This article is about the Inklings' appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Inklings.
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The Inklings are playable fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. They were revealed in the first teaser trailer for the game, which aired on March 8, 2018.




  • Inklings can only regenerate ink by holding down the "B" button while shielding or respawning.
  • When low on ink, the Inkling is unable to use special moves and its smash attacks become much weaker in both damage and knockback.



Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack: Inkling punches forth, then throws out a kick, and then fires several ink projectiles from their Splattershot, finishing with a thrust of the Splattershot.
  • Forward Tilt:
  • Up Tilt:
  • Down Tilt:
  • Dash Attack: Inkling rams forwards with their shoulder.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash: The Inkling swings an Inkbrush forwards.
  • Up Smash: The Inkling fires a Blaster upwards, setting off an explosion of ink overhead.
  • Down Smash: The Inkling swings a Slosher to each side.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Ledge Attack:

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: The Inkling turns upside down and spins around with their legs extended.
  • Forward aerial: The Inkling kicks forwards with both legs.
  • Back aerial: The Inkling swings their Splattershot behind them.
  • Up aerial: Kicks overhead twice.
  • Down aerial:

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw: The Inkling blasts the opponent away with the Splattershot.
  • Back Throw: The Inkling takes on their squid form and hurls the opponent backwards.
  • Up Throw:
  • Down Throw: The Inkling slams the opponent into the ground.

Special Moves


  • Up Taunt:
  • Down Taunt:
  • Side Taunt:

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added


Palette Swaps


External links

Reveal Trailer:

64- Inkling – Super Smash Bros Ultimate Gameplay Video

64- Inkling – Super Smash Bros Ultimate Gameplay Video. Ultimate