Family Ties
Family Ties Event Icon
Official description Your big, bad dad wants to show you the ropes of being a villain. Back him up as he takes on those pesky brothers!
Character(s) used Bowser Jr. (1 stock)
Allies Giant Bowser (1 stock)
Opponent(s) Mario (1 stock)
Luigi (1 stock)
Stage(s) Mario Galaxy
Music Fortress Boss (Super Mario World)
Objective for Reward Clear on normal difficulty or higher within 30 seconds.
Reward Bob-omb Drill
Availability Clear The King Strikes Back

Family Ties is a single-player event match in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. In it, the player controls Bowser Jr., aided by a Giant Bowser, and must defeat Mario and Luigi in a one-stock match.


This event is unlocked by clearing The King Strikes Back. Completing the event unlocks the left path.

Completing the event on normal or hard difficulty within 30 seconds awards a Bob-omb Drill equipment.


  • The music used in this event, Fortress Boss (Super Mario World), normally plays on Mushroom Kingdom U, rather than Mario Galaxy.