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Palutena Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Palutena Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Palutena Universe
Kid Icarus
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Palutena Tier
S Tier
Rank: 49-50
Air Speed
Rank: 55-56
Fall Speed
Rank: 45-48
Run Speed
Rank: 15
Dash Speed
Rank: 24-26

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With her wings and staff, this goddess's attacks cover a wide range. With her up smash, neutral special, and side special, she can create a ranged attack in almost every direction except for directly beneath her! Keep the pressure on your opponents from a distance with ranged attacks!

Palutena Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Palutena in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Palutena is Weak Against are Pichu and Pikachu. However, Palutena is Strong Against King Dedede, Ridley, and King K. Rool.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Palutena Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Palutena 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 8
Bair 11
Fair 12
Technique Description
Counter and Reflect Down special is actually two moves in one. It can counter when attacked, and it projects a reflecting plate when hit with a projectile.
Final Smash Description
Black Hole Laser Palutena summons a black hole and then fires a huge laser beam.
SSBU Palutena Moves

All Alternate Palutena Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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

Best Spirits for Palutena

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

Best Palutena Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Marx (True Form)
Support Slot 1 Revali
Support Slot 2 Shine Sprite
Support Slot 3 Victini

Improves all magic attacks, projectiles, all special move power, and smash attacks become faster and stronger.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Palutena In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Final Battle - Near Mythra’s Spirit
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Lucas, Ryu, Young Link
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Greninja

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