Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
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Super Smash Bros For Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (大乱闘 スマッシュ ブラザーズ For 3DS Wii U Great Fray Smash Brothers For 3DS and Wii U) and unofficially known as Super Smash Bros. 4 are the fourth and fifth games in the Super Smash Bros. series, both released in 2014. Although many fans consider them to be the same game, Masahiro Sakurai confirmed the 3DS version is the fourth installment and the Wii U version is the fifth installment. Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is the first game in the series for a handheld system; while Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is the first to be in HD.
Ness returns as a playable character in both games, being an unlockable character in the 3DS version, and a default character in the Wii U version. Lucas returns from Brawl, as a downloadable character released on June 14th, 2015. With the addition of customizable characters, Ness gains new possible special moves, some of them, like PK Freeze, coming directly from Lucas' moveset. Additionally, both characters gain new alternate outfits. A demo of EarthBound also appears as a Masterpiece.
Common to Both Games
51 characters are playable in the games. Bold denotes EarthBound characters, italics denotes an unlockable character, and 3DS denotes an unlockable character in the 3DS version only:
- Sheik (Now a separate character from Zelda)
- Ganondorf 3DS
- Zero Suit Samus(Now a separate character from Samus)
- Jigglypuff 3DS
- Ness 3DS
- Captain Falcon 3DS
In addition to the characters above, 5 characters were also released as paid DLC:
- Mewtwo (released April 28, 2015)
- Lucas (released June 14, 2015)
- Roy (released June 14, 2015)
- Ryu (released June 14, 2015)
- Cloud (released December 15, 2015)
- Bayonetta (released February 3, 2016)
- Corrin (released February 3, 2016)
Unova Pokémon League
Flat Zone 2
Reset Bomb Forest
Green Hill Zone
Wii U version
Mushroom Kingdom U
Mario Circuit (Brawl)
Kongo Jungle 64
Bridge of Eldin
Port Town Aero Dive
The Great Cave Offensive
Orbital Gate Assault
Kalos Pokémon League
Pokémon Stadium 2
Flat Zone X
Garden of Hope
Town and City
Wii Fit Studio
Windy Hill Zone
Miiverse (added in version 1.0.8)
- Final Destination
- Boxing Ring
- Duck Hunt (added in version 1.1.1 for the 3DS version)
- Gaur Plain
- Wily Castle
- Peach's Castle 64
- Super Mario Maker
- Hyrule Castle 64
- Pirate Ship (Wii U version only)
- Dream Land 64
- Suzaku Castle
- Umbra Clock Tower
Jeff reprises his role of being an assist trophy, while Starman appears as a new Assist Trophy. Jeff fires bottle rockets at enemies as before, while Starman shoots PK Beam at fighters and teleports around the stage.
A Ness amiibo figure was released on May 29th, 2015. In addition to Ness, a Lucas amiibo was released on December 17, 2015 in Japan, and January 22, 2016 in the U.S.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Flying Man will occasionally appear and help the player who touches him first by attacking the other fighters. When defeated, a grave appears near their house - and only a maximum of five can appear in a single battle, like both the games in which they appear.
Five other objects or characters sometimes appear as platforms: Mobile Sprout, Dungeon Man, the Sky Runner, iron octopus statues (appearing as iron pencil statues in the English version of EarthBound ), and giant tomatoes seen in the EarthBound version of Magicant.
- Ninten leaving his house with his dog, Mick
- Ninten finding Lloyd in a trash can
- Ness and Paula walking around Threed during the zombie invasion
- Ness and his party in Lumine Hall - the text reads "I'm Ness..."
- Ness and his party entering the Phase Distorter in Saturn Valley
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
A 5 minute demo version of Earthbound is unlocked when a score of over 1969 ft. is achieved in Home-Run Contest mode.
Three new remixes were made for the games: Magicant/Eight Melodies, Smiles and Tears, and Onett/Winters Theme. Other remixes that return:
- Onett - reverted to the Melee version and renamed from "Mother"
- Pollyanna (I Believe in You) - renamed from "Mother 2"
- Mother 3 Love Theme
- Unfounded Revenge/Smashing Song of Praise
- Porky's Theme
|From Both Games|
|Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS|
|Super Smash Bros. for Wii U|
- Oddly any EarthBound reference that was changed in localization in their original games was left unchanged in this game, notably the Psycho Car and Pencil Statue were left as the Devil Car and Octopus Statue respectively.
- This is the first Super Smash Bros. game to have a stage based on a location from EarthBound Beginnings.
- Additionally the 3DS version is the last game to introduce a new EarthBound series stage.
Onett • Fourside • New Pork City • Magicant
Mr. Saturn • Franklin Badge • Ramblin' Evil Mushroom
Jeff • Starman
Trophies • Stickers • Spirits