Soraka/Curiosities

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Summary

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

General

  • Soraka is voiced by Carla Castañeda in LATAM, who is also voiced by Nidalee and by Yolanda Pérez Segoviano in EUW, who also doubles to Nunu and Weighs.
  • Soraka was one of the champions available in the Ionian group during the Ionia vs Noxus match.
    • Soraka was in the previous match and apparently had a pretty poor performance.
  • In the Mac launch video, there is a banana in the gun cabinet. This is a tribute to Soraka's horn and basic attack particle, whose appearance has often been compared to a banana.
  • Soraka's dance refers to a commercial for Chiquita bananas.
    • You can see a side-by-side comparison here.
  • In Ultra Rapid Fire game mode (available April 2014), Soraka was deemed overwhelming / obnoxious, eventually being disabled in non-custom games. However, it was enabled in future URF and ARURF events.
  • Prayer could be a reference to the high-level wizard spell "Prayer" in Dungeons & Dragons. One of the functions of the Prayer spell is to heal the entire party, which is very similar to Soraka's ability.
  • The Sentinel aspect Star Call Sentinel refers to her.
  • The casting time of the skills of Soraka (except Equinox) does not cancel your previous move or orders.
  • Soraka is one of the four champions who use life as a resource for their abilities, the other three are Dr. World, Vladimir and Zac.

Development

  • Out of the universe, Soraka is the romaji spelling of the Japanese 空 香 "heavenly fragrance", [1] a reference to Soraka's heavenly nature.
  • Soraka's skill icons have been changed twice, the first time for her visual upgrade and the second time for her gameplay upgrade.

Phrases

  •   "Yeah, that was a banana. * Giggle * No one expects the banana" is a reference to the community's nickname for its striking basic attack projectile. The second part of the joke may also be a reference to the Monty Python sketch The Spanish Inquisition notable for the slogan "No one expects the Spanish Inquisition."
    • This could also be a reference to the 'banana kill' meme used in tournaments and other live events, where an "unexpected" last basic attack from Soraka kills an enemy and the crowd goes wild and / or commentators comment on how. the last banan got death.
  • Soraka and Lee Sin share the quote "Where do you need me?"

