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Luigi
MKS Luigi
Character's Ingame Stats
Showdown Attack Green Cluster
Unlockable? No
Added in v0.2
Weight Middleweight
Tier A
Character's Origins
First Appearance Mario Bros. (1983)

Luigi is one of the starting characters in Mushroom Kingdom Showdown, added in v0.2. Most of Luigi's moves are based off of Mario's moves, which is similar to Luigi in the Super Smash Bros. series.

AppearanceEdit

Luigi has the same appearance as he did in he did in many of his original games. Certain parts of Luigi's attacks is a recolour of Mario's animations.

Alternative CostumesEdit

Luigi, like a lot of characters, has five alternative costumes. Two costumes are based off of other characters, one having a red shirt and hat, based on Mario, and one having a purple shirt and hat, based on Waluigi. Two additional ones, one making Luigi have a cyan shirt and hat and one making his entire attire silver, have no origin.

Moveset Edit

Image Name Basis Type Damage
Luigi Punch Punch While Luigi doesn't do combat like this in his games, his actions are based off of his clumsyness. Jab 2%
Luigi Side Kick Side Kick A recolour of Mario's Side Tilt. Side Tilt 3%
Luigi Spaz Flail Based off of Luigi's clumsyness, and appears in Super Smash Bros. Dash Attack 1-4%
Luigi Down Trip Kick A recolour of Mario's Down Tilt. Could be based off of his breakdance kick from Super Mario 64 DS. Down Tilt 3%
Luigi Air Kick Air Kick Appeared in Super Smash Bros. Aerial 2%
Luigi Fireball Fireball Based off of his ability to use fire using a Fire Flower. However, the green fire ball and attributes are from Smash Bros.

Neutral Special

3%
Luigi Jump Super Jump Punch Based off of Luigi's common ability to jump, and is noticably higher than Mario's, hinting his stat above him. Up Special 2%
Luigi Missile Green Missile Appeared in Super Smash Bros. Down Special 2%
Luigi Cluster Green Cluster Completely original attack with no origin. Showdown Attack 3 % per fireball

Attributes Edit

Luigi is ranked 11th in the tier list in the A tier, a slight buff from v0.8 where he was 12th. Like in most Smash Bros games, he plays better than his brother, Mario. However, because this game isn't quite a Smash clone, the reasons are different. Luigi's Green Missile is a really good move both for attack, approach, and for escape. Also, with the help of being able to fast fall, it makes it easier to land, especially when used in air. He also has a good projectile in his Green Fireball. Unlike his brother's, there isn't a lot of lag to belittle the move. He also has one best combo games with his Flail. This move allows the player into a jab, side, or down tap move. Speaking of his Side Kick, it has a chance of multi-hitting if the opponent in the air a smidge. Unfortunately, while his moveset is less laggy than Mario's, he deals less damage, especially with his Backflip. He's also slower than Mario, and although he can jump higher, it makes fast-falling not as useful when compared to nearly the entire cast (but this is covered up by the addition of air dodging)

Techniques Edit

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Luigi firewalling in Platform Castle

When Luigi shoots out a fireball against a wall, it will bounce off of it. While this doesn't help his combo game (not that he needs it considering that his combos are good already), this is used for a better anti-air usage. This is called firewalling. This also works with Mario and Dr. Mario but works somewhat differently and to a more useful degree.

Trivia Edit

  • Luigi was the one of the first few characters to have a Showdown Attack.
  • Luigi's green fireballs could be a reference to the green fireballs in Mario Bros, which would not be affected by gravity.
  • Strangely, Waluigi was added to the game before Luigi was.
  • Luigi is the first character that WwwWario made "custom" sprites for

Gallery Edit

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