10 Cool Facts About League of Legends

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League of Legends is an extremely popular game with 27,000,000 daily players. The emphasis on free-to-play combined with the huge amount of playable characters justifies the playerbase. Here are 10 of the coolest facts about the game.


1
Zilean is named after the game’s design director.

2
Tristana’s Buster Shot is an homage to Mega Man.

3
Singed is the OG Champion.

4
League of Legends is the 2nd highest paying competitive eSport.

5
Aatrox was inspired by Lord of the Rings characters.

6
HotshotGG dropped out of College to play League of Legends.

7
The BF Sword is an allusion to Doom’s BFG9000.

8
Jinx dances like Jake from Adventure Time.

9
Kassadin might be the most frequently nerfed Champion.

10
The Radiant Dawn champion uses the power of the sun to help her in battle. What does the sun hate? Sunglasses! Leona gets a damage drop of 1 against characters wearing sunglasses.