Hextech chests a part of Hextech crafting system allow players to earn loot for free by scoring an S-, S or S+ grade by one of their premade teammates or themselves in Summoners Rift or ARAM. You can get only one chest per champion for the entire season and unlock one chest per week (stores up to 4 chests). Read below to explore what are drop rates for chests, masterwork chests, honor orbs and capsules.

What are chests drop rates?

After opening a Hextech Crafting Chest chest with a Hextech Crafting Keykey you get a semi-random chance for:

  • 50% for random skin. According to riot all skins have equal dropping chance but according to this study legacy content has higher chance of dropping than it should based on the amount of legacy skins compared to all skins. To prevent frustration of players riot implemented a change that guarantees you a skin every third chest. Keep in mind that mythic skins have seperate drop rate.
  • 25% for Champion Shard
  • 10% for Emote permanent
  • 3.5% for 150 OE icon +  Summoner Icon Shard
  • 11.5% for 150 OE icon + Ward Skin Shard

On top of usual drop you can also get this rewards in the same chest:

  • 10% for  Hextech Crafting Chest Hextech Chest and Hextech Crafting Key Hextech Key.
  • 3.6% for Hextech Crafting Gemstone Gemstone. You will get at least one gemstone every 50 chests.
  • 0.04% for Mythic Skin

 

What are Masterwork chests drop rates?

Are special chests that you can only obtain in riot shop for 225 RP Chest+Key. They have higher drop rate of skins and you can’t get 390 RP skins from them. Other drops are:

  • 70% for champion skin shard
  • 10% for 525 OE icon
  • 10% for Emote Permanent
  • Ward Skin Shard + 150OE icon

Additional drops are:

  • 3.6% for Gemstone
  • 10% for Hextech Crafting Masterwork Chest Hextech Masterwork Chest and Hextech Crafting Key Hextech Key

What are Honor Orbs drop rates?

drop whenever you hit honor checkpoints at levels 2-5.

  • Level 2 orb gives you two Hextech Crafting Key fragment key fragments
  • Level 3 gives you two Hextech Crafting Key fragmentkey fragments + BE icon 150 or a higher champion shard.
  • Level 4 gives you two Hextech Crafting Key fragmentkey fragments + BE icon 200 or a higher champion shard.
  • Level 5 doesn’t have checkpoints, but gives you rewards as if you hit it whenever you reach set amount of honor. Each orb gives you three Hextech Crafting Key fragment key fragments + BE icon 200 or a higher champion shard.

What are Honor Capsules drop rates?

  • Level 2 gives you one Hextech Crafting Key key.
  • Level 3 gives you three Hextech Crafting Key fragment key fragments + one ward skin + BE icon 300 or a higher champion shard.
  • Level 4 gives you four Hextech Crafting Key fragment key fragments + one emote + BE icon 630 or a higher champion shard.
  • Level 5 gives you five Hextech Crafting Key fragment key fragments + BE icon 960 or a higher champion shard + Warwick GreyCircle Grey Warwick [S|L] or Twitch MedievalCircle Medieval Twitch (If you own both of them you will get an emote or ward skin)
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