For downloadable content in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U, see Downloadable Content (SSB3DS/WU). For general info, see Downloadable Content.

DLC for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was confirmed in the final Ultimate Direct held on November 1st, 2018. The DLC is available to purchase on the Nintendo eShop.

Bundles

  • Fighters Pass was released on November 1st, 2018 which includes DLC fighters #71 to #75, alongside their stages and music when available, all for a discount. It also gives Mii Swordfighter Rex costume as a bonus of purchasing the pass. It costs $24.99 to buy.
  • Fighters Pass Vol. 2 was first made available for pre-purchase on January 28th, 2020 which will include DLC fighters #76 to #81, alongside their stages and music when available, all for a discount. It will also give the Mii Swordfighter Ancient Soldier costume as a bonus of purchasing the pass. It costs $28.99 to buy.

Challenger Packs

There are a total of 11 Challenger Packs. Each pack will include a fighter, a stage, and additional music tracks and spirits, and will cost $5.99 each to buy.

  • Challenger Pack #1 includes the DLC character, Joker, as well as the stage Mementos, music from the Persona series, and a Persona 5-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #2 includes the DLC character, Hero, as well as the stage Yggdrasil's Altar, music, and a Dragon Quest-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #3 includes the DLC character, Banjo & Kazooie, as well as the stage Spiral Mountain, music, and a Banjo-Kazooie-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #4 includes the DLC character, Terry Bogard, as well as the stage King of Fighters Stadium, music, and an SNK-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #5 includes the DLC character, Byleth, as well as the stage Garreg Mach Monastery, music, and a Fire Emblem: Three Houses-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #6 includes the DLC character, Min Min, as well as the stage Spring Stadium, music, and an ARMS-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #7 includes the DLC character, Steve, as well as the stage Minecraft World, music, and a Minecraft-themed Spirit Board.
  • Challenger Pack #8
  • Challenger Pack #9
  • Challenger Pack #10
  • Challenger Pack #11

Characters

MarioSymbol.svg Piranha Plant

Piranha Plant, from the Mario series, is a downloadable character that was available for free (for a limited time) by buying and registering Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on My Nintendo before January 31st, 2019. It was later released as a separate paid DLC for $4.99 on February 1st, 2019.

PersonaSymbol.svg Joker

Joker, the main protagonist from Atlus' Persona 5, is a downloadable character that was released on April 17th, 2019, as a part of Challenger Pack 1.

DragonQuestSymbol.png Hero

Four protagonists from Square Enix's Dragon Quest series acting as a single newcomer under the collective name Hero is a downloadable character that was released on July 30th, 2019, as a part of Challenger Pack 2.

BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg Banjo & Kazooie

Banjo and Kazooie, from the Rare and Xbox Game Studios franchise of the same name, is a downloadable character that was released on September 4th, 2019, as a part of Challenger Pack 3.

FatalFurySymbol.svg Terry Bogard

Terry Bogard, from SNK's arcade fighter series Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters, is a downloadable character that was released on November 6th, 2019, as a part of Challenger Pack 4.

FireEmblemSymbol.svg Byleth

Byleth, the protagonist of the Nintendo Switch game Fire Emblem: Three Houses, is a downloadable character that was released on January 28th, 2020, as a part of Challenger Pack 5.

ARMSSymbol.svg Min Min

Min Min, one of the fighters from the Nintendo Switch game ARMS, is a downloadable character that was released on June 29th, 2020, as a part of Challenger Pack 6.

MinecraftSymbol.svg Steve

Steve, the playable avatar from Mojang and Xbox Game Studios' Minecraft franchise, is a downloadable character that was released on October 13th, 2020, as a part of Challenger Pack 7.

Stages

Fighters Pass stages

PersonaSymbol.svg Mementos

Mementos from Persona 5 was released as a part of Challenger Pack 1 on April 17, 2019, as Joker's home stage.

