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Dark Samus Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Dark Samus Super Smash Bros Ultimate
Dark Samus

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Samus is from the Metroid Series and ranks as a C Tier Pick (Average). This How To Play Dark Samus Guide details the Best Spirits to use and highest Stats. This New Echo character is in the Class and has a Average Run Speed, Average Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Dark Samus by playing as Inkling in the VS. Game Mode.

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Samus Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Dark Samus Tier
C Tier
Rank: 8-10
Air Speed
Rank: 34-36
Fall Speed
Rank: 63-64
Run Speed
Rank: 45
Dash Speed
Rank: 47-52

Super Smash Blog Entry

Dark Samus joins the battle as Samus's echo fighter. With floatier movement, she's a little different from Samus--and she doesn't roll when dodging or jumping. If you look closely, you can see that her bombs and missiles look a little different, too.

Dark Samus Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Dark Samus in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Dark Samus is Weak Against are Wolf and Fox. However, Dark Samus is Strong Against Bowser, Ganondorf, and Little Mac.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Dark Samus Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Dark Samus 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 4
Uair 8
Nair, Zair, Usmash 11
Technique Description
Edge Grapping If you hit the edge of a platform with some moves, you can dangle from the edge. Once dangling, press the attack button to hoist yourself up and grab the edge. This can also be done by tilting L Stick up.
Wall Jumping While touching the wall in the air, you can kick off the wall in the opposite direction by flicking L Stick away from the wall.
Final Smash Description
Zero Laser
SSBU Dark Samus Moves

All Alternate Dark Samus Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 1SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 2SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 3SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 4SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 5SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 6SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 7SSBU Dark Samus Alternative Costume 8

Best Spirits for Dark Samus

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

Best Dark Samus Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Isaac (Dark Dawn)
Support Slot 1 Chozo Statue
Support Slot 2 Fi
Support Slot 3 Weezing

Improves energy attacks and defense, fire attacks, and neutral special power.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Dark Samus In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - The Final Battle
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Samus
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Inkling

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