Super Smash Bros Ultimate brings the long-running fighting game series to Nintendo Switch. It brings more characters than ever before as well, with 74 included at launch. There are even DLC characters coming later down the line. To help new players decide which fighter to choose, and to reacquaint veteran players, we’ve been putting together character guides for each fighter. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Toon Link guide, we’ll be looking at the Wind Waker version of Link. We’ll detail the changes that have been made to Toon Link since his last appearance, take a look at his Final Smash, and list the Alternate Costumes that you can choose from.
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 Toon Link Guide
Toon Link returns for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, having last appeared in SSB4. He debuted in Brawl, sporting the design featured in Wind Waker. He’s gone through a number of changes since then, but remains one of the most accessible fighters in the game. We’ve listed the key info below:
Toon Link Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash
We love Toon Link here at USgamer, and he’s one of our favorite characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In the table below, you can find a complete list of all the moves that Toon Link can use.
|Special Move Controls||Special Type||Special Move Name|
|B||Neutral Special||Hero’s Bow|
|Left Stick Left/Right + B||Green Missile||Boomerang|
|Left Stick Up + B||Up Special||Spin Attack|
|Left Stick Down + B||Down Special||Bomb|
|B when FS Meter is Full||Final Smash||Triforce Slash|
How to Unlock Toon Link 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 Toon Link Changes
Toon Link fans will be glad to know that Toon Link has been rebalanced for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. He has been given some new moves, and and is generally lighter and faster than before. We’ve summarized all of the changes we’ve noticed below:
- Several of Toon Link’s animations have been changed including jumpsquat, idle, victory, dash, down and side taunts, and boomerang.
- Triforce Slash has been updated with new visual effects.
- Dash is faster.
- Boomerang now bounces when it hits parts of the stage.
- Grounded Spin Attack results in more knockback.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Toon Link Alternate Costumes
Toon Link comes with a bunch of awesome Alternate Costumes for players to choose from. Most of them are color swaps of his default outfit, in red, blue, purple,brown, light blue, and dark green. There’s also a Dark Toon Link, with a black outfit, face and white hair. You can see the blue, green and red variants in the image embedded above.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Toon Link Final Smash
Toon Link’s Final Smash is still Triforce Slash. It involves Toon Link landing multiple hits with his sword while the Triforce flashes on screen. You can see it action in the video embedded above.
That’s everything we know about Toon Link 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.