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Revision as of 23:25, December 31, 2018

The Palette Swaps in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are almost unchanged from its predecessor, except some of the characters has brand new alternate costumes when selected on the Character Selection Screen, replacing some of the older one.




Bayonetta

Bayonetta Palette (SSBU)
Black Based on her appearance in Bayonetta 2, wielding Love is Blue.
Original Her appearance in Bayonetta, wielding Scarborough Fair. Also known as "A Witch With No Memories" in Bayonetta 2.
Yellow A reference to her Princess Daisy outfit in the Wii U version of Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2.
Original Green Based on one of her alternate colors in Anarchy Reigns.
Red Based on the color scheme of Jeanne, her friendly rival from Bayonetta. Her hair recolored white as well. The Wicked Weaves are also colored white to match.
Original Pink
White Based off of the white dress she wore in the beginning of Bayonetta 2.
Original Blue Based on one of her alternate colors in Anarchy Reigns.

Bowser

Bowser Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on his appearance from the most recent games in the Mario series since Luigi's Mansion, Super Mario Sunshine and Mario Party 4.
Black Based on Morton Koopa Jr.'s design from recent games. This costume somewhat combines the Black and Brown costumes from Super Smash Bros Brawl.
Yellow Possibly a reference to the gold Bowser statue from Super Mario World, or Ludwig Von Koopa's sprite design from the same game.
Green Heavily resembles Bowser's in-game sprite from Super Mario World. It is also based on a green alternate costume in Mario Golf, and seems reminiscent of Bowser's cartoon design used in the three DIC Entertainment shows, as well as the Nintendo Comics System series.
White This costume turns Bowser’s hair red and his shell and spiked collars to white, somewhat resembling Dry Bowser from New Super Mario Bros. and Mario Kart Wii. It also resembles Morton Koopa Jr.’s white and gold shell and darker skin.
Orange The color scheme may resemble Bowletta from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga.
Red Based on an alternate costume in Mario Golf, except with red hair and a pink head.
Blue Based on the color scheme of a Bowser Impostor from Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. Also resembles his alternate color in Mario Golf.

Bowser Jr.

Bowser Jr. Palette (SSBU)
Default Bowser Jr.’s appearance since Super Mario Sunshine onwards.
Light Blue Larry Koopa as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Red Roy Koopa as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Pink Wendy O. Koopa as she appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Light Green Iggy Koopa as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Black Morton Koopa Jr. as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Yellow Lemmy Koopa as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.
Blue Ludwig von Koopa as he appears in New Super Mario Bros. Wii onward.

Captain Falcon

Captain Falcon Palette (SSBU)
Indigo Based his standard appearance from F-Zero GX.
Black Resembles his appearance in the Japanese F-Zero X commercial.
Red Based on Blood Falcon's outfit from F-Zero X. Much like in the previous games, this color alters the logo on his back to “Blood Hawk”, the name of Blood Falcon’s F-Zero vehicle.
Green Slightly resembles Pico's appearance from F-Zero
Blue This is a reference to his original F-Zero costume, as well his appearance in F-ZERO: GP Legend.
Pink Resembles Jody Summer’s outfit. Also known as “Captain Fabulous” by fans.
Yellow
Cyan May be based on the outfit of Rick Wheeler, the protagonist of F-Zero: GP Legend.

Chrom

Chrom Palette (SSBU)
Default Chrom’s appearance since Fire Emblem Awakening onwards.
Red It may be based on various Fire Emblem Awakening characters like Miriel, Cherche, and Walhart. It may also resemble Mirage Chrom when promoted to Conqueror in Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE.
Green
Yellow Resembles his nephew Owain.
Black Based on the color scheme of Lon'qu, a character in Fire Emblem Awakening.
Purple
White Based on the color scheme of Kellam, a character in Fire Emblem Awakening
Blue

Cloud

Cloud Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on Cloud's appearance in Final Fantasy VII and Dissidia Final Fantasy; a modified version of the SOLDIER 1st Class uniform in the original game.
Advent' Based on his appearance from Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, known as "Cloudy Wolf" in Dissidia Final Fantasy, his Buster Sword changes to the Fusion Sword. It is referred to as his "Advent Children costume".
Blue Based on Zack Fair's original SOLDIER 2nd Class uniform at the start of Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-.
Advent Blue Resembles the color scheme of the Shinra infantryman uniform from Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-.
Red Based on the default SOLDIER 2nd Class uniform from Final Fantasy VII.
Advent Teal Resembles the color scheme of the default SOLDIER 3rd Class uniform from Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-. In this costume his left sleeve is removed, showing the arm infected by Geostigma, which has a pink ribbon in memory of Aerith Gainsborough. In the film, the sleeve is torn off from Cloud's battle with Kadaj.
Black Based on the default SOLDIER 1st Class uniform from Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-, which is used by Zack Fair in the same game. Also based on Cloud's default costume in Dissidia Final Fantasy 2015.
Advent Purple Resembles the color scheme of the default SOLDIER 2nd Class uniform from Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII-.

Corrin

Corrin Palette (SSBU)
White Based on the default male avatar from Fire Emblem Fates.
Female Based on the default female avatar from Fire Emblem Fates, though with black leggings.
Red Resembles the color scheme of Arthur from Fire Emblem Fates.
Orange Resembles the color scheme of Oboro from Fire Emblem Fates.
Blue Resembles the color scheme of Kris, the Avatar from Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem.
Pink Resembles the color scheme of Camilla from Fire Emblem Fates.
Green Resembles the color scheme of Kaze from Fire Emblem Fates.
Black Resembles the color scheme of her Nohr Noble from Fire Emblem Fates.

Daisy

Daisy Palette (SSBU)
Orange Daisy's appearance since Mario Party 4 onwards.
Green Resembles Peach's appearance on the title screen of NES Open Tournament Golf.
Pink Resembles Princess Peach's appearance in Super Mario Bros. 3, in which she was a brunette.
Blue Resembles her appearance on the title screen of NES Open Tournament Golf.
Red Might be based on Ashley from the WarioWare series or Pauline's appearance from Super Mario Odyssey.
Purple Resembles her appearance in the Short Game mode from Mario Tennis 64.
White Gives Daisy a white dress similar to Peach's.
Black Resembles a maid uniform. It also loosely resembles her monochromatic sprite from Super Mario Land.

