Don't suck, and use more Ariels, that's important. If your opponent sees you trying to get their ability, they'll punish you hard. But has a hard time dealing with being pressured and doesn't have good approach options. Kirby and his allies are fought on Green Greens. Unlike SSB4, Alot of kirby's copy abilities are pure garbage due to mechanic changes. Ultimate. The character matchup chart is a color-coded table detailing the approximate difficulty of all possible matches for any given character against any other character in Super Smash Bros. Melee based on two players of equal skill. This makes the weakening of L-cancelling hinder him less than most other veterans/it otherwise would have. Oftentimes, this type of chart can be used to directly influence the creation of a tier list, as was the case with both of the v0.7 tier lists. The taunt's animation differs slightly, depending on what direction Kirby is facing. SSBU Counters isn't endorsed by Nintendo and doesn't reflect the views or opinions of Nintendo or anyone officially involved in producing or managing Super Smash Bros. Super Smash Bros. and Nintendo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nintendo CO., LTD. Don't spam specials like Down-B/Up-B. Owing to his small size, Kirby also has a solid defensive game. Kirby uses his Stone ability to turn into a heavy object and plunges to the ground, sliding on non-flat surfaces. kirby is just plain annoying when you or someone else spams with it. These type of character matchups are particularly useful for games with 1on1 or one versus one, For a gallery of Kirby's hitboxes, see here. His recovery has also become worse. Outside of his abysmal approach, Kirby also has trouble KOing other characters. The best thing to do with Kirby is to go off the ledge, you might think this is risky,but your opponent is going to go for a spike, make sure you have the advantage ,t them and pick a better character, Up B and Down B spam is good but predictable. Kirby: 41: 5.1--0.023: 6: Fox: 46: 5.0---7: Pikachu: 50: 5.0---0.045: 8: Greninja: 32: 5.0--0.031-0.031: 9: Sonic: 36: 4.9--0.027-0.056: 10: Snake: 34: 4.9---0.028: 11: Yoshi: 36: 4.9---0.054 While Kirby is less vulnerable to shield pressure, his own shield pressure is much worse due to the universal reduction to shieldstun and shield damage. Use f-air close to ground, land before strong hit, and then f-smash. Fox can KO Kirby vertically at very early percents in a multitude of ways and Kirby doesn't have many options to react; Jigglypuff, Samus and Peach all have great recoveries, stronger aerials, can easily edgeguard him and cannot be comboed by Kirby at all due to their floatiness; Marth can exploit his very poor approach and vulnerability to edgeguards. While his forward and back throws are much easier to perform and Kirby always wins when performed in a last stock situation, they are the only throws in the entire Smash series that can be potentially broken out of. He first appears in a one-on-one fight then 15 Kirbys appear each possessing a Copy Ability. Joker vs Kirby. However, some professional smashers, such as Kira and Ginger, believe that Kirby is underrated and that he is not the worst character in the game, as his tournament results and playerbase have been notably better than other characters such as Bowser, Zelda, and Ness. This list does not mean that a character has no chance of beating another character in any match, or that players cannot … BasketballSKM Kirby Matchup Chart. Smash Bros. Each Smash Ultimate Bowser counter has been placed in one of five categories - from the best counters for Bowser and gradually to the worst for him. Kirby also has good tilt attacks as well, as Kirby's three tilts, while short-ranged, have a variety of practical applications; his forward tilt and aforementioned down tilt can act as spacing tools, while his up tilt can potentially be used as a combo starter. Works great on alot of bad recovery characters, or if kirby has all of his jumps, a back-air stage spike to kill slow recoveries. A trick to do decent damage while keeping yourself safe is to Up+Special There are 2 games that feature Joker vs Kirby in the SSB World database. Up B doesn't clip to ledge immediately so try jumping or air dodging. Kirby kicks forwards while crouching. Kirby is featured in the following event matches: In addition to the normal trophy about Kirby as a character, there are two trophies about him as a fighter, unlocked by completing both Adventure and All-Star modes respectively with Kirby on any difficulty: Kirby is also the subject of five trophies that can be considered its own trophy series: the Kirby Hat series, with information about the powers Kirby gains when he uses Swallow on each opponent. Kirby was known as one of the most