Ridley, Inkling, and Wolf amiibo coming December 7th for $15.99 each

According to the Nintendo VS Twitter account, Ridley, Inkling, and Wolf amiibo will release alongside Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on December 7th for $15.99 USD per figure. The price has increased by three dollars, but on the other hand, so has the detail on each figure. Reprints of the original Super Smash Bros. amiibo will be made available that day as well. Pre-orders have been popping up on retailers such as Best Buy, so keep an eye out, and get ready for amiibo training to make a comeback!

S.A.L.T.I.- What you need to know

Today at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern, the Seasonal Amiibo League Team Invitational starts on twitch.tv/splicestream. It’s an Amiibo League format you might not have seen before so I want to give a quick rundown of how the League works. For general rules, just scroll to the bottom but I want to explain how things work in a little more detail.  Continue reading S.A.L.T.I.- What you need to know

Poll: The Future of the Amiibo Metagame in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Hey all, I’m here today with a quick poll. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is due to release in six months, and before then, I’d like to tie up a few loose ends within the community. Here’s a big one: the equipment debate. Since the very beginning of amiibo training, players have gone back and forth between allowing all equipment, banning specific bonus effects, or banning all bonus effects. And it’s time we settle this ahead of time for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. 

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Conflicts Within the Amiibo Metagame

With a concept as ridiculous as amiibo battling, it’s baffling to an outsider just how there could be any sort of conflict amidst the amiibo training community. Much like any standard gaming community, the amiibo metagame has its own share of troubles. In this article, I will list and analyze a handful of problems the small community of amiibo trainers face. Continue reading Conflicts Within the Amiibo Metagame

Amiibo Training Analysis: Marth & Lucina

Welcome to the third chapter of Amiibo Training Analysis! Both Marth and Lucina (commonly shortened to Marcina) are well known as powerhouses in the amiibo metagame. If you’re a trainer who wants to raise a great Marth or Lucina amiibo, you’re in luck: we’re going to take an in-depth look at what makes these characters work.

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Gameplay Mechanics & Effects on Amiibo Training

It’s been a busy E3 for Nintendo: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was officially announced for Nintendo Switch, and it’s shaping up to be the largest, most polished entry yet. And we’re thanking our lucky stars that amiibo training is back and better than ever. Ultimate’s new mechanics and moveset updates will have several effects on the metagame: including two particular characters who we believe will be quickbanned. Let’s get started.

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