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General

  • Anivia's dance references the Chicken Dance, a fad dance.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
    • She shares this dance with Galio BirdioCircle Birdio [S|L].
  • The quote in her lore references Fire and Ice by Robert Frost.
  • Anivia is the first female entirely-non-humanoid champion, the second being Rek'SaiSquare Rek'Sai.
  • As stated by Brian 'FeralPony' Feeney, Flash Frost Flash Frost resembles the very first Nexus Crystal.[1]
  • From the previous rating system, Anivia was one of five champions with a difficulty of 10, the others being CassiopeiaSquare Cassiopeia, EvelynnSquare old3 Evelynn, RumbleSquare Rumble, and YasuoSquare Yasuo.
    • However, Anivia has not been given this rating originally.
      • Anivia also had an ability of 10, which made her the only champion that scored two 100 ratings.
  • While in Rebirth egg form, the champion name changes to Eggnivia for the duration of the passive.

Development

Quotes

Anivia BlackfrostCircle Blackfrost Anivia [S|L]
  •  
    BlackIceAnivia.move06
    e "The abyss speaks through me" resembles KarmaSquare  
    Karma.attack06
    e "Ionia speaks through me".
  •  
    BlackIceAnivia.move01
    e "I hear whispers beneath the ice" is likely referencing the Frozen Watchers.
  • Blackfrost Anivia shares quotes with:
    • "To the bitter end." - Anivia BlackfrostCircle [S|L]  
      BlackIceAnivia.attack11
      e / Sejuani TraditionalCircle [S|L]  
      TraditionalSejuani.move3
      e

Skins

Anivia TeamSpiritCircle Team Spirit Anivia [S|L]
Anivia BirdofPreyCircle Bird of Prey Anivia [S|L]
Anivia HextechCircle Hextech Anivia [S|L]
Anivia BlackfrostCircle Blackfrost Anivia [S|L]
  • This skin depicts the aftermath of the Freljord Civil War if the Frostguard profileicon Frostguard win. Their victory further spreads LissandraSquare Lissandra's corruption of True Ice and, as a result, Anivia succumbs to it due to her elemental nature and tie to the Freljord.
  • She strongly resembles the demon Black Frost, the darkened variant of the snow fairy Jack Frost from Shin Megami Tensei, going so far as to having closely matched color schemes.
Anivia PrehistoricCircle Prehistoric Anivia [S|L]
Anivia FestivalQueenCircle Festival Queen Anivia [S|L]

Relations

  • Anivia has formed a close friendship with both NunuSquare Nunu (and by extension WillumpSquare Willump) and the Avarosan profileicon Avarosan leader AsheSquare Ashe.
  • Iceborn Keeper profileicon Gregor says he 'remembers Anivia's sacrifice', which might mean she died during the Iceborn uprising in the Howling Abyss.
  • It was Anivia who froze GnarSquare Gnar in True Ice so as to preserve him until the Frozen Watchers finally return.[6]

References

  1. [1]
  2. DeVaan, M. Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italoc languages, p. 409-10
  3. Ancient Egyptian Dictionary, p. 144
  4. http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/response.cgi?single=1&basename=%2fdata%2fsemham%2fsemet&text_number=+224&root=config
  5. /DEV: ON NAMING SKINS
  6. Reddit