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Name: Technoblade
Also Known As: Techno
Occupation: YouTuber
Medium: Video
Works: Dream SMP, The Potato War, SMPEarth, and more
Official Website(s):
Fan Website(s): Youtube Wiki page
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Technoblade was a popular American YouTuber focusing mostly on Minecraft content. He has had many notable series since he began making videos in 2014, including characters on the Dream SMP and SMPEarth Minecraft servers, as well as less collaborative projects like The Potato War and his record-holding Hypixel Bedwars winstreak. He also had a friendly rivalry with Dream. Technoblade reached 10 million subscribers on December 31, 2021. His fans frequently use the phrase Blood for the Blood God.

He passed away after a long battle with sarcoma in June 2022.

Relationship with Fandom

Technoblade has generally been fairly supportive of his fans, but also tries not to take interactions with them too seriously. He has also often used fanart with credit in video thumbnails, as well as for his avatar, banner, and as art in-game. When Technoblade plays multiplayer games, especially on the Hypixel server, games are often quickly filled with fans trying to play in the same game.

Fandom Occurrences


There exist numerous fanworks related to Technoblade, particularly fic, fanart, and animatics. Some of these mostly concern his digital/online avatar, some focus on his roleplay characters from specific servers, especially the Dream SMP, and others are firmly RPF. One of the most common tropes in many types of Technoblade fanworks is SBI or Sleepy Bois, Inc., the often-platonic relationship between Technoblade and fellow Minecraft streamers Philza, Wilbur Soot, and Tommyinnit, often as a family dynamic with Philza as the parent and the other three in the role of brothers.

Fan Songs (Aural)

  • VOICES - by Derivakat (with 70 other composers and singers), a collaborative fan song that epitomizes Technoblade's online aura as a relentless, calculated warrior-poet.


  • Orphan's Path by aenor_llelo and many others, a Philza & Technoblade-focused Dream SMP series which follows their characters throughout their lives.

RPF Fanfiction


  • Hog Hunt by SAD-ist, a very well-known animation depicting part of Technoblade's Dream SMP storyline.
  • Vamo da cycle by Kyra Technolovebot, a video and subsequent meme on MCYTtwt. It shows two TikTok dancers performing a short dance to a remix of the song "Anaconda" by Nicki Minaj. One dancer has been edited to have the face of Technoblade's minecraft skin, and the other has been edited to have the face of Wilbur Soot's minecraft skin.


  • Ode to the Blade (2023) - a tribute fanzine extolling some of the greatest moments of Technoblade, including that of his Dream SMP tenure


Additional Reading

Illness and death

On August 27, 2021, Technoblade uploaded a video to his youtube channel titled 'where I've been'[1]. In this video he revealed that he had been diagnosed with cancer earlier that month and was receiving treatment for it. Following this, Noxcrew's MCC hosted an event in which many competitors wore purple ribbons on their skins to show support for Technoblade. Content creators like Dream, Fundy and various other creators agreed to donate money to multiple cancer research organizations during the event.

On December 24, 2021, he uploaded a video to his youtube channel titled 'I Almost Became An Amputee'[2] in which he updated viewers on how he was doing. In this video he told viewers that he nearly became an amputee, and joked about how he now had 205 bones instead of the usual 206, thus making him superhuman.

On June 30, 2022, a video was uploaded to Technoblade's youtube channel titled 'so long nerds'[3]. In this video, his father announced that Techno had passed away from stage 4 cancer, aswell as reading out a message written by Technoblade himself. In this message, he talked about how his name was actually Alex, and that it had been a long running joke that his name was Dave. In true Technoblade fashion, this message was written in a fairly light and humorous manner. Following the release of this video, support poured in from creators and fans across Twitter.

On June 3, 2023, a massive charity Minecraft multi-minigame tournament named The Festival of Voices[1] was held, celebrating Technoblade's birthday. With 600 members participating, including 24 prominent MCYT creators, mostly of the Dream SMP, the event was not only notable for its player count, but also for the fact that all of its proceeds would eventually go to the One of Us Global Foundation, a non-profit charity organization primarily founded by his father - since given the nickname Technodad - which seeks for young people to fully realize their dreams and hone their voice in society.


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