Bowser (SSBB)
Bowser SSB4
Symbol SSB Mario Series
Universe Super Mario
Smash Appearances
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U
Super Smash Bros. Battle
Official Debut Super Mario Bros (1983)
Availability Starter
Final Smash Meowser

This is for the character in Super Smash Bros. Battle. For the character in normal contexts, see Bowser.

Trophy Description

Bowser, the king of Koopas. He wants to kidnap Princess Peach and take over the Mushroom Kingdom. He can breath fire, throw hammers, and hide inside his shell. He may look menacing, but he's definitely pretty slow.

  • Super Mario Bros, NES
  • New Super Mario Bros, DS

Smash Attacks

Neutral Attack: Bowser lashes out with a claw, then another, and finishes with a large punch

Side Smash: Charges, then hurls his shell forward.

Up Smash: Bowser lashes out upwards

Down Smash: Bowser leaps up and shakes the ground


Forward Tilt: Bowser punches forward

Backward Tilt: Bowser attacks with his tail backward

Up Tilt: Kicks upwards

Down Tilt: Bowser punches the ground around him.


Neutral Aerial: Bowser lashes out.

Forward Aerial: Bowser kicks forward

Back Aerial: Bowser thrusts a Goomba behind himself.

Up Aerial: Bowser twirls a Koopa shell above him

Down Aerial: Bowser kicks downwards.


Grab: Bowser lunges forward and grabs the opponent

Pummel: Bowser simply makes his grasp stronger with the pummel

Side Pummel: Bowser steps on the player, and he throws him

Up Pummel: Bowser throws the player in the air.

Down Pummel: Bowser sits on the player and kicks them aside.

Special Attacks

Neutral Special: Fire Breath- Bowser breathes fire in front of him. Gets weaker when held for long periods.

Side Special: Koopa Klaw- Bowser lunges, and grasps an opponent. He bites them and throws them away

Up Special: Koopa Clown Car- Bowser gets in the Koopa Clown Car. After he exits, it explodes.

Down Special: Mechakoopa Toss- Bowser takes out a Mechakoopas and throws it. It wanders around, hitting opponents.

Final Smash: Meowser- Bowser takes out a Super Bell and transforms into Meowser. All attacks are powered up and made more agile.

Neutral Special: Fireball Breath- Similar to Fire Breath, but is a large, slow-moving orb.

Side Special: Shell Roll- Bowser gets in his shell and spins on the ground.

Up Special: Whirling Fortress- Bowser gets in his shell and spins upwards.

Down Special: Bowser Bomber- Bowser does a ground pound.

Final Smash: Giga Bowser- Bowser turns into Giga Bowser. All attacks are powered up.

Neutral Special: Hammer Toss- Bowser starts throwing hammers at the players.

Side Special: Koopa Kick- Bowser kicks a Koopa shell forward.

Up Special: Fire Grasp- Bowser lunges up with fire on his claw. If he grabs anyone, they get burned.

Down Special: Fire Foot- Bowser stomps, and lodges anyone on the ground. They also get burned.

Final Smash: Broggy Bonker- Bowser takes out Broggy, and starts cleaning him. After he's fully clean, he sends Broggy flying around, followed by several abilities.

Customization Table

Type Moveset A Moveset B Moveset C
Neutral Special Fire Breath Fireball Breath Hammer Toss
Side Special Koopa Klaw Shell Roll Koopa Kick
Up Special Koopa Clown Car Whirling Fortress Fire Grasp
Down Special Mechakoopa Toss Bowser Bomber Fire Foot
Final Smash Meowser Giga Bowser Broggy Bonker

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