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Luigi (SSBU)/Up smash

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Hitbox visualization showing Luigi's up smash.

Overview

Luigi jumps slightly and swings his head from behind to front upwards. Nicknamed the 'Lead Headbutt' ingame, it is a powerful anti-air move for Luigi, possessing full head intangibility during the 5 frames the hitbox is active and has good knockback with a fair amount of range, capable of killing at ~125% with proper DI. It is fairly low in startup and endlag, making it a good out-of-shield option at frame 9, and the front hit is on frames 12-13, making it great coverage for landings or dealing with crossups on shield, although doesn't possess as much range as the back hit. Up smash's later frames are also capable of comboing into some of Luigi's aerials, such as forward, back or up aerials, which can lead to a fair amount of damage. The low angle that always sends towards Luigi can trip up opponent's DI with those unfamiliar with this property. Up smash possesses a sourspot on Luigi's chest, but is hard to land unless the opponent is almost touching him as the sweetspot has priority over it.

Update History

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 2.0.0

  • Buff Up smash has more knockback scaling (98 → 102).

Hitboxes

ID Part Damage SD Angle BK KS FKV Radius Bone Offset SDIx FFx T% Clang Rebound Type Effect G A Sound Direct
0 0 14.0% 0 AngleIcon110.png 35 102 0 4.8 head 2.8 -1.2 0.0 1.0x 1.0x 0% HitboxTableIcon(Clang).png HitboxTableIcon(Rebound).png TypeIcon(Head).png EffectIcon(Normal).png HitboxTableIcon(GroundedTrue).png HitboxTableIcon(AerialTrue).png L Punch SpecialsDirect.png
1 0 12.0% 0 AngleIcon110.png 35 102 0 4.0 hip 4.0 0.0 0.0 1.0x 1.0x 0% HitboxTableIcon(Clang).png HitboxTableIcon(Rebound).png TypeIcon(Head).png EffectIcon(Normal).png HitboxTableIcon(GroundedTrue).png HitboxTableIcon(AerialTrue).png L Punch SpecialsDirect.png

Timing

Charges between 6-7
Hitboxes 9-13
Head intangible 9-13
Interruptible 40
Animation length 40
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Head and nose  FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Intangible).png FrameIcon(Intangible).png FrameIcon(Intangible).png FrameIcon(Intangible).png FrameIcon(Intangible).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png FrameIcon(Vulnerable).png
Legend (1 square = 1 frame)
FrameIcon(Lag).png
Lag time
FrameIcon(LagChargeS).pngFrameIcon(LagChargeE).png
Charge interval
FrameIcon(Hitbox).png
Hitbox
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Vulnerable
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Intangible
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Interruptible

Trivia

Despite the attack launching the opponent at an angle of 110°, it does not homogenize their falling speed.


This move in SSB64 This move in SSBM This move in SSBB This move in SSB4 This move in SSBU Luigi's moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2 · 3) · 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 aerial
Grab · Pummel · Forward throw · Back throw · Up throw · Down throw
Floor attack (front) · Floor attack (back) · Floor attack (trip) · Edge attack
Neutral special · Side special · Up special · Down special · Final Smash
Down taunt