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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
  • Traditional Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    520 RP / 01-Apr-2011
  • Acolyte Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    750 RP / 01-Apr-2011
  • Dragon Fist Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 10-Jan-2012
  • Muay Thai Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 24-Jul-2012
  • Pool Party Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 11-Sep-2013
  • SKT T1 Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    750 RP / 05-May-2014
  • Knockout Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    1350 RP / 01-Jun-2015

  • Traditional Lee Sin
  • Acolyte Lee Sin
  • Dragon Fist Lee Sin


  • Lee Sin was designed by Coronach.
  • Lee Sin's name is a homophone of the word "listen".
  • A rough translation of his name in Spanish is "read without".
  • Lee Sin is voiced by Vic Mignogna , who also voices Malzahar Malzahar.
  • His name written in Chinese is 李青, which the first and second characters literally means "Plum" and "Blue", "Green" or "Azure", here. In pinyin, his name would be read as "Li Qing" (Lee Ching) the Japanese on'yomi reading is it pronounced as "Ri Sei" (Ree Say).
  • Lee Sin is the only allegedly cancelled Champion to be introduced to the game under his original name.
    • Lee Sin was a cancelled Champion that got brought back by community popularity and support.
  • Lee Sin is the first champion to be re-designed and to be given a re-launch skin in technicality as his classic skin was originally the LeeSinSquare.png Traditional Lee Sin skin, however the change occurred before his release.
  • His self-immolation from the lore is a reference to the real life monk who publicly set himself on fire. He did this as an act of protest against the persecution of Buddhism in South Vietnam.
  • Lee Sin is the first champion to feature two champion spotlights, a real one and a fake one for April Fool's.
  • Lee Sin is the first champion to use energy that is not a ninja. Though, similar to the other ninjas, he is a champion that hails from Ionia.
  • Lee Sin is one of eight champions to have more than four skills, the others being Nidalee Nidalee, Jayce JayceElise Elise, Karma Karma, Heimerdinger Heimerdinger, Gnar Gnar and Rek&#039;Sai Rek'Sai.
    • Lee Sin was the second champion to have more than four skills.
  • Lee Sin is the first monk type champion announced but the second to be released after Udyr Udyr.
  • Lee Sin's dance style is referenced to one of 'Mighty Steel Legs' moves in the movie Shaolin Soccer. A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • According to Lee Sin's in-game champion page, his ultimate, Dragon's Rage, was "taught to him by Jesse Perring, although Lee sin does not kick players off the map."
  • Lee Sin shares a quote with Soraka Soraka, "Where am I needed?".
  • "Master yourself, master the enemy." might be a reference to Sun Tzu's "The Art of War".
LeeSinSquare.png Classic Lee Sin [S|L]
LeeSinSquare.png Traditional Lee Sin [S|L]
  • It resembles how he looked before his official release (seen in the second official trailer), here.
    • He can be seen at around 0:11, between Jax Jax and Teemo Teemo.
LeeSinSquare.png Acolyte Lee Sin [S|L]
  • It was meant to show his appearance during his time as a summoner in training.
LeeSinSquare.png Dragon Fist Lee Sin [S|L]
  • This skin was released in Lunar Revel 2012. It is a tribute to Bruce Lee, the famed martial artist/actor of 1970's action movies. The skin seems to be specifically referencing his trademark look first seen in Enter the Dragon.
    • Lee Sin's idle animation are Bruce Lee's mannerisms when he is serious.
    • Lee Sin in the Chinese servers happens to also have the same character written for his surname (李) as Bruce Lee's, which literally means "plum". Lee/Li is also a common Chinese surname.
  • This was the first skin to ever get a Chroma pack.
LeeSinSquare.png Muay Thai Lee Sin [S|L]
  • It was created to celebrate the launch of League of Legends in Thailand and pays homage to Muay Thai, a combat sport native to the country.
  • This is the third non-legendary skin to have a different dance animation from the original skin, prior being ChoGathSquare.png Jurrasic Cho'Gath and AhriSquare.png Dynasty Ahri. His dance is referenced from the movie "Ong Bak". A side-by-side comparison can be seen here .
  • He is very similar to Sagat's outfit from the fighting game series Street Fighter.
LeeSinSquare.png Pool Party Lee Sin [S|L]
LeeSinSquare.png SKT T1 Lee Sin [S|L]
  • This skin is related to "SK Telecom T1", who have won the League of Legends Season 3 World Championship finals.
  • This skin represents bengi of SK Telecom T1.
  • He shares this theme with Jax Jax, Vayne Vayne, Zed Zed and Zyra Zyra.
LeeSinSquare.png Knockout Lee Sin [S|L]


  • Lee Sin was once a summoner-in-training at the League, before committing a devastating incident which left him with profound guilt. After the devastating incident, he traveled to the Shojin Monastery in Ionia in order to repent, becoming a brethren to the monks there.
  • Lee Sin's former mentor was High Councilor Reginald Ashram, the first leader of the League.
  • Lee Sin has a sister from the now liberated province of Galrin.
  • Lee Sin did an interview with L. B. Briskes on a raft over Lake Contemplation.


Related Themes
Pool Party League Of Legends Login Screen With Music02:47

Pool Party League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

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Pool Party Theme

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League of Legends - Ingame Dance Reel

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