Images: Old Fighters Return in ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,’ Play as Leaf!

All previous Super Smash Bros. fighters will return in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch! For Pokemon, this means Pikachu, Mewtwo, Jigglypuff, Pichu, Pokemon Trainer, Lucario, and Greninja will all be playable fighters!

Two new skins will be available for Pikachu — Pikachu Libre and female Pikachu!

 

Pokemon Trainer can now be played as a girl: Leaf from FireRed and LeafGreen. There is now no penalty for sticking to Ivysaur, Charizard, or Squirtle for an entire round.

Bewear, Alolan Vulpix, Solgaleo, and Lunala will appear as Poke Ball Pokemon.

 

The Saffron City stage from the N64 game will return. Prism Tower will be a new playable stage.

Pichu will still take damage from its own attacks.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch will release on December 7th.


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  1. Alolan Vivillon Aspiring Trainer
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    Pichu returning is amazing.
    If rage continues to be a consistent addition to the smash series, Pichu is instantly more viable then he ever was.
    Having natural knockback growth rate
     
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  2. TotoBoss Kappa
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    R I D L E Y
     
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  3. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
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    Pretty bumed out at the worst Nintendo e3 reveal in years..

    Come on wpm and confirm that let's go will be epic fun!
     
  4. Lord Goomy Got Goomies?
    Lord Goomy

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    aaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAA
    WHERE’S GOOMY
     
  5. KazamEsper Aspiring Trainer
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    Remember when Brawl had a very enthralling story with a good plotline? I want Ultimate to have a story mode and storyline similar to that of Brawl. Crossover story events are a thing for me. I'm still want this nonetheless. And wow, Pichu? I miss that Pokemon. Is incineroar going to be a challenger as well? I sure hope so.
     
  6. PandaPokemon Aspiring Trainer
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  7. MoFoTY86 Aspiring Trainer
    MoFoTY86

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    Well there goes my wallet and next month's rent. Just kidding, gonna have to start saving up to get a Switch to play all the amazing games that are coming out as well as the current games.
     
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  8. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
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    I hate that it is the same game with some updates. All of this could have been on smash wii u.
     
  9. Alolan Vivillon Aspiring Trainer
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    This game could never have been on the Wii U. That was simply stated for several reasons.
    First off, they wanted 3Ds and Wii U to be essentially the same game, so the 3Ds could not have this massive of a roster.
    Second off, the 3Ds and Wii U could not handle Ice Climbers. Having four of them on the 3Ds couldn't happen and the Wii U couldn't handle 8 of them in a single match.
    Third, the graphics are far better in this then in the Wii U. The Wii U could never have graphics that look this good.
    Fourth, this game clearly has some very large differences, ie. completely changing final smashes, directional air dodging, ladder attacks, etc.

    Simply, it is needed to be it's own game. Not on the other two outdated consoles.
    I'm not mad, just disappointed.
    -Vivillon
     
  10. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
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    I agree with this, sure but for me, its the same game with "extra" stuff. Its a enhanced port, just like Pokken Tournament DX, Mario Kart and other ported Wii U game. The Final Smash attacks on Wii U were the same from Wii so its nice to see them updated but its just that, updated.
     
  11. Alolan Vivillon Aspiring Trainer
    Alolan Vivillon

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    I have some agreements with it being an update, but really, the Wii U just could not have done this. I'd like to say "It's just an update" but it has every character. Looks like possibly every stage. Battlefield modes. Redone kits for people like Link. I know it seems like very little, but looking at everything it's a LOT of changes.

    Thanks for not being upset, I expected you to be really salty like a lot of people I inform on the internet
    but you're really nice, thanks for taking that so well :)
    Have a good day man
    -Vivillon
     
  12. crystal_pidgeot Bird Trainer *Vaporeon on PokeGym*
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    Nothing to be mad about really. It is what it is and I expect Japanese games to do this but I see Smash Ultimate like Ultra Sun/Moon. Its the same base game with updates. I know a bit about the Wii U specs since I made an attempt to develop on the system and the thing with Ice Climbers have some truth but the Switch in portable mode is about on par with the Wii U, just a bit higher. Its important to remember that the PS3 is less powerful than the Wii U and it could run such things no issue despite being harder to develop for. I think Ice Climbers weren't in Wii U due to balance issues.

    The Wii U is about 176 GF and the Switch is about 196 GF portable and sure it is a difference but this is almost like the rules of two thing for making platform games.
     
  13. Scourge188 Aspiring Trainer
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    Actually the Wii U was able to handle the ice climbers. The 3ds’ issue of not being able to handle the ice climbers was the reason they weren’t released since both games had to have the same roster.
     
  14. Rocket The Shellos Aspiring Trainer
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    Spear pillar was confirmed to return as well

    And Prism Tower isn't new, it was in the 3DS version
     
  15. bunnybird12 Don't be sad- be hoppy!
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  16. Alolan Vivillon Aspiring Trainer
    Alolan Vivillon

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    I just hope both y'all realize that this game is running on a completely different engine. So that alone shows that this is not a port or could be done as an update. Also, we don't know for sure if Ice climbers could work with 8 player smash or not on the Wii U, but with what can make it lag already, it can be presumed that it would cause lag with 8 of them, not even adding items.
     
  17. Rcxd9999 Aspiring Trainer
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    Say hello to literally every Super Smash Bros game ever. They'll all literally updates of each other.
     
  18. Tails The Blonde Brainiac
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    I don't feel the need to bring back Pichu as a fighter. I mean, he damages himself when he attacks. He's going to be one of the lightest fighters, and he'll be easy KO fodder.

    Especially considering his "gimmick" from Melee is returning, and Pichu is destined for bottom-tier.

    Considering Decidueye was in Pokken, I think it's a no-brainer for Incineroar to be in Smash, with his Final Smash probably being "Malicious Moonsault" or something like that...
     
  19. Rcxd9999 Aspiring Trainer
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    It was actually a pretty great Nintendo E3. There was Daemon X Machina which looks amazing, Fire Emblem Three Houses which looks gorgeous and finally Super Smash Bros Ultimate which looks epic. 3 amazing games (not including Octopath Travellers, Pokemon Let's Go and The World Ends With You) got revealed which was pretty awesome. More than what I saw from any other show.
     
  20. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
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    Pichu was actually desighned to be a handicap character for people to use in melee against beginners so its fine if hes bad.