Chances are you are bored with your current LOL name and want to change it to something new. There are chances that the username that you chose a couple of years back might sound too embarrassing now. No matter what the case is, here in this guide, you will get to know all the steps on League of Legends Name Change.
What is the Cost to Change Your Summoner Name in League of Legends?
If you are new to the game, chances are that you do not know that changing your summoner name costs RP or Blue Essence. Currently, the current cost of Changing your username in LoL will cost you 1300 RP or 13390 BE. This cost might look like a lot, and surely it is. The reason behind this is once you change your summoner name, all the data and progress have to shift to the new summoner name, which is tedious.
What is the Difference between a Username & a Summoner Name?
Many users, especially those new to the new game, are very commonly confused between the Riot Game Username and the Summoner name.
When it comes to the username, it is actually the name that you enter when you log in to your Riot account or the LoL client. This username is also called the Riot ID; no one else can see this except you.
On the other hand, the Summoner name is what people identify when you are in the session or chatting with other players. And surely this is what you want to change. Your summoner name is unique, and no other player can have it. You can include symbols and special characters in it as well.
How to Do League of Legends Name Change
By now, you have already understood everything regarding the summoner’s name and username. With all that in mind, we have given a step-by-step guide to changing your summoner name. We have also covered a free method as well, which may or may not work for you. So try the methods, and hopefully, your League of Legends Name Change is done successfully.
League of Legends Name Change by Spending RP/BE
So the first method that we are going through is directly from in-game Settings. Now there is one thing that you should know is that this method is not free. You will have to pay some in-game currency when you change your name. If you are ready, follow the steps. You can also change your name via Riot Account settings as. Well, to follow this approach, simply follow the next method.
- STEP 1. Make sure that the game is running and you are on the main Dashboard of the game
- STEP 2. On the right, you will find the Account button; if you are unable to find check the picture below
- STEP 3. Now click on the Account button; on the left, make sure that the Account tab is selected
- STEP 4. On the slight right, you can see the Summoner Name Change option; just below, you can see the credits required to change the name
If you have the required amount of RP, follow the jump to STEP 6. If you do not have the required RP you can buy it just by following the next STEP.
- STEP 5. On the top right, click on Purchase RP, now choose the suitable package and buy it
- STEP 6. Now that you have the required RP click on the Summoner Name Change option
- STEP 7. As soon as you click on the option, a pop will appear, and on the right, you can enter your desired name and then click on Check now to see if it is available
- STEP 8. If it is available, you can spend the RP, and the name will be changed; in case the name is not available, try other names
After your new name is selected, click on, and you can finally see the changes on your League of Legends account.
League of Legends Name Change For Free
So this method has worked for a lot of users; here, you do not have to spend any RP or Blue Essence. All you need to do is to contact Riot support for the name, and hopefully, they will. Follow the below steps for a more clear understanding of the process.
- STEP 1. Open up the web browser and now click on this link to directly visit the support page
- STEP 2. Under the choose, a request type filed, you have to select the General Question
- STEP 3. Now enter your Email address
- STEP 4. After that, in the subject field, you have to type the below statement as it is
**NOTE: Subject: Summoner Name Change
- STEP 5. Now fill out the other field, and in the description, you can explain the request
- STEP 6. Finally, submit the ticket
In this guide, we have explained the differences between the summoner name and the username of League of Legends. The guide talks about the steps in the League of Legends Name Change process, which is especially helpful for new users.
Hopefully, this guide has been helpful. Thank you!