List of Kid Icarus characters

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The following is a list of characters in the Kid Icarus franchise.

Main characters[edit]

Pit[edit]

Pit is the main character in the Kid Icarus franchise.

In the first Kid Icarus video game, he was a prisoner of the Underworld when Palutena contacted him. After escaping from the Underworld, Pit went on a quest to save Angel Land from the evil goddess Medusa by seeking out the Three Sacred Treasures. Pit succeeds in his quest by defeating Medusa and freeing Palutena.

In Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, Palutena summoned Pit when the demon Orcus threatened Angel Land. Pit once again searches for the Three Sacred Treasures to defeat Orcus.

In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Pit once again faces off against Medusa and eventually discovers that she was just a pawn of Hades. In this game, Pit has a new design and is kind, loyal, and somewhat childish. As one plays through the game, it can be seen that Pit always comes through for his comrades and will do anything for Lady Palutena and her kingdom.

Pit is also one of the supporting characters in Captain N: The Game Master where he was referred to as Kid Icarus and has the habit of adding "-icus" to the end of some of his words.

Pit is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Pit is voiced by Alessandro Juliani in Captain N: The Game Master, Lani Minella in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, and Antony del Rio in Kid Icarus: Uprising and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Palutena[edit]

Palutena, as seen in Kid Icarus Uprising (2012)

Palutena is the Goddess of Light, the ruler of Skyworld, and the eponymous character of the Kid Icarus franchise in Japan (光神話 パルテナの鏡 Hikari Shinwa Parutena no Kagami, translated as Light Mythology: Mirror of Palutena). She is kind-hearted, benevolent and sometimes playful and mischievous, as shown in her conversations with her angel companion, Pit. In the first Kid Icarus, Palutena and Medusa were the goddesses of light and darkness respectively, and ruled over Angel Land. Palutena cared for and loved humanity, but Medusa loathed humans and enjoyed turning them into stone and poisoning their crops. Angered by this, Palutena transformed Medusa into a hideous monster and banished her to the underworld. However, Medusa allied with the inhabitants of the Underworld and began plotting revenge against Palutena. When Medusa and the Underworld Army captured Palutena, she sent a distress call to the angelic captain of her guard, Pit, and gave him her sacred bow, allowing him to escape the Underworld, collect the Three Sacred Treasures, destroy Medusa, and rescue Palutena.

Palutena reappears in the Game Boy sequel Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, where she has a premonition that the demon Orcus will arrive and destroy Angel Land. She commands Pit to enter a special training to prove his worth of using the Three Sacred Treasures in order to defeat Orcos.

Much like Pit, Palutena was given a radical redesign in the 2008 crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Brawl. She makes two appearances, one in the game's story mode, The Subspace Emissary, where she gives Pit a new bow (dubbed the "Palutena Bow") to assist in the fight against the Subspace Army, and in Pit's Final Smash, dubbed "Palutena's Army" where she sends her Centurions to help Pit attack his opponents.

In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Palutena's role was greatly expanded into Pit's most notable ally, always communicating with him throughout the game and providing support, such as the Power of Flight, which allows Pit to fly for five minutes. Within the storyline, Palutena sends Pit out to battle the recently resurrected Medusa and the Underworld Army. Before fighting Medusa, Palutena directs Pit to various Underworld locations and fortresses, where he defeats the Underworld commanders and reclaims the Three Sacred Treasures from a crew of Space Pirates. After defeating Medusa, Pit and Palutena discover that Medusa was a pawn to the leader of the Underworld, Hades. From there, they face Hades and his army, as well as other enemies, like the nature goddess Viridi, the alien Aurum, and a demonic spirit known as the Chaos Kin. In the final battle against Hades, Palutena charges the power of the remnants of the Great Sacred Treasure's main cannon, allowing Pit to defeat Hades.

On June 10, 2014, Palutena was confirmed to be a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. She uses the powers she grants Pit usage of in Uprising for her moveset, and is the only character, aside from the Mii Fighters, to feature her own set of fully unique custom special moves. Along with Viridi, she also appears in the special Palutena's Guidance feature, which can be activated by Pit on the Palutena's Temple stage in the Wii U version of the game. It functions similarly to Snake's Codec Conversations in Brawl, where Palutena and Viridi give advice to Pit on how to combat the other (non-DLC) fighters in the game.

