|“||Spring Man is the newest ARMS fighter to join the tournament. He represents his own gym and loves weight training and pizza: he can eat 12 pizzas in one go.||„|
|~ Official description|
Spring Man, also known as "The Bouncer", is the main character of Nintendo's new IP ARMS.
Spring Man is a very enthousiastic and young man, being only 20 years old. He loves ARMS and his main hobbies, considering he has his own gym that shows advertisements of him lifting weights. He is a bit cocky, similar to Max Brass , but not to the point of being unlikeable.
He is one of the first characters to be revealed alongside Ribbon Girl, and thus stars in a lot of the game's official art, sometimes seen as a background character with other characters such as Twintelle, Master Mummy or Lola Pop. He takes a particular pride in his spring-like, pompadour hairstyle.
According to the ARMS Direct, an interview with Spring Man revealed that while he was initially surprised at his gift of ARMS, he later came to the realization that they were "actually pretty rad".
One of Spring Man's abilities allows him to parry incoming attacks, giving him added time to counter and punish. It is performed by holding the dash or jump button and releasing at any time before max charge. If holding jump, the player has to wait until Spring Man touches the floor to be able to activate the ability. The parry is mainly used to bait and counter punches, cover wake-up options and defend against aggressive opponents. When Spring Man reaches low health, he glows red, and his ARMS stay permanently charged. This allows him to make a possible comeback.
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