Captain Falcon (SSB4)/Forward smash
|Captain Falcon forward smash hitbox visualization|
Rears back and performs a lunging elbow strike with a flame effect. It has deceptively long horizontal range due to Captain Falcon leaning forward, and boasts enough knockback to KO middleweights between 90% and 100% from the center of Final Destination. However, it has slow startup and high ending lag.
- Down-angled forward smash has significantly lower knockback scaling (94 → 84), hindering its KO potential despite its lower launch angle (40° → 38°).
- Up and non-angled forward smash have marginally higher knockback scaling (94 → 95).
- Down-angled forward smash has marginally lower knockback scaling (84 → 83).