Super Smash Bros Ultimate comes packed with the largest roster in the series yet. There are 74 characters in total, with even more to come post-launch via DLC. To help you wrap your chops around the bulging roster, we’ve been busy putting together character guides for every single one. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Little Mac guide, we’ll be detailing everything there is to know about Little Mac. We’ll take a look at the changes that have been made since Little Mac’s last appearance, and also provide some info on the Final Smash and Alternate Costumes.
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 Little Mac Guide
Little Mac is back for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. He last appeared in SSB4, but a lot has changed since then. He’s been rebalanced significantly, which is great as he was a pretty poor fighter last time around. We’ve listed everything you need to know about Little Mac below:
Little Mac Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash
In the table below, you can find a full list of all Little Mac’s moves in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. There’s also Giga Mac Rush, the Final Smash move, where the fighter transforms into Giga Mac.
|Special Move Controls||Special Type||Special Move Name|
|B||Neutral Special||Straight Lunge|
|Left Stick Left/Right + B||Green Missile||Jolt Haymaker|
|Left Stick Up + B||Up Special||Rising Uppercut|
|Left Stick Down + B||Down Special||Slip Counter|
|B when FS Meter is Full||Final Smash||Giga Mac Rush|
How to Unlock Little Mac 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
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 Little Mac Changes
There have been several changes to the way Little Mac plays for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. These range from alterations to animations, to significant moveset changes. To help you get up to speed, we’ve listed all of the changes we’ve noticed so far below:
- Several animations have been altered including jumpsquat, airdodge, victory and KO Uppercut.
- Final Smash has been changed slightly, more on that later.
- Rising Uppercut deals more damage.
- Dash is faster.
- Jump is higher.
- Grab has increased range.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Little Mac Alternate Costumes
There are several Alternate Costumes for Little Mac in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. There are four color variants of his default outfit, in black, blue, white and yellow. The white variant has brown hair. In addition, there is also a pink hoodie Costume, and two matrix versions in regular and green hoodie versions. You can check them out in the images embedded above.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Little Mac Final Smash
Little Mac uses the Giga Mac Final Smash in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. It has been changed slightly since the version found in SSB4, in that Giga Mac lunges forward and unleashes a series of punches. You can check out a screenshot of Giga Mac above this paragraph.
That’s all the details we know about Little Mac 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.