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Event 1: Trouble King

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Event 1
Trouble King
Official description Fight Bowser in a classic Mushroom Kingdom clash!
Character(s) used Mario (2 stocks)
Opponent(s) Bowser (2 stocks)
Stage(s) Battlefield
Music Multi-Man Melee 2
Availability Starter

Trouble King is the 1st event match in Super Smash Bros. Melee. The player controls Mario, who must win a 2 stock match against a CPU Bowser on Battlefield with no time limit. When the match starts, Mario spawns at center of the main platform, and Bowser spawns above the topmost platform. Bowser is heavily handicapped and his AI is only level one.

This event has a successor in the form of Event 42: Trouble King 2. It received another follow-up in Super Smash Bros. Brawl with Event 1: Two Trouble Kings.

The track that plays in this match, Multi-Man Melee 2, is not used in any other event match until Event 51: The Showdown. In this regard, the two event matches can serve as bookends of the mode.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 迷惑大王 Annoying King
France French Roi de l'embrouille 1 Problem king 1
Germany German Die Wurzel allen Übels The Source of All Evil
Spain Spanish Un problema muy gordo A very fat problem
Italy Italian Re di Mushroom Kingdom King of the Mushroom Kingdom