Falco Lombardi, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Star Fox series, a popular space shooter franchise developed by Nintendo. Falco made his debut in the game Star Fox, released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in 1993.
Appearance: Falco Lombardi is an anthropomorphic falcon and a skilled pilot. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Falco’s appearance is based on his design from the Star Fox series, featuring a pilot suit similar to Fox McCloud’s but with distinct coloration and details.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Falco is known for his aerial prowess and agility. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he is a fast and acrobatic character with a unique style that emphasizes aerial combat. His fighting style incorporates swift kicks, punches, and aerial maneuvers, reflecting his background as a pilot and mercenary.
- Neutral Special – Blaster: Falco shoots a handheld blaster that fires slower-moving shots compared to Fox’s blaster.
- Side Special – Falco Phantasm: Falco performs a quick dashing attack, similar to Fox’s Fox Illusion.
- Up Special – Fire Bird: Falco launches himself into the air surrounded by flames, providing vertical recovery.
- Down Special – Reflector: Falco activates a reflector shield that deflects projectiles and damages nearby opponents, similar to Fox’s Reflector.
Final Smash – Team Star Fox: Falco’s Final Smash involves calling in his teammates, Fox McCloud and Peppy Hare, to pilot their Arwings and unleash a barrage of laser attacks on caught opponents.
In-Game Unlocking: Falco is initially an unlockable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Players can unlock him by completing specific in-game challenges or meeting certain criteria.
Trophies and Spirits: Falco has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Falco’s role in the Star Fox series and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: The inclusion of Falco in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to engage in battles featuring this iconic space pilot against fighters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Falco’s aerial combat focus, unique moveset, and connection to the Star Fox series make him a dynamic addition to the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.