She is voiced by Ali Hillis in Kid Icarus: Uprising and by Brandy Kopp[1] in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Dark Pit[edit]

Dark Pit, as seen in Kid Icarus Uprising (2012)

Dark Pit is an antihero clone of Pit who debuts in Kid Icarus: Uprising. He is a representation of Pit's repressed negative feelings. Whereas Pit is fiercely loyal to Palutena and the gods, Dark Pit is only loyal to himself and detests working for others. Pandora used the Mirror of Truth to create Dark Pit to fight Pit, but Pit destroyed the mirror as Dark Pit was being created, resulting in Dark Pit being a flawed clone. He then betrays Pandora and steals her powers after Pit defeats her, granting him unlimited flight. Palutena sends Pit to eliminate Dark Pit, but Dark Pit attempts to destroy Pit, convinced that he is the true Pit. When the Chaos Kin possesses Palutena, Dark Pit eventually accepts that he and Pit are one and the same, and rescues Palutena and destroys the Chaos Kin with Viridi's help. However the Chaos Kin's remains toss Dark Pit into the abyss in an attempt to devour his soul. Pit saves Dark Pit, but this results in his wings being burned. Palutena sends Dark Pit to the City of Souls in the Underworld to reach the Rewind Spring, a mystical spring that can revert the effects of time on a living being. When Dark Pit arrives, Pandora's essence emerges from his wings, uses the spring to rebuild herself, and fights Dark Pit again. Dark Pit emerges victorious and restores Pit's wings by dipping him into the Rewind Spring. His last major role in the game is rescuing Pit from the insides of Hades with the help of the Lightning Chariot, and he is also seen flying with Pit in the ending of the game, after the Lord of the Underworld's defeat.

Dark Pit also appears as a playable character in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U with a similar set of moves to that of Pit, with minor differences such as wielding the Electroshock Arm, firing slightly stronger arrows, and featuring a different Final Smash that involves the use of the Dark Pit staff.

Like Pit, Dark Pit is voiced by Antony Del Rio.

Viridi[edit]

Viridi is the Goddess of Nature who debuted in Kid Icarus: Uprising, a sarcastic 8-year-old little girl who commands the Forces of Nature army. Viridi has personal issues with the humans as she believes that they have corrupted the natural order. Though initially an antagonist, Viridi eventually warms up to Pit and becomes an ally taking over Palutena's role when she is possessed by the Chaos Kin. She further assists by helping Palutena guide Dark Pit to the Rewind Spring to save Pit's life when he is near death, distracts Hades with her Forces when he swallowed Pit, and finally grants Pit the Power of Flight during the final battle against Hades so Palutena can concentrate on channeling divine energy into the cannon of the Great Sacred Treasure.

Viridi makes two cameo appearances in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. In the 3DS version, she appears in the background of the Reset Bomb Forest stage where she is seen dropping a Reset Bomb onto the human armies which results in the stage radically transforming. Viridi is also a part of the Palutena's Guidance feature in the Wii U version of the game, exchanging humorous combat advice about the other fighters to Pit.

She is voiced by Hynden Walch.

Medusa[edit]

Medusa is the Goddess of Darkness, the ruler of the Underworld. While Palutena likes mankind, Medusa hated them and made chaos to them like drying out their crops and turning them to stone. Palutena turned Medusa into a snake-haired monster and banished her to the Underworld. Medusa vowed to take over Angel Land and overthrow Palutena. Medusa gathered the Underworld Army and led them in a surprise attack on Palutena's army. After imprisoning Palutena, Medusa gave the Three Sacred Treasures to her most powerful followers. After escaping from the Underworld, Pit went on a quest to find the Three Sacred Treasures which he used to defeat Medusa.

In Kid Icarus: Uprising which takes place twenty-five years after her defeat, Medusa was resurrected by Hades and reassembles the Underworld Army to take revenge on Pit and Palutena. After Pit defeated Medusa, Hades appeared and revealed to Pit that he was the one who resurrected Medusa. When it comes to Pit's final battle with Hades, Medusa is revived again and intervenes during the battle by delivering a punch to Hades strong enough to decapitate him, stating that she will not be Hades' puppet anymore, before being finally killed by Hades.

Medusa made an appearance in the Captain N: The Game Master episode "Mega Trouble for Megaland." She was seen guarding the Three Sacred Treasures on Mount Icarus. Her design is a mix between her human and monster forms, and she has a beautiful voice to trick her victims into a false sense of safety. This ability worked on the easily fooled Simon Belmont, although Medusa was ultimately defeated by accidentally looking into the Mirror Shield and turning herself into stone.

