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General

Yorick OriginalSquare old Yorick, the Gravedigger
Yorick OriginalSquare Yorick, Shepherd of Souls
  • In the EUW Spanish champion insights it's revealed that the Maiden of the Mist name is Hermenegilda, from Germanic Ermingildis,[2] from Proto-Germanic *ermunaz "great, strong, whole" & *gulþan "gold".
  • His current weapon is based on the Chinese monk's spade.

Lore

  • His full name is Yorick Mori much like his pre-VGU self.
  • Yorick is between 1050 - 1100 years old, born at some point before the Ruination of the Blessed Isles Crest icon Blessed Isles.
  • The Maiden is the culmination of thousands of undead souls that makes up the black mist cape on his back. "They" have there own VO and talk to Yorick quite frequently. His ultimate causes them to manifest into the Maiden which is just the personification of the Black Mist which clings to him.[3]

Quotes

Yorick OriginalCircle Original Yorick
  • Spirit of the Altar profileicon 
    WestAltar.Yorick1
    "Alas, poor Yorick." quotes Hamlet.
  • Twisted Treeline icon 
    EastAltar.Yorick2
    "Bring out your dead! Bring out your dead!!" is a common quote from plague searchers.
  •  
    Yorick.move46
    "Remember my name. For one day, I will not." references  
    Yorick.move4
    Yorick OriginalCircle old "You will remember Yorick Mori."
  • Sterak's Gage item Sterak's Gage 
    Yorick.itemSteraksGage01
    "A gauntlet to throw before the king." references the popular idiom ("Throw down the gauntlet").

Skins

Yorick OriginalCircle Original Yorick
Yorick UndertakerCircle Undertaker Yorick
Yorick PentakillCircle Pentakill Yorick
Yorick ArclightCircle Arclight Yorick
Yorick MeowrickCircle Meowrick
Chromaskins Chromas: Catseye, Obsidian, Pearl, Rainbow, Ruby, Sandstone, Turquoise

Relations

  • Yorick was able to 'survive' Blade of the Ruined King item the Ruination of the Blessed Isles by way of a vial filled with the Isles' subterranean holy water, allowing him to preserve a fragment of his humanity. He plans to destroy the undead by Shepherd of Souls using them, end the curse and restore the blessed isles.
  • In the Pentakill universe, Mordekaiser PentakillCircle Mordekaiser embarked on a metal-fueled journey to recruit Karthus PentakillCircle Karthus, Yorick PentakillCircle Yorick, Sona PentakillCircle Sona, and Olaf PentakillCircle Olaf in order to form Pentakill so they would Smite Smite and Ignite Ignite the whole of Runeterra with their music.[4]

References

  1. Jenkins, Harold, (ed), Hamlet, Arden edition, Methuen, 1982, p. 386
  2. Foerstermann, Altdeutches namenbuch, p. 480
  3. Reav3 on Yorick's Maiden
  4. Pentakill - Smite and Ignite
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