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
465 353
Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

2
432 298
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
304 244
Mario is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
333 291
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
337 265
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

6
309 247
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
307 234
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

8
294 232
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
268 196
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

10
341 261
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
256 222
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
281 264
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

13
308 227
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

14
321 261
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

15
277 265
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

16
312 226
Ike is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

17
101 51
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

18
290 237
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
259 197
Marth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

20
251 225
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

21
237 213
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

22
95 58
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

23
292 245
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

24
258 209
Ness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

25
250 214
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

26
360 294
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk

27
255 244
Toon Link is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

28
228 186
Pit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Pit

29
188 190
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

30
282 267
Villager is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Villager

31
71 51
Ryu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

32
239 258
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

33
69 53
Roy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

34
191 208
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

35
86 60
Cloud Strife is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

36
196 212
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

37
193 203
Diddy Kong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

38
188 194
Mr. Game & Watch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

39
193 186
Falco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

40
192 203
King Dedede is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

41
76 49
Robin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Robin

42
245 257
Bowser Jr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

43
74 41
Pit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

44
70 47
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

45
213 245
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

46
200 198
Ganon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

47
60 45
Marth is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

48
244 249
Palutena is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Palutena

49
61 35
Ike is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

50
163 212
Mii Fighter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Mii Fighter