The down aerial (下空中攻撃, Down/lower/under midair attack; commonly abbreviated as down air, dair or D-Air and referred to as AttackAirLw in Melee's Debug Menu and internal Brawl files) is an aerial attack that is performed in midair by pressing the attack button and tilting the Control Stick downwards. Its official term varies between titles, where it is known as a down midair attack in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and a down air attack in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Many of these moves are meteor smashes and some of these moves can be either stall-then-falls or drills as well.
List of down aerials in Super Smash Bros.
All down aerials in Super Smash Bros. are spikes, with the exception of Pikachu's and Link's. Many of the spikes are drills, and SSB is notable for allowing characters to DI out of them fairly easily.
List of down aerials in Super Smash Bros. Melee
List of down aerials in Super Smash Bros. Brawl
List of down aerials in Super Smash Bros. 4
* This assumes the Mii is default height and weight.
Notable down aerials
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