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|Country of Birth:||Canada|
|Birthday:||February 9, 1995|
|Previous Roles:||Mid, Top|
|Alternate IDs:||WildTurtl, Turtle the Cat, Long Cat 4, Leaf Turtle, OVRJYWCE, American IMP (KR), YuNg TuRtLe (KR)|
|Peak League:||Challenger I (NA) 1288 LP|
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Jason "WildTurtle" Tran is currently the AD carry for Immortals.
WildTurtle hails from Toronto, Ontario in Canada.
WildTurtle played as the top laner for Monomaniac in early 2012 and substituted for Team Legion at IPL Face Off as their AP carry. He also played for Kill Steal Gaming, Orbit Gaming, and Quantic Gaming (later Cloud9) in 2012.
WildTurtle left Cloud9 in March 2013, after week 5 of the NA LCS Spring Split, to replace Chaox, who had been benched and departed the team. In his very first game on TSM, WildTurtle scored a pentakill on Caitlyn against compLexity Gaming. TSM finished the spring round robin with a 75% winrate and in first place, and in the playoffs they defeated Good Game University 3-2. The following split, they found themselves lower in the standings, winning only half of their games in the round robin.
In the playoffs, they defeated CLG and then Vulcun to make it to the finals before losing to WildTurtle's former team Cloud9, who had just been promoted into the LCS that split. TSM and Cloud9 would become rivals for the top position in the North American standings. At the World Championship, TSM were unable to advance past the group stage, placing fourth - behind Lemondogs and ahead of the wildcard team GamingGear.eu.
At the Battle of the Atlantic, TSM played against Lemondogs, using new mid laner Bjergsen in place of Reginald for the first time. They won their series 2-0, and North America beat Europe in combined score.
TSM's spring split went better than their season 3 summer split had, and they ended the round robin with a 22-6 record - just two games behind Cloud9. However, once again they found themselves lacking in the finals of the playoffs, losing to Cloud9 in another 3-0 series. With TheOddOne retiring and Xpecial replaced by Gleeb going into the summer split, TSM struggled early on but started to rebound with the addition of Korean import Lustboy replacing Gleeb. They accomplished what they hadn't been able to since Cloud9's entry to the LCS, and won the playoffs with a 3-2 victory over their rivals.
TSM once again received North America's top seed to the World Championship, and they placed second in their group, behind Star Horn Royal Club and ahead of SK Gaming and Taipei Assassins. It was the first time that TSM with Dyrus had advanced past their initial seeding location at a World Championship, though they lost in the quarterfinals to eventual tournament winners Samsung White.
TSM were the North American team invited to IEM San Jose, the first event that they played with the roster Dyrus, Santorin, Bjergsen, WildTurtle, and Lustboy. They were seeded directly into the semifinals, where they lost 0-2 to Unicorns of Love.
TSM began the 2015 Spring Split with an 8-2 record after five weeks, holding first place during every week after the first. By virtue of their standing after the fifth week of the split, TSM was invited to the IEM Season IX World Championship. There, they defeated Team WE, CJ Entus (marking their first tournament win over a Korean team), and the yoe Flash Wolves to advance to the finals of the event, where they swept Team WE 3-0 to win the title. Though TSM themselves did not play against the GE Tigers at all (then undefeated in the LCK), or against any Korean team in a multi-game series, they still made history by being the first North American team to win an international event with Korean teams present since Chicks Dig ELO (which included Dyrus and Reginald) at the 2011 World Cyber Games and the first Western team to do so since Gambit Gaming at IEM Katowice in 2013.
TSM finished the spring season with a 13-5 record, giving them the top seed into the playoffs. After defeating Team Impulse and then Cloud9, TSM won their third North American championship, tying Cloud9's record of most North American LCS championships won to date. Their victory also gave them the North American seed to the 2015 Mid-Season Invitational, where they looked to replicate their IEM success. However, the team underperformed in the group stage, winning only their match against wild card Beşiktaş and not qualifying for playoffs.
