Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, known as Dairantō Smash Brothers Special (大乱闘スマッシュブラザーズSPECIAL) in Japan, is a game from the Super Smash Bros. series released for the Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2018.

Mega Man content

Mega Man and the Wily Castle return from the previous games, with Proto Man and Bass being included in Mega Man's Final Smash. Zero and the Wily Capsule from Mega Man 7 both appear as Assist Trophies.[1][2] A number of Mega Man characters are used as Spirits in the game which work as character power-ups. Proto Man, Zero, Mega Man X, and MegaMan.EXE also appear as DLC costumes for the Mii Fighters.[3][4]


Super Smash Bros. Ultimate characters

All characters from previous Super Smash Bros. games return, in addition of new characters. Unlike Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Mega Man is no longer available at the start and has to be unlocked as only the original 8 characters from the first Super Smash Bros. game serve as the starting roster.[5]

As of November 1, 2018 11 new characters were confirmed, 6 regular characters and 5 Echo Fighters[1][2][6]

No. Character Series
01 Mario Mario
09 Luigi Mario
13 Peach Mario
13ε Daisy Mario
14 Bowser Mario
18 Dr. Mario Mario
48 Rosalina & Luma Mario
58 Bowser Jr. Mario
02 Donkey Kong Donkey Kong
36 Diddy Kong Donkey Kong
67 King K. Rool Donkey Kong
03 Link The Legend of Zelda
22 Young Link The Legend of Zelda
43 Toon Link The Legend of Zelda
17 Zelda The Legend of Zelda
16 Sheik The Legend of Zelda
23 Ganondorf The Legend of Zelda
04 Samus Metroid
04ε Dark Samus Metroid
29 Zero Suit Samus Metroid
65 Ridley Metroid
05 Yoshi Yoshi
06 Kirby Kirby
27 Meta Knight Kirby
39 King Dedede Kirby
07 Fox Star Fox
20 Falco Star Fox
44 Wolf Star Fox
08 Pikachu Pokémon
19 Pichu Pokémon
12 Jigglypuff Pokémon
24 Mewtwo Pokémon
33-35 Pokémon Trainer
41 Lucario Pokémon
50 Greninja Pokémon
69 Incineroar Pokémon
10 Ness Earthbound
37 Lucas Earthbound
11 Captain Falcon F-Zero
21 Marth Fire Emblem
21ε Lucina Fire Emblem
32 Ike Fire Emblem
25 Roy Fire Emblem
25ε Chrom Fire Emblem
56 Robin Fire Emblem
62 Corrin Fire Emblem
26 Mr. Game & Watch Game & Watch
15 Ice Climbers Ice Climber
28 Pit Kid Icarus
28ε Dark Pit Kid Icarus
54 Palutena Kid Icarus
30 Wario WarioWare
40 Olimar Pikmin
42 R.O.B. R.O.B.
31 Snake Metal Gear
38 Sonic Sonic the Hedgehog
45 Villager Animal Crossing
68 Isabelle Animal Crossing
46 Mega Man Mega Man
47 Wii Fit Trainer Wii Fit
49 Little Mac Punch-Out!!
51 Mii Brawler Super Smash Bros.
52 Mii Swordfighter Super Smash Bros.
53 Mii Gunner Super Smash Bros.
55 Pac-Man Pac-Man
57 Shulk Xenoblade Chronicles
59 Duck Hunt Duck Hunt
60 Ryu Street Fighter
60ε Ken Street Fighter
61 Cloud Final Fantasy
63 Bayonetta Bayonetta
64 Inkling Splatoon
66 Simon Castlevania
66ε Richter Castlevania
  • Number indicates order of appearance in the series.
  • ε indicates Echo Fighters, fighters that are based on other fighter with the same number, having similar moves.
  • Characters 04ε, 13ε, 25ε, 60ε, 66ε, and 64-69 are newcomers.

DLC characters

Much like with Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, downloadable characters will be added over time with at least 6 newcomer characters in planning with the first DLC character revealed as Piranha Plant from the Super Mario series who will be available for free for those who obtain the game prior to the end of January 2019. The later characters will also come with a new stage and a set of new music tracks.

On December 6, 2018, the second DLC character was confirmed to be Joker from Persona 5 .[7] He was released on April 17, 2019 as part of the Version 3.0 update.[8]

On June 11, 2019, the third and fourth DLC characters were revealed at E3 2019, namely the Hero from Dragon Quest, and Banjo & Kazooie from the Banjo-Kazooie series.[9]

On September 4, 2019 the fifth DLC fighter was announced as Terry Bogard on the Nintendo Direct release on YouTube,[10] who originated in SNK's Fatal Fury fighting game series.

On January 16, 2020 the sixth DLC fighter was announced as Byleth on a video released by Mr. Sakurai on Youtube,[4] who originated in the Fire Emblem series. Byleth would also be the final DLC Character for Fighter's Pass 1.

On June 22, 2020, the seventh overall and first DLC character for Fighter's Pass 2 was revealed as Min Min who originated in the ARMS series on a official video released on YouTube.[11]

On October 1, 2020, the eighth DLC fighter was announced and revealed to be Steve who originated from Minecraft as the main character on a official YouTube video[12]. Several other characters from the series are also playable, as alternate costumes for Steve.

No. Character Series
70 Piranha Plant Mario
71 Joker Persona
72 Hero Dragon Quest
73 Banjo & Kazooie Banjo-Kazooie
74 Terry Fatal Fury
75 Byleth Fire Emblem
76 Min Min ARMS
77 Steve Minecraft

List of Spirits (Mega Man)

Note: The characters listed with a double spacing are the enhanced version of a Spirit they are related to when that previous Spirit has reached Level 99.



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