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2010 Winter Games Celebration
Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic Skin
  • White Mage Veigar
  • Curling Veigar
  • Veigar Greybeard
  • Leprechaun Veigar


  • Veigar, Riot's QA guy, is the origin of the champion's name. He is "quite tall".
  • All of Veigar's skills (excluding  Baleful Strike) refer to space.  Event Horizon a reference to the edge of a black hole, the point at which light cannot escape.  Dark Matter a reference to the undetectable matter in space.  Primordial Burst a reference to the Big Bang, the prevailing cosmological model that explains the early development of the Universe.  Equilibrium, which means "Balance", is an important concept in stellar and orbital physics.
  • Veigar's appearance are similar to the Black Mage, a character from the Final Fantasy series.
  • Veigar is one of four champions that can infinitely increase their stats by using their abilities - ability power in Veigar's case. The other three are Nasus Sion and  Thresh.
  • When Veigar uses his ultimate to kill an enemy champion, he will laugh malevolently.
  • Veigar possess the most laugh emotes of any champion, at 6.


  • Veigar's quotes "I will swallow your soul!" and "Even now, your loved ones suffer!" are similar to quotes from The Evil Dead franchise.


  • Classic Veigar closely resembles the Black Mage from the Final Fantasy series.
  • White Mage Veigar does not have the robe of the White Mage but uses a similar color palette.
    • Golden Alistar, Assassin Master Yi, and White Mage Veigar are the only skins priced at 390 RP, making them the cheapest skins in the store, excluding sale prices and free/promotional skins.
  • Leprechaun Veigar replaces  Baleful Strike's particles with four leaf clovers,  Event Horizon's particles with floating four leaf clovers, and  Dark Matter's falling trail with a solid rainbow.
  • Veigar Greybeard is a direct reference to Gandalf the Grey from the The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien.
  • Superb Villain Veigar changes  Event Horizon particles into mechanic pyramid-like structures that resemble the claw on his hand.
    • Superb Villain Veigar holds a scepter that closely resembles the "Runed Arcanite Rod" item in World of Warcraft.
    • Contrary to the belief of some of the community, Superb Villain Veigar has nothing to do with the popular YouTube personality TotalBiscuit.[1]
  • Bad Santa Veigar is a possible reference to the Grinch, a green, hairy creature that stole every gift during Christmas.
    • Bad Santa Veigar changes the particles of all of Veigar's spells;  Baleful Strike becomes a Christmas tree shaped cookie,  Dark Matter becomes a breaking colored bauble,  Event Horizon's area is marked by Christmas trees and lights, and  Primordial Burst becomes a wrapped present. The skin also features a Recall animation where Veigar enters a chimney.


  • The reason why was Veigar in Noxian prison was, according to reports from Noxian authorities, Veigar was amongst “a handful” of yordles arrested for trading illegal goods in Noxus.
  •  Lulu is friends with Veigar.
  • After his failed attempt to steal The Mothership, Veigar was shot down by  Teemo during his escape.


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