FOW is an SSB4 Ness player from Henderson, Nevada, and is widely considered the best Smash 4 Ness player of all time. FOW is currently ranked 56th on the Panda Global Rankings 100 and was formerly ranked 2nd on the Las Vegas Power Rankings. He has beaten top players such as Ally, Larry Lurr, VoiD, ANTi, CaptainZack, Marss, ESAM, Elegant, Vinnie, Manny, and Locus, as well as taking ZeRo to game 5.
FOW's tag is derived from his initials: Freddie Omar Williams.
FOW began as a really strong player, many considering him to be top 15, or even top 10. He had great placings such as 5th at GENESIS 3, 7th at EVO 2015, 4th at PAX Arena, 2GGT: FOW Saga, 2GGT: Fresh Saga, and 9th at LVL UP EXPO 2016. During this time, he defeated players such as Ally, ANTi, ESAM, Larry Lurr, Mew2King, Vinnie, VoiD, and taking ZeRo to game 5. With all of these results and wins, FOW was ranked 12th on the Panda Global Rankings v1.
FOW started to drop off in the 2nd season, usually attending 1-2 tournaments per month, and most being local Las Vegas tournaments. His placings weren't as good as before, placing 25th at CEO 2016, 33rd at EVO 2016, and after a 4 months hiatus of not attending a major tournament, he placed 17th at 2GGT: ZeRo Saga. Because of this, FOW was absent from the PGR v2.
In the 3rd season starting in 2017, FOW placed 49th at GENESIS 4, and made a return after attending 2GGC: Civil War, where he placed 25th, causing a major upset against Larry Lurr and taking out Luhtie 3-0 after Luhtie defeated ZeRo. FOW then placed 33rd at 2GGC: Greninja Saga, then made an amazing run at 2GGC: Nairo Saga, placing 13th, defeating Rich Brown, Mr. ConCon, Marss, Pugwest, and Locus. These wins and placements got him to be ranked 50th on the PGR v3.
After months of not attending tournaments and not sending anything on social media, FOW announced that he will resume his smash career on Twitter and continues to have streams about Smash 4 and Splatoon.
FOW's playstyle is centred around his zoning capabilities, enabling him to quickly react to his opponent's options. He is also known for his intensive mindgames, and offensive edge guarding along with being able to consistently read his opponent with the use of PK Thunder.
False sexual harassment allegations
On September 15th, 2018, Jennifer Sawtelle, a girl on Twitter who goes by the handle "Luffy No Umi" claimed that in 2016, FOW had done several things to harm her, including making many sexual acts towards her without her consent, making extremely harsh comments towards her such as "No, I only kiss people who I love," and insulting his friends and even his own girlfriend that he allegedly cheated on. As evidence for these claims, Jennifer provided screenshots from a Discord chat that she had with FOW. While FOW confirmed that the screenshots were real, he denied these claims and has said that he "needed to share his side of the story since the screenshots were out of context."   
On September 20th, 2018, Hita, a girl mentioned in Jennifer's tweet, came out and confirmed FOW's statement that the posts were taken out of context. In a Google Document, she said that Jennifer had manipulated the story, adding in stories such as the sexual abuse, and that the sexual relationship between Jennifer and FOW was consensual while confirming FOW's statement that the Discord screenshots were just role play between Luffy No Umi and him. Hita believed that the only reason Jennifer released the screenshots was because she was upset that FOW didn't return his feelings towards her. To support her claim, Hita provided her own Discord screenshots of conversations between her, Jennifer, and FOW, and pointed out specific statements, as well as analyzing the conversation.
During the same day, Sean Lazarus, the head of Shine Con, released his statement, saying that FOW had almost been assaulted over the allegations and that he and FOW tried to reason with Jennifer on releasing the statements. He noted that, initially, her charges had nothing to do with sexual harassment or assault, and that she also agreed to drop the charges, however, she later changed her mind. Another thing he noted was that Jennifer was 18 at the time of her encounter with FOW, while her posts have implied that she was underaged. Lazarus has provided screenshots of a conversation between him and Jennifer which further backs up his statement. 
Jennifer has since deleted her Twitlonger, Twitter account, and all messages she had with Hita.
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