dominant characters in Smash 64, even after receiving nerfs in the North American release. Makiko Ōmoto once again voices Kirby in Melee, with some voice clips recycled from SSB, but more higher pitched, along with some new additional voice clips. Unlike other low-tiered characters, Kirby cannot be chaingrabbed by Sheik, and can crouch under many of these characters' attacks and almost all grabs in Melee, which is very useful defensively against the cast when combined with his small size. Kirby is really easy to master. Kirby combo guide:1.Spam up tilt and then when you feel like Up Smash.2.Downair up tilt,Reapeat.Final smash combo: forward grabforward air,up speical,final smash. kirby's got a lot of jumps, but he's also light and will be punished if you run low on jumps and air dodge, HARD. Lastly, Kirby's few flaws from the previous game have not been properly addressed. Actually, I think Ice Climbers vs anyone else in Brawl Or Melee is painful for everyone, even for characters that have an advantageous matchup like Brawl Meta Knight or Melee Fox. Despite the animation, only the final hit does damage. Also abuse up tilt. Guaranteed 30-50% if executed correctly. Due to these changes, Kirby was not only the most severely nerfed character from Smash 64 to Melee but arguably the most nerfed character in all of the series. FRauDFiSH vs Noggie. Matchups in the Super Smash Flash games. Lastly, the universal changes have hindered Kirby more than almost any other returning veteran, with his approach, combo and shield pressuring potential particularly being hindered by these changes. The lack of a projectile can uniquely be rectified if Kirby uses Inhale on an opponent; doing so, however, is risky, due to the attack's start-up and cool-down lag, and some characters will either fail to give him a useful projectile (such as Ness) or a projectile in the first place (such as Captain Falcon). Kirby has one of the worst matchups spreads in the game. Kirby currently has terrible overall matchups, with seven matchups that are near unwinnable, and only two positive matchups (against Bowser and Roy), and even these can be disputed at length. Kirby has lots of combo potential because of his frame data and combo game, but pulling off a devastating combo is hard to do because of Kirby's range, Kirby’s best matchup is probably either ganon or incineroar, they don’t have great horizontal recoveries, and Kirby can F-throw, to multiple F-airs, putting both in a very touch position. While he has several throw options into Kirbycide, a good ground game, a solid defensive game thanks to his crouch and small size and a decent edgeguarding game, Kirby's approach and KO ability are among the worst in the game; slow attacks, a low air speed, an ineffective projectile in Final Cutter, and numerous other flaws both on the ground and in the air prevent Kirby from easily approaching enemies, and he struggles against almost all characters as a result of this. While this intended to be a true ranking, the tiers are ultimately the more important factor here as many of the teams within the same tier are close. Kirby matchups 2018. Don't get desperate! Kirby's only useful throw is his new down throw; which can set up tech-chases although it is still not as useful as numerous other down throws. Watch the smashers Poyo and Komota. They are considered the 2 best Kirby players in the world. Despite his poor air speed, Kirby ha… As a result of this stagnancy and Kirby's numerous flaws, Kirby has consistently ranked as one of Melee's worst fighters. Kirby has an excellent, edgeguard, and pressure game, but sadly that's about it. Learn to turn around into up tilt to get the sweet spot. Published on March 13, 2020. It also hits at a very unforgiving angle. just play with more agile characters. Has a long lasting hitbox. Although he still has useful tilts, a strong defensive game and a good edgeguarding game, he struggles in the neutral game and has inconsistent combos, and thus can rarely put his opponent into positions where they are susceptible to edgeguarding. Newearth, and Paladin. The introduction of DI has made the move much less reliable as a combo move while the changes to shieldstun combined with the move's decreased damage/increased ending lag has immensely hindered its safety on shield; completely removing its shield pressuring potential. Kirby uses his Final Cutter attack. If your opponent doesn't die, do it again. Jumps to the right, spins across the screen, crouches twice, jumps to the center, then holds his hand up. Don't underuse or overuse his side special, and make sure to not accidentally use his up special instead. His new side special Hammer is a very slow (yet powerful) move on the ground while in the air, it is a very inconsistent and easy