DragonQuestSymbol.png Yggdrasil's Altar

Yggdrasil's Altar from Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age was released as a part of Challenger Pack 2 on July 30, 2019, as Hero's home stage.

BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg Spiral Mountain

Spiral Mountain from Banjo-Kazooie was released as a part of Challenger Pack 3 on September 4, 2019, as Banjo's home stage.

FatalFurySymbol.svg King of Fighters Stadium

King of Fighters Stadium from The King of Fighters was released as a part of Challenger Pack 4 on November 6, 2019, as Terry's home stage.

FireEmblemSymbol.svg Garreg Mach Monastery

Garreg Mach Monastery from Fire Emblem: Three Houses was released as a part of Challenger Pack 5 on January 28, 2020, as Byleth's home stage.

ARMSSymbol.svg Spring Stadium

Spring Stadium from ARMS was released as a part of Challenger Pack 6 on June 29, 2020, as Min Min's home stage.

MinecraftSymbol.svg Minecraft World

Minecraft World from Minecraft was released as a part of Challenger Pack 7 on October 13th, 2020, as Steve's home stage.

Standalone stage

SmashBrosSymbol.svg Small Battlefield

Small Battlefield was added as a standalone stage for free as a part of v8.1.0 on August 4th, 2020.

Mii Costumes

Additional Mii costumes will be available for $0.75 each, with the exception of the Rex outfit and the Ancient Soldier outfit, which is only available as a bonus with the Fighters Pass and Fighters Pass Volume 2 respectively.

Fighters Pass bonus

This Mii costume is only obtainable as a bonus by pre-purchasing the Fighters Pass. The costume was released on December 7th, 2018.

Costume Type Game origin
Rex Outfit Swordfighter XenobladeSymbol.svg Xenoblade Chronicles 2

Fighters Pass Volume 2 bonus

This Mii costume is only obtainable as a bonus by pre-purchasing Fighters Pass Volume 2. The costume was released on January 28th, 2020.

Costume Type Game origin
Ancient Soldier Armor Swordfighter ZeldaSymbol.svg The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Round 1

The first wave of costumes was released on April 17th, 2019. This contains 4 new costumes from the Persona series and 2 returning costumes from the Sonic series that were in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Costume Type Game origin
Morgana Hat Any PersonaSymbol.svg Persona 5
Persona 4 Protagonist Outfit Swordfighter PersonaSymbol.svg Persona 4
Teddie Hat Any
Persona 3 Protagonist Outfit Swordfighter PersonaSymbol.svg Persona 3
Tails Outfit Gunner SonicSymbol.svg Sonic The Hedgehog
Knuckles Outfit Brawler

Round 2

The second wave of costumes was released on July 30th, 2019. This contains 4 new costumes from the Dragon Quest series.

Costume Type Game origin
Veronica Outfit Swordfighter DragonQuestSymbol.png Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Erdrick Armor Swordfighter DragonQuestSymbol.png Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary Line
Martial Artist Outfit Swordfighter DragonQuestSymbol.png Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation
Slime Hat Any DragonQuestSymbol.png Dragon Quest series

Round 3

The third wave of costumes was released on September 4th, 2019. This contains 1 new costume from UNDERTALE, 1 new costume from The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, 1 new costume from the Pokemon series, and 2 returning costumes from the Mega Man series that were in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Costume Type Game origin
Goemon Outfit Swordfighter SpecialStagesSymbol.svg The Legend of the Mystical Ninja
Proto Man Armor Gunner MegaManSymbol.svg Mega Man 3
Zero Armor Swordfighter MegaManSymbol.svg Mega Man X
Team Rocket Outfit Brawler PokemonSymbol.svg Pokémon series
Sans Outfit* Gunner SpecialStagesSymbol.svg UNDERTALE

*Sans outfit also comes with a music track, MEGALOVANIA.

