- September 16, 2018
- Posted by: Sarah Robinson
- Category: Blog
League of Legends, popularly known as LOL is one of the most competitive online games played by boys and girls nowadays. It’s fast-paced, action-packed gameplay, stunning skin designs, and amazing skill casting graphics are some of the features that hooked gamers up to the last bar of their mobile phone batteries. For some gamers who have been playing this mobile game since it debuts, it’s not just a game but a strategy team competition where you have to cooperate with other team members for you to be able to win. You have to carefully choose your hero to ensure victory.
However, lately, a new trend has been keeping the game more exciting than it was before. Since the developers of League of Legends keep on adding new skins and heroes to keep the excitement on playing the game on fire, a lot of pro-gamers already started to create smurf League of Legends accounts.
Smurf League of Legends accounts were coined from Geoff Fraizer and Greg Boyko who are proficient players of Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. With their popularity in playing, the said online multiplayer only few compete against them. And so, they decided to create alternate accounts (PapaSmurf and Smurfette) and pretend to be less experienced players to be able to compete with other players
To date, pro-gamers use Smurf League of Legends accounts for the following reasons,
1.To create a new game strategy using heroes they don’t usually use
Most LOL gamers have favorite heroes that they use repeatedly because they got accustomed to its built and skillsets. However, since LOL keeps on adding new skins and heroes, these pro-gamers started to create smurf LOL accounts to create a new game strategy using the new heroes or skins.
2. Just wanted to have fun
It’s no fun when few to no one wants to compete with you, but if you use Smurf League of Legends accounts, pro-gamers can have fun playing without focusing too much on winning.
3. For boosting purposes
Some pro-gamers use smurf League of Legends accounts to accompany their friends or loved ones whom they introduced the game with. It is one way of guiding the newbies in playing the game. Since there are maps that high-level gamers can’t enter but only low levels can, pro-gamers use smurf League of Legends accounts to enter the certain map and/or game match.
4. For trolling other players
When boredom strikes, these pro-gamers will log in their smurf League of Legends accounts to troll other players with no regrets since other gamers would not know that it was you who have been trolling them. This also helps pro-gamers prevent others from banning their account if they use smurf League of Legends accounts to troll other players.
These are some of the reasons why pro-gamers use smurf League of Legends accounts even if they already have well-built heroes and skins. Some use smurf League of Legends accounts for the love of competing with other players while some use such accounts just to mess up other people’s day. How about you? For what do you use your smurf LOL account?