Poll: Smash Bros character popularity

Who is your favorite brawler?
 
BowserResult28
Captain FalconResult52
Captain OlimarResult49
Diddy KongResult18
Donkey KongResult26
FalcoResult66
FoxResult70
GanondorfResult39
Ice ClimbersResult15
IkeResult149
JigglypuffResult12
King DededeResult35
KirbyResult110
Link (+ Toon Link)Result265
LucarioResult110
LucasResult50
LuigiResult43
MarioResult85
MarthResult71
Meta-KnightResult131
Mr Game & WatchResult40
NessResult27
PeachResult34
PikachuResult59
PitResult123
Pokemon TrainerResult66
R.O.B.Result35
Samus (+ ZSS)Result77
SnakeResult93
SonicResult237
WarioResult31
WolfResult73
YoshiResult48
Zelda (+ Sheik)Result74

Total votes: 2441

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evil scotsman said:

2nd vote woooo. 50 percent Kirby 50 percent Ganon (ME).

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WiiNinja said:

Woah. I'm the 3rd voter. Stats so far: Ganondorf 33.3%, Kirby 33.3%, Link(+ Toon Link) 33.3%. Everyone should vote for Link, because LINK PWNS.

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Wazapoo said:

Woohoo 4th.

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WiiNinja said:

Not five minutes later, and five more votes appeared.

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Tennindo said:

Marth all the way. I though there were 35 characters. Only 34 here.

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Captain Jamesman said:

Dude! No one can deny Mario.

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Shadow said:

Too difficult a decision, it came down to Ganon and Dedede. So I went with the king of evil.

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Ian C said:

Why solid snake 0%?!?

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eric ♥ wii said:

Go SONIC.

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Jonny said:

Whoa, Sonic actually has votes?

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TruBlu said:

Sonic of course.

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Dox said:

This actually took me a while to decide but in the end I voted Pit. If I could, my other choices would have been wolf/falco (not sure which yet), meta-knight, marth, Tlink, diddy, pokemon trainer, sonic, zero suit, snake, lucario and ness. Wow, maybe it would have been faster to name the characters I DON'T want to try!?

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Orez said:

Yay I made Link and Sonic Even.

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Wii Freak said:

I voted for wario because I like his fart attack.

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Splintercell4ever said:

If he was on the list, than Sam Fisher. Maybe he can make for super smash bros 4 in 2014.

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kirbyrulez said:

Kirby ftw! By the way vote diddy 2.

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Joewii29 said:

Pit all the way! He's awesome, right now he's 3rd place out of 101 votes.

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Aeth said:

Look like Link and Toon Link are beginning to win (at 13.5%), but hopefully Kirby (WOOT! Go Kirby!) can reach up. Sonic is in second with 10.6%, and Kirby and Pit are tied at 8.7%.

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ToTaLgAmEr said:

It was a tough decision between pit or link, but pit is new and original (not that link isn't) so I picked him.

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Charlie said:

Captain Falcon all the way.

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SSB4LIFE said:

Great idea for a new poll. It's a tough decision though.

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Nuclear milk said:

Kirby.

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wii r brawling said:

What! Nobody voted for Bowser! Whatever.

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megamanfan said:

Not too many Wario, I'm disappointed.

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Frogman said:

Phew, wasn't the only one voting for Yoshi. Yoshi is a lot better than most people give him credit for and if people actually took the time to get good with him, he can be very effective and hard to beat. All of you who don't think so can be proved wrong online.

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Randolph the Grey said:

Well, I love Pikmin. Olimar gets my vote. 1.6%? Are you serious? Come on.

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iceclimberbeastx3 said:

No love for ice climbers?

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Tommy The Wii Man said:

Gooooooo Link.

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Diddy Kong Lover said:

Although naturally I voted Diddy Kong, I'm still ticked off that they didn't bring back Mewtwo or didn't bring in Bowser Jr.

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Crimson Fang said:

Vote 203- Jigg.

