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A list of patch notes and balance changes for characters in the Ver. 2.0.0 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. 2.0.0

Buffs

Donkey Kong.png Link.png Dark Samus.png Yoshi.png Kirby.png
Pikachu.png Luigi.png Ness.png Jigglypuff.png Bowser.png
Ice Climbers.png Sheik.png Pichu.png Ganondorf.png Mewtwo.png
Roy.png Mr. Game & Watch.png Pit.png Wario.png Snake.png
Charizard.png Diddy Kong.png Lucas.png Sonic.png R.O.B..png
Toon Link.png Rosalina & Luna.png Little Mac.png Greninja.png Mii Brawler.png
Mii Gunner.png Palutena.png PAC-MAN.png Robin.png Shulk.png
Cloud.png Corrin.png Bayonetta.png Ridley.png Isabelle.png
Incineroar.png

Nerfs

Samus.png Chrom.png Zero Suit Samus.png Ike.png King Dedede.png
Lucario.png Mega Man.png Duck Hunt.png Ryu.png Ken.png
Inkling.png [King K. Rool.png](#hm_57

Fixes / Other

Mario.png Peach.png Daisy.png

Ver. 2.0.0 Patch Notes

Mario

Mario ImageMario
Dash Attack Adjusted launch angle.
FS Meter Extended launch distance.

Donkey Kong

Donkey Kong ImageDonkey Kong
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Link

Link ImageLink
Up Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Neutral Special Extended the time from when the arrow is loosed to when it disappears.

Samus

Samus ImageSamus
Side Special Extended the range of the missile and increased the vulnerability when using the move in the air.
Down Special Reduced vulnerability.

Dark Samus

Dark Samus ImageDark Samus
Down Special Reduced vulnerability.

Yoshi

Yoshi ImageYoshi
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Kirby

Kirby ImageKirby
Dash Attack Increased power range and attack power while maintaining launch distance.
Side Tilt Attack Slightly reduced vulnerability and extended undamaged launch distance.
Down Special Adjusted the super armor frames after using the move.

Pikachu

Pikachu ImagePikachu
Grab Attack Shortened hitstun time.

Luigi

Luigi ImageLuigi
Up Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Down Air Attack Opponents on the ground will no longer suffer a meteor effect.
Side Special Reduced vulnerability.
Down Special Extended launch distance.

Ness

Ness ImageNess
Up Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Down Air Attack Increased attack power and maintained launch distance.

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff ImageJigglypuff
Side Tilt Attack Reduced vulnerability.
Down Tilt Attack Extended launch distance.
Up Smash Attack Increased attack power of low-power zone.
Back Air Attack Increased attack speed.
Forward Throw Adjusted launch angle.
FS Meter Extended launch distance.

Peach

Peach ImagePeach
Up Special Shortened launch distance of repeated attacks.

Daisy

Daisy ImageDaisy
Up Special Shortened launch distance of repeated attacks.

Bowser

Bowser ImageBowser
Neutral Attack Increased power.
Side Tilt Attack Increased power.
Down Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Up Special Made it easier to hit multiple times.
Final Smash & FS Meter Crouching opponents will now be launched the same as standing opponents.

Ice Climbers

Ice Climbers ImageIce Climbers
Basic Movements Nana and Popo will follow each other more when separated.
Up Special Made it easier to grab edges.

Sheik

Sheik ImageSheik
Up Smash Attack Increased the first attack’s range.
Down Smash Attack Made it easier to hit multiple times.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Side Special Reduced vulnerability.

Pichu

Pichu ImagePichu
Grab Attack Shortened hitstun time.

Ganondorf

Ganondorf ImageGanondorf
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Mewtwo

Mewtwo ImageMewtwo
Dash Attack Shortened the downtime from shielding.
Side Tilt Attack This move will now always launch forward.
Up Special Made it easier to grab edges.

Roy

Roy ImageRoy
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Chrom

Chrom ImageChrom
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Up Special Shortened the meteor distance. When falling off the stage with an opponent, Chrom will be KO’d first.

Mr. Game & Watch

Mr. Game & Watch ImageMr. Game & Watch
Forward Air Attack Increased attack range.
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Pit

Pit ImagePit
Final Smash & FS Meter Crouching opponents will now be launched the same as standing opponents.

Zero Suit Samus

Zero Suit Samus ImageZero Suit Samus
Side Smash Attack Shortened the launch distance when the attack hits the middle of an opponent's body.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Special Shortened the amount of time undamaged opponents are buried.

Wario

Wario ImageWario
Down Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Snake

Snake ImageSnake
Up Tilt Attack Extended the high-damage window.

