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Ultimate main Zelda
Other Ultimate
SSB4 main Zelda
Other SSB4
Brawl main Zelda
Crew(s) SUGOI Factory
Skill Super Smash Bros. Brawl High level
Super Smash Bros. 4 High level
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Top level
Ranking Super Smash Bros. 4 Las Vegas Power Rankings: 6th
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Las Vegas Power Rankings: 3rd
Additional info
Real name Danny Salas
Birth date (age 27)
NNID Hyuven
Location Las Vegas, Nevada United States

ven is an Ultimate Zelda player from Las Vegas, Nevada who is considered to be one of the best Zelda players in the world. He is currently ranked in the Area 51 position on the Wi-Fi Warrior Rank v7 and 1st on the Las Vegas Power Rankings. He has online wins over naitosharp, Kiyarash, LeoN, Lui$, 8BitMan, and Mr. E as well as offline wins over players such as Kurama, Gackt, ESAM, MVD, Wrath, Jw, Chronos, and Karna.

He is also widely regarded as the best Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Zelda player in the world due to his tournament results. He is currently ranked 6th on the Las Vegas Power Rankings.

He has gained recognition from getting top placings in multiple DVDAs and other tournaments in Nevada, as well as being the only Zelda to make it past the first round of pools at EVO 2015 in Smash 4. He notably beat Zenyou at 2GGT: ZeRo Saga.

In Brawl, he was considered one of the best Zelda mains in the world, along with Riot.

Tournament placings[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
Neo VegasSmash Brawl Monthlies @ Gemini #1 February 27th, 2011 5th
Neo VegasSmash Brawl Monthlies #2 March 21st, 2011 9th
Neo VegasSmash Brawl Monthlies #3 April 10th, 2011 7th
Forest Temple January 11th, 2014 17th
Rise 2017 March 18th-19th, 2017 4th

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
DVDA October 6th, 2014 3rd BoA

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
DVDA 7 February 20th, 2015 7th 9th BoA
DVDA 8 March 30th, 2015 13th 9th BoA
#SCRUBS June 29th, 2015 3rd 3rd BoA
EVO 2015 July 17th-19th, 2015 129th 25th BoA
The Blast Zone - Summer 2015 e3.5 August 27th, 2015 5th
The Blast Zone - Summer 2015 e4.5 September 10th, 2015 3rd
GeL Smash Bros Arcadian #1 September 14th, 2015 1st
The Indigo Plateau #1 September 19th, 2015 49th
The Blast Zone - Summer 2015 e5 September 24th, 2015 4th 1st FOW
GEL Smash 4 Open #1 October 5th, 2015 2nd
GENESIS 3 January 15th-17th, 2016 129th
SMASH-O-RAMA February 6th, 2016 4th
SmashWorks Open 2/8 February 8th, 2016 1st
SmashWorks Open 2/15 February 15th, 2016 2nd
#VegasCup 1.02 February 19th, 2016 4th
SmashWorks Open 2/22 February 22nd, 2016 1st
SmashWorks Open 2/29 February 29th, 2016 5th
SmashWorks Open 3/7 March 7th, 2016 4th
SmashWorks Open 3/14 March 14th, 2016 4th
Safe On Shield Season 2 Episode 3 April 20th, 2016 5th 1st Vash
#VegasCup 1.05 April 29th, 2016 3rd
2GGT: Mexico Saga June 3rd, 2016 33rd
Road to ShineOnline August 6th, 2016 17th
August Wii U Bash August 13th, 2016 3rd 2nd Vash
Mega Smash Mondays 74 November 14th, 2016 4th
Rise 2017 March 18th-19th, 2017 9th
2GGC: Civil War March 24th-26th, 2017 65th 97th Bucket.
2GGC: Greninja Saga May 20th, 2017 65th 33rd Bucket.
2GGC: Nairo Saga June 10th-11th, 2017 49th
EVO 2017 July 14th-16th, 2017 129th
Weds Night Fights 2017 Summer Season 3.3 August 16th, 2017 9th
2GGC: SCR Saga August 19th-20th, 2017 49th 33rd Bucket.
Downtown Throwdown 9 November 25th, 2017 17th 5th Calculus
2GG Championship Last Chance Qualifier December 1st, 2017 25th
Hollywood Action Tuesdays 2 December 26th, 2017 4th
GENESIS 5 January 19th-21st, 2018 129th
Frostbite 2018 February 9th-11th, 2018 129th
Rise 2018 March 17th-18th, 2018 33rd 9th Snoop
Smash Masters League: Battle for Vegas March 24th-25th, 2018 25th
Switchfest April 21st-22nd, 2018 49th 7th Z
Triforce Friday June 22nd, 2018 17th
2GG: Hyrule Saga June 23rd-24th, 2018 65th 25th Snoop
Super Smash Con 2018 August 9th-12th, 2018 129th 25th Snoop
Shine Con 2018 August 17th-19th, 2018 9th 1st K9sbruce
Port Priority: 4Ever November 10th, 2018 17th 13th Snoop

