Watch Streaming Star Valkyrae Recreating Viral ‘Luddy’ Dance

Streaming star Rachell ‘Valkyrae’ Hofstetter has impressed TikTok users with her version of the famous Ludwig’s ‘Luddy’ dance. The dance has gone viral on TikTok. Surprisingly, Valkyrae might have another Luddy move in the groundwork.

On November 7, 2022 Valkyrae surprised her followers with a flawless version of the ‘Luddy’ dance. She wasn’t alone in this endeavor.


What is the viral Luddy Dance?

The Luddy or Ludwig Dance is a dance performed by famous streamer Ludwig. In this dance, the dancer rotates his arms in a semi-circle motion in front of his body. He simultaneously shifts his feet back and forth but in place.

The dance was first performed by Ludwig when he was in high school. The dance can be seen in videos of May 2020. In October and November 2022, the dance has seen a resurgence and rising popularity. Other streamers began attempting to perform the dance.

Luddy dance was posted to Ludwig’s Youtube channel on May 30, 2020. The video was titled, “UNBOXING $2500 WORTH OF STUFF STREAM BOUGHT ME,”. Ludwig did the dance while he was wearing a pink maid dress. The video crossed over 590,000 views in a span of two years.


Ludwig first performed the Luddy dance in high school with his friend Nick. They were in a theater class and performed the dance to distract people who were on-stage.

After October 8, 2022, through Twitter, the Luddy started to spread virally online. Various streamers reacted to the clip and attempted the dance themselves. This led to the dance becoming viral.

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Who is Valkyrae?

Rachell Hofstetter is popularly known as Valkyrae. Apart from being a widely-known streamer, she is also the co-owner of the 100 Thieves organization.

Moreover, one can tune into her streams to enjoy her cheerful streams. She plays games like Valorant, Among Us, Genshin Impact and many more.

Valkyrae Hits the viral Luddy Dance

On November 7, 2022, Twitch streamer, Valkyrae posted a duet to Ludwig’s November 4 Luddy video on TikTok. She did the dance in sync with Ludwig himself. This has gathered the video over 3.9 million views within 24 hours.


Moreover, her tweet didn’t was noticed by Ludwig himself. He replied her, “congrats on the Free Million likes.” Now, the video has almost touched more than 520K views and still gaining more.

Continuing the reply, she replied to Ludwig to wait as the Valky came out. Now, this suggests that Valkyrae has a potentially trendsetting dance move in her mind. Her fans are left enthralled by the idea of another to be viral move.

Meanwhile, the fans actually loved Valkyrae doing the ‘Luddy.’ dance. Some fans were hyped after the little hint of the ‘Valky’ coming on way in future.


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