Ike

Ike ImageIke
Up Special Shortened the meteor distance.

Charizard

Charizard ImageCharizard
Dash Attack Increased attack power and extended launch distance.

Diddy Kong

Diddy Kong ImageDiddy Kong
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Lucas

Lucas ImageLucas
Up Tilt Attack Added electrical damage.
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Air Attack Added electrical damage.
Grab Attack Added electrical damage.

Sonic

Sonic ImageSonic
Side Tilt Attack Made it easier to hit multiple times.
Forward Air Attack Shortened hitstun time.
Back Air Attack Reduced vulnerability when landing.
FS Meter Extended launch distance.

King Dedede

King Dedede ImageKing Dedede
Side Special Reduced the attack range of the moving Gordo.

Lucario

Lucario ImageLucario
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Neutral Special Shortened hitstun time.
FS Meter Increased power.

R.O.B.

R.O.B. ImageR.O.B.
Side Special Made it easier to hit multiple times.

Toon Link

Toon Link ImageToon Link
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Back Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Mega Man

Mega Man ImageMega Man
Side Tilt Attack Special moves will not be activated when jumping and using Mega Buster.

Rosalina & Luma

Rosalina & Luma ImageRosalina & Luma
Dash Attack Made it easier to hit multiple times.
Up Tilt Attack Extended launch distance for Luma's Up Tilt Attack.
Down Tilt Attack Extended the distance Luma moves forward.
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move. Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Air Attack Shortened the amount of time between the start of the move and the meteor effect.
Neutral Special Reduced vulnerability when sending out and calling back Luma.
Up Special Made it easier to grab edges.
Final Smash & FS Meter Shortened the distance you can shift when the attack is making contact.

Little Mac

Little Mac ImageLittle Mac
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the landing time and the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Greninja

Greninja ImageGreninja
Down Smash Attack Increased the range of the inner attacks.
Up Special Can no longer move immediately when landing on a moving platform or slanted ground.

Mii Brawler

Mii Brawler ImageMii Brawler
Flurry Attack Increased attack range and shortened the opponent's hitstun shuffle distance.
Up Smash Attack Extended the high-damage window and reduced the low-damage window.
Neutral Air Attack Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.
Back Air Attack Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.
Up Air Attack Increased power.
Neutral Special Increased power.
Neutral Special Reduced vulnerability.
Side Special Extended distance and increased speed.
Up Special Made it easier to grab edges.
Down Special Greatly increased damage to opponents' shields.
Down Special Extended launch distance of kick performed with extra input.

Mii Gunner

Mii Gunner ImageMii Gunner
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Palutena

Palutena ImagePalutena
Neutral Air Attack Shortened hitstun time.
Up Special Made it easier to grab edges.

PAC-MAN

Pac-Man ImagePac-Man
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time and the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Neutral Special Extended the time that Bonus Fruit stays around after it hits.

Robin

Robin ImageRobin
Up Special Increased the speed of the backwards edge-grab range detection.

Shulk

Shulk ImageShulk
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time and the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Duck Hunt

Duck Hunt ImageDuck Hunt
Neutral Special Reduced vulnerability.
Side Special Increased vulnerability. Shortened hitstun time for the exploding clay pigeons.

Ryu

Ryu ImageRyu
Neutral Attack Opponents hit in the air will be launched, making it easier to hit them with the next hit.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Down Tilt Attack Can no longer jump immediately after using the move.

Ken

Ken ImageKen
Neutral Attack Opponents hit in the air will be launched, making it easier to hit them with the next hit.
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Down Tilt Attack Can no longer jump immediately after using the move.

Cloud

Cloud ImageCloud
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Special Increased the range of Finishing Touch at the beginning of the move.

Corrin

Corrin ImageCorrin
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Up Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Bayonetta

Bayonetta ImageBayonetta
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Inkling

Inkling ImageInkling
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Side Special Shortened the amount of time undamaged opponents are buried. Moved attack range back while on the ground.

Ridley

Ridley ImageRidley
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Forward Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
FS Meter Increased power.

King K. Rool

King K. Rool ImageKing K. Rool
Neutral Special Shortened the length of the vacuum effect.
Up Special Reduced the range of the attack.
Downward Throw Shortened the amount of time undamaged opponents are buried.

Isabelle

Isabelle ImageIsabelle
Neutral Air Attack Shortened the landing time and the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.

Incineroar

Incineroar ImageIncineroar
Up Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Up Air Attack Shortened the amount of time you cannot grab edges after using the move.
Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.
Up Throw Extended launch distance.
Up Special Extended vertical and horizontal distance.

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