This article is about Sonic the Hedgehog's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Sonic the Hedgehog.

This speedy fighter has a lot of rush-type attacks. His Final Smash, Super Sonic, let's him fly around the stage at an incredible speed!
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.

Sonic the Hedgehog is a veteran fighter in the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He was confirmed to return on June 12, 2018, during Nintendo Live at E3 2018.





Changes from SSBWU/3DS


Ground Attacks

  • Sonic's dash attack has changed from a rolling kick into a simple kick.

Aerial Attacks

Grabs and Throws

Special Attacks

  • Spin Dash cannot be cancelled into shield anymore.
  • Homing Attack now shows a reticle around the opponent it is targeting.
  • Sonic's Final Smash, Super Sonic, is no longer controllable; instead, Sonic rapidly flies diagonally across the screen, ascending and descending his flight trajectory.


Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack:
  • Forward Tilt:
  • Up Tilt:
  • Down Tilt:
  • Dash Attack:

Smash Attacks

  • Forward Smash:
  • Up Smash:
  • Down Smash:

Other attacks

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

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial:
  • Forward aerial:
  • Back aerial:
  • Up aerial:
  • Down aerial:

Grabs and Throws

  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw:
  • Back Throw:
  • Up Throw:
  • Down Throw:

Special Moves


  • Up Taunt: Does a front flip, while tutting in his iconic pose from Sonic Adventure.
  • Down Taunt: Starts breakdancing.
  • Side Taunt: Starts running in place.

On-Screen Appearance

Does a homing attack onto the screen, and does his brawl pose.

Idle Poses

  • Taps his foot, a reference to his iconic idle pose.
  • Does his iconic finger wag pose.

Victory Poses

In competitive play

To be added


Palette Swaps

800px-Sonic Palette (SSBU)


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