Aspects

Soraka
    • His jacket used to change color between pink or yellow depending on the team he was in.
    • A green recolor of your old Chinese illustration used to be the background image of the branch Utility of the now-retired Mastery trees in Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, and Season 5 (Season 5 retained the Masteries from Season 4).
      • Recolors of the illustrations of Ashe y Poppy were used for the branches Offensive and Defensive respectively.
    Soraka Dríade
    • 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
      • 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
      • Leona Solar Eclipse
    • This look is based on the dryad, a nymph of trees (specifically oaks) from Greek mythology.
    • It may be referring to the Dryads from World of Warcraft.
    Soraka Divina
    • This skin is intended to show his appearance before sacrificing his immortality to live among the mortals of Runeterra.
    Soraka Celestial
    • This skin was modified from an unpublished skin under the name "Soraka Battle Priestess". [2]
    • Celestial Soraka is likely a reference to the White Wizards from the Final Fantasy series.
    Soul Reaper Soraka
    • This skin shares the Banshee Oath theme with:
      • Katarina Banshee Oath
      • Viktor Banshee Oath
      • Zed Banshee Oath
      • Hecarim Soul Reaper
      • Underworld Wukong
    • It also shares the theme 'Reaper' with:
      • Hecarim Soul Reaper
      • La Parca Karthus
    • While she was released at the 2014 Harrowing celebration, contrary to popular belief, No. was released during the event . Rather, it was released after the Harrowing. [3. 4. 5]
      • The skins released for the event and during Harrowing 2014 were:
        • LeBlanc Daughter of the Ravens
        • Underworld Wukong
    • The aspect refers to Santa Muerte.
    • She has the scythe that Death is usually depicted wielding instead of her usual staff.
    • This skin may resemble Mistress Death from the Marvel Earth 616 universe.
    • She also looks like Raven from the DC universe.
    Soraka Order of the Banana
    • This skin is a reference to Soraka's community prank attacking with bananas.
      • It is also a reference to Carmen Miranda, more commonly known as Chiquita Banana lady.
    • She was released in celebration of April Fool's Day 2015 sharing an illustration with:
      • Amumu Surprise Party
      • Urf the Nami-tee
      • Archduke Nasus
      • This is not Udyr
    Programa Soraka
    • 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
      • PROJECT: Akali
      • PROJECT: Ashe
      • PROJECT: Ekko
      • PROJECT: Fiora
      • PROJECT: Irelia
      • PROYECTO: Jhin
      • PROJECT: Jinx
      • PROJECT: Katarina
      • PROJECT: Leona
      • 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 was released along with: Programa Lissandra
    • In the Brazilian localization, she (along with all aspects of Program) is called "Soraka Cibernética" (Cyber ​​Soraka) due to the double translated meaning of Program.
    Star Guardian Soraka
    • This skin shares the Star Guardians theme with:
      • Ezreal Star Pajamas
      • Lulu Star Pajamas
      • Lux Stellar Pajamas
      • Miss Fortune Star Pajamas
      • Soraka Star Pajamas
      • Neeko Star Guardian Prestigious Edition
      • Star Guardian Soraka Prestigious Edition
      • Star Guardian Ahri
      • Star Guardian Ezreal
      • Star Guardian Janna
      • Star Guardian Jinx
      • Star Guardian Lulu
      • Star Guardian Lux
      • Star Guardian Miss Fortune
      • Star Guardian Neeko
      • Star Guardian Poppy
      • Star Guardian Rakan
      • Star Guardian Syndra
      • Star Guardian Xayah
      • Star Guardian Zoe
    • It refers to the magical girl genre of anime.
      • Her hairstyle could be referencing Sailor Neptune from the Sailor Moon series.
      • She resembles Green Heart from Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online as they both share a somewhat similar outfit and have a pair of wings on their waist.
      • Your relative is Shisa.
        • Shisa means "lion", from Middle Chinese 獅子 * ʂji-t͡sɨ X <Late Han * si-t͡siəʔ [6] <Central Asian substrate noun * singʰa-.
        • Although he is never seen alongside Soraka in the game, he will nonetheless appear during his militia and recovery animations.
        • He's grumpy and overprotective of Soraka, he will protect her from anything that might threaten her, including his own naivety.
    Soraka Star Pajamas
    • This skin shares the Star Guardians theme with:
      • Ezreal Star Pajamas
      • Lulu Star Pajamas
      • Lux Stellar Pajamas
      • Miss Fortune Star Pajamas
      • Neeko Star Guardian Prestigious Edition
      • Star Guardian Soraka Prestigious Edition
      • Star Guardian Ahri
      • Star Guardian Ezreal
      • Star Guardian Janna
      • Star Guardian Jinx
      • Star Guardian Lulu
      • Star Guardian Lux
      • Star Guardian Miss Fortune
      • Star Guardian Neeko
      • Star Guardian Poppy
      • Star Guardian Rakan
      • Star Guardian Soraka
      • Star Guardian Syndra
      • Star Guardian Xayah
      • Star Guardian Zoe
    • It also shares the theme 'Costumes' with:
      • Alistar Vaquita Mu
      • Annie Upside Down
      • Corki MontaUrfs
      • Ezreal Star Pajamas
      • Kikiri Gallio
      • DinoGnar
      • Lulu Star Pajamas
      • Lux Stellar Pajamas
      • Miaukai
      • Miss Fortune Star Pajamas
      • Urf el Namiti
