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* ProductPlacement: The Prestige versions of True Damage Qiyana and Senna were made in collaboration with luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton, with the two wearing actual clothes and accessories present in their lineup.

** This is most explicitly so with PROJECT: Jhin, who already became unhinged following his augmentation and turn to [[ProfessionalKiller mechanized killing for hire]], but he also feels the need to gain more high-clearance upgrades using tech from his victims, which has resulted in "[[SanitySlippage severe personality fragmentation]]."
** PROJECT: Jinx, Warwick, and Pyke of the "Outcasts" are still worse -- as scrapped, failed conversions, they have lost most of their humanity. ''Most'' of Pyke is holding together enough to direct his anger at PROJECT, but Warwick [[TranshumanTreachery wants to slaughter everything]] and Jinx may have become a vessel for the Program virus.


** This is most explicitly so with PROJECT: Jhin, who already of the "Hunters," became unhinged following unstable after his augmentation and turn turned to [[ProfessionalKiller mechanized killing for hire]], but he also feels the need hire]]. He continued to gain more high-clearance upgrades 'upgrade' himself using tech from his victims, which has resulted in "[[SanitySlippage severe personality fragmentation]]."
** PROJECT: Jinx, Warwick, and Pyke of the "Outcasts" are still worse -- as scrapped, failed conversions, they have lost most much of their humanity. ''Most'' of Pyke is holding together well enough to direct his anger at PROJECT, PROJECT alone, but Warwick [[TranshumanTreachery wants to slaughter everything]] and Jinx may have become a vessel for the Program virus.

* {{Cyborg}}: PROJECT champions are either this or full robot. It's been left somewhat ambiguous how much of their original human bodies still exist.


* {{Cyborg}}: PROJECT champions are either this or full robot. It's been left somewhat ambiguous how much of their original human bodies still exist.exists.

* UnwillingRoboticization: Not to the extent of the Battlecast universe, but humans can and have been "upgraded" without their consent, either by PROJECT itself or an unlicensed third party.

* GlowingEyes: Pulsefire champions in this line have piercing, electric-blue eyes.


* GlowingEyes: Pulsefire champions in this line generally have piercing, electric-blue eyes.

* MagicalEye: Its exact significance is unknown, but Zoe's [[PurpleEyes purple left eye]] [[GlowingEyesOfDoom prominently glows]] during her recall and in her splash art.


* MagicalEye: Its exact significance is unknown, but Zoe's [[PurpleEyes purple left eye]] eye [[GlowingEyesOfDoom prominently glows]] during her recall and in her splash art.

* TheVoiceless: Yasuo has no lines, spoken or sung, in "Giants" and wears a shirt with a cowl that covers his mouth.

Order vs. Chaos (2017) and Battle of the God-Kings (2018) serves as the basis for the VS. Event. Completing missions during the event for either Order or Chaos would grant rewards while also boosting the power of their side, with players on the winning side gaining another bonus. As of 2018, Chaos has won both events.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Nightbringer) Yasuo,(Dawnbringer) Riven, (God King) Darius, Garen.


Order vs. Chaos (2017) and Battle of the God-Kings (2018) serves served as the basis for the VS. Event. Completing missions during the event for either Order or Chaos would grant rewards while also boosting the power of their side, with players on the winning side gaining another bonus. As of 2018, Chaos has won both events.
events. 2019 featured "Night & Dawn," a less directly competitive story featuring Soraka, who was 'born' from Chaos' defeat of Order and calls Riven and Yasuo her parents.

->'''Champions in this line''': (Nightbringer) Yasuo,(Dawnbringer) Yasuo, Soraka, Lee Sin, Vladimir, Aphelios,(Dawnbringer) Riven, Soraka, Karma, Nidalee, (God King) Darius, Garen.

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* TakeAThirdOption: Nightbringer Aphelios (as a dual character with his order-aligned sister Alune), represents Order and Chaos in cooperation.

* BothOrderAndChaosAreDangerous: Regardless of whether Order is "good" and Chaos is "evil," they're both frighteningly single-minded about their cause. It's clear that unfettered Chaos ''or'' Order would be bad for the rest of the world.


* BothOrderAndChaosAreDangerous: Regardless of whether Order Dawnbringer Riven is "good" and Chaos Nightbringer Yasuo is "evil," they're both frighteningly single-minded about their cause. It's clear that unfettered Chaos ''or'' Order would be bad for the rest of the world.

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* AntagonistInMourning: While Rhaast will mostly [[KickTheDog taunt the now-dead Kayn if he wins the duel]], Kayn conversely has a few lines where he sounds genuinely grateful for Rhaast's "sacrifice" if he wins, and also surprisingly lonely now that he's dead.
-->''(killing an enemy champion)'' "Did you see that, Rhaast! Heh heh..." ''(beat)'' "...Rhaast?"\\
''(during his joke animation)'' "Hey Rhaast, remember the time... right, right! You're dead! [[AxCrazy I killed you!]]"

* AnimalMotifs: Moreso than other Star Guardians, Zoe takes a bit of additional aesthetic influence from her familiar, [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods an octopus-looking creature named Ran]]. A few of her abilities are made to resemble and sound like [[MakingASplash dark waters]], and her homeguard "running" animation has her swim around through the air like a cephalopod.


* AnimalMotifs: Moreso than other Star Guardians, Zoe takes a bit of additional aesthetic influence from her familiar, [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods an octopus-looking creature named Ran]].Ran. A few of her abilities are made to resemble and sound like [[MakingASplash dark waters]], and her homeguard "running" animation has her swim around through the air like a cephalopod.

->'''Champions in this line''': (Pulsefire) Caitlyn, Ezreal, Riven, Shen, Twisted Fate, (Praetorian) Fiddlesticks, Graves


->'''Champions in this line''': (Pulsefire) Caitlyn, Ezreal, Riven, Shen, Thresh, Twisted Fate, (Praetorian) Fiddlesticks, Graves

'''Champions in the Victorious line''': Jarvan IV, Janna, Elise, Morgana, Sivir, Maokai, Graves\\


'''Champions in the Victorious line''': Jarvan IV, Janna, Elise, Morgana, Sivir, Maokai, Graves\\Graves, Aatrox\\

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[[SpaceOpera From the heavily urbanized coreworlds to the outermost edge of the galaxy, adventure awaits]]! The great Demaxian Empire has laid claim to almost every inhabited system, ignoring the objections of the ancient Templar Order and the criminal Syndicate alike, in pursuit of the wondrous bounty of ora. This mysterious golden essence—drawn from the vast, majestic creatures that patrol the stars—is the lifeblood of all civilization, but also promises untold power to those who can wield it for themselves...\\
Their [[ supplementary website can be found on Universe]].
->'''Champions in this line''': (Odyssey) Jinx, Kayn, Malphite, Sona, Yasuo, Ziggs, (Galaxy Slayer) Zed
* ActionSurvivor: Yasuo has been successfully evading capture for some time, which his bio calls impressive for a former rich playboy whose only real skills had been swordsmanship and getting drunk.
* AdaptationalHeroism: While she's still got her [[PsychopathicManchild psychopathic]] MadBomber tendencies, Odyssey Jinx is framed less of a villainous TerroristWithoutACause and more of a wacky, [[AntiHero anti-heroic]] LoveableRogue with a fondness for blowing stuff up. It helps that this is a world with [[BlackAndGrayMorality very few purely good characters]]; yes, our heroes are flawed, but they're up against someone who wants to destroy the ''universe'', so...
* AffablyEvil: Kayn is on a mad quest to gather all ora in the universe to become its conqueror and has no qualms with murder, and yet he does it all with such charismatic nonchalance.
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Despite knowing Kayn is after her and her crew ''to kill them'', Jinx is really excited by the fact it's [[PrettyBoy Kayn]], and rewinds a portion of his threatening video message to admire him.
* AntiHero: You wouldn't trust any of the ''Morning Star'' crew to watch your car, let alone save the universe, but they're the ones who got the nod of Fate, and apparently they have the ''potential'' to be heroes...
* AppliedPhlebotinum: Ora, a golden organic essence produced from "megafauna" in the cold vacuum of space, which can be mined in crystal form and also exists in an unrefined liquid form. It can be used as fuel, implanted to directly augment sentient beings, and the Templars, Sona included, can directly communicate with it and command it to fight for them.
-->'''Rhaast''': Ora is ambrosia... so sweet... so pure...
* ArtificialLimbs: Jinx has a mechanical left arm.
* AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: Zed considers himself "life transcended" after having merged with the ora into a frightening, [[CosmicBeing seemingly half-celestial]] [[MindHive collective]].
* AskAStupidQuestion: The end of the [[ "Welcome Aboard"]] trailer reveals the entire thing was an in-universe video the crew were showing to their latest potential recruit, and after it's finished Jinx asks them "So kid, whaddya say?"
-->'''[[CuteMute Sona]]:''' ...
* BadassCrew: [[PowerTrio There's the starting trio]], consisting of Yasuo as captain, Jinx as pilot, and Malphite as muscle. They have convinced Sona to join them, and the "Extraction" game mode is their effort to rescue a marooned Ziggs.
* BetterThanSex: Both Kayn and Rhaast treat their final forms as this.
* ButtMonkey: On top of being [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg the most unaffiliated with the]] ''[[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Morning Star]]'' [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg crew]], Ziggs lost his credibility as a mining engineer after Jinx blew up an enormous ora mine and he got framed for it, and [[RapidFireNo he's less than happy to see her]] [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and her band of idiots]] [[ComplainingAboutRescuesTheyDontLike coming to his rescue]].
* CanonWelding: Rhaast, should he successfully take over Kayn's body, freely admits that his masters, beings who wish to [[SpacetimeEater annihilate the entire universe]], are of the Dark Star, tying Odyssey together with the Event Horizon universe.
* CardCarryingVillain:
** Kayn is very much aware that his mad quest to open the Ora Gate [[GalacticConqueror to rule the universe]] is villainous, but he straight-up owns that fact.
--->'''Kayn''': Soon they'll all worship at my feet.\\
'''Rhaast''': Is that ''truly'' all you desire? \\
'''Kayn''': ''(chuckles)'' Oh, Rhaast. ''Of course'' it is.
** Zed, an outcast of the Templars who rejects their promised salvation, fully admits to being [[KnightTemplar the violent, visionary monster]] the galaxy should fear, but one he believes it [[NecessaryEvil needs]].
--->'''Zed''': The Templars say our deeds are extreme. They are right.
* CoolShip: [[ The teaser trailer]] shows us the ''Morning Star'', introduced with neon colors and scribbly doodles for extra coolness.
* DatingCatwoman: Jinx obviously has a thing for Kayn despite their inherently hostile relationship, and [[VillainousCrush Kayn admits after killing her that she was cute]] ([[YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe Rhaast, on the other hand, is audibly annoyed]]). However, [[AGodAmI Shadow Assassin]] [[AxCrazy Kayn]] makes things a lot creepier, with one of his lines while ''attacking'' her being "[[{{Yandere}} I'm everything you wanted and more, Jinx!]]"[[note]]A now-removed line for killing her would prompt him to say she "would've made an excellent concubine," cut out for being ''too'' creepy.[[/note]]
* DenserAndWackier:
** The stakes are high, the universe is in extreme danger, everyone's quirks are played up to a ridiculous extent, and it's all good fun.
** The biggest difference is with Kayn -- in contrast to the sinister yet subdued confidence of his canon counterpart, [[SillinessSwitch Odyssey Kayn is a completely]] [[LargeHam hamstastic whackjob]] [[EvilIsHammy that fully embraces his edginess]], and his banter with Rhaast is more openly comedic.
* DrunkOnTheDarkSide: Cosmic Emperor Kayn, having absorbed Rhaast's power goes full-blown psychotic and narcassistic, believing he has achieved his ambitions of [[AGodAmI God]][[PhysicalGod hood]].
-->'''Kayn''': My throne awaits! I can see it. I can see ''EVERYTHING''!
* DumbMuscle: Malphite is simpleminded, has temper issues, and is [[UndyingLoyalty inexplicably loyal]] to the [[PsychopathicManchild clearly-psychotic Jinx]], but he's also [[StoneWall extremely durable and difficult to kill]]. Having lost his living and surrounded by a [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits ragtag group of idiots]], he's pretty much always up for [[TheJuggernaut throwing his sizeable mass at anyone who looks at him funny]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Kayn ''is'' a [[AxCrazy murderous lunatic]], but mostly because he's on a mad quest to harvesting ora so he can grow stronger rather than the actual violence. As a co-announcer, he's audibly disgusted with [[BloodKnight Rhaast enjoying the visceral bloodshed itself]].
-->'''Rhaast''': Shut down! Squashed! Ripped to pieces!\\
'''Kayn''': ''(annoyed)'' What is ''wrong'' with you?
* EvilBrit: Just to really play into his [[LaughablyEvil more goofy]] and [[EvilIsHammy hamtastic]] persona, Kayn puts on a lightly posh British accent for emphasis.
* EvilVersusOblivion: The main conflict between Kayn and Rhaast in this line. Kayn wants to conquer the universe so he can rule it; Rhaast wants to open the universe to his masters (specifically, the Dark Star) so they can destroy it. Though he's not above [[OmnicidalManiac having a little fun first]]...
* FallenHero:
** As seen in ''The Lure'', Kayn didn't gain his status as an Ordinal through [[AxCrazy mad delusion]], and began as a respectable, sane, and sympathetic leader... [[StartOfDarkness and then]] [[ManipulativeBastard Rhaast showed up]]. Depending on how you play him, he either goes [[SanitySlippage completely off]] [[AGodAmI his rocker]] or gets [[ShootTheShaggyDog anticlimactically snuffed out]] [[TreacherousAdvisor by Rhaast]].
** Zed was originally a very promising Templar trusted enough to protect a legendary megafauna that was worshipped as a god, a task he was genuinely committed to. Unfortunately, when the Demaxians zeroed in to harvest the creature, Zed had no choice but to MercyKill it, a decision which not only broke all tenants of Templar faith, but also resulted in him merging with its ora and becoming [[PureIsNotGood the horrifying being of "purity"]] he (or [[MindHive "they"]]) are currently known as.
* FiveManBand:
** TheLeader: Yasuo, the captain of the ''Morning Star''.
** TheLancer: Jinx, the pilot and borderline GadgeteerGenius.
** TheBigGuy: Malphite, the engineer who also serves as the main muscle.
** TheChick: Sona, Templar in hiding from Kayn/Rhaast.
** TheSmartGuy: Ziggs, disgraced entrepreneur.
* FriendlyEnemy: The canonical Kayn and Rhaast was a subversion since their "friendliness" was a result of two stubbornly confident enemies locked into a duel until one of them won. Their dynamic here is similar, but thanks to their [[SillinessSwitch new quirks]], their bickering instead makes them sound LikeAnOldMarriedCouple.
-->'''Rhaast''': ''(Kayn begins recalling)'' What? Getting tired already!?\\
'''Kayn''': I don't see ''you'' helping out.\\
'''Rhaast''': I'm the scythe, idiot! I ''only'' help out!
* GalacticConqueror: While he's not the highest power of the Demaxian Empire, Kayn is one of its Ordinals, and is heavily obsessed with consuming the ora of the universe in the hopes he'll become an invincible, immortal being. [[WrongGenreSavvy He's wrong about that part]], though [[LivingWeapon Rhaast]] is leading him on to fulfill his own interests for [[OmnicidalManiac omnicidal destruction]].
* ICallItVera: Yasuo named his sword "Song". Subverted, since it doesn't really mean anything; he just thought it sounded cool.
* ImpossiblyCoolClothes: Largely Sona, whose dress is such a tight "mermaid" style that she probably couldn't walk in it, though fortunately, [[PowerFloats she doesn't have to]].
* InstantArmor: As an effect of merging with the ora, Zed can manipulate it to serve as armor, "[writhing] across his skin, transforming his limbs and [[SpontaneousWeaponCreation crafting living weapons]]." In the process of demonstrating this, Galaxy Slayer Zed is his only skin that reveals his bare face.
* KnightOfCerebus: While not without moments of comedic relief, Galaxy Slayer Zed is much more dark and serious in tone than anyone else in the line, introducing the idea that beyond the zany SpaceOpera tone of the universe, there is something much deeper going on with ora and the Templars.
* LaughablyEvil: While canon Kayn has his own subdued braggadocio, [[SillinessSwitch the Kayn here is straight-up hilarious]], far more willing to joke around [[AxCrazy as he gleefully lusts for violence and ora]], with [[LargeHam a steady diet of ham to boot]].
-->'''Kayn''': Hey Rhaaaaaast...\\
'''Rhaast''': What?\\
'''Kayn''': Rhaast.\\
'''Rhaast''': ''What?''\\
'''Kayn''': Rhaast.\\
'''Rhaast''': ''What do you want, Kayn!?''\\
'''Kayn''': ...[[TheGadfly hi.]]
* LivingWeapon: Like his canon counterpart, Rhaast is an ancient and bloodthirsty monstrosity sealed within a scythe. In this universe, he poses as being the voice of the ora for Kayn to possess him, [[ManipulativeBastard though this is a lie]] propelled by his and his masters' plans to [[OmnicidalManiac destroy everything]], which coincides with Kayn's desire to harvest all ora in the universe.
* MindHive: Zed appears to have merged so much with [[AppliedPhlebotinum the ora]] that he seems to have become one with its collective consciousness, almost exclusively referring to himself as "we" à la ComicBook/{{Venom}}.
* MistakenForMurderer: Similar to his canon counterpart, Odyssey Yasuo has been on the run ever since he was framed for the murder of his brother, Yone. The real culprit was Kayn, and Yone died helping Sona escape from him.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Riot seems to view Ziggs as this, [[ down to advertising]] ''Odyssey: Extraction'' with the call to "Join the crew and Ziggs." [[ According to a Dev journal]], this is due to him being the very last champion chosen for the first Odyssey lineup, primarily decided to fit the gamemode after the rest of the roster was already solidified.
* MythologyGag: Galaxy Slayer Zed and Odyssey Kayn aren't related in this universe, but the former has a few choice words to share between them in combat:
--> ''(encountering Kayn)'' "In another life, Kayn, you might have been a half-decent pupil."\\
''(attacking Kayn)'' "Kayn! [[PrepareToDie Our first and final lesson begins]]."
* OddFriendship: [[ThoseTwoGuys Jinx and Malphite]], who originally met as working partners during a deep space mining operation. Even after Jinx got them both fired after cracking their asteroid in half with explosives, the two have a strong friendship, with Malphite always trailing behind Jinx and not minding all of the crazy shenanigans they end up in.
* OmnicidalManiac:
** Rhaast is a servant to the [[SpacetimeEater Dark Star]], and is fully on board with them consuming the universe and all that inhabit it. While [[SealedEvilInACan he's still bound]] [[LivingWeapon to a scythe]], [[AxCrazy he still greatly enjoys the violence he and Kayn participate in along the way]].
** Zed's quest is of destroying the weak in search of "true harmony", which due to his [[AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence position of power]] and [[HumansAreMorons extreme dissatisfaction with]] [[PunyEarthlings puny humans]] is shaping up to making him one. Interestingly, he's unrelated to the Dark Star, [[EvenEvilHasStandards and is rather appalled that it even exists]].
* PersonalityBloodTypes: The character profiles on their website have "Blood Type" as categories, but like [[DenserAndWackier everything else]], it's [[PlayedForLaughs played for somewhat nondescriptive laughs]]. Presented without alteration:
** Yasuo: Awesome.
** Jinx: Excitable.
** Ziggs: Highly combustible.
** Sona: I don't know. Magic?
** Malphite: Unknown xenotype.
** Kayn: Mostly ora by now, probably.
** Zed: Ora, but edgier.
* RagtagBunchOfMisfits: The ''Morning Star'' crew, haphazardly formed by Yasuo -- no real hero himself -- and a couple of down-and-out lunatics that he recruited from a local bar. (They stole the ship, too). Along the way they added Sona (a silent runaway space wizard being pursued by the psychotic Ordinal Kayn) [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Ziggs (a mining entrepreneur who got caught in one of Jinx's bad ideas)]].
* RealMenWearPink: Yasuo's EstablishingCharacterMoment in the recruitment video shows him reading until surprised by Jinx. He slices up the dummy she throws at him without dropping his book -- which turns out to be a saucy {{pirate}}-themed [[ShipTease Garen and Katarina]] RomanceNovel. Judging by [[{{Gasp}} his reaction]] when he sees the next page, he's really into it.
* SelfDuplication: Like in his normal depiction, Zed is able to form [[DoppelgangerAttack temporary clones of himself to attack]], not from [[CastingAShadow shadow magic]], but instead thanks to the ora. According to his extended bio, [[MundaneUtility Zed's clones are also useful during lonely dinners just to have a familiar face around]].
* ShoulderSizedDragon: [[ADogNamedDog Space Lizard]], an exotic species of reptile stolen from a max-security nature reserve, rides on Yasuo's shoulder. They probably won't name it, but [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter Yasuo does find its bubble-blowing adorable]].
* SignificantGreenEyedRedhead: Jinx in this line (at least in her default Odyssey skin; her various chromas give her more palette varieties) swaps out her [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair blue hair]] and red eyes for bright orange hair and green eyes.
* SpaceOpera: Set in a world where the Runeterra factions are multiplanet empires and everyone is after a mysterious, power-enhancing substance called ora, the line is evocative of a colorful, punky and retro-style variant. It resembles a cross between ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' and ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'', with a little ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' mixed in (as a bonus, "[[ The Lure]]" was written by famed ''ComicBook/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' writer Creator/DanAbnett).
* SpaceX: In ''Extraction'', several items with life steal or spell vamp them -- on top of a [[{{Nerf}} 75% sustain reduction to balance the innate sustain of the game mode]] -- are all renamed as this, with "Space Vampiric Scepter", "Space Hextech Gunblade", etc.
* SpacePirate: Kayn is decked out in this type of getup, complete with an EyepatchOfPower that covers his normally-corrupted eye. He's currently pursuing the crew of the ''Morning Star''.
* SpikesOfVillainy: Galaxy Slayer Zed wears some ''very'' spiky armor, with several animations (including his taunt, recall, and rarely-seen critical hit attack) causes him to grow more out of his body.
* TreacherousAdvisor: Rhaast. He's promised ultimate power to Kayn if he proves himself worthy, but his real intention is to take over his body. In the scenario where Rhaast wins, Kayn is shocked at his betrayal -- for about half a second.
-->'''Kayn''': ''[[OhCrap What's]] [[ThisCannotBe happening]]!?''\\
'''Rhaast''': [[ILied I]] [[PreMortemOneLiner LIED]]. ''([[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath crushes]] [[GrandTheftMe him]])''
* VillainsOutShopping: Despite being a mad ordinal with delusions of galactic conquest through ora, Kayn is still up for karaoke nights and brings Rhaast with him. His profile even lists his favorite song: "OH MY GOD" ft. Ahri.
-->'''Kayn''': [[VillainsOutShopping Should we do karaoke night again]]?\\
'''Rhaast''': No one can know about that!\\
'''Kayn''': So... next weekend, then?\\
'''Rhaast''': [[NotSoAboveItAll ...sure]].
* VisionaryVillain: Zed, having merged with the ora to a [[CosmicBeing disturbing extent]], sees himself as [[AboveGoodAndEvil above any simple morality imposed by the Templars, the Demaxian Empire, and the Syndicate]], instead possessing a much grander goal of [[TheSocialDarwinist purging the weak from the galaxy in order to bring "enlightenment."]]
-->'''Zed''': The weak crave the illusion of balance. The worthy enforce true harmony.
* WhiteMagicianGirl: Sona is a Templar (or more descriptively a "moon wizard!") with an innate ability to commune with ora. [[LivingMacGuffin She is being hunted by Kayn so he can use her abilities to gather all the ora in the universe and open the Ora Gate]]. She joined up with the ''Morning Star'' crew for reasons of her own -- it's implied that she sees HiddenDepths (''extremely'' well hidden) in Yasuo.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Kayn's hair is a literal dark blue, while Jinx and Yasuo's respective orange and white hair further change with chromas.