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Juan said:

There are actually 210 people on Wii's World?

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XxYoshixX said:

Kirby Rocks.

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Nintendoof said:

I was torn between Wario and Olimar, but I've chosen Olimar. He's new, odd, and AWESOME! See the similarities between him and garlic breath? (no offense to Wario fans).

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divinityboy said:

Wario obviously.

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WiiNinja said:

So far, both Bowser and Donkey Kong have the least liking.

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Jinchuuriki 88 said:

Aww, no Zelda love?

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i need a wiieww said:

Lawl 0% bowser. Sonic ftw.

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Mr Ahmad said:

Wario FTW.

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YoshLee said:

Goooooooo yoshiiii.

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david k said:

Favorite character, YOSHI my favorite bawlr though KIRBY, so KIRBY got my vote.

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Rags said:

Link's winning!

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davyt 0247 said:

Zelda gets a very slight edge over Samus in my book. While Samus has an excellent long range atack (aka missils and charge beam), Zelda has a little more power at close range. Sheik transformation also allows her to pile on the damage quickly.

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DKX900 said:

DK all the way, though it was either him or Metaknight. I'm surprised he's only got 0.6%.

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Fizzlo said:

I voted Lucario! :D.

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w*ll said:

Really? Can anyone explain their attraction to link to me?

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insultman911 said:

I'd have to say that Mario was my all time favorite.

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EDD said:

Nobody likes diddy kong? Am I the only one?

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SSonic22 said:

Sonic! XD in third/second place! XD.

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asparaWIIgus said:

Dedede pwns my socks off, but I can't really say until I've played them all.

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Brawler 200 said:

Sonic rocks.

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Seth said:

Even though my main is Wolf, I always thought that Falco was the coolest.

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lee said:

Poor bowser.

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Wii Freak said:

Nobody likes Bowser.

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Zumwan said:

Why are link and toon link together?

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w00tster said:

Almost no one likes bowser! I voted for Link! He's the best anyway.

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wii addict said:

No one likes ice climbers. Why does Nintendo keep putting them in.

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Xfe said:

Falco is best. I also like fox but after seeing that falco has his own set of moves this time, I just can't resist.

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Monkeh said:

@Zumwan: yeah, I don't understand that either. I'd love playing as Toon Link, yet I have no interest in playing (normal) Link.

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Darkrai said:

Heh, I love almost all of 'em.

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Tenpi said:

You're all wrong, (one name) PIKACHU! Or some other pokemon. Either way, if I had wi-fi, I would eliminate the competition. But I don't, no use complaining about it.

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smashbro said:

I voted for Lucario. Link would have been my second choice.

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insultman911 said:

Hey Tennindo! There are 35 because link and toon link's votes are combined.

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Wii Freak said:

Ganondforf was the person I was least good at.

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davyt 0247 said:

Is it just me or am I the only one who voted for Zelda/Sheik? For me it was a toss up between Zelda and Samus, I went for Zelda though. My top three, Zelda, Samus, Marth (in that order).

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Jordan said:

Sonic is the best in game! Poor Bowser, he must get bullied by them all, even Jigglypuff.

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i hate wii said:

Go bowser! I always wanted him to kill that sorry excuse of a plumber.

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Scooby Jew said:

Dude, Lucas pwns some balls. After him comes Ike. And if I don't play with those two characters, I think I'll prefer Wolf.

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hbh said:

Go Bowser!

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megamanfan said:

Luigi FTW.

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Quartz said:

Sonic is at number two.

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Googolmario said:

What happened to fox?

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YoshLee said:

It's not that no one likes bowser, I think he's the best video game villain ever made. It's just not many people used him in melee and they're voting for him based off of melee. He's probably going to be better in brawl though.

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insultman911 said:

I like balanced characters like mario. I probably won't be using luigi much because even though he's a balanced character he hasn't changed much from melee from the 64 version.

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supersmashdodo said:

Sonic is popular than Mario! I'm going to die.

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Rags said:

Link is too damn awesome. Nuff said.

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BrothaZ said:

Least loved: jigglypuff XD. I voted mario mostly because I didn't want to choose a newcomer until I'd played with one, and mario was my favorite from the last game. Maybe Wiis World should have waited for Brawl to come out in America to start this poll.

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pichu fan said:

Excuse Wii addict how about I get one of those ice climbers hammers and hit you right up inside the head to teach no one messes with ice climbers because ice climbers rock!

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smash fan x said:

I voted Pokemon trainer. Why? Because he's the bomb that's why. Out of all of PT's pokemon though squirtle is my favorite. My next favorite character would have been toon link. I've wanted him in a smash game since I first played Wind Waker. Third would have been Snake, because he has the most unique moves in the game.

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Doc Yoshi said:

It's hard to choose, but I'm going with Yoshi.

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ssbbfanboylolzXD said:

Meta Knight rocks.

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Ganon said:

Dr. Dorf ftw.

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Nintendo iQue said:

Link FTW. I'm a big fan, I bought Soul Caliber 2 just so I could fight as Link. Though my second choice is clearly Pit. I've been playing and replaying the NES and Gameboy Kid Icarus games for years.

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Plaugefiend said:

It proves that a lot of people don't like Ice Climbers and Jigglypuff.

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name unknown said:

Yeah kirby 4th.

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SSBB King said:

ZSS all the way.

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fatboy-n-harmony said:

4% is good I think.

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Crimson Fang said:

Jiggly, no! He's dead last!

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Wii Freak said:

My best Player in Melee was Fox because of his speed. When I go online with Fox you are all DEAD.

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Cleggy said:

Metaknight wil be great.

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megamanfan said:

Jiggly and Bowsie are tied for last place.

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Andrew Rudloff said:

Mario is my pick.

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WiiNinja said:

Kirby PWNS Metaknight, no matter how ninja he looks. I like Metaknight and all, but Kirby's WAY better. Personally, the coolest sword-guy is Toon Link. Vote for him.

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BestAtBrawl said:

Voted for Lucario, he is my all time favorite character/Pokemon (and the first Pokemon that I ever got to level 100), can't wait to play as him.

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pichu fan said:

Sonic is a few more percentage from beating Link. What is so great about him? I barely play as him, from my whole record in Melee he is my lowest.

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Red Fang said:

Wolf is severely underrated. I'm still at a loss as to how Link is so far ahead. Marth pwns Link.

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Peach said:

GO PEACH, GO PEACH! Every time I play Melee with my family I always win even if they double team me.

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Ian C said:

No love for ROB?

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SuperMatt said:

Sonic's my man, as he is my favorite video game character.

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infurnes said:

Sonic is sega crap, Fox for the win.

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Robert said:

Ye! Fox for the win. He rule in all the games, but Link is awesome too.

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WiiNinja said:

They should have put in a cooler character than ROB. It's like putting a Wire-frame character from Melee IN Melee, and that's ridiculous.

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ALF said:

Link and Toon Link should not have been grouped together. Just ask any Zelda fan, and they'll tell you that one is obviously better than the other. Most will say regular Link, but that's aside the point. I voted for them anyway.

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Tommy The Wii Man said:

Why is snake so low?

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Blooper is #1 said:

I voted for Pikachu because I can kick some serious ass with him! I did it in Melee.

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Robert said:

Regular link is best.

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smashbro said:

Lucario is doing better than I thought he would. He's tied for 3rd place.

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goldseer said:

I'm surprised. I would have expected Lucario because he's so awesome.

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Random talker K59 said:

Link is the best no matter what. He was a murderer in Melee and will be even better in Brawl. 2nd is Snake. 3rd is Ike.

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WiiNinja said:

Overall, it doesn't matter who's the best. But if it helps for the game to come out faster, this poll is definitely working. Happy March 9th everyone!

