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The Menacing Bull: Black Shadow charges in!

Rie Sonomura

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So we’re getting an ARMS rep for FP6. There’s a chance it could be Spring Man (who’s an AT), Ribbon Girl (who’s a costume and Spirit) or any of Ninjara, Twintelle or Min Min (who are Spirits).

this could definitely help Black Shadow’s chances
 

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Min Min is our ARMS rep, AND she’s a Spirit in base game!

SPIRITS (at least base ones) NO LONGER DECONFIRM!

this is a victory, my Black Bull Brethren!!
 

Rie Sonomura

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OH MY LORD Y'ALL.

if true, Black Shadow's chances just went up...
 

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My "Chance" score for Black Shadow is starting to go up after this leak. Not too much ... I still think there are loads of other possibilities. But it isn't 0%.

I think there's skepticism from people, but some things add up for me. I think it's quite possible the series is getting a revival. I fully admit I could be wrong, but I certainly don't think it's out of the realm of possibility.

I'm all for a F-Zero fighter's pass. I loved that game as a kid.
 
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Wouldn't it be great to get a second F-Zero rep in this fighter's pass? I'm keeping my expectations lowered but it's nice to hope.
 

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Wouldn't it be great to get a second F-Zero rep in this fighter's pass? I'm keeping my expectations lowered but it's nice to hope.
I think the chances of it happening would go up if this rumor turns out to be true.

It would make a great Fighter's Pack. There are 15 spirits already in the game for the franchise, but they could easily be upgraded to new renders.

I'm keeping my hopes in check though. Just in case someone proves it's easy to fake these things. Always a possibility. The Grinch Leak proved you got to be careful.
 

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I think the chances of it happening would go up if this rumor turns out to be true.

It would make a great Fighter's Pack. There are 15 spirits already in the game for the franchise, but they could easily be upgraded to new renders.

I'm keeping my hopes in check though. Just in case someone proves it's easy to fake these things. Always a possibility. The Grinch Leak proved you got to be careful.
They could also add more Spirits such as Deathborn, James McCloud, Mr. Zero, Roger Buster, Phoenix, etc

https://www.ssbwiki.com/List_of_spirits_(F-Zero_series)

https://fzero.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_F-Zero_characters

There are plenty more of characters that are not in as Spirits yet.

And Samurai Goroh could finally have that Spirit Battle
https://www.ssbwiki.com/Unused_content_(SSBU)/Spirit_Battles

as he was intended to have similar to Ninjara and Ribbon Girl.
 
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In any case, if the Twitter account is real, then :ultfalcon:'s presence in the current tournament (set to end on Sunday) is a remarkable coincidence.

I think the chances of it happening would go up if this rumor turns out to be true.

It would make a great Fighter's Pack. There are 15 spirits already in the game for the franchise, but they could easily be upgraded to new renders.

I'm keeping my hopes in check though. Just in case someone proves it's easy to fake these things. Always a possibility. The Grinch Leak proved you got to be careful.
Well, I'll just leave this food for thought here...


Also, it's likely that it could simply be trademark renewal (as opposed to Sony closing down the Ape Escape anniversary Twitter account as soon as said anniversary year ended).
 
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Stormy Rain

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On that FZeroJP tweet, it’s apparently not an official Nintendo Handle which was based on the allegedly legit Mario 35th Anniversary Twitter Handle.
https://nintendoeverything.com/f-ze...o-be-tied-to-nintendo-debunked-as-unofficial/
There is always the previous F-Zero installments that still exists, Captain Falcon is still in Smash, the F-Zero track and Mii Costume in Mario Kart 8. Maybe if we’re lucky, with enough fan demand Nintendo could finally make a new F-Zero game or at least add a new F-Zero Fighter like Black Shadow in Smash. It seem to have worked for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Newcomers such as Ridley, King K. Rool, Banjo & Kazooie, Simon Belmont, etc.
 

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On that FZeroJP tweet, it’s apparently not an official Nintendo Handle which was based on the allegedly legit Mario 35th Anniversary Twitter Handle.
https://nintendoeverything.com/f-ze...o-be-tied-to-nintendo-debunked-as-unofficial/
There is always the previous F-Zero installments that still exists, Captain Falcon is still in Smash, the F-Zero track and Mii Costume in Mario Kart 8. Maybe if we’re lucky, with enough fan demand Nintendo could finally make a new F-Zero game or at least add a new F-Zero Fighter like Black Shadow in Smash. It seem to have worked for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Newcomers such as Ridley, King K. Rool, Banjo & Kazooie, Simon Belmont, etc.
I’ll even settle for F-Zero GX HD with online play. Been wanting that to be a thing ever since the Wii U with Wind Waker HD
 

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As sad as it is to say, I feel like F-Zero will never get another rep. I would like Black Shadow, Samurai Goroh or Blood Falcon in the roster but I kind of think a 2nd F-Zero rep is never going to happen because of the franchise being in purgatory for so long. It looks like Captain Falcon and Yoshi are the only characters from Smash 64 that will never have company in the roster.
 

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As sad as it is to say, I feel like F-Zero will never get another rep. I would like Black Shadow, Samurai Goroh or Blood Falcon in the roster but I kind of think a 2nd F-Zero rep is never going to happen because of the franchise being in purgatory for so long. It looks like Captain Falcon and Yoshi are the only characters from Smash 64 that will never have company in the roster.
I think Yoshi still has a shot, seeing how much they've been giving attention to Poochy as of late. Especially since it's becoming obvious that they're nearly running out of major Mario characters in the main series, so they'll probably go elsewhere.

At this stage, the thing is that no one has settled on a single F-Zero character to back behind ala :ultdk: series, even when the series was still active, so that isn't helping matters. If nothing else, the captain's seniority ensures that he'll always get other kind of content (stages, songs, etc).
 
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Rie Sonomura

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So they’re rating the concept of a second F-Zero playable character in Rate Their Chances rn

also is it weird that after Sephiroth got confirmed i want black shadow more than ever even though that has a really slim chance of happening?
 
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