Helix

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The "Man" of Mystery
Helix
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Basic Information
Height 0' 11" (30 cm) to 8' 2" (250 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg)
Age 2
Affiliation ARMS Laboratory
Stage DNA Lab
Hobbies Watching the ARMS Grand Prix


Official Stats
Dashed lines indicate extended state
Size 2-5/5
Arm Girth 3/5
Speed 3/5
Jumping 3/5
Elasticity 5/5
Gross Factor VeryHigh/5
Statistics
Grab Damage 150
Walking Speed 100%
Dash Distance 56%
Charge Dash Distance 77%
Max Charge Time 2.1 seconds
Standard ARMS
Biff.jpg
"Right now all eyes are locked on 'the "man" of mystery' and test tube titan...Helix! He's representing the famous ARMS Laboratories—the epicenter of all ARMS-based research. So just how will the result of a science experiment fare outside the lab?"
—Biff

Helix is a playable character in ARMS. He is a mysterious, stretchy being created by scientists at the ARMS Laboratory. His gameplay style revolves around evading enemy attacks.

Appearance[edit]

Helix is a translucent humanoid blob made of, by default, what appears to be a green, gelatinous goo. His arms resemble models of DNA molecules, sporting a neon pink and blue sugar-phosphate backbone and yellow nucleotides. Out of the top of his head sprout hair-like protrusions that match the sugar-phosphate backbones of its DNA arms. He has, by default, a pink lipped mouth with a row of upper teeth. Helix does not have eyes, instead wearing a rectangular metal mask, which appears to have an array of small lights with two eye-like illuminated spots, along with a small metal visor. He wears a harness that covers its chest and back, which has Helix’s logo on it in an orange circle, and has the ARMS logo on the straps.

Backstory[edit]

"An experiment by ARMS Laboratories, the leaders in ARMS research! In addition to his arms, his whole body is stretchy—and his signature ARMS are just as weird. He's secretly entered the Grand Prix to prove the merit of the lab's latest research!"
Official Description


Attributes[edit]

Helix's intended playstyle is designed around his ability to manipulate his height and outmaneuver opponents. For example, Helix's dash decreases his height. If a dash is correctly timed, Helix will avoid harm from incoming attacks without blockstun or chip damage. Conversely, holding the jump button stretches Helix, offering him the ability to attack from above for extended periods of time. In this extended state, Helix will also become thinner and can move his torso freely, offering further defensive options.

Quotes[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Costumes[edit]

Helix
Helix's Costumes
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Icon-Helix.png
Green
HelixBlue.png
Icon-Helix-blue.png
Blue
HelixPink.png
Icon-Helix-pink.png
Pink
HelixYellow.png
Icon-Helix-yellow.png
Yellow

To select a costume, click and hold Lstickclick.svg, then hold Lstick.svg in the direction of the desired costume while confirming with A.svg.

Promotional Art[edit]

Grand Prix Ending[edit]


Trivia[edit]

  • Helix was announced on April 28th in a video on Nintendo's YouTube Channel.
  • Helix’s name is a reference to the double helix shape of a DNA molecule.
  • Because of his unusual jumping mechanism, Helix will not get a high jump when he jumps off the cars in Cinema Deux.
  • Helix is the only character to have a completely different name in Japan with him having the name DNA Man instead.

Names in other languages[edit]

Helix

Language Name Meaning
 Japanese DNAマン
Dīenuē Man
DNA Man
 Chinese 基因人
Jīyīn Rén
DNA Man
 Dutch Helix Helix
 French Helix Helix
 German Helix Helix
 Italian Helix Helix
 Russian Геликс
Gelix
From English name
 Spanish Helix Helix

The "man" of mystery

Language Name Meaning
 Japanese のびーる実験生命体
Nobīru Jikken Seimei-tai
Stretchy Experimental Life Form
 Chinese 能伸長的實驗生命體
Néng Shēncháng de Shíyàn Shēngmìngtǐ
Stretchy Experimental Life Form
 Dutch Het medische wonder The medical miracle
 French la créature élastique The elastic creature
 German Das Experiment The experiment
 Italian l'essere gelatinoso The gelatinous being
 Russian Существо-загадка
Sushchestvo-zagadka
Mystery creature
 Spanish El experimento genético The genetic experiment

References[edit]