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A list of patch notes and balance changes for characters in the Ver. 6.0.0 Update of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SSBU). Read on to see which characters received buffs, who got nerfed, as well as other fixes that took place in Smash Ultimate.

Characters Who Received Balance Changes in Ver. 6.0.0

Buffs

Donkey Kong Kirby Jigglypuff Robin King K. Rool
Incineroar Hero

Nerfs

No characters were nerfed this patch.

Fixes / Other

No characters were fixed this patch.

Ver. 6.0.0 Patch Notes

Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong Image Donkey Kong
Side Tilt Attack Extended launch distance.
Neutral Air Attack Increased power.
Increased attack range.
Neutral Special Extended fully charged launch distance.
Shortened the charge time until reaching max charge.
Up Special Increased the speed that super armor activates when using the move on the ground.
Made it easier to hit multiple times when hitting an airborne opponent when using the move on the ground, and extended the last attack’s launch distance.
Down Special Increased attack speed when using the move on the ground.
Reduced vulnerability when using the move on the ground.

Kirby

Kirby Image Kirby
Neutral Attack 1 Increased attack speed.
Up Smash Attack Extended launch distance when hit in the low-damage range.
Neutral Air Attack Increased attack speed.
Extended launch distance when hit in the high-damage range.
Up Air Attack Extended launch distance when hit in the high-damage range.
Increased power.
Extended launch distance.
Neutral Special Reduced start time for Inhale.
Made it harder to disrupt Kirby's Copy Ability.

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff Image Jigglypuff
Air Dodge Reduced vulnerability.
Moving Air Dodge Reduced vulnerability.
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.
Forward Throw Adjusted launch angle.
Neutral Special Shortened the charge time until reaching max charge.
Side Special Increased the duration of the damage animation when the move hits.
Increased the opponent’s downtime when shielded.

Robin

Robin Image Robin
Side Tilt Attack Extended launch distance.
Neutral Air Attack Increased attack speed.
Neutral Special Shortened the time it takes to change to a more powerful spell.
Side Special Extended the duration of the fireball.
The duration of the pillar of fire is not affected.
Other Increased the recharging effect smash attacks have on the Levin Sword.

King K. Rool

King K. Rool Image King K. Rool
Neutral Air Attack Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.
Forward Air Attack Increased power of the high-damage-range.
Increased attack range of the high-damage-range attack and increased the duration.
Up Air Attack Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
Extended launch distance for the high-damage range.
Neutral Special Increased attack speed.
Made it easier to vacuum up the Kannonball.
Shortened the time needed to shoot out the vacuumed Kannonball.
Extended launch distance when hit with the Kannonball.
Down Special Reduced vulnerability when the counter succeeds.
Increased the range the counter counts as a success.
Increased the high-damage range.

Incineroar

Incineroar Image Incineroar
Neutral Attack 3 Increased power.
Extended launch distance.
Forward Air Attack Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
Decreased power for the latter half of the time hit detection lasts.
Down Air Attack Made it easier to trigger a meteor effect when you hit with the high-damage range.
Neutral Special Increased the power at the beginning of the move.
Increased the range at the beginning of the move and increased the duration of the move.
Down Special Increased the amount of time the damage-reducing pose is effective.
Extended launch distance of the flames after receiving an opponent's attack.
Reduced vulnerability when receiving or not receiving an opponent’s attack.

Hero

Hero Image Hero
Neutral Special After Kafrizz hits a fighter or the stage and explodes, Gravitational Pull or Pocket will have no effect on the explosion.

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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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