Category Archives: Retro

Training the strongest R.O.B. amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Back in Super Smash Bros. 4, even alluding to the existence of a “strongest R.O.B. amiibo” was considered impossible. By the end of the Smash 4 metagame, R.O.B. sat at the bottom of our tier list, only being beaten by Mega Man as worst character in the game. Things are a little better for R.O.B. in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but one important factor remains the same between both games: nobody trains this character. Seriously, R.O.B. is one of the least represented fighters out there right now! So let’s talk about everything you need to know to change that.

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Training the strongest Duck Hunt amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

We’re not exactly sure what it is about Super Smash Bros. 4 newcomers, but a ton of them are super underrepresented in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo tournaments. Duck Hunt is one such fighter, but unfortunately, for good reason: their AI is one of the most disappointing in the game. If you’re looking to train a Duck Hunt amiibo to camp and use its projectiles to their max potential, then we’ve got bad news: it doesn’t do that very well. Our training strategy for Duck Hunt might seem a little strange, then, but with proper training, the retro duo still has a place in the metagame!

Thanks to MiDe for contributing Duck Hunt’s training information! Feel free to check out their YouTube channel by following this link.

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