MultiVersus Iron Giant Guide – Moves, Perks, Tips, & Strategies

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Many characters from iconic franchises are found in MultiVersus, including Looney ToonsAdventure Time, Scooby Doo, DC, and more. Everybody's favorite robot joins the fray as well, that being Iron Giant. Fans of the character may be wondering how to play the Iron Giant and what the best perks for him are in MultiVersus.

How to play Iron Giant in Multiversus

The Iron Giant is a Tank and a colossal-sized fighter. Player First Games have labeled Iron Giant as an experimental character, so he may see some reworks and character changes. As it stands, Iron Giant is combo food but can deal out massive damage and has amazing survivability. Here is how to play the Iron Giant in MultiVerus.

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All Iron Giant moves in MultiVersus

Grounded

  • Metal Eater (Neutral) / 100-Ton Kick (Rage Neutral)
    • Iron Giant chomps on metal and breaks armor on hits. / Performs a powerful forward kick.
  • Car-lateral Damage (Side) / Martian Laser (Rage Side)
    • Performs a combo of smashing a car and then sitting on it to silence the horn. / Fires multiple lasers.
  • Caution: Flying Metal (Up)
    • Iron Giant hurls a piece of scrap metal upward. / Fires three missile projectiles overhead that then descend at an angle.
  • That... is Art! (Down) / Hydraulic Stomp (Rage Down)
    • Plants an artwork that knocks nearby enemies downward. Allies can pick up the artwork to gain a Thorn buff. / Charges forward and slams his foot down, creating a shockwave.
  • Bolt Friends (Neutral Special) / Hyperstatic Assault (Rage Neutral Special)
    • Summons bolts to surround him, providing armor that is immune to armor break. Bolts create an electric discharge after a delay. / Fires a powerful electrical projectile.
  • Carry On (Side Special) / Stunnalizer 3000 (Rage Side Special)
    • Grabs a nearby enemy and stuns them. Iron Giant can carry them until he performs an attack. / Iron Giant fires a large energy orb that stuns enemies.
  • Systems are Go! (Up Special) / Electric Surge (Rage Up Special)
    • Spins a beat-up car around him, hitting multiple times and blocking projectiles. This allows him to fly while attacking and change the direction of the spinning vehicle. / Iron Giant creates an electrical strike in his body.
  • Cannonball (Down Special) / Aerial Laser Blast (Rage Down Special)
    • Leaps into the air and crashes back down on a point selected before leaping into the air. / Fires a downward laser blast.

Aerial

  • Booster Barrage (Neutral)
    • Spins his legs while firing his rocket boots. This hits multiple times and consumes fuel.
  • Rocket Kick (Side)
    • Iron Giant lifts and fires his rocket boots forward, striking multiple times and using fuel.
  • Superman! (Up)
    • Iron Giant shoots upward, holding his fist up heroically.
  • Blast Radius (Down)
    • Iron Giant's rocket boots ignite downward, creating a trail of fire. Can be charged but consumes fuel.
  • Bolt Friends (Neutral Special) / Hyperstatic Assualt (Rage Neutral Special)
    • Summons bolts to surround him, providing armor that is immune to armor break. Bolts create an electric discharge after a delay. / Fires a powerful electrical projectile.
  • Rocket Boost! (Side Special) / Stunnalizer 3000 (Rage Side Special)
    • Fires his rocket boots backward and launches forward. This attack can be charged to continue forward, but this consumes fuel. / Iron Giant fires a large energy orb that stuns enemies.
  • Systems are Go! (Up Special) / Electric Surge (Rage Up Special)
    • Spins a beat-up car around him, hitting multiple times and blocking projectiles. This allows him to fly while attacking and change the direction of the spinning vehicle. / Iron Giant creates an electrical strike in his body.
  • Cannonball (Down Special) / Aerial Laser Blast (Rage Down Special)
    • Leaps into the air and crashes back down as a cannonball / Fires a downward laser blast.

Passive Ability

  • Iron Giant does not have a double jump but rather fuel. This lets him fly while holding the jump button until running out of fuel.
  • Gives allies and himself a Thorn buff when allies receive Gray Health. This damages enemies that strike Iron Giant or an ally with the Thorn buff.
  • Iron Giant can enter Rage Mode when his Rage Meter fills. This changes his moves, gives him Gray Health, and ignores knockback. This last until the meter empties or all Iron Giant's Gray Health is gone. Allies can pilot Iron Giant in Rage Mode and fire his projectiles.
  • Iron Giant's shoulders can be used as a platform when he is wall-clinging. He transitions into a wall slide if a fighter stands there too long. Enemies bounce off the Iron Giant in knockback as if he were a wall.

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Best perks for Iron Giant in MultiVersus

Perks are a great way to change up your strategy and how a character plays. When playing 2v2, these can stack if your partner equips the same Perk and provide even greater bonuses. Here are our recommendations for the best Iron Giant Perks in MultiVersus.

  • Afterburners
    • Iron Giant's rocket boots ignore the ground and leave behind firewalls.
  • Wildcat Brawler
    • Gives your team an additional 5% damage with melee ground attacks.
  • Slippery Customer
    • Grants your team 10% longer dodge invulnerability window.
  • Kryptonian Skin
    • Your team receives an extra 4% reduced damage.

Tips and Strategies for Iron Giant in MultiVersus

The Iron Giant is by far the most complicated character to use, but this doesn't mean he is bad. Iron Giant can deal crazy amounts of damage while tanking hits and staying alive for long periods. He can also provide various buffs and debuffs to allies and enemies, giving him great versatility.

Iron Giant's Cannonball and Booster Barrage can deal large amounts of damage to enemies beneath him and lead to easy knockouts. With Iron Giant's large size, he can be comboed extremely easily, so it is best to stay near your ally. When you enter Rage Mode, this is a great time to unleash on your opponents as you are immune to knockback during this time.

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