League of Legends: Wild Rift Wukong: ability, cost, build, and skins

Another Vastayan champion in Wild Rift.

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League of Legends: Wild Rift‘s champions pool reached a total of 50 with the introduction of Wukong, The Monkey King. The addition of Wukong was confirmed by Riot while announcing the December 2020 patch of the game. Wukong is a fighter that can clone himself and sneak around to take down prime targets. He is a lifelong friend of Master Yi and is the last student of the ancient martial art known as Wuju. He uses his enchanted staff to take down enemies.

Wukong Abilities

  • Passive Ability – Crushing Blows
  • Ability 1 – Golden Staff
  • Ability 2 – Warrior Trickstar
  • Ability 3 – Nimbus Strike
  • Ultimate Ability – Cyclone

How to unlock Wukong

You can unlock Wukong for free via the in-game event called Wukong’s Challenge, which is available till January 1, 2021. To unlock the champion, you need to complete the following set of seven challenges.

Fight Me!Deal 50,000 damage to enemy champions150 Blue Motes
Discipline and PatienceWin 3 games
Play 3 games with at least one Ionian champion on your team
2 XP Boosts
Monkey See, Monkey DoGet 30 takedowns
Perform 25 knockups on enemy champions
150 Blue Motes
Stop and ThinkKill 6 elemental drakes as a team
Play 2 games as a fighter champion
150 Blue Motes
Master and StudentPlay 5 games
Win a game with Master Yi on your team
50 Poro Coins
Seeing DoublePlay 5 games
Win a game with a Vastayan champion (NamiAhri, or Wukong) on your team
150 Blue Motes
A Difficult LessonPlace or destroy 25 wardsWukong

If doing these missions is a tiring task for you, then you can unlock Wukong for 5,500 Blue Motes or 725 Wild Cores in the store. Wukong also has two skins that you can unlock after getting Wukong:

General Wukong

General Wukong can be unlocked for 525 Wild Cores.

Volcanic Wukong

Volcanic Wukong can be unlocked for 725 Wild Cores.

Wukong Build

  • Summoners Spell Flash and Ignite
  • Runes Conqueror Keystone, Brutal, Spirit Walk, Hunter Genius
  • Best Item Builds
    • Trinity Force > Black Cleaver > Teleport Enchant > Steraks Gage > Death’s Dance > Guardian Angel
    • Black Cleaver > Boots of Swiftness > Youmuus Ghostblade > Deaths Dance > Guardian Angel > Steraks Gage
    • Black Cleaver > Mercurys Tread > Deaths Dance > Steraks Gage > Randiuns Omen> Guardian Angel > Statis Enchant