League of Legends: the story of Faker

One of the most amazing stories in the history of League of Legends is the story of Faker, the legendary mid laner who dominated the professional scene for years. Faker started playing League of Legends in 2011, when he was only 14 years old. He quickly rose to the top of the solo queue ladder, attracting the attention of SK Telecom T1, one of the most prestigious teams in Korea.

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“The Unkillable Demon King”

Faker joined SKT T1 in 2013, and made his debut in the OGN Champions Spring tournament, where he stunned everyone with his incredible mechanics and game sense. He solo killed his opponent in his first game, using LeBlanc, a champion that was considered weak at the time. He went on to win the tournament, earning himself the nickname “The Unkillable Demon King”.

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Zed outplay is probably #1 highlight of all time

Faker’s success continued throughout his career, as he won three World Championships (2013, 2015, and 2016), two Mid-Season Invitationals (2016 and 2017), and nine LCK titles. He is widely regarded as the best player of all time, and has earned over $1.2 million in prize money. He is also known for his versatility and innovation, playing over 100 different champions in competitive matches, and popularizing many picks and strategies. Some of his signature champions include Zed, Ryze, Azir, Syndra, and Orianna. He has also pulled off some of the most memorable plays in League history, such as his Zed outplay against Ryu in the 2013 OGN Champions Summer finals, his blind Baron steal with Orianna’s Shockwave in the 2017 MSI finals, and his pentakill with Kassadin in the 2017 LCK Summer playoffs.

MVP

Faker is one of the most successful and influential professional players in the history of League of Legends. He has won three world championships, eight domestic titles, and numerous MVP awards. His statistics reflect his skill and consistency across different seasons, regions, and champions. Here are some of the most impressive facts about Faker’s pro games:

  • Faker has played 651 games in total, with a win rate of 65.9% and a KDA of 4.6.
  • Faker has played 105 different champions, the most of any player in the world. He has a positive win rate on 81 of them, and a negative win rate on only 11.
  • Faker has the highest average gold per minute (GPM) of any mid laner in the world, with 429. He also has the highest average damage per minute (DPM) of any mid laner in the world, with 605.
  • Faker has the most solo kills of any player in the world, with 386. He also has the most kills of any player in the world, with 3,379.
  • Faker has never been benched or substituted in his entire career. He has played every single game for his team since his debut in 2013.

Cultural icon

Faker is not only a legend in League of Legends , but also a cultural icon in Korea and around the world. He has appeared in numerous commercials, documentaries, and magazines, and has millions of fans and followers on social media. He is also known for his humble and respectful personality, as well as his dedication and passion for the game. He once said that he doesn’t play League of Legends for fun, but to win. He is still playing for SKT T1 today, aiming to reclaim his throne as the best player in the world.

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