Immortals has reportedly signed Korean help Lee “IgNar” Dong-geun, who final performed within the LCS in 2021, in accordance with League of Legends insider Alejandro Gomis. The acquisition would put Immortals over the league import cap, with one among Andrei “Xerxe” Dragomir or Tristan “PowerOfEvil” Schrage required to make approach.
IgNar’s signing will see Mitchell “Future” Shaw lose his beginning spot with the LCS group. The League workforce completed seventh with a 7–11 report in Spring.
The Korean star final performed for Evil Geniuses, the place he performed 70 video games throughout the preseason Lock-In event, common season, and Championship playoffs. Evil Geniuses completed third within the 2021 Summer season Cut up however did not make the highest 4 after being swept by Cloud9 within the finals.
Following their failure to make Worlds 2021, EG made a number of main adjustments to its roster, together with dropping IgNar. The org additionally swapped out previous league MVP Svenskeren, and import Jiizuke. IgNar has remained a free agent since his launch.
Immortals bringing in IgNar, as per Gomis’ report, suggests the workforce is present process a serious reshuffle between splits. High laner Mohamed “Revenge” Kaddoura could escape the adjustments on account of his resident standing.
Certainly one of Noh “Arrow” Dong-hyeon and Jason “WildTurtle” Tran are anticipated to play ADC for the workforce in Summer season—the pair rotated out and in of the lineup in Spring.
Immortals will probably be IgNar’s third NA workforce. Earlier than EG, the 25-year-old star spent a yr representing FlyQuest in 2020. That lineup additionally included PowerOfEvil and WildTurtle and reached the LCS grand finals. In addition they represented the LCS at Worlds in Shanghai that very same yr and had been eradicated in teams.
Count on extra adjustments to the Immortals lineup all through the mid-season break. The North American League of Legends competitors returns in early June.