This article is about King K. Rool's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see King K. Rool.
With long-distance special moves like the Blunderbuss, and counter moves like Stomach Attack, he is a versatile fighter. His Final Smash, Blast-O-Matic, was apparently a weapon created to destroy DK Island...
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

King K. Rool is a newcomer fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was confirmed during the August 8th Smash direct.



  • Extreme weight.


  • Many special moves have slow startup.
    • Projectiles are relatively slow: making them ineffective at long ranges.
  • Large hitbox.



Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack: Swipes with his claws twice.
  • Forward Tilt: A strong punch forward.
  • Up Tilt:
  • Down Tilt:
  • Dash Attack: A belly charge with super armor.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash: K.rool uses his boxing glove from Donkey Kong 64
  • Up Smash:
  • Down Smash:

Other attacks

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

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: Extends his body, having a hitbox all around.
  • Forward aerial: A dropkick with a large amount of knock back.
  • Back aerial: A slow arm swing behind him, like Ganondorf's forward air.
  • Up aerial: A quick headbutt upwardst.
  • Down aerial: A strong stomp downward that spikes.

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw:
  • Back Throw: K. Rool drags his opponent across the ground and throws the backwards.
  • Up Throw: K. Rool heaves the opponent on his back and flies off top the top of the screen and comes back down, sending the enemy with vertical knockback.
  • Down Throw:

Special Moves

King K. Rool's Special Moves
Standard Special Blunderbuss
Side Special
Up Special
Down Special Stomach Attack
Final Smash Blast-O-Matic


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

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses:

1: Spins around, flips his cape and points forward.

In competitive play

To be added


Palette Swaps



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