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Kim Taehyung, better known as V from the renowned K-pop group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS), is a true multi-talent.

Not only does he possess striking looks and a mesmerizing singing voice that captivates fangirls worldwide, he also boasts impressive skills as a gamer.

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Recently, the BTS member proudly shared his accomplishment in Riot Games’ widely popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, League of Legends, on Instagram.

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BTS V briefly flexes his League of Legends rank on Instagram

On his Instagram Stories (@thv), BTS’s V shared a snapshot of his League of Legends rank emblem, proudly displaying his Diamond IV emblem. Although the story vanished after a few seconds, dedicated fans captured the IG story through screenshots.

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In League of Legends, attaining the Diamond rank is a significant accomplishment. It represents a competitive tier within the ranked ladder system and is indicative of players possessing a thorough grasp of game mechanics, strategic thinking, and extensive champion knowledge.

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To ascend to the Diamond rank, players must consistently deliver outstanding performances in their matches, securing victories in a substantial number of games.

BTS V's League of Legends rank is Diamond as seen on his Instagram story
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BTS V’s accomplishment is particularly noteworthy, given that the Korean server in League of Legends is regarded as the best in the world. It is the most challenging and competitive out of all servers globally, attracting top-tier talent and nurturing a robust esports culture.

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BTS V, also known by his birth name Kim Taehyung, is a member of the South Korean boy band BTS. He has a distinctive deep voice, charismatic stage presence, and versatile talents.

He is not only a singer but also a songwriter and actor. Along with his contributions to BTS’s music, he has also pursued acting roles in television dramas.

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V isn’t the only BTS member with a penchant for gaming. In an interview with Yahoo Esports, Jin, another member of BTS, shared his passion for LoL and revealed that he enjoys playing a champion who shares his name — Jhin.

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These K-pop sensations are not limited to LoL; they also play other games like Starcraft and Overwatch.

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