Smasher:Sora (Australia)

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This article is about the Australian player. For the Marth player from New England, see Smasher:Sokokopuffs.
Sora "Joshman"
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Melee main Fox
Project M mains Fox, Donkey Kong
Other Project M
character
Marth
Skill Super Smash Bros. Melee Top professional
PM Icon.png Professional (retired)
Ranking Super Smash Bros. Melee Australian Power Rankings: 1st
Additional info
Real name Joshua Lyras
Location Sydney, Victoria Australia

Sora is a Fox main from Sydney, Australia, who is considered the country's best player, ahead of other Australian mainstays like SA Nick, Sock and DonB . In Melee he has taken sets from players such as Professor Pro, Smashdaddy, Zeo, Kurv, Wavebringer, and Squid. He was also a Donkey Kong and Fox dual main in Project M. He is currently ranked 1st on the Australian Melee Power Rankings, 2nd on the Australian Project M Power Rankings and is an honorary mention on the 2019 MPGR, being one of only 2 Australians on the ranking with the other being Spud.

Tournament placings[edit]

Project M[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Expand Gong April 3rd-4th, 2016 5th 3rd Ryzuul
DI Another Day 2 September 8th-11th, 2016 1st 1st Star
Battle Arena Melbourne 9 May 12th-14th, 2017 2nd 1st Ryzuul
The Bigger Balc May 27th-28th, 2017 129th (DQ) 17th Star
Smash 'N' Splash 3 June 2nd-4th, 2017 97th (DQ)
OzHadou Nationals 15 September 15th-17th, 2017 1st
Expand Gong 3 April 6th-8th, 2018 1st 2nd Azza
Battle Arena Melbourne 10 May 18th-20th, 2018 2nd 2nd Splice

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
Expand Gong April 3rd-4th, 2016 3rd 1st Rainbow
Battle Arena Melbourne 8 May 13th-15th, 2016 33rd 17th Reef
DI Another Day 2 September 8th-11th, 2016 9th 9th Reef
Battle Arena Melbourne 9 May 12th-14th, 2017 2nd 5th Sundowns
The Bigger Balc May 27th-28th, 2017 13th 13th DonB
Smash 'N' Splash 3 June 2nd-4th, 2017 49th
OzHadou Nationals 15 September 15th-17th, 2017 2nd 5th Sundowns
Expand Gong 3 April 6th-8th, 2018 1st 1st Sundowns
Battle Arena Melbourne 10 May 18th-20th, 2018 5th 3rd DonB
CouchWarriors Crossup December 15th-16th, 2018 1st 4th Skeletom
Fight For SoCal 2 January 26th, 2019 13th 7th DonB
GENESIS 6 February 1st-3rd, 2019 49th 33rd DonB
Battle Arena Melbourne 11 May 17th-19th, 2019 3rd 3rd DonB
Sunny Side Up August 10th-11th, 2019 2nd 1st Sock
Melbourne Esports Open August 31st-September 1st, 2019 2nd
Big Cheese 2 December 7th-8th, 2019 2nd 2nd DonB
CouchWarriors Crossup 2 December 14th, 2019 1st 1st Ben Gold
Smashmas @ GGEZ December 21st, 2019 1st
EBS x Zen Gaming #51 January 7th, 2020 1st
CouchWarriors VIC January Ranking Battle (2020) January 11th, 2020 1st
Nimbus #69 January 16th, 2020 7th
Smash at SteelCraft: Final Genesis Handwarmers January 18th, 2020 5th
GENESIS 7 January 24th-26th, 2020 65th
Saving Mr. Lombardi 2 February 1st, 2020 25th
CouchWarriors VIC February Ranking Battle (2020) February 22nd, 2020 1st
Phantom 2020 March 7th-8th, 2020 1st 1st DonB