Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips - Moveset, Final Smash, Spells

Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips - Moveset, Final Smash, Spells

Everything you need to know about The Hero in Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate has been out for a while now, though there have been pretty consistent updates keeping the game fresh ever since. New stages and characters have been arriving as part of various Challenger Packs, with Dragon Quest’s The Hero being one of the new additions to the roster. The Hero is one of the most complex fighters to feature in a Smash Bros game yet, so we’ve put together this Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips Guide. We’ll give you some essential tips for playing as The Hero, and detail all movesets and spells. There’s also new levels to enjoy, and music to fight along to, so we’ll be detailing those as well.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips

Now that The Hero is available in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, you'll probably want to know how you should be playing him. We've included some Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Tips below:

  • Use Frizz attacks to keep enemies at bay
  • Land attacks to full your MP meter
  • A random Critical Hit chance is applied to every Smash attack.
  • Use Woosh attacks to interfere with an enemy trying to get back onto the stage.
  • When bringing up the spell menu, use shield to quit and and head back in for a new selection.
  • If a projectile is blocked by two opponents, it will bounce back and forth until it triggers on one of them.
  • Use Psyche Up followed by a fully charged Smash attack to deal massive damage.
  • Use a kawoosh jump to move laterally back onto the stage.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Variants

There are four different variants to play as in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. We've detailed them below alongside some info on where each character is from.

  • Eleven - from Dragon Quest 11
  • Aursu (DQIII)
  • Solo (DQIV)
  • Eight (DQVIII)

Alternate Costumes For The Hero

Now you know that you know there are four heroes to choose from when playing as The Hero in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. There's also an Alternate Costume for each, which you can check out below.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate The Hero Final Smash

Given that The Hero is now available in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, let's take a look at what he has in terms of a Final Smash. It's called Gigaslash, and is a huge AoE sword attack that summons DQ characters from the series.

The Hero Spells

The Hero actually has the most special attacks of any character in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. This is largely due to the many spells he possesses. We've detailed them all below.

  • Accelerattle: Movement speed up
  • Bounce: Deflects projectiles
  • Flame Slash: Large sword attack
  • Heal: Restores health
  • Hocus Pocus: Random effect
  • Kaboom: Explosive spell
  • Kaclang: Invisibility when stationary
  • Kacrackle Slash: Freeze opponents
  • Kamikazee: Self-destruct and inflict damage
  • Metal Slash: Chance to One-Hit KO a metal opponent
  • Oomph: Raises attack power temporarily
  • Psyche Up: Increased power of next attack
  • Snooze: Puts opponents to sleep, delivers a critical attack when hitting said opponent
  • Thwack: Chance to KO an opponent in one hit. Percentage change is higher at higher DMG
  • Zoom: Warp back to stage

The Hero Moveset

Special Move ControlsSpecial TypeSpecial Move Name
BNeutral SpecialFrizz
Left Stick Left/Right + BSide SpecialZap
Left Stick Up + BUp SpecialWoosh
Left Stick Down + BDown SpecialSpells
B when FS Meter is FullFinal SmashGigaslash

The Hero Has a Random Critical Hit Chance For Smash Attacks

One of the best features of the new The Hero fighter is his random Critical Hit move. All Smash attacks have a chance of striking a Critical Hit, doing huge damage in the process.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dragon Quest Stages

As part of the new Challenger Pack 2, including The Hero, you’ll also get a brand new stage to fight on. It’s called Yggdrasil’s Altar, and is a floating platform that flies through a bunch of iconic locations from the Dragon Quest series. Check out Yggdrasil’s Altar in the image below:

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dragon Quest Music

There's a bunch of new Dragon Quest music to enjoy in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. Here are the tracks:

  • Adventure - Dragon Quest 3
  • Fighting Spirits - Dragon Quest 3
  • Battle for the Glory - Dragon Quest 4
  • Wagon Wheel’s March
  • War Cry
  • Marching through the Fields
  • The Hero Goes Forth with a Determination
  • Unflinchable Courage

Dragon Quest Mii Fighters

As with all of the new Challenger Packs in Super Smash Bros Ultimate, there are new Dragon Quest themed Mii fighter outfits to enjoy here. Check them out below.

  • Veronica (Swordfighter)
  • Erdrick (Swordfighter)
  • Martial Artist (Brawler)
  • Slime (Hat)

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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