Dark Pit

Dark Pit Palette (SSBU)
Black Based on his appearance from Kid Icarus: Uprising, which in turn is based on Pit's black costume from Brawl.
Green
Brown
Yellow
Red
Blue
White Similar to Pit’s default outfit, but with black wings and and a red scarf to differentiate the two.
Purple

Dark Samus

Dark Samus Palette (SSBU)
Dark Blue Dark Samus' appearance from the Metroid Prime games.
Dark Green
Dark Purple Resembles Noxus from Metroid Prime Hunters.
Dark Red
Dark Yellow
Dark Grey Resembles concept art of her from Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.
Dark Black Resembles a Demolition Trooper from Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Dark Magenta Resembles Gandrayda from Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

Diddy Kong

Diddy Kong Palette (SSBU)
Red Based on his current appearance since Donkey Kong Country.
White Resembles the alternate outfit in the Two-Player Contest mode in the original Donkey Kong Country game.
Pink His clothing and fur is based on Dixie Kong, Diddy Kong's girlfriend from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.
Purple Resembles the alternate outfit in the Two-Player Contest mode in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.
Green Resembles one of Diddy Kong’s alternate costumes in the multiplayer mode of Donkey Kong 64. The reddish fur also matches Donkey Kong’s red swap.
Blue His clothing and fur is based on Kiddy Kong from Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie's Double Trouble.
Yellow Resembles an actual chimpanzee. It is complimentary to Donkey Kong's black swap.
Cyan Resembles Donkey Kong Jr., as he appears in Donkey Kong Jr. Math.

Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong Palette (SSBU)
Brown Based on his current appearance since the original Donkey Kong Country.
Black Resembles a real life rainforest gorilla. The tie is the same as the one used in Contest Mode as a second player in the original Donkey Kong Country.
Red May represent the original Donkey Kong from the arcade game with the same name who had reddish orange fur.
Blue Resembles an alternate color scheme from Donkey Kong 64 and an alternate costume from Mario Golf.
Green Resembles an alternate color scheme from DK: King of Swing.
White Referred to as "Yeti DK" on the Brawl DOJO!! Resembles the Fire Mini Donkey Kong from the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series, and a recolor from Mario Golf. This may also be a reference to Eddie the Mean Old Yeti from the Donkey Kong Country animated series, who shared the same model as Donkey Kong.
Yellow Resembles Donkey Kong under the effects of Banana Juice from Donkey Kong Country Returns, and a recolor from Mario Golf.
Pink Based on Junior (II) from Donkey Kong Jr. Math.

Dr. Mario

Dr. Mario Palette (SSBU)
White Based on Dr. Mario’s appearance from Dr. Mario 64 onward, but with black jeans instead of white trousers, like in Super Smash Bros. Melee.
Red Resembles the scrubs worn by modern day nurses. Also based on the Red virus from Dr. Mario.
Blue Resembles the scrubs of a modern day doctors. Also based on the Blue virus from Dr. Mario.
Green Resembles the scrubs of a modern day surgeon.
Black Referred to as an “Unlicensed Doctor” on the Melee website.
Yellow Based on the Yellow virus from Dr. Mario.
Purple
Pink His red outfit from Melee, which resembles Nurse Toadstool’s outfit.

Duck Hunt

Duck Hunt Palette (SSBU)
Default The dog is based on its default appearance in Duck Hunt. The duck is one of the three possible ducks from Duck Hunt.
Black The dog is based on a Rottweiler, a Doberman Pinscher, or a Coonhound. The duck resembles a Swedish Blue Duck.
Blue The dog is based on an American Pit Bull Terrier or a Border Collie. The duck is likely based on a male Common Pochard Duck.
Brown The dog is based on a Chocolate Labrador Retriever. The duck is highly likely based on an American Black duck.
White The dog is based on a Dalmatian. The duck is highly likely based on an East Indies duck or a male Red-Crested Pochard duck.
Tan The dog is based on a Beagle. The duck is highly likely based on a Female Mallard Duck.
Yellow The dog is based on a Labrador Retriever. The duck appears to be a Male Mallard Duck and also one of the three possible ducks that appear in Duck Hunt.
Grey The dog is based on a Black Labrador Retriever. The duck is one of the three possible ducks from Duck Hunt.

Falco

Falco Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on his appearance in Star Fox Zero. His physical appearance matches Command.
Orange Resembles his appearance in Star Fox 64,Star Fox 64 3D and Star Fox Zero.
Blue
Red Based on Falco’s appearance in Star Fox Assault.
Green
Black "Dark Falco" costume from Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Resembles a black pheasant or raven.
White

Fox

Fox Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on his appearance in Star Fox Zero. His physical appearance matches Command.
Black His “Dark Fox” costume from Brawl. The name of the color was posted on the DOJO!!. It resembles a black fox.
Red Resembles Fox's Player 3 costume from Star Fox: Assault's Versus Mode. His red jumpsuit somewhat resembles Falco’s appearance from Assault. The red jumpsuit is also based on Peppy Hare's jumpsuit from Star Fox 64, Star Fox 64 3D , and Star Fox Zero.
Green
Orange
White
Yellow Resembles Fox's Player 3 costume from Star Fox: Assault's Versus Mode.
Purple

Ganondorf

Ganondorf Palette (SSBU)
Black Based on his appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Red
Blue Possibly based of his original beast-boar form, Ganon.
Green Resembles his in-game appearance in Ocarina of Time. Loosely based on his green color scheme from Melee.
Purple
Maroon Resembles his appearance in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Cerulean
Black Resembles his appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Greninja

Greninja Palette (SSBU)
Blue Based on his appearance from Pokemon X and Y.
Red
Pink
Black Color scheme resembles its shiny variation, but with an orange tongue rather than a red tongue.
Lavender
Green
Gray
Purple


Ice Climbers

Ice Climbers Palette (SSBU)
Purple Based on their appearance from the original Ice Climber.
Blue
Green
Dark Blue
Red Makes Nana resemble the red Ice Climber on the American boxart for Ice Climber.
Brown
White Resembles the color of any Ice Climber when touched by an enemy in Ice Climber.
Orange

Ike

Ike Palette (SSBU)
Ranger Based on his Ranger class outfit from Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance.
Hero Based on his appearance as a Hero in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn.
Purple
Red
Yellow Resembles the outfit of his father, Greil.
Green Based on the "ally" unit color in the Fire Emblem series. Also resembles Geoffrey from Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance.
Blue Resembles the color scheme of Sigurd, the first protagonist of Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.
Black Resembles the Black Knight, an antagonist from Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn.

Incineroar

Incineroar Palette (SSBU)
Red Based on his original appearance from Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Green
Black Reversal of Incineroar's normal colors.
Blue
Orange Resembles Infernape.
Purple Based on Big the Cat from Sonic the Hedgehog.
Grey
White Based on Incineroar's Shiny coloration.

