Zero Suit Samus, a character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, originates from the Metroid series, a sci-fi action-adventure franchise developed by Nintendo. Zero Suit Samus is the alter ego of Samus Aran when she is not wearing her Power Suit.
Appearance: Zero Suit Samus is depicted as Samus Aran without her Power Suit, revealing her blue jumpsuit, and is equipped with a Paralyzer, a handheld stun pistol. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Zero Suit Samus’s appearance is based on her design in the Metroid series.
Abilities and Fighting Style: Zero Suit Samus is a fast and agile character, emphasizing speed and acrobatics. Without the Power Suit, she relies on hand-to-hand combat, kicks, and the use of the Paralyzer for ranged attacks. Zero Suit Samus is known for her quick movements and aerial prowess, allowing her to perform complex combos.
- Neutral Special – Paralyzer: Fires a projectile that can stun opponents.
- Side Special – Plasma Whip: Performs a whip attack with electric properties.
- Up Special – Boost Kick: Executes a series of rapid kicks, serving as her recovery move.
- Down Special – Flip Jump: Flips in the air, providing evasion and a meteor-smashing kick if used near opponents.
Final Smash – Power Suit Samus: Zero Suit Samus’s Final Smash, “Power Suit Samus,” involves calling in her Gunship to transform back into Power Suit Samus. In this form, she unleashes a powerful laser attack on opponents.
In-Game Unlocking: In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Zero Suit Samus is available from the start and does not require unlocking through specific in-game challenges.
Trophies and Spirits: Zero Suit Samus has associated trophies and spirits in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. These collectibles provide additional information about her role in the Metroid series, her skills as a bounty hunter, and various poses or scenes.
Crossover Gameplay: Zero Suit Samus contributes to the crossover gameplay of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate by representing the Metroid series in her agile and combat-focused form. Players can engage in battles featuring Zero Suit Samus against characters from different Nintendo franchises and beyond. Her unique fighting style and Final Smash showcase the adaptability and versatility of the character within the context of the Smash Bros. universe.