Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SSBU) Characters Tier List (December 2021)

Here's an up-to-date and reliable SSBU tier list to help you choose the best fighter.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (SSBU), an NDS exclusive, is the fifth instalment of the successful Super Smash Bros. series. Players who love fighting games, such as yourself, always need to be confident of their fighter selection in order to dominate the battlefield. As a result, this SSBU tier list is meant for players who are uncertain about their current choices or who are new to the game.

SSBU Tier List – (December 2021)

Which of the classic game characters, such as Mario, Snake, and Zelda, you’d like to play as? To help you in making your decision, here is a tier list.

The tier list categorizes all characters in the game, including new ones, into five distinct tiers based on their usefulness, healing powers, attack choices, general attack power, strengths, and weaknesses.

Tier S

The warriors in tier S are the best in the game. There is a guaranteed win if you play as one of those.

  • Lucina
  • Peach
  • Daisy
  • Pikachu
  • Pichu
  • R.O.B
  • Hero
  • Chrom
  • Ridley
  • Inkling
  • Olimar
  • Ryu
  • Young Link
  • Toon Link
  • Wii Fit Trainer Falco
  • King K.Rool
  • Lucario Joker

Tier A

SSBU tier A list fighters are strongest to play as. You will not be disappointed with them.

  • Roy
  • Marth
  • Mega Man
  • Yoshi
  • Mewtwo
  • Fox
  • Cloud
  • Bayonetta
  • Bowser
  • Donkey Kong
  • Isabelle
  • Villager
  • Ken
  • Link
  • Simon
  • Richter
  • Shulk
  • Corrin
  • Lucas
  • Robin
  • Incineroar
  • Terry
  • Ike
  • Snake
  • Ness
  • Sephiroth
  • Pyra / Mythra
  • Dark
  • Samus

Tier B

Tier B warriors are great. It won’t be difficult to play as either of them.

  • Pit
  • Dark Pit
  • Samus
  • Wolf
  • Palutena
  • Pokemon Trainer
  • Rosalina and Luma
  • Sonic
  • Zero Suit Samus
  • Zelda
  • Greninja
  • Mr Game and Watch
  • Mii Brawler
  • Mii Gunner
  • Mii Swordfighter
  • Wario
  • Jigglypuff
  • King Dedede
  • Steve
  • Byleth
  • Bowser Jr
  • Kirby

Tier C

Fighters on the SSBU tier C list are average. They are risky to play as and may prove to be a failure.

  • Banjo
  • Diddy Kong
  • Duck Hunt Duo
  • Ice Climbers
  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Dr. Mario
  • Meta Knight
  • Pac-Man
  • Piranha Plant
  • Sheik
  • Min Min

Tier D

These warriors are the weakest to play as. If you get any of the following, you must reroll for another one.

  • Ganondorf
  • Little Mac
  • Captain Falcon

With the input of the SSBU tier list, you now know the best fighters. Best of luck in rerolling the top-tier warriors. Find more tier lists like this here.