From: jirawat@hep01.phys.ufl.edu (Jirawat Uttayaya)
Newsgroups: rec.games.video.arcade
Subject: VF3: Lion's Move List
Date: 2 Oct 1996 09:42:59 GMT

Lion

MOVE NAME                     MOVE MOTION              LEVEL
---------------------------------------------------------------
Shot Thigh                    d/f+K                    M, C.Down
(dantai)
        Changes stance.  Fancy name for Lion's sidekick.  Same
        properties as VF2: slow to come out, knocks down on counter
        hit, air combo potential if it floats a standing opponent,
        stagger combo on crouching opponent.


Vertical Jumping 
   Puncture Palm               u+P+K                     M, Down, AI
(juuchousenshou)
        Changes stance.  After dashing forward and leaning his hips,
        Lion does a huge stretch and gives an one-handed uppercut.

Knee                           f+K                       M, Down
(sentenkuukyaku)
        Change stance.  Air combo time if hits.  If guarded, the
        opponent can retaliate with a high punch.


The Sky is Falling Flash Kick   u/f+K                    M, Down
(sentenkuukyaku) 
        Does a kick as he is coming down from a jumping forward,
        Actually quite useful as a down attack.  


Piercing Stretch Legs          d/b+K                     LL, Down
(senkyuutai)
        With one hand on the ground, Lion sends out two low kicks.
        After execution, Lion recovers high, not low.


Moving Spin Kick               K, K                      HH, Down
(rensenkyaku)
        A high kick, followed by a heel kick.  Will whiff if the
        opponent does a low attack.


Whirlwind Kick                 u+K                      M, Down, AI, End
(senpuutai)
        "Happy Dance".  Lion can probably be thrown if the move
        is blocked.

Hang'em High Kick              u+K, K                   MH, Down, AI
(katoutai)
        Does a heel kick after the Happy Dance.


Axe Blade                      f, f+K, K                MM
(fujinrentankyaku)
        A toe kick followed by a leaping kick.  The second kick
        comes out extremely slow.


Squeaky Thighs                 d+K                      L
(attai)
        Shifts stance. 

Forward Sweep Legs             d+K, K                   LL, Down
(zensoutai)
        Shift stance.  Recovers low.

Climbing Spin Kick             d+K, K+G                 LH, AI
(tousentai)


Whirlwind Ear Slap            f+P+K                    H, M.Down
(soujisenpuu)
        Lunges both hands in front of the opponent.  Good for attacking
        a drunken Shun getting up from the ground.

The Busy Hand Striking
    the Serene Mountain       b+P+K                    H
(taizansoukoushu)       
        Lion coils back then lunges both hands at the opponent.
        This move will home in on dodging opponents.  Good for
        attacking a rising drunk Shun Di.

Sweeping Hand Proceeding 
    to Steal                  d+P+K                    L, C.Down
(touhosoushu)
        Lion swipes at the opponent's ankles.  You must start this
        move with Lion standing.  Will not work if Lion is already
        crouching.      


Sweeping Backhand Proceeding
     to Steal.                 d/f+P+K                 L, Down
(touhohaisoushu)
        Like his touhosoushu move.  However, Lion does not turn
        his back as much as the VF2 counterpart and is easier for
        the opponent to counterattack.  You must start this move
        with Lion standing.  Will not work if Lion is already crouching.


Vertical Jumping 
   Puncture Palm               u+P+K                     M, Down, AI
(juuchousenshou)
        Changes stance.  After dashing forward and leaning his hips,
        Lion does a huge stretch and gives an one-handed uppercut.


Hand in the Scrub Bowl         f+P+E                    H
(mabanshu)
        "Marge, you're soaking in it"  Lion dodges around the opponent
        and swipes with a high hand attack.  If the opponent guards
        against the attack, Lion ends up behind him.  This is a five
        hit move.

Dodging Brushing Bash          d+P+E                    L, Down
(shahoshasousui)
        Shifting on the axis, Lion hits the opponents ankles with
        both hands.  If the opponent is not moving, this move does
        not hit.


Back Sweep Leg                 d+K+G                     L, AI, End
(kousoutai)
        Lion crouches, turns his back, and sweeps.  Useful for
        attacking dodging enemies.  Recovers low.


