Bowser (SSB4)/Back throw

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Hitbox visualization showing Bowser's back throw.

Overview[edit]

Bowser throws the opponent behind himself in a sideways motion. It is a relatively strong throw, dealing 12% damage with enough knockback scaling to KO near the edge of Final Destination at around 135%, while also possessing high enough base knockback to force opponents offstage at any percentage. It has the exact same properties as his forward throw, though with the difference that it releases the opponent notably faster; this essentially makes Bowser's back throw tie with it as his strongest throw, and gives him two KO throws to work with, enabling him to reliably KO grabbed opponents at high percentages regardless of his position on the stage.

Hitboxes[edit]

Hitbox type Damage Angle Base knockback Knockback scaling Fixed knockback value Weight dependent
Throw 12% 45° 60 66 0 Yes

Timing[edit]

The speed of this throw depends on the opponent's weight.

Invincible 1-8
Throw 19
Animation length 38
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Throw point


This move in SSBM This move in SSBB This move in SSB4 This move in SSBU Bowser's moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2) · Forward tilt · Up tilt · Down tilt · Dash attack · Forward smash · Up smash · Down smash
Neutral aerial · Forward aerial · Back aerial · Up aerial · Down aerial
Grab · Pummel · Forward throw · Back throw · Up throw · Down throw
Floor attack (front) · Floor attack (back) · Floor attack (trip) · Edge attack
Neutral special (def · c1 · c2) · Side special (def · c1 · c2) · Up special (def · c1 · c2) · Down special (def · c1 · c2) · Final Smash