Super Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS: Three New Characters Confirmed -- Lucina, Robin, Captain Falcon

Nintendo reveals new characters for upcoming fighting game today.


Today during a special video presentation, Nintendo revealed not one, but three new characters for this fall's 3DS and Wii U mascot fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Captain Falcon is returning, while newcomers from the Fire Emblem series--Robin and Lucina--will make their franchise debut in this year's game. Male and female versions of Robin will be featured in the game.

Robin and Lucina join other Fire Emblem characters Marth and Ike, bringing Fire Emblem's total roster count for this year's Super Smash Bros. game to four. The video also shows Chrom, but sadly for fans, he is not playable. The current roster for the new Super Smash Bros. game for Wii U and 3DS is listed below, with characters new to the series in bold.

  1. Pac-Man
  2. Palutena
  3. Ike
  4. Mii Fighters
  5. Greninja
  6. Charizard
  7. Yoshi
  8. Sheik
  9. Zero Suit Samus
  10. Diddy Kong
  11. Little Mac
  12. Lucario
  13. King Dedede
  14. Zelda
  15. Rosalina & Luma
  16. Marth
  17. Sonic
  18. Toon Link
  19. Peach
  20. Luigi
  21. Pikmin & Olimar
  22. Mario
  23. Donkey Kong
  24. Villager
  25. Mega Man
  26. Link
  27. Wii Fit Trainer
  28. Samus
  29. Kirby
  30. Fox
  31. Pikachu
  32. Bowser
  33. Pit
  34. Captain Falcon
  35. Robin
  36. Lucina

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS launches October 3, while the Wii U version is scheduled to arrive sometime this holiday.

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