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Rhythm Heaven (universe)

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Rhythm Heaven (universe)
Rhythm Paradise (universe)
The Rhythm Heaven Logo.
Developer(s) Nintendo
J.P.ROOM
Sega
TNX
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Sega (Rhythm Tengoku arcade)
Designer(s) Kazuyoshi Osawa
Ko Takeuchi
Masami Yone
Tsunku♂
Genre(s) Rhythm
Console/platform of origin Game Boy Advance
First installment Rhythm Tengoku (2006) Japan
Latest installment Rhythm Heaven Megamix (2015)

The Rhythm Heaven universe (リズム天国, Rhythm Tengoku), known as Rhythm Paradise in PAL regions, is a series of rhythm-based music games made by Nintendo SPD. The series was created and developed by the same core team that made the WarioWare series. As a result, the two series often make cameos in each other's games.

In Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Rhythm Tengoku is mentioned among the titles listed in the Chronicle in Japanese versions of Brawl. However, no other content from the series is featured anywhere else in the game.

In Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

Sneaky Spirits appear as a common enemy in Smash Run in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Karate Joe and the Chorus Kids, along with the aforementioned Sneaky Spirits, appear as collectible trophies in the 3DS version, while Marshal, Cam, and Miss Ribbon and the Wrestler and Reporter appear as collectible trophies in the Wii U version.

Two songs from the series are included with the Miiverse stage in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: Blue Birds from the Nintendo DS installment Rhythm Heaven, and Monkey Watch from the Wii installment Rhythm Heaven Fever. These songs are playable on the Miiverse stage.

Additionally, icon data for a Rhythm Heaven character appears in the data for Super Smash Bros. 4, but goes unused in the final product.

In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Several characters from throughout the series appear in the game as spirits. The Rhythm Heaven series features the most spirits of any universe not represented by a fighter.

Music[edit]

Source Tracks[edit]

  • "Blue Birds": The theme from the Blue Birds minigame sourced from Rhythm Heaven.
  • "Monkey Watch": The theme of the Monkey Watch minigame from Rhythm Heaven Fever. In an arrangement unique to Super Smash Bros., the song contains clapping throughout and seamlessly loops back to the start.
  • "Fruit Basket": Despite its name, this theme is sourced from the minigame Fruit Basket 2 from Rhythm Heaven Megamix.

Spirits[edit]

The following characters from the series are spirits.

Primary spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Type Class Slots Base Power Max Power Base Attack Max Attack Base Defense Max Defense Ability
1,192
Image used for Karate Joe's Spirit. Ripped from game files.
Karate Joe
Attack
★★★ 2 2639 7942 1015 3055 1523 4582 Fist Attack ↑
1,193
Picture of the Wandering Samurai. If anyone has any higher quality pics please replace the image.
The Wandering Samurai
Attack
★★ 2 1546 6205 997 4002 549 2203 Can Be Enhanced at Lv. 99
1,194
from the game's files
Wandering Samurai (Rhythm Heaven Fever) North America
Wandering Samurai (Beat the Beat) PAL
Attack
★★★ 2 3170 9537 1879 5652 1057 3179 Critical Hit ↑
1,196
Image used for the Chorus Kids' Spirit. Ripped from game files.
The Chorus Kids
Grab
★★★ 3 2648 7987 1184 3571 1363 4109 Jump ↓
1,197
Munchymonk
Munchy Monk
Shield
1 955 4783 511 2559 444 2224 No Effect
1,198
wrestler
Reporter & Wrestler
Shield
★★ 2 1547 6211 828 3323 719 2888 No Effect
1,200
Sumo Brothers
Sumo Brothers
Grab
2 806 4038 438 2191 323 1619 Weight ↑

Support spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Class Cost Ability
1,195
from the game's files
Sick Beats Doctor 1 Critical-Health Defense ↑
1,199
Baxter&co
Baxter & Forthington 1 Rocket Belt Equipped

Games with elements from or in the Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Rhythm Tengoku[edit]

  • Enemies:
  • Trophies:
    • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DSSneaky Spirit and Karate Joe appear as trophies.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateKarate Joe, The Wandering Samurai, and Sick Beats Doctor appear as spirits.
  • Misc:

Rhythm Heaven[edit]

  • Trophies:
    • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DSChorus Kids appears as a trophy.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateThe Chorus Kids and Munchy Monk appear as spirits.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. for Wii UBlue Birds: The theme from the Blue Birds minigame sourced from this game.

Rhythm Heaven Fever[edit]

  • Trophies:
    • Super Smash Bros. for Wii UMarshal, Cam, & Miss Ribbon and the Wrestler & Reporter appear as trophies.
  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateWandering Samurai (Rhythm Heaven Fever), Baxter & Forthington and Reporter & Wrestler appear as spirits.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. for Wii UMonkey Watch: Theme of the Monkey Watch minigame from this game. It is technically an arrangement unique to Super Smash Bros., as the song contains clapping throughout and seamlessly loops back to the start.

Rhythm Heaven Megamix[edit]

  • Spirits:
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateThe Sumo Brothers appear as a spirit.
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateKarate Joe, The Wandering Samurai, Sick Beats Doctor, The Chorus Kids, Munchy Monk and Baxter & Forthington use artwork from this game.
  • Music:
    • Super Smash Bros. UltimateFruit Basket: Despite its name, this theme is sourced from the minigame Fruit Basket 2 from this game.