Smash Bros. Update Finally Nerfs Diddy Kong

Super Smash Bros. players rejoice! No longer will you be destroyed by Diddy Kong’s OP attacks. Nintendo has finally released an update that patches Diddy Kong, as well as brings back Mewtwo and introduces costume DLC for Mii Fighters. Those last two, you aren’t here for, however.

Here’s the important bit. A user from the Smash Bros. Reddit ( community has compiled some confirmed player findings regarding what the update has done. Here it is for your convenience:

Uair nerfed from 8% -> 6%, knockback reduced. CONFIRMED
Fair nerfed from 12%/10% -> 10%/8%, knockback reduced. CONFIRMED
Uthrow nerfed from 10% -> 8%, knockback reduced. CONFIRMED
Dthrow nerfed from 7% -> 6%, knockback unchanged but hitstun reduced. CONFIRMED
Monkey Flip (kick) nerfed 14%/12% -> 12%/10%, knockback reduced. CONFIRMED
Monkey Flip (grab) nerfed 12% -> 10%, knockback reduced. CONFIRMED
Banana (Throw) nerfed from 7% -> 5% CONFIRMED

So, you ready to get smashing again?


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