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Type Glove
Attribute None None
Weight Medium
Default Fighter Icon-Ninjara.png Ninjara
Brand Brand1.svg

The Buff is a Glove-type ARMS weapon.



The Buff appears as a green boxing glove with a blue and white logo on the backside


"Great all-around gloves that buff up big. Designed as an entry point for curving ARMS, many fighters now appreciate their straightforward abilities."
Official Description

  • While it has no attribute, it has the ability to grow when charged.
  • A Rush will increase the weight class of the projectiles to Heavy for the duration of the attack.

Technical data[edit]


Uncharged Charged
90 100
30 25 20 10x9 25

Frame data[edit]

Charge state Grounded Aerial
Extension speed Retraction speed Extension speed Retraction speed
Maximum duration (uncharged) 73 frames (1.22 sec. approx) 11 frames (0.18 sec. approx) 74 frames (1.23 sec. approx) 12 frames (0.2 sec. approx)
Maximum duration (charged) 69 frames (1.15 sec. approx) 11 frames (0.18 sec. approx) 70 frames (1.17 sec. approx) 11 frames (0.18 sec. approx)
Maximum duration (Rush) TBD TBD TBD TBD

Note: ARMS runs at 30 fps when in three or four player split screen, meaning all frame counts are halved.

Note: All frame data shown is tested using Spring Man.

Note: All frame data shown are from punches that do not contact the opponent and are started at the maximum range possible.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
 Japanese プレッシャー
 Dutch Afstraffer Punisher
 French Compresseur Compressor
 German Rausschmeisser Bouncer (in discotheques; lit: person who throws someone out)
 Italian Castigatore Castigator
 Russian Вышибала
 Spanish Vigilante Vigilante

Version history[edit]

Version history
1.0.0 Added to game.
2.1.0 Decreased extension speed.
Decreased expansion rate when extending.


  • While at first glance the Buff and Bubb may seem very similar, the curving potential of the Buff is better than the Bubb.