She is voiced by Venus Terzo in Captain N: The Game Master and by Cree Summer in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Hades[edit]

Hades is the God of the Underworld. He was the one who resurrected Medusa and orchestrated various events for his ultimate scheme to absorb the souls of the departed to increase his power. Pit later fights Hades in the final battle and manages to vaporize him.

Following the credits, Hades' disembodied voice states to the player that he might find a way to resurrect himself for the next game within 25 years.

He is voiced by S. Scott Bullock.

Gods[edit]

  • Dyntos (voiced by Alan Oppenheimer) – Dyntos is the Gods' Blacksmith who debuted in Kid Icarus: Uprising and is based off Hephaestus from Greek Mythology. Although he has the appearance of an old man, he is an incredible craftsman who is able to replicate monsters, bosses, and weapons. Dyntos is also the creator of the Three Sacred Treasures and the Great Sacred Treasure. After the Three Sacred Treasures were destroyed by Hades, Pit fights various enemies who were replicated by Dyntos before arriving in his chambers. Dyntos put Pit through different trials where he fought recreated versions of Immortal Phoenix, Galactic Fiend Kraken, and Cragalanche. Then Dyntos pitted Pit against Magnus and Dark Lord Gaol. In the final trial, Dyntos has Pit fight the Great Sacred Treasure. After Pit completed his trials, Dyntos gives Pit that Great Sacred Treasure to help Pit fight Hades.
  • Pandora (voiced by Nika Futterman) – The ghostly flame-like Goddess of Calamity who appeared in the first game, as gatekeeper to Skyworld's Fortress. In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Pandora used the Mirror of Truth to create Dark Pit while in the Labyrinth of Deceit. Her location was hidden by the Great Reaper until Pit defeated it. Due to a crack in the Mirror of Truth, she was unable to control Dark Pit and was defeated by both Pits. Her residual energies was absorbed by Dark Pit, Pandora eventually reconstitutes herself once Dark Pit reached the Rewind Spring, using its waters to regain her Amazon-like physical form before being defeated again.
  • Poseidon (voiced by Fred Tatasciore) – The God of the Sea who appeared in Kid Icarus: Uprising. After Pit flies over the desert area, he sees that the sea has split into two. When Pit asks Palutena if she split the sea, she claims it was her doing until Poseidon appears and scolds Palutena. They converse during their journey to the Seafloor Palace from where Thanatos is leading Medusa's army in safety. At the beginning of the land battle, Poseidon announces that he has closed the sea, and wishes the pair good luck and bids them farewell.
  • Pyrrhon (voiced by Troy Baker) – The self-proclaimed Sun God who debuts in Kid Icarus: Uprising and is based off Apollo from Greek Mythology. He is one of a few deities who does not take part in the conflict between Palutena, Hades, and Viridi. When the Aurum invades Angel Land, Pyrrhon holds off the Aurum Fleet while Pit takes out the Aurum Core. As the storyline progresses, Pyrrhon shows knowledge of the Aurums. It eventually becomes apparent that Pyrrhon had an ulterior motive in helping Pit....to take the power of the Aurum Brain in order to become a "level infinity epic super god...plus" and control the Aurum fleet to raise his rank as a deity. However, the Aurum Brain takes control of him instead and uses his powers to fight Pit. After Pit defeats Pyrrhon, he comes to his senses and sends out a huge pillar of fire that launches the remaining Aurum back into space towards the other side of the galaxy.
  • Thanatos (voiced by Danny Mann) – The shapeshifting God of Death who is one of Medusa's allies and a second-in-command to Hades. In the first game, Thanatos appears as one of the snakes in Medusa's hair. In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Thanatos appears in a flamboyant clown-like form when he fights Pit.
  • Uranos – The dwarfish God of the Sky who sided with Medusa in her quest to overthrow Palutena. He is located in the Skyworld's Fortress. In the comic book adaption of Captain N: The Game Master, Uranos is one of the villains that are allied with Mother Brain and his size is of a full-grown human.
  • Zeus – The King of the Gods. In the first two games, he trains Pit in the Sacred Training Chamber.

