Smasher:KeroKeroppi

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KeroKeroppi "Kero"
KeroKeroppi
Melee main Falco
SSB64 mains Pikachu, Captain Falcon, Kirby
Crew(s) Koroshiyo
Skill Super Smash Bros. Top professional
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 2017 64 League Rankings: 15th
Additional info
Birth date (age 24)
Location New York USA

KeroKeroppi is a strong Smash 64 player from New York who is considered one of the top players in North America. He is currently ranked 15th on the 2017 64 League Rankings.

A strong Pikachu main known for his intelligent and safe playstyle, he also possesses very strong Captain Falcon and Kirby secondaries for certain matchups. From the day he joined the competitive 64 scene, he made his goal clear to become the best player in the world, and in under three years was already considered as a top five player in the United States.

He is a member of the New York-based crew Koroshiyo along with his brother Stranded.

KeroKeroppi currently holds positive records against every player in the United States that he's played against, with the exception of tacos (1-4).

On January 4th, 2017, KeroKeroppi announced his retirement from Smash 64 as he will be making a transition to Melee after GENESIS 4, [1] with Fox as his main character.[2]

However, on August 22nd, 2017, he announced that he would return to Smash 64. [3]

Tournament history[edit]

He placed 17th in singles at Apex 2014, losing to JaimeHR and the British Pikachu player Jam. He then placed 2nd at Zenith 2014, only losing to SuPeRbOoMfAn.

He attended Apex 2015, where he defeated Star King 2-1 and The Z 2-1 before being sent to losers by SuPeRbOoMfAn 0-2. He entered Top 8 and defeated Fireblaster 2-0, then ultimately landed at 5th place after losing to Mariguas 0-2.

He recently participated in Smash of Ages 2015 where he got 5th as well. After a bye, he lost unexpectedly to Bark Sanchez who was seeded 13th 1-2. He then won vs. the local California players Janitor, Wookie, Near, and Hero Pie before losing to JaimeHR in a close 2-3 set.

He recently continued to solidify his status by placing 2nd at Super Smash Con 2015 winning vs. fellow top players LD, Wizzrobe, and tacos. His only losses were to SuPeRbOoMfAn.

At GENESIS 3, he defeated The Z 2-1 before losing to Mariguas 2-0, then defeated Wizzrobe 3-1 in losers' top 8 before falling to wangera 3-0, ending his run at 5th place.

At Get On My Level 2016, Kero came back from a set defecit against Wizzrobe after being down 0-2, winning the set 3-2 to face SuPeRbOoMfAn in Winners' Finals, where he lost 3-1. He then faced The Z in Losers' Finals, where he lost 3-0 to finish 3rd place at the largest Canadian Smash 64 tournament.

At Super Smash Con 2016, Kero defeated PewPewU 2-1 in pools then Kort 2-0 in top 64 winners' bracket. He eventually lost to Mariguas 2-0, then unexpectedly to the Japanese player Kurabba 3-2 to end his run at 9th place. He also placed 9th in the doubles bracket, teaming with Stranded.

At GENESIS 4 he placed 5th again losing to Alvin and SuPeRbOoMfAn. A year later at GENESIS 5 he reached top 4 defeating the Japanese player Kysk.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros.[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Apex 2013 January 11th-13th, 2013 17th
Red Bank Rumble 13 March 8th, 2013 2nd
Zenith 2013 June 1st-2nd, 2013 5th
COA IV December 20th, 2013 1st
Apex 2014 January 17th-19th 2014 17th
Polybash XIII March 1st, 2014 1st
Super Smash Sundays East Coast 1 March 23rd, 2014 1st
Zenith 2014 August 2nd-3rd, 2014 2nd
COA VI November 1st, 2014 2nd
Apex 2015 January 31st-February 1st, 2015 5th
Smash of Ages 2015 June 6th, 2015 5th
Super Smash Con 2015 August 6th-9th, 2015 2nd
Hitstun 3 December 12th, 2015 2nd
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 5th 17th Daniels
Gauntlet 3 February 21st, 2016 1st
Pound 2016 April 2nd-3rd, 2016 3rd
Get On My Level 2016 May 20th-22nd, 2016 3rd
Snosa 2016 June 18th-19th, 2016 5th 3rd Isai
July NoVa Monthly July 23rd, 2016 1st 1st Clubba
Super Smash Con 2016 August 11th-14th, 2016 9th 9th Stranded
Operation Desert Smash II September 9th-11th, 2016 3rd 5th Daniels
Smash Conference LXIX January 7th, 2017 2nd
GENESIS 4 January 20th-22nd, 2017 5th
Let's Go! April 28th-30th, 2017 13th KRONK!
Boss Battle 3 September 30th-October 1st, 2017 4th 5th Czar
The Empire Smashes Back November 4th-5th, 2017 1st 8th Skyfire
GENESIS 5 January 19th-21st, 2018 4th 5th cobr
Keystoned II March 10th-11th, 2018 5th Czar

References[edit]

  1. I am quitting Smash 64 for Melee. Twitlonger.com. Retrieved on 2017-1-5.
  2. KeroKeroppi's tweet. Twitter.com. Retrieved on 2017-1-5.
  3. [1]. Twitlonger.com. Retrieved on 2017-9-23.
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