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The Best Soraka Skins in LoL, All Ranked (2024)

Soraka, aka the banana queen, is one of the strongest support champions out there in LoL, with a considerable line up of high-quality skins that befit her position. Known for her amazing healing potential, astral poke, and brutality with bananas, Soraka is guaranteed to have at least one skin that catches your attention.

That being said, there is sadly one thing that Soraka lacks: an aesthetic base skin. It’s dull, lackluster, and a sore reminder of Riot’s dark days before they had their glow up. Luckily, Soraka has been blessed with plenty of awesome, flashy skins that truly honor her.

We’ve ranked all of the skins for Soraka in LoL below from worst to best, taking into account their overall look, splash arts, price, and animations. Let’s dive in!

All LoL Skins for Soraka, Ranked Worst to Best

Obviously, this list is based on opinions, so don’t take it as the end all be all. If you really like a certain skin, all the more power to you!

Divine Soraka

Divine Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: November 2, 2010
  • Cost: 975 RP

Divine Soraka is one of the oldest skins in the game. Sadly, it does show its age – it doesn’t really elevate Soraka’s base model look in any way, and the overall design is seriously underwhelming. It also scraps her magical elements and transforms her into a human, which is something I feel does her character a total disservice. Plus, you don’t get any new swanky animations or sound effects. 

With that said, this skin does have some nice aspects. The splash art is pretty sweet and immerses you in a celestial theme, and I do like the new staff design (even if it is just a subtle upgrade..). 

But is this skin worth 975 RP? Definitely not. I would only ever equip it if I had no other skins available. 

Dryad Soraka

Dryad Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: June 3, 2010
  • Cost: 520 RP

Again, this is a skin you probably won’t be purchasing any time soon. It doesn’t bring anything new to the table and honestly just looks like a green chroma of Soraka’s base skin. With that said, the color does suit Soraka surprisingly well. She truly slays in green (both literally and figuratively). The splash art is also gorgeous and captures Soraka’s ethereal, mystical vibe.

The main reason why I’ve put Dryad Soraka higher up on this list than Divine Soraka though is the price. Dryad Soraka will only set you back 520 RP. It’s still expensive for what is essentially a chroma, but it’s better value overall than Divine Soraka. I could also imagine it working well as a St. Patrick’s Day skin.

Celestine Soraka

Celestine Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 5, 2013
  • Cost: 975 RP

Celestine Soraka is a step up from the previous two skins, and while it’s not top 10 status, it still has plenty of great aspects. The character model captures Soraka’s lore and personality perfectly — in fact, it’s not a stretch to say it represents Soraka better than her base model. Every element of it screams “wanderer from the celestial realm,” from the adventurer-style clothing to the otherworldly staff that leaves a starry, magical trail. 

Soraka’s animations have also received a minor glow up in this skin, with each ability now yellow in hue. Although it’s not a major difference, the new color scheme does complement Soraka’s star-themed abilities beautifully.

At 975 RP, this skin is great value and definitely worth it if you’re after a lore-accurate upgrade for Soraka. 

Pajama Guardian Soraka

Pajama Guardian Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: November 21, 2018
  • Cost: 1350 RP

Pajama Guardian Soraka certainly isn’t a bad skin. In fact, I’d consider myself lucky if I got it from a Hextech Chest. However, I just can’t give Riot the satisfaction of putting this skin in a top spot.

The reason? It’s a total cash grab. Riot didn’t even create a new concept — they just recycled the Star Guardian line, put up a price tag of 1350 RP, and called it a day. You don’t even get any new SG-themed animations or sound effects. 

It’s essentially just an inferior version of the OG Star Guardian Soraka in every way. The only new thing it brings to the table is putting Soraka in a fluffy onesie… which I don’t deny is totally adorable, but it’s not worth your money (unless you really want to kill your enemies with cuteness). 

With that said, you can pick up the skin at a discounted price if you already own the original Star Guardian Soraka, so this skin may be worth it for some diehard SG fans.  

Program Soraka

Program skin
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: April 6, 2016
  • Cost: 1350 RP

If you’re not bothered by lore and want something entirely new, then Program Soraka is sure to win over your heart. It scraps Soraka’s OG design completely and transforms her into a cyborg. She now rocks robotic armor, cable hair, and a spin-off of Iron Man’s mini-arc reactor. Even her staff has received a sci-fi makeover, with it now being powered by futuristic tech instead of magic.

Program Soraka’s animations are a visual treat too, especially if you’re into games like Cyberpunk or Watch Dogs. Every attack further immerses you in the sci-fi realm and her recall is now her literally teleporting back to base. The sound effects are clear and nothing feels clunky. 

My only real gripe with this skin is that the character model… is a little too cute for my liking. Usually, I appreciate cute skins — as you’ll see by how I’ve ranked some of Soraka’s other skins — but a cute cyborg skin just feels out of place. If I want a cyborg skin, I expect something badass that gives off Terminator vibes. I also don’t appreciate how the splash art and character model look like two totally different skins (be consistent, Riot!).

Winter Wonderland Soraka

Winter Wonderland Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: December 6, 2018
  • Cost: 1350 RP

Ever wondered what League champions would look like if they were Disney princesses? Well, you won’t have to sift through Buzzfeed listicles or AI art to have your curiosity answered; this Winter Wonderland skin turns Soraka into a snowy, icy princess who could genuinely pass as a sibling to Elsa and Anna.

