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I'm a poor excuse....OF A MONSTER!!!

The Hero of the story, he is constantly picked on for his lack of strength. He makes a team of Peach and Meta Knight and enters the Smash King Tourney. He surprises everyone by unleashing his Limit Break during a match (real name: Ascent Mode) and his team quickly goes from being the underdogs to the hot favorites. He plans to wish for a world where everyone is treated equally, a dream given to him by his old mentor, Mewtwo.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: To the point that when DK stole Bowser's collar and wristbands, everyone treated Bowser like he was naked.
  • All Men Are Perverts: He instantly stopped protesting the house party idea when Dedede called in his Zero Suits.
  • Big Eater: During his time in prison. He ate a party ball's worth of food, and right after he requested a crate load of drumsticks.
  • Berserk Button: When Ganondorf reminds him of what happened to Pichu. Also being referred to as weak and/or a monster.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Temporarally made back into Ganondorf's "pet," and sent to devour his friends as Giga Bowser.
  • Butt-Monkey: Due to the failures of his previous lives he was treated awfully in Melee.
  • Calling Your Attack: "Azure Bomb!"
  • Dumb Muscle: Averted, he certainly isn't as dumb as everyone thinks he is. Also a subtle Take That! to how Bowser's intelligence is portrayed in a majority of the Mario franchise.
  • Disguised in Drag: He does this in Episode Bowser when Wario, thinking the best way to win Samus over is to make her jealous, convinces him to dress as woman for the entirety of the episode. Hilarity Ensues.
  • Enemy Within: After Peach frees Bowser from Ganondorf's control, a remnant of the dark magic remains, taking the form of Dark Bowser.
  • Hero of Another Story: By the time of Smash King 2Decades, Bowser and his role in the events of the main series are regarded as legend. His descendant, a new incarnation of Bowser, acknowledges how his actions have changed the world for the better.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: Attacks Mario and plays up the bad guy part so that Mario and Peach can go back to what they had in Melee.
  • Limit Break: His Ascent Mode.
  • Magikarp Power: Went from being a Tier-Induced Scrappy in Melee to a potential threat of power to The Creator himself.


I don't want anyone protect me. How am I supposed to prove myself if you do?

The Chick, but most certainly not the Distressed Damsel. She has developed an Inferiority Complex from being kidnapped and rescued all the time, and considers herself useless. As a result of this, she decides to join Bowser's team to prove that she is stronger now. She also searches for Mario, who is believed by Bowser and herself to be dead.

  • Adaptational Badass: Compared to most versions of the character, this Peach is more than capable of holding her own in a fight. She also makes it clear to Bowser that she hates being rescued.
  • All Women Are Lustful: "Oh my God. ''Metal Gear''."
  • Betty and Veronica: Surprisingly the Veronica to Liz's Betty.
  • Berserk Button: Don't try to rescue her from any situation, even if it seems dire.
  • Character Development: Multiple incarnations of her character go through this.
    • The original Peach from Melee went from a generic Distressed Damsel who needed Mario to do everything for her, to becoming a powerful, villainous character who uses her newfound powers to become a tyrant and rule all of Melee with an iron fist.
    • The current version of Peach also goes from an arrogant Jerkass who refuses to be helped to a more caring individual who stop at nothing to help Bowser.
  • The Chick: Fits this role in Team Bowser, but don't ever mistake her for being soft.
  • Distressed Damsel: Averted. She really doesn't want to be rescued. Played straight in Racconto.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Not the current incarnation mind you, but the previous incarnation of Peach ends up taking over the world of Melee, and single-handedly disrupting the fabric of space and bringing monsters from the Adventure Challenge down on the world.
  • Hypocritical Humor: She chastises Bowser and the men about their lusting after the Zero Suits, then in stroll the Metal Gears...
  • It's All About Me: Until her Character Development kicks in, this is what she is like.
  • Not as You Know Them
  • The Power of Love: Implied to be how she uses Palutena's Star Rod to help free Bowser from Ganondorf's control.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Compared to her Melee self, Peach has worked tirelessly to be a strong fighter. She also has been learning some familiar moves with a star rod.
  • Spoiled Brat: Back in the Melee era. Though the brat part only comes up around Bowser.
  • Spoiler Opening: The second opening implies that she has an Ascent Mode as well.
  • Tsundere

Meta Knight

I can't let you leave just yet.

A Lovable Coward with a Split Personality, who is a complete badass. Joins Bowser's team for the Smash King Tourney. He likes to write poetry in his spare time.

  • Adaptational Comic Relief: Played with. While in his "red mode", Meta Knight is very awkward and clumsy, which can lead to some pretty funny moments. When he switches to his blue mode however, he becomes a straight-up badass who is strong and intelligent in battle.
  • Badass Normal: Not having Peach's Star Rod power or Bowser's Ascent Mode, Meta Knight is the most "normal" of Team Bowser. That being said, he's far from unskilled in his blue mode, as he's able to hold off Mario's Ascent Mode for a significantly long time despite being clearly outmatched.
    Meta Knight (about Peach and Bowser's Ascent Modes): I hope you figure it out soon. But I won't let you both outdo me in strength!
  • Character Development: Word of God list his intended growth as maturing. Growing out of his insecure ways and into a capable and confident warrior. This is seen by him staying in Blue mode for extended times in later episodes.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: His cowardly persona is red, while the other is blue.
  • Cowardly Lion: Played with. While the red side of Meta Knight is very reluctant to do anything remarkably dangerous or risky, he'll do it if he's pushed to, or feel like he has to. And once he switches to his blue mode...
  • Cultured Warrior: He likes to write poetry with Zelda.
  • Foil: To Ike. Both are skilled swordsmen who are initially butt monkeys when they're first introduced, but eventually take levels in badass as the series goes on despite not having an Ascent Mode. However, Meta Knight is fiercely loyal to no one but Bowser and his friends, and refuses to let Mario through even after hearing his story. Ike on the other hand, tries to see both sides of the situation, which leads to him stopping Mario and forcing to listen to reason.
  • Friendless Background: It's heavily implied that Meta Knight had very few friends before Wario introduced him to Bowser in Episode 2.
  • Overly Long Gag: His nervous babbling when Wario asks him how he is, describing how he arrived hours early to make a good impression, sat in a tavern and drank ten bottles of water to pass the time, peed himself, got kicked out of the tavern, had to cover himself in his shield to keep warm, his shield breaks and it hurts, it hurts so bad.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: With himself.
  • Split Personality: One is a coward, while the other is a badass.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: His cheering when accepted to Team Bowser implied no one else gave him the benefit of the doubt Wario did because of his timidness.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Season 2 shows Meta Knight recognizing Mario's Out-of-Character Alert from Episode 11, and actually manages to hold him off for a decent while, despite the latter being in his Ascent Mode. He also warns Mario that he will protect Bowser from any threat towards him no matter what the situation is.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Bowser.


Bowser's best friend in the world of Brawl. Although he's very eccentric and has a very One Sided Crush on Samus, the two are nigh-inseparable, and are always there to help one another.

  • Adaptational Nice Guy: To say that this version of Wario is a very different person from most incantations of the character would be a massive understatement. While he's implied to have the bad hygiene and love for gold in certain episodes, these traits are heavily downplayed in contrast to the more down-to-earth personality he demonstrates instead. Wario also inverts his trademark selfish behavior, and is chummy with almost everyone in the world with Brawl, especially Bowser.
  • A Day in the Life: Episode 5's main plot was following Wario in his endeavors to make Samus his girl.
  • Audience Surrogate: Having no super powers, ascent modes, or a love of fighting, Wario mostly focuses on his own goals of trying to win Samus's heart, and to help out his friends when they need it.
  • Butt-Monkey: He goes through a lot of crap, perhaps even more than Ike.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Just because he doesn't like to fight doesn't mean he can't.
  • The Determinator: No matter how often Samus shoots his attempts down, figuratively and literally, Wario's guaranteed to get back up and try for her affections again.
    • This trope also applies to any dire situation that Bowser's in. You can bet your ass that no matter how outmatched he may be, Wario will be there to help his friend out.
  • The Everyman: Interestingly enough, he was made to relate to the viewers more than the other characters. Mostly because he has no dramatic past or super power, and just does what he does, be it stalk Samus or go help his friend Bowser.
  • Expy: He is a pervert, child-like, and loves to annoy Bowser; whom is his best friend. Reminds you of a cute yellow mouse doesn't it?
  • Fartillery: Come on, it IS Wario. Though it tends to backfire on him more often than not.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Bowser. Wario is never afraid to help him out through thick and thin situations, from helping him select a third teammate for the tourney, rescuing him from Ganondorf's clutches (twice!), and fending off his house from a wild group of Yoshis.
  • Imagine Spot: Briefly wonders what a Bowser-ruled [[Dystopia]] would look like in future installments.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: A little strange, when you consider the source.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: He makes it clear to Samus that he is not kidding around when he intends to confront her after the events of Episode 15.
  • The Power of Love: Claims this is how he gets his Heroic Second Wind to fight against Dedede, much to the girls' chagrin of such a cliche line.
  • Precision F-Strike: Wario briefly spouts the word "bullshit" at one point in "Bowser's Butterflies".
  • Sitcom Archnemesis: Briefly becomes this to President Dedede in Episode 5 due to their mutual attraction to Samus. It doesn’t keep.
  • Stalker with a Crush: To Samus. Averted as of Episode 15, after Wario discovers what she intended to do with Bowser.
  • Victory Is Boring: Wario is a strong believer in this trope. In fact, one of the reasons he refuses to join the Smash King tourney is because he would find life to be incredibly boring if he were able to get Samus to fall in love with him on a whim.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: While Wario and Bowser may tease and insult each other on occasion, the two are inseparable as friends. It extends as far as to willingly assist Zelda to rescue him from Ganondorf, and even rejects his One Sided Crush on Samus through the logic of "bros before hoes."


