Learn all about the new fighter in the roster: JOKER in Super Smash Bros Ultimate (SSBU) in this guide, including rating, unlock condition, tips & combo, and more!
SSBU Featured Article
JOKER - Rating & Overview
JOKER - Fighter Rating
JOKER - Debut & Appearances
|Debut in Smash Bros.||First Appearance|
|Super Smash Bros. Ultimate||Persona 5|
Character Origin & Backstory
Joker first appeared in Persona 5. He is the main protagonist of the game, and one of the members of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts.
Did You Know? Facts About The Fighter
Arsene is Joker's main persona. This persona is based off Arsene Lupin, a fictional gentleman thief and magician.
JOKER - How to Unlock
Available As A DLC Fighter
Joker will be available as a paid DLC fighter. You will be able to purchase him from the Challenger Pack 1 for USD 5.99*, or from the Fighters Pass for USD 24.99*.
* Price is the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual prices may vary.
JOKER - Fighter Tips & Featured Movesets
JOKER - Featured Video
JOKER - All Move Sets
All-Out Attack - Final Smash
|Joker will dash forward, and unleash a coordinated attack with the Phantom Thieves of Hearts with enemies that he hit.|
Super Move List
*Actual results may differ according to distance between target and combos.
|Control||Damage||Super Move & Effect|
|%||[Gun / Gun Special]|
Fires a gun continuously. Can be used in conjunction with jumps and dodges. / Fires 3 bullets in quick succession.
(← or → + B)
|%||[Eiha / Eigaon]|
Fires a small projectile in front of you. Enemies hit will be dealt damage over time. / Fires a bigger projectile that hits enemies multiple times while dealing damage over time.
(↑ + B)
|%||[Grappling Hook / Wings Of Rebellion]|
Fires a grappling hook upward or diagonally. Can be used to grab onto ledges or pull enemies towards you. / Become invincible while using Arsene's wings to fly upwards.
(↓ + B)
|%||[Rebel's Guard / Tetrakarn or Makarakarn]|
Fills your rebel gauge faster when hit, and reduces damage taken by half. / Will counter or redirect both physical and projectile attacks when hit.
NOTE: Text in red refers to Super attacks when Arsene has been unleashed during the game.
Can Be Upgraded Once Unleashed
Joker will summon his Persona Arsene once the Rebel Gauge fills up. This will upgrade your Super moves into more powerful versions of themselves.
Smash Attack List
Normal Attack List
Tilt Attack List
Jump Attack List