Guardians of the Sand is a series of alternate future/universe skins in League of Legends. Set in an alternate Shurima , all of the champions are ancient tomb guardians.

Lore

Powerful guardians stand watch over the tomb of an ancient horror, so that it may never threaten the world again. But they may already be too late...

  • Fiddlesticks RisenCircle Risen Fiddlesticks [S|L]
    • Once upon a time in a faraway land, a jealous young emperor invoked profane summoning rites in exchange for power. When the ancient horror Fiddlesticks stepped forth, he did not aid the boy, and in an instant, his empire was utterly destroyed. The fiend was trapped beneath the ruins… until now.
  • Kha'Zix GuardianoftheSandsCircle Guardian of the Sands Kha'Zix [S|L]
    • Kha'Zix, the devouring scarab—ancient guardian of the sands, we invoke thee to protect us from an evil of our own making. Let no man tread upon these hallowed grounds, lest you consume them utterly.
  • Rammus GuardianoftheSandsCircle Guardian of the Sands Rammus [S|L]
    • Rammus, the skewering wheel—ancient guardian of the sands, we invoke thee to protect us from an evil of our own making. Let no man tread upon these hallowed grounds, lest they be broken beneath your unforgiving carapace.
  • Skarner GuardianoftheSandsCircle Guardian of the Sands Skarner [S|L]
    • Skarner, the gilded scorpion—ancient guardian of the sands, we invoke thee to protect us from an evil of our own making. Let no man tread upon these hallowed grounds, lest in your rage they are torn asunder.
  • Xerath GuardianoftheSandsCircle Guardian of the Sands Xerath [S|L]
    • Xerath, the liquid light—ancient guardian of the sands, we invoke thee to protect us from an evil of our own making. Let no man tread upon these hallowed grounds, lest you drown them in your purifying radiance.


Trivia

  • This theme shares a lot of thematic similarities with the Lost Empire skin theme.

  • Risen Fiddlesticks
  • Guardian of the Sands Kha'Zix
  • Guardian of the Sands Rammus, Skarner, and Xerath

Media

KNKL 282 Designing for Guardians of the Sands!

KNKL 282 Designing for Guardians of the Sands!

Related Videos

  • Risen Fiddlesticks Concept (by Riot Artist Sunny 'Kindlejack' Koda)
  • Guardian of the Sands Kha'Zix Concept (by Riot Artist Sunny 'Kindlejack' Koda)
  • Guardian of the Sands Rammus Concept (by Riot Artist Kienan 'Knockwurst' Lafferty)
  • Guardian of the Sands Skarner Concept (by Riot Artist Kienan 'Knockwurst' Lafferty)
  • Guardian of the Sands Xerath concept art (by Riot Artist Charles Liu)
  • Guardian of the Sands Xerath model 1 (by Riot Artist Cody Bunt)
  • Guardian of the Sands Xerath model 2 (by Riot Artist Cody Bunt)

References