Lioness / Curiosities

Who I am
Alejandra Rangel
@alejandrarangel

Summary

  • 1 General
  • 2 sentences
  • 3 Aspects
  • 4 Relationships
  • 5 References

General

  • Leona is voiced by Adriana Olmedo in LATAM and by Celia De Diego in EUW, who is also voiced by Riven.
  • Leona's dance resembles 'Shield Break' from Force Shielder from Cabal Online.
  • Sunlight and Lighting have almost identical functionality, the only differences being who (Leona's allies and Lux, respectively) and what (any allied damage sources and basic attacks from Lux, respectively) shoots them.
  • Sunlight deals 1 less damage to champions wearing sunglasses (either default or Vayne or through a look like Riot Graves o Singed Surfista).
  • During development it was called Arene. [1]
  • Leona is the modern feminine derivative of the ancient Greek name Leon Λέων, from an Afro-Asian source [2] (cf. Proto-Semitic * labuʔ ~ * labiʔ); [3]
    • Its title 'The Radiant Dawn' could be referring to Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn and Hausos, the goddess of dawn PIE.
  • Leona's appearance and personality are heavily inspired by Michael's wife 'IronStylus' Maurino as her face was drawn with Natalie Portman for reference. [4]
  • A real life functional replica of Sword of the Zenith of Leonaa was created on an episode of the YouTube series Man At Arms: Reforged.
    • This video can be viewed here.
      • There are also episodes where they were made:
        • Crescent Moonblade of Diana (functional)
        • Daggers Katarina (functional)
        • Ring Sword 'Unstoppable' by Master Yi (functional)
        • Orlon's Hammer Poppy (functional)
        • Sword 'Last Breath' of Yasuo (functional)
        • Explosive bomb of Ziggs (atrezo)

Phrases

Leona
  • Leona shares phrases with Sejuani:
    • "Stand up and fight"
PROJECT: Leona
  • He speaks two dedicated lines ("Pen or sword, the shield is the most powerful" and "The day is upon us") that seem to have been removed from the classic dubbing.
Leona Eclipse
  • "How grossly incandescent." quotes Dark Souls. ("If only it could be so incandescent!")

Aspects

Leona
  • It could be referring to the Exalted Solar of Exalted.
  • Su sword and his shield refer to the Silver Star.
    • His sword design is similar to El'Druin, Tyrael's sword from the Diablo franchise.
Leona Valquiria
  • This skin shares the Fables theme with:
    • Diana Valquiria Oscura
    • Morgana the Weeping Woman
    • Veigar Duende Ireland
    • Cho'Gath of Loch Ness
    • Sona Moses
    • Nami Iara
    • Nunu and Willump Bigfoot
    • Mermaid Cassiopeia
  • It refers to the homonymous figures in Norse mythology.
  • When hiding in the undergrowth, her outfit becomes see-through and makes her underwear unintentionally visible.
Iron Leona Solari
  • His attire is based on the Reliquary of the Iron Solari.
  • Zenith Sword sprouts phoenix wings during its journey.
  • Eclipse makes the phoenix on his shield spread his wings to cover his head.
  • Solar Flare leaves a footprint similar to Reliquary of the Iron Solari after impact.
  • The flag macaws in the background reference Michael 'IronStylus' Maurino (she is his creation and that bird is his favorite.

insignia Lunari on her table.





