- Comes with a pedestal.
- Is more powerful then a normal Hammer.
- Has the ability to allow the user to float in mid-air by tapping the button.
According to the Smash Bros. DOJO!! site, the Golden Hammer has its malfunctions, like the previous Hammer; although, instead of losing its head, it sometimes becomes the Golden Squeaky Hammer.
In Brawl, it as a reward can be used to unlock things that would otherwise require a task to acquire. Certain boxes cannot be opened this way. It is also a trophy.