Asmongold Gets Shadow-Banned On Twitch

Asmongold in disbelief after discovering that his channel is not featured on Twitch.

Twitch star Zack, also known as Asmongold, returned to live streaming on November 28th on his main channel after a five-month break.

While streaming, the chat informed him that his channel was not publicly visible on the platform. Upon confirming the news, the streamer was in disbelief and showed his frustration to the viewers.

Major takeaways

  • Asmongold returned to streaming after a five-month break.
  • Viewers informed him that his channel doesn’t feature on the platform.
  • The streamer showed his frustration upon confirming the news.

Asmongold, a famous Twitch sensation with over 3.3 million followers on Twitch, is primarily known for playing World of Warcraft.

In addition, he is a co-owner and content creator for One True King, a gaming organization consisting of online content creators. The streamer first started on Twitch in 2014 and built a loyal and dedicated fan base throughout the years.

Zack returned to Twitch after taking a five-month break from streaming, only to discover that he was shadow-banned on the platform. A viewer commented :

“Does Twitch really hate Asmon? He isn’t shown in WoW category.”

Upon reading the comment, he opened Twitch to investigate. He couldn’t find his channel listed in the World of Warcraft category despite currently being the most-viewed streamer. 

The streamer’s face showed clear frustration, yet he kept his composure and decided to check on his phone in case of a bug. Zack posted this clip on his Twitch and YouTube channels, confirming the unfortunate news. 

Asmongold Shadow Banned on Twitch
Asmongold Shadow Banned on Twitch

Asmon stated that every other creator is visible except for him on the mobile application. Furthermore, some viewers professed that the streamer might have been shadow-banned, while others stated that this has been happening to his channel for a while.

About ten to twelve minutes later, some viewers notified him that he was appearing under the “bald” tag. The chat claimed that this was a troll from the platform itself. Upon checking and confirming, the streamer was visibly upset, while the chat found it hilarious. Zack posted this clip on his official “Asmongold Clips” channel.

YouTube video

This event was also posted on r/Livestreamfail subreddit, and the community had mixed reactions to the news.

Even though it is not confirmed by any source if this was a troll, bug, or a shadow-ban, Asmongold’s reaction was still hilarious to witness for the viewers.

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