Bowser Jr. (SSB4)/Down throw

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Hitbox visualization showing Bowser Jr.'s down throw.

Overview[edit]

Bowser Jr. throws the opponent onto the ground, then drills into them. The attack deals very low damage, being only .5% higher than up throw, dealing 7.5%. It also has no combo potential due to the high base knockback, thus making it his least used throw, as it is essentially a worse version of his forward throw, statistically. The only real use this throw has is to pressure the opponent into Clown Kart Dash, or as a last resort kill throw when forward throw is staled too much, as down throw has somewhat high knockback scaling.

Update history[edit]

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 1.0.4

  • Nerf Down throw deals slightly less damage: 8% → 7.5%. It also does eight hits, down from ten.


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This move in SSB4 Bowser Jr.'s moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2 · inf) · Forward tilt · Up tilt · Down tilt · Dash attack · Forward smash · Up smash · Down smash
Neutral aerial · Forward aerial · Back aerial · Up aerial · Down aerial
Grab · Pummel · Forward throw · Back throw · Up throw · Down throw
Floor attack (front) · Floor attack (back) · Floor attack (trip) · Edge attack
Neutral special (def · c1 · c2) · Side special (def · c1 · c2) · Up special (def · c1 · c2) · Down special (def · c1 · c2) · Final Smash