Mew2King

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[e][h]Sheik Marth Fox Mew2King
Mew2king genesis 4.jpg
Mew2King at GENESIS 4.
Player Information
Name:
Jason Zimmerman
Birth:
February 19, 1989 (1989-02-19) (age 28)
Country:
Team:
Echo Fox
Most Valuable Gaming
Alternate IDs:
M2K
Nicknames:
The Robot
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Sheik Sheik, Marth Marth, Fox Fox
Secondaries:
Peach Peach, Jigglypuff Jigglypuff, Captain Falcon Captain Falcon
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Main:
Meta Knight Meta Knight
Secondaries:
King Dedede King Dedede
Project M
Main:
Fox Fox
Secondaries:
Sheik Sheik, Marth Marth, Mewtwo Mewtwo
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Main:
Cloud Cloud
Secondaries:
Donkey Kong Donkey Kong
Links
Achievements
MELEE-FC Diamond The Big House 3 Shine 2016 CEO Dreamland
History
????-??-?? — 2014-05-22
2014-05-22 — 2014-10-18
????-??-?? — 2015-01-27
2015-04-16 — 2016-05-17
2016-05-17 — Present

Jason "Mew2King" Zimmerman (born February 19, 1989) is an American professional Melee player from Cinnaminson, New Jersey, currently residing in Phoenix, Arizona and playing for Echo Fox. He is widely regarded as one of the best smashers of all time, known mostly for his incredible character depth and knowledge of mechanics.

Biography[edit]

Mew2King started playing competitively and attending tournaments in 2005 around his hometown of Cinnaminson, New Jersey and the East Coast in general. He is considered to be one of the best Melee players in the world due to his extremely technical and intelligent play style, earning him the nickname "The Robot". In Melee, he is widely considered to be the best active Sheik and one of the two best Marth mains (along with PPMD), and also has a very solid Fox secondary. During some time between 2008-2009, he was considered the undisputed top player for both Melee and its sequel Brawl, having taken first place in the majority of singles events he attended for both Melee and Brawl. Mew2King was formerly ranked 1st on the now-defunct Tristate Melee Power Rankings[1]. He now resides in Florida.

Mew2King struggled in the scene when he first started due to his lack of player experience. He placed 25th at his first tournament, Gettin' Schooled 2. Over the course of the summer of 2005 he soon became a major threat in Melee's tournament scene, consistently placing in the money at nationals. Shortly before Brawl's release (and even some time after), he became so dominant that other top professional players at the time, including the players who had given him trouble in the past, were hard-pressed to even defeat him in a single game. During 2010-2013, Mew2King was still a major threat in Melee, but not to the degree he was before, suffering from declining tournament placings due to the presence of new rising stars in the scene. During late 2013, after years of not winning a major Melee event, Mew2King went on a winning streak where he won almost every singles event he entered, taking sets off of players who he had seldom defeated in recent times, including Mango, Hungrybox, and PPMD. This is commonly referred to as "The Return of the King."

In addition, Mew2King made many important discoveries about Melee on his own by testing several aspects of the game. This includes character weight, falling speed, attack knockback, priority, game physics, and so on. This information was posted online as a repository for Melee statistics[2], which, to this day, many casual and professional players refer to alike for more information about their character's data and inner workings.

In the past, Mew2King had been involved in a few controversial incidents. He was banned from the 2010 MLG Brawl finals after tournament organizers suspected him and fellow Brawl player ADHD of "forfeiting or conspiring to manipulate rankings or brackets". He also drew criticism after a pot-splitting incident with the smasher Unknown522 at the Revival of Melee 5 tournament. Aside from a few other circumstances, Mew2King has maintained a positive public image since early 2013. In response to rumors and criticism that he has received, he has publicly stated that he is actively working to improve his personality, acquiring feedback to try and correct flaws that he displayed in the past.[3]

Mew2King had started entering tournaments less frequently in 2015, even skipping EVO 2015, the largest tournament of all-time, citing serious hand pain as his main reason as well as lack of confidence. He has also said that he has struggled with depression over the years, which sometimes affects his playing ability.[4][5]

