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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is a fighting game and the third game in the Super Smash Bros. series. Players play as a mash-up of Nintendo characters and attempt to knock their opponents off the screen.

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What defines when you can do an attack after aerial special in smash bros brawl?

In smash ultimate there are a lot of combos, and aerial attacks combined with specials is quite common. In smash brawl, there aren't many combos, and aerial attacking with specials seems really ...
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Most similar character between Brawl and Ultimate [closed]

I'd like to get some practice on Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii version so the next time I play Ultimate I should hopefully do better. What characters are the most similar in Ultimate to their ...
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SSBU versus SSB on the Wii - Stamina mode and the final KO

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo switch has been amazing so far, but the one thing I enjoyed more with Super Smash Bros. Brawl is the stamina mode! I loved the fact that after the player ...
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What stages can I play the "Step:" songs on?

After completing Subspace Emissary (Super Smash Bros. Brawl), I unlocked and was presented with four or five music tracks. A few of them were the Step tracks (like "Step: Subspace" and "Step: The ...
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I can’t drop items in super smash bros brawl

I was playing Super Smash Bros Brawl (after the release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate) and I played a my main man Yoshi and I picked up an item. I saw another item better than the one I had. However ...
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How does auto handicap in Super Smash Bros Brawl work?

I've never used it but before I do...I'd like to be informed of how it works, or at least in what increments it increases your percentage. Thx :) I've used the manual handicapping, does it increase in ...
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Green Flag in The Great Maze (Super Smash Bros Brawl, SSE)

So, as you probably already know, in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the Subspace Emissary, there is a crown on a level if you have gotten all the gold boxes in a level. I have double, triple, and quadruple ...
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Do they use a ranking system in smash?

In super smash bros tournaments, do they have a ranking system (for example, Elo)? what is it?
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How to record long fight in Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

So I'm really addicted now to Super Smash Bros. Brawl and I want to know how to record my long battles. Now, Super Smash Bros. Brawl gives you the option to record your fights if their under like one ...
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How do I install My custom character in project M?

Okay. I have my brawl backup straight from my wii, my project M download, and my custom character. How do I install him without replacing anyone?
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Why can't I chain fairs with ROB like in brawl

I mained ROB in brawl and now I'm maining him in Smash 4. In brawl one of the best ways I found to get kills was getting someone off the edge and using my forward aerial over and over, with second ...
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Are the online servers for Super Smash Bros. Brawl still running?

Does anyone know if Nintendo still has their Smash Bros. Brawl online server still up and running? At this moment our internet is too slow to wirelessly connect the Wii to the internet so we'll have ...
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How to play Project M using a backup on USB?

I have a Super Smash Bros. Brawl backup on a USB drive, and want to play Project M. Is that possible? I already have the "Riivolution" channel, but from what I can tell, you can't play mods using USB ...
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How do I Falcon Punch?

Captian Falcon can Falcon Punch as one of his attacks. I believe it's the side special. However, he sometimes says it when I use his up special, so I am not sure if it's really the up special, or I ...
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How do I control Nana?

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the Ice Climbers are 2 people - Popo, the blue one the player controls, and Nana, the pink one controlled by the AI. Nana will usually follow Popo, but sometimes gets ...
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Ice Climbers Hitbox

The ice climbers' up special consists of Popo throwing Nana upward as an attack, then using the momentum to gain altitude. Whenever attempting to use this move as a combo with an up throw, I fail to ...
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Controls not working correctly in Super Smash Bros Brawl

My brother bought Super Smash Bros Brawl a couple of weeks ago, and ever since then the controls have been acting up. The game will interpret a single button press as multiple ones, and it will ...
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Help with the boss Tabuu on SSBB

I'm trying to finish the Subspace Emissary in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. I've been stuck on the boss battle against Tabuu (in normal and easy modes). I know the secret to one of his moves, the one with ...
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl for Wii freezes at map selection menu

Recently I decided to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl for my Wii. The game appeared to load fine, until I tried to play a multiplayer game. I selected some characters, and as soon as I pressed +, the ...
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boot.elf not found - Smash Stack Wii

I have a 2GB SD card and I wanted to install the Homebrew Channel on the Wii so I did the Smash Stack method (private folder and boot.elf) and it says "boot.elf not found (-1)". I checked the SD Card ...
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What is a "Power Throw," and who all gets one?

I remember while watching some Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournaments, the commentators were talking about how one of the players (Ness) went for a "Power Throw (his back throw)." But, what defines a "...
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How do you brawl on a custom stage?

My sister and I made a stage on SSBB, and we were wondering, how do we brawl on a custom stage?
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How do you disappear using Lucario in SSBB?

I once accidentally made Lucario disappear in SSBB, but I can't do it again. How do you disappear using Lucario in SSBB?
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Is there a way to keep the screen steady in Smash Brothers?

If you look back at the N64 version, the screen hardly ever shakes/rumbles/tremors. I believe it only shakes during bombs and some select heavy attacks. In the Melee and Brawl versions, however, it ...
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What is the original reference to Ness' entrance in Super Smash Bros.?

