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The Alpha Male of the Rift.
Tyler1 is a Youtube personality best known for playing League of Legends, of which he mostly plays the character Draven.

Before starting his Youtube channel, Tyler1 was a Twitch streamer infamous for his poor sportsmanship, to the point of having over a dozen banned accounts and counting. After his infamy came to a head, Tyler1 began his own Youtube channel in April of 2016 to post his own content. After actively posting videos for nearly a month, Riot Games, the developers of League of Legends, issued a permanent ban to him, where any account he'd be caught playing on would be banned immediately. After this, Tyler1 began doing videos of other games, becoming a standard Let's Player. During this time he also began coaching other players on League, doing a video series of him spectating matches of these players using Draven.

He plays a variety of games, but he seems to specialize in horror games and games with heavy emphasis on online multiplayer.


His Youtube channel can be found here, and his Twitch channel can be found here.

As of January 2018, He's Back, having had his permanent ban from League lifted.

     Games Tyler1 has played. 


  • Aborted Arc: He never finished his playthrough of Bully, ending it after the date with Pinky.
  • The Ace: Regardless of how one thinks of his demeanor when playing, his skills with League of Legends are phenomenal, being able to win fights against multiple players on his own once he can get the ball rolling.
  • Art Evolution: The thumbnails for his videos improve in quality, particularly after he started posting videos of other games.
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  • Attack! Attack! Attack!: His usual tactic when playing League mostly boils down to "getting an early lead and then overpower the enemy team with a progressively larger gold advantage.''
  • Bald of Awesome: He keeps his head shaved most of the time, and he is at least capable with most of the games he plays.
  • Berserk Button: Stealing his kills, as Draven's passive revolves around looting extra gold from kills, and his playstyle makes him more gold dependant than usual, so denying him extra gold will hurt him in the long run. Not getting to play Draven at all will also set him off, especially in his "toxic" era.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Before reforming, he wore his status as a toxic player as a badge of honor.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: He utters some very strange sayings from time to time.
  • Cosplay: Frequently dresses up to the look the part for certain games. As examples, he dressed up as Kratos upon first playing God of War, and came in wearing Super Saiyan gear during an update video.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Favors these kinds of characters when playing team-based games. When he played DOTA 2, he specifically asked who the hardest hero was, and tried Meepo as soon as he was pointed out. As shown by his Draven gameplay, the carnage that ensues once he gets the hang of them is astounding.
  • Glass Cannon: He likes these kinds of characters, especially the ones that are difficult to play. As such, he can be a veritable One-Man Army depending on the situation, but has a very short lifespan if cornered. His playstyle itself qualifies, as he's very aggressive in his playstyle, and his experience with League means that if he gets an early lead, he's basically already won. However, if he can't get the ball rolling, then his hyper-aggressive tactics often result in him dying. Alot.
  • Hot-Blooded: Dear god is he ever.
  • Everyone Has Standards: As Hot-Blooded as he usually is, even he was shocked near-speechless by Sarah's death, and made no attempt at his usual brand of humor throughout the whole sequence.
  • Large Ham: Tyler1 is borderline defined by how loud he is, and now that's he added cosplaying to the picture, his ham just keeps getting larger.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Aggressive, often to suicidal levels (not that that bothers him.)
  • Lovable Jock: Makes a bigger deal out of personal fitness than other streamers, doing push-ups on stream and demonstrating recipes for things such as protein cake.
  • Mr. Fanservice: The amount of times he wears something with sleeves can be counted on one hand, and recently he's begun forgoing tops altogether, giving viewers entire hours of his bare chest being shown off to the world.
  • Not Helping Your Case: When Phreak assessed on his own stream the status of Tyler1's permanent ban from League of Legends, he claims that Tyler1 has 15 banned accounts. During Tyler1's reaction to it, he corrects him by saying he actually has 22 banned accounts.
  • Real Men Cook: And he'll prove it to you in his Chef Tyler1 series.
  • Redemption Promotion: He saw a notable rise in viewership when his redemption story became near universally known by the League of Legends playerbase. He currently has one of the largest followings out of any Youtube League personality.
  • The Roleplayer: When playing certain games, Bully in particular, he likes to pretend he really is his in-game character, expressing pain when they take damage.
  • Supreme Chef: He runs his own cooking web-show on his channel called Chef Tyler1 where he cooks a variety of food.
  • Taking You with Me: Usually if he feels he's about to die, his strategy is to try and take someone else down with him rather than trying to escape.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: One of the most triumphant examples on the internet. Tyler1 started off notoriously toxic, raging at his team, losing games on purpose if he didn't get what he wanted, and keeping a list of people to troll if he ends up on the same team as them. After the permanent ban, however, Tyler1 gradually became more cooperative and supportive as he moved on to other games, on top of being more willing to admit to any mistakes he makes. The difference between how he acted in the earliest videos featuring and how he acts now is truly something to behold.
  • Weapon of Choice: He has his favorite characters for each of the online games he plays.
    • Up to Eleven with Draven as far as League of Legends goes. In his earlier days he'd lose the game for his team on purpose if he wasn't able to get Draven, regardless of the reason why. He became more flexible after getting unbanned, but he still loves himself some Draven.
    • Genji in Overwatch.

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