Other characters[edit]

  • Arlon (voiced by Troy Baker) – A servant of Viridi who debuted in Kid Icarus: Uprising. He is a cunning and polite gentleman who is one of Viridi's commanders. He fights Pit in Chapter 13 where Arlon protects the Lunar Sanctum so that the Chaos Kin doesn't get free. Pit defeats Arlon, unfortunately enabling the Chaos Kin to escape. It is unknown if Arlon survived the Lunar Sanctum's destruction or not.
  • Centurions – The foot soldiers of Palutena who wear winged helmets. During Medusa's attack on the Palace in the Sky, Medusa turned most of them into stone and they were scattered throughout the lands. Pit was able to free them with a hammer and they aided him in his quest to defeat Medusa. Palutena mentioned in Uprising that they're very weak.
  • Chariot Master (voiced by Alan Oppenheimer) – The Chariot Master is a legendary and honorable departed warrior who appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising. His ghost guards the Lightning Chariot and used to serve under an unknown master. He challenges Pit to a race to see if he is worthy of using the Lightning Chariot. Once Pit is given the Lightning Chariot, he entrusts the safety of the realm to him and peacefully passes away.
  • Don – A character who appeared in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. He would give Pit hints about the game.
  • Magnus (voiced by Fred Tatasciore in Kid Icarus: Uprising, Patrick Seitz in Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) – A master swordsman who appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising; he is also the strongest of the human race. Pit assisted him in fighting Dark Lord Gaol, only to have Dyntos later pair the two against Pit as part of his trials. Magnus also appears in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U in the form of an assist trophy, attacking the other fighters with his powerful sword.
  • Phosphora (voiced by Kari Wahlgren in Kid Icarus: Uprising, Stephanie Komure in Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) – An electrokinetic servant of Viridi who debuted in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Pit first encounters her locked in a vicious battle against Thanatos. Following Thanatos' defeat during the fight between the Forces of Nature and the Underworld Army, Phosphora goes to the abandoned Thunder Cloud Temple to recharge. Weakened from her previous battle, Phosphora is defeated by Pit. Phosphora later returns where she looks after the Lightning Chariot when Pit enters Palutena's castle. She tends to be friendly and rather flirtatious towards Pit, but likes making cracks to Palutena about her "age" riling her up. Phosphora also appears in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U as an assist trophy, warping around the stage and directing lightning bolts at the other opponents.

Enemies[edit]

The following enemies are sorted by their respective armies:

Underworld Army[edit]

The Underworld Army are creatures that originate from the Underworld. They serve Medusa and Hades in their goals. The following creatures make up the Underworld Army:

  • Bats – The Bats are enemies in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in Enemy Lairs. Orcus can even summon Bats from his hand during battle.
  • Belunka – The Belunkas are flying whale-like enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are known to act as vessels for carrying other Underworld creatures.
  • Big Toe – The Big Toes are foot-shaped monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are found in the Overworld where they try to fall on Pit. In Kid Icarus: Uprising, one of Thanatos' forms resembles Big Toe.
  • Boogity – The Boogities are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They resemble a floating steel formation with a goblin-like creature embedded onto it. The Boogities act as guards to Dark Lord Gaol's Castle.
  • Brawny Claws – The Brawny Claws are crab-like enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Busy Bee – The Busy Bees are bees that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly seen flying around the Palace in the Sky.
  • Clubberskull – The Clubberskulls are enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. The Clubberskulls are feared by all.
  • Collin – The Collins are a group of possessed centurions that appears in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They pose no threat to Pit and are mostly surrounded by EelEyes.
  • Commyloose – The Commyloose are octopus-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They tend to leap up from the floor in fours.
  • Daphne – The Daphnes are a race of flower monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They were ordinary flowers until they were mutated into flower monsters by Medusa and added into the Underworld Army.
  • EelEye – The EelEyes are one-eyed parasitic monsters from Kid Icarus. They are mostly seen surrounding the Collins.
  • Eggplant Wizard – A wizard that is infamous for turning Pit into a helpless eggplant. They are found in all three games. An Eggplant Wizard also appeared in the animated TV series Captain N: The Game Master voiced by Michael Donovan. He appears as a main henchman to Mother Brain and is often partnered with King Hippo.
  • Erinus – The Erinus are a race of one-eyed cloaked creatures that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising where they are members of the Underworld Army. They can be found in the Palace in the Sky.
  • Fireball – The Fireballs are living fireballs that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters.
  • Fire Wyrm – The Fire Wyrms are skeletal serpents with human-like skulls that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is said to reside in the fiery seas of the Underworld.
  • Fort Oink – The Fort Oinks are miniature castles with pig-like faces and propellers on its body that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. The door below it's pig-like face can spawn various Underworld creatures that it will carry into battle. In other words, it shares the same role as fellow Underworld creature Belunka.
  • Fuzz Ball – The Fuzz Balls are furry one-eyed ghosts that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in Fortresses.
  • Ganewmede – A skeletal version of the Monoeyes that appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found in the Underworld. In "Of Myths and Monsters," the Ganewmedes are referred to as Cyclops Skulls. In "Uprising," Ganewmedes are evolved Monoeyes.
  • Girin – The Girins are burrowing antlion-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They reside in the Overworld and are one of the weakest monsters in the Underworld Army.
  • Globe – The Globes are cloud-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in the Overworld emerging from fire pits.
  • Gloomerang – The Gloomerangs are ghost-like creatures crescent-shaped blade over their faces that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Gubble – The Gubbles are upright leech monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in the Fortresses.
  • Handora – The Handoras are monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They resemble two hands joined together by a collar. One of the hands acts as the legs.
  • Holer – The Holers are cactus-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus. They are mostly found in the Skyworld. Its projectile attacks are slower than the projectile attacks done by Girin and McGoo.
  • Igniot – The Igniots are monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Unlike most Underworld monsters, they appear to be made up of two monsters: a mobile hand with three fingers that ends in a base with three more fingers and one that looks like a metallic amulet with a single large eye and two snake statues which is attached to a chain that is held by the aforementioned hand creature.
  • Keepah – The Keepahs are winged versions of the Kobils that appear in Kid Icarus. They are mostly found in the Skyworld.
  • Keron – The Kerons are cycloptic winged frogs that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They were given wings by Medusa and often assault Pit in the Overworld by jumping at him.
  • Kobil – The Kobils are hunched-over devils that appear in Kid Icarus. They are Medusa's basic foot soldiers and come in red and blue.
  • Komayto – The Komaytos are jellyfish-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They move in groups of four in the Skyworld. The Komaytos also resemble the Metroids from the Metroid franchise.
  • Lunus – The Lunus are moon-like monster that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters.
  • Magmoo – The Magmoos are lava monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They hide in pools of lava until Pit comes near them and shoot fireballs at him.
  • McGoo – The McGoos are also lava monsters that appear in Kid Icarus. McGoos were ordinary magma until they were brought to life by Medusa. The McGoos reside in the Underworld.
  • Mega Mussel – The Mega Mussels are oyster-like creatures with leaf-like wings that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Merc – The Mercs are strong human enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in the Skyworld.
  • Mik – The Miks appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are some of the most unpleasant creatures in the Underworld Army. The Miks resemble Monoeyes, but sport a mouth filled with crooked teeth.
  • Minos – The Minos appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They resemble spike-covered circular creatures that swell up to attack. The Minos are more delicate Underworld creatures and are quite weak due to their air-filled bodies.
  • Moila – The Moilas are starfish-like enemies that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found in the Palace in the Sky.
  • Monoeye – The Monoeyes are one-eyed tentacled creatures that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are among Medusa's flying soldiers and mostly attack in groups.
  • Monolith – The Monoliths appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. In the first two games, they are used by Zeus to train Pit.
  • Nettler – The Nettlers are one-eyed slugs that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found in the Underworld.
  • Octos – The Octos are flying enemies that appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. Their body shapes resemble the Miks and Monoeyes. The Octos are mostly found in the Underworld.
  • Orne – The Ornes are purple flame-covered giant skull enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising
  • Pluton – The Plutons are robbing ogres that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. The Plutons would try to steal items from Pit and sell it to the Black Market. They are mostly encountered in the Overworld.
  • Pluton Fly – The Pluton Flies are winged versions of Pluton that appear in Kid Icarus. They are mostly encountered in the Skyworld.
  • Putt – The Putts are evil clones of Pit that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters.
  • Pythagoras – The Pythagoras are human enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters They are mostly found in the Skyworld.
  • Reaper – The Reapers are durable foes that appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They appear in every non-fortress area except for the Palace in the Sky. The Reapers act as the lookouts for Medusa.
  • Reapettes – Smaller version of the Reapers that appear in Kid Icarus, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters, and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can be summoned by the Reapers.
  • Rokman – The Rokmen are a race of rock monsters that appear in Kid Icarus. They mostly fall from the sky trying to land on Pit.
  • Shadow Mask – The Shadow Masks are rare floating mask enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are found in the Palace in the Sky.
  • Shemum – The Shemums are winged snakes that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are found everywhere in Angel Land.
  • Shrip – The Shrips are flying beetle-like enemies with blade-shaped beaks that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Shulm – The Shulms are mushroom monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found in the Underworld and are among the less-threatening members of the Underworld Army.
  • Sinistew – The Sinistews are ghost-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Skuttler – The Skuttlers are one-eyed skull monsters with starfish-like limbs that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Slime – The Slimes are enemies in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are mostly found in the Fortresses.
  • Snowman – The Snowmen are ice monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are one of Medusa's toughest guards and are mostly found in the coldest parts of the Underworld.
  • Specknose – The Specknose are monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are the strangest of the Underworld monsters and bear a striking resemblance to the famous novelty glasses modeled after Groucho Marx.
  • Spunky – The Spunkies are spider-like enemies that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They can be found in the fortresses.
  • Stackjaw – The Stackjaws are totem pole-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Sticky Talon – The Sticky Talons are crow-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. Similar to Pluton and Pluton Fly, the Sticky Talons will steal Pit's special weapons and sell them to the Black Market.
  • Siren – The Sirens are winged females that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found in the Palace in the Sky.
  • Stone Golem – The Stone Golems are Pit-sized statues that appear in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They are found in the Fortresses.
  • Tamambo – The Tamambos are brass ball-like enemies that appear in Kid Icarus. They are mostly found in the Overworld's Fortress. They were just ordinary brass balls until they were brought to life by Medusa.
  • Tempura Wizard – The Tempura Wizards are tempura-headed monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Like Eggplant Wizard, Tempura Wizard can use its magic to turn Pit into a tempura and then try to eat it.
  • Totem – The Totems are monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. They were ordinary pillars in the Palace in the Sky that were brought to life by Medusa.
  • Tros – The Tros are spiky-armored balls that appear in Kid Icarus. They are mostly found in the Skyworld's Fortress.
  • Vakloom – The Vaklooms are shelled monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can absorb Pit's attacks into their shell where if enough attacks are fired in, they fire a laser from where they were sucked in.
  • Wave Angler – The Wave Anglers are fish-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can swim through the air without wings and are associated with the Underworld Army.
  • Zik and Zak – Zik and Zak are snake-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Zik possesses large black, brown and silver horns. Zak possesses scythe blade-like horns. Both are minor Underworld enemies.
  • Zuree – The Zuree are ghost-like monsters that appear in Kid Icarus and Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are mostly found deep in the Underworld and are among Medusa's high-ranking fighters.

