When used, the Swordfighter lunges forward with his/her blade extended. The airborne variant launches the Swordfighter downward at an angle. The tip of the sword deals more damage, much like the majority of Marth's attacks. Due to the move's nature, it is similar to the Falcon Kick but is comparatively quicker.
In Ultimate, the move's aerial variant deals more knockback during its landing hit, and its grounded variant deals more knockback than before regardless of how much it's been charged. Its damage output has also been buffed.
Special Move customization was added in Super Smash Bros. 4. These are the variations: