Category Archives: Pokémon

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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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Lucario amiibo Guide

Lucario was a top-tier threat in Super Smash Bros. 4. In that game, its Aura mechanic was stronger than ever; when paired with equipment, its attacks could reach nuclear levels of power — just one forward smash from Lucario was often enough to KO its opponent! For its appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Lucario was significantly nerfed, and so it’s kind of fallen off the radar. If you’d like to learn more about its full metagame history, please refer to its corresponding wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

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

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Mewtwo amiibo Guide

Today we’re talking about the Genetic Pokémon, Mewtwo, whose appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is kind of strange. In the Pokémon series, Mewtwo weighs 269.0 lbs. In Smash Bros., Mewtwo is really light and easy to knock away. Despite being the only playable Legendary Pokémon in this game, Mewtwo is neither high-tier nor highly-represented. If you want to learn 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 Mythricity for contributing Mewtwo’s training information!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Greninja amiibo Guide

In 2020, Greninja was voted the most popular Pokémon character in series history. So what’s going on here? The Ninja Pokémon has been underrated in competitive amiibo training since its figurine’s initial release in 2015. It didn’t accumulate any significant tournament results in Super Smash Bros. 4, and for the most part, that’s still true for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Though they are far and few between, a couple of dedicated trainers have accrued solid results with the character. In today’s guide, we are going to attempt to replicate that success! If you’d like to read more about Greninja’s metagame history before you continue, feel free to check out its wiki page. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s training!

Special thanks to SinSei for contributing Greninja’s training information!

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