Ninja guide Written by t3h chosen 1 Table of Contents ------------- 1. Legal info 2. Intro 3. Overall strategy 4. Ninja list and strategies 5. Death borgs 6. Counter strategies 7. Thanks 8. Contact info ------------- 1. Legal info ------------- Copyright 2004 Jared Wagner (A.K.A. t3h chosen 1) The borgs listed and ďGotcha forceĒ are owned by Capcom GCN is owned by Nintendo The only site that may use this guide is GameFAQs (www.gamefaqs.com) If I find out that you put this guide on your web site with out my permission I will have no choice but to send some ninjas after you. ------------- 2. Intro ------------- Hello and thank you for taking the time to look at my guide. This guide will teach you all I know about using ninja borgs in Gotcha force. Ninjas are fast borgs, much like ninjas in real life, they enjoy killing things. I hope you enjoy using ninja borgs as much as I do and find this guide useful, anyways hereís the guide. ------------- 3. Overall strategy ------------- When using ninja borgs focus on dodging. If they canít hit you they canít win. The best way to dodge is to dash. You can dash by pressing any direction on the control stick, if you do this to slowly you will just stat running and not perform a dash. An air dash works the same way, but you must be in the air. You can repeat air dashing as many times as you want with all the ninjas except cyber ninja. Cyber ninja uses a booster jump, which limits how far and high he can go when flying. Use attacks that have range whilst ground dodging, this will do some damage and annoy your opponent. However most of the ranged attacks that ninjas use are weak so you will have to use melee attacks to do heavy damage. To safely get close enough to use melee attacks run around your opponent and slowly move in. This will let you avoid most ranged attacks and allow you get close enough to do melee attacks. -------------- 4. Ninja list and strategies -------------- Note: All stats are for the level 1borg. Normal ninja Cost: 150 Hp: 150 Def: 2 Shot: 2 Attack: 3 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee attack) Shinobi Gatana B: shuriken (ammo: 10) X: Shinobi bomb (ammo: 5) This is the most basic of ninjas but still a great borg. There are two good strategies for this guy. The first strategy is to run around your target while throwing shuriken, this will allow you to slowly move in for a melee attack. The other strategy is to jump and air dash above your opponent and hit them with the powerful sword drop, to perform a sword drop press ďBĒ while above your target. If the dodge throw a bomb and run away, then repeat. Double ninja Cost: 210 Hp: 150 Def: 2 Shot: 3 Attack: 3 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee attack) Shinobi Gatana B: shuriken (ammo: 10) X: Shinobi bomb (ammo: 5) X: (charge attack) Ninpo Kage Bunshin Use him, or you might say them, the same way as normal ninja except get to a safe place and use Ninpo Kage Bunshin. When you use this attack you will have 2 ninjas and do double damage! If you get hit by a strong enough attack your clone will disappear and you will have to charge the attack again. Arrow ninja Cost: 300 Hp: 180 Def: 2 Shot: 2 Attack: 3 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee attack) Kunai B: shuriken (ammo: 10) X: Nipo Kagenui Arrow (ammo: 8) Sick of flying borgs shooting your poor ninja from above and dodging all of your shuriken? The arrow ninja can render those pretty wings useless with his Nipo Kagenui Arrow. Just get one arrow in them and its all over (for them not you). If they are high up wait till they are at the lowest point that the arrow will allow, then fire another arrow you can do this repeatedly and get them on ground level then finish them off with some melee attacks. If you have an ally they can use this chance to use a slow, strong attack. With ground borgs just shoot them with an arrow. After hit they canít move much and you can do heavy damage. When fighting fortress borgs jump on top of them and use the melee attack while performing a ground dash. Shuriken Ninja Cost: 310 Hp: 200 Def: 2 Shot: 2 Attack: 6 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee) Shinobi Physical Attack B: shuriken (ammo: 30) X: shuriken cutter One of the strongest ninjas, he has 30 shuriken and his cutter attack can kill nearly any thing quickly. He is a little slow in the air so it might be wise to keep him on the ground. Try to get close to your opponent whilst throwing shuriken , then when you are within striking distance use shuriken cutter followed by another, repeat this until they are dead (wait until the circle around your target is red to attack again). Acceleration ninja Cost 380 Hp: 200 Def: 3 Shot: 3 Attack: 4 Speed: 9 Attacks: B: Kamaitachi (ammo: 5) B: (charge) Hidare Kamaitachi X: Ninpo Full Throttle Can you say fast? This borg can out run nearly any borg with his Ninpo Full Throttle which makes him run at top speed and damages any thing he hits. This can be hard to control at first but lets you avoid almost any attack when mastered. As soon as the battle starts use Ninpo Full Throttle and charge Hidare Kamaitachi. Move towards your opponent and either release the B button and charge it again followed by X to retreat or run into them then repeat. If you must fight a fortress borg use Hidare Kamaitachi as often as you can. Note: If you hit a borg whilst performing an air dash or jump they will take damage. Teleport ninja Cost: 400 Hp: 200 Def: 4 Shot: 3 Attack: 4 Speed: 7 Attacks: B: (melee) arm cutter B: Double