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Tournament Date 1v1 Placement 2v2 Placement Partner
ADAPT in Las Vegas December 8th, 2018 7th
The BlastZone 12/11/18 December 11th, 2018 4th
Smash It Up 3 December 28th, 2018 2nd
NYE Smash December 31st, 2018 1st 1st FOW
2GG: Prime Saga Kickoff April 12th, 2019 25th
2GG: Prime Saga April 13th-14th, 2019 17th
Smash 'N' Splash 5 May 31st-June 2nd, 2019 33rd
The Kid, the Goat, and the Mang0 June 8th-9th, 2019 13th
CEO 2019 June 28th-30th, 2019 33rd
PSG Classic 2019 July 31st-August 1st, 2019 17th
EVO 2019 August 2nd-4th, 2019 193rd
Super Smash Con 2019 August 8th-11th, 2019 33rd 65th Z
2GG: SwitchFest 2019 August 31st-September 1st, 2019 25th 65th Snoop
GameTyrant Expo 2019 November 1st-2nd, 2019 7th 9th Dakpo
2GG: Kickoff - Kongo Saga December 6th, 2019 9th
2GG: Kongo Saga December 7th-8th, 2019 33rd 17th Dakpo
GENESIS 7 January 24th-26th, 2020 33rd 25th Dakpo
Frostbite 2020 February 21st-23rd, 2020 33rd
The BoxOnline May 8th-10th, 2020 65th
Get On My Line 2020Online July 25th-26th, 2020 65th
Flat Realm 7Online July 31st, 2020 7th
Juice Box 18Online November 4th, 2020 49th
The Box: Lunch Box 6Online November 25th, 2020 49th
2GG West Coast InvitationalOnline November 29th, 2020 9th
Gaming For TotsOnline December 12th, 2020 13th
Juice Box 23Online December 16th, 2020 5th
The Box: Lunch Box 7Online December 23rd, 2020 33rd
Juice Box 24Online January 6th, 2021 9th
Juice Box 25Online January 13th, 2021 5th
The Box: Lunch Box 8Online January 27th, 2021 25th
The Host Up InvitationalOnline Januray 30th, 2021 33rd
The AirlockOnline February 13th, 2021 33rd
The Box: Lunch Box 9Online February 24th, 2021 17th
The Box: Lunch Box 10Online March 31st, 2021 13th
The Box: Juicebox+Online April 21st, 2021 9th
The Box: Lunchbox+Online April 28th, 2021 17th
SWT: NA Southwest Ultimate Online QualifierOnline May 1st-2nd, 2021 17th
SWT: NA Southwest Ultimate Online Qualifier Last Chance QualifierOnline May 2nd, 2021 9th
The Box: Lunch Box 11Online May 26th, 2021 9th
West Coast Arena OnlineOnline June 25th, 2021 2nd
The Box: Lunch Box 13Online July 28th, 2021 13th
Smash:Reach August 8th-9th, 2021 1st 2nd Dakpo
Mega Smash Mondays 240 August 23rd, 2021 9th
The Box: Lunch Box 15Online September 29th, 2021 9th / 196
Low Tide City 2021 October 1st-3rd, 2021 97th 13th Dakpo
The Box: Lunch Box 16Online October 27th, 2021 7th
Mainstage 2021 November 12th-14th, 2021 65th
The Box: Lunch Box 17Online November 24th, 2021 7th
CEO 2021 December 3rd-5th, 2021 49th
The Box: Lunch Box 18Online January 26th, 2022 33rd
The Box: Lunch Box 19Online February 23rd, 2022 49th
LVL UP EXPO 2022 February 25th-27th, 2022 9th 4th Dakpo
GENESIS 8 April 15th-17th, 2022 257th
Bamboo Battles: Smash Ultimate 67Online May 9th, 2022 17th
King's Court: Crown 2 Pre-Local June 17th, 2022 9th
Crown 2 June 18th-19th, 2022 33rd
Double Down 2022 July 8th-10th, 2022 129th 17th Dakpo
Wavedash 2022 August 6th-7th, 2022 9th
Panda Cup Online Qualifier: Southwest USA 3Online September 1st, 2022 2nd
Ludwig Smash Invitational Last Chance Qualifier October 21st, 2022 25th
Port Priority 7 November 12th-13th, 2022 49th 17th BOAT
Mainstage 2022 December 2nd-4th, 2022 129th
GENESIS 9 January 20th-22nd, 2023 129th
LVL UP EXPO 2023 February 17th-19th, 2023 9th 4th Dakpo
HyperX Arena - 5 Year Anniversary March 18th-19th, 2023 3rd 3rd Dakpo
Low Tide City 2023 May 13th-14th, 2023 25th
Wavedash 2023 June 16th-18th, 2023 25th / 330
Riptide 2023 September 8th-10th, 2023 33rd / 716


  • In his Lessons, Ven is known for yelling about bad habits and his Discord server is jokingly referred to as "Ven's Yelling Support Group"

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