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META KNIGHT: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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META KNIGHT: Gameplay Tip, Moveset, Final Smash, Unlock

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Learn all about META KNIGHT 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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META KNIGHT - Rating & Overview

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META KNIGHT - Fighter Rating

Rating
A
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META KNIGHT - Debut & Appearances

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

Character Origin & Backstory

Meta Knight debuted in Kirby's Adventure on the NES as a mysterious figure who stood in Kirby's way as a boss but also sometimes helped him.

Did You Know? Facts About the Fighter

Meta-Knight first appeared in Kirby's Adventure. He leads the Meta-Knights. He wears a mask, but when he loses to Kirby, you can see a glimpse of his true face when his face cracks.

META KNIGHT - 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 LightMysterious Dimension Zone
Classic ModeClassic ModeUnlocked by Clearing 5 Games with LINK
Smash ModeSmash ModeNo.38 to Unlock
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META KNIGHT - Fighter Tips & Featured Move Sets

META KNIGHT - Featured Video

Triple Hit by Holding Side Tilt Attack

Keep pressing the button to unleash three attacks! The third strike of Meta Knight's side tilt attack is powerful enough to launch opponents.

Up Air Attack as an Air Combo Opener

Use this move to launch an opponent at an upward diagonal angle, then follow up with another of the same attack. If you then land an up special, you can launch your opponent up even further into the air.

Falling Defenseless After Using Up Super

If Meta Knight uses any of his special moves in the air, he'll fall to the ground in a defenseless state afterward. He's an adept midair fighter, but you have to be careful when using his special.

META KNIGHT - All Move Sets

Darkness Illusion - Final Smash

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Darkness Illusion
Meta Knight raises his sword, emitting a blast of electricity. If he hits an opponent, he multiplies himself to attack and launch the opponent. If no one is hit, the move won't do anything.

Super Move List

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

ControlDamageSuper Move & Effect
Super
(B)
12.6%[Mach Tornado]
Twirls and hits enemies to launch them. Repeated button presses can change the direction or cause him to float.
Side Super
(← or → + B)
19.1%[Drill Rush]
Spins into opponents with his sword. The angle can be changed a bit.
Up Super
(↑ + B)
12.6%[Shuttle Loop]
Flies into the air, strikes, then strikes again after a loop. Enemies hit by this move are launched upward.
Down Super
(↓ + B)
-%[Dimensional Cape]
Vanishes, teleports in any direction, and then attacks when reappearing.

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 Smash16.8%
(23.6%)
Meta Knight swings his sword in a sideward strike in front of him.
Up Smash17.0%
(23.1%)
Jumping a bit, Meta Knight releases a flurry of strikes above him.
Down Smash10.7%
(14.7%)
Down low, Meta Knight swings his sword swifty.

Normal Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Normal Attack112.0%
Normal Attack2-%
Normal Attack3-%

Tilt Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Side Tilt Attack2.4%
Up Tilt Attack7.2%
Down Tilt Attack6.0%
Dash Attack8.4%

Jump Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Jump Attack9.0%
Jump Front Attack7.2%
Jump Back Attack3.6%
Jump Up Attack4.8%
Jump Down Attack7.2%

Throw Attack List

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

ControlDamage
Grab Attack1.2%
Front Throw10.8%
Back Throw12.0%
Up Throw9.0%
Down Throw12.0%

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