Final Destination (SSB4)

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This article is about the Super Smash Bros. 4 stage. For other uses, see Final Destination (disambiguation).
For stages similar to Final Destination, but based on other stages, see Ω form.
Super Smash Bros. 4
Final Destination
Final Destination on Wii UFinal Destination on 3DS
SmashBrosSymbol.svg
Universe Super Smash Bros.
Appears in SSB4
Home stage to Master Hand
Crazy Hand
Master Core
Availability Starter
Crate type Futuristic (SSB3DS)
Normal (SSBU)
Maximum players 4
Tracks available 3DS
Final Destination
Menu (Melee): Ver. 2
(Alternate)
Wii U
Final Destination
Final Destination Ver. 2
Master Hand
Menu (Melee): Ver. 2
Credits (Super Smash Bros.)
Metal Battle (Melee)
Final Destination (Melee)
Giga Bowser (Melee)
Final Destination (Brawl)
Boss Battle Song 2 (Brawl)
Master Core
Master Fortress: First Wave
Master Fortress: Second Wave
Bolded tracks must be unlocked
Tournament Legality
Smash 4 Singles: Starter
Doubles: Starter

Final Destination (終点, Endpoint) is a stage in both versions of Super Smash Bros. 4. Like in previous games, this is where Master Hand and Crazy Hand are fought, along with the new boss Master Core starting at 5.1 Intensity in Classic Mode.

Overview[edit]

Like its predecessors, the stage consists of a single floating platform with no hazards. The platform appears to be a combination of a blue half (resembling Brawl's Final Destination platform), and an orange, molten half. While the platform is the same between the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game, the background visuals differ, though both versions respective background cycles each last two minutes.

In the Wii U version, the initial scene is space with a comet in the distance. It slowly comes closer, before zooming past as the stage turns to face a planet (reminiscent of Earth) and a sun. The stage moves towards them while occasionally rotating upside-down, with meteors flying past the stage. Eventually, the movement speeds up and there is a flash of white light, before the background transitions into a cloudy sky. The stage rotates upside-down occasionally in this scene. Finally, the background fades to black and the initial scene appears again, looping the cycle after two minutes.

In the 3DS version, the initial scene is space with a stream of stars moving past in the background. This fades into a wormhole, which the stage travels through until it reaches a comet. The comet fades into a sun, which causes a flash of white light in which meteors can be seen flying past, before arriving at an ocean. The sun sets on the horizon, turning to night. The stage then enters another wormhole, travelling through it before finally arriving at the initial scene, looping the cycle after two minutes.

Tournament legality[edit]

As usual, Final Destination is typically considered a legal stage in tournaments, due to its simple layout and lack of any stage hazards.

Ω form[edit]

Final Destination itself can be selected as an Omega form, but doing so is identical to selecting the normal form.

Gallery[edit]

3DS Images[edit]

Wii U Images[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • In the PAL French version of Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, DF stands for "Destination Finale".
  • This is the first iteration of Final Destination to have sound effects accompanying the changing background animations.
  • Masahiro Sakurai stated that the first two games in the series had strong fiery imagery to convey a burning, passionate motif. Brawl had sky imagery to convey a more free motif. Since SSB4 was designed to feel right in between Melee and Brawl, the blazing sun and sky blue earth in the background of this stage may be representing this dichotomy of gameplay styles.


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