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Smash Bros.
Final Cutter.png
Artwork of Smash Bros. Kirby using Final Cutter in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror.
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First game Kirby & The Amazing Mirror (2004)
Latest game Kirby's Dream Buffet (2022, reference)
Other game(s) Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition (New Challenge Stages)
Kirby: Planet Robobot
Type(s) Unlimited use
Obtained from Master Hand,
Kirby's amiibo (Super Smash Bros. series)
Power(s) Attacks with Kirby's moveset from the Super Smash Bros. series.
Similar to Fighter, Hammer, Cutter, Stone, Suplex, Ninja
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This article is about the Copy Ability. For the Nintendo 64 video game, see Super Smash Bros. For the series, see Super Smash Bros. (series).
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Smash Bros., known as Smash prior to Kirby: Planet Robobot, is a rare Copy Ability that debuted in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. This ability allows Kirby to attack with his moveset in the Super Smash Bros. series, including all of his special moves (save for Inhale since Smash is a Copy Ability).

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, the Smash Ability is obtained by swallowing the Mid-Boss Master Hand. The moves represented in this game are Kirby's neutral jab, neutral aerial, side special move, up special move, and down special move.

Next to Master, Smash is the second most versatile ability in this game. Smash Kirby can cut ropes, pound stakes and destroy metal blocks.

Notably, the Smash ability can be obtained by swallowing two Noddys and letting the Ability Mix roulette stop on its own in this game. This can be easily done in Candy Constellation - Room 7 before the Copy Ability Testing Area is unlocked.

Smash moveset in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror  
facing right
Skill Button Execution Damage Skill Button Execution Damage
Vulcan Jab
VulcanJab Smash Mirror.png
B
1
Twinkle Star
Spin Smash Mirror.png
B in midair
2
Hammer
Hammer Smash Mirror.png
→ + B
10
Hammer Spin
Hammer Spin Smash Mirror.png
→ + B in midair
9
↑ + B
2 (upper slash)
6 (down slash)
2 (shockwave)
Stone
Stone Smash Mirror.png
↓ + B
10
Reference: A Star Bullet deals 10 damage.

Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition[edit]

Smash Kirby in the Smash Combat Chamber from the New Challenge Stages in Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition.

Smash makes its first 3D appearance as one of the available Copy Abilities in the New Challenge Stages mode of Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition. It is usable in Smash Combat Chamber, Smash Combat Chamber EX, Magolor Race 3, and Magolor Race EX. Besides his moves returning from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Kirby gains a new move, Smash Kick, which comes from Fighter's moveset and acts as his forward smash attack in Super Smash Bros.

Smash moveset in New Challenge Stages  
facing right
Skill Button Execution Skill Button Execution
Vulcan Jab
1
Final Cutter
↑ + 1
Smash Kick
Dash + 1
Twinkle Star
1 in midair
Hammer
→ + 1
Stone
↓ + 1
Hammer Spin
→ + 1 in midair
Stone Smash
↓ + 1 in midair

Kirby: Planet Robobot[edit]

This ability returns under its current name in Kirby: Planet Robobot, with an updated moveset based on Kirby in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U.

Kirby gains another new move in addition to all his previous ones; Air Drop, which comes from Ninja Kirby's moveset and acts as Kirby's up throw in Super Smash Bros. Additionally, Hammer Flip has been reworked to match its chargeable iteration from Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U. Smash Kick is also chargeable, again to reflect its use in the Super Smash Bros. series. Finally, the Guard in this version of the ability resembles the bubble shields used by most of the characters in the Super Smash Bros. series, though in this case, it can't break.

Moveset[edit]

Smash Bros. moveset in Kirby: Planet Robobot  
facing right
Skill Image Button Execution Description Damage
(Star Bullet=52)
Vulcan Jab
KPR Vulcan Jab clip 2.png
B
Kirby performs his standard attack from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • This is based on Fighter Kirby's same move.
5→3 (2nd hit onward)
Smash Kick
KPR Smash Kick clip.png

KPR Smash Kick clip 2.png

KPR Smash Kick clip 3.png
Dash + release B
Kirby performs his side smash attack from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • Can be charged for more power and further kick distance.
  • Kirby is invincible during Smash Kick.
24 (no charge)→12 (2nd hit onward)
27 (1st charge)
30 (2nd/max charge)
Twinkle Star
KPR Twinkle Star clip.png
B in midair
Kirby performs a quick cartwheel, based on his neutral aerial attack from his Super Smash Bros. moveset. 16→8 (2nd hit onward)
KPR Hammer Flip clip 2.png
→ + release B
Kirby performs his side special move from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • This is based on Hammer Kirby's same move.
  • This version can be charged for more power.
  • Smash Bros. Kirby can also walk and jump during Hammer Flip.
  • Kirby will not take damage while holding a fully charged hammer, unlike in the Smash Bros. series.
Flame during charging:
7→3 (2nd hit onward)

