Questions tagged [super-smash-bros-ultimate]

A 2018 fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd., published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the sixth installment in the Super Smash Bros series.

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What's it mean when a figure player is marked as “Light” or “Cool”

I decided to try feeding an amiibo some spirits and noticed there's a trait I'm unsure about next to the type. The only values I can seem to make it are Light and Cool, depending on which spirit I ...
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Can the trajectory of Banjo & Kazooie's Grenade Egg be altered?

Similar to how Snake can alter the way he chucks his grenades, is it possible to change the trajectory of the grenade egg? It feels slow to use, requires me to face opposite the opponent, and the egg ...
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How do you get the “bad” ending in World of Light?

I have reached the final area of the World of Light, and I think I have cleared out every fighter from the light side of the map. From what I've read, I should be able to now go to and fight Galeem to ...
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What exactly does “Stick Sensitivity” do in Smash Ultimate custom controls?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch allows you to customize your controls. Under "Other Settings" there is an option for Stick Sensitivity: Stick Sensitivity: Low | Normal | High ...
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Posting Smash Ultimate replay videos directly to YouTube

Is it possible to upload Smash Ultimate replay videos directly to YouTube? The default Switch workflow seems to involve saving replay videos to an SD Card and using a computer to manually upload the ...
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How is starting GSP determined?

In Smash Ultimate, my highest GSP is 2,602,353 (not very impressive, I know). Characters I haven’t played as have a GSP of 2,499,349, which is quite close but still about 100,000 lower. How is this ...
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Do Ω form/Battlefield stages have different dimensions?

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, there are Battlefield and Ω form stages. Some of these look very different from each other at the bottom; compare Halberd and Flat Zone. While they look different, do ...
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I accidentally updated, but my replays are still there - why?

I have a ton of replays saved, which I wanted to convert to video before the update hits, as the new update comes with balance changes, which I would expect would make the replays from older versions ...
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Does Peach's float negate shorthop knockback multipliers?

Someone told me that Peach's float allows her to quickly perform full-strength aerials close to the ground in a short hop-like situation. Is this actually the case?
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Is there a reward for completing all challenges in SSBU?

I know there are additional rewards for completing a "page"/"section" of the challenges, but are there any additional rewards for completing ALL of them?
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Are there any Final Fantasy Spirits in Super Smash Bros Ultimate?

At some point the game informed me that you get a small boost by matching your character with spirits of the same game series. I mostly play as Cloud but have never obtained a single Final Fantasy ...
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How do I draw perfectly straight lines?

As the title says -- I'm having issues drawing completely straight lines using my fingers in the stage builder. I'm trying to draw a hexagon, but obviously it's pretty difficult to make any shape ...
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How to unlock “Classic Mode — Final Results” music?

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, there is a song that plays on the “Final Results” screen when you beat Classic Mode. It is a solo piano arrangement of Lifelight that is over two minutes and forty five ...
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Are there any spirits that equips either a Hammer or Golden Hammer?

Just got a 3-star mario spirit that's special ability is "increases duration of hammer/golden hammer usage". That said, I have yet to see a single spirit offer such a powerful item for free. I've ...
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How do I deal with Dark Pit players as Samus/D. Samus?

The following is an inquiry about the Samus vs D. Pit match up specifically. The problems I face in this match up specifically are: The speed of Pit's arrows makes them better for spamming than my ...
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World of Light current completion percentage?

How do I see my current completion percentage in World of Light in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate?
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What are the differences between Peach and Daisy?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate introduces the concept of Echo Fighters, or characters that are near clones with minor differences. While in some cases, like with Roy and Chrom, the differences are very ...
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What moves can follow King K Rool's Down Throw as true combos and at what percentages?

It is known that King K Rool can score combos after using Down Throw, but this is dependent on the opponent's damage percentage and mashing ability. There is a list of kill confirms from Down Throw + ...
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Is King K. Rool's down throw to up-special a true combo?

In Alpharad's "battle royale" King K. Rool Video, I see multiple occurrences (here's one, and here's a better one) of down-throw (burying the opponent), jump, and up-special for some very early kills (...
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How to recover against Snake as a heavyweight character?

Context: My GSP ranking in elite matches is currently around 4.000.000, which I think is pretty good at the time I posted this, although it's hard to tell where you are ranked with this weird inverse ...
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Is there a way to change rules ad-hoc in Smash Ultimate?

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, players can create custom rulesets and save them for further use. Is there a way to temporarily change the rules for one match (e.g. turn all items off), without ...
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Ice Climbers “desynch” in Ultimate

Since Melee, it's been possible to "desynch" the Ice Climbers so that you can control each of them individually. Apparently this technique is more difficult in Ultimate, but it's absolutely still ...
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How many different ways can Wii Fit Trainer's soccer ball be aimed?

Wii Fit Trainer's side-special, Header, spawns a soccer ball that she hits. I know you can shoot it at different angles by pressing special a second time sooner or later, but are there any other ...
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What exactly does Wii Fit Trainer's Deep Breathing down special do?

So I know that it seems to in general buff most normal attacks, but what I'm curious is exactly what is the buff boosting, and by how much is it boosting it by? Am I missing any other attacks that it ...
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How does the scoring system work for the credits game?

