Smasher:Captain L

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Captain L
Character info
Smash 64 main Fox
Brawl main Pikachu
Smash 4 main Pikachu
Other Smash 4 character Jigglypuff
Ultimate main Sheik
Retired Ultimate characters Pikachu, Pichu
Team info
Sponsor(s) Hit Box
Former sponsor(s) The Gaming Stadium
Rankings and results info
Most recent ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 Panda Global Rankings 100: 79th
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Smash Canada Rankings Ultimate: 4th
Personal and other info
Real name Landon Trybuch
Birth date (age 30)
Location Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Captain L is a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Sheik main from British Columbia. He initially played Pichu and Pikachu, and was considered both characters' best player in Canada, defeating players such as WaDi, Puppeh, Mr. E, ScAtt, Fatality, Eon, and Big D. Captain L is currently ranked 4th on the Smash Canada Rankings Ultimate and 7th on the British Columbia Ultimate Power Rankings, and was formerly ranked 50th on the Spring 2019 PGRU.

In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Captain L was a Pikachu main, considered the second best Pikachu player in the world, after ESAM. Captain L consistently placed top 3 in the Pacific Northwest region, and has defeated players such as MkLeo, Tweek, Mr.R, Mistake, ESAM, Marss, and Lima. He is also known for being one of the best Jigglypuff players in the world, having used it alongside Pikachu to defeat several notable players, most notably Larry Lurr at Vancouver Battle Royale - Spring Championship. He is currently ranked 2nd on the Canada Smash Ranking, 2nd on the Official British Columbia Power Rankings, and 79th on the Panda Global Rankings 100.

Captain L is known for his use of the Bidou control scheme, and popularizing use of the Arduino GameCube Controller to assist labbers and improve Training Mode for players.

Play style[edit]

As Pikachu, Captain L employs a defensive playstyle where he uses well-placed Thunder Jolts to harass and goad opponents into approaching. He has a number of matches go to time, with most of said timeouts resulting in his win. Despite this, he has a top-notch combo game. He has a great deal of consistency with Pikachu's up throw into Thunder kill combo. As Sheik, he is known for his technical and combo-heavy playstyle, using a Smashbox controller to showcase a wide variety of combo tools, and Needle Storm movement and pressure. His Jigglypuff is also known for its surprising combo game and rest reads.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros.[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Northwest Majors VII April 24th-26th, 2015 2nd
Northwest Majors: Drop Zone November 20th-22nd, 2015 1st
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 49th
Virtual Battle Royale March 5th, 2016 1st
Rain City Smash June 11th-12th, 2016 2nd
Don't Park on the Grass December 17th-18th, 2016 13th 7th Smurf
GENESIS 4 January 20th-22nd, 2017 49th
Trinity March 4th, 2017 2nd
GENESIS 5 January 19th-21st, 2018 33rd
Dairantou 大乱闘 #8 November 25th, 2018 5th 3rd Webwipe
Dairantou 大乱闘 #14 October 27th, 2019 11th

