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Champion Background Strategy Skins & Trivia


  • Classic skin
  • Count Vladimir
  • Marquis Vladimir
  • Nosferatu Vladimir
  • Vandal Vladmir


  • Vladimir was designed by Colt 'Ezreal' Hallam.
  • Vladimir is voiced by Kevin M. Connolly.
  • One of Vladimir's basic abilities, Tides of Blood, is a reference to a previous Multiplayer Online Battle Arena(MOBA) game by the same name that was created as a custom map on Warcraft 3.
  • Vladimir's name is inspired from Vlad the Impaler, the 15th century wallachian Prince that later inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula.
  • Vladimir was the second champion released in Season One,  Xin Zhao being the first.
  • Vladimir was one of the champions chosen for the Noxian pool available during the Ionia vs. Noxus match. He was one of the selected champions.
  • According to Vladimir himself in the Journal of Justice, he does not directly drink blood, instead directly draining the life force out of his victims.
  • Vladimir is one of the five champions who use health as a primary resource for casting spells. The other four champions are  Aatrox,  Dr. Mundo,  Mordekaiser and  Zac.


  • Many of Vladimir's lines are plays on popular lines meant to reflect his vampiric attributes, such as "The clot thickens." instead of "The plot thickens."
  • Vladimir's joke is a pun on the blood type B- and the phrase "be negative".
  • Vladimir's quote "My cup is half empty" may mean that he is a pessimist.
  • Blood Lord Vladimir's quote "Kneel before Vlad." is a reference to General Zod, a prominent villain from the Superman comics.


Count Vladimir [S|L]
Marquis Vladimir [S|L]
Nosferatu Vladimir [S|L]
  • He is in reference to the 1922 movie Nosferatu, the very first vampire motion picture ever made.
Vandal Vladimir [S|L]
  • Chinese Splash Art shows both  Brand and  Gragas on the other motorcycles behind him. In the American splash art, both Gragas and Brand are obscured, keeping them previously anonymous.
Blood Lord Vladimir [S|L]
  • This is the second non-comical legendary skin, the first one belonging to  Tryndamere.
  • He is voiced by Gavin Hammon who also voices  Varus and  Pantheon.
Soulstealer Vladimir [S|L]
  • His soul container is pretty similar to  Thresh's lantern.
  • The skin seems to be inspired by the theme used within the Shadow Isles.

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