Mii Swordfighter (SSBU)

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Mii Swordfighter
in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
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Universe Super Smash Bros.
Other Smash Bros. appearance in SSB4


Availability Custom
Final Smash Final Edge
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An expert in swordplay with fantastic reach and attack power.
—The Swordfighter's Ultimate description

The Mii Swordfighter (Mii剣術タイプ, Mii Fencing Type) is a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. They were confirmed as a playable character on June 12th, 2018, along with the other Mii Fighter types, Brawler and Gunner. Mii Swordfighter is classified as fighter #52.

As with the other Mii Fighters, they have 12 voice options, provided by Yūji Kishi, Takashi Ōhara, Ryōtarō Okiayu, Michihiko Hagi, Hideo Ishikawa, Kiyoyuki Yanada, Umeka Shōji, Ayumi Fujimura, Makiko Ōmoto, Minami Takayama, and Kimiko Saitō.

Attributes[edit]

Mii Swordfighter has had their measurements reworked so that their attributes are all average. No longer determinant on the weight created in the Mii creator, the Mii Swordfighter is now an average-height, semi-heavyweight fighter, being heavy as Cloud. Their walk and running speed are also relatively average, though their air acceleration is subpar and they bear the distinction of being the only Mii Fighter who cannot wall jump. Being a Mii Fighter, their moveset is determinant on the player's selections. They possess a total of 12 special moves: Gale Strike, Shuriken of Light, and Blurring Blade (Neutral Special), Airborne Assault, Gale Stab, and Chakram (Side Special), Stone Scabbard, Skyward Slash Dash, and Hero's Spin (Up Special), and Blade Counter, Reversal Slash, and Power Thrust (Down Special).

One of the greatest strengths of the Mii Swordfighter is their extremely versatile and flexible set of specials, some of which are among the strongest moves in the game. Gale Strike and Chakram are excellent projectiles which excel at distancing opponents, racking up damage, and edgeguarding. Gale Strike is among the Mii Swordfighter's best moves; while it possesses a relatively slow travel speed, it does good damage, is an excellent tool to setup kill confirms due to its large hitbox and fixed knockback, and is very potent at ledgetrapping. Landing a Gale Strike allows the Mii Swordfighter to confirm into a multitude of moves such as back aerial, forward aerial, up aerial, Hero's Spin, and Chakram. Chakram is another potent projectile that is good for both initiating and deterring approaches. The strong version is very good for edgeguarding opponents with especially poor recoveries (i.e. Belmonts and Cloud) and the slow version allows the Mii Swordfighter to pressure the ledge and confirm into many different moves, providing them with two tools that establish a good defense-oriented playstyle. Along with being one of the few swordfighters that have access to projectiles, the Mii Swordfighter is also the only one that possesses a reflector in the form of Reversal Slash, which allows them to counter campy, projectile-heavy opponents as well. Additionally, Blade Counter, like other counters can effectively edgeguard those who possess poor recoveries, though it isn't as effective for KO'ing near the side blast lines due to its' extensive vertical knockback. However, this does provide it with consistent KO potential.

Outside of their strong projectiles, the Mii Swordfighter possesses a slew of fast and powerful normals. Up and Back Aerial are both very fast and powerful , the former which is a strong tool to use for spacing and the latter for anti-airs. Forward and neutral aerial both serve as average spacing tools while down throw is a very good move that can reliably connect into up aerial. This along with low aerial landing lag (with the exception do down aerial at 18 frames) results in the Mii Swordfighter having an above average aerial game due to most of their aerials being potential combo starters while their down aerial, despite having weak set knockback, is great for gimping opponents with subpar recoveries alongside neutral and back aerial. The Mii Swordfighter's tilts, outside of forward tilt are both very fast, as down tilt can reliably connect into forward aerial at low to early-mid percentages, while the back of up tilt can chain into itself at low percentages. Alongside their potent aerials and tilts are a set of powerful smash attacks and specials. While forward and up smash are both relatively laggy, they both boast a considerable amount of KO power and the same can be said for Blurring Blade and Power Thrust, the former which can KO at extremely low percents when fully charged at the edge of Final Destination.

Additionally, the Mii Swordfighter arguably has the best recovery options out of the three Mii Fighters. As in SSB4, Airborne Assault and Gale Stab both boast an incredible amount of horizontal distance while Stone Scabbard provides a high vertical distance. Skyward Slash Dash is a move similar to that of Fire Fox, allowing the Mii Swordfighter to have both increased distance and a trajectory that can mix up edgegurding opponents.

However, in spite of the variety of strengths that the Mii Swordfighter has, they are not without their weaknesses. For a swordfighter, they have one of (if not the worst) disjoints in the game. Many of their swift normals simply have a lack of range in comparison to other swordfighters such as Lucina and Ike. Additionally, as mentioned before, their mobility is also very lackluster compared to other disjoint users given their average dashing/walking and air acceleration speeds, which makes it difficult for them to keep up with faster, rushdown-based characters (i.e. Sonic). While many of their specials have some form of use, there are a few that provide utility that's considered to be overshadowed compared to other specials.

Furthermore, while many of the Mii Swordfighter's normals are good, their smash attacks are all very laggy and have generally poor reach, especially their up smash, which does not have a vacuum effect like that of Link, Samus, or the Mii Gunner while their good normals begin to lose their utility at higher percentages. Down tilt loses its' combo ability at mid percentages and up tilt is a fairly sluggish move against faster opponents. Additionally, their grab game is subpar, though not to the same extent as Cloud. Aside from down throw, the Mii Swordfighter's throws offer mediocre utility, especially their up throw, which deals extremely low knockback and damage and has no true follow ups. Their throws also have mediocre KO power, with their strongest throw being back throw (which doesn't KO at around 180% at the edge of Final Destination). While Gale Strike and Chakram are still very good projectiles, their start and end lag are both substantial in comparison to other projectiles, making them unsafe to use up close, further exacerbating their struggle against faster characters and giving them a rather poor neutral. Lastly, while their recovery can be very flexible, some of them either offer poor distance or are quite linear, such as Stone Scabbard which provides no horizontal distance and poses a great risk of self destructing, and Hero's Spin, which while is a good out of shield option and has a very powerful final hit, exchanges said strengths for very poor distance.