Recent Major Melee Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2017
2017-04-30 A33rd DreamHack Austin 2017 PeachMarth 1 : 3 USAJigglypuffIce ClimbersChuDat $1,000
2017-04-16 A11st CEO Dreamland Marth 3 : 0
3 : 1
USAFoxSFAT
2017-04-09 A59 - 12th Smash Rivalries Sheik 1 : 3 USAPikachuAxe
2017-03-05 A44th Smash Summit - Spring 2017 Marth 1 : 3 SwedenFoxLeffen
2017-01-22 A33rd GENESIS 4 Marth 1 : 3 USAFoxFalcoMango $1,704
2016
2016-12-04 A22nd UGC Smash Open Marth 3 : 1
1 : 3
SwedenPeachArmada $3,496
2016-11-06 A33rd Smash Summit 3 Fox 0 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox $2,701.13
2016-10-30 A33rd Canada Cup 2016 Fox 0 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox $322.50
2016-10-09 A44th The Big House 6 Marth 1 : 3 SwedenPeachArmada $1,250.40
2016-08-28 A11st Shine 2016 Marth 3 : 0 USAFoxSFAT $3,956
2016-08-14 A33rd Super Smash Con 2016 Fox 0 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox $1,034
2016-07-17 A55 - 6th EVO 2016 Marth 1 : 2 USAFoxMango $474.40
2016-07-03 A33rd WTFox 2 MarthSheik 1 : 3 SwedenPeachArmada $816.20
2016-06-26 A22nd CEO 2016 MarthSheikFox 1 : 3 USAJigglypuffHungrybox $1,356
2016-06-12 A33rd Smash 'N' Splash 2 SheikFox 1 : 3 USASheikSwedish Delight $688.50
2016-05-22 A59 - 12th Get On My Level 2016 Sheik 1 : 3 NicaraguaCaptain Falconn0ne $76.95
2016-05-08 A33rd DreamHack Austin 2016 Marth 1 : 3 USAFalcoMango $1,000
2016-05-01 A33rd Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 Marth 1 : 3 USAFoxMango $602.65
2016-04-24 A33rd Smash Summit 2 SheikFox 0 : 3 SwedenPeachArmada $3,240.38
2016-03-19 A57 - 8th Battle of the Five Gods PeachMarthFox 0 : 3 USAIce ClimbersWobbles $500
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2017
2017-04-30 A22nd DreamHack Austin 2017 Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
PlupFoxUSA
1 : 3
2 : 3
USAFoxSFAT
USAFoxFalcoMango
2017-04-16 A22nd CEO Dreamland Mew2KingFoxUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
0 : 3 USAFoxSFAT
USAMarthPewPewU
2017-04-09 A22nd Smash Rivalries Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3
1 : 3
USAFoxLucky
USAFalcoFoxMango
$500
2017-03-05 A11st Smash Summit - Spring 2017 Mew2KingSheikUSA
ArmadaPeachFoxSweden
3 : 1
3 : 2
SwedenFoxLeffen
GermanyFoxIce
2017-01-22 A55 - 6th GENESIS 4 Mew2KingSheikUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3 USASheikPlup
USAPikachuAxe
$304.8
2016
2016-12-04 A44th UGC Smash Open Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 GermanyFoxIce
SwedenFoxLeffen
$425.6
2016-11-06 A11st Smash Summit 3 Mew2KingSheikUSA
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 1 USAFoxSFAT
USAMarthFoxPewPewU
$2,921.5
2016-10-09 A55 - 6th The Big House 6 Mew2KingSheikPeachUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
2 : 3 USAFoxChillindude
USAIce ClimbersChuDat
$323
2016-08-28 A11st Shine 2016 Mew2KingSheikUSA
PlupFoxUSA
3 : 1 USASheikShroomed
USAPeachMacD
$2,016
2016-07-03 A11st WTFox 2 Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 0 USAIce Climbersdizzkidboogie
USAFoxSFAT
2016-05-01 A11st Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 Mew2KingSheikUSA
ArmadaFoxSweden
3 : 2 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
SwedenFoxLeffen
$837.02
2016-04-24 A11st Smash Summit 2 Mew2KingSheikUSA
ArmadaFoxSweden
3 : 1 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USASheikPlup
$1,875
2016-01-31 A22nd PAX Arena 2016 Mew2KingSheikUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
3 : 1
2 : 3
USASheikShroomed
USAFoxSFAT
$375
2015
2015-11-08 A22nd Smash Summit Mew2KingFoxSheikUSA
ArmadaPeachFoxSweden
2 : 3 USAMarthPewPewU
USAFoxSFAT
$1,050
2015-10-04 A22nd The Big House 5 Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
HungryboxJigglypuffUSA
1 : 3 SwedenFoxArmada
SwedenSheikAndroid
$1,296
2015-07-11 A11st WTFox Mew2KingSheikFoxUSA
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 2 USAFoxMango
SwedenFoxLeffen
$730
2015-04-19 A22nd Sandstorm Mew2KingSheikUSA
ArmadaFoxSweden
3 : 1
0 : 3
USAPeachMacD
SwedenFoxLeffen
$147
2014
2014-10-05 A11st The Big House 4 Mew2KingFoxJigglypuffUSA
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 0 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USASamusPlup
$1,026
2014-06-29 A11st CEO 2014 Mew2KingFoxUSA
ArmadaPeachSweden
3 : 0 USAJigglypuffHungrybox
USASamusPlup
2014-05-25 A11st Pat's House 2 Mew2KingUSA
HungryboxUSA
3 : 1
3 : 1
USALucky
USAS2J
All Results

