This page will cover the full list of announced characters for Super Smash Bros Ultimate and is the first game to feature all the characters from the previous titles in one place.
There will also be upcoming characters that have yet to be announced which will be added once they are revealed. The number which is next to the same of each fighter marks when they made their appearance in a Smash Bros game.
If a character with an (E) then it means they come from another game known as an Echo Fighter which is like The Joker from Persona 5.
To understand how to unlock a character and their movesets you can click on the character for more information.