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General

EvelynnSquare old3 Evelynn, the Widowmaker
  • Evelynn's dance references Tina Tech's dance from the movie Flashdance.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • EvelynnSquare old3 Evelynn is one of five champions which had a difficulty rating of 10 on the old scale, the others being AniviaSquare Anivia, CassiopeiaSquare Cassiopeia, RumbleSquare Rumble, and YasuoSquare Yasuo.
    • She was not originally given this rating.

Development

  • Evelynn is voiced by Mara Junot.
  • Evelynn's pre-rework voice actress is uncredited and anonymous.
    • SyndraSquare Syndra is also voiced by the same voice actress.
  • Her name comes from Norman French Aveline, diminutive of Germanic Ava, possibly from Proto-Germanic: afalan "strength", *agwjō "island", *ahwō "stream", or *awōn "grandmother".[1]
  • The exclamation mark that appears when Evelynn is spotted references the one from Metal Gear Solid.
    • The stealth rework itself was also inspired by it.
      • The same exclamation mark appeared when RengarSquare Rengar used Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt to warn his enemies he is nearby, before it was replaced by a unique Icon resembling his eyes peeking through darkness during the Assassin update.
  • Her current title, "EvelynnSquare Agony's Embrace", was the name of her Agony's Embrace ultimate before her relaunch.
    • Her ultimate was also named "Widowmaker" during early reveals, which was her original title. However, the name was changed to Last Caress Last Caress later on.
    • Her W was also formerly called "Lust Dust" in early reveals. Also being changed to what it's called Allure Allure now.
  • Evelynn is the second emotion eater, after Tahm KenchSquare Tahm Kench:
    • One Devour consumes his victim's possessions and loved ones while savoring their psychological anguish.
    • The other Whiplash physically Last Caress torments her victims and leeches off their affliction as they're dying agonizingly.

Lore

EvelynnSquare old3 Evelynn, the Widowmaker

Quotes

EvelynnSquare old3 Evelynn, the Widowmaker
EvelynnSquare Evelynn, Agony's Embrace
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    Evelynn.enterDemonShade14
    Demon Shade "The night is my veil." was written as her original selection quote;  
    Evelynn Select old
    "The night is my veil."
  •  
    Evelynn.move19
    "Misery loves whatever I tell it to." alludes to former quote  
    Evelynn.attack6 old
    "Misery loves company." and popular refrain "Misery loves company".
  •  
    Evelynn.move27
    "Girls just wanna tear your throat out with their teeth." references Cyndi Lauper's song "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun".

Skins

Evelynn OriginalCircle Classic Evelynn [S|L]
  • Her Evelynn OriginalCircle splash artwork [S|L] was made region specific for censorship reasons, mainly because she was almost completely naked.
  • The guards' lances seems to bear a blue flag, like Xin ZhaoSquare Xin Zhao's, so it may be Demacian guards.
Evelynn ShadowCircle Shadow Evelynn [S|L]
Evelynn MasqueradeCircle Masquerade Evelynn [S|L]
  • Her mask is removed when entering the brush.
Evelynn TangoCircle Tango Evelynn [S|L]
Evelynn SafecrackerCircle Safecracker Evelynn [S|L]
Blood Moon Evelynn Blood Moon Evelynn [S|L]

Relations

  • EvelynnSquare Evelynn has killed the patron and matron of House Vayne of Demacia Crest icon Demacia. Their daughter, VayneSquare Shauna Vayne is searching for her to exact revenge.
  • Like Tahm KenchSquare Tahm Kench, she is classified as a demon, and as both are demons they seem to know each other based on their biography and EvelynnSquare Evelynn's quotes. 
  •  
    Evelynn.tauntTahmKench1
     
    Evelynn.tauntTahmKench1.DemonShade
    ​"So how are you, River King? I see you haven't missed a meal."
     
    Evelynn.tauntTahmKench2
     
    Evelynn.tauntTahmKench2.DemonShade
    ​"I like your style, Kench, but stay out of my territory." 

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