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Phoenix Brawl 4 October 15th-16th, 2010 7th 5th Blue Yoshi
Phoenix Brawl 7 April 28th, 2012 5th 4th Asa
Get On My Level 2018 May 18th-20th, 2018 17th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Northwest Majors VII April 24th-26th, 2015 4th
Anime Revolution 2015 August 15th, 2015 1st
Paragon Los Angeles 2015 September 5th-6th, 2015 33rd
Northwest Majors: Drop Zone November 20th-22nd, 2015 4th 5th FoCus
Vancouver Battle Royale November 28th, 2015 1st 2nd Agias
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 49th 33rd FoCus
Vancouver Battle Royale #2 January 23rd, 2016 2nd 2nd FoCus
Virtual Battle Royale March 5th, 2016 5th 2nd Larry Lurr
Northwest Majors VIII April 29th-May 1st, 2016 5th
Canada Cup Vancouver series May 13th-15th, 2016 3rd
Battle of BC May 14th, 2016 5th 2nd FoCus
VSB weekly #50 June 5th, 2016 2nd 3rd Zerango
Rain City Smash June 11th-12th, 2016 2nd 2nd FoCus
2GGT: KTAR Saga July 23rd, 2016 25th 13th Zenyou
Don't Park on the Grass December 17th-18th, 2016 5th 3rd FoCus
Smash of the Titans 15 January 19th, 2017 25th
GENESIS 4 January 20th-22nd, 2017 65th 17th Locus
Elements Fighting Game Challenge #1 January 28th, 2017 13th 2nd FoCus
Elements Fighting Game Challenge #2 February 18th, 2017 3rd 1st Locus
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 97th 17th Locus
Mega Smash Mondays 91 March 27th, 2017 9th
Elements Fighting Game Challenge #3 April 1st, 2017 ? ? Locus
Elements Fighting Game Challenge #6 May 13th, 2017 3rd 3rd FoCus
Port Priority: A Pacific Northwest Regional May 27th, 2017 7th 2nd Locus
UBC Smash 4 Pre-Battle of BC 2 Weekly June 1st-2nd, 2017 5th
Battle of BC 2 June 3rd-4th, 2017 9th 5th Locus
2GGC: Nairo Saga June 10th-11th, 2017 49th
EVO 2017 July 14th-16th, 2017 97th
Randall City July 22nd-23rd, 2017 4th 3rd FoCus
2GGC: SCR Saga August 19th-20th, 2017 25th 17th Exodia
GameTyrant Expo 2017 September 29th-October 1st, 2017 33rd
2GGC: MkLeo Saga November 4th, 2017 13th 17th Locus
Port Priority 2: Midwest Invasion November 11th, 2017 4th 1st Ned
GENESIS 5 January 19th-21st, 2018 25th 7th Konga
Frostbite 2018 February 9th-11th, 2018 65th 13th Exodia
UBC Cup 2018 February 17th, 2018 2nd 1st falln
Smash Masters League: Battle for Vegas March 24th-25th, 2018 13th
Davis Lounge Colosseum #10 April 8th, 2018 4th 2nd Locus
Flatiron 3 April 21st, 2018 3rd
Arcane Tournaments 2018 April 27th-29th, 2018 2nd 5th EddyAguirre
Port Priority 3: Tristate Throwdown May 5th, 2018 9th 4th DareInNeutral
Vancouver Battle Royale - Spring Championship May 12th, 2018 2nd 1st Larry Lurr
Get On My Level 2018 May 18th-20th, 2018 17th 17th Exodia
Smash 'N' Splash 4 June 1st-3rd, 2018 13th 9th Elegant
Saints Gaming Live 2018 June 9th-10th, 2018 5th 3rd Larry Lurr
2GG: Hyrule Saga June 23rd-24th, 2018 25th 17th Strike
CEO 2018 June 29th-July 1st, 2018 9th 17th Rideae
Cascade 2 July 28th, 2018 5th 2nd Exodia
EVO 2018 August 3rd-5th, 2018 33rd
Super Smash Con 2018 August 9th-12th, 2018 33rd 13th BestNess
Super Smash Fight Club 3 August 18th, 2018 9th 2nd Karna
Emerald City 7 September 29th, 2018 4th 1st Konga
GameTyrant Expo 2018 November 2nd-4th, 2018 7th 2nd Diablo
Port Priority: 4Ever November 10th, 2018 5th 5th Locus
