Technoblade, a prominent YouTuber who rose to prominence for his brilliant Minecraft gaming content, has sadly passed away at 23 after a year-long battle with cancer.
Likewise, his family confirmed the news in a heartfelt farewell video uploaded on his behalf. His father referred to him as “the most amazing kid anyone could ever want” in the “so long nerds” video, which was uploaded to his 10 million followers.
Technoblade passes away at 23
Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade, who had battled illness for a year, passed away on Friday at the age of 23.
The content creator’s father delivered a parting message from his son to his YouTube viewers in a video captioned “so long, nerds.“
Written just hours before he passed away and read by his father, the eulogy started: “Technoblade is here to greet you all. If you’re viewing it, then I am no more.” He continued by confessing that his real name was Alex and recalled the time he had duped viewers into thinking his name was Dave.
Additionally, he highlighted that his siblings “are going to college” while thanking supporters for their subscriptions, purchases of his stuff, and other forms of support.
I appreciate all of your support over the years, he continued. If I had an additional 100 lifetimes, I believe I would choose to live it as Technoblade every time because those were the best years of my life.
Technoblade acquired nearly 11 million YouTube subscribers and 3.7 million Twitter followers in under ten years as he spread his love for Minecraft, allowing players to construct virtual worlds out of bricks and make up their narratives.
In August 2021, he revealed his cancer diagnosis, adding that at first. He believed the discomfort he was experiencing resulted from a repetitive stress injury brought on by his obsessive gaming. Then, however, he visited the hospital when his arm started to swell and was diagnosed with cancer.
Similarly, in a fundraising video released in February 2022. The online celebrity further revealed that he had undergone chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and a limb salvage operation.
Sarcoma, a rare cancer of the bones and soft tissues, caused his death.
The world mourns the loss of a brilliant gaming content creator.
The untimely demise of much-adored gaming YouTuber Technoblade has shaken the social media world, with many prominent personalities paying heartful tribute.
Ted Nivison, a well-known YouTuber, recalled him as an endlessly creative and effortlessly amusing artist.
Another well-known YouTuber, TommyInnit, posted the following on Twitter. “A true legend, Technoblade. I am very grateful to have known him as a huge fan and as one of his real friends. I do not doubt that he is planning how to defeat God in heaven.”
The Sarcoma Foundation of America expressed its “deepest condolences to his family” in a statement to CNN that paid tribute to Technoblade.
Likewise, in a statement, the charity’s CEO, Brandi Felser, said. “To help sarcoma research, Technoblade organized his supporters to donate almost $500,000 thus far. As a result, SFA was able to offer research grants in Technoblade’s name. He creates a legacy through these actions that will influence future generations.”
Later this year, Technoblade will receive the organization’s Courage Award, granted annually to those who motivate others to “provide hope and a better life for the sarcoma community.”
The much-awaited Technoblade face reveal
The public never saw Technoblade’s face. But when he eventually appeared on camera in 2017, his followers were prepared for one of the biggest surprises. He donned the pig mask briefly while completing one of the. “The craziest task in Minecraft” assignments with the aid of a driving wheel. His fans worldwide liked and shared the video, which quickly went viral.
Similarly, in his final goodbye message, Technoblade. Whose identity has remained a secret, he reveals in the video that his real name is Alex.
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