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This article is about Samus' appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Samus.
With her Charge Shot, Missile, and Bomb, Samus has three different projectiles to keep her opponents in check from a distance. When fully charged up, her Charge Shot is quite powerful. For her Final Smash, she launches a wide laser beam that can be moved up and down!
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

Samus is a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Her return was hinted in the first teaser trailer in March 2018 before being officially confirmed at the E3 2018 Conference on June 12, 2018. Samus' appearance in this game is modelled after her appearance in Metroid: Samus Returns.

Attributes

Strengths

Weaknesses

Summary

Changes from SSBWU/3DS

Attributes

  • Has a faster roll now.

Ground Attacks

Aerial Attacks

  • Down aerial has faster start-up.

Grabs and Throws

  • Samus has a new up throw.

Special Attacks

  • Charge Shot can now be charged in midair instead of being released. It can also be cancelled in midair, though doing so is riskier than cancelling it on the ground.

Moveset

Ground Attacks

Normal

  • Neutral Attack: Throws a punch, then swings her arm cannon.
  • Forward Tilt: Performs a roundhouse kick.
  • Up Tilt: Lifts her leg greatly, then slams it on the ground in front of her.
  • Down Tilt: Causes an explosion in front of her using her arm cannon.
  • Dash Attack: As she runs, her booster goes off and she rams into the enemy.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash: Thrusts her am cannon forward. There is an explosion at the end of the attack.
  • Up Smash: Causes five explosions above her in an arch.
  • Down Smash: A legsweep.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front): Swings her arm cannon in front of herself and then fires a blast behind herself.
  • Floor Attack (Back): Performs a low-level roundhouse kick.
  • Floor Attack (Trip): Performs a shin kick in front of herself and then fires a blast behind herself.
  • Ledge Attack: Performs a legsweep while climbing up.

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: She spins horizontally once while kicking with one leg.
  • Forward aerial: Causes five explosions in front of her.
  • Back aerial: Kicks backwards.
  • Up aerial: Spins in a drill-like fashion with her legs pointed upwards.
  • Down aerial: Swings her arm cannon in a downwards arc.

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel: Smacks the opponent in the face.
  • Forward Throw: Hurls opponent forward.
  • Back Throw: Hurls opponent backwards.
  • Up Throw: Samus uses her arm cannon to blast the opponent upwards.
  • Down Throw: Swings her arm cannon in a downwards arc.

Special Moves

Samus's Special Moves
SSB Melee Brawl SSBWU/3DS Ultimate
Standard Special Charge Shot
Side Special Missile
Up Special Screw Attack
Down Special Bomb
Final Smash Zero Laser

Taunts

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

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added

Trophies

Palette Swaps

800px-Samus Palette (SSBU)

Gallery

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