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PGR v1

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PGR v1
Period active January 2015 - May 2016
Region Global
Game(s) supported Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Producer(s) Panda Global

The PGR v1 lists the world's top 50 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U smashers during the period of January 2015 through May 2016, as compiled by PG Stats.


The first list was compiled by 48 panelists and the PG Stats team -- Dom, suar, and Zan and took into account tournament results from Apex 2015 to 2GGT: Fresh Saga. The players' rankings are purely based on tournament placings and set counts, with a heavy emphasis on 7 major events: Apex 2015, CEO 2015, EVO 2015, Paragon Los Angeles 2015, The Big House 5, GENESIS 3 and Pound 2016

It also includes a separate and subjective metric voted on by the panelists referred to as "X-Factor", which follows a more similar approach to Melee It On Me's SSBMRank. A player's X-Factor is the difference between their PGR ranking and their spot on the list that the surveyors rated them at. A player with a very positive X-Factor would theoretically be a notable figure in the community feared by top players but would not have the results to back them up. On the other hand, a player with a negative X-Factor would be somewhat of a "hidden boss" showing impressive results and wins with a lack of acknowledgement from the community. The full list was revealed after LVL UP EXPO 2016 and Get On My Level 2016, but was created before those tournaments started, making some of the set records and notable wins exclusive to the time beforehand.


The subjective components used to determine the X-Factors were derived from a survey that was sent to over 50 community members from around the world.

The United States, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Europe, and Australia were represented among the 48 individuals who were surveyed that answered back.

Tristate (8) - ANTi, Dabuz, Dom, False, Gunblade, Nairo, NAKAT, Tweek
Japan (7) - 9B, Abadango, Earth, komorikiri, Mr.II, Nietono, RAIN
Florida (6)- Diamond Overstreet, Sol, Master Raven, MVD, saj, suar
Europe (6) - Luigi player, Mr.R, Risuno, Rito, Tetra, vyQ
SoCal (5) - falln, Larry Lurr, VoiD, Zan, ZeRo
Maryland/Virginia (3) - Mister Eric, Remzi, Seagull Joe
Mexico (2) - Hyuga, MkLeo
Australia (2) - KuroganeHammer, Shaya
Midwest (2) - Ori, Vayseth
Southwest (1) - Bear
Northwest (1) - Big D
Southeast (1) - Fatality
New England (1) - Pugwest
NorCal (1) - Shaky
Canada (1) - Toronto Joe
South (1) - Trela

Tournaments evaluated[edit]

Bolded tournaments signify majors, and non-bolded tournaments are defined as nationals by the PG Stats team.

Tournament Date
Apex 2015 January 30th-February 1st, 2015
CEO 2015 June 26th-28th, 2015
EVO 2015 July 17th-19th, 2015
Smash Factor 4 July 24th-26th, 2015
Super Smash Con 2015 August 6th-9th, 2015
PAX Prime 2015 August 28th-30th, 2015
Paragon Los Angeles 2015 September 5th-6th, 2015
Umebura F.A.T. September 21st-22nd, 2015
The Big House 5 October 2nd-4th, 2015
MLG World Finals 2015 October 16th-18th, 2015
2GGT: ESAM Saga January 9th, 2016
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016
PAX Arena January 29th-31st, 2016
2GGT: The False Awakens January 30th, 2016
B.E.A.S.T 6 February 19th-21st, 2016
Shots Fired 2 March 5th-6th, 2016
Glitch March 12th, 2016
2GGT: FOW Saga March 26th, 2016
Pound 2016 April 2nd-3rd, 2016
Midwest Mayhem 2 April 30th, 2016
NEW FISH May 7th, 2016
2GGT: Fresh Saga May 7th, 2016


