Fox, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Star Fox series, a popular space shooter franchise developed by Nintendo. Fox McCloud made his debut in the game Star Fox, released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in 1993.
Appearance: Fox McCloud is an anthropomorphic fox and the leader of the Star Fox team. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Fox’s appearance is based on his design from the Star Fox series, featuring a pilot suit, boots, and a headset.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Fox is known for his agility and speed. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he is a fast and nimble character with quick attacks. His fighting style incorporates a mix of melee strikes and blaster shots, reflecting his background as a skilled pilot and space mercenary.
- Neutral Special – Blaster: Fox shoots his handheld blaster to attack opponents from a distance.
- Side Special – Fox Illusion: Fox performs a quick dashing attack, passing through opponents.
- Up Special – Fire Fox: Fox charges up and launches himself into the air while surrounded by flames, providing vertical recovery.
- Down Special – Reflector: Fox activates a reflector shield that not only deflects projectiles but also damages nearby opponents.
Final Smash – Team Star Fox: Fox’s Final Smash involves calling in his teammates, Falco Lombardi and Peppy Hare, to pilot their Arwings and unleash a barrage of laser attacks on caught opponents.
In-Game Unlocking: Fox is available as a starting character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and does not need to be unlocked.
Trophies and Spirits: Fox has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Fox’s role in the Star Fox series and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: The inclusion of Fox in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to engage in battles featuring this iconic space pilot against fighters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Fox’s speed, agility, and blaster attacks make him a versatile and engaging character on the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.