|Other Super Smash Bros. Appearances||SSB/SSBM/SSBB/SSB4|
|Final Smash||Super Dragon|
Yoshi (ヨッシー, Yoshi) returns as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. V. He was confirmed along with Link, Donkey Kong, Pikachu, Fox, Kirby, Samus, and Inkling in the Official SSBV trailer + Inkling Reveal Trailer shown at E3 in 2018. His appearance is pretty much the same.
Yoshi’s alternate costume has yet to be revealed.
Yoshi is once again voiced by Kazami Totaka.
Changes from Smash 4
Like every other veteran, Yoshi now appears much more vibrant and his appearance is more based off its appearance in its games with a small realistic touch.
Tilts come out slightly faster.
Grabs and Throws
Grab Range slightly decreased
Egg Lay Grab Range slightly decreased
|Neutral Special||Egg Lay||7%||Yoshi swallows the foe and turns them into an egg.|
|Alternate 1||Lick||10%||Yoshi pokes the enemy with his tongue, similar to how it operated in The Subspace Emissary.|
|Alternate 2||Egg Launch||10%||Yoshi pokes the enemy with his tongue, similar to how it operated in The Subspace Emissary.|
|Side Special||Egg Roll||4% (base), more with speed||Yoshi eggs himself and rolls around. While he can jump, the move does no damage unless grounded.|
|Alternate 1||Heavy Egg Roll||4% (base), more with speed||Yoshi eggs himself and rolls around. While he can jump, the move does no damage unless grounded.|
|Alternate 2||Light Egg Roll||4% (base), more with speed||Considerably stronger and faster, but bounces once and breaks on the second bounce.|
|Up Special||Egg Throw||1% (contact), 5% (explosion)||Throws an egg in a controllable parabolic arc.|
|Alternate 1||High Jump||Increases the height gaines, but does not throw eggs.|
|Alternate 2||Timed Egg Throw||9%||Eggs thrown are stronger and travel through enemies instead of exploding on contact.|
|Down Special||Yoshi Bomb||4% (hop), 15% (ground drop), 12% (air drop), 4% (stars)||Yoshi plummets downwards.|
|Alternate 1||Star Bomb||3% (hop), 4% (drop), 8%/6%/4% (stars)||Much less power, but the stars produced are larger and stronger.|
|Alternate 2||Crushing Bomb||5% (hop), 18% (drop)||Much more power, but slower and produces no stars.|
|Final Smash||Ultra Sword||3% (contact), 6%/4%/3% (fire breath), 18%/14%/12% (fireball)||Yoshi sprouts wings and shoots fire.|
Animations and Misc.
SIDE - Chases his tail in circles, then lifts up an arm as he finishes.
UP - Dances around in a circle, chanting "Yoshi!" as he finishes.
DOWN - Yoshi faces the camera and jumps up and down whilst chanting.
Character Selection Screen Animation
Yoshi is seen looking from side to side.
On Screen Appearance
Breaks out of a Yoshi egg. The color of the Yoshi will determine the color of the spots on the egg.
Punches the air, then makes a "ta-da" pose.
Looks up at the sky with his hands together, spins once, and gives the V sign.
Angrily, he punches a few times, and then turns his back on the screen facing right.
Yoshi is seen clapping
“Yo - shi!”
This flourish is a combination of two small music excerpts from Yoshi's Story. The first is a sped-up, orchestrated cover of the title music of Yoshi's Story, while the other is the short flourish that plays when Yoshi collects all 30 necessary fruits and completes a level.
Retains his fighting stance from SSB4.
Does a short dance
Retains his walking animation from SSB4.
Retains his dashing animation from SSB4.
Palette Swaps and Alternate Costume w/Palette Swap