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Unfazed: A Thorough Guide on Armor, Intangibility, and Invincibility.

         When I watch vods, I often hear commentators use the terms "Super Armor" or "invinciblity" pretty haphazardly during matches. Sure, these traits a...

Wood - September 18, 2017
A Beginner's Guide to Playing Bayonetta

Interested in joining Smash 4's version of 20XX? Want to jump from an average of 1-2 to 2-2 in a couple of months? Feel like annoying that one guy at your local? Well, here's where...

CTQ - September 15, 2017
Jab Locking Moves for Every Smash 4 Character

Jab locks are crazy and fun way for you to rack up serious amounts of damage with a string of unescapable moves. So what are jab locks? Basically, when an opponent is tumbling in t...

PaPez - September 15, 2017
Why Lylat Is Necessary

It seems like every day, I see people posting on Twitter about how Lylat is a bad stage and shouldn't be allowed for tournament sets. The thing that bothers me the most is that all...

Zephyr - September 8, 2017
Presenting the first dedicated Sm4sh balance mod - Sm4sh Remix!

Note: This isn't going to be a guide to dedicated to loading Sm4sh mods.  You can find various methods and get help in the Smash 4 Modding server, here: https://discord.gg/EU...

PolarBair - September 7, 2017
Characters Who are Rising in Meta

Hello everyone this is Kenneth Banks aka Dark Racer bringing u guys my thoughts on who's rising in the meta as far as characters. So here's my POV of who I think is rising in the m...

Dark Racer - September 6, 2017
A Naming Convention for Egg Throw Trajectories

Here's a simple way to refer to Egg Throws of specific strengths and directions: First, there's the strength of the throw. Even though there are infinitely many throw strengths in...

thebigro - September 5, 2017
How to Read Match-up Ratios: A Simple Math Experiment

Match-up Ratios in Smash I always see people who, when someone posts a match-up chart with ratios, starts complaining because numbers are too confusing. I want to clear some of th...

Dr Love - September 4, 2017
Cloudhead Live: The August Smash 4 Rankings and Recap!

The S-tier. A convergence of talent where the most skilled Smash players cross paths under the same roof, fighting tooth and nail to reach the elusive prize waiting at the very e...

Cloudhead - September 3, 2017
Louisiana Summer 2017 PR

0. Jimb0This dude kept track of everything in Louisiana this season by himself like what that's crazy thank you Jimb0 you're the best and we all love you. You may throw nothing b...

J.T.C. - September 1, 2017
Getting Better

Lately, I've seen a number of players trying to work on getting better. I've worked with a few of them myself. Some players have had success with their attempts, and others are hit...

Zephyr - August 31, 2017
Palutena's Guidance: Warp Cancels

 Palutena's Guidance: Warp Cancels   Hi everyone! If you don't know me, I'm the Goddess of Light herself, Lady Palutena! Today I'm here to show you one of my best techs...

Dunban - August 28, 2017
On Cloud in Doubles

So a lot of people have been wond-- ... Wait, I'm not ZeRo. Let me try that again. It seems like more and more people are clamoring to ban Cloud in doubles - either a ban on doub...

Zephyr - August 25, 2017
An Introductory Guide to Playing Fox

Written by: @AquaticSSB General guidelines: Fox is a character that needs to be able to be played in all sorts of play styles to throw off his opponent. He uses his movement s...

Fox Lab Team - August 25, 2017
Evaluating Doubles Participation and Cloud's Prevalence in Doubles

ZeRo tweeted recently that Doubles is "dying" and that participation in Doubles is suffering. Though he didn't explicitly say it was because of Cloud, his tweet sparked debate arou...

Jaaahsh - August 24, 2017
Staying Positive in an Uncertain Game

Hey howdy, this is MintyGuy700, a solo Link main from Minnesota. I am not known for much, but those who know me well know I have a generally good mindset, a feat that others strugg...

MintyGuy700 - August 24, 2017
Banning Lylat: The Alternatives

All the way back in May, I wrote a blog about how Lylat was a necessary evil. Well, it's still a topic of huge discussion, so this is a part 2 to that, talking more in-de...

CTQ - August 22, 2017
Clouds Doubles Legality

The Issue After recent performances by Leo and Komo in doubles event, controversy took to twitter and other platforms. The controversy itself was about the legality of Cloud in do...

Dunban - August 21, 2017
Cloudhead Live: The Super Smash Con 2017 Preview

The biggest Super Smash Bros. tournament of the year so far is coming up this weekend, filled with tournaments for all four official Smash games, spots for a handful of indie fig...

Cloudhead - August 11, 2017
A Quick Rundown on the Stale Moves Mechanic

If you are a competitive player, chances are you know about stale moves. This mechanic reduces the damage of a move the more you use it. More specifically, the game keeps a list o...

Wood - August 8, 2017
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