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Link Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Link Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Link is from the Zelda Series and ranks as a A Tier Pick (Strong). This How To Play Link 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, Slow Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Link by playing as Bowser in the VS. Game Mode.

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Link Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Link Tier
A Tier
Super Heavy
Rank: 18-21
Air Speed
Rank: 69-70
Fall Speed
Rank: 36-40
Run Speed
Rank: 63
Dash Speed
Rank: 29-34

Super Smash Blog Entry

Link has been redesigned to match his appearance in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. He can now pick up arrows he's fired, and his bombs have been upgraded to remote bombs, so you can set them off when the timing is just right!

Link Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Link in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Link is Weak Against are Pikachu and Wolf. However, Link is Strong Against Ganondorf, King K. Rool, and Incineroar.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Link Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Link 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 7
Bair 9
Nair, Usmash 10
Technique Description
Special Move Input Some special moves will change depending on how you press the button.
Final Smash Description
Ancient Bow and Arrow Link shoots his opponents with a powerful arrow shot from the Ancient Bow.
SSBU Link Moves

All Alternate Link Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

SSBU Link Alternative Costume 1SSBU Link Alternative Costume 2SSBU Link Alternative Costume 3SSBU Link Alternative Costume 4SSBU Link Alternative Costume 5SSBU Link Alternative Costume 6SSBU Link Alternative Costume 7SSBU Link Alternative Costume 8

Best Spirits for Link

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

Best Link Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Sirius
Support Slot 1 Shine Sprite
Support Slot 2 Wind Fish
Support Slot 3 Hard Man

Improves weapon attacks and all special move power.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Link In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Villager route (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Original 8
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Bowser

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