Darkshad (also known as Darkshad The Legend) is a top Smash 4 Ryu player out of Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally an online Shulk main, Darkshad came into the competitive scene in early 2016. Since then, he has taken sets off of Larry Lurr, Abadango, MKLeo, Zinoto, Tweek, MVD, Ned, and Samsora. Darkshad is currently ranked 44th on the Panda Global Rankings, 7th on the Midwest Smash 4 Power Rankings, and 1st on the Ohio Smash 4 Power Rankings. He is sponsored by Events2Compete.