Fnatic Officially Parts Ways With Raven
The off-season in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region continues to provide the community with transfer rumors. The latest rumor that cropped up was Fnatic parting ways with Marc "Raven" Fausto by removing the player from its Dota 2 team profile on its official website. However, this rumor turned out to be real as Fnatic announced that it parted ways with Raven as his contract with the organization ended after TI11.
The player was still a part of the Fnatic Dota 2 roster on its official website just a month ago. However, the recent removal has the community questioning Fnatic's official roster for the 2022/2023 Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) season.
Raven removed from Fnatic’s official website
Fnatic recently announced the departure of Anucha "Jabz" Jirawong and team coach Lee "SunBhie" Jeong-jae in an effort to rebuild its roster for the upcoming DPC season. The team had an impressive showing during the TI11 (The International 2022) group stage as it nearly missed out on an Upper Bracket slot. However, it was unable to go far after a best of one defeat against Gaimin Gladiators in the first round of the Lower Bracket playoffs.
While the official website understandably underwent changes following the departure of Jabz and Sunbhie, the removal of Raven’s profile from the Fnatic website is surprising as the player
As the community noticed this developement, Fnatic officially announced the departure of Raven on Twitter.
Following the organization's announcement of Raven’s departure from the team, Fnatic will be looking for a suitable replacement for the upcoming season.
Fnatic will have multiple options in the market as multiple SEA carry players including former BOOM Esports player Souliya "JaCkky" Khoomphetsavong, and former T1 players Kim "Gabbi" Villafuerte and even possibly Anathan "ana" Pham are currently teamless.