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General

  • Ryze used to be playable in the Summoner's Rift Battle Training tutorial, together with AsheSquare Ashe and GarenSquare Garen.
  • Ryze was the first champion to have 9 skins.
    • He was also the first to have 2 Harrowing ones (Zombie in 2010, Pirate in 2012)
  • His giant scroll can be seen behind an overturned chair in the trailer for the game's Mac version.
    • While the scroll is supposedly indestructible NocturneSquare Nocturne rips it apart it in 'A Twist of Fate'.
      • Yet later on the scroll is whole again but whether it is capable of self-repairing is uncertain.
  • Ryze has appeared in every cinematic trailer except for 'A New Dawn'.
  • Ryze was deemed as having next to no counterplay in Ultra Rapid Fire (2014 edition) and was disabled in non-custom games.
  • His name comes from Riot's CEO Brandon Ryze Beck's alias, from Proto-Germanic *risiz, from which originate various words for "rising one, giant" in Germanic daughter-languages (e.g. German Riese, Dutch reus, etc.).

Development

  • Since release RyzeSquare Ryze has gone through four reworks.

Quotes

Skins

RyzeSquare Young Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Uncle Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Tribal Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Professor Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Zombie Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Triumphant Ryze [S|L]
  • He is only available to those who win official competition matches.
    • He used to be called 'Champion' and later 'Trophy'.
RyzeSquare Dark Crystal Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Pirate Ryze [S|L]
RyzeSquare Ryze Whitebeard [S|L]
RyzeSquare SKT T1 Ryze [S|L]
  • He celebrates SK Telecom T1 winning the Season 5 World Championship.
    • He represents Faker and is the second World Championship Victory skin to represent him, the first being ZedSquare SKT T1 Zed [S|L].
  • His Recall references some aspects of Faker
    • The tumble roll he performs at the end references the same tumble Faker performed upon his introduction at the Season 5 World Championship Grand Finals.
    • The laptop held by Ryze shows an image of broccoli on the screen during his Recall. This references a fan that stated that Faker's hair resembles broccoli. Faker responded by saying that he would eat a head of broccoli if SKT T1 won the Season 5 Championship Grand Finals. He would follow through with this promise by eating a piece of broccoli on stage immediately after SKT T1's victory.
  • He shares this theme with AlistarSquare SKT T1 Alistar [S|L], AzirSquare SKT T1 Azir [S|L], EliseSquare SKT T1 Elise [S|L], KalistaSquare SKT T1 Kalista [S|L], and RenektonSquare SKT T1 Renekton [S|L].

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