Category Archives: Guides

Amiibo Nicknames: Lucas

Welcome to the first iteration of Amiibo Nicknames! This week’s character is Lucas, who appeared in Mother 3. Out of every fighter playable in Super Smash Bros., Lucas is perhaps the most obscure. Mother 3 was never released outside of Japan, and it appears Nintendo has no plans to release an official localization.

Most amiibo trainers haven’t played Mother 3 – as a result, they’ve given their Lucas amiibo nicknames that have nothing to do with his character or origins. It’s time to change that: I’m an avid EarthBound fan, and have played through each of its entries several times over. I’ve prepared a list of potential Lucas nicknames, pulled straight from Mother 3 – and each one includes context! Do note that there are spoilers inside.

Continue reading Amiibo Nicknames: Lucas

Advertisements

Reverse Feeding: New Amiibo Training Method

Note: Do not repost the full training method without direct permission from the Amiibo Dojo. It took a long time to develop it!

The way we’ve approached training amiibo has stayed the same for quite some time now. Even though our current methods are tried and true, I’m always testing new training methods behind-the-scenes. And now, I’ve cooked up a fresh concept after toying with it for several hours. It’s called Reverse Feeding, and it comes with a slew of never-before-seen benefits.

Continue reading Reverse Feeding: New Amiibo Training Method

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.

Continue reading Amiibo Training Analysis: Marth & Lucina

Amiibo Training Analysis: Cloud

Welcome to the second chapter of Amiibo Training Analysis! I’d like to extend thanks to Supernova for writing up today’s entry. If you’re a trainer who wants to raise a great Cloud amiibo, you’re in luck: we’re going to take an in-depth look at what makes this character work.

Continue reading Amiibo Training Analysis: Cloud

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Unlockables

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (often shortened to Smash 4 or Sm4sh) was released worldwide on November 21st, 2014. Compared to its 3DS counterpart, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U features less unlockable content, and more characters and stages available from the beginning. Regardless, there are still a number of unlockables left to obtain.

Continue reading Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Unlockables

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Unlockables

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (often shortened to Smash 4 or Sm4sh) was released worldwide on October 3rd, 2014. Although it never reached the competitive potential of its Wii U counterpart, the game still sold well due to its novel portability. For those of you who enjoy playing Super Smash Bros. on the go, there are a number of unlockables you can obtain.

Continue reading Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Unlockables