Inkling

Inkling Palette (SSBU)

Inkling alternates between a female and male version, each with their respective default haircut from the first Splatoon.

Orange Female Inkling wearing Fake Contacts, a White Tee, and Pink Trainers, as she appears in artwork for Splatoon.
Blue Male Inkling wearing Fake Contacts, a Zink Layered LS, and Purple Hi-Horses, as he appears in artwork for Splatoon.
Yellow Female Inkling wearing the Hero Headset Replica, Hero Jacket Replica, and Hero Runner Replicas, as she appears in artwork for Splatoon, but with yellow tentacles and ink instead of green. Resembles Agent 3.
Green Male Inkling wearing the Skull Bandana, Armor Jacket Replica, and Moto Boots, as he appears in on the boxart for Sheldon's Picks.
Pink Female Inkling wearing the Takoroka Mesh, Black Squideye, and White Kicks, as she appears in artwork for Splatoon.
Cyan Male Inkling wearing the Retro Specs, Baby-Jelly Shirt, and Blue Slip-Ons, as he appears in artwork for Splatoon, but with cyan tentacles and ink instead of purple.
Purple Female Inkling wearing the Squid Hairclip, School Uniform, and School Shoes, as she appears in promotional artwork from the Squid Research Lab.
Navy Male Inkling wearing the Skate Helmet, Octo Tee, and Octoling Boots.

Isabelle

Isabelle Palette (SSBU)
Default Her Summer Outfift appearance from Animal Crossing: New Leaf onwards.
Orange Wears her Winter Outfift.
Pink A variation of her Summer Outfit, which resembles her casual outfit from Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer.
Red A variation on her Winter Outfift. Might be based on her brother Digby.
Purple Resembles Pelly.
Green Resembles Tom Nook.
Grey Resembles Brewster.
Blue Resembles the outside and it's Daytime.

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on its appearance from the most recent games in the Pokémon series.
Hibiscus Resemble the Elite Four Phoebe's flower from Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald, Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.
Leaf Leaf's hat from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.
Sun Hat Wears a straw hat associated with Bug Catcher Trainers.
Nightcap Wears the hat Kirby wears when he has the sleep copy ability.
Ribbon Based on the ribbon associated with Fairy Tale Girls. Also resembles its red ribbon alternate costume in the original Super Smash Bros.
Nurse Wears a Pokémon Center Nurse's hat as it appears in Pokémon X and Y.
Glasses Wears Serena's default hat and sunglasses from Pokémon X and Y.

Ken

Ken Palette (SSBU)

Much like Ryu, all of Ken's costumes are based on his alternate costumes from Super Street Fighter II and the Turbo HD Remix.

Red Based on his design since the original Street Fighter on the arcade.
Dark Grey Based on the Medium Punch color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. However, the belt is red instead of black.
Purple Resembles his Heavy Punch color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
White Resembles his Light Punch color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Green Resembles his Light Kick color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Yellow Resembles his Start button color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Azure Blue Resembles his Medium Kick color in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Brown Resembles Violent Ken's 5th color in Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers or Ken's secret color in Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike.

King Dedede

King Dedede Palette (SSBU)
Red Based on his appearance from recent Kirby games.
Pink Similar to an alternate costume in Kirby 64 's Multiplayer mode.
Green Similar to an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride. Has an Yarn Waddle Dee pattern on his belt, based on Kirby's Epic Yarn.
Purple Similar to an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride. The belt is very ornately decorated, similar to those on formal Japanese kimonos.
Cyan Features a belt that contains the same icons as one of the menu schemes from Kirby 64.
Brown Based on his appearance on the monochromatic Game Boy screen in Kirby's Dream Land.
Blue Similar to an alternate costume in Kirby 64 's Multiplayer mode.
Black Similar to an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride. May be based on an actual Emperor Penguin.

King K. Rool

King K. Rool Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on his original appearance from Donkey Kong Country, with elements from the post-Donkey Kong 64 redesign of the character, such as the blue gem on his cape and more expressive eyes.
Red Based on the enemy, Kannon from Donkey Kong Country 2.
Blue Resembles one of his alternate colors from DK: King of Swing. May also resemble Krusha.l
Yellow Based on the enemy, Kutlass from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.
Purple Resembles Skidda, an enemy from Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!.
Dark Gray Most likely resembles Boss Dumb Drum from Donkey Kong Country.
Brown Most likely based on the enemies Rockcroc or Klump from Donkey Kong Country.
White Most likely based on Bleak from Donkey Kong Country 3.

Kirby

Kirby Palette (SSBU)
Pink Based on his appearance from recent Kirby games.
Yellow Shigeru Miyamoto originally wanted Kirby to be yellow, but Sakurai was determined to make him pink. Sakurai won, but the yellow Kirby design later appeared as Keeby, the character controlled by Player 2 in Kirby's Dream Course. Yellow Kirby also resembles Beam Kirby from Kirby Super Star, but without the hat.
Blue The same as when Kirby is Ice Kirby in Kirby Super Star, sans the hat.
Red The same as when Kirby is Fire Kirby in Kirby Super Star, sans the hat. Also used for Player 3 in recent multiplayer games.
Green Resembles Player 4 in recent multiplayer games, minus the dark green feet. Also resembles Kirby's Plasma ability in Kirby Super Star. Also based off of Asian mugwort, a type of herb. (This makes sense since Kirby was made in Japan and mugwort is Asian as well as Japan)
Grayscale Based on Kirby's monochrome appearance from the original Kirby's Dream Land. It is also similar to Kirby's appearance on the North American box cover. It is most similar in appearance to the alternate "Chalk" palette in Kirby: Squeak Squad.
Orange Resembles the orange spray paint from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and Kirby: Squeak Squad. Also resembles Suplex Kirby.
Navy Resembles Meta Knight without his armor and mask.

Link

Link Palette (SSBU)
Blue Based on his appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
Green Wears the Hero of the Wild Set from Breath of the Wild.
Red Resembles the Hylian Tunic from Breath of the Wild.
Grey Based on Fierce Deity Link from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.
Navy Blue Resembles the Royal Guard Uniform from Breath of the Wild. The colors of the Hylian Shield resembles the Royal Guard's Shield.
Viridian Resembles his appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
White Loosely based on his pre-adventure outfit from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. He no longer wears his cap in this costume, furthering its resemblance.
Black Based off Dark Link.

