This article is about Fox's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Fox McCloud.
He can overwhelm his opponents with his quick movements, and his specials don't leave him open for counterattacks. His costume and voice have been redone to match his appearance in Star Fox Zero. This Fox is brand new! "Come on!"
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

Fox is a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, first playable in Super Smash Bros. He was confirmed to return on June 12, 2018 during E3 2018.





Changes from SSBWU/3DS


  • Fox's design has been updated to match his appearance in Star Fox Zero.

Ground Attacks

Aerial Attacks

Grabs and Throws

Special Attacks

  • Fox Illusion has more starting lag and will stop instantly upon hitting an opponent's shield.
  • His Reflector now has more hitstun.
  • Fox's Final Smash has been changed to a coordinated Arwing attack.


Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack: Fox punches with an arm, then the other, and then unleashes a series of rapid kicks, which ends with a stronger one.
  • Forward Tilt: Fox does a side kick; can be angled up and down.
  • Up Tilt: Fox kicks behind himself in an upwards arc, hitting behind and above.
  • Down Tilt: Fox swings his tail across the ground.
  • Dash Attack: Fox leaps off the ground and kicks forwards.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash: Fox performs a butterfly kick, leaping forwards and kicking in a downwards motion.
  • Up Smash: Fox does a backflip, kicking upwards.
  • Down Smash: Fox does a splits kick, kicking to both sides.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Ledge Attack: As he climbs the edge, he projects himself forward and does a frontal kick with both legs.

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: Fox performs a sex kick.
  • Forward aerial (Tornado Kick): Fox spins around multiple times, throwing out five kicks in front of himself.
  • Back aerial: Fox kicks backwards with one leg.
  • Up aerial (McCloud Flip): Fox does a flip, kicking upwards and then striking upwards with his tail.
  • Down aerial: Fox drill kicks downwards.

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel: Fox jabs his knee into the grabbed opponent.
  • Forward Throw: Fox punches the opponent forward.
  • Back Throw: Fox throws the opponent backwards and then fires three lasers at them.
  • Up Throw: Fox throws the opponent upwards and then fires three lasers at them.
  • Down Throw: Fox pins the opponent down and fires multiple lasers into them.

Special Moves

Fox's Special Moves
SSB Melee Brawl SSBWU/3DS Ultimate
Standard Special Blaster
Side Special Fox Illusion
Up Special Fire Fox
Down Special Reflector
Final Smash Landmaster Team Star Fox


  • Up Taunt:
  • Down Taunt:
  • Side Taunt:

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added


Palette Swaps

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External links

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