BEAST4 Event Profile
What can you expect from the event?
The BEAST series is currently the biggest tournament series in Europe. These tournaments usually come closest to something like a european championship. The tournament is hosted by Lolex and Armada and features mainly Super Smash Bros. Melee but also includes Project M and Mario Party 5 side events
Now an old-school player, Baxon’s has been one of the top French players for many years. His Falco, one of the very best in Europe, is a ditto specialist, especially on Final Destination. Very aggressive, Baxon is a combo-oriented player who loves to ride the hype and please the crowd.
Salepâte isn’t the typical Marth. His style, easy to recognize, relies a lot on powershields and uncommon choices. Allied with a remarkable accuracy and an impressive reaction time, these qualities made him one of the top players in France for quite a few years, as well as one of the best Marth players in Europe.
(Tomber on the left and Eagle on the right)
Tomber is a long time player and speedrunner who has only recently solidified his position as the best Ice Climbers in Europe and one of the strongest players in Scandinavia. While he displays solid fundamentals, Tomber is most infamous for his very high proficiency with wobbling, of which his inventive setups and technology even outclasses Wobbles’.
Eagle is a former Samus player who now mains Dr. Mario. One of the first Danish players to break to the higher levels of play, Eagle is known for his strong punish game as well as his reads and mind games. He has also mastered various underutilized tools in Doc’s arsenal such as the up-b cancel.
Ice – often referred to as the european Mew2king – is the undisputed german Melee champion. Since he switched from maining Marth, Sheik and Fox to only playing Sheik in tournaments he managed to get some spectacular placings at european and american Events making him #1 in Europe and top 15 worldwide. He is well known for his technical yet efficient playstyle
Däumling might as well be one of the most consistent players in the german scene, regularly achieving top spots at all tournaments he attends and being one of the few people to take games of Ice. He plays Ice Climbers in Melee and has lately incorporated Wobbling into his gameplay making his grabs even deadlier.
Timi is a constant force to be reckoned with. This extremely technical Falco player from Austria is not only known for his impressive Combo game but also for his extremely technical play utilizing every option available in Falcos repertoire.
There is no need to introduce Armada since basically every Melee player around the world has heard his name before and watched his videos. The so called “beast from sweden” used to be former Melee world champion until he retired after APEX 2013. Known for his extremely technical punishement and combo game and notorious edgeguards he is the only person that ever played Peach on such a high level of play. Rumors say that he might come back out of retirement.
Leffen sure is one of the most controversial persons in the smash scene. What can not be denied however is his extreme skill in Melee. He is one of the most technical and consistent players in the whole world. His punishment game might as well be the best we have seen from any Fox player so far. This is his first swedish tournament after one year of being banned from the swedish Smash scene and he aims to take that #1 spot in Europe away from Ice.
Mayhem is currently ranked as the best player in Finland. His play-style is a combination of extreme technical aggression and intelligence. After switching mains he has recently settled into Fox which has brought him success both In Finland and abroad. After years of playing with various characters he has a strong set of secondaries in addition to his main.
Peki is one of the long term veterans of Finnish Smash. Despite the fact that he rarely travels to foreign tournaments, he has been one of the most dominant players in Finland for a long time. Peki’s play-style can be described as smart and efficient with a spun of creativity. He often chooses the safest and the most effective options while remaining unpredictable. Currently he’s ranked 3rd in Finland but he’s on his way on to the top making it to the top.
Over has been a top european player since he entered the european scene in 2008 (he actually went to american tournaments before he attended european tournaments outside of spain). He is know for his fluid movement and techchase game and has been #2 in Europe behind Ice after Armadas retirement and Leffens ban.
Fuzzyness is a player who for around the last half decade has been able to call himself the number one player in his country. Switching his main for a second time from falcon to fox has transformed Fuzzyness into and even greater player. He has now gone an entire year without losing a singles tournament in the UK.
Professor Pro is possibly one of the most technical fox players in Europe. Known to most of the smash community because of his project m snake, he is also very skilled in melee. Consistently pushing Fuzzyness to the limit in nationals has given him recognition however this will be his first international tournament.
Jeapie is known for his extremely technical and stylish way of playing utilizing every movement option available. His Captain Falcon is fast and his combos are on point making him the probably best Falcon player in Europe.
Thomas is known for his great combo abilities on space animals, and ability to rest in the most absurd and unexpected situations. The eccentric Puff main has been a rising star in the Norwegian Smash community, and has steadily improved his game after moving to Oslo, which enabled him to play good players on a regular basis.
Special thanks to Slhoka, Vegard, King Funk, JJLinyard and Novi for proving informations and texts for the featured players.