This article is about Kirby's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Kirby.
Kirby's ability to copy fighters is totally unique! While he is light and can be launched easily, he can also jump up to five times in the air, so he has great recovery. Look for his new Stone transformation, too.
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

Kirby is a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was confirmed to return on June 12, 2018 during E3 2018.




  • Light, making him easy to KO.


Changes from SSBWU/3DS


Ground Attacks

Aerial Attacks

Grabs and Throws

Special Attacks

  • Stone now has a new form resembling a Sheikah treasure chest from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
    • Stone also has a faster start-up.
  • If Kirby copies an opponent, he will do a brief pose, which references his games where he does the same.
  • Kirby now can Inhale opponent projectiles to heal himself. He can now also spit them out as stars.


Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack: Punches the opponent twice, then unleashes a flurry of punches that end in a stronger one.
  • Forward Tilt: Does a spin kick which can be tilted.
  • Up Tilt: Stands on on foot and lifts the other quickly.
  • Down Tilt: Kicks forward, low to the ground.
  • Dash Attack: Kirby dashes forward with a fiery spiraling headbutt.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash: Pulls his foot back before powerfully kicking forward.
  • Up Smash: Does a backflip, kicking upwards.
  • Down Smash: Does a split and spins around.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Ledge Attack: Quickly climbs the edge and kicks in front of him.

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: Does a cartwheel.
  • Forward aerial: Kicks thrice in front of him.
  • Back aerial: Kicks backwards with both of his feet.
  • Up aerial: Kicks upward in a loop.
  • Down aerial: After charging for a split second, he spins around with his feet outstretched, hitting multliple times, like a drill.

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel: Punches opponent with his free hand.
  • Forward Throw: Based on Pile Driver from Kirby's Suplex ability. Lifts opponent, spins with them in the air, then body slams them on the ground.
  • Back Throw: Based on German Suplex from Kirby's Suplex ability. Lifts the opponent, then jumps backwards, slamming them on the ground.
  • Up Throw: Based on Air Drop from Kirby's Ninja ability. Flies upward with the opponent, disappearing from the stage for a moment, then comes back and slams the opponent on the ground.
  • Down Throw: Based on Fury Stomp from Kirby's Suplex ability. Lays the opponent on the ground then rapidly stomps them multiple times.

Special Moves


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

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added


Palette Swaps

800px-Kirby Palette (SSBU)


External links

06 Kirby – Super Smash Bros

06 Kirby – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate