This article is about Ren/Joker’s appearance in
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Ren Amamiya.
Ren Amamiya, or Joker, is a downloadable newcomer in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He is one of the DLC fighters of the Fighters Pass. He was released in April 17, 2019.
Forward Tilt: Swipes downwards in a diagonal motion.
Up Tilt: Performs an upwards swing with his knife and throws it directly upwards. The knife hits multiple times when airborne.
Down Tilt: A baseball slide. Based off of Joker’s ability to slide under lasers in Persona 5.
Forward Smash: Swings downwards with both hands directly in front of him.
Up Smash: Performs an uppercut with his knife.
Down Smash: Sweeps the floor with a knife swipe on both sides of him.
Floor Attack (Front):
Floor Attack (Back):
Floor Attack (Trip):
Neutral aerial: Strikes in a circle while doing a corkscrew in the air.
Forward aerial: A hook kick, followed by a roundhouse kick.
Up aerial: A corkscrew flying kick.
Grabs and Throws
Up Throw: Throws the opponent directly upwards and strikes a pose.
Down Throw: Traps the opponent in a blue energy then slams them to the ground.
In competitive play
To be added
His english voice actor, Xander Mobus, is also the announcer, Master Hand, and Crazy Hand in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and , but his voice sounds different than the announcer.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
This also marks the first time a Super Smash Bros. announcer has also voiced a playable character and the announcer in the same game.
Joker is the 3rd character which his invitation letter is seen during his trailer, the two first are Villager and Isabelle.
Also, this means Joker is the first character outside of the Animal Crossing universe, first DLC character and first third-party character who have his invitation letter appearing.
Joker is the 3rd third-party character to originate from a mostly M-Rated series. The first two being Snake and Bayonetta.
Joker is the 1st character to have 2 differents trailers: a first one, a bit unusual, to reveal only his name and apparence as a DLC, then another, in a classic way, where gameplay and mechanics of the character are shown.
Classic Mode: Shadows
Mr. Game & Watch (x8)
Kalos Pokémon League
Aria of the Soul
Samus and Dark Samus
Beneath The Mask
Dark Link, Dark Toon Link and Dark Young Link
Reach Out to the Truth
Mementos (Omega Form)
Rivers in the Desert
Mementos (Omega Form)
A tease of Joker's model from the Nintendo Direct on February 13, 2019
A view of Joker's in-game model from behind
Leaked render of Joker from Best Buy’s website
Artwork of Joker counting down to the release date of Ultimate released on the Japanese Persona Twitter
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - Take Your Heart - Nintendo Switch
Joker from Persona 5 Joins The Battle
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – The Masked Rebel – Nintendo Switch
Joker's Official Gameplay Trailer