Best Bodvar combos, strings and tips in Brawlhalla

Discover the best combos and strings for Bodvar and learn how to really take advantage of his sword and hammer in Brawlhalla.
Best Bodvar combos, strings and tips in Brawlhalla




Bodvar The Unconquered Viking, The Great Bear is a strong, brutal and viable legend. His simple kit allows newcomers to master him and his weapon kit. In this article you will learn everything you need to know about Bodvar.

Bodvar stats

Bodvar is an all-round stats legend, but with a bit more focus on strength and dexterity. The stance that you should use for Bodvar should be strength, because it decreases the dexterity which we don’t really need that much for Bodvar and the extra strength can come in handy.

Basics of Brawlhalla combos

There are two types of attacks. Light

Basics of Brawlhalla combos

And signature:

Basics of Brawlhalla combos

Every legend has the same light attacks (if they have the same weapon), but signatures are different for every legend. Signatures are also referred to as sigs.

BRAWLHALLA COMBOS MEANING
Light AttacksNeutral LightnLight
Side LightsLight
Down LightdLight
Air AttacksNeutral AirnAir
Side AirsAir
Down AirdAir
Signature Attacks (Heavy on the ground)Neutral SignaturenSig
Side SignaturesSig
Down SignaturedSig
RecoveryHeavy in the airRec
Ground PoundDown Heavy while in the airGP
Gravity CancelPress Dodge while in the airGC
EndingThe next attacks start closer to the ende


Bodvar Best Combos, Strings and Signature Moves

Bodvar has a sword and a hammer. These two weapons make a great starting kit. They are easy to learn and pick up but somewhat hard to master.

Bodvar’s sword signature moves and special tactics

sSig

 Sigs are often used to end a combo, finish an enemy. This side-sig finishes an opponent at ~160%. Considering it is a fast move, you can use it to punish your opponent after he whiffs an attack. It launches them horizontally.

dSig

Use this signature to punish opponents on the ledge.It has a strong down force that comes out in rapid speed, you can catch your enemies off guard easily. This down-sig finishes an opponent at ~140%. 

nSig

The neutral signature is used for catching your enemies jump. If you hit them with it on the ground it first launches them upwards for the second hit, which then sends them flying horizontally, just like the side signature. You can also use it for recovering if you do a ground cancel. Finishes an opponent at ~140%.

Best Bodvar sword combos and strings

dLight > Rec

This is a true combo. It is good for racking up damage and it’s also a good kill confirm.

dLight > sAir 

This is also a true combo. You can use it to kill opponents on the ledge.

sLight > nLight 

This is a string (enemies can dodge out of it). You can use it to bait your opponents' dodge, zoning etc..

sLight > dLight

This is also a string. Good for baiting dodges and you can start a true combo after it.

OTHER GOOD SWORD COMBOS AND STRINGS
Down Light > Recovery
Down Light > Jump > Side Air
Down Light > Down Air > Recovery
Side Light > Neutral Light
Down Light > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Recovery
Down Light > Jump > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Neutral Light > Fast Fall > Side Light
Down Light > Jump > Down Air > Side Air
Down Light > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Neutral Light
Down Light > Jump > Down Air > Jump > Side Air
Side Light > Down Light > Jump > Recovery > Neutral Air
Down Light > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Down Air
Side Light > Down Light > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Down Air > Recovery
Jump > Down Air > Recovery
Side Light > Down Light > Jump > Side Air
Down Light > Jump > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Recovery
Down Light > Jump > Gravity Cancel > Neutral Light
Down Air > Neutral Air
Side Light > Dash-forward > Down Light > Jump > Down Air > Side Air
Down Light > (Read) Jump > Down Air > Dash-forward > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Recovery
Down Light > Side Air > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Side Air

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Bodvar’s hammer signature moves and special tactics

sSig

Bodvar’s side sig has pretty good range. It’s also a relatively fast move. It sends opponents horizontally or diagonally upwards, depending on where it hits. Be careful when using it because if you miss you can get punished easily. Finishes an opponent at ~160%.

dSig

Also has good range, but only used to catch grounded opponent or when sliding off ledge to catch an enemy off guard. Very slow, which means if you miss you will get punished easily. Finishes an opponent at ~160%.

nSig

This signature also has good range and kills at earlier percentages. It sends opponents diagonally horizontal, comes out relatively fast. You can use it for a quick signature as a finisher in some strings and guarding the ledge. Finishes an opponent at ~140%

Best Bodvar hammer combos and strings

dLight > sLight

Viable combo, possible up to 70%.

dLight > sAir

Great kill option and damage stacker. Possible at 10%.

sAir > nLight 

Good option after landing, Possible at 0%.

dLight > sideSig 

This is a string. It is also a kill option. Possible at 0%.

nLight > sLight

True combo. Good spacing option. Possible up to 10%

OTHER GOOD HAMMER COMBOS AND STRINGS
Down Light > Side Light > Neutral Light
Down Light > Jump > Chase-dodge-forward > Recovery > (Pivot) > Down Air
Down Light > Side Air
Down Light > Jump > Down Air
Side Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Down Light > Jump > Side Air
Neutral Light > Side Light
Jump > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Recovery > Side Air
Neutral Light > Side Light > Down Light > Jump > Down Air
Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Recovery > Down Air
Side Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Neutral Light
Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Recovery > Down Air > (Land)
Down Light > Jump > Gravity Cancel > Neutral Light > Neutral Light
Down Light > Neutral Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Side Light > Jump > Down Air > Gravity Cancel > Signature
Jump > Gravity Cancel > Down Light > Chase-dodge-forward > Recovery > Down Air
Neutral Light > Side Light > Down Light > Side Air
Neutral Light > Neutral Light
Side Light > Down Light > Jump > Down Light > Recovery
Down Light > Side Light > Jump > Chase-dodge-forward > (Pivot) > Side Air
Side Light > Down Light > Jump > Down Light
Down Light > (Wait)

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To learn certain combos and strings in Brawlhalla you need to put the time in. Muscle memory is key. By practicing you get the confidence to do it in real matches, all you need is now a quick guide like mine to get you started.

Bodvar Tips and Tricks

Bodvar has relatively fast signature attacks, you can use them to catch your enemy off guard on stage, and also on the ledge. 

Bodvar Tips and Tricks

You can also try to hit your enemies with his hammer’s recovery to throw them downwards and give yourself a huge advantage when you are on the ledge, it’s also a kill confirm if you pair it with a ground pound depending on the percentage but be careful, considering the ground pound is slow and easily punishable.



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