The Beasties: Introducing the Finalists!

And the finalists are…

The 2021 Beast Saber Mapping Awards are underway! After receiving 85 unique nominations for more than 760 maps across 29 categories, a tean of more than 20 experienced mappers, lighters, and members of our curation team have narrowed each category down to a set of finalists.

You can watch the announcement video here!

Supporting Map Awards

Download a playlist of all nominees in this section HERE.

Best OneSaber Map

  • Feels – Low Roar by Joetastic (18366) (Video)
  • Ori and the Blind Forest – Main Theme by sp234 (1cb68) (Video)

Best No Arrows Map

  • Canta Bille – Real or Lie by Pixelguy (126e4) (Video)
  • NEFFEX – Dance Again by Z-ANESaber (12e65) (Video)
  • Yoasobi – Yoru ni Kakeru by 710 (12161) (Video)

Best 360/90-Degree Map

  • Aero Chord – Drop It by Checkthepan (1c88d) (Video)
  • KSLV – Disaster by Mawntee (1dc64) (Video)
  • Edelritter – Ringed Genesis by That_Narwhal (1694f) (Video)

Best Collaboration Map

  • Various Artists – Beat Saber OST Megamix by Alphabeat (176df) (Video)
  • Error Code – Case & Point by Ramen Noodle (19a0a) (Video)
  • Camellia feat. Nanahira Bassline Yatteru W by Joshabi & Altrewin (15b6e) (Video)
  • Whethan – All In My Head (Saint Punk Remix) by Timbo, Alice, & SlimyBlob (1dade) (Video)
  • Teminite – Sail Away by Bytrius & Dirty Alex (1e110) (Video)

Best Full Spread Map

  • S3RL – To Your Beat (ft. Hannah Fortune) (radio edit) by Alice & Checkthepan (1d082) (Video)
  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic by ETAN (16726) (Video)
  • Pegboard Nerds – Purple People Eater by FatBeanZoop & ExUnreal (11b49) (Video)
  • Joe Hisaishi – Merry-Go-Round by Zelazowa (16894) (Video)
  • Avicii – The Nights by Nolanimations (16abf) (Video)

Best Ranked Map under 9 Stars

  • Azazal & Paper Skies – Radiclaw by CyanSnow (1245e) (Video)
  • Bada – Flower (TAK Remix) by Alice (14972) (Video)
  • Geoxor – Nana by Skeelie (14107) (Video)
  • Pegboard Nerds – Purple People Eater by FatBeanZoop & ExUnreal (11b49) (Video)
  • USAO – You & DIE by Timbo (18958) (Video)

Best Ranked Map 9 Stars and Up

  • Little Big – UNO by That_Narwhal & Schwank (13b17) (Video)
  • Camellia – An Artifice by ThySpoon (16d07) (Video)
  • Camellia – Berserkerz’ Warfare 345 by cerret & ComplexFrequency (1b8d3) (Video)
  • Camellia – Spin Eternally by Nolanimations (1cce6) (Video)
  • NF – That’s a Joke by FatBeanZoop & muffn (1adc0) (Video)

Best Sub-120 BPM Map

  • Oh Wonder – Without You by Jafdy (172df) (Video)
  • Crystal Skies & Danny Olson – Like Water (feat. Jadelyn) by Fatalution (1a019) (Video)
  • DNCE – Body Moves by officialMECH (1a1f4) (Video)
  • Bruno Mars – Finesse (Remix) (feat. Cardi B) by ETAN (16729) (Video)
  • Spiritbox – Circle With Me by ExistenceExpire (17907) (Video)

Best 120-174 BPM Map

  • Intersection – Falling (PSYQUI Remix) by Nolan121405 (16858) (Video)
  • Geoxor – Galaxy by Shan_Man (167ee) (Video)
  • Kanaria – Envy Baby (Will Stetson Cover) by CoolingCloset & Nolanimations (16ac1) (Video)
  • Bad Computer – 2U by officialMECH (19049) (Video)
  • Pixel Terror – Enigma by Alphabeat (19c80) (Video)

