New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Assist Trophies Announced

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Nintendo announced a ton of new information during their Smash Bros. dedicated livestream this morning, and one of those things was a handful of new assist trophies from a bunch of gaming’s biggest franchises.

Smash Bros Ultimate Assist Trophy

Firstly, a ton of new Pokemon are making their way to Smash including:

  • Alolan Exeggutor
  • Abra
  • Mimikyu
  • Marshadow
  • Vulpix/Alolan Vulpix
  • Pyukumuku
  • Solgaleo
  • Lunala

Ditto will finally be joining the Pokeball-support lineup as well with the ability to transform into the character they’ve been chosen by, and will attack other players using that character’s moveset.

Smash Bros Ultimate Assist Trophy

A ton of other notable gaming characters are joining the assist-trophy roster, including:

  • Shovel Knight
  • Dracula from Castlevania
  • Monster Hunter’s Rathalos
  • Mega Man’s Zero
  • Knuckles the Echidna
  • Krystal from the Star Fox series
  • Klaptrap from Donkey Kong
  • Kapp’n from Animal Crossing
  • Chief Kawasaki from Kirby
  • Gray Fox from the Metal Gear series
  • The Moon from Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask
  • Nikki, the Mii from Swapnote and a handful of other games

Smash Bros Ultimate Assist Trophy

Nintendo also announced a couple of new characters joining the playable roster today and a shiny new limited edition to launch alongside the regular version of the game.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches this December 7th exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. Let us know what you think in the comments and be sure to stay tuned to COGconnected for all the latest gaming news!