The two played together on O2 Team O2 Team Contenders KR Rank #5 in Contenders Korea Seasons 1 and 2. They helped the team finish second in Contenders Season 1, losing in the grand finals to X6-Gaming.
Despite their shared team, the pair played on the same map together in few instances. The two were often substituted for each other on O2 Ardeont to play alongside the team's other DPS, climax. Stellar is most known for his hitscan play while Ivy flexed between both projectile and hitscan.
While neither player has any Overwatch League experience, they will be joining a pair who played during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. envy began the season with the Los Angeles Valiant before being released mid-season. Neko played for much of the Boston Uprising's season, including during the postseason playoffs.
The Defiant now have four players on their roster. They need to meet the league roster minimum of eight by December 1.
- Lee "Stellar" Do-Hyung (DPS)
- Lee "Ivy" Seung-Hyun (DPS)
- Lee "envy" Kang-jae (이강재) (Flex Tank)
- Park "Neko" Se-hyeon (박세현) (Support)
The Defiant staff are: