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Is there any kind of official/recommended ruleset for tournaments?

In the end, the ruleset is chosen by the TO of the tournament. I've attended a handful of tournaments with odd rules; 4 man free for all, last two alive move on, was probably the weirdest. Again, that ...
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What is a "two-frame punish?"

As pointed out by @Nelson, I did some quick research and found the answer from Smashpedia: The Two Frame Punish is a mechanic and technique in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, in which ...
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How many frames do you have to 'tech' in Super Smash Bros Wii U?

The time period that you have to tech before hitting a surface (wall, ground, ceiling, etc) is 20 frames. From the wiki page (emphasis mine): To tech, the user must press the shield button 20 ...
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Is character customisation different between Smash Ultimate and Smash Wii U / 3DS?

Mii Fighters can be created directly in Smash Ultimate, which is handy since you can't create them on the Switch menu. Mii outfits are still collectable in Switch. All custom moves have been removed ...
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Does the Trophy Shop always sell unique trophies?

Eventually, the trophy shop will start selling duplicate trophies. But you don't have to go and check to avoid buying them - they'll have a blue "Unlocked" tag on them. Information Source Image ...
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Can you connect more than one 3DS controller to Smash Wii U?

Yes you can, direct quote from the Smashbros website: You can play with a number of different controllers in the Wii U version. [...] Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems You can use Nintendo 3DS and 2DS ...
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How to pull out Pikachu's D-tilt into jab lock consistently?

I figured that if there was anyone to turn to for advice, it would be arguably the world's best Pikachu player, ESAM. The guy posts tutorials and guides on his YouTube for all things Pikachu, and this ...
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How do you do a neutral special in Super Smash Bros. 4 with the right joystick?

Yes, it is possible, but quite difficult. From Smash Wiki (emphasis mine): In Brawl and Smash U, functions that can be assigned to the C-stick are: [...] Special: Tilt the stick to do the ...
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Which trophies can only be obtained through the Trophy Shop?

The only Trophy Shop exclusives are the Character Alternate Trophies which will start to appear in the shop after you clear Classic with the chosen fighter. (Wii U Only) Example: Clearing Classic ...
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Version 1.0.6 "game balance adjustments" for Super Smash Bros. Wii U?

v1.0.6 patch notes courtesy of DrWeeGee on Reddit Menu/Game/Misc. Updates: Names/Tags stay on controller ports on WiiU when switching modes "Save replay" dialog box now defaults to "OK" ...
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How to unlock Lucina on 3DS after failing to beat her the first time?

You can try classic mode with Marth without using any continues
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Why does this buffered input result in an up smash?

Normally, three things need to be true to use a smash attack: You moved the control stick a certain distance. The control stick was neutral a short time ago. You pressed the attack button within a ...
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How can I beat Classic 9.0 on Smash 3DS?

If the wii fit trainer is what is bothering you, I'd recommend working on your spacing. If you can avoid her (or his) projectiles, she struggles to outdistance shulk's sword. Also try looking up what ...
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Is there any kind of official/recommended ruleset for tournaments?

https://www.ssbwiki.com/Tournament_rulesets_%28SSB4%29 Ignoring stuff about map picks and bans these are the basic rules from EVO 2017: Game Settings: 4 Stock 8 Minute Time Limit No Items Pause ...
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What is the best, fastest, and most consistent way to get custom moves/badges with perks?

If you just want more stuff in general, you're looking for this question, for which the answer is basically "it depends on what you like to do". If you want only custom moves and equipment without ...
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Do they use a ranking system in smash?

Locally scenes rank the top players using Power Rankings (PR). Usually this consists of the top 10 players, but sometimes extends as far as top 16 or top 20 with the possibility of honourable mentions....
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Do they use a ranking system in smash?

Elo is used for multiplayer(online) to find similar opponents. What I think you are trying to ask is how are players put into the initial fights in tournaments, if that is your question then the ...
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Downloading DLC Characters and All Star Mode

According to a note at the bottom of the Challenges page on the Smash Bros Wiki, the DLC characters (and Mii Fighters) are excluded from any of the challenges requiring 'all characters' to unlock, so ...
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Can you play as your Amiibo in SSB4?

Unfortunately, no. They are known as figure players, and they are controlled by an AI, which is modified as it learns. It battles without any input from you, though it learns strategies as it is ...
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How do I counter Sonic?

My brother is the most annoying sonic player I know, but I have found some tricks that may help you get the upper hand. Some sonic players will use their up B to bet out is sticky situations. Try to ...
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How do I counter Sonic?

This probably won't help because you don't main him, but wario counters sonic a lot. Spin dash - chomp, homing attack - chomp,tries to run fast and quickly hit you- chomp. Chomp kills sonic.
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