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This article is about the Assist Trophy from Brawl. For the trophy based on the Rayman character, see List of SSB4 trophies (Others).
Barbara the Bat
Barbara in Jam with the Band.
Universe Jam with the Band
Debut Daigasso! Band Brothers (2004) Japan
Smash Bros. appearances Brawl


Most recent non-Smash appearance Daigasso! Band Brothers P (2013) Japan
Console/platform of origin Nintendo DS
Species Bat
Gender Female
Designed by Noriko Kitamura

Barbara (バーバラ, Barbara), whose full name is Barbara the Bat, is the mascot of the Jam with the Band series.


Barbara, as she appears in Jam with the Band.

Barbara debuted in the Japan-only game Daigasso! Band Brothers. She is the manager of the music store, Great Barbara (GB) Music, in Waruwaru Town, and an avid guitar player. She guides the player throughout the game and possesses a rather arrogant personality. She also appears in the Nintendo DS game Master of Illusion as owner of the magic shop.

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Barbara appears as a trophy and an Assist Trophy.

As an Assist Trophy[edit]

Barbara in gameplay in Brawl.

Barbara can be unlocked as an Assist Trophy after collecting 25 CDs. Her attack is similar to Donkey Kong's Konga Beat. Upon appearing she remains in place for a few seconds, playing her guitar which produces musical shockwaves that damage the summoner's opponents and cause reasonable knockback. Her last soundwave has a bigger range and damage.


The Barbara trophy from Brawl.

The manager of the music store GB Music in Waruwaru Town--her real name is Barbara the Bat. She leads the player through the game, showing her arrogant attitude as she cracks the whip at others but pampers herself. Her little brother's name is Tingtin the Bat. By the way, the "GB" in the name of her store stands for "Great Barbara," NOT "Game Boy."

Nintendo DS: Daigasso! Band Brothers (Japan Only)
Nintendo DS: Master of Illusion

In Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

As a costume[edit]

A Mii Gunner wearing the Barbara the Bat Wig.

Barbara serves as the basis for the Barbara the Bat Wig headgear for the Mii Fighters.


Barbara appears as a trophy exclusive to Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

The Barbara trophy from for 3DS.

As the manager of a slightly dubious talent agency, Barbara's always looking for people who want to join a band. She'll even teach you to play—whether you ask her or not. It's best to let her think she's taking advantage of you, even if she really isn't. Her hidden theme music really illustrates the contrast of darkness and light in her soul...or something.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

As a costume[edit]

Barbara the Bat Wig.

The Barbara the Bat Wig headgear returns for the Mii Fighters.


Barbara also appears as an Ace-class primary spirit.

Barbara can be summoned using the cores of Rouge the Bat, Prince Saruno, and one Grab type.

No. Image Name Type Class Slots Base Power Max Power Base Attack Max Attack Base Defense Max Defense Ability Series
Barbara the Bat
★★★ 3 2675 8047 1525 4587 1150 3460 No Effect Jam with the Band Series


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese バーバラ・バット, Barbara Bat
UK English Barbara the Bat
France French Barbara the Bat
Germany German Barbara the Bat
Spain Spanish Barbara the Bat
Italy Italian Barbara the Bat
China Chinese Barbara the Bat
South Korea Korean 바바라 배트, Barbara Bat
Netherlands Dutch Barbara the Bat
Russia Russian Летучая мышь Барбара


  • If Barbara is summoned while the game's speed is at 1.5x, she will disappear before the music has a chance to finish.

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