Super Smash Bros. for Element Alpha
Developer(s) Project Eternity
Publisher(s) Project Eternity
Platform(s) Element Alpha
Release Date(s)
Genre(s) Fighting
Series Super Smash Bros.
Predecessor Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS
Successor -
Super Smash Bros. for Element Alpha is the new installment of the Super Smash Bros​. series that is being developed by Project Eternity. This game does not have a release date yet. There will be amiibo cards for this new game although all the ones from the Super Smash Bros. collection will work on this game as well.

Game Modes

New Modes

  • Twisted World: In this mode, the Smash characters will have to face other character challenges. For example, the player can choose Captain Falcon to complete the World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. or Yoshi could be mayor of the city for one day.
  • Heroes of Alpha: This one is the Story Mode of Super Smash Bros. for Element Alpha. Here, all the heroes and enemies of the Nintendoverse and outer Nintendo universes will have to fight a war. This mode can be used to get new characters, unlock stages and unlock items or assist trophies that would not be used other way.
  • Beat the Boss: This mode will allow the user to fight several bosses that the game has. The player will unlock different bosses, depending on the difficulty of the enemies. The player will be able to fight Dry Bowser, King Garon, Darkreon, Dr. Eggman, etc...


Returning Characters

  1. Mario​ (Super Mario)
  2. Luigi (Super Mario)
  3. Princess Peach (Daisy as second skin) (Super Mario)
  4. Rosalina (Super Mario)
  5. Bowser (Super Mario)
  6. Yoshi (Yoshi)
  7. Wario (Wario)
  8. Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong)
  9. Diddy Kong (Donkey Kong)
  10. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  11. Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  12. Sheik (The Legend of Zelda)
  13. Ganondorf (Toon Ganondorf as second skin) (The Legend of Zelda)
  14. Samus (Metroid)
  15. Zero Suit Samus (Metroid)
  16. Kirby (Kirby)
  17. Meta Knight (Kirby)
  18. King Dedede (Kirby)
  19. Pikachu (Pokémon)
  20. Charizard (Pokémon)
  21. Lucario (Pokémon)
  22. Greninja (Pokémon)
  23. Marth (Fire Emblem)
  24. Ike (Fire Emblem)
  25. Lucina (Fire Emblem)
  26. Robin (Fire Emblem)
  27. Fox (Star Fox)
  28. Falco (Star Fox)
  29. Captain Falcon (F-Zero)
  30. Olimar (Pikmin)
  31. Pit (Kid Icarus)
  32. Palutena (Kid Icarus)
  33. Villager (Animal Crossing)
  34. Ness (Earthbound)
  35. Wii Fit Trainer (Wii Fit)
  36. Little Mac (Punch-Out!!)
  37. Ice Climbers (Ice Climbers)
  38. Shulk (Xenoblade)
  39. Sonic (Sonic)
  40. Mega Man (Mega Man)
  41. Bayonetta (Bayonetta)
  42. Mii (Nintendo)


  1. Toad (Toadette and Captain Toad as secondary skins) (Super Mario)
  2. Dixie Kong (Donkey Kong)
  3. Twili Midna (The Legend of Zelda)
  4. Ghirahim (The Legend of Zelda)
  5. Ridley (Metroid)
  6. Prince Fluff (Kirby)
  7. Cynthia (Pokémon)
  8. Azura (Fire Emblem)
  9. Krystal (Star Fox)
  10. Medusa (Kid Icarus)
  11. Magnus (Kid Icarus)
  12. Tom Nook (Animal Crossing)
  13. Inkling (Splatoon)
  14. Aingeru (Battle of Bracelets)
  15. Elena (Battle of Bracelets)
  16. Professor Layton (Professor Layton)

Unlockable Characters

Returning Characters

  1. Bowser Jr. (Super Mario)
  2. Dr. Mario (Super Mario)
  3. Toon Link (The Legend of Zelda)
  4. Jigglypuff (Pokémon)
  5. Mewtwo (Pokémon)
  6. Roy (Fire Emblem)
  7. Dark Pit (Kid Icarus)
  8. Wolf (Star Fox)
  9. Mr. Game & Watch (Game & Watch)
  10. R.O.B. (Nintendo)
  11. Duck Hunt (Nintendo)
  12. Pac-Man (Pac-Man)
  13. Ryu (Street Fighter)


  1. Waluigi (Super Mario)
  2. King K. Rool (Donkey Kong)
  3. Toon Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  4. Dark Samus (Metroid)
  5. Chrom (Fire Emblem)
  6. Phosphora (Kid Icarus)
  7. Isabelle (Animal Crossing)
  8. Callie (Splatoon)
  9. Marie (Splatoon)
  10. Drake (Battle of Bracelets)
  11. Phoenix Wright (Ace Attorney)

