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Ninja
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Background Information
NameTyler Blevins
Country of BirthUSA United States
BirthdayJune 5, 1991
Competitive
TeamLuminosity Gaming
Social Media
Team History
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Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is a former professional Halo player and a current streamer for Luminosity Gaming. He is well known for his popular Twitch stream as well as his time on teams such as Evil Geniuses, Renegades, Cloud9, Team Liquid and Warriors. He is best known for streaming Fortnite as is the most popular Twitch streamer to date with over seven million followers and an average of over 80,000 viewers per stream.

Biography

Ninja was born on June 5, 1991 in Lake Villa, Illinois. He currently lives and resides nearby Chicago, Illinois, with his wife.

Career History

Halo 3

Ninja's professional career began after attending MLG Orlando 2009 as a member of Four of a Kind, with Aye Rab, Mac and Nate. In his first event, he would place 26th at MLG Anaheim 2009, with the team of Goatsii, Mota, and BLUEFiir3. Ninja joined Zekkou White where he finished 13th at MLG Dallas 2010 teaming up with Ali, Trip and Venom. He then went on to join Second Nature with Goatsii, Rowan, and Masssta, placing 25th in MLG Columbus 2010.

Halo: Reach

Halo Reach began a new peak for Ninja, never placing less than top 16. In his first appearance at MLG Dallas 2011, as a member of Invictus Gaming, he finished 12th alongside Calm, Swift Kill and Watch. At MLG Columbus 2011, Ninja with Totz, Fearitself and Victory X finished 5th. Ninja would find a temporary home with Turning Point for a few events with a roster alongside Best Man, Mikwen and Walshy. They finished MLG Anaheim 2011 with a 7th place finish. For MLG Raleigh 2011, the roster switched Best Man for Adrenaline and came in 9th. Adrenaline was swapped for Naded for MLG Orlando 2011 and MLG Providence 2011 where they finished 9th and 12. Ninja and Mikwen departed to join Str8 Rippin joining Strongside and Tsquared to compete in MLG Columbus 2012, finishing 13th-16th.

Halo 4

It was at The Halo 4 Exhibition that Ninja won his first professional tournament, then under Warriors alongside Goofy, Legit and Ryanoob. The team placed 2nd in both AGL Chicago and AGL Nashville in 2013. He then joined G4C with Snip3down, Proverb and A Pure Gangster, winning AGL6 Pittsburgh. He then decide to go back to Warriors with A Pure Gangster replacing Ryanoob. After rejoining Warriors for UMG Chicago, he made his worst finish in all of Halo 4 placing 3rd. He would win his last Halo 4 event after joining Team Requiem alongside Legit, Ace and Derksy to place 1st at AGL8 Knoxville.

Halo 2: Anniversary

After becoming a member of The Agency alongside Hysteria, FearitSelf and Victory X, Ninja placed 5th/6th at the ESL MCC Launch Invitational. At the start of the HCS Season, The Agency roster was picked up Cloud9. They then went on to finish 2nd in the pre-season online cup, finishing top 16 in their first online cup of the season. Cloud9 placed 4th at Iron Games Columbus 2014, then 5th UGC St. Louis 2015, and 4th at Gamers For Giving 2015. At the season finals held at PAX East 2015, they placed 4th for the season.

On March 18th 2015, Cloud9 officially released Ninja from the organization. He was announced as part of Noble Black's team with Arkanum, Aries and Prototype on March 28. Noble Black finished 7th at Iron Games Atlanta 2015. They lost to Velocity and Winterfox but beat Velocity in the consolation round. Two days later, Ninja's departure from Noble was announced. He then went on to form a new team named The Other Guys consisting of Aries, Spartan, and Shooter. They were later picked up by Team Liquid. They finished 7th at HCS Indianapolis, their first even. They finished top 8 in the HCS Season 2 Finals.

Halo 5

In the offseason, Aries, Shooter and Spartan were replaced with Ace, UnLegit and Chig. Hysteria replaced Chig when he left after the first qualifier cup. Ninja was released by Team Liquid following the third cup. Eventually, he joined Renegades with Spartan, Victory X, and StelluR once the team had gone through many team changes under such short time. They went on to place 4th at X Games Aspen 2016.

Trivia

  • Ninja's height is 6 foot 1 inch, or 1.85m.
  • He was one of the most popular Halo streamers
  • He has made several appearances on the popular game show "Family Feud" in 2015
  • He is the subject of an episode of Walshy's Halo History
  • He is currently one of the most popular solo streamers on Twitch

