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General

  • Vayne is one of fifteen champions to not have a single Ability Power ratio on any ability (the others being DariusSquare Darius, DravenSquare Draven, GarenSquare Garen, KalistaSquare Kalista, KaynSquare Kayn, KindredSquare Kindred, KledSquare Kled, IllaoiSquare Illaoi, OlafSquare Olaf RivenSquare Riven, TalonSquare Talon, UrgotSquare Urgot, XayahSquare Xayah and ZedSquare Zed)
  • Vayne's dance references gun fu.
    • A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
  • Silver Bolts Silver Bolts references werewolf fiction, possibly inspired by silver's & other heavy metals' antimicrobial properties.
  • Vayne is currently the only champion with an ability named the same as her title (Night Hunter Night Hunter).
  • Her given name Shauna is the Irish feminine derivative of Hebrew י(ה)חנון Y(eh)oḥanan "Yahweh's grace" (cf. Seán), sharing root ḥ-n-n with AnnieSquare Annie.
    • Her surname Vayne comes from Old English fægen "glad" (> var. fain)[1];
    • This is coincidentally an aristocratic surname in real-life, as the Fanes are earls of Westmorland since 17th century.
  • As per her retconned lore, Vayne hunts and kills monsters, hybrids, shape-shifters, etc. not due to any ethical guidelines, but to satisfy her bloodlust, making her resemble Dexter Morgan, a fictional serial killer who mostly targets other morally deplorable murderers.
    • Similarly, Vayne & Dexter both developed Night Hunter killing urge after witnessing their respective parents being murdered (Vayne's father & mother; Dexter's mother).

Quotes

Skins

VayneSquare Classic Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Vindicator Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Aristocrat Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Dragonslayer Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Heartseeker Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare SKT T1 Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Arclight Vayne [S|L]
VayneSquare Soulstealer Vayne [S|L]

Relations

References

  1. The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, p. 872
  2. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0059:entry=alea&highlight=esto