to escape multi-hit; giving it very low utility compared to other side specials. Not only is Godwin a dominant player, but his matchup is also a great one. The first three are "normally collectible" trophies that can be found during normal play and in the Trophy Lottery, but the last two are awarded once the player has unlocked all the playable characters involved on those trophies. According to the 2010 matchup chart, he has two positive matchups (against Bowser and Roy), has two even matchups (against Link and Pichu), but is soft countered by four characters, countered by ten (the 2nd most out of any character, behind Roy), and hard countered by seven (2nd most behind Pichu). Deals more damage and knockback if the opponent is closer to Kirby's foot and the sweetspot has great knockback. Just be very cautious of all heavys since one hit is the end of you. Players immediately noticed that Kirby was left with poor KOing power, a poor approach, and a severe vulnerability to edgeguarding and premature falls due to his light weight, low air speed and telegraphed recovery. Selected comments from Smart and the student-athletes follow: Head Coach Kirby Smart. Kirby also has an above average grab range, allowing him to potentially use his powerful and unusual throws to his advantage; a notable application of his up, back, and forward throws involves Kirbycide, a specific type of Sacrificial KO that forces both Kirby and his opponent to lose a stock. Send enemies vertically afterward. While having an average dashing speed, he has a terrible air speed (being tied with Ganondorf as the 3rd worst in Melee), so his small size is intended to act as his primary way to approach. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports. Can be used to Kirbycide. Overall, Kirby's few weaknesses from the previous game; including his limited combo options and significant survivability issues have been further exacerbated and he has received numerous new weaknesses as well (including poor KO potential, poor range, an extremely ineffective grab game and poor approach). Due to this matchup chart being outdated, some of Kirby's matchups have changed for the better. His only remaining strengths are that he can abuse his small size to avoid attacks, his tilts are solid and he still has decent edgeguarding potential although the latter two points are still not as effective as they were previously. Kirby's oppressive up tilt has also seen rather drastic nerfs both directly and indirectly. In Kirby's appearances, he appears either on Fountain of Dreams or Green Greens, and on a team with the Ice Climbers, he appears on Icicle Mountain. Kirby thrusts his back leg upwards. Can be used in the, Kirby flips in midair, kicking upwards. It comes out frame 7, has a very generous hitbox which even hits under the stage and stays out for a long time. Arguably Kirby's only effective finishers are his down smash and his up and back aerials, which themselves require a proper read and correct timing from the player in order for them to be a low-risk attack. Don't be afraid of spamming crouch when opponents repeatedly approach from the air, try to catch them with up-tilts as well. As a result, if the opponent can button mash out of the grab and throw quick enough, they will remain unharmed while Kirby loses a stock. Play a very cautious yet agressive playstyle. they try to act good but in reality there not. In your opinion, which is the worst matchup? Before practice, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart participated in the SEC Football Weekly Media Teleconference. While one of the worst characters in the game as of this post (July 3 2019) Kirby still has some nice advantages. Abuse Down Tilt. Very useful since Kirby can crouch under most attacks. There is another glitch where if Kirby swallows an opponent and falls off the stage, the opponent will be KO'd and Kirby will not lose a life. Assuming he can approach opponents, however, Kirby's various attributes also give him an inconsistent combo ability; a low air speed prevents him from easily pursuing enemies in the air, and almost all of his aerials (except for back air) either have long startup and cooldown periods (down and neutral air), high knockback (up air), or poor hitbox placement (forward air). These changes however fail to properly address Kirby's flaws so while Kirby is less of a contender for the worst character in the game, he still remains one of the weakest characters overall. Learn how to use the opponent’s neutral specials. Like other characters, Kirby received some changes in the PAL version of Melee, which slightly buffed him overall as he is faster, heavier and he overall has slightly more range and KO power. While in this form, only grabs will affect Kirby. So suck