Mewtwo (SSB6)
Mewtwo's artwork for Super Smash Bros. Universe
Symbol PokemonSymbolSSBV
Universe Pokémon
Smash Appearances
Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001)

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) (as a trophy)

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U (2014) (Downloadable Character)

Official Debut Pokémon Red & Blue (1996)
Availability Unlockable
Final Smash Psystrike

This article is for Mewtwo's appearance in Super Smash Bros. Universe. For the other game appearences of the character please see Mewtwo. Thank You!

Mewtwo (ミュウツー, Mewtwo) is a unlockable veteran fighter in the game Super Smash Bros. Universe. Unlike his appearance in SSB4, Mewtwo is now unlockable rather than appearing as a downloadable character.



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

Normal Attacks

  • Neutral Attack - Mewtwo extends its arm and summons repeated bits of dark energy.
  • Dash Attack - Mewtwo extends its arm and summons blue energy.
  • Forward tilt - Mewtwo swipes its tail forward. Can be angled.
  • Up tilt - Mewtwo does a flip, striking foes with its tail.
  • Down tilt - Mewtwo crouches and spins its tail in a circle.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward smash - Mewtwo reaches out, creating damaging dark energy.
  • Up smash - Mewtwo reaches out, creating damaging dark energy.
  • Down smash - Mewtwo extends its arm downwards and summons an explosion of dark energy.

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral aerial - Mewtwo surrounds itself with electric sparks.
  • Forward aerial - Mewtwo swipes forward.
  • Back aerial - Mewtwo whips its tail behind it. Does more damage closer to Mewtwo's body.
  • Up aerial - Mewtwo does a flip, striking opponents with its tail. Does more damage closer to Mewtwo's body.
  • Down aerial - Mewtwo swipes downward, creating a ball of dark energy. Can Meteor smash aerial opponents.

Grabs and throws

  • Grab - Mewtwo grabs a nearby opponent with a small amount of dark energy.
  • Forward throw - Mewtwo throws the opponent diagonally in the air before firing five small Shadow Balls at them.
  • Back throw - Mewtwo uses telekenisis to toss the opponent behind it. Has a good KO potential at high percentage near close to the edge.
  • Up throw - Mewtwo telekenetically swirls the opponent around its head before launching them upwards. The strongest up throw in the game especially during the effects of rage.
  • Down throw - Mewtwo slams the opponent to the ground and spins to whip them with its tail.

Special Moves

  • Neutral special - Shadow Ball: Mewtwo fires a large, purple projectile that can be charged.
  • Side special - Confusion: Mewtwo summons a wavy ball of energy in front of it. The ball can spin opponents around, tossing them behind Mewtwo, or reflect projectiles.
  • Up special - Teleport: Mewtwo disappears, reappearing soon after in a different place. It is completely invulnerable during the move.
  • Down special - Disable: Mewtwo crouches and stares at an opponent, making them stunned. Only works if the opponent is facing Mewtwo.

Final Smash

  • Psystrike - Mewtwo transforms into Mega Mewtwo Y and sends out a ball of energy. Any opponent it catches will be stunned, then launched by a powerful attack.
Special Move Basic Custom 1 Custom 2
Neutral Special Shadow Ball
Side Special Confusion
Up Special Teleport
Down Special Disable
Final Smash Psystrike


  • Mewtwo spins around whilst laughing. This taunt returns from Melee.
  • Mewtwo surrounds itself in dark energy, similar to Lucario's up taunt.
  • Mewtwo faces the camera, stretches its arm out, and summons a small spark of dark energy.

On-Screen Appearances

  • Mewtwo, removing itself from a large mass of dark energy, falls gently to the ground.
  • A Master Ball is thrown out onto the stage. It opens and summons Mewtwo from it.

Victory Fanfare

Role in the Wrath of Shadows

Alternate Costumes

Image Color Notes
Chr 13 mewtwo 02 Orange
  • Mewtwo's red palette swap from Melee. Resembles one of Mewtwo's possible alternate color shades in the Pokémon Stadium games.
Chr 13 mewtwo 03 Blue
  • Mewtwo's blue palette swap from Melee. Resembles one of Mewtwo's possible alternate color shades in the Pokémon Stadium games.
Chr 13 mewtwo 04 Brown
  • N/A
Chr 13 mewtwo 05 Pink
  • Color scheme slightly resembles that of Mew, the Pokémon it originated from.
Chr 13 mewtwo 07 Cyan
  • N/A
Chr 13 mewtwo 06 Yellow
  • Color scheme is similar to Mewtwo's older Shiny coloration in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. It also resembles the tint that the original Game Boy gave Mewtwo.
Chr 13 mewtwo 08 Black
  • Resembles the color scheme of Shadow Lugia from Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.
  • Changes Mewtwo's appearance to his armored form from the Pokémon anime.
  • A gold variation of Mewtwo's armored form from the Pokémon anime.
  • A red and grey variation of Mewtwo's armored form from the Pokémon anime. The color scheme resembles Team Rocket's color scheme from the Pokémon games.


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