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
508 387
Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

2
486 338
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
351 259
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
363 324
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
374 293
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

6
328 277
Mario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
300 217
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

8
334 276
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
323 260
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

10
373 278
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

11
342 239
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
127 63
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

13
279 242
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

14
343 278
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

15
302 284
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

16
297 287
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

17
335 243
Ike is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

18
317 253
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
277 214
Marth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

20
255 229
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

21
267 240
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

22
282 220
Ness is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

23
111 70
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

24
313 263
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

25
266 225
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

26
373 304
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk

27
247 196
Pit is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Pit

28
271 259
Toon Link is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

29
211 212
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

30
199 199
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

31
296 278
Villager is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Villager

32
78 61
Roy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

33
99 70
Cloud Strife is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

34
249 272
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

35
208 223
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

36
77 61
Ryu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

37
86 50
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

38
201 205
Mr. Game & Watch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

39
205 196
Falco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

40
200 215
Diddy Kong is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

41
202 216
King Dedede is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

42
84 59
Robin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Robin

43
253 270
Bowser Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

44
216 204
Ganon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

45
82 53
Pit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

46
223 258
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

47
71 53
Marth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

48
74 42
Ike is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

49
88 62
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

50
255 258
Palutena is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Palutena