How to Get a Free Volibear Skin in League of Legends

May 30, 2020 By Tim Blisz
How to Get a Free Volibear Skin in League of Legends

Volibear the old and outdated champion in League of Legends gets the much needed makeover and players have been eager to enter the revamped skin. Volibear has been dispatched by Riot Games on May 28 patch. And while players have been busy exploring the redesigned kit, there is another surprise hidden in the latest patch, a Thousand-Pierced Bear Skin. However, the free skin is not available to everyone, the skin is exclusive to players who owned Volibear prior to patch 10.11 and those who purchase him during the 10.11 patch.

Early in 2019, the game introduced the story – Silence for the Damned, this is where the Thousand-Pierced Bear originates from. Back then, Volibear was portrayed differently, but ultimately the developers decided not to go that route. They mentioned they have a different plan and players would soon be able to access the revamped skin. Four months back, Riot Games and LOL developers announced about the new skin, it’s been a long wait for players but the free Thousand-Pierced Volibear skin is finally out. As the name suggests, the character has eyes all over the body, probably a thousand eyes, a skeletal elk head, a sharp claw, and multiple swords on the back. In this guide, we will show you how to get a free Volibear skin in League of Legends.      

How To Get The Free Thousand-Pierced Volibear Skin in LOL

As mentioned earlier, getting your hands on the new skin is incredibly simple. You either have to pre-own Volibear or purchase it during the current patch 10.11 to have access to the new free Thousand-Pierced Volibear skin. If you haven’t purchased Volibear, it’s essential you do it in the slim window from May 28 to June 10 after which the giveaway stops and you would have to purchase the skin like any other. Post June 10, the Thousand-Pierced Volibear skin will become a purchasable skin for 975 RP.

You can add the skin to your collection by either purchasing it from the store or crafting in Hextech loot. In the shop, you can get the skin for 4800 Blue Essence (BE). However, if you have the Volibear champion shard, you can craft him at a discount at 2880 BE. Blue Essence is required nonetheless, so if you do not own sufficient BE, you should play the current event to win some and get your hand on the new free skin.

How to Unlock the Free Volibear Skin

The skin is available in the latest patch, so if you have not logged-into the game, do so and update the latest patch 10.11. You have until 10 June perform the update and get the free skin. If you have already downloaded the patch and don’t see the skin, not to worry, the skin loads on login. So, logout of the game and login again, you will see the skin in your collection.

That’s all we have in this guide, we hope you know how to get the free Thousand-Pierced Volibear skin in League of Legends.