Stroder Ame, or just Stroder, is a smasher from Arizona who mains Greninja and Mario with strong Roy and Joker secondaries. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he is considered one of the best Greninja players in the world and has defeated players such as Tweek, Samsora, Maister, Cosmos, Pandarian, Nicko, ESAM, and Lea. He is currently ranked 1st on the Arizona Ultimate Power Rankings and was formerly ranked 29th on the Spring 2019 PGRU.
In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Stroder also mained Greninja, and was considered the best Greninja player in the United States and one of the best Greninja players in the world. Stroder first made his breakout performance at Rise 2016 where he secured a 3rd place by beating players such as Saiki and JK. At 2GGT: Mexico Saga, he notably took ZeRo to last game using Greninja. He gained notoriety in 2GGC: West Side Saga when he defeated Nairo with a JV2. He is currently ranked 1st on the Arizona Smash 4 Power Rankings and formerly ranked in the "Area 51" spot on the Panda Global Rankings v4. He has notable wins on Nairo, Elegant, Charlie, Falln, Luhtie, K9sbruce, Tweek and more.
Stroder joined team ZENMA on August 15th, 2019, along with many other smashers. Approximately two weeks later, on August 30th, 2019, Stroder, along with many of the other smashers signed by team ZENMA, announced that he was leaving the organization due to controversies with its CEO, false. On July 25th, 2020, he joined Nevermore International.
On March 11th, 2021, Stroder announced on that he would be retiring, or at least taking a long hiatus, from competitive play.
On July 19, 2019, Ryuga posted screenshots of Stroder and Bocchi using racial slurs in a private server on the platform Discord. Stroder would later tweet hours later acknowledging his comments and apologizing for his usage of the slurs. This incident resulted in Down B Collaborations rescinding Stroder's invitation to the Minnesota regional Overextend.