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Figurines for use with the New Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch.

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What Amiibos can be used and what are their effects?

I have a couple Amiibos, and I'm wondering what Amiibos I can use with Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and what do they do? I know some drop items, and Wolf Link from Twilight Princess can be ...
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What to do if I did not register Epona from the Super Smash Brothers Link amiibo at a stable

Unknown to me before I first used the SSB Link amiibo, only the first time you use the amiibo will spawn Epona for you. So I used my amiibo for the first time and got Epona. Thinking "Well, I don't ...
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What happens if you use an Amiibo in Smash that hasn't been unlocked as a character?

What happens if you use an Amiibo of a character that is locked by default in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS (like Duck Hunt) before unlocking the character on that copy of the game? Does it ...
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Can I use Amiibo as a playable character in Smash?

I recall seeing an ad of bunch of teenagers playing Smash as their Amiibo characters, but I can't seem to find a way to actually do it. I know I can play in a team with Amiibo and have it be ...
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What's the max level for the Chibi Robo amiibo?

Since every level seems to add new Chibi figures to get, it seems pointless to use the capsule machine until I have all of them unlocked. My amiibo is currently gold at level 5 (after beating the ...
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What does leveling an amiibo in Smash 4 do?

When using your amiibo in Smash, they will gain levels. This wiki states: The more the amiibo is played, the more it levels up, unlocking different moves, equipment and customization options. They ...
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What determines the number of hearts Wolf Link has?

When Amiiboing Wolf Link in, what determines the number of hearts he has? I heard it was defined by your Twilight Princess HD savefile on WiiU, but does that mean if you play on Switch you are stuck ...
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Which amiibo will Uncle Amiibo recognize by name?

In Super Mario Odyssey, there are certain amiibo that Uncle Amiibo will recognize by name when scanned. For example: Uncle Amiibo specifically referred to my Waluigi, Shulk, and Isabelle amiibo by ...
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Can you play as your Amiibo in SSB4? [duplicate]

In the commercial it showed a group of kids playing as their Amiibos, so I bought an Amiibo resembling a DLC character, however I found out that I couldn't play as the Amiibo. I can play with/against ...
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What happens when you scan your 31st Amiibo in Amiibo Tap?

Each time you scan an Amiibo in Amiibo Tap: Nintendo's Greatest Bits, it unlocks a virtual console demo that is tied to the Amiibo you scanned to unlock it. There are 30 game demos. What happens if, ...
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How does Amiibo and 3DS work?

I really like Amiibo and I'm getting the new 3DS this month. So I would like to know how Amiibo will work with the 3DS and if there are already games anounced which will support them.
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Can you "reset" amiibo level data?

All question is basically already in title: is it possible to reset data accumulated in amiibo, and start leveling it from scratch?
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Is it safe to modify the figure part of an amiibo?

For Super smash bros 4, I want to buy a Mii amiibo. I don't like the design of the Mii Fighter, so I want to cut off the top and make my own design. I have a feeling this is not safe and wiil damage ...
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Requirements for Twilight Bow

I have the Zelda Amiibo that drops the Twilight Bow in Breath of the Wild for the Switch. I know it's a rare drop and that I can use the save/reload technique to keep trying until I get it. Are there ...
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Which amiibo unlock content?

I think I've seen somewhere that the Wedding Suit Mario amiibo unlocks Mario in a wedding dress. Is this true? Do other amiibo unlock other outfits, or do anything besides giving hints?
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How good are lvl 50 amiibos are perfect shielding?

I have a Kirby Amiibo with Easy Perfect Shield, Shield Mirror, and Exploading Perfect Shield. He's very difficult to hit because he times his perfect shield probably 3 in 4 times if he's on the ...
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Rosie #386 vs Rosie fishing Amiibo Cards

What is the difference between these two Rosie Animal Crossing Amiibo cards (English versions)? This one is #386. The code in the bottom right reads 386-QK-AOE: This one has her fishing and has the ...
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How To Tell If amiibo Is First-Run Or Reprint

How does one tell the difference between figures made during the first-run of a specific amiibo figure and a reprint of it? Are the tells character-specific or consistent across all figures? Also, I'm ...
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Can you scan Amiibos more than once?

Are the rewards from scanning Amiibos a one time deal or can you scan more than once? Tried googling it but all that comes up is what rewards the Amiibos give, and not the frequency.
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Using Amiibo for hints, is there a way to skip the text?

To get hints I always have to go through the text, hit left, place the amiibo and confirm. https://twitter.com/fredy31/status/926992962789154817 Is there a way to expedite the process? Like skipping ...
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Can you make the Wii-u gamepad not disconnect after an hour?

I'm getting some new amiibo's for Christmas, and I want to train them while I'm AFK, but the problem is I don't know if the gamepad can stay on for more than an hour some how.
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Can you scan Animal Crossing cards on a New 3DS without an NFC Reader and Writer?

I am thinking about getting Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. If you use a New 3DS, can you use the built-in amiibo NFC area for scanning cards or do you need the scanner?
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If I try to create a mii from an amiibo on my Nintedo Switch, it will say that a mii is not registered to it

My amiibos were registered using my Wii U. This occurs even if I use a different controller, use a different amiibo, or register the amiibo again using the Wii U.
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Which amiibo figures can I use to get Wolf Link in Animal Crossing New Leaf?

I wanted to know which specific amiibo figures are used to get Wolf Link in ACNL. I read that you can use a Link, Wolf link, or Zelda amiibo figure. I see that there's different Link amiibo figures (...
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How does Amiibo Level Up work? [duplicate]

What actually happens when an Amiibo levels up and what causes it to level up?
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What do Amiibo do in Codename S.T.E.A.M.?

I read that Codename S.T.E.A.M. supports Amiibo. What do the Amiibo do, and are all Amiibo compatible or only a select few?
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Do different Amiibos of the same character unlock different skins?

Yoshi's Wooly World has support for Amiibos, beyond the ones directly associated with the game itself - it unlocks special skin patterns based on the character (there are details here). If you scan, ...
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Diablo 3 Amiibo Portal - Is there a limit?

I want to know whether the Amiibo portals in Diablo 3 Switch re-stock themselves or not. Like, if I have 3 Amiibo portals, and I used all of them today, would I get new ones tomorrow? Does it ...
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Does a Bowser Amiibo work in Super Smash Bros?

I got a Bowser Amiibo today for Christmas, and the box says it's for Mario Party 10. I need to know if it also works for Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U. Is it possible to use the Bowser ...
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If you buy a dlc amiibo in super smash bros (nintendo switch) will the amiibo purchase the dlc character

This confuses me a lot because I'm planning to buy and amiibo, but I'm wondering if that would give me the character also. Do I have to buy the dlc to use the amiibo character or does buying the ...
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Are there Amiibo costumes in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe?

The original Mario Kart 8 on Wii U featured several unlockable Mii costumes for scanning specific Amiibo figures. (Mario, Yoshi, Pac Man, etc) Are these Amiibo costumes still present in Mario Kart 8 ...
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How do I use amiibos?

I got an amiibo but I don't know how to use them in animal crossing new leaf. I haven't played it in a year (or a bit less), is there a new place or do I need to get something in the game to use the ...
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