Summer Lioness
  • This skin shares the Summertime theme with:
    • Braum Veraniego
    • Caitlyn Summertime
    • Summer Draven
    • Summer Fiora
    • Gangplank Veraniego
    • Summer Graves
    • Heimerdinger Veraniego
    • Jarvan IV Veraniego
    • Lee Sin Summertime
    • Summer Lulu
    • Miss Fortune Veraniega
    • Summer Orianna
    • Summer Rek'Sai
    • Renekton Veraniego
    • Summer Sett
    • Syndra Veraniega
    • Taliyah Veraniega
    • Summer Taric
    • Zac Summertime
    • Ziggs Veraniego
    • Summer Zoe
    • Summer World
    • Singed Surfista
  • In his illustration, Lux, Taric, y Ezreal in summery attire can be seen in the background.
  • The player base conceived her as 'Leona Baños del sol'.
  • Shield of Dawn turns into a surfboard with a badge Lunari hidden in its lower right inner side.
PROJECT: Leona
  • This aspect shares the PROJECT theme with:
    • iBlitzcrank
    • PROJECT: Irelia Prestigious Edition
    • PROJECT: Sylas Prestigious Edition
    • PROJECT: Zed Prestigious Edition
    • Camille Program
    • Programa LeBlanc
    • Programa Lissandra
    • Programa Nami
    • Programa Soraka
    • PROJECT: Akali
    • PROJECT: Ashe
    • PROJECT: Ekko
    • PROJECT: Fiora
    • PROJECT: Irelia
    • PROYECTO: Jhin
    • PROJECT: Jinx
    • PROJECT: Katarina
    • PROJECT: Lucian
    • PROJECT: Mordekaiser
    • PROJECT: Pyke
    • PROJECT: Renekton
    • PROJECT: Sejuani
    • PROJECT: Senna
    • PROJECT: Sylas
    • PROJECT: Varus
    • PROJECT: Vayne
    • PROJECT: Vi
    • PROJECT: Warwick
    • PROJECT: Yasuo
    • PROJECT: Zed
    • PROJECT: Yi
  • She is from an alternate future where she was cybernetically augmented as part of the PROJECT Initiative.
  • PROJECT: Yi describes it as:
    • "I shine to pieces, engulfed in ethereal flames. Protective, bringer of light. Lonely voice. Stand up and fight. In heavy fields of death, now still [[[File: PROJECT Leona profileicon.png | 20px | link =]] he stands up, the light is washed away ... he will sacrifice anything to protect. "
  • If someone tells PROJECT: Ashe fighting for 'protection', she will say the following:
    • " She remembers the sunlight. "
  • Their weaponry includes:
    • Retractable strike plate
    • Hyper Pulse Controller
    • Ionic Charge Shield
    • Impact CTL Cylinder H
    • Unknown
Barbecue lioness
  • This skin shares the Culinary Masters theme with:
    • Pantheon Baker
    • Kikiri Gallio
    • Olaf Butcher
    • Tahm Kench Master Chef
    • Pizzivir
    • Akali Sashimi
    • morgana succulence sinful
  • Tahm Kench Master Chef can be seen in the background.
Leona Solar Eclipse
  • This skin shares the Eclipse theme with:
    • Ahri Aquelarre
    • Ashe Aquelarre
    • Camille Coven
    • Cassiopeia Aquelarre
    • Evelynn Aquelarre
    • LeBlanc Aquelarre
    • Lissandra Aquelarre
    • Morgana Aquelarre
    • Office Aquelarre
    • Elise Deathpetal
    • Kha'Zix Deadly Petal
    • Soraka Dríade
    • Ahri Bosqueviejo
    • Azir Old Sketch
    • Old Sketch Bard
    • Hecarim Old Sketch
    • LeBlanc Old Sketch
    • Ornn Bosqueviejo
    • Friend Bosqueviejo
    • Veigar Old Sketch
    • Xayah Old Sketch
    • Taric Esmeralda
    • Leona Eclipse Lunar
    • Ivern Ancient God
    • Malphite Ancient God
    • Nocturne Ancient God
    • Warwick Ancient God
    • LeBlanc Coven Prestigious Edition
    • Zyra Aquelarre Prestigious Edition
  • Both Eclipse skins were originally conceived as a fan skin by Sunny 'Kindlejack' Koda, before joining Riot. [5]
  • The sword is based on African blades such as the Ikakalaka and the Hunga Munga knife.
  • Leona has an empowered form after using Solar flare. The purpose of the game was removed much later, resulting in Leona maintaining form until death.
Leona Eclipse Lunar
  • This skin shares the Eclipse theme with:
    • Ahri Aquelarre
    • Ashe Aquelarre
    • Camille Coven
    • Cassiopeia Aquelarre
