Work In Progress The Graveyard: Disconfirmed Character Thread (Smash Ultimate Edition!)

Is Balloon Fighter Disconfirmed?

  • Yes

    Votes: 151 51.4%
  • No

    Votes: 61 20.7%
  • Unsure

    Votes: 82 27.9%

  • Total voters
    294

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Approved by Opossum Opossum , the owner of the Smash 4 version of this thread (Here), comes the Graveyard! This thread is for characters that … didn’t make the cut. Be it Trophy, Poke-Ball, Assist Trophy, etc; these characters will be listed here, and you can discuss their disconfirmation here.

The Smash 4 thread had some dumb discussions on whether a character was or wasn't disconfirmed (But who knows if that's hindsight talking?). Regardless, I made up a few basic rules to hopefully make those discussions less frequent.


  1. The confirmation/disconfirmation of a character has NO IMPACT on another. Back in the SSB4 thread, some people were saying that Paper Mario, Bowser. Jr, etc. were disconfirmed on Rosalina's appearance. That obviously was untrue. The reverse is true too: Showing Waddle Dee as an Enemy doesn’t disconfirm Bandana Dee.

  2. Seeing a character as a trophy first means they are dead until DLC. I don’t think Sakurai would reveal a character actually in the base game first as a trophy. Spinoff alternate trophies (Like Mario in a Kart) dont apply with this rule. DLC removes this restriction, as Mewtwo and Lucas had trophies in the base game. I’m not sure about DLC trophy characters (Like the Inkling one that came with the Mii outfits).

  3. Seeing a character as an Assist Trophy, Poke-Ball, or other similar roles make them disconfirmed permenantly (Until Smash 6, at least). DLC can’t save them now.

  4. Characters appearing as a stage hazard works on a case-by-case basis. For example, the hypothetical return of Planet Zebes (Smash 64) does nothing for Ridley, but Pyrosphere puts the purple pterodactyl out of the roster once more.
Characters that have more intermideate roles compared to the above extremes (Like Balloon Fight in Villager's Up B) will have a poll to see what the consensus is on it.

Chandeelure Chandeelure made an image that shows prominent characters that are disconfirmed.

 
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DISCONFIRMED CHARACTER LIST
Super Mario

