Given that we finally know exactly when Smash Bros on Nintendo Switch will launch, it’s time to start looking at what we can expect from its fighters. There are more of them than ever before in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, with several new characters added, and existing ones updated. With all this new content, we figured it would be great to go through each fighter and detail exactly what has changed, what moves are staying the same, and more. This guide is all about Donkey Kong, and how he behaves in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
For more on the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Character Roster, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate Character Guides hub. You’ll find everything you need to know about what characters are set to arrive in the game, as well as an ever-growing list of in-depth guides on each one.
Donkey Kong Guide - Donkey Kong Changes, Moves, Final Smash, Outfits
Donkey Kong is back for Super Smash Bros Ultimate on Nintendo Switch and is bringing a brand new Final Smash attack with him. Let’s break down all of the differences we know about so far for Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
Donkey Kong Final Smash in Super Smash Bros Ultimate
The most notable addition to Donkey Kong’s moveset in Super Smash Bros Ultimate is his new Final Smash attack. He will unleash a flurry of monkey fists at his enemy, doing some serious damage and launching them into the air on the final hit. This is said to be an homage to Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, with Kong beating his enemies like a drum.
Changes to Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros Ultimate - Moves, Facial Animations
Other than the Final Smash move mentioned previously, Donkey Kong seems to play pretty much the same as he did in Super Smash Bros for Wii U. That means he still has his Hand Clap attack, Spinning Kong and Giant Punch moves. As with many of the characters in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Donkey Kong has also received an update to his facial animations making him emote more clearly.
Donkey Kong Outfits in Super Smash Bros Ultimate
So far we only know of one alternate outfit for Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. In the trailer, which is embedded above, you can see Donkey Kong in his blue tie variant. At present, that’s the only other outfit we’ve seen for Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros Ultimate .
That’s everything we know so far about Donkey Kong in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. We’ll be updating this guide with more info as we get it, so in the meantime, head over to our Super Smash Bros Ultimate main Guides hub. You’ll find a list of all the confirmed stages in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, a full roster list and more.
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