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Today’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate presentation, hosted by Masahiro Sakurai, features an in-depth look at the upcoming DLC Fighter, Hero, from the Dragon Quest series. Learn the latest by watching the video below!



Major Points:

  • The four Heroes are called Eleven (DQ11), Arusu (DQ3), Solo (DQ4), and Eight (DQ8).
  • The Hero can score Critical Hits with Smash attacks.
  • Eight music tracks from the Dragon Quest series
  • Dragon Quest Spirit Board confirmed
  • Mii Costume outfits based on Veronica from Dragon Quest XI, the Slime Hat, Erdrick’s armor, and Dragon Quest III’s Monk outfit.


  • Final Smash Meter now has a time limit.
  • Very Easy difficulty option being added to the World of Light Adventure Mode.
  • Can now earn points by correctly predicting the winner while in Spectator Mode, which you can then spend on items.
  • Online Tourneys to be added, with Special Event tourneys being held now and then.
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Written by Lauren Ganos
Creative Director, Managing Editor

Designer and writer by day, gamer by night, Lauren dreams big when it comes to creative endeavors. Perhaps that's why she's taken on the roles of creative director and managing editor for Nintendo Wire. If she had a video game superhero alias, it might just be The Visionary, a true keeper of imaginative order.