Recently, there has been some debate as to whether or not Navi from The Legend of Zelda and Slime from Dragon Quest are worthy of their pages. In the discussion, it was also argued that characters such as Link's pig from Wind Waker, the fairies from Wind Waker, and the Horned Dynastid from Animal Crossing (potentially among other options) should get their own pages, as a character in a victory pose is as much a part of a character's portrayal in Smash as a character in a taunt (which is entirely a part of their moveset). In the same discussion, it was also brought up how Rush and Beat from Mega Man, Lloid from Animal Crossing, and the Phantom from Phantom Hourglass have their own pages, while F.L.U.D.D. and the Wild Gunman only have pages for their appearances as a move. Previously, there were also discussions about whether or not a costume counted as a full appearance, and with it, the question of "why do Mii Fighter costume characters get pages?" was brought up. With all of this being said, I think it should finally be laid down exactly which characters, based on their appearances in Smash, should get pages.
I would like to lay down the following claims:
I am not going to declare these as new rules; I am simply proposing them, based on the current state of discussions being held on the Navi talk page. They are thoughts that occurred to me as I was writing my most recent comment (at the time of this writing), and, as I would like to come to a conclusion as much as the rest of us would, I figured this would be the best course of action. Feel free to discuss. Aidan, the Rurouni 22:13, July 29, 2019 (EDT)
"If a character is present as a mechanic in a mode, such as an enemy in the single-player modes like Subspace or Smash Run, or as an assistant in Smash Tour, then they should get a page." I feel like a clarification on Master Spirits is due. Unlike most spirits they act as assistants you can interact with in spirit mode, even having lines of dialogue. As such I think that they might warrant a page, but I can see arguments for them not having one. Rdrfc (talk) 01:59, July 31, 2019 (EDT)
Bumping this. I'd like to bring up again the topic mentioned right above this comment, in regards to Smash Tour items, and both overworld and Master Spirits; a level of consistency would have to be reached, since it shouldn't really be one or the other. Aidan, the Rurouni 19:27, August 4, 2019 (EDT)
Don't we already have a policy dictating what does and doesn't get an article, or does it need a thorough rewrite? - EndGenuity (talk) 18:03, August 13, 2019 (EDT)
Don’t think we need to delete victory taunts and such instead of keep them instead of adding on and on. [[User talk:RobbyB3ll4s| 7:06, September 10th, 2019 (EST)