Technoblade, Minecraft YouTuber

August 25, 2022

Technoblade, Minecraft YouTuber

Technoblade, a Minecraft YouTuber, has died at 23 after a year-long battle against cancer. His family announced Friday.

In a YouTube video titled "so long geeks", the father of the content creator shared a final message from his son to his subscribers.

"Hello everyone, Technoblade is here," began the message. "If you're looking at this. I am dead."

Technoblade, who kept his identity secret, revealed his real name as Alex in the video. Technoblade thanked his fans for their support, purchasing merchandise and channel memberships, and joked that his siblings were "going to college."

"If I could have another hundred lives, I think Technoblade would be my choice again. Those were the best years of my life. I hope you enjoyed my content, and that you found it funny. I wish you all a long and prosperous life.

Technoblade has amassed almost 11 million YouTube subscribers and 3.7million Twitter followers in just a decade. He shared his passion for Minecraft, which allows users to create virtual worlds from blocks and create their own stories. In August 2021, he made it public by telling his followers that he was diagnosed with cancer. He shared the news via a video of him playing Minecraft.

Technoblade's father said that Technoblade sent his final message eight hours before his death. Technoblade's father, holding back tears, said that his son was "the most amazing child" anyone could ask for. He added: "I miss Technoblade."

Technoblade's family released a statement saying that Technoblade had been through a lot as he battled stage 4 cancer. The video has been viewed more 19 million times. He didn't complain and continued to use his strategic mind to overcome what he knew was almost impossible odds. My son's courage on this path was a shining example to all of us who had the privilege to walk it with. We are grateful that you shared his journey with us, as he did the work that he loved for his beloved fans.

Fans, celebrities, and fellow gamers have been flooding social media with their condolences.

YouTuber Ted Nivison recalled him as: "Effortlessly hilarious. Endlessly talented. Too soon. Rest easy Technoblade.


TommyInnit, another popular YouTuber wrote on Twitter: "Technoblade, a f**king Legend. I cannot express how grateful I am to have been a huge fan and a close friend of his. He's planning in heaven how to defeat God, I know that.

Sarcoma Foundation of America sent a statement to CNN, paying tribute to Technoblade and offering its condolences to his family.

Brandi Felser is the CEO of the charity. This allowed SFA research grants to Technoblade's name.