Like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, the new game features a variety of Assist Trophies. These are characters who are brought out when the player picks up the trophy

Andross

Game Series: Starfox
Based upon: StarFox (1993)

Details
Andross makes a return and retains his classic 16-bit look from the original Starfox game in his Assist Trophy. Andross takes place behind the stage and breathes in. After a short time, he will start shooting out metal tiles forwards directly in front of him. These tiles will do decent damage to anybody they hit
Ashley

Game Series: WarioWare
Based upon: WarioWare Inc.: Touched! (2004)

Details
Ashley, the gothic regular of the WarioWare mini-game series, makes her first appearance as an Assist Trophy. When she is released, she will create a cartoon poison cloud that will gradually damage any character who hits it as well as slow them down.
Chain Chomp

Game Series: Super Mario Bros.
Based upon: Super Mario Bros. 3 (1989)

Details
The Chain Chomp is a classic Super Mario Bros. character and will sit around and cause damage to anything it hits. However, on occasion, it will stretch out towards an enemy, causing further damage.
Color TV Game 15

Game Series: Color TV Game.
Based upon: Color TV Game 15 (1978)

Details
The Color TV Game 15 assist is a simple assist. The assist sends a simple ball out between two paddles matching the game of Pong. If you hit these, you will be damaged.
Dark Samus

Game Series: Metroid
Based upon: Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004)

Details
Dark Samus was one of the antagonists of the Metroid Prime series. It is a Phazon that took Samus' appearance and moves. As an Assist Trophy, it'll move across the stage, shooting players, and occasionally bringing up some vines on the ground, damaging anyone around it. It will then shoot rapid fire energy missiles out, and then balls of energy, damaging anyone it hits.
Devil

Game Series: Devil World
Based upon: Devil World (1984)

Details
From a game that wasnt released within the United States, the Devil from Devil's World appears. However, he is not a damaging Assist Trophy. Instead, what he does is point in a direction and the screen scrolls in that direction, thus making the visible stage disappear and thus it harder to stay alive for the time that Devil is in play
Dillon

Game Series: Dillon's Rolling Western
Based upon: Dillon's Rolling Western (2012)

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Dillon is the star of one of Nintendo's latest series, Dillon's Rolling Western, and makes his first home console appearance in Smash Bros as an Assist Trophy. When summonded, he charges up a roll and heads towards the enemy, attacking them. after doing this twice, he charges an even more powerful one that has significant knockback.
Dr. Kawashima

Game Series: Brain Training
Based upon: Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?/Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! (2005)

Details
Dr. Kawashima, previously a tutor in the mind games of Brain Traning, makes an appearance in Super Smash Bros. When summoned, he throws numbers at the players. If the numbers collide and equal 10, then they will explode. The numbers can be knocked around
Dr. Wright

Game Series: SimCity
Based upon: SimCity (1992)

Details
From what is originally not a Nintendo game, Dr. Wright is the advisor to the mayor of the Sim Cities. After that appearance, he has made appearances in a variety of games including Zelda. Like in Brawl, his Assist Trophy persona utilises the Sim City nature of his character. One summoned, he sends out a massive SkyScraper. This SkyScraper damages and pushes up anyone that it was under when it appeared
Elec Man

Game Series: Mega Man
Based upon: Mega Man (1987)

Details
Elec Man was a boss in the original Mega Man, used by Dr. Wily to help conquer the world. Like in that game, Elec Man will unleash various Electric attacks on other players on the field
Ghosts

Game Series: Pac-man
Based upon: Pac-man (1980)

Details
The Pac-man Ghosts, Blinky, Inky, Pinky & Clyde make appearances as an Assist Trophy. When activated, they start to move around the stage, damaging anybody that comes into contact with them.
Girahim

Game Series: The Legend of Zelda
Based upon: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (2011)

Details
Girahim was one of the main opponents in the recent Zelda game, Skyward Sword, and he appears and starts attacking enemies. While he can be knocked off the stage, he will just teleport back on
Hammer Bros.

