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
455 308
Kirby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

2
480 365
Link is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

3
315 255
Mario is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

4
326 239
Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

5
353 271
Captain Falcon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

6
340 305
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

7
309 240
Luigi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

8
317 259
Sheik is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

9
281 205
Meta Knight is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

10
353 266
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
333 265
Bowser is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

12
322 233
Greninja is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

13
292 271
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

14
265 230
Fox McCloud is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

15
285 274
Rosalina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

16
323 232
Ike is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Ike

17
112 57
Mewtwo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

18
298 246
Lucario is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

19
266 204
Marth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Marth

20
260 230
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

21
102 63
Samus Aran is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

22
241 221
Lucina is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Lucina

23
267 213
Ness is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

24
298 254
Little Mac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

25
369 297
Shulk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Shulk

26
255 220
Charizard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

27
262 250
Toon Link is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

28
237 190
Pit is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Pit

29
291 270
Villager is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Villager

30
194 194
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

31
75 54
Ryu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

32
198 211
Princess Zelda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

33
244 263
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

34
73 56
Roy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

35
91 65
Cloud Strife is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

36
199 219
Princess Peach is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

37
198 207
Diddy Kong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

38
193 201
Mr. Game & Watch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

39
198 190
Falco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

40
198 209
King Dedede is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

41
76 48
Zero Suit Samus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Zero Suit Samus

42
249 263
Bowser Jr. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

43
79 53
Robin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Robin

44
217 250
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

45
76 48
Pit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

46
207 202
Ganon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

47
249 252
Palutena is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked
Palutena

48
63 50
Marth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

49
81 59
Bayonetta is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked

50
65 38
Ike is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Smash Brothers 4 Characters (Wii U & 3DS), Ranked