  • Waluigi - AT
  • Toad - Role in Peach's Moveset
  • Hammer Bro - AT
  • Giga Bowser - Role in Bowser's Final Smash
  • Banzai Bill - Hazard on Princess Peach's Castle
  • Bullet Bill - Item
  • Chain Chomp - AT
  • Pauline - Significant role on New Donk City
  • Thwomp - AT
  • Petey Pirahna - Role in Pirahna Plant's final smash.
The Legend of Zelda
  • Midna - AT
  • Ghirahim - AT
  • Demon King Ganon - Role in Ganondorf's Final Smash
  • Tingle - Role on Great Bay
  • Skull Kid- AT.
Donkey Kong
  • Klaptrap - AT
Metroid
  • Metroid - AT
  • Parasite Queen - Hazard on Frigate Orpheaigon
  • Mother Brain - AT
  • Kraid - Hazard on Brinstar Depths
Kirby
  • Knuckle Joe - AT
  • Bomber - Item
  • Whispy Woods - Role on Green Greens and Dream Land 64
  • Chef Kawakowski - AT
Star Fox
  • Krystal - AT
  • Andross - AT
Pokemon
  • Bewear - Pokeball
  • Solgaleo - Pokeball
  • Lunala - Pokeball
  • Darkrai - Pokeball
  • Alolan Vulpix - Pokeball
  • Alolan Raichu - Pokeball
  • Abra - Pokeball
  • Eevee - Pokeball
  • Meowth - Pokeball
  • Entei - Pokeball
  • Venusaur - Hazard on Saffron City
  • Electrode - Hazard on Saffron City, Pokeball
  • Charmander - Hazard on Saffron City
  • Chansey - Hazard on Saffron City
  • Porygon - Hazard on Saffron City
  • Kyogre - Pokeball
  • Scizor - Pokeball
  • Giratina - Pokeball
  • Chespin - Pokeball
  • Palkia - Pokeball
  • Xerneas - Pokeball
  • Mega Mewtwo Y - Role in Mewtwo's Final Smash
  • Deoxys - Pokeball
  • Abomasnow - Pokeball
  • Togedemaru - Pokeball
  • Suicune - Pokeball
  • Latias and Latios - Pokeball
  • Metagross - Pokeball
  • Snorlax - Pokeball
  • Stayu - Pokeball
  • Mew - Pokeball
  • Zoroark - Pokeball
  • Belossum - Pokeball
  • Lugia - Pokeball
  • Alolan Exxegutor - Pokeball
  • Mimikyu - Pokeball
  • Ditto - Pokeball
  • Zekrom - Hazard on Unova Pokémon League
  • Tapu Koko - Pokeball
F-Zero
  • Samurai Goroh - AT
EarthBound
  • Paula - Appearance in Ness's Final Smash
  • Poo - Appearance in Ness's Final Smash
  • Jeff - AT
  • Kumatora - Appearance in Lucas's Final Smash
  • Boney - Appearance in Lucas's Final Smash
  • Ultimate Chimera - Hazard on New Pork City
  • Starman - AT
  • Ramblin' Evil Mushroom - Item
Ice Climbers
  • Polar Bear - Role in Ice Climbers's Final Smash
Fire Emblem
  • Lyn - AT
  • Black Knight - AT
  • Tiki - AT
Kid Icarus
  • Phosphora - AT
WarioWare
  • Wario Man - Role in Wario's Final Smash
  • Ashley - AT
  • 9-Volt's Mother - Hazard on Gamer
  • Kat & Ana - Spirit Mode Trainers
Pikmin
  • Burrowing Snagger - AT
Animal Crossing
  • Tom Nook - Appearance in Villager's Final Smash
  • Timmy and Tommy - Appearance in Villager's Final Smash
  • Kapp'n - Assist Trophy
Punch-Out!!
  • Giga Mac - Role in Little Mac's Final Smash
  • Doc Louis - Spirit Trainer
Xenoblade Chronicles
  • Riki - AT, Appearance in Shulk's Final Smash
  • Dunban - Appearance in Shulk's Final Smash
  • Fiora - Appearance in Shulk's Final Smash
  • Rex - Disconfirmed by Sakurai
Splatoon
  • Callie And Marie - AT
Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Knuckles - AT
  • Shadow - AT
Metal Gear
  • Grey Fox - AT
Mega Man
  • Megaman X - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Megaman Star Force - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Megaman Exe - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Megaman Voltnut - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Proto Man - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Bass - Appearance in Mega Man's Final Smash
  • Yellow Devil Hazard on Wily's Castle
  • Zero - AT
  • Dr.Wily - AT
Pac-Man
  • Pac-Man Ghosts - AT
Bayonetta
  • Rodin - AT
Street Fighter
  • Guile - AT
Castlevania
  • Alucard - AT
  • Dracula - Stage Hazard, Boss Fight
  • Death - Stage Hazard on Dracula's Castle
Miscellaneous
  • Bomberman - AT
  • Takamaru - AT
  • Badge Arcade Rabbit - AT
  • Sukapon - AT
  • Color TV Game - AT
  • Nintendogs - AT
  • Starfy - AT
  • Dr. Wright - AT
  • Sheriff - AT
  • Dr. Kiwashima - AT
  • Rathalos - AT, Boss Fight.
  • Nikki - AT
  • Shovel Knight - AT
  • Dante (Devil May Cry) - Disconfirmed by Creator
  • Issac - AT
  • Fatal Frame Girl - AT
  • Spring Man - AT
  • Galleon - Boss
  • Master Hand - Role in Spirits
And Ridley as alwa-... oh.

Notable absent previously disconfirmed characters
 
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To be fair, you don't need to be good at lying when it's just a tweet. Still, I think that counts as a soft deconfirm.
 

