How to Unlock Wukong in Wild Rift for Free | Wukong’s Challenge

League of Legends: Wild Rift has just introduced Wukong, the Monkey King, from League of Legends into the mobile sensation! This new champion shares the same abilities with his PC counterpart with a few changes here and there to balance him out for the touchscreen. Currently, you can unlock Wukong for free in the Wukong’s Challenge event. We are going to be talking about everything you need to do to unlock him!

Riot’s Wild Rift is their newest mobile release. Building upon League of Legends’ foundations, the game features fast-paced 5v5 style MOBA combat with a huge emphasis on skill-shots and timings. The game itself feels quite similar to League but has a few key changes that help it have a faster pace which is much more suited to mobile gaming.

How to Unlock Wukong / Monkey King

how to unlock wukong wild rift

Currently, Wukong is a free unlockable in the Wukong’s Challenge event. The event itself starts from the 25th of December 2020 / 00:00 UTC and runs till the 1st of January 2021 / 00:00 UTC. Once this event finishes, Wukong will be much harder to unlock and will require credits. So, we recommend that you try unlocking him right now before the event runs out. Here’s everything you need to know about the event:

Wukong’s Challenge Missions

wukong hero overview

Wukong’s Challenge follows a set of missions set by the legendary Master Yi. If you complete all of these missions, you get specific rewards; the last reward is the champion himself, Wukong. Here are all the challenges:

Challenge 1 – Deal 50,000 Damage to Enemy champions (150 Blue Motes.)

Challenge 2 – Win 3 Games OR Play 3 games with one lonian champion in your team. (2 XP Boosts.)

Challenge 3 – Get 30 Takedowns OR Perform 25 knockups on enemy champions. (150 Blue Motes.)

Challenge 4 – Kill 6 Elemental Drakes as a team OR Play 2 games as a fighter champion. (150 Blue Motes)

Challenge 5 – Play 5 Games OR Win a game with Master Yi on your team. (50 Poro Coins.)

Challenge 6 – Play 5 games OR Win a game with a Vastayan Champion like Nami, Ahri, or Wukong on your team. (150 Blue Motes.)

Challenge 7 – Place or desstroy 25 Wards. (Unlocks Wukong.)

Currently, as of the 25th of December, you can still complete all the challenges and unlock Wukong in Wild Rift pretty fast by doing Co-Op vs AI matches. This might be fixed soon, so try doing it as soon as possible!

Also, here’s a general overview of the new champion’s abilities:


This concludes everything you needed to know on how you can unlock Wukong in Wild Rift for free! Stay tuned for more news.

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Saad Muzaffar
Saad is a CS enthusiast who has been playing games since his childhood. A huge fan of MOBAs like Dota 2, he's a tech geek with a love for gaming at heart!

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