[[folder:Omega Squad]]
A skin line representing a modern and gritty battle squadron of saboteurs, Dark Ops specialists, and other small soldiers.
->'''Champions in this line''': Fizz, Teemo, Tristana, Twitch, Veigar
* CompanionCube: Just to show [[SanitySlippage how far off the deep end Teemo's got]], in his words, his poisonous mushroom is the only friend he has left.
* EverybodysDeadDave: It's suggested from his comrades' splash arts and his current SanitySlippage that the rest of the squad is... gone.
-->''(petting his poison mushroom)'' "[[ We'll make them pay for what they did to your family, little guy...]]"
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: A younger Teemo makes [[TheCameo cameos]] in the other Omega Squad members' splash arts, some rather comical, like him falling out of a tree in [[ Twitch's splash]], or riding a dolphin in [[ Fizz's splash]]. Unfortunately, FridgeHorror starts to kick in when you wonder what happened that resulted in Teemo going [[NewMeat from that]] to [[ShellShockedVeteran where he is now]].
* GoMadFromTheIsolation: Yordles by nature require companionship, otherwise they go insane as the canon Veigar demonstrates. Omega Squad Teemo has tragically reached that point, taking [[ItGetsEasier glee and indifference in combat]], [[CompanionCube making friends with his ammunition]], and [[ShellShockedVeteran overall feeling much more manic and exhausted]].
* KillerRabbit: For a skin line based on [[UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar Vietnam War]]-style fiction, its champions sure are small and cute, aren't they? Hell, [[HarmlessVillain Veigar]] has arguably gotten ''more'' adorable due to his increased amount of {{Emoticon}}-like expressions. [[ShellShockedVeteran Omega Squad Teemo]], however, subverts this, as his much darker design and voiceover start to make him look genuinely intimidating.
* ShellShockedVeteran:
** Omega Squad Teemo is a battle-weary, partially-insane version of his usual chipper self. Judging by the grainy, rough photo-like quality of his comrade's splash arts (which he appears in [[NewMeat as younger and a lot more bumbling]]), as well as [[CompanionCube attachment to his mushrooms as companionship]], there's a disquieting implication that ''[[EverybodysDeadDave he's the only one left]].''
** Twitch also counts as this, having been described as deeply and irreversibly affected by war.
* TheSquad: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Omega Squad, of course]]!
** TheLeader: Tristana is [[MajorlyAwesome the Commander]], who makes it a policy not to retreat, unless it's to return fire while heading home. [[InsistentTerminology That's just]] "[[TacticalWithdrawal advancing backwards]]."
** TheSneakyGuy: Fizz is the Saboteur, who specializes in underwater combat and being really hard to hit. It's unknown what action he saw before joining the squad, but he only refers to the sea as "a bucket of chum."
** DemolitionsExpert: Veigar is the Heavy Artillery, specializing in [[DeathFromAbove calling down the thunder with explosive ordnance]]. Sometimes for [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill mundane situations that don't need them all]]. He thinks of it as "a fun quirk."
** TheMedic: Twitch ''in theory'' is "The Medic," but his [[ShellShockedVeteran shell-shock]] has made it years since he was seen as a competent medical professional, [[DeadlyDoctor and is much more interested in gaining a body count instead]].
** ArmyScout: Teemo is the Scout, seemingly [[NewMeat the newest to the Squad]], [[ having required the rest of them save him on one occasion]]. Unfortunately, [[EverybodysDeadDave things got]] [[BreakTheCutie a lot worse]] [[GoMadFromTheIsolation for him]]. [[SanitySlippage Much]] [[ShellShockedVeteran worse]].

[[folder:Omen of the Dark]]
Taking place in a once-glorious city that was surrendered to the darkness by the Blade Queen Lissandra, this ghastly line follows her and her subjects after they've been turned into monstrous beings of shadow, and the land into a gothic hellscape.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Iron Inquisitor) Kayle, (Blade Queen) Lissandra, (Cursed Revenant) Nocturne, (Black Scourge) Singed, (Grey) Warwick, (Undertaker) Yorick
* TheCorruption: The release of the dark shadow spirit Nocturne into the world has seemed to cause an entire city to fall to this, [[FallenHero reducing its brightest paragons to their inner demons]], and creating monsters fuelled by the endless ambition of their once-great Blade Queen.
* CreepyMortician: Undertaker Yorick buries not just graves, but every burdening secret the fallen city holds, taking a huge toll on his mind as a result.
* DealWithTheDevil: The once-great queen Lissandra was haunted by the Cursed Revenant Nocturne in her dreams, who whispered temptations of power and eternal life. When she betrayed her city by freeing him, [[GoneHorriblyRight she got]] [[AndIMustScream exactly what she]] [[JackassGenie was promised]], [[ApocalypseHow and then some]].
* FallenHero:
** Kayle was originally the [[TheParagon crowned Iron Inquisitor]] [[ThePaladin who stood for the brightest light against the darkness]], but following the city's collapse, her own internal darkness overcame her, and she turned against her sisters.
** Grey Warwick was once a human knight who pledged his life to the Blade Queen Lissandra. For this loyalty, she gave him a shard of [[{{Lunacy}} spectral moonlight]], one that's cursed him to [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent the depraved, bestial form he's in now]].
* GothicHorror: The twisted visual aesthetic of the line, which wouldn't look out of place in a "[[VideoGame/DarkSouls Souls]][[VideoGame/{{Bloodborne}} borne]]" [[Creator/FROMSoftware game]].
* PlagueDoctor: Black Scourge Singed heavily resembles one, but in the lore, he's more interested in ''[[DeadlyDoctor inducing]]'' [[MadScientist plagues]]. Specifically, it was his specialization in dreams that made Queen Lissandra susceptible to Nocturne's temptation, and following her corruption, he's turned to the craven arts to speed things up.

[[caption-width-right:116:We are known as Pentakill, and we shall rock as no other.]]