Forces of Nature[edit]

The Forces of Nature are creatures that first appeared in Kid Icarus: Uprising and serve Viridi in a plan to wipe out humanity where Viridi thinks that they have upset the balance of nature. The following creatures make up Viridi's army:

  • Badoot – The Badoots are electrical creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is among the creatures in Viridi's army and it can't attack when it is linked to another Badoot.
  • Blader – The Bladers are flying plant monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are adapted to fighting in the air or on land.
  • Boom Stomper – The Boom Stompers are a gigantic mass of rock with legs that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Bumpety Bomb – The Bumpety Bombs are rock-like bombs that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Cacaw – The Cacaws are plant-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Captain Flare – The Captain Flares are one-eyed sun-headed monsters that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Clobbler – The Clobblers are apple-shaped monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Dibble Dop – The Dibble Dops are pitcher plant creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They act as the bombers of the group.
  • Flage – The Flages are single-celled organisms that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are among the creatures in Viridi's army and can blend into its surroundings.
  • Hugworm – The Hugworms are worm-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are vulnerable to fire.
  • Jitterthug – The Jitterthugs are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Lethinium – The Lethiniums are flower monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are considered the big guns of the group.
  • Lurchthorn – The Lurchthorns are airborne creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They consist of several organic cannons stringed together by thin twigs.
  • Mahva – The Mahvas are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are the creatures in Viridi's army who specialize in force-field attacks.
  • Meeba – The Meebas are parasitic fungus creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Megonta – The Megontas are giant pillbug-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Mudrone – The Mudrones are creatures made of mud and twigs that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Nutski – The Nutskis are chestnut monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Viridi created them from mere chestnuts.
  • Parashooter – The Parashooters are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are among the creatures in Viridi's army and can float using the leaves that it takes from other plants.
  • Pew Pew – The Pewpews are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They resemble an arboreal cannon with evolved roots. The cannonballs emitted by the Pew Pews are still a mystery to its botanist.
  • Pip – The Pips are single-celled organisms that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are considered Viridi's version of the Underworld Army monster Splin.
  • Skreetle – The Skreetles are insect-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can fly and are hard to hit.
  • Toxiecap – The Toxiecaps are large floating poisonous jellyfish monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is among the creatures in Viridi's army who can track you down from almost anywhere, as they are covered in eyes.
  • Trynamite – The Trynamites are strange floating ball monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. If left alone for too long, they will explode and/or split into three smaller ones. They very truly try to kill you.
  • Urgle – The Urgles are one-eyed tree monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Zert – The Zerts are thundercloud-topped tree monsters that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Space Pirates[edit]