Overall, the Mii Swordfighter is a very flexible and versatile fighter that is capable of walling out opponents, racking up damage, and securing a plethora of different kill confirms. They excel in mid-close range combat and ledgetrapping with the usage of Chakram and Gale Strike and can restrict projectile usage with Reversal Slash. However, they exchange these strengths for a variety of laggy finishers, a subpar grab game and average movement speed. Despite this, their strengths do outweigh their weaknesses and they have a good number of favorable or even matchups. As a result, the Mii Swordfighter has seen a surprisingly high amount of representation and results in tournaments.

Changes from Super Smash Bros. 4[edit]

Much like the Mii Gunner, the Mii Swordfighter retains most of their previous moveset, with the majority of the Swordfighter's changes being alterations to how their moves behave. While their changes are not as drastic as the Mii Brawler (who received four entirely new special moves), the Swordfighter has nevertheless received an abundance of buffs (possibly as a result for being the lowest ranked Mii / newcomer in Super Smash Bros. 4). Like the other Mii Fighters, the Mii Swordfighter now has set attributes, including middling weight (which is identical to that of a default-sized Mii Fighter in SSB4) alongside high air speed, but average or below-average stats otherwise (falling speed, air acceleration, walk speed, run speed). As a result, the Swordfighter's role as the middle-ground Mii Fighter has been reinforced.

The Swordfighter's default moveset has not been changed significantly, with only several attacks being altered (dash attack is now a wide dashing slash, and up smash now consists of two slashes that can hit three times in front). However, the Swordfighter's aerial attacks have been given lowered lag due to the universal reduction of landing lag, patching up the Swordfighter's notorious lag issues in SSB4. As a result, the Swordfighter arguably benefits the most from universal changes (in comparison to the other Mii Fighters), as many of their aerials can now start true combos and function as safe landing options, which is additionally beneficial due to their use of a disjointed weapon.

The biggest changes come from the Swordfighter's special moves. While only one of their special moves has been renamed (Slash Launcher is now Gale Stab), the majority of the Swordfighter's specials have significantly improved utility. Many now deal much higher damage, stronger knockback, or both (like Blurring Blade for example) giving the Swordfighter an abundance of powerful damage racking, KO options and fixing another of their former weaknesses.

The Swordfighter now has access to extremely effective combo starters courtesy of changes to their projectiles: Gale Strike deals much more damage, functions as a standard projectile, and now has fixed knockback with high hitstun, making it one of the most powerful combo initiators in the Swordfighter's arsenal. Shuriken of Light can now lock opponents despite its lowered damage, and gains speed as it travels. Chakram travels faster when smash thrown and deals more damage, while the slow version now lingers and returns to where it was thrown, turning it into an approach-deterring and ledge-trapping tool.

Finally, due to the changes to their specials, the Swordfighter's previously mediocre default moveset has been addressed with buffs, allowing them to function just as effectively with their default moveset. Alongside the buffed Gale Strike, Stone Scabbard functions much better for recovery and is capable of KOing, Airborne Assault now gives the Swordfighter a half-second window to prevent helplessness and deals more knockback, and Blade Counter can now initiate combos at low percents, or KO effectively due to its vertical angle.

However, the Mii Swordfighter is not without its nerfs. Like the other Miis, they now have set attributes, which make them easier to learn when playing against them. However, their biggest nerf(s) are their decreased hitbox sizes for some of their default moveset. While other moves had their hitbox sizes increased, there are not as many and most of them are special moves. This gives the Mii Swordfighter an overall subpar disjoint in neutral that was already worse than most other swordfighters.

The Mii Swordfighter also still retains some glaring weaknesses, including subpar range for a disjointed weapon user, average ground mobility due to their new attributes, below-average frame data for many of their ground moves, and extremely weak throws, the latter two of which have not altered significantly from their transition to Ultimate (and in the case of their throws, have not been changed at all).

Because of the slew of buffs to their neutral and special moves, the Mii Swordfighter is now far more flexible and the usage of Chakram and Gale Strike allows them to have a more rushdown-oriented or zoner playstyle.

Overall, the Mii Swordfighter's numerous buffs heavily outweigh their nerfs, making them much more effective than in Smash 4; the Swordfighter has attained surprisingly decent representation in the early metagame as a result of this and is arguably the strongest of the 3 Mii Fighters. However, the Swordfighter's viability compared to the cast and, more significantly, their impact on the metagame, are still yet to be determined.

Aesthetics[edit]

  • Change Players can customize the Mii Swordfighter's voice clips from 12 different voices, with 3 different pitches.
  • Change Mii Swordfighters have had their body proportions adjusted.
  • Change While still based off the "Guest B" Mii, the default Mii Swordfighter has an altered appearance, including shorter hair and thinner eyebrows.
  • Change The default outfit for the Mii Swordfighter has significantly more detail, with the Swordfighter now wearing a tunic, with additional armor pieces and a sheath.

Attributes[edit]

  • Buff Like all characters, the Mii Swordfighter's jumpsquat animation now takes three frames to complete (down from 7).
  • Change As with all Mii Fighters, the Mii Swordfighter now has fixed attributes:
    • Change The Mii Swordfighter now has a set weight of 100, on par with that of Cloud. This is identical to that of a default sized Mii Fighter in Smash 4.
    • Nerf The Mii Swordfighter walks slower (1.188 → 1.07). This affects their mobility significantly compared to the cast, as they are now the 50th fastest walker (compared to 19-20th fastest in Smash 4).
    • Buff Mii Swordfighter dashes faster (1.5 → 1.58).
      • Buff Mii Swordfighter's initial dash speed is faster (1.3 → 1.74).
    • Buff Mii Swordfighter has slightly higher air acceleration (0.04 → 0.05).
    • Buff Mii Swordfighter has a significantly higher air speed (0.96 → 1.17), giving them the 18th highest air speed in the game (compared to 53-59th in Smash 4).
    • Change Mii Swordfighter has a slightly slower falling speed (1.6 → 1.55).

