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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Aristocrat Vayne
  • Vindicator Vayne
  • Heartseeker Vayne


  • Vayne's first name is Shauna.
  • Like many other hunters of the supernatural, Vayne's character concept is inspired by Abraham van Helsing, the protagonist from Bram Stoker's 1897 novel, Dracula.
    • Vayne's name and past are possible references to DC Comics character Bruce Wayne, the Batman.
    • Vayne may also be a reference to the DC Comics character Huntress, due to the similarities between their weapons and pasts.
    • Vayne bears some resemblance to the main character from the game Bayonetta.
  •  Vayne's  Silver Bolts, is a reference to the belief that supernatural creatures, particularly werewolves, are vulnerable to weapons made from silver.
  • Vayne is the only champion to currently have a defense rating of 1.
  • Vayne's dance is inspired by the Gun Kata . A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Vayne is the first champion who shares her title with a  skill name, followed by  Zyra.


  • Vayne is the first champion to always have a quote play out when learning a skill.
  • Vayne's quote "On wings of night." is similar to  Shyvana's quote "On wings of fury."
  • Vayne's quote when using her ultimate, "The die is cast" is a reference to Julius' Caesar phrase "Alea Iacta Est" [1].


Original Vayne [S|L]
Vindicator Vayne [S|L]
  • It is likely a reference to the Death Dealers from the Underworld film series.
Aristocrat Vayne [S|L]
Dragonslayer Vayne [S|L]
Heartseeker Vayne [S|L]
  • It is a tribute to Valentine's Day.
    •  Dr. Mundo is shown shot down in the background with a bouquet of roses, and Vayne herself is reading a macaroni card made by him.
    • In its Chinese artwork, Jack of Hearts Twisted Fate can be seen in the background.
  • She shares the Heartseeker theme with Ashe.

SKT Vayne

  • A tribute skin for Season 3 winners, SK Telecom.
  • She shares this theme with  Zed,  Jax,  Zyra and  Lee Sin.


  • There is speculation that Vayne is secretly investigating the activities of  LeBlanc and the Black Rose organization [2].

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Vayne Art Spotlight


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