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- Ziggs is the first champion designed by Meddler. 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 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 CC 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 latinoamerican servers the phrase "I’m going, I’m going" is changed for "Me encanta el olor de los explosivos por la mañana" ("I love the smell of explosives in the morning") in honour to the phrase "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" of 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 .
- He shares this theme with Singed.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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|
- ↑ Meddler confirms designing Ziggs
- ↑ Whoever is the Red who designed Ziggs, I want to have a word with you.
- ↑ Isso09 helped with Ziggs' concept
- ↑ Ziegler's nickname
- ↑ Ziggs PAX East 2015 discussion
- ↑ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR-Cvqcvxuc&t=17m48s
- ↑ Ziggs huggable for Jinx