Downloadable content (SSBU)

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For downloadable content available in this game's predecessor, see Downloadable content (SSB4). For general info, see Downloadable content.

In the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct on November 1st, 2018, series director Masahiro Sakurai confirmed that paid DLC would be available for Ultimate. The content comes in the form of five Challenger Pack bundles, each containing one entirely unique fighter, one stage, and several music tracks. These bundles, which are also available through a complete pack known as the Fighters Pass, are currently being released periodically through February 2020. Additionally, Piranha Plant was available for free as a limited time early purchase bonus, and is currently available for purchase separate from the Fighters Pass. On November 6th, 2018, Sakurai announced on his Twitter account that the DLC line-up was finalized, and that potential fighters were proposed by Nintendo, with Sakurai passing final approval on them.[1]

During the Nintendo Direct on September 4th, 2019, Sakurai revealed that more DLC fighters are set to be in production after the Fighters Pass, due to Ultimate's strong sales.[2] It is currently unknown how many fighters will be released. As with before, Nintendo proposed the potential fighters and Sakurai passed final approval.[3]

Updates[edit]

Updates to the game are downloadable at no extra cost. The game must be updated to the latest version to purchase DLC, which is done automatically after starting the game from the system's main menu. Most updates also adjust game balance and mechanics, while fixing glitches and other errors as well. Changelogs for all updates are available at the links above.

As with any other game, DLC data is added via free updates. Completing a transaction to receive DLC is merely a "ticket" to grant access to said content. What this means is that DLC not purchased in an updated version is still technically installed but locked, and thus is accessible indirectly. Content that is locked can be seen and played against with opponents connecting via a system that has paid for the DLC (within Wireless and Online modes). Aside from this, locked content can also be seen using amiibo as Figure Players, and saving uploaded or shared replays.

Fighters[edit]

MarioSymbol.svg PiranhaPlantHeadSSBU.png Piranha Plant (January 29th, 2019)
Newcomer Piranha Plant was revealed as the first DLC fighter in Ultimate on November 1st, 2018, and was released on January 29th, 2019. It was available as a free bonus until January 31st, 2019 to anyone who purchased the digital version of Ultimate or registered their physical version with My Nintendo. While Piranha Plant is not part of the Fighters Pass or any Challenger Pack, it was made available for purchase separately on February 1st, 2019.
PersonaSymbol.svg JokerHeadSSBU.png Joker (April 17th, 2019)
Newcomer Joker from Persona 5 was announced as the second DLC fighter during The Game Awards 2018 on December 6th, 2018. He is the first playable character included with the Fighters Pass. As part of Challenger Pack 1, his accompanying stage is Mementos, and features music from Persona 5 as well as Persona 3, Persona 4, and Revelations: Persona. He was made available for purchase on April 17th, 2019.
DragonQuestSymbol.svg HeroHeadSSBU.png Hero (July 30th, 2019)
Four protagonists from Dragon Quest serving as a single newcomer under the generic name Hero were announced as the third DLC fighter during Nintendo's E3 2019 Direct on June 11th, 2019 and was released on July 30th, 2019. As part of Challenger Pack 2, their accompanying stage is Yggdrasil's Altar and features music from Dragon Quest 11, Dragon Quest 3, Dragon Quest 4, and Dragon Quest 8.
BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg Banjo&KazooieHeadSSBU.png Banjo & Kazooie (September 4th, 2019)
Newcomers Banjo & Kazooie from the Banjo-Kazooie series were announced as the fourth DLC fighter during Nintendo's E3 2019 Direct on June 11th, 2019 and were released on September 4th, 2019. As part of Challenger Pack 3, their accompanying stage is Spiral Mountain, and features music from Banjo-Kazooie.
FatalFurySymbol.svg TerryHeadSSBU.png Terry (November 6th, 2019)
Newcomer Terry Bogard from the Fatal Fury series was announced as the fifth DLC fighter during Nintendo's September 2019 Direct, on September 4th, 2019 and was released on November 6th, 2019. As part of Challenger Pack 4, his accompanying stage is King of Fighters Stadium, and features music from various SNK franchises, which includes Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters.
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg RandomHeadSSB4-U.png Challenger Pack 5 Fighter (TBA)
In addition, there is one more character that is part of the Fighters Pass, although their identity is currently unknown. They are expected to be released in or before February 2020.
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg RandomHeadSSB4-U.png Other DLC Fighters
In addition, more characters beyond the Fighters Pass are confirmed to be in development. The number of further characters, as well as their identities and release dates, remain unannounced.

