Artwork of Sword from Kirby: Squeak Squad.

Sword Kirby is one of Kirby's many copy abilities. By inhaling a sword wielding foe, Kirby becomes a skilled swordsman capable of many different techniques.


Sword Kirby wears a long green cap, a reference to Link from The Legend of Zelda.

In Games

Kirby's Adventure and Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land

NES Kirbys Adventure2

Sword Kirby VS Grand Wheelie

Kirby usually attacks just by slashing the sword horizontally. Sword is one of the few copy abilities that works underwater.

Kirby Super Star and Ultra

Kirby can use much more attacks then just slashing the the sword. Meta Knight lets Kirby use a sword to fight him.

Kirby & the Amazing Mirror and Kirby: Squeak Squad

Sword Kirby can use his sword underwater and most commonly used by the other Kirbys.

Kirby's Return to Dream Land

It has a super form called Ultra Sword.

Super Smash Bros. series

Sword appears as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Wii U.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U trophy description

That green cap sure does make Kirby look heroic, doesn't it? Maybe wearing it just inspires Kirby, but while he's wearing it, he gets all kinds of neat moves, like Spin Slash, Multisword Attack, and Sword Dive. He's even able to pull off these moves in the air, on the ground, or underwater!
Nintendo Entertainment System - Kirby's Adventure - 05/1993
Nintendo 3DS - Kirby: Triple Deluxe - 05/2014

In the anime

Sword is one of the most commonly used copy abilities in the anime, along with Ice and Tornado.