Offseasons are always a wild ride for every esports fan. They eagerly await announcements from their favorite players and teams, and as the competitive landscape of the MPL continues to evolve, orgs are always looking for new ways to freshen up their rosters, and the upcoming season is no exception.

Fresh new talent, strategic acquisitions, and unexpected alliances all delivered in fascinating roster reveal videos that populate social media, weeks before the start of the season. Let's take a look at the rosters of the eight partnered teams and how their changes fare in comparison to each other.

ONIC Philippines

The first team to reveal their roster for the upcoming season, the Sonics sent shockwaves as they announced their acquisition of explosive Gold Laner Duane "Kelra" Pillas from Smart Omega. Other additions include jungler King Cyric "K1NGKONG" Perez, who previously played for TNC Pro Team.

Joining Pillas from Omega is Patrick "E2MAX" Caidic, who is now slated to be the team’s Assistant Coach, as well as Anthony Dennis "YnoT" Senedrin, who will be taking his Head Coach position to Onic.

Full Roster:

  • Jem "JEM" Lañojan
  • King Cyric "K1NGKONG" Perez
  • Frince Miguel "Super Frince" Ramirez
  • David Christian "BOSS A." Gamboa
  • Duane "Kelra" Pillas
  • Jomarie "Escalera" Delos Santos
  • Anthony Dennis "YnoT" Senedrin
  • Patrick "E2MAX" Caidic
  • Abraham "Coach Bam" Adinu

Smart Omega

It’s gonna be a total rebuild for The Barangay as Smart Omega brings in a whole new crew to run Season 13. They bring in RSG stars H2WO, who took a break last season, and Exort, who is making his return to the PH stage after a season in Malaysia.

Kram God, Louis, Rayl, and West get called up from Omega Neos, their MDL roster, to complete their own 10-man MPL lineup. Finally, they bring in Lembot and SN4P to fortify their coaching staff alongside Stronger.

Full Roster:

  • CJ “Ribo” Ribo
  • Jomari “Jowm” Pingol
  • Nowee “Ryota.” Macasa
  • Ron Matthew “M4tt” Papag
  • Ryan Michi “RAYL” Asaoka
  • Christian “Westtt” Mangabay
  • Mark Glenn “Omg.Marked” Florencio
  • Louis Gabriel “LOUIS” Ariola
  • Dexter “Exort” Martinez
  • John Paul “H2WO” Salonga
  • Ronel “Coach Str0nger” Tan
  • Lemuel Josh “COACH LEMBOT” Lucban
  • Allec Monsseur “SN4P” Alvarado

RSG Philippines

After brief stints overseason, Demonkite and Kousei make their return to RSG Philippines. The MPLI champions also sign Nibor as a substitute EXP Laner, as well as Dalyot to help out coach Panda.

Full Roster:

  • Nathanael “Nathzz” Sumpay Estrologo
  • Jhondy “Nibor” Ranque
  • Jonard Cedrix “Demonkite” Caranto
  • Arvie “Aqua” Calderon Antonio
  • Patrick “rTzy” Lim
  • Clarense Jay “Kousei” G. Camilo
  • Dylan Aaron “Light” Poblete Catipon
  • Brian Im “Panda” Chang-rok
  • Ivan Dale “Dalyot” Hipulan

TNC Pro Team

Continuing their tradition of banger roster reveals, TNC announced their new Season 13 lineup in a dramatic cinematic. Onic's Raizen and Yoshinu, Impunity KH's Hate, Euphoria Esports' HEADS, and newcomer Nomed will now call TNC their home, as the Phoenix looks to rise once again and fight ‘til the end. 

Full Roster:

  • Christian “HEADS” Francis Morada
  • Dean Christian “Raizen” Sumagui
  • Jetson “Goyo” Ignacio
  • Jaylord “Hate” Gonzales
  • Robee Bryan “Ninjakilla” Pormocille
  • Nomed
  • Czedrick “Yoshinu” Romero
  • Ben Seloe “Benthings” Dizon Maglaque


If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The reigning and defending MPL-PH and World Champions keep their roster untouched for Season 13. Their only offseason move has been to acquire Robert "Trebor" Sanchez to beef up their coaching staff, to aid Hall of Legends inductee Francis “Ducky” Glindro.

Full Roster:

  • David Charles “FlapTzy” Canon
  • Vincent Joseph “Pandora” Villones Unigo
  • Michael Angelo “KyleTzy” Sayson
  • Angelo Kyle “Pheww” Arcangel
  • Marco Stephen “Super Marco” Requitiano
  • Rowgien Stimpson “Owgwen” Unigo
  • Robert "Trebor" Sanchez
  • Francis “Ducky” Glindro


The Orcas pretty much keep their core intact, while bringing up Zaida and Outplayed from their MDL roster, Echo Proud, as well as rookie Ejjj. After rough seasons following their M4 World Championship win, ECHO look to redeem themselves and bring back their former glory.

Full Roster:

  • Sanford Marin “Sanford” Vinuya
  • Edmar John “EJJJ” Clementir
  • Karl Gabriel “KarlTzy” Nepomuceno
  • Justine Sadia “Zaida” Palma
  • Alston “Sanji” Pabico Middle
  • Frederic Benedict “Bennyqt” Gonzales
  • Jhonville “Outplayed" Borres Villar
  • Jaypee “Jaypee” Gonzales Dela Cruz
  • Harold Francis “Tictac” Reyes

Minana Evos

Headlining the shuffle for Minana Evos is the return of Jeniel "YellyHaze" Bata-Anon to the playing field after a stint in the coaching position. The tigers also pick up rookies Kirk, Vane, and Koyl, and sign Perkz, who came from ONIC Philippines.

Rounding out their roster are two new additions to their coaching staff, who are set to lead their 10-man lineup for Season 13. A new look Minana is sure to shake things up in the league.

Full Roster:

  • Jann Kirk “Kirk” Solcruz Gutierrez
  • Mark Vincent “Vane” Dasig
  • Ken Louie “Kzen” Bermudes Pile
  • Kyle Shawn “Koyl” Reyes
  • Lance Walter “LanceCy” Cunanan
  • Jeniel “YellyHaze” Bata-Anon
  • Jan Dominic “Domeng” Delmundo
  • Oscar “Sumpak” Romero
  • Brain Milez “SpiderMilez” Santos
  • John “Perkz” Sumawan
  • Christian “Bitoy” Casten
  • Douglas Joseph “Imbadeejay” Astibe II
  • Kurt William “Super Kurt” A. Recto

Blacklist International

Another top of the table squad that have kept their core members together, Blacklist International moved away from their 10-man lineup from last season. With Renejay taking a break and the VeeWise duo still continuing their hiatus from competitive play, the Agents look to have a leaner composition for S13.

With Hadji returning to the mix and moving to the Roamer position, and one of the strongest coaching staff lineups we’ve seen in the league, expect to see a scary Blacklist team.

Full Roster:

  • Edward Jay “Edward” Dapadap
  • Kiel Calvin “Oheb” Soriano
  • Salic “Hadji” Imam
  • Kenneth Carl “Yue” Tadeo
  • Stephen “Sensui” Castillo
  • Kim “Kimpoy” Dela Cruz
  • Mark Jayson “Eson” Gerardo
  • Justin “Calad” Limbo
  • Bonn “Bon Chan” Ricaplaza
  • Dexter Louise “Dex Star” Alaba
  • Aniel “Master The Basics” Jiandani