In Project M, Carls493 is a Wario main. He is ranked 2nd on the Columbus Power Rankings, with wins over Mango, XYK, and SoulPech, and is considered to be the best Wario in the Midwest. He nowadays only plays the game competitively at tournament venues that feature it alongside the current official Smash game at the time.
After the decline in activity for Brawl. Carls493 moved on to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and continued to be a Fox player in that game. He then later picked up Shulk as a co-main alongside Fox, and has claimed wins over Katakiri, ACNupp, TekNo, Kamui, CrazyColorz5, and Karinole primarily as Shulk. He was formerly ranked 10th on the 1st Ohio Smash 4 Power Rankings, but was considered the best Shulk player in Ohio by the end of the game's competitive lifespan.
In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Carls493 started the game out as a more full-fledged Shulk player, demoting Fox as one of his secondaries, and is considered one of the best Shulk players in Ohio after Darkshad. He has later on picked up Joker as another one of his strong secondaries, and is known to occasionally use other characters in competitive matches, as well, such as Pokémon Trainer, Sonic, Mega Man, and Inkling. He is currently ranked 3rd on the Columbus Ultimate Power Rankings and 12th on the Ohio Ultimate Power Rankings, claiming wins over Katakiri, Karinole, CrazyColorz5, TLOrEo, Mac Attk, Mindset, GoMan, BiggieCheeze, Abyss, and colinies.