Morton Koopa Jr., one of the Koopalings in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Mario series. The Koopalings are a group of seven Koopa siblings who serve as loyal minions to Bowser, the primary antagonist of the Mario franchise.
Appearance: Morton Koopa Jr. is depicted as a large and burly Koopaling with a star-shaped birthmark on his right eye. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, his design is faithful to his appearance in the Mario series, featuring his unique features and Koopaling shell.
Abilities and Fighting Style: As one of the Koopalings, Morton Koopa Jr. shares a similar set of abilities and a fighting style with the other members of the group. His attacks involve using his wand for magical moves, performing acrobatic flips, and utilizing his shell for defensive maneuvers.
- Neutral Special – Clown Cannon: Fires a cannonball from the Clown Car.
- Side Special – Mechakoopa: Drops a wind-up explosive toy that walks along the ground.
- Up Special – Propeller Jet: Activates a propeller on the Clown Car for vertical recovery.
- Down Special – Abandon Ship: Exits the Clown Car briefly, leaving it vulnerable, but Morton himself is invincible during this move.
Final Smash – Shadow Mario Paint: Morton Koopa Jr.’s Final Smash involves trapping caught opponents in a cinematic sequence where he summons Shadow Mario, who then uses the Magic Paintbrush to create chaos.
In-Game Unlocking: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, the Koopalings, including Morton, are available from the start and do not require unlocking through specific in-game challenges.
Trophies and Spirits: Morton Koopa Jr., as part of the Koopalings, has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about the Koopalings’ roles in the Mario series and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: Morton Koopa Jr.’s inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to play as one of Bowser’s iconic minions. Players can engage in battles featuring Morton against characters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Morton’s unique moveset and the incorporation of Koopaling-themed attacks add a playful and mischievous touch to the diverse roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.