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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


Skins

  • Classic Lee Sin Skingallerybutton
    01-Apr-2011
  • 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 / Upcoming skin

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

Trivia

Development
  • 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".
  • His name written in Chinese/Japanese is 李青, which literally means "Plum Azure/Blue/Green", here. In the Japanese on'yomi reading is it pronounced as "Ri Sei" (Ree-say).
    • Likewise, this name in actual pinyin would be "Lǐ Qīng". (Pronounced "Lee Chi-ng")
  • 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.
Lore
  • 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.
General
  • Lee Sin is one of eight champions to have more than four skills, the others being NidaleeSquare.png Nidalee, JayceSquare.png JayceEliseSquare.png Elise, KarmaSquare.png Karma, HeimerdingerSquare.png Heimerdinger, GnarSquare.png Gnar and Rek&#039;SaiSquare.png 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 UdyrSquare.png 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."
Quotes
  • Lee Sin shares a quote with SorakaSquare.png Soraka, "Where am I needed?"
Skins
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 JaxSquare.png Jax and TeemoSquare.png 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 last name (李) as Bruce Lee's, which literally means "plum", and with it being 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.
  • She shares this theme with JaxSquare.png Jax, VayneSquare.png Vayne, ZedSquare.png Zed and ZyraSquare.png Zyra.
LeeSinSquare.png Knockout Lee Sin [S|L]


Relations

  • 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.

Media

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

Pool Party League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

Pool Party Theme

League of Legends - Ingame Dance Reel01:15

League of Legends - Ingame Dance Reel

Art Spotlight- Puppetworks

References

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