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LEC 2018 roster shuffle: All the signings and moves

All the latest player updates for the 2019 LEC season.

It’s that time of year: the pre-season roster shuffle is here. All the teams are on the hunt for new players to round out their squads – and to lockdown their current stars – for the inaugural League of Legends European Championship season. Big moves are on the horizon, so we’ve charted all the transfers and signings for you below. Be sure to check back every day to see what’s happened.

Disclaimer: The rosters below are based on official contracts submitted to Riot and approved in the Global Contract Database and may be subject to change. Last updated as of 11:00AM CET on 14/12/2018.

Fnatic

Learn more about Fnatic’s team philosophy and storied history here.

  • Top: Bwipo will continue playing for Fnatic, resigning for the team through to November 16, 2021.

  • Jungle: Broxah will continue playing for Fnatic through to November 18, 2019.

  • Jungle: Dan has signed for Fnatic through to November 17th, 2020. He has previously competed in European Masters on Wind and Rain, and Challenger Series with Team Kinguin. He was part of Fnatic Academy during 2017.

  • Mid: Nemesis has signed for Fnatic through to November 16, 2021, after a year spent with MAD Lions, where he helped them to a EU Masters 2018 Summer win and two LVP SuperLiga 2018 wins.

Rekkles
  • Bot: Rekkles will continue playing for Fnatic and is signed through to November 16, 2020.

  • Support: Hylissang will continue playing for Fnatic and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Head Coach: YoungBuck is listed as the head coach for Fnatic, through to November 18, 2019.

Origen

Find out more about Origen’s history and achievements here.

  • Top: Alphari has signed for Origen through to November 17, 2020, making the move over from Misfits Gaming after two years with the team.

  • Jungle: Kold has signed for Origen through to November 17, 2020, moving over from Unicorns of Love where he spent the past season.

  • Mid: Nukeduck has signed for Origen through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Schalke 04 after a season with the team.

  • Bot: Patrik (previously known as Sheriff) has signed for Origen through to November 19, 2019, making the move over from H2k-Gaming after a season with the team.

  • Support: Mithy has signed for Origen through to November 19, 2020, returning to the team after playing with G2 Esports and spending a season in the NA LCS with Team SoloMid.

  • Head Coach: Guilhoto has signed for Origen, making the move over from Schalke 04.

G2 Esports

Get the lowdown on G2 Esports in our infographic and video right here.

  • Top: Wunder will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Jungle: Jankos will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to G2 Esports through to November 18, 2019.

  • Mid: Perkz will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to November 16, 2020.

  • Bot: Hjarnan will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to November 16, 2020.

  • Support: TBD

  • Head Coach: GrabbZ will continue coaching for G2 Esports and is signed through to November 16, 2020.

SK Gaming

Uncover SK’s storied history in our infographic right here, or hear more from managing director Alexander Müller-Rodic in our interview with him here.

  • Top: TBD

  • Jungle: TBD

  • Mid: TBD

  • Bot: TBD

  • Support: TBD

  • Head Coach: TBD

Team Vitality

Learn about the history of Team Vitality right here.

  • Top: TBD

  • Jungle: TBD

Jiizuke
  • Mid: Jiizuke will continue playing for Team Vitality and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Bot: Attila will continue playing for Team Vitality and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Support: TBD

  • Head Coach: TBD

Misfits Gaming

Refresh your memory on Misfits Gaming right here.

  • Top: sOAZ has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 19, 2019, making the move over from Fnatic after two years with the team.

  • Jungle: Maxlore will continue playing for Misfits Gaming and has resigned through to  November 16, 2021.

  • Mid: Febiven has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Clutch Gaming after a season spent in the NA LCS.

  • Mid: Special has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 18, 2019.

  • Mid: LIDER has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020, rising up from Misfits Academy as a substitute.

  • Bot: Hans Sama will continue playing for Misfits Gaming and is signed through to November 16, 2020.

  • Support: GorillA has made the move from LCK to LEC by signing with Misfits Gaming through to November 19, 2019. Read more in our interview with him, here.

  • Head Coach: TBD

Schalke 04

Uncover Schalke 04’s rise right here.

  • Top: TBD

  • Jungle: Memento has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 17, 2020, rejoining the side after a season spent with Team ROCCAT.

  • Mid: Abbedagge has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 17, 2020, after most recently playing for Turkish team, Royal Bandits.

Upset
  • Bot: Upset is signed to Schalke 04 through to November 18, 2019.

  • Support: TBD

  • Head Coach: Dylan Falco has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 17, 2020, after previously being with Fnatic.

exceL Esports

Learn more about the UK newcomers right here or hear more from co-founder Kieran Holmes-Darby in our interview with him here.

  • Top: Expect has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, making the move over from Fnatic where he was previously a substitute. He’s best known for his time with G2 Esports, as well as his performances with Origen.

  • Jungle: Caedrel has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, after spending the year with a variety of teams, including H2k-Gaming and Ninjas in Pyjamas.

  • Mid: Exile has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, after two seasons with Unicorns of Love.

  • Bot: Jeskla has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, after a season in Spain with Movistar Riders.

  • Support: KaSing has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, making the move over from Splyce after a year.

  • Head Coach: Furndog has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020.

Splyce

Find out more about Splyce in our video and infographic here.

  • Top: Vizicsacsi has signed for Splyce through to November 19, 2019, making the move over from Schalke 04 after a season with the team. He discusses being reunited with Xerxe and his excitement to play against sOAZ and Bwipo in our interview with him here.

  • Top: Odoamne will continue playing for Splyce and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Top: Orome has joined Splyce after a busy year playing competitively in the Czech, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Balkan scenes. He also participated in the 2018 Spring European Masters with Wind and Rain. He is signed with Splyce until November 17th, 2020.

     

Odoamne
  • Jungle: Xerxe will continue playing for Splyce and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Jungle: Kronos will continue playing for Splyce and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Mid: Humanoid has signed for Splyce through to November 17, 2020, making the move over from Illuminar Gaming.

  • Bot: Kobbe will continue playing for Splyce and is signed through to November 18, 2019.

  • Support: Norskeren has signed with Splyce until November 17th, 2020, making the move over from Team ROCCAT.

  • Head Coach: Duke has signed with Splyce until November 19th, 2019, making the move over from Paris Saint-Germain eSports.

Rogue

Rogue are newcomers to Europe – find out more about them right here.

  • Top: Profit has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Team ROCCAT.

  • Jungle: Kikis has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Team Vitality.

  • Mid: Sencux has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Misfits Gaming.

  • Bot: HeaQ has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Team ROCCAT.

  • Support: Wadid has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from G2 Esports after a season with the team.

  • Head Coach: fredy122 has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Team ROCCAT.

Which official swaps are you hyped about? Or which rumours are you waiting to have confirmed? Let us know in the comments below.