Bayonetta (ベヨネッタ Bayonetta?) (real name Cereza) is a playable character in the Super Smash Bros. series. She is the protagonist in the Bayonetta series.


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Bayonetta is an Umbra Witch who was sealed away hundreds of years ago in her universe but was eventually reawaken. Despite being considered the black sheep of the Umbra Witches, Bayonetta is powerful and known for her mastery of the Bullet Arts.


Super Smash Bros. 4

"Bayonetta Gets Wicked!"
― Introduction blurb

Bayonetta appears in Super Smash Bros. 4 as a downloadable fighter and the last newcomer of the game. Her design is based off Bayonetta 2 and she has another design from Bayonetta.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Bayonetta SSBU

Bayonetta's Ultimate render.

Bayonetta is a veteran in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. She is classified as 63. Bayonetta was strongly nerfed from Super Smash Bros. 4.[note 1]

Bayonetta appears in the World of Light cutscene. After Galeem unleashed its beams, Bayonetta successfully dodged the beams by performing Bat Within, but returned into her normal form thus captured.

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  • Game developers planned Bayonetta alongside Palutena and Kirby to escape Galeem's light beams. However, they concluded it was contradictory that spirits with similar powers did not survive. Additionally, Bayonetta and Palutena were complex characters. Instead, Kirby escaped the light beams, he is available at the beginning of World of Light.
  • In Bayonetta's titular series, she can wear two outfits based off Princess Peach and Daisy.


  1. Players considered Bayonetta as the best character. Additionally, players considered that Bayonetta is broken, due to extreme advantages.

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