Dark Pit Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guide - Unlock, Moves, Changes, Dark Pit Alternate Costumes, Final Smash

Dark Pit Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guide - Unlock, Moves, Changes, Dark Pit Alternate Costumes, Final Smash

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Full Character Roster, plus guides on every fighter in the game, covering changes, moves and alternate outfits.

Super Smash Bros is back, packed with the largest roster of fighters we’ve ever seen from the series. There’s a ton of content across the board—over 1000 audio tracks, 74 fighters and 100s of stages. To help you get settled in with the various tweaks and changes that have been made to each fighter in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, we’ve been busy pulling together character guides for every single character. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Pit Guide, we’ll be outlining the changes that have been made since his last appearance, taking a look at Dark Pit’s Final Smash and also detailing the Alternate Outfits that you can equip.

For more on every other character in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, you can head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Characters Guide. You’ll find an ever-growing list of character profiles in the lead up to the launch of the new game.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Pit Guide

Dark Pit is back for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, having last appeared in SSB4. There have been a number of changes to the Echo Fighter since then, and some interesting tweaks to the way he plays. Let’s take a look.

Dark Pit Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash

Dark Pit is definitely one of the more mobile and agile characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Just below, you can find a full moves list for Dark Pit, as well as his Final Smash.

Special Move ControlsSpecial TypeSpecial Move Name
BNeutral SpecialSilver Bow
Left Stick Left/Right + BGreen MissileElectroshock Arm
Left Stick Up + BUp SpecialPower of Flight
Left Stick Down + BDown SpecialGuardian Orbitars
B when FS Meter is FullFinal SmashDark Pit Staff

How to Unlock Dark Pit in Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Unlike previous Smash games, fighters are unlocked in the same way for all, rather than character-specific challenges. This means that while it can be a bit of a grind, all you need to do is play the game naturally and you’ll eventually unlock all of the characters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We’ve listed the three ways you can unlock characters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate below:

  • Playing the World of Light single-player mode.
  • Completing Classic Mode with a character.
  • Playing the ‘Challenger Approaches’ fights that appear regularly, you will need to win them.

The fastest method involves triggering the Challenger Fights by reloading the game regularly. We’ve listed the method below:

  • Quit to the home screen and Restart the game.
  • Create a match with a custom rule set.
  • Make sure the match is 1 minute long, or 1 stock if you'd prefer.
  • After finishing the match (you can win or lose) you will offered a new Challenger Fight.
  • You'll need to win the Challenger fight
  • Repeat.

For more info on unlocking characters using the modes listed above, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Character Unlock Guide .

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Pit Changes

Dark Pit is the Echo Fighter to Pit. He shares many of the same moves, with slight differences to the way he plays. Additionally, Dark Pit has one through a number of changes since his last appearance. We’ve detailed everything we’ve noticed below:

  • Some of Dark Pit’s animations have been changed including jumpsquat, idle, side taunt, and KO.
  • Guardian Orbitars appear faster
  • Guardian Orbitars will get smaller each time they are successfully hit.
  • Dark Pit has more detail in his design overall, especially his eyes—which are much more emotive.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Pit Alternate Outfits

Dark Pit Alternate Costumes

Much like the rest of the fighters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Dark Pit has alternate outfits which players can choose from. They are minor color variations in black/yellow, teal, black/orange, yellow, red, blue, white and purple. We’ll be adding more screens of Dark Pit’s Alternate Outfits once we get our hands on the game. You can check out the white version of Dark Pit

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Pit Final Smash

Dark Pit seems to be keeping the same Final Smash as he used in his last appearance. In SSB4 he had a move called Dark Pit staff in which he unleashed a powerful attack from his staff. We’re not sure if there are any differences in the Ultimate version of the move but we’ll be sure to update when we get more info.

That’s everything we know about Dark Pit in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We’ll be updating this guide as we learn more about the game, so stay tuned for further details. For more on the game, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guides Hub.

Jake Green

Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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