5 characters that deserve to be in Super Smash Bros.

There are so many choices out there for Nintendo to pick from!

We all know that Sakurai said that the upcoming Smash Bros. DLC will be fan service, but who will end up making it to the game? People have been voting for different characters from Shrek to Grumpy Cat. 

But if we think about it seriously, there are quite a few good candidates to choose from. Let's take a look.

Paper Mario

Yes, there is Mario and Dr. Mario, but you have to admit that Paper Mario would make a great addition to the game. Not only could he use his hammer, but he could use powers of Pixels like in the game Super Paper Mario. You have to admit that it would be cool to see Paper Mario flip every time he went left or right.


We have Mario, Luigi and Wario, but where is Waluigi? Well, he is in the game but as an assist trophy. It would be nice to see Wario's partner in crime (and tennis) to become a playable character and have to good vs. evil (Wario and Waluigi vs. Mario and Luigi) We've all wanted to play.


Every Zelda fan loves Tetra. Why wouldn't they? Not only is she the fierce leader of a gang of pirates, but she is also Zelda in Wind Waker. She also appears in Phantom Hourglass, so it would be great to see her as a character in this game as well, and Toon Link would have somebody to match his art style.


I know the game already has a good amount of Pokemon to play as, but Gardevoir would make an excellent edition. Not only could it punch and kick, but it could do physic moves as well. Best of all it's final smash could involve it's mega form.

Banjo and Kazooie

So many Nintendo and Rare fans have been craving this fantastic duo. Even Microsoft would love to see them in the game! I honestly hope Nintendo doesn't pass up on such a great opportunity, it would be a darn shame if this duo doesn't make it in.

Even though these are just my top five picks, there are so many choices out there for Nintendo to pick from! Who do you want to join the fight?

Published Aug. 6th 2015
  • Michael Slevin
    Shovel Knight! I also like Tetra. Another choice of mine (and don't ask me how this would work) would be Captain Toad/Toadette. I love those little guys.
  • MyxyOfficial
    Toad seems long overdue. Kind of weird that he's not in the game yet. But Shovel Knight is pretty much my number one pick other than Sora and maybe Banjo.
  • Connor Van Ligten
    Featured Contributor
    I would like to see shovel knight (obviously), Phoenix Wright, the Inklings from Splatoon, or Blaziken.
  • topher339
    Some good choices. There are a lot of characters suitable for Smash.I really don't know what move Tetra would have though. She never really does a whole lot of fighting herself.
  • Larry Iaccio
    Featured Contributor
    The problem with most of these characters is that they already appear in the game in some way and it'd be weird to change it like that. I was racking my brain trying to think of some when the poll first came out and honestly Nintendo has done a damn good job at including so many characters. Personally I want to see Toad, Knuckles, a Splatoon character, Ken from Street Fighter, and Bayonetta (wishful thinking)!
  • Aaliyah Bandy
    The ones that are in the game already are only trophies (except for Waluigi) so it wouldn't change the game that much. :)
  • Michael Slevin
    Knuckles is a great pick
  • MyxyOfficial
    I also believe Mewtwo had a trophy before he was DLC.
  • David Fisher
    Featured Columnist
    I would love to see banjo in Smash. They haven't announced who won the vote yet, and he's not a Mii costume, so let's home Microsoft does Nintendo a solid after they let them publish all those Rare games!

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