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Peli "Peligod" "PeliMania"
Character info
Smash 4 main Sonic
Other Smash 4 character King Dedede
Ultimate main Sonic
Other Ultimate character King Dedede
Team info
Former sponsor(s) London Esports, Cryme
Rankings and results info
Most recent ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 European Smash 4 Power Rankings: 33rd
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate LumiRank 2023: HM (101-150)
Personal and other info
Real name James Hunt
Birth date (age 24)
Location Hertford, Hertfordshire England

Peli, formerly known as Peligod, is a Sonic player from Hertford, England, considered one of the best players from the United Kingdom throughout Ultimate's lifespan. He was initially a King Dedede player, before relegating him as a occasional secondary, and was considered the best King Dedede player in Europe, defeating players such as T, Larry Lurr, Meru, and Lancelot. Following a period where he retired, came back and switched through several mains, Peli eventually settled on Sonic, and has seen greater success with the character, becoming the first European player to eliminate Glutonny from a national-level Ultimate tournament, doing it so at VCA 2021 and winning the tournament in the process. He has also used Sonic to defeat players such as Bloom4Eva, BassMage, Leon, Mr.R, and Chag. Peli is currently ranked 3rd on the United Kingdom Power Rankings, 34th on the OrionRank 2022 Europe, and 23rd on the European Ultimate Power Rankings; he is also an honorable mention in the 101st-150th section on the LumiRank 2023. He was also formerly ranked 17th on the PGRU v3 EU and 69th on the OrionRank Ultimate: Eclipse.

In SSB4, Peli was a Sonic main who also used King Dedede as a secondary. He had wins over players like Fatality, Locus, Ixis, TLTC, ho, Afro Smash, Matsu, and Destany. He is currently ranked 6th on the England Power Rankings and 33rd on the European Smash 4 Power Rankings.

On October 21st, 2020, Peli was dropped by London Esports after they discontinued their Super Smash Bros. division[1]. On November 27th, 2021, True Cryme picked up Peli, off the back of his victory at VCA 2021. He left the structure when Cryme entered into an indefinite hiatus on January 4th, 2023.


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

European Smash 4 Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
June 3rd, 2017 - June 3rd, 2018 33rd Sonic's stock icon in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Panda Global Rankings Ultimate[edit]

Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
PGRUContenders EU 2021 A (Top 15) SonicHeadSSBU.pngKingDededeHeadSSBU.png
PGRU v3 EU March 1st - June 13th, 2022 17th SonicHeadSSBU.pngKingDededeHeadSSBU.png


Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
LumiRank Mid-Year 2023 December 19th, 2022 - July 23rd, 2023 HM (101-150) SonicHeadSSBU.png
LumiRank 2023 December 19th, 2022 - December 17th, 2023 HM (101-150) SonicHeadSSBU.pngMiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png

OrionRank Ultimate[edit]

Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
OrionRank Ultimate: Eclipse April 2020 - December 19th, 2021 69th SonicHeadSSBU.pngKingDededeHeadSSBU.png
OrionRank Mid-Year 2022 December 22nd, 2021 - June 26th, 2022 85th SonicHeadSSBU.png

OrionRank Europe[edit]

Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
OrionRank Europe Top 75 January 2019 - March 2020 24th KingDededeHeadSSBU.png
OrionRank Ultimate: Eclipse Europe June 2020 - December 19th, 2021 8th SonicHeadSSBU.pngKingDededeHeadSSBU.png
OrionRank 2022 Europe December 22nd, 2021 - December 18th, 2022 34th SonicHeadSSBU.png

European Ultimate Power Rankings[edit]

Ranking Time period Rank Character(s) Notes
European Smash Rankings January 3rd, 2019 - January 13th, 2020 23rd KingDededeHeadSSBU.pngSonicHeadSSBU.png
2023.01 January 1st - June 25th, 2023 22nd SonicHeadSSBU.pngMiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png
2023 January 1st - December 17th, 2023 23rd SonicHeadSSBU.png

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
DAT BlastZone 10 February 13th, 2016 25th
DAT BlastZone 11 March 19th, 2016 13th
Perfect Shield II April 30th, 2016 9th
Albion May 7th-8th, 2016 25th
DAT BlastZone 12 June 25th, 2016 17th
DAT BlastZone 13 July 30th, 2016 17th
VSFighting 2016 July 31st, 2016 17th
S@PP 3rd August 14th, 2016 4th
S@PP 5th September 25th, 2016 7th
DAT BlastZone 15 October 1st, 2016 9th 4th FROG
Perfect Shield III October 29th, 2016 2nd
DAT BlastZone 16 November 12th, 2016 13th 5th FROG
Perfect Shield IV December 4th, 2016 5th
DAT BlastZone 18 January 28th, 2017 5th 5th FROG
Smashton 2: Feel the Steel February 4th, 2017 5th
B.E.A.S.T 7 February 17th-19th, 2017 97th 25th Bulby
DAT BlastZone 19 February 25th, 2017 9th
DAT BlastZone 20 March 25th, 2017 5th
Smashton 4: Subtweets April 8th, 2017 2nd 3rd FROG
Albion 2 July 1st-2nd, 2017 13th 17th FROG
DAT Monday Meltdown XCIX August 21st, 2017 3rd
DAT BlastZone 21 August 26th, 2017 4th
DAT Monday Meltdown C September 4th, 2017 9th
Crusade - SmashUK Civil War September 9th-10th, 2017 3rd
Counterpick 45 September 22nd, 2017 3rd
Syndicate 2017 September 23rd-24th, 2017 65th
DAT Monday Meltdown CIII September 25th, 2017 7th
DAT BlastZone 22 September 30th, 2017 2nd
DAT Monday Meltdown CV October 9th, 2017 2nd
DAT BlastZone 23 October 21st, 2017 4th 4th FROG
DAT Monday Meltdown CX November 13th, 2017 1st
Naifu Wars: World War 3Online November 18th, 2017 13th
DAT Monday Meltdown CXII November 27th, 2017 3rd
DAT BlastZone 24 December 16th, 2017 13th 4th FROG
Regen January 6th, 2018 3rd 4th FROG
GENESIS 5 January 19th-21st, 2018 33rd
DAT BlastZone 25: The Silver Anniversary January 27th, 2018 17th 13th Streakz
DAT Monday Meltdown CXXI February 12th, 2018 1st
Ys April 28th, 2018 7th 2nd Hedgeon

