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General

  • Singed was one of the first six champions designed, together with AnnieSquare Annie, Lee SinSquare Lee Sin, SionSquare Sion, SivirSquare Sivir, and Twisted FateSquare Twisted Fate.[1][2]
    • Coincidentally, Singed is an anagram for the word design, befitting his history of being one of the earliest designed champions.
  • 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 references Will Smith's "Jump on It" dance from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
    • He shares this dance with KayleSquare Kayle, though hers includes the beginning of the dance.
  • Even though Poison Trail Poison Trail's cloud appears to expand as it fades, 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 Fling automatically causes him to laugh.
  • Although Singed holds his Noxious Slipstream 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'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.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • 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

Singed OriginalCircle Classic Singed [S|L]
Singed RiotSquadCircle Riot Squad Singed [S|L]
Singed HextechCircle Hextech Singed [S|L]
Singed SurferCircle Surfer Singed [S|L]
Singed MadScientistCircle Mad Scientist Singed [S|L]
Singed AugmentedCircle 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 then-new Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, in which Bane is the main villain.
Singed SnowDayCircle Snow Day Singed [S|L]
Singed SSWCircle SSW Singed [S|L]
Singed BlackScourgeCircle Black Scourge Singed [S|L]
Singed BeekeeperCircle Beekeeper Singed [S|L]
  • He took direct inspiration from the beekeeper, a person who keeps honey bees.
  • He closely resembles one of the many custom made skins.
    • An old video predating the official skin can be seen here.
  • After sniffing a flower in his Recall Recall, transforms into a bee. The bee itself closely resembles the bees from Bee Movie.
  • He shares this theme with:

Relations

  • Singed abducted WarwickSquare 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 YiSquare 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. RivenSquare Riven witnessed as around her Ionian and Noxian alike fell victim to an unspeakably gruesome fate.
  • Singed and BlitzcrankSquare Blitzcrank are on unfriendly terms with one another.[7]
  • In the Navori Province of Southern Ionia, Singed was charged with the extermination of an unexpected giant rat infestation. Some suspect that TwitchSquare Twitch may have been involved in the rodent invasion.[8]
  • Singed is a business partner of GragasSquare Gragas, responsible for supplying him with brewing machinery and hardware.[9]


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