Ground attacks[edit]

  • Neutral attack:
    • Buff Like almost all characters, the first two hits of neutral attack can now lock.
    • Buff Third hit of neutral attack launches at a lower angle, improving its KO potential near an edge.
    • Buff Third hit of neutral attack has increased knockback scaling (50 → 70).
    • Nerf First hit of neutral attack does less damage (4% → 3%).
  • Forward tilt:
    • Buff Forward tilt has slightly less start-up lag (frame 11 → 10).
    • Nerf It has a shorter hitbox duration (frames 11-13 → 10-11), and its total duration was unchanged, slightly increasing its ending lag.
    • Nerf It has smaller hitboxes (3.5u → 2.7u).
    • Nerf It has gained a shieldstun multiplier of 0.7×, reducing its safety on shield despite shieldstun being increased for other tilt attacks.
  • Down tilt:
    • Nerf Down tilt has smaller hitboxes, with its extended hitbox being removed (2.7u/2.7u/2.2u → 2.4u/2.4u).
  • Dash attack:
    • Change Dash attack is now an outward swipe instead of an outward stab, similar to Toon Link's.
    • Buff Dash attack has 1 less frame of startup (frame 9 → 8).
    • Buff Dash attack now consists of a single hitbox, thus losing its weaker late hitbox that dealt 6%.
    • Buff Dash attack has increased base knockback (80 → 87), improving its KO potential.
    • Nerf Dash attack has a much shorter duration (9-18 → 9-10).
    • Change Its new animation increase its vertical range, but reduces its horizontal range.
  • Forward smash:
    • Buff Forward smash has slightly less startup lag (frame 16 → 15).
      • Nerf Its duration was unchanged, slightly increasing its ending lag.
    • Nerf The weak hit now takes priority over the mid hit.
    • Change All hitboxes have redistributed sizes, with one of the weak hitboxes having been removed (4u/3u/4u/2.4u → 2.8u/2.8u/2.8u).
      • Buff The strong hit is larger and is easier to land when compounded with the removal of one of the weak hitboxes.
      • Nerf It has smaller hitboxes all around.
    • Buff All hits have increased base knockback (30 → 39), improving its KO potential all around.
  • Up smash:
    • Change Up smash now consists of two slashes instead of three.
    • Change Up smash's previous second hit has now been moved behind the Mii Swordfighter.
    • Buff Up smash's altered hitbox placement now allows it to hit opponents touching the Mii Swordfighter's back, although this will only deal two hits.
    • Buff Up smash's final hit has increased base knockback (40 → 50), improving its KO potential.
    • Nerf Its second and third hits have shorter durations (frames 14-16/20-22 → 14-15/21-22).
  • Down smash:
    • Buff Both hits deal much more base knockback, but noticeably reduced knockback scaling (26 (base)/80 (scaling) → 78/50 (front hit), 25 (base)/80 (scaling) → 50/71 (back hit)), slightly improving its KO potential overall.
    • Nerf Both hits have one small hitbox instead of three larger ones (4u/4u/2.8u → 3u (front hit), 4u/4u/2.8u → 2.5u (back hit).

Aerial attacks[edit]

  • Buff All aerials have significantly reduced landing lag (15 frames → 9 (neutral, back), 17 → 12 (forward), 16 → 10 (up), 30 → 18 (down)).
  • Neutral aerial:
    • Buff Neutral aerial has slightly less start-up lag (frame 11 → 10).
      • Nerf Its duration was unchanged, slightly increasing its ending lag.
    • Buff Neutral aerial has increased base knockback (48 → 60).
  • Forward aerial:
    • Buff Its hitboxes are larger (4.2u/3.8u/3.5u (hits 1-2) → 4.5u/4.5u/4.5u, 5u/4.5u/3.5u (hit 3) → 4.5u/4.5u/4.5u).
    • Buff It has longer durations on each hit (frames 11/16/21 → 11-12/16-17/21-22).
    • Buff It auto-cancels earlier (frame 51 → 48).
  • Back aerial:
    • Change Back aerial has an altered animation; the Swordfighter leans forward slightly.
    • Nerf It has increased start-up lag (frame 8 → 10).
      • Buff Its duration was unchanged, giving it less ending lag overall.
    • Nerf It has significantly smaller hitboxes, with two of the four having been removed altogether (4u/4u/3u/4.3u → 2.5u/2.1u (frame 10), 4u/4u/3u/4.3u → 2.5u/2.5u (frame 11).
  • Up aerial:
    • Buff The decreased landing lag of up aerial now gives the late hit combo potential.
  • Down aerial:
    • Change Down aerial has an altered animation, with the Swordfighter now stabbing downwards and twirling with their sword instead of turning upside down completely.
    • Buff Down aerial's looping hits deal more damage (1% → 1.5%), improving its damage racking ability.
    • Nerf It has smaller hitboxes (4.6u/4.6u → 4u/4u).

Throws/Other Moves[edit]

  • Nerf Dash grab and pivot grab have slightly increased start-up lag (frame 8 → 9 (dash), 9 → 10 (pivot)).
  • Nerf All grabs have increased ending lag (FAF 29 → 35 (standing), 37 → 43 (dash), 34 → 37 (pivot)).
  • Nerf Dash grab has slightly less range (Z2 offset: 10.6u → 10.4u).
  • Buff The Mii Swordfighter's pummel is now a knee strike. It is significantly faster but deals much lower damage (3.25% → 1.3%), but this is a buff overall due to the Swordfighter's previously sluggish pummel.
  • Back throw:
    • Change Back throw's kick has now been changed to a roundhouse kick behind the Swordfighter.
  • Down throw:
    • Change Down throw now throws opponents to the ground, similar to Marth's.
    • Buff Down throw has increased combo potential due to Mii Swordfighter's faster jumpsquat.
  • Buff Edge attack deals more damage (7% → 9%).

