|Country of Birth||Croatia|
|Birthday||September 30, 1998 (age 20)|
|Previous Role(s)||Mid Laner|
|Soloqueue IDs||th dog3, G2 P3rkz, God is great, GL IN MACDONALD, CRO WONDERBOY, G2김치너무좋아 (KR), G2 Febiven (BR), i love IGRookie (KR), otwoeur52 (KR)|
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Luka "Perkz" Perković is the bot laner for G2 Esports. His name was previously stylized PerkZ.
PerkZ joined GSI Gaming mid-way through the season, and there played alongside P1noy and Hiiva, among others. With the team, he competed at DreamHack Summer 2014, though they did not make it past the group stage. PerkZ also won EpicGear Cup 16 and came 2nd in EpicGear Cup 17 with the team before they disbanded later on in the year.
At the start of the season, PerkZ joined Gamers2. He participated at International Invitational Tournament 4 with the team and later the EUCS Spring Qualifier on the same roster as beansu, Obvious, Kobbe and kaSing, though they were beaten by Team Nevo in the final of their qualifier bracket. He then left the team, joining Millenium soon after.
With Millenium, PerkZ and the roster finished 2nd at Gamers Assembly 2015 behind only Origen, though he stopped playing with the team before DreamHack Tours 2015 due to exams. Not long after, PerkZ officially left the team.
At the start of the next month it was announced that PerkZ would be rejoining Gamers2, who had retained their Challenger Series spot for the EUCS Summer Season. In October, Gamers2 rebranded themselves to G2 Esports.
G2 Esports quickly rose to prominence and recognition in the LCS, consistently tied for first place after each week, sometimes with H2k and sometimes also with Vitality, until the end of the split when they held first place with sole possession. With a quarterfinal bye, the playoffs also saw them strong, as they defeated both Fnatic and Origen 3-1 to win the season and secure an invitation to the Mid-Season Invitational.
Going into MSI, G2 Esports were seen as a favorite not to win, but to come in second place to the Korean representatives SK Telecom T1. However, the team lost their first four games of the round robin and ultimately finished in fifth place, ahead of only SuperMassive eSports, and out of playoff contention - importantly, this placement meant that Europe would forfeit their Pool 1 seed at Worlds. In a statement published partway through the second day of play, G2 stated that their players had taken vacation time after a "rigorous Spring Split." AD carry Emperor later stated that there had been an internal conflict within the team one day prior to the start of the event.
- Chinese fans usually compare Perkz with GodV.
- Because they are both cocky talented mid laners, and their first appearance at Worlds didn't go well.
- Hence then, Chinese fans usually nickname him as "GodP."
- Featured in "RISE" - Worlds 2018 promotional music video as a side character.
|EU LCS 2018 Summer - Week 2||Kai'Sa||Mid||W||12/1/2|
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|Perkz Tournament Results|
MSI 2019 Main Event
3 : 0TL
LEC 2019 Spring Playoffs
3 : 0OG
LEC 2019 Spring
13 - 5RR
|2018-10-27||3 - 4|
Worlds 2018 Main Event
0 : 3iG
Worlds 2018 Play-In
3 : 1INF
EU Regional Finals 2018
3 : 1S04
|2018-08-25||5 - 6|
EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs
0 : 3MSF
EU LCS 2018 Summer
12 - 6RR
Rift Rivals 2018 NA-EU
3 : 1NA LCS
EU LCS 2018 Spring Playoffs
0 : 3FNC
- October 16, The story of 2017 on TwitLonger
- January 28, Perkz talks about role-swapping, G2 Esports's mindset, and wanting to beat Zven with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- May 11, Perkz says ADC is easier than midlane, that midlaners are more versatile and skilled in general with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- May 14, G2 Perkz: "I think we were a bit complacent - a bit overconfident... We were skipping steps and rushing our plays." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Woo "Ready" Hyun on Inven Global
- January 12, Reflections' with Perkz (LoL) by Thorin on YouTube
- January 19, Postgame Interview , VIT vs. H2K - Week 1 Game 2 , EU LCS Spring Split , Team Vitality vs. H2k-Gaming (2018) with Piratechnics on LoL Esports
- January 25, PerkZ on G2's aspirations: "I really hope that we will do well as before, if not better" with Adel Chouadria on Inven Global
- January 25, EUphoria Podcast w/ Deficio & Drakos: Pilot Episode | G2 Perkz by LoL Esports
- February 18, Perkz: "I want to face Zven & Mithy at MSI" with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- May 11, G2 Perkz: "I can’t see myself playing in NA. If I do, my mental would probably explode." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok, Jaehoon "Laffa" Jeong, and Dasol "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- July 7, G2 Perkz: "The sky is blue...airplanes can fly... EU players are better than NA players." with James "Bick" Hong on Inven Global
- July 7, Perkz: I think NA solo queue is really horrible, I don't know how to fix it with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- July 12, Doublelift, Rekkles, Perkz eat crab, talk life and death of MARKSMEN with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- August 1, Perkz: "Jankos was actually a really good Support. Props to Jankos, he's really talented." with Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- October 20, Perkz on the mental and emotional fatigue he's been battling during Worlds and what today meant with Travis Gafford on YouTube
