Super Smash Bros. Ultimate balance update version 6.0 tweaks Jigglypuff and Incineroar

On November 6, 2019 a new software update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate became available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the Internet.

Note
  • This update must be applied in order to use the game’s Internet features.
  • A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use the game’s online features.
  • All players must be using the same version of the software to participate in Local Wireless Battles.
  • Replay data from previous versions is not compatible with the newest version. Be sure to convert your replays by going to Vault in the main menu and selecting Convert to Video before updating the software.
  • Save data will still be available for use after downloading the update.
  • If the system is connected to the Internet, the update will download and install automatically.

Complete these steps

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the Internet.
  2. Return to the HOME Menu and launch the game.
  3. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
    • Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.

Ver. 6.0.0 (Released November 6, 2019)

  • Offline
    • The following spirits will appear in the Shop on the Vault menu:
      • Andy Bogard
      • Joe Higashi
      • Kim Kaphwan
      • Geese Howard
      • Ryo Sakazaki
      • Kyo Kusanagi
      • Iori Yagami
      • Haohmaru
      • Nakoruru
      • Athena Asamiya
      • Ralf & Clark
      • Tockles
        • The Tockles spirit will appear on the DRAGON QUEST Spirit Board in the DLC Spirits menu.
          Note: To play on a Spirit Board in the DLC Spirits menu, you must purchase the appropriate downloadable content.
  • Online
    • The following features have been added to Battle Arena mode:
      • The arena type “Elite Only” has been added.
      • Arenas that a friend has created can now be found by going to Join Arena → Friends’ Arenas, regardless of visibility.
      • The host player can now change some rules without having to shut down the arena.
      • The option “Random Battlefield and Ω Form” has been added to the stage settings.
      • You can now send set messages to each other inside an arena.
  • General
    • Added support for the upcoming Simon and Incineroar amiibo figures.
    • The following downloadable content will be usable after purchase:
      • Terry + King of Fighters Stadium
      • Ryo Sakazaki Wig + Outfit
      • Nakoruru Wig + Outfit
      • Iori Yagami Wig + Outfit
      • Akira Wig + Outfit
      • Jacy Wig + Outfit
    • You cannot make videos of replays that contain DLC you have not purchased (fighters, stages, music, Mii Fighter costumes, etc.).
    • Game balance adjustments have been made.
    • Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.
    • Fixes and changes to fighters have been made.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Update Ver.6.0.0 – Fighter and Item Adjustments

Applies to: Nintendo Switch Lite, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Family

Fighter Adjustments
Fighter Move Change
Donkey Kong Side Tilt Attack Extended launch distance.
Donkey Kong Neutral Air Attack Increased power.

Increased attack range.

Donkey Kong Neutral Special Extended fully charged launch distance.

Shortened the charge time until reaching max charge.

Donkey Kong Up Special Increased the speed that super armor activates when using the move on the ground.

Made it easier to hit multiple times when hitting an airborne opponent when using the move on the ground, and extended the last attack’s launch distance.

Donkey Kong Down Special Increased attack speed when using the move on the ground.

Reduced vulnerability when using the move on the ground.

Kirby Neutral Attack 1 Increased attack speed.
Kirby Up Smash Attack Extended launch distance when hit in the low-damage range.
Kirby Neutral Air Attack Increased attack speed.

Extended launch distance when hit in the high-damage range.

Kirby Up Air Attack Increased attack speed.

Increased power.

Extended launch distance.

Kirby Neutral Special Reduced start time for Inhale.

Made it harder to disrupt Kirby’s Copy Ability.

Jigglypuff Air Dodge Reduced vulnerability.
Jigglypuff Moving Air Dodge Reduced vulnerability.
Jigglypuff Down Air Attack Shortened the landing time after using the move.

Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.

Jigglypuff Forward Throw Adjusted launch angle.
Jigglypuff Neutral Special Shortened the charge time until reaching max charge.
Jigglypuff Side Special Increased the duration of the damage animation when the move hits.

Increased the opponent’s downtime when shielded.

Robin Side Tilt Attack Extended launch distance.
Robin Neutral Air Attack Increased attack speed.
Robin Neutral Special Shortened the time it takes to change to a more powerful spell.
Robin Side Special Extended the duration of the fireball.

The duration of the pillar of fire is not affected.

Robin Other Increased the recharging effect smash attacks have on the Levin Sword.
King K. Rool Neutral Air Attack Reduced vulnerability when landing after using the move.
King K. Rool Forward Air Attack Increased power of the high-damage range.

Increased attack range of the high-damage-range attack and increased the duration.

King K. Rool Up Air Attack Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.

Extended launch distance for the high-damage range.

King K. Rool Neutral Special Increased attack speed.

Made it easier to vacuum up the Kannonball.

Shortened the time needed to shoot out the vacuumed Kannonball.

Extended launch distance when hit with the Kannonball.

King K. Rool Down Special Reduced vulnerability when the counter succeeds.

Increased the range the counter counts as a success.

Increased the high-damage range.

Incineroar Neutral Attack 3 Increased power.

Extended launch distance.

Incineroar Forward Air Attack Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.

Decreased power for the latter half of the time hit detection lasts.

Incineroar Down Air Attack Made it easier to trigger a meteor effect when you hit with the high-damage range.
Incineroar Neutral Special Increased the power at the beginning of the move.

Increased the range at the beginning of the move and increased the duration of the move.

Incineroar Down Special Increased the amount of time the damage-reducing pose is effective.

Extended launch distance of the flames after receiving an opponent’s attack.

Reduced vulnerability when receiving or not receiving an opponent’s attack.

Hero Neutral Special After Kafrizz hits a fighter or the stage and explodes, Gravitational Pull or Pocket will have no effect on the explosion.

Source: Nintendo Support

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