The Space Pirates are futuristic and seemingly mechanical beings that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They act as enemies of Pit and the Underworld Army where they roam the Galactic Sea and steal the constellations. Besides the generic Space Pirates, among the members of the Space Pirates are:

  • Space Pirate Captain – The Space Pirate Captain is the leader of the Space Pirates. His real name is hard to pronounce. When the Space Pirate Captain threatens to kill Pit for intruding on his ship, he is snatched up and eaten by the Galactic Fiend Kraken.
  • Space Pirate Commando – The Space Pirate Commandos are the type of Space Pirates that are equipped with grenade launchers.
  • Space Pirate Sniper – The Space Pirate Snipers are the type of Space Pirates that can take down their targets at medium range.

Aurum[edit]

The Aurum are an alien race that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising. According to the Divine Book of Prophecy, they are born from and return to nothing. The Aurum are attracted to great battles including the battle between the Forces of Nature and the Underworld Army. The Aurum are known to take over and harvest the planets that they have visited while traveling on their spherical space station called the Aurum Hive. Among the Aurum are:

  • Aurum Fire Wyrm – The Aurum Fire Wyrms are Aurum versions of the Fire Wyrms that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Mik – The Aurum Miks are Aurum versions of the Miks that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Monoeye – The Aurum Monoeyes are Aurum versions of the Monoeyes that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Pip – The Aurum Pips are Aurum versions of the Pips that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Shemum – The Aurum Shemums are Aurum versions of the Shemums that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Unlike the Shemums, the Aurum Shemums cannot inflict poison and can only inflict paralysis.
  • Aurum Skuttler – The Aurum Skuttlers are Aurum versions of the Skuttlers that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Specknose – The Aurum Specknose are Aurum versions of the Specknose that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Aurum Urgle – The Aurum Urgles are Aurum versions of the Urgles that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Baglo – The Baglos are unassuming creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can attack upon being awakened and unleash a barrage of continuous fire.
  • Biota – The Biotas are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Blit – The Blits are space-time warping creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They can also shoot heat-seeking missiles.
  • Claxis – The Claxis are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They have numerous guns on their synthetic surfaces.
  • Dohz – The Dohz are UFO-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They mostly serve as a mode of transportation for the Aurum troops, but can also attack once the Aurum troops aren't inside them.
  • Jyok – The Jyoks are cube-shaped creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Kolma – The Kolmas are giant wheel-shaped creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Nukleen – The Nukleens are mine-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They explode upon impact which damages anyone caught in the blast.
  • Plixo – The Plixos are weak creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They originally functioned as solar panels.
  • Quoil – The Quoils are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They resemble coils surrounding a core.
  • Rezda – The Rezdas are creatures in square force-fields that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They don't attack unless Pit runs into them.
  • Roz – The Roz are comet-like creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Sio – The Sios are black hole-launching creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Taklax – The Taklax are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Tribyte – The Tribytes are the Aurum's basic soldiers that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They serve as the Aurum's version of the Monoeyes and the Nutskis.
  • Xoneme – The Xonemes are small pole-like creatures with rotating shields that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
  • Zaurum – The Zaurums are creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are the only member of the Aurum Army that resembles living creatures.
  • Zrink – The Zrinks are slow-moving creatures that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They serve as the shields for the other Aurum Army members.

Neutrals[edit]

The following monsters do not fit the category of the other armies:

  • Mimicutie – The Mimicuties are treasure chest monsters with legs that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are one of a few creatures that are not affiliated with any of the armies. They attack Pit with furious and rapid kicks.
  • Souflee – The Souflees are living cakes that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are one of a few creatures that are not affiliated with any of the armies.
  • Treasurefish – The Treasurefish are treasure chest-carrying anglerfish that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. They are not affiliated with any of the armies.
    • Rare Treasurefish – An orange subspecies of the Treasurefish that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Bosses[edit]

The following bosses are listed in random order:

