Arcane is now officially LoL canon—creating some unintended lore discrepancies

Following the release of Arcane back in Nov. 2021, fans of the League of Legends universe noticed some discrepancies between the plot of the show and existing lore—including factors like absent characters, changes to backstories, and rock band Imagine Dragons.

During a conversation sparked by the “Champs, Lore & More” dev update from Oct. 13, Riot Games has confirmed Arcane is canon in the League universe, and the repercussions are far-reaching.