Best 175-249 BPM Map

  • USAO – You & DIE by Timbo (18958) (Video)
  • Brisk & S3RL – Punch The Gas by Alice (1d212) (Video)
  • Ice Nine Kills – Hip To Be Scared (feat. Jacoby Shaddix) by Bytrius (1a37b) (Video)
  • Toby Fox – Megalovania (Camellia Remix) by Joshabi & Olaf (1ad3b) (Video)
  • Camellia – Spin Eternally by Fraies & That_Narwhal (197ba) (Video)

Best 250+ BPM Map

  • Holo Bass & Spikey Wikey – 300 Nuts Per Minute by Gbitz & HypersonicSharkz (1840f) (Video)
  • Kobaryo – Fantasie-Celeritas by ComplexFrequency (1a2cd) (Video)
  • Camellia – KillerToy by Jabob (1a466) (Video)
  • Infant Annihilator – Plaguebearer by FatBeanZoop & Fvrwvrd (193a6) (Video)
  • Kobaryo – Magical Sanctuary by Refugee Camp (12ae1) (Video)

Lighting & Modded Mapping Awards

Download a playlist of all the nominees in this section HERE.

Best Vanilla Lights

  • Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger (feat. Christina Aguilera) lit by ETAN (17627) (Video)
  • Marauda – Casket VIP lit by AkaBaka (1e2ee) (1d523) (Video)
  • REZZ & Deathpact – Chemical Bond lit by Allied (1c2be) (Video)
  • Teminite – Sail Away lit by Bytrius (1e110) (Video)

Best Vanilla+ Lights

  • Space Laces – Vaultage 001 lit by Allied (1bbec) (Video)
  • Kazmasa (feat. Hatsune Miku & IA) – Phantom’s Wonderland lit by AaltopahWi (11bde) (Video)

Best Chroma Lights

  • Teminite – Raise the Black Flag lit by Bytrius (1c806) (Video)
  • Minnesota – Colors (ft. Jackie Rain) lit by nitronik.exe (12ad1) (Video)
  • Avenza – Electronic Gin and Tonic lit by SmokeyBacon (1b5e0) (Video)
  • Grandson – We Did It!!! lit by TranquillizeMe (1991d) (Video)
  • VESK GREEN & Pegboard Nerds – Bounce lit by Fatalution (1e0d5) (Video)

Best Chroma+ Lights

  • Rolling Contact – Loud Chimera lit by AaltopahWi (1731f) (Video)
  • acloudyskye – Unravelling lit by Swifter1243 (1d501) (Video)
  • PhaseOne & Kai Wachi – Death Waltz lit by nitronik.exe (1d10b) (Video)
  • Vylet Pony – Honeymoon Phase lit by Zyxi (1bab8) (Video)
  • S3RL – Dopamine (ft. Sara) lit by Yaomin (1d215) (Video)

Best Modchart

  • Canta Bille – Real or Lie by Pixelguy (126e4) (Video)
  • DJ Myosuke – The 15 Sublimit by Mawntee & Lonely (1c8c0) (Video)
  • acloudyskye – Somewhere Out There by Swifter1243 (1e6ff) (Video)
  • Dondante – My Morning Jacket by Nyri0 (123b5) (Video)
  • No Artist – Whack-A-Bloq by Wobbleorange (1b8ce) (Video)

Best Artmap

  • Codly – Lucy, The God of Time by Reddek & Shan_Man (15b16) (Video)
  • Porter Robinson – Look At The Sky by Reaxt & CyanSnow (1421c) (Video)
  • MitiS feat. Rory – Try by Remie & Lone (14d64) (Video)
  • Owl City – Fireflies (Said The Sky Remix) by Tall_Chilis_Boi (1bb59) (Video)
  • Creo – Aurora by HypersonicSharkz (1e56a) (Video)

Map Style Awards

Download a playlist of all these finalists HERE.