Special Moves[edit]

  • Neutral specials:
    • Gale Strike:
      • Buff Gale Strike now has set knockback and higher hitlag (80 (base)/104 (scaling) → 150 (set)/100). This grants it newfound combo potential, and gives the Swordfighter an almost guaranteed followup if it lands. This tremendously improves what was previously one of the least effective projectiles in the game.
      • Buff The gale deals significantly more damage (early: 3.7% → 13%, middle: 2.9% → 11%, late: 2% → 10%, total: 11% → 13%).
      • Buff The gale has less startup. (frame 23 → 20).
      • Buff Its early hitboxes have been enlarged to match the size of its late hitboxes (2.5u/3.1u/3.9u/5u → 5u/5u/5u/5u).
      • Nerf The gale travels a smaller distance, only half of Final Destination. It has also lost its pushing ability at the end, removing its utility to blow opponents and items away.
      • Change The gale now has transcendent priority, meaning that it can no longer clash or neutralize projectiles, but can now beat out all direct attacks, even those with much greater damage outputs.
    • Shuriken of Light:
      • Change The throwing animation has been altered: it is now a quick ninja-like finger flick near the Mii Swordfighter's torso.
      • Buff Shurikens now gradually pick up speed as they travel.
      • Buff The move has less startup (frame 16 → 13) and ending lag (FAF 50 → 38), making it function better as a conventional projectile.
      • Buff Mid-range and long-range shurikens can now lock.
      • Nerf Max range shurikens deal significantly less damage (10% → 6.5%).
    • Blurring Blade:
      • Buff Blurring Blade now sets the Swordfighter's blade aflame for its duration, deals flame damage, and ends in an upward slash, rather than a thrust. The final hit has a larger hitbox because of this.
      • Buff Blurring Blade deals much higher damage across all charge levels (9.9 ~ 23.75% → 12 ~ 28.8%). It also has much higher knockback, allowing it to KO very early (100% uncharged, 24% fully charged at the edge of Final Destination).
      • Buff Blurring Blade can now be reversed after charging, similar to Roy's Flare Blade, but it can only be reversed once.
  • Side specials:
    • Airborne Assault:
      • Change Airborne Assault is no longer a chargeable move, and travels a set distance (about 3/4 of Final Destination).
      • Buff Airborne Assault travels further on average when compared to the previous uncharged variant.
      • Buff Airborne Assault deals higher knockback, allowing it to KO at high percents.
      • Change Airborne Assault deals significantly more damage than the previous uncharged version (7.2% → 12%), but less than a full-charged version (16% → 12%).
      • Change The move will stop at a ledge if it happens to pass one. This eliminates accidental self-destructs while using the move, but also makes it harder to pursue offstage opponents or those on a different platform.
      • Buff Airborne Assault now has around a half-second window where the Swordfighter can act to bypass helplessness if the Swordfighter uses this move in the air, but if the move hits an opponent, the Mii won't be helpless. This significantly improves the Mii's recovery.
      • Buff The bounce gained from hitting an opponent travels higher, making it safer to use against shield.
      • Change Airborne Assault's rebounding animation has the Mii perform a flourishing backflip, with a larger sword trail accompanying it.
    • Chakram:
      • Buff Smash-thrown charkrams deal more damage (6.5% → 8%).
      • Buff Slow chakrams now behave like a short-range multi-hit Boomerang, staying out for a longer duration and slowly returning to where it was initially thrown, dealing 1.1% per hit. This improves its ability to wall out approaches, initiate combos, ledge trap and edgeguard opponents.
      • Buff Smash-thrown charkrams have much more knockback growth (40/50 → 70).
    • Gale Stab:
      • Change Gale Stab (formerly Slash Launcher) has a new animation that has the Mii perform a charging stab rather than a reverse-gripped slash. If it misses, the Swordfighter will brake on the ground; if it hits, the Swordfighter will hold their sword in a stabbing motion forwards.
      • Buff Gale Stab has less startup lag (frame 13 → 9).
      • Buff Gale Stab deals much more damage when fully charged (10.2% → 18.5%). It also deals much more knockback, allowing the charged versions to KO.
      • Nerf Gale Stab now slows down upon hitting an opponent. It also deals slightly less damage late unless uncharged.
      • Nerf Gale Stab cannot sweetspot ledges during its ending animation if it hits an opponent.
  • Up specials:
    • Stone Scabbard:
      • Change Stone Scabbard's descending trail is now blue instead of yellow. The move now has a unique sword sound byte at the end of the move if an opponent is hit.
      • Buff Stone Scabbard travels much higher and grants more horizontal momentum at the start and right before falling, significantly increasing its usefulness as a recovery move.
      • Buff Stone Scabbard can now sweetspot ledges from behind while falling.
      • Buff Stone Scabbard's rising hit has a larger hitbox.
      • Buff Stone Scabbard's landing hit is significantly stronger, allowing it to KO within the 110% range at the edge.
      • Nerf Stone Scabbard's first hit deals less damage (5% → 4%). The sword's hitbox when going through platforms also deals less damage (6% → 3%).
    • Skyward Slash Dash:
      • Change Skyward Slash Dash's ascending trail is now orange instead of yellow.
      • Buff Skyward Slash Dash has significantly less startup lag (frame 24 → 14).
        • Buff This leaves the Swordfighter less vulnerable to attacks and functions much more like a surprise attack.
      • Buff Skyward Slash deals significantly higher total damage (12% → 21.2%).
    • Hero's Spin:
      • Change Hero's Spin now has identical particles as Spin Attack, albeit colored purple. The Swordfighter also undulates during the spin, much like the mentioned attack.
      • Change Aerial Hero's Spin's initial and final hits have redistributed damage values (4% (hit 1) → 3%, 4% → 5% (final hit).
        • Buff The final hit did not receive any compensation for knockback, drastically increasing its KO potential to a point where it's now a potential KO confirm off of down throw near the ledge at mid percents.
      • Buff Aerial Hero Spin now possesses hitboxes behind Mii Swordfighter on frames 11, 19, and 26.
      • Change Aerial Hero Spin's multihits have one large hitbox in place of three smaller ones (4u/4u/5u → 6u (hits 1-4).
      • Buff Aerial Hero Spin's final hit is slightly larger (7u → 7.5u).
  • Down specials:
    • Blade Counter:
      • Change Blade Counter has a new visual effect, and now retaliates with an upward slash.
      • Buff The counter now causes opponents to recoil before the counterattack.
      • Buff The counterattack now sends opponents vertically, similar to Counter Surge, and has lower ending lag. At low percents, this makes it possible for follow ups.
      • Change Blade Counter's vertical launch angle improves its KO potential at higher percents in general, but worsens its KO potential against strong attacks close to a side blast line.
    • Reversal Slash:
      • Change Reversal Slash's graphic is now an S-shaped swirl, instead of a C-shaped slash.
      • Nerf Reversal Slash's damaging hitbox has more startup lag (frame 12 → 16). Its reflecting hitbox stays the same (frame 5).
      • Buff Reflected projectiles deal increased damage (1.5× → 1.8×).
      • Change Similarly to Cape and Super Sheet, the move always forces opponents to show their backside while they are using their moves, regardless of whether their animations are mirrored or not.
    • Power Thrust:
      • Change Power Thrust now causes the Swordfighter's sword to glow purple instead of blue.
      • Buff Grounded Power Thrust deals more damage, with the middle hitbox now dealing as much damage as the previous early hitbox (tipper/blade early: 13/10% → 15/12%, tipper/blade middle: 11/8% → 13/10%, tipper/blade late: 8% → 10/7.5%).
      • Buff The tipper hitboxes now takes priority over the blade hitboxes.
      • Buff Grounded Power Thrust deals significantly higher knockback throughout all charge levels, allowing the early tipper to KO at 100%, and the middle hits at around the 115% range.
      • Change Grounded Power Thrust now stops at ledge. This prevents going offstage and attacking players offstage.
      • Buff Aerial Power Thrust's landing hit deals significantly higher knockback (80 (base)/20 (scaling) → 60/120), KOing at around 105% at the edge of Final Destination.
  • Final Smash:
    • Change Final Edge now causes the Mii Swordfighter to rapidly perform slashes while each beam comes out instead of holding the sword skyward.
    • Buff Final Edge is performed significantly faster, generates more beams at once and is stronger than before potentially dealing high damage.
    • Nerf Final Edge has had its range reduced, only covering all of Final Destination; this significantly reduces its KO potential considering that there is no finishing projectile at the end of the move.

