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Player Information
Years Active:
2012 - 2013, 2017 - Present
Total Earnings:
QM Elo (AoE IV):
1725 (current)
1780 (highest)
Roman Celeste Colosseum Tournament

Nico "ZertoN" is a German Age of Empires IV and Age of Empires Online player. He is the most successful Age of Empires Online player of the Project Celeste era, winning the most tournaments since it's revival.

He is also a member of the Project Celeste PvP Balance team for AoEO.[1]


Age of Empires IV[edit]

ZertoN started playing Age of Empires IV during its beta stage, well before the game's official release date on October 28th, 2021. During the last closed beta, he showed his early strength as he was one of the players in the top 5 of closed-beta leaderboard ranking.

On November 6, 2021, ZertoN played in the Genesis Qualifier, AoE4's first big S tier tournament. AoE4's first big S tier tournament. Where he made it to final round of pool 8, but then lost 0 to 2 to TheViper failing to qualify for one of the top 8 spots in the main event.


2021-11-06IG9 - 16thA6Qualifier1v1GENESIS QualifierGENESIS Qualifier0 : 2Norway TheViper$500
2021-08-01AA1stA0S-Tier1v1Roman Celeste Colosseum TournamentRoman Celeste Colosseum Tournament4 : 0Saudi Arabia Greeky$250
2021-02-05AA1stA1A-Tier1v1Winter Championship 2021Winter Championship 20214 : 2Portugal Eery$200
2020-12-19BA2ndA1A-Tier1v1The Prez Holiday InvitationalThe Prez Holiday Invitational2 : 3Portugal Eery$187
2020-08-09AA1stA1A-Tier1v1Cup of Beer 6Cup of Beer 63 : 0Portugal Eery$155
2020-04-12AA1stA2B-Tier1v1Beorix's BrawlBeorix's Brawl3 : 1Portugal Eery$120
2018-11-26AA1stA1A-Tier1v1Celeste Open ChampionshipCeleste Open Championship4 : 2Portugal Eery$150
2018-08-12BA2ndA1A-Tier1v1Celeste Spartan ChampionsCeleste Spartan Champions2 : 4United Kingdom RecoN$112
2018-03-04AA1stA1A-Tier1v1Spartan Wars 2018Spartan Wars 20184 : 3Greece TheMista$200
2013-07-16AA1stA2B-Tier1v1cG 16-Man InvitationalcG 16-Man Invitational3 : 1Sweden Qaghan$130
Complete list of results in any tournament

Recent Matches[edit]

DateTimeTierTournamentScoreVs. PlayerVOD
2021-11-0619:25 UTCA0S-TierGENESIS QualifierGENESIS Qualifier0:2Norway TheViperWatch VOD
2021-11-0618:00 UTCA0S-TierGENESIS QualifierGENESIS Qualifier2:0Japan NOTAKON
2021-11-0617:45 UTCA0S-TierGENESIS QualifierGENESIS Qualifier1:0Canada LaFaf
2021-10-2920:30 UTCA3C-TierThe Age of Empire RoyalThe Age of Empire Royal2:0Hungary Nakamura
2021-10-2919:40 UTCA3C-TierThe Age of Empire RoyalThe Age of Empire Royal0:2Australia HuT
2021-10-2917:30 UTCA3C-TierThe Age of Empire RoyalThe Age of Empire Royal2:0Finland Mixu
2021-10-2916:00 UTCA3C-TierThe Age of Empire RoyalThe Age of Empire Royal2:0Russia MilkiCow
2021-10-2915:00 UTCA3C-TierThe Age of Empire RoyalThe Age of Empire Royal1:0Russia Nerazim
2021-09-1917:00 UTCA3C-TierStorrn's Stress Test CupStorrn's Stress Test Cup0:2Poland Matiz
2021-09-1819:00 UTCA3C-TierStorrn's Stress Test CupStorrn's Stress Test Cup2:0France TheSniper_AOE
Complete list of matches in any tournament

Earnings Breakdown[edit]


  • He has never missed a Grand Final series of an AoEO tournament he has attended in the Project Celeste era, making 11 finals in a row.
  • He has 6 Celeste-era major tournament wins, with the next best player being at 2 major tournament wins (TheMista), and is the only player with back-to-back Celeste-era major tournament wins.
  • He is drawn 1-1 with TheMista in grand final series.
  • He boasts a 87.5% winrate in series.

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