Little Mac

Little Mac Palette (SSBU)
Default Based on his appearance from Punch-Out!! for Wii. He wears this outfit in Contender mode when fighting in the Minor Circuit, the title introduction, and during his training montages. He also wears this outfit as Player 1 in the multiplayer mode, and in Doc Louis' Punch-Out!!.
Yellow Resembles his appearance in Title Defense Mode in Punch-Out!! for Wii.
White Resembles a glitch from the NES Punch-Out!! where the green color on Little Mac's sprite would turn white after winning a match. Also resembles Piston Hondo's attire from the Wii version of Punch-Out!!.
Blue Resembles his appearance when fighting in the Major Circuit in Punch-Out!! for Wii.
Black Resembles his version as in SNES version of Super Punch-Out!!; while the character is called "Little Mac" in some of the game's later promotional materials, there is dispute as to whether or not the two are the same character.
Pink Wears his pink, hooded sweatshirt from various training montages in the Punch-Out series.
Wire The wireframe design based on the original arcade Punch-Out!!
Wire Green The wireframe variant swaps the color of the hoodie and gloves, making the hoodie green and the gloves pink, which is the opposite of his training outfit.

Lucario

Lucario Palette (SSBU)
Blue Based on its appearance from the most recent games in the Pokémon series.
Red
Cyan
Grey
Turquoise
Navy
Green The color of the sprite if the main colors are given a hue of -100.
Purple

Lucas

Lucas Palette (SSBU)
Yellow Based on his appearance from Mother 3.
Orange Changes his color scheme to that of his twin brother Claus.
Blue
Red
Grey Based on the color scheme of the Masked Man, who appears in Mother 3. The shirt's design includes a sprite of the Masked Man's head.
Cyan Based on the color scheme of Duster from Mother 3.
Green Based on the color scheme of Boney's human disguise from Mother 3. The shirt's design includes a sprite of Boney's head.
Purple Lucas's purple color scheme from Brawl, but the shirt has no stripes and instead includes a sprite of a baby Drago from Mother 3.

Lucina

Lucina Palette (SSBU)

Lucina's alternate costumes are based on the color schemes of female characters from Fire Emblem: Awakening.

Blue Based on her default appearance as a Lord in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Green Based on Nowi's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Grey Based on Cherche's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
White Based on Cordelia's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Red Based on Tiki's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Yellow Based on Lissa's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Black Based on Tharja's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Pink Based on Sumia's appearance in Fire Emblem: Awakening.

Luigi

Luigi Palette (SSBU)
Green Based on his current appearance since Luigi's Mansion and Mario Party 4.
Orange Based on Mario's color scheme from Pinball, although Luigi's cap is orange instead of blue. The orange isn't a bright orange, rather it looks as if it has a brown tint which can have a reference to Princess Daisy since Luigi has a certain liking of her.
Pink Based around Luigi's pink outfit from Wrecking Crew.
Cyan Resembles Mario's appearance on the American cartridge art for Mario Bros..
White Based on the current design of Fire Luigi since Super Mario World.
Purple Makes Luigi resemble Waluigi, his evil counterpart from the Mario series, except the "L" on his cap is purple instead of yellow.
Blue Resembles the Multiplayer of Blue Luigi since Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon.
Yellow Possibly resembles an alternate costume from Mario Golf, but with the colors of his overalls and shirt swapped.

Mario

Mario Palette (SSBU)
Red Based on his current appearance since Luigi's Mansion, Super Mario Sunshine and Mario Party 4.
American Based on the outfit Mario wore in NES Open Tournament Golf. The outfit also resembles the American flag. In the Japanese version of NES Open Tournament Golf, it was only worn while playing on the U.S. Course, while Mario's default outfit was worn while playing in other courses. Sometimes referred to as 'Murica Mario by fans.
Cyan Based on Mario's appearance on the Japanese boxart for Mario Bros. Also resembles Mario's appearance on the cover of the e-Reader game Mario Bros.-e. This replaces the inverted blue costume that was previously in all the other games.
Black Based on Foreman Spike from Wrecking Crew '98, which was confirmed on the original SSB Japanese site. Updated from the original version of this swap to be more black and white than brown and yellow.
Green A color inverse of his traditional colors. Resembles Mario's appearance on Japanese and European box arts for Wrecking Crew.
Purple Based on Waluigi's colors. Interestingly, Mario could wear these colors in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door by having both the L Emblem and W Emblem badges equipped.
Builder Wears the Builder Helmet and Outfit from Super Mario Maker. This replaces the Wario-inspired yellow costume that was previously in all the other games.
Tuxedo Wears his marital Top Hat and Tuxedo from Super Mario Odyssey. This replaces the Fire Mario-inspired white costume that was previously in Brawl and in 3DS/Wii U.

Marth

Navy Based on his appearance as a Lord in Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem.
Red Based on the "enemy" unit color in the Fire Emblem series.
Green Based on the "ally" unit color in the Fire Emblem series.
Black Resembles the overworld sprites of partner units in Fire Emblem: Geneology of the Holy War.
White Based on Leif, the protagonist of Fire Emblem: Thracia 776.
Blue Based on Marth's artwork in Fire Emblem: Ankoku Ryū to Hikari no Tsurugi. May also resemble Seliph from Fire Emblem: Genealogy of the Holy War.
Yellow Based on Roy's yellow costume in Super Smash Bros Melee, but his jeans are colored black instead of white.
Purple Resembles his original artwork from Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light.

Mega Man

Blue Based on his design in the original Mega Man series when no weapons are in use.
Red Based on his original coloration when using Items 1, 2, and 3 in Mega Man 2, as well as when using the Rush Coil and the other Rush adapters in the series starting in Mega Man 3. It may also resemble Cut Man.
Green Based off the colors of Hyper Bomb from the original Mega Man, Leaf Shield from Mega Man 2, Search Snake from Mega Man 3, Gyro Attack from Mega Man 5, Copy Vision from Mega Man & Bass, and Tornado Blow from Mega Man 9. Also has a reference to Tango the Cat, Gyro Man, and Commando Man.
Brown Based off the colors of Metal Blade from Mega Man 2 and Ring Boomerang from Mega Man 4.
Cyan Based off the colors of Ice Slasher from Mega Man, Air Shooter from Mega Man 2, Gemini Laser from Mega Man 3, and Blizzard Attack from Mega Man 6.
Chartreuse Based off the colors of Slash Claw from Mega Man 7 and the Electric Shock artwork from Mega Man V on the GameBoy. The colors also resemble his appearance from the Captain N: The Game Master TV show.
Orange Based off the colors of Fire Storm from Mega Man, Atomic Fire from Mega Man 2, Flame Sword from Mega Man 8, Wave Burner from Mega Man & Bass, Magma Bazooka from Mega Man 9, and Solar Blaze from Mega Man 10.
Grey Based off the colors of Thunder Beam from the original Mega Man, Top Spin from Mega Man 3, and Thunder Wool from Mega Man 10. Also has a reference to Junk Man's body.

