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CAPTAIN FALCON: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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CAPTAIN FALCON: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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Learn all about CAPTAIN FALCON 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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CAPTAIN FALCON - Rating & Overview

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CAPTAIN FALCON - Fighter Rating

Rating
C
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CAPTAIN FALCON - Debut & Appearances

Debut in Smash Bros. First Appearance
Super Smash Bros.F-Zero

Character Origin & Backstory

Captain Falcon's first appearance was in the SNES launch title F-Zero, released in North America in 1991. You couldn't see him in the game itself, but he was in the manual.

Did You Know? Facts About the Fighter

He's the main character of the F-Zero series. Known for being a skilled bounty hunter, he's also an exceptional pilot and racer of high-speed F-Zero machines.

CAPTAIN FALCON - 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 LightCircuit Zone
Classic ModeClassic ModeUnlocked by Clearing 1 Games with FOX
Smash ModeSmash ModeNo.11 to Unlock
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CAPTAIN FALCON - Fighter Tips & Featured Move Sets

CAPTAIN FALCON - Featured Video

Use Up Tilt Attack to Kick Enemy Down the Ledge

If Falcon's heel hits an airborne enemy during this attack, it will dunk them. Try standing on the edge of the stage and using it on an opponent trying to grab the edge.

Forward Air Attack Flings Enemy Forward

There's a violent knee jab at the start of this move. Connect with that for some serious launching power.

Up Air Attack to Initiate A Combo or Diversion

It's easy to use this move with a combo or as a diversion. Depending on the hit, you may be able to connect it with a forward air or down air attack to secure a KO.

CAPTAIN FALCON - All Move Sets

Blue Falcon - Final Smash

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Blue Falcon
The Blue Falcon races directly in front of the Captain, striking opponents and launching them to a race track where he can run them down.

Super Move List

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

ControlDamageSuper Move & Effect
Super
(B)
30.0%[Falcon Punch]
Powers up for a moment then strikes with a flaming punch. Can change direction while charging.
Side Super
(← or → + B)
12%[Raptor Boost]
Charges forward and hits foes with an uppercut. Can be used in midair to meteor foes downward.
Up Super
(↑ + B)
15.6%[Falcon Dive]
Jumps up to grab foes then explodes to send them flying.
Down Super
(↓ + B)
18.0%[Falcon Kick]
Slides forward with a flaming kick while on the ground and a diagonal kick in the air.

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 Smash22.8%
(31.9%)
Captain Falcon elbows with such force it can cause fiery explosion!
Up Smash25.2%
(35.2%)
Starting from a low kick, Captain Falcon then kicks again to complete the upward double kick.
Down Smash16.8%
(23.5%)
His front and back are well covered as he kicks in both directions!

Normal Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Normal Attack11.8%
Normal Attack21.8%
Normal Attack36.0%

Tilt Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Side Tilt Attack10.8%
Up Tilt Attack13.2%
Down Tilt Attack12.0%
Dash Attack12.0%

Jump Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Jump Attack12.0%
Jump Front Attack26.4%
Jump Back Attack15.6%
Jump Up Attack12.0%
Jump Down Attack16.8%

Throw Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Grab Attack1.5%
Front Throw9.0%
Back Throw10.8%
Up Throw7.2%
Down Throw9.0%

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