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Background Information
NameJakob Mebdi
Country of BirthSweden
Alternate IDsCJ YamatoKami, hc YamatoCannon, WACKAFL0CKAFLAME, DB YamatoCannon, yamatocannón, H2k YamatoCannon, YamatoPotato, WW YamatoCannon, mTL Tt YamCannon, ManOfOneWáy

Jakob "YamatoCannon" Mebdi is a former League of Legends player and currently the head coach for Team Vitality.


Jakob is from Västerås, Sweden. Before playing League of Legends he played high level World of Warcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2. In League of Legends, he has played on various teams as AP, Top, and AD. He is known as a very versatile player. He was the AD carry for Team Solo Mebdi. However, the team disbanded after three of its members were banned by Riot for exceptionally toxic behavior.[1]

2015 Season

On January 10th, MeetYourMakers announced YamatoCannon as their new head coach for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Season.[2] After MYM was auto-relegated from the LCS, YamatoCannon joined the Russian team Glacial Phoenix as their head coach. He stated that while he eventually wanted to return to coaching an LCS team, he also didn't want to take any time off; he also stated he did not plan to ever return to competing as a player.[3]

On April 15th, Team ROCCAT announced YamatoCannon as their new Head Coach.[4]


  • Known for his  Olaf playstyle in season 2.
  • Played as Top, Mid and AD competitively.
  • His name refers to the Yamato Cannon from the Starcraft franchise, a powerful nuclear shot fired from a terran Battlecruiser unit.
  • Speaks fluent Arabic, Polish and Swedish.


As a Coach

Date Event Result
2015-08-30 2015 Season Europe Regional Finals Bronze.png Roccat 2 : 3 Origenlogo std.png Origen
2015-04-11 SLTV StarSeries Spring Split 2015 Finals Copper.png Glacial Phoenix 1 : 2 M5logo std.png Moscow Five

As a Player

Date Event Result
2013-06-17 DreamHack Summer 2013 SF.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 0 : 2 CHWLogo std.png Copenhagen Wolves
2013-06-05 EUW Challenger Series #7 Gold.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 3 : 0 Mouzlogo std.png mousesports
2013-06-01 SCAN & NVIDIA EUW Invitational Gold.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 3 : 0 Eternitylogo std.png Eternity Gaming
2013-05-30 EUW Challenger Series #6 Gold.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 3 : 0 Logo std2.png Dongsquad
2013-05-23 EUW Challenger Series #5 Gold.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 3 : 0 Plogo std.png peculiar gaming
2013-05-16 EUW Challenger Series #4 Gold.png Heimerdinger's Colossi 3 : 2 ALlogo std.png Absolute Legends
Date Event Result
2012-05-06 Insomnia45 LAN Silver.png 4Kings 1 : 2 WinFaktlogo std.png Team WinFakt
2012-03-17 HeartoWin Cup Bronze.png ww 2 : 1 Mouzlogo std.png mousesports









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