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Ness Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Ness Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ness Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ness Tier
A Tier
Rank: 40-44
Air Speed
Rank: 54
Fall Speed
Rank: 67
Run Speed
Rank: 52
Dash Speed
Rank: 54-56

Super Smash Blog Entry

Ness has a variety of moves, from long-range attacks using psychic powers known as "PSI,"" to short-range attacks with his bat and yo-yo. Ness can also unleash PK Thunder, a guided attack that can launch him like a rocket or help him recover!"

Ness Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Ness in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Ness is Weak Against are Young Link and Lucina. However, Ness is Strong Against Donkey Kong, Ganondorf, and Bowser.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Ness Best Moves

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

Best Moves Frame
Nair, Uair 8
Usmash, DownB (Air) 10
Fair 11
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.
Absorbing to Heal The moves below will absorb energy-type projectiles, healing you proportionally to the power of the projectile
Recover with PK Thunder Controlling PK thunder and hitting yourself with it will launch you in the direction the attack was heading. hitting anyone in your path. Its also a great way to return to the stage.
Final Smash Description
PK Starstorm Showers the entire battlefield with meteors.
SSBU Ness Moves

All Alternate Ness Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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Best Spirits for Ness

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

Best Ness Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Tabuu
Support Slot 1 Shine Sprite
Support Slot 2 Psyduck
Support Slot 3 The Skull

Improves the power of PSI attacks and all special move power.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Ness In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Magicant-like area (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Kirby
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Captain Falcon

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