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Setting Differences and How to Change

This is a guide on the difficulty setting of World of Light and how to change the difficulty. To learn about what the differences are between the difficulty levels, the pros and cons of each, and how to change your current difficulty level, read on!

Difference Between Difficulty Levels

More Rewards

Rewards World of Light
When playing in higher difficulties, you get higher loot in World of Light. For example, on Hard, you get the highest rewards, as compared to playing the other two modes.

The following rewards are an example of the differences of reward between difficulty level. Take note that in the World of Light, your rewards depend on the content of the battle as well, not just the difficulty setting.

Rewards for Ally Power 0

Difficulty Reward
Easy Gold: 39
SP: 60
Snack M: 2
Snack S: 2
Normal Gold: 33
SP: 150
Snack M: 2
Snack S: 2
Hard Gold: 75
SP: 210
Snack M: 3
Snack S: 2

Rewards for Ally Power 810

Difficulty Reward
Easy Gold: 39
SP: 60
Snack M: 2
Snack S: 2
Normal Gold: 33
SP: 150
Snack M: 2
Snack S: 2
Hard Gold: 75
SP: 210
Snack M: 3
Snack S: 2

Rewards for Ally Power 2080

Difficulty Reward
Easy Gold: 23
SP: 45
Snack M: 1
Normal Gold: 16
SP: 90
Snack M: 1
Snack S: 1
Hard Gold: 160
SP: 195
Snack M: 1
Snack S: 1

Harder Enemies

Increased Enemy CPU Levels

Increased Enemy CPU Levels
Enemy CPU Level increases alongside difficulty, so enemies are definitely harder and more skilled at higher difficulties. Make sure to come prepared!

More HP For Bosses

Stronger Bosses.jpg

Bosses are found in dungeons across the World of Light, and the higher the difficulty, the higher their HP is. They're challenging enough on Normal, so if you're feeling too overwhelmed don't be afraid to turn it down to an easier mode!

How to Change Difficulty Setting

Step 1: Open Menu

World of Light Open Menu.jpg
Open the menu by pressing the + or X button.

Step 2: Go to Options

Options Main Menu WoL
Select the Options choice from the menu, at the bottom of the choices.

Step 3: Select Difficulty

Select Difficulty WoL
Select the top option labelled Difficulty. This will open up the possible difficulty levels.

Step 4: Pick the Difficulty You Want

Difficulty Levels WoL
Pick the diifficulty you want. There are four difficulty levels.

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    • >>[6]
      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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      Hi! We actually have a section on Marth's matchups here:
      https://game8.co/games/SSBU/archives/281194#hl_2
      As Marth has great range and framedata, a good matchup will be a character that can whiff punish with quick burst options, and have a way to get in and find an opening! Quick characters with excellent frame data, like Pika, Greninja, or Sheik, ZSS, or Sonic are our top recommendations!
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