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Ridley (SSBU)/Forward tilt

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Ridley forward tilt hitbox visualizations.
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RidleyFTiltDown.gif

Overview

Ridley uses his tail to stab in front of him, as if it were a lance. This move is very important for Ridley's spacing game, as the tip of the tail is a disjoint. It can also be angled. Thanks to the low FAF, this move can be seen as a low commitment to make. This move is often seen being used in neutral for these qualities, as well as the tipper's shield safety (-10 Tipper, -12 Early).

Forward tilt's main asset is the downward angle, as it can 2-frame and hit opponent's ledgehangs. This is a large asset in edgeguarding and ledgetrapping opponents. This is also useful for poking through shields. The upward angle can be used against jump-ins to get the opponent to back off as well, giving the move a great deal of versatility. Forward tilt can also be used to get tech chase situations, which Ridley can exploit well with locks, neutral aerial and more.

The move has very few flaws, but they do exist. Even when angled up, forward tilt tends to lose to attacks from above, and even upper-diagonal jump-ins. The sourspot also tends to be a problem, as it doesn't send into tumble until unreasonable percentages (488.2% on Mario, rounded down). As such, good spacing is necessary to make good use of the move. It is also whiff punishable like any other move, so due diligence is needed.

Hitboxes

ID Part Damage SD Angle BK KS FKV Radius Bone Offset SDIx FFx T% Clang Rebound Type Effect G A Sound Direct
0 0 10.0% 0 AngleIcon361.png 50 71 0 5.5 tail7 3.0 0.0 0.0 1.0x 1.0x 0% HitboxTableIcon(Clang).png HitboxTableIcon(Rebound).png TypeIcon(Tail).png EffectIcon(Normal).png HitboxTableIcon(GroundedTrue).png HitboxTableIcon(AerialTrue).png M Kick SpecialsDirect.png
1 0 10.0% 0 AngleIcon361.png 50 71 0 7.5 top 0.0 7.0 7.3 1.0x 1.0x 0% HitboxTableIcon(Clang).png HitboxTableIcon(Rebound).png TypeIcon(Tail).png EffectIcon(Normal).png HitboxTableIcon(GroundedTrue).png HitboxTableIcon(AerialTrue).png M Kick SpecialsDirect.png
2 0 13.0% 0 AngleIcon361.png 55 71 0 5.0 tail8 6.8 0.0 0.0 1.0x 1.3x 0% HitboxTableIcon(Clang).png HitboxTableIcon(Rebound).png TypeIcon(Tail).png EffectIcon(Stab).png HitboxTableIcon(GroundedTrue).png HitboxTableIcon(AerialTrue).png L Slash SpecialsDirect.png

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This move in SSBU Ridley's moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2 · 3 · 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 · Side special · Up special · Down special · Final Smash