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SAMUS: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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SAMUS: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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Learn all about SAMUS 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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SAMUS - Rating & Overview

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SAMUS - Fighter Rating

Rating
D
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SAMUS - Debut & Appearances

Debut in Smash Bros. First Appearance
Super Smash Bros.Metroid

Character Origin & Backstory

Samus Aran made her debut in the NES title Metroid, released in North America in 1987. It is a science-fiction action-adventure game with a focus on exploration.

Did You Know? Facts About the Fighter

Equipped with many weapons, such as beams and missiles, Samus the galactic bounty hunter wears a Power Suit designed by Chozo. She makes full use of the suit and techniques she learned from the Chozo.

SAMUS - 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 LightPac-Man Zone
Classic ModeClassic ModeDefault Character
Smash ModeSmash ModeDefault Character
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SAMUS - Fighter Tips & Featured Move Sets

SAMUS - Featured Video

Jab Neutral Attack in Single Hits

Foes can often put up their shields in between the first and second hits of this combo. It's safer to just hit with the first attack and then flee.

Keep Distance Between Enemy with Jump Grapple

Hop backward with a short hop, and then fire the Grapple Beam by using a grab in midair. Retreat while keeping your foes at bay!

SAMUS - All Move Sets

Zero Laser - Final Smash

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Zero Laser
Samus unleashes a massive, long-range beam. You can angle the beam up or down while firing. Fighters are drawn to the center, and the attack repeatedly hits any foes caught in its blast.

Super Move List

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

ControlDamageSuper Move & Effect
Super
(B)
6.0 ~ 33.6%[Charge Shot]
Charges up a projectile while on the ground or in midair. Can keep the charge after dodging or shielding.
Side Super
(← or → + B)
9.6%[Missile]
Launches a homing missile. Flicking rather than tilting the control stick launches a Super Missile.
Up Super
(↑ + B)
14.4%[Screw Attack]
Hits opponents several times while spinning up into the air.
Down Super
(↓ + B)
10.8%[Bomb]
Drops a bomb in Morph Ball form. Flies upward if hit by the explosion.

Smash Attack List

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

ControlDamageEffect
Side Smash14.6%
(20.1%)
Samus pulls her Arm Cannon backward and punches forward with a blast of fire.
Up Smash21.7%
(30.2%)
Samus swings her Arm Cannon overhead, firing three short-range blasts in an arc above her.
Down Smash12.5%
(16.8%)
Crouching down, Samus spins quickly with a low leg sweep.

Normal Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Normal Attack13.6%
Normal Attack29.6%
Normal Attack3-%

Tilt Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Side Tilt Attack9.6%
Up Tilt Attack15.6%
Down Tilt Attack14.4%
Dash Attack12.0%

Jump Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Jump Attack12.0%
Jump Front Attack15.3%
Jump Back Attack14.4%
Jump Up Attack13.0%
Jump Down Attack16.8%

Throw Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Grab Attack1.5%
Front Throw12.0%
Back Throw14.4%
Up Throw9.6%
Down Throw12.0%

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