Lucas (リュカ, Lucas) is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was confirmed as a playable character on June 12th, 2018. Lucas is classified as fighter #37.
Lani Minella reprises her role as Lucas, albeit through recycled voice lines from Brawl and Smash 4.
How to unlock
Complete one of the following:
With the exception of the third method, Lucas must then be defeated on New Pork City.
Changes from Super Smash Bros. 4
Lucas received a mix of buffs and nerfs. His combo game was significantly toned down as down throw no longer combos into any of his aerials and techable footstools also hinders him. PK Thunder 2 also has halted momentum at the end of its animation which shortens his recovery. Lucas also has a slightly harder time landing thanks to him only being able to air dodge once in the air and PSI Magnet no longer halts his momentum.
However, Lucas also received some buffs as his previously lacking mobility is somewhat better, helping his approach. Lucas also has improved specials, aerials, and ground attacks giving him a much more useful ground game, safer aerials, and more useful moves for his neutral game.
Lucas has been one of the least used characters in Ultimate as he has hardly achieved any notable placements or wins outside of Regalo defeating Lima at Let's Make Moves which may indirectly imply that Lucas is worse than his iteration in Smash 4, this however is still up for debate.
Note: All numbers are listed as base damage, without the 1v1 multiplier.
Classic Mode: Magic, Sacred Powers, and PSI!
All of Lucas' opponents have some sort of magical abilities.
Role in World of Light
Although Lucas does not appear in the World of Light opening cutscene, he was vaporized and later imprisoned alongside the rest of the fighters (sans Kirby) when Galeem unleashed his beams of light.
Lucas can be found on a village covered in fog as a callback to his home of Tazmily Village.
Lucas is fought on the Omega version of New Pork City, with a Shield spirit with 6,600 power.
Lucas's Fighter Spirit can be obtained by completing Classic Mode. It is also available periodically for purchase in the shop for 500 coins. Unlocking Lucas in World of Light allows the player to preview the first spirit below in the Spirit List under the name "???". As a Fighter Spirit, it cannot be used in Spirit Battles and is purely aesthetic. Each Fighter Spirit has an alternate version that replaces them with their artwork in Ultimate.
Character Showcase Video
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