In a world where heavy metal reigns supreme, Pentakill is Valoran's most famous metal band, the undisputed masters of melting the face right off your head.\\
The band was originally just a skin theme line with a few blurbs of supplementary lore, but in 2014, Riot [[{{Defictionalization}} Defictionalized]] [[VirtualCelebrity the band]] with an extensive collaborative lineup, featuring big metal names including [[Music/{{Dragonforce}} ZP Theart]], [[Music/{{JORN}} Jørn Lande]], [[Music/DreamTheater Derek Sherinian]], and [[Music/BattleBeast Noora Louhimo]]. Their first album, ''Smite and Ignite'', was released in 2014 that year, and a follow-up, ''Grasp of the Undying'', was released in 2017. The release of this album saw Pentakill surprise everyone and hit #1 on Metal charts during the month of its release.\\
[[ Their website can be found here]]. Also, [[ a music video]] for "Mortal Reminder"!
->'''Champions in this line''': Karthus, Kayle, Mordekaiser, Olaf, Sona, Yorick
For tropes on the music itself, see this page [[Music/{{Pentakill}} here.]]
* AGoodNameForARockBand:
** Pentakill, natch. This extends to almost all of their song and album titles, named after items or abilities in the game.
** Their (fictional) tour dates for their 2017 ''Grasp of the Undying'' tour also listed some "support" bands at their locations, including such gems as "Noxtoraa", "Quadrakill", "Ice Witch", "Frostguard", "Dead Pool Down", and "Tiny Feet of Doom".
* AdaptationalHeroism: Karthus and Mordekaiser are part of the line, but at worst, their Pentakill versions [[ScaryMusicianHarmlessMusic look scary, but are otherwise pretty harmless]].
* AllGuitarsAreStratocasters: Subverted -- In fact, Mordekaiser's guitar is more weapon than instrument. All of Pentakill's songs must only be in one tuning. Yorick's bass somewhat plays the trope straight, without knobs.
* AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever: Mordekaiser in the "Mortal Reminder" music video is ''HUGE'', easily being fifty feet tall or taller. In fact, when he first appears him standing up in Poppy's workshop ''smashes'' the roof, and the roof itself is only up to his waist.
* BackToBackBadasses: Mordekaiser and Yorick in the "Mortal Reminder" music video.
* BaitAndSwitch:
** In the "Mortal Reminder" music video. Rumble is about to have a flower to Tristana, who he's known to have a crush on. When Pentakill Sona sensually emerges from a nearby haunted piano, he quickly switches, offering the flowers to her (before being blasted away by ThePowerOfRock).
** "Cull" starts off sounding like it's going to be a SurprisinglyGentleSong. And then they get going.
* BigRockEnding: "Mortal Reminder".
* BizarreInstrument: Olaf doesn't really play any drums in the "Mortal Reminder" music video, so much as he just hits a bunch of stones.
* CantHoldHisLiquor: Karthus. Mordekaiser even quotes the trope verbatim in responnse to his drunken ClusterFBomb.
* TheChick:
** Sona subverts the trope; normally, the token chick in a FiveManBand is TheHeart that keeps the group together. Sona is easily one of the more violent members, she just [[CuteMute can't communicate it.]] Being asked in a Q&A why she [[BerserkButton requires no skill to play as]], resulted in a... [[ClusterFBomb profane rant]], but translated into morse code.[[labelnote:The full answer]]WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU JUST FUCKING SAY ABOUT ME, YOU LITTLE TEENY BOPPER? ILL HAVE YOU KNOW I PLAY AT THE TOP TIERS IN SOLO QUEUE, AND IVE BEEN INVOLVED IN NUMEROUS SOLD OUT SHOWS FOR PENTAKILL, AND I HAVE OVER 300 CONFIRMED ASSISTS. I AM TRAINED IN ETWAHL WARFARE AND IM THE TOP SUPPORT IN THE ENTIRE LEAGUE OF LEGENDS. YOU ARE NOTHING TO ME BUT JUST ANOTHER ASSIST.[[/labelnote]]
** In the interviews, it seems more like ''Mordekaiser'' of all people is the one trying to keep everyone together, while Olaf is the OnlySaneMan.
* DumbAndDrummer: Olaf isn't exactly dumb, but he's probably the most simple-minded member of the band.
* DynamicEntry: Each champion in the "Mortal Reminder" music video emerges in a manner appropriate for their champion/
** Karthus arrives with the initial storm, being the bands frontliner.
** Yorick is a zombie, so he rises from the ground.
** Sona is a musician as her base character, so she emerges from a piano.
** Mordekaiser is a revenant of metal, and he emerges from a forge.
** Olaf is a viking, and he lands from the sky in a lightning bolt.
** Kayle is an angelic Valkyrie, and she dives down from the sky.
* FallenAngel: A recurring motif among the band members. Karthus is described as singing with the voice of "a fallen angel made of freshly polished chrome and dynamite [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment that eats other dynamite]]," and as the band needed a female vocalist, Kayle came to the band as a ''literal'' angel of rock falling to the earth.
* IAmTheBand: Karthus, when drunk and angry, certainly thinks so.
-->'''Karthus''': I can't believe you $#*ing guys are going make me quit drinking. I mean, what would I do without booze, huh? You can't really expect me to do this sober!\\
'''Mordekaiser''': Karthus, you really have to see how you've contributed here. It isn't our fault you can't hold your liquor – you haven't got a stomach. Besides, you were going strong until you took those six hits off Sona's [[DoubleEntendre Oracle's Elixir]]. I could understand if you were the support, but that's just irresponsible. Tell him, Sona.\\
'''Sona''': [[TheVoiceless ...]]\\
'''Karthus''': Hey [[ClusterFBomb @#$& you]], you ^$*ing #$*@s! I !$#^ing carry this %&^*ing band! Who the *&%$ing @!#$ do you &%#$s think you are making me get clean? @#%^ing %^&# this $%#@, I'm going to @%^$ing kill whoever you @#^$ing hire and then drink vast quantities of mead. @#%#!\\
'''Olaf''': Well, I don't think anybody's going to top that. Um… our new record, Death Rides a Pale Boar is in stores now. And don't steal it because, you know... we'll kill you.
* InstrumentOfMurder: All of the Pentakill skins use their instruments as weapons.
* KayfabeMusic: Following their {{Defictionalization}}, the band has just grown from a cosmetic in-game skin theme to a full-blown [[VirtualCelebrity virtual band]] project. ''Smite and Ignite'' in particular debuted in Billboard's top 40, and "Mortal Reminder" took them straight to #1 on the [=iTunes=] metal charts.
* [[KickTheDog Kick The Yordle]]: Kayle kicks Teemo off of a giant stone pillar in the "Mortal Reminder" music video, but it's hard to tell if he's just in the way, since none of the members ever notice him.
* MetalHead: No pun intended for Mordekaiser, but he and Karthus both headbang in their dance emotes, and Kayle in her recall. Really, all of the skins invoke this in some way.
* NobodyLovesTheBassist: Largely subverted; Yorick gets EPIC and very audible bass lines in the songs; ''Lightbringer'', arguably their most popular song, opens with Yorick's bass. He even plays the bass line of ''Lightbringer'' in his dance emote, being the only band member that can actually play music in game. He's also the second member to appear in the "Mortal Reminder" music video, and plays a larger role than Sona, Olaf, and Kayle in it; he even gets a BackToBackBadasses moment with Mordekaiser. It is worth noting that he's never spoken in any interviews, though.
* NonIndicativeName: With the introduction of [[TheSixthRanger Kayle]] into the band, the name "Pentakill" seems like a slight misnomer. Perhaps "Hexakill" doesn't feel as punchy?
* OnlySaneMan: Somehow, ''[[TheBerserker Olaf]]'' is this in the interviews. Yes, even more than [[CuteMute Sona]].
* PetTheDog: Mordekaiser is said to be very protective of Sona as the most delicate member of Pentakill (three of them aren't technically alive, the fourth is a ruthless barbarian warrior, and the fifth is an armored battle-angel).
* PlagueMaster: Although none of his actual abilities reflect it, Mordekaiser is repeatedly mentioned in the backstory to be drawn to sources of plague and death. In fact, in case you're wondering how he got into music in the first place...
-->'''JP:''' Mordekaiser, you're an enigma both in and out of the arena. What draws you away from the Field of Justice to pursue this surprising side-project?\\
'''M:''' My fans. I am drawn to their disease.\\
'''JP:''' You mean their feverish love of this Techma-Tune music?\\
'''M:''' [[ThePigPen No.]]
* ThePowerOfRock: Uhh.... duh. The "Mortal Reminder" music video shows their music bringing havoc and rock to a small Yordle town, and all poor Teemo can do is watch.
* TheQuietOne: Yorick is this in the band, despite ''Sona'' being the mute one. Yorick himself has never given any interviews.
* RhymingWithItself: The song "Lightbringer" rhymes 'hope' with itself in the second verse.
* TheRoadie: Yorick's summonable ghouls [[MundaneUtility also serve as the band's roadies]]. In-game, they can be seen wearing spiked wristbands.
* RunningGag: Members of the band asking Sona to say something and Sona (predictably) responding [[CuteMute "..."]]
* ScaryMusicianHarmlessMusic: While the band does a lot of collateral damage to the little Yordle town in "Mortal Reminder", they don't actually hurt anyone (Except maybe Teemo). Karthus in particular begins channeling a spell that looks like his ult is about to destroy everyone in town, and when it completes, the Yordles are just dressed in black and begin rocking to the music.
** This was also shown during their first album, as "Lightbrighter" is a song where the protagonist is bringing hope and peace. In fact, most of their songs are on the more hopeful and uplifting end.
* SirSwearsAlot: Karthus definitely has a habit of ClusterFBomb'ing while drunk.
* SixthRanger: Pentakill Kayle. The original FiveManBand of Pentakill was released between 2010 to 2012, whereas Pentakill Kayle joined the band in 2017. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking She's also not in a group-shot like the other five]], although her splash art does feature all of the other members in the background.
* SomethingCompletelyDifferent:
** ''Smite and Ignite'' is a mostly PowerMetal[=/=]HeavyMetal album. "Hexcore" however, is an oddly [[IndustrialMetal industrial]] track that wouldn't sound that out of place on a Music/{{Kraftwerk}} album. And then there's ''Orb of Winter'', which is explained below.
** In the second album, "Hexcore MK-II" does the same thing, although it sounds more metal than the first "Hexcore".
** "The Prophecy" and "From Fire Reborn" are interlude tracks that don't feature any actual music, and are instead booming, [[SpokenWordInMusic spoken-word passages]] by Mordekaiser and Karthus, respectively. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking They're also the only songs not named after an in-game item/ability]].
* SopranoAndGravel: The song "Frozen Heart" features the voices of both Karthus and Kayle.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: "Orb of Winter", which while still booming and grandiose, features less rock instrumentals and a lot more orchestra and ominous choir, almost like if Sona composed the whole thing.
* ThemeSongReveal: If you were listening to "Tear of the Goddess" through it's slightly-long intro sequence, and were expecting Karthus' voice, you were probably surprised when the angelic voice of Kayle came into your ears. [[FridgeBrilliance It makes sense]] when you realize the song is inspired by the story of Kayle and Morgana, and how their mother shed tears when they fought.

[[folder:Pool Party]]
When summer comes around, it's nice to unwind and have a good time with friends. These skins are made for the sunny summer, and feature the champions enjoying time around the pool or at the beach. This is represented through quirky spell effects, such as explosions turning to water balloons, and swords turning into pool noodles.
->'''Champions in this line''': Caitlyn, Draven, Dr. Mundo, Fiora, Gangplank, Graves, Lee Sin, Leona, Lulu, Miss Fortune, Rek'Sai, Renekton, Taric, Zac, Ziggs, Zoe
* BeachEpisode: Depicts the champions dressed for swimming, surfing, or just sunbathing.
* TheCameo: Several champions aren't featured in the line but feature in the backgrounds of splash arts, occasionally for a FunnyBackgroundEvent or two. [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg Also]] [[JokeCharacter Urf]].
* TheComicallySerious: Renekton, the anthropomorphic crocodile, is a no-nonsense lifeguard who fights using a rescue board. Not exactly the guy you'd wanna get CPR from.
* EarlyBirdCameo: A blue, shorts-wearing Zac was featured in Pool Party Renekton's splash art two years before it was officially released as his own Pool Party skin.
* {{Fanservice}}: Surprisingly sparse. Some play it completely straight; Caitlyn, Fiora and Miss Fortune in particular are scantily clad in swimsuits, while Taric, Graves, and Gangplank proudly display their manly chests, but most of the skins are meant to be funny instead of sexy.
* FlowerInHerHair: Zoe has a large flower tucked into her hair while Leona has a sunflower.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Frequently happens in the splash arts, where other champions can be seen doing things like jumping off diving boards or chasing each other across the beach.
** Pool Party Ziggs' art has a funny ''foreground'' event, as Garen, Katarina, and Darius ([[GoKartingWithBowser yes, they're all in the same pool party]]) are making "OhCrap" [[ThisIsGonnaSuck faces]] as he's about to cannonball in the middle of them.
** Pool Party Graves' splash art appears to be capturing Ziggs' cannonball in his splash art, albeit at a much more distant angle.
** Pool Party Renekton's splash art is ''also'' capturing another Ziggs cannonball, also showing some characters on the diving boards, including [[MsFanservice Ahri]], [[FanDisservice Gragas]], [[VillainsOutShopping Kha'Zix]], and for some reason, ''[[JokeCharacter Urf]]''.
** Pool Party Leona's splash art features Lux being chased by Taric (''both'' of them doing a GirlyRun) on the left, while on the far right is Ezreal sitting and looking really unimpressed at the two.
** The full context of Pool Party Fiora's splash art is that she cut Tryndamere's foam sword in half with ''[[AbsurdlySharpBlade another]]'' [[ImprobableUseOfAWeapon foam sword]]. Katarina, Darius, and Ashe are confused, but Garen's cheering her on.
** A subtle one in Pool Party Miss Fortune's art; [[BlindSeer Lee Sin]] is taking a picture of her, but appears to be holding his phone upside-down.
* GogglesDoNothing: Zoe has a pair on her forehead, but doesn't use them for anything.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: A staple. Of course, they're still equally effective in gameplay.
** Fiora has a pool noodle instead of a sword.
** Mundo throws a ukulele instead of a cleaver.
** Caitlyn, Gangplank, Graves and Miss Fortune use water guns instead of their regular guns.
** Leona replaces her sword with a beach umbrella.
** Ziggs throws water balloons instead of explosives.
** Gangplank uses a spatula instead of his sword, and blows up [[SmashingWatermelons watermelons]] instead of barrels.
* MakingASplash: Many of them use water in place of their normal spell effects. Zac is actually made of water in this line instead of... whatever amorphous goo he actually is. His recall features him relaxing in a kiddie pool filled with himself.
-->'''Skin Description''': If a guy made of water jumps into a pool, does he become the pool? Or just... part of the pool? [[MindScrew Or does the pool become him? This is a very serious question]].
* RatedMForManly: Graves and Taric.
* SillinessSwitch: An exclusively comedic skin line for the summer.
* ThreateningShark: Rek'Sai, normally a Void monster, is depicted as a shark wearing water wings, and she rides a jet ski for her Homeguard animation. Her 'burrow' is depicted as if she's swimming through the ground, and a Jaws-esque theme plays when she senses someone with her Tremor Sense.
-->'''Skin Description''': [[GonnaNeedMoreX We're gonna need a bigger inflatable raft]].
* WalkingShirtlessScene: Graves and Taric. Taric's splash in particular is pretty much 60% man-chest.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Pool Party Zoe has blue and watery hair, instead of her normal orange-shading-to-purple.

[[folder:Prehistoric Hunters]]
Very simple skin line -- [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs dinosaurs, and those who hunt them]]. Originally conceived in celebration of the release of ''Film/JurassicWorld'', this skin line shares a universe with the ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter''-inspired Beast Hunter trio of Draven, Tryndamere, and Sejuani.\\
The line is featured in the Riot-endorsed fan-made webcomic, "[[ Olaf vs. Everything]]" (despite Olaf not being part of the line).
->'''Champions in this line''': (Prehistoric) Anivia, Cho'Gath, Renekton, (Beast Hunter) Draven, Sejuani, Tryndamere, (Tribal) Ryze
* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: The original inspiration.
** Cho'Gath is reminiscent of a TyrannosaurusRex.
** Anivia (a mythical bird in the main universe), is depicted as a pterosaur, complete with a jungle-esque egg for her passive.
* GiantFlyer: Anivia, which makes her resemble some sort of pterosaur.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: The Beast Hunters. Prehistoric Cho'Gath's blurb points out that "there are no sane hunters."
* ItCanThink: Prehistoric Renekton is described as a rare intelligent beast, capable of erudite speech and wielding weapons. Unfortunately, he's not very friendly, and still poses a danger to hunters.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Much like his canon persona, Draven is an incorrigible showboat, though this proves to be ''much'' more dangerous in this universe, [[LethallyStupid with some of his own hunting partners dying due to his need for "dramatic tension."]]
* LizardFolk: Prehistoric Renekton seems to be a giant version of this, standing between a rampaging Cho'Gath and Anivia while protecting a group of tribesmen who stand in his shadow. He's noticeably different because, while Cho'Gath and Anivia are mostly animalistic with only a few decorations, Renekton is a dinosaur-humanoid warrior wielding a giant weapon and adorned in large armor.
* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: Renekton appears as a giant half-breed, very similar in appearance to ancient crocodilians such as Sarcosuchus. He's also different from the others in that he's wearing armor and wielding a giant weapon, whereas Cho'Gath and Anivia are far more bestial.
* UnitsNotToScale: In their shared splash, Cho'Gath, Anivia, and Renekton dwarf the tiny humans watching their fight. In game, they're much smaller.

In a CyberPunk BadFuture version of Runeterra, ''far'' in the future where Hextech reigns supreme, a group called PROJECT has resurrected some champions through technology and turned them into combat-cyborgs. Eventually, those who could resist control banded together to form a resistance led by Ashe, to stop the inhumane experiments and war. Within the same universe are the Programs, more mechanized artificial intelligence versions of other champions.
->'''Champions in the PROJECT line''': Akali, Ashe, Ekko, Fiora, Irelia, Jhin, Jinx, Katarina, Leona, Lucian, Master Yi, Pyke, Vayne, Vi, Warwick, Yasuo, Zed
->'''Champions in the Program line''': (Program) Camille, [=LeBlanc=], Lissandra, Nami, Soraka, ([=iBlitzcrank=]) Blitzcrank
* ArcSymbol: [[ The triangular PROJECT symbol]]. Players who initially purchased the skins through crafting got loading screen cards with the symbol on top of their champion, some having slight variations: [[ Vi's symbol is inverted and has wings]], while [[ Jhin's is also inverted and integrates]] [[SkeletonMotif a skull design]].
* AdvertOverloadedFuture: From what we can see of the world in [[ videos]], artwork, and the Substructure 43 map, the world is packed with a lot of neon advertisements.
* AIIsACrapshoot: Varies between the Program champions, who are all AI. Program Lissandra is definitely this, having gone beyond her programming to become a world-conqueror. [=LeBlanc=] was advertised as just a diplomat-software avatar, but was secretly created to actually be a deceptive, infiltrating intelligence stealing information from various corporations. Camille murders any human who uses unauthorized technology, but that's just what she was programmed to do. Soraka, Nami, and iBlitzcrank were built as BenevolentAI, but their codes have since been infiltrated by Program (i.e. Lissandra), making their ultimate status uncertain.
-->'''Pulsefire Ezreal''': Quick question: Are you from the "robot rights" or "enslave humanity" part of the timeline?
* BenevolentAI: Program Soraka and Nami were respectively built to be a gentle support bot and an aquatic search-and-rescue bot, though while their behavior is mostly the same, Program Lissandra has secretly gotten a hold of their code [[AIIsACrapshoot and is causing their behavior to go erratic]]...
* BigBrotherIsWatchingYou: Lissandra was built to be an all-seeing security bot.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: The fate of the PROJECT champions who haven't yet escaped. In their cinematic, Master Yi is rescued from some group trying to reprogram him.
* CanonWelding:
** Originally, the Program skins were meant to be its own line, but were then confirmed to be merged in a single timeline and written as such in their lore blurbs.
** {{Subverted|Trope}} with the Battlecast line. Some eagle-eyed viewers noticed a silhouette in the background of PROJECT: Katarina and Program Camille's splash arts that resembles Battlecast Vel'Koz, [[ but a Rioter officially confirmed]] that it wasn't supposed to be him, and that the [=PROJECT/Program=] and Battlecast universes are separate.
* CerebusSyndrome: From a nifty skin for Yasuo to a terrifying, {{Dystopia}}n BadFuture where technology will advance even if human minds and bodies are broken in the process.
* ComputerVirus: Vayne deems any Program she has to face up against "a virus," or at least [[AIIsACrapshoot faulty AI]].
* TheCracker: PROJECT: Jhin was originally this, but following a botched surgery, he became a killer for hire.
* CyberneticsEatYourSoul: As described by one of the line's visual designers, "In order to become PROJECT you have to surrender your humanity. The technology takes over your soul." These present champions, however, were mentally and psychologically strong enough to hang onto their personalities.
** This is most explicitly so with PROJECT: Jhin, who already became unhinged following his augmentation and turn to [[ProfessionalKiller mechanized killing for hire]], but he also feels the need to gain more high-clearance upgrades using tech from his victims, which has resulted in "[[SanitySlippage severe personality fragmentation]]."
** PROJECT: Jinx, Warwick, and Pyke of the "Outcasts" are still worse -- as scrapped, failed conversions, they have lost most of their humanity. ''Most'' of Pyke is holding together enough to direct his anger at PROJECT, but Warwick [[TranshumanTreachery wants to slaughter everything]] and Jinx may have become a vessel for the Program virus.
* CyberPunk: The entire theme of this AlternateUniverse, with many of the typical trappings: [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul cybernetic]] {{Transhumanism}}, LaResistance, [[MoralityKitchenSink moral ambiguity]], [[TheCracker hackers]], [[CyberPunkIsTechno epic synthesizer music]], neon lights striking against harsh shadows, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and]] [[CyberpunkWithAChanceOfRain bad weather]].
* CyberPunkIsTechno: The soundtrack for the entire world is full of futuristic-sounding synthesizers, mixing in inspiration from drumstep and sampled classical instruments.
* CyberpunkWithAChanceOfRain: Wouldn't be a cyberpunk universe without it! Rain is heavily present in PROJECT: Jhin's splash art, "[[ The Hunt]]", and the Substructure 43 map for the OVERCHARGE game mode.
* {{Cyborg}}: PROJECT champions are either this or full robot. It's been left somewhat ambiguous how much of their original human bodies still exist.
* DefectorFromDecadence: Most of [=G/NETIC=] is comprised of former members of PROJECT, including Ashe, Fiora, Yasuo, Lucian, Leona, and Yi. Zed is still a part of PROJECT, and Katarina left [=G/NETIC=] to return to PROJECT after a confrontation with Ashe.
* DiseaseBleach: Every champion in the PROJECT line has white hair.
* EnergyWeapon: The line loves these: Yi uses a "hyperlight alpha blade," Leona uses a "mounted ion charge shield," Lucian wields "dual ion-core Lightcaster pistols," Yasuo uses a blade coated with plasma, etc.
* EverythingIsAnIPodInTheFuture: The Program line, who are [[FemBot all female champions]], have curvy and sleek lines, while [[IProduct iBlitzcrank]] is bulkier but still simple, smooth, and white.
* KillerRobot: Program Camille, designed to locate and assassinate any human trying to utilize unauthorized technology, and has currently been weaponized to fight [=G/NETIC=].
* LaResistance: Ashe leads a group called [=G/NETIC=] to free the victims of PROJECT and use their adaptations to protect humanity. Not all the champions are on board, however; Jhin and Zed never signed on, Katarina was a member but returned to PROJECT, and Vayne is a WildCard fighting evil her own way.
* {{Magitek}}: PROJECT's cybernetic augmentations are heavily implied to be based on a much more advanced form of Hextech.
* MegaCorp: PROJECT is one of these, specializing in {{Transhuman}} augmentation and CorporateWarfare.
* MundaneUtility: iBlitzcrank is a mass-produced household assistant robot. It remains to be seen whether that's going to be a good idea, as a security update has left them corrupted by Program.
* NonIndicativeName: The PROJECT title comes from the MegaCorp that caused the enhancements to most of its champions, but it still carries to several champions who have defected from it (including the members of [=G/NETIC=]), or don't seem to have any direct connection to them whatsoever (Ekko is just a hacker picked up to help [=G/NETIC=], Jhin was augmented from the black market, and Vi is simply a Central detective).
* PlayfulHacker: PROJECT: Ekko, a hacking prodigy from the lower sectors, who was picked up by Ashe for [=G/NETIC=] to help take down PROJECT. Apparently, [[JumpedAtTheCall he didn't need that much convincing to join in]].
* RobotGirl: Program Camille, Lissandra, and Soraka are based on female champions, and all have distinctly feminine features.
* {{Transhuman}}: PROJECT believes that through their augmentations, they can tap into a supernatural link between between the physical body, technology, and spiritual energy, possibly to [[AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence transcend the human plane]]. Unfortunately, this [[CyberneticsEatYourSoul forces you to surrender your humanity and soul]], and upon realizing the cost of human life PROJECT's ambitions are consuming, Ashe defected from them and started [[LaResistance G/NETIC]], fighting to freeing other Initiatives and to tear down the whole organization.
* WildCard: The three "HUNTERS" of the PROJECT line, Jhin, Vayne, and Vi. Jhin is a [[ProfessionalKiller hitman for hire]] with a dark vision for both PROJECT ''and'' humanity, Vayne is a vigilante fighting against PROJECT, but isn't connected to [=G/NETIC=], and Vi is simply a cop looking to protect the peace, currently hunting down the both of them.

Set in a dystopian timeline of Post-Cog Era Piltover, {{Magitek}} has evolved to the point where long-distance TimeTravel is possible, with [[TimePolice Remembrancer police force]] sent to stop those attempting to break history, taking their technology along for the ride.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Pulsefire) Caitlyn, Ezreal, Riven, Shen, Twisted Fate, (Praetorian) Fiddlesticks, Graves
* TheAssimilator: Praetorian Fiddlesticks is only a single unit in an endless horde, one who specializes in assimilating all technology across the multiverse, [[KillerRobot eradicating life in the process]].
* BadFuture: [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness As initially conceived]], Pulsefire Ezreal was a slightly older Ez who accidentally blundered into one of these and returned (with a futuristic suit of armor) to the present timeline to avert it. After the rework, the Pulsefire future does not seem to be particularly bad or good.
* CanonWelding: According to this timeline (which is almost certainly non-canon, [[JustForFun but just roll with it]]), all of the [[AlternateUniverse alternate]] [[AlternateTimeline skin lines]] exist in the same plane of reality, and are merely separated through timelines.
* {{Dystopia}}: The Pulsefire future is described to be "dystopian," though to what extent has yet to be seen. That said, one of Pulsefire Caitlyn's jokes has her note if her gun is faulty, [[ShoutOut it should be sent to]] [[Literature/NineteenEightyFour the Ministry of Love]].
* EverythingIsAnIPodInTheFuture: {{Downplayed|Trope}}; while not as sleek or monochrome as most examples, elements of this aesthetic are at the very least evoked in certain armor and weapon designs.
* GlowingEyes: Pulsefire champions in this line have piercing, electric-blue eyes.
* HordeOfAlienLocusts: The Praetorians, unleashed across the multiverse from tears in the spacetime continuum, are a horde of completely alien robots whose programming are unlike anything from the past, present, and future, focused on destroying everything living in their path.
* KillerRobot: The Praetorians -- [[TheDreaded the Remembrancers' worst fears fully realized]] -- are a horde of marauding robot troops who have emerged from tears in spacetime, destroying everything in sight and assimilating all technology in the multiverse.
* NoodleIncident: Ezreal has hopped all across the timestreams and has history with various universes. Several one-off interactions with champions using alternate universe skins have him mention past exploits, including:
** He did something in the [[WinterWarfare Arctic Ops universe]] that warranted him sending an apology letter to High Command.
** He stole an evil demon mask from the [[{{Lunacy}} Blood]] [[{{Wutai}} Moon universe]].
** He caught the attention of [[CosmicEntity Cosmic Entities]] from the Event Horizon universe due to him apparently ''destroying multiple universes'' (implied to be due to his {{Temporal Paradox}}es). He doesn't deny it, but he swears it was an accident.
** He has both action figures of characters from the [[InstantAwesomeJustAddMecha Super Galaxy]] universe and parts of their actual robots.
** He did something to the Vandals/"nuclear apocalypse gang" from the [[TheApunkalypse Road Warrior]] universe that has drawn their ire when he encounters them.
** When encountering a Warring Kingdoms champion (from the Lunar Revel universe), Ezreal denies causing the kingdoms to go to war... [[DistinctionWithoutADifference though he admits he possibly helped]].
** The last time he was in the [[WeirdWest High Noon]] universe, he was "almost eaten by a cowboy demon. [[SarcasmMode Good times.]]"
** After scoring an ace, he occasionally claims to have once fought against dinosaurs from an unspecified universe.
** While he isn't stated to be directly involved, he has this curious line for encountering a [[HumongousMecha Mecha]] champion:
--->'''Ezreal''': So cool! I haven't seen one of these things since the {{Robot War}}s that killed everybody!
* StarfishLanguage: Just to really emphasize [[HordeOfAlienLocusts the truly alien nature of]] [[KillerRobot the Praetorians]], their voices are entirely replaced with incredibly garbled, almost synthetic-sounding noises.
* TemporalParadox: The potential risk of Ezreal's exploits. In-game, Caitlyn has lines when she kills a regular Caitlyn, wondering if she may have accidentally caused one of these.
-->'''Pulsefire Ezreal''': ''(running into another Ezreal)'' "[[ShoutOut Paradoxes...]] [[CallBack I hate]] [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade those guys!]]"
* TimePolice:
** The Remembrancers, of which Caitlyn is one as a chrono-enforcer, sent to hunt down those who attempt to break the boundaries of time itself.
** While not a formal officer, Riven fills a similar role as worshipper of temporal purity, one who hunts down those who seek to manipulate it in their favor.
* TimeTravel: The basis of the line, with everyone hopping through time and dimensions under [[EverythingIsAnIPodInTheFuture sleek, futuristic aesthetics]].

