Shroomed

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[e][h]Sheik Shroomed
Player Information
Name:
DaJuan Jefferson McDaniel
Country:
Team:
Nicknames:
DaJuan 'Energy' McDaniel
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Main:
Sheik Sheik
Secondaries:
Dr. Mario Dr. Mario, Marth Marth
Links
History
2015-07-16 — 2016-12-07
2016-12-22 — Present

DaJuan "Shroomed" Jefferson McDaniel is a Melee player from NorCal currently representing Immortals. He is considered the best Dr. Mario player in the world and one of the best Sheik players in the world. He is currently ranked third on the NorCal Power Rankings.

Biography[edit]

Shroomed became known for his Dr. Mario play, taking the character to top 8 finishes at events such as EVO 2013, Apex 2012, and Apex 2013. After Apex 2014, however, he decided to switch his main to Sheik, though he keeps Dr Mario for certain matchups and for when his Sheik isn't performing well.

He ended 2014 on a strong note at Pacific Northwest Regional by becoming the first player to take a set off of Mew2King in Sheik dittos in tournament, though Mew2King got his revenge later in the bracket. He did it again at Apex 2015, securing himself a spot in top 8, where he lost a close set to Hungrybox to finish in 7th place.

On July 16, 2015, Winterfox announced it was signing Shroomed as its first Smash player.[1] On December 7, 2016, Shroomed announced his departure from Winterfox, becoming a free agent.[2]

On December 22, 2016, Shroomed was signed by Immortals.[3]

Recent Achievements[edit]

2017[edit]

2017
Date Place Event Result Prize
Mar 25 A59 - 12th Full Bloom 3 2 : 3 USA Pikachu Falco Axe
Mar 18-19 A55 - 6th Frame Perfect Series 2 1 : 3 USA Captain Falcon S2J
Jan 20-22 B717 - 24th GENESIS 4 0 : 3 USA Fox SFAT $75


2016[edit]

2016
Date Place Event Result Prize
Dec 2-4 A513 - 16th UGC Smash Open 2 : 3 United Kingdom Fox Professor Pro $89.15
Nov 3-6 A57 - 8th Smash Summit 3 1 : 3 USA Pikachu Axe $648.27
Oct 7-9 A513 - 16th The Big House 6 0 : 3 USA Sheik Swedish Delight
Sep 10 A11st NorCal Loves Teams 3 : 1 USA Captain Falcon S2J
Aug 26-28 A59 - 12th Shine 2016 2 : 3 USA Fox Mango $108.79
Aug 11-14 A55 - 6th Super Smash Con 2016 1 : 3 USA Pikachu Axe $188
Jul 15-17 A59 - 12th EVO 2016 0 : 2 USA Marth PewPewU
Jun 24-26 A55 - 6th CEO 2016 0 : 3 USA Fox SFAT $101.70
Jun 11-12 A44th Smash 'N' Splash 2 1 : 3 USA Sheik Mew2King $459
May 20-22 A57 - 8th Get On My Level 2016 1 : 3 USA Fox Mango $201.80 CAD
Apr 21-24 A55 - 6th Smash Summit 2 1 : 3 Sweden Fox Armada $1166.54
Jan 29-31 A59 - 12th PAX Arena 0 : 3 USA Fox SFAT
Jan 15-17 B717 - 24th GENESIS 3 0 : 3 USA Sheik Plup $75
Jan 2 A33rd OVO: Back II Back 2 : 3 USA Falco Frootloop $48


2015[edit]

2015
Date Place Event Result Prize
Nov 26-28 A57 - 8th DreamHack Winter 2015 0 : 3 USA Falco Mango $400
Nov 5-8 A55 - 6th Smash Summit 1 : 3 USA Falco Mango $1,481.81
Oct 2-4 A55 - 6th The Big House 5 1 : 3 USA Sheik Mew2King $910
Sep 19 A57 - 8th HTC Throwdown 0 : 3 USA Sheik Mew2King $353
Sep 5-6 A513 - 16th Paragon Los Angeles 2015 0 : 2 USA Jigglypuff Hungrybox
Jul 17-19 B725 - 32nd EVO 2015 1 : 2 USA Fox Santiago
Jun 26-28 A55 - 6th CEO 2015 2 : 3 USA Falco Westballz $117.45
May 16-17 A11st Enthusiast Gaming Live 6 : 2 USA Samus Duck $775 CAD
May 9-10 A57 - 8th Press Start 0 : 3 USA Fox Falco Mango $250
Apr 11-12 A59 - 12th I'm Not Yelling! USA Sheik Kira
Apr 4-5 A33rd NorCal Regionals 2015 0 : 2 USA Fox SFAT
Mar 8 A22nd The Golden Bair 2 5 : 5 USA Fox SFAT
Jan 31-Feb 1 A57 - 8th Apex 2015 2 : 3 USA Jigglypuff Hungrybox $452
Jan 17-18 A57 - 8th Paragon 2015 0 : 3 USA Falco Westballz $91


All Achievements

SSBM Rankings[edit]

Ranking Series Rank
SSBM Rank 2013 7
SSBM Rank 2014 Summer 10
SSBM Rank 2014 14
SSBM Rank 2015 Summer 11
SSBM Rank 2015 10
SSBM Rank 2016 10

Matches[edit]

Interviews[edit]

2015[edit]

References[edit]