Popeye (SSB6)
Popeye's artwork for Super Smash Bros. Universe
Symbol SSB Popeye
Universe Popeye
Official Debut Popeye (1982)
Availability Unlockable
Final Smash Can O' Spinach
This article is for Popeye's appearence in Super Smash Bros. Universe. For the other game appearences of the character please see Popeye. Thank You!

Popeye (ポパイ, Popai) is a unlockable newcomer in the game Super Smash Bros. Universe. He is one of only two fourth-party characters to be playable alongside Scrooge McDuck. He is voiced by Billy West, his current voice actor.



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 - Two punches followed by an uppercut.
  • Dash Attack - Charges at the opponent with his pipe spinning.
  • Forward tilt - Winds up his arm to punch the opponent.
  • Up tilt - Flicks his pipe.
  • Down tilt - Slams the ground with both fists.

Smash Attacks

  • Forward smash - 
  • Up smash - 
  • Down smash - Slams the ground with both fists.

Aerial Attacks

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

Grabs and throws

  • Grab - 
  • Pummel - 
  • Forward throw - 
  • Back throw - 
  • Up throw - 
  • Down throw - 

Special Moves

  • Neutral special - Twister Punch: Popeye twists
  • Side special -
  • Up special -
  • Down special -

Final Smash

  • Can O' Spinach:
Special Move Basic Custom 1 Custom 2
Neutral Special Twister Punch
Side Special Pipe Blow
Up Special Pipe Copter
Down Special Anchor Toss
Final Smash Can O' Spinach


  • Looks at the screen and lightly takes off his hat.
  • Puffs out his chest and shows his muscles.
  • Preforms his iconic chuckle.

On-Screen Appearences

  •  An anchor appears on the stage as Popeye slides the chain as it disappears.

Victory Poses

  • Holds a can of spinach in his hand as he sings along with his victory theme.
  • Olive Oyl appears at his side and kisses him on the cheek while the pipe in his mouth spins.
  • Says "Better luck next time!", while preforming his iconic chuckle.

Victory Fanfare

Role in the Wrath of Shadows

Alternate Coustumes

Image Color Notes
  • Based off of Olive Oyl's color scheme.
  • Based off of Wimpy's color scheme.
  • Based off of Bluto's color scheme.
  • Based off of Popeye's design from the Famous Studios shorts.
  • Resembles a common sailor suit from the US Navy.

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