Sometimes you want to bring your toys-to-life, and what better way to do it than with an Amiibo figurine? Some even come in other shapes, such as super-portable cards. Although is it not necessary to own an Amiibo to play any Nintendo games, these wireless devices can give gamers sweet bonuses, power-ups, unlock new adventures, and much more. They can be scanned up to once per day and used with numerous different Nintendo games. Some of the reward items can be completely random but others are “exclusive” to particular Amiibo. But, which figurines are most worth your time and money? Which provide the best rewards? Here’s our list of the best Amiibo has to offer.
All you need to use an Amiibo is a gaming system such as the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, or New Nintendo 3DS XL system. Once you have an Amiibo, you can typically connect it to your gaming platform by pressing it up against the controller. In the case of the Wii-U simply press the toy in the lower left-hand corner of the Gamepad Controller and it will connect wirelessly.
Link has been and will always remain one of Nintendo’s most beloved characters, and rightly so. He’s a whirlwind of excitement in every game. This Amiibo works with Super Smash Bros as well as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and allows you to ride his horse Epona and acquire his classic green outfit from the Twilight Princess.
This banana obsessed ape is compatible with 10+ different Nintendo games.
The Ganondorf Amiibo provides a number of cool bonuses. In Breath of the Wind players receive the exclusive ‘Sword of Six Sages’ as well as a plethora of rare gems and monster parts. Ganondorf can also drop the Golden Claymore, Knight’s Claymore, Soldier’s Claymore, Traveler’s Claymore, and Arrows.
Ah yes, the frightening Guardian. With fully adjustable legs, this character can grab other Amiibo, which makes playing with them that much more fun. For Breath of the Wind, this drops Guardian weapons, ancient screws, ancient gear,s and other magical loot. It’s like a super-spooky loot box with tentacle arms. Good luck with those nightmares.
The adorable Yoshi Amiibo – don’t play Mario Kart without it!
With the Zelda Amiibo players can receive the Twilight Bow as well as the Soldier’s Bow, Traveler’s Bow, Royal Bow, Knight’s Bow. and a number of gems and ingredients.