Stages are, simply put, a coagulation of a bunch of platforms set inside a box. Stages are what you play on, and the goal of the game is to knock your opponents out of the stage boundaries, or blast zones. Some platforms (usually the main ones) have ledges that can be hung on to assist recovery.
There are a total of 29 stages for Super Smash Bros. Melee, with 7 of those typically being tournament legal in some form.
- Tournament Legal covers all stages that are typically starters or counterpick stages in tournaments.
- Banned covers all stages that are banned in tournaments.
Below, you will find a random set of stages.