Just like in Smash 4, DLC characters (with the exception of Piranha Plant) have no unique Palutena's Guidance conversations and instead use the generic one.

Stages[edit]

PersonaSymbol.svg Mementos (April 17th, 2019)
Mementos comes as a set with Joker as part of Challenger Pack 1. Mementos has one main platform with a slant in the middle similar to Meta Crystal, with one platform over the center and another over the left side. Trains periodically appear in the background, the set below the stage being able to damage fighters. Occasionally, a large triangle-shaped wall appears at the top or on the sides of the stage. The trains and the walls will never appear at the same time.
  • If a song from Persona 3 or Persona 4 is playing during a match, the color scheme of Mementos will change from red to blue or yellow respectively, the respective primary colors for each game. The decoration in the background also changes to either a moon or the streaks found in Persona 4's UI. If Joker wins a match with the alternate music, the victory pose screen and subsequent music change accordingly to the ones found in the home series.
DragonQuestSymbol.svg Yggdrasil's Altar (July 30th, 2019)
Yggdrasil's Altar comes as a set with the Hero as part of Challenger Pack 2. It consists of a flat main platform that travels over the world of Erdrea, with smaller platforms appearing on occasion. Treasure chests may appear on one of these platforms, opening them will release an item. However, these chests may sometimes be Mimics that can damage fighters, defeating them will cause them to drop an item.
BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg Spiral Mountain (September 4th, 2019)
Spiral Mountain comes as a set with Banjo & Kazooie as part of Challenger Pack 3. The fight takes place on the peak of the titular mountain. The stage will rotate every so often, which determines whether or not fighters can stand on the slope of the mountain. Soft platforms and a bridge to Gruntilda's Lair will also appear on occasion.
FatalFurySymbol.svg King of Fighters Stadium (November 6th, 2019)
The King of Fighters Stadium comes as a set with Terry as part of Challenger Pack 4. It is a stadium based on "The King of Fighters" tournament, the stage is completely flat, and there are no bottom blast zones. The blast zones on the sides are blocked off by an invisible wall that can be broken when opponent are given high enough knockback.
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Challenger Pack 5 Stage (TBA)
In addition, one more stage is known to be released in the future as part of the Fighters Pass, though what the stage is and when it will release is currently unknown.

Modes[edit]

  • DLC Spirits (April 17th, 2019)
    • Houses spirit battles for the spirits originating from Universes introduced through DLC.
  • Stage Builder (April 17th, 2019)
    • A returning mode from Brawl and for Wii U.
  • Video Editor (April 17th, 2019)
    • In the Video Editor, multiple replays can be modified and strung together to create a full video.
    • Version 4.0.0 allows players to add screenshots to their videos.
  • Shared Content (April 17th, 2019)
    • Shared Content enables sharing, downloading, and liking Stage Builder levels, Mii Fighters, and videos created by other users.
    • Version 4.0.0 allows players to play videos consecutively.
    • Version 5.0.0 allows players to customize the movesets of uploaded Mii Fighters
  • VR (May 31st, 2019)
    • Compatibility with the Nintendo Labo Virtual Reality was added in the 3.1 update, allowing players to view certain stages in a full 360 degrees.
  • Spectator Mode (July 30th, 2019)
    • A returning mode from Brawl and Smash 4, you can bet for prediction points that can be used to purchase items.
  • Online Tourney and Event Tourney (July 30th, 2019)
    • A returning mode from Smash for Wii U, the rules are preset, with special event tourneys being held from time to time.
  • Home-Run Contest (September 4th, 2019)
    • A returning mode from Melee, Brawl, and Smash 4. Added in the 5.0 update, Home Run Contest has been stated to be, at the moment, the last mode added to Ultimate.

