Ike, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Fire Emblem series, a tactical role-playing game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. Ike first appeared in “Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance” for the Nintendo GameCube in 2005.
Appearance: Ike is a skilled swordsman with a distinct appearance characterized by his blue hair, heavy armor, and a two-handed sword named Ragnell. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Ike’s design is based on his appearance in the Fire Emblem series, featuring his signature attire and powerful sword.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Ike is a powerful and heavy-hitting swordfighter with a focus on strong, deliberate attacks. His fighting style is straightforward and emphasizes strength and reach. Ike’s moveset is designed around the use of Ragnell for both close-quarters combat and projectile attacks.
- Neutral Special – Eruption: Ike charges up and releases a powerful vertical flame attack.
- Side Special – Quick Draw: Ike dashes forward with a quick sword strike.
- Up Special – Aether: Ike performs a spinning leap, striking opponents multiple times before landing.
- Down Special – Counter: Ike counters enemy attacks with a powerful sword strike.
Final Smash – Great Aether: Ike’s Final Smash involves trapping caught opponents in a cinematic sequence where he unleashes a series of powerful sword strikes, ending with a massive blow from Ragnell.
In-Game Unlocking: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Ike is available as a starting character and does not need to be unlocked.
Trophies and Spirits: Ike has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Ike’s role in the Fire Emblem series and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: Ike’s inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to engage in battles featuring the skilled Fire Emblem swordsman against characters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Ike’s powerful sword swings and iconic moves make him a formidable and visually striking presence in the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.