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A side attack in Super Smash Flash, also called forward attack or smash attack within the How to play section, is an attack that is performed by pressing the attack button with putting the side key. Despite the name, the side attack is not an equivalent to the side special move found in the official Super Smash Bros. games, as attack within this range include successive attacks, like kicks and punches, that normally deal more damage, there are also includes projectile-based attacks, like Samus's Machine Gun or moves that slightly make the player move a few inches after the attack was performed, like Jigglypuff's Kick.