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Lore

  • Veigar is over 1,500 years old, as he was present during Mordekaiser's Mordekaiser's second crusade.
    • He was possibly captured by the Iron Revenant around 400 BN, or 1400 years ago.[4]
  • He was possibly affected by Stockholm syndrome after being held captive for years by Mordekaiser Mordekaiser.

Quotes

Original Veigar Original Veigar
  • Veigar's Veigar's quotes "I will swallow your soul!" and "Even now, your loved ones suffer!" are similar to quotes from The Evil Dead franchise.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
Final Boss Veigar Final Boss Veigar

- Chrono Trigger

  • "Unimaginable is the power of Veigar!" - Magus (talking about Lavos, the last boss)
  • "The black wind howls." - Janus

- Diablo

  • "I will make weapons from your bones!" - Blacksmith
  • "Not even death can save you from me!" - Diablo

- Dragon Ball Z (anime)

  • "My power is over 9000!" - Vegeta
  • "This isn't even my final form!" - Frieza

- Final Fantasy

  • "Run! Run! Or you'll be well done!" - Kefka (Final Fantasy VI)
  • "I, Veigar, will knock you all down!" - Garland (Final Fantasy)
  • "I will create a monument to nonexistence!" - Kefka (Final Fantasy VI)
  • "The end draws near..." - Kefka (Final Fantasy VI)
  • "I'll... remember... this..." - Kefka (Final Fantasy VI)
  • "I am all-powerful!" - Kefka (Final Fantasy VI)

- Mortal Kombat

  • "Toasty!"
  • "Finish Them!"
  • "Weak, pathetic fools." - Shao Kahn

- Starcraft

  • "Vengeance shall be mine!" - Sarah Kerrigan
  • "Arcane launch detected!" - Starcraft Nuclear Launch.

- Star Fox

  • "Cocky little freaks!" - Sector Y boss
  • "I can't let you do that!" - Star Wolf

- Street Fighter

  • "Weakness is a disease and I am the cure." - Akuma
  • "My victory symbolizes the crumbling of justice." - M. Bison
  • "The feelings of terror only prove your inferiority!" - M. Bison
  • "Get lost, you can't compare with my powers!" - M. Bison

- The Legend of Zelda

  • "Hey! Listen!" - Navi (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
  • "Do you realize who you're dealing with?" - Ganondorf (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)
  • "You are Error!" - Zelda 2 reference.
  • "You dare defy me?!" - Iron Knuckle (The Legend of Zelda CDi Games)

- Portal

  • "All the cake is gone!" - Portal reference
  • "Your entire life has been a mathematical error!" - GLaDOS

- X-Men

  • "Playtime has ended!" - Magneto (X-Men vs Street Fighter)
  • "Champions! Welcome to die!" - Magneto (X-Men Arcade)

- Others

  • "I will show you true power!" - Mass Effect (possibly). Shares this quote with Xerath Xerath.
  • "Annoying Champion is about to die!" - Gauntlet
  • "You and your friends are dead!" - Friday the 13th (NES Game, Game Over screen)
  • "A battle you have no chance of winning." - G-Man (Half-Life)
  • "I am invincible!" - GoldenEye
  • "Welcome to your doom!" - Altered Beast
  • "What is a champion? A miserable pile of pixels!" - Castlevania: Symphony of the Night reference
  • "I hunger!" - Sinistar
  • "Don't get mad! Get sadistic!" - Destroy All Humans!
  • "Join me or die!" - Warcraft III
  • "Somebody set up us the bomb!" - Zero Wings
  • "I have fury!" - Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga (said by Fawful)
  • "Would you kindly (Stop moving!)" - BioShock
  • "My strength is unparalleled!" - Ninetails (Mega Man X: Command Mission)
  • "Got a present for ya!" - Command and Conquer: Tiberium Wars
  • "Quad Damage!" - Quake/Unreal Tournament
  • "It's no use!" - Silver (Sonic the Hedgehog (2006))
  • "Super effective!" - Pokémon
  • "You have fallen into my trap!" - Yu-Gi-Oh!
  • "Your journey ends here, hero!" - Fantasy Rivals
  • "Delete!" - Mega Man Battle Network, Death Note, or Cybermen (Doctor Who)
  • "Suffer like we did!" - Zeal (The House of the Dead/The Typing of the Dead)
  • "My power grows!" - Majesty (stated when one of the player's Wizards levels up)
  • "Let's run it back!" - A "run back" is a general fighting game term for a rematch.
  • "Right where I want you!" - Millhouse Manastorm from World of Warcraft

