FoxSSBV Full
Universe Star Fox
Other Super Smash Bros. Appearances SSB/SSBM/SSBB/SSB4
Availability Starter
Final Smash Landmaster

Fox (フォックス, Fox) returns as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. V. He was confirmed along with Link, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Kirby, Yoshi, Samus, and Inkling in the Official SSBV trailer + Inkling Reveal Trailer shown at E3 in 2018. His appearance is pretty much the same as it is in Star Fox Wii U.

Fox's alternate costume is confirmed to be based off his Star Fox Zero appearance in which his dash speed is slightly slower for a slight ground attack power boost.

Fox is once again voiced by his SSB4 voice actor, Mike West. His japanese voice actor is Kenji Nojima.

Changes from Smash 4


Like every other veteran, Fox now appears much more vibrant and his appearance is more based off its appearance in its games with a small realistic touch.


No change.

Ground Attacks

Up smash power slightly increased.

Aerial Attacks

Back air power and knockback slightly increased

Grabs and Throws

No Changes

Special Moves

No Changes

Special Moves

Name Damage Description
Neutral Special Blaster 1.4% (far), 2%, or 3% (close) Fox fires his blaster, which can fire rapidly but doesn't stun the opponent. The lasers lose power as they travel.
Alternate 1 Impact Blaster 2% (far), 3%, 4% or 4.3% (close) Fox fires slower blaster shots that deal more damage and knock opponents back.
Alternate 2 Charge Blaster 10.5% Fox fires a single, powerful laser. Has a slower startup time but has considerable hitstun and good knockback.
Side Special Fox Illusion 3% Fox becomes invisible and suddenly dashes through opponents, leaving behind after-images. Fox will send opponents at an upwards angle on contact.
Alternate 1 Fox Burst 13% Fox cannot hit opponents with the dash itself, but will generate a large explosion wherever he stops. It can also be used to stall in midair.
Alternate 2 Fox Motion 3% (chop 1), 3% (chop 2), 7% (kick) Fox chops the opponent with his left hand, then with his right, then finishes with a big kick which deals high knockback. Works similar to Marth’s dancing blade.
Up Special Fire Fox 2% (charging hits 1-7), 14% (clean dash), 8% (late dash) Fox charges up and suddenly fires himself in one of many directions, depending on what direction is held.
Alternate 1 Flying Fox A variation that is faster and travels further, but deals no damage.
Alternate 2 Thunder Fox 2% (charging hits 1-7), 12% (clean dash), 6% (late dash) Fire Fox with lightning effects and has a lightning effect on those hit. Higher knockback but less damage than Fire Fox.
Down Special Reflector 2% (activation), 1.4x damage (reflected projectiles) Fox activates a Reflector around him. All projectiles are deflected and do more damage than they normally would. The Reflector damages nearby foes upon activation.
Alternate 1 Amplifying Reflector 2.1x damage (reflected projectiles) Has a longer startup time, but doubles the power and speed of reflected projectiles. It cannot deal damage or pushback at close range and does not stall in midair.
Alternate 2 Sensor Bomb 10% Fox lays down a sensor bomb which will explode when it senses an opponent (enemy assist trophies and pokemon included) nearby. Very powerful and high KO potential thanks to the big knockback. Fox can only lay one down at a time.
Final Smash Landmaster 5% (activation), 5-17% (ram), 13% (turning around), 11% (roll), 12 (landing) 8% (cannon while firing), 15% (cannon projectile) Fox calls in a Landmaster.

Animations and Misc.


SIDE - Leans back and states "Come on!" whilst waving his hand.

UP - Charges up with flames, like his Fire Fox move, and says "Here I come!"

DOWN - Throws, and catches, his blaster.

Character Selection Screen Animation

Fox Illusions into view then folds his arms with a “Hmph”.

On Screen Appearance

Ejects from an Arwing. Nearly identical to ZSS and Falco's appearance.

Victory Animations

Poses with his blaster, saying "Mission complete!"

Spins his blaster and puts it in his holster, saying "This is Fox. Returning to base." If Falco is present after a match, he says "Better luck next time, Falco."

Crosses his arms, looks upward, and raises his tail.

Losing Animation

Fox is seen clapping with his back slightly turned/

Crowd Cheer


Victory Theme

A remix of the main theme of Star Fox 64, most specifically the title screen theme. It also shares similarities with the music that would play in that game when Fox completed a level, as that track was also based on the main theme.

Fighting Stance

Retains his fighting stance from SSB4.

Idle Poses

Holds hand in front of his face and takes a breath

Makes a beckoning gesture


Retains his walking animation from SSB4.


Retains his dashing animation from SSB4.

Palette Swaps and Alternate Costume w/Palette Swap

Color Origin/Description
Locked First
Locked Second


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