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Ridley Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Ridley Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ridley Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Ridley Tier
C Tier
Super Heavy
Rank: 11-15
Air Speed
Rank: 41-44
Fall Speed
Rank: 16
Run Speed
Rank: 9
Dash Speed
Rank: 65

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Joining the battle from the storied Metroid series, Ridley's long tail and sharp claws let him unleash a torrent of devastating attacks. His Final Smash is a powerful stream of plasma breath intense enough to bring down Samus's starship.

Ridley Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Ridley in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Ridley is Weak Against are Pikachu and Pichu. However, Ridley is Strong Against Little Mac, Ganondorf, and Incineroar.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Ridley Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Ridley 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 11
Usmash 12
Fair, Bair 13
Technique Description
Multiple Jumps Some fighters can jump in the air multiple times. Each time you jump, the jump height will decrease.
Final Smash Description
Plasma Scream Rushes forward when this Final Smash move is activated. If the rush connects with any opponents, a cinematic sequence begins.
SSBU Ridley Moves

All Alternate Ridley Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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Best Spirits for Ridley

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

Best Ridley Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Chun-Li
Support Slot 1 Weezing
Support Slot 2 Rathalos
Support Slot 3 Shine Sprite

Improves overall physical strength, fire and explosion attacks, air attacks, and all special move power.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Ridley In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Defeat The Creature & Flea Man spirit in Dracula's Castle before encounter (World of Dark)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Lucina
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play

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