Floating Jump (also Floaty Jump) is a move mainly by Princess Peach. This move was also used by Toadette as Peachette. This move is used to reach further distances.


Super Mario Bros. 2

The Princess uses this move in Super Mario Bros. 2. She temporarily hovers on midair for a second.

Super Mario Run

Princess Peach performs a floating jump in Super Mario Run. The move was also mentioned in the Tips and Tricks Notebook. Princess Peach can perform this move until she touches an enemy or lands to the ground or enemy. The Floating Jump can be performed while holding the finger on the touchscreen on midair.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

In New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Toadette can use the Super Crown power-up and perform the floating jump. While she performs this, she can jump on midair by pressing R Button.

Non-canon appearances

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Super Smash Bros. series

Peach and Daisy can float for 2.5 seconds. It grants improved horizontal recovery and allows them to prevent opponents from getting back to the stage. The player can float by holding the jump button. Peach and Daisy can float on the ground; this gives them the ability to perform aerial attacks on grounded opponents. If Peach and Daisy are floating while holding an item, they will perform aerial attacks without throwing or dropping the item.

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  • While Daisy can float in the Super Smash Bros. series, she has never used the floating ability in Mario games.