In the summer split of LCS, TSM started relatively strong, sitting at a 8-2 record at the end of week 5. However, they fell to fifth place by week 9, their lowest regular-season placement to date. Partway through the split, TSM tried out Keith, former substitute AD carry of Team Liquid, as a potential replacement for WildTurtle; however, he only started in one game, and TSM later announced they would be sticking with WildTurtle. In the playoffs, TSM beat Gravity Gaming and Team Liquid in the first two rounds, winning both series 3-1. In the finals, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, they faced off against long-time rivals CLG and lost in a convincing 3-0 series. TSM had already qualified for Worlds after their semifinal win due to their Championship Points from the spring split, and they ended up with the second seed from North America.
TSM were drawn into Group D, which instantly became known as the "Group of Death" or the "Group of TSM's Death" due to LGD Gaming and KT Rolster being favorites to win it; Origen was the last team drawn in. LGD massively underperformed expectations, however, and TSM took a game off them in the first round robin. However, at the same time Origen overperformed, and ultimately KT Rolster and Origen made it out of groups; TSM lost their second game against LGD and ended up in last place with a 1-5 record.
After Worlds, along with the retirement of Dyrus, Lustboy, and release of Santorin, WildTurtle was replaced by former CLG AD carry Doublelift for the starting role. He stayed with the team as a substitute until December 7th.
In December 2015, WildTurtle joined the new team Immortals, along with former Fnatic members Huni and Reignover, CLG mid laner Pobelter, and Team Impulse support Adrian. Expected to be a top team in the LCS, Immortals initially exceeded all expectations as they went undefeated for the first six weeks of the season before losing one game to reigning champions Counter Logic Gaming in week 7. They won the rest of their regular season games, but as the season progressed further they looked weaker and weaker as a team, and even seemed to falter against the last-place Team Dignitas, needing to come back against them to pull out a win. With a top seed clinched into the playoffs, Immortals were guaranteed to face the lowest-seed team that won in the quarterfinals. That team ended up being Team Solomid, who were on a strong upswing after a sixth-place regular season finish. With questionable drafts including a Lucian top for Huni in game 1, Urgot mid for Pobelter in game 2, and three games of Karma support for Adrian as well as not a single contest of the strongly-in-meta Ekko, Immortals lost 3-0 to TSM. They came back the next week to beat Team Liquid and finish in third place overall.
- He subbed for Team Legion at IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown and became known for his successful Ryze and Gragas plays as AP Mid.
- At MLG Raleigh, he again subbed as AP mid. This time for CLG Black, adding Twisted Fate to his Mid roster. He hinted that he might permanently join Black but eventually joined Orbit Gaming as their AD Carry.
- He subbed for Team SoloMid in Week 6 of the 2013 spring LCS as AD carry and scored a Pentakill, the first scored in the North American LCS, with Caitlyn against compLexity Gaming. He was also named MVP of the week for the NA LCS.
- He has been known for his Caitlyn full damage build and his Draven during Season 3.
- Wore cat ears during some of the LCS matches.
- Had the highest GPM in the NA LCS Spring Season at 414.
- Despite his team losing in groups in 2013 Championship countless people were impressed that he was able to play on the same level if not better than the Korean adcs.
- Reached 1st, 2nd, and 3rd on the NA ladder.
- Got his name from seeing two turtles fight.
- Has beat every member of TSM in the top or mid lane.
- Has a tendency to go "wild" when he gets bored like flashing into the enemy base for 1 kill during the LCS with no way out.
- During tournament matches he gets focused by the enemy more than any other member of TSM due to his ability to dominate from the smallest lead.
- Almost burnt the TSM house down just like his teammate Dyrus.
- Well known for his big, cheerful smiles.
- Hates the animated hit-show "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic".