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SSBB King said:

Got to love Kirby.

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Unforgiven said:

Marth all the way, I was good with marth in melee, so marth is my guy right now.

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Epsilon said:

Falcooooon.. Paonch!

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Luke said:

942nd vote. Meta-knight rocks. Why is it so low?

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Brian said:

Pikachu! Pokemon roxorz.

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samy said:

Jigglypuff is better than anyone else.

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Zach said:

DUDE don't be dissing are. O. Be I'll pwn you with him. When my Wi-Fi works again;-(.

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Lucario= greatest said:

How is Lucario not winning, have you seen his powered up, smash it's amazing.

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Kitteh said:

WiiNinja, how is that anything like putting a Wireframe in Melee. And, just as a side note, you can play as a wireframe with AR. Anyone that is old enough to have owned an NES, knows how random that game was. I mean, c'mon, 8-bit games and robots don't mix. But it's nostalgic to all ends, and R.O.B deserves the spot.

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megamanfan said:

How come Kirby not 1st/2nd? Kirby pwns ALL.

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D kong said:

Donkey Kong is the bomb! King Dedede is cool too.

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Waluigi Fan said:

Mr. Game & Watch and Captain Olimar are the best.

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onlybowseruser said:

NOOOO! Beloved Bowser.

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Monika said:

Pikachu. Pikachu. Pikachu.

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Zac said:

Falco all the way. If you're any good at this game, you will be playing Falco/Fox/Ike/Link.

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Momo M Taro said:

I chose Pit because he's hot. And he's one of the most adorable Smashers out there. Sonic and Pokemon Trainer would be after him though. Who cannot love this angel?. (How did Meta Knight beat Pit?).

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Wii Freak said:

Rob is actually my best character when I'm online. I never lost with him. Well I only used him 3 times but that's not the point.

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Bwnz said:

Woooo Go Bowser.

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orneus said:

Sonic is no good.

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BonbonJoe said:

I used to only play Link, but I've taken a liking to Lucario.

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ROB said:

ROB RULES SO HARD! I guess not a lot of people think so.

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Mr L said:

W00t. 1000 votes. Go Wii's World. Go Brawl.

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Jared said:

Yay Ganondorf.

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asparaWIIgus said:

King Dedede is the bomb. Waddle Dee Toss FTW.

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petercat said:

Samus is the best.

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AA said:

Luigi rocks.

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Wiipaw said:

It's Wario for me. He moves fast for a heavyweight character, his "fart charge" (when he waves his arms upward) doubles as an attack, his bike makes him faster and deadlier, his final smash is more useful than many people think. He has, like, nine different color schemes, and he is the funniest character to beat your brother with *sings* Wari-Wari-Wariooo, Wariooo, Warioooo.

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ber said:

What? I can't vote for the sandbag? Well, it's a toss up between Pit, ROB, and Mr Game&Watch for me, but I got to give to the flatman. He's improved much since Melee.

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Buff said:

My mutated blue hedgehog is the greatest.

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BrothaZ said:

Well after I've thoroughly played as all the characters, I can honestly say they are all balanced out very well and are just as good as each other. But the overall best characters that most people play as (that I know of) are Pit and Metaknight. My best is now Pit and I wish I'd voted for him.

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Nintendo Knight said:

All of the characters in Brawl are all great (except for Jigglypuff).

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crazyjp said:

Kirby! Is AWESOME.

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the blood writer said:

Sonic sucks.

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Kelsy said:

I voted for Snake. I'm sorry, he just totally is the best. Has anyone gone to Shadow Moses Island as him and a second player? I like it when they're talking about Zero Suit Samus the best, it's funny. Well, I picked Snake because I was a bit surprised when I saw him in the roster, and he's not that bad, his attacks are just slow. Zelda's my best (is it just me or has Din's Fire improved?) but Snake ftw.

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c1ask0 said:

Lucas and Ness are the best, obviously! Jigglypuff is awesome too, but we haven't unlocked her yet.

