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Shulk Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Shulk Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Shulk is from the Xenoblade Series and ranks as a D Tier Pick (Below Average). This How To Play Shulk 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 Shulk by playing as Bowser Jr in the VS. Game Mode.

Air Speed
Fall Speed
Run Speed
Dash Speed
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Shulk Universe
Super Smash Bros Ultimate Shulk Tier
D Tier
Rank: 30-31
Air Speed
Rank: 32
Fall Speed
Rank: 41-44
Run Speed
Rank: 43
Dash Speed
Rank: 47-52

Super Smash Blog Entry

He is the only fighter that can change his status during battle. His sword, the Monado, allows him to switch between five modes—Jump, Speed, Shield, Buster and Smash—which change his abilities for a short time. Fun fact: Shulk's eighth color variation puts him in a pair of swimming trunks!

Shulk Counter Matchups

The best character matchups for Shulk in SSBU, the most reliable counter picks Shulk is Weak Against are Snake and Pikachu. However, Shulk is Strong Against Jigglypuff, Little Mac, and Captain Falcon.

Weak Against

Strong Against

Shulk Best Moves

Here you can view the Best Shulk 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 10
Nair, Jab 16
Fair, Uair, Dair 17
Technique Description
Counter Counter when getting attacked by adopting a particular stance. The more powerful the attack received is, the stronger the counter will be.
Monado Arts Use netral special to change your abilities with Monado Arts. Hold down the button, and five symbols will appear. Use L Stick to select a symbol, and then let go of the button to choose. Quickly Hitting the Special Move Button multiple times will select a symbol. JUMP: Jump ? - Defense ? | SPEED: ? Speed - Attack,Jump ? | SHIELD: ? Defense,Weight - Attack, Movement ? | BUSTER: ? Attack - Defense, Launch Power ? | SMASH: ? Launch Power - Attack, Launch Resist ?.
Final Smash Description
Chain Attack Shulk, Dunban, Fiora and Riki simultaneously attack opponents in another dimension.
SSBU Shulk MovesSSBU Shulk Moves

All Alternate Shulk Costumes in SSBU

Images of all Alternate Costumes.

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Best Spirits for Shulk

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

Best Shulk Spirits Spirit Name
Primary Spirit Alucard
Support Slot 1 Victini
Support Slot 2 Rathalos
Support Slot 3 Shine Sprite

Improves sword attacks, air attacks, all special move power, and smash attacks become faster and stronger.

You can learn more about Spirits HERE.

How To Unlock Shulk In SSBU

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

  • World of Light Unlock Method - Waterfall Peak (World of Light)
  • Cassic Mode Unlock Method - Unlocked by Pikachu
  • VS Mode Unlock Method - Play Bowser Jr

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