- Had 4 accounts in Challenger, all within the top 15 and his main account rank 1 during Season 3
- His main(original) account is 'Turtle the Cat' and his smurf is 'WildTurtle'. 'Turtle the Cat' used to be named 'WildTurtle' until he joined Quantic and added that to his name. When he left Quantic, 'Wildturtle' was taken so he used 'Turtle the Cat'
- Achieved 500 career LCS kills in week 4 of the 2015 Spring LCS season in a game against Gravity while playing Sivir.
|2013-03-21||North America||NA LCS Season 3 Spring - Week 6||Caitlyn||ADC||W||12/6/5||Link||Link|
|2015-02-22||North America||NA LCS Spring 2015 - Week 5||Jinx||ADC||L||16/4/2||Link||Link|
- Click here for a full list of pentakills.
Current Season Statistics
|NA LCS 2016 Summer Statistics|
- Click here for full 2016 season statistics.
|2015-08-23||2015 NA LCS Summer Playoffs||Team SoloMid 0 : 3 Counter Logic Gaming|
|2015-04-19||2015 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||Team SoloMid 3 : 1 Cloud9|
|2015-03-15||IEM Season IX - World Championship||Team SoloMid 3 : 0 Team WE|
|2014-12-06||IEM Season IX - San Jose||Team SoloMid 0 : 2 Unicorns Of Love|
|2014-09-01||2014 NA LCS Summer Playoffs||Team SoloMid 3 : 2 Cloud9|
|2014-04-20||2014 NA LCS Spring Playoffs||Team SoloMid 0 : 3 Cloud9|
|2013-09-02||LCS North America Season 3 Summer Playoffs||Team SoloMid 0 : 3 Cloud9|
|2013-04-28||LCS North America Season 3 Spring Playoffs||Team SoloMid 3 : 2 Good Game University|
|2013-03-17||2013 MLG Winter Championship Summer Promotion Qualifier||Cloud9 2 : 0 Velocity eSports|
|2013-02-13||Rising Stars Invitational #5||Cloud9 2 : 0 Team TowerDiveTV|
|2013-02-06||Rising Stars Invitational #4||Cloud9 2 : 0 Team Dignitas|
|2013-01-18||Rising Stars Invitational #1||Cloud9 2 : 0 Dirt Nap Gaming|
|2013-01-06||Solomid NA Invitational 12||Team NomNom 0 : 2 Team Curse|
|2012-12-16||SoloMid Series - Finals||Team NomNom 1 : 3 Team Curse|
|2012-11-18||SoloMid Series - Week 4||Quantic Gaming 0 : 2 Team FeaR|
|2012-11-11||Lone Star Clash 2||Reddit Nation 0 : 2 Team Curse|
|2012-10-28||SoloMid Series - Week 2||Orbit Gaming 0 : 2 Team SoloMid|
|2012-10-21||SoloMid Series - Week 1||Orbit Gaming 1 : 2 Team SoloMid|
|2012-08-12||IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown||Team Legion 1 : 2 Team Curse|
- January 17th, Wildturtle on Immortal's synergy: 'We kind of clicked instantly' with theScore
- January 24th, WildTurtle: 'TSM was very hard to play against. I think going against NRG will be a lot easier' with theScore
- February 15th, WildTurtle and Adrian on Sneaky's Jhin and the bond between carry and support with theScore
- February 17th, Interview with IMT WildTurtle "I don't have rivals" with Dignitas
- April 18th, WildTurtle on the tank meta: 'We were late to the party and it kind of bit us in the ass' with theScore
- April 18th, WildTurtle: “We were pretty sad for two, three days. But then we decided we needed to get third.” with Slingshot
- May 29th, WildTurtle on the Immortals' debut split and playoff struggles with theScore
- June 5th, WildTurtle: Other than Lucian 'I think Ashe is the best utility and carry AD right now' with theScore
- March 13th, WildTurtle in the HeatSeat! - IEM Katowice 2015 (video) with NEEDforSEAT
- March 13th, AFK TV @ IEM Katowice 2015: Interview with TSM Wild Turtle English + BG Subs (video) with AFKTV