Meta Knight

Blue Based on his appearance from the most recent games in the Kirby series, particularly Kirby's Return to Dream Land, though with more pieces of armor.
White Based on an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride.
Red Based on an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride. Also resembles concept artwork from Kirby's Dream Collection.
Green Based on an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride.
Navy Although believed by some fans to be inspired by Kirby and the Amazing Mirror's Dark Meta Knight, it actually more closely resembles his official art from his first appearance in Kirby's Adventure, where his mask and shoes were depicted as a dark purple color, his body was close to black, and his cape was red. However, in this appearance, his eyes were not red and his gloves were white, unlike the palette swap.
Pink Based on an alternate costume in Kirby Air Ride, which references Kirby's color scheme; Meta Knight himself resembles a dark blue Kirby beneath his armor.
Purple The costume has been redesigned to better resemble Galacta Knight, complete with the 4-stared mask, red eyes, and is more pink. In addition, Galaxia turns purple to resemble Galacta Knight's lance.
Grey Meta Knight’s black costume has been redesigned to better resemble Dark Meta Knight. Galaxia now has a silver coloration with a blue gem, his mantle has been changed from red to grey, and his mask has been textured to add a scar over the left side of the mask.

Mewtwo

Purple Based on its appearance from the most recent games in the Pokémon series.
Orange Mewtwo's red palette swap from Melee. Also resembles one of Mewtwo's possible alternate colors in the Pokémon Stadium games. Also has a possible reference to its Yellow sprite.
Blue Mewtwo's blue palette swap from Melee. Also resembles one of Mewtwo's possible alternate colors in the Pokémon Stadium games.
Brown
Pink
Yellow
Cyan
Black Slightly resembles Shadow Lugia from Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. It might also be a reference to Shadow Mewtwo from Pokken Tournament.

Mr. Game & Watch

Black Based on the Game & Watch characters from the games Fire and Parachute. He has the general color of the LCD frames in most of the Game & Watch handhelds.
Red Resembles the colours of characters and objects on the Virtual Boy and the red crab in Crab Grab.
Yellow Similar to the lime green screen on the original Game Boy.
Blue
Turquoise Based on the displaying of the two shades on the Game Boy, commonly used for the background and foreground.
Cyan May resemble the backlit screen of the Game Boy Light.
Green
White Inverted colors of his default costume. Similar to the monochrome LCD display on the Game & Watch.

Ness

Red Based on his appearance from Earthbound.
White Shirt and pants resemble Fuel from Mother 3.
Yellow Intended to reference the striped, black and yellow uniforms of the Hanshin Tigers, a Japanese baseball team. The shirt's pattern is reminiscent of the Gigantic Ant enemy from EarthBound.
Green Resemble's that of Everdred from Earthbound. Sometimes referred to as El Chavo Ness.
Blue Colors resemble that of his younger self that Ness encounters briefly in Magicant. Additionally, the shirt's colors resemble the color scheme of Ness's pajamas from the beginning of Earthbound.
Black T-shirt with a sprite of Mr. Saturn; may be based on the Good Kid's Shirt from Mother 3.
Cyan The patterns and eyes on his shirt are based on Master Belch, an enemy from EarthBound.
Purple The shirt represents the checkered backgrounds of some of the menu screens in Earthbound.

Olimar

Four of Olimar's costumes replace him with Alph, the main character of Pikmin 3.

Tan Olimar's Hocotate suit that combines both the details it has in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Pikmin 3.
Red
Green
White Resembles real life space suits. It combines his white and blue swaps from Brawl.
Alph Alph's standard design from Pikmin 3.
Alph Green Resembles Charlie from Pikmin 3.
Alph Pink Resembles Brittany from Pikmin 3.
Alph Red Resembles Olimar's own colour scheme in the main series.

Pac-Man

Default Based on his design on Japanese arcade cabinets, in the Japanese version of Pac-Land, and in the Pac-Man World games.
Blue Based on the ingame palette of the wing shoes power-up from Pac-Land.
Yellow
Black
Purple
White Based on the ingame palette of the wing shoes power-up from Pac-Land.
Red Probably represents Blinky, one of the ghost from the original Pac-Man arcade game.
Plaid Referred to by fans as "Cooking Gloves Pac-Man".

Palutena

White Based on her appearance from Kid Icarus: Uprising, which itself is based on her appearance that debuted in Brawl.
Pink Resembles the palette of her original sprite from Kid Icarus.
Cyan Resembles the original concept art from Kid Icarus.
Green Might resemble the sprite of Medusa's true form from the original Kid Icarus.
Blue Resembles the color scheme of Pandora from Kid Icarus: Uprising.
Red Based on the color scheme of Viridi from Kid Icarus: Uprising.
Black Based on the color scheme of Dark Pit from Kid Icarus: Uprising.
Purple Based on the color scheme of Medusa from Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Peach

Pink Based on her current appearance since Super Mario Sunshine and Mario Party 4.
Gold Resembles the Chinese New Year symbol based from Mario & Peach Chinese New Year series. This costume replaces the Daisy-inspired palette, which was used in Melee, Brawl and 3DS/Wii U as Daisy is now a fully playable character.
Red Gives Peach a similar color scheme to Pauline, Mario's girlfriend from Donkey Kong.
Blue Based on an alternate costume in Mario Golf, with a crown resembling Rosalina's. Resembles Daisy's outfit from NES Open Tournament Golf.
Green Based on an alternate costume in Mario Golf and her outfit from NES Open Tournament Golf.
White Resembles her wedding dress from Super Paper Mario.
Fire Based on Fire Peach from Super Mario 3D World and references Peach's sprite from Super Mario Bros.
Black Represents the color scheme of a Power Star.

Pichu

Default Based on its appearance from the most recent games in the Pokémon series.
Red Wears the Focus Band.
Flower Has a hibiscus on its ear.
Yellow Based on the spiky-eared Pichu, a special event Pokémon for Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.
Blue Has on a cap based on Team Aqua Grunts.
White Has on a cap based on Team Skull Grunts.
Red Its red costume from Melee, albeit without the neckerchief.
Goggles Its goggles are reminiscent of the Swimmer Trainer class.

