• Rocket Grab.png Rocket Grab's icon displays Blitzcrank's left hand even though he uses his right one in-game.
  • His dance references the Macarena.
  • Blitzcrank has been jokingly referred to as a girl by Tom 'Zileas' Cadwell. [1]
  • He resembles Zog from the 2009 Astro Boy movie.
  • Riot's love of ducks has made it so Blitzcrank's feet resemble theirs.
  • Blitzcrank and Amumu were going to have Sewn Chaos skins, but both were cancelled for not meeting Riot's quality standards.
    • They may return in the future.
  • All of Blitzcrank's damaging abilities have a 100% damage scaling.(Q and R with ap /E with ad)


  • Blitzcrank's hand will disappear if he moves after using Rocket Grab.png Rocket Grab, given he is yet to retract it.
  • Blitzcrank is the amalgamation of two words.
    • Blitz is German for 'lightning'
    • A Crank is an arm attached to a rotating shaft in turn attached to a circular piece that is to be rotated.


  • In the old lore, Blitzcrank used to run a dating service called 'Blitzcrank's Fleshling Compatibility Services'. He determined the likelihood of a successful couple by way of an algorithm he devised.
  • Blitzcrank's lore is seemingly based on The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov.
  • Blitzcrank has a loving fascination for Poro Poros, going so far as to protect them from Baron Nashor dangerous predators stalking them. [2]


    "Exterminate. Exterminate." references the Dalek from Doctor Who as well as the tendency for movie evil robots to say the same.
    "A rolling golem gathers no rust" references the adage "A rolling stone gathers no moss".
    "The magic calls to me" is nearly identical to  
    Veigar "The magic, it calls to me!"


BlitzcrankSquare.png Rusty Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • It is so far the only non-legacy skin to be removed from the store, most likely due to being a texture away from looking like BlitzcrankSquare.png Classic Blitzcrank [S|L].
BlitzcrankSquare.png Piltover Customs Blitzcrank [S|L]
BlitzcrankSquare.png Boom Boom Blitzcrank [S|L]
  • This skin might be referencing Real Steel.
  • His boxing gloves read LOL ('League of Legends') and PWN (a popularized typo for 'OWN', commonly 'pwned')
BlitzcrankSquare.png Goalkeeper Blitzcrank [S|L]
BlitzcrankSquare.png Definitely Not Blitzcrank [S|L]
BlitzcrankSquare.png iBlitzcrank [S|L]
  • He has 4 fingers in the artwork but 3 in-game.
  • This skin references Apple Inc. 'iTech' (iPhone, iPad, and so on) and became available around the same time the game's Mac version did.
    • Amusingly enough, when Blitzcrank dies he displays the Red Ring of Death, red lights that indicate a technical failure in Microsoft's (Apple's main competitor) Xbox 360 game console.
  • He resembles EVE from WALL-E.
  • He can be seen in LissandraSquare.png Program Lissandra [S|L] splash art. That means he is a product of the program skins series.
BlitzcrankSquare.png Riot Blitzcrank [S|L]
BlitzcrankSquare.png Battle Boss Blitzcrank [S|L]


  • Blitzcrank was originally created by Viktor Viktor but Professor Stanwick Pididly took all the credit (both are in good terms considering it wasn't Blitzcrank's fault) [3]