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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


Skins

  • Classic Heimerdinger Skingallerybutton
    10-Oct-2009
  • Alien Invader Heimerdinger Skingallerybutton
    (Legacy Skin, No Longer Available) (Legendary) 1820 RP / 14-Jul-2010
  • Blast Zone Heimerdinger Skingallerybutton
    520 RP / 24-Jun-2010
  • Piltover Customs Heimerdinger Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 22-Nov-2010
  • Snowmerdinger Skingallerybutton
    975 RP (Available during Snowdown 2013) / 14-Dec-2011
  • Hazmat Heimerdinger Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 14-Jul-2014

  • Alien Invader Heimerdinger
  • Blast Zone Heimerdinger

Trivia

Development
  • Heimerdinger was designed by Ezreal.
  • Heimerdinger is voiced by Dennis Collins Johnson, who also voices GangplankSquare.png Gangplank and TaricSquare.png Taric.
  • His name is a combination of the names of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a physicist known for being the "father" of the atomic bomb, and Erwin Schrödinger, one of the fathers of quantum physics.
  • Heimerdinger's walking animation is often referred to by players and Rioters alike as "derpy", highlighted as one of his unique qualities, as shown in this video.
Lore
  • His full name is Cecil B. Heimerdinger.
General
  • Prior to his rework, Heimerdinger was only able to place two H-28G Evolution Turret.png H-28G Evolution Turrets. However, it was possible to have 3 active by utilizing a glitch with SyndraSquare.png Syndra's Force of Will.png Force of Will. If 2 turrets were placed and one of them was targeted for Force of Will.png Force of Will, HeimerdingerSquare.png Heimerdinger could place one more turret during the stasis.
  • Heimerdinger was the only champion who could restore turrets' health, with his passive Techmaturgical Repair Bots.png Techmaturgical Repair Bots. As of his rework, the ability no longer affects turrets.
  • Activating UPGRADE!!! will give Heimerdinger a buff and the tooltip reads "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" , This is a reference to a Daft Punk song by the same name.
  • Scoring a Pentakill will grant Heimerdinger the buff, Eureka!.png Eureka!, which rejoices his successful "correction" of his opponents' living status. This is purely cosmetic.
  • Heimerdinger can toggle his walk animation, by joking, taunting, dancing, or laughing.
    • This will toggle the walking animation between his classic "derpy" animation or the new walking animation.
  • Heimerdinger is one of seven champions to have more than 4 skills, the others being NidaleeSquare.png Nidalee, LeeSinSquare.png Lee Sin, JayceSquare.png JayceEliseSquare.png Elise, KarmaSquare.png Karma, and GnarSquare.png Gnar.
    • Heimerdinger, after his rework, was the sixth champion to have more than 4 skills.
Quotes
  • He has special quotes for Vel&#039;KozSquare.png Vel'Koz, ZiggsSquare.png Ziggs, JayceSquare.png Jayce, ViSquare.png Vi and ViktorSquare.png Viktor .
  • His walking quote "For great science" is a reference to the internet meme "For great justice", which originated from the Engrish translation of the game Zero Wing.
  • His other walking quote, "Back, you dirty ape, back!" is a reference to Planet of the Apes.
  • In yet another one of his walking quotes, he'll say "Raise your what?", which is a reference to "ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ raise your dongers ヽ༼ຈل͜ຈ༽ノ", which was posted by Michael Santana on his Twitter account. Michael Santana (Imaqtpie from Team Dignitas) is a well-known Heimerdinger player.
  • RumbleSquare.png Rumble's League Judgment contains a quote from Heimerdinger, who insults him in a technical manner: "The probability of your continued existence is rapidly approaching zero."
  • His quote "Not enough variables... hmm... not nearly enough variables." is a reference to Mordin Solus from the Mass Effect series where the characters usual quote for any situation is "Too many variables.".
  • His quotes, "Aha, 42, I knew it! Now - er, what was the question again?", and, "42... there's just something about that number.", are references to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy .
  • On the Brazilian server, one of Heimerdinger's jokes is replaced with a joke that references the mexican TV series El Chavo del Ocho.
  • The quote "I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed!" (Heimerdinger's taunt: "I prefer a battle of wits, but you're unarmed!") is attributed to William Shakespeare. Although, it is somewhat anegdotic, as it doesn't seem to appear in any of his plays.
Skins
HeimerdingerSquare.png Classic Heimerdinger [S|L]
  • Classic Heimerdinger bares a striking resemblance to a famous German physicist, Albert Einstein.
HeimerdingerSquare.png Alien Invader Heimerdinger [S|L]
HeimerdingerSquare.png Blast Zone Heimerdinger [S|L]
  • His Chinese artwork is used as an image to show that the League of Legends store is under maintenance.
  • The skin slightly changes the texture for his turrets in comparison to the classic skin, making them look more corroded and black with soot.
HeimerdingerSquare.png Piltover Customs Heimerdinger [S|L]
  • It changes the look of his turrets to engines.
  • The skin's art background has Hot Rod Corki's flying vehicle.
  • He shares this theme with BlitzcrankSquare.png Blitzcrank and CorkiSquare.png Corki.
HeimerdingerSquare.png Hazmat Heimerdinger [S|L]
  • Its inspired by Nuclear power plant hazmat suits.
  • He holds a bottle of green liquid, probably radioactive in nature.
  • This skin is probably a reference to Breaking Bad.
  • However, this skin is more likely a reference to the Bethesda/Obsidian developed game "Fallout."

Relations

  • HeimerdingerSquare.png Heimerdinger created MasterYiSquare.png Master Yi's goggles, the Seven Lenses of Insight.[1]
  • HeimerdingerSquare.png Heimerdinger also created CorkiSquare.png Corki's Reconnaissance Operations Front-Line Copter (ROFL copter).
  • Heimerdinger has respect for other scientists and engineers, such as JayceSquare.png Jayce and ViSquare.png Vi.
  • ZiggsSquare.png Ziggs saw Heimerdinger as a rolemodel and wanted to be a scientist like him. While Heimerdinger sees Ziggs as quite reckless, he also recognizes his great potential and invited him to work at the Piltover Academy with him. However Ziggs' loud research seems to disturb his own research.
  • Heimerdinger is impressed by the results Vel&#039;KozSquare.png Vel'Koz is getting with his "research" although he doesn't agreed with his methods of aquiring knowledge.

Media

Related Themes
Snowdown Showdown 2011 (Heimerdinger & Maokai) League Of Legends Login Screen With Music01:03

Snowdown Showdown 2011 (Heimerdinger & Maokai) League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

Heimerdinger Sculpt 201411:20

Heimerdinger Sculpt 2014

Model Spotlight

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