Smasher:Angel Cortes

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Angel Cortes "iKon"
SSB4 main Diddy Kong
Other SSB4
Roy, Sheik, Wario
Brawl main Ice Climbers
Other Brawl
Diddy Kong
Melee main Jigglypuff
Crew(s) Astral Authority
Former crews Hitbox Arena
Skill Super Smash Bros. Brawl High level
Super Smash Bros. 4 Top level
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 New Jersey Smash 4 Power Rankings: 4th
Additional info
Real name Angel Cortes
Birth date (age 28)
Location New Jersey United States

Angel Cortes, formerly known as iKon, is an American professional smasher from New Jersey who mains Diddy Kong in Smash 4 and Ice Climbers in Brawl. He is regarded as one of the best Diddy Kong mains in the Tri-state area, and one of the best solo Diddy Kong mains in the world. Angel Cortes is currently ranked 4th on the New Jersey Smash 4 Power Rankings and was formerly ranked 38th on the Panda Global Rankings v1. In Smash 4, he has beaten top players such as Nairo, Dabuz, Tweek, WaDi, Vinnie, Pink Fresh, 9B, and Nietono.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
KTAR December 6th, 2009 13th
SKTAR July 14th-15th, 2012 49th 17th RJ
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 65th
Apex 2014 January 17th-19th, 2014 49th
Xanadu - End of an Era February 24th-25th, 2018 4th

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
KTAR 8 December 28th, 2013 13th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Collision XI January 3rd, 2015 25th
Apex 2015 January 30th-February 1st, 2015 33rd
S@X 100 June 2nd, 2015 2nd
Collision XII June 6th, 2015 5th
EVO 2015 July 17th-19th, 2015 17th 33rd Rich Brown
Super Smash Con 2015 August 6th-9th, 2015 5th
Nebulous Prime 1 August 14th-16th, 2015 5th
S@X 112 August 25th, 2015 3rd
SKTAR 4 August 22nd-23rd, 2015 9th 2nd Nairo
KTAR XIV November 7th, 2015 7th 3rd ANTi
KTAR XV December 5th, 2015 5th 33rd Max Ketchum
KTAR XVI January 9th, 2016 5th 5th Max Ketchum
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 33rd 49th Max Ketchum
Do or DI March 11th-13th, 2016 5th 5th Pugwest
Pound 2016 April 2nd-3rd, 2016 17th 25th Max Ketchum
Collision XIII April 16th, 2016 7th 5th Max Ketchum
S@X 151 May 24th, 2016 1st
S@X 152 May 31st, 2016 1st
Midwest Mayhem 3 June 4th, 2016 3rd 5th Ksev
KTAR XVIII June 11th, 2016 17th 3rd Tweek
S@X 155 June 21st, 2016 2nd
2GGT: KTAR Saga July 23rd, 2016 49th 13th TLTC
S@X 156 June 28th, 2016 7th
Invasion 6 July 2nd, 2016 3rd 5th Fabled
S@X 157 July 5th, 2016 5th
S@X 158 July 12th, 2016 17th
EVO 2016 July 15th-17th, 2016 65th
Smash @ The Cave #34 August 11th, 2016 17th
Super Smash Con 2016 August 11th-14th, 2016 65th
Mid-South Championships September 10th-11th, 2016 1st ? Nico
Invasion 9 October 22nd, 2016 9th
Olympus October 28th-30th, 2016 9th 7th Nurse Debby
KTAR XIX November 19th, 2016 17th 13th Max Ketchum
XenoSaga IV November 26th, 2016 5th
The True King January 28th, 2017 1st 2nd Max Ketchum
Smash With BAE 14 January 29th, 2017 2nd ? ?
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 65th 33rd Das
XenoSaga VIII April 22nd, 2017 9th
Anomaly 2 May 20th, 2017 2nd 2nd Gen
Super Smash Frenzzy #11 June 22nd, 2017 2nd 3rd Max Ketchum
ALPHA July 1st, 2017 5th 5th Max Ketchum
Suburban Showdown July 8th, 2017 1st
Get On My Level 2017 July 28th-30th, 2017 7th 7th Max Ketchum
The Forge Weekly #4 August 17th, 2017 7th
The Legend of Glentendo December 30th, 2017 7th
Invasion 21 January 6th, 2018 2nd 3rd Max Ketchum
ORION January 13th, 2018 13th 7th John Numbers
Xanadu - End of an Era February 24th-25th, 2018 33rd
Anomaly Winter 2018 March 10th, 2018 5th
XenoOneHundred March 14th, 2018 65th (DQ) 5th Max Ketchum
Collision XV March 31st, 2018 17th 9th Max Ketchum
S@X 244 April 3rd, 2018 4th 3rd Max Ketchum
The Scarlet Classic IV April 15th-16th, 2018 7th 5th Max Ketchum
Final Smash Attack: Player's Ball July 29th, 2018 13th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
NYXL Pop-Up! December 22nd, 2018 17th
Let's Make Moves December 29th, 2018 49th 17th VikkiKitty


  • In May 2015, Angel called several players out in a TwitLonger post, which led to the creation of the "exposed" meme that is closely associated with him.

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