Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ken is from the Street Fighter Series and ranks as a C Tier Pick (Average). This How To Play Ken Guide details the Best Spirits to use and highest Stats. This New Echo character is in the Heavy Weight Class and has a Average Run Speed, Average Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Ken by playing as in the VS. Game Mode.
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Ken joins the battle as Ryu's Echo Fighter! Their differences are carried over from the original game: Ken's Hadoken is shaped differently, his strong Shoryuken has flames, and he moves a bit faster. He has two final smashes: Shinryuken and Shippu Jinraikyaku.
Ken Counter Matchups
The best character matchups for Ken in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Ken is Weak Against are Ness and Pikachu. However, Ken is Strong Against Charizard, King K. Rool, and King Dedede.
Ken Best Moves
Here you can view the Best Ken Moves based on Frame Startup (How fast the move is), this includes Neutral, Dash, Tilt, Smash, Aerial and Special Move Attacks.
|Holding Attacks||Holding an attack will affect how the move behaves. For special moves, the speed and power will change. Neutral attack and side tilt attack change if the opponents are near.|
|Special Command Input||Input specific commands with L Stick to power up your special moves. When looking right- Hadoken: ??? + Attack Button | Shakunetsu Hadoken: ????? + Attack Button | Tasumaki Senpukyaku: ???+ Attack Button | Shoryuken: ??? + Attack Button|
|Attack Canceling||After hitting an opponent with a basic attack, you can immediately use a special move to cancel the end of the attack animation.|
|Focus Attack||While your down special is charging, you can take an attack without flinching. Charge it enough and strike an opponent, and they'll faint. You can unleash this move midcharge to counterattack against an opponent. If your opponents hits you while you're charging, quickly flick L Stick to the side twice to cancel this down special.|
Ken Amiibo for SSBU
There currently isn't an amiibo for this character.
All Alternate Ken Costumes in SSBU
Images of all Alternate Costumes.
Best Spirits for Ken
These are the Best Primary and Support Spirits to use with Ken based on their Moves and playstyle.
|Best Ken Spirits||Spirit Name|
|Support Slot 1||Mimicutie|
|Support Slot 2||Weezing|
|Support Slot 3||Shine Sprite|
Improves overall kicking moves, fire and explosion attacks, and all special move power.
You can learn more about Spirits HERE.
How To Unlock Ken In SSBU
You can Unlock Ken from playing VS. Matches, Classic Mode and World of Light Game Modes In Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
- World of Light Unlock Method - Dracula’s Castle (World of Dark)
- Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Duck Hunt
- VS Mode Unlock Method - Play
You can learn more about the fastest way to unlock Ken HERE.