Top 10 Nintendo Characters That Will Never Be Playable In the Super Smash Bros. Series

Rule #1: Video game characters only
Rule #2: Those that appeared on a Nintendo console
The Smash Bros. for 3DS & Wii U DLC is officially over. There are so many characters we wanted to win the ballot, but not all won. So, there's a chance this list I made will crush your hopes & dreams, or probably won't since the characters you wanted never made it, and they're already crushed.

The Top Ten

1 Tingle (Legend of Zelda)

There are so many better Zelda characters to choose from (Impa, Vaati, Tetra, Midna, Ghirahim, Lana, etc). Tingle is just scrapping the bottom of the barrel.

2 Princess Daisy (Super Mario series) Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland. more.

Well she is in, so you can change the title of the list. - Drawbox

Jokes on you, now she is in the game - Aidanisawesome

Number one? NUMBER ONE? Jesus she CAN be in Smash! - DaisyandRosalina

And she IS now since Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was announced just then!

I'm not sure if its true, But she appeared in Melee as an Assist Trophy.

3 King K. Rool (Donkey Kong Country series) King K. Rool is a fictional anthropomorphic crocodile and the main antagonist of Nintendo's Donkey Kong video game franchise, as well as the archenemy of Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong.

Did u know he's a DLC costume in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS & Wii U? That's why he's not playable. He died & they used his body as DLC costume. Oh wait. Was that got nothing.

Yeah,about that.. - 1234jacob

4 Chibi-Robo (Chibi-Robo series)

Boring character from a niche franchise.

At least he can be an assist trophy.

5 Toad (Super Mario series) Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, Super Mario Bros. after being kidnapped by Bowser and his minions. Since then he has more.
6 Ridley (Metroid series) Ridley is a villain from the Metroid series and a character from the Super Smash Bros. series. He's Samus Aran's archenemy and has been fighting her since day one with the first Metroid game in 1986. When Samus was three years old, Ridley murdered her parents in front of her. He is a member of the Space more.

Too big and too awkwardly shaped to be in the game - Randomator

But then he became playable since Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch was announced.

Two words for a reason: Too big
Masahiro Sakurai has said that Ridley is too big to be a playable character in Smash Bros. It's true.

And now he IS playable since Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch was announced.

7 Waluigi (Super Mario series) Waluigi is a lanky self-centered, brusque young lad as he is considered evil and the main rival of Luigi. Waluigi is shown causing local havoc in most games he appears in alongside his partner Wario. Waluigi is not instinctively evil or the antagonist (not counting DDR), as a matter of fact, he shows more.

You really "asked" for him?

Every game we ask, and every game it doesn't happen.

No, be an assist trophy is not an excuse, Little Mac was too and he's playable. The real reason is that he's useless: Wario has done more than him, Daisy has done more than him, Birdo has done more than him and even Toadette. He was just created for be Wario partner in tennis games.

Ha! - MrCoolC

8 Excitebike Racer (Excitebike)

Maybe the Excitebike Racer can be an alternate costume for ANOTHER Nintendo character, Mach Rider.

He makes more sense as an Assist Trophy anyway.

Melee: Originally planned to be a character, but they couldn't find a way to make the character properly jump
Brawl: Assist Trophy

9 Goomba (Mario Series) Goombas, known in Japan as Kuribo, are a species of sentient mushrooms from Nintendo's Mario franchise.

Already added to the list.

10 Goomba (Super Mario Series) Goombas, known in Japan as Kuribo, are a species of sentient mushrooms from Nintendo's Mario franchise.

It's hard to fight without arms.

He would be crushed up

The Contenders

11 Chrom (Fire Emblem Awakening)

We don't need more fire emblem

He is in smash you guys check the nin directs more often geeez...

You do know, that this comment could have been added before the direct right? - Eclipsmon

Sakuri stated that he doesn't want just another sword wielding Fire Emblem character.

12 Masked Man (Mother 3)

He would most likely get an original move set. But really? Why are ness an Lucas the only characters from mother? Oh well. He was a great final boss. He got me sitting on the floor in my own tears.

We need more villains. I know that the masked man isn't really a villain, but I'm pretty sure he will count. Why do the more popular and famous games get the newcomers?

13 Mike Jones (StarTropics series)

If not brought back as a fighter or assist trophy, I'd AT LEAST like to see him as a normal trophy or a sticker. This guy and his amazing games has gotten ZERO representation from Nintendo, despite the series being 100% theirs.

14 Kumatora (Mother 3)

We need more girls in this game. And we don't want girls that wear dresses. We want girls who have sass and still have fighting power. They got wifi fit trainer ok but I want more of that. Only one girl with that type of personality? Really?

15 Geno (Super Mario RPG)

Rareware made Super Mario RPG as well as Nintendo. When Rareware got acclaimed by Microsoft, Nintendo lost all the rights to Geno, but kept the DKC and Star Fox ones because they were originally Nintendo games.

16 Ryota Hayami (Wave Race series)

Games He Appeared In:
-Wave Race 64
-Wave Race: Blue Storm

17 Ash Ketchum (Pokèmon) Ash Ketchum, known as Satoshi in Japan, is a fictional character in the Pokémon franchise owned by Nintendo. Ash is training to be a Pokemon Master, with his buddy Pikachu. Ash tries to stop the evil Team Rocket from stealing his Pikachu.

Well, not the Sun and Moon version of him, anyway.

18 Krystal (Star Fox series)

You have to be completely ignorant if you think she'd be another Fox clone.
Sakurai even said that, if she was added to the roster, Krystal would've had an original move set (the only reason she didn't appear was due to time constraints).

What I think she would be if she was playable:
1. A female clone of Fox
2. A palette swap character

19 Mona (WarioWare)

She's a trophy in the Wii U version of SSB4.

She's not even an assist nor does she have a mere collectible trophy.

20 Mew (Pokemon) Mew is one of the fictional species of creatures from Nintendo's and Game Freak's Pokémon media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri.

Useless as a Pokèball item.

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