Nintendo Wii Media | Smash Update: Lucas: Special Moves

By Jorge Ba-oh 08.11.2007 17

It's a Psychic update on the Official Smash Bros. website today with Nintendo revealing the moveset for Mother star Lucas.

There's a character named Ness who has appeared in the Smash Bros. series up until now, and Lucas is very similar. They are from the same family of PK users.

But Lucas's physical combat style is quite different. By which I mean, he does not have the same standard moves.

His strong up attack is a mentally-powered flip kick.

He unleashes a PK barrage on the ground with his down smash!

The finish of his back air attack is a meteor smash.

Oh! Is he grabbing the edge with his rope snake?!

Side Special Move: PK Fire

This is also quite different from Ness's.

It flies perfectly sideways, even in air.

The flame pillar explodes!

Standard Special Move: PK Freeze>

If you charge it up and control it...

You can freeze your opponents!

And even more threatening is his PK Thunder. For those of you unfamiliar with the last game, or the one before that, remember this well.

Up Special Move: PK Thunder

You guide the PK Thunder with the Control Stick...

And hit yourself with it to launch! Doing this helps you recover.

The angle you launch at depends upon the position at which the PK Thunder hits you. This launch also makes for a rather powerful attack, so I think it's fine to even try it unexpectedly.

Down Special Move: PSI Magnet

This move absorbs the energy of projectile and other attacks and uses it to recover Lucas's damage. It has a wide range of effectiveness, so give it a try when you get the chance.

If an enemy uses a projectile, that's your chance.

Be sure to stick around for updates...

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HAL Laboratory

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Fighting

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They look like nesses moves except with a bit of a twistSmilie
I want ness so i can beat his face inSmilie
-sigh- an interesting update if nothing elseSmilie
Edit: the only diference is the PK pop... lucus uses PK freeze...

( Edited on 08.11.2007 14:50 by willoughbyjd )



PK Pop? Don't you mean PK Flash? They're still very similar, Lucas' freezes them, & Ness' hits their weak point for massive damage.

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I wonder how long the freeze lasts.

Can nudge them slightly towards the edge in the other smash bros when they were frozen Smilie

PK Bomber!

Hmm... I'll miss Ness, but so long as their attacks are similar I suppose it'll be kinda like playing as the same character.. *sobs*

willoughbyjd said:
They look like nesses moves except with a bit of a twistSmilieI want ness so i can beat his face inSmilie-sigh- an interesting update if nothing elseSmilieEdit: the only diference is the PK pop... lucus uses PK freeze...( Edited on 08.11.2007 14:50 by willoughbyjd )

Well the PK fire is different also it's end result is an explosion for Lucas. While Ness's leaves a stationary torchSmilie. I wonder if the PK freeze will be controlled the same way PK flash was. I love the look Lucas has while airborn doing the PK thunder because Ness just looked constipated doing it. Lucas looks to have a weak spot while doing the PSI magnet. The one picture that has me stuck the most is the use of the snake rope. I wonder if the snake rope will be for grabbing enemies and also will it be as quick as Yoshi's tongue grab.Smilie

EDIT: It looks like he stole Mewtwo's down smash attack.

( Edited on 08.11.2007 16:45 by J Tangle )

SuperLink said:
PK Pop? Dont you mean PK Flash? Theyre still very similar, Lucas freezes them, & Ness hits their weak point for massive damage.
well when ness did the move he said pk pop..., sorry that i is a stupidSmilie



willoughbyjd said:
SuperLink said:PK Pop? Dont you mean PK Flash? Theyre still very similar, Lucas freezes them, & Ness hits their weak point for massive damage.
well when ness did the move he said pk pop..., sorry that i is a stupidSmilie

No it's "PK Flash" please stop. My star fighter would never say something so stupid "OK".Smilie

J Tangle said:
willoughbyjd said:
SuperLink said:PK Pop? Dont you mean PK Flash? Theyre still very similar, Lucas freezes them, & Ness hits their weak point for massive damage.
well when ness did the move he said pk pop..., sorry that i is a stupidSmilie
No its PK Flash please stop. My star fighter would never say something so stupid OK.Smilie
Fine i'll stop before someone tries to kill me (again)
I'll still miss ness... Lucus will never compare to nesses annoyence!Smilie



willoughbyjd said:
Fine ill stop before someone tries to kill me (again)Ill still miss ness... Lucus will never compare to nesses annoyence!Smilie

Well Lucas's annoyance is going to rely on his taunt. I know most of my opponents would get pissed when I'd constantly make Ness chant "OK" over and over again.
I'm still not sure if Ness will be leaving since most players that mastered Ness can see that the differences between him and Lucas results in two totally different fighting styles.

Bye Ness SmilieSmilieSmilieSmilie

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Ive never been a fan of Ness, and Lucas is a similar character, so im sure ill be no fan of him either...Smilie

A fail so epic, it may just be a win.

who is to say that Ness wont appear in smash. Be a bit mean to not include one of the orginal 12. Ok, they seem fairly similar, but if they are then thats easier for the developers and happy days for the players.

Im quite upset because im a big user of Ness, even if Lucas does look fairly good i would be upset if Ness doesnt wiggle his way into this one and the Ice Climbers do

Flynnie said:
who is to say that Ness wont appear in smash. Be a bit mean to not include one of the orginal 12. Ok, they seem fairly similar, but if they are then thats easier for the developers and happy days for the players.Im quite upset because im a big user of Ness, even if Lucas does look fairly good i would be upset if Ness doesnt wiggle his way into this one and the Ice Climbers do

Nice to see a fellow Ness user express their oppinion on the matter. I know I wasn't the only one who could see how Lucas may surpass Ness. But what none of us know is if Ness makes a comeback what would his Brawl moves look like?

I probably wouldn't hate Lucas if Ness was in it.

But if Ness isn't in it, Lucas will be the character I hate the most. Which is why I hate him so much.

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Yea i guess this means we arent getting a ness, but thats okay i was never too big of a fan. I happen to like Lucas's looks better, but thats just me. But i am gonna miss his Bat, cuz whenever i used my freind would be afraid that i had the real deal. That sound was just too intimidating.


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WOW he's moves actually look cool.. unlike NESS... I didn't use Ness alot on Melee but maybe i might use Lucas!

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