The move followes Heroic's unsuccesful IEM Sydney campaign, where Patrick "es3tag" Hansen and co. finished 13-16th after two defeats; to fnatic and Grayhound.
mertz has been removed from Heroic's active lineup
Heroic has not yet announced who will be replacing mertz on the team, with more news set to follow. The team is set to play the ESL One Cologne qualifiers today, and will be fighting for an ESL Pro League Season 9 Finals spot on May 21-23 in Leicester.
Heroic are now:
Patrick "es3tag" Hansen
Benjamin "blameF" Bremer
Martin "stavn" Lund
Adam "friberg" Friberg
Daniel "mertz" Mertz (inactive)
Luis "peacemaker" Tadeu (coach)