Round 4

The fifth wave of costumes was released on November 6th, 2019. This contains 1 new costume from the Samurai Shodown series, 1 new costume from the Art of Fighting series, 1 new costume from The King of Fighters series, and 2 returning costumes from the Virtua Fighter series that were in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Costume Type Game origin
Nakoruru Outfit Swordfighter FatalFurySymbol.svg Samurai Shodown series
Ryo Sakazaki Outfit Brawler FatalFurySymbol.svg Art of Fighting series
Iori Yagami Outfit Brawler FatalFurySymbol.svg The King of Fighters series
Akira Outfit Brawler SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Virtua Fighter series
Jacky Outfit Brawler

Round 5

The fifth wave of costumes was released on January 28th, 2020. This contains 1 new costume from the Assassin's Creed series, 1 costume from the Raving Rabbids series, 2 more returning costumes from the Mega Man series that was in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and 1 new costume from Cuphead.

Costume Type Game origin
Altaïr Outfit Swordfighter SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Assassin's Creed series
Rabbids Hat Any SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Raving Rabbids series
Mega Man X Armor Gunner MegaManSymbol.svg Mega Man X
MegaMan.EXE Armor Gunner MegaManSymbol.svg Mega Man Battle Network
Cuphead Outfit* Gunner SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Cuphead

*Cuphead outfit also comes with a music track, Floral Fury.

Round 6

The sixth wave of costumes was released on June 29th, 2020. This contains 1 new costume from ARMS, 1 returning costume from the Tekken series that was in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, 2 new costumes from the Splatoon series, and 1 new costume from the Fallout series.

Costume Type Game origin
Ninjara Outfit Brawler ARMSSymbol.svg ARMS
Heihachi Outfit Brawler SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Tekken series
Callie Outfit Brawler SplatoonSymbol.svg Splatoon series
Marie Outfit Gunner
Vault Boy Outfit Gunner SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Fallout series

Round 7

The seventh wave of costumes will be released on October 13th, 2020. This will contain 3 new costumes from Minecraft, 1 new costume from the Bomberman series, 1 returning costume from The Tower of Druaga that was previously in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and 1 new costume from No More Heroes.

Costume Type Game origin
Creeper Outfit Brawler MinecraftSymbol.svg Minecraft series
Pig Outfit Brawler MinecraftSymbol.svg
Diamond Armor Swordfighter MinecraftSymbol.svg
Gil Armor Swordfighter SpecialStagesSymbol.svg The Tower of Druaga
Bomberman Outfit Brawler SpecialStagesSymbol.svg Bomberman series
Travis Outfit Swordfighter SpecialStagesSymbol.svg No More Heroes series

Modes and Features

As a part of v3.0.0, released on April 17th, 2019:

  • Stage Builder returns from previous installments; it allows the player to create custom stages.
  • Video Editor lets players edit their videos with transition effects, text, and music.
  • Shared Content lets players share and discover custom stages, Mii Fighters, and videos. (A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required for sharing and downloading community-made content.)

As a part of v4.0.0, released on July 30th, 2019:

  • World of Light mode now has a Very Easy difficulty option.
  • Spectate Mode lets players spectate other players' matches and predict the winner to earn points, which can be used to buy items from a special Vault Shop.
  • Online Tourney mode lets players participate in in-game online tournaments with preset rules that change periodically. Special event tourneys are also held periodically. (A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to play online tourneys.)

As a part of v5.0.0, released on September 4th, 2019:

  • Home-Run Contest returns again, allowing players to rack up damage on a Sandbag and launch it as far as possible, either with themselves or with another player.

As a part of v8.0.0, released on June 29th, 2020:

  • Players can now replay matches of Spirits that are present in their Spirit Collection, with a dedicated score system for it.