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Sakurai (Or whoever is really in charge this time) could be trying hard to keep leaks down, he could have just told all the voice actors/actresses to say "no" when asked, I don't think it means much.
 

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Sakurai (Or whoever is really in charge this time) could be trying hard to keep leaks down, he could have just told all the voice actors/actresses to say "no" when asked, I don't think it means much.
This - or the VA might be different. Keep in mind Paletuna had a different VA between Uprising and Smash 4 (though it has to be noted that in this case the original, Ali Hillis, wasn’t able to voice her so they had to find a new actor).
 

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You guys know VAs can and have lied to protect themselves under NDA right? As a clear example, Matt Mercer said he wasn't voicing Chrom in Smash 4, and regardless of playability, he did end up voicing him.

It's not a disconfirmation.
 
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What about Mario? Clearly, he’s not going to be in Smash 5.

Also, is “disconfirm” a word? Because that’s triggering the hell out of me.
Yes, it's a real word.

It means "show that (a belief or hypothesis) is not or may not be true."

"Deconfirmed" is the fake word.
 

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Yes, it's a real word.

It means "show that (a belief or hypothesis) is not or may not be true."

"Deconfirmed" is the fake word.
Wait you said it's a real word and then it's fake?

If you google "deconfirmed," it's nothing more than a meme invented by smash bros fans. It's not a word and never was.
 
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Wait you said it's a real word and then it's fake?

If you google "deconfirmed," it's nothing more than a meme invented by smash bros fans. It's not a word and never was.
Did you look at the quote that I was responding to? He was talking about the word "Disconfirmed" and how it felt like a fake word to him.
 

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We'll probably get quite a few dis-confirmed after the Invitational, when we see assist trophies, poke-balls, backgrounds of stages, and maybe even final smashes.
We have to be careful about saying background characters are disconfirmed though, we could have another Toon Link and Alfonzo situation. :troll:
 
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The big question is, will the demo have assist trophies and pokeballs?

If the answer is yes then we'll have to look out for
* Treehouse Live
* Every news site's demo footage
* Every Youtuber's demo footage
* Every random Johnny's demo footage.

No one said hype was easy.
 

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The big question is, will the demo have assist trophies and pokeballs?

If the answer is yes then we'll have to look out for
* Treehouse Live
* Every news site's demo footage
* Every Youtuber's demo footage
* Every random Johnny's demo footage.

No one said hype was easy.
Bill Trinen said they had tons of characters, stages and items to show off with the invitational and Treehouse footage, so I expect it'll have them. I don't expect they'd turn them off just to keep us guessing.
 

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So here we are, less than 24 hours before we see Super Smash Bros Switch, and we see what characters made it in and who didn't. I probably wont be watching the stream the whole time, so if you see any character disconfirmed, even if it's one nobody wants like Mr.Saturn or Floatzel, mention it here.

Also as for the Pyra thing, she wasn't disconfirmed, the only thing that disconfirms a character is seeing them in a major NPC role. Pyra could be mute, recycle XC2 lines, the VA could've lied, there are still many options.
 

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I think we have number 1

https://mobile.twitter.com/skyedevabennett/status/1003926927260966912?ref_src=twsrc^tfw

The voice actor of pyra from xenoblade 2 said she has nothing to do smash bros swtich
Would it be possible to just reuse dialogue from Xenoblade Chronicles 2? I mean, there's plenty of it. (It wouldn't be ideal but maybe they have enough dialogue to make it convincing?) Presuming Pyra is in the background (like the Pokemon Trainer), she probably won't say as much as Rex does.

I don't think this says a whole lot really. As has already been said you don't need to be a good liar to lie on Twitter.
 
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Giga Bowser, Wario-Man, and Giga Mac have officially lost their playable status, based on the information regarding Final Smash changes. We don't know what Mega Lucario's fate is yet, but chances are, it too probably lost its playable status.

And with Charizard being with the Pokemon Trainer again, we don't know what Mega Charizard X's fate is yet. Of course, Mega Charizard X never did operate like a standard fighter; it had more in common with Yoshi's Super Dragon.
 
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