- Skarner was designed by Volty.
- Skarner is voiced by David Lodge, Who also voices Galio.
- Skarner was first seen in Brand's Art Spotlight. The Art Spotlight was removed when the leak was noticed, and replaced with an edited version.
- Some champions, prior to their release, have an article in the Journal of Justice which foreshadows their arrival. As Skarner's arrival ties directly into the fate of Kalamanda, his entry as a champion has been the longest known buildup in LoL's official lore.
- Skarner's site of emergence, the Crystal Scar, is the Field of Justice for Dominion.
- IronStylus has stated that Skarner's head is based on an EVA unit from Neon Genesis Evangelion.
- His joke: "Oh no! I seem to have stepped on one of my cousins!" is most likely a reference to the first Men in Black movie.
- Skarner's quote while standing in the brush for a time is a reference to the Pokémon franchise, specificially those who say their own name as their racial cry.
- There might be an upcoming Battlecast Skarner skin, as his is one of the depicted names in Battlecast Prime Cho'Gath blueprintsand seems to be in the background of its splash art.