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  • Xayah's and RakanSquare Rakan's dual release is the first one since V1.0.0.72.
  • Xayah's and RakanSquare Rakan's loading screens always align themselves to the rightmost side before a game starts and when picked on the same team (to mirror their shared splash art).
  • Xayah's cloak is actually her wings disguised by Vastayan magic (to blend in with humans).
  • Xayah does not lay eggs.
  • Xayah is one fifteen champions without 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, VayneSquare Vayne, and ZedSquare Zed)
  • Xayah is the sixth dark-theme Ionian champion, the others being ShenSquare Shen, VarusSquare Varus, SyndraSquare Syndra, ZedSquare Zed, JhinSquare Jhin, & KaynSquare Kayn.
  • Her name Xayah ['zaɪ̯ʲə] resembles Oirat name Zaya < Tibetan < Sanskrit जय Jaya "victorious"[1] < PIE verbal root *gʷey- "to win, conquer"[2]



Xayah OriginalCircle Classic Xayah [S|L]
  • Her bird features closely resemble those of a harpy and a raven combined.
  • She wears a shoulder pad made from a RaptorSquare Raptor's skull and adorned with a couple of RakanSquare Rakan's Gleaming Quill feathers (he wears an identical one adorned with a couple of Clean Cuts hers).
Xayah CosmicDuskCircle Cosmic Dusk Xayah [S|L]
Xayah SweetheartCircle Sweetheart Xayah [S|L]


  • Xayah is a Lhotlan Vastayan in her early-mid twenties who travels Ionia on a crusade to ensure her people's survival and independence. After meeting and getting in a relationship with RakanSquare Rakan, both travel Ionia to preserve Ionia's natural magic from being controlled by humans.
    • Xayah and RakanSquare Rakan fought ZedSquare Zed and his Order of the Shadow to prevent them from harvesting a magical grove (sabotaging the Kashuri Armories, the creators of JhinSquare Jhin's Whisper Whisper and other firearms by using Ionia's abundant magic reserves, might be next).


  1. Kiripolská 2001, p. 127
  2. Beekes, R.S.P. Etymological Dictionary of Greek, p. 213
  3. https://nexus.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/2017/12/naming-new-champions/