League of Legends Champion.is a canceled
Tabu was discovered in the beta files  but ever since then he has been canceled. Thematic similarities suggest he might have been inspired by the Dota 2 Hero Zharvakko, the Witch Doctor, and visual and gameplay similarities seem to indicate he might have been reworked into who is now .
Confirmation of his cancelation came in the 2010 Harrowing map skin for Summoner's Rift, where a coffin containing Tabu (along with two others each containing and ) could be seen, effectively serving as the final 'nail in the coffin'.
- Data extracted from the game files
- Tabu is a play on the word 'taboo'.
- An individual reminiscent of Tabu can be seen in the shared Prehistoric splash art.
- The icon for Enfeeble used to display for the now Unique Passive Cold Steel.
- The icon for Pacify used to be the original icon for .
- The icon for Wave of Loathing was recycled for the Crest of Cinders buff, which is obtained by slaying the Red Brambleback on Summoner's Rift.
- The icon for Tatoo was recycled for the Crest of Insight buff, which is obtained by slaying the Blue Sentinel on Summoner's Rift.
- The icon for Soul Drain was recycled for Baron Nashor's Voracious Corrosion debuff.