In addition, a figure and glowing eye is visible in the skin's background. This may be the previously hinted-at Battlecast Anivia.
Viktor led the team that constructed Blitzcrank, the first steam automaton which obtained sentience.
Unfortunately Viktor's triumph was usurped by Professor Stanwick, who stole credit for Blitzcrank's creation.
Viktor's research was later used to reconstruct and revive Urgot.
Viktor views Jayce, the charismatic inventor from Piltover, as an obstacle to his "glorious evolution". One that he must overcome.
Viktor defeated Jayce and stole a powerful arcane crystal to power his creations. Jayce later created the Mercury Hammer and counter assaulted Viktor's laboratory, destroying Viktor's prototype weapons.
Viktor is the leader of the Evolution, seeking to replace organic life with machine-augmented bodies. The Battlecast line of skins show the results of his victory, warping the League's champions to suit his vision.