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General

Development

  • During development she was called Emeria.
  • Early explorations had her Yordle Snap Trap Yordle Snap Trap be an ability that could spawn brushes. This was however avoided for weird interactions in lane, with monsters, and more... Later implemented in IvernSquare Ivern's Brushmaker Brushmaker.

Lore

  • Caitlyn's Yordle Snap Trap Yordle Snap Trap appears to be a bear trap with a Cupcake for bait.
    • ViSquare Vi calling her 'Cupcake' might allude to Caitlyn's choice for Yordle bait.
  • When Caitlyn and Vi are on the same team, they are granted the cosmetic buff On the Case buff On the Case. This buff gives them extra Gold gold when they score a Damage rating takedown together.
    • If there is a JinxSquare Jinx on the enemy team, Caitlyn gets the cosmetic debuff Catch me if you can! buff Catch me if you can! This debuff displays a counter of 'criminals apprehended' (kills/assists scored against Jinx).
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    Swain OriginalCircle "My my, does your dear grandniece know what 'CamilleSquare C' has been up to?" implies that Camille is Caitlyn's arch-nemesis.

Quotes

Caitlyn OriginalCircle Original Caitlyn
Caitlyn PulsefireCircle Pulsefire Caitlyn
  • Caitlyn has multiple quotes that reference films/TV shows/music:
    • Caitlyn constantly references The Remembrances, a possible hint to Minority Report.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.start05
      "Alright you primitives, listen up. This is my Boomstick." references Army of Darkness ("Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my Boomstick!").
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      CaitlynPulsefire.joke02
      "If faulty, please return to the Ministry of Love." references Nineteen Eighty-Four, also known as 1984 by George Orwell.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.interactionJokeEnemy02
      "I'm the pun police, and you're under arrest." references Sonic SatAM.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.killHighNoon03
      "Do you feel lucky, punk?" references Dirty Harry.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.move19
      "Where I'm going, I don't need roads.",  
      CaitlynPulsefire.recall02
      "Where I'm going, I don't need hats.", and  
      CaitlynPulsefire.move32
      "I dont want to talk about time travel. It always ends in diagrams." reference Back to the Future.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.killPenta01
      "This truly is their darkest timeline." references the episode "Remedial Chaos Theory" from the sitcom Community.
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      CaitlynPulsefire.dance03
      "It's just a jump to the left." references the song "The Time Warp" from the rock musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.firstBlood01
    "Time waits for no-one." references an old saying, "Time and tide waits for no man," which predates modern English, with its exact origins unknown.
    • The simplified version (the one used by Caitlyn) has been referenced in media frequently, from films to music, such as The Rolling Stones' song by the same name.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.kill26
    "Happiness is a thermally active temporal blaster." is a play on the quote "Happiness is a warm gun." which in itself is a reference to a Beatles song.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.move40
    "Set weapon power to 360. Disable scope." references first person shooter trick-shots, namely the 360 no-scope.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.tauntRyze01
    "Are RyzeSquare old2 you version six or seven? I've lost count." references Ryze's several reworks.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.killEzreal01
    "Now EzrealSquare who belongs in a museum." references  
    Ezreal.taunt
    Ezreal OriginalCircle old "You belong in a museum!".
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    CaitlynPulsefire.tauntTryndamere01
    "Love me some TryndamereSquare Tryndamere." is a play on Marc 'Tryndamere' Merrill comment 'Love me some Regi'.
    • She shares this quote with  
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      Nunu NunuBotCircle Nunu and Willump Bot.
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    CaitlynPulsefire.attack27
    "This is the sound of inevitability." quotes The Matrix.
    • She shares this quote with:
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        CamilleProgram.kill22
        Camille ProgramCircle Program Camille
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        VayneProject.unknown215.a
        Vayne PROJECTCircle PROJECT: Vayne
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    CaitlynPulsefire.recall01
    "Who needs a warrant?" resembles 
    Ezreal.move9
    Ezreal OriginalCircle old "Who needs a map?!".
  • Caitlyn PulsefireCircle Pulsefire Caitlyn shares quotes with:
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      CaitlynPulsefire.spellE2
      Caitlyn PulsefireCircle  
      Rengar.E1
      Rengar OriginalCircle  
      Poppy.W1
      Poppy OriginalCircle  
      Braum.Q2
      Braum OriginalCircle "Not so fast!"

Skins

Caitlyn OriginalCircle Original Caitlyn
Chromaskins Chromas: Blue, Green, Pink
  • Caitlyn appears to be ambidextrous. The hand she pulls the trigger with alternates from her left hand and her right hand in the artwork of her skins.
    • Examples of her pulling it with her left hand are the art for Caitlyn OriginalCircle Classic and Caitlyn HeadhunterCircle Headhunter.
    • Examples of her pulling it with her right hand are the art for Caitlyn ResistanceCircle Resistance and Caitlyn OfficerCircle Officer.
Caitlyn SheriffCircle Sheriff Caitlyn
Caitlyn ResistanceCircle Resistance Caitlyn
Caitlyn SafariCircle Safari Caitlyn
Caitlyn ArcticWarfareCircle Arctic Warfare Caitlyn
Caitlyn OfficerCircle Officer Caitlyn
Caitlyn HeadhunterCircle Headhunter Caitlyn
Caitlyn LunarWraithCircle Lunar Wraith Caitlyn
Chromaskins Chromas: Golden
Caitlyn PulsefireCircle Pulsefire Caitlyn
Caitlyn PoolPartyCircle Pool Party Caitlyn
Chromaskins Chromas: Aquamarine, Catseye, Obsidian, Rose Quartz, Ruby

Relations

  • EzrealSquare Ezreal's uncle Lyte knew Caitlyn's mother.
  • Caitlyn and ViSquare Vi are partners-in-law-enforcement and collectively known On the Case buff Piltover's Finest.
    • They've been chasing after JinxSquare Jinx, a dangerous criminal who's been wreaking havoc for apparently no reason.

References