When used, the Swordfighter performs a single rainbow-colored slash that flip enemies around as well as reflect projectiles. When used in the air, the Swordfighter gains a small boost in height, making this move a carbon copy of Mario's Cape.
In Ultimate, any projectiles successfully knocked back by this move deal more damage, though its damaging hitbox now starts at a later point during the move's execution.
Special Move customization was added in Super Smash Bros. 4. These are the variations: