Technoblade, also know by Alexander, his name, was an American gamer known for his work in the Dream SMP. Being one of the core members of the SMP and one of the most recognisable, he gained a large following of adolescent youth. Known for his PVP content in the "video game" Minecraft, he earned the "[PIG+++]" "rank" on "Hypixel" for winning a Minecraft tournament four times, more than any other YouTuber in the history of Minecraft. on August 27, 2021, Technoblade announced his cancer diagnosis to the public via a video entitled "where I've been", shocking TechnobladeHeads everywhere. The following June 30th, a video entitled "so long nerds" was uploaded, narrated by Technoblade's father, announcing the death of his son.