Smash Pros Do IRL Taunts For Charity

Earlier this morning, two top-five Super Smash Bros. Melee players, Adam “Armada” Lindgren and Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman, and a well-known Fox player named Danny “UUAA” Diaz got together to do Smash taunts, IRL, for charity. The results are amazing and adorable.

Here’s Mewtwo’s taunt from Lindgren:


And the original to compare:

I think this is Bowser’s taunt:


And Bowser’s, to compare:


And finally, Zimmerman on Young Link:


Here’s the whole video:


It is actually very sweet that these legendary Smash players are willing to do silly, awkward things to raise money for charity. Another Smash player, Nicholas “Ministry” McGuire recently suffered from cardiac arrest at a tournament. Nearly $30,000 has been raised for his surgery, in part because of these pros’ fundraising efforts.

Senior reporter at Kotaku.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter


Can’t imagine why esports aren’t taken seriously. People want to do this for college athletics credit.