Luigi's Official Artwork
Character Information
Series Mario
Smash Bros. Debut Super Smash Bros.
Smash Bros. Information
Smash Bros. Unlockable
Melee Unlockable
Brawl Unlockable
3DS / Wii U Starter
Special Moves
Standard Move Fireball
Side Move Green Missile
Up Move Super Jump Punch
Down Move Luigi Cyclone
Final Smash SSBB:Negative Zone
SSB 3DS/Wii U: Poltergust 5000


[edit] Background

Main Article

Luigi is the younger but taller brother of the famous Mario. He usually accompanies Mario in adventures, but is also known to have a few of his own. Often portrayed as a coward, he has also earned a reputation as a personification of awkwardness. And is usually ignored by Peach when Mario saves her.

[edit] Super Smash Bros.

“Though often hidden in his older brother Mario’s shadow, Luigi is, in reality, very popular. Taller than Mario, Luigi also jumps higher. Although he didn’t appear in Super Mario 64, in Mario Kart 64 he performed to the best of his ability. For one who seems to always be in the background, he has many fans who eagerly await his appearance. Like brother like…brother. Utilizing many of Mario’s attacks, Luigi is another character who can be used by new players, but mastering him is another question.”

[edit] Super Smash Bros. Melee

Much more than a Mario clone, Luigi easily differentiates himself with his altered moveset and capabilities. While still overshadowed by Mario (both forms!), Luigi has some interesting toys to play with, particularly his green missile and his somewhat floatier feel.

[edit] Role in SSE

Luigi first appears in Subspace on a road. He gets freaked out by a passing Waddle Dee and then another. He thinks they are enemies and gets into a cowardly fighting stance and would be attacked from behind from King Dedede and turned into a trophy. Wario would pass by and try to grab the trophy but he would be attacked by the Waddle Dees while King Dedede steals the trophy car and the trophies. Luigi would later get a brooch from King Dedede in his hideout and after Bowser breaks in, he is revived and revives King Dedede to join the fight.

[edit] Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U

Luigi returns for his fourth appearance in Super Smash Bros. 3DS/Wii U, and to further differentiate himself from his brother Mario he now has a "flutter" when he jumps. Also featured is the Poltergust 5000.

[edit] Multiplayer

[edit] Pros

  • High Jump
  • Up B has high K.O ability
  • Every special move but Fireball can be used for recovery
  • One of the two fighters with a taunt that can damage an opponent
  • Very floaty
  • Attacks have no lag

[edit] Cons

  • Relatively weak
  • Up B can do only do 1 damage if not done right next to the opponent
  • Up B leaves Luigi open when he lands
  • Low priority attacks
  • Slides along surfaces while turning in a dash
  • Low range

[edit] Strategies

Luigi is best in Free For Alls where he has room to breath. He doesn't cope well on flat stages like Final Destination or Battlefield.

Use his Fireballs to rack up quick damage and when surrounded use his tornado move. When you are launched off the stage do not jump. Charge up your Luigi missile (Side Special) and launch when you line up with the edge. If you do not make it, you can then double jump and also use his coin jump.

You don't need to be cautious of recoverys, plus he is one of the few characters that can go all the way around final destination.

[edit] Trophy Description

Mario's younger twin brother. He's shy and quiet and overshadowed by his sibling, but he's actually quite talented. His jumping ability surpasses Mario's, and his all-around skills let him overcome any problem. He's a bit cowardly and really afraid of ghosts. Even so, in Luigi's Mansion, he was charged with cleaning up a whole house full of spirits.

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