    • Evelynn Aquelarre
    • LeBlanc Aquelarre
    • Lissandra Aquelarre
    • Morgana Aquelarre
    • Office Aquelarre
    • Elise Deathpetal
    • Kha'Zix Deadly Petal
    • Soraka Dríade
    • Ahri Bosqueviejo
    • Azir Old Sketch
    • Old Sketch Bard
    • Hecarim Old Sketch
    • LeBlanc Old Sketch
    • Ornn Bosqueviejo
    • Friend Bosqueviejo
    • Veigar Old Sketch
    • Xayah Old Sketch
    • Taric Esmeralda
    • Ivern Ancient God
    • Malphite Ancient God
    • Nocturne Ancient God
    • Warwick Ancient God
    • LeBlanc Coven Prestigious Edition
    • Zyra Aquelarre Prestigious Edition
    • Leona Solar Eclipse
  • Both Eclipse skins were originally conceived as a fan skin by Sunny 'Kindlejack' Koda, before joining Riot. [5]
  • The sword is based on African blades such as the Ikakalaka and the Hunga Munga knife.
  • Leona has an empowered form after using Solar flare. The purpose of the game was removed much later, resulting in Leona maintaining form until death.
Mecha Kingdoms Lioness
Chromas: Obsidian, Peacekeeper, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Tanzanite, Turquoise
  • This skin shares the Mecha Kingdoms theme with:
    • Mecha Kingdoms Draven
    • Garen Reinos Mecha
    • Jax Mecha Kingdoms
    • Set Reinos Mecha
    • Garen Reinos Mecha Prestigious Edition
Leona Combat Academy
Chromas: Citrine, Emerald, Obsidian, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Turquoise
  • This skin shares the Combat Academy theme with:
    • Caitlyn Combat Academy
    • Ezreal Combat Academy
    • Garen Combat Academy
    • Jayce Academia from Combate
    • Katarina Combat Academy
    • Lux Combat Academy
    • Wukong Combat Academy
    • Yone Combat Academy
    • Yuumi Combat Director
    • Graves Combat Teacher
    • Leona Combat Academy Prestigious Edition
    • Lux Combat Academy Prestigious Edition
Leona Combat Academy Prestigious Edition
  • This skin shares the Combat Academy theme with:
    • Caitlyn Combat Academy
    • Ezreal Combat Academy
    • Garen Combat Academy
    • Jayce Academia from Combate
    • Katarina Combat Academy
    • Leona Combat Academy
    • Lux Combat Academy
    • Wukong Combat Academy
    • Yone Combat Academy
    • Yuumi Combat Director
    • Graves Combat Teacher
    • Lux Combat Academy Prestigious Edition
Leona DWG
Chrome: Elite
  • This skin shares the World Champions: 2020 theme with:
    • Jhin DWG
    • Know DWG
    • Nidalee DWG
    • Twisted Fate DWG
  • It was designed similarly to Saren Saki from Princess Connect! Re: Dive due to being Beryl's favorite character from the franchise. [6]

Relationships

  • Despite your disagreements, Diana and Leona were close friends. Later, she followed Diana and climbed to the top of Mount Targon to protect her and was chosen as the Targonian Aspect of the Sun, while Diana became the Aspect of the Moon. A conflict broke out between them due to their differences in approaching their newfound knowledge and Diana nearly killed Leona before fleeing. Leona returned to find the carnage Diana caused by losing her temper. Now, Leona is looking for Diana to preserve the dominion of the  Solari but also to "help her old friend control the power of the Aspect of the Moon before it destroys her."
  • Atreus scaled Mount Targon to find the power of the Aspects when Leona refused to destroy the intruders who attacked his patrol. After defeating Aatrox and becoming the new Aspect of the War, opposes her and other Targonian Aspects.

References

  1. ↑ IronStylus on Champion Names
  2. ↑ http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/response.cgi?single=1&basename=%2fdata%2fsemham%2fafaset&text_number=2279&root=config
  3. ^ The Semitic languages. Ed. Weninger pp. 207-8
  4. ↑ IronStylus y Leona
  5. ↑ 5,0 5,1 Kindlejack en Leona
  6. ↑ Beryl is a man of good taste


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