Mii Costumes[edit]

Additional costumes for the Mii Fighters are available as paid DLC, with a total of 39 pieces of headgear and outfits as of Round 4 of DLC Mii Costumes.

(December 7th, 2018)

The only DLC Mii costume not already available for purchase is the Rex wig and outfit based on Rex from Xenoblade Chronicles 2, obtained as a bonus for purchasing the Fighters Pass.
Costume Build
XenobladeSymbol.svg Rex Wig, Rex Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)

Round 1[edit]

(April 17th, 2019)

The first wave of Mii Fighter outfits was among the first available DLC for Ultimate. It features costumes from the Persona series, as well as the returning Sonic series costumes from Smash 4.
Costume Build
PersonaSymbol.svg Morgana Hat All types (headgear)
PersonaSymbol.svg Persona 4 Protagonist Wig, Persona 4 Protagonist Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
PersonaSymbol.svg Teddie Hat All types (headgear)
PersonaSymbol.svg Persona 3 Protagonist Wig, Persona 3 Protagonist Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SonicSymbol.svg Tails Wig, Tails Outfit Mii Gunner (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SonicSymbol.svg Knuckles Wig, Knuckles Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)

Round 2[edit]

(July 30th, 2019)

The second wave of Mii Fighter outfits features costumes from the Dragon Quest series.
Costume Build
DragonQuestSymbol.svg Veronica's Hat, Veronica's Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
DragonQuestSymbol.svg Erdrick's Helmet, Erdrick's Armour Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
DragonQuestSymbol.svg Martial Artist Wig, Martial Artist Gi Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)
DragonQuestSymbol.svg Slime Hat All types

Round 3[edit]

(September 4th, 2019)

The third wave of Mii Fighter outfits differs from the previous rounds as they are unrelated to the released character. Instead, new costumes come from the Pokémon, Goemon, and Undertale series, while two Mega Man costumes return from Smash 4. Sans' costume also comes with a remix of Megalovania.
Costume Build
PokemonSymbol.svg Team Rocket Hat, Team Rocket Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)
MegaManSymbol.svg Proto Man's Helmet, Proto Man's Armor Mii Gunner (outfit)
All types (headgear)
MegaManSymbol.svg Zero's Helmet, Zero's Armor Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Goemon Wig, Goemon Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Sans Mask, Sans Outfit, Megalovania Mii Gunner (outfit)
All types (headgear)

Round 4[edit]

(November 6th, 2019)

The fourth wave of Mii Fighter outfits features costumes from the Samurai Showdown, Art of Fighting, and King of Fighters franchises, as well as the returning Virtua Fighter series costumes from Smash 4.
Costume Build
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Nakoruru Wig, Nakoruru Outfit Mii Swordfighter (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Ryo Sakazaki Wig, Ryo Sakazaki Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Iori Yagami Wig, Iori Yagami Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Akira Wig, Akira Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)
SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Jacky Wig, Jacky Outfit Mii Brawler (outfit)
All types (headgear)

Spirits[edit]

While some spirits are available for free, usually launched during Spirit Board events, others require a purchase from another character. These spirits (excluding Fighter Spirits, which can be unlocked through Classic Mode) can be accessed through a special DLC-exclusive Spirit Board that does not have spirits expire or use the Puppet Fighter scene.