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Crusade - SmashUK Civil War September 9th-10th, 2017 9th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
DAT BlastZone 28 December 22nd, 2018 7th
DAT BlastZone 29: The Premiere Premier January 26th, 2019 1st
Schism 3 February 16th-17th, 2019 2nd
Frostbite 2019 February 22nd-24th, 2019 65th 25th Light
WaveSmash Ultimate: Circuit Edition March 2nd, 2019 1st
DAT BlastZone 30 March 30th, 2019 3rd
Eastern Front 3 April 6th, 2019 1st 1st Plastic Poptart
Regen 2019 April 27th-28th, 2019 5th
Bailrigg 8 June 22nd, 2019 2nd
Toryumon Kiwami 27 July 10th, 2019 13th
Toryumon Kiwami 28 July 17th, 2019 17th
Manchester Conquest 4 August 31st, 2019 2nd
South West Annual Takeover September 14th, 2019 3rd
Ultimate Fighting Arena 2019 October 4th-6th, 2019 25th
Syndicate 2019 October 25th-27th, 2019 25th
Bailrigg 9 November 9th, 2019 2nd
BIG LAB 2 November 16th, 2019 1st
UKIE Ultimate Circuit Finale December 7th-8th, 2019 3rd
Valhalla III January 9th-13th, 2020 9th
BIG LAB 3 January 25th, 2020 3rd
Manchester Conquest 6: In Honour of SSM JD February 1st, 2020 2nd
Super SmashPoint 3 February 29th, 2020 2nd
SWT: Europe Ultimate Online QualifierOnline April 10th-11th, 2021 33rd
SWT: Europe Ultimate Online Qualifier Last Chance QualifierOnline April 11th, 2021 5th
LAB: Rebirth August 1st, 2021 4th
Invasion August 14th, 2021 3rd
SWT: Europe Ultimate Regional Finals September 18th-19th, 2021 5th
BIG LAB: Awakening September 25th, 2021 17th
Kings of Fields 95 October 16th-17th, 2021 13th
DAT BlastZone 31 October 30th, 2021 1st 2nd Kibzu~
WaveSmash Ultimate 8 November 6th, 2021 1st 1st OwlBBs
VCA 2021 November 20th-21st, 2021 1st
BOSS BATTLES: The Resurrection December 11th, 2021 9th
Smash World Tour 2021 Championships December 17th-19th, 2021 33rd
Invasion: January 2022 January 8th, 2022 7th
Manchester Conquest 7: ESS BEE January 22nd, 2022 3rd
The Grind - Glitch Infinite Special February 18th, 2022 13th
Glitch - Infinite February 18th-20th, 2022 49th
Super SmashPoint 4 February 26th, 2022 2nd
Tea Party 1: The Grand Introduction March 5th, 2022 5th 7th Big Boy
BIG LAB 4 March 19th, 2022 1st
Invasion: April 2022 April 23rd, 2022 5th 4th Streakz
BOSS BATTLES: For Glory April 30th, 2022 13th
Battle of BC 4 June 10th-12th, 2022 17th
E-Caribana June 19th, 2022 5th
95 Kings of Fields 2 June 25th-26th, 2022 17th
COLOSSEL 2022 July 2nd-3rd, 2022 33rd
Double Down 2022 July 8th-10th, 2022 97th
BOSS BATTLES: Phase 1 September 3rd, 2022 3rd
Tea Party 2: Mayoral Madness September 10th, 2022 3rd / 156
VCA 2022 October 1st-2nd, 2022 7th
Tech Republic VI November 18th-20th, 2022 17th
SmashUKIE Circuit Finale 2022 January 15th, 2023 4th
Tea Party 3: Suited & Booted March 11th, 2023 2nd
Invasion: April 2023 April 15th-16th, 2023 7th
BRINK April 29th-30th, 2023 5th
Level 1 July 22nd, 2023 3rd / 165
Regen 2023 August 18th-20th, 2023 4th / 453
REDACTED September 30th, 2023 1st / 82
There's Always A Bigger Fish 13 October 8th, 2023 1st
Den of Dragons: The Beasts Inferno October 28th, 2023 1st
Graham's Birthday Party November 11th, 2023 2nd
Ultimate Fighting Arena 2023 November 24th-26th, 2023 97th / 1,013


  • Peli is a notable supporter of Jet Hammer, stating it is one of Dedede's best moves[2] due to covering most ledge options upon reaction except jump.

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