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Mario Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Mario Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mario Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Mario Tier
A Tier
Rank: 27-29
Air Speed
Super Fast
Rank: 12-17
Fall Speed
Rank: 50-52
Run Speed
Rank: 32
Dash Speed
Rank: 37-42

Super Smash Blog Entry

Mario is an all-around fighter who uses his wide variety of techniques to respond to any situation. In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, he shows up in his Wedding tux and his Builder outfit, and Cappy even makes an appearance!

Mario Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Mario in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Mario is Weak Against are Lucina and Marth. However, Mario is Strong Against Bowser, King K. Rool, and Charizard.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Mario Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Mario 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 3
Nair 6
Uair 7
Technique Description
Reflecting It's possible to reflect projectiles and items. The strength, and speed of reflected things goes up, making them more dangerous. If you get in a reflecting war with another fighter, the power of the reflected thing can increase and break through your reflecting move.
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.
Flip The cape and super sheet can play havoc with your opponents. Avoid attacks by turning the opponent around. Prevent opponents from returning to the platform. Reflect projectiles back the way the came. Keep in mind that the super sheet has greater vertical coverage.
Final Smash Description
Mario Finale Spawns a huge stream of flames that will drag characters sideways.
SSBU Mario Moves

All Alternate Mario Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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

Best Spirits for Mario

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

Best Mario Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Chun-Li
Support Slot 1 Ricky
Support Slot 2 Rock Mario
Support Slot 3 Weezing

Improves physical strength, overall punching power, and fire attacks.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Mario In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - 1st Character (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Original 8
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Ness

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