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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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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 ...
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Desync pro controller from Switch quickly

Edits: Reframing the question to be more broad and better suited to this community. I'm looking for any way to make a switch pro controller lose it's pairing to a console, ideally in a way that is ...
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Super Smash Bros Ultimate on Switch - Black Screen after Title Screen

Every time I start Smash Ultimate, the intro cutscene plays, and the title screen appears. After I press a button, the screen goes black, and doesn’t do anything afterwards. I tried restarting the ...
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What determines the amount of lag you receive after air dodging?

After directional air dodging in Smash Ultimate, it seems like I'm sometimes able to act almost immediately afterwards while other times I can fall all the way to the blast zone without being able to ...
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What does a spirit primary type advantage do?

When introduced to spirits, the game shows the chart below and explains a rock, paper, scissors relationship between non-neutral primary spirit types. Clearly if I'm challenging a Shield spirit, I ...
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Can you buff movement while wielding a (Golden) Hammer?

I’m making Spirit presets for smashing with my friends, and the Mini Mario w/Hammers spirit’s trait of Increased Hammer Duration seemed like a fun build-around. I have Item Gravitation and Battering ...
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Is there any benefit to leveling a spirit before dismissing?

I've got duplicates of a few spirits. Is there any reason to level them up before dismissing them? What about the spirits that can be enhanced at level 99? Is there a difference between dismissing ...
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How do you change the colour of Mii outfits?

When you unlock the Mech Suit outfit for Mii Brawler it shows a yellow version and a green version. When I try to change the colour it only changes the shirt underneath. How do you change the colour ...
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How do I restore a default Mii Fighter?

When Mii Fighters are unlocked in World of Light, the game will provide default Miis that match the character select icons. However, while creating Mii Fighters with my friends, we accidentally ...
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Is there an easy way to find duplicate spirits?

I want to dismiss duplicate spirits. Is there an easy way to find them? The only method I've been using so far is to sort them by name and just sift through them manually, which is extremely tedious. ...
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Does playing with a different user active on the Switch create a different file?

In Smash Ultimate (just like all other Smash games) you have only one save file, so you can't just load another if somebody else wants to play without messing with their progression. I've tried ...
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How do I delete Miis from the Create Mii Fighter tool?

A friend created an Eldritch abomination as a Mii template for the Mii Fighters. Now since it's one of the default choices for base Miis. I can't seem to find a way to delete them. To be clear, I am ...
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Best way to “Button Mash” to escape a bury/grab

Smash Ultimate introduces a lot of moves that bury your character, leaving you open to a strong attack. To name a few, we have Ikling's side special, Rob's down throw, King K. Rool's down throw and ...
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Is there a way to know how many spirits are left in Adventure Mode?

I just completed light world and unlocked dark world, and I would like to clean up light world before I enter dark world. How do I know how many spirits are left to find in Adventure Mode and how can ...
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What's the name of the track that plays in the power plant?

What's the name of the song that plays throughout the power plant overworld? As heard starting here. It's a pretty catchy beat, but the track listing that usually shows up during matches doesn't ...
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Is there a list of all the required spirits I need to progress in World of Light?

My inventory now has a ton of spirits, and a lot of these are duplicates in terms of abilities. For example, I have numerous Punch Attack ↑ support spirits, and I can see the value in stacking them, ...
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What's the fastest way to farm gold?

I'm out of gold. I spent it all on tickets and Mii outfits in the shop. At the rate of normal matches I'm seeing about 180-220 GP per match. This is pretty slow, especially with some pricey items ...
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How do I beat Pauline?

This match seems to be a tough one. When you spawn, a few seconds later, a Mario with a Hammer spawns immediately above you and goes to where you are. About 15? seconds later, a permanent giant DK ...
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Are there any differences between real and fake smash balls?

Just out of curiousity, I set a match where the only items available were Smash Balls and Fake Smash Balls. After playing several matches, I could not find anything obvious between the two in the ...
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How do I get the shop to refresh, and how often does it refresh?

How do I get the shop to refresh? And how often does it refresh? Currently I have 7 out of 10 slots open with purchasable items, 3 of the slots are locked and don't have any merchandise. I bought ...
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Controlling Robin's neutral attack combo: Arcfire or Elwind

In the third strike of Robin's neutral attack, it is either a fire attack that uses up Arcfire charges, or a wind flurry attack that uses Elwind charges. Given that there are sufficient charges of ...
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How does move-staling work with bury-throws?

As in past games, Smash Ultimate stales your moves the more you use them. This also applies to most throws. The more a certain throw is used, the shorter the distance the opponent will be thrown. ...
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How do I optimise expedition and gym output?

I noticed that when assigning spirits to an expedition, gym, or dojo, apart from the basic level/rarity/type information on each spirit, some of them have an upward red arrow icon while others have a ...
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Is character customisation any different from on the Wii U and 3ds versions?

I've watched a bit of Super Smash Bros Ultimate gameplay and wanted to ask a bit about the game. I feel one of the most important parts of the Wii U and 3ds versions was the ability to challenge ...
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How do you select your starter Pokemon before a match?

When playing as Pokemon trainer, I heard it's possible to pick your starting pokemon. So far I've only seen Squirtle as the starter. How do you change that? Can you also prevent your pokemon from ...
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How do I change my online Smash Tag name?

How do I change the player name shown on my Smash Tag when playing online in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate? I can change my tag’s icon and color in the online options, but I don’t see an option for my ...
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How do I get the Piranha Plant DLC?

The Piranha Plant DLC will be released sometime February, but early buyers can receive it for free if they claim their Nintendo gold points. I bought the physical version and registered it to my ...
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How to play free-for-all with more than 1 CPU player in SSBU?

Just got SSBU, and am eager to get into the chaos (i.e. more than 2 players). However, so far I only see vs battles and other odd specializations - is this something that needs to be unlocked?
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How can I quickly unlock all of the fighters?

I'm getting the games set up for our Christmas party next weekend, and, as you will all know, Super Smash Bros Ultimate released today. Super Smash Bros is much more fun with all of the characters ...
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Do I receive more rewards by playing hard difficulty?

When I'm playing World of Light do I receive better rewards if the difficulty is set to hard?