'Smash Ultimate' Spirit Event Update: NES and Famicom-Themed Characters

The next Spirit Event in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will include characters from the NES and Famicom era of gaming.

Starting January 4 at 1 a.m. EST until January 7 at 1 a.m., Smash Ultimate players will have a chance to challenge and obtain these special Spirits. There are even a few Legendary class Spirits that will be readily available to test your skills.

Unlike the last Spirit Event in Smash Ultimate, which featured characters from the Super Mario series, there aren't exclusive Spirits to obtain but the aforementioned Legendary Spirits will be easier to find. Players will also receive extra snacks when completing event Spirit challenges that can be used to level up Primary Spirits much faster.

The Legendary Spirits in the "Classics!" event include:

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  • Donkey Kong and Lady - Appearing at 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. EST every day
  • Link (The Legend of Zelda) - Appearing at 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST every day
  • Sukapon - Appearing at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. EST every day
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As for the other Spirits from the NES and Famicom era, they will appear randomly more often in the Spirit Board mode of Smash Ultimate. If you're looking for a full list of Spirits that will appear on the Spirit Board during the three-day event, check it out below.

  • Kid Dracula
  • Diskun
  • Takamaru
  • Donkey Kong Jr.
  • Donbe and Hikari
  • Balloon Fighter
  • Excitebike
  • Condor
  • Wild Gunman
  • Stanley
  • Goku and Chao
  • Ayumi Tachibana
  • Hockey Players
  • Volleyball Player
  • Mach Rider
  • Unira
  • Bubbles
  • Urban Champion Fighter
  • Tamagon
  • Tennis Player
  • Pitcher and Batter
  • Eggplant Man
  • Sidestepper

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What do you think of the upcoming Spirit Event in Smash Ultimate? Which Spirit are you hoping to get? Let us know in the comments section below.

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