|Other Super Smash Bros. Appearances|| |
|Final Smash||Dedede Burst|
King Dedede is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Calamity. King Dedede is the self-proclaimed king of Dreamland who is the arch-nemesis of Kirby, though on some occasions he allies with him when there is another greater threat on Planet Popstar.
New animations for King Dedede.
King Dedede can now wall-jump, improving his recovery game.
King Dedede's jab is now just a two hit combo which is weaker.
King Dedede has a new up smash, the Hammer Flip from the Kirby games, which deals more damage (to the point of being the most powerful up smash in the game), however it has more start-up lag.
King Dedede has a new down smash, the Hammer Twirl from the Kirby games, which deals more damage and knockback.
New dash attack, the Hammer Spin from the Kirby games which is stronger.
Release from Inhale is weaker.
Gordos now can be reflected by any attack that deals 10%.
- King Dedede can wall jump.
|Jab||Combo||Dedede does a two-hit combo with his hammer.||3% (first hit)|
5% (second hit)
|Side tilt||Hammer head twirl||Dedede thrusts his hammer forward while twirling its head.||2% (first few hits)|
3% (last hit)
|Side smash||Hammer Nail||Dedede slams his hammer in front of him. Has high start-up lag.||17% (uncharged)|
25% (fully charged)
|Up tilt||Headbutt||Dedede does a headbutt.||10%|
|Up smash||Hammer Flip||Dedede's hammer catches fire and he swings it upwards. High start-up lag, but it is the strongest up smash in the game.||20% (uncharged)|
30% (fully charged)
|Down tilt||Roll||Dedede does some sort of rolling cartwheel on his side.||12%|
|Down smash||Hammer Twirl||King Dedede holds the hammer's head below him and twirls it.||15% (uncharged; all hits)|
22% (fully charged; all hits)
|Dash attack||Hammer Spin||King Dedede spins around with his hammer outstretched.||3% (each hit)|
4% (last hit)
|Neutral air||Dedede splash||Dedede does a splash.||12% (clean)|
|Forward air||Aerial hammer swing||Dedede does a downwards swing with his hammer.||12%|
|Back air||Behind hammer swing||Dedede swings his hammer behind him.||16%|
|Up air||Aerial headbutt||Dedede does an aerial headbutt.||13%|
|Down air||Beneath hammer swing||Dedede swings his hammer beneath him, meteor smashing opponents.||14%|
|Grabs and throws|
|Grab||Dedede reaches out for the opponent.||N/A|
|Pummel||Headbutt||Dedede headbutts the opponent.||3%|
|Neutral special||Inhale||Dedede starts inhaling. Once the opponent is caught in the inhale's hitbox, they will be sucked inside Dedede, similar to Kirby, but he cannot copy abilities, only star spit.||3% (release)|
10% (star spit)
|Side special||Gordo Throw||Dedede knocks a bouncing Gordo with his hammer. Its trajectory can be angled upward, forward, or downward. The Gordos disappear after four bounces and can be reflected by any attack dealing at least 10%.||10% (hammer)|
|Up special||Super Dedede Jump||Dedede leaps high into the air and slams back downwards, releasing stars when he lands. Can be cancelled by pressing the special attack button during the animation of the attack.||6% (rise)|
|Down special||Jet Hammer||...||??%|
|Final Smash||Dedede Burst||...||??%|