A starter character is a character in the Super Smash Flash series who is available for play immediately after turning the game on for the first time; the player does not have to unlock or challenge that character in order to be able to select it (as one must do to select unlockable characters).

List of starter characters

In Super Smash Flash

Character selection menu in Super Smash Flash (starter)

The initial character selection screen in Super Smash Flash.

Character Universe
Blade McLeodGaming
Captain Falcon F-Zero
Fox Star Fox
Kirby/Meta Knight Kirby
Knuckles Sonic
Link The Legend of Zelda
Mario Mario
Mega Man X Mega Man
Pikachu Pokémon
Samus Metroid
Sonic Sonic
Tails Sonic
Zelda/Sheik The Legend of Zelda

In Super Smash Flash 2

SSF2 starters

The initial character selection screen in Super Smash Flash 2 as of version Beta 1.1.

Character Universe
Bandana Dee Kirby Kirby symbol
Bomberman Bomberman Bomberman symbol
Bowser Mario Mario symbol
Captain Falcon F-Zero F-Zero symbol
Chibi-Robo Chibi-Robo! Chibi-Robo! symbol
Donkey Kong Donkey Kong Donkey Kong symbol
Falco Star Fox Star Fox symbol
Fox Star Fox Star Fox symbol
Goku Dragon Ball Dragon Ball symbol
Ichigo Bleach Bleach symbol
Isaac Golden Sun Golden Sun symbol
Jigglypuff Pokémon Pokémon symbol
Kirby Kirby Kirby symbol
Link The Legend of Zelda The Legend of Zelda symbol
Lloyd Tales Tales symbol
Luffy One Piece One Piece symbol
Luigi Mario Mario symbol
Mario Mario Mario symbol
Marth Fire Emblem Fire Emblem symbol
Mega Man Mega Man Mega Man symbol
Meta Knight Kirby Kirby symbol
Mr. Game & Watch Game & Watch Game & Watch symbol
Naruto Naruto Naruto symbol
Ness EarthBound EarthBound symbol
Peach Mario Mario symbol
Pikachu Pokémon Pokémon symbol
Pit Kid Icarus Kid Icarus symbol
Samus Metroid Metroid symbol
Sonic Sonic Sonic symbol
Tails Sonic Sonic symbol
Wario Wario Wario symbol
Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi symbol
Zelda/Sheik The Legend of Zelda The Legend of Zelda symbol
Zero Suit Samus Metroid Metroid symbol

See also


  • Mr. Game & Watch, Marth, Falco, Sonic, Luigi and Ness are the only characters who had unlockable status in at least one of the Super Smash Bros. games to be a starter character in SSF2. While Captain Falcon and Jigglypuff are also starters, they had to be unlocked in the demo version they debuted in.
    • Falco and Mr. Game and Watch are the only characters that have never been starters in the official games.
  • Luigi, Lloyd, Naruto, and Mr. Game & Watch had their availability status swapped from unlockable to starter between his transition from SSF to SSF2.
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