Update history[edit]

Mii Swordfighter so far has received the fewest changes in patches compared to the other Mii Fighters (due to not receiving any buffs or nerfs in patches 2.0.0 and 3.1.0 unlike the other Miis). The Swordfighter has been given few changes throughout the game but has mainly received nerfs. In update 1.1.0, Chakram and Gale Strike became less effective for zoning due to their decreased range. In patch 3.0.0, Chakram and Gale Strike were nerfed again as well as Shuriken of Light, all dealing less shield damage much like many other projectiles in the game.

Mii Swordfighter has received some buffs on the other hand. Their edge attack has been given more range, and patch 4.0.0 made Blurring Blade connect more reliably.

Despite receiving more nerfs than buffs, the Mii Swordfighter's nerfs have not proven to be very significant due to most of them being universal, leaving them essentially as the same character as they were at launch.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 1.1.0

  • Nerf Chakram and Gale Strike have significantly less range. Previously, they traveled the full length of Final Destination, but they now travel half its length.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 2.0.0

  • Bug fix Fixed a game crash caused by Duck Hunt using Wild Gunman at the same time as Gale Stab.
  • Change Corrupt data occurs if Mii Swordfighter and Duck Hunt play Century Smash together.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0.0

  • Buff Edge attack has more range.
  • Nerf Gale Strike deals less shield damage.
  • Nerf Shuriken of Light deals less shield damage.
  • Nerf Chakram deals less shield damage.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 4.0.0

  • Buff Blurring Blade's hits connect more reliably into the final slash.

Moveset[edit]

Note: All numbers are listed as base damage, without the 1v1 multiplier.

