Category Archives: Competitive Training

Competitive Amiibo Guide: Zero Suit Samus

Hey, everyone! I’m Arklaine, and welcome to the competitive Zero Suit Samus amiibo training guide. As always, thank you for taking the time to visit Cloud Nine – we appreciate your continued support! Bear in mind that this is the competitive guide – which means we’ll be using equipment. If you’d rather read the casual guide, where you’ll be training a vanilla Zero Suit Samus amiibo for personal use, check out this page instead.

When Samus sheds her Power Suit, she is no longer held back by the flaws plaguing her armored counterpart – this is a blessing since Zero Suit Samus is significantly easier to train and has tourney results to back up her good reputation. Her unique moveset makes her a strong tournament contender, and with the help of this guide, you’ll be well on your way to turning your Zero Suit Samus amiibo into a champion!

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.7 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Bayonetta

Welcome to the competitive Bayonetta amiibo training guide! Thanks so much for taking the time to visit Cloud Nine. Bear in mind that this is the competitive Bayonetta amiibo training guide, which means we’ll be using equipment.

Please note, this is the preliminary Bayonetta amiibo training guide. It lacks the polish and quality standard that you’ve come to expect from Cloud Nine due to the fact that we don’t know everything about how this amiibo works. The guide will be updated in the near future to with new information and training tips. For now, this guide will start your Bayonetta training off on the right foot as we work on the true Bayonetta training guide.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Corrin

Welcome to the competitive Corrin amiibo training guide! Thanks so much for taking the time to visit Cloud Nine. Bear in mind that this is the competitive Corrin amiibo training guide, which means we’ll be using equipment.

Please note, this is the preliminary Corrin amiibo training guide. It lacks the polish and quality standard that you’ve come to expect from Cloud Nine due to the fact that we don’t know everything about how this amiibo works. The guide will be updated in the near future to with new information and training tips. For now, this guide will start your Corrin training off on the right foot as we work on the true Corrin training guide.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Cloud

Welcome to the competitive Cloud amiibo training guide! Thanks so much for taking the time to visit Cloud Nine. Bear in mind that this is the competitive Cloud amiibo training guide, which means we’ll be using equipment.

Please note, this is the preliminary Cloud amiibo training guide. It lacks the polish and quality standard that you’ve come to expect from Cloud Nine due to the fact that we don’t know everything about how this amiibo works. The guide will be updated in the near future to with new information and training tips. For now, this guide will start your Cloud training off on the right foot as we work on the true Cloud training guide.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Dr. Mario

Welcome to the competitive Dr. Mario amiibo training guide! Thank you for taking the time to visit Cloud Nine, your support is much appreciated! Now then, since this is the competitive Dr. Mario training guide, we’ll be raising your amiibo with equipment. If you’d rather train a vanilla character for personal use, head over to the casual Dr. Mario training guide instead.

Mario and Dr. Mario form a dynamic duo in the amiibo metagame – they’re both efficient fighters and common tournament picks, and they’re both also incredibly annoying to face. Their fast moves and high damage output make them very threatening opponents. Although Dr. Mario’s attacks are slower than his red-clad counterpart’s, he’s still just as (if not more) effective thanks to his enhanced attack power.

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.6 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Samus

Greetings! Arklaine here, with yet another amiibo training guide! Thanks so much for visiting Cloud Nine – your support is always appreciated. And also, please note that this is the competitive Samus training guide, and that means we’ll be using equipment. If you’d prefer to train yours without equipment instead, head over to the casual Samus training guide.

Being an iconic video game protagonist, you’d expect Samus to be a great amiibo, just like Mario, Luigi, and Link, right? Unfortunately, that isn’t the case with Samus – her amiibo is actually very difficult to work withIn fact, she’s generally considered to be one of, if not the worst in the entire amiibo metagame. Even Meta Knight, who was once considered the worst amiibo, has had better tournament results than Samus. There may be potential to be found in Samus, but it either doesn’t exist or hasn’t been fully uncovered yet. But if you’re so determined to raise your own Samus amiibo, perhaps this guide will help you.

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.6 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Sonic

Welcome to the competitive Sonic amiibo training guide! Since this is the competitive training guide, we’re going to be using equipment. If you’re not completely up to speed with stats and bonuses, and would rather open your heart to a vanilla amiibo without equipment, check out the casual Sonic training guide instead.

You know what they say, live and learn – if you somehow haven’t heard that idiom before, it’s what you say when you learn something from an unpleasant experience. And this phrase sums up Sonic’s amiibo quite well – in the early days of the amiibo metagame, he was seen as a hopeless character whose AI was impossible to work with. But thankfully, after the ban of Critical hits and Explosive perfect shield, trainers began to teach their amiibo to use tilts and jabs instead of just smash attacks. This increased Sonic’s viability, and he’s now a decent character who can definitely work wonders in the right hands.

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.6 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Link

What’s up, everyone? Arklaine here, this time with a Link amiibo training guide. Thank you for continuing to support Cloud Nine – we appreciate it very much. Also, bear in mind that this is the competitive Link training guide, and not the casual guide – if you’d like to train your Link amiibo without equipment, head on over to the casual Link training guide instead.

In the amiibo metagame, Link is a powerful contender. His strong smash attacks, versatile projectiles, and recovery options make him a flexible fighter who can handle any opponent. Many amiibo trainers have found success with this character in competitive play, and with the help of this guide, you’ll be able to find that success for yourself!

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.6 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Sheik

Welcome to the competitive Sheik amiibo training guide! Before we begin, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to check out Cloud Nine – your support is always appreciated. Just so you know, this is the competitive Sheik training guide, which means we’ll be using equipment. If you’d rather not use equipment on your Sheik, head over to the casual Sheik training guide instead.

In the competitive Super Smash Bros. metagame, Sheik is revered for her excellent neutral game and combo potential, but neither of these matter in the amiibo metagame – in fact, characters like Sheik, whose playstyles revolve around combos, are at a disadvantage. This is due to the fact that amiibo have are naturally defensive, and will only use combos that are explicitly programmed into their AI. Even without combos, however, Sheik is still a viable pick thanks to her great jab, good recovery, and decent smash attacks.

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.6 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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Competitive Amiibo Guide: Lucas

Welcome to Cloud Nine’s competitive Lucas amiibo training guide! Cloud here, and thanks for joining me today! Before we begin, keep in mind that this is the competitive guide – which means we’ll be using equipment. If you’d rather read the casual guide, where you’ll raise a vanilla Lucas amiibo for personal use, follow this link instead.

In contrast to his red-clad counterpart, Lucas has very little in terms of tournament results. He has a unique and powerful moveset, but his AI is strange and unorthodox, which ultimately makes him difficult to properly train. Even so, Lucas has potential somewhere in there, and this guide aims to help you uncover it!

This guide is up-to-date as of version 1.1.7 of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

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