Wolf is a playable character in the Brawl mod Project M. He has been given better combo options than his Brawl version for his appearance in Project M. He ranks 2nd out of 41 on the official tier list, being the only other character in the S tier, which is a noticeable improvement over his placement on the Brawl tier list, where he ranks 14th out of 38.
Like the other space animals, Wolf is a glass cannon. He has among the best movement speed in the game and many offensive tools such as his back aerial and forward aerial sourspot. He also has among the best vertical endurance in Project M due to being the heaviest of the three space animals (albeit still a lightweight) and having the fastest falling speed in Project M. The latter point also grants him a useful SHFFL. Wolf also has many useful KO options such as his down and side smash attacks. His biggest strength, however, is his shine. It allows for deadly juggles like Falco, which, when combined with his aforementioned useful offensive maneuvers, gives him some of the most versatile combos in the game.
However, Wolf has a number of weaknesses. Despite possessing the best recovery of the space animals, it is also arguably the easiest to edgeguard, because not only is his recovery mainly linear, but it also does not protect Wolf as well as Fox and Falco, as Fire Wolf's hitboxes are smaller in size and inflict less knockback. Additionally, his horizontal endurance is very poor due to his light weight and aforementioned falling speed, resulting in his susceptibility to combos.
Overall, Wolf is a character who must play very aggressively using his many offensive tools as he is at significant risk when playing defensively.
Changes from Brawl to PM
Wolf was notably buffed in his offensive game, with a faster, more versatile movement and more options to combo and juggle opponents, but nerfed in his defensive game, with a slightly worsened endurance and poorer defensive options, turning him into a glass cannon as with the other spacies.
Grabs and Throws
Up to date as of version 3.6.
In competitive play
Wolf's Red, Green and White costumes were edited (looking solid and polished) to be more noticeable.
Additionally, Wolf has an alternate costume based on his appearance in Star Fox 2, with some features (eyepatch and base head) having inspiration from his appearance in Star Fox 64 and Brawl. This costume has four variations so that it can be used in Team Battles.
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