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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
  • Rusty Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    520 RP (Not Available For Sale) / 20-Nov-2009
  • Goalkeeper Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    520 RP (Limited Edition) / 22-Jun-2010
  • Boom Boom Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    520 RP / 30-Aug-2010
  • Piltover Customs Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 07-Mar-2011
  • Definitely Not Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    520 RP (Limited Edition) / 19-Oct-2011
  • iBlitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 01-Mar-2013
  • Riot Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 22-Aug-2013
  • Battle Boss Blitzcrank Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 20-Aug-2015

  • Classic Skin
  • Classic Skin (Old)
  • Classic Skin (Older)
  • Rusty Blitzcrank
  • Goalkeeper Blitzcrank
  • Boom Boom Blitzcrank
  • Boom Boom Blitzcrank (Old)
  • Piltover Customs Blitzcrank
  • Definitely Not Blitzcrank


  • Blitzcrank was designed by Colt 'Ezreal' Hallam.
  • Blitzcrank's voice over is provided by Duncan Watt, who also voices Rammus Rammus.
  • If Rocket Grab.png Rocket Grab is cast and Blitzcrank moves, his hand will disappear as it has not been retracted yet.
  • Blitzcrank's name consists of 'Blitz', a German word for lightning, and 'crank', an English word denoting turning parts of machinery, starting-levers in particular.
  • Blitzcrank is a genius and is the most intelligent character in the entire game.
  • In the lore Blitzcrank runs a dating service called "Blitzcrank's Fleshling Compatibility Services."
  • Blitzcrank's lore is similar to that of the Bicentennial Man, a movie based on a short story by Isaac Asimov, where the main character is a sentient robot played by Robin Williams.
  • Blitzcrank has a loving fascination about Poro Poros. He would also protect them from Baron Nashor dangerous predators that would often harm them.
  • Though Blitzcrank uses his right arm for Rocket Grab.png Rocket Grab, the picture used for it displays his left hand.
  • His dance is a reference to the Macarena, a popular Spanish song.
  • Blitzcrank has been jokingly called a girl by Zileas.[1]
  • He resembles ZOG from Astro Boy.
  • Blitzcrank Blitzcrank's quote, "Exterminate" is a reference to the popular villains in Doctor Who, The Daleks.
    • This may also be a reference to Evil Robots in movies, who have a tendency to say "Exterminate".
  • The quote: "A rolling golem gathers no rust" is derived from the adage "A rolling stone gathers no moss".
  • Blitzcrank's quote: "The magic calls to me" is almost exactly like a quote from Veigar Veigar: "The magic, it calls to me!".
BlitzcrankSquare.png Rusty Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • It is the only non-limited edition event skins to be removed from the store, ostensibly because of low quality, as it was almost identical to his basic skin.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Piltover Customs Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • It was the first skin presented by GANK Industries, though that information was classified until April 2.
  • His license plate reads "BLITZY1".
BlitzcrankSquare.png Boom Boom Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • This may be a reference to Dreamwork's Real Steel
  • The boxing gloves for Boom Boom Blitzcrank have the acronym "LOL" on one and the word "PWN" on the other.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Goalkeeper Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • The Goalkeeper Blitzcrank skin, along with the soccer skins for other champions, appeared just before the 2010 World Cup started, and were removed from the store on October 31, 2010. It later came back to the store for the 2014 World Cup,
  • He shares this theme with Maokai Maokai.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Definitely Not Blitzcrank [S|L]
BlitzcrankSquare.png iBlitzcrank [S|L]
  • In his splash art Blitzcrank is depicted with 4 digit hands, where as the in-game model only spouts 3 digits.
  • This skin is a reference to the company Apple and their brand of "iTech" (iPhone, iPad, etc.). This is likely due the League of Legends Mac client being released at the same time when the iBlitzcrank skin became available.
  • Amusingly, the iBlitzcrank skin features the "Red Ring of Death" when he dies, which is a notorious hardware failure notifier of Apple's main competitor's game console, Microsoft's Xbox 360.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Riot Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • In his skin splash art, GravesSquare.png Riot Graves can be seen in the background.
  • Lucian Lucians attacks can also be seen in this artwork.
  • His back animation includes an helicopter getting out of his hat. This is very similar to the iconic Inspector Gadget's heli-hat, who also happens to be a crime-fighting police robot.
  • He can be seen in Kayle Riot Kayle's splash art.
  • Blitzcrank shares this theme with Graves Graves, Nasus Nasus, Singed Singed, and Kayle Kayle.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Battle Boss Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • His splash art is a reference to classic fighter loading screens.
  • In his recall animation, Blitzcrank withdraws the cartridge on his back and blows into it before putting it back, hearkening back to when video games used cartridges and players often blew into them if they didn't work.
  • This skin bears some resemblance to the Mechawfuls from Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story, specifically the Dark Mechawful.
  • His attack effect is a reference to Megaman X(1,2,3), when boss (maverick) dies. Same when he dies too.
    • In addition, he looks a bit like Infinity Mijinion, one of the bosses from the Megaman X6 game.
  • He shares this theme with Hecarim Hecarim, Miss Fortune Miss Fortune, Riven Riven, Sona Sona, and Veigar Veigar.


  • Blitzcrank was originally created by Viktor Viktor, but the credit for his work was stolen by Professor Stanwick.
    • Despite this, he still retains a connection with Viktor, however. They are in good terms as well.[2]
  • In the Journal of Justice, it was stated that RammusSquare.png Rammus is close friends with Blitzcrank Blitzcrank, having a similar good nature to them.
  • Blitzcrank and Singed Singed are on unfriendly terms.[3]


Related Themes
League of Legends Music - Blitzcrank's Poro Roundup09:29

League of Legends Music - Blitzcrank's Poro Roundup

League of Legends - Blitzcrank's Poro Roundup Trailer00:31

League of Legends - Blitzcrank's Poro Roundup Trailer


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Battle Boss Riven


  1. Zileas post about Blitzcrank
  2. Viktor as Blitzcrank's friend
  3. The Journal of Justice: Volume 1, Issue 3

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