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==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
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* His joke references [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkuu0Lwb5EM Who Let the Dogs Out?] by the {{w|Baha Men}}.
 
* His joke references [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qkuu0Lwb5EM Who Let the Dogs Out?] by the {{w|Baha Men}}.
 
** A side-by-side comparison can be seen [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RuLI-27FeQ here.]
 
** A side-by-side comparison can be seen [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RuLI-27FeQ here.]
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* {{sbc|"Your soul will be measured"}} references {{w|Anubis}} from {{w|Egyptian mythology}}.
 
* {{sbc|"Your soul will be measured"}} references {{w|Anubis}} from {{w|Egyptian mythology}}.
   
;{{cst|Nasus|Infernal}}
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* {{sbc|"Hope is the opiate of the frail"}} references {{w|Karl Marx}}'s quote ''"Religion... is the opiate of the masses"''.
 
* {{sbc|"Hope is the opiate of the frail"}} references {{w|Karl Marx}}'s quote ''"Religion... is the opiate of the masses"''.
 
* {{sbc|"By {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus|fire}} be purged!"}} references {{wikia|WoW|Kael'thas Sunstrider}} and {{wikia|WoW|Ragnaros}}, both from {{w|Warcraft}}.
 
* {{sbc|"By {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus|fire}} be purged!"}} references {{wikia|WoW|Kael'thas Sunstrider}} and {{wikia|WoW|Ragnaros}}, both from {{w|Warcraft}}.
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;{{cst|Nasus|Galactic}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Galactic}}
 
* He references {{w|Stargate}}.
 
* He references {{w|Stargate}}.
* He shares this theme with:
 
** {{csl|Azir|Galactic}}
 
** {{csl|Renekton|Galactic}}
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Pharaoh}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Pharaoh}}
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Riot K-9}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Riot K-9}}
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* He is an anthropomorphic K-9 unit, otherwise known as a {{w|police dog}} and his {{ai|Siphoning Strike|Nasus|war axe}} is replaced with a {{w|Club (weapon)|baton}}, a weapon used for {{w|riot control}}.
 
* He is an anthropomorphic K-9 unit, otherwise known as a {{w|police dog}} and his {{ai|Siphoning Strike|Nasus|war axe}} is replaced with a {{w|Club (weapon)|baton}}, a weapon used for {{w|riot control}}.
 
** His canine features resemble a {{w|Dobermann}}'s, which is fitting due to the breed being commonly trained for police work to take advantage of their large and intimidating builds and aggression.
 
** His canine features resemble a {{w|Dobermann}}'s, which is fitting due to the breed being commonly trained for police work to take advantage of their large and intimidating builds and aggression.
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Dreadknight}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Dreadknight}}
* He shares this theme with:
 
** {{csl|Garen|Dreadknight}}.
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Infernal}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Infernal}}
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** A side-by-side comparison can be seen [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWDIinVKmHw here.]
 
** A side-by-side comparison can be seen [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWDIinVKmHw here.]
 
* When he uses {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}} his shoulder pads spring to life, referencing {{w|Cerberus}}.
 
* When he uses {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}} his shoulder pads spring to life, referencing {{w|Cerberus}}.
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Archduke}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Archduke}}
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*** He is striking a pose while {{csl|Udyr|Definitely Not}} is taking a group {{w|selfie}}, but his {{w|smartphone}} can't detect {{csl|Amumu|Surprise Party}}.
 
*** He is striking a pose while {{csl|Udyr|Definitely Not}} is taking a group {{w|selfie}}, but his {{w|smartphone}} can't detect {{csl|Amumu|Surprise Party}}.
 
* He can be seen on the [[April Fools' Day]] [[Season Nine|2019]] login screen on the Dogs side.
 
* He can be seen on the [[April Fools' Day]] [[Season Nine|2019]] login screen on the Dogs side.
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Worldbreaker}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Worldbreaker}}
 
* His outfit and the background reference {{w|Pre-Columbianera|Pre-Columbian}} {{w|Mesoamerica|Mesoamerican civilizations}}, e.g. {{w|Maya civilization|Maya}}, {{w|Aztec Empire|Aztec}}, etc.
 
