You do realize that if someone like squirtle or Marth Up-B the other way while Mario fakes a cape they're dead right?
Feinting it follows under using it right. Sometimes not using the move is just as good as using it.
Plus with both characters you mentioned, FLUDD + Edgehog alone is usually enough for Mario to gimp them. You can also change the main direction both those moves travel in. Holding straight up results in very little horizontal movement for both (Up+Back for Waterfall).
Bad recoveries are bad no matter what you're against~ The only 2 Characters completely screwed by using Up-B in reverse should be Peach and Kirby, both of which are the only characters that can't grab the ledge during their Up-B while turned away (Which annoys the living hell out of me). Tethers can be turned around while the tether is reaching out, but why bother when edge hogging them is easy as is.
If the cape were as good as everyone thought, wouldn't Mario be higher in any tier list? I've noticed Shea doesn't really try to cape me anymore and usually just goes for a spike instead.~
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