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Not to be confused with Failboat.
Failbot "Matt W"
Ultimate mains Mario, Steve
Other Ultimate
Fox, Captain Falcon
Retired Ultimate
SSB4 main Captain Falcon
Other SSB4
Cloud, Fox
Retired SSB4
Melee mains Marth, Fox
Other Melee
Project M mains Falco, Marth
Other Project M
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee Pro-amateur
Super Smash Bros. 4 Semi-professional
PM Icon.png Pro-amateur
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Professional
Ranking Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Minnesota Power Rankings: 2nd
Additional info
Real name Mathew Wanger
Birth date (age 20)
Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota United States

Failbot (originally Matt W) is a Smash player from Minnesota. His strongest game is Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, though he excels in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and is experienced in Project M and Super Smash Bros. Melee as well. He mains Marth in Melee, Falco in Project M, Captain Falcon in Smash 4 and a mix of Mario and Steve in Ultimate. He has won sets over players like Skorpio, NameLess, Loaf and Cookietic in Ultimate, CrowZ and Ventra in Smash 4 and Helix and Sorey in Project M.


Failbot is known in the scene for having a stellar read[1] and punish[2][3][4][5] game, and is also known to be patient when the situation calls for it.[6]

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
The Collective #8 - Solar Flare July 31st, 2021 5th
Battle at SCSU January 15th, 2022 4th

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Level Up Sm4sh — 9/8/16 September 8th, 2016 5th
Summer Slam Finale September 10th, 2016 13th Dandog
Level Up Sm4sh — 1/26/17 January 26th, 2017 13th
Level Up Sm4sh — 2/16/17 February 16th, 2017 9th
King James IV June 11th, 2017 13th
Level Up Sm4sh — 3/1/18 March 1st, 2017 7th
Get it Together November 25th, 2017 13th 5th Vega
Push More Buttons 2018 May 12th-13th, 2018 49th 9th Vega
Level Up Sm4sh — 6/14/18 June 6th, 2018 5th
Surface Tension July 28th, 2018 9th 9th SnagLeopard
Gone Fishing October 20th, 2018 9th 4th JStrudel

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
The First Claimant December 9th, 2018 7th
Supremely Outplayed December 29th, 2018 33rd 9th Fluffy
Papercut May 11th, 2019 33rd 17th Darthsaber
The Counterpick #24 June 13th, 2019 3rd
Overextend July 27th, 2019 17th 13th JStrudel
The Counterpick #34 August 22nd, 2019 2nd
Med City Smash Ultimate #30 November 19th, 2019 1st
The Hitbox Weekly 24[7] January 5th, 2020 1st
GameWorks Presents - Weekend Warmup #45 February 21st, 2020 1st
GameWorks Presents - Weekend Warmup #47 March 6th, 2020 1st
Advantage State #1[8] June 3rd, 2021 5th
Advantage State #6 July 8th, 2021 3rd
Granite City Smash @ LGS #16 July 10th, 2021 1st 1st MintyGuy700
The Collective #8 - Solar Flare July 31st, 2021 2nd 2nd MintyGuy700
Ultimate at MEC #8 August 14th, 2021 1st
Advantage State #19 October 7th, 2021 3rd
Advantage State #21 October 21st, 2021 3rd
The Collective #11 October 30th, 2021 2nd 1st MintyGuy700
Advantage State #24 November 11th, 2021 2nd
The Collective #12 November 27th, 2021 2nd 1st Meden
Advantage State #28[9] December 16th, 2021 3rd
Advantage State #29[10] December 23rd, 2021 4th
Freezie Friday #9 at Black Ice[11] January 7th, 2022 2nd
Battle at SCSU[12] January 15th, 2022 1st 1st MintyGuy700
Battle at SCSU #2: Lightning Strikes Twice February 19th, 2021 1st 1st TacoGuyy
The Comeback! #24 March 8th, 2022 1st
Ultimate Singles at Freeze Frame #4: Battle of the Schools REMATCH March 19th, 2022 3rd 3rd Kareem[13]

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Witch Time October 23rd, 2016 17th
Tryptophan November 26th, 2016 17th
Tyche Pulls Through March 12th, 2017 17th
Multiverse Hopping April 23rd, 2017 17th
The Comeback! #24 March 8th, 2022 1st

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Failbot landing Falcon Punch on an honorable mentions player.
  2. ^ A set-finishing combo on Cookietic.
  3. ^ A quick zero-to-death.
  4. ^ Failbot hitting Sinnyboo242 with a footstool combo.
  5. ^ A strong opening combo on Skorpio.
  6. ^ A patient game 3 from Failbot.
  7. ^ Entered as "DKMain6969"
  8. ^ Entered as "IWasTheCrab"
  9. ^ Entered as "Deep State"
  10. ^ Entered as "Deep State"
  11. ^ Entered as "Deep State"
  12. ^ Entered as "Deep State"
  13. ^ Entered as "IKnowWhereULive"