Recent Wii U Results[edit]

Date Place Event Result Prize
2017
2017-06-11 A55 - 6th Saints Gaming Live CloudDonkey Kong 0 : 3 CanadaCloudBlacktwins13
2017-06-04 A44th Battle of BC 2 CloudDonkey Kong 0 : 3 USASheikVoiD
2017-05-28 C133 - 48th MomoCon 2017 2 : 3 USAMr.Speedman
2017-05-07 C133 - 48th Umebura Japan Major 0 : 2 JapanEarth
2017-04-16 C1129 - 192nd CEO Dreamland DQ USAPromaelia
2017-03-26 C149 - 64th 2GGC: Civil War Cloud 1 : 3 USALucinaMr.E
2017-01-07 A44th Smash Conference LXIX Cloud 2 : 3 USAPikachuESAM
2016
2016-12-04 C133 - 48th UGC Smash Open DQ USANed
2016-10-30 A33rd Canada Cup 2016 Cloud 2 : 3 MexicoMarthCloudMKLeo
2016-10-09 B725 - 32nd The Big House 6 Cloud 1 : 3 USABayonettaCaptainZack
2016-08-28 A55 - 6th Shine 2016 Cloud 1 : 3 USASonic6WX $241.50
2016-08-21 A22nd Endgame Cloud 1 : 3
1 : 3
ChileDiddy KongZeRo
2016-08-07 A55 - 6th Clutch City Clash Cloud 1 : 3 USASheikTrevonte $153.45
2016-07-03 A55 - 6th WTFox 2 CloudRosalina & Luma 0 : 3 USAMega ManScAtt $64.80
2016-06-19 A44th Apex 2016 Cloud 0 : 3 JapanDiddy KongNietono $409
2016-06-12 A55 - 6th Smash 'N' Splash 2 Cloud 1 : 3 CanadaMarioAlly $130.50
2016-05-29 A55 - 6th MomoCon 2016 Cloud 1 : 3 CanadaMarioAlly $181.60
2016-05-22 A55 - 6th Get On My Level 2016 Cloud 1 : 3 USAZero Suit SamusNairo $301.72
2016-05-01 A33rd Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 0 : 3 CanadaAlly
2016-03-26 A44th OUTFOXX'D Cloud 1 : 3 USADiddy KongZinoto
All Results
Date Place Event Partner Result Prize
2017
2017-06-11 A11st Saints Gaming Live Mew2KingUSA
saj.USA
2 : 3
3 : 2
USAMVD
USADath
2017-06-04 A11st Battle of BC 2 Mew2KingUSA
MKLeoMexico
3 : 2 USAANTi
JapanAbadango
2017-05-28 A22nd MomoCon 2017 Mew2KingCloudUSA
AllyMarioCanada
1 : 3 USANessNAKAT
USASheikVoiD
2017-04-30 A57 - 8th DreamHack Austin 2017 Mew2KingUSA
K9sbruceUSA
1 : 2 USAKarna
USADakpo
2017-04-16 A57 - 8th CEO Dreamland Mew2KingCloudUSA
SalemBayonettaSheikUSA
0 : 2 USABayonettaCaptainZack
USACloudTweek
2017-03-26 A57 - 8th 2GGC: Civil War Mew2KingCloudUSA
SalemBayonettaUSA
1 : 3 JapanMeta KnightAbadango
