Category Archives: amiibo Training

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Snake amiibo Guide

People were upset when Snake was revealed to be sitting on the sidelines for Super Smash Bros. 4 — we never got to see how his Figure Player might have behaved in that game! Luckily, Snake is back and better than ever in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, complete with a rather underrated FP that can contend against some of the best in the game. If you’d like to read more about his metagame history, head over to the Snake wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Pac-Man amiibo Guide

In the context of competitive amiibo training, Pac-Man is an interesting case. Way back in Super Smash Bros. 4, Pac-Man was considered one of the worst fighters in the game. Fortunately, a group of dedicated trainers was able to change this, and by the end of the metagame, he was considered mid-tier! Pac-Man hasn’t had as much character development in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but he’s still a solid contender that can wreak some serious havoc on low-tier tournaments. If you’d like to learn even more about his metagame history, feel free to read his corresponding wiki page too. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to Nozomu for contributing Pac-Man’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Ganondorf amiibo Guide

Competitive amiibo training has been around since the release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U in November 2014. Since then, Ganondorf has always been considered at least high-tier — and this is true in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as well. As you can imagine, his powerful moveset is often too much for AI opponents to manage, and this trait helps Ganondorf along in high-stakes tournament brackets. If you’d like to learn more about his metagame history before we continue, please refer to the Ganondorf wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to jozz for contributing Ganondorf’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Pikachu amiibo Guide

Before we begin, join us in a moment of silence for the loss of custom moves — because Pikachu was their biggest beneficiary in Super Smash Bros. 4. In that game, it couldn’t make any tournament progress unless it spammed its custom down special, Thunder Burst. This move was removed in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and now Pikachu is stuck with regular old Thunder. If you’d like to learn even more about its metagame history, feel free to check out its corresponding wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to LML123 for contributing Pikachu’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Pokémon Trainer amiibo Guide

Over the years, we’ve received a lot of questions regarding the Pokémon Trainer Figure Player. That’s understandable, then, because you would think that Pokémon Trainer is a complicated character. Unfortunately, you’d be thinking wrong: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s developers really took the easy way out crafting this fighter’s AI, and it shows. If you’d like to learn more about Pokémon Trainer’s metagame history before we begin (and how good Charizard was in Super Smash Bros. 4), feel free to read his corresponding wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

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