No. Image Name Type Class Acquisition DLC Spirit Board exclusive Series Release Date
1,298
Let's Go Pikachu Spirit.png
Partner Pikachu
Support
★★★ •Unlocked with save data from Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu
•Obtainable after a Spirit battle (once unlocked, or directly since v2.0.0)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (since v2.0.0)
No Pokémon Series 12/7/2018
1,299
Let's Go Eevee Spirit.png
Partner Eevee
Support
★★★ •Unlocked with save data from Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee
•Obtainable after a Spirit battle (once unlocked, or directly since v2.0.0)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (since v2.0.0)
No
1,300
Dice Block Spirit.png
Dice Block
Support
•Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Oh Yeah! Mario Time! Spirit Board event prior to v2.0.0)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (since v2.0.0)
No Super Mario Series 12/27/2018
1,301
River Survival Spirit.png
River Survival
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Oh Yeah! Mario Time! Spirit Board event prior to v2.0.0)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (since v2.0.0)
No
1,302
Golden Dash Mushroom Spirit.png
Golden Dash Mushroom
Support
★★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Oh Yeah! Mario Time! Spirit Board event prior to v2.0.0)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (since v2.0.0)
No
1,303
Piranha Plant.png
Piranha Plant Fighter N/A •Complete Classic Mode with Piranha Plant
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
N/A 1/29/2019
1,304
Jack Thief Spirit.png
Joker (Phantom Thief) Fighter N/A •Complete Classic Mode with Joker
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
N/A Persona Series 4/17/2019
1,305
Jack Student Spirit.png
Joker (Student) Fighter N/A •Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G N/A
1,306
Phantom Thieves Spirit.png
Phantom Thieves of Hearts
Support
★★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 15,000G
Yes
1,307
IgorP5.png
Igor
Support
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G
Yes
1,308
P5 Caroline and Justine.png
Caroline & Justine
Support
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G
Yes
1,309
Morgana Persona 5.png
Morgana
Grab
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G
Yes
1,310
Ryuji Persona 5.png
Ryuji Sakamoto
Shield
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G
Yes
1,311
Ann Persona 5.png
Ann Takamaki
Attack
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G
Yes
1,312
Yusuke Persona 5.png
Yusuke Kitagawa
Grab
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
Yes
1,313
Makoto Persona 5.png
Makoto Niijima
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
Yes
1,314
Futaba Persona 5.png
Futaba Sakura
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
Yes
1,315
Haru Persona 5.png
Haru Okumura
Attack
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
Yes
1,316
P5 Goro Akechi.png
Goro Akechi
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G
Yes
1,317
Toy-Con Robot Spirit.png
Toy-Con Robot
Attack
★★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Nintendo Labo SMASH KIT Spirit Board event, available normally once obtained)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (once obtained)
No Nintendo Labo Series 4/26/2019
1,318
Toy-Con Car Spirit.png
Toy-Con Car
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Nintendo Labo SMASH KIT Spirit Board event, available normally once obtained)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G (once obtained)
No
1,319
Professor Riggs Spirit.png
Professor Rigss & Plaise & Lerna
Support
•Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Nintendo Labo SMASH KIT Spirit Board event, available normally once obtained)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G (once obtained)
No
1,320
Toy-Con VR Goggles Spirit.png
Toy-Con VR Goggles
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Nintendo Labo SMASH KIT Spirit Board event, available normally once obtained)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G (once obtained)
No
1,321
Peachette Spirit.png
Peachette
Shield
★★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Super Smash Sisters Spirit Board event, available normally once obtained)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (once obtained)
No Super Mario Series 5/31/2019
1,322
Link's Awakening.png
Link (Link's Awakening)
Neutral
★★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Return to Koholint Spirit Board event; available normally once obtained, or directly since August 11, 2019)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 6000G (once obtained, or since August 11, 2019)
No The Legend of Zelda Series 6/14/2019
1,323
Owl Zelda.png
Owl
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a Spirit battle (exclusive to Return to Koholint Spirit Board event; available normally once obtained, or directly since August 11, 2019)
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 1000G (once obtained, or since August 11, 2019)
No
1,324
HeroDQXIS.png
Hero (DRAGON QUEST XI S) Fighter N/A •Complete Classic Mode with Hero
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G
N/A DRAGON QUEST Series 7/30/2019
1,325
ErdrickTrans.png
