How To Get Katarina For Free In League of Legends: Wild Rift

How To Get Katarina For Free In League of Legends: Wild Rift

Written by 

Arnab Baidya


6th Mar 2021 18:00

Riot Games has recently added a brand-new champion named Katarina in the League of Legends: Wild Rift 2.1a update. Katarina is a Noxian assassin who is played usually in the mid lane as she is an assassin who does magic damage. In addition to this, she also plays the role of support in Baron Lane, although the chances are rare. Katarina was teased with the announcement of Wild Rift’s Season 1 and is a deadly champion who deals with high damage and has amazing mobility. 

Katarina has been made available in the League of Legends: Wild Rift in-game store and can be purchased for 5,500 Blue Motes or 725 Wild Cores. But if you don’t have enough of them, you can get her for free by completing the newly added event in the game, Katarina’s Challenge. 


Unlock Katarina for Free

Katarina Wild Rift
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To get Katarina for free, you need to complete time-limited missions available in Katarina’s Challenge event, which has already begun and will go on till March 10, 2021 (23:59 UTC). Here is the complete list of the missions and their objectives that you need to complete:

Missions and Objectives

Double Take

  • Objectives: Get 40 takedowns or Get five double kills
  • Rewards: 150 Blue Motes

A Cut Above The Rest

  • Objectives: Play five games or Play two games using assassin champions
  • Rewards: 2 XP Boosts

For The Empire

  • Objectives: Play five games or Win two games with at least one Noxian champion on your team
  • Rewards: 150 Blue Motes

The Blade Is Mightier

  • Objectives: Deal 30,000 magic damage
  • Rewards: 150 Blue Motes

Blink and Dive

  • Objectives: Kill 1,000 Minions with your team or Inflict grievous wounds on enemy champions 20 times
  • Rewards: 50 Poro Coins

Never Hesitate

  • Objectives: Get 50 takedowns or Play two games using mage champions
  • Rewards: 150 Blue Motes

It Takes Two

  • Objectives: Play 5 games or Win 1 game where Garen is on the enemy team
  • Rewards: Katarina (champion)

Along with the default skin, Katarina comes with two more skins known as the Death Sworn Katarina and Bilgewater Katarina. You can purchase the whole Katarina Release Set for 2077 Wild Cores from the in-game item store, including the champion and its skins.


Katarina’s Abilities

Katarina Free Wild Rift
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Like almost every other champion in League of Legends: Wild Rift, Katarina has one passive ability and three active ability along with one ultimate ability:

Voracity (Passive) -  Takedowns on enemy champions reduce ability Cooldowns by 15 seconds.

Bouncing Blade (Ability 1) - Throws a Dagger, dealing 75 magic damage to the target and two nearby enemies. The Dagger then ricochets to the ground behind the initial strike point.

Preparation (Ability 2) - Tosses a Dagger in the air and hastes Katarina by 30%

Shunpo (Ability 3) - Blink to a location near a Dagger or unit, dealing 44 magic damage to the nearest enemy.

Death Lotus (Ultimate Ability) - Rapidly throws blades at the three nearest enemy champions, dealing 350 magic damage and applying Grievous Wounds. Katarina can move and throw blades for up to three seconds.

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Arnab Baidya was a freelance contributor to GGRecon.

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