- Illaoi as a whole might have been influenced by .
- She is one of eleven champions to not have a single Ability Power ratio on any ability, the others being Darius, Draven, Garen, Kalista, Kindred, Olaf, Riven, Talon, Vayne, and Zed.
- She is the only champion who can summon an enemy unit ( Vessel)
- Illaoi was the last champion released in 2015.
- Her name is pronounced ɪlˈaʊi: ('ill-OW-ee')
- Nagakabouros' religion is meant to speak uniquely to Runeterra and to life on the Serpent Isles.
- The Kraken is the god of life, chaos, the ocean, and storms.
- Illaoi's worldview expresses that everyone must follow their dreams no matter how brutal they might be.
- But if while doing so someone becomes so passive or so demotivated to keep on pursuing their destiny that their soul starts to stagnate, then Illaoi will give them a Harsh Lesson in order to encourage them to get back on track.
- Serpent Islanders aren't aware of other religions (even though Nagakabouros isn't their only god) so they've never needed a name for their faith.
- When Illaoi conducts a Test of Spirit she rips only one of the Vessel's many incarnations from throughout their lives.
- She is a prophet of The Void just like Malzahar is.
- She shares this theme with Void Fizz [ | and Void Nocturne [ | .
- Illaoi and Gangplank were once lovers but they went their separate ways over a decade ago.
- Illaoi hasn't met Braum yet but her voiceover hints at what if.
- Illaoi views 'spirits' ( Anivia, Bard, Kindred, Yordles, etc.) as a useless distraction from the truth.
- Illaoi abhors the undead of the Shadow Isles and the Black Mist itself as both embody the very stagnation she seeks to eradicate.