King Dedede (SSB4)/Down throw

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Hitbox visualization showing King Dedede's down throw.


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King Dedede grabs the foe's head and brings them into the air, then plants them onto the ground. His most reliable way of racking up damage, being able to combo into up tilt and any aerial (except down aerial).

Update history

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS 1.0.4

  • Change Down throw's angle altered: 70° → 80°.
  • Nerf Down throw's knockback scaling increased: 60 → 82. This hampers its combo ability at higher percents.


Hitbox type Damage Angle Base knockback Knockback scaling Fixed knockback value Weight dependent Effect SFX level
Throw 6% 80° 70 82 No Normal Small

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This move in SSBB This move in SSB4 This move in SSBU King Dedede's moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2 · inf) · Forward tilt · Up tilt · Down tilt · Dash attack · Forward smash · Up smash · Down smash
Neutral aerial · Forward aerial · Back aerial · Up aerial · Down aerial
Grab · Pummel · Forward throw · Back throw · Up throw · Down throw
Floor attack (front) · Floor attack (back) · Floor attack (trip) · Edge attack
Neutral special (def · c1 · c2) · Side special (def · c1 · c2) · Up special (def · c1 · c2) · Down special (def · c1 · c2) · Final Smash