Bowser is not your friend. He's just fooling you! Just like he fooled me...

The Rival and The Determinator, Mario was believed to be dead by both Bowser and Peach. He made the jump to Brawl late, and is on a journey to destroy Bowser after remembering how Bowser betrayed him at the last minute when they were fighting Ganondorf in Melee. In order to do this he joins Sonic's team in the Smash King Tourney.

  • Anti-Hero: Mario is determined to see the world around him at peace, but also will stop at nothing to destroy Bowser, no matter how hard the people around him try to convince Mario that he's changed.
  • The Determinator: He's going to find Bowser, and put him down.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Is very determined to fight and kill Bowser, to the point it becomes an obsession. He means well, but he's having trouble believing that Peach and the others would still support Bowser after being revealed of being the near cause of Mario's death in Melee and a spy for Ganondorf.
  • I Can Still Fight!
  • Limit Break: He has an Ascent Mode just like Bowser.
  • Not as You Know Them: Truth be told, he actually hates his accent, but mostly uses it when sweet talking to Peach back in Melee.
  • Only Sane Man: Seems to be this.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Inverted. Mario has abandoned his trademark Italian accent, but occasionally slips back into it when he is surprised, angry or has been kicked in the balls.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Was able to catch up and fight toe-to-toe with Ganondorf thanks to a certain sticker, and even used Roy's Flare Blade attack on him.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Back in Melee Ganondorf left Pichu just barely alive and had Bowser go out to see if anyone would come to Pichu's aid. Mario was one of the people he went to, and Mario forced Bowser away due to believing that it was a trap. Remember that Mario is a doctor, who's slogan is "A good doctor helps everyone in need!".


Whatever you plan to do with my fellow comrade, you'll have to answer to me, Ike, the Hero of Justice!

A lovable loser who puts Honor Before Reason, and as a result, is shunned by many. He joins Sonic's team in order to help Mario, his first friend, defeat Bowser.

  • BFS
  • Badass Normal: Is the only member of Team Sonic to not have an Ascent Mode. Despite that, he manages to hold his own in combat, armed only with strength, a big sword, and his convictions.
  • Butt-Monkey: Definitely in the first season.
  • Character Development: Most evident after the Time Skip.
  • Children Are Innocent: He thinks this of the Yoshi babies whose mother he killed. Until they attack. He also thinks this of Ness, until he and his teammates attack.
  • Foil: To Meta Knight. Both are skilled swordsmen who are initially butt monkeys when they're first introduced, but eventually take levels in badass as the series goes on despite not having an Ascent Mode. When it comes to Mario's rivalry with Bowser however, Ike tries to see both sides of the situation, which leads to him stopping Mario and forcing to listen to reason. Meta Knight on the other hand, is fiercely loyal to no one but Bowser and his friends, and refuses to let Mario through even after hearing his story.
  • Friendless Background: "Well, I would fight for my friends... if I had any! (starts crying)
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: While he had no issue towards Bowser personally, he joined Mario as a token of good will for helping him in his Yoshi misadventure. But later, he shows some doubts and concerns of Mario's blantant refusal to see Bowser as anything but evil, and eventually stops him in his rush head-first to Hotel Bowser hot-headed.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Word of God states that, unlike his teammates who have Ascent Modes, Ike's power comes from his words and the convictions behind them. This is most notable during his battle with Link. At first, his attacks did little damage to Link, and Ike refused to fight him. However, upon hearing Link's story, Ike resolves to fight Link in order to prove him wrong, and manages to muster enough strength to fight Link toe-to-toe in his Ascent Mode.
  • Honor Before Reason: Does this a lot, particularly in the earlier episodes.
  • Lawful Stupid: Played straight in the first season. Subverted in the second one, where he starts to show genuine consideration about both his actions, and the actions of others.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: tends to jump into situations without looking over them completely. When he listens to Link's tragic story patiently before offering his own feedback, it shows his growth to being a true Hero of Justice.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Ike goes from being a blind Butt-Monkey who does "heroic" deeds without thinking first, to a thoughtful, determined, and powerful hero who does his best to aid the friends that he has.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: He lost his castle to a mother Yoshi. While he does slay it, her eggs hatch, and the two baby Yoshis chased him and Mario out, The Benny Hill Show style.


Hey! I'm waaaaitiiiing!

A Fragile Speedster who enters the Smash King Tourney to win. He shares a rivalry with Captain Falcon, who eventually draws with him in a race. Sonic has an extreme impulse to win at any cost, as he is the "Fastest Thing Alive" and needs a reputation to live up to.

  • Ascended Extra: Tigura said that he was a little tired of Sonic's near-eternal Butt-Monkey status in Super Smash Bros machinima, so he did this for Sonic.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For
    Sonic: (after Captain Falcon dies) Well Sonic, you got what you always wanted. You're the sole speed demon in the world. Heh, it's like I was treating this as a game. I might be fast, but I'm so damn stupid.
  • Berserk Button: Very few things tick Sonic off, but one thing he absolutely refuses to stand for is finishing a race with a tie.
  • Born Winner: Strives to be this, but he draws in a race with Captain Falcon
  • Character Development: Sonic initially starts off as a self-centered glory hungry Jerkass who cares mostly about asserting his position as the fastest character alive. However, after his battle with Link, witnessing the events of what goes down in Norfair, and especially Captain Falcon's death, Sonic realizes that there's more to the world than speed, and vows to help out his allies whenever they need him.
  • Establishing Character Moment: His first fight with Mario, specifically the dialogue before it.
  • Flash Step: as Hyper Sonic.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: Constantly asserts himself as the fastest, even going so far as mocking Captain Falcon for losing to him. However, he fears that if he admits Falcon to be his equal, or even a rival, he wouldn't be special. Falcon may be willing to share the title of "Fastest in Brawl", but Sonic sure isn't.
  • I Shall Taunt You: Manages to drive Diddy up the wall with taunts long enough for Mario to finally catch him.
  • It's All About Me: In the first arc of the series, Sonic's main objective is to win the tourney and assert his dominance as the sole speed demon to walk the World of Brawl.
  • Jerkass: At first, but turns out to be...
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In spite of his jackass behavior, Sonic is truly pure at heart, and cares deeply about his teammates. This especially starts to show up in the second arc, post-Captain Falcon mortem.
  • Limit Break: Also has an Ascent Mode
  • Took a Level in Badass: Not that he never was a badass in the first place, but Sonic's speed goes Up to Eleven after he realizes Hyper Sonic.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Vowed to become a better person after Captain Falcon's Heroic Sacrifice and subsequent Reset.


Watch us fight, Bowser!

