Welcome to the first-ever preliminary Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo training guide! As you might expect, we’re starting with Ness, who is often seen as the mascot of the Amiibo Dojo. A lot has changed in this new chapter of amiibo training, and Ness was affected by these changes in a big way. Let’s take a look at the buffs and nerfs this character has received, and how to take Ultimate’s overhauled AI into account when training him. Continue reading Amiibo Training Guide: Ness (SSBU) (Preliminary)
Welcome to the first chapter of a new series here at Cloud Nine, Amiibo Training Analysis! By now, I’m sure you’ve read most (if not all) of Cloud Nine’s amiibo training guides. These were intended as a starting point for trainers hoping to succeed with a particular character.
Amiibo Training Analysis is very different from the guides you’ve come to know: hence the name of the series, it focuses on analyzing one particular aspect of the metagame in great detail. In future installments, I may cover a wide range of topics: a specific character, a particular stage, or even a bonus effect. The goal is to help you all become more knowledgeable and involved in the amiibo game.
Today, we’re starting with Ness, a fighter who’s seen his ups and downs over the course of the metagame. If you’re a trainer who wants to raise a great Ness amiibo, today’s your lucky day: we’re going to take an in-depth look at what makes this character work.
Ness is a small-town kid and the main protagonist of the beloved game Earthbound. His ordinary looks hide his psychic PSI powers. Ness was living a normal life in the suburbs of Onett until a meteor crashed into a nearby mountain and sent him on a wild adventure. Believing in the ultimate powers of wisdom, courage, and friendship, Ness proves that some heroes come in small packages.
Continue reading Amiibo Training Guide: Ness (SSB4)