Smash Bros Ultimate is finally here, bringing together iconic characters from all corners of gaming history. There are a heck of a lot of fighters this time around, 74 in fact (and that's not counting Echo Fighters). To help you ease back into the groove, and for those looking to pick their first Smash character, we've been putting together character guides on every single fighter. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mr Game & Watch Guide we'll be looking at one of the strangest characters in the game-Mr Game & Watch. We'll cover the moves, changes, Final Smash, and variants for the character and keep you updated with how it plays/handles.
For a look at the other fighters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate you can head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Characters hub. There's an ever-growing list of guides on every fighter in the game, so be sure to check back regularly to see if your favorite has been covered.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Mr Game and Watch Guide
Next up on our quest to cover every single fighter in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, we have Mr Game & Watch. He's a bizarre little fellow, and notoriously tricky to master. Not only that but there have been several changes since his last appearance, so we'll need to take a look at that as well. Let's see what's what.
Mr. Game and Watch Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash
Mr. Game and Watch is definitely one of the stranger fighters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In the table below, you can find a full list of all Mr. Game and Watch fighting moves.
|Special Move Controls||Special Type||Special Move Name|
|Left Stick Left/Right + B||Green Missile||Judge|
|Left Stick Up + B||Up Special||Fire|
|Left Stick Down + B||Down Special||Oil Panic|
|B when FS Meter is Full||Final Smash||Octopus|
How to Unlock Mr Game & Watch in Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mr Game & Watch Changes
Mr Game & Watch last appeared in Super Smash Bros SSB4, and also appeared in Melee and Brawl. There have been several changes this time around though, from animation tweaks to an altered Final Smash. We've listed all of the changes below:
- Octopus Final Smash now grabs enemies and pulls them offscreen
- Several animations have been tweaked, including jumpsquat, walking, Up smash, and Oil Panic.
- There's a new forward aerial involving dropping a bomb.
- Neutral aerial does less damage.
- Judge 9 appears in slo-mo
- Down aerial is slower to complete
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mr Game & Watch Final Smash
Mr Game & Watch uses the same Final Smash as in SSB4. It's called Octopus, and involves summoning a giant octopus that pulls enemies offscreen. The animation is slightly different this time around, especially the pulling characters part. You can see Octopus in action in the trailer embedded above.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mr Game & Watch Alternate Colors
Mr Game & Watch can be selected in a range of different colors. These include red, light green, purple, blue, light blue, dark green, and white. This is mainly to distinguish between multiple players using the same fighter, though keep in mind that Mr Game & Watch does switch forms with certain attacks.
That's everything you need to know about Mr Game & Watch in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. For more info on the game, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Guides Hub. There's trailers, a full character roster, a look at the Ridley amiibo, and more.