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How can I deal with Mythra's Photon Edge?

TL:DR: Attack from below if possible, shield, or use projectiles/disjoints to get to Mythra's hurtbox. Before we get into counterplay, take a close look at the hitboxes on this move, courtesy of ...
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How can I reliably place C4 on my enemies?

I've got bad news for you: you have to be really close to someone to be able to place C4 on them. How close, you ask? It looks like it actually depends on the opponent's hurtbox--meaning the smaller ...
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How many different ways can Wii Fit Trainer's soccer ball be aimed?

If you press shield after you start side-special but before you actually hit the ball, you'll go into free fall and the ball will just bounce in front of you. You can then hit it with any move you ...
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What determines the amount of lag you receive after air dodging?

As of Update 3.0.0... Changes have been made to the amount of lag on dodges. From the change notes: Made it easier to be penalized for continuous dodging. In the initial testing, it looks like this ...
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Are there any differences between real and fake smash balls?

In a real Smash Ball, the vertical stripe of the "brethrens' cross" is thicker than the horizontal one, and it's further away from the center of the symbol. In a Fake Smash Ball, the thickness of the ...
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Is Smash Ultimate the 5th or 6th Game in the Smash Bros. Series?

Sixth According to Sakurai it is the sixth because in an interview in 2013 he refers to Smash for Wii U and Smash for 3DS as "versions four and five within the series". Sakurai: No, ...
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Why does Little Mac's coach say "Just like old times, eh?" at his victory screen in Smash Ultimate?

The trainer in question is Doc Louis. In (Mike Tyson's) Punch-Out!! for the NES and Punch-Out!! for the Nintendo Wii he is Mac's trainer. He is absent in the SNES game Super Punch-Out!! Timeline wise ...
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What exactly does "Stick Sensitivity" do in Smash Ultimate custom controls?

Stick Sensitivity is a deceptively named control option. It has nothing to do with run/walk/dash sensitivity, platform drops, stick distance/movement/precision, or anything like that. Stick ...
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What are the differences between Peach and Daisy?

As of Update 3.0.0... Turnips are no longer different between the two. From the patch notes on Daisy's down-special: The launch distance when hitting an opponent with a vegetable now matches Peach. ...
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Does Peach's float negate shorthop knockback multipliers?

Yes. If Peach (or Daisy) Float, they’re not affected by the Short Hop Modifier @MBorg's answer is right on the money. But I'd like to supplement it with some visuals: Like they explain, for all ...
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Are there any Final Fantasy Spirits in Super Smash Bros Ultimate?

No. Cloud (the Fighter Spirit) is the only Final Fantasy Spirit in Ultimate. From the Wiki page: Final Fantasy is the only series represented only by its respective playable character, without any ...
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What exactly does Wii Fit Trainer's Deep Breathing down special do?

Toomai has already given you the raw numbers, so I want to talk a little about application and how those numbers translate to actual gameplay... TL;DR: What does Deep Breathing actually do? It makes ...
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Is there any benefit to leveling a spirit before dismissing?

Yes, there is a benefit to leveling a spirit before dismissing them. Higher level spirits yield more SP when dismissed. SP for level 1 primary spirits Novice 100 SP Advanced 200 SP Ace 400 SP ...
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Are there any differences between real and fake smash balls?

In addition to the visual differences that Toomai mentions, the fake smash ball will also have the tendency to float towards players and action. It'll even put on a burst of speed at times to try to ...
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How do you make Corrin's Up+Special go straight up?

For simplicity's sake I'm going to assume you have B set to special. It looks like you have the right idea. The trick is going to be pressing Up-B and then immediately holding the stick directly ...
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How can Lucina use Shield Breaker directly from holding onto a ledge?

I'm going to guess that you mean something like this (if you don't, let me know and I'll delete/rewrite this answer): Before we talk about this, I want to quickly go over your options when you're on ...
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What are the 5 music tracks that play for each of the World of Light shops?

The songs are are follows: Timmy and Tommy's shop: Town Hall and Tom Nook's Store - Animal Crossing: Wild World (Animal Crossing) Beedle's shop: Village of the Blue Maiden (Zelda) Funky Kong's ...
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Which Smash Ultimate characters have additional moves?

There are a number of characters that have additional moves, but first, you are missing a few sets of moves that all characters have: 1 Final Smash 3 grab moves (regular/pivot/dash, which have the ...
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Are DLC fighters such as Piranha Plant included in World of Light?

TL;DR: Piranha Plant is playable after 10 other characters have been unlocked in World of Light. When I opened World of Light (WoL) for the first time after getting Piranha Plant, I was greeted with ...
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How do you select your starter Pokemon before a match?

You can change Pokemon Trainer's starter from the character select screen by clicking the Pokemon in the top-right corner of the trainer's portrait. Alternatively, as scohe001 mentioned, you can also ...
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What does a spirit primary type advantage do?

After running a few tests, it looks like having a type advantage increases damage by roughly 30%, which having a type disadvantage decreases damage dealt by about 15%. To test this I took 3 spirits ...
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Are all bury attacks equal?

If you haven't heard of Beefy Smash Dudes, I highly suggest checking them out. They have some amazing technical Smash content, and they're always my go to for keeping up with new Smash techniques. Not ...
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Best way to "Button Mash" to escape a bury/grab

In addition to Tal's answer that points out that mashing in ultimate is the same as Smash 4, there is a trick that can help you get some more button inputs faster while using a GameCube or pro ...
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Does Peach's float negate shorthop knockback multipliers?

To clarify, the short hop multiplier does not directly change knockback. Instead, it lowers the damage of short hop aerials by 15% (to 85%). The knockback is only reduced because it's calculated after ...
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Controlling Robin's neutral attack combo: Arcfire or Elwind

Elwind is Robin's Rapid Jab1, while Arcfire is the regular Jab. For more on Jabs, see the Smash Wiki. To initiate a character's Rapid Jab in Ultimate, while both sticks are in the neutral position, ...
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How can I quickly unlock all of the fighters?

What I did was set up a 20 minute match and just play it and when its done you should get a new challenger. After you beat it, go to the home menu, close smash, then reopen it. This resets the 10 ...
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Is there an easy way to find duplicate spirits?

From the "dismiss spirits" menu that you were in there's a sorting option for "By Number Obtained (High to Low)" which makes it easy to dismiss all of the duplicates.
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Do multiple hits from the same Simon/Richter boomerang add multiple hits to the staleness queue?

Inputting a move once will add it to the Stale Queue at most once. After multiple tests, I can confirm that a single thrown Holy Cross will be added to the Stale Queue a single time if it hits someone-...
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What exactly does Wii Fit Trainer's Deep Breathing down special do?

Deep Breathing gives you: 1-2 healing on activation 1.2x-1.25x damage dealt 0.9x damage taken 1.17-1.2x walk speed, air speed, fall speed, and gravity 1.1x-1.13x traction, dash speed, and run speed ...
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How to unlock “Classic Mode — Final Results” music?

Here is the song you are looking for. It's called Main Theme Piano Solo. In order to unlock it, you have to get the True Ending.
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