Confirmed character roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The E3 Direct revealed the full character roster for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Switch. Ridley makes the cut!

The E3 2018 Nintendo Direct has finally given us a look at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in action. As usual a whole host of Nintendo characters are hopping into the fray. Each game brings back some old fighters, but in the case of Ultimate we're getting every single Smash Bros. fighter back in the game.

Want to know every stage confirmed for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, too? Look no further, friends.

Which characters are confirmed for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate includes every single character that has ever been playable in the Super Smash Bros. series whether they were DLC or only appeared once. Yes that means even Pichu is back. Some Characters like Dark Pit and Lucina are now called Echo Fighters as they behave similarly to other characters in the game. In case you've missed who's been in Smash before, here's the full list of confirmed new characters and all the returning fighters.

New characters:

  • Inkling Girl/Boy
  • Ridley
  • Daisy (Echo Fighter - Peach)
  • BotW Link (new abilities - remote bombs, twin arrows etc.)
  • King K. Rool
  • Simon Belmont
  • Richter Belmont (Echo Fighter - Simon Belmont)
  • Chrom (Echo Fighter - Roy)
  • Dark Samus (Echo Fighter - Samus)
  • Isabelle (Clone of Villager)
  • Ken (Echo Fighter - Ryu)
  • Incineroar
  • Piranha Plant (Preorder bonus)
  • Joker (DLC)

Here's every character we have confirmed so far:

  • Bayonetta
  • Bowser
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Captain Falcon
  • Charizard
  • Chrom (Echo Fighter - Roy)
  • Cloud
  • Corrin
  • Dark Pit (Echo Fighter - Pit)
  • Dark Samus (Echo Fighter - Samus)
  • Diddy Kong
  • Donkey Kong
  • Dr. Mario
  • Duck Hunt
  • Falco
  • Fox
  • Ganondorf
  • Greninja
  • Ice Climbers
  • Ike
  • Incineroar
  • Inklling
  • Isabelle
  • Ivysaur
  • Jigglypuff
  • Joker (DLC)
  • Ken (Echo Fighter - Ryu)
  • King Dedede
  • King K. Rool
  • Kirby
  • Link
  • Little Mac
  • Lucario
  • Lucina (Echo Fighter - Marth)
  • Luigi
  • Mario
  • Marth
  • Mega-Man
  • Meta Knight
  • Mewtwo
  • Mii Brawler
  • Mii Gunner
  • Mii Sword Fighter
  • Mr. Game & Watch
  • Ness
  • Olimar
  • Pac-Man
  • Palutena
  • Peach
  • Pichu
  • Pikachu
  • Piranha Plant (pre-order bonus)
  • Pit
  • Pokemon Trainer
  • Richter Belmont (Echo Fighter - Simon Belmont)
  • Ridley
  • R.O.B.
  • Robin
  • Rosalina
  • Roy
  • Ryu
  • Samus
  • Sheik
  • Shulk
  • Simon Belmont
  • Snake
  • Sonic
  • Squirtle
  • Toon Link
  • Villager
  • Wario
  • Wii Fit Trainer
  • Wolf
  • Yoshi
  • Young Link
  • Zelda
  • Zero Suit Samus

The original full list was revealed in the Nintendo Direct at E3 which you can view below:

Wow! What an epic number of fighters. There are a huge number of new assist trophies, stages and more so stay tuned to our E3 coverage for all your news on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Associate Editor

Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video games stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at, or catch him on Twitter.


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