Andrei 'Meddler' van Roon is a Core Gameplay Lead Designer for Riot Games Inc. that oversees many of the changes to the gameplay in League of Legends.


Roon is from New Zealand[1], where he worked as a transportation engineer[1] before joining Riot in August 2011[2] at 31 years old. [3] He had initially entered as an associate designer, he also worked as the Lead Champion Designer before promoting to his current position.

Designed Champions

  1. VolibearSquare Volibear, the Thunder's Roar (partly with David 'Volty' Abecassis) [1]
  2. ZiggsSquare Ziggs, the Hexplosives Expert [4]
  3. VarusSquare Varus, the Arrow of Retribution[5]
  4. SyndraSquare Syndra, the Dark Sovereign[6]
  5. EliseSquare Elise, the Spider Queen (Partly with Steven 'Coronach' DeRose)
  6. LissandraSquare Lissandra, the Ice Witch [7]
  7. GnarSquare Gnar, the Missing Link (Partly with August 'jinxylord' Browning) [8]

See Also


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