Team and Tournament History

Game Event Place Team Teammates (Coach)
Halo 5 logo.png DreamHack Atlanta 2017 A77 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanTriPPeYaPGHoaxer
Halo 5 logo.png HCS Pro League Summer 2017 A66th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanTriPPeYaPG
Halo 5 logo.png UMG Daytona 2017 A77 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming SaiyanTriPPeYaPGSkepticaL
Halo 5 logo.png Halo World Championship 2017 A55 - 6th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnTriPPeYVictory XFearItSelf
Halo 5 logo.png ME Las Vegas 2017 A55 - 6th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnTriPPeYVictory XFearItSelf
Halo 5 logo.png HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #5 A55 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnSaiyanVictory X
Halo 5 logo.png HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #4 A55 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnSaiyanVictory X
Halo 5 logo.png HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #3 A22nd LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnSaiyanVictory X
Halo 5 logo.png HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #2 A44th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnSaiyanVictory X
Halo 5 logo.png HaloWC 2017 - NA OQ #1 A55 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnSaiyanVictory X
Halo 5 logo.png UGC St. Louis 2017 A77 - 8th LGlogo std.png Luminosity Gaming eL ToWnTriPPeYVictory XFearItSelf
Halo 5 logo.png ME Las Vegas 2016 A55 - 6th EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses LuncboxRoyStelluRTowey
Halo 5 logo.png HCS Pro League - Fall 2016 Season A66th EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses LuncboxRoyStelluRTowey
Halo 5 logo.png UGC St. Louis 2016 A33rd EGlogo std.png Evil Geniuses LuncboxRoyStelluRTowey
Halo 5 logo.png ESL Burbank Summer 2016 A44th C9logo std.png Cloud9 Victory XCommonlyPenguinSymbolic
Halo 5 logo.png Summer 2016 HCS Pro League A55 - 8th RNGlogo std.png Renegades Victory XCommonlyPenguin
Halo 5 logo.png ESL Burbank Qualifier 2016 A22nd RNGlogo std.png Renegades Victory XCommonlyPenguin
Halo 5 logo.png HCS Pro League Summer Qualifier 2016 - Group A A22nd RNGlogo std.png Renegades Victory XCommonlyPenguinSymbolic
Halo 5 logo.png Halo World Championship 2016 A55 - 8th RNGlogo std.png Renegades SpartanVictory XStelluRSymbolic
Halo 5 logo.png HWC NA Regional Finals 2016 A55 - 8th RNGlogo std.png Renegades SpartanVictory XStelluRSymbolic
Halo 5 logo.png X Games Aspen 2016 A44th RNGlogo std.png Renegades SpartanVictory XStelluRSymbolic
Halo 2a logo.png HCS Season 2 Finals A77 - 8th TLlogo std.png Team Liquid AriesShooterSpartanElamite
Halo 2a logo.png HCS Indianapolis A77th TLlogo std.png Team Liquid AriesShooterSpartanElamite
Halo 2a logo.png Iron Games Atlanta 2015 A77th NBL Blogo std.png Noble Black ArkanumAriesPrototype
Halo 2a logo.png HCS Season 1 Finals A44th C9logo std.png Cloud9 FearItSelfVictory XHysteriaSymbolic
Halo 2a logo.png Gamers For Giving 2015 A44th C9logo std.png Cloud9 FearItSelfVictory XHysteriaSymbolic
Halo 2a logo.png UGC St. Louis 2015 A55th C9logo std.png Cloud9 FearItSelfVictory XHysteriaSymbolic
Halo 2a logo.png Iron Games Columbus 2014 A44th C9logo std.png Cloud9 FearItSelfVictory XHysteriaSymbolic
Halo 2a logo.png ESL MCC Launch Invitational A66th TAlogo std.png The Agency FearItSelfVictory XHysteriaTowey
Halo 4 logo.png AGL 8 Knoxville A11st Logo std2.png Requiem AceDerskyLegitSixten
Halo 4 logo.png UMG Chicago 2013 A33rd Warriorslogo std.png Warriors APGGoofyLegitSixten
Halo 4 logo.png EGL 9 A11st Vibelogo std.png Team Vibe SepticZyruzHybrid
Halo 4 logo.png AGL 7 Knoxville A44th Warriorslogo std.png Warriors APGGoofyLegit
Halo 4 logo.png AGL 6 Pittsburgh A11st Logo std2.png G4C Misfits APGPROVERBSnipedown
Halo 4 logo.png AGL 5 Nashville A22nd Warriorslogo std.png Warriors GoofyLegitRyanoob
Halo 4 logo.png AGL 3 Chicago A22nd Warriorslogo std.png Warriors GoofyLegitRyanoob
Halo 4 logo.png MLG Fall Championship 2012 A11st Warriorslogo std.png Warriors GoofyLegitRyanoob
Halo reach logo.png AGL 2 Columbus A22nd Logo std2.png Elite 4 BlazeRyanoobSnipedown
Halo reach logo.png AGL 1 Chicago A44th GMMlogo std.png Gimme My Money MikwenSargothElitest
Halo reach logo.png MLG Winter Championship 2012 B313 - 16th Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin MikwenStrongSideTsquared
Halo reach logo.png MLG Providence Championships 2011 B212th TPlogo std.png Turning Point MikwenNadedWalshy
Halo reach logo.png MLG Orlando 2011 A99th TPlogo std.png Turning Point MikwenNadedWalshyTiberiusAudley
Halo reach logo.png MLG Raleigh 2011 A99th TPlogo std.png Turning Point AdrenalineMikwenWalshy
Halo reach logo.png MLG Anaheim 2011 A77th TPlogo std.png Turning Point MikwenBest ManWalshy
Halo reach logo.png MLG Columbus 2011 A55th FBlogo std.png Final Boss FearItSelfTotzVictory X
Halo reach logo.png MLG Dallas 2011 B212th Logo std2.png Invictus CalmSwift KillWatch
Halo reach logo.png MLG Dallas Reach Exhibition 2010 B313th Logo std2.png Zekkou White AliTripVenom
Halo 3 logo.png MLG Columbus 2010 C525th Logo std2.png Second Nature GoatsiiMassstaRowan
Halo 3 logo.png MLG Orlando Championships 2009 C929th Logo std2.png Four of a Kind Aye RabMacNate
Halo 3 logo.png MLG Anaheim 2009 C626th BLUEFiiiR3GoatsiiMota

Media

Interviews