Faker breaks JDG’s ankles after winning crucial 1-vs-1 in Worlds 2022 semifinal

Faker casually took three members of JDG to school in vastly different ways.

This League of Legends Worlds 2022 coverage is brought to you by EsportsBet.IO, the official betting partner of Dot Esports. Visit EsportsBet.IO for the best betting odds and in-depth match analytics.

Be gamble aware!

No League of Legends player is more stalwart in one-vs-one scenarios than legendary T1 mid laner Faker. In todays Worlds 2022 semifinal series against JD Gaming, Faker elected to take a duel against JDG top laner 369, winning it in narrow fashion. 

Although 369 popped Renektons Dominus (R) at the start of the fight to give himself extra health, Faker responded by dealing enough damage with his Ryze combo to win the one-vs-one by the slimmest of margins. 

The difference maker in the duel was the use of Ignite by Faker at the start of the one-vs-one, which dealt extra damage to take down the JDG top laner, but also prevented him from getting the maximum amount of healing out of Renektons passive lifesteal. 

Related: EDG Scout on his legacy: I want to be remembered as a herolike Faker

Immediately following his duel with 369, Faker was pursued by JDGs bottom lane pairing of Hope and Missing, who attempted to retaliate the solo kill with a trade of their own. Faker, however, narrowly evaded their field of vision as they chased him down, and made it into a nearby brush. Unfortunately for him, Faker was still heading towards JDGs side of the map, meaning he would have to turn tail and about face if he wanted to get back to his own fountain. 

Thinking quickly on his feet, Faker used Ryzes ultimate Realm Warp (R) to teleport out of the brush and back into the lane, only this time, in the right direction. Hope and Missing were already mid-pursuit, and soon discovered that they were too far away from Faker post-Realm Warp to continue their chase. They had no choice but to allow him to Recall back to base safely.

Faker and T1 would go on to defeat JDG in the third game of the series just a few minutes later.

Latest comments
No comments yet
Why not be the first to comment?