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DARK SAMUS: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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DARK SAMUS: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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

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DARK SAMUS - Rating & Overview

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DARK SAMUS - Fighter Rating

Rating
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DARK SAMUS - Debut & Appearances

Debut in Smash Bros. First Appearance
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Character Origin & Backstory

Dark Samus made her debut in 2002 in Metroid Prime. She was brom from Metroid Prime cells merged with Samus Aran's DNA. She is highly intelligent.

Did You Know? Facts About the Fighter

Dark Samus is a living Phazon entitiy with the radioactive substance Phazon as her energy supply. She has a wide range of abilities, like being able to teleport, cloack herself, and attack with an arm cannon.

DARK 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 LightFinal Battle Zone
Classic ModeClassic ModeUnlocked by Clearing 5 Games with SAMUS
Smash ModeSmash ModeNo.50 to Unlock
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DARK SAMUS - Fighter Tips & Featured Move Sets

DARK SAMUS - Featured Video

Finish Off Enemy with Jump Meteor Attack

Dark Samus can perform a Meteor Attack by down attacking in air. Be sure to time your attack, and keep a single character distance above your target.

DARK SAMUS - All Move Sets

Phazon Laser - Final Smash

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Phazon Laser
Dark 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)
14.4%[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)
6.0%[Bomb]
Drop 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 Smash17.3%
(23.5%)
Dark Samus charger her arm cannon and creates a short-range explosion.
Up Smash22.1%
(30.2%)
Brings her arm cannon in an upward arc, releasing consecutive blasts while doing so.
Down Smash12.3%
(16.8%)
Dark Samus gets low in the ground and kicks in a circle.

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 Attack8.4%

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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