo Guardian.png Cosmo added.

V1.7

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Dragonling Guardian.png Dragonling added.
    • LoR Nightshade Dragonling Guardian.png Nightshade Dragonling added.

V1.6

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Festival Bloomtooth Guardian.png Festival Bloomtooth added.
    • LoR Festival Kitt Guardian.png Festival Kitt added.
    • LoR Kitt Guardian.png Kitt added.
    • LoR Nightshade Gromp Guardian.png Nightshade Gromp added.
    • LoR Sharpsteel Silverwing Guardian.png Sharpsteel Silverwing added.
    • LoR Spirit Blossom Silverwing Guardian.png Spirit Blossom Silverwing added.

V1.4

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Von Yipp Guardian.png Von Yipp added.

V1.2

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Rainbow Poro Guardian.png Rainbow Poro added.

V1.0

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Baley Guardian.png Baley added.
    • LoR Moonstruck Poro Guardian.png Moonstruck Poro added.
    • LoR Powder Monkey Guardian.png Powder Monkey added.

V0.9.1

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Minion Guardian.png Minion added.
  • Silverwing and Gloomtooth make fewer noises while idle.
  • Basilisk's tail and Gromp Jr's legs no longer clip through certain boards.

V0.8.3

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Basilisk Guardian.png Basilisk added.
    • LoR Silverwing Guardian.png Silverwing added.
    • LoR Gloomtooth Guardian.png Gloomtooth added.

Open Beta

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Gromp Jr. Guardian.png Gromp Jr. added.
    • LoR Scaled Snapper Guardian.png Scaled Snapper added.
    • LoR T-Hex Guardian.png T-Hex added.
  • Collections tab added—unlock and manage your boards & guardians here.
  • Loadout functionality for boards and guardians added to all modes.

Announce Preview

  • Guardians added.
    • LoR Poro Guardian.png Poro added.

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