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How to train a Ness amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

As seasoned trainers know all too well, Ness is one of the stronger fighters in competitive amiibo matches. This is thanks in part to his excellent special moves — contrary to popular belief, however, PK Fire is not his main claim to fame. It’s actually PK Thunder, which lets Ness juggle opponents and rack on free damage. With that said, Ness does have a few nasty matchups – particularly against Lucas and Snake. As long as Ness steers clear of his poor matchups, he can plow right through tournament brackets. For more information on Ness’s metagame history, be sure to check his corresponding wiki page — otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

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How to train a Lucas amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

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, and he’d be taught to use aerials to utterly crush opponents trying to recover. And while that’s still one viable strategy, some competitive Lucas amiibo choose to stay on-stage instead. In terms of their optimal playstyles, you might even say that Ness and Lucas are kind of similar. If you’d like to learn even more about Lucas’ strengths and weaknesses, please check his wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to gamer for contributing Lucas’ training information!

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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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