Byleth, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the game “Fire Emblem: Three Houses.” The game was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2019 and is a tactical role-playing game developed by Intelligent Systems and Koei Tecmo.
Appearance: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Byleth appears in both male and female forms. The design is taken from “Fire Emblem: Three Houses,” featuring the typical attire of a professor from the Officers Academy, with a unique color scheme reflecting their house affiliation.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Byleth is a versatile swordfighter who wields a weapon called the “Sword of the Creator.” Their fighting style is a mix of swordplay and the use of a long-reaching whip-like weapon. Byleth’s attacks have considerable range and power.
- Neutral Special – Failnaught: Byleth uses the Failnaught bow to shoot an arrow at opponents. Holding the special button charges the arrow for more damage and range.
- Side Special – Areadbhar: Byleth performs a lunging spear thrust with Areadbhar, a powerful attack with good reach.
- Up Special – Sword of the Creator: Byleth extends the Sword of the Creator upward, serving as their recovery move.
- Down Special – Aymr: Byleth swings the mighty Aymr axe, dealing heavy damage to opponents in the area.
Final Smash – Progenitor God Ruptured Heaven: Byleth’s Final Smash involves trapping caught opponents in a cinematic sequence where they unleash a series of powerful attacks, culminating in a devastating blow with the Sword of the Creator.
In-Game Unlocking: Byleth is available as a downloadable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Players can purchase and download Byleth from the Nintendo eShop.
Trophies and Spirits: Byleth has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Byleth’s role in “Fire Emblem: Three Houses” and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: The inclusion of Byleth in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to engage in battles featuring this character from “Fire Emblem: Three Houses” against fighters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Byleth’s unique weapon and varied moveset contribute to the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.