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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Ahri Skingallerybutton
  • Dynasty Ahri Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 14-Dec-2011
  • Midnight Ahri Skingallerybutton
    750 RP / 14-Dec-2011
  • Foxfire Ahri Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 11-Jul-2012
  • Popstar Ahri Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 25-Nov-2013
  • Challenger Ahri Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 15-Jan-2015
  • Academy Ahri Skingallerybutton
    750 RP / 27-Aug-2015

  • Classic Skin
  • Dynasty Ahri
  • Midnight Ahri


  • Ahri was designed by Ezreal, although Coronach helped him develop her kit.[1]
    • There were several different names for the Nine-Tailed Fox throughout development: Ezreal himself referred to the Nine-Tails as Gumiho (구미호).[2] The more common romanization Kumiho is a direct reference to the Nine-tailed fox from Korean mythology. A player found a poll for her name on the Riot Korea webpage,[3] which gave 6 different options to vote for:
      • Danbi (단비) (meaning Saviour or Saving Rain)
      • Nabi (나비) (meaning Butterfly)
      • Ruri (루리) (meaning Dazzle)
      • Ari (아리) (meaning Graceful or Elegant)
      • Chorong (초롱) (meaning Glittering)
      • Dasom (다솜) (meaning Loving).
  • Ahri is voiced by Laura Post.
  • Ahri is inspired by the nine-tailed fox - a mythological being originating from East Asia, specifically Korea.[4]
  • Ahri was simultaneously released (on all servers) with the launch of the Korean servers.
  • Ahri's final design has fox ears, whereas her original design did not. Her clothes were also changed.
    • In Spirit Rush's portrait, it still shows her original design.
  • Ahri's dance is based on the choreography for the song Run Devil Run by Girls' Generation (소녀시대; So Nyeo Shi Dae/SNSD), an extremely popular Korean girl group. A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Essence Theft.png Essence Theft, previously shared its name with NasusSquare.png Nasus's passive - Soul Eater.png Soul Eater. The name was changed in a minor patch shortly after her release.
    • In the Champion Spotlight, Phreak refers to her passive as "Soul Eater".
  • Her title on the League of Legends site is displayed as "the 9 Tails Fox" while in-game and spotlight are both "the Nine-Tailed Fox". The latter title is grammatically correct.
    • This has been fixed on the website.
  • In the League of Legends cinematic A New Dawn, Ahri is portrayed with blue eyes, whereas her splash arts and in game models show her with yellow-brown eyes.
  • As shown in-game and in "A New Dawn", Ahri can "bunch up" her tails at will, like when she moves.
    • Ahri always runs with one tail, and in "A New Dawn", she would use all her tails when dashing, but only one in-game.
AhriSquare.png Dynasty Ahri [S|L]
  • In this skin, she is wearing a modernized Hanbok (traditional Korean clothing).
  • Additionally, this skin changes her dance to a traditional Korean dance.
AhriSquare.png Foxfire Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare.png Popstar Ahri [S|L]
  • This skin is a reference to the Korean Pop group, Girls' Generation. Her outfit, splash art background, dance, and recall animations bear similarity to their 2009 single, "Genie".
  • The skin was announced on November 5th, 2013, which coincided with Girls' Generation's release of their single, "My Oh My". A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • This is AhriSquare.png Ahri's first splash art in which her Orb of Deception.png Orb of Deception is not displayed.
  • If AhriSquare.png Popstar Ahri dances near the Blue Sentinel Blue Sentinel it will dance .
  • In the Korean version for League of Legends, Popstar Ahri has different voice lines from her other skins.
AhriSquare.png Challenger Ahri [S|L]
  • This skin was initially called Dauntless, but it was changed due to not fitting with the theme of the skin.
  • Challenger is the antithesis of Championship. For example, ShyvanaSquare.png Championship Shyvana celebrates the end of the season, whereas Ahri Challenger Ahri celebrates the start of the season.[5]
AhriSquare.png Academy Ahri [S|L]
  • This skin is a reference to South Korean school girl uniforms, contrary to the popular belief that the skin is based off of Japanese school uniforms. [6][7]
  • She shares this theme with DariusSquare.png Darius, EkkoSquare.png Ekko, and VladimirSquare.png Vladimir.


  • Some sources hint Ahri having a friendship with WukongSquare.png Wukong. This is confirmed by the League of Legends website.
  • On the League of Legends website, Ahri used to be listed as rivals with ThreshSquare.png Thresh and HecarimSquare.png Hecarim; this might be due to Ahri being a fellow harvester of souls which would interfere with the Shadow Isles' goals. However, this relation never appeared on Ahri's page.


Related Themes
Season 4 Launch League Of Legends Login Screen With Music04:19

Season 4 Launch League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn06:27

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn

A New Dawn

Ahri Champion Spotlight06:34

Ahri Champion Spotlight

Champion Spotlight


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