Front Aerial is now a chop rather than a drill kick. This is also slightly stronger than Mario's, and because it hits in a full circle is a perfect way to get opponents off of your back. Luigi can be an awkward character to play as. This brings up an important point. His recovery is also predictable and easy to edge-guard, with his Super Jump Punch gaining no horizontal distance and his Green Missile leaving him vulnerable and can cause him to fly off the stage if he misfires. His Down Aerial has been modified; now only does one strong hit rather than multiple weak hits. Attacks with a sweepkick that hits on both sides. However, one should note that slow falling does have advantages, such as making combos less effective against him. 14 or more presses will give the maximum height. 12–13 presses gives 2/3 of the maximum height. I haven't worked on the guide for a long time. Luigi charges up before blasting himself headfirst toward an opponent. So, if you decide to use the Luigi Cyclone make sure you're in close enough proximity. So use it in moderation. In 2001, Luigi finally got his first full-fledge title role with Luigi's Mansion. A CPU-controlled Luigi will always use his Green Missile move for recovery, and will never use his Super Jump Punch, even if there is a platform above him. Luigi's high vertical jumping compliments vertical-trajectory ground attacks, but his slow falling speed slows his aerial game. Could use more information of course, but it's still pretty good. Luigi's appearance depends entirely on your level time for the first … Luigi spins around once and chucks his opponent forward. It is often used to poke or simply to push the opponent away, giving Luigi extra time to maneuver or set up edge-guards. Luigi is a hidden character and needs to be unlocked before you can play as him. Where you would most often attempt to triple jump your way back to the platform, the Green Missile is a resourceful alternative. However, there is a 12.5% chance of the Green Missile misfiring. 8% (ground hit 1), 9% (air hit 1), 12% (hit 2). Use it as much as possible -- when opponents are falling from above, in close quarters, etc. Luigi's moveset is markedly similar to that of Mario, though his attacks often differ in knockback and trajectory. Unlike Luigi's Mansion, which was released shortly prior to Melee, Luigi's look is based more on his appearance in the Nintendo 64 era. A hidden character in the original Super Smash Bros., Luigi finally got his own game on GameCube: Luigi's Mansion. There is a 1-frame sweetspot right at the beginning of the move, which is very powerful. As a result of his low traction, Luigi has the longest wavedash in the game, which allows him to slide across the stage in lengthy bursts at speeds nearly as fast as Captain Falcon's dash. Voice Actor The player must then defeat Luigi within one minute. Because this is SUPER SMASH BROTHERS MELEE, and that's what they're supposed to do! This move be angled up or down. Super Jump Punch has no horizontal distance and doesn't get as much vertical distance, making him rely on his Green Missile for horizontal recovery. Where Mario will slide feet-first into opponents, Luigi's running dash has him frantically throwing his fists into opponents faces. Luigi begins to spin around while outstretching both his arms. Luigi's appearance depends entirely on your level time for the first Adventure mode level. New Neutral Combo (the third hit is a butt hit instead of a kick). You have to be very close to your opponent, touching them in fact, to use it. Does a back spinning kick with his right leg. Universe The reference unlocking of Luigi when the seconds mark reaches a 2 symbolizes the fact that Luigi always comes second to Mario. Tier Gets up and punches behind him, then in front. Thanks a lot for the help, it's very appreciated! Traits: Longest wavedash in game/low traction, very good aerials, good combos, good KO moves, crappy aerial mobility, crappy SHFFL. If performed correctly it will send them sky high in a ball of fire. Alternatively, this ad may have just failed to load. Luigi's strongest throw, often being used for throwing enemies off-stage and getting KOs. Luigi tosses his opponent upwards. The game indicates that one out of every eight times the Luigi Missile will "misfire," sending him forward at full force regardless of a charge-up. This move covers a great distance horizontally and can gain a little distance vertically by rapidly tapping the B button. Defeat him and he's yours. Ultimate Edition - Switch or a Poké Ball Plus. Also, it's nice to learn about Luigi as a match up. Origin: Luigi dates all the way back to the beginning days of the Mario Brothers. Ultimate Edition Pro Controller - Switch, Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. 