Shulk switches between five modes -- Jump, Speed, Shield, Buster, and Smash -- that change his abilities for a short time.Move Tip
Monado Arts is Shulk's neutral B special move. Monado Arts will randomly call upon one of five Monado arts, which will lend aid to Shulk in battle. The buffs of these arts are as follows:
- 翔 (Jump): Higher jumps, lower defense.
- 疾 (Speed): Faster movement, weaker attacks.
- 盾 (Shield): Higher defense, slower movement.
- 斬 (Buster): Stronger attacks, weaker launch ability.
- 撃 (Smash): Stronger launch ability, weaker attacks, lower defense against launching.