      • Nunu and Grumpy Willump
      • Rengar Kitten Meow
      • Urf Kench
      • Tristana Cosplay Pengu
      • This is not Udyr
      • Urgot Cosplay Star Pajamas
      • Veigar Cosplay Furicuerno
      • Urf the Manatee
      • Urfwick
      • Miaurick
    • She is wearing pajamas designed like her medium, Shisa.
    • She is eating cookies similar to Cookie of Eternal Will.
    • The team is playing Mechs vs. Minions.
    • The characteristics of the shelf:
      • A group portrait of the team Star Guardian Ahri, especially her and Star Guardian Ezreal.
      • "The sword and the saber", a book also seen within the Odyssey Universe.
    Soraka Winter Wonder
    Chromas: Amethyst, Obsidian, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Ruby
    • This skin shares the Snow War theme with:
      • Ambitious Elf Jinx
      • Veigar Santa Malo
      • Candy Miss Fortune
      • Good Elf Tristana
      • Festive Maokai
      • Irelia Ice Blades
      • Frostfire Annie
      • Ice Prince World
      • Happy Elf Teemo
      • Ice King Twitch
      • LeBlanc Mistletoe
      • The Shascanueces
      • Viejito Zilean Pascuero
      • Sejuani Rider of Poros
      • Amumu Recycled Gift
      • Kog'Maw Reno
      • Braum Santa
      • Draven Santa
      • Gragas Santa Claus
      • Sona Silent Night
      • Katarina Deadly Beauty
      • Nidalee Winter Bunny
      • Snow Day Bard
      • Gnar Snowy Day
      • Graves Snowy Day
      • Malzahar Snow Day
      • Singed Snow Day
      • Syndra Snow Day
      • Snowy Day Ziggs
      • Poppy Reindeer Baby
      • Yi Snowman
      • Nieverdinger
      • Sivir Snowstorm
      • Winter Wonder Karma
      • Lulu Winter Wonder
      • Neeko Winter Wonder
      • Orianna Winter Wonder
      • Nunu and Willump from Santa's Workshop
    • Yi Snowman can be seen in his illustration.
    • She was released in celebration of the 2018 Snow War Duel along with:
      • Ice Prince World
      • Yi Snowman
      • Neeko Winter Wonder
      • Soraka Winter Wonder
      • Ice King Twitch
    Dawnbringer Soraka
    • This skin shares the Chaos and Order theme with:
      • Dawnbringer Karma
      • Dawnbringer Morgana
      • Dawnbringer Nidalee
      • Dawnbringer Riven
      • Dawnbringer Vex
      • Yone Bringer of the Dawn
      • Divine King Darius
      • Garen Divine King
      • Aphelios Duskbringer
      • Duskbringer Kayn
      • Lee Sin Bringer of Dusk
      • Duskbringer Lillia
      • Duskbringer Soraka
      • Duskbringer Tryndamere
      • Vladimir Duskbringer
      • Yasuo Duskbringer
      • Duskbringer Kayn Prestigious Edition
      • Lee Sin Bringer of Dusk Prestigious Edition
    • This aspect represents Soraka if she were a Being of Order.
      • You can see a sword that looks like that of Dawnbringer Riven after she casts Star Invocation
    • She summons a giant banana in her prank animation, which is a reference to the community nickname for her banana-like basic attack projectile.
      • This trait is shared by Duskbringer Soraka.
    Duskbringer Soraka
    • This skin shares the Chaos and Order theme with:
      • Dawnbringer Karma
      • Dawnbringer Morgana
      • Dawnbringer Nidalee
      • Dawnbringer Riven
      • Dawnbringer Soraka
      • Dawnbringer Vex
      • Yone Bringer of the Dawn
      • Divine King Darius
      • Garen Divine King
      • Aphelios Duskbringer
      • Duskbringer Kayn
      • Lee Sin Bringer of Dusk
      • Duskbringer Lillia
      • Duskbringer Tryndamere
      • Vladimir Duskbringer
      • Yasuo Duskbringer
      • Duskbringer Kayn Prestigious Edition
      • Lee Sin Bringer of Dusk Prestigious Edition
    • This aspect represents Soraka if she were a Being of Chaos.
      • You can see a sword that looks like that of Yasuo Duskbringer after he casts Star Invocation
    Star Guardian Soraka Prestigious Edition
    • This skin shares the Star Guardians theme with:
      • Ezreal Star Pajamas
      • Lulu Star Pajamas
      • Lux Stellar Pajamas
      • Miss Fortune Star Pajamas
      • Soraka Star Pajamas
      • Neeko Star Guardian Prestigious Edition
      • Star Guardian Ahri
      • Star Guardian Ezreal
      • Star Guardian Janna
      • Star Guardian Jinx
      • Star Guardian Lulu
      • Star Guardian Lux
      • Star Guardian Miss Fortune
      • Star Guardian Neeko
      • Star Guardian Poppy
      • Star Guardian Rakan
      • Star Guardian Soraka
      • Star Guardian Syndra
      • Star Guardian Xayah
      • Star Guardian Zoe

    Relationships

    Soraka, the Daughter of the Stars
    • Soraka meets the Bardo, and as a Celestial Being, she also has deeper ties to him. [7]
    Soraka original
    • Soraka was tricked by Warwick in his attempt to rip out her heart.
    • Soraka revived a Irelia almost died during the invasion Noxiana de Ionia. He did so by joining his life force to his blades hiten.
    • Because Karthus is a being that embodies death and Soraka is a celestial deity of life, both are rivals; This is reflected in his two main abilities: Karthus damages all enemy champions, while Soraka heals all allied champions.

    References

    1. ↑ Soraka's name meaning
    2. ↑ Soraka Battle Priestess
    3. ↑ Tumble Before Reaper Soraka
    4. ↑ Hallow 2014
    5. ↑ Haunted-Hoard-Harrowing-Sale The Haunted Hoard Hallows Sale
    6. ^ Schuessler, A. ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese, p. 461
    7. ↑ Soraka and Bardo Connections


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