Six Unlikely Amiibos I Hope Exist Soon
Starting Friday November 21, alongside the release of Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Nintendo will unleash its amiibo figures on the world. Over 25 characters have already been announced, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for more.
So far we know Mario, Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Link, Fox, Samus Aran, Wii Fit Trainer, Villager, Pikachu, Kirby, Marth, Zelda, Diddy Kong, Luigi, Little Mac, Captain Falcon, Pit, Rosalina and Luma, Bowser, Lucario, Toon Link, Sheik, Ike, Shulk, Sonic, Mega Man, King Dedede, and Meta Knight will all be available over the next few months. The amiibos are currently focused towards Smash Bros., but that doesn't mean future amiibos will be. These are some of the amiibos I hope to see in the future.
Skull Kid with Majora’s Mask and Fierce Deity Link
I put these two together in the same entry becasue there is no reason, if Nintendo does choose to create them, they can't release at the same time – which of course could be right before the launch The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D. The nice thing about these two, is they both appear in Super Smash Bros., even if they're not dedicated fighters. Skull Kid wearing Majora's Mask is an assist trophy, and Fierce Deity Link is an alternate costume for adult Link. These two characters are some of the coolest character designs to ever come out of Nintendo, and I would love to see them realized in plastic.
One of the unfortunate casualties of Super Smash Bros.'s move from Wii to Wii U, Solid Snake would make an excellent amiibo. Ideally, I would like to see his amiibo be paired with DLC to bring Solid Snake to Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS, but that's a just a distant dream. For now, I would be happy to see his design from Brawl in amiibo form.
Ness and friends
When I started pondering this list, I was surprised Ness was not already a confirmed amiibo. It's confusing that less-popular characters like Meta Knight and Wii Fit Trainer are receiving figures before Ness. The original marketing for EarthBound on Super Nintendo used figures of the game's cast, which makes it seem like Ness and his friends would be perfect for amiibo translation. He did appear briefly on-screen as a Figure Player (FP) in the Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, but it was far from a confirmation. Also, I would love to see the whole EarthBound party, not just Ness.
Mega Man X
Much like Skull Kid and Fierce Deity Link, Mega Man X does technically appear in Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS (you can see him above, second from the left). I've always preferred Mega Man's X iteration over the standard, and would happily buy a Mega Man X amiibo, especially if it meant unlocking that version of the blue bomber to us as an alternate costume.
Rhythm Heaven’s Chorus Men
Of all the characters on this list, this entry is easily the most farfetched. Rhythm Heaven is a weird game full of weird characters, but the Chorus Men manage to stand out next golfing apes and dancing frogs. I would love to have an amiibo of one of the little guys yelling their heart out. Maybe they could unlock a weird assist trophy in Super Smash Bros., or a Rhythm Heaven stage.
What characters, within or outside of Smash Bros., would you like to see in amiibo form?