- October 22, Perkz gives his prediction on worlds 2018 semifinal matchup between G2 and iG with Ovilee May on ESPN Esports
- January 28, Player Spotlight: G2 Perkz with LoL Esports
- February 16, G2 Perkz: "We are the best mid-jungle duo in Europe" with Sport1
- April 5, Perkz considers how to become the best mid-laner: "I think Faker would have to break his hand." with Blitz Esports
- April 24, G2 Esports Star Perkz would like the international title with Sport1
- April 28, G2 Perkz: “After (last) spring split, you could say I had an ego clash during the summer split because I thought I was a lot better than everyone else by a big margin.” with Slingshot Esports
- May 7, The Perkz of experience with Yahoo Esports
- May 10, G2 PerkZ: "SKT will be very hard to defeat, but I'm sure we can do it." with Inven Global
- May 13, G2 Perkz: 'I think we take the best of ones kind of wrongly. We prepare for the teams themselves instead of focusing on our own strategies.' with Yahoo Esports
- May 14, G2 PerkZ: "I can't really judge, but I guess EU is better than NA." with Inven Global
- May 20, [MSI2017] G2 PerkZ on the success of his Lane Kingdom: "It's the books." with LoLEsports, transcription by Inven Global
- May 21, Perkz after WE victory: ’I believe that at Worlds this year, Europe will be stronger than ever’ with Yahoo Esports
- June 12, Player Spotlight on G2 Perkz with Jeff Latham on LoL Esports
- July 21, PerkZ: “In scrims, Zven rewards me with a candy if I gank bot.” with Kelsey Moser for Slingshot Esports
- August 7, Perkz on G2’s upcoming match against Fnatic: “It’s natural that this is going to be a really hype final — I’m already calling it that. I’m already calling it a final” with Kelsey Moser for Slingshot Esports
- August 30, Perkz: “The narrative of playing passive comps is just a meme. There’s no such thing as passive comps right now.” with Kelsey Moser for Slingshot Esports
- September 3, "I want to do this, I want this legacy behind me." with Jeff Latham on LoL Esports
- October 4, Tuned in: G2 Perkz with Kien Lam on LoL Esports
- January 22, G2 Esports' PerkZ on EU mid laners: 'I think with some time I can be one of the best' with theScore Esports
- January 29, PerkZ on the meta: 'If you only play one style, it's not going to be good for you' with theScore Esports
- January 30, perkZ: "Sometimes we use in discussions Google Translate" with SPORT1
- February 10, G2's PerkZ: 'My performance is still a bit shaky' with theScore Esports
- February 27, PerkZ on his rookie split: 'I'm really happy ... I thought I would maybe choke on stage' with theScore Esports
- March 14, PerkZ on preparing for playoffs: 'All teams in the Top 6 are almost equally as strong' with theScore Esports
- April 6, PerkZ: "Fnatic hat mich überrascht" with Sport1
- April 11, PerkZ on Fnatic: ‘I don’t think they underperformed… I think we adapted really well’ with theScore Esports
- April 18, PerkZ on MSI: 'I don’t think Asian mid laners are better than European ones' with theScore Esports
- April 18, eSports: Interview nach Sieg mit PerkZ with Sport1
- May 4, PerkZ on G2's lack of MSI prep: 'We decided...taking that vacation would be maybe better for us' with Marcel Feldkamp on theScore Esports
- May 4, Perkz explains why G2 wasn't able to practice ahead of MSI with Travis Gafford on Yahoo Esports
- June 4, PerkZ: 'I think the games are going to be a lot smoother than last split' with theScore Esports
- June 17, PerkZ of G2 Esports over the top match against H2K with Sport1
- July 12, PerkZ on the benefits of losing, why lane swapping is so punishing & how start times affect his play with theScore Esports
- August 25, Perkz on making the EU LCS less boring with G2's 'bad-boy' image and facing SPY in the grand finals with theScore Esports
- August 29, Perkz: Fnatic and Giants are without chance with Redbull
- September 8, Perkz on Fnatic: 'I expect them to do the smart decision and keep Rekkles and Febiven' with theScore Esports
- September 15, PerkZ: Have the same skill cap as Faker and Co. with Red Bull!
- September 24, Past to Present: The Story of Perkz with theScore Esports
- April 4, G2's Perkz reflects on the spring split as the LEC playoffs march on by Adel Chouadria on ESPN
- January 16, Play Zoe Like Perkz by Daniel "Vapora Dark" Briggs on LoLEsports
- February 16, Perkz and Jiizuke go head-to-head in a battle of top EU mid laners by Joe Tortorice on DOT Esports
- February 28, Perkz: His Throne Awaits by Phillip Costigan on Unikrn
- April 5, If Perkz wins the EU LCS Finals, he’ll be the first player to win 5 Splits in a row by Darius Matuschak on The Shotcaller
- September 11, What happened to G2, the old kings of Europe? by Xing Li on Dot Esorts
- Septmeber 28, The 6 players with the most on the line at Worlds by Xing Li on Dot Esports
- October 25, Almost Winners by Kien Lam on LoL Esports
- December 9, How G2 can make all their shiny new pieces fit by Xing Li on Dot Esports
- February 27, Our MVP of the Intel Extreme Masters LoL is PerkZ by Mike Stubbsy on Red Bull
- May 29, Cursed - Why winning Rookie of the Split may spell doom by Tyler Erzberger on ESPN
- July 15, PerkZ: I don't care about people praising me or berating me by Adel Chouadria on ESPN
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