Here are the air speed rankings of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's entire roster

Unfortunately for King Dedede, penguins can't fly

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • December 3, 2018 at 5:21 p.m. PST

Kurogane Hammer has given the Smash community the weight classes and run speed rankings for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's entire roster. Now it's time to review the air speed rankings for everyone.

The air speed is a measurement of a combatant's maximum speed in the air. Without momentum, it can take a varied amount of time before their acceleration will allow for the fastest air speed. In other words, air drifting will have different amounts of effectiveness for everyone even if they have an excellent air speed ranking.

A fighter that is particularly fast on the ground is not necessarily guaranteed to have speed while airborne. Take Sonic for example. He might be the fastest thing alive while on the ground, but he's only about the 12th fastest when soaring through the skies.

Since Yoshi doesn't really have access to a traditional up special recovery, he is granted excellent jump and air speed abilities. This makes him the fastest while airborne.

Jigglypuff is not far behind. This is necessary as the balloon Pokémon does its most effective fighting in the air. Its ground movement and attacks are generally weaker in comparison.

Looks like King Dedede is once again moves the slowest in the air. At least it got a little bit of a buff to help him in the faster engine.

Hit the jump below to see how everyone's air speed ranks against one another.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate air speeds

1 Yoshi — 1.344
2 Jigglypuff — 1.332
3 Mewtwo — 1.313
4-5 Roy — 1.302
4-5 Chrom — 1.302

6-7 Wolf — 1.281
6-7 Lucario — 1.281
8 Wario — 1.271
9 Zero Suit Samus — 1.26
10 Greninja — 1.239
11 Captain Falcon — 1.218

12-17 Mario — 1.208
12-17 Dr. Mario — 1.208(?)
12-17 Sonic — 1.208
12-17 Little Mac — 1.208
12-17 Inkling — 1.208
12-17 Donkey Kong — 1.208

18 Mr. Game & Watch — 1.176
19 Mii Swordfighter — 1.17

20-25 Sheik — 1.155
20-25 Cloud — 1.155
20-25 Bowser — 1.155
20-25 Duck Hunt — 1.155
20-25 Lucas — 1.155
20-25 Mega Man — 1.155

26 Mii Brawler — 1.15
27-29 R.O.B. — 1.134
27-29 Bowser Jr — 1.134
27-29 Ike — 1.134

30-31 Ken — 1.12
30-31 Ryu — 1.12
32 Shulk — 1.113
33 Fox — 1.11

34-36 Samus — 1.103
34-36 Dark Samus — 1.103
34-36 Charizard — 1.103
37-38 PAC-MAN — 1.092
37-38 Zelda — 1.092

39-40 Lucina — 1.071
39-40 Marth — 1.071
41-44 Ridley — 1.05
41-44 Toon Link — 1.05
41-44 Rosalina — 1.05
41-44 Robin — 1.05

45 Meta Knight — 1.04
46-48 Pichu — 1.029
46-48 Peach — 1.029
46-48 Daisy — 1.029
49 Isabelle — 1.02

50-52 Wii Fit Trainer — 1.019
50-52 Bayonetta — 1.019
50-52 Corrin — 1.019
53 Squirtle — 1.01
54 Ness — 1.007

55-56 Palutena — 1
55-56 Piranha Plant — 1
57 Ivysaur — 0.998
58-59 Snake — 0.987
58-59 Villager — 0.987

60 Falco — 0.977
61 Young Link — 0.966
62 Pikachu — 0.957
63 King K. Rool — 0.945
64-65 Simon — 0.94
64-65 Richter — 0.94

66-67 Pit — 0.935
66-67 Dark Pit — 0.935
68 Mii Gunner — 0.93
69-70 Link — 0.924
69-70 Diddy Kong — 0.924

71 Incineroar — 0.88
72 Nana — 0.8715
73 Olimar — 0.861
74 Kirby — 0.84

75-76 Popo — 0.83
75-76 Ganondorf — 0.83
77 Luigi — 0.77
78 King Dedede — 0.735

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