6 comments. Melee. Luigi performs a quick karate chop forward. The time stops the moment you jump the "flag" finish line at the end of the Mushroom Kingdom sidescrolling level. This can be good in some cases, as it can increase Luigi's recovery distance and speed. When Luigi didn't show in Super Mario 64, Nintendo fans around the world requested a return of the oft-forgotten second Mario brother. Here's hoping the Poltergust vaccuum cleaner makes it into the next incarnation of Super Smash Bros. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. Has medium knockback. This might be due to his cowardice. Click here to sign up right now and start on your path in the Smash community! Luigi has some of the better combos in Melee and due to his floatiness and quick aerials, combos are usually small against him as well. Voiced by Charles Martinet Also, beating Luigi in the Adventure mode only gives the player 20 bonus points, the smallest. I decided to Improve existing areas of the guide... Really good guide man! All moves are based on a character facing to the right. I can't wait for you to complete it. List of Super Smash Bros. series characters, Mushroom Kingdom (Super Smash Bros. Melee), Pokémon Trainer (Super Smash Bros. Until you get good at dodging and rolling away from opponents with Luigi, it's probably a better idea to jump into big brawls instead of running into them with this attack, as it leaves you open for attack for a brief second. Unlike Mario's fireballs, Luigi's fireballs are not affected by gravity. You are currently viewing our boards as a visitor. Launches opponents diagonally upwards. The taunt normally sends the enemy upwards with set knockback, and meteor smashes an enemy hanging on an edge. Otherwise, it deals pitiful damage and no knockback. Ultimate Edition - Switch. for the NES (and later SNES). We've found that Luigi's simpler air attacks such as his downward kick (Down+A in air) and heel kick (A in air) are both very effective, and quite strong too. Since then, Luigi has continued to play second fiddle to Mario until he finally landed the starring role in... No, not Luigi's Mansion -- Mario is Missing! Complete the Adventure and he will appear after the credits. Luigi's alternate costumes in Super Smash Bros. Melee. Being one of Luigi's most effective attacks it comes highly recommended. His Side Special Move, the Green Missile, is his only method of horizontal recovery (besides Down B tilting). Luigi jumps and tosses the opponent onto the ground, bouncing them upwards at a horizontal angle. GameCube Controller Super Smash Bros. Luigi first popped up as Player 2 in the 1983 Mario Bros. arcade game. Overalls changed from purple to navy blue, now resembling his appearance in Nintendo 64 games. A less powerful but faster moving alternative is the Luigi Cyclone, which lets you give your opponents a taste of life from tornado alley. It can also chain grab fast-fallers at low damage. While his air game is relatively good (being one of the best in the game), they are hampered by his slow falling speed, which can prevent him from performing true aerial combos. Classic fans will know that Smash Bros. more than bears a passing resemblance to the screen and gameplay setup of that particular title. When using most attacks, Luigi will have his eyes close as if he is damaged. Luigi shoots a green fireball as a projectile. Fewer than 5 presses results in a height loss. Welcome to Smashboards, the world's largest Super Smash Brothers community! This site uses cookies. Although Mario's and Dr. Mario's Back Throws are stronger, all 3 of them can take advantage of this in Mushroom: Kingdom and Mushroom: Kingdom II for an One-Hit KO. He is best known for having the longest wavedash in the game. Pretty small, but the information is enough to get anyone into playing Luigi. This attack can be angled up or down, but all variations deliver the same damage. Also appears in Availability It is the only taunt in Melee that can damage the opponent, dealing 1% damage. Luigi's Back Throw has very good knockback, and can be accompanied by edgeguarding on most stages for a quick gimp kill. Luigi is a hidden character and needs to be unlocked before you can play as him. His third uppercut jump goes straight up, so if you're facing the wrong direction or too far off the ledge you'll fall into the oblivion. Bends his elbow before thrusting his arm out, performing a spearhand thrust. 25% (ground clean), 20% (air clean), 1% (late).