  Name Damage Description
Neutral attack   3% Performs an inward slash, followed by an outward slash, and concluded with an upwards-arching slash. The first 2 hits can lock.
3%
5%
Forward tilt   12% A horizontal swipe.
Up tilt   7% Slashes in an arc above their heads. This covers the Swordfighter's entire body.
Down tilt   8% A low sword thrust along the ground, similar to Marth's down tilt. Has low ending lag, and launches opponents slightly upward. Great for starting combos.
Dash attack   10% Performs an outward swipe while sliding forward.
Forward smash   14% (hilt), 15% (blade), 16% (tip) Steps forward and, with both arms, swings their sword downwards and inwards. Deals good knockback and has surprisingly high range, but suffers from high lag on both ends.
Up smash   4% (hit 1), 3% (hit 2), 7% (hit 3) Jumps and performs two corkscrewing slashes over their head before touching the ground. There is a hitbox in front of the Swordfighter just before the first slash comes out, which will hit opponents in front of the Swordfighter a total of three times. Anyone touching the back of the Swordfighter will only be hit twice.
Down smash   12% (front), 15% (back) Crouches and slashes low to the ground: first in front, and then behind.
Neutral aerial   8% Slashes in a circle while doing a corkscrew in the air. A good spacing and approach move that can be used to initiate combos when used close to the ground.
Forward aerial   3% (hits 1 and 2), 5% (hit 3) Stabs forward three times, each stab at a slightly higher angle than the last. The first two hits trap opponents into the final hit, which deals good knockback. The first two slashes can be used to start ground combos.
Back aerial   14% Spins to perform an extremely fast backwards slash. One of the Mii Swordfighter's more reliable finishers, especially in the air.
Up aerial   16% (clean), 10% (late) Points the sword above their head and spins. Very powerful when hitting clean, and the late hit can be used to initiate ground combos.
Down aerial   1.5% (hits 1-5), 5% (hit 6) Spins while holding their sword beneath themselves, hitting multiple times like a drill. Upon landing, the landing impact will create a shockwave that launches opponents away.
Grab   Reaches in front on them with their free hand.
Pummel   1.3% A knee strike.
Forward throw   3% (kick), 3% (throw) Front kicks the opponent away.
Back throw   3% (kick), 3% (throw) Knocks the opponent away with a roundhouse kick.
Up throw   2% (slash), 3% (throw) Tosses the enemy up and then performs a midair spinning slash to knock them away. Possibly Mii Swordfighter’s worst throw due to dealing low damage and knockback as well as not having low enough end lag to make it a versatile combo starter.
Down throw   2% (slam), 2% (throw) Slams the opponent on the ground. One of Mii Swordfighter's best throws since it can combo into neutral aerial, forward aerial and up aerial at low to mid percents. Notably, it can confirm a KO into an up aerial at high percents making it a strong kill confirm.
Floor attack (front)   7% Swings the sword around themselves while getting up.
Floor attack (back)   7% Swings the sword in a back-to-front circle while getting up.
Floor attack (trip)   5% Swings the sword front to back before standing back up.
Edge attack   9% Climbs onto the stage and stabs forward.
Neutral special Default Gale Strike 13% (clean), 11% (mid), 10% (late) Creates a small tornado and sends it forwards. The tornado travels half the length of Final Destination, dealing less damage as it travels. The projectile is unique as it deals set knockback, and as such retains the old knockback physics, giving it increased hitstun. This makes it a potent combo initiator, allowing aerial followups at any percent range.
Custom 1 Shuriken of Light 2% (close), 3.5% (mid), 5% (mid-far), 6.5% (far) Throws a bright, translucent shuriken forwards. The shuriken gains more damaging power as it travels, unable to flinch opponents at point-blank range but doing more knockback at maximum range. The distance it covers, coupled with its spammability, makes it useful for camping.
Custom 2 Blurring Blade 0.8% (hits 1 - 5, uncharged), 8% (hit 6, uncharged), 1.9% (hits 1 - 5, fully charged), 19.2% (hit 6, fully charged) The Swordfighter charges their sword, with the blade aflame, briefly before stabbing with the sword forward multiple times and finishing in a high-knockback upwards slash. The move can be reversed just before the attack is initiated.
Side special Default Airborne Assault 12% Gets into a charge-like stance, then launches at the enemy, somersaulting with the blade. Travels a set distance in a light arc, allowing then to hit downed and low crouching opponents. If used on any kind of platform, the Swordfighter will stop at the edge. The Swordfighter will perform a high-arc frontflip upon clean contact, or a high backflip if hitting a shield, making approaching safe. If used in midair, there is a period after the move concludes where the Swordfighter will be able to perform an additional action. However, if nothing is done during this period, the Swordfighter will enter the helpless state.
Custom 1 Gale Stab 8% (uncharged), 18.5% (fully charged) The Swordfighter rushes forward, holding out their sword to stab. This move can be charged.
Custom 2 Chakram 1.1% (per hit, slow chakram), 8% (fast chakram) Throws a chakram as a projectile that can be angled and sent upwards, downwards, or straight forward. If inputted like a smash attack, it will fly faster with increased range and damage. Otherwise, it will fly in front of the Mii Swordfighter and slowly return towards the position from which it was thrown (much like a boomerang), hitting multiple times. The chakram can be lodged into the floor and walls, but cannot be picked up. This move is good for walling out approaches and initiating combos, and also for ledge trapping and edgeguarding. However, unlike other boomerangs in the game, it cannot travel through platforms and doesn't bounce, instead lodging itself in the ground and losing all momentum.
Up special Default Stone Scabbard 4% (hit 1), 3% (hit 2), 5% (hit 3), 3% (through platforms) Slashes upwards while jumping and then stabs downwards while falling. The second hit is a powerful meteor smash. The landing hit forces the Mii's sword through thin platforms, which damages opponents underneath. The Mii Swordfighter will not stop until it hits ground as soon as the second portion of the attack begins, making it easy to self-destruct off-stage with the move if not aimed carefully.
Custom 1 Skyward Slash Dash 2.2% (hit 1), 3% (hits 2 - 6), 4% (hit 7) After a brief charge, the Mii performs a series of sword strikes while dashing in a straight line, which can be aimed in any direction using the control stick.
Custom 2 Hero's Spin 14%/13%/10%/7%/5% (ground, uncharged front), 12%/11%/8%/7%/5% (ground, uncharged back), 19.6%/18.2%/14%/12.5%/9.8% (ground, fully charged front), 16.8%/15.4%/12.6%/11.2%/9.8% (ground, fully charged back), 3% (air hit 1), 2% (air hits 2 - 4), 5% (air hit 5) When used on the ground, the Swordfighter spins with their sword. If used in the air, the Mii will rise, doing multiple hits. The ground variant can be charged to deal even more damage. Functions much like the Spin Attack, but with poorer vertical recovery in exchange for extremely high knockback on the final strike when used in the air, able to KO middleweights from as low as 50% when initiated from the edge and drifting outwards for the duration of the attack.
Down special Default Blade Counter 1.5× (minimum 8%) The Swordfighter holds their sword in a reverse grip behind them. If hit, the Swordfighter retaliates with an upward slash, knocking opponents upward. This move has low endlag, and can be used to initiate combos at low percents (provided the countered move doesn't launch the opponent too high).
Custom 1 Reversal Slash 6% (slash); 1.8× (reflection) The Swordfighter performs a slash, leaving an S-shaped rainbow-colored swirl. The slash reflects projectiles and flips nearby opponents, similar to Mario's Cape.
Custom 2 Power Thrust 15% (ground, clean sweetspot), 13% (ground, late sweetspot), 12% (ground, clean sourspot), 10% (ground, late sourspot), 13% (aerial, clean sweetspot), 11% (aerial, late sweetspot), 10% (aerial, clean sourspot), 8% (aerial, late sourspot), 7% (landing hit) The Swordfighter dashes forward quickly, stabbing with the sword. When used in the air, the Swordfighter launches at a downwards diagonal direction. The tip of the sword deals more damage.
Final Smash Final Edge 1.7% (shockwave, close), 2.4% (shockwave, mid), 3% (shockwave, far) The Swordfighter gets into a stance, and then proceeds to perform a series of rapid slashes, releasing multicolored shockwaves. The shockwaves deal more damage as they reach their maximum distance. The range of the Final Smash covers all of Final Destination if used at the edge.

On-screen appearance[edit]

  • Appears from a whirlwind and unsheathes their sword.

Taunts[edit]

  • Up taunt: Throws their sword upwards, which twirls in the air, then catches it and transitions into a defensive pose. If done repeatedly, the Swordfighter will slowly shift backwards.
  • Side taunt: Spins their sword with a flourish before taking a stance, holding their sword in a reverse grip behind him.
  • Down taunt: Poses with their sword facing upwards. Based on Link's down taunt.

