How to Change Your Name in League of Legends

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It’s not difficult to change your League of Legends Name, but it can be confusing for those who haven’t done it before. We will show you how to change your Summoner name in League of Legends. 

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You want to change your League of Legends name? You might be interested “xXxNightKillerHunterxXx” isn’t as cool as you thought it was when you were younger, or perhaps “WhoIsYourZeddy” isn’t that funny to explain when you play with your siblings. We have you covered, no matter what the reason. Here are some simple steps to follow to change your name in League of Legends:

Two ways to change your name in League of Legends

There are two ways to change your Summoner Name in League of Legends. You can change your name through the League of Legends Client. Another option is to change your name for free through the Riot Support Page.  Let’s take a closer look at these options. 

How to change your name in LoL Client: Four steps

To change your name, you will need to pay with in-game currency. You can either pay with Blue Essence or with RP.

Currency Cost
Blue Essence (BE). 13900 BE
Riot Points 1300 RP

Step 1

First, you need to Log into your client. Once you are done click on the LoL shop The top right corner. The shop icon looks similar to three stacks of coins.

Riot Client
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Step 2 

If you didn’t screw up on the first step, you should be in the shop, and the client should look something like the picture below. Now you need to Click on the Account Settings in the Shop. The icon looks just like a person wearing one. Gear Behind him.

Riot Shop
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Step 3 

You have now entered the account shop. Your next step is to click on the button saying “Summoner Name Change.” This will lead you to the final step.

Riot Client Summoner Name Change
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Step 4 

You must complete the final and final step. Write your new summoner name Enter the information in the area marked by a red square on the photo. Before you make payment for your name, verify that it is valid. To do this, click “Name.” 

Two options are available for changing your name. Either change your name by using Riot points 1300 RPYou can either pay with blue essence or cash 139000 BE

Once you have selected your payment option by clicking on the button fitting to your choice, you should have a new, hopefully, less cringe, name. Congrats!

Riot Name Change
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How to Change your LoL Name Freely

If you are looking for a simple way to make a difference, Minor adjustments to your Summoner Name, you don’t have to pay in-game currency to change it. Here are the steps to change your League of Legends name for free.

  1. Open the Riot Games Support Website
  2. Choose “General Question” as your request type
  3. In the subject, write “Summoner Name Change.”
  4. In the description, please write the current summoner and the new summoner names you would like to change.

After all the information has been submitted, you should see your request as follows:

Riot Games User Support
Change your LoL name for free at Riot Games| © Riot Games

You can submit your request now to Riot by clicking the button “Submit” at the bottom

League of Legends: Difference Between Summoner Name and Username 

We have shown you how to make your life easier by sharing our experience. Summoner Name. Username, however, is another. Where Summoner name is your name in-game, and the name that you can look up to see your stats, your League of Legends username will be the name you use when you log in to your account. Riot uses your username as your Account-IDIt must be unique for each player. Your username can be changed on the official League of Legends webpage.

This will allow you to learn everything necessary to change the Summoner’s name.  These articles will provide additional information about League of Legends facts:

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