Hero (DRAGON QUEST III) Fighter N/A •Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G N/A
1,326
HeroDQIV.png
Hero (DRAGON QUEST IV) Fighter N/A •Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G N/A
1,327
HeroEight.png
Hero (DRAGON QUEST VIII) Fighter N/A •Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G N/A
1,328
Hero's Comrades Spirit.png
Hero's Comrades
Support
★★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,329
Cetacea Spirit.png
Cetacea
Support
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,330
SlimeOG.png
Slime
Grab
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,331
BigBoiSlime.png
King Slime
Grab
★★★ •Enhance Slime Spirit No
1,332
Dracky Famicom art.png
Dracky
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,333
Golem.png
Golem
Shield
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,334
GSCub.png
Great Sabrecub
Attack
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,335
GSCat.png
Great Sabrecat
Attack
★★★ •Enhance Great Sabrecub Spirit No
1,336
LMSlime.png
Liquid Metal Slime
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,337
Banjo and Kazooie.png
Banjo & Kazooie Fighter N/A •Complete Classic Mode with Banjo & Kazooie
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G
N/A Banjo-Kazooie Series 9/04/2019
1,338
Tooty Spirit.png
Tooty
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,339
Bottles Spirit.png
Bottles
Shield
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,340
Mumbo Jumbo Spirit.png
Mumbo Jumbo
Grab
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,341
Jinjos Spirit.png
Jinjos
Neutral
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,342
The Mighty Jinjonator Spirit.png
The Mighty Jinjonator
Neutral
★★★ •Enhance Jinjos Spirit No
1,343
Jiggy Spirit.png
Jiggy
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,344
Gruntilda Spirit.png
Gruntilda
Support
★★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,345
Buzzbomb Spirit.png
Buzzbomb
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,346
Tockles Spirit.png
Tockles
Support
★★★ •Unlocked with save data from DRAGON QUEST XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition, or its demo
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle (since v6.0.0)
Yes(since v6.0.0) DRAGON QUEST Series
1,347
Radiant Gleam.png
Radiant Gleam
Grab
★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Arsenals at the Ready! DAEMON X MACHINA)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
No DAEMON X MACHINA 9/27/2019
1,348
Kloster.png
Kloster (Grief)
Support
★★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Arsenals at the Ready! DAEMON X MACHINA)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 6000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
No
1,349
Bullet Walker.png
Bullet Walker (Brigadier General)
Shield
★★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Arsenals at the Ready! DAEMON X MACHINA)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 6000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
No
1,350
High Line.png
High Line (Guns Empress)
Support
★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Arsenals at the Ready! DAEMON X MACHINA)
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 1000G (unlocked after obtaining spirit once)
No
1,351
I Block Spirit.png
I-Tetrimino
Attack
★★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Attack of the Tetriminos!) No TETRIS Series 10/25/2019
1,352
T Block Spirit.png
T-Tetrimino
Support
★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Attack of the Tetriminos!) No
1,353
Z Block Spirit.png
S-Tetrimino & Z-Tetrimino
Grab
★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Attack of the Tetriminos!) No
1,354
L Block Spirit.png
L-Tetrimino & J-Tetrimino
Support
★★ •Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Attack of the Tetriminos!) No
1,355
O Block Spirit.png
O-Tetrimino
Shield
•Battle via Spirit Board (during the event Attack of the Tetriminos!) No
1,356
Terry-ffs.png
Terry Bogard Fighter N/A •Complete Classic Mode with Terry
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 300G
N/A FATAL FURY Series 11/06/2019
1,357
Andy Bogard.png
Andy Bogard
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,358
Joe Higashi.png
Joe Higashi
Grab
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,359
Kim Kaphwan.png
Kim Kaphwan
Support
•Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,360
Geese Howard.png
Geese Howard
Support
★★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,361
Ryo-Spirit.png
Ryo Sakazaki
Grab
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes Art of Fighting Series
1,362
Kyo Kusanagi.png
Kyo Kusanagi
Attack
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes THE KING OF FIGHTERS Series
1,363
Iori Yagami.png
Iori Yagami
Neutral
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,364
Haohmaru.png
Haohmaru
Attack
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes SAMURAI SHODOWN Series
1,365
Nakoruru Spirit.png
Nakoruru
Support
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes
1,366
Athena Asamiya.png
Athena Asamiya
Support
★★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes Psycho Soldier
1,367
Ralf & Clark.png
Ralf & Clark
Shield
★★ •Obtainable after a DLC Spirit battle Yes Ikari Warriors Series

