Chrom Confirmed as Robin's Final Smash and Playable Character

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Red on YouTube noted last Friday that Chrom from Fire Emblem will return in Robin's Final Smash in addition to his playable debut as Roy's echo. Characters showing up in multiple roles beyond a Trophy is not a foreign concept as Rathalos from Monster Hunter will be in a boss role in Spirits Mode and an Assist Trophy. However, Chrom is the first to show up in a summonable non-playable role and as a playable character.

Whether or not Sakurai will upgrade an Assist Trophy to DLC remains to be seen, but it shows that a summonable non-playable role, be it a Final Smash, a Pokéball, or an Assist Trophy, does not prevent a character from being playable in the same game.
 
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#10
This is probably Sakurai leaving that unchanged out of "laziness". Even Piranha Plant's final smash is just Petey Piranha the same as he was in Subspace Emissary except he jumps around instead of swinging cages.
 
#14
This could possibly work like how Toon Link is replaced with Alfonzo on the Spirit Tracks stage if Link or Toon Link is being used. So if Chrom is in the battle, what if Chrom doesn't appear in Robin's Final Smash? Anyway, if Chrom in Robin's Final Smash shows up and Chrom is being used by another player, then it could be possible that we could get Mega Man X, Mega Man Volnutt, Mega Man.EXE, Mega Man Star Force, Proto Man, Paula, Poo, Kumatora, Boney, or the characters in Shulk's Final Smash, though it's highly unlikely.
 
#19
I was already convinced :ultchrom: was a late addition but this solidifies it.

I mean, couldn't they have replaced him with like Tharja for Robin's Final Smash?
Unfortunately, Tharja would more than likely raise the game's rating. There's really no way that her wardrobe would be accepted into an E10+ game; she was originally going to have a trophy cameo in Smash 3DS, but was most likely cut to avoid the Teen rating.
 
#21
I keep telling every person who keeps inventing rules on what 'deconfirms' a character or rules them out as a possibility... Nintendo doesn't abide by the imaginary rules you come up with.

Bad guys can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes Melee with Bowser and Ganon.

3rd party characters can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes brawl with Sonic and Snake.

Characters from games without violence or combat can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Villager.

Characters from other fighting games can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Ryu.

Characters who exist in some other aspect of the game can't be in smash. Oops. Chrom.

So who else is not allowed again? Goku? Because despite the fact that he's been in more Nintendo games than almost any other character in history, going back 3 decade... he's from anime? Welp. Don't be too shocked if that changes some day too.

If Nintendo has demonstrated anything, it's that you can always expect at least one character in every Smash title that breaks all previous notions of what is allowed in a smash game.
 
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Red on YouTube noted last Friday that Chrom from Fire Emblem will return in Robin's Final Smash in addition to his playable debut as Roy's echo. Characters showing up in multiple roles beyond a Trophy is not a foreign concept as Rathalos from Monster Hunter will be in a boss role in Spirits Mode and an Assist Trophy. However, Chrom is the first to show up in a summonable non-playable role and as a playable character.

Whether or not Sakurai will upgrade an Assist Trophy to DLC remains to be seen, but it shows that a summonable non-playable role, be it a Final Smash, a Pokéball, or an Assist Trophy, does not prevent a character from being playable in the same game.
Does it show that, though, person who wrote this? Does it? It shows that a person can be in a final smash and a playable character. That’s it.
 
#23
Does it show that, though, person who wrote this? Does it? It shows that a person can be in a final smash and a playable character. That’s it.
Note: It does not prevent

It's incredibly important to make the distinction between something not preventing it and something actually happening. It doesn't mean Assist Trophies or Pokeballs will be playable; it just means that it's potentially on the table.
 
#24
Note: It does not prevent

It's incredibly important to make the distinction between something not preventing it and something actually happening. It doesn't mean Assist Trophies or Pokeballs will be playable; it just means that it's potentially on the table.
No. They’re not on the table.
 
#30
I keep telling every person who keeps inventing rules on what 'deconfirms' a character or rules them out as a possibility... Nintendo doesn't abide by the imaginary rules you come up with.

Bad guys can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes Melee with Bowser and Ganon.

3rd party characters can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes brawl with Sonic and Snake.

Characters from games without violence or combat can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Villager.

Characters from other fighting games can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Ryu.

Characters who exist in some other aspect of the game can't be in smash. Oops. Chrom.

So who else is not allowed again? Goku? Because despite the fact that he's been in more Nintendo games than almost any other character in history, going back 3 decade... he's from anime? Welp. Don't be too shocked if that changes some day too.

If Nintendo has demonstrated anything, it's that you can always expect at least one character in every Smash title that breaks all previous notions of what is allowed in a smash game.
Goku not being allowed in the game isn’t a fan made rule, Sakurai said it himself that he doesn’t want any “manga characters” in Smash. Now, he’s obviously changed his opinion before so it might increase his chances a bit, but it’s better to assume the rule is still in place until proven otherwise.
 
#31
I keep telling every person who keeps inventing rules on what 'deconfirms' a character or rules them out as a possibility... Nintendo doesn't abide by the imaginary rules you come up with.

Bad guys can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes Melee with Bowser and Ganon.

3rd party characters can't be in smash? Oops. Along comes brawl with Sonic and Snake.

Characters from games without violence or combat can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Villager.

Characters from other fighting games can't be in smash? Oops, along comes Ryu.

Characters who exist in some other aspect of the game can't be in smash. Oops. Chrom.

So who else is not allowed again? Goku? Because despite the fact that he's been in more Nintendo games than almost any other character in history, going back 3 decade... he's from anime? Welp. Don't be too shocked if that changes some day too.

If Nintendo has demonstrated anything, it's that you can always expect at least one character in every Smash title that breaks all previous notions of what is allowed in a smash game.
Pretty sure the next rule to broken is the no western third party characters rule with Steve.
Goku isn't happening... Period...
 
#35
This kind of makes me wonder if Chrom still appears in one of Robin's victory animations.

And if in doubles, does that mean we could have the first team specific win pose?
 
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#36
Can't wait to use that FS against chrom then… I really feel there has been some lazyness in the making of some things in this game *sigh*…
 
#38
This is so weird, I wonder why they didn't just replace Chrom with another Awakening character like Morgan.
 
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#39
Because no matter what, Chrom is such a bromosexual that he'd even fight himself to support his main bro. Or waifu. But let's face it, M!Robin/Chrom is clearly the superior and canon OTP. Way better than the "omg I saw ur turtees wen u wurr nakey in da baff n i fink i ♥ u or w/e ok?" relationship.
 
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