When used, the Swordfighter spins and slashes their sword around themselves; if in the air, they also climb upwards, but remain stationary otherwise. This move is functionally identical to Link's Spin Attack, with its name likely alluding to Link's "Hero" titles in the Zelda series.
In Ultimate, the attack's damage and knockback have been buffed, allowing it to KO as early as 75%. In addition, its particle effects are identical to those of Link's Spin Attack, albeit with a purplish tint.
Special Move customization was added in Super Smash Bros. 4. These are the variations: