Simon Belmont (commonly referred to just Simon) is a playable character in the Super Smash Bros. series. He is from the Castlevania series serving as the overall main protagonist.

Biography

Simon hails from the Belmont clan, a bloodline of vampire hunters with immense power that have engaged in combat against Count Dracula for centuries. Wielding the sacred whip, the Vampire Killer, he storms Dracula's Castle in 1691, defeating several of his minions and the Count himself. Simon's story has been retold through multiple games, with varying differences.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Simon is one of the many playable characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. He is a newcomer to the series that was announced along with Richter, Chrom, Dark Samus, and King K. Rool. One of Simon's confirmed moves is attacking with his signature weapon, the Vampire Killer. This involves him flinging his whip that has very far reach far outclassing Shulk and Corrin's reaches. However, the attack itself is very slow and leaves Simon open to attacks.

Trivia

  • Simon and Richter are the second and third characters to represent Konami; the first was Solid Snake.
  • Simon is one of four playable characters in Smash to have appeared in an M-rated game, the other three being Snake, Bayonetta, and Joker.
  • Simon is the first third-party character to have a clone.
    • He is also the first character revealed alongside their clone in a trailer.

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