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Photon Edge

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Photon Edge
Mythra's side special in Ultimate.
Mythra using Photon Edge.
User Mythra
Universe Xenoblade Chronicles
Article on Xeno Series Wiki Photon Edge

Photon Edge (フォトンエッジ, Photon Edge) is Mythra's side special move in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.


When used, Mythra dashes forward, teleporting five times and slashing each time she reappears, similar to Sephiroth's Octaslash. If the move is used on the ground by an edge, she will not fall off. However, she will be helpless after the move if it is used in the air.

Despite the move's appearance, Mythra's hurtbox does not move alongside her images, but moves forward in a straight line. This makes Photon Edge very easy to intercept with projectiles, and possible to do so with melee attacks.

Instructional quotes[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Move List MythraHeadSSBU.png Charge forward and jump at high speed, slashing five times. This is an effective way to recover after being launched off the stage.


Mythra performing Photon Edge in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Photon Edge is Mythra's Level 2 Special in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Like in Smash, Mythra teleports five times to slash.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese フォトンエッジ, Photon Edge
UK English Photon Edge
France French Sabre photon
Germany German Photonenschneide
Spain Spanish Filo Fotónico
Italy Italian Colpo fotonico
China Chinese (Simplified) 光子斩击
Taiwan Chinese (Traditional) 光子之刃
South Korea Korean 포톤 에지, Photon Edge
Netherlands Dutch Fotonzwaard
Russia Russian Фoтoнный клинoк