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List of idle poses (SSBB)

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This article is about idle poses in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. For general information, see idle pose.

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The following is a list of idle poses in Super Smash Bros. Brawl.


  • Rears his head back and roars, releasing steam from his nose. Similar to his up taunt.
  • Bumps his fists together and growls.

Captain Falcon[edit]

  • Thrusts his fist out in a battle pose.
  • Thrusts his elbow out in a battle pose.

Diddy Kong[edit]

  • Scratches his rear, then shakes himself off while stretching.
  • Hops in place.

Donkey Kong[edit]

  • Bares his teeth and crosses his eyes.
  • Bumps his fists together and performs an uppercut.


  • Turns to the side and waves his hand in front of his face.
  • Turns to the side and brings his arm in front of him.


  • Holds his hand in front of him and takes a deep breath.
  • Performs a beckoning gesture.


  • Crosses his arms and looks away.
  • Puts his hands together, then brings one over his head in a circular motion.

Ice Climbers[edit]

  • Twirl their hammers while raising them.
  • Set their hammers down before picking them back up.


  • Hoists Ragnell over his shoulder.
  • Traces the surface of Ragnell with his fingers.


  • Turns to face the other way. Note that this technically is not considered an idle pose by the game; Jigglypuff's programmed "idle poses" are identical to its default idle animation, which includes the turn.

King Dedede[edit]

  • Hoists his hammer over his shoulder.
  • Pats his belly.


  • Briefly falls asleep.
  • Jumps in place to look the other way, then returns to normal.


  • Swings the Master Sword in his hand.
  • Pauses to look around.


  • Moves its arms slowly in circular motions.
  • Assumes a martial arts stance.


  • Waves his fists in front of him in a cowardly manner.
  • Taps his shoes on the ground.


  • Scratches the back of his head.
  • Tugs on his nose, stretching it until it snaps back into position.


  • Moves his head from left to right, holding his fists in front of his face.
  • Adjusts his cap.


  • Puts his hand to his chest and takes a silent breath.
  • Brushes his hair out of his face.

Meta Knight[edit]

  • Swings Galaxia while inspecting his surroundings.
  • Covers himself with his cape.

Mr. Game & Watch[edit]

  • Looks behind him with his mouth open.
  • Jumps in place, similar to his down taunt.


  • Places a finger to his temple, then points forward. Similar to Lucas's down taunt.
  • Looks from side to side.


  • Swings his arms in a basic limber-up exercise.
  • Rubs his helmet with his hands.


  • Looks around and brushes something off of her dress.
  • Puts her hands together and stretches.
  • Inspects her ring.
  • Brushes her hair.


  • Scratches its ear.
  • Turns to the right, then the left, while twitching its ears.


  • Splits the ends of Palutena's Bow. If they are already split, he briefly reassembles it before splitting them again.
  • Taps his foot on the ground, then hops in place.

Pokémon Trainer[edit]

  • Rubs his palm on his leg.
  • Stands up straight and stretches.
  • Steps to the side.


  • Jumps in place.
  • Waves its arms in front of its face.


  • Stomps from side to side.
  • Shakes its bud.


  • Turns away and breathes a small flame.
  • Leans back and stomps the ground.


  • Turns his head from right to left.
  • Slumps over, then snaps back upright.


  • Traces her fingertips over her arm cannon.
  • Drops her arm cannon for a moment.


  • Turns away and balances on one foot.
  • Holds her hand up to her face and swipes it away.


  • Rubs his chin in contemplation.
  • Turns to look over his shoulder.


  • Leans back and wags his finger while grinning.
  • Puts his hands to his hips and taps his foot impatiently, like his idle animation in the 2D Sonic games.

Toon Link[edit]

  • Pauses to look around.
  • Taps his boot on the ground.


  • Crosses his arms, fists clenched.
  • Scratches his rear.


  • Stands upright and slashes the air.
  • Slashes the air, then silently howls.


  • Performs a small dance.
  • Looks from side to side.


  • Flips her hair back.
  • Holds her hand to her chin in contemplation.
  • Turns away, holding her left arm with her right hand.

Zero Suit Samus[edit]

  • Adjusts her Paralyzer.
  • Stands upright with her Paralyzer beside her head.