Official artwork of Drifter from Brawlout.
Species Blue-Skinned

The Drifter is a guest character in Brawlout, originating from Hyper Light Drifter.

Character Description

Drifters of this world are the collectors of forgotten knowledge, lost technologies and broken histories.

The Drifter is haunted by an insatiable illness, traveling further into the lands of Buried Time, steeped in blood and treasure hoping to discover a way to quiet the vicious disease.

Echoes of a dark and violent past from the dead eras resonate throughout and he can’t help but listen.

Character Backstory

Not much is certain about the Drifter's history, only that they are haunted by a mysterious illness that causes hemoptysis and increasingly great pain. Presumably, it's goal is to quiet the disease.


Normal Attacks

Neutral Attack - Swings his sword three times in quick succession, the second and third swings reach slightly behind him.

Up Tilt Attack - Swings his sword upward, carrying opponents overhead. The attack hits twice, with the first hitbox acting as a sourspot.

Forward Tilt Attack - Makes an upward slash while stepping forward.

Down Tilt Attack - Steps forward while slashing at his opponent's ankles.

Special Attacks

Pistol - Neutral Special - The Drifter fires off a single shot from his pistol

Dash Strike - Neutral Jabs > Neutral Special - The Drifter dashes forward with a multi-hitting sword stab

Jump Slash - Up Special - The Drifter jumps into the air with a rising sword slash. Pressing down and the special attack button at the height of the attack will make The Drifter swing his sword downwards, embedding it in the stage where he lands.

Slash Dash - Forward Special - The Drifter dashes in the direction of the Control Stick, slashing his sword as he moves. The Drifter can control the direction of the Slash Dash as he moves. He can also follow up with a Prism Shield at the end of the dash.

Prism Shield - Down Special - The Drifter surrounds himself in a diamond-shaped shield which deflects projectiles. It also deals a small amount of damage and knockback when done up close.


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