Game Series: Super Mario Bros.
Based upon: Super Mario Bros. (1985)

Details
The Hammer Bros. make their second Super Smash Bros. appearance as an Assist Trophy. When summoned, it will start jumping up and throwing hammers at the enemy, doing damage if they hit.
Infantry & Tanks

Game Series: Nintendo Wars
First Appearance: Famicom Wars (1988)
This Incarnation: Advance Wars (2001)

Details
The Infantry from the Advance Wars series makes a return in this game, having been an Assist Trophy in the last game. However, this time, it's just the infantry appearing, moving across the stage and firing, to cause damage. Sometimes Infantry comes on its own, sometimes Tanks, and sometimes a mixture.
Tanks
Isabelle

Game Series: Animal Crossing
Based upon: Animal Crossing: New Leaf (2012)

Details
Isabelle is a character who was introduced in the most recent iteration of Animal Crossing. In that game, she was the aide to the player, who was mayor of the city. As such, her assist here is a similar helpful assist. She will pass you various fruits which will heal you while she is on the stage.
Jeff

Game Series: Earthbound
Based upon: Earthbound (1995)

Details
Jeff makes his second appearance in the Super Smash Bros. franchise with this game. Like in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, when summoned, he sets up 5 rockets and then ducks for cover. These 4 rockets and 1 mega rocket shoot up into the sky and then come down, homing into any enemies where they can. As they are explosives, they cause decent damage.
Kat & Ana

Game Series: WarioWare
Based upon: WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003)

Details
Kat & Ana are two Ninja sisters that are utilised in the WarioWare game series and make their second Super Smash Bros. appearance. Once summoned as an Assist Trophy, they get together and then shoot off in opposite directions. They will repeatedly come, aimed at an opponent and hitting the opponent when they come together in a cross shape and cause decent damage. They do this a handful of times before disappearing
Knuckle Joe

Game Series: Kirby
Based upon: Kirby Super Star (1996)

Details
Knuckle Joe, when summoned, acts exactly the same way as in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. As he starts, he begins doing multiple jabs at the nearest opponent (called Vulcan Jabs). Afterwards, he follows where they go, jumping if necessary, and does one of two powerful finishers. One where he sends the opponent flying to the side with a powerful explosion (Smash Punch) and one electrically powered uppercut (Rising Break)
Lakitu

Game Series: Super Mario Bros.
Based upon: Super Mario Bros. (1985)

Details
Lakitu is a character from the original Super Mario Bros. and makes a return as an Assist Trophy, once again it its 8-bit glory. Like in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Lakitu will float around the top of the screen and start throwing Spiny Shells down onto the ground. If they land on the ground, then they turn into Spinies who will damage the enemy and run off the stage.
Lyn

Game Series: Fire Emblem
Based upon: Fire Emblem (2001)

Details
Lyn, like the other Fire Emblem characters, has a sword. This sword is a long and thin Ninja style sword and as such, Lyn's movements are ninja-like in nature. Once summoned, she charges some power and quickly vanishes. She then re-appears right by an opponent and connects with a powerful attack that does decent damage and considerable knockback
Magnus

Game Series: Kid Icarus
Based upon: Kid Icarus: Uprising (2012)

Details
Magnus makes his first appearance in Super Smash Bros. When summoned, he will arrive with his large sword and start slicing at the nearby enemies, causing massive damage.
Metroid

Game Series: Metroid
Based upon: Metroid (1986)

Details
The Metroid makes its second appearance in the Super Smash Bros. series as an Assist Trophy. Like in the Metroid game, the Metroid will hunt out nearby enemies and latch itself onto them. If it succeeds, it starts doing significant damage to the enemy. It can be shaken off, but it'll just try to latch on again.
Midna

Game Series: The Legend of Zelda
Based upon: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006)

Details
Midna is a new assist, introduced from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. In that game, she was the princess of the Twilight Realm but had her appearance changed by Zant into an imp form. This assist has her in this form, using her ponytail as a hand to strike any nearby enemy. If it connects, she will grab the enemy and throw them.
Mother Brain

Game Series: Metroid
Based upon: Metroid (1986)

Details
Mother Brain is one of the main bosses of the Metroid series and is a cybernetic brain in a jar. Once sent out of the Assist Trophy, it stays still and fires a laser out of its eye which will damage any opponent that is within its sight.
Nightmare

Game Series: Kirby
Based upon: Kirby's Adventure (1993)

Details
Nightmare, when summoned, will create a ball that turns the entire stage into black, causing all players to be unable to see what they are doing or where they are going.
Nintendog

Game Series: Nintendogs
Based upon: Nintendogs + Cats: French Bulldog & New Friends (2011)

Details
The Nintendog makes a return in this game. However, unlike in Super Smash Bros. Brawl when it was represented by a Labrador Retriever, it is now represented by a Bulldog. When it's released, it will come up to the camera and block the view of the battle.
Phosphora