Hammer Flip:
60 (no charge)
70 (1st charge)
90 (2nd/max charge)

Giant Swing
KPR Giant Swing clip 2.png
→ + B in midair
Kirby performs Hammer Kirby's same move: He does a single hammer swing in midair. 26
Ultra Giant Swing
KPR Ultra-Giant Swing clip 2.png
Dash + → + B in midair
Kirby performs Hammer Kirby's same move: He does a quick 2-hit hammer swing in midair. 16×2
KPR Final Cutter clip 2.png
↑ + B
Kirby performs his up special move from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • This is based on Cutter Kirby's same move.
  • Kirby is invincible during Final Cutter.
Initial: 9→6 (2nd hit onward)
Upper: 7→2 (2nd hit onward)
Aerial turn: 4→2 (2nd hit onward)
Down: 7→2 (2nd hit onward)
Shockwave: 20→15 (2nd hit onward)
Stone Change
KPR Stone Change clip 2.png
↓ + B
Kirby performs his down special move from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • This is based on Stone Kirby's same move.
  • Kirby is invincible during Stone Change.
  • Smash Bros. Kirby has a unique and rare Stone transformation: a gold sculpture of Master Hand holding the Super Smash Bros. logo.
Stone: 40→8 (2nd hit onward)
Landing: 20→8 (2nd hit onward)
Release: 20→1 (2nd hit onward)
Stone Smash
KPR Stone Smash clip 2.png
↓ + B in midair
Aerial version of Stone Change. Same as Stone Change
KPR Air Drop clip 2.png
↑/→ + B near an enemy
Kirby performs his up throw from his Super Smash Bros. moveset.
  • This is based on Ninja Kirby's same move.
  • Kirby is invincible during Air Drop.
Drop: 50
Ricochet: 60
Shield
KPR Shield clip.png
L/R
Kirby guards with the bubble shield from the Super Smash Bros. series.
  • As a special guard, Kirby won't take chip damage with the shield.
  • Unlike in the original games, the shield won't break.
N/A

How to Obtain[edit]

Smash Bros. can be obtained only by scanning Kirby's amiibo (Super Smash Bros. series) into the game, finding its Copy Essence in one of the 5 Smash Bros. rooms, or using the Copy Ability Testing Area.

To obtain this ability in The Arena and The True Arena, the player must scan the amiibo. Kirby cannot obtain this ability from any enemy or the Ability Mix in this game.

Kirby's Dream Buffet[edit]

In Kirby's Dream Buffet, Smash Bros. Kirby appears on a Character Treat, using his artwork from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. Notably, the treat lists the source game for the art as Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition, despite that artwork not appearing in the game. Smash Bros. does not appear as an ability in Kirby's Dream Buffet itself.

Profiles[edit]

Flavor text[edit]

Image Game Flavor text
KatAM cover art.jpg Kirby & The Amazing Mirror Attack with... familiar fighting moves. Press B with the Control Pad for different smashing attacks.
KPR Box.png Kirby: Planet Robobot American English: You're ready to rumble! You got the Smash Bros. ability!

British English: A challenger approaches! You got the Smash Bros. ability!

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror manual[edit]

  • "Kirby's got all his moves from Super Smash Bros. Melee!"

Trivia[edit]

  • In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror and Kirby's Dream Collection Special Edition, Smash Bros. Kirby swings his Hammer upward rather than downward, to mimic the way he attacks in the Super Smash Bros. series.
    • In all appearances, Smash Bros. Kirby uses a silver hooked sword for Final Cutter rather than the usual gold cutter blade, again matching its Super Smash Bros. appearance
  • In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Smash Kirby's Hammer Spin (9 damage) is more powerful than Hammer Kirby's (5 damage). In Kirby: Planet Robobot, however, both versions have the same power.
  • Smash Bros. Kirby retains his Hammer Spin / Giant Swing in more recent movesets, despite not using that move in Super Smash Bros. Brawl or Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U.
  • In Kirby Star Allies, the Hammer Flip attack of Hammer Kirby, Bonkers and King Dedede can be charged like the Kirby: Planet Robobot Smash Bros. version, but without the fire element. The same applies for Hammer Kirby and King Dedede in Kirby Fighters 2.
  • The only truly unique move of Smash Bros. Kirby is Twinkle Star, as no other Copy Ability contains this attack. This move is Kirby's neutral aerial attack in the Super Smash Bros. series.

Gallery[edit]

Videos[edit]

Official Kirby Portal video showcasing Smash Bros.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スマブラ
Sumabura
The official abbreviation of スマッシュブラザーズ (Smash Bros.)
Chinese 大乱斗
Dà Luàn Dòu
The official abbreviation of 任天堂明星大乱斗(Super Smash Bros.)
French Super Smash Super Smash
German SSBM SSBM
Italian Smash Smash
Polish Smash Bros.[1] -
Portuguese Smash Bros. -
Spanish Súper Smash Super Smash


References