*Last Updated: November 26, 2022

Since the introduction of amiibo on June 10, 2014, the toys-to-life product has gone on to be compatible with four pieces of hardware (Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL, Nintendo Wii U and the Nintendo Switch) and just when it looks like amiibo might finally be on its way out the door, recent months have shown to us that Nintendo is not quite ready to bid farewell to them just yet, thanks to the announcement of more to come.

In this guide, we will be providing details on all known upcoming amiibo and games will be using the new amiibo. Let’s do it:

2022 Nintendo Switch Games & DLC that Use amiibo:

Kirby and the Forgotten Land – March 25, 2022 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes – June 24, 2022 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK (DLC Expansion) – June 30, 2022 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 – July 29, 2022 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Splatoon 3 – September 9, 2022 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

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2021 Nintendo Switch Games & DLC that Use amiibo:

Super Mario 3D World+ Bowsers Fury – February 12, 2021 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

MONSTER HUNTER RISE – March 26, 2021 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Miitopia – May 21, 2021 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin – July 9, 2021 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD – July 16, 2021 (Worldwide) – RELEASED

Metroid Dread – October 8, 2021 – RELEASED

Upcoming Smash Bros. amiibo:

More amiibo for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are expected when DLC fighters get their very own amiibo announced and released. Expected amiibo are:

  • Player 2 (Female) Byleth from Fire Embelm: Three Houses (Hopefully)
  • Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII
  • Pyra / Mythra from Xenoblade Chronicles 2
  • Kazuya Mishima from TEKKEN
  • Sora from Kingdom Hearts

 

amiibo Previously Released in 2022:

Inkling (Yellow)

Series: Splatoon

Associated Game: Splatoon 3

Releases: November 11, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Allows players to save their favorite gear combinations as “Fresh Fits.” Also allows them to take photos with the associated characters and comes with exclusive gear.

Octoling (Blue)

Series: Splatoon

Associated Game: Splatoon 3

Releases: November 11, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Allows players to save their favorite gear combinations as “Fresh Fits.” Also allows them to take photos with the associated characters and comes with exclusive gear.

Smallfry

Series: Splatoon

Associated Game: Splatoon 3

Releases: November 11, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Allows players to save their favorite gear combinations as “Fresh Fits.” Also allows them to take photos with the associated characters and comes with exclusive gear.

Steve

Series: Minecraft

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: September 9, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Steve Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Alex

Series: Minecraft

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: September 9, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Alex Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Steve & Alex amiibo – Double Pack

Series: Minecraft

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: September 9, 2022

Price: $29.99

Function: Unlocks Steve and Alex as Figure Players in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Min Min

Series: ARMS

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: April 29, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Min Min Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Palamute “Canyne Malzeno X”

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: June 30, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Formal Dragon” Palamute layered armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Malzeno

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: June 30, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Formal Dragon” Hunter layered armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Palico “Canyne Malzeno X”

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: June 30, 2022

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Formal Dragon” Palico layered armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

 

amiibo Previously Released in 2021:

Cat Mario

Series: Super Mario

Associated Game: Super Mario 3D World + Bowsers Fury

Releases: February 12, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Used to spawn a power-up for an invincible White Cat.

Cat Peach

Series: Super Mario

Associated Game: Super Mario 3D World + Bowsers Fury

Releases: February 12, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Used to spawn random power-ups.

Cat Mario & Cat Peach amiibo – Double Pack

Series: Super Mario

Associated Game: Super Mario 3D World + Bowsers Fury

Releases: February 12, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $29.99

Function: Cat Mario – Used to spawn a power-up for an invincible White Cat / Cat Peach – Used to spawn random power-ups

Palamute

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Sinister Seal” Palamute layered armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE.

Magnamalo

*Collector’s Edition of MONSTER HUNTER RISE will come with a Magnamalo amiibo, in addition to the physical game and other goodies

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Sinister Seal” layered Hunter armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE.

Palico

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: MONSTER HUNTER RISE

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a special “Sinister Seal” Palico layered armor set in MONSTER HUNTER RISE.

Banjo Kazooie amiibo

Banjo & Kazooie

Series: Banjo & Kazooie.

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Banjo & Kazooie Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Terry Bogard amiibo

Terry Bogard

Series: Fatal Fury

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Terry Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Byleth amiibo

Player 1 Byleth (Male)

Series: Fire Emblem

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: March 26, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Byleth Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Ena

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

Releases: July 9, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: N/A

Function: Unlocks a special layered armor set in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.

Razewing Ratha

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

Releases: July 9, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: N/A

Function: Unlocks a special layered armor set in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.

Tsukino

Series: Monster Hunter

Associated Game: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

Releases: July 9, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: N/A

Function: Unlocks a special layered armor set in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.

Zelda & Loftwing

Series: The Legend of Zelda

Associated Game: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

Releases: July 16, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $24.99

Function: Scan this amiibo figure* from anywhere on the surface world to quickly travel to the sky—even within the depths of a dungeon. Scan it again above the clouds to return to the same spot on the surface. 

Video showcasing amiibo function: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjSHq7e3mB8

Samus & E.M.M.I. amiibo – Double Pack

Series: Metroid

Associated Game: Metroid Dread

Releases: October 8, 2021 (NA & JP ) / November 5, 2021 (EU & UK)

Price: $29.99

Samus amiibo Function: Scan the Samus amiibo for an extra energy tank to increase your health by 100. Tap it again once per day to receive health.

E.M.M.I amiibo Function: The E.M.M.I. amiibo grants a Missile+ tank to increase Samus’ missile capacity by 10. Tap it again once per day to replenish some missiles.

Animal Crossing amiibo Cards – Series 5 (3 Pack)

Series: Animal Crossing

Associated Game: Animal Crossing: New Horizons & Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC

Releases: November 5, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: N//A

Function: Compatible amiibo figures and cards (sold separately) can be used to invite characters onto the islands

Animal Crossing amiibo Cards – Series 5 (6 Pack)

Series: Animal Crossing

Associated Game: Animal Crossing: New Horizons & Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC

Releases: November 5, 2021 (Worldwide)

Price: $5.99

Function: Compatible amiibo figures and cards (sold separately) can be used to invite characters onto the islands

 

amiibo Previously Released in 2020:

Dark Samus

Series: Super Smash Bros.

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: January 17, 2020 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Dark Samus Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Richter

Series: Super Smash Bros.

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: January 17, 2020 (Worldwide)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Richter Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Joker

Series: Super Smash Bros.

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: September 25, 2020 (EU & JP) / October 02, 2020 (NA)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Joker Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

Hero

Series: Super Smash Bros.

Associated Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Releases: September 25, 2020 (EU & JP) / October 02, 2020 (NA)

Price: $15.99

Function: Unlocks a Hero Figure Player in-game that you can train, teach abilities, and upgrade with spirits. amiibo Figure Players can be sent off on a journey and earn players rewards.

We hope you found this guide helpful!

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: contact@miketendo64.com / jack.lo@miketendo64.com Website: https://miketendo64.com/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVMO4QgcniAjhLxoyc9n8Q

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