Super Smash Bros Ultimate Switch character roster – every confirmed character

By James Billcliffe, Friday, 15 June 2018 13:58 GMT

During Nintendo’s E3 Treehouse Live event, we just got a huge dump of information forSuper Smash Bros Ultimate, including some choice details on the Super Smash Bros Ultimate character roster.

Every Smash Bros character that has ever appeared in the series will return in this new game, meaning that the roster will include nearly 70 characters!

When you first start the game, you’ll only have a few characters – as few the original N64 games roster – but the process for unlocking new characters has been streamlined.

As well as the main roster, there will be 50 support characters, and even more Pokemon available to use as items.

The full list of fighters in the Super Smash Bros Ultimate roster is as follows:

  • Bayonetta
  • Bowser
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Captain Falcon
  • Cloud
  • Corrin
  • Dark Pit
  • Diddy Kong
  • Donkey Kong
  • Dr. Mario
  • Duck Hunt
  • Falco
  • Fox
  • Ganondorf
  • Greninja
  • The Ice Climbers
  • Ike
  • Jigglypuff
  • King Dedede
  • Kirby
  • Link
  • Little Mac
  • Lucario
  • Lucas
  • Lucina
  • Luigi
  • Mario
  • Marth
  • Mega Man
  • Meta Knight
  • Mewtwo
  • Mii Brawler
  • Mii Gunner
  • Mii Fighter
  • Mr. Game & Watch
  • Ness
  • Captain Olimar
  • Pac-Man
  • Palutena
  • Peach
  • Pichu
  • Pikachu
  • Pit
  • Pokémon Trainer (Charizard, Ivysaur and Squirtle)
  • R.O.B. the robot
  • Robin
  • Rosalina
  • Roy
  • Ryu
  • Samus
  • Sheik
  • Shulk
  • Snake
  • Sonic
  • Toon Link
  • Villager
  • Wario
  • Wii Fit Trainer
  • Wolf
  • Yoshi
  • Young Link
  • Zelda
  • Zero Suit Samus

Super Smash Bros Ultimate New Characters:

  • Daisy (As Peach’s echo fighter)
  • Spaltoon Inklings
  • Ridley from Metroid

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Confirmed Stages:

Along with the laundry list of confirmed characters, a ton of stages are back for this new game too. Here’s a list of what we’ve pinned down so far:

  • Big Blue
  • Brinstar
  • Frigate Orpheon
  • Gerudo Valley
  • Great Plateau Tower
  • Green Greens
  • Green Hill Zone
  • Halberd
  • Jungle Japes
  • Kongo Falls
  • Lylat Cruise
  • Mario Galaxy
  • Midgar
  • Moray Towers
  • New Pork City
  • Pac-Land
  • Palutena’s Temple
  • Princess Peach’s Castle
  • Prism Tower
  • Reset Bomb Forest
  • Shadow Moses Island
  • Spear Pillar
  • Spirit Train
  • Tortimer Island
  • Wily Castle
  • Wrecking Crew
  • Venom
  • Yoshi’s Island

Back to the character roster, among the returning favourites is Metal Gear Solid’s Snake, who, excitingly, is voiced by the legendary man himself: David Hayter.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is being developed by Nintendo and Bandai Namco. During the E3 direct, series director Masahiro Sakurai detailed a few new mechanics that’ll make it easier for rookie players to join the battle. One of these is the ability to air-dodge, which is particularly helpful when trying to recover from falls.

In perhaps the ultimate fan service, Smash Bros on the Switch will also support the classic GameCube Controller. What’s more, a new Smash-branded Switch version of the controller will be available at some point later, though prices and exact release dates were not announced at E3.

As for amiibo, all existing amiibo will be supported by Super Smash Bros Ultimate, including ones from different series. Meaning you’ll be able to use an amiibo from a different game with Ultimate, so long as it’s for a character included in the roster – ie. your resplendent Wedding Suit Mario will interact with Mario in Smash.

The Switch version of Smash Bros was announced during a Nintendo Direct a few months ago with a cheeky teaser that gave us just a glimpse at the silhouettes of a few characters. The small roster of characters in that early showing seems paltry in comparison to the expansive list that we now know will appear.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate will hit the Nintendo Switch on December 7, 2018.

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