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Hi, i'm penusbmic and this pack is apart of an series called "The DARK Series" that  Patrons can download for free. It's my current ongoing series that is influenced and inspired by my Patrons I'll be releasing 2 monthly packs (so you'll always get your worth in money) and as we grow i'll begin to release  rewards like monthly tutorials, comics, and other standalone packs.  

The Swordmaster Hero: The second of many heroes to be introduced to the DARK series. Each with unique skills and designs. The Swordmaster is a quick, electrifying sword master that uses her dash to avoid enemies.


  • Sword Master Sprite Sheet 
    • Animations: Static Idle, Run,Aerial Slash 1, Aerial Slash 2, Slam Attack, Spin Attack, Ledge Grab, Jump, Fall, Crouch/land, Dash, Hit, and Death
  • All original Aseprite files

Version 1.1 Add On/Update 

  •  10 additional animations (Idle, walk, Sprint, Wall Slide, Block, Roll, Roll Attack, Fall Attack, Jump Vanish/teleport, Appear Fall),
  • Improved the landing animation
  •  Improved Jump/fall animation (no longer static),
  • Added anticipation frames to slash 1 & 2
  • Cloak correction throughout all animations.

All Animations including 1.1 Add on

Version 1.2 Update

  •  4 Additional animations (Ledge climb, Wall Slide Hold, Wall Slide transition from hold to slide, wall slide transition from slide to hold)
  • Improved the fall (sword now doesn't change so suddenly and looks bad)
  • Improved the transition from jump to fall (more frames, smoother, looks way better)

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(24 total ratings)
GenreAdventure, Platformer
Tags2D, Dark Fantasy, Pixel Art, Retro, Sci-fi, Side Scroller, Slasher, Sprites


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In order to download this asset pack you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3 USD. You will get access to the following files:

The SwordMaster V1.0.zip 35 kB
The SwordMaster v1.1.zip 132 kB
The SwordMaster v1.2.zip 142 kB

Development log


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Hey, I was wondering what framerate these should be ran at? also great character and animation!


Awsome Asset, really fluid. I added the frames to the Sprite Sheet Listing for easier creation of the animations the numbers in the () is the frames of the animation.

Main Sprite Sheet

1. Static Idle (0)

2. Idle (1-9)

3. Walk (10-17)

4. Run (18-25)

5. Run Fast (26-33)

6. Roll (34-41)

7. Roll Attack (42-51)

8. Slash 1 (52-58)

9. Slash 2 (59-63)

10. Slam Attack (64-68)

11. Spin Attack (69-74)

12. Block (75-80)

13. Dash (81-86)

14. Jump (87-89)

15. Transition from Jump to Fall (90-93)

16. Fall (94-96)

17. Jump teleport (97-103)

18. Appear from teleport (104-109)

19. Fall Attack (110-118)

20. Land/Crouch (use the 3rd frame for a static crouch) (119-122)

21. Ledge Grab (123-127)

22. Static Wall hold (128)

23. Transition from Static wall hold to Wall slide (129-130)

24. Wall slide (131-133)

25. Wall Slide Stop (134-136)

26. Hit (137-138)

27. Death (139-144)

On a seperate sprite sheet/aseprite 

1.Ledge Grab (also in main sheet) (0-4)

2.Ledge Climb up (5-12)

could we have a stun and resting animations?

down slash and up slash

Hey! just bought this pack, i myself fell very interested in it. I decided to make a game using this. So, can u please updating wall climb animation and ultimate skill ? I will fell very thanks

Incredible assets !

thank you! ❀️

what different between versions

at which speed should these be played?


Hi, i buy this, but i do not split this. :/


hey I'm not sure what you mean!? 

Amazing pack! Would you ever consider adding an animation where the character is sitting on the floor or on a bench ?

hey I thank you! Check out the Victorian pack, it has a bench with the Swordmaster sitting on it, not an animation just a static sprite at the moment πŸ˜ƒ

Oh! can't wait to see what you are going to do with it

I can't find the Victoria pack ??


made a 2D Platform with this, thank you! I love your art <3



Can you add a normal crouch and a attack_crouch!!!... drink potion...poison status


yes please, I agree!