  • Twinbellows – A two-headed dog engulfed in flames that appears in Kid Icarus and is based off Orthrus of Greek Mythology (though his role is more similar to that of Cerberus). He is the guard dog of the Underworld. Pit had to fight him in order to claim one of the Three Sacred Treasures that it was guarding. In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Pit fights Twinbellows in a Colosseum.
  • Hewdraw (voiced by Danny Mann) – A serpentine monster that appears in Kid Icarus and is based off the Hydra. It is the gatekeeper of the Overworld Fortress. Pit had to defeat Hewdraw in order to claim one of the Three Sacred Treasures that it was guarding. In Kid Icarus: Uprising, Hewdraw appears with two more heads with each of them having a distinct personality. Hewdraw is sent to the Overworld by Medusa as her retaliation for Dark Lord Gaol's defeat. One of Hewdraw's decapitated heads eventually grows into a new, one-headed Hewdraw which is also defeated by Pit.
  • Pandora – See Gods.
  • Thanatos – See Gods.
  • Medusa – See Gods.
  • Minotaur – The Minotaur is a boss of the Underworld Fortress in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. It has the head, back legs, and tail of a bull, and the torso and arms of a man. The Minotaur was assigned by Palutena to guard one of the Three Sacred Treasures and keep them safe from Orcos. Pit had to fight the Minotaur in order to claim the Sacred Treasure that it guarded.
  • Skullwing – Skullwing is a boss of the Overworld Fortress in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. It resembles a humanoid skull with bat-like wings. Skullwing was assigned by Palutena to guard one of the Three Sacred Treasures and keep them safe from Orcos. Pit had to fight Skullwing in order to claim the Sacred Treasure that it guarded.
  • Fire Serpent – The Fire Serpent is a boss of the Skyworld Fortress in Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. It has the head of a snake and a flame-like body. The Fire Serpent was assigned by Palutena to guard one of the Three Sacred Treasures and keep them safe from Orcos. Pit had to fight the Fire Serpent in order to claim the Sacred Treasure that it guarded.
  • Orcos – The primary antagonist of Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters. He is a demon who ends up attacking Angel Land.
  • Dark Lord Gaol (voiced by Kari Wahlgren) – The second boss of Kid Icarus: Uprising. Dark Lord Gaol is a dark knight-like character that speaks in an evil and distorted voice that makes it sound masculine. Pit and Magnus fought Gaol and defeated Gaol where Pit discovered that Gaol was actually a female and an old friend of Magnus. Magnus mentioned that Gaol was sent to spy on the Underworld until she was captured and placed in a cursed armor. Though Pit regrets having to fight her, he is relieved to learn from Magnus that Gaol is only knocked unconscious. Magnus and Gaol were later summoned by Dyntos to fight Pit as part of his trials.
  • Great Reaper – The fourth boss of Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is a giant Reaper who is the boss of the Reaper Fortress. Although it has a regular Reaper form, it has a second form that towers over Pit as it was mentioned that the Great Reaper got large from eating the souls in the Reaper Fortress. Great Reaper can shoot a death ray from his eyes and can summon four Reapettes. Pit managed to defeat Great Reaper.
  • Galactic Fiend Kraken – The eighth boss of Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is a beast that is native to the Galactic Sea and is attracted to the fight between the Space Pirates and the Underworld Army. The Galactic Fiend Kraken manages to eat the Space Pirate Captain before it was killed by Pit.
  • Underworld Gatekeeper – A mechanical creature that appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is the last line of defense to prevent Pit from accessing Medusa's Castle in the Underworld. The Underworld Gatekeeper is destroyed by Dark Pit.
  • Immortal Phoenix – The tenth boss of Kid Icarus: Uprising. It guards the Wish Seed and resides on Phoenix Mountain in the Overworld. Pit had to defeat in order to claim the Wish Seed and keep it from falling into the hands of the Underworld Army. Even though the Wish Seed was a fake, Pit still had to defeat the Immortal Phoenix. Immortal Phoenix was later recreated by Dyntos as part of Pit's trials.
  • Cragalanche the Mighty – The eleventh boss of Kid Icarus: Uprising. Cragalanche is a rock that was given a soul by Viridi and sent into the Reset Bomb Forest to battle Pit. As he is a rock monster and therefore cannot speak, Viridi improvises a "voice" for him during the battle.
  • Arlon – See other characters.
  • Phosphora – See other characters.
  • Pyrrhon – See Gods.
  • Chaos Kin – A malevolent parasite creature . It resembles a six-legged insectoid creature that is also a fusion of a spider, scorpion, and moth. The Chaos Kin feeds on souls and can control the minds of its victims. Chaos Kin was guarded by Arlon until he was defeated by Pit which enabled Chaos Kin to break out. It became a threat three years later and managed to capture Palutena's soul. It was eventually defeated by Pit.
  • Soul-Eating Monster – An abomination that appears in Chapter 22 of Kid Icarus: Uprising. It shares some similarities with the Gulper Eels. The Soul-Eating Monster resides in the City of Souls. It is defeated by Dark Pit.

References[edit]

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