Alter Ego lastly received over the hump final Thursday, taking down RRQ Hoshi, 3-1, within the higher bracket semifinals of the MPL Indonesia Season 11 playoffs on the JIExpo Kemaroyan Corridor D2.
Whereas Alter Ego’s improved gameplay was undoubtedly the driving power behind their vital victory, the recommendation offered by Blacklist Worldwide jungler Danerie “Smart” Del Rosario additionally contributed to their historic win, significantly within the series-clinching Sport 4.
Smart, together with Johnmar “OhMyV33NUS” Villaluna, made a response video that includes Alter Ego’s Sport Two match in opposition to Bigetron Alpha within the play-in.
In the course of the sport’s 11-minute mark, Alter Ego – regardless of already dropping the Black Dragon Type of Pai’s Yu Zhong – stayed inside Bigetron Alpha’s base in hopes of ending off the match. Alter Ego suffered a four-man wipe proper after.
“I informed you to return bang. You don’t have any dragon. No dragon, no push. Oh my God!” mentioned Smart.
Alter Ego went on to win Sport Two, and ultimately the sequence, to arrange a date with RRQ Hoshi within the higher bracket semis. There, they made positive to take Smart’s phrases to coronary heart which proved to be the game-changer of their Sport 4 triumph.
Within the 9-minute mark of Sport 4, Alter Ego managed to take down three RRQ Hoshi members and chased all of them the best way to their tier three turret within the backside lane.
With Pai’s Black Dragon Type nonetheless in cooldown, Nino (Melissa) reminded the staff of Smart’s recommendation and safely retreated.
“Bear in mind Smart’s phrases guys. ‘No dragon, return,’ mentioned the Alter Ego gold laner.
Alter Ego will tackle ONIC Esports within the higher bracket finals.