Meet the new Brawl challengers – Part 1 – a Pokemon surprise

[There are 15 new challengers in Super Smash Bros Brawl. This series will feature each new contender and rank them on their fighting potential with the Infendo Smash-O-Meter! Spoilers are present, so be careful if you wish to remain unspoilt.]


This fighting-style Pokemon made its debut in the movie Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. It is considered a fourth generation Pokemon, appearing in the Diamond and Pearl editions of the game.

Game Appearances:
Pokemon Diamond / Pearl

Lucario may be a strong contender in the world of Pokemon, but it will need to show some real flexibility to take on the great roster of characters in Brawl.

Based on potential to win the brawl, how would you rank Lucario?