Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SSBU)

Ver. 13.0.0 Patch Notes and Balance Changes

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A list of patch notes and balance changes for characters in the Ver. 13.0.0 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. 13.0.0

Buffs

Jigglypuff.png Dr. Mario.png Zelda.png Lucario.png Rosalina & Luna.png
Little Mac.png Ridley.png King K. Rool.png Isabelle.png Incineroar.png

Nerfs

Kazuya.png - - - -

Fixes / Other

Joker.png Hero.png - - -

Ver. 13.0.0 Patch Notes

All Fighters

Etc. Made it so opponents that fall down in place due to Kazuya's side special cannot be stepped on when jumping.

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff ImageJigglypuff
Neutral Attack 2 Reduced vulnerability.
Back Air Attack Reduced vulnerability.
Reduced vulnerability when landing.
Downward Throw Shortened the launch distance.
Reduced vulnerability.

Dr. Mario

Dr. Mario ImageDr. Mario
Neutral Air Attack Extended launch distance for the high-damage window.
Up Air Attack Increased attack power and maintained launch distance.
Down Air Attack Increased attack speed.
Side Special Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
Down Special Increased the speed that super armor activates when using the move on the ground.

Zelda

Zelda ImageZelda
Neutral Attack 1 Reduced vulnerability.
Flurry Attack Increased power.
Up Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Down Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Down Air Attack Increased the high-damage range.

Lucario

Lucario ImageLucario
Dash Attack Extended the duration of the high-damage part of the attack.
Increased the high-damage range.
Side Tilt Attack Extended launch distance of the second attack.
Down Tilt Attack Increased attack speed.

Rosalina & Luma

Rosalina & Luma ImageRosalina & Luma
Down Smash Attack Luma will appear in front of Rosalina when using the move and turning around.
Extended launch distance for Luma's attack.
Side Special Luma will follow you when using the move in the air.

Little Mac

Little Mac ImageLittle Mac
Up Tilt Attack Extended the duration of an opponent's animation when they are struck by this attack.
Side Smash Attack Increased power against shields when using the move with down input.
Neutral Special Extended launch distance.
Reduced vulnerability when using the move on the ground.
Increased speed so it will be faster to use the move.
Made so the second button press can be input in advance.
Up Special Extended launch distance of the last attack.
Down Special Increased the amount that attack power will increase.

Ridley

Ridley ImageRidley
Side Special Shortened the time between the slamming/dragging animations and when another jump can be input.

King K. Rool

King K. Rool ImageKing K. Rool
Up Tilt Attack Increased power.
Extended launch distance.
Side Smash Attack Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
Increased the range at the beginning of the move.
Forward Air Attack Reduced vulnerability.
Up Throw Extended launch distance.

Isabelle

Isabelle ImageIsabelle
Down Tilt Attack Reduced vulnerability.
Side Smash Attack Extended the duration of the high-damage part of the attack.
Down Smash Attack Extended launch distance.
Increased attack range.
Forward Throw Extended launch distance.

Incineroar

Incineroar ImageIncineroar
Down Smash Attack Increased power.
Extended launch distance.
Up Air Attack Increased attack power and maintained launch distance.
Up Special Increased attack power and maintained launch distance of the high-damage window while descending.
Increased attack power and maintained launch distance of the high-damage window for the explosion.

Joker

Joker ImageJoker
Final Smash Shortened the downtime after finishing the Final Smash.

Hero

Hero ImageHero
Final Smash Shortened the downtime after finishing the Final Smash.

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Comment

3 Kirklopover 2 years

That’s because Ridley wasn’t nerfed it says he was buffed

2 DelanoK8 over 2 years

The Ridley side special change is not a nerf at all. Now he can jump out of the side special earlier while grabbing an oponent. Just sayin

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