Electroshock Arm

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Electroshock Arm
Type: Arm
Specializes In: Close range combat
Strengths: Strong melee attacks, expanding shots, causes paralysis
Weaknesses: Short range

The Electroshock Arm is one of the twelve Arms in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It is unique among the weapon class as it fires charge shots that can expand and cause paralysis.

Idol description

An arm that fires bursts of electricity. Its charged shots expand as they travel, dealing a quick round of damage and inflicting paralysis. And its melee strikes send the foe flying backward, so get in there quick with your combos!

Base statistics

Weapon data is for weapons with zero ranged and melee stars with no mods to them. Distance refers to the maximum range a shot can travel, measured with non-homing shots. Damage (near) refers to the damage done when the target is as close as possible. Damage (far) refers to the damage given at maximum range. The symbol "—" means the corresponding stat is not applicable to that specific attack.

Air battles

Attack Distance Damage Shots
Continuous 70.6m 20.2
Charged 75.5m 57.2 1
Melee hit 1 113.4
Melee hit 2 54.6
Melee hit 3 92.4
Special attack 50.0m 26.0 10

Land battles

Attack Distance Damage (near) Damage (far) Shots
Standing continuous 17.6m 4.4 2.6
Forward-dash continuous 21.6m 5.2 3.1 5
Side-dash continuous 19.6m 5.2 3.1 5
Backward-dash continuous* 13.0m 4.3 2.6 1
Standing charged* 21.6m 6.1 3.8 1
Forward-dash charged* 25.5m 10.8 6.5 1
Side-dash charged* 23.5m 9.4 5.6 1
Backward-dash charged* 25.5m 9.5 5.9 1
Melee hit 1 28.1
Melee hit 2 13.5
Melee hit 3 22.9
Melee dash 66.6 29.0

* Projectile expands and hits multiple times as it travels.

Weapon fusion

This weapon follows standard weapon fusion rules.


  • This weapon has an air to land melee damage ratio of 4.04.

In Super Smash Bros. 4

Dark Pit using the Electroshock Arm against Pit in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

The Electroshock Arm appears as Dark Pit's side special as a variation of Pit's Upperdash Arm. Unlike the Upperdash, the Electroshock sends opponents flying diagonally.

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