Sanction has a shape that resembles a blunt, curved lightning bolt. It is a palette swap of Malice; it retains a darker blue color.
To "sanction" means to deal a penalty that acts to ensure compliance or conformity.
Sanction and Sanction+'s ground combos consist of Xemnas slashing from left to right with his right hand, executing a 360-degree spinning slash, and firing three Sanction blades before him in a spread pattern. The final attack has knockback.
Impact with targets are marked by sparks and horizontal lines of blue light.
The aerial combos consist of a spinning slash, a double-spin slash, and a downward spinning slash with knockback.
| Sanction | Killer Bee | Moonglade | Product One | Goliath | White Tome | Werewolf | Doldrums | Tune-Up | The Magician | Jilted Anemone | Orage | Missing Ache|
Kingdom Key | Soul Eater | Kingdom Key D | Mage's Staff | Knight's Shield