- March 13th, TSM Wildturtle - 20 QuestionsTSM Wildturtle - 20 Questions with HyperX
- June 8th, WildTurtle breaks down TSM vs. CLG with LoL Esports
- August 18th, Turtle On Facing CLG: "Our Scrims Have Been Going Pretty Even, So Hopefully We'll Have A Great Final with Gamespot
- March 17th, WildTurtle talks about the Amatuer LoL Scene and Cloud 9's match (video) with GameSpot
- March 17th, LCS Week 5 (MLG Dallas) - Cloud 9's WildTurtle "It was just two free kills for me." (video) with Leaguepedia
- April 18th, Wildturtle talks about TSM vs. coL (LCS week 10) (video) with MachinimaVS
- April 19th, Wildturtle and Xpecial talk about their Final Rankings at LCS (video) with GameSpot
- April 21st, I AM WILDTURTLE, RANK 2 AND 3 ON THE LADDER AMA with Reddit
- April 27th, Wildturtle talks about life on TSM Snapdragon with GameSpot
- April 27th, Getting Personal with WildTurtle (video) with MachinimaVS
- April 29th, Xpecial and WildTurtle talk about Winning the LCS Playoffs (video) with GameSpot
- April 29th, League of Legends Spring Playoff Finals - WildTurtle - TSM vs. GGU (video) with MachinimaVS
- May 8th, TSM Snapdragon Pro Gamer Jason "Wild Turtle" Tran Talks League Of Legends (video) with Gamerhub
- May 28th, League Out Loud - Allstar Weekend & WildTurtle Interview (video) with MachinimaVS
- June 14th, WildTurtle talks bouncing back from a tough Day 2 at the LCS (video) with GameSpot
- June 21st, WildTurtle talks TSM Snapdragon's Dominant Game against VeS (video) with GameSpot
- July 4th, LemonNation and Wildturtle talk about the Past and the Present (video) with GameSpot
- July 26th -Wildturtle talks about the Resurgence of TSM at the LCS (video) with GameSpot
- August 15th, Wildturtle talks TSM's hope for a Third Place Finish (video) with GameSpot
- August 30th, Xpecial and Wildturtle Discuss their match against CLG at PAX (video) with GameSpot
- September 15th, Off the Rift - WildTurtle Interview (video) with LoL Esports
- November 8th, Reginald: "Motivation was a problem for us last season" with LoL Esports
- August 13th, IamA WildTurtle, I subbed for Team Legion this weekend at IPL:SF - AMA with Reddit
- August 26th, MLG Raleigh Summer Championship - Wild Turtle Interview (video) with ggChronicle
- November 10th, RedditNation (ex-oRbit) Yazuki, WildTurtle & Hai L9 at Lone Star Clash II (video) with CyberSportsNetwrok
- June 23rd, Keith and the Turtle: a look at the battle for TSM's starting AD Carry from theScore
- November 1st - WildTurtle talks about Rank 1, Solo queue champs, and being sick
- November 9th - WILDTURTLE streaming and solo que
- December 31st - NEW YEARS EVE VLOG (TURTLE)
- June 23rd - Turtles first vlog
- June 27th - TURTLES 2ND VLOG
- July 5th - TURTLES 3RD VLOG
- July 17th - TURTLE'S SHORTEST VLOG EVER
- July 26th - TROLL VLOG
- September 4th - Turtle sick from PAX :(
- September 24th - TURTLES BAD VLOG..
- September 26th - TURTLES UPDATE
- October 2nd - TURTLES VLOG
- October 22nd - TURTLES NOOB VLOG....
- October 31st - TURTLES VLOG #???
- November 28th - Turtle talks about what he's been doing.
- December 4th - Turtle talks about going to Europe!
LgN WildTurtle at IPL Face Off: San Francisco Showdown
TSM WildTurtle at 2014 Season World Championship
- WildTurtle's Best Plays - LoL Pro Series youtube.com
- TSM Starting ADC Announcement youtube.com
- Farewell Wildturtle youtube.com
- LoL Esportspedia's Tweet twitter.com