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LINK: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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Learn all about LINK in Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SSBU) in this Fighter guide; including rating, unlock condition, Super Moves & Final Smashes, featured move tips and more!

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Table of Contents

LINK - Rating & Overview

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LINK - Fighter Rating

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LINK - Debut & Appearances

Debut in Smash Bros. First Appearance
Super Smash Bros.Legend of Zelda

Character Origin & Backstory

Link first appeared in The Legend of Zelda on the NES. Even back then, he had a wide inventory of items, including the Bow, Bommerang, and Bombs.

Did You Know? Facts About the Fighter

Link is the main protagonist of the series The Legend of Zelda. He has pointy ears and wields a sword and shield. In the Zelda games, Link uses items like bombs and arrows to defeat enemies and solve puzzles.

LINK - How to Unlock

3 Unlock Methods Available

3 Unlock Methods Available

There are in total, 3 ways of unlocking / adding new character to your roster in SSBU. By completing either one of these condition will unlock these Fighter to be used in Smash Mode and Classic Mode.

Game ModeCondition
World of LightWorld of LightLegend of Zelda Zone
Classic ModeClassic ModeDefault Character
Smash ModeSmash ModeDefault Character
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LINK - Fighter Tips & Featured Move Sets

LINK - Featured Video

Shield Guards & Negates All Projectiles

Link's Hylian Shield is capable ot stopping even the most powerful of projectiles. This means you won't take any damage at all.

Shoot Sword Beams with Side Smash Attack while Full HP

If Link's damage is at 0 or he has full stamina in a Stamina battle, he can shoot a sword beam by using his side smash attack.

Powerful Dash Attack Deals Hefty Damage

Link's dash attack strikes with almost as much force as a smash attack. The point of his sword is especially painful.

LINK - All Move Sets

Ancient Bow and Arrow - Final Smash

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Ancient Bow and Arrow
Link shoots an Ancient Arrow that flies straight ahead. If the arrow hits an opponent or the terrain, it explodes. you can only hit one fighter, but the explosion also launches nearby opponents.

Super Move List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.

ControlDamageSuper Move & Effect
4.8%[Bow and Arrows]
Shoots an arrow - two at once if one is picked up off the ground. Can be charged by holding the button.
Side Super
(← or → + B)
Throws a boomerang diagonally. The control stick can be flicked for extra power and distance.
Up Super
(↑ + B)
17.8%[Spin Attack ]
Strikes opponents while spinning. Acts as a jump if used in midair.
Down Super
(↓ + B)
8.4%[Remote Bomb]
Creates a remote bomb with a Sheikah Slate. Down special again detonates it.

Smash Attack List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.
*Value in brackets shows damage results when fully charged.

Side Smash14.4%
Link swings his sword forcefully to fling foward a ball of energy. Both the sword and beam create damage to opponents.
Up Smash22.3%
Link does three powerful swings upward with his sword.
Down Smash19.5%
Crouching downward, Link swings his sword to his left and right, one swing after the other. He makes his first swing in the direction he is facing.

Normal Attack List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.

Normal Attack13.6%
Normal Attack23.6%
Normal Attack34.8%

Tilt Attack List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.

Side Tilt Attack15.6%
Up Tilt Attack13.2%
Down Tilt Attack10.8%
Dash Attack14.4%

Jump Attack List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.

Jump Attack13.2%
Jump Front Attack21.6%
Jump Back Attack14.4%
Jump Up Attack15.6%
Jump Down Attack21.6%

Throw Attack List

*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.

Grab Attack1.5%
Front Throw6.6%
Back Throw8.4%
Up Throw7.2%
Down Throw6.6%

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