Smasher:Epic_Gabriel

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Epic_Gabriel
Ultimate main R.O.B.
Other Ultimate
characters
Mr. Game & Watch, Pikachu, Snake, Incineroar, Ike, Roy, Terry, Diddy Kong, Ken, Duck Hunt, Ryu, Palutena, Wolf, Chrom
SSB4 main R.O.B.
Former sponsor(s) 24islands, IlluZion Gaming
Former crews Money Match Gaming, Gamers on The Edge
Skill Super Smash Bros. 4 Semi-professional
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top professional
Ranking Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Central Florida Ultimate Power Rankings: 2nd
Additional info
Real name Gabriel Romero
Birth date (age 18)
Location Orlando, Florida United States

Epic_Gabriel is a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate R.O.B. main from Orlando, Florida. He is considered one of the best R.O.B. mains in Florida, and potentially one of the best in the United States. He has defeated players such as Salem, Goblin, Wrath, Myran, Jw, BestNess, Vinny G, and Morpheus, as well as MuteAce in a first-to-5 money match. Epic_Gabriel is currently ranked 12th on the Wi-Fi Warrior Rank v5 and 2nd on the Central Florida Ultimate Power Rankings.

He was picked up by the organization 24 Islands on March 7th, 2020.[1] but they parted ways with 24 Islands on March 24th, 2020.[2] On June 13th, 2020, Epic_Gabriel joined IlluZion Gaming[3].

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
CFL Smackdown 164 February 27th, 2018 9th
Unrivaled X: Gon' Give It To Ya May 12th, 2018 25th
CEO 2018 June 29th-July 1st, 2018 129th
CFL Smackdown 178 July 11th, 2018 17th
DreamHack Atlanta 2018 November 16th-18th, 2018 65th 17th Hoover

