Kirby Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guide - Unlock, Moves, Changes, Kirby 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 Ultimate will feature the largest roster of any Smash game so far. In fact, every single fighter that has every featured in the series previously in the game, offering an unrivaled line-up of iconic characters. To help you get to grips with a line-up as huge as this, we’re busy putting together character guides on every fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This guide will focus on everyone’s favorite blob, Kirby. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Kirby Guide, we’ll break down all the changes to the fighter. We’ll also give you an idea as to some alternate outfits and a Kirby move set too.

For info 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, as well as a full roster list.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Kirby Guide

Kirby is back and in fighting form in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Small changes have been made to Kirby’s moveset, which has made them feel different to play. We’ve got all of the new updates to Kirby in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, all collected in the following guide.

Kirby Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash

We've detailed all of Kirby's Special Moves in the table below. You'll find info on how to perform all of Kirby's special moves and Final Smash.

Special Move ControlsSpecial TypeSpecial Move Name
BNeutral SpecialInhale
Left Stick Left/Right + BSide SpecialHammer Flip
Left Stick Up + BUp SpecialFinal Cutter
Left Stick Down + BDown SpecialStone
B when FS Meter is FullFinal SmashUltra Sword

For a look at the first Super Smash Bros DLC Fighter, be sure to head to our Super Smash Bros Joker Guide. It's where you'll find details on the Joker release date, amiibo, and more.

Kirby Alternate Outfits in Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Kirby Alternate Costumes

Kirby has alternate skins in the same way they had in previous games. There are minor variations on the standard Kirby look, many of which simply change the basic color scheme. Where Kirby differs from other characters though is in their ability to suck up other players. After doing so, Kirby will take on an element of that character’s appearance. For example, sucking up Mario will give Kirby a Mario Cap. Sucking up Peach will grant a tiara. There are a lot of different possibilities available, some of which you can see in the video embedded below.

Super Smash Bros Kirby Copy Ability

As mentioned previously, Kirby has the ability to suck up other characters and take on an aspect of their appearance. This is not all Kirby’s copy ability allows them to do, as they can also copy the abilities of other characters. For example, if Kirby inhales Inklings, they will gain some SPlatoon-based powers, namely the use of the Splattershot weapon. There are lots of different abilities which Kirby can copy, though we will have to play more of the game to know exactly how many.

Kirby Changes in Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Kirby has received a few changes since their last outing. Most of it is pretty minor, but the sum of everything does add up to what will be a noticeable difference in feel and play-style. Here are all of the changes to Kirby in Super Smash Bros Ultimate:

  • Kirby can now inhale projectiles, and can either spit them out as a star, or swallow them to gain back a little bit of health.
  • Down Smash has an increased range.
  • Kirby is now faster in the air and dashes faster.
  • Kirby’s animations have generally been updated to fall more in line with its appearance in Kirby’s Dream Land.
  • Some Copy Ability Caps have been updated

Kirby Final Smash Special Attack in Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Kirby’s Final Smash has been largely unchanged for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. There are a few changes to the animation, but in general it’s exactly the same as it was in Super Smash Bros Wii U.

That’s all the details we know about Kirby in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We’ll be updating this guide with more details as we get them. For more info on other aspects of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, head over to our Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Guides hub. There’s trailers, a look at the Ridley amiibo, and more.

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