Super Smash Bros Ultimate Samus is from the Metroid Series and ranks as a B Tier Pick (Good). This How To Play Samus Guide details the Best Spirits to use and highest Stats. This character is in the Heavy Weight Class and has a Average Run Speed, Average Air Speed, Average Dash Speed. You unlock Samus by playing as Pit in the VS. Game Mode.
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With her Charge Shot, Missile, and Bomb, Samus has three different projectiles to keep her opponents in check from a distance. When fully charged up, her Charge Shot is quite powerful. For her Final Smash, she launches a wide laser beam that can be moved up and down!
Samus Counter Matchups
The best character matchups for Samus in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Samus is Weak Against are Fox and Wolf. However, Samus is Strong Against Ridley, Ganondorf, and Bowser.
Samus Best Moves
Here you can view the Best Samus Moves based on Frame Startup (How fast the move is), this includes Neutral, Dash, Tilt, Smash, Aerial and Special Move Attacks.
|Nair, Zair, Usmash||11|
|Storing Your Charge||Some fighters have special moves that can be charged up. a fully charged special move will deal some serious damage! If you use your shield while charging you can store the charged attack.|
|Edge Grapping||If you hit the edge of a platform with some moves, you can dangle from the edge. Once dangling, press the attack button to hoist yourself up and grab the edge. This can also be done by tilting L Stick up.|
|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.|
|Zero Laser||charges her arm cannon and fires a large beam of energy that deals 40% to 78% damage|
All Alternate Samus Costumes in SSBU
Images of all Alternate Costumes.
Best Spirits for Samus
These are the Best Primary and Support Spirits to use with Samus based on their Moves and playstyle.
|Best Samus Spirits||Spirit Name|
|Primary Spirit||Isaac (Dark Dawn)|
|Support Slot 1||Chozo Statue|
|Support Slot 2||Fi|
|Support Slot 3||Weezing|
Improves energy attacks and defense, fire attacks, and neutral special power.
You can learn more about Spirits HERE.
How To Unlock Samus In SSBU
You can Unlock Samus from playing VS. Matches, Classic Mode and World of Light Game Modes In Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
- World of Light Unlock Method - Temple of Light (World of Light)
- Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Original 8
- VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Pit
You can learn more about the fastest way to unlock Samus HERE.