[[folder:Rift Quest]]
A collection of lower-priced skins, for the financially savvy, this skin line represents champions as if they were traditional TabletopRPG characters from games such as ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' or ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}''. As such, many of them take on completely different appearances or roles, and they have very old-fashioned-fantasy-esque names and titles appropriate to their roles in their respective parties.\\
The line is featured in the Riot-endorsed fan-made webcomic, "[[ Crystal Quest]]".
->'''Champions in this line''': (Barbarian) Sion, (Bard) Bard, Braum (Lionheart), (Nottingham) Ezreal, (Rugged) Garen, Gragas (Caskbreaker), Jayce (Brighthammer), Karthus (Lightsbane), (Lord) Mordekaiser, (Demolisher) Nunu and Willump, Ryze (Whitebeard), Varus (Swiftbolt), Veigar (Greybeard).
* AnAdventurerIsYou: All the characters are based on a common {{Fantasy Character Class|es}}:
** [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Bard]] [[ShapedLikeItself Bard]], TheBard, who's managed to turn the ancient art of song into a "[[BrownNote reality-altering weapon of death]]".
** Braum Lionheart, [[KnightInShiningArmor the Knight]].
** Rugged Garen (also known as "Handsome Garen"), the Warrior.
** Demolisher Nunu and Willump, the Soldiers.
** Nottingham Ezreal, [[BrickJoke handsome Rogue-Paladin Elf]].
** Gragas Caskbreaker, [[TheMedic the Cleric]], though he's new to Rift Quest and prefers [[DrunkenMaster drunkenly fighting dragons]], for better or for worse.
** Jayce Brighthammer, ThePaladin, who has inexplicably mastered both science and engineering.
** Karthus Lightsbane, the {{Necromancer}}, making the rest of his party highly suspicious that he'll betray them, especially since it's not against the rules.
** Sejuani Dawnchaser, the [[TheBeastmaster Beast]] [[MountedCombat Rider]].
** Ryze Whitebeard, [[BlackMage the Wizard]].
** Varus Swiftbolt, [[ArcherArchetype the Archer]].
** Veigar Greybeard, [[BlackMage the Black Wizard]].
** Barbarian Sion, [[TheBerserker the Barbarian]].
** Lord Mordekaiser, [[BlackKnight the Dark Paladin]].
* AscendedFanon: In-Universe. Rugged Garen was an NPC created by Braum, but the real Garen liked it so much that he adopted the look of the NPC.
* AsideGlance: Both Braum and Varus give one to the player in their shared splash.
* TheBerserker: Sion ''constantly'' ignores his teammates and [[AttackAttackAttack dies after entering battle]]. At this point, he's given up on trying to write bios for new characters, with his latest Barbarian's backstory being "Is a barbarian."
* BlackKnight: Lord Mordekaiser, recognized as a controversial Dark Paladin class, seen InUniverse as a GameBreaker ever since his inclusion via Rift Quest expansion. Players have also been trying to desperately search for his secret, redeeming tragic backstory, [[WrongGenreSavvy but so far he's just content]] [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk with killing them over and over again]].
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: The first wave (containing Braum, Gragas, Varus, and Ryze) was initially a set of generic fantasy-RPG-style skins that didn't have the term "Rift Quest" associated with them. In fact, their [[ promotional blurb]] has Braum read out that they're playing "Castles and Cows: Journey to Thy Golden Mustache."
* GameMaster: According to the [[ first skin wave's promotional blurb]], Braum serves as the in-universe, out-of-game narrator of his session with Varus, Gragas, and Ryze. Sejuani appears to be this in her session with Jayce, Bard, and Karthus [[ in their blurb as well]].
* HiddenVillain: Veigar Greybeard is supposed to be this, starting off as a suspiciously helpful wizard, but turning out to be the true villain of Rift Quest. The in-game description explains [[LateArrivalSpoiler this should be obvious for veterans]], but shouldn't be spoiled for newcomers.
* TheMagnificent: They all have a sobriquet.
* OnlySaneMan: Varus in the first blurb, Sejuani in the second.
* OrnamentalWeapon: In a few minor {{Easter Egg}}s, [[ some of the in-game character models contain items]] that can be purchased in-game, and are present whether you've technically bought them or not (most of them fitting typical builds fairly well):
** Bard Bard has a Spellthief's Edge tucked into his belt.
** Braum Lionheart is wearing a Glacial Shroud on his chest and has a Guardian's Horn on his hip.
** Gragas Caskbreaker has an Amplifying Tome on his hip, and he's wearing a Giant's Belt like a sash.
** Jayce Brighthammer wears both a Chalice of Harmony and a Refillable Potion on the back of his belt.
** Karthus Lightsbane's staff appears to be none other than a Rod of Ages.
** Ryze Whitebeard is wearing a Wooglet's Witchcap, has a Mana Potion and Netherstride Grimoire (this item no longer exists) on his hip, and the scroll on his back is wrapped around a Rylai's Crystal Scepter.
** Sejuani Dawnchaser has two Doran's Shields on Bristle's haunches.
** Varus Swiftbolt wears a wrecked B.F. Sword on his back.
* PlayerArchetypes:
** TheRoleplayer:
*** Braum, who gets really involved in his game of "Castles and Cows" (which he might just have made up), and immediately goes on weird tangents acting out his scenarios.
*** Ryze also slightly dips into this, if only to play as a character that's essentially himself, but with a NiceHat and [[WizardBeard white beard]].
*** Sejuani is trying to be this, but she has to deal with her [[TheLoonie loonie]] allies and reminding them to stay focused, also turning her into TheRealMan. Her in-game description lists her as "Sadly not the most careful roleplayer, she's on her fourth dire lion this campaign."
** TheLoonie:
*** Gragas' immediate question after being assigned a Cleric role is "Can I get drunk?" He also immediately charges a dragon upon Braum first describing it, only to then pass out.
*** Jayce also has a problem [[LargeHam dramatically]] hitting everything with an Acceleration Gate and Hyper Charge... which according to Sejuani is him ''failing'' to stay in character.
*** Bard is also this, writing a song of their adventures and asking if certain events should be included. He also finds the demon poros scary, asking Sejuani to change them to candy poros.
* RocksFallEveryoneDies: Said word-for-word by Sejuani in the second wave's promotional blurb. At that point, [[RageQuit she just gives up dealing with the other players]].

[[folder:Road Warrior]]
Taking place in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the road warriors are champions-turned-fallout survivors partaking as vandals, raiders, and roadsters in the wild [[TheApunkalypse Apunkalyptic desert]].
->'''Champions in this line''': (Vandal) Brand, Gragas, Jax, Twitch, Vladimir, (Road Warrior) Miss Fortune, (Badlands Baron) Rumble, (Junkyard) Trundle, (Hyena) Warwick, (Ruthless) Pantheon
* TheApunkalypse: The aesthetic of the line fits all of the criteria, from the vandals overrunning the wasteland, to [[CoolBike the]] [[CoolCar vehicles]], to their [[HellBentForLeather slick fashion sense]].
* BadassDriver: The splashes depict nearly all the champions as this, with Miss Fortune, Twitch, Vladimir, and Warwick getting {{Cool Bike}}s, while Rumble and several other background drivers get equally [[CoolCar Cool Rides]].
* HellBentForLeather: Leather is present on majority of the champions' outfits, especially on the vandals. Yes, even [[WreathedInFlames Brand]].
* HiredGuns:
** Brand is a "problem-solver", useful for a wasteland full of problems. His prices are a little high for a glorified thug, but one can't deny the value of [[PlayingWithFire inherent pyrokinesis]].
** Miss Fortune is a lone rider who's gone through multiple jobs during her travels across the wasteland. Her current targets: Vladimir's Vandal gang, and she's more than happy to take them on.
* ILoveNuclearPower: It's directly stated that the [[ApocalypseHow apocalypse that created the wasteland]] was nuclear in nature, leaving some effects in the fallout. Twitch supposedly turned from a rat to [[NuclearNasty a more humanoid mutant due to nuclear radiation]], and Vladimir gained [[BloodMagic his blood-controlling powers]] [[ToxicWasteCanDoAnything from the same]].
-->'''Pulsefire Ezreal''': [[LampshadeHanging In hindsight, nuclear fission probably wasn't the best thing for Zaun to discover]].
* PostApunkalypticArmor: Junkyard Trundle is the self-proclaimed king of the wasteland's endless junk heaps, and has the shoddily-crafted but effective-looking getup to show for it.
* ScavengerWorld: Has light shades of it, mostly where Trundle is concerned. He rules a "kingdom" from the irradiated junk heaps, with his army of sycophantic thugs ready to ruthlessly beat down anyone who trespasses into his territory.
* ShoutOut: The entire skin line is a huge reference to [[TheApunkalypse Apunkalypse]] fiction, especially ''Film/MadMax''. Badlands Baron Rumble in specific is a huge evocation of [[Film/MadMaxFuryRoad Immortan Joe]], the reworked Ruthless Pantheon gives him [[Film/MadMax2TheRoadWarrior Lord Humungus]] vibes and Hyena Warwick gains a few direct line drops:
-->'''Hyena Warwick''': [[Film/MadMaxFuryRoad Oh, what a day!]] [[MemeticMutation What a bloody day!]]
* WalkingTheEarth:
** Road Warrior Miss Fortune is an eternal wanderer, one who gets a job taking care of a problem with her own hands, [[ButNowIMustGo then moving onto the next one]].
** Vandal Jax, similar to his canon depiction, is a highway wanderer who challenges anyone he comes across using a [[TwoByFore 2x4 with rusty nails in it]]. [[TheDreaded The crushed skulls he's left behind has built him quite a reputation]].
* YouCouldHaveUsedYourPowersForGood: Vandal Vladimir's skin description points out that with his newfound [[BloodyMurder control over the blood of living organisms]], he could cure the entire living population in the wasteland. Instead, he spends his time ransacking settlements with his biker gang. [[SkewedPriorities Priorities]].

[[folder:Silver Age]]
A series taking place in an alternate Runeterra inspired by UsefulNotes/TheSilverAgeOfComicBooks, featuring campy superheroes here to save the day and dastardly supervillains here to wreck it.
->'''Champions in the line''': (Cryocore) Brand, (Bioforge) Darius, (Infiltrator) Irelia, (Super) Kennen, Teemo, (Phoenix) Quinn, (Augmented) Singed, (Chemtech) Tryndamere, (Superb Villain) Veigar, (Feral) Warwick
* AnIcePerson: Cryocore Brand is [[YinYangBomb a mixture of this]], PlayingWithFire, [[UnwillingRoboticisation mad]] [[{{Cyborg}} cybernetics]], and sheer militant brutality.
* CanonWelding: The "canon" between the two lines is pretty loose, but Super Kennen also features in the Toy Box universe, with his blurb and splash art depicting him as [[CoolToy an action figure]].
* CartoonishSupervillainy: [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Veigar]] gets this treatment as [[CardCarryingVillain a Superb Villain]], complete with a [[NiceHat top hat]], [[HighClassGlass monocle]], [[DastardlyWhiplash absurdly curly mustache]], and criminal empire at his disposal.
* ClassyCatBurglar: Infiltrator Irelia isn't up for world-threatening supervillainy, but she is nonetheless an extremely capable thief and spy who's managed to avoid detection thanks to her array of cracking devices and HardLight blades.
* HeelFaceTurn: Teemo was once a supervillain, before turning to the side of good and becoming a SupermanSubstitute.
* ILoveNuclearPower: Chemical science GoneHorriblyWrong resulted in the formation of not one, but ''four'' supervillains:
** Donald D. Darius, once a normal investment banker, was exposed to a cloud of fatal radioactive space gas, leading him to build a suit to contain the substance. However, it corrupted his mind, turning him into a brutal villain known as "Bioforge."
** The once mild-mannered Dr. Peter Singed, working in the dark corners of New Valoran, was transformed into a dastardly superhuman criminal thanks to a volatile chemical of his own creation.
** Singed's chemicals also resulted in the creation of Chemtech Tryndamere, who was experimented on and irrevocably changed by falling into a vat of the stuff into a monstrous half-cyborg fusion.
** The same chemicals ''also'' also formed Warwick, a henchman who was turned into a feral WolfMan after being bitten by a radioactive wolf, now serving as Singed's closest lackey.
* ThePhoenix: Phoenix Quinn and her trusty [[NonHumanSidekick literal-phoenix Valor]] are a crimefighting duo, cleaning up the streets of New Valoran with arrows and burning flames of justice.
* PoisonousPerson: Despite Teemo visually being a SupermanSubstitute, he still retains his poison powers, used to incapacitate foes and leaving them ready for incarceration.
* SuperheroesWearTights: Teemo's appearance is directly lifted from [[SupermanSubstitute a Superman-inspired "cape and tights" design archetype]], while Kennen gets a more [[MovieSuperheroesWearBlack modern dark grey outfit]] which looks to be made of some kind of FutureSpandex.
* UpUpAndAway: Both Kennen and Teemo do this pose with their respective speed boost abilities, with Teemo's sometimes getting a short jingle by a bugle.

[[folder:Snowdown Showdown]]
A series of winter-themed skins, giving champions snowy, icy, or festive makeovers for the Time of Snowdown. Split into four distinct categories: the general festive Snowdown Showdown skins, the more casual and playful Snow Day skins, the whimsical and fancier Winter Wonder skins, and the commemorative [[UsefulNotes/OlympicGames 2010 Winter Games]] skins.
->'''Champions in the Snowdown Showdown line''': (Re-Gifted) Amumu, (Santa) Braum, Draven, Gragas, (Snowmerdinger) Heimerdinger, (Ambitious Elf) Jinx, (Slay Belle) Katarina, (Reindeer) Kog'Maw, (Mistletoe) [=LeBlanc=], (Festive) Maokai, (Candy Cane) Miss Fortune, (Snow Bunny) Nidalee, (Workshop) Nunu and Willump, (Nutcracko) Shaco, (Silent Night) Sona, (Happy Elf) Teemo, (Earnest Elf) Tristana, (Bad Santa) Veigar, (Old Saint) Zilean\\
'''Champions in the Snow Day line''': Bard, Gnar, Graves, Malzahar, Singed, Syndra, Ziggs\\
'''Champions in the Winter Wonder line''': Karma, Lulu, Neeko, Orianna, Soraka, (Frostfire) Annie, (Frostblade) Irelia, (Frozen Prince) Mundo, (Snow Faun) Poppy, (Poro Rider) Sejuani, (Snowstorm) Sivir, (Ice King) Twitch, (Snow Man) Yi\\
'''Champions in the 2010 Winter Games line''': (Vancouver) Amumu, (Team Spirit) Anivia, (Ice Toboggan) Corki, (Union Jack) Fiddlesticks, (Festival) Kassadin, (The Mighty) Jax, (Whistler Village) Twitch, (Curling) Veigar
* AnIcePerson: Virtually all the skins are given an ice or winter-themed aesthetic, with some of them having more snow or ice in their particle effects.
* BadSanta: [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Bad Santa Veigar]], who simply wants to blot out the holidays forever with his evil magic. Also, he only has a Naughty List.
* BadassSanta: Santa [[BloodKnight Draven]] himself can count, but he also has an... interesting idea of what Santa's like. He thinks having incredible hair and fashion sense, a body count in the Noxian fighting pits, and wielding flying axes makes him more or less the perfect Santa.
* ChristmasEpisode: Many of the general Snowdown Showdown skins that don't fit into any of the sub-themes are explicitly Christmas-themed.
* CreepyDoll: Winter Wonder Orianna takes away some of her [[UncannyValley normal creep factor]] by dressing her up cute, stylish winter gear... then proceeds to give some of it back by replacing her [[RobotGirl robot look]] with a wound-up mannequin aesthetic.
* MyNewGiftIsLame: Re-Gifted Amumu evokes this trope. [[ButtMonkey Poor guy can't catch a break]].
* NonIndicativeName: Snow Bunny [[JunglePrincess Nidalee]] still turns into a white cougar. Her skin description justifies this by saying she's a protector and surrogate Santa for many woodland critters, but still.
* UsefulNotes/OlympicGames: The Winter Games skins were made to commemorate the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. It's unclear if there will be any more Olympics-themed skins in the future.
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter:
** Poros heavily feature in some of the skins, mainly Malzahar (who summons a bunch of poro/voidling hybrids), Sejuani (who rides a ''giant'' one) and Lulu (with Pix being a flying poro with wings). The lore of the Winter Wonder skin line is that many of its champions are from Winterland, ruled by the one and only Poro King himself.
** Bard replaces his Meeps with penguins, who have seen a large measure of promotional presence in event-exclusive cosmetics, including player icons and emotes.
** Gnar ramps up his usual cuteness factor by making him resemble a Siberian husky, even as Mega Gnar!
* SantaClaus: Braum, Draven, Gragas, Zilean, and Veigar have Santa-themed skins. Old Saint Zilean is the closest to a most traditional depiction (using [[TimeMaster time powers]] to instantly deliver presents notwithstanding), Santa Braum and Draven qualify for being {{Badass Santa}}s, Santa Gragas is a really FanDisservice-y depiction, and BadSanta Veigar is... [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin well, a]] BadSanta.
* SexySantaDress: Many of the earliest female winter skins played up the {{Fanservice}} typical of that era of the game, most definitively Candy Cane Miss Fortune, but also present in others such as Slay Belle Katarina and Snow Bunny Nidalee. Later female winter skins have become a lot more modest.
* ShoutOut: The hockey-themed "The Mighty Jax" skin is a blatant reference to the ''Film/TheMightyDucks''. The skin description even speculates that "he used to be a defense attorney, but nobody knows for certain."
* SillinessSwitch: A bunch of the skins give many of the more intimidating champions a bit of levity, whether they be replacing a tusked boar with a [[RidiculouslyCuteCritter giant poro]], or replacing orbs of dark energy with ''[[SnowballFight snowballs]]''.
* SnowballFight: The cozy theme behind the Snow Day line, with champions like Ziggs and Syndra having their particle effects replaced with snowballs.
* {{Snowlems}}:
** Snowmerdinger is based on the ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman'' variety, having been brought to life by a magic hat. [[{{Dissimile}} He still has his ingenuity for science and engineering]].
** Snow Man Yi is a similar case, originally a snowman brought to life by the Poro King with aspirations of valiant knighthood, out to fight the invading Ice King Twitch.
* SoreLoser: According to her skin description, Team Spirit Anivia is ironically one of these, as she's been known to freeze the exits to locker rooms (and the judges and referees) and fire icicles at her teammates when they lose.
* TheUsurper: Ice King Twitch's goal. Originally just a vile, isolated creature with delusions of grandeur, his jealousy of the Winterlands prompted him to begin an invasion to usurp the Poro King, corrupting any enemies in his way with his icy curse.
* VillainsOutShopping: Explicitly pointed out in the descriptions for Singed, Syndra, and Malzahar. Who says deranged chemists, power-mad mages, and prophets of doom can't enjoy a snowy day off?
* WickedToymaker: Ambitious Elf Jinx wants to be the greatest Santa there was, and is a master toymaker, but her problem is that [[MyLittlePanzer a lot of her toys could be classified as weapons]]. Such is the price to pay for ambition, apparently.
* YouMeanXmas: Instead of Christmas, Valoran celebrates the "Day of Snowdown," commemorating the end of the year and passing into the next. Celebrating it is so universal that [[ScrewTheWarWerePartying it even lasted through the catastrophic Rune Wars]].