Kamaitachi (ammo: 5) X: Nipo teleport (ammo: 2) X: (charge) teleport slash Use him as a mid to close range borg as his Double Kamaitachi has poor aim and little ammo, only use it to distract your opponent . His real strength lies in His teleport slash. Charge it up, get in range, and release. The nipo teleport is useful for dodging. Remember: how far you dodge depends how fast you are moving. The arm cutter is best used right after a teleport slash. For fortress borgs jump on them and abuse the teleport slash. Switching ninja (2 data crystals) Cost: 380 Hp: 200 Def: 4 Shot: 2 Attack: 3 Speed: 7 Attacks: B: (melee) Shinobi Claw B: Crescent Kamaitachi (ammo: 5) X: Nipo change (ammo: 1) This ninja is strange, his Crescent Kamaitachi is nearly useless and his nipo change is very hard to hit with, but donít give up, nipo charge can be a very annoying attack if you take the time to master this guy. Use nipo change during an air dash above your target then when you switch dash forwards jump and repeat. Nipo change works against flying borgs as they can be forced to land but require good timing. Flame ninja (2 data crystals) Cost: 590 Hp: 250 Def: 3 Shot: 2 Attack: 6 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee) flame thrower B: fire ball (ammo: 10) X: Ninpo Dragon Explosion (ammo: 1) Donít play with fire, because you might get burned. This borg has an amazingly strong melee attack, it might be the most powerful melee attack in the game! A three hit flame attack that has some range. Focus on getting Nipo Dragon Explosion works best against dragon, fortress, tank, angel, wing, and air borgs. When you use it on flying borgs make sure that you are facing them when you execute that attack, this should knock them out of the air and allow you to hit with the flame thrower. Note: If you do a melee attack whilst performing a ground dash you wonít use flame thrower, but do a weaker, slower, and harder to aim upper cut. Cyber ninja (3 data crystals) Cost: 640 Hp: 300 Def: 4 Shot: 5 Attack: 5 Speed: 10 Attacks: B: (melee) cyber karate B: Shinobi beam (ammo: 4) B: (charge) plasma tackle X: beam shuriken (ammo: 2) This is the only ninja with a boost jump. While not a traditional ninja this guy can kick some serious tail. His cyber karate is a strong multi-hit attack but donít rely on this too much, only when you can risk getting hit as it comes out slow. Shinobi beam fires a swift beam that does nice damage for a ranged attack. Plasma tackle isnít worth the time it takes to charge, only use it to annoy people in one on one battles. Beam shuriken, one of my favorite attacks, launches four large, homing shurikens that can do heavy damage if they all hit. To use this borg well just keep moving and spamming the ranged attacks use the ground dash and air dash instead of running. Shijima (4 data crystals) Cost: 300 Hp: 210 Def: 2 Shot: 2 Attack: 3 Speed: 5 Attacks: B: (melee attack) Kunai B: shuriken (ammo: 10 increases with level) X: Nipo Kagenui Arrow (ammo: 8) Use him just like arrow ninja. The only difference is that Shijima has more HP and gains more ammo when he levels up. Sasuke (4 data crystals) Cost: 150 Hp: 180 Def: 2 Shot: 2 Attack: 3 Speed: 5 Attack: B: (melee) Tsunujinartu B: shuriken (ammo: 10 increases with level) X: shinobi bomb (ammo: 5) At first glance this is just a cooler looking ninja with an hp boost, but he has different melee attacks. The shuriken is the same as normal ninjas except as Sasuke levels up he gains more ammo, the shinobi bomb is the same as normal ninjas, but Tsunujinartu is not the same as the normal ninjas melee attack, if you perform this melee attack while doing a ground dash Sasuke will do a spinning sword attack! And when level with your target in the air he performs a kick that spikes them down. Move in for a spinning sword attack every chance you get, but donít forget to dodge. If fighting a flying borg (besides air borgs) Jump next to them, spike them down, and use the sword drop. Remember: you must be above them for a sword drop. Use this attack against fortress borgs. ----------------- Death borgs ----------------- While not considered true ninjas, death borg alpha and death borg alpha II act just like them. Death borg alpha Cost: 80 Hp: 50 Def: 1 Shot: 1 Attack: 2 Speed: 4 Attacks: B: (melee) blade B: shuriken (ammo: 10 increases with level) Cheap, but useful this borg should be treated like a normal ninja, but without the bombs. If you rely on the bombs while playing as normal ninja then it would be best to avoid this guy. Death borgs alpha II Cost: 110 Hp: 60 Def: 1 Shot: 2 Attack: 2 Speed: 4 Attacks: B: (melee) blade B: shuriken (ammo: 10 increases with level) X: bomb (ammo: 5) This borg works like a double ninja, except you donít have to charge an attack to get the most use. ----------------- 6. Counter strategy ----------------- Most borgs Are slower than ninjas which can make it hard for them to hit. Try to use attacks with good range and knock back to keep the pesky assassins out of melee range. ----------------- 7. Thanks ----------------- Thanks to: You: For taking the time to read my guide. Capcom: For making such a great game. Nintendo: For making the GCN. CJayC: For making GameFAQs --------------- 8. Contact info --------------- If you think you have a better strategy or if I goofed and gave some wrong info tell me my E-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org If your strategy is better than mine I will update the guide to include it and you will get credit. Thanks! ------------- END.