A female Charizard, and Bowser's Love Interest. She is revealed to be the heiress of the Moon Stone Tribe, a group of wild Charizards native to the area surrounding Saffron City; for reasons unknown, she broke off from them to pursue a dream of becoming a fierce warrior.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Wears one of Bowser's arm rings on her tail in Act III. It's implied to be an engagement ring of sorts.
  • Affectionate Nickname: "Liz" is actually the nickname given to her by Bowser. In Episode 20, she starts calling him "Loggerhead".
  • Animal Talk: Speaks in animal tongue for a majority of the series, leaving only Bowser, Fox, President Dedede, Wolf, and any type of Pokemon to understand her. Bowser does act as an English tutor to her however, which allows Liz to become fluent in English by Smash King HD.
  • Berserk Button: Doesn't take kindly to anyone threatening Bowser.
  • Bling of War: Episode 20 reveals that Wario got Saffron City's tailor to craft a set of armor for her, with the intention of attracting the crowd's attention. It has a flame symbol from a book Meta Knight lent to Liz engraved in it.
  • Breath Weapon: Being a Charizard, Liz can use the move Flamethrower.
  • Characterization Marches On: In her earlier appearances, Lizardon was very quiet and introverted, speaking very little English even when around Bowser. During and after the Hotel Bowser / Norfair incident (and in some remake episodes), Lizardon has become much more outgoing, rivaling Bowser himself in terms of playfulness and Large Ham tendencies.
  • Civilized Animal: She may be a Charizard, but Liz certainly doesn't act like a wild Pokemon.
  • Happily Married: In Smash King HD.
  • Limit Break: Her Final Smash, which allows her to Mega Evolve.
  • Large Ham: Not quite to Bowser's extent, but Liz certainly can get loud and bombastic when she wants to.
  • The Mistress: Wario calls her this just to get under Bowser's skin.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Wario. Though the two like to tease each other about their shortcomings, the two genuinely care about each other, to the point of working together to get rid of the Yoshis in Hotel Bowser (though not without Liz beating him for letting off a Wario Waft in the process). The two even start working together to earn some money by the time Episode 20 through Lizardon participating in Exhibition Matches, and Wario betting on her.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: As a Charizard, she constantly looks for any way to grow stronger.
  • Vow of Celibacy: Swore a "chastity clause" in order to pursue her dream of becoming a warrior.
  • Younger Than They Look: Was only a few days old when Bowser arrived in the World of Brawl.


I wish to fight you. Nothing else.

The third member of Ganondorf's team until his Heel–Face Turn. In truth, he had been possessed by the spirit of Mewtwo, Bowser's former mentor, and was used as a vessel to carry out Mewtwo's own revenge against Bowser. He eventually regained control though, and forced Mewtwo's soul out of his body. Once Mewtwo left, he resigns from Ganondorf's team and becomes one of Bowser's allies.

  • Anti-Villain: When he was under Mewtwo's possession.
  • The Atoner: Implied to be the reason why he decides to assist Bowser after being released from Mewtwo's control.
  • Aura Vision: Lucario, much like his game counterpart, can sense the Aura of those around him. When he was possessed, it was Bowser's malicious Aura that reinforced Mewtwo's mission to kill the Koopa. By Episode 17, however, Bowser's Aura becomes pure, indicating that he is no longer an enemy.
  • Blood Knight: Admits to devoting his life to being the best fighter, and is always looking for someone greater than him to hone his skills with, who happens to be Bowser in this case.
  • Challenge Seeker: Is always searching for a worthy opponent, especially those who rival him in strength. It's for this reason that he wants to fight Bowser.
  • Cool Old Guy: Minus the time he under Mewtwo's possession, Lucario is a fierce, powerful, and yet cordial fighter who simply wants to fight others.
  • Cultured Badass: Is an experienced fighter, but is also extremely polite.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Leaves Ganon's team after forcing Mewtwo's soul out of his body. Justified, as he wasn't keen on even joining him in the first place.
  • Limit Break: His Ascent Mode, which is Mega Lucario. It's what forces Mewtwo's soul to be purged from his body.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: Vanished from the BS Society's HQ and popped up in the precise location Bowser was in at the moment.
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Lucario indulges in this to convince Bowser to let him travel with him to Saffron City.
  • Purple Prose: Occasionally speaks like this to give exaggerated and ornate compliments or insults towards Bowser. Unfortunately, the Koopa King is smart enough to know what the words he says mean.
  • The Rival: Seems to have a light-hearted one with Mewtwo during Smash King HD.
  • Walking Spoiler: It is impossible to not give away half the plot if we were to go deep into what his character is like.
  • Worthy Opponent: Though Lucario hasn't properly fought him yet, he sees Bowser as this due to his aura. This is what makes him interested in challenging him to a fight.



You'll willingly become my pet again in due time, Koopa.

The Big Bad of the series. Back in Melee, his plan was to meet and defeat God with the help of Bowser on the day when the characters made the jump to Brawl, in order to recreate the new world in his image. This plan backfired when Bowser killed Ganondorf just before the jump to Brawl. His new plan in Brawl seems to be to win the Smash King Tourney and use his wish (and Bowser) to conquer God. To this end, he seeks Bowser to become his pet again, whether Bowser wants to or not... until he happens to find Ridley, who is not only more powerful than Bowser could ever hope to be, but is also willing to aid Ganondorf in his plans.


Does there need to be a reason to fight?

An Ax-Crazy Blood Knight and one of Ganondorf's teammates/minions. He was one of the main characters fighting against Ganondorf in Melee, but lost to him in the end. When he arrived in Brawl, he realized that he didn't have to be the "Hero Of Time" and kill Ganondorf, so he joined Ganondorf For the Evulz.


They're old news. And old news bores me.

A villain shrouded in mystery. He seems to share an unspoken bond with Ganondorf, and is actively working with him.

  • Adaptational Wimp: Averted in the main series, where Ridley's power is equivalent to, and perhaps even greater than, that of a god. In Smash King HD, however, he's more Adorkable due to his affection for Liz, not as apparent sadism and no traces of any godly strength.
  • Back from the Dead: Was found dead from unknown causes, but is recovered by Ganondorf and put on life support. It's Bowser rejecting the Creator's power and sharing it with the world that enables him to function on his own.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: Conquers New Pork City.
  • Berserk Button: Much like Bowser, he initially detests being referred to as Ganondorf's "pet."
  • Big Bad Duumvirate: Part of a group called the "Tetracardinals,"the Foil of the Creator's Triune.
  • Butt-Monkey: In Smash King HD. Despite his fearsome demeanor and his role as a major threat in the series proper, it's jarring to see a major antagonist be treated like a bumbling side character.
  • Clone Army: Upon conquering New Pork City, Meta Ridley unleashes an army of Ridley clones.
  • Cyborg: He was wholly flesh prior to being found by Ganondorf. Team Ganon outfits Ridley with robotic parts in order to resurrect him.
  • Dark Lord on Life Support: Even after being resurrected, he can't survive without robotic parts. He's also confined to the area beneath New Pork City, though this works to his and Ganondorf's advantage.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: Appears in Smash King HD, which premiered before his official debut in Episode 18.
  • Evil Is Bigger: Easily the largest character in the series, dwarfing even Giga Bowser.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy
  • Foil: To Bowser. Both are perceived as nothing more than violent monsters, but while Bowser's conscience leads him to abandon his villainous disposition, Ridley actively embraces his role as a harbinger of doom and havoc.
  • Greater-Scope Villain
  • Hero Killer: Ridley takes this trope Up to Eleven in Episode 19 with Samus. Basically, he reflects and enhances the same energy immobilizing attack she previously used on Bowser, and then proceeds to eat her alive as she struggles to form her last words.
  • Hidden Villain: Never seen until the end of Act II.
  • The Omniscient: Seems to know a great deal about Bowser's past, including his role in the Creator's Triune and his relationship with the previous Peach. Since he was enhanced with Bowser's DNA and memories, it's no wonder he knows so much.
    • Also counts as a case of Shown Their Work, as in Metroid: Other M, Ridley is shown to have the ability to remember certain things from a previous life if he's cloned.
  • Self-Proclaimed Love Interest: To Liz. In Smash King HD, this is despite the fact that he's nothing more than the victim of Bowser and Liz prank calling him once a week.
  • You Wake Up in a Room: Meta Ridley wakes up in Team Ganon's base with no idea where he is or who brought him back from the dead.

Zero Ridley

There's so many ways to deal with feckless cretins like you...though, it wouldn't hurt to experiment.

An offshoot of the original Ridley. Zero Ridley acts on behalf of the original, taking orders from Ganondorf.

Phantom Ganon

One of Ganondorf's minions. As a result of Ganondorf gaining an increase in power, Phantom Ganon is a useful summon for the Evil King.

     The Brawl Spectator Society 
As a Whole

  • 0% Approval Rating: These guys get absolutely no respect for what they do, despite being the only semblance of a government in Brawl. Although it's easy to see why just by looking at them: their president doesn't even try to hide that he's a selfish Fat Bastard who abuses his privileges often, his two right-hand men are smarmy hosts at best, and the only one who even tries to do his job well is Pit, whose Nervous Wreck personality makes him obnoxious at times. In spite of this, the group has shown that they are capable of governing the world of Brawl, and their initial impressions are not as bad as one would think.
  • Combat Commentator: Fox and Falco share this role during Exhibition Matches.
  • Kent Brockman News: They occasionally report on important events going on in the world of Brawl.

President Dedede

They're gonna make me a fortune, I say, a fortune that is! Plus I like 'em.

The head of the Brawl Spectator society and thus the man in charge of the world government. Dedede hosts the Brawl Tournament, having his men oversee its operations while he makes a profit from wagers. A womanizing Mr. Vice Guy usually played for comic relief, there's more to him though than the first glance would suggest... if only by so much.

