Total Nerd The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked  

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List Rules Playable characters from Super Smash Bros. 4 (Wii U and 3DS)

This is a complete ranking of the best Super Smash Brothers 4 characters (Wii U & 3DS), aka Smash Brothers 4. So far the roster for both consoles is identical, so don't worry about differences across platforms. If you're wondering what tier a character is, this list of the best Smash Brothers Wii U characters can definitely help in determining that.

As the meta game evolves it will become more and more clear who the top characters in the game are, so don't be surprised if this list changes drastically month to month. In Super Smash Brothers Brawl, players like Meta Knight and Snake were among the most overpowered characters. This time around characters like Sheik and Bowser are looking good, as well as many others.

Choosing a character to top the list is definitely an undertaking, because they're all quite strong on their own merits. Vote for your favorite Super Smash Bros. Wii U or 3DS character and see if yours can rise through the ranks!
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1
304 207
Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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2
225 167
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
222 181
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
276 201
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
209 152
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Sheik

6
192 155
Mario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
253 195
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

8
207 154
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
215 183
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

10
203 178
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

11
206 164
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
183 144
Fox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Fox

13
249 198
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

14
242 176
Ike is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

15
218 177
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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16
186 162
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

17
177 144
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

18
196 167
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
182 163
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

20
232 181
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Greninja

21
216 178
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

22
192 160
Ness is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

23
297 247
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk

24
186 153
Marth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

25
236 215
Villager is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Villager

26
148 155
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

27
192 206
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

28
143 148
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

29
166 149
Pit is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Pit

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30
195 207
Toon Link is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

31
149 164
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

32
147 162
Diddy Kong is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

33
171 194
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

34
193 218
Bowser Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

35
148 147
Falco is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Falco

36
149 161
King Dedede is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

37
131 157
Mii Fighter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Mii Fighter

38
132 154
Mr. Game & Watch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

39
207 208
Palutena is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Palutena

40
28 16
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

41
24 20
Ryu is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ryu

42
157 157
Ganon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

43
142 167
Wii Fit Trainer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Wii Fit Trainer

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44
26 14
Robin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Robin

45
23 15
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

46
139 177
Jigglypuff is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

47
20 19
Roy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Roy

48
24 13
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

49
22 11
Pit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Pit

50
28 22
Cloud Strife is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked