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|| Jakob Mebdi
| Country of Birth:
|| December 30, 1995
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|| CJ YamatoKami, hc YamatoCannon, WACKAFL0CKAFLAME, DB YamatoCannon, yamatocannón, H2k YamatoCannon, YamatoPotato, WW YamatoCannon, mTL Tt YamCannon, ManOfOneWáy
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Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi is a former League of Legends player and the current head coach for Team Vitality.
Jakob is from Västerås, Sweden. Before playing League of Legends he played high level World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2. In League of Legends, he has played on various teams as AP, Top, and AD. He is known as a very versatile player. He was the AD carry for Team Solo Mebdi. However, the team disbanded after three of its members were banned by Riot for exceptionally toxic behavior.
On January 10th, MeetYourMakers announced YamatoCannon as their new head coach for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Season. After MYM was auto-relegated from the LCS, YamatoCannon joined the Russian team Glacial Phoenix as their head coach. He stated that while he eventually wanted to return to coaching an LCS team, he also didn't want to take any time off; he also stated he did not plan to ever return to competing as a player.
On April 15th, Team ROCCAT announced YamatoCannon as their new Head Coach.
- Known for his Olaf playstyle in season 2.
- Played as Top, Mid and AD competitively.
- His name refers to the Yamato Cannon from the Starcraft franchise, a powerful nuclear shot fired from a terran Battlecruiser unit.
- Speaks fluent Arabic, English, Polish, and Swedish.
As a Coach
As a Player
- January 4th, YamatoCannon: "I can sleep when I'm dead" with Fragbite
- February 17th, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s progress, the goals of a coach and why he’s angry at critics with theScore
- March 22nd, YamatoCannon on Splyce's development, relegation chances and his playoff predictions with theScore
- June 3rd, YamatoCannon: 'Mikyx has mechanics...that measure with the best supports in Europe' with theScore
- June 28th, YamatoCannon: Origen's strength is their decision making, but 'mechanically they are very behind' with theScore
- July 18th, YamatoCannon warns YoungBuck to stay away from his gym on Pokémon Go: ‘He’s gonna get smacked’ with theScore
- July 22nd, eSports - YamatoCannon "H2k has better picks and bans, as Fnatic" with Sport1
- August 4th, YamatoCannon introduces his brother, talks Splyce’s playoff hopes & criticizes NA's macro game with theScore
- August 16th, SPY YamatoCannon wins the EU LCS Coach of the Summer Split Award with LoL Esports
- August 23rd, YamatoCannon on reaching the finals, franchising and his 'long con' approach to coaching Splyce with theScore
- August 27th, "We are the little brother of G2" with Sport1
- August 30th, YamatoCannon: 'We could have done a lot better in terms of preparation and that falls on me' with theScore
- September 7th, YamatoCannon on his ideal group at Worlds: NA first seed, LMS second seed, then Korea second seed with theScore
- September 23rd, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s chances at League of Legends Worlds: 'We can definitely do some damage' with Yahoo!
- September 29th, Yamatocannon: "G2 is for me the best team in the West" with Fragbite
- October 1st, Splyce coach YamatoCannon: ‘We have the tools and we know what to do’ with The Rift Herald
- October 11th, YamatoCannon on Splyce’s worlds experience, G2’s struggles and his wardrobe with Slingshot Esports
- May 25th, Beyond The Lane - NA/EU Roster Changeswith Daily Dot
- June 7th, LCS Week 1 Recap with YamatoCannon - Beyond The Lanewith Daily Dot
- June 14th, Week 2 LCS Recap - Beyond The Lanewith Daily Dot
- June 21st, Week 3 LCS Recap & Renegades Ban With Leonyxwith Daily Dot
- July 20th, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Week 7 LCSwith Daily Dot
- August 9th, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - Playoff Preview, Franchising, and Kledwith Daily Dot
- August 23rd, Beyond The Lane with YamatoCannon - The Marc Merrill Comment, LCS Finals, and Coach of the Splitwith Daily Dot
- September 3rd, Beyond The Lane - YamatoCannon on UOL Scrims, #LCSForever, Trash Talk, and Meta Discussionwith Daily Dot
- ↑ eSports Competition Rulings: Suspensions of StunnedandSlayed, Veigodx and Rayt3ch legaueoflegends.com
- ↑ MeetYourMaker's Facebook Post facebook.com
- ↑ YamatoCannon VLOG 1 - My Career and my future youtube.com
- ↑ Team ROCCAT is loaded and so am I: Big Announcement (video) youtube.com