A character is one of the fighters in the Super Smash Bros. series. Characters can be sorted into playable and non-playable. Playable characters can further be divided into starter and unlockable, which distinguishes whether characters can be played right away, or whether they need to be unlocked.

Playable Characters

This is a list of the playable characters in the Super Smash Bros. series. Shaded cells denote unlockable characters.

Fighter SSB Melee Brawl Smash Wars Universe
Alex Mercer No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Prototype
Altair No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Assassin's Creed
Amingo No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Marvel vs. Capcom
Arbiter No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Halo
Axem Rangers X No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Mario Bros. Z
Banjo & Kazooie No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Banjo-Kazooie
Basilisx No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Mario Bros. Z
Beast No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Ultimo X
Blaze No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Sonic
Boba Fett No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Wars
Bomberman No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Bomberman
Bowser No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Mario
Bowser Jr. No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Mario
Captain Falcon Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png F-Zero
Cloud Strife No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Final Fantasy
Cole MacGrath No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Infamous
Crash Bandicoot No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Crash Bandicoot
Dante No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Devil May Cry
Dark Samus No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Marvel vs. Capcom
Darth CheerCheer No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Darth Raiden No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Darth Vader No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Wars
Diddy Kong No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Donkey Kong
Dixie Kong No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Donkey Kong
Dr. Mario No.png Yes.png No.png No.png Mario
Earthworm Jim No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Earthworm Jim
Eddie Riggs No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Brütal Legend
Falco No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Star Fox
Fox Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Star Fox
Galacta Knight No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Kirby
Ganondorf No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Ice Climbers No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Ice Climber
Ike No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Fire Emblem
Jade Wong No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Jigglypuff Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Pokémon
King Dedede No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Kirby
King K. Rool No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Donkey Kong
Kirby Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Kirby
Knuckles No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Sonic
Kratos No.png No.png No.png Yes.png God of War
Krystal No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Fox
Lara Croft No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Tomb Raider
Link Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Little Mac No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Punch-Out!!
Lucario No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Pokémon
Lucas No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png EarthBound
Luigi Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Mario
Lyn No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Fire Emblem
Mario Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Mario
Marth No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Fire Emblem
Master Chief No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Halo
Mecha Mario No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Mario Bros. Z
Mecha Sonic No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Mario Bros. Z
Mega Man X No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Mega Man
Meta Knight No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Kirby
Mewtwo No.png Yes.png No.png Yes.png Pokémon
Mr. Game & Watch No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Game & Watch
Ness Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png EarthBound

Olimar

No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Pikmin
Peach No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Mario
Pichu No.png Yes.png No.png No.png Pokémon
Pikachu Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Pokémon
Pit No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Kid Icarus
Pokémon Trainer No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Pokémon
Raichu No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Pokémon
Riku No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Kingdom Hearts
R.O.B. No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png R.O.B.
Roy No.png Yes.png No.png No.png Fire Emblem
Ryu No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Street Fighter
Samus Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Metroid
Shadow No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Sonic
Sheik No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Silver No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Sonic
Snake No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Metal Gear
Sonic No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Sonic
Sora No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Kingdom Hearts
SPARTAN-984 No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Halo
Starkiller No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Wars
Toon Link No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Ultimo X No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Ultimo X
Waluigi No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Wario
Wario No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Wario
WereSonic No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Sonic
Wolf No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Star Fox
Yoda No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Wars
Yoshi Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yoshi
Young Link No.png Yes.png No.png No.png The Legend of Zelda
Zant No.png No.png No.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Zelda No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png The Legend of Zelda
Zero Suit Samus No.png No.png Yes.png Yes.png Metroid

Non-playable characters

The following characters are considered non-playable. These include boss characters and enemy teams, among others.

Fighter SSB Melee Brawl Smash Wars Universe
Crazy Home No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Crouzex No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Cykulk No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Duon No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Super Smash Bros.
Fighting Alloy Team No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Super Smash Bros.
Fighting Polygon Team Yes.png No.png chech No.png Super Smash Bros.
Fighting Shadow Team No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Fighting Wire Frames No.png Yes.png No.png No.png Super Smash Bros.
Galleom No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Super Smash Bros.
Giant DK Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Donkey Kong
Giga Bowser* No.png Yes.png No.png x Super Smash Bros.
Guarblon No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
King Nograw No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Kracko No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Kirby
Kraid No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Metroid
Malegan No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Master Hand Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Meta Ridley No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Metroid
Metal Mario Yes.png Yes.png No.png ??? Mario
Mutated Rancor No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Star Wars
Killer Hand No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Petey Piranha check No.png Yes.png No.png Mario
Porky Minch No.png No.png Yes.png No.png EarthBound
Rayquaza No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Pokémon
Ridley No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Metroid
Huge Hand No.png Yes.png Yes.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Tabuu No.png No.png Yes.png No.png Super Smash Bros.
Tunnel Rhino No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Mega Man
Wargon No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.
Zorm No.png No.png No.png Yes.png Super Smash Bros.


Notes:

* Giga Bowser is playable in Brawl and Smash Wars as Bowser's Final Smash. Giga Bowser is also considered to be part of the Mario series.

** Sandbag is considered an item in Brawl and Smash Wars, not a character.

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