When starting a game, Ness enters the battle in an explosion where he appears a little charred. I have not played Earthbound a lot, but I have read and watched quite a lot about that game. What is ...
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Table of SSBB Character Opponent Strengths and Weaknesses?

I am looking for a comprehensive table or article on each brawl character's opponents they are strong against (Strengths) and opponents they are weak against. For a given character give me other ...
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What are Jigglypuff's strengths?

Jigglypuff is kind of slow compared to the other characters, but what other characters lack in speed, they make up for strength (i.e. Ganondorf, Bowser). However, this doesn't seem to be the case with ...
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What use does Gardevoir have?

When you throw a Pokeball and Gardevoir appears, she appears to have a force-field around her. However, it doesn't seem to do anything. Does Gardevoir have any use?
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Do Olimar's Pikmin increase his weight?

Do the pikmin that follow olimar in ssbb add weight to his character, and if so does the weight build and translate into smash damage? I'm wondering because I've noticed that my smashes in the home-...
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How to increase speed and flow of movement on Dolphin Emulator

I am trying to play Super Smash Bros Brawl on the Dolphin Emulator but the speed of the game is incredibly slow. What can I do to prevent this problem, so that I get faster character animations and ...
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Do you get a new character trophy for every difficulty level in classic mode?

I've recently picked up SSBB, and noticed that I get a character trophy when I clear Classic Mode on easy, and a different trophy when I clear it on Normal. Two related questions: 1) Does Classic ...
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What is known about the "forbidden 7"? [closed]

In Super Smash Bros Brawl, there are 7 characters that have "files" found in the game, but do not make an appearance in the actual game. What I want to know is in what state were these characters and ...
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Does Nana (from the Ice Climbers) have her own percentage score?

If I'm playing as Popo (ice climbers), any hits on Nana will not affect my percentage. Does that mean that Nana has her own percentage score? If she does, is there a way to tell what it is?
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Is there a way to run the Balanced Brawl mod from my standard Homebrew Channel GECKO install?

The Balanced Brawl download page provides a download that you have to load on a blank SD card. Once you load the game, you enter the Stage Builder option and it runs an exploit, starting the GECKO ...
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Are harder CPU players given a mechanical advantage?

Are there any mechanical differences between the nine levels of CPUs besides their AI? That is, are harder CPU players given bonuses to their speed, damage, etc? For example, many strategy games give ...
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How can I use the D-pad of my classic controller like the one on the Wii-Mote?

I just bought a Classic Controller Pro for my Wii (mainly to play old (S)NES games on the emulator). However, I just thought it would be a great idea to try it out with SSBB. When I play SSBB I use ...
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What can't you do in Brawl with a sideways wii remote controller, and does using a nunchuk fix this?

I noticed in the accepted answer to this question that there are some things you can't do with a sideways wii remote in Brawl. We are brawl newbies, so I wanted to ask what other things are either ...
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How can you free yourself from a grab in SSBB?

While playing SSBB, I noticed that sometimes CPU-opponents can free themselves from my grab (B+1 in the horizontal Wii-Remote mote, and I believe Z+A otherwise), while I or other humans who I play ...
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How does the internal attack list work in Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

I heard that the game keeps track of the last 10 attacks you made (since you were spawned). This list of maximal size 10 seems to influence to damage a certain attack does. This forces the players to ...
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Fighting a Zero Suit Samus CPU in Brawl

For those unfamiliar with the game, to select Zero Suit Samus you have to choose (normal) Samus as your character, and then hold down certain buttons when someone presses start. (For example, with the ...
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What makes Meta Knight so powerful?

I was watching a stream and one of the announcers offhandedly said "Meta Knight is banned" as if that is a foregone conclusion. I have never seen Meta Knight do much of anything, but then, I'm hardly ...
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What are the damage percentages in Super Smash Bros out of?

I have always wondered this. Why is the damage done in percents, and what does 100% damage correspond to?
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Origin of the term "gimping"

In the Super Smash Bros. series, "gimping" is the practice of stopping an opponent from recovering back to the stage, usually by grabbing the ledge before them or just going out and hitting them. ...
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How can I become a pro at Super Smash Bros. Brawl?

I would like some advice. I want to learn to become a pro like other players who beat me up in Wi-Fi Basic Brawl. I train a lot, sometimes with Ness, but I still don't get it, at all. I have played ...
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What are the chances for King Dedede's side+b to perform each of its variants?

When using King Dedede's side+b attack, he can launch a variety of different objects: A round waddling guy who is rather useless A round waddling guy who shoots lightning occasionally A spikey black ...
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Who is this character in Super Smash Brothers Brawl?

In Brawl there are special items that look like white domes that activate when you pick them up, summoning a character from another game to fight for you for a short time, sort of like Pokemon. Is ...
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What causes tripping?

Sometimes when I'm playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl, my character will trip and fall. It's similar to when you step on a banana peel in-game. What causes you to trip?
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What is DI and how does it affect me?

The other day, I was playing both Smash Bros. Brawl and Melee with some friends and, making note of the fact that they were often surviving to much higher percentages than myself while playing the ...
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