This article is about Wario's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Wario.
Wario has unique attacks, like using his
Wario Bike and releasing noxious gas. He can jump higher than normal by leaping from his bike, which comes in handy when recovering. For his Final Smash, he turns into Wario-Man and creates copies of himself for an all-out attack! ”
—Description from the Super Smash Blog.
Wario is a veteran fighter in , first playable in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate . He was confirmed to return on June 12, 2018 during E3 2018.
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
When unlocked, he is fought at
Is a heavy weight, giving him high survivability.
Chomp is a command grab.
Wario Waft is a fast KO move and good punish.
Amazing recovery with the combination of Corkscrew, Wario Bike and Wario Waft.
Lacks range on many moves.
Smash Attacks have high end lag.
Relies mostly on Wario Waft as a quick and reliable KO move.
No conventional projectiles.
Changes from SSBWU/3DS
Forward tilt has been changed to a heavy-handed slap.
Wario's dash attack has been changed to his shoulder bash from the Wario Land games (which was previously his forward smash in Brawl).
Back aerial has significantly less ending lag.
Grabs and Throws
Down throw has an altered animation which makes it more resemble the Ground Pound from the aforementioned Wario Land games.
Wario-Man is no longer a transformation. It now involves performing a cinematic comic book-style attack that launches enemies away at the end.
Chomp now heals Wario when he bites the opponent.
Wario Bike takes 6 seconds before it is able to respawn should Wario lose the motorcycle.
Neutral Attack: A cross punch followed by an uppercut.
Forward Tilt: A heavy-handed slap.
Up Tilt: A "raise the roof" move.
Down Tilt: Pokes the ground. Dash Attack (Shoulder Tackle): A shoulder tackle.
Forward Smash: A powerful backhanded punch.
Up Smash: An arcing headbutt. Down Smash: Spins around on his bottom.
Floor Attack (Front): A poke to both sides.
Floor Attack (Back): Spins with his fist extended.
Floor Attack (Trip): Punches both fists in front of him, then kicks both legs behind him. Ledge Attack: Flips onto his back and punches both fists backward.
Neutral aerial: Inflates his stomach and spins with his limbs spread wide.
Forward aerial: A sex kick.
Back aerial: Thrusts his head backward.
Up aerial (Hand Slap): An overhead clap. Down aerial: Spins upside-down.
Grabs and Throws
Pummel: Pokes the opponent.
Forward Throw: Hip thrusts the opponent forward.
Back Throw: Spins thrice and throws the opponent backward.
Up Throw: Punches the opponent into the air. Down Throw: Takes the opponent down and Ground Pounds them.
Up Taunt: Belly-laughs so hard his jaw unhinges and he has to manually put it back in place.
Side Taunt: Wiggles his rear at the screen with his hands extended in both directions.
Down Taunt: Shouts "Wah!" at the screen three times and holds up different hands each time with each making a three-fingered W.
Bike Taunt: Laughs at the screen while doing his "W" sign with both hands, then picks his nose with his left hand.
Rides in on his chopper which explodes after he dismounts.
Stretches his arms criss-crossed as he tilts his head back.
Scratches his butt.
Rides in on his chopper, giving his signature "W" pose with his hand.
Falls to ground, laughing hysterically.
Pats his stomach a few times before farting.
In competitive play
Wario is currently considered to be very competitively viable, despite being a generally unpopular character. Notable Wario players include Tweek, Gluttony, and Zackray.
In the beta of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, it is shown that Wario's overalls palette swap originally had gold buttons instead of white as seen in
this image. This is the first Super Smash Bros. entry to where Wario palette swaps alternate from Biker to Overall instead of listing all the Biker first and then the Overalls.