Have you trained a Pokémon Trainer amiibo before? In case you missed our guide, here’s a quick recap. Even though Squirtle, Ivysaur, and Charizard each have their own base AI, they pull from the same set of training data. This is also true for Pyra and Mythra: they pull from the same training data, which means you have to teach both fighters to use the same moves. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with an in-depth guide that’ll help you find a workaround! If you’re ready to go, then let’s jump right into today’s training!
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It’s safe to say that amiibo collecting has died down a bit since its peak in 2015. This doesn’t mean prices have died down, however, as several amiibo figures are long out of print and cost more than a pretty penny. That being said, quite a few collectors are looking to get their hands on Super Smash Bros. series amiibo in 2023, and we’ve written up a handy guide on how to go about that in the cheapest way possible. We’ve also got rough price estimates for each figure if you’re looking for specific info!
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Things may be quieting down a bit within the competitive amiibo community, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any metagame developments happening! We’ve got another tier list update for February 2023 with plenty of rises (and not a single drop). That’s a good thing, because it means more characters are improving over time rather than becoming worse. Let’s get right into the tier changes!
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Super Smash Bros. Melee is well over ten years old, but its community is still very much alive! Its competitive metagame really picked up after the game’s inclusion in EVO 2013’s tournament line-up. Simply put, Melee is relevant to this very day despite its age. For players deciding to get in on the action, there are several unlockable characters, stages, and features to work towards — and we’ve got the full run-down on how to access them all right here. Continue reading How to unlock everything in Super Smash Bros. Melee →
Have you ever taken one of your Figure Players to a friend’s house and thought they played odd on your friend’s Switch? It may not be a coincidence. For the entirety of the amiibo competitive scene’s lifespan, there have been occasional mentions of unusual behavior when amiibo are sent to tournaments or used in arenas. Why would this be the case? Well, no one knows for sure, but I have proposed a theory as to what may be responsible for this.
Please note that this is only speculation based on observations – nothing presented here is definitive or proven.
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