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
533 403
Link is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

2
512 356
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
367 274
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
388 305
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
374 337
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

6
340 293
Mario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
312 228
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

8
346 285
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
387 287
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
335 272
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

11
352 251
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
139 72
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

13
352 250
Ike is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

14
288 254
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

15
352 289
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

16
307 299
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

17
304 299
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

18
327 264
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
286 222
Marth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

20
264 237
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

21
293 227
Ness is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

22
328 273
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

23
273 253
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

24
117 78
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

25
384 307
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk