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Stage List and Legality Smash Ultimate

This is a guide to all the stages in Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SSBU) on the Nintendo Switch. Stage legality, and a list of all tournament legal and banned stages can be found here as well. Read on to see which stages are used in competitive play!

Stage List and Legality

Normal Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Battlefield ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.
Final Destination ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.

Super Smash Bros. (N64) Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Peach's Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Kongo Jungle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Hyrule Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Super Happy Tree Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Dream Land Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Saffron City Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mushroom Kingdom Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Fighters and Stages From Super Smash Bros. (N64)

Super Smash Bros. Melee Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Princess Peach's Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Rainbow Cruise Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Kongo Falls Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Jungle Japes Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Great Bay Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Temple Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Brinstar Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Yoshi's Island (Melee) Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Yoshi's Story Usually tournament legal. Often used as a counterpick stage.
Fountain of Dreams ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Green Greens Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Corneria Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Venom Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Pokémon Stadium ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Onett Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mushroom Kingdom II Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Brinstar Depths Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Big Blue Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Fourside Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Fighters and Stages From Super Smash Bros. Melee

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Delfino Plaza Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mushroomy Kingdom Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Figure-8 Circuit Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
WarioWare Inc. ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Bridge of Eldin Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Norfair Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Frigate Orpheon Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Yoshi's Island ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Halberd Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Lylat Cruise Usually tournament legal. Often used as a counterpick stage.
Pokémon Stadium 2 ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.
Port Town Aero Drive Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Castle Siege ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Distant Planet Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Smashville ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.
New Pork City Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Summit Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Skyworld Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Shadow Moses Island Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Luigi's Mansion Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Pirate Ship Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Spear Pillar Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
75 m Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mario Bros. Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Hanenbow Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Green Hill Zone Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Fighters and Stages From Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Super Smash Bros. For WiiU Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Big Battlefield Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mushroom Kingdom U Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mario Galaxy Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mario Circuit Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Skyloft ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
The Great Cave Offensive Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Kalos Pokémon League Usually tournament legal. Often used as a counterpick stage.
Coliseum Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Flat Zone X Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Palutena's Temple Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Gamer Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Garden of Hope Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Town and City ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.
Wii Fit Studio Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Boxing Ring Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Gaur Plain Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Duck Hunt Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Wrecking Crew Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Pilotwings Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Wuhu Island Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Windy Hill Zone Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Wily Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
PAC-LAND Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Fighters and Stages From Super Smash Bros. for WiiU/3DS (Smash 4)

Super Smash Bros. For 3DS Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
3D Land Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Golden Plains Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Paper Mario Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Gerudo Valley Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Spirit Train Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Dream Land GB Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Unova Pokémon League ・ Was once sometimes legal as a counterpick, but is now almost always banned.
Prism Tower Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Mute City SNES Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Magicant Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Arena Ferox Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Reset Bomb Forest Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Tortimer Island Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Balloon Fight Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Living Room Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Find Mii Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Tomodachi Life Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
PictoChat 2 Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Smash 4 DLC Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Super Mario Maker Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Suzaku Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Midgar Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Umbra Clock Tower Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Small Battlefield ・ Almost always tournament legal. Usually available as a starter stage.
New Donk City Hall Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Great Plateau Tower Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Moray Towers Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Dracula's Castle Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

List of New Fighters and Stages

DLC Stages

Stage Tournament Legality
Mementos Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Yggdrasil's Altar Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Spiral Mountain Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
King Of Fighters Stadium Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Garreg Mach Monastery Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Spring Stadium Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Minecraft World Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.
Northern Cave ・ The community has not yet decided whether or not this stage will be used in tournament play.
Cloud Sea of Alrest Always banned from tournament play, except for extreme exceptions.

List of DLC Fighters and Stages

Settings for Stages

Stage Selection

Before Fighter Selection

Before Fighter Selection

Stage selection comes before Fighter selection, so you can choose a Fighter that is best suited for the Stage.

Choosing the Next Stage

Choosing the Next Stage

You can determine which player gets to choose the next stage.

Stage Select Options

Options Description
Choose Stage
Choose
Any player can choose the stage.
Choose in Order Stage
Choose in Order
The players will select stages in order.
Loser
Loser's Pick
The lowest-placing player of the previous battle selects the stage.
In Order
In Order
Battle through the stages in order, without selecting.
Random
Random
Stage selection will be random. A surprise every time!
Battlefield & Ω
Battlefield & Ω
The stage will be in either Battlefield or Ω Form.
Battlefield Only
Battlefield Only
The stage will be randomly selected from Battlefield stages.
Ω Form Only
Ω Form Only
The stage will be randomly selected from Ω Form stages.

Stage Morph

Stage Morph

You have the ability to choose two stages for one match in the Stage Select menu by enabling the Stage Morph option in Rule Settings.

The stage of your battle can change midbattle either at random times or at fixed time intervals, depending on your Stage Morph settings.

Stage Settings

Music

My Music

Music tracks aren't tied to specific stages. Through My Music in Sound settings, you can choose any songs to play from the series the stage is linked to!

Removable Stage Hazards

Stage Hazards

In Rule Settings, you have the option to remove Stage Hazards, for a less crowded and chaotic stage.

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      Depends on who it is you struggle against. I'd say generally someone like Wolf or Palu is a good secondary for any character. Byleth's largest drawback is mobility and frame data, so a character with faster options and movement is your best bet.

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