Due to its small size, Burst Grenade is a difficult projectile to avoid, with its vortex effect rendering it a useful trapping tool for various setups. Its damage output and knockback render the move a viable KO option for Sheik.
|Sheik's Special Moves|
|Standard Special||Needle Storm|
|Side Special||Chain||Burst Grenade|
|Down Special||Transform||Bouncing Fish|
|Final Smash||—||Light Arrow||Sheikah Dance|
- Knocks opponents towards Sheik; combo starter
- Longer range when button held
- Edge-guarding tool
- Shorter range when button not held
- No vacuum effect
- Smaller explosion radius
- Less damage
Gravity Grenade is a smaller version of the Burst Grenade with a few different attributes. The move's explosion radius is smaller and there is no vacuum effect on the move. When it hits an opponent, they are launched towards Sheik, setting up for a smash attack or tilt attack. The move itself deals less damage, but can start a combo reliably; it has shorter range when the button is not held and longer range when the button is held. Placing the grenade on the edge also makes for a great edge-guarding/edge pressure tool.
- Hitboxes as the grenade bounces across the ground; can lead right into the explosion
- Good range both when button is held and when not held
- Explosion deals less damage the farther it gets from Sheik
- No vacuum effect
Skimming Grenade has a greater range when held and when not held in comparison to the Burst Grenade. As it bounces forwards, the grenade has hitboxes that can damage opponents and carry them away from Sheik until the bomb finally explodes and launches them away. The grenade's explosion deals less damage the farther it gets from Sheik, but if the bouncing grenade's hitboxes all connect, the accumulative damage is more than that of a grenade that is detonated immediately. The bomb has no vacuum effect on it, but the grenade's hitboxes while bouncing forwards can get the job done in terms of trapping opponents for the explosion.
|Sheik's Custom Special Moves|
|Custom 1||Custom 2|
|Standard Special||Penetrating Needles||Paralyzing Needle|
|Side Special||Gravity Grenade||Skimming Grenade|