I've played through SSBU's Classic Mode maybe two dozen times with various characters, and each time I've played through the Credits Game, where you have to shoot at the credits (plus a handful of ...
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How to convert Pit/Dark Pit's drag-down nair into another hit

I've been playing a lot of Dark Pit in Smash Ultimate, and I've noticed that if I hit my opponent with my neutral aerial (nair) as I fall down, it drags my opponent with me. If I land on the stage ...
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Which characters can best take advantage of the “Stats Increase after eating” spirit?

So after playing through WoL several times and fighting hundreds of spirits on the board, I've realized not once have I even bothered touching the "Stats Increase after eating" spirits. Thinking ...
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Are DLC fighters such as Piranha Plant included in World of Light?

Title basically says it all. Are DLC fighters such as Piranha plant (and to be released ones like Joker) included/gonna be including in World of Light? Are they one the map? Do you just have them ...
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Which Smash Ultimate characters have additional moves?

For a while, I thought that every character in Smash Ultimate had precisely the same set of attacks and specials, just different specifics about what those moves did. In other words, I thought this ...
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When do “multi parries” happen?

Doing a regular parry is already hard enough, and I can only ever do it by accident, but there are some instances where I was hit by what I think were multi hit projectiles or moves, but somehow ...
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How can I reliably place C4 on my enemies?

Snake's down special has him placing C4 on the ground that he can detonate by doing his down special again. I have seen it be placed on enemies before, and I have done it myself, but I can not do it ...
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What matchups are counters to Pikachu?

I am going to a tournament and playing as pikachu. I am maining pikachu and have my backup ready. I want to know what characters counter pikachu if both players are at an equal skill level. This way, ...
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Do techrolls/getup rolls stale dodges?

When in free fall, you can press shield when you're about to hit the ground to perform a tech in Smash. If you're holding a direction, this will turn into a techroll--you'll use a similar animation to ...
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How can Lucina use Shield Breaker directly from holding onto a ledge?

I have seen Lucina do a neutral special (Shield Breaker) from holding onto the ledge, but I cannot figure out how to do it. Not a jump then B but straight into the move.
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Is female Wii Fit Trainer's hurtbox still smaller than the male's?

In Smash 4, according to a friend who liked to play them, both female Wii Fit Trainer's model and hurtbox were smaller than her male counterpart's. This made it clearly advantageous to play the female ...
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What are the 5 music tracks that play for each of the World of Light shops?

When you enter the shop, the game doesn't tell you what track is playing. All have somewhat distinct sounding tracks but I can't remember or match what song is playing in each of the shops. What are ...
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How do I change my Nintendo account email address?

I recently got Smash ultimate. When I opened the game, it said about something that I could get by earning the gold points from the game. After earning the gold points, I checked the message again, ...
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What are the coin rates?

In Smash Bros Ultimate, you get coins for playing the game. How does the game decide how many coins to give the player, and what are all of the ways you can get coins?
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Getting Smash to remember the character I picked between games

One of the biggest annoyances so far in SSBU is the fact that in between rounds of Smash, your character choice is seemingly reset, and you are forced to re-select your character. This is annoying ...
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Turn off HUD/UI in SSBU

I'd like to turn off the UI elements of a match in Super Smash Bros Ultimate to record video. Is there a way to turn off these elements (specifically the character icon, damage %, Stock count, and ...
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Are all bury attacks equal?

Just curious if the time you're stuck in a bury is the same for all attacks that cause you to be buried, or the amount of mashing needed to get out is the same? Examples include: G&W down smash ...
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How do you complete Robin's flurry attack challenge?

There is a challenge that reads: As Robin, use a flurry attack to KO a Lv. 9 CPU in a 2-player battle. This must be done within 3 minutes, with spirits off, and without handicaps. I've tried for at ...
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How is intensity gain calculated, and how do I get a 9.9 in Classic Mode?

Specifically, how should I play in order to achieve a 9.9 intensity, while playing in Classic Mode? I've seen different rounds end in different increments ranging from +0.5 - +0.8, but no explanation ...
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Is it possible to regain a “one time” spirit?

Let's say you get a spirit from completing one of the challenges and you end up dismissing the spirit. Didn't happen to me, but I was just wondering, would the spirit be forever lost? Or does ...
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Smash Bros Ultimate: Is Doc's the only Gym in the game?

There are numerous dojos and (at least) 3 exploring options. Is Doc's the only gym in the game? I cannot find any others, both playing and searching online, but it seems odd they'd have an entire ...
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What special moves count as items?

After reading this question (and seeing the part about how items are not effected by stale moves), I wondered what moves and attacks count as item. Some of them are obvious, like Richter's Holy Fire ...
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Which spirits can only be obtained by summoning?

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it is possible to summon spirits. Some of the summonable spirits are also obtainable in the World of Light (adventure mode), in various shops, and/or on the Spirit Board....
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Do multiple hits from the same Simon/Richter boomerang add multiple hits to the staleness queue?

Smash Ultimate continues to have Stale Move Negation. Simon/Richter Side special is a boomerang glorious, radiant holy cross that can hit multiple times. Simon/Richter Down special is a plume of holy ...
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Is Smash Ultimate the 5th or 6th Game in the Smash Bros. Series?

I was reading the tag info for super-smash-bros-ultimate, which reads as follows: A 2018 fighting game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Sora Ltd., published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch....
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How do you make Corrin's Up+Special go straight up?

In one of the tips for Corrin's moveset, it states that his Up + Special has a way to go completely straight up, as long as one "pushes the stick in the opposite direction." I've tried practicing this ...