The Minecraft community was shocked to hear that Technoblade, one of the most popular Minecraft content creators and streamers, has passed away earlier today after losing the battle against cancer, at only 23 years old. The news about his passing was delivered by his father, who posted a final message on his behalf on social media platforms.

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Technoblade took an unannounced hiatus from making videos in the summer of 2021, but he returned in August of that year with a video disclosing his cancer diagnosis to fans.

Technoblade has been keeping most details about his life private, but in the video, he revealed that his real first name is Alexander. Below are his final messages to the fans:

“Thank you all for supporting my content over the years. If I had another hundred lives, I think I would choose to be Technoblade again every single time as those were the happiest years of my life.”

According to his father, Technoblade wrote his final message to his fans approximately eight hours before he passed.

Cancer Diagnosis

Technoblade's cancer diagnosis went public back in August 2021, after he started experiencing pain in his arm in July. But after a few days, he realized his shoulder was swelling and went to the hospital. After a couple of scans, Technoblade received a diagnosis of stage 4 cancer.

Techno’s family is now running his merch store if fans want to continue to support him and his channel. In honor of his memory, a portion of the proceeds from all online orders will be donated to a wonderful organization called

Fans and colleagues react to Technoblade's passing

Pretty much everyone was devastated upon hearing the news. Both fans and fellow content creators have been paying their respect to Technoblade on various social media platforms:

About Technoblade's career

Technoblade was one of the most popular Minecraft content creators in the world, ever since he began his online career back in 2013. He was one of the most popular member of the Dream SMP server and often collaborate with Dream.

His main YouTube channel currently has nearly 11 million subscribers and 1.2 billion channel views. He also has a massive number of followers on Twitch, at 181k.

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