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[e][h]Azure RayAzure Ray Somnus
Player Information
Romanized Name:
Lu Yao
December 16, 1995 (age 27)
East Asia East Asia
Years Active (Player):
2014 - Present
Current Role:
Alternate IDs:
Maybe, Somnus丶M, 小可, SoMnus丶M
超哥, may皇, 蛆垚
Approx. Total Winnings:
Signature Hero:
Shadow Fiend Storm Spirit Kunkka
2013-01-28 — 2014-02-19Vici Gaming
2014-02-19 — 2014-04-25LGD Gaming
2014-04-25 — 2014-10-14LGD.CDEC
2014-10-14 — 2015-03-15CDEC Gaming
2015-03-15 — 2020-09-04PSG.LGD
2020-10-01 — 2020-11-16Elephant.4AM
2020-11-16 — 2021-11-11Elephant
2021-11-20 — 2023-05-09Royal Never Give Up
2023-05-09 — PresentAzure Ray
Upcoming Matches
CN ChinaChina
September 30, 2023 - 6:00 UTC

Upcoming Tournaments
2022 Asian Games2022 Asian Games 2022 Asian Games
September 29, 2023 - 00:00 UTC
Sep 29 - Oct 2
The International 2023The International 2023 The International 2023
October 12, 2023 - 00:00 UTC
Oct 12 - 29

Lu "Somnus" Yao (also known as Maybe) (born December 16, 1995) is a Chinese player who is currently playing for Azure Ray.



Maybe is a DotA veteran who has consistently been near the top of the Chinese Dota 2 ladder. He was part of the DotA team Greedy (later picked up by Vici Gaming), alongside legendary player YaphetS. Although he was not very active in public DotA games, Maybe often played in-house games on YY 90016 under the nickname 海贼王 (One Piece).[1]

Dota 2[edit]

In 2013, Maybe participated in the Chinese Dota Elite Community (CDEC), China's most prestigious in-house league. Due to a preoccupation with studies, Maybe did not join a competitive Dota 2 team before being picked up by LGD Gaming in 2014. On February 21st of that year, LGD signed Maybe to play the 2 position after the departure of xiao8 to Newbee.[1] However, just 2 months later, he was replaced by Lin and was transferred to LGD's developmental team, LGD.CDEC.[2] He stayed with CDEC until the conclusion of the Dota 2 Asia Championships 2015, after which he was transferred back to LGD Gaming's primary team.[3]

In 2015 he saw further growth and success with two spring titles to his name, winning the MarsTV Dota 2 2015 Chinese League and later I-league Season 3. At The International 2015 he came third place and subsequently signed a four-year contract with LGD, keeping him until 2019.[4] During autumn saw early exits in premier tournaments, but came second place at WCA 2015. He continued under LGD into the new year and in June, he came fourth place at the Manila Major 2016. He was featured in a player profile at The International 2016 and despite rumours of Maybe exiting LGD after their early exit in The International, he continued to stay with the team.[5]

On October 20th, 2022, after Royal Never Give Up lost to Entity and exited The International 2022, Somnus hinted at retirement from the competitive scene.[6] Though he only took a break and joined Azure Ray.


  • Reached 10,000 MMR on September 24, 2021.[7]


  • Had the highest average kills per game (7.63) during Season 2 of the 2021 DPC China Upper Division.
  • Had the highest average kills per game during Tour 2 (9.67) and Tour 3 (9.33) of the 2021/22 DPC CN Upper Division.
  • He is the all time leader in premium/professional matches played (69) and wins (38) as Leshrac.

Stats from datdota as of 26-Sep-2021.


2019-08-253rdTier 1The International 2019The International 2019
1 : 2
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
2018-08-252ndTier 1The International 2018The International 2018
2 : 3
2018-05-201stTier 1MDL Changsha MajorMDL Changsha Major
3 : 0
3 : 2
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
2018-04-072ndTier 1Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018Dota 2 Asia Championships 2018
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2 : 3
2017-08-114thTier 1The International 2017The International 2017
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
0 : 2
Team LiquidTeam Liquid
2017-07-091stTier 1Mars Dota 2 League 2017Mars Dota 2 League 2017
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
3 : 2
LGD.Forever YoungLGD.Forever Young
2015-12-202ndTier 1World Cyber Arena 2015World Cyber Arena 2015
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
2 : 3
2015-08-083rdTier 1The International 2015The International 2015
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
0 : 2
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses
2015-05-231stTier 1i-League Season 3i-League Season 3
LGD GamingLGD Gaming
3 : 0
Vici GamingVici Gaming
Extended list of results
DateTierTournamentPositionPartner List
2023-07-30Tier 1Riyadh Masters 2023Riyadh Masters 2023Huya Streamer
2021-07-25Tier 2i-League 2021 Season 1i-League 2021 Season 1Guest Commentator
About achievementsBroadcasts from any Tournament


Additional Content[edit]




External links[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 GodBlessMali (2014-01-14). "YaphetS' Former Teammate, Maybe, Ready to Play Professionally". Retrieved 2015-01-12.
  2. LGD.CDEC Announcement
  3. LGD official roster confirmation
  4. "Maybe has signed with LGD-Gaming until 2019". LGD-Gaming. 2016-08-27. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  5. "DOTA 2 MAJORS REGISTRATION". 2016-09-14. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  6. Maybe (2022-10-20). "属于我的青春注定会有遗憾与意难平吧" (in Chinese China).
  7. Elephant-DOTA2俱乐部 (2021-09-24). "皮俊双雄助渡劫!". Weibo.