How to Get Piranha Plant in Smash Ultimate?

How to get piranha plant in smash ultimate? For people who purchased the game before January 31, Nintendo offered a free Piranha Plant amiibo with the game as an early purchase bonus. Everyone else will need to purchase their Piranha Plant separately from Amazon.

As soon as you get your amiibo, you have to follow a few steps to make him appear as a fighter in-game. Here’s the step-by-step process to unlock Piranha Plant in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Nintendo Switch.

How to get Piranha Plant in Super Smash Ultimate

Piranha Plant was free with the purchase of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate if you ordered it before January 31, 2019. Anyone who ordered before the date has already been able to redeem their free amiibo. If you purchased your copy before that date, you can continue below for instructions on how to redeem your Piranha Plant. If you didn’t pre-purchase the game, you’ll need to purchase your Piranha Plant separately from Amazon.

If you purchased the game physically.

  • Play the physical copy of the game on your Nintendo Switch.
  • Select the game card on your Home screen.
  • Press the + button on your Joy-Con.
  • From the menu that appears, select My Nintendo Rewards.
  • Then, follow the instructions to register your game and earn Gold points.
  • After your game has been registered, you will receive an email from Nintendo with your download code. Nintendo says the email may take up to 10 days to be sent, but some users have reported receiving it within 24 hours.
  • If you don’t see your email, check your spam or other promotion folders just in case.
  • To redeem your code, open the Nintendo eShop on your console.
  • From the left-hand menu, select Redeem Code.
  • Enter the code sent to you.

You can download the game if you purchased it digitally.

  • Your game will automatically register to your My Nintendo Rewards account following your purchase.
  • Wait for your email with your download code. While Nintendo says it may take up to 10 days for the email to be sent, some people have reported receiving it within a day.
  • If you don’t see your email, check your spam folder and other promotion folders just in case.
  • Open the Nintendo eShop once you have your code.
  • Click on Redeem Code on the left-hand side.
  • Enter the code sent to you.

Following those steps, your new amiibo should be unlocked for you in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. To redeem your Piranha Plant, you have until June 30, 2019.

How to use the Piranha Plant amiibo

  • Scan your Piranha Plant on the right Joy-Con’s analog stick.
  • Scan your Piranha Plant using the NFC touchpoint on your Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. (Center of the controller between the left analog stick and the YXAB buttons).

A physical copy of the Piranha Plant makes it easier to summon your amiibo in-game. Since you aren’t dealing with download codes or pre-purchase options, your figurine can be used directly with your console!

Still, having issues redeeming Piranha Plant?

If you have done everything listed above, you should be able to unlock him. Here are some troubleshooting tips you can try if you’re still having problems.

  • The email address associated with your My Nintendo Rewards account should be accurate and updated, regardless of whether you purchased digitally or physically. You will receive the code via this email address. You may need to contact Nintendo if you used the wrong email address. Usually, your code will arrive within 10 business days.
  • Make sure your spam folder contains an email from Nintendo if your email address is correct. The email should come from, and should show with the subject being Thanks for your purchase of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. This email contains your 16-digit code.
  • Already have your code? Be sure to redeem it in the Nintendo eShop. To redeem a code, open the eShop and go to the Redeem Code section. Then, enter your 16-digit code using the virtual on-screen keyboard. The code should be for Piranha Plant, so follow the prompts until you’ve completed the download. If it says the code has already been used, keep reading.
  • If you’ve already redeemed your code for Piranha Plant but it has not yet appeared Bros. Ultimate, you may need to update the game. If you’re on version 7.0, you can check by looking at the upper right corner of the main menu. Shut down your game and go to the main menu if you’re not updated. Make sure you’re connected to the internet, then try to relaunch the game. When you start the game, you will be asked whether you want the update or not. Take the update. Once you log back in, you’ll see confirmation that Piranha Plant is now available for your enjoyment.

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