Young Link (SSBU)
Young Link (こどもリンク, Young Link) is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was officially confirmed as playable on June 12th, 2018. Young Link is classified as fighter #22. As Young Link has considerably less knockback potential and unique basic attibutes, such as his fast falling speed, he is not classified as an Echo Fighter.
How to unlock
Complete one of the following:
With the exception of the third method, Young Link must then be defeated on Great Bay.
Changes from Super Smash Bros. Melee
Although Young Link is still faster and lighter than Link, he still shares most of his moveset with Link in spite of the latter's own Breath of the Wild-based alterations. Despite this, he is not classified as an Echo Fighter. Young Link now even shares some traits from Link's previous incarnation in Smash 4 in some aspects as well.
Classic Mode: Hyrule Smash
Young Link's opponents are all from the Zelda series.
Role in World of Light
Although Young Link 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.
Character Showcase Video
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