Dragon Quest (universe)/Elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series

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The following content are media from the Dragon Quest universe that appeared throughout the Super Smash Bros. franchise. The latest game represented in this universe is Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age: Definitive Edition, released on September 27, 2019.

Media with elements appearing in the Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Dragon Quest[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game makes a cameo in Gigaslash.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The spells Sizz, Sizzle, Snooze, Heal, Zoom, and Hero's Command Selection first appeared in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Solo's alternate color scheme resembles the Hero from this game. His Slime earring is also replaced with a Metal Slime.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero's right victory pose references the first-person view battle screens from most Dragon Quest games, which began in this title.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Erdrick Equipment appears as a costume for the Mii Swordfighter.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Slime appears in one of the Hero's taunts, and in a victory screen.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Slime also appears as a headgear for the Mii Fighters.
  • Stage elements:
  • Spirits:
  • Music:
  • Misc:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Dragon Quest's series symbol is taken from the Mark of Erdrick, which first appeared in this game.

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line[edit]

  • Playable characters:
  • Stage:
  • Stage elements:
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate A Liquid Metal Slime appears as a spirit.

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The male Hero from this game, Erdrick (also referred to as Arusu), appears as a costume for the playable Hero.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero's neutral special Frizz along with its stronger variant, Frizzle, were introduced in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero's side special Zap along with its strongest variant, Kazap, were introduced in this game. The latter spell also appears in Hero's up victory pose.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The stronger variations of Hero's up special, Swoosh and Kaswoosh, were introduced in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Bang, Whack, Oomph, Acceleratle, Kaclang, and Bounce debuted in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Martial Artist class debuted in this game, and appears as a costume for the Mii Brawler.
  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mimics, enemies that first debuted in this game, make an appearance on Yggdrasil's Altar, sometimes replacing regular treasure chests.
  • Music:

Dragon Quest III Symphonic Suite[edit]

  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Roto": The orchestrated track of "Overture" arranged by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra was used for Hero's reveal trailer during E3 2019, although it is not available in the game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Adventure": The orchestrated track arranged by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra was also used for Hero's reveal trailer during E3 2019, although it is not available in the game.

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The male Hero from this game, commonly referred to as Solo, appears as a costume for the playable Hero.
  • Spirits:
  • Music:

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Gigaslash first appears in this manga, which was translated as Gigabreak.

Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game makes a cameo in Gigaslash.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Erdrick's alternate color scheme resembles the Hero from this game.
  • Spirits:

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation[edit]

Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation (Super Famicom)[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Martial Artist's clothes for the Mii Brawler were sourced from the remake's artworks.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero (DRAGON QUEST III) uses artwork from this game.

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game makes a cameo in Gigaslash.

Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game, commonly referred to as Eight, appears as a costume for the playable Hero.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Psyche Up debuted in this game.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Luminary's alternate color scheme resembles Angelo from this game.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "War Cry": The main battle theme.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate "Marching through the Fields": The overworld theme when riding a Great Sabrecat, uses the synthetized arrangement sourced from the 3DS version.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero (DRAGON QUEST VIII) uses artwork from this game.

Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker[edit]

Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (Nintendo DS)[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate King Slime and Hero (DRAGON QUEST IV) use artwork from this game.

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game makes a cameo in Gigaslash.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The first half of Hero's side tilt resembles Blockenspiel, which debuted in this title.

Dragon Quest: Monster Battle Road Victory[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The art used for Gigaslash, along with the unplayable heroes, are sourced from this game.

Fortune Street[edit]

Dragon Quest X[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game makes a cameo in Gigaslash.

Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line (Mobile)[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Liquid Metal Slime uses artwork from this game.

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest[edit]

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age[edit]

Worth noting is the fact that all content from Dragon Quest XI is instead said to be sourced from Dragon Quest XI S, the definitive version of the game initially released for the Nintendo Switch. The reason is likely because the only other Nintendo console that it released on, the Nintendo 3DS, was a Japan-only release. It was also done to promote the game before it was released.

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The Hero from this game, the Luminary (also referred to as Eleven), appears as a playable character in Ultimate, as the default costume for the Hero.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Veronica appears as a costume for the Mii Swordfighter.
  • Stage:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Yggdrasil's Altar: Takes its appearance from this game, with several landmarks and design elements taken from this specific appearance.
  • Stage elements:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Cetacea, a major character from the game, makes a cameo appearance on Yggdrasil's Altar.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate The main cast from Dragon Quest XI, barring the Hero himself, Cetacea, and Tockles appear as spirits.
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hero (DRAGON QUEST XI) uses artwork from this game.
  • Music:

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age: Definitive Edition[edit]

  • Playable characters:
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mitsuki Saiga, the Luminary's Japanese voice actress from this updated re-release, reprises her role in all regions.