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Bowser Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Bowser Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Bowser is from the Mario Series and ranks as a B Tier Pick (Good). This How To Play Bowser Guide details the Best Spirits to use and highest Stats. This character is in the Super Heavy Weight Class and has a Average Run Speed, Average Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Bowser by playing as King K Rool in the VS. Game Mode.

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Bowser Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Bowser Tier
B Tier
Super Heavy
Rank: 1
Air Speed
Rank: 20-25
Fall Speed
Super Fast
Rank: 17-18
Run Speed
Rank: 19
Dash Speed
Rank: 5-9

Super Smash Blog Entry

Who's the greatest nemesis of all!? It's King Bowser! In Super Smash Bros. his power and weight make him a reliable fighter. Use his Fire Breath to keep opponents at bay, then use his damaging attacks to launch them off the stage! He transforms into Giga Bowser for his Final Smash and delivers a super powerful punch!

Bowser Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Bowser in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Bowser is Weak Against are Young Link and Dark Samus. However, Bowser is Strong Against Kirby, Jigglypuff, and Charizard.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Bowser Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Bowser Moves based on Frame Startup (How fast the move is), this includes Neutral, Dash, Tilt, Smash, Aerial and Special Move Attacks.

Best Moves Frame
UpB 6
SideB (Air) 9
Nair 11
Final Smash Description
Giga Bowser Knockback immunity, gain giant size and attack with special effects.
SSBU Bowser Moves

All Alternate Bowser Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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Best Spirits for Bowser

These are the Best Primary and Support Spirits to use with Bowser based on their Moves and playstyle.

Best Bowser Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Chun-Li
Support Slot 1 Weezing
Support Slot 2 Shine Sprite
Support Slot 3 Victini

Improves overall physical strength, fire attacks, all special move power, and smash attacks become faster and stronger.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Bowser In SSBU

You can Unlock Bowser from playing VS. Matches, Classic Mode and World of Light Game Modes In Super Smash Bros Ultimate.

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Molten Castle Dungeon (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method -
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play King K Rool

You can learn more about the fastest way to unlock Bowser HERE.