  • A Lady on Each Arm: First introduced this way with two Zero Suits.
  • Back-to-Back Badasses: With Mario against Ganondorf in Episode 12.
  • Bad Santa: In the Winter Festival filler.
  • Big Eater
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Though he'd rather wallow in his spoils, Dedede is a more skilled combatant than he lets on. Peach suspects it may be why he's president in the first place, and her suspicions are confirmed once Dedede reveals that he is a member of the Creator's Triune, alongside Bowser and Ganon.
  • Drop the Hammer: His main method of attacking his enemies.
  • Demoted to Extra: In Smash King HD, Dedede no longer is the president of the new world. He now simply lives among the common Smashers, much to his anguish.
    • Word of God confirms that Dedede is still President, but with Palutena acting as a "First Lady," Dedede's lavish lifestyle comes to an end, hence why he hangs out with Bowser and his friends.
  • Fat Bastard
  • Hidden Depths: He's very insightful when it comes to the matches, more so than others. Especially when it comes to Bowser.
  • Hypocrite: His selfish attitude is one of the many reasons his organization is "lovingly" reffered to as the B.S. Society.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: While he mostly cares about nobody but himself, Dedede is shown to genuinely care about Team Bowser, and what Ganondorf and the Creator are up to.
  • Large and in Charge
  • Mr. Vice Guy: As Peach put it, he's a pig in every sense of the word.
  • Power Trio: A member of the Creator's Triune, actually taking the position formerly held by Mewtwo.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Zig-zagged. While Dedede is shown to be Only in It for the Money in the first few episodes of the series, he grows from being a selfish pig with access to all the food and women he could ever want, to a responsible president of the world of Brawl, who makes good decisions to benefit everyone quickly. Even his deal with Ganondorf, the latter using Ridley as leverage, is made for the greater good and for Bowser to have a fighting chance.
  • The Rival: Briefly sees himself as one to Wario during Episode 5. It's Played for Laughs of course, since they're fighting for Samus's affection.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Dedede comforts Peach after Bowser curbstomps Team Kong. He also fights alongside Mario against Ganondorf in episode 12.
    • Taken Up to Eleven in Episode 15. He takes it upon himself to hold Bowser within the BS Society for at least 24 hours until he decides what will happen to him. Then, he openly threatens Snake and his crew in the form of a "Reason You Suck" Speech, telling them that if they, or the creator don't show up, Dedede himself will hunt all three of them down. That takes a lot of guts, especially since Dedede is technically standing up against his own god in order to do what's right.

Fox McCloud

I'm going to observe.

A member of the Brawl Spectator Society and formerly the Top Fighter of Melee. Fox serves under President Dedede to manage the smooth operation of the Smash King Tournament, as well as commentating on the matches themselves with Falco. A perceptive individual and a good judge of character, Fox will follow his instincts when he senses something amiss, even if it means going behind the B.S. Society's back to do it.

  • Blood Knight: A subtler, heroic example. Fox loves watching or being part of a good fight. During the remake of the Meta Knight vs. Toon Link fight, he was so excited he could barely talk. He's also willing to battle Lizardon to get a share of food in the remake of Episode 5.
  • Catchphrase: "I'm fired up!" and any such variant.
  • Combat Commentator: His main role in the Smash King matches alongside Falco.
  • Comically Missing the Point: Doesn't get the big deal(That is, the context) over the abriviation of their organization's name.
  • Eyes Never Lie: Advises Lucario to ignore his Aura Vision and instead look at Bowser's eyes to judge his honesty like he does, since he believes eyes are the Windows of the Soul.
  • Hot-Blooded: He's pretty relaxed most of the time, but Fox is quick to get fired up.
  • Not So Stoic: He's visibly nervous when Bowser complains about his role in helping Mewtwo attack him and Lizardon, and actually runs away in fear after he demands more drumsticks.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Falco's Blue.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: He's among the few characters who can understand Lizardon naturally, due to him also being a fox.
  • Tank Goodness: His Final Smash, the Landmaster.
  • The McCoy: Compared to Falco, is easily more excitable concerning matches. Also tends to be fair and spot the positives of fights.

Falco Lombardi

Really Fox? You really don't see why I hate the name?

A member of the Brawl Spectator Society and high ranked tier fighter in Melee. Falco works alongside Fox as Spectator for the Smash King Tournament. He is a bit more level-headed than Fox, and is quite annoyed of Dedede's antics that further cement their name of The B.S. Society.

  • Brooklyn Rage: Subtle, but it's there.
  • Guile Hero: Tricked Pit into letting slip that Fox had left without notifying him first, a clue that something was up.
  • The Lancer: Acts like this towards Fox and the Society as a whole.
  • Not So Stoic: He showed quite a loving and relaxed interest to Peach's Final Smash, and was seen panting on the ground after Bowser's epic fight.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Blue to Fox's Red.
  • The Spock: He's calmer and a bit more practical at spectating, and tends to criticize flaws in others fighting attacks, or in the case of Bowser vs Pikachu, point out how easily Pikachu could win.


You're fouling up everything, you fool!

The third member of the Society, Pit is the referee for the Smash King tournament and various exposition matches. A complete by-the-books stickler, Pit is easily flustered when something goes awry.

  • Butt-Monkey: Of the BS Society.
  • By-the-Book Cop: Pit follows President Dedede's orders very strictly, in contrast to Fox and Falco.
  • Combat Referee: He serves this role whenever an exhibition match is being held. He also patrols the world of Brawl to make sure no one is breaking any rules.
  • Characterization Marches On: In the older versions of some early episodes, Pit appeared as a more confident and disciplined enforcer of the tourney's laws, as opposed to the jumpy Nervous Wreck personality he would gain later on.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: While not exactly a moron, Pit shows some traits of The Ditz on occasion. Doesn't stop him from fighting when the situation calls for it, however.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: His regular clothes outside of his uniform.
  • Flight
  • The Kirk: Works well mediating with Fox's energy and Falco's reservedness. Fitting in that he's also a referee.
  • Mistaken for Gay: By Falco, pointing out how devoted he is to Fox.
  • Nervous Wreck: The abuse he's gone through in his career has gotten to him so badly he's on a perscription for it.
  • No Sense of Humor
  • Rules Lawyer: A major stickler for the rules.
  • Secret Keeper: Was asked to keep Fox's leaving under wraps. It didn't last long against Falco.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Fox of all people. Even if it goes against his beliefs, Pit will do what he can to help Fox.
    • Also to Palutena in the Fourth World, much to Dedede's chagrin.

     Team Falcon 
Captain Falcon

No matter what Sonic has to live, and that goes for the rest of you.

The Hot-Blooded captain of Team Falcon. He is usually found at the Bridge of Eldin looking to intercept other teams.

  • Back from the Dead: As with most characters who lose all their lives, Falcon was brought back not long after the fight with Link.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's treated like this by his team and other Smash King competitors because he continued to stay on the Bridge of Eldin to challenge teams, even though no one was showing up.
  • Killed Off for Real: Kind of: The Falcon from the start of the series lost all ten of his lives, but he was reborn anew shortly after.
  • De-Power: Due to losing all of his ten lives hes been reborn as a clean slate.
  • The Determinator: Despite being badly injured, and clearly at his limit he refused to let Link kill Sonic and his team at all costs.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Dies after putting all his energy into a Falcon Punch, defeating Link.
  • Large Ham: He doesn't seem to know what an inside voice is.
    Captain Falcon:FALCON PUNCH!!
  • Made of Iron: He is cut up by Link during their fight, but he still manages to defeat Link through sheer willpower.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Sonic's blue.
  • Sore Loser: He doesn't take his initial loss to Sonic very well, growing a fierce rivalry with the hedgehog as a result. Granted, Sonic was being a bit of a jerkass about it, but the trope still stands.
    • Although, it's apparently averted with the second incarnation of Falcon, who merely remarks that he lost, and agrees to a rematch sometime later.
  • The Rival: Sonic is this to him when it comes to speed.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Now that he isn't sticking to The Bridge of Eldin he and his team are actually pretty competent in combat. He also appears to be more aware of the events circling Bowser, and wants to get to the bottom of it.


I'm sorry, but I can not accept that reasoning.

A member of Team Falcon, he is the most level headed member of the team.

  • Berserk Button: It doesn't seem like he has very many buttons to push, but one thing he will not accept is President Dedede simply passing off Captain Falcon's death.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Makes a quip every once in a while.
  • Made of Iron: He is cut up real bad by Link, and continues to power through so he can fight.
  • The Stoic: Out of the members of Team Falcon, he's the most composed. This contrasts with Captain Falcon's Hot-Blooded attitude.
  • Tranquil Fury: He confronts Falco about Captain Falcon's "death". All he does is very calmly point his blade at Falco's face and demand answers as to what's going on in the world.
  • Wrecked Weapon: His Falchion is shattered during the battle with Link. It gets repaired some time later.