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BestAtBrawl said:

I have had the game for almost 3 weeks now, and I can say that my best characters are as follows: 1) Toon Link 2) Link 3) Marth 4) Lucario 5) Ike. Those are my top 5. Lucario is a good character, no doubt about it, but I need to get used to him: his smash attacks are slow and laggy, which poses problems when facing strong opponents like Ike. I like his midair attacks though: strong and quick, just the way I like it. His final smash is great too, just one problem: if you are fighting Pit or Meta Knight, they can fly up and easily avoid it. The aura beam is slow to move.

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SkullHydra said:

Pull yourself together Wolf! (Darn you Link).

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BestAtBrawl said:

Yay! Link and Toon Link are winning! And Sonic, one of my other best characters, is in a close second, I THINK Lucario is in 6th of 7th, and Ike is in 4th or 5th. 3 of my best characters. I wish they all tied for first.

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lone wolf said:

Tch Yoshi, Sonic and Wolf are best, they should be top 5. For one Wolf is a quick fighter, it's hard to escape his fast claw attacks. Yoshi's head smashes are just as strong as Ike's sword and quicker, plus Yoshi is the greatest. And then there is Sonic, now I shouldn't have to explain myself on this one, he's fast so he is good in combat and can get the smash orb way faster than any character. Also his special attack kills everyone, it's like an awesome version of Pikachu.

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MylesPrower said:

Are you kidding with this? Lucario's amazingness only has 4.7%?

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WiiNinja said:

Yes, I admit, Wolf is my best character.

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megamanfan said:

I like wario because of his unpredictability, wolf because of his speed of attacks and the range of his smashes, luigi because of his aerial dominance, captain falcon because of his speed and the knee of death, and snake because of his projectiles and mines, and his all powerful (but extremely laggy) fsmash.

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Andrew Rudloff said:

Come on Mario! You're the best character and greatest SSB legend.

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Kilrkupkak said:

Pit. He's got it all man. Captain Falcon and Marth and Samus are cool too (darn you Link).

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Wiiman said:

ROB, Falco and Ike.

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Nova said:

I'm going against the crowd and say my favorite is Mr Game & Watch. For whatever reason, he's my best character. I beat so many people online with him. Plus his moves are kind of cool and he's easy to control.

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LegatoSkyheart said:

ToonLink!?! Link maybe but Lucario FTW.

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Wiipaw said:

One of my favorite characters is Meta Knight. He fights like an actual (fantasy) swordsman, and his quotes are so cool! Example: "Victory is destiny".

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Quartz said:

Wow, seems like people really like Link and Sonic. Nice! Link was who I played on the 64, and Sonic is, of course, who I play in Brawl, as I am biased.

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Spike2 said:

I'm with you Nova! Mr Game & Watch is my best character and he is awesome. He owns! My 2nd is Lucario. 3rd is Meta-Knight.

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Randolph the Grey said:

I only like Sonic Genesis games. I haven't tried all of his other games, except I love Sonic Saturn and I found Secret Rings to be the closest to that original play style. By the way, I love Pikmin. Olimar is the shiz.

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#1 Mario Fan said:

Mario is and always will be the best brawler. I like Luigi, but he is a little clumsy. Sonic is awesome but I am always Mario no matter what.

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Bue said:

Pikachu is the ideal brawler.

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Peach is #1 said:

Peach is the BEST in my book, Lucario is right behind.

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mike said:

Why are sonic and link the highest, they both suck! Link was way better in melee.

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Hood Ninja said:

Why must we even discuss this, Link is the man duh.

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#1 Mario Fan said:

Mario is the best, then Luigi, then Sonic.

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Super Sonic Fan said:

I choose Sonic! His Spin moves are awesome.

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Rags said:

That's your opinion, Mike. The fact right now are that Sonic and Link are the best.

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NintendoRulZ said:

Come on Dedede, I'm best with him.