Best Tech Style Map

  • Lektrique & Sam Lamar – Black Magic by A Jhintleman 16c53 (Video)
  • Bad Computer – 2U by officialMECH (19049) (Video)
  • Kanaria – Envy Baby (Will Stetson Cover) by CoolingCloset & Nolanimations (16ac1) (Video)
  • Azazal & Paper Skies – Radiclaw by CyanSnow (1245e) (Video)
  • ReeK – Weaboo Spookfest by Schwank (16d22) (Video)

Best Speed Style Map

  • Cascada – Everytime We Touch (Fvrwvrd’s 700 BPM Speedcore Remix) by cerret (1ab8d) (Video)
  • Camellia – Knight Rider by Fvrwvrd (16991) (Video)
  • Fvrvwrd – Extra Credit on the Extratone Test!!! (VICTORY ROYALE!) by Paper_Core (1a7e6) (Video)
  • Kobaryo – Magical Sanctuary by Refugee Camp (12ae1) (Video)
  • Algorithm Dude – The X is on Fire by Cobayo (1a80e) (Video)

Best Dance Style Map

  • Calvin Harris – Blame (ft. John Newman) by Timeweaver (16722) (Video)
  • Ofelia K – Cinco by Timbo (1e199) (Video)
  • Dua Lipa (feat. DaBaby) – Levitating by [xavier] (194aa) (Video)
  • DNCE – Body Moves by officialMECH (1a1f4) (Video)
  • Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger (feat. Christina Aguilera) by ETAN (17627) (Video)

Best Balanced Style Map

  • Pixel Terror, Chime, & Teminite – Sleepless by Dirty Alex (1921f) (Video)
  • S3RL To Your Beat (feat. Hannah Fortune) by Alice (1d082) (Video)
  • League of Legends – Rise (ft. The Glitch Mob, Mako, & The World Alive) by Bytrius & FakePope (1d0ca) (Video)
  • The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – STAY by RFcaps & FatBeanzoop (1acce) (Video)
  • Imagine Dragons ft. J.I.D. – Enemy by Joetastic (1d742) (Video)

Best Challenge Style Map

  • Camellia – Superluminal Absolutely EXTRA-TONE Ordinary by cerret (150ea) (Video)
  • ProjectG – The Sundering by Miitchel (1c593) (Video)
  • Camellia – Exit This Earth’s Atmosphere (PLANETARY // 200STEP Remix) by kizuflux (17863) (Video)
  • Austin Mahone ft. Pitbull – Mmmm Yeah by Waterbottle7 (1bfd9) (Video)
  • Destructive Tendencies Warface – Release the Kraken by LOBSTERRR (121b0) (Video)

Best Accuracy Style Map

Individual Awards

Map of the Year

  • Teminite – Raise the Black Flag by Bytrius (1c806) (Video)
  • Minnesota – Colors (ft. Jackie Rain) by nitronik.exe (12ad1) (Video)
  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic by ETAN (16726) (Video)
  • acloudyskye – Somewhere Out There by Swifter1243 (1e6ff) (Video)
  • Jordan Jay & Mo Falk – Back In Time by Teuflum (1c4af) (Video)

Pack of the Year

  • Monstercat Pack by Alphabeat
  • Electroswing Pack by Nixie Korten
  • S3RL Pack by Various Mappers
  • Fitbeat Map Pack by Alice
  • Heavy Halloween Pack by nitronik.exe

Mapper of the Year

  • Alice
  • ETAN
  • Bytrius
  • nitronik.exe
  • ComplexFrequency
  • Foxyboi
  • Joshabi
  • Mantwee
  • Nolanimations
  • Timbo
  • Fatalution*

Lighter of the Year

  • Lonely
  • Alice
  • Reddek
  • Swifter
  • AaltopahWi
  • Fatalution*

Rookie Mapper of the Year

  • Phoenix
  • Xavier
  • JRE McNuggies
  • Nixie Korten

Rookie Lighter of the Year

  • Bl4ckthund3r43
  • Nixie Korten

*Note: Fatalution notified the team of older maps he had published and deleted prior to the eligibility period, making him ineligible for the “Rookie” awards. His nomination has been moved into the non-rookie version of the award accordingly.


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