Smasher:Shoyo James

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Shoyo James
Shoyo James
SSB4 main Diddy Kong
Other SSB4
Luigi, Cloud, Mario
Sponsor(s) Mentality Esports
Crew(s) DMG
Former crews OcS (Ocean County Smash)
Skill Super Smash Bros. 4 Top professional (semi-retired)
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 Panda Global Rankings 100: 54th
Additional info
Real name James Wade
Birth date (age 23)
Location Howell, New Jersey USA

Shoyo James, or simply James, is an SSB4 Diddy Kong main with a strong Luigi secondary from Howell, New Jersey, who is one of the main tournament directors for the New Jersey scene. He is currently ranked 2nd on the New Jersey Smash 4 Power Rankings and ranked 54th on the Panda Global Rankings 100. He has taken sets off of top players such as Tweek, Elegant, Ally, CaptainZack, komorikiri, MVD, Darkshad, Mr E, Zinoto, dyr, and 6WX. James is currently semi-retired due to medical conditions; in an interview with ZeRo at Smash 'N' Splash 4, James revealed that he suffers from tendinitis and thus doesn't enter many tournaments.

He is currently affiliated with the DMG crew, and was formerly in OcS (Ocean County Smash).

On November 29th, 2018, Mentality Esports signed Shoyo James to prepare Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.[1]

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Xanadu Arcadian May 16th, 2015 4th
KTAR XIII July 12th, 2015 7th 4th Biddy
S@X 107 July 21st, 2015 3rd
SKTAR 4 August 22nd-23rd, 2015 13th 3rd The Great Gonzales
KTAR XIV November 7th, 2015 25th 4th The Great Gonzales
Smash @ GAMEACON November 20th-22nd, 2015 1st 1st The Great Gonzales
Wii Bear B-Airs #12 January 1st, 2016 1st 1st The Great Gonzales
KTAR XVII February 13th, 2016 4th 5th The Great Gonzales
Pound 2016 April 2nd-3rd, 2016 25th 17th Apple
Smashadelphia May 15th, 2016 1st 3rd Apple
S@X 150 May 17th, 2016 7th 2nd Apple
Apex 2016 June 17th-19th, 2016 7th
Bros Gone Wild #4 July 6th, 2016 1st 1st Apple
Bros Gone Wild #6 August 3rd, 2016 2nd 1st Apple
Super Smash Con 2016 August 11th-14th, 2016 49th 25th Apple
Collision XIV September 3rd, 2016 7th 3rd Tweek
Glitch 2 September 24th-25th, 2016 65th 4th Apple
The Big House 6 October 7th-9th, 2016 17th 33rd The Great Gonzales
Olympus October 28th-30th, 2016 17th 2nd The Great Gonzales
KTAR XIX November 19th, 2016 17th The Great Gonzales
UGC Smash Open December 2nd-4th, 2016 33rd 49th Hertz
Poplar Creek Bowl Weekly #81 January 5th, 2017 2nd 4th Biddy
Midwest Mayhem 6: SoCal Invasion January 7th, 2017 2nd 3rd Biddy
GENESIS 4 January 20th-22nd 2017 33rd 33rd SchwApple
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 65th
KTAR XX April 1st-2nd, 2017 17th 4th Mr.E
Royal Flush May 12th-14th, 2017 17th
Ignition #85 May 31st, 2017 1st
Smash 'N' Splash 3 June 2nd-4th, 2017 9th
Super Smash Frenzzy #11 June 22nd, 2017 1st 1st SchwApple
Suburban Showdown July 8th, 2017 2nd 2nd The Great Gonzales
Super Smash Con 2017 August 10th-13th, 2017 7th 17th CORONA17
Shine 2017 August 25th-27th, 2017 25th
Wii Bear B-Airs 100 September 8th, 2017 1st
Showdown: Battle Royale 2 September 23rd-24th, 2017 7th
TCNJapes 3 October 28th, 2017 1st 2nd SchwApple
SmashQuest III November 11th, 2017 1st
Fireside Open 2017 December 1st, 2017 1st 5th SchwApple
The Legend of Glentendo December 30th, 2017 2nd
Frostbite 2018 February 9th-11th, 2018 13th
Overclocked II Marth 17th, 2018 9th
Collision XV March 31st, 2018 9th
Slow Roll #1 April 7th, 2018 1st
Courtyard Clash #2 April 9th, 2018 2nd
The Scarlet Classic IV April 15th-16th, 2018 2nd The Great Gonzales
Smash 'N' Splash 4 June 1st-3rd, 2018 7th
Smashadelphia 2018 June 22nd-24th, 2018 2nd 1st The Great Gonzales

External links[edit]


  1. Mentality Esports with Shoyo James.
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