22 Mar 2021 9:17 AM +00:00

Smash Bros Ultimate 11.0.0 Patch Notes (Nerfs And Buffs)

The new update, v11.0.0, is now live alongside plenty of new content.

A new fighter has been announced for Super Smash Bros Ultimate - Pyra and Mythra.

The duo comes from the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 universe and will join a star-studded cast as part of the Fighters Pass Vol. 2.

This creates a chance for Nintendo to revamp the gameplay experience and the meta too.

So what's coming in v11.0.0 for Smash Ultimate?

Release Date

The new update will likely drop today, March 4 – since that's when Pyra and Mythra arrive.

v11.0.0 Patch Notes

For a breakdown of the patch notes - check out our YouTube video here!

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Here are the patch notes we have so far, courtesy of Nintendo.

New Content

  • Pyra/Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2 joins the battle! (part of Challenger Pack 9 paid DLC*)
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  • New stage added: Cloud Sea of Alrest (part of Challenger Pack 9 paid DLC*)
  • Additional Mii Fighter costumes, available as paid DLC*

We know that three Monster Hunter Mii outfits are arriving, as well as one from Ghosts 'n' Goblins.

Offline

  • The following spirits will appear in the Shop on the Vault menu:
    • Lora
    • Amalthus
    • Jin
    • Malos
    • Pneuma
  • You can now enhance Rex's spirit.
  • When multiple controllers are connected, unused controllers can now be disconnected using other controllers in the fighter-selection screen in Smash.
  • This can be done by pressing the A Button over the player bracket of the controller you want to disconnect.
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General

  • The Toad Power-Up Band (amiibo) is now supported. If you go to amiibo in Games & More and tap the Toad Power-Up Band, you can receive a reward. The Mario, Luigi, Peach, Daisy, and Yoshi Power-Up Bands can be used as Figure Players.
  • Game-balance adjustments have been made. Please see the details of fixes and changes to fighters.
  • Several issues have been fixed to improve gameplay experience.

Fighter Changes

  • Link
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Captain Falcon
    • Up Special
      • Reduced vulnerability after hitting an opponent.
  • Jigglypuff
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Zelda
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Pichu
    • Side Smash Attack
      • Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move.
    • Neutral Air Attack
      • Made the ears invincible during the attack's high-damage window.
    • Forward Air Attack
      • Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move.
    • Forward Throw
      • Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move.
    • Side Special
      • Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move.
    • Up Special
      • Decreased the amount of damage taken when using the move.
  • Ganondorf
    • Up Special
      • Reduced vulnerability after hitting an opponent.
  • Zero Suit Samus
    • Neutral Air Attack
      • Increased vulnerability when landing after using the move.
    • Up Special
      • Decreased attack speed.
  • Wario
    • Up Tilt Attack
      • Decreased the amount of time the hit detection lasts.
    • Down Special
      • Decreased attack speed for the third level charge.
      • Decreased attack speed of the max charge.
  • Diddy Kong
    • Down Special
      • Increased the amount of time until you can throw another banana peel after throwing one.
  • King Dedede
    • Side Special
      • Reduced vulnerability.
      • Increased the chance the Gordo will get stuck on a wall.
      • Increased the speed you can hit back Gordos that were reflected by the opponent.
  • R.O.B.
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  •  Villager
    • Other
    • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Little Mac
    • Up Smash Attack
      • Increased the amount of time hit detection lasts.
  • Mii Brawler
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Mii Swordfighter
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Mii Gunner
    • Side Smash Attack
      • Increased attack range.
  • Mii Gunner
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Palutena
    • Dash Attack
    • Increased vulnerability.
  • Palutena
    • Forward Air Attack
      • Increased vulnerability when landing after using the move.
    • Grab Attack
      • Decreased the grab range of the normal grab.
  • Shulk
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Isabelle
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Joker
    • Side Special
      • Increased vulnerability for Eiha.
    • Down Special
      • Increased vulnerability when Arsene is present and a counter is not triggered.
  •  Hero
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Banjo & Kazooie
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Byleth
    • Down Smash Attack
      • Extended launch distance.
  • Byleth
    • Down Air Attack
      • Extended launch distance.
      • Increased power against shields.
    • Side Special
      • Increased the opponent’s downtime when shielding from the tip.
      • Reduced vulnerability when using the move in the air.
    • Up Special
      • Extended launch distance when stepping on an opponent with high accumulated damage.
      • Increased attack speed.
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Min Min
    • Air Dodge
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when performing an air dodge.
    • Side Smash Attack
      • Shortened the amount of time you can charge a smash attack.
    • Side Smash Attack
      • Reduced the launch distance for the dragon's lasers while using the Dragon ARM.
    • Other
      • Matched the vulnerability with other fighters when falling in place.
  • Steve & Alex
    • Down Smash Attack
      • Increased attack range.
  • Sephiroth
    • Down Special
      • Made it easier to hit multiple times.
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As with every update, previously saved replays will no longer be compatible once you update your game. Be sure to convert your replays before updating.