Super Smash Bros Ultimate brings the long-running fighting game franchise to Nintendo Switch. There are more fighters than ever before, with 74 included at launch. There are yet more to be added via DLC, making this the most content-packed entry so far. To help you get to grips with all of the new fighters, and to get you reacquainted with the returning ones, we’ve been busy putting together character guides for each. In this Super Smash Bros Ultimate Wolf Guide, we’ll be taking a look at the changes that have been made since Wolf’s last appearance in the series. We’ll also detail his Final Smash, and the Alternate Costumes you’ll be choosing from.
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 Wolf Guide
Wolf is returning for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, having been out of the limelight for 10 years. He last appeared in Brawl, where he was an unlockable character. A lot has changed since then though, and Wolf plays differently to how he used to. We’ve listed everything you need to know about Wolf in Super Smash Bros Ultimate below:
Wolf Smash Bros. Ultimate Moves Set and Final Smash
The evil counterpart of Star Fox is Wolf, and he features as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. In the table below, you can find a complete list of the moves that Wolf can use.
|Special Move Controls||Special Type||Special Move Name|
|Left Stick Left/Right + B||Green Missile||Wolf Flash|
|Left Stick Up + B||Up Special||Fire Wolf|
|Left Stick Down + B||Down Special||Reflector|
|B when FS Meter is Full||Final Smash||Team Star Wolf|
How to Unlock Wolf 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 Wolf Changes
Wolf has gone through a number of changes since Brawl. This includes tweaks to his animations, moveset and Final Smash. We’ve listed all of the changes we’ve noticed below.
- Several of Wolf’s animations have been altered including Crouch, Dash, jumpsquat, Up Smash, Back Thro, and Reflector.
- Wolf has a new design for Ultimate, closer to his appearance in Star Fox Zero.
- Hi gloves are now fingerless.
- Dash speed has increased.
- New Final Smash.
- Up Aerial does more damage.
- Back Throw does more damage.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Wolf Alternate Costumes
Players can choose between several versions of Wolf via his Alternate Costumes. They are simple color re-skins of his default design, in green, orange, blue, brown, black, and pink. You can see the pink color variant in the image embedded above.
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Wolf Final Smash
Wolf has a new Final Smash for Super Smash Bros Ultimate. It’s called Team Star Wolf, and sees the opponents taken down by Wolfens. It’s an awesome move, even more so if it is used against Fox as Wolf will say “got you now, Star Fox.
That’s everything you need to know about Wolf 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.