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Social Young Link Discussion

choknater

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anyway, i feel like making a thread with new useful young link trixies/strategies/mindset that i've been using to really flesh out the character lately.
 

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so i got 3rd at our local yesterday

i was shooting for 2nd/1st but blah! too good. you guys will get to see some cool videos as soon as they go up
 

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so i got 3rd at our local yesterday

i was shooting for 2nd/1st but blah! too good. you guys will get to see some cool videos as soon as they go up
I definitely want to see that. Link it when they're up please :D

I should play YL more cuz he is so much fun
 

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I want stuff to watch guys! Provide it. Cu I don't exactly know what I'm doing with YL anymore. lol
 

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YL is so cheap. I can't use him. I can't channel the cheapness.

Well, he's not too good against spacies, but any other matchups are fun.

Like Marth. Uh, well not good Marths.
 

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his worst matchups are these in this order

falco
sheik
fox

everything else is pretty doable, and i believe he hard counters any floaties. falcon and marth are pretty difficult if they stay close, but if you can maintain a certain range using bombs, you can estabish enough momentum to take an entire stock
 

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i entered the tournament as Project $tylez

LOL

that's the name i use for my young link, with the PRJ$ tag

just like i use the name "Ino" when i enter as sheik
 

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thanks

a really important set will be going up soon, where i gain a 2-0 lead vs a falco but he adapts and ends up winning 3-2 and 3-stocking me in the last match

i might need some help on that one
 

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can falco's laser ever be beat out by any character? ive never tried to lol

also, cant you do something like up angled 'rang -> arrow -> bomb throw -> grab -> combo against falco / fox?
 

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haha you can't really plan those that far

but yes i'm sure variations like that can be done

except grabs usually cannot happen after hitting them with a bomb unless they are at low % or you're doing a tech chase
 

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YL's worst matchups imo are:

1. Old link. YL has a mental block against that guy.
2. Kirby after eating Link's ability.
3. Marth (he has a bigger sword, and his hair is cuter).
 

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haha

even if that post was meant to be humorous, old link does have a pretty good matchup vs young link. young link basically has to run away as much as possible, he can only get in after successfully landing a projectile
 

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it's hard to ko any character with ylink

takes very specific bomb dair setups, or just keep hitting them till they die at 175+
 

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It's funny when the first hit of d-smash doesn't connect, but the second hit does (since a little bit of its hitbox hits in front of YL).
 

choknater

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yeah 2nd hit of dsmash is amazing LOL. i've gotten plenty of kills with it, and i never intend it. it's like marth and falcon's dsmash. you intend to hit with the front, but if the back hits, then it's a-ok :)
 
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