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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 14/01/2019.

Editor's note: This article will no longer be updated. Click here for the latest LEC rosters, while stay tuned for more future updates from us.

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.

  • Top: Shikari has signed for Fnatic through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Jungle: Dan has signed for Fnatic through to November 17, 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. Read more in our interview with him, here.

  • Mid: MagiFelix has signed for Fnatic through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Bot: xMatty has signed for Fnatic through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Support: Prosfair has signed for Fnatic through to November 17, 2020.

  • 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 has signed for Origen through to November 19, 2019, making the move over from H2k-Gaming after a season with the team.

  • Bot: P1noy has signed for Origen as a substitute through to March 17, 2020. He makes the move after a stint with Team Atlantis.

  • 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, 2021.

  • Jungle: Jankos will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to G2 Esports through to November 17, 2020.

  • Mid: Caps makes the move over from Fnatic to G2 Esports, and is signed through to November 16, 2021.

  • Bot: Perkz will continue playing for G2 Esports and is signed through to November 16, 2021.

  • Support: Mikyx has signed for G2 Esports through to November 16, 2021.

  • 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: Werlyb has signed for SK Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Top: Sacre has signed for SK Gaming through to November 18, 2019.

  • Jungle: Selfmade has signed for SK Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Jungle: Phrenic has signed for SK Gaming through to November 18, 2019.

  • Mid: Pirean has signed for SK Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Mid: Jenax has signed for SK Gaming through to November 18, 2020.

  • Bot: Crownshot has signed for SK Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Bot: Keduii has signed for SK Gaming through to November 18, 2020.

  • Support: Dreams has signed for SK Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Support: Doss has signed for SK Gaming through to November 18, 2020.

  • Head Coach: Sheepy has signed for SK Gaming through to November 19, 2019.

Team Vitality

Learn about the history of Team Vitality right here.

  • Top: Cabochard will continue playing for Team Vitality and is signed through to November 17, 2020.

  • Top: Shemak has signed for Team Vitality through to November 19, 2019.

  • Jungle: Mowgli has signed for Team Vitality through to November 17, 2020, making the move over from LCK side, Afreeca Freecs. Find out more in our interview with him, here.

  • Jungle: Skeanz has signed for Team Vitality through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Mid: Saken has signed for Team Vitality through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Bot: Cookie has signed for Team Vitality through to November 17, 2020.

  • Support: Jactroll will continue playing for Team Vitality and is signed through to November 17, 2020.

  • Support: TraYtoN has signed for Team Vitality through to November 17, 2020.

  • 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.

  • Top: Dan Dan has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Jungle: Obsess has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • 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: LIDER has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Bot: Neon has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 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.

  • Support: Hiiva has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

  • Head Coach: Jesiz has signed for Misfits Gaming through to November 17, 2020.

Schalke 04

Uncover Schalke 04’s rise right here.

  • Top: Odoamne has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 19, 2019, making the move over from Splyce.

  • Top: Ventair has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 19, 2019.

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

  • Jungle: Lurox has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 19, 2019.

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

  • Mid: Sertuss has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 17, 2020.

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

  • Bot: Sedrion has signed for Schalke 04 through to November 19, 2019.

  • Support: Ignar joins the Schalke 04 side, and is signed through to November 19, 2019. He makes the move over from Korean side, bbq Olivers.

  • Support: Bravado is confirmed for Schalke 04 for the 2019 season. He’s signed until November 19, 2019.

  • 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.

  • Top: Send0o is confirmed for the 2019 LEC season with exceL Esports. He’s signed until November 16, 2020.

  • 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.

  • Jungle: Taxer has re-signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020.

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

  • Mid: Special has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, after having previously spent time with Misfits Gaming and Fnatic.

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

  • Bot: Innaxe has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, returning to the side after playing for various teams and competing in Greece, Spain and Turkey.

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

  • Support: Mystiques has signed for exceL Esports through to November 16, 2020, after previously playing with Vodafone Giants.Spain.

  • 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: 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.

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

Xerxe
  • 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.

  • Mid: Hatrixx has signed for Splyce through to November 16, 2020.

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

  • Bot: Freeze has signed for Splyce through to November 16, 2020.

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

  • Support: Prime has signed for Splyce through to November 16, 2020.

  • Head Coach: Duke has signed with Splyce until November 19, 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.

  • Top: Finn has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021.

  • Jungle: Kikis has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, making the move over from Team Vitality. Read more about his move to Rogue in our interview with him here.

  • Jungle: Inspired has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021.

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

  • Mid: Larssen has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021, having previously had stints with H2k-Gaming and Ninjas in Pyjamas.

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

  • Bot: Woolite has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021.

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

  • Support: VandeR has signed for Rogue through to November 16, 2021.

  • 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.