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Crossover-Enthusiast It's over, isn't it? Isn't it? from somewhere doing something Relationship Status: Chocolate!
It's over, isn't it? Isn't it?
Mar 25th 2020 at 11:29:18 PM

I already hated how they did that with Ken jobbing against Incineroar

Jobbing?

[up][up][up] To avoid another "Too many swordsman, are there?" situation (where a playful jab is taken as an insult), I'd make it clear Byleth had no idea their invite was stolen, and the other fighters are mad at Sothis for taking it. Waluigi attacks Byleth either way because if he can't fight the person who stole it, the greenie that got into Smash because of it will do just fine.

The concept of Byleth teaching a class only for Waluigi to bust in Phoenix Wright-style demanding to know who stole his invite is, however, very amusing to me.

Just a little time...
agent-trunks from Every-where, but there
Mar 25th 2020 at 11:40:26 PM

I really don't give a damn who's the next character is. If it really is Waluigi, why should I lose my shit over him?

Sure, he's overrated as hell, but that doesn't change the fact the roster gets bigger because of his inclusion. On top of having another antagonist character & a Wario character (still don't know why he's not considered one besides not actually being in a Warioware game.)

I'm just tired of all the hate Fire Emblem gets because Sakurai's team can't figure out that not all the lords should be based on Marth. Roy will never stop being the biggest victim of this.

I already despised the Fire Emblem franchise, so why should I be pissed about Byleth's inclusion?

Sonic was the only character I ever requested that managed to make the cut, but ever since then I never got any of my characters I've been requesting since Brawl.

I doubt any of them are going to be in the game since they're already Assist Trophies & I don't see why I should be mad about any of the upcoming DLC characters not being the characters I wanted?


[up]

Ken had his thunder stolen when Incineroar beats him.

Edited by agent-trunks on Mar 25th 2020 at 11:47:24 AM

randomness4 Snow Girl from The Land of Inconvenience
Snow Girl
Mar 25th 2020 at 11:50:11 PM

It's like he "a" echo or summit.

And therefore would've had his thunder stolen regardless, because why would an echo fighter suddenly get his own trailer?

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agent-trunks from Every-where, but there
Mar 26th 2020 at 12:48:08 AM

For the same reason Richter had one

randomness4 Snow Girl from The Land of Inconvenience
Snow Girl
Mar 26th 2020 at 12:56:48 AM

Shared with Simon...

ART Rules of the Internet 38. When one sees a lion, one must get into the car.
Crossover-Enthusiast It's over, isn't it? Isn't it? from somewhere doing something Relationship Status: Chocolate!
It's over, isn't it? Isn't it?
Mar 26th 2020 at 1:03:35 AM

Being a third-party character comes before being an Echo character. That's how I see it, at least.

Just a little time...
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Please
Mar 26th 2020 at 1:10:41 AM

That's my assumption, though both Richter and Ken also benefit from being very easy to piggyback onto the trailers of other fighters released at the same time.

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Mar 26th 2020 at 5:39:44 AM

What would your opinion be if say... Byleth or Corrin were made the Butt-Monkey of a reveal trailer for someone like Crash Bandicoot, Bandana Waddle Dee, or Waluigi?

Confusion.

The previous trailers had characters share some kind of theme with the newcomer.

What reason would there be for a bandicoot, an alien, or man seen only in mirror images to mess around at either a religious school or a continent with no name?

Corrin deserves to be flogged for all eternity but it wouldn't make thematic since for him to be clowned on by say... I don't know.... Bub and Bob's trailer

Edited by NoName999 on Mar 26th 2020 at 7:19:22 AM

randomness4 Snow Girl from The Land of Inconvenience
Snow Girl
Mar 26th 2020 at 5:59:25 AM

Clearly Crash would bash Sonic & Mario.

His plate-forming rivals and as a reference to "not" Crash, he can put them in a hospital.

Edited by randomness4 on Mar 26th 2020 at 5:59:43 AM

ART Rules of the Internet 38. When one sees a lion, one must get into the car.
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:05:49 AM

Well, Nintendo just had a Mini-Direct, and they finally announced who the next Fighter is going to be.

An ARMs Character, for June. You can see it here:

Edited by DingoWalley1 on Mar 26th 2020 at 10:08:46 AM

ShinyCottonCandy Pii~Pipple! from New Alberia Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Pii~Pipple!
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:20:45 AM

Well, the game in question does deserve proper representation in smash.

Surprised itís someone from a franchise with an assist trophy already present, especially since said assist trophy is the most likely candidate from the game.

I need to think of a better signature.
randomness4 Snow Girl from The Land of Inconvenience
Snow Girl
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:24:07 AM

There's only 2 characters that'd actually be cool from that "an" ARMS series character...but only one is likely and the MOST likely.

