Smasher:Fatal

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Fatal
Fatal
SSB4 mains Wario, Rosalina & Luma
Brawl main Snake
Skill Super Smash Bros. Brawl Top professional
Super Smash Bros. 4 Professional (retired)
Ranking Super Smash Bros. Brawl 2014 SSBBRank: 60th
Additional info
Real name Matthew Townsend
Birth date (age 30)
Location Holbrook, Massachusetts United States

Fatal was a Brawl Snake main from Massachusetts known for being one of the best Snake players in the country; when he was active, he was considered the third best Snake player in North America under Ally and UltimateRazer during the game's competitive prime. He was also considered the best Brawl player in the New England region, topping almost every New England PR when its Brawl scene was active, and during his peak he was considered one of the best overall players in North America. During 2012 however, Fatal would start becoming gradually less active, and his placings in tournaments started declining. He would end up ranking 2nd on the final New England Brawl Power Rankings. He also played Smash 4 competitively during its early days, playing Rosalina and Wario, but has since dropped the game. Although his Smash 4 career was short, he had some success and managed to rack up wins against Craftis, IceArrow, Pelca, Pugwest, Ntarps, Xorn, and Marss, while once being ranked 10th on the New England Smash 4 Power Rankings.

Fatal was known for playing a highly aggressive Snake that made many risky plays, a significant departure from the prominent high-level Snake strategy to make heavy usage of safe camping through a wall of Snake's powerful projectiles. Fatal's aggressiveness with Snake and tendency to make plays that others would normally deem too unsafe would lead to his Snake earning the moniker of "The Most Dangerous Snake".

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Apex 2009 May 9th-10th, 2009 33rd 5th ADHD
WHAT IS THIS I DONT EVEN..! At Gametable! July 25th, 2009 2nd 7th TeeVee
S.N.E.S. August 21st-23rd, 2009 9th 5th ADHD
Pound 4 January 16th-18th, 2010 17th 9th Koolaid
DNA Gaming USA #4 March 13th, 2010 2nd 1st Koolaid
DNA Gaming USA #4 LT March 13th, 2010 3rd Riot
MLG Orlando 2010 April 16th-18th, 2010 11th 3rd Zex
MLG Columbus 2010 June 4th-6th, 2010 33rd 9th Seibrik
MLG Raleigh 2010 August 27th-29th, 2010 11th 2nd ADHD
DNA Gaming USA #8 August 31st, 2010 4th 1st Koolaid
Viva La Smash III September 11th, 2010 5th 1st Koolaid
MLG DC 2010 October 15th-17th, 2010 5th 7th ADHD
MLG Dallas 2010 November 5th-7th, 2010 15th 9th Tearbear
KTAR 4 January 16th, 2011 5th 3rd ADHD
Pound V February 19th-21st, 2011 7th 7th Bizkit
KTAR 5 May 21st, 2011 17th 7th Vinnie
KTAR 6 August 14th, 2011 7th 4th Pelca
Smashachusetts August 20th, 2011 1st 1st Pelca
Apex 2012 January 6th-8th, 2012 17th 5th ChuDat
Dissention June 23rd, 2012 5th 3rd Koolaid
SKTAR July 14th-15th, 2012 25th 13th Pelca
L.I.R.R. 2 July 28th, 2012 2nd 3rd Pelca
Impact IV August 25th, 2012 5th 1st ANTi
XSmash December 22nd, 2012 5th 2nd Mew2King
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 65th 17th Pelca
Massquerade 2 September 28th, 2013 7th 3rd Cody
Play Brawl...For Real!! November 30th, 2013 1st 1st JoeST
Apex 2014 January 17th-19th, 2014 25th 9th Koolaid
Return to Subspace February 3rd, 2018 5th 1st Pelca

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
HavenSmash November 29th, 2014 17th
HavenSmash 2 January 17th, 2015 3rd
HavenSmash 4 April 25th, 2015 7th
Smash 4 GU Weekly 6/9 June 9th, 2015 3rd
Havenshine Smash Invitational June 20th, 2015 17th
Smash 4 GU Weekly 6/30 June 30th, 2015 3rd
GUMS 2 August 22nd, 2015 5th 3rd Ntarps
Smash 4 GU Weekly 9/1 September 1st, 2015 7th
GUMS 3 October 3rd, 2015 13th 4th Koolaid

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