Bean Pole?

A member of Team Falcon, as well as Mario's brother.

  • Always Second Best: To Mario.
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: Does this after explaining why he still talks with the Italian accent despite being capable of talking without it like Mario.
    Luigi: At least I clarified it for you all.
    Marth: For you all?
  • Cowardly Lion: Luigi is a bit of a coward. While he had the courage to fight Link at first, he is quick to keep his distance after a Curb-Stomp Battle.
  • Satellite Character: In Melee is was only ever seen with Mario and Peach. Now you'll only ever catch him with Marth.
  • Sibling Team: In Melee he and Mario both protected Peach.


Here in reality, dreams don't save the world!

A ruthless bounty hunter, and the object of Wario's affection. She is tasked by the Creator to bring Bowser to Him.

  • Action Girl
  • Anti-Hero: Although her mission to capture Bowser is seen as morally wrong to Peach and the others, she's only acting because it's the will of God.
  • Arm Cannon: Her main weapon.
  • Bounty Hunter
  • Broken Pedestal: Becomes this to both Peach and Wario after her mission to capture Bowser is revealed to the public.
  • Charged Attack: Her Plasma Cannon.
  • Dying Declaration of Love: Downplayed. While she doesn't say it, Samus's last thoughts before she's swallowed whole by Ridley are of Wario's smiling face.
  • Lust Object: For Wario.
  • Ms. Fanservice: The main reason why Wario lusts after her. This fact repulses her in the Miiverse short, where she is furious that people see her only as a sex symbol.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: Regardless of what others say about her mission to capture Bowser, she knows that the Creator's word is absolute, and refuses to back down.
  • Plasma Cannon: Uses this to try and subdue Bowser. It didn't work.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Uttered word for word by Bowser in Racconto File 12. Justified, considering Samus was never seen outside of her armor in Melee.
  • Send in the Clones: Dedede has several "Zero Suits," floozies who are modeled after Samus. As to how he cloned her and why they're bustier than the original... Well, that's better left a mystery. Peach implies that Samus is aware of their existence, and hates looking at them.
  • Shock and Awe: Uses her paralyzer to take care of Wario whenever he stalks her.
  • Swallowed Whole: Meta Ridley eats her in a single bite in the premiere of Part 3.

Solid Snake

I won't shed a tear when I shoot you both.

A stone-cold mercenary, tasked with capturing Bowser by the Creator.

  • Anti-Hero: Helps Bowser escape from Ganondorf's lair, only to try and capture him (albeit reluctantly) some time later.
  • BFG: His Grenade Launcher.
  • Guttural Growler: Was this up until Episode 18, where his voice actor was replaced.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Played with. Snake doesn't actually want to take Bowser by force, hoping that there's another way to make things right. Unfortunately, he is unable to find the "legend" in time, forcing him to follow the Creator's orders to the letter.
  • Made of Iron: Despite being stabbed In the Back by Phantom Ganon, he's still alive. Though that might have to do with the fact that he and the others are trophies with different kinds of bodies and probably no normal organs, but hey, still cool.
  • Send in the Clones: The Metal Gears, who are Dedede's personal army of guards. Like Samus and the Zero Suits, it's unknown how Snake was cloned.
  • Sticky Bomb: Part of his arsenal.
  • Walking Armory: Has a Grenade Launcher and several grenades at his disposal.

Wolf O'Donnell

I believe that is game, set, match, dear Bowser.

A ruthless mercenary, tasked by the Creator to capture Bowser.

  • Affably Evil: While not exactly a villain, he does treat his enemies with some sense of respect. He even states that if Wario weren't an enemy, he'd take him out drinking and try to hook him up with Samus.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: In the Episode 2 remake, he is seen battling Peach in an exhibition match. This is several episodes before his role in the series is revealed, and an entire season before he even plays a prominent role.
  • Evil Brit: Has a slight British accent.
  • The Gambler: Enjoys games of chance, including an Absurdly High-Stakes Game involving setting off Smart Bombs.
  • Ho Yay: With Wario of all people. In Episode 10, Wolf shows an interest in the fat man's Determinator status, and even expresses interest in sharing a drink with him if the situation they were currently in was different.
  • Natural Weapon: His claws.
  • The Rival: Still appears to be this to Fox and Falco. He also appears to see himself as one towards Wario.
  • Smoke Out: Uses Smoke Balls to cover an escape.
  • Tank Goodness: He helps Samus and her team break into where Ganondorf is containing Ridley via the Wolfen.


The oppressive, despotic soldiers challenging the free, autonomous sovereignty that surrounds them.

A skilled magician, and well-versed poet. She is tasked with capturing Bowser, but is apprehensive about doing so.

  • Best Friend: To Peach.
  • Cultured Warrior: An accomplished poet. She enjoys writing poetry with Meta Knight.
  • Light 'em Up: Her Light Arrows.
  • Magical Girl
  • Ninja: As Sheik.
  • Psychic Powers: Displays some levels of telepathy, and can receive visions. It turns out that Midna gave them to her.
  • Regretful Traitor: Is conflicted about the mission to capture Bowser: not only does it strain her relationship with Peach, but also leads the others to question her loyalty.
  • Smoke Out: As Sheik, she uses this on occasion.
  • Unwitting Pawn: It's revealed in Episode 16 that Zelda is this towards Midna, who gave her the powers that she has, and has a sinister goal that involves getting Bowser and Peach together.

     Bowser's Friends & Rivals 
Donkey Kong

Our taste in women is one thing we have in common. But that's the only thing, bottom-feeder.

The leader of Team Kong. He is one of Bowser's friends, but also his biggest rival.

  • Ambiguously Gay: It's a Running Gag that DK may have the hots for Bowser. Possibly stems from all the times Bowser dry-humped him.
  • The Big Guy: The largest member of Team Kong.
  • Friendly Rival: Though he and Bowser occasionally butt heads, they're actually pretty solid friends.
  • Foil: To Pikachu. Both are rivals of Bowser who want to best him in the tournament, but also genuinely care about his wellbeing and want to know why he was being imprisoned by the B.S Society. The difference is that Donkey Kong and Bowser were once good friends before their competition started to get in the way, whereas Pikachu was initially quite bitter to Bowser and his teammates before gradually coming to respect him.
  • The Kindnapper: Did kidnap Peach and try to have his way with her. The only thing that stopped him was Bowser.
  • Palette Swap: Went from having his default appearance in Racconto to gaining black fur in the main series.
  • Unexplained Accent: Speaks with a bit of an African accent.


Oh, they're not jeering at you two. They're most likely booing that overgrown, butt-ugly joke of a leader you guys got!

The leader of Team Pikachu, and another rival of Bowser's.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Wears a green headband.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Mocks Bowser before and during their exhibition match, and is soon curb-stomped when Bowser activates his Ascent Mode.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: If the later episodes and Smash King HD are anything to go by, his repeated losses against Bowser have caused him to respect the Koopa King more.
  • Foil: To Donkey Kong. Both are rivals of Bowser who want to best him in the tournament, but also genuinely care about his wellbeing and want to know why he was being imprisoned by the B.S Society. The difference is that Pikachu was initially quite bitter to Bowser and his teammates before gradually coming to respect him, whereas Donkey Kong and Bowser were once good friends before their competition started to get in the way.
  • Jerkass: An interesting case: Pikachu starts out as this, then becomes a Jerk with a Heart of Gold, and eventually one of Bowser's friends.
  • The Napoleon: Very pushy and arrogant.
  • Royal Blood: Though by no means is he royalty, Pikachu is regarded as a descendant of royalty due to his top status back in the original Smash.
  • Shock and Awe: It's Pikachu. What did you expect?
  • Verbal Tic: Has a habit of saying "chu" at the end of most sentences.



The head of the Saffron Smash Training Program. He helps train Smashers to become stronger, with Bowser and Donkey Kong being his two best pupils.

  • A Father to His Men: His students look to him with respect. He even calls Bowser "son" and "my boy" on occasion.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Is often called "Char-Char" by his friends and students. Non-pupils refer to him as such out of respect.
  • Badass Teacher: Has taught several Smashers to become battling champions in both Melee and Brawl.
  • Comical Overreacting: When he learns that Bowser surrendered himself to the BS Society, he immediately assumes the worst. The BS Society explains the circumstances, but Charizard still doesn't calm down for a while.
  • Drill Sergeant Nasty: Zig-Zagged. He barks out orders and puts his pupils through strenuous training, but he never pushes them too far and genuinely cares about improving their skills. In some cases, like with Bowser, he even regards them as his children.
  • Famed In-Story: His highly effective training regiment and sheer strength have made him a Living Legend in Saffron City.
  • The Mentor: Towards Bowser and Donkey Kong.
  • Renowned Selective Mentor: He's said to practically own Saffron City solely because of his ability to create powerful fighters.
  • Stern Teacher: He expects a lot from his students, but never pushes them beyond their limit.
  • Training from Hell: His training sessions aren't for everyone. Only a select few (Bowser and Donkey Kong being notable examples) have powered through it, and it certainly shows.


