Make sure to stock up on some Poro-snax as we vote, discuss and recap all the things that happened this year in League.
|Champion||Background||Strategy||Skins & Trivia|
- Urgot was designed by both Geeves and Issfire.
- Urgot champion concept is speculated to be the evolution of Priscilla, the Spider Queen, a champion that was never released but found in the game files.
- The word "Urgot" is similar to "ergot", a type of fungus that grows on grain.
- Urgot resembles the
leader from the video game series.
- He also strongly resembles "The spinless ones" from the X-Men, the best-known of them being . They are an alien race of fat aliens who can not move on their own without advanced technology, and look rotten.
- Urgot was the first champion revealed in The Journal of Justice before being officially announced, not counting the token mention of Sejuani.
- Urgot's auto-attack range of 425 is the shortest of all champions classified as ranged.
- 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.
- Professor Stanwick Pididly's quote at the end of Urgot's background info is a reference to the " ".
- Urgot's dance is a reference to Kirby's Victory Dance. A side by side comparison can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOWpyUGKw4k
- Urgot's taunt "Fear? No... I am the mindkiller." is a reference to in which the Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear begins with "I must not fear; fear is the mindkiller ..."
- Urgot's joke "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.
- It is a reference to
from the " " franchise.
- In the background of the skin, you can see "Manatee 1/2 off". This is a reference to Urf, the Manatee.
- It is said that Warwick sold Urf, the Manatee's flesh after he killed him.
- It is a reference to the in , which became a popular internet meme.
- Splash Art is likely a reference to " ", a classic 1954 monster horror film.
- This skin is often compared to the visual look of the from series.
- This may or may not be a reference Beyond Good and Evil's Alpha Soldiers, as Battlecast Urgot and them are very similar.
- In Nautilus Art Spotlight, around 2:50, a tab saying Urgot Mech can be seen in the top left. This was likely the development name for Battlecast Urgot.
- Garen's sword is visible in the background of his splash art. In addition, the banner of Demacia lies torn beneath one of his legs, as does the helmet worn by the champion shown in the images of some summoner spells.
- Urgot shares this theme with Kog'Maw, Skarner, Xerath, Cho'Gath, Vel'Koz and Viktor.
- When Urgot was still a Noxian field soldier, his commanding officer was Sion.
- When Urgot became the High Executioner of Noxus, he was attached to Swain's military division.
- Before Urgot could execute the captured Jarvan IV, the Dauntless Vanguard and their leader Garen interfered at the final moment. Urgot was cut in two by the zealous warrior as he scrambled to free the Demacian Prince.
- Professor Stanwick Pididly, using research notes stolen from Viktor, reconstructed Urgot into a cyborg body of his own design. The experiment was a success largely due to Urgot's sheer thirst for vengeance against Garen, whom he entered the League to kill.