Idle poses[edit]

  • Point their sword towards the sky
  • Looks around cautiously

Victory poses[edit]

  • Left: They raise their sword up while spinning twice on one foot. Afterwards, they briefly enter into a one-handed inside stance before thrusting the sword outwards.
  • Up: Drops from the sky, plunging their sword into the ground. They then remove it whilst performing a flourishing spin, which is followed by an inverted roundhouse kick, and poses with their sword pointing outwards.
  • Right: Performs a low-angled inwards slash, jumps up while spinning twice, and then does a low-angled outwards slash upon landing. Afterwards, they bring their swords up towards their body and then poses with it lowered.
A portion of Lifelight, the main theme of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

In competitive play[edit]

In the early metagame of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, many people have realized that the Mii Swordfighter had great potential to be a viable character due to having stronger frame data (with their aerials having the most notable change), better combo tools than the previous game, and a stronger set of kill confirms their moveset. This overall led to being considered a high-tier character at best, being the strongest of the Mii Fighters.

However, as the meta advanced, the viewpoint on the Mii Swordfighter's opinion has gone down considerably from release, although they are still considered the best of the Mii Fighters. Pros such as ESAM and ZeRo have come to believe that while they have a strong set of kill confirms and projectiles, they possess one of, if not the worst disjoint in the game, a below average speed for a swordfighter, lackluster throws aside from down throw, and struggle against rushdown and characters with significantly better disjoints such as Cloud, Lucina, and Roy. Despite this, their strengths and results in competitive play have still been well demonstrated, thanks to players such as Anonymous Moniker and Tsu, and as a result has been considered a mid or high-mid tier character.

Notable players[edit]

Any number following the Smasher name indicates placement on the Spring 2019 PGRU, which recognizes the official top 50 players in the world in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from February 1st, 2019 to July 7th, 2019.

Role in World of Light[edit]

Finding Mii Swordfighter in World of Light

Although the Mii Swordfighter does not appear in the World of Light opening cutscene, they were vaporized and later imprisoned alongside the rest of the fighters (except Kirby) when Galeem unleashed his beams of light.

In the mode itself, the default Mii Swordfighter can be fought in the small town square where Timmy and Tommy's is located, north-northeast of the first crossroads.

Defeating Mii Swordfighter automatically adds the default Mii Swordfighter under the name Mii with a default 1111 moveset to the list of Mii Fighters for all modes where Mii Swordfighters are usable. This Mii cannot be restored if deleted.

Fighter Battle[edit]

No. Image Name Type Power Stage Music
52
Mii Swordfighter SSBU.png
Mii Swordfighter Shield 3,300 Final Destination Final Destination - Super Smash Bros. for 3DS / Wii U


Spirits[edit]

Mii Swordfighter's Fighter Spirit is available periodically for purchase in the shop for 500 coins. Unlocking Mii Swordfighter in World of Light allows the player to preview the first spirit below in the Spirit List under the name "???". As a Fighter Spirit, it cannot be used in Spirit Battles and is purely aesthetic. Unlike most fighters, the Spirit for Mii Swordfighter only uses the default Swordfighter's artwork from Ultimate.

In Spirit battles[edit]

As the main opponent[edit]

Spirit Battle parameters
No. Image Name Series Enemy Fighter(s) Type Power Stage Rules Conditions Music
26
Flying Squirrel Toad Spirit.png
Flying Squirrel Toad Super Mario series •Tail Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset ??23, Super Mushroom Hat, Monkey Suit, High Voice Type 8)
Grab
3,700 Mushroom Kingdom U (Ω form) N/A •The enemy favors down specials in the air
•The enemy has increased jump power
Ground Theme - New Super Mario Bros. U
548
Hoopa Confined Spirit.png
Hoopa (Confined) Pokémon series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset ?332, Devil Horns, Standard Outfit, Black Outfit Color)
Grab
3,600 Kalos Pokémon League •Item: Boomerang •The enemy favors side specials
•The enemy starts the battle with a Super Launch Star
Battle! (Team Flare)
664
Zelgius Spirit.png
Zelgius Fire Emblem series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1211, Black Knight Helm, Black Knight Armor, Low Voice Type 5)
Attack
9,700 Castle Siege N/A •The enemy has super armor and is hard to launch or make flinch
•The enemy's smash attacks have increased power
Stamina battle
Against the Dark Knight
723
Viridi.png
Viridi Kid Icarus series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1232, Viridi Wig, Viridi Outfit, High Voice Type 6)
•Giant Kirby KirbyHeadWhiteSSBU.png
Attack
13,700 Reset Bomb Forest N/A •Defeat the main fighter to win
•The enemy's special moves have increased power
•Timed battle
Wrath of the Reset Bomb
739
Ashley.png
Ashley WarioWare series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1322, Ashley Wig, Ashley Outfit, High Voice Type 8)
•Tiny Ridley RidleyHeadRedSSBU.png
Neutral
13,700 WarioWare, Inc. •Assist Trophy Enemies (Ashley)
•Hazard: Left Is Right, Right Is Left
•Left and right controls will suddenly reverse
•Hostile assist trophies will appear
•Magic attacks aren't as effective against the enemy
Ashley's Song
956
Dunban Spirit.png
Dunban Xenoblade Chronicles series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 3123, Dunban Wig, Dunban Outfit, High Voice Type 1)
Shulk ShulkHeadWhiteSSBU.png
Shield
9,200 Gaur Plain •Sudden Final Smash •Defeat the main fighter to win
•The enemy will suddenly have a Final Smash
•The enemy's melee weapons have increased power
You Will Know Our Names
1,079
Sebastian Tute.png
Sebastian Tute Wii Music Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 2312, Prince's Crown, Butler Outfit)
Mii Gunner MiiGunnerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 2312, Saki Amamiya Wig, Steampunk Getup)
Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 2312, Isaac Wig, Toy-Con Outfit)
Grab
8,900 Tomodachi Life (Battlefield form) N/A •Defeat the main fighter to win
•Only certain Pokémon will emerge from Poké Balls (Meloetta)
•Reinforcements will appear during the battle
Final Results - Wii Party U
1,128
Takamaru.png
Takamaru The Mysterious Murasame Castle Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 3223, Takamaru Wig, Takamaru Outfit, Low Voice Type 1)
Attack
9,200 Suzaku Castle (Battlefield form) Assist Trophy Enemies (Takamaru)
•Item: Swords
•The enemy's melee weapons have increased power
•Hostile assist trophies will appear when the enemy's at high damage
•The enemy has increased move speed
The Mysterious Murasame Castle Medley
1,153
Lip.png
Lip Panel de Pon series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 3122, Lip Wig, Lip Outfit, High Voice Type 4)
Jigglypuff JigglypuffHeadPinkSSBU.png
Grab
9,200 Garden of Hope •Flowery
•Item: Lip's Stick
•Defeat the main fighter to win
•You constantly take minor damage
•The enemy starts the battle with a Lip's Stick
Lip's Theme - Panel de Pon
1,168
Isaac Spirit.png
Isaac Golden Sun series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1222, Isaac Wig, Isaac's Outfit, High Voice Type 1)
Palutena PalutenaHeadCyanSSBU.png
Robin RobinHeadGreenSSBU.png
Roy RoyHeadYellowSSBU.png
Grab
8,900 Wuhu Island (Swaying Bridge) Assist Trophy Enemies (Isaac) •The enemy's magic attacks have increased power
•Hostile assist trophies will appear
•Reinforcements will appear during the battle
Battle Scene / Final Boss - Golden Sun
1,219
Elite Beat Agenst Spirit.png
Elite Beat Agents Elite Beat Agents Series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1111, None, Business Suit) (×3)
Shield
3,700 Saffron City •Attack Power ↑ •The enemy has increased attack power after a little while Escape from the City
1,237
Vince Spirit.png
Vince Art Academy series Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 3222, Vince's Hat, Vince's Outfit, Low Voice Type 11)
Inkling InklingHeadCyanSSBU.png
Shield
3,500 PictoChat 2 Assist Trophy Enemies (Vince) •Hostile assist trophies will appear
•Reinforcements will appear during the battle
Swan Lesson
1,237
Mumbo Jumbo Spirit.png
Mumbo Jumbo Banjo-Kazooie series •Gold Mii Swordfighter (1?3?) MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Skull Kid's Hat, Ashley Outfit)
•Giant Gold R.O.B. ROBHeadGreySSBU.png (US) ROBHeadSSBU.png (JP)
Grab
9,500 Jungle Japes •Flowery •Defeat the main fighter to win
•You constantly take minor damage
•The enemy favors air attacks
Mumbo's Mountain

