List of unlockables (SSB4-Wii U)
After meeting the unlock criteria or playing the required number of vs. matches, the character must be defeated in a one-stock match on a specific stage.
While not unlockable in the traditional sense, the Mii Fighters will not appear on the character selection screen until at least one has been created.
Additionally, players who registered both versions of Super Smash Bros. 4 on Club Nintendo before March 31st, 2015 have received a free download code for Mewtwo.
There are eight downloadable stages:
Main article: List of trophies by unlock criteria (SSB4-Wii U)
Trophies are usually obtained randomly with some downloadable, Classic Mode, All-Star Mode, Trophy shop, Trophy Rush, and event mode exclusives. The following trophies are unlocked through challenges.
Event matches are unlockable by completing other events, the only exception being the starter events: “The Original Heavyweights”, located in the center of the solo events screen, and “A Lurking Menace”, located in the top-left corner of the group events screen. Hidden routes have an additional requirement: players must unlock a specific character (or, in the case of The Ultimate Battle, all characters) to reveal a hidden route.
Main article: List of music by unlock criteria (SSB4-Wii U)
Downloadable characters do not have any custom specials.
Main article: List of profile icons by unlock criteria (SSB4-Wii U)