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Franchise Kirby
First appearance Kirby Super Star (1996)
In-universe information
Gender Male
Super Smash Bros. appearances

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Marx is a character from the Kirby franchise, where he made his debut as the final boss of the Milky Way Wishes game in Kirby Super Star. He appears as a boss in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, appearing as the final enemy in the Classic Mode run of Kirby, Rosalina & Luma, and Inkling. Sephiroth also fights Marx in his Classic Mode route as a non-final boss. He also appears as a boss in the adventure mode, World of Light, where he serves under Dharkon. A Mii hat based on Marx exists in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, unlockable for 450 G, that Mii Fighters can don.

Prior to his Super Smash Bros. Ultimate appearance, his boss battle theme from Kirby Super Star ("Vs. Marx") appeared in an arranged form in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. It can be played on Halberd. "Vs. Marx" returns in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, being a selectable music track for any Kirby stage, and prominently featured in Marx's boss battle.

Tabuu, the final boss of The Subspace Emissary in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, has a similar moveset to Marx.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit information[edit]

No. Name Image Series / game Type Class Strength / effect(s) How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponent(s) Battle conditions Stage Song
347 Marx SSBU Spirit Marx.png Kirby Series Primary (3) Advanced Grab
Can be enhanced to Marx (True Form) at Lv. 99
World of Light (Mysterious Dimension) Marx
  • Take your strongest team into this no-frills battle
- Vs. Marx
348 Marx (True Form) SSBU Spirit Marx (True Form).png Kirby Series Primary (3) Legend Grab
Magic Attack ↑
Enhanced from Marx N/A N/A N/A N/A

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マルク
An uncommon spelling of the name "Mark" (usually マーク Māku); rendered "Marx" in official romanizations.
Chinese 魔噜酷 (Simplified)
魔嚕酷 (Traditional)
Mó lū kù
Transcription of the Japanese name.
The character 魔 (pronounced as Ma in Japanese), while having many meanings, here means "demon" considering Marx's characteristics.
The character 酷 can mean "cruel" or "cool" in different contexts.
French Max
German Max
Italian Mark
Korean 마르크
From Japanese Name.
Russian Маркс