With the free agent window wide open for all teams to add players, the London Spitfire London Spitfire OWL Rank #1 have announced the signing of now former Element Mystic Element Mystic Contenders KR Rank #4 DPS Guard to their ranks.
Element Mystic finished 3rd-4th in Contenders 2018 Season 2 Korea behind the likes of Kongdoo Panthera Kongdoo Panthera Contenders KR Rank #2 and champions RunAway RunAway Contenders KR Rank #1 . The Contenders season prior, Element Mystic narrowly escaped being demoted to Contenders trials by placing 5th-8th.
Guard joins the championship winning Spitfire roster after the team said goodbye to main support Closer , who was recently signed to the Dallas Fuel Dallas Fuel OWL Rank #9 . The season prior, the Spitfire had four DPS players in their arsenal, these being Rascal , Hooreg , birdring , and Profit . Eventually, Rascal was acquired by the Fuel alongside aKm after Stage 1.
More players would soon be shed from the Spitfire roster as a core was decided, with four players being designated as inactive. Hooreg was one of these four. This left Profit and birdring as the sole DPS lineup for the team. However, his journey in free agency would be brief, as RunAway would add him to their ranks not long after his release.
This announcement brings the Spitfire player count up to seven players, requiring one more player to join the team's roster before December 1st.
- Park "Profit" Joon-Yeong (DPS)
- Kim "Birdring" Ji-hyuk (DPS)
- Lee "Guard" Hee-dong (이희동) (DPS)
- Kim "Fury" Jun-Ho (Flex)
- Hong "Gesture" Jae-Hee (Tank)
- Seung "Bdosin" Choi-tae (Support)
- Jong-Seok "NUS" Kim (Support)