This article is about the item. For Dr. Mario's move, see Megavitamins.

The Capsule (カプセル Kapuseru?) is an item in all games from the series. This item is relatively small and when thrown it releases a different item. If thrown at an opponent, it can also KO them if they are at a high enough percentage. It has a 12.5% chance of exploding like other containers. They are functionally similar to Super Smash Bros. Melee's eggs, but they can't heal the player.

Other info

  • They may store one item or enemy (Melee only).
  • If thrown and hits an opponent it does 15-18% damage and little knockback. When dropped it does 10-15% damage.
  • If thrown, hits an opponent, and then explodes, it does 20-22% damage and has high amount of knockback.
  • Another way to open the capsule is to hit it.
  • Like other container items, this item explodes more without any items on.
  • King Dedede has a small chance of throwing a capsule with Waddle Dee Toss (Brawl only), even with the item frequency set to none (though not if the items are directly turned off). If King Dedede is holding a capsule and uses Waddle Dee Toss, the capsule will be thrown.

Trophy Info in Super Smash Bros. Brawl

A small item filled with...items. Break it open to get what's inside. However, there's a 12.5 percent chance that a capsule will contain explosives, so it's important to think about where you're throwing the capsule to break it open. You won't find crates or barrels in capsules, but you may find capsules within barrels and crates.

Smash caplise

Trophy Info in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

This tiny capsule can hold one item inside it, no matter how massive that one item may be. How does it do that? No idea! But all you have to do to get the prize is break the capsule. It's possible for these things to explode, so it's best to break it against walls or opponents. They won't be upset. Maybe.


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