Skins

Original Veigar Original Veigar
  • He closely resembles the Black Mage from the Final Fantasy series.
  • His very first splash art very first splash art was directly tweaked for the first splash art of his White Mage White Mage skin.
    • While more elaborately edited, the first splash art for his Curling Curling skin also seems to have borrowed the pose from his first classic splash art.
White Mage Veigar White Mage Veigar
  • He is among the only three skins priced at 390 RP 390, making them the cheapest ones available (excluding sales and giveaways/promotions).
  • He does not have the robe of the White Mage but uses a similar color palette.
Curling Veigar Curling Veigar
Veigar Greybeard Veigar Greybeard
Leprechaun Veigar Leprechaun Veigar
Baron Von Veigar Baron Von Veigar
Superb Villain Veigar Superb Villain Veigar
  • It changes Event Horizon Event Horizon particles into mechanic pyramid-like structures that resemble the claw on his hand.
  • Superb Villain Veigar Superb Villain Veigar holds a scepter that closely resembles the "Runed Arcanite Rod" item in World of Warcraft.
  • Contrary to the belief of some of the community, this skin has nothing to do with the popular YouTube personality TotalBiscuit.[5]
Bad Santa Veigar Bad Santa Veigar
Final Boss Veigar Final Boss Veigar
  • This skin was teased through a Final Boss picture showing the previous three Arcade skins. The Polish site for League of Legends has listed the name Veigar in the announcements link.[6]
  • His voice is similar to the Shadow Selves' voices in the English dubbed version of Persona 4 series.
  • His hands and feet floating near his body without any arms or legs is a reference to the Rayman series.
  • The glove on his right hand resembles the Power Glove, an accessory for the NES.
    • His right hand appears on the teaser with the hand on giant proportions, being a reference to the Master Hand from Super Smash Bros series.
    • It is revealed in the splash art for this skin that the 3 red buttons on the knuckles have the letters Q, W, and E on them. This is a reference to many Real-Time Strategy games (such as League of Legends), where Q, W, E, and R are used to cast spells or abilities.
  • During his recall animation, he inputs a code that strongly resembles the Konami Code into his glove (Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A).
  • His Baleful Strike Baleful Strike is a reference to "The Wizard Agahnim" from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.
  • His Dark Matter Dark Matter causes different pieces from Tetris to fall.
  • His Primordial Burst Primordial Burst is a box of binary code, a number system that computers use to run.
  • His dance references the Can-Can..
  • His staff has an eye that resembles The Eye of Sauron.
  • Most of Final Boss Veigar's quotes are video game references. A large portion of them, and more, can be seen in this video.
Omega Squad Veigar Omega Squad Veigar
Chromaskins.png Chromas: Catseye, Sapphire, Tanzanite
  • Omega Squad Teemo Omega Squad Teemo (pre-metal breakdown) can be seen to his right looking through binoculars.
  • This is the only Skin where his ears (and part of his face) can be seen, due to him not wearing any type of hat.
Elderwood Veigar Elderwood Veigar
Chromaskins.png Chromas: Amethyst, Catseye, Emerald, Obsidian, Pearl, Rainbow, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Turquoise
Furyhorn Cosplay Veigar Furyhorn Cosplay Veigar
Chromaskins.png Chromas: Aquamarine, Citrine, Emerald, Obsidian, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Tanzanite
Astronaut Veigar Astronaut Veigar
Chromaskins.png Chromas: Catseye, Citrine, Emerald, Rainbow, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Tanzanite
  • He is responsible for creating the corrupted meeps meeps, as he is shown turning regular meeps into corrupted ones when recalling.
  • His energy gauntlet disintegrates during his death animation.

Relations

Veigar, The Tiny Master of Evil Veigar, The Tiny Master of Evil
  • Mordekaiser Mordekaiser tortured Veigar to gain knowledge about other realms.
    • He knew LeBlanc LeBlanc, who was also forced to work for Mordekaiser.[7]
  • Veigar Veigar might think all evil champions are allies for his advantage.
Veigar, The Tiny Master of Evil Veigar, The Tiny Master of Evil
  • The reason why Veigar Veigar was in Noxian prison, according to reports from Noxian authorities, was because Veigar was amongst 'a handful' of yordles arrested for trading illegal goods in Noxus.
  • After his failed attempt to steal The Mothership, Veigar was shot down by Teemo Teemo during his escape.
  • Lulu Lulu is a friend of Veigar.
    • This might have been Riot's response to a fanfiction thread about their misadventures. According to Rivini (its author), Riot officially made them friends, AFTER the thread was created.

References

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