* His outfit and the background reference {{w|Pre-Columbianera|Pre-Columbian}} {{w|Mesoamerica|Mesoamerican civilizations}}, e.g. {{w|Maya civilization|Maya}}, {{w|Aztec Empire|Aztec}}, etc.
 
   
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Lunar Guardian}}
 
;{{cst|Nasus|Lunar Guardian}}
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** His head-dress & mane make him resemble other creatures like {{w|Qilin}}, {{w|Xiezhi}}, & {{w|Pixiu}}.
 
** His head-dress & mane make him resemble other creatures like {{w|Qilin}}, {{w|Xiezhi}}, & {{w|Pixiu}}.
 
* When activating {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}}, his hair turns yellow as well as having a yellow aura around him. This is a reference to the {{wikia|dragonball|Super Saiyan}} transformations from the {{wikia|dragonball|Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball}} franchise.
 
* When activating {{ai|Fury of the Sands|Nasus}}, his hair turns yellow as well as having a yellow aura around him. This is a reference to the {{wikia|dragonball|Super Saiyan}} transformations from the {{wikia|dragonball|Dragon Ball (franchise)|Dragon Ball}} franchise.
 
   
 
==Relations==
 
==Relations==

Revision as of 01:51, September 1, 2019

General

Quotes

Nasus OriginalCircle Original Nasus
  • His joke references Who Let the Dogs Out? by the Baha Men.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
    • In Brazilian localization, he instead references Só as Cachorras by Bonde do Tigrão.
    • In Italian localization, he says "Belli còni, ti piacciono i còni?" ("Good dags. D'ya like dags?") referencing Snatch.
    • In Polish localization, he says "Wy nie wiecie, a ja wiem, jak rozmawiać trzeba z psem" ("You don't know, but I do know how to talk with dogs") referencing Akademia Pana Kleksa.
  • "There, for grace, I go" might be referencing "There, but for the grace of God, go I".
  • "Your soul will be measured" references Anubis from Egyptian mythology.
Nasus InfernalCircle Infernal Nasus

Skins

Nasus OriginalCircle Original Nasus
Nasus GalacticCircle Galactic Nasus
Nasus PharaohCircle Pharaoh Nasus
Nasus RiotK-9Circle Riot K-9 Nasus
  • Along with the other Riot skins, he was obtainable by either meeting a Rioter, attending an official Riot event or through purchase in the store during events in the year of release.[3]
    • For him in particular, he was only obtainable in 2011 and 2012 events, such as Gamescom 2011 and through the store in subsequent ones.[4]
  • He is an anthropomorphic K-9 unit, otherwise known as a police dog and his Siphoning Strike war axe is replaced with a baton, a weapon used for riot control.
    • His canine features resemble a Dobermann's, which is fitting due to the breed being commonly trained for police work to take advantage of their large and intimidating builds and aggression.
Nasus DreadknightCircle Dreadknight Nasus
Chromaskins Chromas: Blight, Burn, Frostbite
Nasus InfernalCircle Infernal Nasus
Nasus ArchdukeCircle Archduke Nasus
Nasus WorldbreakerCircle Worldbreaker Nasus
Nasus LunarGuardianCircle Lunar Guardian Nasus
Chromaskins Chromas: Meteorite, Pearl, Ruby, Turquoise

Relations

  • Nasus was a warrior scholar who spearheaded the military and cultural uprising of Ancient Shurima, but Azir OriginalSquare Azir's Xerath OriginalSquare misled arrogance led to the empire's downfall, costing him his own brother Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton.
    • Nasus hopes he can cure Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton of his madness, so that the brothers united might defeat Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath and restore Shurima to greatness.
    • The Mana Surge sarcophagus Nasus and Renekton OriginalSquare Renekton used to imprison Xerath OriginalSquare Xerath was first used to contain a beast of living fire (likely Brand OriginalSquare Brand) the Magus Ascendant himself freed to keep the brothers away from the capital while he stole Azir OriginalSquare Azir's Ascension.


References

References

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