All posts by Leaf

amiibo Predictions: Hero

I’ve had enough “Leaf is the hero” jokes to last me a lifetime, and yet I’m still looking forward to the Hero amiibo making his debut in the metagame. The Hero is a highly controversial character due to his many RNG-factors, and I have no doubt those factors will carry over into amiibo, and possibly be even more potent. I’m excited to write this one, so I’ll skip the formalities and get right into it.

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amiibo Predictions: Joker

With the last wave of announced amiibo releasing in a few days and both of their AIs already cracked – as well as them both being echo fighters – speculation has begun on the AI of the 4 announced DLC fighters. Joker is a mystery right now, and I’m sure he’s happy about that reputation, but I decided it was high time I give my own interpretation of the first DLC fighter’s potential in the amiibo metagame.

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Community Spotlight: Captain Kidd

Hello everyone! Welcome to our second Community Spotlight post, where we are going to show off a creator with amiibo-related content who deserves a lot more attention. Since our last post, our community has grown even larger, and new members are joining the Exion Vault Discord server at a rapid rate! It’s exciting times for sure, but our work is nowhere near complete. This year is going to be full of exciting things for amiibo training!

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Top 10 most influential amiibo of 2019

…and December 2018, but that would look awkward in the title.

The amiibo metagame has progressed a massive amount since the early days, and all I can really say to sum up my feelings is: Wow. If you had shown the tier list today to little noob Leaf from January, I would have said you were crazy. The metagame has shaped and shifted, sometimes from under my feet and sometimes at my fingertips, and I think this is as good a time as any to take a look back at the amiibo who have helped shape our weird little world.

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How to train a Raid Boss amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Welcome to the highly-demanded second post on Raid Boss amiibo! For this post, I’m going to take on an analytical view of the mindset and method required to train a great Raid Boss amiibo. Keep in mind that this entire genre of amiibo falls out of our specialty – but with my understanding of amiibo AI and bonus effects, I think I can be considered more than credible on this subject. Without further ado, let’s get into the steps!

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