The good guy's the one who gets to live happily ever after with his destined lover and all his friends!

A young child who looks to Bowser as an idol.

  • Ascended Extra: Went from being a character who shows up in crowd scenes and minor team battles to a somewhat relevant character in the plot.
  • Children Are Innocent: Doesn't understand that Bowser is in prison not because he's a bad guy, but because his power is too great.
  • From the Mouths of Babes: Often curses despite his young age.
  • Hero-Worshipper: He absolutely adores Bowser.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Probably swears more than every other character in the series, even though he only has speaking roles in a few episodes.
  • Sweet Tooth: Constantly on the look-out for candy.

     Twilight Realm 


Perhaps it's time for me to play the role of Cupid. Because frankly...I'm done waiting.

A mysterious being who rules over the Twilight Realm.

  • Adaptational Villainy: Compared to her playfully mischievous nature in Twilight Princess, Midna is outright malicious here. At one point she nearly kills Zelda, and would have succeeded had the mental link between them not been severed.
  • Body Snatcher: Like most dwellers of the Twilight realm, she can do this. In Episode 19, we see her use it in action by taking control over Sheik's body while the latter was traveling to Saffron City.
  • The Chessmaster: Midna knows everything about Brawl from her place in the Twilight Realm, and is manipulating everyone in both realms for her own intentions.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Early-Bird Cameo: She first appears briefly in Episode 11, where she takes Link and Ike from the Negative Zone, and drops them off at the Bridge of Eldin. It's not clear who she is or what she wants at this point in the series.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Appears to be using Zelda as an Unwitting Pawn for her own twisted reasons...but it's not exactly clear what those reasons are yet.
  • The High Queen: Of the Twilight Realm.
  • Matchmaker Quest: Wants Bowser and Peach to get together for unknown reasons.
  • The Omniscient: Like Ridley, she knows a great deal about Bowser and Peach's past despite not being present for those events.
  • Telepathy: One of her abilities.
  • Villainous Crush: Has one on Roy of all people. He doesn't reciprocate it, nor is he even aware of her feelings for him.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifter: Midna shows the ability to shift between her normal appearance, and her imp form seen in Twilight Princess. Before this, she was merely a retexture of Zelda.

Shadow the Hedgehog

You're in what we like to call "The Twilight Realm."

A hedgehog with a mysterious past. He finds allies in Roy and Midna, trying to escape with the former.

  • Battle Aura: In some of his attacks.
  • Casting a Shadow: Many of his attacks are darkness based.
  • Calling Your Attacks: He instructs Sonic to invoke this trope in order to get to Norfair. We have yet to see Shadow himself do this however.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Quite capable of cracking dry jokes, but will deny being funny whenever someone calls him out on it.
  • Early-Bird Cameo: He first appears in Episode 14, giving Sonic a sticker that allows him to pull off Chaos Control.
  • Fantastic Racism: Doesn't take kindly to the fact that the Creator's resources went into making more Yoshis and Pokemon as opposed to making him a bona fide trophy.
  • The Power of Acting: Shadow gets so caught up in his expository speech to Mewtwo that he begins portraying the anger of the other Twilight Realm trophies a little too well. Roy lampshades it.
  • Power Palms: Can shoot Chaos Blasts.


His fighting sense isn't the only thing that's changed. He's become cold and callous.

Teammate to Mario and Bowser in Melee. It's heavily implied he was He was killed by Ganon's minions during the last day of Melee, but is later revealed to be alive within the Twilight Realm.

  • Back from the Dead: It's revealed in Episode 18 that he's trapped in the Twilight Realm alongside Shadow, Midna, and now Mewtwo.
  • Fiery Redhead: Inverted: he's really calm and acts as a mediator between Bowser and Mario. The "fiery" part is more literal given his various flame-based attacks.
  • Killed Off for Real: Heavily implied to have happened during the last day of Melee. Ultimately however, he's revealed to have returned in Brawl, although he's stuck in the Twilight Realm alongside Midna and Shadow the Hedgehog.
  • It May Help You on Your Quest: Roy gives Mario a sticker in Episode 12 that gives him the ability to use his various powerups from both Super Mario Galaxy games.
  • Nice Guy: Compared to Mario, he treats Bowser with a good amount of respect.
  • Oblivious to Love: If Shadow's words mean anything, Roy couldn't tell Midna had feelings for him.
  • Playing with Fire: His sword can create small explosions.


That wasn't even a good pick-up line, handsome.

One of Peach's close friends and the lead singer of Daisy's Caravan, a traveling band that performs in New Pork City during the tournament.

  • The Face: The band is named after her.
  • Masculine Girl, Feminine Boy: Compared to Luigi, who is more timid and only fights because he's on a team, Daisy acts like a tomboy and isn't afraid to get her gloves dirty.
  • Opposites Attract: Is far more proactive than the meek Luigi.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Peach's red, being more observant and is usually a voice of reason.
  • Street Musician: The lead singer of her caravan, performing for the Smashers in New Pork City during the tournament.
  • Team Mom: Looks out for Toon Link and Nana despite none of them being related (and the fact that Nana is technically an adult).
  • What the Hell, Hero?: After Bowser is incarcerated and Peach frets about her strained relationship with both him and Mario, Daisy calls her out for not wanting to visit Bowser despite him being in a rough spot.


Something caught your eye? Don't think, just buy! My prices are like no other!

A merchant who has set up shop in New Pork City. He sells a variety of goods that often have unintended effects.

  • Affluent Ascetic: Apparently sleeps out in the open (basically wherever he decides to set up shop for the day) despite being very wealthy.
  • Arms Dealer: Does sell weapons to those who are interested.
  • Butt-Monkey: Is often used as a chew toy for Link. He's even referred to as a "scratching post" on occasion.
  • Gone Horribly Right: Intentionally buffed up a Cracker Launcher to help Mr. Game & Watch. He never could have imagined that it would shoot out people.
  • Intrepid Merchant: Ventures to all corners of the World of Brawl to find his wares.
  • Mr. Fixit: Despite his shopkeeper status, he was somehow able to fix R.O.B for Link when Mario, being a doctor and not a mechanic, was unable to do so.
  • Only Shop in Town: Lampshaded in Episode 13.
    Ivysaur: My prices are like no other! Despite the fact that I'm the only merchant around here...
  • Pet Monstrosity: Has the Ultimate Chimera as a pet.
  • We Sell Everything: His wares range from weapons like the Cracker Launcher to trophy stands that turn whoever it touches into a helpless statue.


Humility was always a concept foreign to you pseudo-dragons.

A female Pikachu and Liz's closest friend.


All Pokemon are special. It's just that I only utilize the best there is.

A Pokemon Trainer who takes up residence in Saffron City. He spends much of his time taking part in Pokemon battles, largely ignoring the Smash King tournament. He was also Liz's trainer in the past, but she left him due to his rather... bizarre fascination with Pokemon.

  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Is a little too obsessed with his Pokemon, especially Liz. It's the reason why she dumped him and struck out on her own.
  • The Beastmaster: Due to being a Pokemon Trainer.
  • Camera Fiend: Loves to photograph Pokemon.
  • Hot-Blooded: His sole purpose is to become the strongest Trainer in the world.


In time, Bowser, we shall have the world that we desire.

Bowser's mentor in Melee, and one of Ganondorf's allies. Though he was killed by Ganon during the final days of Melee, his soul returned to Brawl and possessed Lucario.

