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This guide will show where to find every character in World of Light in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate (SSBU). Read on to learn how to unlock each captive fighter in the map.

What Happens When You Beat A FIghter?

When you beat a fighter, you unlock that character for the World of Light mode, and if they haven't been unlocked in-game yet, you unlock them for other modes as well.

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World of Light Character Locations

World of Light

Starting Half

Character Location
Mario Image Starting Crossroads. First character you will encounter.
Marth Image Starting Crossroads. One of the three starting paths, will lock out the other two if you select him.
Villager Image Starting Crossroads. One of the three starting paths, will lock out the other two if you select him.
Sheik Image Starting Crossroads. One of the three starting paths, will lock out the other two if you select her.
Captain Falcon Image Raceway east of Villager's path. You require Pico (next to Lucario) to enter the raceway.
Lucario Image Great Wall, just above the bridge to the Chasm.
Link Image Hills south of Villager's path.
Pikachu Image Island near the rapids. You'll be asked to jump downstream and you will land in the island.
Pac-Man Image Western Entrance of Mushroom Valley.
Olimar Image Southeast of Mushroom Valley. You need a spirit who can grow mushrooms.
Donkey Kong Image Jungle in the East.
Lucas Image Small town south of the Temple of Light.
Jigglypuff Image Central Forest, past the broken bridge. Requires a spirit who can fix bridges.
Yoshi Image Found in Yoshi's Island, southeastern side.
Dr. Mario Image Cloud by the southwest entrance to Yoshi's Island.
Fox Image Found in the heart-shaped lake west of Yoshi's Island.
Duck Hunt Image In the Misty Forest.
Inkling Image Southern half of the central town.
Wii Fit Trainer Image Plaza of the town in the center of the map.
Little Mac Image Behind the electric fence in the central city. Opened in the Electric Plant
Isabelle Image Through the bus path found in the small town south of the Temple of Light.
Mii Swordfighter Image Small town east of Sheik's path.
Mega Man Image In the Base. You need to have a spirit who can open the base entrance.
Ice Climbers Image Found down the ice paths in the ice mountains east of the Temple of Light. Take the eastern ice path down after the inital ice path.
Falco Image In space north of the ice mountains. Requires a spirit that can pilot spaceships.
Peach Image Found in the Lava Castle Dungeon.
Bowser Image Found in the Lava Castle Dungeon as the final boss.
Snake Image Found in the dungeon inside the Base.
Pichu Image In the Electric Plant Dungeon in the Misty Forest.
Ryu Image The Airport Dungeon in the pear-shaped lake.
Simon Image Inside the Temple of Light.
Pit Image End of the Temple of Light.

Past the Light Chasm

Character Location
Samus Image Past the bridge that crosses the Light Chasm.
Mr. Game & Watch Image In the maze behind Samus.
Pokemon Trainer Image East of the town below the maze.
Mii Gunner Image Southern island. You need Lapras to access this island by crossing the sea.
Toon Link Image Dungeon in the southern island.
Shulk Image Top of the waterfalls past the bridge a Master Hand destroys. You will need a spirit who can repair bridges.
Zero Suit Samus Image Top of the volcano. You will need a spirit who can break boulders.
Ness Image In the pink cloud south of the cloudy islands in the northeast. Requires Ho'oh to create a rainbow.
King Dedede Image Finish the Gourmet Race with 11 food.
Diddy Kong Image Donkey Kong dungeon east of Pokemon Trainer.

The Dark Realm

Southwest

Character Location
Incineroar Image Left in the first fork in the road.
Young Link Image In the dungeon: Sacred Forest
Chrom Image In the dungeon: Through the Chest in the Sacred Forest
Sonic Image In the dungeon.
Cloud Image In the dungeon: in front of the Master Sword
Zelda Image In the dungeon: Southwest of the starting town.
Mii Brawler Image In the dungeon: Starting town. Unlocked at 4:40.
Bowser Jr. Image In the dungeon.
Ganondorf Image In the dungeon.

Southeast

Character Location
Lucina Image Overworld, in the east.
Daisy Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Wario Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Ridley Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Dark Pit Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Robin Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Ken Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon.
Richter Image In the Dracula's Castle dungeon. Found by defeating all the ghosts.

North

Character Location
Rosalina & Luma Image Found in the second path from the left.
Greninja Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
R.O.B. Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Corrin Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Wolf Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Ike Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Meta Knight Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Luigi Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
Mewtwo Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.
King K. Rool Image In the Dungeon found on the rightmost path.

Final Battle

Character Location
Dark Samus Image Before Crazy Hand.
Roy Image Before Master Hand.
Palutena Image After Master Hand.
Bayonetta Image After Crazy Hand.

Smash Ultimate World of Light Guides

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World of Light Guide and Map

World of Light Guides
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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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      Me

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