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Fresh New Faces!

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Fresh New Faces! is a Spirit Board event focused on spirits from games released after the end of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's development. It ran from 6 a.m. on January 12, 2024 to 6 a.m. on January 17 (UTC). During the event, defeating spirits on the Spirit Board which are part of the event awarded more Gold than usual.


New spirits have made their way onto the Spirit Board!
Defeat them in battle to earn more gold than usual. Don't miss out!
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© Nintendo / MONOLITHSOFT[1]

Randomly appearing spirits[edit]

Spirit Battle parameters
No. Image Name Series Enemy Fighter(s) Type Power Stage Rules Conditions Music
SSBU spirit Rauru.png
Rauru The Legend of Zelda Series Mewtwo MewtwoHeadPurpleSSBU.png (100 HP)
Zelda ZeldaHeadSSBU.png (70 HP)
•Giant R.O.B. ROBHeadGreenSSBU.png (70 HP)
Robin RobinHeadRedSSBU.png (60 HP)
Inkling InklingHeadCyanSSBU.png (60 HP)
Charizard CharizardHeadYellowSSBU.png (60 HP)
Pit PitHeadSSBU.png (60 HP)
13,000 Temple (Battlefield form) N/A Stamina battle
•The enemy favors neutral specials
•Reinforcements will appear after an enemy is KO'd
Calamity Ganon Battle - Second Form
SSBU spirit Deep Cut.png
Deep Cut Splatoon Series Inkling InklingHeadPurpleSSBU.pngInklingHeadYellowSSBU.png
9,200 Moray Towers Assist Trophy Enemies (Squid Sisters) •Hostile assist trophies will appear
•Only certain Pokémon will emerge from Poké Balls (Kyogre)
Calamari Inkantation
SSBU spirit Noah & Mio.png
Noah & Mio [sic] Dark Samus DarkSamusHeadPurpleSSBU.png (120 HP)
Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 2132, Nia Wig, Nia Outfit, Normal Voice Type 4) (80 HP)
Shulk ShulkHeadBlueSSBU.png (80 HP)
9,300 Bridge of Eldin (Battlefield form) N/A Stamina battle
•Reinforcements will appear after an enemy is KO'd
•The enemy starts the battle with a Beam Sword
Battle!! - Xenoblade Chronicles 2
SSBU spirit Oatchi.png
Oatchi Pikmin Series •Giant Kirby KirbyHeadYellowSSBU.png
Alph OlimarHeadAlphPinkSSBU.png
8,800 Distant Planet (Ω form) •Item: Hocotate Bomb •The enemy favors dash attacks
•The enemy can deal damage by dashing into you
Garden of Hope (Original)

In other languages[edit]

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Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 勢ぞろい! シリーズ最新作のスピリッツ A full lineup! Spirits from the latest series
France French (PAL) De nouvelles têtes ! Some new faces!
Quebec French (NTSC) De nouvelles têtes! Some new faces!
Germany German Nagelneu und frisch dabei! Brand new and fresh in!
Spain Spanish ¡Llegan caras nuevas! New faces are arriving!
Italy Italian Volti nuovi! Fresh faces!
China Chinese (Simplified) 齐聚一堂!系列最新作的命魂 Coming Together! Spirits from the latest series
Taiwan Chinese (Traditional) 齊聚一堂!系列最新作的命魂 Coming Together! Spirits from the latest series
South Korea Korean 모두 한자리에! 시리즈 최신작의 스피릿 All in one place! Spirits from the latest series
Netherlands Dutch Nieuwkomers uit populaire series! Newcomers from popular series!
Russia Russian Новые лица! New faces!


  • This event was teased during the event SSB Ultimate Is Five Years Old! as the first of four Spirit Board events.
  • This is the first new Spirit Board event of 2024, and the first event to introduce new spirits to the game in two years.
  • The Noah & Mio spirit does not feature their series name, being Xenoblade Chronicles, on the battle screen, nor in the list of spirits. Despite this, the series logo is still present.[2]
  • All four Spirit Battles in this event only allow the player to charge up their Final Smash, and not the main opponent.


  1. ^ Event page
  2. ^ Hamada 🇵🇸 on Twitter. Twitter (January 12, 2024). Retrieved on January 12, 2024.