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Mr. Game & Watch
in Super Smash Flash 2
SSF2 Mr. Game & Watch
Game & Watch symbol
Mr. Game & Watch's official pixel art.
Universe Game & Watch
Stock icon SSF2 Mr. Game & Watch head
Availability Starter
Weight class Light
Final Smash Octopus
Tier F (40)

Mr. Game & Watch is a veteran starter character in Super Smash Flash 2. He was revealed on the third day of the APEX 2015 stream. His moveset and sprite design are taken from Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Unlike his usual appearance as an unlockable character in all the official Super Smash Bros. games released to date and the previous game, he was made a starter instead in Super Smash Flash 2.


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Ground attacks

Attack Name Description Damage
Standard attack Greenhouse Pulls out an insecticide pump. Can continue by pressing attack button repeatedly. 3%
Down tilt Manhole Flips a manhole cover in front of him. Has a windbox that pushes opponents upwards. 10%
Down smash Vermin Takes out two hammers and slams them on the ground. Sourspot sends opponents horizontally while sweetspot sends opponents vertically. 14%
Side tilt Lion Thrusts a chair in front of him. 10%
Forward smash Fire Attack Attacks with a lit match. 15%
Up tilt Flagman Waves a flag with the number one above him. 7%
Up smash Octopus Makes his head becomes a diving helmet, then bashes upwards with his head. 18%
Dash attack Helmet Slides his head along the ground while wearing a helmet. 9%

Aerial attacks

Attack Name Description Damage
Neutral aerial Tropical Fish Holds out a fish bowl with two fish in it, which hop out of the bowl and surround Mr. Game & Watch. Does 4 hits when fully connected. Most used to start combos due to its multi-hit properties. 5%
Forward aerial Mario Bros. Takes out a box and attacks with it. Damage depends on how long the move lasts. 12%
Back aerial Turtle Bridge Takes out a turtle and attacks behind him. Does 3 hits when fully connected. 2%
Up aerial Spitball Sparky Raises a pump above him, blowing puffs of air above him twice. It pushes characters above him upwards if they are out of range of being damaged, the wind being more powerful closer to him. 7%
Down aerial Donkey Kong Jr. A stall-then-fall. Takes out a key and slams it downward. It is a meteor smash if the initial hitbox is landed and sweet spotted. Can be moved left or right. 11%

Grab and throws

Attack Name Description Damage
Grab Mario's Cement Factory Reaches out. Short duration. Seems similar to how Mario pulls levers in Mario's Cement Factory. N/A
Pummel N/A Bashes the enemy with his alarm bell, somewhat slowly. 3%
Forward throw Ball Juggles the enemy as a ball from back to front, then the opponent is launched forward. 8%
Back throw Juggles the enemy as a ball from front to back, then the opponent is launched backwards. 8%
Up throw Juggles the enemy as a ball from front to back, then the opponent is launched upwards. 8%
Down throw Juggles the enemy as a ball from front to back, then launches the opponent towards the ground. Can set up tech chases. 8%

Other attacks

Attack Name Description Damage
Floor attack Vermin Gets out a hammer and slams it in front of him, then behind him. 6%
Ledge attack N/A Climbs up and hits opponents with a bell, creating an alarm noise. Based on the alarm feature of the Game & Watch units. 5%

Special moves

Special move Name Description Damage
Standard special move Chef Mr. Game & Watch pulls out a frying pan and tosses food that flies through the air. 5%
Side special move Judge Mr. Game & Watch will attack with his hammer and hold up a digital display with a random number from 1 to 9 on it when used, each number has a different effect when hit. The effect for each number are the following:

  1. Does not cause flinching on the opponent and deals 12% recoil.
  2. Deals weak knockback, can lock the opponent.
  3. Sends opponents backwards, can lock the opponent. Capable of breaking shields.
  4. Hits with a slashing effect.
  5. Hits with electric effect, can hit up to five times.
  6. Burns the opponent and sends them at a semi-spike angle.
  7. Generates a random Food on hit.
  8. Freezes the opponent.
  9. Deals huge knockback.
Up special move Fire Two firefighters will pop up launching Mr. Game and Watch into the air. He then deploys a parachute that slows his descent. 6%
Down special move Oil Panic Mr. Game & Watch pulls out a bucket that can absorb any energy based projectile. When the bucket is full, it can release a powerful projectile that is dependent on the damage that the projectiles would have inflicted and the charge can be kept throughout stocks. Varies
Final Smash Octopus Mr. Game & Watch transforms into a huge octopus. 15-16% (per hit)


Misc. Description
On-screen appearance Moves along a line of unlit Game & Watch LCD frames.
Taunts Standard Rings his bell high.
Side Performs some sort of disco dance rising his finger from one side to the other. Based on this particular gif.
Down/Up Sits down and sighs. Has a windbox.
Idling N/A
Victory theme A flourish that encompasses various chip tunes from the Game & Watch units. Directly taken from Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Victory pose Rings his bell at low and high angle, simultaneously turning around.
Hops two times in the air.
Runs to the right, then turns to the left and finally trips.
Lose Claps for the winner.

Changes and revisions

MG icon Main article: Mr. Game & Watch (Super Smash Flash 2)/Changelog

Mr. Game & Watch was mostly directly buffed, although bugs related to down throw severely hurt his KO power, outweighing most of the buffs done. Below is a list of the major changes done in v1.1.

  • Buff Neutral aerial last hit deals more hitstun and has increased angle, improving combo ability.
  • Buff Judge #7 will always spawn food.
  • Nerf Parachute now will go to heavy land on contact with the ground.
  • Nerf Down throw is now much easier to SDI, making it effectively useless.

In competitive play

Match ups

Notable players

Tier placement history



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  • All of Mr. Game & Watch's moves use objects from games in the Game & Watch series, making him the only character to have every single move in his arsenal based on a game he appeared previously before.
  • Although Mr. Game & Watch's main palette swap is black, his default palette swap is actually red. This allows the developers to create varied palette swaps for the character, as grayscale colors like black cannot be changed by applying different hues.
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