- Veigar, Riot's QA guy, is the origin of the champion's name. He is "quite tall".
- All of Veigar's skills, excluding Baleful Strike Baleful Strike, refer to space. Event Horizon Event Horizon a reference to the edge of a black hole, the point at which light cannot escape. Dark Matter Dark Matter a reference to the undetectable matter in space. Primordial Burst Primordial Burst a reference to the Big Bang, the prevailing cosmological model that explains the early development of the Universe. Equilibrium, which means "Balance", is an important concept in stellar and orbital physics.
- Veigar's personality and appearance are similar to the Black Mage, a character from the web comic 8-Bit Theatre.
- In the Lore, Veigar made an attempt to steal The Mothership of Bandle City, though his plan was foiled.
- Veigar's quote "I will swallow your soul!" and "Even now, your loved ones suffer!" are similar to quotes from The Evil Dead franchise.
- Classic Veigar and White Mage Veigar closely resemble the Black Mage and White Mage from the Final Fantasy series, respectively.
- Lepechaun Veigar replaces Baleful Strike Baleful Strike's particles with four leaf clovers, Event Horizon Event Horizon's particles with floating four leaf clovers, and Dark Matter Dark Matter's falling trail with a solid rainbow.
- Veigar Greybeard is a direct reference to Gandalf the Grey from the The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
- Superb Villain Veigar changes Event Horizon Event Horizon particles into mechanic pyramid-like structures that resemble the claw on his hand.
- Superb Villain Veigar holds a scepter that closely resembles the "Runed Arcanite Rod" item in World of Warcraft.
- The skin is also known as the "I'm a bad guy Veigar" skin
- Contrary to the belief of some of the community, Superb Villain Veigar has nothing to do with the popular youtuber, TotalBiscuit.
- After his failed attempt to steal The Mothership, Veigar was shot down by Teemo during his escape.