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Quotes

Master Yi OriginalCircle Classic Master Yi [S|L]
  • He shares quotes with:
  • "The goggles? Just for reading!" and "I will take an eye... as if I don't have enough already" poke fun at how such a ridiculously complex device doesn't have any special use for him whatsoever.
  • "The key to immortality? Not dying" references Highlander.
  • One of his jokes via the Brazilian localization references Woody Woodpecker.
Master Yi PROJECTYiCircle PROJECT: Yi [S|L]
  • "Progress requires only a blade... that produces more blades." is the counterpart to his regular goggles jokes (how many blades can protrude from his sword for every time he uses Highlander Highlander)
  • "Those Master YiSquare goggles are absurd" references his own goggles jokes.
    • He is the third champion to interact with himself (the others being DravenSquare Draven and TrundleSquare Trundle).

Skins

Master Yi OriginalCircle Classic Master Yi [S|L]
  • He resembles Sam Fisher from Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell.
  • His sword is modeled after a ringed-Dao.
  • He has three different running animations.
  • A strange occurrence between all his skins is that whenever Yi basic attacks a target at the start of a match, he will repeat his outward slashing animation twice for the first two basic attacks.
Master Yi AssassinCircle Assassin Master Yi [S|L]
  • He is among the only three skins priced at RP icon 390, making them the cheapest ones available (excluding sales and giveaways/promotions).
  • The Master Yi AssassinCircle prior version [S|L] of this skin before his visual upgrade was a mere black-and-white re-coloring of his original skin.
Master Yi ChosenCircle Chosen Master Yi [S|L]
  • He references the Jedi Order from Star Wars.
  • Wuju Style Wuju Style's states change his lightsaber's color:
    • On cooldown/not-learned: blue.
    • Off cooldown: green.
    • Active: red.
  • He shares this theme with:
Master Yi IoniaCircle Ionia Master Yi [S|L]
  • His outfit resembles IreliaSquare Irelia's (might be indicating this is him as a member of the Ionian guard).
  • The Ionian crest can be seen on his robes' tail.
Master Yi SamuraiYiCircle Samurai Yi [S|L]
Master Yi HeadhunterCircle Headhunter Master Yi [S|L]
Chromaskins Chromas: Aqua, Crimson, Gold
Master Yi PROJECTYiCircle PROJECT: Yi [S|L]
Master Yi CosmicBladeCircle Cosmic Blade Master Yi [S|L]
Master Yi EternalSwordYiCircle Eternal Sword Yi [S|L]
Chromaskins Chromas: Obsidian, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Turquoise
  • This is the first skin where we can see his face.
  • Master Yi in this skin has two different high-movement speed animations: one with his Highlander Highlander active where he will glide forward through the air, and one with a normal high-speed boost (such as from the base fountain) where he will surf on top of his sword instead.
  • He shares this theme with:

Relations


References

  1. Schuessler, A. ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese, p. 566
  2. Schuessler., p. 569

References

  1. Schuessler, A. ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese, p. 566
  2. Schuessler., p. 569