General

  • Singed was one of the champions chosen for the Noxian pool available during the Ionia vs. Noxus match. He was one of the selected champions.
  • Singed's dance is the "Jump on It" dance from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
    • Kayle Kayle's dance is similar, but includes the beginning of the dance, where she throws her hands up and to both sides. A side-by-side comparison of Singed's dance can be seen here.
  • Even though Poison Trail.png Poison Trail's cloud appear to expand as they fade, the area affected by the poison does not actually increase.
  • Singed is one of the few champions with a special interaction between his emotes and his ability set, as Fling.png Fling automatically causes him to laugh.
  • Although Singed holds his shield in his left hand in the default splash art, every other skin shows it in his right hand; Singed holds his shield in his right hand in all the in-game models.
  • A bottle of Singed's poison can be seen leaking in the Mac Launch preview video.
  • Singed's bald figure, red and green color motifs, and his large boots make him resemble Sigma from the Mega Man/Rockman X series.
  • Singed Singed's appearance resembles Kreacher from the Harry Potter series.

Lore

  • Singed's lore shares some similarities with the chemist Fritz Haber. There are also similarities in the ethical implications of both their work.

Development

Quotes

  • Singed's line, "To shake, or not to shake," is a play on, "To be, or not to be," a famous quote from William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
  • Singed's joke, "Shaken, not stirred." is a reference to a famous quote of James Bond, a fictional British secret agent.
  • Singed's bio quote, "My deadliest dose shall bear my patron's name!" is a reference to a line from The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce: "My deadliest drug shall bear my patron's name!", referring to Mercury.
  • Singed's line, "Mix, mix, swirl, mix." is a reference to a scene from the Star Wars Holiday Special.

Skins

SingedSquare.png Riot Squad Singed [S|L]
SingedSquare.png Hextech Singed [S|L]
SingedSquare.png Surfer Singed [S|L]
  • Taric Taric is on a bottle on the splash art, complete with surfer shades.
    • The bottle is labeled "Taric's Tropical Tan".
  • This skin is one of two champion skins which use a surfboard as a shield, the other being LeonaSquare.png Pool Party Leona.
SingedSquare.png Mad Scientist Singed [S|L]
  • It is based on the stereotypical mad scientist.
  • The skin also bears a resemblance to Dr. Mundo Dr. Mundo's original skin before the game was released.
  • He shares this theme with ZiggsSquare.png Ziggs.
SingedSquare.png Augmented Singed [S|L]
  • It is possibly a reference to Bane from the Batman franchise.
  • The skin's release date is also very close to the premiere of the new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, in which Bane is the main villain.
SingedSquare.png Snow Day Singed [S|L]
  • It replaces the container of chemicals with a snow cleaning machine and carries a sledge.
  • He shares this theme with BardSquare.png Bard, GnarSquare.png Gnar, MalzaharSquare.png Malzahar, SyndraSquare.png Syndra and ZiggsSquare.png Ziggs.
SingedSquare.png SSW Singed [S|L]
  • This skin is related to "Samsung Galaxy White", who have won the League of Legends Season 4 World Championship finals.
  • This skin represents Looper of Samsung Galaxy White.
  • He shares this theme with RengarSquare.png Rengar, TalonSquare.png Talon, ThreshSquare.png Thresh and TwitchSquare.png Twitch.
SingedSquare.png Black Scourge Singed [S|L]
  • This skin is based on the typical plague doctor seen during the Black Death bubonic plague.
  • He shares this theme with KayleSquare.png Iron Inquisitor Kayle [S|L], NocturneSquare.png Cursed Revenant Nocturne [S|L], and YorickSquare.png Undertaker Yorick [S|L].
    • These skins came out around the time Dark Souls III was released. As the imagery of these skins are somewhat similar found in the Dark Souls franchise.

Relations

  • Singed abducted Warwick Warwick to try and turn the former criminal into a 'chimeric predator' as one of his many experiments.
    • Singed is now searching for him to "start the next phase".
  • Singed invented the toxic weapon used on Master Yi Master Yi's home village. The remains of the village were so horrific that it remains a festering scar on Ionian history. To this day, no Ionian will ever publicly speak of what occurred.
  • During an Ionian ambush on Noxian troops, Singed launched a barrage of biochemical terror on both forces. Riven Riven witnessed as around her Ionian and Noxian alike fell victim to an unspeakably gruesome fate.
  • Singed and Blitzcrank Blitzcrank are on unfriendly terms with one another.[3]
  • In the Navori Province of Southern Ionia, Singed was charged with the extermination of an unexpected giant rat infestation. Some suspect that Twitch Twitch may have been involved in the rodent invasion.[4]
  • Singed is a business partner of Gragas Gragas, responsible for supplying him with brewing machinery and hardware.[5]

References