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  • Trundle is the first champion to cost 4800 IP icon Influence Points.
  • Trundle's hair resembles the Troll doll's hair.
  • Trundle's recall animation is the famous "Winter is Coming" pose from the television series Game of Thrones.
  • The area for Frozen Domain Frozen Domain is currently, not counting global abilities, the largest AoE in the game.
  • Trundle, KarmaSquare Karma, Lee SinSquare Lee Sin, and SejuaniSquare Sejuani are the only champions to feature a 'traditional' skin representing them before their visual updates (his was conceived while producing a 'Frost Troll' skin)
  • Trundle's dance is a reference to Dancing Troll.


  • His name Trundle (var. trendle, trindle) comes from Old English noun tryndel "wheel".
    • The verb to trundle, synonymous with to roll is based on the wheel's round shape [1].
      • Both Trundle & troll might come from one same PIE root *der- "to run, trip, tread, tramp". [2]
  • His updated lore better reflects the Scandinavian origins of the trolls.
  • Since his introduction, Trundle went nearly two years before being subject to balance changes to any of his skills or stats. He was finally given changes in the Shadow Isles patch in late October 2012.


TrundleSquare Classic Trundle [S|L]
    "The Trolls are going to war!" may be a direct reference to "The Ents are going to war." quoted by Treebeard in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
    "Hahaha! Sunlight? Really?" is most likely a reference to the myth that trolls turn to stone under sunlight in certain legends and fantasy universes ("The Hobbit" being a notable example).
TrundleSquare Traditional Trundle [S|L]
  • His quotes make several references to internet "trolls", a derogatory term for someone who intentionally annoys or offends another person.
    "Don't hate the player, hate the club that's smashing your face!" is most likely a re-phrasal of the famous phrase, "Don't hate the player, hate the game". It could be also a joke from Riot implying that players focus their hate on champions rather than other players.
    "How much you wanna bet I can whack you from one fountain to the other?", is most likely a reference to the movie Napoleon Dynamite, in which the character Uncle Rico at one point asks, "How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?", while reminiscing of his past in football.


TrundleSquare Classic Trundle [S|L]
  • It started out as a new skin (Ice Troll Trundle) but eventually evolved into his VU Classic Skin.
TrundleSquare Traditional Trundle [S|L]
  • In his splash artwork, TrundleSquare old Original Trundle [S|L] faces are etched into his chair.
  • It contains Trundle's old voiceover together with VFX similar to his old ability kit.
TrundleSquare Lil' Slugger Trundle [S|L]
  • The number 86 on the back of his shirt represents 1986, the year 'cgsammu' (the 3D character artist who worked on it) was born.[3]
  • BlitzcrankSquare Blitzcrank can be seen behind as a catcher.
TrundleSquare Junkyard Trundle [S|L]
  • It may be a reference to Mad Max.
TrundleSquare Constable Trundle [S|L]
TrundleSquare Worldbreaker Trundle [S|L]


  • TrundleSquare Trundle managed to form an uneasy alliance with LissandraSquare Lissandra.
    • His True Ice club ("Boneshiver") was originally LissandraSquare Lissandra's. In exchange for it, Trundle agreed to muster a troll army to fight alongside the Frostguard.


  1. "a military-looking child who was trundling a hoop" Dickens, David Copperfield, chap. 3
  2. Pokorny, 1959. https://lrc.la.utexas.edu/lex/master/0343
  3. cgsammu explains the meaning of 86