Edited by randomness4 on Mar 26th 2020 at 7:24:32 AM

ART Rules of the Internet 38. When one sees a lion, one must get into the car.
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:25:55 AM

Why are we hiding it in spoilers? Everyone with a brain can figure it out in 5 seconds via:

Looking at most recently posted topics on here

Looking at Ultimate's trope page that's just been updated

Search Google.

Either way, this confusing and fairly weaksauce of a reveal was still more positively received than Byleth. [lol]

Edited by NoName999 on Mar 26th 2020 at 7:26:29 AM

randomness4 Snow Girl from The Land of Inconvenience
Snow Girl
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:27:23 AM

Man, it's that easy?

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wanderlustwarrior Role Model from Where Gods Belong Relationship Status: What's love got to do with it?
Role Model
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:27:29 AM

@page topper: "Jobbing" is a term from wrestling, meaning to "do the job" of taking a loss, often a heavily one-sided loss, to make the winning party look good/strong.

[up][up]HOES MEH'D.
And count me as one of those hoes. It's unexpected, but underwhelming.

Edited by wanderlustwarrior on Mar 26th 2020 at 9:59:42 AM

Don't hurt others. Do as much good as you can.
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:49:41 AM

Everyone has been a protagonist so far from any given game unless that game already has a protagonist in Smash, but Spring Man's already an Assist Trophy so it'll probably be Ribbon Girl instead.

Edited by Hashil on Mar 26th 2020 at 8:52:53 AM

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Mar 26th 2020 at 7:56:41 AM

Elma and Savvy Stylist are back on the menu.

Your preferences are not everyone else's preferences.
Zanreo Nepgeardam
Nepgeardam
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:57:46 AM

Wonder why they didn't just reveal the character in question at once, there's only a few this is likely to be and one's an Assist Trophy... Either way, didn't expect this

Edited by Zanreo on Mar 26th 2020 at 3:59:21 PM

"What is this thing?"
powerpuffbats CPU Candidates of Planeptune and Lastation from Green Hill Zone Relationship Status: Anime is my true love
CPU Candidates of Planeptune and Lastation
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:58:40 AM

I feel like an AR Ms character is underwhelming as a first character for this second pass.

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Ookamikun Wolves, wolves, wolves! from the lupine den
Wolves, wolves, wolves!
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:58:43 AM

I'm gonna be that guy and say that they only said an ARMS character. They didn't specify who. So all we know it won't be Springman. And for the record, ARMS only has 5 spirits, only half of the cast are spirited. Granted, that meant fan favorites Min Min and Twintelle are, but Helix, Lola Pop and Max Brass aren't.

Lone wolf? Hah! "Lone" wolves die out of hunger and loneliness. The wolf needs the pack, and the pack needs the wolf.
PushoverMediaCritic Now my Spirit Ball is on autopilot! from the Italy of America Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Now my Spirit Ball is on autopilot!
Mar 26th 2020 at 7:59:24 AM

I dunno, I could see them having a surprise character, since Spring Man is already an Assist Trophy and Spring Man and Ribbon Girl are already Mii Costumes. If they're going to go with someone other than those two, the most likely candidates are probably Min Min (she's easily as popular as Ribbon Girl) or Dr. Coyl (the main villain of the game).

Edited by PushoverMediaCritic on Mar 26th 2020 at 8:02:38 AM

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Mar 26th 2020 at 8:00:32 AM

Ribbon Girl, Twintelle, Min Min and Ninjala, all the most popular and recognizable ARMS characters, are Spirits too so I suppose we'll find out in June if that disqualifies any of them.

If Spring Man makes it in than it's open season.

DLC characters tend to not be very surprising or weird outside the pseudo-free one we got at the start of Ultimate's DLC life. But than ARMS as a choice at all is both of those things, so who's to say.

Edited by Hashil on Mar 26th 2020 at 9:02:29 AM

Weirdguy149 The sleeping royal from Galar Relationship Status: I'd jump in front of a train for ya!
The sleeping royal
Mar 26th 2020 at 8:05:14 AM

Looks like Bandana Waddle Dee and Geno might still have a shot after all. I feel like whoever the ARMS character is will be a much better version of Little Mac.

I say, fitting time for a nap, eh what?
PushoverMediaCritic Now my Spirit Ball is on autopilot! from the Italy of America Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
Now my Spirit Ball is on autopilot!
Mar 26th 2020 at 8:14:20 AM

Little Mac's moveset is already almost perfect for an ARMS character, just give him stretchy arms.

My aunt's Etsy shop, she makes Pot People!
Crossover-Enthusiast It's over, isn't it? Isn't it? from somewhere doing something Relationship Status: Chocolate!
It's over, isn't it? Isn't it?
Mar 26th 2020 at 8:14:46 AM

[up][up] Especially considering the ARMS characters can punch in the air.


I really hope the reveal trailer for the character proper is an in-universe tournament with the winner getting the prize of a coveted Smash invite. They could even tie in Spring Man being an Assist Trophy by having that be the second place prize.

Edited by Crossover-Enthusiast on Mar 26th 2020 at 11:15:18 AM

Just a little time...

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