Shortly after the finish of qualifier 2, Excrucio was picked up by Team Phoenix and renamed to Phoenix Reign. At the Spring Live Championships, Reign finished 2nd overall, again losing to Hammers Velocity in the finals 3-1.
In the Summer Season, Oldskool remained on Reign with Ezadox and new additions e36 and Statusbaked. . When Ezadox retired, Status's brother, Sam, took over as starting Roam. During this time, Skool became known in the community for his exceptional Celeste play. Reign finished Evil Eight Split 2 in second place, giving them the second seed going into the Summer Live championships.