Robin, 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. Robin made their debut in “Fire Emblem: Awakening,” released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2012.
Appearance: Robin’s appearance is customizable based on the player’s choices in “Fire Emblem: Awakening.” In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Robin is typically shown wearing their default outfit, which consists of a cloak, tunic, and a distinctive hat. Robin is also known for wielding the magical tome “Levin Sword.”
Abilities and Fighting Style: Robin is a unique fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate due to their use of both physical attacks and magical tomes. The Levin Sword provides powerful melee attacks, while tomes are used for various ranged magical attacks. Robin’s abilities also involve limited-use magic spells, which adds a strategic element to their playstyle.
- Neutral Special – Thunder: Robin charges and releases a lightning bolt. Can be charged to higher levels.
- Side Special – Arcfire: Conjures a ball of fire that traps opponents.
- Up Special – Elwind: Uses wind magic for recovery, propelling Robin upward.
- Down Special – Nosferatu: Drains health from opponents and heals Robin.
Final Smash – Pair Up: Robin’s Final Smash, “Pair Up,” involves summoning Chrom, the main character from “Fire Emblem: Awakening,” to deliver a powerful combination attack.
In-Game Unlocking: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Robin is available from the start and does not require unlocking through specific in-game challenges.
Trophies and Spirits: Robin has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about their role in Fire Emblem: Awakening, their abilities, and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: Robin’s inclusion in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate allows players to experience a unique blend of magical and melee combat. Players can engage in battles featuring Robin against characters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Robin represents the Fire Emblem series, contributing to the diverse cast of characters and showcasing the strategic depth associated with the franchise’s tactical gameplay.