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A list of patch notes and balance changes for characters in the Ver. 11.0.0 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. 11.0.0

Buffs

Pichu.png Ganondorf.png King Dedede.png Little Mac.png Byleth.png
Steve.png Sephiroth.png

Nerfs

Zero Suit Samus.png Wario.png Diddy Kong.png Palutena.png Joker.png
Min Min.png

Fixes / Other

Link.png Captain Falcon.png Jigglypuff.png Zelda.png R.O.B..png
Villager.png Mii Brawler.png Mii Swordfighter.png Mii Gunner.png Shulk.png
Isabelle.png Hero.png Banjo & Kazooie.png

Note: Many characters had the “Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place” patch. This was due to a problem where some characters had more stun than others upon landing after being hit. Now it is more or less consistent among all characters.

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Ver. 11.0.0 Patch Notes

Link

Link ImageLink
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Captain Falcon

Captain Falcon ImageCaptain Falcon
Up Special Reduced endlag after hitting an opponent. Buff

This makes it so that Captain Falcon can act out of Up B much faster now, which will prevent him from getting Tech Checked (formerly known as Rockcrocking)

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff ImageJigglypuff
Other Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Zelda

Zelda ImageZelda
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Pichu

Pichu ImagePichu
Forward Smash Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move. Buff
Neutral Air Made the ears invincible during the attack's high-damage window. Buff
Forward Air Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move. Buff
Forward Throw Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move. Buff
Side Special Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move. Buff
Up Special Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move. Buff

The neutral air buff essentially includes Pichu's ears inside of the move's hitbox now, making it harder to contest.

Ganondorf

Ganondorf ImageGanondorf
Up Special Reduced endlag after hitting an opponent. Buff

This makes it so that Ganondorf can act out of Up B much faster now, which will prevent him from getting Tech Checked (formerly known as Rockcrocking)

Zero Suit Samus

Zero Suit Samus ImageZero Suit Samus
Neutral Air Increased the landing lag of the move. Nerf
Up Special Increased startup frames (4→6). Nerf

Wario

Wario ImageWario
Up Tilt Decreased the amount of active frames. Nerf
Down Special Increased startup frames on half waft.
Increased startup frames on full waft. Nerf

Diddy Kong

Diddy Kong ImageDiddy Kong
Down Special Increased the amount of time until you can throw another banana peel after throwing one. Nerf

This nerf essentially removes any chance of using an infinite with Diddy Kong.

King Dedede

King Dedede ImageKing Dedede
Side Special Decreased the startup frames.
Increased the chance the Gordo will get stuck on a wall.
Increased the speed you can hit back Gordos that were reflected by the opponent. Buff

R.O.B.

R.O.B. ImageR.O.B.
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Villager

Villager ImageVillager
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Little Mac

Little Mac ImageLittle Mac
Up Smash Increased the amount of active frames. Buff

Mii Brawler

Mii Brawler ImageMii Brawler
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Mii Swordfighter

Mii Swordfighter ImageMii Swordfighter
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Mii Gunner

Mii Gunner ImageMii Gunner
Forward Smash Increased attack range. Buff
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Palutena

Palutena ImagePalutena
Dash Attack Increased the ending lag. Nerf
Forward Air Increased the move's landing lag. Nerf
Grab Decreased the grab range of the normal grab. Nerf

Shulk

Shulk ImageShulk
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Isabelle

Isabelle ImageIsabelle
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Joker

Joker ImageJoker
Side Special Increased end lag for Eiha. Nerf
Down Special Increased end lag when Arsene is present and the counter misses. Nerf

Hero

Hero ImageHero
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Banjo & Kazooie

Banjo & Kazooie ImageBanjo & Kazooie
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Byleth

Byleth ImageByleth
Down Smash Increased knockback. Buff
Down Air Increased knockback.
Increased shield damage. Buff
Side Special Increased the opponent’s downtime when shielding from the tip.
Reduced end lag when using the move in the air. Buff
Up Special Extended knockback when stepping on an opponent with high accumulated damage.
Decereased startup frames. Buff
General Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Min Min

Min Min ImageMin Min
Air Dodge Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when performing an air dodge. Fix
Forward Smash Shortened the amount of time you can charge a smash attack. Nerf
Forward Smash Reduced the knockback for the dragon's lasers while using the Dragon ARM. Nerf
Other Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place. Fix

Steve

Steve ImageSteve
Down Smash Increased attack range. Buff

Sephiroth

Sephiroth ImageSephiroth
Down Special Made it easier for multi-hits to connect. Fix

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