Toon Link Confirmed for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS

Today’s daily Super Smash Bros. update revealed the return of Toon Link to Smash! His return is a fitting tie to the release of The Wind Waker HD in Japan today! It wasn’t long for Sakurai to make quick explanation of the announcement on Miiverse:

Toon Link joins the battle!! Just look at those innocent cat-eyes! The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD is out in Japan today.

Check out all the screens below!

 

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Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 26, 2013 1:31 AM

A Non TPC Unlockable Confirmed before the rest, when they’re usually confirmed the last altogether.

Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 26, 2013 1:33 AM

Amazing: What’s Toon Link doing in the 7th Picture and I see a ruins area in the 8th Picture that take’s place at night (maybe it’s a Wind Waker stage).

8B1T
8B1T
September 26, 2013 2:11 AM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

It’s Battlefield. And uh, TLink’s bombs look like cartoon clouds when they explode.

Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 26, 2013 2:14 AM
Reply to  8B1T

A night version of Battlefield? Since when would it have that cycle?

8B1T
8B1T
September 26, 2013 2:15 AM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

…since the first few days of information released? 😛 Please Ewan check over past material and it should be apparent. (I mean Image 8 IS the same in the back as Image 7…)

Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 26, 2013 2:34 AM
Reply to  8B1T

OK, I’ve seen evening shots of Battlefield with a sunset, but this is the first one with completely night setting. Something new.

Cole Holbrook
Cole Holbrook
September 26, 2013 6:40 AM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

It is not the first completely night picture of Battlefield…

Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 26, 2013 6:52 AM
Reply to  Cole Holbrook

What else is there? Not sure if I recall, but it might ring a bell.

Critical Hit
Critical Hit
September 26, 2013 3:45 PM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

Have you EVER played a super smash game because your comments just get stupider and stupider

Ewan Dewar
Ewan Dewar
September 27, 2013 12:56 AM
Reply to  Critical Hit

Didn’t notice that of Pic 7 from Brawl. Played it sometime ago, but not in a while. I downloaded the Original SSB off the Wii Shop Channel and intend on doing so of Melee from the eShop when it comes out for that.

Critical Hit
Critical Hit
September 27, 2013 1:05 PM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

Like I said stupid Pic 7 is not from brawl

CuriousUser
CuriousUser
September 27, 2013 5:21 PM
Reply to  Critical Hit

That Pic is not stupid. Besides, I edited my comment.

Crictical Hit
Crictical Hit
September 28, 2013 4:27 PM
Reply to  CuriousUser

I was calling your comment stupid not the picture. My comma button is jammed.

supamawiol0l
supamawiol0l
September 28, 2013 7:34 PM
Reply to  Ewan Dewar

you mean the one where peach has a toxic fart?

Luigifan3DSGCN
Luigifan3DSGCN
September 26, 2013 2:53 AM

Great to see Toon Link back, which is weird because I thought he was going to be one of the unfortunate ones! My buddy who I hope to play with in HD this Holiday, I welcome you with open arms. The barriers are broken!

E.Gadd
E.Gadd
September 26, 2013 11:44 AM
Reply to  Luigifan3DSGCN

I think this bodes well for most all characters returning from Brawl unless they have a parent company that is not strictly Nintendo EAD or HAL Labs. (Pokemon, Sonic, Snake)

Cyan
Cyan
September 26, 2013 3:14 AM

I love Toon Link but i would prefer Zelda instead of Toon Link to be announced.

Marioman01
Marioman01
September 26, 2013 3:35 AM

The need the skylanders announced now.

Marioman01
Marioman01
September 26, 2013 3:36 AM

Typo. I said “They need the skylanders announced now”.

nintendofan2000
nintendofan2000
September 26, 2013 5:00 AM
Reply to  Marioman01

They should announce a Pokemon character next month to tie with the release of Pokemon X and Y(fingers crossed for Mewtwo)Skylanders would make no sense…..

Luigiguy567
Luigiguy567
September 26, 2013 6:22 AM

Wait, how is Toon Link playable in the 3DS version? He made cameo in the Spirit Tracks stage, so I think two Toon Links (One Playable, one not) in the same stage is a little Akward. Oh, Nintendo, I’m still waiting for Ness, Captain Falcon, and Wario.

E.Gadd
E.Gadd
September 26, 2013 11:36 AM
Reply to  Luigiguy567

It’s because the two Toon Links in those games (Wind Waker/PH & Spirit Tracks) are two completely different people living generations apart, weird as that may sound. 😛

DK64fan
September 26, 2013 10:21 AM

I did not see that one coming 0.o

Name
Name
September 26, 2013 11:42 AM

Wow, if they are going to have a limited roster, and are bringing back a carbon copy of a character, I have a bad feeling about this….

nintendofan2000
nintendofan2000
September 26, 2013 12:47 PM
Reply to  Name

He’s not a carbon copy.He is faster and lighter making him have a different playstyle.

Name
Name
September 26, 2013 4:15 PM

He is still a carbon copy. All his moves are the exact same as Link’s, the only difference being a cel-shaded style. Even though he is faster and lighter, he is still a carbon copy. I will be pissed if they give Toon Link all his old moves, instead of making new ones based on his games.

