Every single fighter from Smash history is making a comeback in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, bumping up the final roster to a massive 74-strong. There are new characters as well, and Echo Fighters, so plenty for fans to sink their teeth into. With all of the new fighters, features and Final Smashes, we figured it’d be good to write guides on every single character in the game. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pit Guide, we’ll be taking a look at how Pit handles/feels in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We’ll take a look at his Final Smash, the changes that have been made since his last appearance, and also what alternate outfits you’ll be able to equip and play with.
For details on the rest of the Super Smash Bros Ultimate Roster, head over to our Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Characters Guide. You'll find an ever-growing list of in-depth character guides, covering moves, outfits and all the new changes that the Nintendo Switch game brings with it.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Pit Guide
Pit is back for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, having last appeared in SSB4 and then Brawl before that. He’s a very fast fighter indeed, specializing in aerial and ranged attacks. He’s a great choice for beginner’s, and can be a real joy in the hands of veteran players. Let’s take a look at Pit in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
Pit Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash
There’s Dark Pit, and then there’s normal Pit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In the table below, we’ll be guiding you through a complete list of the various moves that Pit can pull off.
|Special Move Controls||Special Type||Special Move Name|
|B||Neutral Special||Palutena Bow|
|Left Stick Left/Right + B||Green Missile||Upperdash Arm|
|Left Stick Up + B||Up Special||Power of Flight|
|Left Stick Down + B||Down Special||Guardian Orbitars|
|B when FS Meter is Full||Final Smash||Lightning Chariot|
How to Unlock 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
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 Pit Changes
To help you get settled back into using Pit, we’ve collected all of the changes we’ve noticed from his previous outing. We’ll take a look at everything from altered animations, to a brand new Final Smash.
- Several of Pit’s animations have been changed including facial, idle, victory, jumpsquat, Guardian Orbitals, and up tilt
- Pit has a brand new Final Smash, which we’ll detail later.
- Palutena Bow is faster.
- All aerials have less landing lag.
- Pit’s eyes are much more detailed.
- Upperdash Arm does less damage.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pit Alternate Outfits
Just like all other characters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Pit has some variant looks that players can choose from. They are simple palette swaps here, though there is a blonde hair version as well. Additionally, you’ll be able to pick from yellow, baby pink, green, blue, black, and magenta versions of his robes. We’ll be adding more screens once we get our hands on the game. You can check out the blue variant below.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Pit Final Smash
Pit has a brand new Final Smash for players to use. It’s called Lightning Chariot, and is similar to the Dragoon item attack. It summons a chariot which flies in from the back of the stage. You can check out footage of it in the video embedded above.
That's everything we know about Pit in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We'll be updating this guide as we learn more, so stay tuned for further details. For everything else on the game, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guides hub. You'll find every trailer, what new stages we'll see, a full character roster, and more.