  • Back from the Dead: An interesting case. At first, he appears to have been reincarnated as Lucario. In Episode 17, it turns out his soul had merely been possessing Lucario's body. And in Episode 18, it turns out he really is alive. In the Fourth World, he even reunites with Lucario and jokes about the aforementioned possession.
  • Body Snatcher: It's revealed in Episode 17 that Mewtwo is merely using Lucario as a host to control in the world of Brawl. Doesn't stop the real Lucario from fighting off control, however.
  • Guttural Growler: Plays this trope straight while he’s inhabiting Lucario’s body. Averted once he’s returned to his normal form however.
  • Heel–Face Revolving Door: He starts off working with Ganondorf, then begins to warm up to Bowser and wants to help better his life. After he's murdered by Ganondorf, he possesses Lucario in Brawl and seeks revenge on Bowser, whom he blames for his death. Mewtwo, now known as Lucario, then returns to Ganon's side, only to betray him again and help Bowser, and then returns to Bowser's side for good when he learns the truth.
  • Not So Different: He took pity on Bowser for his weakness, because he personally understood that pain. It was enough to convince himself to take Bowser as a pupil.
  • Not So Stoic: During his meeting with Bowser Jr and Waluigi, he notes how similar the two are to Bowser and Wario. He also can't help but find the former to be cute.
  • Power Trio: A member of the Creator's Triune in Melee, and the weakest of the three.
  • Psychic Powers: Being a Psychic type, Mewtwo could read minds.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: He was killed by Ganondorf in Melee for betraying him in favor of helping Bowser improve his life. As Lucario, he is hunted down by a R.O.B squad, but manages to escape.
  • That Man Is Dead: "Don't you ever call me that again. Mewtwo is dead, I am Lucario!"
    • Ultimately subverted once the real Lucario forces Mewtwo out of his body, resulting in Mewtwo being sent to the Shadow Realm.
  • Took a Level in Badass: He eventually trained himself to the point that he actually beat Fox, the top Tier Smasher of Melee.
  • Walking Spoiler: In case you couldn't tell from all the spoiler marks, Mewtwo's character is the catalyst for a good chunk of the plot. He actually shared many of his tropes with Lucario until it was confirmed they truly were two separate characters.
  • You Have Failed Me: While in control of Lucario, Ganondorf ordered a squadron of R.O.Bs to terminate him.


You can't let what they're saying get to you!

Bowser's best friend from the days in Melee until he was killed by Ganondorf.

  • Ass Shove: Pichu's Thundershock, according to Bowser.
  • Covert Pervert: He uses his cute demeanor to rub his face in the chests of the female characters.
  • Killed Off for Real: As Ganon has been implying, he truely did kill Pichu by shattering his matrix.
  • Only Friend: He was this to Bowser for a long time.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Because of how cute he is he isn't abused like the other bottoms.
  • Tagalong Kid: He seems to be a child and he tags along with Bowser a lot.

Queen Peach

Goodbye, "king."
The Peach before the current one, who turned out to be Bowser's Love Interest.
  • Dangerous Forbidden Technique: She knew how to alter and destroy the matrices of other trophies.
  • Hidden Badass: She managed to beat Bowser to an inch of his life, much to the surprise of the Koopa King.
  • Killed Off for Real: Her fate since there is a new Peach.
  • Pet the Dog: She eventually warmed up to Bowser after recruiting him.
  • Posthumous Character: She died well before the events of the series.
  • Screw Destiny: She defied the stereotype that all incarnations of Princess Peach be sweet and caring, and instead opted to become a villainess.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: Her romance with Bowser ultimately leads him to bucking his destiny as a villain, and his relationship with the current Peach stems from her death.

The Previous Fox

Watch yourself, you might just lose sight of me if your aren't careful! Cause I'm fired up.

The Fox who was around during the days of Melee, and number one Smasher. It was said that he had good instincts, and this is why Ganondorf had him killed.

  • The Ace: He was the top Smasher back in Melee. He was such a huge threat to Ganondorf's plan that Ganon ordered him to be killed immediately.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: After losing to Mewtwo, he spars with him on a regular basis. The two form a friendship as a result.
  • Killed Off for Real: Due to having good instincts and ranking as the #1 Smasher, Ganon had Fox killed immediately.
  • Worthy Opponent: Sees Mewtwo as this after they fight. He is eager to challenge Mewtwo again, and it's implied that they become sparring partners later on.

The Previous Falco

How do you lose to dreck like that?!

The Falco who was around during the days of Melee. He was the number two Smasher, right behind Fox.

  • Always Someone Better: He is right behind Fox in rankings for best Smasher, so you can imagine his anger at the sight of Fox losing to Mewtwo.
  • Fantastic Racism: Highly prejudiced against bottoms such as Bowser. He absolutely loses it when Mewtwo beats Fox.
  • Jerkass: He is absolutely brutal on bottoms, especially Bowser.
  • Sore Loser: He did not appreciate being beaten by Bowser.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: He loses his cool when Mewtwo beats Fox, appalled that all his training was for nothing if Fox could lose to a "bottom."


Well, that happened.

The captain of Team Jigglypuff, she's incredibly stuck up and loves to look down on people.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: As the "Smash Queen," she wore a tiny crown.
  • The Ace: She has been the Smash "Queen" for four years.
  • Alpha Bitch: Just listen to the tone of her voice when she speaks.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Finds out the hard way that in the Fourth World, she's nowhere near her former strength.
  • Drunk with Power: Although the title of "Smash Queen" isn't an authoritative position, Jiggs believes that she is above everyone else just because of that title. In the Fourth World, she becomes this once she discovers her Final Smash.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Seemingly undergoes one when approached by Ganondorf in the Fourth World.
  • Large Ham: Despite her size she carries a very boisterous voice.
  • Misplaced Retribution: Blames Bowser for her fall from grace in the Fourth World.
  • Rip Van Winkle: She wakes up in the Fourth World, unaware of everything that's happened from Melee to now.

     Smash King HD 
Bowser Jr.

You just don't sleep on the Super-Stong, Ultra Fearsome, and Mega-Chivalric Prince Bowser Jr.!

The adopted son of Bowser and Liz. He's the de facto leader of the Koopalings, and was in charge of their group prior to meeting Liz.

  • Calling Your Attack: When he uses his Mechakoopas.
  • Canon Character All Along: As it turns out, he actually exists in Brawl's Twilight realm alongside a few other trophies.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Gets into a fight with Ganondorf... and wins. He also challenges Palutena, but that's more for sport than anything else.
  • Happily Adopted: By Bowser and Liz, alongside the other Koopalings.
  • Prince of Pranksters: Implied to be one, given how the other Koopalings act.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He and Waluigi are quite close with one another, in spite of the fact that they constantly insult one another.
  • Wild Child: Lived with the Koopalings without any parental supervision until Liz showed up.

The Koopalings

The adopted children of Bowser and Liz. Led by Bowser Jr., they go around causing trouble whenever they can.

  • The Casanova: Roy.
  • Children Are Innocent: Well, Morton is anyway.
  • Double Entendre: Roy's an expert at these.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Iggy. He built a subterranean bunker for the Koopalings to sleep in when Bowser and Liz decide to go at it.
  • Incest Subtext: Roy tries to make a move on Liz. Though it's before she officially becomes their mother, it's still a bit creepy.
  • Saying Too Much: Morton seems prone to this. He reminded Bowser about the kids being grounded, long after Bowser had forgotten.


Hey there, everybody! How's your day been? I bet it's been smashing!

A happy-go-lucky trophy who always wants to make someone's day.

  • Ascended Fanboy: While not exactly a fanboy in the literal sense, he does seem to have a lot of respect for Bowser. He's ecstatic when he gets invited into Bowser's group of friends.
  • Happily Married: To Mrs. PAC-MAN.
  • Nice Guy
  • Perpetual Smiler
  • Sixth Ranger: To Bowser's group of friends, even though Bowser doesn't like PAC's constant happiness.


I'm kind of a big deal.

The Goddess of Light, who rules the Fourth World alongside Dedede. Compared to Mr. Vice Guy Dedede, Palutena is more of a Benevolent Boss.

  • Barrier Maiden: Her duty is to keep the world in balance should evil threaten it. When Ridley and Ganon succeed in conquering New Pork City, both Dedede and Peach realize she needs to be awakened.
  • Benevolent Boss: Pit is more devoted to her than to President Dedede.
  • Big Good: As befitting the Goddess of Light.
  • Canon Character All Along: It was thought that Palutena's only appearances would be in Smash King HD. Then Episode Peach happened.
  • Foil: Arguably, to Midna. Both of them are powerful female deities who keep watch over their respective realms in Brawl, and have many special capabilities. They also both have important characters who borrow their power for plot-related events, those being Peach and Zelda respectively. The differences are that the well-meaning Palutena doesn't meet Peach directly due to being in hibernation mode; instead having her power given to her by President Dedede for an emergency situation until she's able to wake up. On the opposite spectrum, Midna gave Zelda her powers in person, and clearly has some ill intentions waiting to be unleashed at any moment.
  • Gate Guardian: The gatekeeper to the Creator's Realm in Brawl.
  • The High Queen: Palutena, when awakened, rules alongside Dedede to maintain the balance of the World of Brawl. Once this happens in Smash King HD, Dedede's luxurious lifestyle comes to an end.
  • It Amused Me: Her reasoning for putting up with Bowser Jr.'s constant challenges.
  • Light Is Good
  • Physical Goddess
  • Sealed Good in a Can: In Brawl, she was kept in perpetual slumber until the time came for her to intervene.
  • Women Are Wiser: Compared to Dedede, who's usually motivated by his own wants and desires, Palutena acts more rationally.