DLC Characters

  1. Medli & Makar (The Legend of Zelda)
  2. Galacta Knight (Kirby)
  3. Tharja (Rhajat as secondary skin) (Fire Emblem)
  4. Corrin (Fire Emblem)
  5. Pichu (Pokémon)
  6. Pokémon Trainer (Pokémon)
  7. Gardevoir (Pokémon)
  8. Lucas (Earthbound)
  9. Pandora (Battle of Bracelets)
  10. Miles Edgeworth (Ace Attorney)
  11. Cloud (Final Fantasy)
  12. Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid)
  13. The Kid (Bastion)
  14. Red (Transistor)

Twisted World Mode

Twisted World is a mode in which you can play three levels of different Nintendo games as any of the characters of the game. For example, the player could control Marth as the mayor of Smashville to solve some problems of the town or Kirby in a frantic race through the Big Blue. The number of games is limited but it was not refused to add more games by DLC content. From each game, there will be three levels with different difficulty and each level will have secondary hidden missions that only a few characters will be able to complete it. Here, you can see the list of games that had been announced at the moment:

  • Pac-Man (1980)
  • Donkey Kong (1981)
  • Super Mario Bros. (1985)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog (1991)
  • Pokémon Red/Blue Editions (1996)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (1998)
  • Pikmin (2001)
  • F-Zero GX (2003)
  • Kirby's Epic Yarn (2010)
  • Animal Crossing New Leaf (2012)
  • Battle of Bracelets: The Origin of the Legend (2014)
  • Fire Emblem Fates (2015)

Assist Trophies




New Stages

  • The Circus (Super Smash Bros.)
  • F_n_l D_st_n_t__n (Super Smash Bros.)
  • Peach's Castle (Super Mario)
  • Waluigi Casino (Super Mario)
  • Bright Savannah (Donkey Kong)
  • DK Roof (Donkey Kong)
  • Wooly World (Yoshi)
  • Ganon's Tower (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Ancient Cistern (The Legend of Zelda)
  • King Dedede's Castle (Kirby)
  • Halfmoon (Kirby)
  • Fortree City Gym (Pokémon)
  • Spear Pillar (Pokémon)
  • Impact Crater (Metroid)
  • Grima (Fire Emblem)
  • Castle Krakenburg (Fire Emblem)
  • Great Wall of Susano-o (Fire Emblem)
  • Big Blue (F-Zero)
  • Hades' Belly (Kid Icarus)
  • Pandora's Labyrinth of Deceit (Kid Icarus)
  • New Los Angeles (Xenoblade)
  • Booyah Base (Splatoon)
  • Saltspray Rig (Splatoon)
  • Monacal Ruins (Battle of Bracelets)
  • Radical Highway (Sonic)
  • Paradiso (Bayonetta)
  • Phong Gi (Professor Layton)
  • Courtroom (Ace Attorney)
  • Vanishing Point (Transistor)

Returning Stages

  • Battlefield (Super Smash Bros.)
  • Final Destination​ (Super Smash Bros.)
  • Mushroom Kingdom (Super Mario)
  • Super Mario Maker (Super Mario)
  • 75 m (Donkey Kong)
  • Bridge of Eldin (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Pirate's Ship (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Pokémon Stadium (Pokémon)
  • Kalos Pokémon League (Pokémon)
  • Pyrosphere (Metroid)
  • Corneria (Star Fox)
  • Smashville (Animal Crossing)
  • Town and City (Animal Crossing)
  • Mute City (F-Zero)
  • Palutena Temple (Kid Icarus)
  • Onett (Earthbound)
  • Fourside (Earthbound)
  • Boxing Ring (Punch-Out!!)
  • Windy Hill Zone (Sonic)
  • Miiverse (Miiverse)


  • Yoshi and Kirby will have yarn skins as a reference to Yoshi's Wooly World and Kirby's Epic Yarn.
  • Cynthia will use some of her Pokémon. Her final Smash is Mega Garchomp.
  • Toon Link will have many of his movements changed. For example, his final smash will be the Ballad of Gales, that will have a similar power than his old final smash but it will bring in players who are near.
  • Ganondorf will have Toon Ganondorf (The Windwaker appearance) as a skin.
  • Princess Daisy will be playable as an alternative costume of Princess Peach. Details of their attacks will be changed depending of the character that the player has chosen.
  • Toad can be changed the skin so that the player can use Toadette or Captain Toad.
  • The Squid Sisters were planned as a unique character. Finally, it was decided to divide them in two different characters.
    • They are the only characters who can be unlocked at the same moment. The player has to beat them to unlock them in the same battle.
    • Each character will use two kits of three weapons each one from Splatoon, varying their attacks.
  • Tharja will have a second skin as Rhajat, the child character from Fire Emblem Fates. Her attacks will change aesthetically, so that Rhajat will attack with Ofuda, as a Diviner.
  • All the playable characters from the other Super Smash Bros. games will appear at least as DLC characters.