JapanSheikKameme
$153.2
2017-03-19 A44th Frame Perfect Series 2 Mew2KingCloudUSA
MKLeoCloudSheikMexico
2 : 3 USAPikachuESAM
USACloudDiddy KongMVD
2017-01-07 A22nd Smash Conference LXIX Mew2KingUSA
Mr.EUSA
1 : 3 USASalem
USA8BitMan
2016
2016-12-04 A55 - 6th UGC Smash Open Mew2KingUSA
AllyCanada
2 : 3 USAPugwest
USAMarss
$248.8
2016-10-09 A22nd The Big House 6 Mew2KingUSA
AllyCanada
3 : 1
2 : 3
ChileZeRo
USANairo
$432
2016-08-21 A22nd Endgame Mew2KingUSA
TrelaUSA
2 : 3
1 : 3
CanadaAlly
ChileZeRo
2016-07-03 A22nd WTFox 2 Mew2KingUSA
DabuzUSA
3 : 2
1 : 3
ChileZeRo
NetherlandsMr.R
$435
2016-06-19 A22nd Apex 2016 Mew2KingUSA
VoiDUSA
3 : 1
2 : 3
JapanNietono
JapanUmeki
$492
2016-05-29 A55 - 6th MomoCon 2016 Mew2KingUSA
ScAttUSA
2 : 3 USAVinnie
USAMr.E
$40.8
2016-05-22 A22nd Get On My Level 2016 Mew2KingUSA
NairoUSA
0 : 3 USAANTi
CanadaAlly
$475.91
2016-05-01 A11st Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2016 Mew2KingUSA
AllyCanada
3 : 1 CanadaChrim Foish
CanadaBlacktwins13
2016-03-26 A22nd OUTFOXX'D Mew2KingCloudUSA
ANTiMarioUSA
3 : 0
2 : 3
CanadaMarioAlly
NetherlandsSheikMr.R
2016-03-06 A11st Shots Fired 2 Mew2KingUSA
AllyCanada
3 : 0
3 : 0
NetherlandsMr.R
USAANTi
2016-01-31 A11st PAX Arena 2016 Mew2KingUSA
ANTiUSA
L USAVinnie
USAJbandrew
$375
2016-01-17 B717 - 24th GENESIS 3 Mew2KingUSA
ZinotoUSA
1 : 2 USATweek
USARyuga
All Results

Melee Rankings[edit]

SSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBMRank 2016 4
SSBMRank 2015 5
SSBMRank 2015 Summer 6
SSBMRank 2014 4
SSBMRank 2014 Summer 3
SSBMRank 2013 3

RetroSSBMRank[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
RetroSSBMRank 2012 5
RetroSSBMRank 2011 5
RetroSSBMRank 2010 4
RetroSSBMRank 2009 4
RetroSSBMRank 2008 1
RetroSSBMRank 2007 1
RetroSSBMRank 2006 6

Panda Global Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
PGR v2 26
PGR v1 28

Matches[edit]

Singles[edit]

Vs. Mang0[edit]

Vs. Armada[edit]

Vs. Hungrybox[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2015[edit]

2014[edit]

2013[edit]

Combo Videos[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]