Triggers Down

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Triggers Down
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Location United States
Coaches Bravo
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Sponsor(s) GL (2011)
CompLexity Gaming (2011)
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Created 2005
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Disbanded 2014
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Triggers Down is a defunct team. Its most prominent members include founding member and longtime captain Justin "SK" Mann as well as longtime member Jacob "Hysteria" Reiser.


Halo 2

Triggers Down was formed in 2005 by Justin "SK" Mann alongside "Andros_is_TALL", "inSaNe_SniPeR" and "ixq1k". They took 5th place at their first and only event, MLG Seattle 2005.

A new TD roster was present at MLG Dallas 2006, comprised of SK, CR "Detach" Thomas, "FoSSiK" and "Solshy". They took top 16 at their only event together. For the next event in Anaheim, SK and Detach recruited the duo of Alex "Toxin" Varouhas and Mason "ToxinsNeighbor" Cobb. They took a surprising 5th place at the event, and returned at the following event in Chicago. Unfortunately they took top 12 at this event, leading to a team change, with Detach being replaced by "BoO". They took top 12 again at MLG Orlando. Following Orlando, the team would pick up a sponsor from MoB and and no longer attend events as Triggers Down.

Halo 3

Triggers Down would return at the start of Halo 3. This time SK would be accompanied by Justin "Fearitself" Kats and Jacob "Hysteria" Reiser, while going through a rotating cast of fourths. They started the year attending Meadowlands with Lowkin and finished 4th. Lowkin was swapped with Cameron "Victory X" Thorlackson for San Diego where the team finished 3rd. They then went on to win Orlando with Eric "Snip3down" Wrona, in place of Victory X, for the first ever victory for Triggers Down. Snip3down left before Toronto causing the team to use Mackeo in their 6th place finish there. They would replace Mackeo with Ben "Karma" Jackson for the final two events of the year, netting him his second tournament win inDallas, before finishing 5th at the National Championships in Vegas.

Triggers Down would maintain a stable roster for 5 events, now bringing in Richie "Heinz" Heinz and Justin "iGoturPistola" Deese, to play with Hysteria and SK. The team would finish 1st at Meadowlands, 2nd at Columbus and 1st at Dallas and Anaheim, bringing Triggers Down to 5 tournament wins in total. They finished the year with an unexpected and disappointing 5th place at the National Championship in Orlando.

Heinz left the team at the start of 2010 and was replaced with Neighbor for Orlando where the team finished 6th. Pistola was then switched with Anthony "Totz" Pennacchio for Columbus but the team only got 8th. The last three tournaments of the year would finally see Triggers Down solidify a roster. The departure of SK caused them to pick up Best Man for Raleigh, D.C. and Dallas finishing 3rd, 2nd and 4th respectively.

Halo Reach

Reach would not bring the same level of success to Triggers Down, despite Hysteria being reunited with SK to reform some of the old core from its most successful period. MLG Dallas 2011 saw them joined by Best Man and Heinz for a 9th place finish. Heinz left before Columbus causing the team to pick up Loki, resulting in a 14th place finish. Hysteria and SK then recruited Brett Naded Leonard and Amish Acorns to try and improve things for Anaheim but they again only got 15th.


Player Roster


ID Name Next Team
USA Hysteria Jacob Resier TAlogo std.png The Agency
USA Heinz Richie Heinz StKlogo std.png Shoot to Kill
USA Lethul Tony Campbell Jr. BtHlogo std.png Believe the Hype
USA FearItSelf Justin Kats TAlogo std.png The Agency
USA Neighbor Mason Cobb Logo std2.png Slaughterhouse
USA Elumnite Marcus Lovejoy Logo std2.png CYNICAL
USA Naded Brett Leonard Logo std2.png Infamous
USA Best Man Nick Johnson Logo std2.png Shady Halo Kids
USA SK Justin Mann ARlogo std.png Active Rush
USA Goofy Faisal Khan Warriorslogo std.png Warriors
USA Arkanum Jacob Santos Logo std2.png Rack City
USA Amish Acorns Jordan Dotzel FBlogo std.png Final Boss
USA Loki Curtis Howell
USA Totz Anthony Pennacchio Inslogo std.png Instinct
USA iGoturPistola Justin Deese FBlogo std.png Final Boss
USA Karma Ben Jackson Logo std2.png VG The New Order
USA Mackeo Joseph Reinhart Classiclogo std.png Classic
USA Snip3down Eric Wrona Str8logo std.png Str8 Rippin
USA Victory X Cameron Thorlakson Inslogo std.png Instinct
Canada Lowkin Christopher Kerluke Logo std2.png The Influence
USA BoO Logo std2.png MoB
USA Detach CR Thomas
USA Toxin Alex Varouhas
USA FoSSiK Logo std2.png MoB
USA Solshy Logo std2.png KSI
USA Andros
USA ixq1k
USA inSaNe_SniPeR



ID Name Position
USA Bravo Andy Dudynsky Coach

Tournament History

End Date Game Place Prize Event Players (Coach)
September 1, 2014 Halo 2a logo.png A33rd PAX Prime Showdown 2014 HysteriaFearitSelfHeinzLethul
November 2-4 2012 Halo 4 logo.png B313 - 16th MLG Fall Championship 2012 NeighborElumniteHysteriaNaded
November 18-20th 2011 Halo reach logo.png A99 - 12th MLG Providence Championships 2011 ArkanumBest ManGoofyNeighbor
October 14-16th 2011 Halo reach logo.png A66th MLG Orlando 2011 ArkanumBest ManGoofyNeighbor
July 29-31st 2011 Halo reach logo.png B313 - 16th MLG Anaheim 2011 HysteriaSKAmish AcornsNaded
June 3-5th 2011 Halo reach logo.png B313 - 16th MLG Columbus 2011 HysteriaBest ManSKLoki
April 1-3 2011 Halo reach logo.png A99 - 12th MLG Dallas 2011 HysteriaBest ManHeinzSK
November 5-7 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A44th MLG Dallas Championships 2010 HysteriaNeighborTotzBest Man
October 15-17th 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A22nd MLG D.C. 2010 HysteriaNeighborTotzBest Man
August 27-29th 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A33rd MLG Raleigh 2010 HysteriaNeighborTotzBest Man
June 4-6th 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A55th MLG Columbus 2010 HysteriaSKNeighborTotz
April 16-18th 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A66th MLG Orlando 2010 HysteriaSKiGotUrPistolaNeighbor
January 8-10th 2010 Halo 3 logo.png A55th MLG Orlando Championships 2009 HysteriaSKHeinziGotUrPistola
November 6-8th 2009 Halo 3 logo.png A11st MLG Anaheim 2009 HysteriaSKHeinziGotUrPistola
August 28-30th 2009 Halo 3 logo.png A11st MLG Dallas 2009 HysteriaSKHeinziGotUrPistola
June 5-7th 2009 Halo 3 logo.png A22nd MLG Columbus 2009 HysteriaSKHeinziGotUrPistola
April 3-5th 2009 Halo 3 logo.png A11st MLG Meadowlands 2009 HysteriaSKHeinziGotUrPistola
November 21-23rd 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A55th MLG Las Vegas Championships 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaSKKarma
October 3-5th 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A11st MLG Dallas 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaSKKarma
August 22-24th 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A66th MLG Toronto 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaSKMackeo
July 11-13th 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A11st MLG Orlando 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaSKSnipedown
June 13-15th 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A33rd MLG San Diego 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaSKVictory X
April 11-13th 2008 Halo 3 logo.png A44th MLG Meadowlands 2008 FearitSelfHysteriaLowkinSK
August 25-27 2006 Halo 2 logo.png A99 - 12th MLG Orlando 2006 SKNeighborToxinBoO
July 21-23 2006 Halo 2 logo.png A99 - 12th MLG Anaheim 2006 SKDetachNeighborToxin
June 23-25 2006 Halo 2 logo.png A55th MLG Anaheim 2006 SKDetachNeighborToxin
May 19-21 2006 Halo 2 logo.png B313 - 16th MLG Dallas 2006 SKDetachFoSsiKSolshy
September 10-11 2005 Halo 2 logo.png A55th MLG Seattle 2005 Andros_is_TALLinSaNe_SniPeRixq1kSK

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