Training the strongest Daisy amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

It’s time to cover another pair of Echo Fighters: Peach and Daisy! These two have been really underrated for almost the entirety of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate metagame. The reason why is understandable, though: they’re tough to train. But that’s exactly what we’re here to talk about today! Quick note, our Daisy and Peach guides are copy-pastes of each other, save for one image and a few sentences. Feel free to use them interchangeably!

Two credits to give here! Thanks to Kangoni and PrinZ! You can check out their works here and here, respectively.

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Training the strongest Peach amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

It’s time to cover another pair of Echo Fighters: Peach and Daisy! These two have been really underrated for almost the entirety of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate metagame. The reason why is understandable, though: they’re tough to train. But that’s exactly what we’re here to talk about today! Quick note, our Peach and Daisy guides are copy-pastes of each other, save for one image and a few sentences. Feel free to use them interchangeably!

Two credits to give here! Thanks to Kangoni and PrinZ! You can check out their works here and here, respectively.

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Pokémon Sword and Shield – An Expected Step Backwards

By now, you’ve probably heard all about Pokémon Sword and Shield. When the games were first announced back in 2019, fans were excited! We were going to receive our first high-definition main series Pokémon game. And then the folks over at Nintendo Treehouse streamed Sword and Shield for a while, and after that… Let’s just say things were never the same. When the game’s developers revealed that over 400 Pokémon would be excluded from Sword and Shield, the world was set ablaze with fury. After this revelation, the Twitter mob set out to raid every official Pokémon-related tweet with the aptly-named #BringBackNationalDex “movement”. Though, at the time of writing, the movement hasn’t been as impactful as fans had hoped, because the decision to eliminate Pokémon has not been reversed — and may never be[1].

And the controversy doesn’t end there. Have you heard of the random tree that looks like it’s from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time? Well, those trees were famous for a while — and for good reason. Like such trees, much of Sword and Shield’s contents are… kind of sad. But as if that weren’t enough, it wasn’t just Pokémon that were cut. The developers, generally speaking, cut almost every corner they could. Alas, everything that can be said about Pokémon Sword and Shield has probably already been said somewhere, somehow. In other words, we’re just going to say it all again. Let’s get started, then.

Thanks to Andro for writing out this elaborate Pokémon Sword and Shield review! We’re releasing this in celebration of the recent Crown Tundra DLC. With that in mind, do note that this review only covers the base game. We’ll have more Sword and Shield reviews and content coming up in the future, so stay tuned!

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Training the strongest Ken amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Here we go. Ken’s amiibo figure was first released on April 11, 2019. At the time of writing, it’s October 2020. There’s a reason it’s taken so long for us to push out a Ken guide: his Figure Player is bad. If you’re looking to train a powerful Ken amiibo that can use cool combos and overwhelm opponents, get that out of your head as soon as possible. We’re going to try and do that, but Ken has one of the most notoriously uncooperative AIs in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Without further ado, let’s pull out all the stops to train a decent Ken amiibo!

Thanks to TraumatizedBaconbits for contributing Ken’s training information! Be sure to check out Amiibots — a 24/7 amiibo battle stream!

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Training the strongest Richter amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Today we’re going to be discussing Richter! One of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s most unique newcomers (and absolutely, incontestably cooler than Simon). His optimal training strategy is going to seem kind of strange, though, because we’re not really going to be focusing on projectiles! As with most of our Echo Fighter character guides, the Richter and Simon guides are going to be just about the same. No point in rewriting them if they’re pretty much the same character, right? So feel free to read either guide!

Thanks to Adam2qaz for contributing Richter’s training information! You can check out their Twitter account here.

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