Ness
ネス
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GENERAL INFO
GENDER Male
SPECIES Human
AGE 13
BIRTHPLACE Onett
ALIGNMENT Good
PERSONAL INFO
FAMILY
Unnamed parents
Tracy (sister)
RELATIONSHIPS
Paula (girlfriend)
WEAPONS Yo-yo
Cracked Bat
MISCELLANEOUS INFO
CANON APPEARANCES
EarthBound (1994)
VOICE ACTOR(S)
Makiko Ōmoto

Ness is the 13 year-old protagonist of Earthbound from the EarthBound series. Ness has the gift of PSI, powerful psychic powers, which he's acquired since he was at a very young age. Ness also currently lives in Onett, his hometown, and he began his perilous, life-changing journey there long ago when a meteor struck the hills near his hometown and he went to investigate, as well as find his irritating neighbor Porky's little brother Picky. Out of the meteor came Buzz Buzz, who told Ness of the impending attack of the malevolent alien Giygas, and Ness then set out to stop the invasion and save his world, not without the help of fellow party members Paula, Poo, and Jeff Andonuts.

Game Appearances

A Non-chibi Version of Ness appears on Earthbound Fighter and Sports.

Super Smash Bros. series

Ness has appeared in every installment of the Super Smash Bros. series to date. His voice actor in all four Super Smash Bros. games has been Makiko Ōmoto, who also voices Kirby. As Kirby gets new lines for every single Smash game, so does Ness.

Many of Ness' moves in the Super Smash Bros. series are moves he did not actually learn in Earthbound/Mother 2. PSI Magnet, PK Fire and PK Thunder were originally used by his partner Paula Polestar in the game. A possible explanation for this discrepancy is offered in the sequel to this game, Super Smash Bros. Melee, which states that Paula may have taught him these techniques.

Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Fighters

Ness is a returning veteran in Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Fighters. He confirmed to appear on May 29, 2018 alongside the rest of the original 4 unlockable characters.

Type Name Type Name
Universe Earthbound/Mother Full Name Ness
Home Stage Onnet Main Track Earthbound Theme
Alt. Track Snowman Neutral Special Pk Flash
Side Special FK Fire UP Special Pk Thunder
Down Special PSI Magnet Final Smash Pk Starstorm
On Screen Appearance Same as SSB4 Boxing Ring Name The PSI Powerhouse
Number of Palettes 12 Availability Starter

amiibo

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An amiibo figure of Ness exists! For more info about this amiibo, see this page.
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