This article is about Byleth’s appearance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. For other uses, see Byleth.

Byleth is a newcomer fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. Their inclusion was revealed in the character presentation through the Nintendo Direct on January 16, 2020. They are the fifth and last fighter announced for the first volume of the Fighters Pass and were released on January 28th, 2020.



  • Most of the moves have a very huge range.
  • Some of the moves are exceptionally powerful.
  • Their heavy weight makes them difficult to launch.


  • Failnaught and Aymr have slow startup and high endlag.
  • Slow movement speed.
  • Aymr and Failnaught can easily be punished by characters with counters and reflectors, respectively.



Ground Attacks


  • Neutral Attack: Punches forward, performs a roundhouse kick, and, if the attack button is pressed quickly enough, whips around the Sword of the Creator several times before unleashing a final swipe of his/her sword.
  • Side Tilt: Swipes forward with the Sword of the Creator.
  • Up Tilt: Swings the Sword of the Creator upwards.
  • Down Tilt: Whips the Sword of the Creator low to the ground.
  • Dash Attack: Slices forward with the Sword of the Creator.

Smash Attacks

  • Side Smash: Thrusts Areadbhar forwards. The sweetspot is located at the tip and will do more damage.
  • Up Smash: Whips the Sword of the Creator around in a spiral above himself/herself. Has multiple hits. The start of this move can launch his opponents upward in front of him.
  • Down Smash: Swings Aymr in a sweeping motion in front and behind himself/herself.

Other attacks

  • Floor Attack (Front):
  • Floor Attack (Back):
  • Floor Attack (Trip):
  • Edge Attack:

Aerial Attacks

  • Neutral Air: Byleth spins Failnaught in front of him/her.
  • Forward Air: Swings Areadbhar forwards.
  • Back Air: Swings Areadbhar behind him/her.
  • Up Air: Byleth twirls the Sword of the Creator around in a spiral above himself/herself. Hits multiple times.
  • Down Air: Swings Aymr downwards. Can meteor smash opponents.

Grabs and Throws

  • Grab:
  • Pummel:
  • Forward Throw: Hits the opponent forward with the Sword of the Creator.
  • Back Throw: Spins the opponent around and sends them backwards.
  • Up Throw:
  • Down Throw:

Special Moves

Byleth's Special Moves
Standard Special Failnaught
Side Special Areadbhar
Up Special Sword of the Creator
Down Special Aymr
Final Smash Progenitor God Ruptured Heaven


  • Up Taunt:
  • Side Taunt:
  • Down Taunt:

On-Screen Appearance

Idle Poses

Victory Poses

Palette Swaps

Byleth Palette (SSBU)

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