Trick Shot

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This article is about the move from Mario Tennis Aces. For Duck Hunt's neutral special move in the Super Smash Bros. series, see Duck Hunt § Trick Shot.
Mario performs his Trick Shot.

The Trick Shot is a move introduced in Mario Tennis Aces. It allows the player to quickly move to distant balls and hit them. When used with correct timing, it increases the player's energy significantly, but it is a risky maneuver, since using it with incorrect timing can decrease the player's energy instead. Each character has two unique Trick Shots: a vertical Trick Shot and a horizontal Trick Shot. Which one is used depends on the direction that the ball is in from the character. The Toad commentators in tournaments identify Trick Shots when they are used and refer to them with unique names for each different Trick Shot.

Controls[edit]

There are two ways the player can perform the Trick Shot:

  1. Hitting the ball whilst using Right Stick.
  2. Pressing the Single Joy-Con Top Button/X Button twice whilst moving in the direction the player wants to go.

List of Trick Shots[edit]

This section is under construction. Therefore, please excuse its informal appearance while it is being worked on. We hope to have it completed as soon as possible.

Character Horizontal Trick Shot Vertical Trick Shot
Mario Vault: Mario jumps to the ball while performing a back flip. Hand Spin: Mario jumps to the ball and spins 360 degrees on his hand.
Luigi Slide: Luigi performs a baseball slide towards the ball. Racket Twirl: Luigi spins his racket while running to the ball.
Wario Power Dive: Wario tumbles and slides on his side to the ball. Total Typhoon: Wario spins on his rear to the ball.
Waluigi Moonwalk: Waluigi moonwalks to the ball. Twisted Jump: Waluigi jumps to the ball.
Peach Ribbon Fling: Peach throws her tennis racket into the air and cartwheels towards the ball, catching her racket when she reaches it. Twirl: Peach double-twirls to the ball.
Daisy Sabre: Daisy runs to the ball. Parry: Daisy floats to the ball.
Rosalina Satellite Swift: Rosalina floats and spins sideways towards the ball. Galaxy Warp: Rosalina teleports to the ball.
Toad Toad Roll: Toad flips sideways to the ball. Toad Jump: Toad bounces on his head to the ball.
Toadette Cheerful Skip: Toadette skips happily to the ball. Cutesy Turn: Toadette does a twirling jump to the ball.
Bowser Shell Spin: Bowser retracts into his shell and spins towards the ball. This is similar to Bowser's Defensive Power Shot (the Spinning Shell Dash) from Mario Power Tennis. Dive Bomb: Bowser jumps into the air and dives at the ball.
Bowser Jr. Jet Boost: Bowser Jr. uses a rocket propeller on his Junior Clown Car to reach the ball. Wild Ride: Bowser Jr. uses four wheels that appear beneath his Junior Clown Car to spin towards the ball.
Boo Through It All: Boo goes through the floor and emerges from it at the ball's location. Roundabout: Boo spins on himself both vertically and horizontally to reach the ball.
Yoshi Egg Roll: Yoshi rolls towards the ball in a Yoshi Egg and breaks out of the egg and once he reaches it. This is similar to Yoshi's Defensive Power Shot (the Rolling Egg Return) from Mario Power Tennis, as well as his side special move (the Egg Roll) from the Super Smash Bros. series. Spin Turn: Yoshi flips towards the ball.
Donkey Kong Ground Pound: Donkey Kong jumps and does a double axe handle to hit the ball. Kong Roll: Donkey Kong performs a somersault towards the ball. Unlike other Trick Shots, which end with the character hitting the ball back with their racket, Kong Roll ends with Donkey Kong kicking the ball to return it.
Spike Flip Fly: Spike stumbles and jumps twice sideways to the ball. Somersault: Spike does a somersault towards the ball.
Chain Chomp Side Whirl: Chain Chomp spins sideways towards the ball. Vertical Whirl: Chain Chomp jumps to the ball while spinning.
Koopa Troopa Groundwork: Koopa Troopa retracts into his shell and spins on its back towards the ball. This is similar to his Defensive Power Shot (the Water Shell Dash) from Mario Power Tennis. Power Play: Koopa Troopa spins on the back of his shell towards the ball.
Blooper Surfin' Slider: Blooper makes a wave of water appear beneath his body and surfs on it sideways towards the ball. Lucky Leap: Blooper propels himself toward the ball by shooting water beneath his body.
Diddy Kong Diddy Roll: Diddy performs a cartwheel attack in the direction of the ball. Acrobatics: Diddy flips towards the ball. This is similar to his side special move (the Monkey Flip) from the Super Smash Bros. (series)|Super Smash Bros. series.
Birdo Cheer Step: Birdo performs three hops towards the ball while spinning. Perfect Pose: Birdo performs two hops towards the ball while spinning and striking dance poses.
Koopa Paratroopa Koopa Boost: Paratroopa flies and spins sideways towards the ball. Roll Call: Paratroopa flies and plunges towards the ball.
Shy Guy Stumble Shot: Shy Guy trips and slides on his mask towards the ball. Leap of Stress: Shy Guy jumps towards the ball while spinning.
Petey Piranha Flutter Fury: Petey Piranha uses his leaves to fly to the ball. Spin 'n' Slap: Petey Piranha jumps to the ball while spinning and flapping his leaves.
Luma Shooting Star Shot: Luma does several loops towards the ball. Dazzling Meteor: Luma zigzags erratically towards the ball.
Boom Boom Twist 'n' Boom Boom Twirl
Pauline One-Up Girl Spin Stroke
Kamek Broom Dash: Kamek rides his broom to the ball. Wicked Warp: Kamek teleports to the ball.
Dry Bones Propeller Shot Scatter Shot: If the ball is behind Dry Bones when he uses this Trick Shot, then it functions like a lob shot.
Fire Piranha Plant Fire-Ring Swing: This Trick Shot functions like a topspin shot with maximum charge. Surefire Shot: This Trick Shot functions like a topspin shot with maximum charge.
Dry Bowser Shell Spin: Uses the same animation as Bowser's Shell Spin. This Trick Shot functions like a slice shot with maximum charge. Dive Bomb: Uses the same animation as Bowser's Dive Bomb.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
French (NOE) Frappe technique Technical shot