As a part of v8.1.0, released on August 4th, 2020:

  • The stage Small Battlefield is added for free. It is a smaller version of the regular Battlefield designed for 1-vs-1 matches.
  • Battlefield, Big Battlefield, and Final Destination, along with Small Battlefield, now can play any song from the entire soundtrack.
  • Adjustments to the Online have been made including the matchmaking, an expansion into the eligibility for Elite Smash, and the values for Global Smash Power calculation. Further investigations and adjustments are promised for future updates.

Spirits

A number of Spirits have been added to the game either through special Spirit events held periodically or with Challenger Packs by way of special DLC Spirit Boards.

Spirit Spirit Event Game of Origin Release Date
Partner Pikachu N/A

(unlocked with saved data from Let's Go! Pikachu and Let's Go! Eevee. Permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v2.0.0)

PokemonSymbol.svg
Pokémon: Let's Go! Pikachu and Let's Go! Eevee
12/7/2018
Partner Eevee
Golden Dash Mushroom "Oh Yeah! Mario Time!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v2.0.0)

MarioSymbol.svg
Mario Kart series
12/27/2018
Dice Block MarioSymbol.svg
Super Mario Party
River Survival
Piranha Plant N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Piranha Plant as of v2.0.0)

MarioSymbol.svg
Super Mario series
1/29/2019
Joker (Phantom Thief) N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Joker as of v3.0.0)

PersonaSymbol.svg
Persona 5
4/17/2019
Joker (Student) N/A

(Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G as of v3.0.0)

Phantom Thieves of Hearts N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Persona 5 DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #1)

Igor
Caroline & Justine
Morgana
Ryuji Sakamoto
Ann Takamaki
Yusuke Kitagawa
Makoto Niijima
Futaba Sakura
Haru Okumura
Goro Akechi
Toy-Con Robot "Nintendo Labo SMASH KIT"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v4.0.0)

Nintendo Labo 4/26/2019
Toy-Con Car
Professor Rigss & Plaise & Lerna
Toy-Con VR Goggles
Peachette "Super Smash Sisters"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v4.0.0)

MarioSymbol.svg
New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
5/31/2019
Link (Link's Awakening) "Return to Koholint"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v5.0.0)

ZeldaSymbol.svg
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (2019)
6/14/2019
Owl
Hero (DRAGON QUEST XI S) N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Hero as of v4.0.0)

DragonQuestSymbol.png
Dragon Quest series
7/30/2019
Hero (DRAGON QUEST III) N/A

(Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G as of v4.0.0)

Hero (DRAGON QUEST IV)
Hero (DRAGON QUEST VIII)
Hero's Comrades N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Dragon Quest DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #2)

Cetacea
Slime (Dragon Quest)
King Slime N/A

(Enhance the Slime spirit)

Dracky N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Dragon Quest DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #2)

Golem
Great Sabrecub
Great Sabrecat N/A

(Enhance the Great Sabrecub spirit)

Liquid Metal Slime N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Dragon Quest DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #2)

Banjo & Kazooie N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Banjo & Kazooie as of v5.0.0)

BanjoKazooieSymbol.svg
Banjo-Kazooie series
9/4/2019
Tooty N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Banjo-Kazooie DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #3)

Bottles
Mumbo Jumbo
Jinjos
The Mighty Jinjonator N/A

(Enhance the Jinjos spirit)

Jiggy N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Banjo-Kazooie DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #3)

Gruntilda
Buzzbomb
Tockles N/A

(Unlocked with saved data from Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition or its demo. Permanently added to the Dragon Quest DLC Spirit Board as of v6.0.0)

DragonQuestSymbol.png
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Radiant Gleam "Arsenals at the Ready! DAEMON X MACHINA"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v7.0.0)

DAEMON X MACHINA 9/27/2019
Kloster (Grief)
Bullet Walker (Brigadier General)
High Line (Guns Empress)
I-Tetrimino "Attack of the Tetriminos!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v7.0.0)

Tetris series 10/25/2019
T-Tetrimino
S-Tetrimino & Z-Tetrimino
L-Tetrimino & J-Tetrimono
O-Tetrimino
Terry Bogard N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Terry as of v.6.0.0)