Pikachu

Default Based on its appearance from the most recent games in the Pokémon series.
Red Hat Includes Red's hat, the protagonist of Pokémon Red and Blue. Pikachu's fur color also changes to look akin to a shiny Pikachu.
Headband Includes Brendan's headband as it appeared in Pokémon Emerald.
Ethan Hat Based Ethan's hat from Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver.
Party Hat Based on Pikachu's blue party hat alternate costume from Super Smash Bros. and Super Smash Bros. Melee.
Glasses Wears Calem's default hat from Pokémon X and Y.
Female Moon Hat Female Pikachu. Wears Moon's cap from Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Female Libre Female Pikachu. Wears the Libre costume from Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire and Pokken Tournament.

Piranha Plant

Default The container Piranha Plant sits in changes with each costume. It sits in the brown pot from Super Mario 3D World by default.
Green Resembles its original design from Super Mario Bros. The pot is replaced with a green pipe.
Yellow Resembles various yellow Piranha Plants from the Mario series: the transformed king of Pipe Land from Super Mario Bros. 3, the Wild Ptooie Piranha from Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island after being struck once, and the Glad Piranha Plant from Super Princess Peach. It sits in a magenta pot.
Pink Resembles Peewee Piranha from Super Mario Galaxy and the Nipper Plants from the Super Mario All-Stars release of Super Mario Bros. 3. The stem color is shared with the white costume. It sits in a black pipe.
Black Resembles the Inky Piranha Plant from Super Mario 3D Land. It may also be patterned off of the Pale Piranha from Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door. It sits in a red pot.
White Resembles the Nipper Plant from Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island; the spots are based on the Nipper Spores. The stem color is shared with the pink costume. It sits in a yellow pipe.
Purple Resembles the Bungee Piranhas from Yoshi's Island DS and the Prickly Piranha Plant from Super Mario Galaxy. It sits in a yellow pot. It may also be patterned off of Mom Piranha from Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga as well as the blue-colored Piranha Plants that appear both before and during the fight against her.
Blue Resembles its blue cave sprite from Super Mario Bros.. It may also be patterned off of the Frost Piranha as it appeared in Super Paper Mario, where it had a green stem rather than a blue one as in previous games. The pot is replaced with a brown pipe.

Pit

White Based on his appearance from Kid Icarus: Uprising, which was based on his redesign from Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Yellow Resembles the color scheme of his outfit in the Captain N: The Game Master comic.
Red Similar to an outfit from the original Kid Icarus, specifically when he is equipped with the Gold Arrow upgrade (Level 4 strength).
Green Similar to an outfit from the original Kid Icarus, specifically when he is equipped with the Bronze Arrow upgrade (Level 2 strength). His wings are now red.
Blue Similar to an outfit from the original Kid Icarus, specifically when he is equipped with the Sacred Arrow upgrade (Level 5 strength).
Black Resembles Dark Pit.
Grey Resembles a cherub, a supernatural being from the Bible.
Pink Combines elements of his cyan and pink costumes from SSB4.

Pokémon Trainer

Default Based on Red from the original Pokémon games as he appears in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen.
Red Based on Leaf from Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen. Squirtle resembles its evolution Wartortle. Charizard resembles his pre-evolution Charmeleon.
Green The male trainer takes on the color scheme of Ethan as he appeared in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. Squirtle appears with its "shiny" colors.
Pink The female trainer takes on the color scheme of May as she appeared in Pokémon Emerald.
Yellow The male trainer takes on the color scheme of Lucas as he appeared in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl. Squirtle resembles its in-battle sprite from Gold, Silver, and Crystal.
White The female trainer takes on the color scheme of Hilda, the main protagonist from Pokémon Black and White. Charizard resembles Aerodactyl, another winged species introduced in the Generation I Pokémon games.
Blue The male trainer takes on the color scheme of Calem from Pokémon X and Y.
Purple The female trainer takes on the color scheme of Moon as she appeared in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon. She has tanned skin. Charizard’s purple color is similar to its old Shiny colors in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal.

Richter

Most of Richter's costumes seem to be based on his alternate costumes from Castlevania: Harmony of Despair.

Default A mix between his appearance from Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night.
Red Resembles his ancestor Christopher Belmont as he appears in Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth.
Purple
Green Possibly a reference to his girlfriend Annette as she appears in Castlevania: Dracula X Chronicles. It also resembles the "Curse" status-effect from Castlevania: Rondo of Blood.
Yellow Resembles artwork of John Morris from Castlevania: Bloodlines.
Blue
Black
White

Ridley

Default Seems to be an amalgamation of his in-game sprite from Super Metroid and his appearance in Metroid: Other M.
Meta Ridley Meta Ridley, a reoccurring boss from the Metroid Prime series and Brawl's Subspace Emissary.
Red Resembles artwork of him for Super Metroid and his appearance on the American boxart.
Blue Resembles Neo-Ridley from Metroid Fusion.
Green Resembles his official artwork in Metroid: Zero Mission.
Purple Resembles his in-game sprite from Metroid.
Yellow Resembles the Golden Statue from Super Metroid, albeit with blue highlights instead of red as in the original.
Green Meta Ridley Resembles Mecha Ridley from Zero Mission.

R.O.B.

Tan Based on R.O.B's Japanese colour scheme for the Famicom. Used as R.O.B.'s default color scheme in the Japanese version of the game.
White Based on R.O.B's American colour scheme for the NES. Even the words on his base change from "Family Computer Robot" to "R.O.B. - Robotic Operating Buddy", the same as the American design. Used as R.O.B.'s default color scheme in the North American and PAL version of the game.
Yellow Resembles the color scheme of the glitch, Flipper, from Stack-Up.
Purple Resembles the color scheme of the glitch, Spike, from Stack-Up. Also resembles the North American SNES color scheme. May also resemble the Clear Purple Game Boy Color and the Atomic Purple Nintendo 64 controller.
Blue Said to be based on the color scheme of the Azurite Blue Game Boy Advance SP.
Green Similar to the R.O.B. Launcher from the Subspace Emissary, though lacking the same bright blue cord and missile-launching face.
Cyan Resembles the color scheme of the "Mint x White" Nintendo 3DS model.
Red Resembles the Virtual Boy.

Robin

Black Based on the default male avatar from Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Female Based on the default female avatar from Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Green Resembles the Tactician's map sprite color scheme from Fire Emblem as well as the scheme of the Abel archetypes.

Robin's hair color more closely resembles Mark's from The Blazing Blade than the equivalent costume in Smash 4.