As a minion[edit]

Spirit Battle parameters Inspiration
No. Image Name Series Enemy Fighter(s) Type Power Stage Rules Conditions Music Character
43
Shyguy.png
Shy Guy Super Mario series Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (Shy Guy Mask, Standard Outfit)
Mii Gunner MiiGunnerHeadSSBU.png (Shy Guy Mask, Standard Outfit)
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Shy Guy Mask, Standard Outfit)
Neutral
1,500 Mushroom Kingdom II (Battlefield form) •Item: Throwing Types •The enemy favors neutral specials
•The enemy is easily distracted by items
Ground Theme - Super Mario Bros. 2 Shy Guy
1,080
Charlie the Party Phil.png
Party Phil Wii Party series Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Mii Gunner MiiGunnerHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Shield
8,800 WarioWare, Inc. (Battlefield form) Bob-omb Festival •Bob-ombs will rain from the sky
•Explosion attacks aren't as effective against the enemy
Final Results - Wii Party U Mii
1,085
Shinobu.png
Shinobu StreetPass Mii Plaza series Sheik SheikHeadPurpleSSBU.png
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 2123, Nia Wig, Ninja Suit)
Grab
1,500 Golden Plains (hazards off) •Item: Bullet Bill •The enemy is easily distracted by items Boss 1 - Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword Mii
1,086
Crispin Spirit.png
Crispin StreetPass Mii Plaza series Link LinkHeadWhiteSSBU.png
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 3?23, Toad Hat, Standard Outfit, Normal Voice Type 7)
Shield
1,500 Onett (Battlefield form) •Item: Food •Defeat the main fighter to win
•The enemy becomes more powerful after eating
•The enemy breathes fire
Personal Trainer: Cooking Mii
1,094
SSBUSmashBall.png
Smash Ball Super Smash Bros. series Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Mii Gunner MiiGunnerHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (SSB T-shirt)
Grab
9,600 Final Destination (Battlefield form) •Sudden Final Smash
•Item: Food
•Survive until the timer runs out
•The enemy will suddenly have a Final Smash
•You'll get a Final Smash
Final Destination Mii Swordfighter
1,260
Nikki.png
Nikki Swapnote series Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 11?1, Standard Outfit, Green Outfit Color)
Mii Gunner MiiGunnerHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 111?, Standard Outfit, Green Outfit Color)
Mii Swordfighter MiiSwordfighterHeadSSBU.png (Moveset 1111, Standard Outfit, Green Outfit Color)
Grab
8,900 PictoChat 2 (Ω form) Assist Trophy Enemies (Nikki) •Hostile assist trophies will appear Mii Plaza Nikki (Swordfighter)

Alternate costumes[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Character Showcase Video[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Compared to the other Miis:
    • The Mii Swordfighter has a purple background effect when using a Final Smash (similar to Dark Pit's background effect) as opposed to having a blue effect.
    • They use different Victory poses in team battles.
    • They have the most Spirit Battles involving Legend Spirits (that being 2 battles).
    • They have the lowest jump height and no wall jump.
  • The Mii Swordfighter is the first swordfighter that possesses a reflector, in this case, Reversal Slash; after them is the Hero, who has Bounce, which is also a reflector, as one of his Command Selection spells.
  • All of the Mii Swordfighter's chargeable special moves still have the same charging sound despite the aesthetic changes to the moves.
  • The Mii Swordfighter is one of the three characters to share the same down taunt pose, the other two being Link and Lucario.
  • Mii Swordfighter’s pose in the group artwork for Ultimate resembles the third hit of its forward aerial.