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- Cassiopeia was designed by Brackhar .
- Brackhar's goal was to create a character in the same flavor as Anivia, but to make a fast sustained damage character as opposed to a slow, bursty one.
- Cassiopeia was the last champion released in 2010.
- Cassiopeia is voiced by Karen Strassman.
- Cassiopeia is the third champion to have an Art Spotlight. She features a unique Spotlight, showing the animation process of her taunt.
- Cassiopeia generally has an "Ancient Greece" theme, as indicated with her name and appearance in two of her skins (Classic and Siren).
- Cassiopeia is the third champion, after Cho'Gath, and Corporate Mundo, to take part in an interview.
- Cassiopeia's and Ashe's voice over is done by Melissa Hutchison.
- Cassiopeia is Katarina's younger sister, as well as the youngest member of the Du Couteau family.
- Cassiopeia and Katarina are one of the five pairs of sibling champions. (The other siblings champions include Kayle and Morgana, Garen and Lux, Nasus and Renekton, Darius and Draven)
- Katarina's quote about Cassiopeia is a direct reference to Lady Macbeth's description of how Macbeth should be: "...look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't" (I.v.65-66).
- is a constellation in the northern sky, listed by the 2nd century Greek astronomer .
- The symbolic meaning of the constellation Cassiopeia is "Seated Queen", further referenced by her classic skin.
- Her ability Miasma may refer to Greek mythology, where is a contagious power that has an independent life of its own. Until purged by the sacrificial death of the wrongdoer, society would be chronically infected by catastrophe.
- Cassiopeia is the first champion to currently have a difficulty rating of 100, the second being Orianna.
- Cassiopeia is heavily based on
, a from Greek mythology.
- They both were beauties before they got turned into monsters.
- They both have relations with snakes. Cassiopeia being half-snake half-human and Medusa having snake hair.
- Cassiopeia's ultimate, Petrifying Gaze, turns enemy champions into stone, similar to how Medusa's glance turned her enemies into stone.
- Cassiopeia bears resemblance to a combination of a naga, dracaenae, or snake woman, and Medusa.
- Cassiopeia may be a reference to Queen Cassiopeia from Greek mythology who boasted of her great beauty.
- Cassiopeia might also be a reference to , the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra VII was a temptress who seduced various powerful men like Julius Caesar. She killed herself using a bite from an asp.
- There's an interesting link between Cassiopeia and summer version of Summoner's Rift - whenever Cassiopeia is present on it, the snakes (normally randomly appearing doodad-creatures in the bushes) don't appear on the map. It also means that Cassiopeia is the first champion to actually affect the appearance of a map during the whole match.
- Cassiopeia's dance is the "Weeping Willow" dance, a style of liquid dancing.
- Cassiopeia is the only Champion currently able to utilize the effects of other Champion's abilities. Teemo's Toxic Shot and Noxious Trap, and Singed's Poison Trail can be used to shorten Twin Fang cooldown.
- Cassiopeia's line, "You found me beautiful, once." may be a reference to the movie , where the female lead proclaims the same to Ash, the male lead, after she is corrupted by the evil Deadites.
- Cassiopeia's picking speech refer to same words of Lady Deathstrike in "X-Men The Animated Series", when Wolverine asks what has she done to herself and she reply same as Cassiopeia.
- Cassiopeia's taunt, "Let me help shuffle off your mortal coil." is a reference to , from the titular character's famous "To be, or not to be" monologue.
- Cassiopeia's alternate taunt "You think I'm a freak; let me get on your level" is a tribute to Rioter Phreak's line "Get on my level."
- Cassiopeia shares a quote with Anivia, Janna, Kassadin and Tryndamere : "As you wish."
- Her Siren skin is a reference to the mythological creatures of Ancient Greece called , seductresses that enchanted men into the sea to drown.
- In Perseus Pantheon's skin, Cassiopeia's head is depicted on his shield, most likely referencing their shared Greek relations. From the pose, Pantheon is reflecting Cassiopeia's Petrifying Gaze, mirroring the Perseus vs Medusa fight of Greek mythology.
- Cassiopeia's older sister is Katarina.