Ziggs is the first (so far only) champion to have all his abilities (except innates) be the same type (ground-targeted area of effect).
Ziggs is one of the few champions that can apply crowd control on themselves (the others being , , , , , and ).
Ziggs' dance references 'Midget Superstar'.
A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
Ziggs was named a nickname for Joe 'Hephastopheles' Ziegler.
German surname Ziegler is cognate to English tiler, both from Germanic *tigulo < Latin tegula " ".
tile reveals that Ziggs's full name is Zigmund, from Proto-Germanic *segiz "victory" & *mundō " protection" ; the latter element is shared with .
 Ziggs and were first conceived as ' the Mad Bomber'.
was conceived as Ziggs' ultimate (was later replaced by )
Ziggs seems to be the mascot for featured game modes.
A prop of Ziggs' was crafted in an episode of YouTube series DIY Prop Shop.
This video can be viewed here.
There are also videos where the following are crafted:
Ziggs is the only champion to perform emotes without being issued a command (he laughs randomly and frequently to match his running animation).
Ziggs' joke might be referencing 'The Mask'.
Latin American localization replaces "I'm going, I'm going" with "Me encanta el olor de los explosivos por la mañana" ( "I love the smell of explosives in the morning") to reference ( Apocalypse Now "I love the smell of napalm in the morning").
He references a .
Grenadier Figures resembling can be seen in the background.
He was conceived by 'MaTTcomGO' and subsequently requested by the playerbase.
All his hexplosives become water ballons while becomes a .
rubber duck He shares this theme with:
In his splash art , , , , and in their Pool Party attire along with , and can be seen in the background. , , and in their Pool Party attire can be seen in the foreground.
can be seen in the foreground.
becomes a bag containing , , and .
His recall is a reference to .
Bomberman The following can be seen in the foreground of his splash art:
on the bottom left corner.
Cabinets of , , , and .
A sign of on the top left corner.
He shares this theme with:
Ziggs became the Dean of Demolitions for Piltover's Yordle Academy of Science and Progress after he rescued and its other professors from a Zaunite prison.
Ziggs is quite terrified of (she constantly wants to hug him).
Jinx believes he is a product of her imagination, more especifically talking, her conscience.
After a night of mischieves with her all around Piltover, Ziggs now lives in Zaun.
↑ Kroonen, G.
Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, pp. 430, 375-6