Red Resembles Anna, a reoccurring shopkeeper in the Fire Emblem series, as she appeared in Awakening as well as the scheme of the Minerva and Cain archetypes. Robin's hair color less closely resembles Anna's than the equivalent costume in Smash 4.
Blue Based on the Avatar from Fire Emblem: New Mystery of the Emblem: Heroes of Light and Shadow.
Yellow Resembles Eyvel from Fire Emblem: Thracia 776. Robin's hair color less closely resembles Eyvel's than the equivalent costume in Smash 4.
White Reminiscent of the White Mage design from Square Enix's Final Fantasy series.
Pink Based on Serra, a Cleric from Fire Emblem: Rekka No Ken.

Rosalina & Luma

Default (Cyan) Based on her appearance since her first debut, Super Mario Galaxy.
Pink Represents a Hungry Luma from Super Mario Galaxy. Also resembles Princess Peach's dress.
Yellow Based on the Power Stars and Yellow Lumas from Super Mario Galaxy.
Green Based on the Green Power Stars and Green Lumas from Super Mario Galaxy.
Red Based on Fire Rosalina's appearance in Super Mario 3D World. May also represent the Red Star and Red Lumas from Super Mario Galaxy.
Purple Based on Lubba from Super Mario Galaxy 2. Does also resemble the color of Purple Coins from Super Mario Galaxy.
Black Resembles the color scheme of a Power Star.
White Bears slight resemblance to Peach's appearance from Super Mario Bros and possibly an inverted coloring of her Fire costume.

Roy

Blue A mix of his designs in Fire Emblem: Binding Blade and Fire Emblem: Awakening.
Red Roy's red costume from Melee. Based on the color scheme on the "enemy" unit in the Fire Emblem series.
Green Roy's green costume from Melee. Based on the color scheme on the "other" units in the Fire Emblem series.
Violet Resembles on the color shceme of Marcus, a paladin from Fire Emblem: Binding Blade.
Cyan Resembles on the color scheme of Eliwood, Roy's father from Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken. Like in Melee, this is his only palette swap to change the highlight of his armor from golden to silver.
Black Resembles on the color scheme of Zephiel, the main antagonist from Fire Emblem: Binding Blade.
Pink Based on Cecilia, a character who acted as Roy's mentor in Fire Emblem: Binding Blade.
Yellow Roy's yellow costume from Melee.

Ryu

All of Ryu's costumes are based on his alternate costumes from Super Street Fighter II and the Turbo HD Remix.

Default Based on his appearance from Street Fighter II up to Street Fighter IV. It is also his default "Low Punch" palette in Super Street Fighter II.
Grey Based on his second player color in Champion Edition. It is also his "Strong Punch" palette in Super Street Fighter II.
White Based on his first player color in Hyper Fighting. It is also his "Fierce Punch" palette in Super Street Fighter II.
Black Based on his default "Low Punch" palette in Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Orange Based on Ryo Sakazaki's gi from SNK's Art of Fighting series.
Blue Based on his "Forward Kick" palette from Super Street Fighter II.
Green Based on his "Start + Kick" palette from Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Peach Resembles Ryu's tenth color in Street Fighter V.

Samus

Orange Based on the Varia Suit as it appears on Metroid: Other M.
Cyan Based on the color scheme of her Fusion Suit from Metroid Fusion.
Pink Based on the color scheme of the Varia Suit of the original Metroid when missiles are selected, although Sakurai compares it to the Gravity Suit's in-game sprite from Super Metroid.
Brown Based on the color scheme of the Dark Suit, Samus' first upgraded suit, from Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.
Purple Based on the color scheme of the Gravity Suit's in-game appearances, especially from Metroid Prime.
Green Samus' Power Suit in Super Metroid. Also, considered a staple of Super Smash Bros. by Masahiro Sakurai. In Japan, the original Smash 64 website referred to this alternate costume as "mass produced Samus", a reference to Gundam.
White Based on the color scheme of the Light Suit, Samus' second upgraded suit, in Metroid Prime 2: Echoes it also has a reference to her sprite in Metroid II: Return of Samus on the GameBoy.
Black Resembles Kanden from Metroid Prime Hunters. Replaces her Dark Samus-based costume from Smash 4, as Dark Samus is now an Echo Fighter.

Sheik

Default Dons the Sheikah Set from Breath of the Wild, including the long white scarf of the Stealth Mask. She retains her physical appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Red Resembles the Stealth Set after being dyed red in Breath of the Wild.
Purple Colors resemble Sheik's original appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Violet Resembles the Stealth Set after being dyed purple in Breath of the Wild.
Green Resembles the Stealth Set after being dyed green in Breath of the Wild.
Black Resembles the Stealth Set after being dyed black in Breath of the Wild. A reference to a traditional ninja outfit, but is slightly darker and is the only costume to change the colour of her hair.
Yellow Resembles the Stealth Set after being dyed light yellow in Breath of the Wild.
White

Shulk

All but one of Shulk's alternate costumes are based on the color shcemes of his traveling companions from Xenoblade Chronicles.

Red Based on Shulk's official art for Xenoblade Chronicles in his default "Colony" armor set.
White References Mecha-Fiora's color scheme.
Black References Dunban's color scheme.
Orange References Reyn's color scheme.
Blue References Sharla's color scheme.
Lavender References Melia's color scheme.
Yellow References Riki's color scheme.
Trunks Based on Shulk's swimsuit armor set from Xenoblade Chronicles, also seen when all of his equipment is removed. His skin is slightly tanned when wearing this costume.

Simon

Default Based on his classic appearance from the Castlevania series, particularly the Sharp X68000 version from Castlevania Chronicles with elements from Super Castlevania IV.
Orange Resembles his in-game appearance in Castlevania.
Yellow Resembles his appearance in Super Castlevania IV as he appears in the Western boxart.
Black
Blue Resembles his appearance in Super Castlevania IV as he appears in the Japanese boxart. Also resembles Richter.
White Resembles his in-game appearance in Vampire Killer on the MSX.
Red Resembles his appearance in Castlevania II: Simon's Quest.
Purple

Snake

Most of these are based on different camouflage suits worn by Naked Snake (a.k.a. Big Boss) in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

Default Based on Snake's default standard sneaking camouflage suit from Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.
Grey Based off The Black camouflage.
Red Based off The Fury's Fire camouflage.
Blue Based off The Splitter camouflage.
Green Based off The Tiger Stripe camouflage.
White Based off the Snow camouflage.
Light Green Based off the Leaf camouflage.
Brown Based off Major Ocelot's Animal camouflage.

