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    Judit Llordes
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    • 1 General
    • 2 Lore
    • 3 sentences
    • 4 Aspects
    • 5 Relationships
    • 6 References


    • Zilean is voiced by José Lavat in LATAM, who is also voiced by Cho'Gath and by Roberto Encinas in EUW, who also doubles to Daughters, Fiddlesticks, Maestro Yi, Malphite y Tryndamere.
    • Zilean is confirmed to be the last wizard from Icathia to have survived the catastrophic destruction of his homeland, as well as Jax.
    • During development it was called "Narib Newmaiss" or "Zileas".
      • Both names can be gratuitous versions of the Greek Σ (εε) ιλᾶς S (ee) ilas, borrowed from the Aramaic שְׁאִילָא Šeʔila, passive participle of the Semitic root verb š-ʔ-l "to ask" (> Hebrew Šaʔul), [1] [2 ] literally means "the requested [child]".
        • The name of Sylas also comes from this root.
    • Zilean is named after Tom 'Zileas' Cadwell.
      • Zilean will earn the cosmetic benefit Enemy of the Armored Bear ("In my day, we would never have allowed an armored bear to enter League of Legends") if he and Volibear meet on opposing teams (reference to Tom 'Zileas' Cadwell and his position against an armored bear champion).
    • Zilean is one of four champions with a single damaging ability ( Time Bomb) the others are Bard ( Cosmic Mooring) Taric ( Glare) and Tryndamere ( Rotary Slash).
      • Time Bomb is the only skill in the game to scale non-linearly by level (75/40/50/65/70).
    • Zilean is the first champion to have a basic ability that cannot be increased at level 1 ( Back) being the second Azir ( Conqueror of the Sands, Quicksand).
    • Zilean's biography resembles Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five.


    Zilean, the Guardian of Time
    • Zilean is over 3500 years old, having been present during the fall of Icathia.
    Zilean Original
    • Zilean was a wizard from Urtistan fighting Icathia. Since then he has specifically become an Icathian wizard fighting Shurima and The Void.


    •   "Time passes like an arrow; fruit like a grape passes." reference to the eponymous saying.
    •   "I have seen your death, it will be very painful." it looks like "I have seen your future, and it has broken bones"


    • It could have been inspired by Father Time.
    Viejito Zilean Pascuero
    • 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
      • 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
      • Soraka Winter Wonder
      • Nunu and Willump from Santa's Workshop
    • He was released in celebration of the 2009 Snow War Duel along with:
      • Nidalee Winter Bunny
      • Nunu and Willump from Santa's Workshop
      • Happy Elf Teemo
      • Good Elf Tristana
    • It refers to Old Saint Nicholas, another name for Santa Claus.
    • Teemo can be seen popping out of the cuckoo clock on him.
    Zilean Buena Onda
    • This aspect shares the Daily Jobs theme with:
      • Jax Humble Fisherman
      • Udyr Love Country
      • Blitzcrank Boxer
      • Executive World
      • Tristana Bomberita
      • Fisherman Fizz
      • Janna Weather Reporter
      • Heimerdinger Traje NBQ
      • Trundle Ligas Menores
      • Zion Lumberjack
      • Enlist Killer
      • LeBlanc Ilusionista
      • Draven Primetime
      • Sailor Gangplank
    • He was conceived as 'Zilean Florist' by Summoners 'DarkeTiger' and 'Empio'.
    • It refers to a hippie.
    Zilean Shuriman Desert
    • It refers to a Jinn and has a sundial on its back.
    Zilean Time Traveler
    • It refers to The Time Machine by HG Wells.
    Zilean Blood Moon
    • This skin shares the Blood Moon theme with:
      • Blood Moon Aatrox
      • Akali Blood Moon
      • Blood Moon Diana
      • Elise Blood Moon
      • Evelynn Blood Moon
      • Jhin Blood Moon
      • Kalista Blood Moon
      • Katarina Luna de Sangre
      • Blood Moon Kennen
      • Master Yi Blood Moon
      • Blood Moon Pyke
      • Blood Moon Shen
      • Blood Moon Sivir
      • Blood Moon Talon
      • Thresh Blood Moon
      • Tryndamere Blood Moon
      • Twisted Fate Blood Moon
      • Yasuo Blood Moon
      • Aatrox Blood Moon Prestigious Edition
    • The mask he wears refers to those used in Japanese Noh theater.
    • He plays the Gong on his back while recovers.
    Zilean Cookie Clock
    Chromas: Aquamarine, Citrine, Meteorite, Peridot, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Sweet Tooth
    • This skin shares the Candy Overload theme with:
      • Bittersweet Lulu
      • Ivern King of Sweets
      • Fiddlesticks Dulciniestro
      • Poppy paleta
      • Cookie Soldier Braum
      • Evelynn Chocofresas
      • Ziggs Pastelillo
    • Cookie Soldier Braum can be seen in the background bringing in more injured Gingerbread people.


    • Zilean is a wizard from Icathia who discovered how to manipulate time but was unable to save his city and its people. He is now trapped between timelines and left Icathia to search for a way to cure his condition.
    • Zilean (and maybe even Bardo) have probably already noticed the plays of Ekko with the timeline through his Zero Drive Zero Drive.
    • Vel'Koz encountered the ruins of Icathia and discovered the magic within Zilean's ancient residence. The Eye of the Void is now determined to find the Keeper of Time and disintegrate it to get the knowledge you have about time manipulation.


    1. ↑
    2. ↑ Weninger et al. "The Semitic languages", p. 299, 498

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