Use your smash attack often. A good way to practice this is using Marth and his counter, or just do a match and only use defensive moves. We were using the same MS, I think it was the Gouf VD. It is able to block most projectiles. Play against a variety of characters to learn their moves. The spin attack also does this when you use it in the air. When it hits you, you can use your third jump again. I've started the Game yesterday, didn't got a lot of wins but I racked up kills in my RGM-79. Use your spin attack to get some space (if they get close enough). Tap it quickly, multiple times for multiple quick stabs. If timed right you'll get a nice counter animation and all your boost back. Arguably Link's greatest asset is his range. When you know your enemy, you know how to counter him. I swear latency is getting worse every update. Since it is a boomerang it will come back but hurt the enemy and not you. Thanks! Just don't let it run out (it shrinks), or you will be severely stunned. Strong attacks are still good when you don't have time for smashes. Play against actual people to get even better than that. Sheik's needles or Samus' charge shot). It also is able to block ranged attacks from your opponents (i.e. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 67,563 times. - Scout, Team Fortress 2. Good for getting an enemy off-balance for a moment. X and Y also allow you to jump as well. Crouch: That shield Link sports isn't purely for... well, sport. A Button+Tapping of Analog Stick Down: Use this to trip enemies on both sides of you, or to deal extra damage if you have the time. Don't land on the bomb, though. Also, if you are over heated and cant tackle to try and counter, you can try to clash instead. In multiplayer games, you can use the C-stick to do a quick smash attack in any direction, but note that you can only do a second smash if and only if you press the A button at the right time afterward, as if you were doing it with A-smash. Link generally falls under the "slow, but powerful" archetype of fighter, though many of his attacks are fairly versatile and long reaching. The Best Black Friday Sales and Deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and Dell (Updated), Black Friday Video Game Deals Are Live Now, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Wiki Guide, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Trailers, Things Ghost of Tsushima Doesn't Tell You. Practice makes perfect. Tap it hard to dash to one side. Learn the basic moves. Tackle with triangle towards a meleeing enemy, but be advised it doesn't always work and you end up stunning them instead. Link has a rather high weight, as well as an average falling speed and high air speed, an unusual combination of physics for someone of his weightclass. Play against high level computers to get better. While in the air, L (+ direction, it's optional): Mid-air dodge. You mean the move that is bound to triangle? You can keep enemies off-balance (allowing you to go in for an attack), you can disarm motion sensors and Bomb-ombs, and create a little chaos. Extremely effective move. Bomb Jumping: During your recovery, pull out a bomb with Down+B. You can't stop being staggered by someone just doing that dash into you though(I thinK). Keep enemies on one side of you. When you counter with a brick Joel will actually knock the enemy down, leaving them open for a quick kill. This is a friendly community created with the goal of cooperating and having fun in GBO2. Note that you can charge your smash attack and you can time your second slash to be more effective. The faster you are, the better you can be. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. L/R:+direction: (You use it to roll) Roll! Get the proven playbook to heal a broken heart. For God's sake, if you get nothing else from this guide, roll! Try to get a few in a row and time your second hit so that you land both. The knife is the only melee weapon in the Counter-Strike series. B Button+Tapping of Analog Stick Left or Right: Boomerang: Use this with a direction and a smash attack to send it further. Crouching also severely reduces your knock-back from your opponents. A Button: Quick attack. I got in a clashing match with a dude once, it was pretty great. You can press B+down to throw it or tap A+Tap Analog left or right, or press Z. Bombs do not need to be thrown. Learn to anticipate enemy movement and attacks. If you and your opponent make melee strikes at each other at the same time you might end up in a weapon lock for a second then pull away doing no damage. Press the A button continuously. Excellent for long range damage. Then I started in a 300 points Match with a Ground Gundam, then I dashed against a Gouf variant but he knocked me down. User Info: ofirissmart. Helpful 0 Not Helpful 0. We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. It's a combo move. This guide will teach you how to effectively use Link in Super Smash Bros. Melee and will turn you into the hunter of the game. wikiHow is where trusted research and expert knowledge come together. The second slash sends enemies further. The AI can seemingly pull it off at will, while for a human the attack usually doesn't even happen. ofirissmart 12 years ago #1. B Button+Analog Stick Down: Take out a bomb. A Button+Tapping of Analog Stick Up: A series of several strong swipes that you can link with other moves to score consecutive hits. Blocking Projectiles: Normally when playing Smash Bros., you would use the R button to create a colored circular shield that slowly disappears. Melee is the tertiary category weapon in Counter-Strike Online. It is the most basic attacks, use it to attack your foes. Extremely effective when many enemies are around. Game is P2P though so it may not always proc reliably due to latency. Excellent for getting back on the stage (if you're falling), as well as knocking enemies away, ground or air. Link himself is holding on to a shield, which is nothing like the one summoned by the R button. Tap up to jump and tap up again to do a mid-air jump. Analog Stick: Move it lightly to walk or move it all the way to run. CS: GO features new maps, characters, and weapons, and delivers updated versions of the classic CS content. Still if you need a few seconds for your thrusters to recover it's better then doing nothing. Link might not be the perfect character for everybody and you might lose excessively. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I can't even remember since that tutorial mission was so long ago and I haven't used melee since then >_>; Grass grows, birds fly, sun shines, and brother, I hurt people." Be weary; enemy shields can deflected back the arrows at you, and in which case, you should use your shield also. While in air A Button+Tapping of Analog Stick: This will swing your sword and spin you around, dealing considerable aerial damage. Dashed? How do you Melee counter? Throw it at angles to keep your enemies guessing where it will hit as well as off-balance. if the enemy starts hitting you with a melee weapon, you cannot counter unless you have a melee weapon of your own (or possibly a brick). Learn to anticipate enemy movement and attacks. We did it perfectly like ten swings in a row, and then my teammates murdered him.