     2 Decades 
Jasper the Incineroar

I do not Incine-purr! I do not Incine-meow! I INCINEROAR!!

A heel wrestler who aims to acquire as much GSP as possible, which would make him eligible to enter the Smash King tourney. He's fallen on hard times, though, and Jasper is in a constant struggle to pay for both his rent and his adopted daughter, Amber.

  • The Corruption: Was possessed by a malevolent Spirit during the events of World of Light making him a "Darkhonian". Unlike Corrin however, Jasper is not ashamed to admit this to others.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Jasper is a tough fighter who loves attention, but also is friendly with others. Too bad he has King K. Rool as his boss...
  • Heel: Incineroars are known as the "Heel Pokemon," and Jasper is no exception.
  • Large Ham: Just look at his quote!
  • Nominal Importance: While there are many Incineroars out there in the world, Jasper is considered the "prime" Incineroar.
  • Not So Different: Jasper's situation in Cat and Mouse has more than a few similarities to Bowser's situation in the world of Melee:
    • Both were glory-hungry determinators who give their all to win matches and be respected. However, unlike Bowser who had next to nothing to worry about other than his own pride, Jasper has his daughter Amber who worships him, and whom he'll do anything to support her.
    • Both were motivated by a close loved one (Pichu for Bowser, Amber for Jasper). Incidentally, both motivating loved ones are Pichus.
    • Both were approached by someone stronger following a fierce battle (Bowser and Mewtwo, Jasper and Bowser).
  • Papa Wolf: Would do anything to keep Amber safe, even if it means throwing matches to earn more money.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: In the ring, he lives to rile spectators up. Off-duty, he's a loveable goof who adores his daughter.
  • Red Baron: Known mainly by his stage name, "Jasper the Jubilant."
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red Oni to Wolf's blue.
  • Struggling Single Mother: Gender inversion: Jasper struggles to support Amber, his daughter.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: He and Wolf are more than eager to insult and fight each other, despite both being on Bowser's team.

Amber the Pichu

Papa plays the heel, so he doesn’t always draw the most pleasant attention; but the way he keeps smiling in spite of that… I admire that so much.

A young Pichu under the care of Jasper. She holds a lot of respect for her adoptive father, and aspires to one day follow in his footsteps and become a great wrestler.

  • Adorably Precocious Child: Plays some role in organzing Jasper's financial situation, telling him it's alright to throw one or two matches if it means keeping a roof over their heads. She also helped her neighbors with moving out, something the Villager immensely appreciates.
  • Ear Notch: The three spikes on her left ear.
  • Girly Girl with a Tomboy Streak: Isn't afraid to play rough with other kids and wants to become a wrestler like her adoptive father.
  • Happily Adopted: Adores living with Jasper. The feelings are certainly reciprocated.
  • Hero-Worshipper: Absolutely admires Jasper. Justified in that she's his adopted daughter.
    • Also holds Bowser in high esteem, given how he played a role in freeing Jasper from the corruption of a hostile Spirit.
  • Not So Different: Amber's role in Jasper's life is nearly beat-for-beat the same role Pichu played for Bowser in Racconto.
  • Red Baron: While not yet a wrestler like her father, Amber has already settled on "The Jinx" as her wrestling name.


King of the Koopas and the reigning Smash King. This Bowser is a different incarnation from the Bowser of the main series, but that doesn't stop him from retaining much of his predecessor's personality traits.

  • Healing Hands: Patents a trademark technique known as "Spirit Purging," allowing him to cleanse trophies of the influence of violent Spirits.
  • How the Mighty Have Fallen: Was once a member of the High Council, but was expelled due to a perceived fear that he was too chaotic for everyone's good. As a member of the Creator's Quadrivium, however, he still holds significant clout among the trophies.
  • Power Stable: Manager of the "Neo Koopa Troop," his crew for the Smash King tourney.


An Umbra Witch and one of the most proficient fighters in the world. In the past, Bayonetta was practically unstoppable due to her prowess, but this incarnation struggles to achieve the same power as her predecessor. To this end, she joins Bowser and aims to regain her lost strength.

  • The Ace: Was this back in the Fourth World, where she dominated every single tournament alongside Bowser. She's so good that competition would hit an all-time low whenever she appeared. Unfortunately, Bayonetta lost a significant amount of her power in Ultimate.
  • Dark Action Girl: Serves this role on Bowser's team.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Bowser. Even when she had no reason to follow him after making the jump to Ultimate, she still works for him out of "contractual obligation"

King K. Rool

Now, now. "Nobody likes a sourpuss," right?

The head of a recruiting agency and Jasper's sponsor. K. Rool is willing to do anything for extra money, even if it means forcing his star fighter to throw matches.

  • Arch-Enemy: This incarnation of the character still has it out against the Kongs: as shown when he gossips about one of his schemes against them with the Villager in Cat and Mouse, and goes to fight Donkey Kong in Jungle Japes to let off some steam in the second episode. He also holds a strong hatred towards Bowser, due to him always "hitting him where it hurts", with the latest being taking Jasper away from him and looks noticeably frightened when the Koopa King reveals himself.
  • Bad Boss: Aside from causing Jasper's reputation to tank, K. Rool was perfectly willing to beat his star fighter for refusing to cooperate with their plans.
  • Fat Bastard: Doesn't seem to care if Jasper's GSP tanks: as long as they earn money, it's worth it.
  • Foil: To President Dedede from the main series. Both are egotistical, power-hungry individuals who love turning a blind eye to important problems in favor of entertaining themselves, and also have a contending fighter that they use as personal moneymaker. However, several differences separate the two characters:
    • Dedede, for all his womanizing, jackass behavior he displays normally, hides a hidden heart of gold, and genuinely cares about Bowser’s well-being and victory. K. Rool on the other hand, cruelly abuses and manipulates Jasper for the sake of profiting off his business.
  • Humiliation Conga: Is forced to sign Jasper over to Bowser, relieving him of his star Smasher, and is then reminded by Bowser of his rejection by the Creator's Quadrivium, leaving him with nothing but a rookie recruting agency.
  • Hypocrite: Bowser calls K. Rool out for forsaking his own minions, yet is nothing without them.
  • It's All About Me: Even when he promises Jasper that throwing matches will keep a roof over his head, it's really just an excuse to keep him under K. Rool's thumb while he rakes in money.
  • Laxative Prank: Pulled one on the Kongs by stuffing a banana-flavored cake with them. As K. Rool had just proceeded to stink up the Kongs' outhouse, they were left with no choice but to brave the stench.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Forces Jasper to perform as a heel, as no other wrestling competitor will hire him, and no other job can keep a roof over Jasper and Amber’s heads.
  • Mythology Gag: K. Rool’s dislike/fear towards Bowser references how the two have bad chemistry in Mario Super Sluggers.
    • His voice is also reminiscent of how he was portrayed in the Donkey Kong Country cartoon.
  • Never Smile at a Crocodile: An overweight, self-absorbed crocodile who treats his team like dirt.
  • Not So Different: The way he treats Jasper is eerily similar to how Ganondorf treated Bowser in the main series: as a means to an end for his own goals. Much like Ganondorf, K. Rool has no qualms with beating his puppet for insubordination.
  • Oh, Crap!: The instant he sees Bowser, he clams up and tries to run. He also panics when he realizes that both Jasper and Wolf aren't willing to let him leave without a fight.
  • Only in It for the Money: It didn't make any difference to him if Jasper's reputation suffered, so long as he earned extra cash afterwards.
  • Power Stable: The Manager of his team, "The Blunder Busters."
  • Villainous Demotivator: Threatens to cut ties with Jasper if he doesn't throw his matches, which would result in the Incineroar losing his only source of income. However, when Jasper defies him anyways, it devolves into a...
  • Villainous Breakdown: K. Rool absolutely loses it when Jasper decides to stop playing heel, thus ruining his profiting plans. He even goes as far as to try and beat up Jasper and Wolf up himself in a fit of rage.


I appreciate your honesty! So, I’ve no need to bury waste… much like how a cat does.

Landlord of the Tomodachi Life Complex. He's a typically amicable guy, and is willing to give his tenants some leeway if they can't pay their rent on time. His patience doesn't last forever, though, and when it comes to repeat offenders like Jasper, the Villager becomes almost threatening.

  • Affably Evil: While not evil in a villainous sense, the Villager is a genuinely pleasant guy as long as he gets his rent on time. Otherwise, the subtle threats start to emerge...
  • Cranky Landlord: The crankiness is pretty subdued, but can be easily replaced with creepiness.
  • Implied Death Threat: The above quote counts as one.
  • Memetic Psychopath: Some traces of the "Killager" meme are present in his personality, though heavily subdued.
  • Pet Monstrosity: Keeps a Piranha Plant as a pet.

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