- Dec 4, 2018
- Switch FC
I like this character because hes fun to use but taking him competitively is useless. I noticed about ssbu that projectiles reign supreme in this game (and, swords too). Its like falcon has nothing other than the flashiness of his moves. I lost to a richter because of his infinite projectile spam and, chain reach. Now u can say "u need to get in close with falcon" all u want. But, this is not street fighter, this is smash bros, where your character can jump 20 ft in the air and get launched from attacks within an open field. Its not like i can rushdown and combo in a corner with falcon in this game. Getting in close only does so much after smash physics launch them or space them away after like the 2nd or 3rd attack. Falcon moves are easily underpowered such as his flaming uppercut and his falcon kick which gets stopped by projectiles. Falcon seriously has no tools and his awkward, janky, gameplay makes it unnecessarily challenging to land his knee attack or even neutrals. His smash attacks arent strong enough, his downsmash is weak, his upsmash is suprisingly weak, and his forward smash has awful range so it by default is useless. Falcon really needs armor and, the power of ganon with a falcon kick that can break and go through projectiles, and his useless-state after the flaming uppercut in-air should be removed. I doubt the devs even playtested this game because characters are either seriously screwed over or, ridiculously good with unnecessary tools. This game roster has a thick line between competitive characters and "party" characters that only do decent in FFA item matches because theres no way in hell falcon is even fit to thrive in a game where projectile characters and sword characters are all that matters. I lost to a falco on BF mode for the same reason- falco has his pistol, reflector attack, stronger aerials, falco phantasm THAT HAS NO USELESS STATE ANYMORE (like i said, unnecessary ridiculous tools) and its like falcon has nothing but a falcon kick (forget the rare punch).This games balance really frustrates me.