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Mario Tennis Aces: How to Zone Shot

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Mario Tennis Aces: How to Zone Shot

How to Zone Shot in Mario Tennis Aces

Mario Tennis Aces is the latest tennis game to come to the cadre of Mario games, and it’s bringing its A-game, at that. It’s going to pit you against various characters from throughout the games, and you’ll have to get creative if you want to thwart each one. You’ll have to master several different shots, including more specialized trick shots, if you want to succeed.

There’s one in particular you can use if you want to get fancy. A Zone Shot is a little trickier to pull off than others within Mario Tennis Aces, but still totally doable. What you need to do is wait for a star point to appear on the play field. Run over to it, then press the “R” button on your Joy-Con or Pro Controller once in the star, and you’ll start a Zone Shot. Time will freeze, and you’ll be given a moment to line up a shot that will damage your opponent’s racket if they don’t block it with perfect timing. Using a Zone Shot will drain your energy gauge, but if you aim correctly, it almost always means you’re going to get some points out of it.

Zone Shots are also incredibly important when it comes to certain boss encounters in-game, so learn them and use them as often as you can, because they’re definitely going to come in handy.

That’s it! You should be able to pull off Zone Shots with the greatest of ease now. If you’re looking for more tips and tricks on Mario Tennis Aces, be sure to check out our wiki.

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Brittany Vincent is the former News Editor at Twinfinite. She's been covering video games, anime and tech for over a decade for publications like Otaku USA, G4, Maxim, Engadget, Playboy and more. Fueled by horror, rainbow-sugar-pixel-rushes, and video games, she’s a freelancer who survives on surrealism and ultraviolence. When she’s not writing, watching anime or gaming, she’s searching for the perfect successor to visual novel Saya no Uta.

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