Palutena (パルテナ, Parutena) is a character from the Kid Icarus series. She appears in Pit's Final Smash, Palutena's Army, where an image of her forms in the background while centurions attack opponents. Pit's bow and arrows are named after her.
In SSE, Pit is seen in Skyworld watching Kirby and Mario fighting in the Midair Stadium courtesy of a Reflecting Pool. When he sees the Subspace Bomb being detonated, Palutena appears. She gives Pit her sacred bow and sends Pit to help save the World of Trophies from the Subspace Army. Palutena is the only character in the Brawl who is neither playable nor a villain.
Palutena's trophy is unlocked after clearing the "Cleaning House in Skyworld" event.
The ruling goddess of Angel Land. Palutena showered the earth with rays of light, using her powers for the good of mankind. But Medusa, who in her hate for mankind was banished to the underworld, makes war on Palutena and wins, capturing and holding the goddess deep within a temple. Palutena entrusts Pit with a sacred bow and the task of defeating Medusa.