[[folder:Soccer Cup]]
Let the games begin! Made in commemoration of the UsefulNotes/FIFAWorldCup every four years, the Soccer Cup/Legends of the Field line features champions dressed for a nice game of [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football/soccer]].
->'''Champions in this line''': (All-Star) Akali, (Sweeper) Alistar, Rammus, (Goalkeeper) Blitzcrank, Maokai, (Striker) Ezreal, (Superfan) Gragas, (Red Card) Katarina, Twisted Fate, (Playmaker) Lee Sin, (Striker) Lucian
* BeTheBall: Sweeper Rammus is styled after a (spiked!) soccer ball, which suits his RollingAttack quite nicely. The trope name also makes up the entirety of the skin's lore blurb.
* ImprobableSportsSkills: The champions are implied to still have their powers while on the playing field, so it's safe to say this happens. Amusingly {{Deconstructed}} with Striker Ezreal, as he's gotten in trouble with the oversight committee due to several teleportation-related fouls.

[[folder:Star Guardian]]
A very {{Animesque}} theme, of magic, sparkles, improbable hair colors, and short skirts, comprising of young [[MagicalGirlWarrior magical warriors]] chosen by the light of the stars to fight against the darkness of the universe.\\
Their supplementary website can be found [[ here]], as can their two [[ music]] [[ videos!]]
->'''Champions in the main Star Guardian line''': Ahri, Ezreal, Janna, Jinx, Lulu, Lux, Miss Fortune, Neeko, Poppy, Rakan, Soraka, Syndra, Xayah, Zoe\\
'''Champions in the Pajama Guardian line''': Ezreal, Lulu, Lux, Miss Fortune, Soraka
* AdaptationalHeroism: Jinx's villainous traits are greatly softened down in this line, making her less of an insane TerroristWithoutACause and more of slacking PunchClockHero. Syndra is a borderline case, as while [[TokenEvilTeammate she's definitely the most suspicious of the Star Guardians]], she's still cooperating with her teammates, at least for now.
* AdaptationalVillainy:
** Zoe in regular canon is an [[ImmortalImmaturity immature]] and [[GreatGazoo chaotic]] TricksterGod, but is very rarely malicious in her cosmic activities, making it a stretch to call her "evil". Conversely, Star Guardian Zoe [[ChaosIsEvil desires to spread chaos instead of love]], and is outright seeking to destroy newer generations of the First Star's chosen.
** Xayah and Rakan are similarly morally ambiguous in canon, but here are on the side of overt villainy. [[DownplayedTrope However, unlike Zoe, this is only as a result of outside manipulation, and they currently each have their doubts in being turned against their friends]].
* AlphaBitch: ''Ahri'', who's on par with [[Film/MeanGirls Regina George]] in terms of ridiculously condescending sass. However, [[LovableAlphaBitch she's also described as a charismatic leader]] (which may or may not be helped by her [[CharmPerson charm magic]]), and it's implied part of this attitude is a defense mechanism in [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold being protective of]] [[ToughLove her "family,"]] having experienced losing past teammates in the line of duty and not wanting others to fall to the same fate.
* AmbiguouslyHuman: Despite apparently not being Yordles ''per se'' (see PintSizedKid), Poppy and Lulu still have long pointy ears, as do Soraka and Janna, with the former three's ears also being covered with fur the same colour as their hair. Soraka still has digitigrade legs and a horn, [[ even in her casual attire]], Ahri still has her nine tails, and Neeko has her giant lizard tail (even Xayah straight-up calls her a lizard).
* AnimalMotifs: Moreso than other Star Guardians, Zoe takes a bit of additional aesthetic influence from her familiar, [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods an octopus-looking creature named Ran]]. A few of her abilities are made to resemble and sound like [[MakingASplash dark waters]], and her homeguard "running" animation has her swim around through the air like a cephalopod.
* BattleCouple: [[OfficialCouple As always]], Xayah and Rakan are together as Star Guardians, before and [[UnholyMatrimony after their corruption]].
-->'''Xayah''': Ugh... I hate the forces of good.\\
'''Rakan''': I know what'll cheer you up!\\
'''Both''': Murdering the Star Guardians~!
* BigEater: Jinx and Poppy's first scene in "Starfall" has them scarfing down pancakes, seemingly to see who could eat the most. Jinx in general seems to be [[SweetTooth really fond of sweets]].
* BlackAndWhiteMorality: The no-nonsense Poppy views the universe as such, where either you're out to smash the dangers of the universe, or you're the danger getting smashed.
* BoldExplorer: Not quite as continent-jumping as in canon, but Ezreal here is still pretty adventurous and likes to show off with his [[FlashStep teleportation powers]] despite it constantly bringing back weird anomalies in the process.
* BookDumb: Jinx, the only Star Guardian whose favorite subject is listed as "none." In "Starfall", she also immediately loses interest in a flyer for camp she was given because it "has more than ten words and only one picture."
* BrokenPedestal: Part of Xayah and Rakan's turn to evil was them coming to the conclusion that the duty assigned by the First Star of protecting the universe from [[ChaosIsEvil chaos]] as a scam.
-->'''Xayah''': Enforcing order on a chaotic universe was never going to work. The First Star lied.
* ChaosIsEvil: [[BigBad Zoe is the most outright villainous character in the line]] despite being a Star Guardian herself, as she much prefers using her powers for spreading not love, but chaos.
* ChildhoodFriends: Lux and Jinx. While they currently have a lot of friction between them as Star Guardians, [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther they still undoubtedly trust in each other to show up in their time of need]].
* TheChosenMany: They are all courageous young people chosen to accept the power of a former Star Guardian.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Similar to her canon depiction, Lulu is really odd, and her quirkiness is often commented on. Despite being the youngest of the Star Guardians, she's uniquely able to directly communicate with the Starlight and does so like it's a close friend, but the cryptic nature of this makes her appear very eccentric and confusing among her friends.
* TheComicallySerious: Poppy, who doesn't take kindly to Lulu's foolishness or Jinx's rebellious nature.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Most of them.
* DarkerAndEdgier:
** More of a mood change than an aesthetic one, but the introduction of Ahri's team also introduced some [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]-esque [[CerebusSyndrome darkness]], with the revelation that Star Guardians are destined to "burn," though [[ScrewDestiny Ahri is attempting to defy this]]. In contrast to Lux's much brighter and idealistic team, Ahri and Miss Fortune are veterans who have been hardened from losing previous teammates and aren't too thrilled by the concept of working together with another team, and [[TokenEvilTeammate Syndra is implied to hold some devious ulterior motives]].
** The outright aesthetic shift came with Zoe, Xayah, and Rakan, revealing the existence of [[PsychoRangers evil Star Guardians]], shrouded in a twisted mix of the typical bright sparkles and cosmic darkness.
* EnfantTerrible: Well, [[OlderThanTheyLook "enfant" in the]] [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld same way that]] [[ImmortalImmaturity she normally is]], but Star Guardian Zoe still resembles and acts like a preteen girl, and is the chaotic BigBad of the line.
* EyepatchOfPower: Unique to the skinline, Syndra gets a stylish eyepatch, one that denotes less cuteness and more of her serious veteran status.
* FallenHero: Zoe became an evil Star Guardian right off the bat, whereas Xayah and Rakan had to be [[ReforgedIntoAMinion killed and reforged by her]] to do the same.
* FiveManBand:
** For Lux's group:
--->TheLeader: Lux\\
TheLancer: Jinx\\
TheBigGuy: Poppy\\
TheSmartGuy: Janna\\
TheChick: Lulu
** For Ahri's group:
--->TheLeader: Ahri\\
TheLancer: Miss Fortune\\
TheBigGuy: Ezreal\\
TheSmartGuy: Syndra\\
TheChick: Soraka\\
SixthRanger: Neeko
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: [[ The group splash art for the Pajama Guardians]] features a few funny background details:
** On the bookshelf behind Soraka is a copy of ''[[ The Storm and the Sabre]]'', that Bilgewater-themed [[ShipTease Garen X Katarina]] romance novel [[CallBack Odyssey Yasuo was previously caught reading]].
** She's a little blurry, but for whatever reason, Jinx can be barely seen standing outside the window behind Lux. Maybe she showed up really late for the party?
* GirlishPigtails: Jinx, Lux, and Poppy.
* GratuitousJapanese: All over the place, from the music videos, recorded with both English and Japanese versions, to the names of the Star Guardians' familiars.
* HeroesGoneFishing: The Pajama Guardian skins depict when a few of the guardians are off duty, cutting loose and simply having some fun. [[TheLancer Miss Fortune]], however, [[CrazyPrepared made sure to bring pajamas with gun holsters just in case something comes up]].
* HeroicSacrifice: The apparent destiny of all Star Guardians is to go out in a blaze of glory. Janna, who has served a long time, is stoically "[[YouCantFightFate awaiting her retirement,]]" whereas Ahri, who saw three of her team die, is in full ScrewDestiny mode.
* LastNameBasis: Miss Fortune only goes by "Sarah" amongst her friends. If you aren't one of them, it's "Miss Fortune" to you. By ''The Slumber Party Summoning'', though, [[DefrostingIceQueen she's started to warm up to Lux's gang]] and [[FirstNameBasis allows her to call her by her first name]].
* LaughablyEvil: While Zoe does get a somewhat creepier evil makeover as a Star Guardian, personality-wise, she's still [[GenkiGirl the same peppy]] and [[GreatGazoo chaotically goofy]] Zoe we've come to recognize. Rakan, even with his new voiceover as a corrupted Star Guardian, doesn't lose any of [[TheDitz his doofier elements]].
-->'''Rakan''': What was the plan again? Oh yeah! "Destroy hope, bring the second coming of darkness, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and get]] [[VillainsOutShopping some new]] [[TheDandy hair gel]]." I'm almost out.
* {{Leitmotif}}: When starting the game as one of the Star Guardians, a minimalist version of their team's respective theme song will play. For Lux's team, it's "Burning Bright", and for Ahri's team, it's "A New Horizon". For Neeko, Xayah, Rakan, and Zoe, it's "Light and Shadow".
* LesYay: Jinx seems to have an ambiguous "thing" of sorts for Lux, judging from her line "Lux even makes boring beautiful." During [[ "The Slumber Party Summoning"]] as soon as she sees Ezreal is present she flatly states "Oh, he's here too," and when she tricks him into playing "Truth or Dare" she ''immediately'' asks him whether it's true that he has romantic intentions towards Lux before he even chooses between Truth and Dare.
* LighterAndSofter: This line of skins is ''pretty'', with bright colors and sparkles and beautiful special effects on all their spells.
* LoveRedeems: [[UnholyMatrimony Xayah and Rakan love each other]], but Rakan is more aware that they're both being manipulated by Zoe, and it's highly implied that his love for Xayah (who seems to have become disillusioned by the Star Guardian business) and desire to keep her safe is what allows him to preserve his conscience, quietly plotting to free her heart, even at the cost of his own.
* MagicalEye: Its exact significance is unknown, but Zoe's [[PurpleEyes purple left eye]] [[GlowingEyesOfDoom prominently glows]] during her recall and in her splash art.
* MagicalGirl: Their theme and general look wouldn't be out of place in ''Franchise/SailorMoon''. Lux and Jinx even have a fractious dynamic similar to the one between Sailor Moon and Sailor Mars.
* MagicallyBindingContract: If Jinx is to be believed, they all had to sign a Star Guardian contract. The details of it haven't been explored, but given the already-prevalent ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica Madoka]]'' influence in the line, [[FridgeHorror hopefully Jinx won't regret having not read it]].
* MinidressOfPower: Many of them have short skirts, just like the MagicalGirl shows they draw inspiration from. The exceptions to this are the tomboyish Jinx (who wears shorts), and the male Ezreal and Rakan (who both wear pants).
* MookFaceTurn: [[GameplayAndStorySegregation During gameplay]], one scenario can occur between Xayah and/or Rakan facing an enemy Zoe, where they realize what she's doing and are seeking payback.
* MysteriousWaif: Soraka is a mysterious Star Guardians from beyond the stars, with a connection to the Starlight similar to Lulu, but has yet to be fully understood. She's both the most soft-spoken of them all, and also [[WhiteMagicianGirl their most powerful healer]].
* MythologyGag: The short stories make a few nods to the canonical lore of the game:
** The camp everyone heads to in "Starfall" is Camp Targon, situated near Lake Lunari.
** In the same story, Miss Fortune coldly states she hates oranges, i.e. the TrademarkFavoriteFood of her canonical ArchEnemy, Gangplank. Moments later, Ezreal mock-salutes [[TheCaptain her]] with "Aye aye, captain."
** Ezreal shouts to Lux that his favorite light is starlight. Jinx assumes he was going to say "double rainbows."
** The definitive ShipTease between Ezreal and Lux is a direct reference to a [[ZigZaggingTrope possibly]] [[ShipSinking retconned-out]] ShipTease found in between them in canon.
** In "The Slumber Party Summoning", when asked to join in for a game of truth or dare, Ezreal chimes in with "Sounds dangerous, I'm in!"
* TheNicknamer: Jinx comes up with a few snarky nicknames for her friends, including "Shortstop" and "Shorty" for [[PintSizedKid Poppy]], and "Loopy" or "Bam Bam" for [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Lulu]].
* NonHumanSidekick: Almost all of the Star Guardians have one or more, described as {{Familiar}} spirits. These were given by the First Star to maintain order in the Star Guardians, with the "most orderly" like Lux or Poppy simply carrying magic weapons (technically, [[{{Retcon}} Lux was retroactively given one named Mimi]], who is apparently shy and hides in her staff, represented by [[ her own ward skin]]). [[EquippableAlly Often times, they serve as the basis for their guardian's weaponry]], which occasionally results in imagery like [[GrievousHarmWithABody Neeko throwing out an explosive frog for her Blooming Burst]].
* TheOneGuy: [[{{Bishounen}} Ezreal]] and [[TheDandy Rakan]] are the only male members of their respective groups.
* PersonalityBloodTypes: [[ShownTheirWork Just to really show that the creators love]] MagicalGirl tropes, blood type is included in the character profiles.
* PinkHeroine: Lux and Ahri for their respective teams.
* PintSizedKid: Yordles apparently don't exist in this universe, with Lulu and Poppy having normal human skin. Their size differences are given a HandWave away by the Lulu simply being [[TokenMiniMoe the youngest]], and Poppy is short for her age, with Jinx often commenting on her height.
* RedOniBlueOni: Jinx is the Red to Lux's Blue (even though Lux's theme color is pink).
* ReforgedIntoAMinion: Xayah and Rakan were slain by Zoe many years ago, who then resurrected them to serve as her underlings. Xayah is on board with the FaceHeelTurn, but Rakan knows [[MinionManipulatedIntoVillainy what Zoe is doing]] and is forging a plan to free Xayah from her [[HeroicSacrifice at the risk of losing his own self to darkness]].
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Most of them have a little familiar who hangs out with them and empowers their spells.
* RookieRedRanger: Lux is a little new to the business and is struggling to hold her team together.
* SailorSenshiSendUp: The Star Guardian skins are a blatant send-up to ''Sailor Moon'', with their frilly magical girl designs, cosmic-based powers, TransformationSequence recall animation, and how the champions are {{Ordinary High School Student}}s when off the clock. Lux in particular has the line, "In the name of Demacia, I will punish you!" even without the skin.
* ScrewDestiny: The Star Guardian in Starfall's Ghost Story chapter, who's implied to be Ahri.
* ShipTease: Apparently, somebody within Riot wasn't happy that the canonical Ezreal/Lux tease was [[AllLoveIsUnrequited halfway]]-[[ShipSinking zapped]], as their [[MeetCute first meeting]] in "Starfall" is almost immediately implies mutual feelings. It's only exacerbated with Ezreal's bio stating that "a certain pink-haired Guardian from another team has caught his attention," and [[ the 360 image of both teams fighting a giant Void monster]] features Lux staring back at him and [[CrushBlush blushing]].
* SixthRanger: Neeko was originally part of Ahri's team alongside Xayah and Rakan, before they were seemingly killed off by Zoe (and were later replaced with Syndra, Ezreal, and Soraka). [[NotQuiteDead It turns out she just went into hiding after being presumed dead]], and [[EleventhHourRanger has now returned to her friends and their new acquaintances in their time of need]].
* SlumberParty: The theme of the Pajama Guardian Variant skins, featuring a few of the girls ([[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and also]] [[TheOneGuy Ezreal]]) in cute onesies for a slumber party, hosted by Lux for a little R&R.
* SourSupporter: Jinx isn't thrilled about the Star Guardian business or using her powers for anything but her own interests, but she'll come through when it counts.
* StarPower: Didn't the name give it away? Their spell effects frequently feature cute stars and starry effects.
* TakeThatAudience: [[FanDisservice Star Guardian]] [[{{Squick}} Urgot]] has been an extremely popular fan suggestion for years, and as a result, a few champions in the line respond to enemy Urgots to confirm that it'll never happen.
-->'''Jinx''': ''(killing him)'' Sorry, Urgot! It's just a Star Guardian thing.\\
'''Ahri''': For the last time, the sparkles are for Star Guardians!\\
'''Xayah''': [[ShoutOut Stop trying to make Star Guardian happen,]] [[Film/MeanGirls it's not gonna happen.]]
* TeamMom: Janna. She's the oldest and most experienced Star Guardian, who just wants to see her team get along. Perhaps emphasized by her more... ahem... ''[[ImpossibleHourglassFigure mature]]'' physique.
* TeethClenchedTeamwork: Xayah has this to say if she's on the same team as a heroic Star Guardian:
-->'''Xayah''': [[YouHaveGotToBeKiddingMe We're teaming up with the Star Guardians?!]] ''([[{{Familiar}} Saki]] chirps)'' "Just like old times"? Don't tell me you're enjoying this...
* TokenEvilTeammate: Syndra, a veteran Star Guardian with a MysteriousPast, serving as an advisor to Ahri's team. While she's able to steer them away from unforeseen danger, she's drawing a lot of suspicion from the team for her questionable motives and personal goals. The fact her proficiency is listed as "black magic" and that according to Xayah, she and [[BigBad Zoe]] have history together probably doesn't help.
* TokenMiniMoe: Lulu, the youngest of all the Star Guardians.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: As to be expected from the {{Troperiffic}} character profiles, every Star Guardian has theirs listed:
** Ahri's is an ice cream sundae (cherry not optional!)
** Ezreal's is pizza.
** Janna's is [[SpotOfTea tea.]]
** Jinx's is curry.
** Lulu's are cupcakes.
** Lux's is cake.
** Miss Fortune's is shrimp tempura.
** Poppy's is okonomiyaki.
** Soraka's is cinnamon rolls.
** Syndra's is chocolate ganache cake.
* VirtualPaperDoll: On top of the Star Guardian universe being its own alternate skin line, ''[[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment the line itself developed its own alternate skin line]]'' in the form of the Variant Pajama Guardians, featuring the same particle effects, recalls, and overall design aesthetics, just changing the outfits from MagicalGirlWarrior garb to pajamas for a casual SlumberParty (as part of their "Variant" status, owning one of the forms grants a 45% discount for the other).
* VitriolicBestBuds: Jinx to everyone else in the group. She's lazy, rebellious, reckless, and a little dim at times, which occasionally annoys the others, especially [[TheStoic Poppy]] and [[TheLeader Lux]]. Still, [[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther they do have their moments of friendship and support]] mixed with the occasional ribbing, and [[LittleBrotherIsWatching she seems to genuinely get along with Lulu]].
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Blue, pink, red, green... Even Ezreal's natural blond hair has cyan highlights.
* ZettaiRyouiki: Most of the skins are at least a B. Jinx has the GirlishPigtails and {{Tsundere}}-esque attitude toward teamwork which would qualify her as Grade S.

[[folder:Steel Valkyries]]
Set in a dystopian, galactic future scarred by war, criminals, bounty hunters, and mercenaries have filled the power vacuum, with the Valkyries and Dreadnovas armed and equipped with powerful exo-suits absolutely loaded with weaponry, ready to take their enemies on in the vastness of space.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Bullet Angel) Kai'Sa, (Aether Wing) Kayle, (Gun Goddess) Miss Fortune, (Blade Mistress) Morgana, (Dreadnova) Darius, Gangplank
* BountyHunter: Miss Fortune, the Bounty Hunter, [[MythologyGag is also a bounty hunter in this timeline]], seeking revenge among the galaxy of thieves after she was shot and left for dead. Ironically enough, she's also the target of an increasingly large bounty, with 37 assassins, 14 exo-suit pilots, ''the entire galactic military'', and a ''[[PlanetDestroyer planet-cracking gun]]'' searching for her.
* ComputerVoice: Gun Goddess Miss Fortune's exo-suit features a [[BenevolentAI friendly AI]] named EXO that responds to her commands, resulting in some playful back-and-forth dialogue.
-->'''EXO''': Prepping for terrestrial combat.\\
'''Miss Fortune''': How terrestrial are we talking?\\
'''EXO''': Extremely!
* DefectorFromDecadence:
** Bullet Angel Kai'Sa was originally a lieutenant of the Royal Space Military who was the first to test out the experimental X01-Butterfly exo-suit. She loved it so much that [[SoLongAndThanksForAllTheGear she bolted with the tech after her first mission with it]], becoming one of the galaxy's deadliest bounty hunters as a result.
** Gangplank won the war for the Royal Space Military using his battalion of experimental superweapons, only for him to leave and take the weapons with him, forming the interplanetary criminal network that would become the Dreadnova Corps.
* TheDreaded: Pretty much everyone in the line has built up some sort of reputation.
* GratuitousForeignLanguage: [[AliensSpeakingEnglish Despite]] [[SpaceOpera the setting]], EXO (the AI found with Gun Goddess Miss Fortune) occasionally speaks expressions in various foreign languages, such as "[[GratuitousJapanese Konnichi wa!]]"[[note]]"Hello!"[[/note]], "[[GratuitousGerman Danke für Ihre Kooperation]]"[[note]]"Thank you for your cooperation!"[[/note]], "[[GratuitousRussian Ruki Vverkh]]!"[[note]]"Hands up!"[[/note]], "Aṭlaqa n-nāra f-al-ḥufra"[[note]]Arabic for "Fire in the hole!"[[/note]].
-->'''EXO''': [[DissonantSerenity The horrors of war have made me psychologically unstable]].\\
'''Miss Fortune''': I don't think you're unstable.\\
'''EXO''': Why thank you. Gracias. Spasibo bolshoye. Shukran jazīlan. Danke schön. Arigatou gozaimasu.
* JudgeJuryAndExecutioner: Aether Wing Kayle is a terrifyingly extreme example, pursuing everyone in the line for varying crimes (albeit serious ones, from desertion to betraying the entire [[SpaceNavy RSM]]), and not only [[AllCrimesAreEqual are all her sentences death]], [[BloodKnight she will enjoy carrying them out]].
* OneManArmy: ''Oh yes.'' "[[ Payback is a Goddess]]" features Gun Goddess Miss Fortune having a one-man battle against an enormous battleship firing endless missile barrages right at her... ''and winning.''
* SpaceNavy: The Royal Space Military appears to be this, but is primarily known for its defectors: Kai'Sa and Gangplank.
* SpaceOpera: The general theme of the line, with [[SpaceColdWar interplanetary civil wars]], {{Galactic Superpower}}s, and heavily-armed spacesuits for all!
* SpacePirate: Dreadnova Gangplank. Formerly [[FourStarBadass an admiral in the Royal Space Military]], he began a reign of terror after seizing blueprints of a former colleague's experimental superweapon and proliferating them. He instantly won the thousand-year civil war, defecting with his enormous battalion to form [[NebulousEvilOrganisation the Dreadnova Corps]].
* SpacePolice: Kayle is a "Justicar" of the Royal Space Military, hunting out criminals on their behalf with almost ComicBook/JudgeDredd-level brutality.
-->'''Kayle''': ''(at the start of the game)'' Attention, criminal element: I am Justicar Kayle of the Royal Space Military. ''[[PrepareToDie You will not leave this planet alive.]]''

[[folder:Super Galaxy]]
A set of skins based off mecha anime, composed of champions of the Super Galaxy team to combat evil alien forces led by the immortal Spider Queen Elise.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Super Galaxy) Annie, Elise, Fizz, Gnar, Kindred, Nidalee, Rumble, Shyvana, (Neon Strike) Vi.
* {{Animesque}}: The line is ''very'' flashy and colorful, codified by Super Galaxy Rumble, a very clear-cut homage to ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' and other mecha anime.
* ArtifactTitle: Neon Strike Vi is retroactively the first skin in the Super Galaxy line, and so far, no other champion has received a Neon Strike skin. [[ According to]] WordOfGod, Super Galaxy and Neon Strike are two different but similar teams in the same universe, though any other members of Neon Strike have yet to be seen.
* BigBad: Super Galaxy Elise (also known as "The Spider Queen"), who [[NonIndicativeName despite the name]] is treated as the villain of the line, with her and her powerful mecha spider form leaving much of the Super Galaxy units defenseless in her web.
* TheCaptain: Shyvana is the current leader of the Super Galaxy squad, and one it definitely needs. Having been transferred from a different team, [[SurroundedByIdiots she often wonders if having to deal with them]] [[PunchClockHero is worth the salary bonus]].
* ChildProdigy:
** Annie is the youngest human to ever be named a Super Galaxy cadet, having proved herself after [[GadgeteerGenius creating an entire self-piloting mech from her teddy bear]].
** [[HumanPopsicle His age is a little vague]], but Gnar is still figuring out how to properly use a pistol. That doesn't stop him from being able to wallop you with Mecha-Gnar.
* TheDividual: Kindred is in this line, though interestingly, Lamb and Wolf are of separate origins but partnered up... [[PokeThePoodle mostly because Lamb owes Wolf him lunch from when they were cadets]], and he isn't letting her get away this time.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Neon Strike Vi precedes all of the other Super Galaxy skins, but was later considered part of the line's universe. While she definitely fits thematically and aesthetically, [[ArtifactTitle the "Neon Strike" title remains]], especially noticeable since no other champion has a "Neon Strike" skin.
* HotBlooded: Very prominent in not just Super Galaxy Rumble, but judging by his [[ ad blurb]], Super Galaxy Fizz, ''[[UpToEleven who's even more so.]]''
-->'''Vi''': Guys, I could really use some help with this monster...wait, who is yelling?\\
'''Shyvana''': Listen, we’re working on it -- silence, space fish! We have to stop this abomination from destroying the city.\\
'''Fizz''': [[{{Kiai}} AAAAAAAAAAAA!]] [[ScreamingWarrior ALMOST AAAAAAAAA]] [[LargeHam DONE AAAAAAAAAAA!]]\\
'''Kindred''': We also want to yell. AAAAAAAAAAAAA!
* InstantAwesomeJustAddMecha: Robotic technology features prominently in a few skins: Super Galaxy Rumble gains a shiny and tricked-out MiniMecha, Gnar, Elise, Nidalee, and Shyvana get robotic makeovers during their transformations, and some companions (Fizz's shark, Tibbers, and Wolf) get the same treatment.
* ThreateningShark: Fizz is able to summon a [[InstantAwesomeJustAddMecha mecha]] gigalodon from out of nowhere, something no other pilot or space fish can do... [[FridgeLogic or should do]].

[[folder:Toy Box]]
A set of mostly cheaper skins, these skins represent toys from within Dino Gnar's toy box that take a life of their own when he's not around.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Moo Cow) Alistar, (Toy Soldier) Gangplank, (Dino) Gnar, (Super) Kennen, (Pug'Maw) Kog'Maw, (Grungy) Nunu and Willump, (Sewn Chaos) Orianna[[note]]Sewn Chaos Amumu and Blitzcrank were planned, but cancelled at the last minute[[/note]], (Ragdoll) Poppy, (Renektoy) Renekton.
* CoolToy: Renektoy is likely the most successful of all the toys, being an unexpected must-have gift of the 1996 season. [[HilarityEnsues Shortages, online scalping, store aisle fist-fights, and mall stampedes ensued]].
* CreepyDoll: Sewn Chaos Orianna gives her an unsettling ragdoll makeover, and even the bravest children shy away from it.
* LivingToys: The concept behind most of the skin line, most of which are in the ownership of Dino Gnar (and/or if the Sewn Chaos Amumu/Blitzcrank splash art is to be believed, Annie).
* PreciousPuppy: Pug'Maw is [[CuteMonster Kog'Maw]] reskinned to resemble an alien, but UglyCute pug. The skin description lists him as a nine-month-old purebred pug who loves children and other pets, but might have a salivary problem and has eaten three action figures and a doll.
* PricelessMingVase: Referenced regarding Moo Cow Alistar, an incredibly rare and valuable variant of Alistar figurines whose mint versions that can go for several thousands at an auction. The fact one of them was submerged in a tub goes to show that [[WhyWeCantHaveNiceThings children don't deserve nice things]].

