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How do you beat the great maze in subspace emissary? I have four different locations!!!

Games Guru: It’s really hard. This video should help you, though: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k5kxPjzfNI

How can you beat Target Smash Level 5 in under 20 seconds? What are some tips in beating Cruel Brawl in Multi-Man Brawl? What characters have the highest KO rates in their attacks? How do you control R.O.B.’s Final Smash? Which high-jumping character would be good for beating Boss Battle Mode? What is a good technique for beating Master Hand and Crazy Hand? Thank you.

Games Guru: Wow. You have a lot of questions. Answers for beating Boss Battle mode might help you with your other questions, too:

Don’t button mash. Wait for a pause in their fighting, then hit once or twice. But don’t go wild or they’ll get you. Do a quick multiple attack. Then retreat to somewhere safe to shoot missiles. Dodge the boss’s moves. Use your most powerful strikes like Hammer. Don’t use your heart containers all at once since you don’t have many.

Fox and Ness are great against Duon and Meta Ridley since Fox and Ness have reflectors or absorbers. Pikachu works great with any boss who flies. Just use Thunder. Marth works against a ton of bosses. Just use Counter.

I heard some talk on comments a while back that you can unlock Ridley as a playable character. How can I do that?

Games Guru: You might be able to unlock Ridley by beating Tabuu on any difficulty with Samus playing first on your lineup, as long as you play and die three times straight.

Are there any codes for this game?

Games Guru: There are tons of codes out there. Here are some ways to unlock bonus stages:

– Jungle Japes (from Super Smash Bros. Melee): Fight on any Melee stage 10 times.

– Luigi’s Mansion: Use Luigi in 3 Brawls.

– Mario Bros.: Complete Match #19 (Wario Bros.).

– Pokemon Stadium: Fight in the Pokemon Stadium 2 stage 10 times.

– Spear Pillar: Finish Match #25 (The Aura Is With Me).

How do you defeat Taboo? He’s hard!

Games Guru: He’s really hard. The short answer to your question is to use characters that fly because Tabuu is quite a flier. So get Diddy Kong, Peach, Meta Knight, Marth and Game & Watch together because they have the finest air attacks.

Here’s one other tip: Avoid Tabuu’s whip by using the shield and dodge functions. To avoid Tabuu’s other attacks, you’ll be sidestepping, jumping and rolling a lot.

I can’t get anyone to shoot the sandbag far in the homerun derby minigame. Any advice?

Games Guru: Try Bowser. Check out this YouTube link as well. Using Bowser, this guy sent the sandbag over 2,100 feet.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=xvritT9RctE&feature=related


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25 Comments on Super Smash Bros. Brawl

  1. The best way to defeat Tabuu is to have these characters in this specific order: Meta Knight, Snake, Peach, Sonic, Pikatchu (did I spell that right?), and Mario. And you don’t unlock Tabuu or the Ridley.

  2. kirby’s hammer move and final smash is awesome

  3. i can play this game all night long and kirby is the cheapest guy ever

  4. I like Falco’s special ability where he gets in the landmaster.

  5. I like sonic to play people and i like his final smash

  6. how do I get wolf?

  7. lucario is the best!!!!

  8. Two people you don’t get are Ridley and Tabuu. They are way too powerful!

  9. To get Sonic, finish Adventure Mode.

  10. Dude! I hate trying to defeat Tabuu!!!! what happens after him btw?

  11. how do tou get fox on the wii?

  12. do you get tabuu and ridley(widley)and if so,how do you get tabuu and ridley(widley)?

  13. how do u get toon link and jiggly puff

  14. To Senor Cotton:thanks for your advice(we defeated Wolf and unlocked him)!

  15. brawl master // January 28, 2009 at 2:51 pm // Reply

    i got a cheat play brawl mode 50 times with 4 players each time then you will get a new charecter it sounds anyoing but it works!!

  16. how do you beat the great maze?

  17. i think they should have a fourth one and the following:

    Shadow the Hedgehog
    Knuckles the Enchidna
    Bowser Jr.
    Waluigi

  18. HOW DO U GET SONIC WOLF TABUU & WIDLEY

  19. How do u get tabuu,sonic,wolf and ridley

  20. Yamaha: Don’t diss luigi unless you actually played as him he has skills that you don’t even know

  21. how do you get sonic

  22. Luigi has no skill (maybe except for the Final Smash)

  23. marth is aewsome!!

  24. game and watch // January 24, 2009 at 8:46 am // Reply

    heres some advice,if you are stuck on a part in the game cause you keep falling,be pit cause if you press up on the nunchuk and b on the wii romote at the same time,you fly and you can go back from were you fell.

  25. Senor Cotton // January 22, 2009 at 3:31 pm // Reply

    to get wolf go back to the ruins in the subspace emissary ride the mine cart and you drop down and you will see a floating door go in it and fight wolf

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