John Raimi (SSB6)
John Raimi Geist
John Raimi's artwork for Super Smash Bros. Universe
Symbol SSB Giest
Universe Giest
Official Debut Giest (2005)
Availability Starter

John Raimi () is a starting newcomer in the game Super Smash Bros. Universe. He represents the Giest franchise, and is also the first playable ghost character in the series. His attacks all come from the Giest franchise.



Like the previous titles Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/Nintendo 3DS, Universe features custom movesets, however some of the options are complete changes compared to just modified variations of the standard specials.

Normal Attacks

  • Neutral Attack -
  • Dash Attack -
  • Forward tilt -
  • Up tilt -
  • Down tilt -

Smash Attacks

  • Forward smash -
  • Up smash -
  • Down smash -

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial -
  • Forward aerial -
  • Back aerial -
  • Up aerial -
  • Down aerial -

Grabs and throws

  • Forward throw -
  • Back throw -
  • Up throw -
  • Down throw -

Special Moves

  • Neutral special -
  • Side special -
  • Up special -
  • Down special -

Final Smash

Special Move Basic Custom 1 Custom 2
Neutral Special
Side Special
Up Special
Down Special
Final Smash


On-Screen Appearances

Victory Fanfare

Role in the Wrath of Shadows

Alternate Costumes

Image Color Notes


  • John Raimi is the first playable ghost character in the Super Smash Bros. series.