ZeRo's player card
Ranking Smasher Previous rank Movement Character(s)
1 Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
2 USA Nairo ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
3 USA Dabuz RosalinaHeadSSB4-U.png
4 Netherlands Mr.R SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
5 Japan Abadango MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.pngMetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.pngPac-ManHeadSSB4-U.png
6 Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png
7 USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.pngDonkeyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
8 USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.png
9 Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png
10 USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.pngZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
11 Japan Komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngSonicHeadSSB4-U.png
12 USA FOW NessHeadSSB4-U.png
13 USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
14 USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.png
15 USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
16 USA Shaky NessHeadSSB4-U.png
17 Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
18 USA Vinnie SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
19 Mexico Leo MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.pngMarthHeadSSB4-U.png
20 USA 6WX SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
21 USA MVD DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
22 USA Tyrant MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
23 USA Zinoto DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
24 Mexico Hyuga ToonLinkHeadSSB4-U.png
25 USA Trela RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
26 Japan RAIN SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
27 USA K9sbruce SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngDiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
28 USA Mew2King CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
29 USA SlayerZ PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
30 USA Pink Fresh BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.pngLucasHeadSSB4-U.png
31 USA All Might SonicHeadSSB4-U.pngRoyHeadSSB4-U.png
32 Japan Nietono DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
33 Japan Earth PitHeadSSB4-U.png
34 USA NAKAT NessHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.pngPikachuHeadSSB4-U.png
35 USA False SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngMarthHeadSSB4-U.pngRyuHeadSSB4-U.png
36 USA Mr. ConCon LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png
37 USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
38 USA Angel Cortes DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
39 USA Xzax FoxHeadSSB4-U.pngMarioHeadSSB4-U.png
40 USA falln RosalinaHeadSSB4-U.png
41 USA Fatality CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.pngMetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
42 Netherlands iStudying GreninjaHeadSSB4-U.png
43 USA ScAtt MegaManHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
44 USA Megafox FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
45 USA Ryo IkeHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.png
46 USA Cacogen SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
47 USA 8BitMan ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
48 USA Seagull Joe SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
49 USA NickRiddle ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
50 USA Tearbear CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png

X-Factor adjusted rankings (subjective)[edit]

Ranking Smasher Previous rank Movement Character(s)
1 Chile ZeRo DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
2 USA Dabuz RosalinaHeadSSB4-U.png
3 USA Nairo ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
4 Netherlands Mr.R SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
5 Japan Ranai VillagerHeadSSB4-U.png
6 Japan Abadango MewtwoHeadSSB4-U.pngMetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.pngPac-ManHeadSSB4-U.png
7 USA Larry Lurr FoxHeadSSB4-U.pngDonkeyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
8 Canada Ally MarioHeadSSB4-U.png
9 Japan Komorikiri CloudHeadSSB4-U.pngSonicHeadSSB4-U.png
10 USA VoiD SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.png
11 USA ANTi MarioHeadSSB4-U.pngZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
12 USA Marss ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
13 USA FOW NessHeadSSB4-U.png
14 Japan 9B BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.png
15 USA Tweek CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
16 USA ESAM PikachuHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.png
17 USA Mew2King CloudHeadSSB4-U.png
18 Mexico Leo MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.pngMarthHeadSSB4-U.png
19 USA Vinnie SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
20 USA Zinoto DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
21 Japan RAIN SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
22 Japan Earth PitHeadSSB4-U.png
23 Japan Nietono DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.pngSheikHeadSSB4-U.png
24 USA Shaky NessHeadSSB4-U.png
25 Mexico Hyuga ToonLinkHeadSSB4-U.png
26 USA Tyrant MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
27 USA Trela RyuHeadSSB4-U.png
28 USA K9sbruce SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngDiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
29 USA 6WX SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
30 USA Pink Fresh BayonettaHeadSSB4-U.pngLucasHeadSSB4-U.png
31 USA NAKAT NessHeadSSB4-U.pngFoxHeadSSB4-U.pngPikachuHeadSSB4-U.png
32 USA MVD DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
33 USA ScAtt MegaManHeadSSB4-U.pngCloudHeadSSB4-U.png
34 USA Megafox FoxHeadSSB4-U.png
35 USA All Might SonicHeadSSB4-U.pngRoyHeadSSB4-U.png
36 USA SlayerZ PeachHeadSSB4-U.png
37 USA Fatality CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.pngMetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
38 USA Xzax FoxHeadSSB4-U.pngMarioHeadSSB4-U.png
39 USA Ito MetaKnightHeadSSB4-U.png
40 Netherlands iStudying GreninjaHeadSSB4-U.png
41 USA Mr. ConCon LuigiHeadSSB4-U.png
42 USA False SheikHeadSSB4-U.pngMarthHeadSSB4-U.pngRyuHeadSSB4-U.png
43 USA Ryo IkeHeadSSB4-U.pngCorrinHeadSSB4-U.png
44 USA Angel Cortes DiddyKongHeadSSB4-U.png
45 USA Cacogen SheikHeadSSB4-U.png
46 USA NickRiddle ZeroSuitSamusHeadSSB4-U.png
47 USA falln RosalinaHeadSSB4-U.png
48 USA Seagull Joe SonicHeadSSB4-U.png
49 USA 8BitMan ROBHeadSSB4-U.png
50 USA Tearbear CaptainFalconHeadSSB4-U.png

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