Character info
Melee main Fox
Smash 4 (3DS) mains Little Mac, Sheik
Project M main Toon Link
Personal and other info
Real name Darren Taing
Birth date (age 35)
Location Melbourne, Vic Australia

Dreadtech, also known as Dread, is a smasher from Melbourne, Victoria who started playing in April of 2014. A quick learner, Dread has climbed the ladder of Melbourne's scene, earning high positions in the tournaments he has performed in. In addition, Dread has hosted a tournament, Check Yourself Before you Dreadtech Yourself and manages the Oceanic Netplay Group along with 5 other players, hosting weekly tournaments for Project M and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

He gained cult status among the community for his performance during the Grand Final of Shadowloo Showdown V's Project M doubles' event, teaming with Armada.

Tournament placingsEdit


Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
RMIT 17th Oct October 17th, 2014 7th
Battle Arena Melbourne 10 May 18th-20th, 2018 2nd Armada

Project MEdit

Tournament Date 1v1 placement 2v2 placement Partner
CouchWarriors August August 17th, 2014 13th
Check Yourself Before You Dreadtech Yourself August 24th, 2014 9th
Shadowloo Showdown V August 29th-31st, 2014 1st Armada
CouchWarriors October October 18th, 2014 9th


  • People often make jokes about Dreadtech, claiming that when they perform well they are in the "Dreadzone".
  • He is often tagged as SBWY|Dreadtech during streams due to his job at Subway.
  • Dreadtech is an actor, with his first feature film "The Water Stinger" yet to be released.