|Alternate IDs:||PhantomLord, mid PhantomL0rd, NA PhantomL0rd (EUW), v8 PhantomL0rd|
|Birthday:||October 7, 1988|
|Peak League:||Diamond I (NA)|
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James "PhantomL0rd" Varga is a professional League of Legends player from Los Angeles, CA.
Before being introduced to League of Legends, PhantomL0rd began with Team Fortress Classic, Counterstrike, Quake3 Arena, and World of Warcraft. Due to his aggressive play style in Counterstrike, he favored and learned to go “balls-deep” in mid-lane. Within a few months of immersing himself in League of Legends, Phantoml0rd quickly climbed the solo queue ladder and made it to rank 1 on September 26, 2011.
After befriending other top solo queue players, Phantoml0rd decided to take League of Legends to a different level. This is when Muffinqt and he decided to create and assemble the original V8 Esports team. Soon after, Team V8 quickly qualified for the Intel Extreme Masters Tournament in New York City and were also chosen to attend IPL3 in Atlantic City. Here Phantoml0rd first introduced no Flash into a professional tournament with his aggressive, suicidal, Teleport/Revive Karthus.
Phantoml0rd currently streams on twitch.tv like many other people. He is currently one of the most popular streamers, reaching 30,000 viewers once.
- He is known for his Karthus play and popularizing the Revive/Teleport strategy.
- Known for playing Syndra in high elo games.
- Duo queues with Dyrus frequently.
- Began playing when Twisted Fate was released.
- Plays AD Ahri when he is ADC and AP Ahri when he goes mid lane Ahri.
- One of the most popular League of Legends streamers on twitch.tv
- Known for being one of the most hilarious players and knowing how to entertain the audience.
- His girlfriend is Heyitsmary.
- October 19th - State of the League Guest starring PhantomL0rd (video) with SotLTravis
- September 13th - PhantomL0rd AMA + Thank You Giveaway with Reddit