Game Series: Kid Icarus
Based upon: Kid Icarus Uprising (2012)

Details
Phosphora makes her first appearance in the Super Smash Bros. series in this game. When summoned, she will soar through the sky, shooting lightning bolts and balls of energy. She can be attacked
Prince Sablé

Game Series: Prince Sablé
Based upon: The Frog For Whom the Bell Tolls (1992)

Details
Prince Sablé makes his first appearance in the Super Smash Bros. series in this game. When summoned, he will transform into a Frog or a Snake and unleash various attacks on nearby enemies.
Riki

Game Series: Xenoblade
Based upon: Xenoblade Chronicles (2012)

Details
Riki is a new character from the Xenoblade Chronicles series who not only appears in a Final Smash, but as an Assist Trophy. When summoned, Riki casts various spells including ones that freeze opponents and do damage and knockback. It ends with all players receiving a boost to their moves
Saki Amamiya

Game Series: Sin & Punishment
Based upon: Sin and Punishment: Successor of the Earth (2000)

Details
Saki is one of the characters from the originally Japan only Sin & Punishment series, has a variety of useful attacks that are used when summoned from an assist trophy. Saki's weapon, the Cannon Sword, is used in a variety of ways. Saki moves around the stage, jumping if necessary and slashes into opponents with the sword portion of his Cannon Sword. He then from a further distance is known to shoot with the laser gun part, causing decent damage
Samurai Goroh

Game Series: F-Zero
Based upon: F-Zero (1990)

Details
Samurai Goroh once again gets out of his F-Zero racer with his sword. Using this sword, he moves forwards with a constant slashing of the sword, this does decent damage and can cause multiple hits if the opponent is directly in front of him when he starts
Shadow the Hedgehog

Game Series: Sonic the Hedgehog
Based upon: Sonic Adventure 2 (2001)

Details
Shadow, a genetic experiment to create the ultimate life-form, makes his second appearance as an Assist Trophy. When summoned , Shadow jumps out and calls upon Chaos Control. The Chaos Control ability slows down time, making everyone except the person who summoned him slower in movement.
Sheriff

Game Series: Sheriff
Based upon: Sheriff (1979)

Details
One of Nintendo's first ever video game characters, Sheriff makes his first Super Smash Bros. appearance. When summoned, a large version of his original sprite appears and moves around, shooting at the opponents, causing massive damage.
Skullkid

Game Series: The Legend of Zelda
Based upon: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (2000)

Details
The Skullkid, with its appearance as seen in the Nintendo 64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, makes its first appearance in Super Smash Bros. armed with the Majora's Mask. When summoned, he will invert the entire stage, having it run upside-down.
Stafy

Game Series: Stafy
Based upon: Densetsu no Stafy (2000)

Details
Stafy, from the Japanese Densetsu no Stafy (Legendary Stafy) series, makes its return in Super Smash Bros. It is not currently known what it does, but it is probable that it will do the same thing it did in Super Smash Bros. Brawl where it will spin around the stage, but is open for attacks itself.
Starmen

Game Series: Earthbound
Based upon: Mother (1989)

Details
The Starmen are a group of enemies, allied with Giygas and come from outer space. When they are summoned in Super Smash Bros., they will teleport around the stage, shooting lightning bolts out at the various players. These do decent damage and blast enemies off.
Takamaru

Game Series: Murasame Castle
Based upon: The Mysterious Murasame Castle (1986)

Details
Takamaru is a classic Nintendo character who makes his first appearance in Super Smash Bros. When released, he will rush to an enemy and rapidly slice at them before knocking them back. After that, he starts throwing shurikens at them to cause more damage.
Tingle

Game Series: The Legend of Zelda
Based upon: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask(2000)

Details
The cquirky character from the Zelda series, Tingle, makes a return in this game. Once again, he will do his dance and summon various effects. One has Tingle send out loads of flowers, which make the camera zoom in on the user, making it very difficult for other players for about 5 seconds. One has Tingle throw out dozens of Banana Peels, causing all players to trip up. Another has Tingle summon a load of Balloons and float off upwards and finally, one has Tingle suddenly spawn lots of Hammers for use
Waluigi

Game Series: Super Mario Bros.
Based upon: Mario Tennis (2000)

Details
Wario's dastardly relation, Waluigi, makes a return as an Assist Trophy in the new games. Like before, he is armed with a tennis racket and will attack whoever he sees.
 
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