General

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

Development

  • Evelynn's voice actress is uncredited and anonymous.
    • This actress also voices Syndra Syndra.
  • 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 Rengar Rengar used Thrill of the Hunt.png 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, "Evelynn Agony's Embrace", was the name of her ultimate before her relaunch.
    • Her ultimate was also named "Widowmaker," which was her pre-relaunch title, during early reveals. However, the name was changed to Last Caress.png Last Caress later on.
  • After her lore ret-conning, Evelynn is the second emotion eater , after Tahm Kench Tahm Kench, though:
    • One Devour.png consumes his victim's possessions and loved ones while savoring their psychological anguish.
    • The other Whiplash.png physically Last Caress.png torments her victims and leeches off their affliction as they're dying agonizingly.

Lore

Quotes

Skins

EvelynnSquare.png Classic Evelynn [S|L]
  • Her new splash artwork 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 Zhao Xin Zhao's, so it may be Demacian guards.
EvelynnSquare.png Shadow Evelynn [S|L]
  • Her appearance resembles that of the Shadow Assassin Shadow Assassin.
  • Despite being a RP 520 skin, it was the only skin with a unique recall animation right after her relaunch.
EvelynnSquare.png Masquerade Evelynn [S|L]
EvelynnSquare.png Tango Evelynn [S|L]
  • During relaunch development, her skin color was pale blue and her hair was white. Later during Public Beta Testing her skin changed to tan and her hair to blond to better match her splash art.
  • She shares this theme with Twisted FateSquare.png Tango Twisted Fate [S|L].
    • They share exactly the same artwork. Previously only distinguishable with different spotlights.
EvelynnSquare.png Safecracker Evelynn [S|L]
  • She resembles and might be referencing Catwoman from DC Comics.
  • She shares this theme with TwitchSquare.png Pickpocket Twitch [S|L].
    • In their splash, they are robbing a Piltover bank while a Police Force zeppelin watches.
    • Her model has two cybernetically implanted lashes, yet her splash only shows one.

Relations

  • Evelynn Evelynn has killed the patron and matron of House Vayne of Demacia. Their daughter, Vayne Shauna Vayne is searching for her to exact revenge.
  • Due to being a demon, she has ties with Tahm Kench The River demon himself.


References

  1. V. Orel, A handbook of Germanic Etymology, pp. 2, 4-5, 31
  2. Evelynn confirmed from the Shadow Isles