This article is about Palutena's appearance in
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Palutena.
With her wings and staff, this goddess's attacks cover a wide range. With her up smash,
neutral special and side special, she can create a ranged attack in almost every direction except for directly beneath her! Keep the pressure on your opponents from a distance with ranged attacks! ”
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.
Palutena is a veteran fighter in the upcoming , first playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate . Her return was confirmed at the E3 2018 Conference on June 12, 2018.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Changes from SSBWU/3DS
Grabs and Throws
Neutral Attack: Thrust staff forward and summon light bursts. Final hit is a swinging strike. Also knockback.
Forward Tilt: Double strikes from staff's magic when thrust in front of her. Struck foes are knocked away. Slow, though.
Up Tilt: Levitate staff into the air, sending it spinning to strike foes multiple times before launching them into the air.
Down Tilt: Low staff throw, knocking back enemies. Slow windup.
Dash Attack: Shield forward while dashing, launches foes into air upon hit. Good for intercepting descending foes from large range.
Forward Smash: Foes knocked away by wing attack. Even if out of direct striking range, are blown backward.
Up Smash: Raise staff to summon pillar of light in front of her that launches foes it contacts, even if aerial.
Down Smash: Wings snap downward, knocking back or blowing back enemies.
Floor Attack (Front):
Floor Attack (Back):
Floor Attack (Trip):
Neutral aerial: Twirl staff to strike enemies multiple times. First hit launches foes up.
Forward aerial: Jump kick forward, popping foes up who are hit by accompanying light radiance.
Back aerial: Shield bash behind Palutena.
Up aerial: Raise staff to emit an aura of light that hits foes multiple times before launching them into the air.
Down aerial: Downward light strike, very fast but only briefly active. Grounded foes are launches enemies behind her.
Grabs and Throws
In competitive play
To be added
54 Palutena – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate