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This article is about the SoCal smasher. For the French smasher, see Smasher:Phoenix (France).
Phoenix "Circuit"
Character info
Brawl main Sonic
Smash 4 main Sonic
Other Smash 4 characters Donkey Kong, Cloud
Ultimate mains Sonic, Greninja
Other Ultimate character Banjo & Kazooie
Rankings and results info
Most recent ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 SoCal All-Time Smash 4 Power Rankings: 16th
Personal and other info
Real name Dave Castro
Location San Diego, California USA

Phoenix, also known as Circuit, is a former Smash 4 Sonic main, as well as an Ultimate Sonic and Greninja co-main, who was considered one of the best Sonic players in SoCal. He is ranked 16th on the SoCal All-Time Smash 4 Power Rankings, and has taken sets off of players such as Elegant, K9sbruce, Armando, Charlie, FOW, Karna, TLTC, and Sol. Phoenix was also at one point a local San Diego tournament organizer, and power ranking panelist for SoCal and San Diego.

In Ultimate, Phoenix was a Sonic and Greninja co-main. Being formerly ranked 3rd on the San Diego Power Rankings with wins over players such as AC, AlexDisC, Twerkmastr, Shangrai, Dakpo, and Nito

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Elite Four Kanto: Bruno March 19th, 2011 7th ??? ???
Elite Four Kanto: Agatha April 2nd, 2011 25th ??? ???
Fire Temple April 12th, 2014 13th ??? ???

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
2GGT: Mexico Saga June 4th, 2018 25th
EVO 2016 July 15th-17th, 2016 49th
2GGT: KTAR Saga July 23rd, 2016 17th 9th falln
Road to Shine August 6th-10th, 2016 33rd
Key to The PG House September 8th-18th, 2016 17th
2GGT: Abadango Saga September 24th, 2016 13th 17th ImHip
2GGC: GENESIS Saga January 14th, 2017 25th 7th falln
Mega Smash Mondays 83 January 30th, 2017 2nd
PG Key to Frostbite 2017 February 12th-16th, 2017 9th
2GGC: Greninja Saga May 20th, 2017 17th 9th falln
Mega Smash Mondays 101 June 19th, 2017 2nd
2GGC: ARMS Saga July 8th-9th, 2017 25th
2GGC: SCR Saga August 19th-20th, 2017 65th 13th falln
2GGC: West Side Saga September 9th, 2017 49th 9th falln
Noods Noods Noods: Melee Edition January 27th, 2018 9th
2GG: Breakthrough 2 February 24th, 2018 5th falln
2GG: Hyrule Saga June 23rd-24th, 2018 49th 25th falln
EVO 2018 August 3rd-5th, 2018 49th

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Sync or Swim 3 December 27th, 2018 1st
Launchpad 2 December 29th, 2018 7th
Sync or Swim 4 January 3rd, 2019 5th
Launchpad 3 January 4th, 2019 1st
SoCal Chronicles January 5th, 2019 49th 4th Meiro
2GG: Prime Saga April 13th-14th, 2019 49th 49th Charger
2GG: Breakthrough 2019 July 14th, 2019 7th
EVO 2019 August 2nd-4th, 2019 97th
2GG: Nightmare on Smashville October 20th, 2019 49th 7th Meiro
2GG: Kongo Saga December 7th-8th, 2019 65th
Get in the Game! 2020 February 1st, 2020 7th 7th Granny Smith
GC SoCal Invitational 2 June 19th, 2021 9th
Mega Smash Mondays 240 August 23rd, 2021 25th


On the 27th of August 2021, Phoenix was indefinitely banned from tournaments in SoCal and San Diego, due to being a safety threat to others at tournaments, with recorded instances of player misconduct and allegations of sexual harassment .[1][2]

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