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Prominence Revolt

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Prominence Revolt
Pyra's up special in Ultimate.
Pyra using Prominence Revolt.
User Pyra
Universe Xenoblade Chronicles
Article on Xeno Series Wiki Prominence Revolt

Prominence Revolt (プロミネンスリボルト, Prominence Revolt) is Pyra's up special move in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.


The attack consists of Pyra leaping into the air, before diving downwards and creating a pillar of fire upon landing. It functions similarly to other diving up special moves, though contrary to the norm its meteor smash is very weak. As a result, it is considerably less viable to utilize the move for a sacrificial KO in comparison to similar up specials, though its weak meteor smash can gimp opponents with weaker recoveries which is only practical if Pyra has the stock lead. On the contrary, it is incredibly powerful for a move of its kind onstage, being able to KO most characters under 100% if the attack is positioned right; this makes it a very powerful out of shield option, though it is quite punishable on shield. Pyra can also drift forward or backwards while descending.

Similar to Kirby's Final Cutter and Mii Swordfighter's Stone Scabbard, Pyra will only enter a helpless state if she lands on the ground with the attack, but is immediately pushed off a nearby edge by wind, conveyor belts, water-spraying attacks such as Mario's F.L.U.D.D. or Squirtle's Water Gun, or simply pushing her off while she is still in her ground-slam animation.

Instructional quotes[edit]

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Move List PyraHeadSSBU.png Leap into the air and then drop quickly, stabbing downward. Upon landing, a pillar of fire will appear in front of you.


Pyra performing Prominence Revolt in Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Prominence Revolt is Pyra's Level 2 Special in Xenoblade Chronicles 2. In the original game, the move causes pillars of flame to appear under enemies; Pyra also makes less of a leap into the air, likely due to the ground-based combat of the Xenoblade Chronicles series.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name
Japan Japanese プロミネンスリボルト, Prominence Revolt
UK English Prominence Revolt
France French Révolution
Germany German Revolte
Spain Spanish Revolución Prominente
Italy Italian Aspra rivolta
China Chinese (Simplified) 阳炎螺旋
Taiwan Chinese (Traditional) 陽炎螺旋
South Korea Korean 프로미넌스 리볼트, Prominence Revolt
Netherlands Dutch Rijzende Revolte
Russia Russian Пламенный прoтест


Timelapse of the flames become detached over about 20 seconds.
  • There is a glitch where if Pyra falls long enough while using Prominence Revolt, the three flames on her sword will slowly become detached. The glitch is very slow and isn't noticeable in normal play due to Pyra self-destructing within a second on even the tallest stages, however creating a stage with a series of Warp Zones will allow it to be seen.