Big the Cat

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Big the Cat
SSBU Big the Cat Spirit.png
Species Cat
First appearance Sonic Adventure (1998, Sonic the Hedgehog franchise)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii) (2007, Mario-related media)
Latest appearance Team Sonic Racing (2019, Sonic the Hedgehog franchise)
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (spirit cameo) (2018, Mario-related media)
Latest portrayal Kyle Hebert (2010-present)
Takashi Nagasako (Japanese; 2003-present)

Big the Cat, often shortened simply to Big, is a large purple cat who appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.

History[edit]

Mario & Sonic series[edit]

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[edit]

Big the Cat first appeared in the Mario series in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, where he appears as a referee in the Athletics and Rowing events. Big can also be seen behind the podium in the Athletics events during the awards ceremony.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games[edit]

Big the Cat MSatWOG screenshot.png

Big the Cat also appeared in both the Wii and Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. In the Wii version, Big the Cat appears as a VIP Member, and along with Birdo is the only character to give the player a costume as well as 100 Star Points. An unlockable costume for Mii characters of Big also appears in the game.

In the DS version of the game, Big appears as one of the characters hosting a mission. He is found in Polastraits, wondering what is the "sign" near him. Amy Rose tries to explain that each mission's details is written there. However, Big still doesn't understand and Amy had to try out the mission and complete it to make him understand. When she does, he rewards the player with a Spark Luge. The mission Amy has to take is Alpine Skiing GS.

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games[edit]

Big the Cat makes a cameo appearance in the Wii version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games as an unlockable Mii costume.

Big the Cat also appears in the Story mode of the Nintendo 3DS version.

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games[edit]

Big the Cat appears in the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where he appears as an unlockable Mii costume. In this game, players can access the Pousada after talking to Big on Copacabana beach.

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl[edit]

Although Big never makes a physical appearance in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, he makes a cameo appearance as a sticker.

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS[edit]

Big the Cat also makes a cameo appearance as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate[edit]

Big the Cat makes an appearance as a novice spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Super Smash Bros. series[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Brawl sticker[edit]

Image Game Effect
Big the Cat Sticker.png Sonic Adventure Director's Cut Battering Resistance +14

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS trophy[edit]

Name Image Description
Big the Cat BigTheCatTrophy3DS.png Flag of USA.png Big the Cat spends most of his days in peace with his best friend, Froggy. But he's no ordinary cat! He enjoys napping, eating, more napping...um... He also likes fishing, which tests his strength. And if Froggy is ever in danger, Big won't even think twice before helping!

Flag of Europe.png Big the Cat likes living the quiet life with his best friend Froggy. He might be the biggest fan of catnaps ever, but there's more to him than that! He loves to do a bit of fishing, which takes a lot more strength than you'd think, and woe betide you if you ever mess with Froggy...

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate spirit[edit]

Name Image Series / game Type Class Strength / effects How to obtain Spirit battle
Opponent(s) Battle conditions Stage Song
Big the Cat SSBU Big the Cat Spirit.png Sonic the Hedgehog Series Primary (2) Novice Neutral
Weight ↑
Spirit Board Giant Incineroar Hazard: Slumber Floor
  • The floor is sleep-inducing
  • The enemy is giant
Windy Hill Zone (Battlefield) Open Your Heart

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