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!
list ordered by

1
545 413
Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

2
520 362
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
399 307
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
374 282
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
377 344
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

6
347 297
Mario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
351 289
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

8
316 234
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
393 289
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

10
339 276
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

11
356 253
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
358 252
Ike is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

13
142 77
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

14
356 291
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

15
291 257
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

16
310 302
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

17
331 265
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

18
306 301
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
291 223
Marth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

20
269 238
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

21
298 227
Ness is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

22
120 78
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

23
332 273
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

24
274 257
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

25
387 309
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk