Super Smash Bros. Brawl

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Non-Canon Information
Super Smash Bros. Brawl
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Developer(s) Sora Ltd.
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Designer(s) Masahiro Sakurai
Release date North America March 9, 2008
Japan January 31, 2008
Europe June 27, 2008
Australia June 26, 2008
Rating(s) ESRB: T
PEGI: 12
CERO: A
CB: PG
USK: 12


Platform(s) Wii
Predecessor Super Smash Bros. Melee
Successor Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is a fighting game released for the Wii. It is a sequel to the Nintendo GameCube game Super Smash Bros. Melee. It features many The Legend of Zelda characters, stages and items, alongside those of other popular Nintendo series.

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Characters from The Legend of Zelda

Main article: Characters in Super Smash Bros. (Series)

Super Smash Bros. Brawl features Link, Zelda/Sheik, Ganondorf, and Toon Link as playable characters. Link, Zelda and Ganondorf are based on their appearance in Twilight Princess. Toon Link is based on his appearance in The Wind Waker.

Link

Link's moveset includes many attacks and items from the Zelda series, including the Master Sword for most of his smash attacks, the Spin Attack as his recovery, the Up Thrust and Down Thrust, the Clawshot as his grab, and the Bow, Gale Boomerang and Bombs as projectiles. Link can also crouch to use the Hylian Shield to protect himself from projectiles. One of his taunts features the victory pose from Twilight Princess after defeating a Boss or learning a new Hidden Skill. Another one features a Fairy.

One of Link's alternative costumes resembles the Dark Interlopers.

Toon Link

Toon Link is faster than his clone, Link. He uses a normal Boomerang instead of the Gale Boomerang. One of his taunts features him playing the Wind Waker. Some of his alternative costumes include a red, blue and purple tunic resembling the ones of Link's clones in Four Swords and Four Swords Adventures.

Zelda/Sheik

Zelda's moveset includes the three spells featured in Ocarina of Time. Farore's Wind is used as her recovery, Din's Fire is a ranged attack, and Nayru's Love is used to reflect projectiles. Zelda can transform into Sheik at any time during a battle. Sheik's recovery resembles his vanishing move from Ocarina of Time.

Both Final Smashes feature Zelda's Bow shooting Light Arrows.

Ganondorf

Ganondorf is a heavier, stronger clone of Captain Falcon. He possesses the same moveset but with different names, such as the Gerudo Dragon. Ganondorf transforms into Beast Ganon for his Final Smash. One of his taunts features him drawing his sword, however it is not part of his moveset.

Stages from The Legend of Zelda

Pirate Ship

Pirate Ship stage

Taken from The Wind Waker, the Pirate Ship features a scale version of Tetra's Ship floating across various locations from the Great Sea. These include a Lookout Platform that shoots bombs at the players, a cyclone that throws the ship into the sky, later coming back to the water, and a rocky island where the ship crashes, forcing the players to use the island as a new platform.

Bridge of Eldin stage

The King of Red Lions makes a cameo appearance floating behind the ship every once in a while, creating an extra platform.

Bridge of Eldin

Taken from Twilight Princess, the Bridge of Eldin stage features a long flat surface. Every once in a while, King Bulblin riding Lord Bullbo, followed in certain times by a Bulblin, will appear crossing the stage to drop an explosive barrel, opening a gap in the middle of the bridge. After a while, a Portal appears in the sky restoring the missing part of the bridge.

Temple

Coming back from Melee, the Temple stage is based on the palaces from The Adventure of Link.

Items from The Legend of Zelda

The Bunny Hood trophy

Heart Containers appear as recovery items, decreasing 100% of damage. The Bunny Hood improve players' agility, allowing them to jump higher and move faster. Deku Nuts stun any player caught in its blast. Tingle, based on his The Wind Waker appearance, appears as an Assist Trophy. If Tingle is summoned, a random effect will occur, including the appearance of several Hammers and Golden Hammers, making all the players trip, zooming the camera on the player who summoned it, activating the effects of the Superspicy Curry on all players, or simply flying away with no effect on the fight.

47 different Zelda-related trophies appear in the game. These include the playable characters, their Final Smashes, non-playable characters, items and enemies.

Additionally, 71 different Zelda-related stickers can be collected. Some of them can only be used on characters from the Zelda universe.

Music from The Legend of Zelda

Super Smash Bros. Brawl features 18 songs from the Zelda series played on the series stages. Some of these songs must be unlocked by collecting CDs.

Pirate Ship

Bridge of Eldin

Temple

Trivia

  • Each of the three Zelda stages in Brawl exist in different branches of the Timeline. The Bridge of Eldin exists in the Child Timeline, the Pirate Ship in the Adult Timeline, and the Temple in the Downfall Timeline.

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