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Announced at E3 2001, Corneria (惑星コーネリア Wakusei Kōneria?) is a starter stage in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and is essentially a smaller version of Fox's old stage, Sector Z stage in Super Smash Bros. The fighting still takes place atop the Great Fox, but it is now scaled down in size and the background is now Corneria rather than Sector Z. This will prevent the 'zoom out' effect and 'micro play' that many disliked before. Arwings still fly around and occasionally fire. The Great Fox has two laser cannons in the front that will charge and fire when players fall below the hull on the left side. Characters caught in the blast usually have no chance of survival. However, the cannons can be destroyed, and Ness and Lucas can use PSI Magnet to absorb the shots. As well, Mr Game & Watch can use the lasers to get a very strong Oil Panic.
- Corneria (Melee)
- Venom (Melee)
Songs in bold must be unlocked
Corneria first appeared in the original Star Fox and it's sequel Star Fox 64. This stage is from the Star Fox 64 version of Corneria. In Star Fox 64's Corneria, the player has to fly from the beginning of the stage to the other side of the stage to confront the boss. One of the areas that the player flies through on his or her way to the boss is a city named Corneria City. Corneria City is almost completely destroyed due to enemy attacks. In this stage the Great Fox takes the same route as a player would have to take through Corneria (including Corneria City). However, Corneria City in this stage is much denser and the buildings aren't destroyed.
The Great Fox is the mobile headquarters for the Star Fox team and it is a battleship/carrier. The Great Fox first appeared in Star Fox 64. The overall design of the Great Fox seen in this stage look almost exactly as it looked in Star Fox 64, but the Great Fox has been greatly scaled down. Ever since the first Star Fox, the Star Fox team's main aircraft that they pilot are Arwings. The Arwings have been redesigned in Star Fox 64. In this stage can be seen Arwings flying over the Great Fox. The Arwings main weapon are lasers that shoot the player's enemies. There is also an upgrade that let's the player shoot two lasers at once. The design of the Arwing are designed like they are in Star Fox 64 and they shoot the upgraded lasers. In Star Fox 64 there is a mercenary group called Star Wolf. The team also first appeared in Star Fox 64 and they have aircraft that is similar to the Arwing called Wolfens. The design of the Wolfens in this stage resemble how they were designed in Star Fox 64. 
The music for this stage is, ironically, from the planet Venom in Star Fox, mixed in with pieces of the main theme of Star Fox. 
Arwings and Wolfens fly down to fire lasers at players, usually coming from the right hand side or from up above. They may come in and lock on from the background, flying past the Great Fox. They can also be used them as moving platforms when they come, but beware to not let them fly off the screen.
Also of note is the laser cannon in front of the Great Fox. Getting caught there as it charges will deal huge amounts of damage. After it finishes charging, it fires, making recovery difficult for anyone who gets caught in front. However, the cannon can be destroyed with many attacks, making it inaccessible for the rest of the match.
Fox and Falco can perform a special easter egg on this stage that will trigger help from the team. It is performed by pressing down on the D-Pad for one frame. Then the character will call their team members. Besides being a visual, this trick does not do anything as far as attacks go.
The level is also apparently scrolling slightly, as items that should remain stationary in the air like Flippers and Party Balls will move slowly. Also, the Great Fox's wings will sometimes touch the sea under it.
There is a glitch in Melee where when Falco is metal and hit by PK Fire just behind the guns he will fall through the Great Fox.
There is also another glitch involving Samus' bomb and any character that can allow the other character to fall through the center of the ship after using a certain move while the bomb explodes.
This stage is one of the largest stages in the game, even though it's smaller than its Super Smash Bros. counterpart, Sector Z. Take note of the crooked shape of the ship and take that into account when firing projectiles. Motion sensor bombs are well placed near the right ledge of the longer portion of the ship, where many characters will grab onto when they come back up. General Pepper's picture can also be seen on a large box in the background.
Differences between Sector Z and CorneriaEdit
- The background has changed from a deep-space atmosphere to travelling through the planet Corneria in Star Fox 64, the first level.
- The Great Fox has been scaled down in size.
- The Great Fox's guns can now be stood on; however, they can now fire lasers, which is an almost inevitable KO. Also, the guns break if attacked enough. Once broken, they can no longer be stood on.
- Pikachu's Thunder Jolt can now travel down the ridge of the Great Fox.
- In addition to Arwings that fly onto the stage and fire lasers, the Wolfen also appears. It appeared in the background of Sector Z, similar to King Dedede's appearance on the Dream Land stage.
- When Pokemon Trainer is used, there will be an extra smaller ship for the trainer to stand on.
- This article uses content from Super Smash Bros. Melee World, a Smash World site.