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- Ziggs is the first champion designed by Andrei 'Meddler' van Roon. RiotRunaan and Harrow were the creative designers, and Isso09 was part of the team which did his concept.
- Ziggs is voiced by Rumble. , who also voices
- Ziggs is named after a nickname for game designer Joe 'Hephastopheles' Ziegler.
- His initial concept was "Ivan, the Mad Bomber" and was a Human explosive expert.
- Some concept designs from this champion were used for Nautilus as well.
- Initially, his Hexplosive Minefield was going to be his ultimate, but it was later replaced by Mega Inferno Bomb.
- Ziggs' smile bears a resemblance to the
from the 1865 novel Alice in Wonderland, due to the lack of canine teeth.
- Ziggs also has a similar earring to that of the Cheshire Cat from the game American McGee's Alice.
- Ziggs is the first and only champion so far to have all their abilities, excluding innates, be of the same type - ground-targeted area of effect skillshots.
- Ziggs is, along with Caitlyn, Lissandra, Rumble, Sion, Varus, Vi and Xerath, one of the few champions that can apply crowd control on themselves.
- Ziggs' dance is a reference to the "Indian Midget Superstar". A side-by-side comparison can be seen here.
- The design for the Mega inferno bomb is very similar to actual nuclear weapons mechanisms, as seen here.
- Ziggs' joke could be a reference to "The Mask" where Jim Carrey eats a bomb in which explodes in his stomach and belches fire.
- A few of Ziggs' laughs sound similar to that of the Jockey's laughs from Left 4 Dead 2.
- In Latin American servers, the phrase "I’m going, I’m going" is changed to "Me encanta el olor de los explosivos por la mañana" ("I love the smell of explosives in the morning") in honor to the phrase "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" from the film .
- Ziggs is the only champion that automatically emotes without the player making him do so. Ziggs laughs by himself frequently when moving, as his movement animation has him laughing.
- It is based on the stereotypical appearance.
- He shares this theme with Singed.
- Major Ziggs [ |
- It is a reference to the , a specialized soldier in the mid-to-late 17th century, whose distinct role was the throwing of grenades during assault operations.
- Pool Party Ziggs [ |
- His bombs are replaced with water balloons.
- It was a community requested skin, created by IGN: Grass, and inspired by MaTTcomGO's artwork.
- He shares this theme with Dr. Mundo, Draven, Lee Sin, Leona, Lulu, Graves, Rek'Sai and Zac.
- Snow Day Ziggs [ |
- His bombs are replaced with snow balls.
- He shares this theme with Bard, Gnar, Malzahar, Singed and Syndra.
- His bombs are replaced with magical items, like magic spheres and magical pages.
- In his splash art, can be seen in the foreground.
- , , and can be seen on Ziggs or while using his abilities.
- Ziggs was invited to work at the famed Yordle Academy in Piltover by the revered inventor Heimerdinger. Ziggs accepted the proposal to work at the Academy, becoming the Dean of Demolitions.
- Ziggs is quite terrified of Jinx because Jinx wants to hug Ziggs all the time.
- Related Themes
|Pool Party Theme|