someone up at the edge of the stage, then at the very bottom spit them out if they have a bad recovery, then fly up. who. Has decent knockback. It also greatly suffers from the introduction of meteor cancelling; significantly hindering its edgeguarding potential. Kirby rises with a hitbox, then plunges down to the ground until a platform is hit. He’ll oppose a true veteran in Mathieu, the majority of which will happen in the slot. Kirby is also the character who benefits the least from having an expanded move list. Succ little mac and fall off stage. Having among the lowest weights in the game alongside a low falling speed causes Kirby to be easily KOed from both the upper and horizontal blast lines (Fox is especially notorious in the former category). First hit of fair confirms into f smash while the second hit confirms into f tilt. Although tier-wise, he was the second-to-top character in Super Smash Bros. topped only by Pikachu, in Super Smash Bros. Melee, he has been severely nerfed. However, he is a very basic character. This technique is able to KO opponents at any percentage. Kirby's wild card is his aforementioned Kirbycide technique, and even this is unreliable; his up throw requires proper placement at the edge of a stage, and Kirby always loses when performed in a last stock situation. Kirby acts as a light, weak character that is intended to outmaneuver opponents. Here are the most and least favorable matchups at QB, RB, WR and TE for Week 3 in the NFL. Additionally, even prior to the stagnation of his metagame, Kirby was considered to rely on the opponent's lack of matchup experience to win matches. Despite his poor air speed, Kirby has a great edgeguarding game. Based on the Vulcan Jab move he can perform with the Fighter ability in his main games. 2 weeks ago Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor has been playing well as of late, but he has a moderately difficult matchup against the Broncos Defense in Week 17. Ultimate - Bowser matchup chart To get to know this character better, take a look at our guide on Bowser’s move list . Kirby has greater access to his Kirbycide as he can move around when swallowing his opponents (in addition to Inhale having reduced startup lag) and his new forward and back throws are more reliable tools to Kirbycide with (although this is completely nullified by the fact that those throws can now be escaped from). dont focus TOO much in the air. His new forward and back throws can be used as a sacrificial KO however, they can be escaped from at any time, which can lead to Kirby either self-destructing or at least leaving himself in a vulnerable position after simply using the throws. Owing to his low falling speed and high short hop, Kirby has a poor SHFFL, while his high traction gives him a short wavedash. Overall while it is still one of his most useful moves, it is not nearly as effective as it was previously. In the air, Kirby does a vertical spinning attack that hits multiple times. Can be used to Kirbycide on certain stages. This glitch exists due to the foe's hitboxes reacting to the blast zone before Kirby's, thanks to his small size relative to the rest of the cast. Both of Kirby's feet are intangible during the early part of the animation. He does surprisingly well against characters who can struggle to hit his small frame or are vulnerable to edgeguarding, most notably Sheik, Captain Falcon, and Ganondorf. Kirby can be very good but sometimes bad. If you have one stock greater than him, this is very useful. Decent range. If the single Kirby and the Kirby team are KO'd in less than 31 seconds, the player must also fight a giant Kirby. players that spam with Kirby are just dumb. Version 4 is out: Version 3 of my Matchup Chart Compilation is here, featuring various notable players. Kirby does a spinning split kick onto the stage. By Sosa Kremenjas Dec 12, 2020. Recovery isn't impressive either. Don’t waste up and down throws if they won’t finish the stock, as they will get stale and deal less damage and knockback. He can exhale them as a star to deal damage, or copy their. This page was last edited on January 1, 2021, at 01:13. A quick jab to the opponent, but contains more ending lag than most pummels. Works at low percents. 8% (NTSC clean), 9% (PAL clean), 5% (late), Kirby dashes forward with a fiery spiraling headbutt. Kirby has lots of combo potential because of his frame data and combo game, but pulling off a devastating combo is hard to do because of Kirby's range 0 Kirby’s best matchup is probably either ganon or incineroar, they don’t have great horizontal recoveries, and Kirby can F-throw, to multiple F-airs, putting both in a very touch position Joker wins 100% of the games in this matchup. 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