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General

  • Kog'Maw's dance references Michigan J. Frog from One Froggy Evening.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Despite Icathian Surprise Icathian Surprise Kog'Maw does have a death animation (it can only be seen when he's being revived by Chronoshift Chronoshift or Guardian Angel item Guardian Angel)
  • Icathian Surprise Icathian Surprise is one of only three abilities that allow their casters to continue attacking after death, the others being Death Defied Death Defied and Glory in Death Glory in Death.
  • Kog'Maw is the only Void-related champion without 'Void' in his title.
  • While idle Kog'Maw blinks one eye at a time and sometimes spins around in a manner resembling dogs chasing their own tail.
  • Kog'Maw was the first champion to have a joke animation (the second being Miss FortuneSquare Miss Fortune)
  • Kog'Maw was first spotted in a screenshot from MalzaharSquare Malzahar's reveal.
  • Kog'Maw might come from:
    • Proto-Germanic *kuggo "lump" > Old Norse kuggr > English cog[1] "a small boat, a tooth" [on a jagged wheel]
    • & *mago "stomach[2] > mouth", whence maw itself.
  • Kog'Maw's abilities ironically make no use of his spoken-of and downright-self-stated insatiable hunger.

Quotes

Kog'MawSquare Classic Kog'Maw [S|L]
  • For his joke he emulates a 'charge' bugle call.
  • "Terror coming... daddy coming!" implies the Void is closing in on Runeterra, and his 'daddy' is either the one spearheading the invasion or is merely a part of it (or is even the entity Aurelion SolSquare Aurelion Sol suspects commands all other Voidborn to shatter the veil between dimensions)
Kog'MawSquare Reindeer Kog'Maw [S|L]
  • For his joke he emulates the tune of Deck the Halls and, if he and SonaSquare Silent Night Sona [S|L] play their jokes while near each other, he will outright sing the carol while she provides the music.

Skins

Kog'MawSquare Classic Kog'Maw [S|L]
  • The presence of a Raptor Raptor, a chameleon, and a horned rabbit in the background indicates he is in Summoner's Rift.
  • He just spit out Helmet Bro's helmet.
Kog'MawSquare Monarch Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Caterpillar Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Lion Dance Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Reindeer Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Deep Sea Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Jurassic Kog'Maw [S|L]
  • A skeleton on the wall to his right resembles canceled champion OmenSquare Omen.
  • He shares this theme with Cho'GathSquare Jurassic Cho'Gath [S|L] (his left claw can be seen to the right)
Kog'MawSquare Battlecast Kog'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Pug'Maw [S|L]
Kog'MawSquare Hextech Kog'Maw [S|L]

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