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General

UrgotSquare old2 Urgot, the Headsman's Pride [S|L]
  • Urgot and ThreshSquare Thresh used to be the only champions classified as Ranged role ranged Tank icon tanks before having their roles changes in 2013.
  • Urgot used to be the only champion in the game classified as a Marksman icon Marksman/Tank icon Tank. However, his champion classification has since been changed to Fighter icon Juggernaut.
    • During the time that GnarSquare Gnar was revealed on PBE, he was classified as a Marksman icon Marksman/Tank icon Tank. However, Gnar was released as a Fighter icon Fighter/Marksman icon Marksman, a champion classification he shared with JayceSquare Jayce.
  • Urgot resembles a number of quadrupeds from various other games.
  • According to Babaganoosh, Urgot was unavailable for the Ionia versus Noxus Grudge Match due to being damaged and needing considerable time to be repaired. He received a major strength buff in the following patch release.
  • Urgot's dance references Kirby's Victory Dance.
    • A side by side comparison can be seen here.
  • During his second champion spotlight for his rework, Phreak jokingly said that Urgot will be the next Star Guardian, a reference to a long-standing joke in the community.
Urgot OriginalCircle Urgot, the Dreadnought [S|L]
  • His login screen theme is sung in Noxian. The repeated chant is "Stom Ur Got!"[1]
    • Noxian is close to German, according to a Rioter.
  1. https://www.reddit.com/r/leagueoflegends/comments/6phsnt/were_the_rioters_that_did_the_urgot_update_get/dkr0vpw

Development

Quotes

UrgotSquare old2 Urgot, the Headsman's Pride [S|L]
  • Professor Stanwick Pididly's quote at the end of Urgot's background info is a reference to the "The Six Million Dollar Man".
  •  
    Urgot.taunt2
    e "Fear? No... I am the mindkiller." is a reference to Frank Herbert's Dune in which the Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear begins with "I must not fear; fear is the mindkiller ..."
  •  
    Urgot.joke
    e "You can't beat me, so join me. I need a good pair of legs." is a pun on the popular saying "If you can't beat them, join them" with Urgot referring to the literal merging of flesh and bone.
Urgot OriginalCircle Urgot, the Dreadnought [S|L]
  • Taunting DariusSquare Darius:  
    Urgot.tauntDarius
    e "The hand of Noxus can be cut off; ask your master." is a reference to DariusSquare Darius' title "the Hand of Noxus", and IreliaSquare Irelia cutting off DariusSquare Darius' master's (SwainSquare Swain) left hand.
  • Fear Beyond Death 2 
    Urgot.executeZaun
    e "We will make Zaun great again." is a reference to the election slogan "[Let's] Make America Great Again", by Ronald Reagan & Donald Trump.
  • Fear Beyond Death 2 
    Urgot.executeAzir
    e "Say 'Shurima' one more time!" might be a reference to Pulp Fiction.
  • Fear Beyond Death 2 
    Urgot.executeBraum
    e "Those who stand behind you will share your fate." references BraumSquare 
    Braum.W3
    e "Stand behind Braum!".
  • Fear Beyond Death 2 
    Urgot.executeEzreal
    e "You belong in a grave." references EzrealSquare 
    Ezreal.taunt
    e "You belong in a museum."
  • Fear Beyond Death 2 
    Urgot.executeLulu
    e "Let me know how it tastes." references LuluSquare 
    Lulu.move3
    e "Yup, that tasted purple."
Urgot BattlecastCircle Battlecast Urgot [S|L]
  • Urgot BattlecastCircle
    BattlecastUrgot.start1
     "I detect the presence of scum." is a reference to one of pre-rework UrgotSquare old2 Urgot's quotes:  
    Urgot.attack2
    e "I detect the presence of scum."

Skins

Urgot OriginalCircle Classic Urgot [S|L]
  • The scene depicts him getting a tattoo and some metalwork done to his Echoing Flames legs.
  • In his UrgotSquare old2 old splash art [S|L], Urgot had tubes coming out of his body that lead to his skull. They were not visible on his in-game model, though.
Urgot ButcherCircle Butcher Urgot [S|L]
Urgot GiantEnemyCrabgotCircle Giant Enemy Crabgot [S|L]
  • This skin refers the eponymous trope.
  • After his visual rework, this skin references Kaiju monsters.
    • His splash art references a somewhat common occurrence in Kaiju films where the monster emerges from the sea depths, near a floating boat or ship.
      • This splash may be specifically referencing the movie Pacific Rim, and the scene in which Knifehead surfaces in front of a fishing boat, only to get locked in combat with Gipsy Danger shortly after.
    • Crabgot's appearance also references Pacific Rim as his body seems to be embedded with energy (shining through his eyes, within the claws, and other small gaps), something that is prominent with Pacific Rim's Kaiju monsters compared to monsters in other Kaiju films.
  • He shares this theme with:
Urgot BattlecastCircle Battlecast Urgot [S|L]
Chromaskins Chromas: Obsidian, Pearl, Ruby, Sapphire, Tanzanite

Relations

UrgotSquare old2 Urgot, the Headsman's Pride [S|L]
  • Before his death, SionSquare Sion was Urgot's field commander.
  • After years on the battlefield, Urgot was delegated the position of High Executioner of Noxus Crest icon Noxus.
  • Before Urgot could execute the captured Jarvan IVSquare Jarvan IV, the Dauntless Vanguard and their leader GarenSquare Garen interfered at the final moment. Urgot was cut in two by Garen before the Demacian prince could be executed.
  • Professor Stanwick Pididly used research notes stolen from ViktorSquare Viktor to reconstruct Urgot into a cyborg body of his own design. The experiment was a success largely due to Urgot's sheer thirst for vengeance.
Urgot OriginalCircle Urgot, the Dreadnought [S|L]
  • Both Urgot and DariusSquare Darius believe weakness should be purged from Noxus. However while Darius believes the strong are right to rule, Urgot believes in the war of all against all, where only the strong can truly survive.
    • When taunting KatarinaSquare Katarina, Urgot implies that Swain was involved her father's disappearance.

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