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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Lucas amiibo Guide (Raid Boss)

In the competitive amiibo metagame, Ness is considered stronger than Lucas. In the context of Raid Boss training, though… this is still true. Oh well. But if you’ve got a Lucas amiibo that needs training and the competitive scene seems too intimidating, you’ve come to the right place. Lucas is somewhat versatile in his training routes, so a portion of this guide will boil down to your personal preferences. Before we continue, if you’d like to learn even more about Lucas’s strengths and weaknesses, you can do so by checking his wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into his proper training methods!

Please note that this particular training guide targets the amiibo-versus-human format. If you’d like to learn how to train a competitive Lucas amiibo (amiibo-versus-amiibo), feel free to check out our corresponding guide instead.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Lucas amiibo Guide (Competitive)

Lucas is the perfect example of a Figure Player who has become well-optimized over the years. At first, off-stage play was his jam. He’d be taught to use aerials to utterly crush opponents trying to recover. And while that’s still one viable strategy, most Lucas amiibo these days choose to stay on-stage instead. In terms of their optimal playstyles, you might even say that Ness and Lucas are rather similar. If you’d like to learn even more about Lucas’s strengths and weaknesses, please check his wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Please note that this particular training guide targets the amiibo-versus-amiibo format. If you’d like to learn how to train a Raid Boss Lucas amiibo (amiibo-versus-human), feel free to check out our corresponding guide instead. Thanks to gamer (Discord tag: gamer,#2283) for contributing Lucas’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Ness amiibo Guide (Competitive)

As many seasoned trainers know all too well, Ness is one of the strongest fighters in competitive amiibo matches, and this is thanks to his excellent special moves. Using PK Fire and PK Thunder, he boasts an unrivaled damage output. Once his opponent is weakened, he can move in and KO them with an up smash or back throw. Ultimate’s AI doesn’t know how to react to being juggled by PK Thunder, so it often gives up and lets itself get hit (and eventually KO’d). This works really well for Ness, who has accrued incredible tournament placements as a result. If you’d like to learn more about Ness’s strengths, weaknesses, and matchups, be sure to check his wiki page — otherwise, let’s get right into training!

Please note that this particular training guide targets the amiibo-versus-amiibo format. If you’d like to learn how to train a Raid Boss Ness amiibo (amiibo-versus-human), feel free to check out our corresponding guide instead.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Ness amiibo Guide (Raid Boss)

As you might (or might not) know, Ness’s amiibo is considered top-tier in the competitive metagame (amiibo-versus-amiibo, that is). It’s tough to accurately rank Raid Boss amiibo in a tier list, but if we absolutely had to, Ness certainly would not be top-tier. This is because he suffers from an unfortunate and rather crippling flaw: a highly exploitable recovery. Still, if you’re determined to raise a powerful Raid Boss Ness amiibo that can beat up your friends, it’s absolutely doable. And that’s exactly what we’re here to talk about today! First, if you’d like to learn more about Ness’ strengths and weaknesses, you can read his wiki page. But if you’d prefer to jump into training instead, then let’s get right into it!

Please note that this particular training guide targets the amiibo-versus-human format. If you’d like to learn how to train a competitive Ness amiibo (amiibo-versus-amiibo), feel free to check out our corresponding guide instead.

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The problem with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Ness amiibo

It’s no secret that Ness’s Figure Player is one of the strongest in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He has one of the best movesets in the game, a variety of kill options, and solid tournament results. It’s well established that Ness is a top-tier threat, but he still has his weaknesses — and that’s what we’re going to be talking about today.

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