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  • Ahri's dance references “RunDevilRun” by Girls' Generation.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Essence Theft Essence Theft used to be called the same as Soul Eater Soul Eater (renamed shortly after release)
  • Spirit Rush Spirit Rush's icon displays Ahri without fox ears.
  • Ahri 'bunches up' her tails while running and when using Spirit Rush Spirit Rush (the latter doesn't happen in 'A New Dawn')
  • Ahri's name was decided by a poll held in Riot Games Inc.'s Korean website, featuring six options:
    1. 「 단비 」「 Danbi 」 ('savior', 'saving rain')
    2. 「 나비 」「 Nabi 」 ('butterfly')
    3. 「 루리 」「 Ruri 」 ('dazzle')
    4. 「 아리 」「 Ari 」 ('graceful', 'elegant')
    5. 「 초롱 」「 Chorong 」 ('glittering')
    6. 「 다솜 」「 Dasom 」 ('loving')
  • Some of her models, such as AhriSquare Classic Ahri [S|L] and AhriSquare Midnight Ahri [S|L], lack whiskers ingame.
  • Ahri 아리 could've been shortened from '아리땁다' Arittabda, from stative verbal stem aritta(b)- "be beautiful" & verbal suffix -da.


AhriSquare Star Guardian Ahri [S|L]
    "I fight for love, justice and beauty! But mostly beauty." reminiscences Sailor Venus introduction speech.
    "That was amazeballs." references Perez Hilton distinctive slang.
    "I'm going to kill you. That's what the fox says." is a reference to the 2014 song “The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” by Ylvis.
  • Her quote when attacking WarwickSquare Warwick  
    "Stop trying to make fetch happen." is a reference to the 2004 comedy film Mean Girls.
    • Her quotes  
      "I can't help it if I'm a natural leader." and  
      "I can't help it if I woke up like this." are references to Mean Girls too. The last one also refers to the 2013 song “Flawless” by Beyoncé.
  • The first sentence of the quote  
    "Love will tear us apart... if the creatures from an alternate dimension don't first." is a reference to the 1980 song “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division.
  • Her quote  
    "The darkest night makes for the brightest stars." is similar to BraumSquare Braum's  
    "The darker the night, the brighter the stars.".


AhriSquare Classic Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare Dynasty Ahri [S|L]
  • Her outfit references a Hanbok.
  • She performs a traditional Korean dance.
  • Alongside AhriSquare Midnight Ahri [S|L], her face was changed to unify all of her splashes.
AhriSquare Midnight Ahri [S|L]
  • Alongside AhriSquare Dynasty Ahri [S|L], her face was changed to unify all of her splashes.
AhriSquare Foxfire Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare Popstar Ahri [S|L]
  • She references Girls' Generation.
  • She has her own voice-over in Korean localization.
  • The Blue SentinelSquare Blue Sentinel will dance if she does so near him.
  • Having both her and an enemy counterpart (no specific skin required on the enemy's part) dance near each other will cause a Korean phonetic symbol to appear in the enemy Ahri's orb.
AhriSquare Challenger Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare Academy Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare Arcade Ahri [S|L]
AhriSquare Star Guardian Ahri [S|L]


  • Ahri is a close friend with WukongSquare Wukong and this was confirmed by the League's official site. Probably because of their Vastayan race.
  • XayahSquare Xayah keeps a hostile attitude towards Ahri and calls her a "traitor". This is indicated in one of XayahSquare Xayah's quotes against her suggesting Ahri betrayed her Vastayan heritage.


  1. 山海經 Classic of Mountains & Seas, Ch. 1