is it me, or is it harder to parry as sam

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2 years ago#1
because i end up going into a combo instead of actually parrying a lot
2 years ago#2
Didn't notice. I think I actually found myself parrying more than usual
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2 years ago#3
Sam's parry stance has a significantly shorter length then Raiden does.
While Sam has a higher chance to perfect parry, the player has a higher chance of going into parry stance too early, occasionally resulting in failure.
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2 years ago#4
What I noticed is you can't spam the parry command.
2 years ago#5
Sam also have a startup delay for the parry too.
For Raiden, I can quickly go into Parry in Neutral State.. but Sam takes slightly little longer to get into parry state.

BUT one thing Sam has that has an advantage is that he can Parry Cancel from majority of his Strong attacks. So if you charge up your attack and see the enemy about to hit you, you can easily cancel into parry.

Too bad he can't Dodge Cancel though.
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2 years ago#6
I only dodge cancel when I use the taunt even if it's still a bit slow.
2 years ago#7
Yeah i'm finding the sam campaign to be much harder than raidens (playing on hard). Sams moveset looks cool but doesn't seem very effective or maybe i just need more practice with him i dunno.
2 years ago#8
Sam is definitely harder to use than Raiden. He's very satisfying to play if you can perfect his style of attack charges and very short parry frames though. But Wolfy is gonna make you cry unless you parry a lot, that's for sure.
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2 years ago#9
I'm glad it's not just me. Sam's parry seems a little off. He felt a little bulky when I played him.
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