Items[edit]

  • Spirit Board Battle Set 1 - For Tackling All Sorts of Spirits (July 30th, 2019; free for Nintendo Switch Online members)
    • Includes 1,500 SP, 10 Shuffle All, 10 All Primaries, 10 All Supports.
  • Spirit Board Battle Set 2 - For Powerful Spirits (August 30th, 2019; free for Nintendo Switch Online members)
    • Includes 1,500 SP, 5 Rematch, 5 Damage 50%, 5 Weaken Minions, 5 Health Drain.
  • Vault Shopper Set - Classic Tickets and Gold for Music, Mii Costumes, and More (November 4th, 2019; free for Nintendo Switch Online members)
    • Includes 5,000 Gold, 3 Classic Tickets

Challenger Packs[edit]

Unlike in Smash 4, a majority of characters and stages are bundled together, and each bundle is known as a Challenger Pack. Each pack also includes Spirits belonging to the character related as a DLC Spirit Board. In addition to Fighter Spirits, other Spirits also can purchased from the Vault Shop even if no Challenger Pack were purchased. There are five Challenger Packs in total, and the Fighters Pass allows all five to be pre-purchased together at a discount.

Pack No. Fighter Stage Universe Songs Spirits Release date
1 Joker SSBU.png

Joker

SSBU-Mementos.jpg

Mementos

PersonaSymbol.svg Persona April 17, 2019
2 Hero SSBU.png

Hero

SSBU-Yggdrasil'sAltar.jpg

Yggdrasil's Altar

DragonQuestSymbol.svg Dragon Quest
  • Hero (DRAGON QUEST XI S)
  • Hero (DRAGON QUEST III)
  • Hero (DRAGON QUEST IV)
  • Hero (DRAGON QUEST VIII)
  • Hero's Comrades
  • Cetacea
  • Slime
  • King Slime
  • Dracky
  • Golem
  • Great Sabrecub
  • Great Sabrecat
  • Liquid Metal Slime
  • Tockles (since v6.0.0)
July 30, 2019
3 Banjo & Kazooie SSBU.png

Banjo & Kazooie

SSBU-Spiral Mountain.jpg

Spiral Mountain

BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg Banjo-Kazooie September 4, 2019
4

Terry SSBU.png

Terry

SSBU-Fatal Fury Stage.jpg

King of Fighters Stadium

FatalFurySymbol.svg Fatal Fury November 6, 2019
5 unknown unknown SpecialStagesSymbol.svg unknown unknown unknown Winter 2019/2020

Pricing[edit]

Challenger Packs and Fighters Pass[edit]

The pass can be purchased with the digital version of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at a combined price.

Mii Fighter costumes[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Following the announcement of the Hero and Banjo & Kazooie, the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Official Site went from listing six DLC characters (Piranha Plant, Joker, and four "unknown"/empty slots) to listing eight (adding the Hero and Banjo & Kazooie without removing any of the empty slots). As there was no corresponding announcement of additional downloadable characters, this was likely an error, and it was later fixed.
    • Additional downloadable characters beyond the Fighters Pass were announced alongside Terry, but this was almost certainly a coincidence, as Terry's addition to the site did not come with any additional blank slots.
  • The first four DLC fighters' artwork on the panoramic artwork have depicted two characters: Piranha Plant is seen watering a Pikmin, Joker is joined by Morgana, the Hero is joined by a Slime, and both Banjo and Kazooie are depicted. Terry is the first one to break this pattern.
    • Coincidentally, Terry is also the first character to not summon at least one character to assist him in his Final Smash, as Piranha Plant summons Petey Piranha, Joker summons the Phantom Thieves in one of two groups of three, the Hero summons the seven other Heroes not represented as costumes, and Banjo and Kazooie summon a group of Jinjos and The Mighty Jinjonator.
  • Every DLC fighter on the Fighters Pass so far has been from a third-party series.
    • However, Banjo-Kazooie was originally a second-party Nintendo property prior to Rare's acquisition by Microsoft.
  • Thus far, every DLC fighter on the Fighters Pass has had a cinematic Final Smash.
  • The 4th Challenger of the Fighters Pass, Terry, currently holds the most music added as downloadable content in both Ultimate and SSB4's history, with a total of 50 tracks.

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