This article is about Shulk's appearance in
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Shulk.
He is the only fighter that can
change his status during battle. His sword, the Monado, allows him to switch between five modes—Jump, Speed, Shield, Buster and Smash—which change his abilities for a short time. Fun fact: Shulk’s eighth color variation puts him in a pair of swimming trunks! ”
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.
Shulk is a veteran fighter in the upcoming , first playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate . He was confirmed during Nintendo's E3 2018 presentation.
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Changes from SSBWU/3DS
Grabs and Throws
Monado Arts can now be more easily toggled by holding the special attack button and pushing in the direction of the desired art with the control stick.
Fiora now appears during Chain Attack.
Neutral Attack: Quick jab, roundhouse kick, then upward slash with Monado.
Forward Tilt: Forward Monado swing.
Up Tilt: Upward Monado swing, very good anti-air with long reach.
Down Tilt: Forward ground Monado sweep. Good against shorter opponents especially.
Dash Attack: Dash plus Monado swing, sending foes flying. Long range.
Forward Smash: Strong forward Monado thrust via energy-extension. Very long range.
Up Smash: Monado straight up.
Down Smash: Projected energy blade 360-degree ground spin attack. Can hit multiple targets.
Floor Attack (Front):
Floor Attack (Back):
Floor Attack (Trip):
Neutral aerial: Monado arc swing, best against foes near upper body and back.
Forward aerial: Overhead Monado forward-to-back swing. Safe and fast, good to pair with a retreat.
Back aerial: Thrust Monado behind Shulk. Fairly safe, except against the fastest fighters. Long range, but long landing lag.
Up aerial: Monado straight up.
Down aerial: Monado stab down, with slow windup.
Grabs and Throws
Pummel: Smack opponents with Monado's hilt.
In competitive play
To be added
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