Bowser's Official Artwork
Character Information
Series Mario
Smash Bros. Debut Super Smash Bros. Melee
Smash Bros. Information
Smash Bros. N/A
Melee Starter
Brawl Starter
3DS / Wii U Starter
Special Moves
Standard Move Firebreath
Side Move Koopa Claw
Up Move Whirling Fortress
Down Move Bowser Bomb
Final Smash Giga Bowser


[edit] Background

Main Article

Bowser is King of the Koopas and Mario's main enemy. Most of his plots revolve around kidnapping Princess Peach and defeating Mario, although he has teamed up with Mario on a few occasions.

Bowser serves as the final boss of Adventure Mode in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and if certain conditions are met, a second battle against Giga Bowser can be unlocked.

[edit] Super Smash Bros. Melee

Big, slow and menacing, Bowser is the bad boy of the Mushroom Kingdom, kidnapping Peach repeatedly and facing off with Mario every chance he gets. His large body allows him to deal huge amounts of damage, and his many special attacks are very unique. He can breathe fire, grab opponents and utilize his secondary set of throws, or spin along the ground while hiding in his shell (which is, incidentally, one of the fastest attacks in the game). Of course, his large size makes him fairly cumbersome, and his most powerful moves suffer from some serious lag. He’s overly powerful, but his low speed makes him difficult to master.

[edit] Role in SSE

Bowser is one of the main villains in the SSE, alongside Ganondorf and Wario. Bowser is first seen after Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong obtain a stack of banana's from his minions. Bowser fires the Dark Cannon and turns Donkey Kong into a trophy having sacrificed getting Diddy Kong out of harms way. Bowser is seen again, attacking Diddy Kong and Fox. Bowser attempts to turn them into trophies, but Fox and Diddy Kong escape. Bowser is next seen ambushing Princess Peach (Zelda) and turning them into a trophy after Kirby runs off on her. Bowser is seen shortly getting information from Ganondorf, before heading off to King Dedede. Bowser is next seen smashing into King Dedede's castle and stealing Princess Peach (Zelda), using her as a shield against Mario to get away. Bowser is later seen, launching a surprise shot at Fox and Diddy Kong, turning Diddy Kong into a trophy. He attempts to turn Fox into a trophy as well, but Falco arrives and destroys Bowsers Dark Cannon, forcing Bowser to flee. Bowser is seen later, aboard the Subspace Gunship alongside Ganondorf, firing at the heroes before it is destroyed by Kirby. Bowser is soon after, turned into a trophy by Ganondorf as he attempts to overthrow Master Hand, but discovers Tabuu. Bowser is later revived by King Dedede and attacks him, getting turned into a trophy again. Before he can attack again after being revived, King Dedede slaps Bowser in the face and points at the unconscious Master Hand, making Bowser realize who the true enemy is. Bowser is seen one last time, attacking Ganondorf's trophy after Kirby finds it, for revenge for stabbing him in the back. Bowser stomps off afterwards, most likely towards Tabuu.

[edit] Multi-player

[edit] Pros

  • Heavyweight
  • Powerful attacks
  • Grab release can rack up some extra damage
  • Fire breath can rack up a lot of damage if you are facing some one who does not know how to get out of it
  • Decent horizontal recovery
  • Extra grab due to SideB

[edit] Cons

  • Rather Slow
  • His moves have some Lag to them
  • Poor vertical recovery
  • Can't edge guard well
  • Easily outranged on most of his moves

[edit] Strategies

[edit] Game Appearances

  • Super Mario Bros[NES]
  • Super Mario Bros. 3[NES]
  • Super Mario World[SNES]
  • Super Mario Kart[SNES]
  • Yoshi's Safari[SNES]
  • Super Mario All-Stars(The Lost Levels)[SNES]
  • Yoshi's Cookie[SNES]
  • Mario's Time Machine[SNES]
  • Mario is Missing[SNES]
  • Super Mario All-Stars[SNES]
  • Super Mario World 2:Yoshi's Island[SNES]
  • Super Mario RPG:Legend of the Seven Stars[SNES]
  • Super Mario 64[N64]
  • Mario Kart 64[N64]
  • Yoshi's Story[N64]
  • Mario Party[N64]
  • Super Mario Bros. Deluxe[GBC]
  • Mario Golf 64[N64]
  • Mario Party 2[N64]
  • Mario Tennis[N64]
  • Paper Mario[N64]
  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit[GBA]
  • Luigi's Mansion[GC]
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee[GC]
  • Super Mario Sunshine[GC]
  • Mario Party 4[GC]
  • Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour[GC]
  • Mario Party 5[GC]
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash![GC]
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga[GBA]
  • Mario Pinball Land[GBA]
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door[GC]
  • Mario Power Tennis[GC]
  • Super Mario 64 DS[DS]
  • Mario Party 6[GC]
  • Mario Party Advance[GBA]
  • Yoshi Topsy-Turvy[GBA]
  • Mario Superstar Baseball[GC]
  • Dance Dance Revolution:Mario Mix[GC]
  • Mario Party 7[GC]
  • Mario Kart DS[DS]
  • Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time[DS]
  • Super Mario Strikers[GC]
  • Super Princess Peach[DS]
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door[GC]
  • New Super Mario Bros[DS]
  • Mario Hoops 3-on-3[DS]
  • Yoshi's Island DS[DS]
  • Yoshi Touch & Go[DS]
  • Super Paper Mario[Wii]
  • Mario Strikers Charged[Wii]
  • Super Smash Brothers Brawl[Wii]
  • Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii)
  • Mario & Luigi : Bowser's Inside Story (Nintendo DS)
  • Super Mario 3D Land (3DS)
  • New Super Mario Bros 2 (3DS)
  • New Super Mario U (Wii U)
  • New Super Luigi U (Wii U)
  • Super Mario 3D World (Wii U)
  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS (3DS)
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U (Wii U)

Cameo Appearances:

  • Tetris[GB]
  • SimCity[SNES]
  • Tetris Attack[SNES]
  • Gex: Enter the Gecko[PSX]
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time[N64]
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask[N64]
  • Tetris DS[DS]
  • Pikmin 2[GCN]
  • Nintendogs[DS]

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