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.






Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack:
  • 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.
  • Dash Attack:

Smash Attacks

  • 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.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Ledge Attack:

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial: Strikes in a circle while doing a corkscrew in the air.
  • Forward aerial: A hook kick, followed by a roundhouse kick.
  • Back aerial:
  • Up aerial: A corkscrew flying kick.
  • Down aerial:

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw:
  • Back Throw:
  • 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.

Special Moves

Joker's Special Moves
w/o Arsene with Arsene
Standard Special Gun Gun Special
Side Special Eiha Eigaon
Up Special Grappling Hook Wings of Rebellion
Down Special Rebel's Guard Tetrakarn/Makarakarn
Final Smash All-Out Attack


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

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

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 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, but his voice sounds different than the announcer.
    • 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.

Palette Swaps

Classic Mode: Shadows

Round Opponent Stage Music
1 Mr. Game & Watch (x8) Mementos Last Surprise
2 Giant Kirby Kalos Pokémon League Aria of the Soul
3 Samus and Dark Samus Mementos Mass Destruction
4 Meta Knight Mementos Beneath The Mask
5 Dark Link, Dark Toon Link and Dark Young Link Mementos Reach Out to the Truth
6 Giant Incineroar Mementos (Omega Form) Rivers in the Desert
Bonus Stage
Final Master Hand Mementos (Omega Form)


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