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Official artwork of Magnus from Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Universe Kid Icarus
Debut Kid Icarus: Uprising (2012)
Smash Bros. appearances SSB4
Most recent non-Smash appearance Kid Icarus: Uprising (2012)
Console/platform of origin Nintendo 3DS
Species Human
Gender Male
Place of origin Overworld
English voice actor Patrick Seitz
Japanese voice actor Kenji Nomura
Article on Icaruspedia Magnus

Magnus (マグナ, Maguna) is a character from Kid Icarus: Uprising. He is a man of Herculean strength, and he is considered the mightiest human swordsman in the world, as well as being a skilled mercenary.


Magnus in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Magnus is a recurring character, being one of three notable human characters. In Chapter 2, whilst storming one of the Underworld Army's bases, Magnus appears as the only human who has successfully entered the castle. After a brief conversation, he and Pit team up for the remainder of the chapter. He does not appear again until Chapter 18, three years later, when Pit is forced to possess his body through the use of a ring. Here, he expresses hatred towards the gods, as well as proving his immense strength and versatility, having similar health to Pit. He makes a final appearance in Chapter 24 alongside Dark Lord Gaol as a double boss fight summoned by Lord Dyntos.

In Uprising, Magnus in English was originally voiced by Fred Tatasciore. Patrick Seitz takes over in Smash 4 due to conflicts along with a few other Kid Icarus characters from Uprising.

In Super Smash Bros. 4

As an Assist Trophy

Magnus appears as an Assist Trophy in Super Smash Bros. 4. When summoned, Magnus goes after his ally's opponents and attacks them with downward swings or leg-level sweeps of his sword, dealing high damage and knockback. Magnus is able to run and double jump in a similar manner to his targets to chase them, and is even able to roll after attacking. Unlike most assist trophies, he is susceptible to flinching, and can be defeated by taking enough damage, causing him to kneel and fall face down before disappearing.

When summoned, Magnus will say "Sorry I'm late. I had other things to attend to". Once his assisting time is up, Magnus will stop chasing opponents and say "Well, that was fun" or "My work is done here, good luck on your own" before leaving the battle.

In Smash Tour

Magnus appears as an item in Smash Tour. When selected in a battle, any KOed opponent will be launched away when the battle ends.


The Magnus trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
The Magnus trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Ntsc Magnus is perhaps the mightiest human warrior, and he has weathered countless battles. He seems to prefer working alone, and he can respect the strength of foes like Dark Lord Gaol. However, he seems reluctant—not afraid—to fight Gaol. Is there a connection between these two?
Pal With many years of battlefield experience and a tongue just as sharp as his sword, Magnus is an incredible warrior. Nightmares of his past have led him to become a bit of a lone wolf, but when he clashes with Dark Lord Gaol, it's clear there used to be a strong connection between the two.
3DS: Kid Icarus: Uprising (03/2012)

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Magnus does not reappear as an Assist Trophy, but instead does appear as a Spirit.


No. Image Name Type Class Ability Series
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★★ Sword Attack ↑ Kid Icarus Series