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From Bulbapedia.
Inkay's official artwork from Pokémon X and Y.
Games SSB4
Move Topsy-Turvy
English voice actor Michael Liscio Jr.
Japanese voice actor Kenta Miyake
Article on Bulbapedia Inkay (Pokémon)
You can make opponents fall over with Inkay's Topsy-Turvy. Once your rivals fall down, they are extremely vulnerable.
Super Smash Bros. 4 Official Site

Inkay (マーイーカ, Maaiika) is a creature from the Pokémon universe.


Inkay is a Dark/Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Pokémon X and Y, found in the wild in the grassy area of Route 8, and is categorized within the Pokédex at #686 as the "Revolving Pokémon". It evolves into Malamar starting at level 30 if it levels up while the game system is flipped upside-down.

Topsy-Turvy is a Dark-type move which reverses all stat changes of the targeted Pokémon.

In Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

As a Poké Ball Pokémon[edit]

Inkay using Topsy-Turvy on Diddy Kong.

Inkay appears in Super Smash Bros. 4 as a Poké Ball summon. It uses Topsy-Turvy, turning upside-down: every time it touches the ground, all enemy players on the ground will trip.


Inkay's trophy is randomly available in both versions. In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, it is part of the Pokémon X & Pokémon Y Trophy Box.

Inkay's trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
NTSC Inkay may look like a Water-type Pokémon, but it's actually a Dark/Psychic type! Once it has reached the proper level, Inkay can evolve into Malamar if you hold the Nintendo 3DS upside down. In Smash Bros., its Topsy-Turvy move will flip anyone who wanders too close upside down. Watch out!
3DS: Pokémon X & Pokémon Y (10/2013)
PAL A Pokémon that looks this much like a squid MUST be a Water-type, right? Wrong! It's a Dark- and Psychic-type. If you're struggling to get it to evolve, try holding your system upside down. In this game, Inkay's Topsy-Turvy move can knock you over, and you won't be much use like that, so watch out!
3DS: Pokémon X/Y (10/2013)

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

As a Poké Ball Pokémon[edit]

Inkay as it appears in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Inkay returns as a Poké Ball Pokémon.

Inkay cannot be summoned on 3D Land.


No. Image Name Type Class Cost Ability Series
SSBU spirit Inkay.png
★★ 1 Falling Immunity Pokémon Series


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese マーイーカ, Maaiika
UK English Inkay
France French Sepiatop
Germany German Iscalar
Spain Spanish Inkay
Italy Italian Inkay
China Chinese (Simplified) 好啦鱿
Taiwan Chinese (Traditional) 好啦魷
South Korea Korean 오케이징, Okijing
Netherlands Dutch Inkay
Russia Russian Инкей