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What makes Novas air grab so special?

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3 years ago#1
What properties make it special? I though all non command grabs had the same priority
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3 years ago#2
It's not the grab itself, it's the speed that he moves during his air dash and also the priority and safety of the j.h that makes it so dangerous.
3 years ago#3
Not to mention the ridiculous untechable time that allows for tag combos off it, and the fact that he can combo off it himself wherever.
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3 years ago#4
Not everyone's grab range is the same.

Characters like Ammy, Magneto, Akuma, Nova have bigger grab ranges than others.

The other thing is how good is their jumping H. If it is their universal aerial attack ... then they will be option selecting air grab which will net them more air grabs.
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3 years ago#5
Same with Wesker's. His air grab is insanely good.
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3 years ago#6
OMEGA RUGAL posted...
Not everyone's grab range is the same.

Characters like Ammy, Magneto, Akuma, Nova have bigger grab ranges than others.

The other thing is how good is their jumping H. If it is their universal aerial attack ... then they will be option selecting air grab which will net them more air grabs.


It's not the grab range, its the fact that he (and the other 3 characters you mentioned) can fully capitalize on a grab with no help which many characters can't do. Also I'm pretty sure Nova's grab range isn't any different than any other character of his size, in fact, I recall something about characters like Ammy and Felicia having an easier time throwing because they themselves have a smaller hit box making them harder to throw.

Chris is another character who is great at utilizing throws, he can get full combos off of either a ground or air throw with little effort.
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3 years ago#7
OMEGA RUGAL posted...
Not everyone's grab range is the same.

Characters like Ammy, Magneto, Akuma, Nova have bigger grab ranges than others.

The other thing is how good is their jumping H. If it is their universal aerial attack ... then they will be option selecting air grab which will net them more air grabs.


Wrong, every character has the same grab range.
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3 years ago#8
The fact that Nova's air dash speed is so high gives the illusion that the range is longer than it is.
3 years ago#9
AceUchiha_ posted...
OMEGA RUGAL posted...
Not everyone's grab range is the same.

Characters like Ammy, Magneto, Akuma, Nova have bigger grab ranges than others.

The other thing is how good is their jumping H. If it is their universal aerial attack ... then they will be option selecting air grab which will net them more air grabs.


Wrong, every character has the same grab range.


Akuma and Magneto sure fool me ...
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3 years ago#10
AceUchiha_ posted...
OMEGA RUGAL posted...
Not everyone's grab range is the same.

Characters like Ammy, Magneto, Akuma, Nova have bigger grab ranges than others.

The other thing is how good is their jumping H. If it is their universal aerial attack ... then they will be option selecting air grab which will net them more air grabs.


Wrong, every character has the same grab range.


Nice proof.

Not denying it (although, I think otherwise) but at least give some proof if you're making a statement like that.
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