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Ultimate Naifu Wars 1 December 14th, 2018 17th
Ultimate Naifu Wars 2 January 4th, 2019 17th
Smash Conference United January 5th-6th, 2019 17th 13th Kiki
Ultimate Naifu Wars 3 January 25th, 2019 9th
GENESIS 6 February 1st-3rd, 2019 129th 17th Akashic
ECLIPSE: Pokémon Edition March 16th, 2019 33rd
Overlords of Orlando: Ultimate Edition April 13th, 2019 9th
Come to Papa 3 April 27th-28th, 2019 13th 5th Blank
Ultimate Naifu Wars: Sandy Road to CEO 2019 2 May 3rd, 2019 5th
Ultimate Naifu Wars: Sandy Road to CEO 2019 3 May 10th, 2019 7th
Ultimate Naifu Wars 5 June 21st, 2019 33rd
Dabuz's Galaxy Sized Journey To EVO June 23rd, 2019 17th
CEO 2019 June 28th-30th, 2019 25th 5th Mr E
Little Big House 5 October 3rd, 2019 17th
The Big House 9 October 4th-6th, 2019 49th 17th Ned
Infinity Ugur October 12th, 2019 1st
Overlords of Orlando: OCTOBERLORDS October 26th, 2019 9th 5th Vinny G
DreamHack Atlanta 2019 November 15th-17th, 2019 17th 7th Mew2King
Fight For 95 November 23rd, 2019 9th
ECLIPSE 100: Homecoming November 30th, 2019 17th
Let's Make Big Moves January 3rd-5th, 2020 25th 5th MVD
GatorLAN Spring 2020 January 11th-12th, 2020 1st
Tampa Never Sleeps 8 January 18th-19th, 2020 9th 2nd Mew2King
Pre-G7 January 23rd, 2020 2nd
GENESIS 7 January 24th-26th, 2020 25th
Shell Shock February 8th, 2020 1st
Frostbite 2020 February 21st-23rd, 2020 49th
CEO Dreamland 2020 March 13th-15th, 2020 7th 3rd MVD
Mazer Gaming Smash March 22nd, 2020 9th
Kiki's Back On the Scene March 26th, 2020 17th
Ultimate Naifu Wars 8 March 27th, 2020 33rd
bunker down (2) March 28th, 2020 17th
bunker down (3) April 4th, 2020 9th
Ultimate Naifu Wars 9 April 16th, 2020 4th
The Quarantine Series: Minor Tournament 1 April 18th-19th, 2020 33rd
Kiki's Back On the Scene 2 April 22nd, 2020 9th
Pound Online April 24th-26th, 2020 17th
Ultimate Naifu Wars 10 May 1st, 2020 17th
The Quarantine Series: Major Tournament 1 May 2nd, 2020 13th
The Box May 8th-10th, 2020 5th
Mazer Gaming Gives Back May 15th, 2020 1st
Ultimate Naifu Wars 11 May 15th, 2020 1st
Smash the Router 2 May 16th, 2020 7th
Southlake Series May 17th, 2020 5th
Rev It Up: 2020 Series May 24th, 2020 129th
King of WiFi Random Characters May 30th, 2020 33rd
Ultimate Naifu Wars 12 June 12th, 2020 17th
Captain's Quarters 2 June 19th-20th, 2020 2nd
Playing for Pride June 20th-21st, 2020 33rd
The Box: Lunch Box 1 June 24th 2020 1st
Ultimate Naifu Wars 13 June 27th, 2020 17th
Fights for Rights June 28th, 2020 4th
Smash for RAINN July 5th, 2020 1st
The Collective July 12th, 2020 2nd
Kookus and the Money Machine July 15th, 2020 2nd
Get On My Line 2020 July 25th-26th, 2020 33rd
Smash the Router 3 July 26th, 2020 1st
The Box: Lunch Box 2 July 29th, 2020 17th
M-Kolosseum 1 August 1st-2nd, 2020 2nd
Super Smash Galaxy August 1st-2nd, 2020 17th
Juice Box #8 August 5th, 2020 3rd
Steal the Show 5: Heist in Smashville August 6th, 2020 13th
The Cosmic Kerfuffle August 8th, 2020 5th
Lockhart Series August 9th, 2020 7th
TNS: Pandemic Monthly 5.5 August 11th, 2020 2nd
Juice Box #9 August 12th, 2020 13th
Elympics 1 August 15th, 2020 5th
Zinc Tank 3 August 16th, 2020 13th
The Collective 2 August 16th, 2020 4th
Juice Box #10 August 19th, 2020 129th (DQ)
Frame Perfect Series: ONLINE August 22nd, 2020 7th
The Box: Lunch Box 3 August 26th, 2020 13th
Flat Realm 8 August 28th, 2020 7th
Juice Box #11 September 2nd, 2020 1st
Galaxy Gambit September 3rd, 2020 33rd
M-Kolosseum 2 September 5th, 2020 2nd
Juice Box 12 September 9th, 2020 5th
Frame Perfect Series 2: ONLINE September 18th, 2020 25th
Varsity Votes September 19th-20th, 2020 7th
Juice Box 14 September 23rd, 2020 2nd
Derpu's Online Tournament 2020 September 25th, 2020 4th
GOML North American Open: Southeast USA September 26th-27th, 2020 2nd
Mashfest 2 September 26th, 2020 5th
The Box: Lunch Box 4 September 30th, 2020 33rd
Galaxy Gambit 2 October 8th, 2020 9th
The Box: El Jugo Box October 10th, 2020 4th
The Atlas Cup October 11th, 2020 5th
PRYDE + HONOR 1 October 16th, 2020 4th
$2000 Legion Smash Ultimate Cup October 24th-25th, 2020 5th
Juice Box 18 November 4th, 2020 1st
Frame Perfect Series 3: ONLINE November 8th, 2020 3rd
Juice Box 19 November 11th, 2020 17th
Ultimate 32 November 14th-15th, 2020 17th
M-Kolosseum 4 November 21st, 2020 5th

Controversy[edit]

Epic_Gabriel has left several scathing comments on his opponent on Twitter or through Smash.gg after being defeated in online tournaments, causing members of the scene to call him out for being unsportsmanlike. One major incident happened after $2000 Legion Smash Ultimate Cup, where, after losing to Kiyarash, he told him that he will never be good, among other over-the-top angry comments.[4] When Kiyarash posted these comments on Twitter, Epic_Gabriel was met with significant backlash from the Smash community to the point where he disabled his Twitter account. He would later reactivate his account and post a TwitLonger apologizing to Kiyarash for his statements, saying that he would try harder to control his anger.[5]

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