Just take a look at that character model — everything screams Disney, from the comfy, fur-lined dress to the Rapunzel-length hair and snowflake accessories. Even the color scheme is Disney-esque, with the subtle, earthy shades swapped out for bright, neon blues.

The only reason I haven’t ranked this skin higher is because of the animations. While they do help immerse you in the winter theme and come paired with festive sound effects, I find them pretty underwhelming. I expect something a little more unique and “flashy” from a 1350 RP skin. With that said, the recall does pay homage to Elsa’s powers, which any Disney fan is sure to appreciate.

Spirit Blossom Soraka

Spirit Blossom Soraka
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: October 6, 2022
  • Cost: 1350 RP

The Spirit Blossom line has blessed us with many jawdropping skins. In fact, it wouldn’t be a stretch to call it the best skin line in LoL, especially if you take into account how much effort Riot put into the visual novel style in-game event.

Unsurprisingly, Soraka’s Spirit Blossom skin is a total showstopper. It transforms her into a mystical entity, with petals flowing through her hair and a floral-inspired staff design. There are plenty of cute touches on the character model as well, from the flower pin hairpiece to the ribbons on her boots. 

Where Spirit Blossom Soraka really shines though is the animations. Every single attack turns the Rift into an ethereal realm — the Q spawns a blooming flower, the W creates a sparkly aura around allies, and the E is essentially a whirlpool of butterflies. Like most Spirit Blossom skins, the sound effects are also well-designed and won’t grate on your ears.

Cafe Cuties Soraka

Cafe Cuties skin
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: December 2, 2021
  • Cost: 1350 RP

As the skin name suggests, Cafe Cuties Soraka is one of the cutest skins in the whole game. It truly honors Soraka’s “to serve and protect” virtue, turning her into a maid that dishes up heals, sparkles, and pastries.

The best part about the Cafe Cuties character model though? The fact that Soraka’s deadly staff has been turned into a… croissant. Yep. It takes sweet, sweet justice to a whole other level. 

The attack animations are equally cute, with plenty of pastries, bright pink hues, sparkles, and flowers. And while the death animation is pretty lackluster, I can’t fault the recall: Soraka summons up a traditional afternoon tea and dances with an adorable croissant creature. 

Reaper Soraka

Reaper Soraka - competitive advantage pay-2-win
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: November 5, 2014
  • Cost: 1350 RP

This skin transforms Soraka into a total badass, so that’s already a huge plus. But that isn’t the reason why it deserves the 4th spot: it’s an actual a pay-to-win skin. Yep.

This skin makes Soraka’s attack animations incredibly hard to see and can give you a competitive advantage, as her skillshots look practically the same when cast. This can be a total gamechanger in close skirmishes or chaotic teamfights, especially if the enemy mistakes the silence for a Q.

If you’re not into competitive play though? This skin probably isn’t worth the RP (unless you have a vendetta against cuteness and sparkles). 

Order of the Banana Soraka

Order of the Banana
Image: Riot Games
  • Release Date: March 31, 2015
  • Cost: 750 RP

Again, this is a skin that technically doesn’t deserve a top spot. The character model is underwhelming and there isn’t anything truly original about it. However, I can’t help but give it top-tier status because of its meme-worthy appeal. 

It turns Soraka into a literal banana queen; her splash art is overflowing with bananas, her staff is now a giant banana, and even her auto-attacks are mini-bananas. There is truly nothing in the game more satisfying than poking an enemy to death with banana after banana — you just know it’ll make the enemy ADC spam “FF 15” in chat!

Star Guardian Soraka (& Prestige)

  • Release Date: September 6, 2017
  • Cost: 1350 RP (or 125 Mythic Essence)

Sailor Moon was one of my all-time favorite shows as a kid — Hogwarts letters are overrated; talking felines that grant you magical powers are where it’s at! If you share the same love for Sailor Moon, you’ll definitely appreciate the Star Guardian Soraka skin.

It transforms her into a magical girl, complete with a Sailor Moon-inspired outfit, wings, a star wand, and anime-like bright green hair. And yes, the attack animations are jam-packed with a whole load of rainbows and sparkles. 

The Prestige edition is also gorgeous. While a lot of Prestige skins just feel like gold chromas, that isn’t the case for Star Guardian Soraka! You get new features – like an upgraded outfit, star crown, and a second pair of wings in the homeguard animation. The new color scheme also suits her beautifully.

Nightbringer & Dawnbringer Soraka

  • Release Date: December 12, 2019
  • Cost: 1820 RP

Sure, the Reaper skin makes Soraka look badass, but Nightbringer transforms her into a literal demon king. She sports a totally hellish look, with fiery red wings, a demonic outfit, and a crown that would put Sauron’s crown to shame. Her optimistic expression has also been swapped out for a red, piercing gaze and hellish smile. Clearly, Nightbringer Soraka is here to conquer more than her enemies’ health bars!

What I absolutely love about Nightbringer Soraka though is the new animations. As a legendary skin, you get to see (and play) Soraka in a whole new light; her movements no longer feel clunky, the animations feel impactful, and her voice lines are killer. Even the emotes are total eye-candy, with one of them summoning up a giant banana (Riot truly loves their memes). 

Dawnbringer Soraka is pretty much the same as Nightbringer, only it sports a blue, ethereal design rather than something that belongs in hell. Personally, I have to give Dawnbringer the top spot over Nightbringer. It honors Soraka’s character lore insanely well and the color scheme is a little more eye-catching than Nightbringer. With that said, both skin variations are definitely worth the legendary price tag. 

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