[[folder:True Damage]]
After the worldwide success of K/DA, Akali made it her mission to recruit accomplished and up-and-coming artists to form a new supergroup: True Damage. Never before has a crew been comprised of such diverse talent, ranging from natural lyricists to renowned producers to legendary vocalists... all ready to disrupt the music industry.
->'''Champions in this line''': (True Damage) Akali, Ekko, Qiyana, Senna, Yasuo
* AGoodNameForARockBand: Much like Pentakill and K/DA, True Damage gets its name from an in-game element.
* AwesomeButImpractical: Yasuo plugs his ''tachi'' into the sound console and uses it as yet another switch.
* DreamTeam: They are all talented rappers, singers, and producers at the very top of their game.
* ExecutiveMeddling[[invoked]]: Senna was previously stuck in a really bad record deal that took away much of her creative independence and seemingly ended her time in the spotlight before she returned as the lead of True Damage. Her splash art shows her burning up her previous contract, which was with "[[MythologyGag Thresh Records]]".
* TheFashionista: Qiyana, as shown by her Prestige skin being designed by none other than Louis Vuitton.
* NeverASelfMadeWoman: Averted. Senna and Akali rose to prominence on their own talents, and Qiyana joined the group to win her fame the hard way instead of coasting on her family's reputation.
* RenownedSelectiveMentor: Well, producer. Yasuo is one of the most sought-after collaborators in music, but he won't work with just anybody.
* SpicyLatina: Qiyana is the daughter of "Latin music royalty" but wants to be a ''franchise'' instead of just another a rising star in the music world.
* VaporWear: Prestige Qiyana has a jacket with a semi-sheer lace underlay covering her upper body -- and there's clearly nothing under it.


->''From nothing, there will always come two.''
Since the dawn of time, the forces of chaos and order have been fighting for dominance, never having a resolution. But now, with their greatest fighters entering the battlefield, this is finally bound to change.\\
Order vs. Chaos (2017) and Battle of the God-Kings (2018) serves as the basis for the VS. Event. Completing missions during the event for either Order or Chaos would grant rewards while also boosting the power of their side, with players on the winning side gaining another bonus. As of 2018, Chaos has won both events.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Nightbringer) Yasuo,(Dawnbringer) Riven, (God King) Darius, Garen.
* AnimalMotifs: Darius is associated with wolves, and Garen with lions.
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: Nightbringer Yasuo and Dawnbringer Riven are personifications of Chaos and Order, respectively. The God-Kings refer to them as "honored ancestors" should they happen to meet on the Rift.
* BlackAndWhiteInsanity: Shared by both sides.
--> '''Riven[=/=]Yasuo''': [[NotSoDifferent There is no grey. Only light and dark.]]
* BothOrderAndChaosAreDangerous: Regardless of whether Order is "good" and Chaos is "evil," they're both frighteningly single-minded about their cause. It's clear that unfettered Chaos ''or'' Order would be bad for the rest of the world.
** It's explicitly pointed out that both God-Kings' view of the perfect world would have serious downsides. God-King Garen's world is peaceful and prosperous, but mostly in the ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'' sense where [[TheEvilsOfFreeWill free will is nonexistent]], while God-King Darius offers freedom from all oppressors... in a world of ForeverWar that resembles ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'' at its most grimdark.
* BothSidesHaveAPoint: Both Order and Chaos may be dangerous, but they also each have something legitimate to offer.
* BroughtDownToNormal: Of a sort. It's unclear what happened in the interim, but while Riven and Yasuo are [[AnthropomorphicPersonification cosmic entities]], Garen and Darius, their far-flung descendants, have become mortal to a degree.
* DarkerAndEdgier: Nightbringer Yasuo, not only in appearance (even when compared to Blood Moon Yasuo, which is quite demonic on its own), but also in his voicelines. And in the same vein, God King Darius.
* TheDarkSide: Nightbringer Yasuo, when he jokes, makes a reference to this.
--> '''Yasuo''': Come to the dark side. We have sugared confections.
* EvilMakesYouMonstrous:
** Nightbringer Yasuo, though calling him "evil" is a little sketchy. Notably, getting his Steel Tempest's stacks makes him even more demonic, until he either loses or consumes the stacks.
** Interestingly enough, this also applies to Dawnbringer Riven (who, likewise, isn't truly evil or good)-- her SuperMode changes her appearance, making her less human-looking.
* FemaleAngelMaleDemon: Dawnbringer Riven and Nightbringer Yasuo, respectively. Averted with the God-Kings, who are both male.
* GreyAndGrayMorality: While they certainly have the ''aesthetics'' of good vs. evil, it's actually OrderVersusChaos, and BothSidesHaveAPoint. Out of universe, this was done so players don't feel pressured into supporting the "good" or "evil" side.
* LightEmUp: Dawnbringer Riven and God-King Garen, existing right in between LightIsGood and LightIsNotGood.
* MotiveDecay: [[ According to]] WordOfGod, the God Kings are the last descendants of the original Nightbringer Yasuo and Dawnbringer Riven, but have twisted their ancestors' motives to fit their own personal, mortal needs.
* MsFanservice[=/=]FanservicePack: Dawnbringer Riven, BIG time. While she was always pretty in [[UnkemptBeauty her own way]] in her base skin, this skin pulls out all stops. She's [[ImpossibleHourglassFigure bustier and curvier]], there's quite an empashis on her [[ShesGotLegs legs]], [[MaleGaze ass]] and [[HartmanHips hips]] with her stance, there's quite the [[CleavageWindow cleavage]] on her shirt below her armor, and both her shirt and armor don't [[SexyBacklessOutfit cover her back]].
* NotSoAboveItAll: Both God Kings, despite being well, [[GodEmperor them]], all their non-taunt emotes are just them screwing around with their pets.
* NotSoDifferent: A recurring trend with the opposing duos is playing off their [[{{Foil}} already-prominent similarities]] [[UpToEleven to the max]]. They're given similar (if not exact) voice lines, both having an urge to kill the other at the cost of everything else, and the champions chosen even have similar gameplay dynamics: Riven and Yasuo being manaless [[LightningBruiser skirmishers]] with [[RuleOfThree 3-hit Q's]] and high mobility, and Garen and Darius being [[MightyGlacier mighty juggernauts]] with prominent {{Spin Attack}}s and FinishingMove ultimates.
* OrderVersusChaos: Order is represented by Dawnbringer Riven and God King Garen, while Chaos is represented by Nightbringer Yasuo and God King Darius.
* PlayingWithFire[=/=]HellFire: Nightbringer Yasuo.
* PowerEchoes: Dawnbringer Riven, when she ults.
* PowerMakesYourVoiceDeep[=/=]EvilSoundsDeep: Nightbringer Yasuo, even when he already had a deep voice in his base skin, even though calling him "evil" is a stretch. Notably, when he ults, his voice gets [[UpToEleven even deeper]], turning completely demonic.
* ShipTease[=/=]FoeYay: There's quite a bit between Riven and Yasuo, which is, at the same time, ironic considering the champions themselves[[note]]Riven accidentally committed the crime Yasuo was blamed for[[/note]], but also certainly a nod towards those who ship them anyway. They can hear each other in their minds, many of their voicelines are exactly the same (or very, very similar), and also, in both the endings to the comic, they share quite [[HeldGaze the]] [[AntagonistInMourning moment]] before they end.
* SpinAttack: Dawnbringer Riven's third Q is a vertical version. Nightbringer Yasuo obviously still has this from his base skin, also.
* SuperMode: Dawnbringer Riven's ult. Just like her base skin, it makes her sword larger, but in this skin, her appearance also changes, becoming [[GoldenSuperMode all golden]] and vaguely fish-like, for some reason.
* VictoryIsBoring: Yasuo isn't happy to win since victory is an ending, and any ending is more in line with Order than Chaos. He's even more surprised to find himself ''becoming'' the new Order.
* WarriorPoet: Yasuo and Riven both quote lines from poems by Lord Byron when they kill each other.
* YouKillItYouBoughtIt: [[GameplayAndStorySegregation Obviously not in game]], but when they kill each other in the endings to the comic, Chaos finds himself tamed by Order and Order realizes she has been corrupted by Chaos.

[[folder:Wardens and Marauders]]
A set of two opposing, low-price skin lines, the Wardens and Marauders represent what would happen had the Rune War of Runeterra between the Protectorate and the Magelord Empire continued to persist, locked in an eternal battle for order and chaos.
->'''Champions in the Warden line''': Jax, Karma, Nautilus, Sivir
->'''Champions in the Marauder line''': Alistar, Ashe, Olaf, Warwick
* TheAgeless: While there's little proof to back his claims, Jax is stated to be one of the very original Wardens before the fall of the Protectorate.
* AnimatedArmor: Warden Nautilus is this, having his soul bound to the armor to serve as a shock trooper. Few instances of this remain aside from him, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero with the method of his creation believed to be linked to the start of the cataclysmic Rune War]].
* BlackKnight: The Marauders not only look the part, but they --along with their ancestral Magelords-- were far more willing to experiment in the dark arts, resulting in bestial troops that otherwise defy all logic including [[ALoadOfBull Alistar]] and [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Warwick]].
* KnightTemplar: While the Wardens heavily evoke a typical KnightInShiningArmor archetype, they were implied to be this, [[GoodIsNotSoft imposing a rigid and unforgiving set of law upon the land]], [[WellIntentionedExtremist done in an attempt to stop the rise of the Magelords, leading to the Rune War]].
* OrderVersusChaos: The Wardens and the Protectorate represent order and peace, while the Marauders and the Magelord Empire represent chaos and war. By the time they went to war, their rule was of a 50/50 split.
* TheRemnant: The Wardens and Marauders are descendants or direct remnants of the otherwise long-disbanded Protectorate and the Magelord Empire, both of which vanished into antiquity following the Rune War.
* TheSocialDarwinist: During its peak, the Magelord Empire had a harsh meritocratic approach to leadership similar to Noxus, split into warrior castes whose rises and falls were dictated by victory in battle. In the present day, remnants including Ashe and Olaf have instead simply chosen to rule through fear and the drive for [[BloodKnight glorious violence]].
* VestigialEmpire: Both the Protectorate and Magelord Empire are now a shell of their former selves following the Rune War. Conflict still exists between individual remnants of each, but the time of endless armies and militaristic warfare is over.

All that has a beginning, must have an end. This has been prophesied by ancient tribes, and to make sure of that, these beasts and goddess rose to bring a conclusion to those tales.
->'''Champions in this line''': (Worldbreaker) Hecarim, Nasus, Nautilus, Trundle, (Sun Goddess) Karma
* ApocalypseHow: Each of the four worldbreakers does this in a different way. Nautilus creates massive tsunamis, Nasus consumes the world in fire, Trundle in ice, and Hecarim in darkness.
* BarrierMaiden: Sun Goddess Karma is all that stands between the four titans bringing on the apocalypse.
* {{Fanservice}}: Sun Goddess Karma is ''very'' skin-revealing.
* HorsemenOfTheApocalypse: The worldbreakers function very similarly, including being sealed, appearing in specific orders, and causing the apocalypse.
* {{Lunacy}}: When Sun Goddess Karma is overtaken by the moon, the worldbreakers rise.
* {{Mayincatec}}: More so than the Prehistoric line, there's a much larger Mesoamerican inspiration in the designs.
* PowerOfTheSun: Sun Goddess Karma, of course, the one in whom the sun rises and sets. In her splash art, she's in the process of spooling threads of sunlight into a basket she has with her to create a sunset.
* TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers: Sun Goddess Karma is considered part of this line, despite not being beast-like or anything. It's justified, however, [[BarrierMaiden by her being the one that unseals the beasts when she's finally overtaken]].
* UnitsNotToScale: With the exception of Sun Goddess Karma, all the Worldbreakers are MASSIVE, even considering their "base" champions. In game, however, they're the same size as their bases.

[[folder:World Championship]]
''League of Legends'' is one of the most successful e-sports around the world, and every year, Riot hosts two of the largest ''League'' tournaments for millions to watch to see who wins: the Mid-Season Invitational, and the ''League of Legends'' World Championship. The winning team of the World Championship is treated to a skin line commemorating their victory, with players being represented by their most preferred or definitive champions during their climb to the top.\\
In addition, Riot releases Championship and Challenger/Conqueror skins during the World Championship and MSI, respectively. At the end of every season near the World Championship, players who reached Gold or higher in ranked are awarded to exclusive Victorious skins as well.
->'''Champions in the Championship line''': Riven, Thresh, Shyvana, Kalista, Zed, Ashe, Ryze\\
'''Champions in the Conqueror line''': (Challenger) Ahri, Nidalee, (Conqueror) Karma, Varus\\
'''Champions in the Victorious line''': Jarvan IV, Janna, Elise, Morgana, Sivir, Maokai, Graves\\
'''Fnatic''': Jarvan IV, Corki, Janna, Gragas, Karthus\\
'''Taipei Assassins''': (TPA) Nunu and Willump, Dr. Mundo, Shen, Ezreal, Orianna\\
'''SKT T1''': (First Wave) Jax, Lee Sin, Vayne, Zed, Zyra, (Second Wave) Alistar, Azir, Elise, Kalista, Renekton, Ryze, (Third Wave) Ekko, Jhin, Nami, Olaf, Syndra, Zac\\
'''Samsung White''': (SSW) Rengar, Singed, Talon, Thresh, Twitch\\
'''Samsung Galaxy''': (SSG) Ezreal, Gnar, Jarvan IV, Rakan, Taliyah, Xayah\\
'''Invictus Gaming''': (IG) Camille, Fiora, Irelia, Kai'Sa, [=LeBlanc=], Rakan
* TheAce: SKT T1 has become famous for being one of the best ''League of Legends'' teams in the world, having won ''three World Championships'' since its formation. For specific players, as the in-game descriptions point out, Bang (Kalista and Jhin) has won two of them, Bengi (Lee Sin, Elise, and Olaf) and Faker (Zed, Ryze, and Syndra) have won all three.
* BattleCouple:
** Xayah and Rakan both got Samsung Galaxy skins, and as a bonus, as part of their recall passive, the two will pose together holding the World Cup.
** Sadly, only Rakan received an Invictus Gaming skin the following year as Jackylove -- the team's botlaner -- [[ chose Kai'Sa over Xayah]].
* BigEater: SSG Gnar's recalls have him chowing down on food before returning to base. Mini Gnar passes out from finishing all the banana bunches, but Mega Gnar plows right through his ramen (served in the World Cup, no less!), and almost looks disappointed that there isn't any more.
* BlingOfWar: The Victorious skins are all pretty blinged-out, with white, gold, and blue all over.
* BodySushi: SKT T1 Nami in her recall animation ''[[ExaggeratedTrope is]]'' [[ExaggeratedTrope the sushi]], lounging on a rice platter like nigiri to take selfies before being taken back to base with giant chopsticks.
* FlippingTheTable: SKT T1 Olaf's recall has him do this as part of a particularly violent RageQuit.
* ImprobableWeaponUser: Some of the older skins. TPA Mundo throws the worlds Trophy instead of a cleaver, TPA Ezreal shoots his magic from an oversized foam finger, and TPA Shen uses inflatable noisemakers instead of swords.
* SignatureScene: Starting from 2014, Riot has added references to famous moments surrounding the winning players in their respective skins. As well from 2015 onwards, [[ they also get the]] [[ to act out their own recall animation as well]].
** SSW Twitch (representing Imp) has a recall where he rolls on the ground, referencing an [[MemeticMutation memetic]] [[ interview Imp had at Worlds 2014]], where he [[ItMakesSenseInContext expressed a desire to roll around in the grass at Seoul World Cup Stadium]].
** SSW Thresh (representing Mata) has a recall where he yanks out and holds up the World Cup trophy itself, representing Mata's title as MVP of Worlds 2014.
** SKT T1 Ryze (representing Faker) is initially based on his acted-out suggestion, but Riot decided to go the extra mile and had Ryze perform [[ Faker's famously random on-stage roll during the Finals]].
* TheSixthRanger: Since 2015, a sixth champion is added to represent the backup player; an understudy to fill in for a player who, for whatever reason, can't play. Azir represented Easyhoon, the backup midlaner for Faker in 2015, and Zac represented Blank, SKT's substitute jungler in 2016.
* VSign: An adorable mid-air variant caps off SKT T1 Kalista's recall animation. [[ Bang's initial submission]] had him more resemble doing [[ the team's victory "T1" pose]], but for whatever reason, this would be changed to the VSign.

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