FatalFurySymbol.svg
Fatal Fury series
11/6/2019
Andy Bogard N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the SNK DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #4)

Joe Higashi
Kim Kaphwan
Geese Howard
Ryo Sakazaki Art of Fighting series
Kyo Kusanagi The King of Fighters series
Iori Yagami
Haohmaru Samurai Shodown series
Nakoruru
Athena Asamiya Psycho Soldier
Ralf & Clark Ikari Warriors
Zacian & Zamazenta "New Galar Region Pokémon Discovered!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.0.0)

PokemonSymbol.svg
Pokémon Sword and Shield
11/21/2019
Grookey, Scorbunny, & Sobble
Corviknight
Morpeko
Wesker "Oust Resident Evil!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.0.0)

Resident Evil series 11/29/2019
Leon
Chris
Jill
ASTRAL CHAIN Hero (Female) "Chain the Future to Spirits!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v.8.0.0)

Astral Chain 1/17/2020
ASTRAL CHAIN Hero (Male)
Kyle
Lappy
Byleth (Male) N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Byleth as of v.7.0.0)

FireEmblemSymbol.svg
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
1/28/2020
Byleth (Female) N/A

(Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G as of v7.0.0)

Edelgard N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Three Houses DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #5)

Edelgard - Five Years Later N/A

(Enhance the Edelgard spirit)

Dimitri N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Three Houses DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #5)

Dimitri - Five Years Later N/A

(Enhance the Dimitri spirit)

Claude N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Three Houses DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #5)

Claude - Five Years Later N/A

(Enhance the Claude spirit)

Sothis N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Three Houses DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #5)

Rhea
Seteth
Dorothea
Ingrid
Hilda (Fire Emblem)
Kunio "River City Smash"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v.8.0.0)

River City Ransom 1/23/2020
Riki (River City)
Goda
Ryuichi & Ryuji
Cuphead "Ready? Wallop!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.0.0)

Cuphead 2/14/2020
Mugman
The Devil (Cuphead)
King Dice
Lotus "Spirits in Black"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.0.0)

Warframe 2/28/2020
Natah "Spirits in Black"

(Enhance the Lotus spirit)

Ring Fit Trainees "Spirits Fit for a Fight"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.1.0)

Ring Fit Adventure 3/13/2020
Dragaux
Ring
Orville & Wilbur "Animal Crossing Spirits! Yes, Yes!"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.1.0)

AnimalCrossingSymbol.svg
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
4/2/2020
C.J.
Flick
Daisy Mae
Duran & Angela "The Spirits of Mana"

(permanently added to the Spirit Board as of v8.1.0)

Trials of Mana (2020) 4/23/2020
Kevin & Charlotte
Hawkeye & Riesz
Min Min (Fighter) N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Min Min as of v8.0.0)

ARMSSymbol.svg
ARMS
6/29/2020
Master Mummy N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the ARMS DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #6)

Mechanica
Byte & Barq
Kid Cobra
Helix
Max Brass
Alfyn & Therion "Second Anniversary of OCTOPATH TRAVELER" Octopath Traveler 7/10/2020
Tress & Cyrus
H'aanit & Ophilia
Olberic & Primrose
Peach (Paper Mario: The Origami King) "Paper Mario: The Origami King" MarioSymbol.svg
Paper Mario: The Origami King
8/28/2020
Olivia
King Olly
Steve N/A

(Complete Classic Mode with Steve as of v9.0.0)

MinecraftSymbol.svg
Minecraft
10/13/2020
Alex N/A

(Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G as of v9.0.0)

Zombie N/A

(Obtained after a Spirit battle on the Minecraft DLC Spirit Board included with Challenger Pack #7)

Creeper
Skeleton
Slime (Minecraft)
Enderman
Villager & Iron Golem
Ghast
Piglin
Ender Dragon

See also

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