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Palutena's Shrine
SSF2 Palutena's Shrine
Kid Icarus symbol
Palutena's Shrine in Super Smash Flash 2.
Universe Kid Icarus
Appearance Super Smash Flash 2
Home stage for SSF2 Pit head
Size Medium
Availability Starter
Music track(s)
  • Magnus's Theme
  • Palace in the Sky
Tournament legality Banned

Palutena's Shrine is a starter stage in Super Smash Flash 2 hailing from the Kid Icarus series.

Layout

Palutena's Shrine can be described as a more simpler version of the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U stage, Palutena's Temple; in fact, it has a strong resemblance to that stage's Ω Form with some minor additions. The most notable trait is the long, circular, hard, main platform found in front of the actual shrine, there is a small hovering pass-through platform right above the main platform. On both sides lie two small hard platforms that have slopes directed toward the middle of the stage. Right down below the main platform is a cave-like zone with another smaller, hard platform which effectively creates a "cave of life" that prevents launching opponents upwards.

Music

Tournament Legality

This stage is banned in competitive play. The bottom platform promotes camping and the outside platforms make recovery awkward.

Origin

KIU Palutena's Temple

Pit flying over Palutena's Temple in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

As stated above, Palutena's Shrine is based on the stage from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Palutena's Temple. In turn, Palutena's Temple, as the name states, is the place of residence of the Goddess of Light, Palutena. During the events of the original Kid Icarus, the evil Medusa overthrows Palutena, capturing her and taking control of the temple, as well as Skyworld, leading to Pit's adventure to rescue the Goddess of Light. Palutena's Temple plays a larger role in Kid Icarus: Uprising, becoming both a level and a chapter name in the same game. After Palutena gets possessed by the Chaos Kin, it becomes a corrupted place that Pit must traverse, facing the now turned-on-him Palutena's Army, before eventually reaching the possessed goddess herself in front of the same statue of Palutena that appears in the stage.

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