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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


Skins

  • Classic Skin Skingallerybutton
    21-Aug-2012
  • Headhunter Rengar Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 21-Aug-2012
  • Night Hunter Rengar Skingallerybutton
    975 RP / 20-May-2014

Trivia

  • Rengar was designed by Classick.[1]
  • Rengar is voiced by Jason Simpson.
  • Rengar's lore and personality are most likely inspired by the short story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell.
  • Rengar's concept might be inspired by the Charr, a race from the Guild Wars franchise.
  • Rengar also shares many resemblances to the one-eyed leonin warrior Planeswalker, Ajani Goldmane, from the Magic: The Gathering trading card game.
  • Rengar's hairstyle, wrist blades, passive, and ultimate are references to the Predator franchise.
  • Rengar's appearance is also similar to one of the alien bounty hunters in Samurai Jack.
  • He is the second champion to have at least one unique item, the first being ViktorSquare.png Viktor.
  • Rengar's dance is a reference to the New Zealand tribal dance, Maori haka, particularly the Ka Mate. A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Rengar is one of ten champions to reference another champion in-game, the others being ZedSquare.png Zed,RenektonSquare.png Renekton, VolibearSquare.png Volibear, GravesSquare.png Graves, KhaZixSquare.png Kha'Zix,AatroxSquare.png AatroxQuinnSquare.png QuinnViSquare.png Vi, and JinxSquare.png Jinx.
  • Rengar's passive, Unseen Predator.png Unseen Predator, is similar to NidaleeSquare.png Nidalee's passive, Prowl.png Prowl, in that they both provide utility while in the brush. CaitlynSquare.png Caitlyn's Headshot.png Headshot is also an ability that uses the brush specifically in activation.
  • Initially, many in the community believed that Rengar had fought ChoGathSquare.png Cho'Gath in his lore. It was later revealed that it was KhaZixSquare.png Kha'Zix that Rengar was fighting.
  • Rengar's overall concept shares very similar concepts to the lyrics of the song Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.
    • Rengar, the "Tiger", lost one eye, leaving him with only one, the "eye of the tiger".
    • Rengar's ultimate Thrill of the Hunt.png Thrill of the Hunt could be a reference to "the thrill of the fight".
    • It also could be a reference to Samurai Jack's alien bounty hunters as they refused to hunt down Jack for money instead doing it purely for the "Thrill of the hunt".
  • Rengar is an anagram for ranger.
  • Rengar's Bonetooth Necklace item.png Bonetooth Necklace, is one of the only two items in the game that is character specific, along with Viktor's The Hex Core item.png The Hex Core
  • While RengarSquare.png Rengar is using Thrill of the Hunt.png Thrill of the Hunt nearby enemy champions will get an Exclamation point which was made famous by the Metal Gear Solid series.
    • EvelynnSquare.png Evelynn also has the same feature when she is stealthed and nearby to enemy champions.

Quotes

  • Rengar shares a quote with Vel'KozSquare.png Vel'Koz, "Let's see what they're made of".
  • He shares a quote with BraumSquare.png Braum, "Not so fast!".

Skins

RengarSquare.png Headhunter Rengar [S|L]
  • This skin is most likely a reference to the Predator species from the Predator franchise, sporting similar wrist blades, armor, fishnets and hair. Additionally, when Rengar uses his ultimate while using the Headhunter skin, a woodpecker-esque sound can be heard. This sound is the same sound that the Predator makes while stalking his prey.
  • In the Headhunter skin's splash art, you can see DragonSquare.png Dragon's and Baron NashorSquare.png Baron Nashor's skulls on the left side.This shoulder pad seems to be VilemawSquare.png Vilemaw's skull.
  • In the Headhunter skin's splash art, Rengar is seen wearing his unique item, Bonetooth Necklace item.png Bonetooth Necklace.
  • He shares this theme with NidaleeSquare.png Nidalee, MasterYiSquare.png Master Yi and CaitlynSquare.png Caitlyn.
RengarSquare.png Night Hunter Rengar [S|L]
  • He resembles Nightcrawler from the X-men series.
    • It is also fairly similar to the Night Lords Chaos Space Marine legion from Warhammer 40,000. The name is also fairly similar to one of the title's of their leader, The Night Haunter.
  • Using Rengar's taunt will cause him to put his hood up or down.

Relations

  • Rengar fought against KhaZixSquare.png Kha'Zix and lost his left eye during the conflict. He seeks to one day slay Kha'Zix and add the monster's head to his collection as his most prized trophy.
    • The conflict between Rengar and Kha'Zix is a reference to the Alien vs. Predator series.
  • Rengar has a questionable relation with GnarSquare.png Gnar as he tried to hunt him down, however Gnar seems to have forgiven him since the incident.

The Hunt Is On

As part of the event The Hunt Is On!, RengarSquare.png Rengar and KhaZixSquare.png Kha'Zix are assigned to defeat one another in battle. The first to score a kill on the other claims victory (assists count). The event begins randomly after KhaZixSquare.png Kha'Zix has used all 3 evolution points, RengarSquare.png Rengar is in possession of the Bonetooth Necklace item.png Bonetooth Necklace with at least 10 stacks, and all members of both teams must be alive for the event to start.

This event can only occur once per game, even if both teams possess both champions. A video describing the event can be found here.

Media

Rengar League Of Legends Login Screen With Music01:05

Rengar League Of Legends Login Screen With Music

Login Screen

Rengar's Theme

Rengar Art Spotlight06:46

Rengar Art Spotlight

Art Spotlight

Rengar Champion Spotlight07:14

Rengar Champion Spotlight

Champion Spotlight

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn06:27

League of Legends Cinematic A New Dawn

A New Dawn

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