Unquestionably Nintendo's most iconic character since the days of Super Mario Bros, Mario has been a part of the Smash Bros series from the start. As is often the case when he appears with other characters in a Nintendo title, Mario represents a balanced character that's comfortable and welcoming to use for new players.
But, make no mistake. While Mario doesn't excel in any one area, this also means he's lacking in significant weaknesses and his simple mechanics can be mastered to devastating effect.
In Smash Bros Mario is comparable to Luigi and Dr. Mario, who share some of his moves while also carrying some exclusive differences and quirks.
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