Sonic

Blue Based on his current appearance since Sonic Adventure.
Purple Resembles NiGHTS, another SEGA series. The wristbands reference the Purple Chaos Emerald.
Cyan Wristbands resemble the Crystal Ring, an upgrade from Sonic Adventure, an item which helped the player perform a Light Dash quicker. His brighter coloration also resembles Classic Sonic from Sonic Generations.
White Resemble Silver the Hedgehog. His wristbands resembles the Ark of the Cosmos from Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity.
Black Colors resemble Dark Sonic from the Sonic X anime.
Yellow Wristbands resemble Silver the Hedgehog's from Sonic the Hedgehog (2006).
Green His wristbands resemble the ones attached to the gloves that appear in the special stages in Knuckles the Echidna in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Orange His wristbands resemble the ones attached to the gloves that appear in the special stages in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

Toon Link

Green Based on his regular outfit from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Red Based on the Red Link copy from The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords and Four Swords Adventure
Blue Based on the Blue Link copy from The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords and Four Swords Adventure.
Purple Based on the Purple Link copy from The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords and Four Swords Adventure.
Chartreuse Based on Link's appearance in the NES Legend of Zelda and his appearance in The Legend of Zelda cartoon. It also resembles Toon Link's appearance in the first trailer for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker.
Black Based on Dark Link's appearance in Twilight Princess. While a similar Dark Toon Link, known as Shadow Link, appeared in The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures, it did not closely resemble this color scheme. It is one of two costumes to change the color of his tights and is the only costume to change the color of his shield.
Grey Based on the color scheme when Link wears the Blue Ring in The Legend of Zelda. It is one of two costumes to change the color of his tights.
Teal Based on Link's appearance in A Link Between Worlds, which first appeared in the Oracle Series. Also resembles Link's appearance in The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

Villager

Villager's appearance varies greatly between costumes, with their eyes, hair, gender and clothing all changing. All of Villager's alternate costumes, with the exception of the yellow costume, are based on how the player may look at the start of a new game depending on how they answer questions asked by Kapp'n or Rover in Animal Crossing: Wild World and Animal Crossing: City Folk respectively. The shirts/dresses worn are named below.

Red Male villager wearing a "No. 1 Shirt".
Pink Female villager wearing a "Daisy Shirt".
Yellow Male villager wearing a "Racer 6 Tee". The only alternate costume not based on a villager appearance at the start of a new game.
Green Female villager wearing a "Turnip Top".
Cyan Male villager wearing a "Blue Tie-Dye Tee".
Blue Female villager wearing a "Rugby Tee".
Purple Male villager wearing a "Four-Ball Tee". He has darker skin compared to the previous game.
Chartreuse Female villager wearing a "Yellow Bolero". She has darker skin compared to the previous game.

Wario

Cyan Based on his outfit from the WarioWare series.
Classic Based on his classic outfit from the Mario series and the Wario Land series as well as his current appearance since Wario Land 2.
Red Combines elements of his red and black costumes from Brawl.
Classic Red Resembles how Mario looked like in the early Mario games where he had red overalls and a blue shirt instead of the blue overalls and red shirt he wears today and it resembles his blue alternate costume from Mario Golf. It also resembles Mario's outfit in the original Donkey Kong arcade game, in the three DIC Entertainment cartoons and in the Nintendo Comics System series. Giving Wario a Mario skin mirrors how Mario has a Wario skin since Smash 64.
Green
Classic Blue Resembles Mario's appearance on the Japanese cover of Mario Bros.
Blue
Classic Green Similar to Mario's green costume. It also resembles Luigi's debut in Mario Bros., although the colors of the overalls an shirt are swapped.

Wii Fit Trainer

Blue Based on her design in Wii Fit, but the hair is based on Wii Fit Plus and her top covers up more of her torso. She has a better face model in Ultimate due to being a request from the Wii Fit developers.
Male Based on his design in Wii Fit.
Green Based on her design in Wii Fit Plus and Wii Fit U, though less revealing.
Male Green Same as previous.
Red The color that represents the Aerobics category of activities.
Male Red Same as previous.
Yellow The color that represents the Balance Games. Also loosely based on an alternate outfit from Wii Fit Plus which only appears when a Yoga or Strength Training activity is being done in "My Wii Fit Plus" mode.
Male Yellow Same as previous.

Wolf

Default Loosely based on his appearance from Star Fox Zero, with some elements from Star Fox 2 such as the eyepatch for his scar.
Brown Resembles his color scheme in Star Fox Zero and Starlink: Battle for Atlas.
Red
Blue
Green
Orange
Maroon
Pink

Yoshi

Green Yoshi's main colors, based on his appearance from both the Mario and Yoshi series as well as his current appearance since Super Mario Sunshine and Mario Party 4.
Red Based on a Red Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World.
Blue Based on a Blue Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World.
Yellow Based on a Yellow Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World.
Pink Based on a Pink Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.
Cyan Based on a Cyan Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.
Purple Based on a Purple Yoshi, who debuted in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.
Crafted An alternate costume based on his appearance in the upcoming Yoshi's Crafted World.

Young Link

Default Based on his appearance from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask.
Red Resembles the Goron Tunic from Ocarina of Time.
Blue Resembles the Zora Tunic from Ocarina of Time.
White Resembles the use of the Blue Ring in The Legend of Zelda.
Pink Might be a reference to Ravio from A Link Between Worlds.
Light Blue
Orange
Black "Dark" costume, similar to Link's Dark Link costume.

Zelda

Default Based on her appearance from The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds.
Red Based on Zelda's appearances in The Legend of Zelda when Link rescues her with the Red Ring equipped. Her hair is brunette.
Blue Based on Zelda's appearances in The Legend of Zelda when Link rescues her with the Blue Ring equipped.
Purple Based on her adult appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.
Green Based on Zelda's appearances in The Legend of Zelda when Link rescues her with no Magic Ring equipped.
Black
Pink Based on Zelda's appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.
White Based on Zelda's field sprite from A Link to the Past as well as the goddess dress from Skyward Sword.

Zero Suit Samus

Cyan Based on her Zero Suit's appearance in Metroid: Other M, while also incorporating some traits from Metroid: Zero Mission, such as the high ponytail and more serious expression. Compared to the previous game, her breasts are nerfed
Blue Based on her outfit she wears upon completion of Metroid Prime 2: Echoes.
Red A reference to her red undersuit from the original Metroid after clearing it 100% or by entering JUSTIN BAILEY into the password screen.
Black May be a reference to her black undersuit from Super Metroid, which was also seen in a Japanese Super Metroid commercial.
Green
White Resembles an outfit from one of the endings of Metroid Fusion.
Shorts Orange Based on an outfit from the ending of Metroid: Zero Mission.
Shorts Blue Based on an outfit from the ending of Metroid Fusion.
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