ANTi is an SSB4 Mario player from New York, considered among the best Mario players in the world, alongside Ally. He is well regarded for his deep character roster, and often employs counter-picking in tournament to secure a more advantageous match-up against his opponents. ANTi is currently ranked 9th on the Panda Global Rankings v2, and 3rd on the New York Smash 4 Power Rankings.
In SSBB, he was a Meta Knight player, considered one of the best Meta Knight players in the world. He was well known, much like in SSB4, for his significant character pool, which he occasionally utilized in tournament. He was formerly ranked 11th on the 2014 SSBBRank, and 5th on the Tristate Brawl Power Rankings.
ANTi is the 8th player to take a tournament set off ZeRo, the 4th to eliminate him, and the 2nd to defeat him in a Best of 5, without losing a single game, doing so at WNF 2.5.
On June 22nd, 2016, both ANTi and Dabuz signed with Dream Team. On August 22nd, amidst allegations of mispayment, ANTi and Dream Team would part ways. On September 13th, ANTi joined eSports team Immortals as their first Smash player.
On March 26th, 2017, ANTi went on a hiatus from competitive Smash.
ANTi's playstyle focuses on his exceptional capability to manifest and maintain pressure situations, being especially proficient at following his opponent's movement, retreating, and defensive options. In doing so, this enables him access to his unique form of aerial and ground based movement pressure, often running circles or tomahawk jumping around his opponents. These pressure microcosms he establishes provides him the ability to pressure his opponents into reacting, allowing him to punish when they overextend. ANTi is adept at following his opponent's aerial drift, allowing him to react and cover landing options, pressure from below, or extend juggling situations.
He has a fairly creative take on Mario's combo game, able to mix bread-and-butter combos with extended follow-ups. ANTi is very perceptive of airdodge and shield habits, and will exploit them to extend combos, obtain grabs, or kill.
ANTi specialises in utilising Meta Knight's effective tilt game. He will typically string single hits of tilts together, which further combo into different moves, which he determines based on his opponent's percent.
He is reputed for possessing an extensive repertoire of match-up knowledge, to such an extent that other players would examine his play to implement his strategies into their own.
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