Kirby (SSB)/Down smash

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Overview[edit]

Hitboxes of Kirby's down smash.

Kirby does a spinning split kick on the ground, covering both sides of him, doing 18% damage and pretty high horizontal knockback. It can be used to punish and edgeguard or gimp an opponent's recovery, though Kirby almost always has better options, with a forward smash being a much better horizontal KO option, and his aerials and down tilt being a better way to edgeguard from the edge. Additionally, it has some ending lag, meaning that if shielded, Kirby will be left rather vulnerable, especially to shield grabs.


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Related moves[edit]


This move in SSB64 This move in SSBM This move in SSBB This move in SSB4 This move in SSBU Kirby's moveset
Neutral attack (1 · 2 · inf) · Forward tilt · Up tilt · Down tilt · Dash attack · Forward smash · Up smash · Down smash
Neutral aerial · Forward aerial · Back aerial · Up aerial · Down aerial
Grab · Forward throw · Back throw
Floor attack (front) · Floor attack (back) · Edge attack (fast) · Edge attack (slow)
Neutral special · Up special · Down special