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It would be cool if you add animation of an upward attack when the sprite is jumping and something like attack in dash


It would be very nice if you add Block anim for every enemies too


Hi, i am making a game with combat system like Sekiro, the enemies and bosses have Block attack same as the player.
Please update Block attack to all enemies and bosses. I'm looking forward to this

Hello my name is Helenilson and I'm developing a game with your arts I'm buying it little by little but in the future I'll buy all of the DARK series, I'm here for two things, first to congratulate you for the great work and second I would like to ask for another animation for this hero,

i would like an animation where she is thrown backwards falling on the floor lying down as if something had bumped into her please if you can add more this animation to this character i will be very happy

heyo adding it to the list πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

Thank you very much!!!!!!  

Which pack is the grass sprites? :)



This one here πŸ˜ƒ



I paid for and downloaded this, but this looks like a lot of work to get it going in Unity.

Can you add something where the animations are already set up?

Also, I do not see any documentation on what each row is. Or in the .gif what frames are which animations.

hey thanks for purchasing πŸ˜ƒ adding details on the rows soon that will make thing clearer!

Sprite sheets/art is what I sell, I won't be able to help you setting up code in unity.

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Could you maybe clarify which frames are the jump ones? While the attack anims are really impressive, jump is rather essential for a platformer.

going to make a list soon! πŸ˜€

Scroll down, I made a reply comment with all the rows labeled.

ty! appreciated

Please Make New Character Like this!!!! Mage and Assassin I need So Much Thank Yo


I have good idea for assassin! So soon hopefully πŸ˜„

I love your style, but in this pack it's hard to know which sprites correspond to which states. would it be possible to categorize the sprites? example: Idle, Run, Jump, Die, etc.

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I had same problem. Here's what I've figured out so far by row on v1.2:

1-static, 2-idle, 3-walk, 4-run, 5-sprint, 6-roll, 7-roll atk, 8-aerial slash1, 9-aerial slash2, 10-slam atk, 11-spin atk, 12-block, 13-dash, 14-?, 15-jump, 16-fall, 17-vanish, 18-appear, 19-fall atk, 20-crouch, 21-wall Grab, 22-wall static?, 23-hold>slide transition, 24-wall slide, 25-slide>hold transition, 26-hit, 27-death


Whoops sorry! I guess it gets real confusing with this many animations 🀣 I'll update this tomorrow and label everything πŸ˜ƒ

When you do, maybe you can include the sprite size. It's easy enough to figure out, but its just a quality of life thing. Thanks, love your stuff.


I write them in the file name, unless I accidentally miss one they should be there πŸ˜ƒ

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Thank you very much for being active on the requests! it is extremely fun! you really deserve support !

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Great work.. Would you please add "Ledge Climb Up" animation.

thank you! and will do soon :)

Ledge climb has been added πŸ˜ƒ

Thanks πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

Hi, I think you are missing the Climb Ledge animation, I hope you will update it. Thanks for the amazing works!

Thank you! and adding soon :)

thanks for update. i needed parry, falling and idle animation. 

i look foward to your new work

thanks for the support πŸ˜ƒ

Hi, I'm new to this and I kinda need help. I became your patron because your artwork looks amazing. I want to download some of your packs that should be free for patrons, right? I just dont know how, so if you could help. Thanks

hi thanks so much! Means a lot. I post the access links on my Patreon channel (pinned at the top, highest post) just click those and follow the instructions πŸ˜ƒ

If you still have issues, join the discord and send me a message! Lots of helpers in there as well!

I found it, thanks a lot πŸ˜„. Man they are so cool!


Have you considered making more characters with separate sprite sheets with sprite stacking like the gunslinger again?


Hey! Yes absolutely 😊 not sure when but definitely will be doing more!

Ok cool! I love your style and I'm looking for more sprites that can attack in 4 directions so that'd be great

Amazing aanimtions! Cannot wait to use these!

Thanks bugsy 😍


have you considered adding a patreon tier where i can just drop money and get ALL the artwork, past and present? or will you consider it in the future when your collection grows much larger?

keep up the good work!


hey Gooby! 

That's an interesting idea! I do have a bundles on itch for each of my series containing everything in them! Which is sort of the same thing, but would be cool to offer something on Patreon as well!

Thanks πŸ˜„

I love your artwork! Are you planning any more heroes, or what else are you planning in the "Dark" series?

thank you so much! And yes I want a bunch of heroes I the series. Have a lot of plans but what comes next is influenced by my Patreons as well πŸ˜„

Yesss! Im a patreon, i wish well all agree that its time for a bunch of heroes β™₯️β™₯️β™₯️

Yesssss heroes galore πŸ˜„

Hope to see more animations / skills in a future update. But already great as is!

Definitely gonna do an update for her! Not sure when yet ☺️

oh man probably one of the coolest characters youΒ΄ve done!!


thanks so much Spinola! <3