Shanks is proclaimed Spanish champion of Dragon Ball Fighterz in a magical night in which he gave very few options to his rivals
Last Saturday, the qualifiers for the National League of Dragon ball fighterz it started a few months ago. The tournament organized by Bandai Namco was a response to the cancellation of all head-to-head tournaments due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. Europe was one of the four chosen countries by the video game publisher to represent one of its five national leagues (Europe, France, Japan, USA East and USA West).
Throughout the competition, the boys of BCNFighters they offered a current in Spanish via the official tournament signal, you can enjoy all its editions from its channel Youtube. If you would like to see the tracking we have done to the entire competition from our website, you can do so through this link.
The night started with a short interview with Tomoko hiroki, producer of the game, who answered several questions about the game and confirmed that on December 20 we will meet the next playable character of Dragon ball fighterz. We were also able to see some small interviews with tournament participants as an introduction.
The playoffs begin
The first confrontation of the playoffs brought us to the third and fourth classified of the initial phase of the tournament, Shanks against Tiger. The first game started very close and when Shanks left Goku user interface by Tigris at the door of death the first magical moment of the night has happened, Tigris summoned the Dragon Shenron completely restore his life. Convene Sheron it is not an easy task Dragon ball fighterz
With 3-0 on the scoreboard, we saw another very close game which again favored Shanks, who handled the final moments of the round better. Tigris started the fifth fight of the night very well, leaving only the The trunks Shanks in front of his entire team. But Shanks turned on the mode for the first time at night. Ultra Instinct and made a spectacular comeback with Trunks taking the fight and moving on to the next round. Little could do Tiger that although he played very well he found himself in front of a Shanks who seemed to be recovering his best form.
After a short break after the first match of the evening, the tournament semi-final began, GenisGod against Shanks. In the first round of the set, GenisGod managed to get out of the way of the A18 of Shanks thanks to the suffocating pressure of Majin Bu. Although Shanks quickly took control of the game thanks to a Goku user interface Yes The trunks it shone especially that night putting the 1-0 in their favor. The second fight was also resolved in favor of Shanks, who was very careful to avoid pressure and assists from Team GenisGod that he couldn’t cope with such an offensive and defensive deployment. In the third round, GenisGod was able to defeat two of Shanks’ characters thanks to a big Majin Bu Yes Yamcha. But The trunks He ended GenisGod’s chances again by beating him in the air.
With 3-0 on the scoreboard, GenisGod managed to take on Shanks thanks to a strong start from Majin Bu who quickly finished with A18. Then they came Yamcha Yes Goku user interface to condemn what would be the first victory for GenisGod. In the next round, Shanks knocked out Goku’s UI with a single combo (TOD), but GenisGod’s Majin Bu managed to level the game. Finally, Trunks reappeared to save the future and take the point, 4-1 on the scoreboard. GenisGod quickly finished A18 in the first match point
The Dragon Ball Fighterz National League Grand Finals
Finally, the grand final which would crown the Spanish champion of Dragon ball fighterz. Gropis, undefeated in the contest, received a Shanks who came to win 10-1 the previous two rounds. The first fight started in favor of Gropis who with a single combo of Invoices finished with A18 Yes Goku user interface. But Shanks reactivated the mode Ultra Instinct and managed to trace the 3 characters of Gropis with The trunks for the second time in the evening. The second game of the evening was in favor of Shanks, thanks to the work of Goku user interface Yes The trunks. Gropis managed to take the third round with Broly Z in another tight end.
With 2-1 on the scoreboard, Gropis managed to take the A18 in the lead by Shanks. But for the umpteenth time that night, Trunks and Goku UI returned to give Shanks the victory. Gropis, far from giving up, managed to win the next round thanks to an excellent job of Jiren Yes Invoices, 3-2 on the scoreboard. In another round which started off very well for Gropis, Shanks managed to secure the victory, this time with the help of the A18 and Trunks.
When it seemed that Shanks he hit the ceiling, activated Ultra Instinct mode for the third time at night. With a good read to his rival, he used a unique mechanism to Goku user interface this allows you to dodge the opponent’s Ki by walking forward. A technique that we barely saw in the tournament and which managed to finish the Bills to the amazement of the commentators. Although Gropis’ Broly Z adjusted the result, it was not enough to end the momentum by Shanks. With a jump avoiding a projectile from Jiren, A18 finished the fight crowning Shanks as the Spanish champion of Dragon Ball Fighterz. Gropis played at a very good level that night but ended up in the lead Shanks which showed why he is a world class player.
Shanks, our national champion and Spanish representative worldwide in fighting games
For who does not know Shanks, is a professional fighting game player who is part of the esports team Giants of Vodafone and sponsored by Red Bull as an esport athlete. Shanks has been involved in various fighting game titles for nearly a decade, although that was with the arrival of Dragon ball fighterz when he exploded as an elite player in the genre. In the game’s first year of life, Shanks won every national tournament he participated in.
Internacional Shanks collected European tournaments like the Celtic Throwdown of 2018, the FDJ Masters League of France of 2019. He also achieved excellent positions in tournaments around the world in 2019 and early 2020. Third place in the Combination circuit breaker in May 2019, fourth place in EVO in August 2019, fourth place in SAGA of Madrid November 2019, fourth place in UFA in December 2019 and Top 8 of Final world tour in February 2020.
After all these titles and these excellent positions, I would like to highlight great achievements how to be the first Spaniard to enter the Top 8 in an EVO, the epic victory against the multiple winner of the EVO Sonicfox at UFA 2019 or the Top 8 in Dragon Ball Fighterz World Tour. To this extensive sports record, we must add being the national champion of the first online tournament organized by Bandai Namco.
With this touching moment of Shanks enters the EVO Top 8 safe from his expedition companions, we say goodbye to this National Dragon Ball Fighterz League.