Name
Name
September 26, 2013 4:18 PM
Reply to  Name

Don’t get me wrong, I like Toon Link, but if he returns with the same moves and other characters don’t make it due to the 3DS’s limited roster, I will be pretty annoyed.

E.Gadd
E.Gadd
September 26, 2013 11:45 AM

He looks freaking amazing, so much better than he did in Brawl.(That improved hair! :D)

Plus, I prefer Toon Link to TP Link, he is so much more fun to play as.

Boo3DarkBoo
Boo3DarkBoo
September 26, 2013 11:48 AM
Reply to  E.Gadd

Sorry, but who’s TP Link?

E.Gadd
E.Gadd
September 26, 2013 11:50 AM
Reply to  Boo3DarkBoo

Twilight Princess Link

Boo3DarkBoo
Boo3DarkBoo
September 26, 2013 11:53 AM
Reply to  E.Gadd

Oh, thank you.

Boo3DarkBoo
Boo3DarkBoo
September 26, 2013 11:46 AM

Yes, the return of Toon Link. I think near to October 12th reveal Jigglypuff or another pokémon.

MagiKooper
MagiKooper
September 26, 2013 12:22 PM
Reply to  Boo3DarkBoo

Yeah, I agree with you, they probably might/will add a pokemon to Smash around Pokemon X and Y release. I would be so happy if it was Mega Mewtwo Y or Mega Lucario.

Boo3DarkBoo
Boo3DarkBoo
September 27, 2013 9:09 AM
Reply to  MagiKooper

Or maybe Mega Blaziken because the Torchic Distribution.

Vipsoccermaster
Vipsoccermaster
September 27, 2013 4:02 PM
Reply to  Boo3DarkBoo

Sakurai does not provide updates on Saturdays and Sundays, and October 12, 2013 happens to fall on a Saturday this year. Nor do we expect an update on its one-year anniversary, as that will be Sunday, October 12, 2014.

Bry
Bry
September 26, 2013 12:10 PM

WHOA!! I expected Zelda to be next, this is a surprise!

MagiKooper
MagiKooper
September 26, 2013 12:25 PM

So many characters, Toon Link, sort of saw him coming, But it is surprising that they would show Toon Link, cause there is one question people are probably asking about Smash. WHERE IS YOSHI!?!?!?!

E.Gadd
E.Gadd
September 26, 2013 12:41 PM
Reply to  MagiKooper

They are probably saving him to reveal around the release of that Yarn Yoshi game or that 3DS Yoshi Island game.

tsvlink25
tsvlink25
September 26, 2013 3:42 PM
Reply to  E.Gadd

My bet is on the 3DS Yoshi, because Yarn Yoshi was only announced that one time then absolutely never again.
Maybe one of the outfit/colour swaps will have a baby mario on his back!

Blizzardwaltz
Blizzardwaltz
September 26, 2013 12:56 PM
Reply to  MagiKooper

Don’t worry I’m 99 percent sure yoshi will make it in the game

SuperMario134
SuperMario134
September 26, 2013 1:36 PM

This further proves my point about characters being revealed when games are! This just gives more hope for Sonic to return once Sonic New World hits the market!!! 😀

MagiKooper
MagiKooper
September 26, 2013 1:57 PM

Huh, I forgot about Yarn Yoshi, its been like since February or March since they said they were working on it. So that makes 3 Nintendo System Games that are coming out soon but have no idea about. Yarn Yoshi, Mario Party Island Tour(COME ON NINTENDO SHOW US NEW FOOTAGE, WE’RE ONLY TWO MONTHS AWAY!!!) and that third Nintendo-Exculsive Sonic Game, I don’t think its gonna be release before the end of 2013 like they promised.

tsvlink25
tsvlink25
September 26, 2013 3:40 PM
Reply to  MagiKooper

..You mean Sonic Lost World? We’ve heard so much about it the past few days..just check GameXplain.

MagiKooper
MagiKooper
September 28, 2013 6:52 AM
Reply to  tsvlink25

I don’t mean Sonic Lost World, Nintendo stated that they and Sega were gonna team up and make 3 Sonic Games that were for Nintendo Exculsive Systems, and that all 3 games would be released by end of 2013, The two we know about are Mario and Sonic at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, and Sonic Lost World, The third game hasn’t been revealed yet.

Anon
Anon
September 26, 2013 3:13 PM

I love that one of the images is Princess Peach farting.

Really classy, Sakurai.

Unknown Entity
Unknown Entity
September 26, 2013 3:41 PM
Reply to  Anon

Deary me. lol

Vipsoccermaster
Vipsoccermaster
September 26, 2013 6:03 PM
Reply to  Anon

Lol, but it’s not Peach farting. It’s actually Toon Link’s bomb explosion.

supamawiol0l
supamawiol0l
September 28, 2013 7:32 PM
Reply to  Anon

Yeah and Mario and Toon Link are dying trying to smell it XD

Anon
Anon
September 26, 2013 11:26 PM

Man, they’re really treating Peach better than usual. This is great!