- Kled is one of 18 champions without a single ability power ratio on any ability: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .
- Kled is voiced by .
- is also voiced by the same voice actor.
- Kled's name resembles Welsh noun cledd(yf) /kleːð(ɨv)/ "sword", from Proto-Celtic *kladiwos
- Kladiwos might have been loaned into Latin as  (compare 's ) , or both come from same root *kelh₂- "to strike"
- Skaarl is from a species called
al , immortal, unkillable wind spirits that embody the desolation of the Noxian Plains.
- Kled's posters call Skaarl the 'pride of Noxus' and a 'decorated veteran of the battle of Bucket Creek', with the drakalops' gender changing depending on the poster; Kled knows that Skaarl is female, yet unaware of the posters' conundrum.
- Kled and Skaarl are the first champion with two health bars, combining to form the highest in-game base health, with Kled's being the lowest.
- Kled is also the first champion in the game whose health cannot be improved except through growth per level, the second being .
- Kled, while movement speed of all champions at 285. , has the lowest base
- RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 called MR BONES WILD RIDE that took in game years to complete. Then, once a passenger finally got off the ride, it led back to the start of the ride, creating an never-ending cycle of riding the attraction. One of the most famous quotes that a ton of riders thought was "I want to get off 'MR BONES WILD RIDE'". is in reference to a meme where a person built a ride in
- Kled is the first champion to swear (albeit censored) in-game.
- Kled is suspected to be at least as old as Noxus itself (by extension a contemporary of ).
- Kled's military contributions (Battle of Fallgren, Battle of Bucket Creek, Battle of Drugne, Siege of Rugg, Siege of Qualthala, Assault on Glorft, Sacking of Trevail, Draken Campaign, and most recently the Ionian Campaign) might have been what turned Noxus from a tribal confederation into the empire it has become.
- Kled is the most distinguished military person to ever live, although most of his titles are made up and/or self-proclaimed.
- Kled's 'mushroom juice' may be derived from the ones uses for his .
- Kled's dance move.
dance references the , a famous
- A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
- The song used in the short cinematic The Reunion is , Peer Gynt - Morning Mood.
- During development he was called  .
- Kled's first placeholder model during production was a tiny pink to represent Skaarl, while his second placeholder model was riding on the same tiny pink to represent Kled riding on Skaarl. Their animations, including their /dance, /joke, /taunt and movement, played at the same time.
- Instead of , his Q was a conic AoE which unleashed three slashes after a delay in the targeted direction. The 'flurry of melee hits' aspect of this ability was retained in .
- Instead of , his W was a targeted AoE, tossing out a net (similar in looks to 's ), affecting all caught targets with an effect akin to .
- Instead of
, his ultimate was completely identical to .
- These effects can be viewed here.
- Inspirations include  , , and .
- Kled is over 1000 years old, older than Noxus itself as he was present among the Noxii during the Rune War and possibly even earlier than that. He has become a myth and an icon of the empire, even though most are not aware of his true appearance and the fact that he is a Yordle.
- "Holy [redacted], where are we?" has the curse bleeped over for rating concerns, as well as for other ratings (League of Legends is rated T for 13-year-olds and above by ESRB) as well as humorous purposes.
- "Of course you realize, this means war" references from .
- "I dont need nothing but this axe... and this gun... and this hat" references The Jerk.
- "I'm Kled, and this here's Skaarl. Prepare to die" references Inigo Montoya from .
- Kled and Kalista "Die". share the quote
- "Don't try and understand 'em, just rope, throw and brand 'em." is a reference to the song Rawhide.
- "Serenity now!" references an episode from .
- "It's go time!" might be referencing Seinfeld as well.
- "This! Is! Noxus!" references the movie .
- "Nice axe - learn to use it!" is similar to 's quote "Nice axe - I'll take it!".
- "Yeah, yeah, invade Ionia you said, it'll be fine you said!" references the meme It Will Be Fun, They Said.
- "Y'know, a long time ago, being crazy meant something." is a quote by Charles Manson.
- "Too stupid to live, too dumb to die." references Raoul Duke from .
- "I hate to advocate violence and insanity, but it's worked for me." is a play on a quote by author .
- He and Skaarl may be referencing the characters Sir Didymus and Ambrosius from the movie .
- A sign depicting what seems to be 's helmet with a red cross on top of it can be seen in the background.
- This skin shares the Medieval theme with:
- He was heavily inspired by from .
- He and Skaarl respectively resemble an and a (both from ).
- The windmill in the background might be referencing .
- Rejected names for this skin include 'Kled the Cavalier' and 'Grass Knight Kled'.
- This skin shares the Trick-or-Treat theme with:
- and can be seen in the background of his splash art.
- He was released in celebration of Harrowing 2018 along with:
- 'dope'. , apparently, thinks is
- Kled fought together with back when the latter was still alive but doesn't think much of the new undead abomination.
- Kled's champion page shows that every champion (including himself, bizarrely) in the game is his rival and Skaarl is his only friend.
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