Event 1: Trouble King
| Event 1|
|Official description||Fight Bowser in a classic Mushroom Kingdom clash!|
|Character(s) used||Mario (2 stocks)|
|Opponent(s)||Bowser (2 stocks)|
|Music||Multi-Man Melee 2|
The player controls Mario, who must win a 2 stock match against a CPU Bowser on the Battlefield stage. The event match features no time limit. Bowser is heavily handicapped and his artificial intelligence is set to Level 1.
When the match starts, Mario spawns at the center of the main platform, while Bowser spawns on the top soft platform.
Names in other languages
- This event match 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 music 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.