Donkey Kong, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the game “Donkey Kong,” which was released for arcades in 1981. Created by Nintendo, Donkey Kong is an iconic character and the titular ape featured in various video games.
Appearance: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Donkey Kong appears as a large and powerful ape with brown fur. He is distinguishable by his red tie, a signature accessory. Donkey Kong’s design in the game is based on his appearance in various Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Country titles.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Donkey Kong is a heavyweight character known for his strength and powerful attacks. His fighting style revolves around delivering strong blows, grabs, and ground pounds. Despite his size, Donkey Kong is surprisingly agile.
- Neutral Special – Giant Punch: Donkey Kong charges up a powerful punch that deals significant damage when unleashed.
- Side Special – Headbutt: Donkey Kong lunges forward with a powerful headbutt attack.
- Up Special – Spinning Kong: Donkey Kong spins rapidly, hitting opponents around him, providing vertical recovery.
- Down Special – Hand Slap: Donkey Kong slaps the ground, creating shockwaves that damage opponents nearby.
Final Smash – Jungle Rush: Donkey Kong’s Final Smash involves grabbing an opponent and taking them to a cinematic sequence where he delivers a series of powerful punches, finishing with a mighty uppercut.
In-Game Unlocking: Donkey Kong is available as a starting character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and does not need to be unlocked.
Trophies and Spirits: Donkey Kong has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Donkey Kong’s history and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: The inclusion of Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to engage in battles featuring this iconic ape against fighters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Donkey Kong’s powerful attacks and unique abilities make him a formidable presence on the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.