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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Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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

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

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

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

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

7
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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
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Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

36
+ - 131 156
Mii Fighter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Mii Fighter

37
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Bowser Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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

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

40
+ - 27 15
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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

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

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

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

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

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+ - 24 12
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

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

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

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