DreamHack Atlanta 2018 November 16th-18th, 2018 13th
Dairantou 8 November 25th, 2018 5th 2nd Sn0w
Super Smash Con 2019 August 8th-11th, 2019 7th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
RPL Ultimate Tournament December 8th, 2018 1st
Don't Park on the Grass 2018 December 15th-16th, 2018 5th 4th Locus
The Pinnacle 2018 December 28th-29th, 2018 1st 7th Locus
For Glory: SmUsh vs Ultimate January 5th-6th, 2019 1st 1st FoCus
SKL Smashfest 4 January 12th, 2019 2nd 2nd FoCus
GENESIS 6 February 1st-3rd, 2019 33rd 49th Locus
Frostbite 2019 February 22nd-24th, 2019 17th 49th Focus
Battle of BC 3 March 30th-31st, 2019 7th 2nd ESAM
Kawaii Kon 2019 April 5th-7th, 2019 4th 1st Larry Lurr
2GG: Prime Saga April 13th-14th, 2019 49th 25th Locus
Trinity 2019 April 27th, 2019 3rd 1st Locus
Get On My Level 2019 May 17th-19th, 2019 13th 9th MuteAce
MomoCon 2019 May 23rd-26th, 2019 25th 17th Lemmon
Smash 'N' Splash 5 May 31st-June 2nd, 2019 25th 17th Fwed
Heroes VS Villains 2019 June 15th, 2019 4th
Randall City 2 June 22nd-23rd, 2019 2nd 2nd FoCus
CEO 2019 June 28th-30th, 2019 25th 4th Larry Lurr
The Pinnacle 2019 July 5th-7th, 2019 3rd 2nd Locus
VORTEX July 20th-21st, 2019 5th 1st Pandarian
Smashfest 5: Queen City Ex August 3rd-4th, 2019 4th 2nd Locus
Super Smash Con 2019 August 8th-11th, 2019 65th
Port Priority 5 September 7th-8th, 2019 13th 7th Nicko
Mainstage September 20th-22nd, 2019 33rd
OctoBair October 12th, 2019 4th
Play With Heart November 30th-December 1st, 2019 9th 9th Locus
BashFest 2020 February 23rd, 2020 9th
SWT: NA Northwest Ultimate Online QualifierOnline May 8th-9th, 2021 49th
MSG Invitational June 26th, 2021 7th
Riptide September 10th-12th, 2021 257th
Pinnacle 2021 October 8th-10th, 2021 13th 4th Big D
Mainstage 2021 November 12th-14th, 2021 49th
Let's Make Big Moves 2022 January 7th-9th, 2022 49th
Back in Blood 3 March 5th, 2022 13th 13th Big D
MARCH RADNESS March 19th, 2022 2nd 3rd Melon
Mairch March 27th, 2022 5th 3rd Big D
Vancouver Battle Royale: Resurrection April 23rd-24th, 2022 25th 5th Big D
Emerald City X April 30th, 2022 17th 9th Big D
Get On My Level 2022 July 1st-3rd, 2022 97th 25th Big D
Grandslam 6 July 17th, 2022 65th
GrandSlam 7 September 11th, 2022 7th 7th Big D
Back in Blood 5 October 15th, 2022 17th 7th Big D
GrandSlam 8 November 6th, 2022 9th 7th Big D
Port Priority 7 November 12th-13th, 2022 65th 13th Big D
GrandSlam 9 December 11th, 2022 7th 7th sno
GrandSlam 10 January 15th, 2023 13th 7th Big D
GrandSlam 11 March 5th, 2023 5th 9th Big D
Daddy's Den X Supreme March 18th-19th, 2023 25th 9th Artemis
MAJOR UPSET April 1st-2nd, 2023 65th 17th Big D
GrandSlam 12 May 7th, 2023 9th
Battle of BC 5 May 19th-21st, 2023 65th 17th Big D
ALOHA BEACHES July 9th, 2023 7th / 177 7th / 27 Big D
GrandSlam 13 July 16th, 2023 9th / 176 9th / 40 Big D
Cascadia Clash 2023 September 2nd-3rd, 2023 9th / 16
Port Priority 8 November 11th-12th, 2023 65th / 710 65th / 165 Big D
Octobair 2023 October 28th, 2023 9th / 143 7th / 30 pacstreet
GrandSlam 14 November 18th, 2023 17th / 224 9th / 44 Big D
Domino Effect 2023 December 2nd, 2023 17th / 160 7th / 32 Big D
Umebura SP 10 January 6th-8th, 2024 385th / 1,275
Battle of BC 6 March 29th-31st, 2024 129th / 494 17th / 98 Big D

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