N0tail Does Not Wish to Return to Aggressive Dota 2 Anytime Quickly
OG’s Monkey Enterprise Podcast 26 featured former captain Johan “N0tail” Sundstein, who gave an replace on his plans to return to aggressive Dota 2.
N0tail made it clear that he doesn’t need to return to professional Dota 2 anytime quickly. He says that he doesn’t have the aggressive starvation simply but and is content material to observe the brand new OG roster observe and play.
N0tail’s final aggressive match got here at TI10. Since then, he has been mentoring the brand new OG roster and creating content material for the group.
Former two time The Worldwide (TI) champion Johan “N0tail” Sundstein, broadly thought of to be Dota 2’s best participant of all time, has been away from aggressive Dota 2 for seven months now, having taken over content material creation along with mentoring its new Dota 2 roster. Nonetheless, the participant’s followers have been keen to listen to if he would return to the sport, however as he communicated throughout OG’s Monkey Enterprise Podcast 26, the comeback appears unlikely within the close to future. Whereas he likes to mentor the brand new OG roster and watch them play, N0tail clarified that he’s not right now in returning to lively play.
N0tail says that he’s not considering returning to aggressive Dota 2 presently
N0tail clarified through the podcast that he was not trying ahead to taking part in aggressive Dota 2 once more, when requested by OG’s CEO JMR Luna whether or not he was impressed to play once more as the brand new roster ready and performed.
“I believe I would want actually dangerous climate to get pushed again into Dota. I really feel reinvigorated in lots of senses however probably not considering competing but. Aggressive starvation isn’t there. I went to water the vegetation, I haven’t thought of Dota all day. It’s fairly chill.”
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The final time N0tail competed in Dota 2 professionally was throughout The Worldwide 10 (TI10) in October 2021. Over the previous eight months, he has mentored the brand new OG roster, consisting of three younger gamers, and even coached the group throughout its win on the Stockholm Main 2022.
Though N0tail doesn’t possess the aggressive urge to play professionally once more, he seems to get pleasure from mentoring the present Dota 2 roster. In line with him, OG’s present intense coaching regime reminds him of ‘the grind’. Because the group primarily spends its time on Dota 2, whether or not it’s strategizing, taking part in scrims, or taking part in officers, N0tail mentioned that they do not take many holidays.
“The spirits are excessive, they’re grinding so onerous. I maintain getting reminded of the grind and it’s tough as in it is among the most draining issues to do and each day it’s full sacrifice. What else do they do in a day? I believe they get two to a few hours to themselves each day and the remaining is sort of Dota with the group. So, it’s actually intense and I don’t assume they get multiple max two days off days each week. Between these official video games, they take one after the sequence, after which they’re again, after which it’s two to 4 scrims however with a lot preparation and with a lot debrief and a lot strategizing, it’s very intense.”
The OG Dota 2 roster’s grind, as N0tail famous, is seemingly paying off, because the group is presently atop the factors desk within the Western Europe (WEU) Dota Professional Circuit (DPC) 2021-22 Tour 3: Division 1. The group’s subsequent sequence will likely be towards goonsquad on 2nd July.