NydusHerMain

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NydusHerMain
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Background Information
Name: Philip Sohn
Country of Birth: Canada Canada
Birthday: July 7, 1992 (1992-07-07) (age 25)
Residency: News Label - North America.png North America
Competitive
Role: Support
Favorite champions:    
Soloqueue IDs: NydusHerMan, FXO NydusHerMain, kT NydusHerMain
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Team History
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
Logo std2.png MCRC
Dec 2012 - Dec 2012
Logo std2.png Motion Gaming
Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
Logo std2.png Team Normal Stars
Feb 2013 - Feb 2013
Crs Acadlogo std.png Curse Academy
Mar 2013 - May 2013
TAPlogo std.png Team Astral Poke
May 2013 - Jul 2013
FXOpen std.png FXOpen e-Sports
Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
TBDlogo std.png To Be Determined
Aug 2013 - ??? 2013
Clglogo std.png Counter Logic Gaming
Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
GgLAlogo std.png Gold Gaming LA
Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
TWZlogo std.png The Walking Zed
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Phillip "NydusHerMain" Sohn was a high elo support player who formerly played for To Be Determined.

Biography

Phillip "NydusHerMain" Sohn was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. His love of gaming started at the age of 8 when his mother bought him Starcraft: Brood War, and it enveloped his gaming life. He became an avid Elo player in StarCraft over the years, reaching the rank of Grand Master in StarCraft 2. He was introduced to League of Legends by his friends. At first he thought the game was "stupid and boring" in comparison to StarCraft but many of his friends started playing. As he was the last of his friends to begin playing, he was "stuck" with the support role. As he reached Level 30 and began solo queuing, he decided that it was easier to gain elo by playing Mid. However, at 1900 Elo he picked up the support role again and ended up playing both.

League of Legends Career

Eventually, NydusHerMain joined a team with Bobbyhankhill, playing support on a roster that would iterate itself into Team Astral Poke. After the team disbanded, he played on a few other teams, including Team Normal Stars and Curse Academy. He was close to to playing in the Season 3 LCS Spring Qualifiers in February 2013 with Motion Gaming, but they lost to 1 Trick Ponies in the online qualifiers. Eventually he ended up rejoining Team Astral Poke in its 2013 reincarnation. The team made headway in online ranked 5's and were able to participate at the Season 3 LCS Summer Promotion. The team lost in the Challenger bracket of the tournament to ex-Quantic Gaming.

After losing the chance to get onto the LCS, Nydus parted ways with Astral Poke, joining Westrice's new team, FXOpen e-Sports (later To Be Determined). The team gained a notable reputation in the amateur scene, winning the major event: the 2013 MLG Spring Championship.

On August 2nd Nydus was officially added to the roster of CLG as a sub. On September 23rd, he left To Be Determined, and the next day on September 24th he joined Gold Gaming LA (later The Walking Zed). However, before the roster was picked up by Cloud 9, Philip left the team and since then has been teamless.

Trivia

  • Ex-Grand Master Starcraft 2 player.
  • Reached Challenger rank primarily playing and gaining recognition for  Zyra.
  • Majored in Chemistry at University of Toronto.
  • Has aspirations of being a chemistry professor.
  • His first main was  Zilean while leveling his account.
  • Knows English, Korean, and Sign Language.
  • Favorite flavor of ice cream is Cookies n' Cream.
  • Favorite movie is Scott Pilgrim.
  • Is one of the few openly gay professional League players.

Achievements

2013
Date Event Result
2013-08-31 PAX Spring Promotional Qualifier SF.png To Be Determined TBDlogo std.png 1 : 2 Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
2013-06-30 2013 MLG Spring Championship Promotion Gold.png FXOpen e-Sports FXOpen std.png 2 : 1 Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming

Interviews

2013

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