Category Archives: Metroid

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Zero Suit Samus amiibo Guide

Bayonetta, Sheik, and Zero Suit Samus all have something in common: they’re not very good FPs. In the context of our amiibo tier list, these three fighters are very close to “bottom-of-the-barrel”, and unfortunately that doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon. If you’d like to learn more about Zero Suit Samus’ metagame history before we continue, please refer to her corresponding wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to forenmagra for contributing Zero Suit Samus’ training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Dark Samus amiibo Guide

Dark Samus is – as you might have guessed – Samus’ Echo Fighter! They’re virtually identical, save for one key difference: Dark Samus is much cooler. Aside from different animations, victory screens, and a slight difference in posture, the two play exactly the same as each other. Keeping in line with this pattern, our Samus and Dark Samus guides are also the same as each other! We do have a wiki page available for Dark Samus if you’d like to give it a read before you continue. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to LittleFang for contributing Dark Samus’ training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Samus amiibo Guide

Samus has had a rough life — not just in terms of Metroid lore, but in terms of her history in competitive amiibo training. She was ranked as one of the worst fighters in Super Smash Bros. 4, and things are only slightly better for her in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. If you’d like to read more about Samus’ tournament struggles over the years, feel free to check out her corresponding wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to LittleFang for contributing Samus’ training information!

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Metroid Dread – amiibo Pre-Order Guide

Being an amiibo collector in 2021 is tough. In recent times, scalpers have been going crazy, and if you’ve been keeping track of eBay listings you’re no doubt aware of this fact. At the time of writing, the newly-revealed Metroid Dread amiibo two-pack has sold out on most major retailers. Its recommended retail price is $29.99 USD, yet you can’t find it second-hand for any less than double the price. And while it’s impossible to guarantee that you’ll be able to get your hands on these figures for MSRP, we do have a list of tips and tricks you can employ to maximize your chances.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Ridley amiibo Guide

If you’ve taken a look at our tier list, you might notice that Ridley is considered high-tier in competitive amiibo training. It wasn’t always this way, though; in the early days of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate metagame, trainers really struggled with this character. Fortunately, within a few short months, the community got Ridley all figured out, and he’s emerged as a dominant force in high-level tournament brackets. If you’d like to read more about Ridley’s metagame history, you can do so over at his wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to Luckman for contributing Ridley’s training information!

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