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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


Skins

  • 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

Trivia

  • Blitzcrank was designed by Ezreal (person).
  • If  Rocket Grab is cast and Blitzcrank moves, his hand will disappear as it has not been retracted yet.
  • Blitzcrank's style of play bears a resemblance to the DotA character, Pudge. This is mostly due to Blitzcrank's  Rocket Grab skill and Pudge's Meat Hook having similar mechanics.
  • Though Blitzcrank uses his right arm for  Rocket Grab, the picture used for it displays his left hand.
  • In the lore Blitzcrank runs a dating service called "Blitzcrank's Fleshling Compatibility Services."
  • His dance is a reference to the Macarena, a popular Spanish song.
  • 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's name consists of 'Blitz', a German word for lightning, and 'crank', an English word denoting turning parts of machinery, starting-levers in particular.

Quotes

  • 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 tendancy 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: "The magic, it calls to me!".

Skins

  • Rusty Blitzcrank 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.
  • Piltover Customs Blitzcrank was the first skin presented by GANK Industries, though that information was classified until April 2.
  • Piltover Customs Blitzcrank's license plate reads "BLITZY1".
  • The boxing gloves for Boom Boom Blitzcrank have the acronym "LOL" on one and the word "PWN" on the other.
  • 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
  • The iBlitzcrank skin is possibly a reference to the I, Robot movie featuring Will Smith, but it is more likely 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.
  • In Riot Blitzcrank's Skin Splash art, Riot Graves can be seen in the background
  • Blitzcrank shares the Riot skin with Graves, Nasus and Singed.
    • 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 happen to be a crime-fighting police robot. 

Relations

  • Blitzcrank was originally created by  Viktor but the credit for his work was stolen by Professor Stanwick.
    • He still, however, retains his connections with Viktor. They are in good terms aswell.[1]
  • In the Journal of Justice, it was stated that Rammus is close friends with  Blitzcrank, having a similar good nature to them.
  • Blitzcrank and  Singed are on unfriendly terms.[2]

References

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