Kirby, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Kirby series, a popular franchise developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. Kirby first appeared in the game “Kirby’s Dream Land” for the Game Boy in 1992.
Appearance: Kirby is a small, pink, round creature with large eyes and a smiling expression. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Kirby’s design is faithful to his appearance in the Kirby series, featuring his signature pink color and ability to copy the appearance of characters he inhales.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Kirby is known for his unique ability to inhale opponents and copy their abilities. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he retains this ability and can use various moves based on the character he copies. Kirby’s fighting style is versatile, with a mix of quick, aerial attacks and the ability to transform based on the situation.
- Neutral Special – Inhale: Kirby inhales opponents, and depending on the character, gains their ability or can spit them out as a star.
- Side Special – Hammer Flip: Kirby charges up a powerful hammer swing that can deal significant damage.
- Up Special – Final Cutter: Kirby performs an upward slash, followed by a descending shockwave.
- Down Special – Stone: Kirby transforms into a heavy object, falling straight down and damaging opponents upon impact.
Final Smash – Ultra Sword: Kirby’s Final Smash involves summoning a gigantic sword and unleashing powerful sword slashes on caught opponents.
In-Game Unlocking: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Kirby is available from the start and does not require unlocking through specific in-game challenges.
Trophies and Spirits: Kirby has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about Kirby’s adventures and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: Kirby’s inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to experience battles featuring the lovable character against a diverse roster of characters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Kirby’s unique ability to copy opponents’ powers makes him a versatile and adaptable fighter in the game.