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Sailor Mew said:

I voted Marth. WOO GO MARTH! But I also like Zelda/Sheik, Link/Toon link, Ike and Lucario! So It was kind of hard to choose. Marth is the one I'm best with. None of my friends can beat me with him, so he won.

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Zendalf said:

Wow. I'm surprised Ness has so little votes. He's the best. Honorable mentions (for brawl) Snake, Meta knight, Ike, King Dedede. Haven't quite figured out Sonic yet, but his final smash owns. I also would like to get good with Wolf. He has a lot of potential.

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snfarkle said:

I voted Ike. I also like marth, but he doesn't feel as powerfull, but he is fast.

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flamic said:

Marth is the superior of all brawl characters, all should vote for him.

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Arch77 said:

No Falco? c'mon! Last time I brawled it took two of my buddies as Marth AND Ike at the same time to beat me. Individually, well, "Piece of cake". Also Jigglypuff DESTROYS ALL Subspace bosses & humiliates Tabuu. In a pretty straw hat.

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Lay-Z Boy said:

Random to say but I have to say it! AETHER.

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acils24 said:

Okay, so I like Toon Link more than Link. He's faster and can can jump much higher. He's also harder to hit. Not that it really matters, I voted for Pit.

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Kilrkupkak said:

Marth and Ike FTW! Counter is a killer move.

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Singapore meh said:

I don't get it. Link is horrible in Brawl. His range is much shorter. And the boomerang's practically worthless now. Toon link's decent, but still just barely top tier. Can't compete with marth, falco, sonic or lucas.

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smash bro man said:

Um well Wolf by far is the sweetest and by far most powerful character, he is also my best character.

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Cyanide said:

I like Ike. Had to be said, IKE FTW! Toon link is good too.

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Goombaka said:

Toon Link is way better than regular Link. Both Ike and Marth rock (the choice is a question of more power or non-suicide recovery move). I am amazed that Sonic got so many votes. He's one of the most useless characters. I'm guessing it's mostly Sega fanboys.

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DarkNinetails said:

I think Wario is the bestest charater EVER.

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brawler said:

Although sonic is my favorite character, I have found ness and lucas to be good characters too.

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Ota said:

Man, I feel great that my two favorites are the top picks (Sonic, who I voted for, and Link). But I also feel lame that my two favorites are the common picks. Oh well.

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Iron Chef said:

Ike is the smash king, but Peach is ballin for stock matches. Real men wear pink.

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Wii Freak said:

I'm better with Toon Link than I am with Link.

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3435 said:

Toon link is a little weaker with the final smash than with normal link, but toon link is my favorite.

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Guitar Legend said:

Pokemon Trainer has the notes to make this song a hit! Woooooahhhh.

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sonic ftw said:

Sorry Sonic will pwn, but toonlink is more powerful and slightly faster than normal Link. Read reviews and his final smash is exactly the same because it's both 1 hit k-o.

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Invertedzero said:

Even though I knew most people would say this, I voted for Link, simply because he's a very rounded character to play with, that I'm used to from Melee as well. He's popular for a reason. But having said that some other reasonable characters are quite low on the vote score.

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Nova said:

Spike2, you and I should totally make some sort of Game and Watch club. We need to find the fellow fans. Well, maybe.

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Smashbloodfest said:

Hooray! Link and Toon Link won.

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#1 Mario Fan said:

Go Mario and Sonic.

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onlybowseruser said:

I prefer mewtwo than lucario. Mewtwo's darkness was a lot cooler than lucarios lame one of a kind aura. And besides, Mewtwo is a classic pokemon, lucario isn't even legendary.

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Nintenjosh said:

I like ROB the best. I don't know why, but Lucas annoys me.

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val said:

Toon link is the beast.

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zzz said:

My favorite is Jigglypuff.

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SuperSonic said:

Sonic act and looks better than anyone there, Link is great too.

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Andy said:

I love Sonic!

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