Looking for a complicated character to train? You’ve found them! The Ice Climbers are arguably the most technical Figure Player in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. It isn’t a good kind of complexity, either, as the Ice Climbers are often held in poor regard. There are a lot of puzzling intricacies to learn about them, most of which are disappointing. Prepare yourself – physically, mentally, and emotionally – because this guide contains information that’s tough to swallow.
Outside of Super Smash Bros., the Ice Climbers have only appeared in one game. Ice Climber – released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985 – hasn’t held up too well (at least in my opinion). And it isn’t like Popo or Nana had any character development; they were essentially silent protagonists whose personalities were only partially shown after clearing a bonus level.
So, then, why do I find myself determined to train the strongest Ice Climbers amiibo? That’s a question I don’t have an answer to. Working with the Ice Climbers amiibo is extremely difficult, and of all the characters I’ve ever trained (both in Smash 4 and Ultimate), the Ice Climbers are perhaps the saddest example of lost potential. They’ve got more than a couple issues that hold them back, and it’s unclear if any of them can be corrected or overlooked with further training. Continue reading The Problem with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Ice Climbers amiibo