Earth Hugger Sweep             d/f+K+G                   L, Down, AI
(shicchisoutai)
        Lion sends a sweep forward in the direction of the
        enemy.  Surprisingly fast execution time.  Recovers
        low and Lion can be low thrown afterwards.

Falling Body, Shadow Burst
    Sweep                      f, f+K+G                  M
(tenshinryouinkyaku)
        A spin sweep kick after leaping forward.


Dashing Poke                   f, f+P                    M, Down, AI
(senshippo)
 

Pounding Sting Fist            d/b+P                     L, C.Dowm
(tougekisui)
        Must be done from standing.

Traveling Pounding Sting Fist   d/b+P, P                 LL, C.Down
(tougekirensui)
        Must be done from standing.  Recovers low.

Bent Sweep Hand                D_,d/f+P                  L, C.Down
(soukoushu)
        Lion skittles forward and whacks the opponent's ankles.
        Recovers low.


Moving Bent Sweep Hand         D_, d/f+P, P              LL, C.Down
(rensoukoushu)
        Sends two "Bent Sweep Hands".  Execution of the move is fast
        but afterwards a skillful opponent can low throw Lion.  Recovers
        low.


Dash Rising Puncture Palm      D_, f+P                  M, C.Down
(shipposhousenshou)
        Lion ducks down, the stands up and thrust with a high finger
        upper.  Go for an air combo if this move counter hits.



Collasping Mantis Smash        b+P                       M, C.Down
(tenshintourousui)
        While twisting into a low posture, Lion hits the opponent
        with his hands.  

Traverse Collasping 
    Mantis Smash               b+P, P                   MM, C.Down
(tenshintourourensui)
        After the Collasping Mantis Smash, Lion hits the opponent
        with his hands.  

Traverse Collaspsing
     Mantis Smash & Kick       b+P, P, K                MMM, AI
(tenshintourourenkyaku)
        The last move in the sequence is a spin kick.

   
Elbow                          f+P                      M
(banchuu)

Elbow & Poke                   f+P, P                   MM, Down, AI
(banchuurenkanshu)
        After elbow, Lion attacks with a dashing poke (f, f+P).  A
        great combo if Lion staggers a crouch guard opponent with an
        elbow.

Piercing Shadow Fist           d/f+P                    M, C.Down
(seninshou)
        Must be done from standing.

Swipe Down Attack Fist         d/f+P, P                 MM, Down
(rakugekishou)
        Must be done from standing.
        

Striking Palm Imitating
    the Thunder                u/f+P                     M, Down
(toukuugekishou)
        Change stance.  While  jumping forward, Lion swings his
        hand in a huge upward arc.  Perhaps after guarding, Lion
        can get hit with a high punch.
              
Moving Mantis Sweep Hand       b, d/f+P                  L, C.Down
shinpotourousoushu)
        Lion creeps forward from a crouch, then smacks the opponet
        straight in the knees. 


PK Combo                       P, K                     HH, C.Down
(rensuitai)

Traveling Pounding Bent Hand   P, P                     HH, C.Down
(koushurensui)
        Fast execution time.

Moving Ring Puncture Fist      P, P, P                  HHH, Down
(renkansenshou)
        Fast execution time.

Traversing Beat Brush Hand     P, P, d+P                HHL, Down
(renkansenshou)
        Two Punches then a touhosoushu (d+P+K).  Can be low thrown
        if blocked.  


THROWS

THROW NAME                      THROW MOTION              LEVEL
---------------------------------------------------------------
Hand Blade Violating the Lap    P+G                       H
(hatoushushuutai)

Elbow Spliting the Seven
    Stars in Heaven             b+P+G                     H
(shichiseitenbuchuu)
        Lion's old b+P+K throw.

Grasping Hand Shooting          f, f+P+G                  H
(saishuhoukou)
        The new flavour in VF3 is that Lion can follow this move
        with a P, P, P float combo.

Climbing the Mountain,
     Waving the Leg             D_, f+P+G                  H
(tozenhonshakyaku)
        Lion climbs on the opponent, then kicks his knees.

Falling Neck Choker             u/f+P+G                    H
(seishutou)
        Lion jumps on the opponent's neck and throws him down.
        If the opponent is next to a wall, the animation for the
        throw changes.

Sky Strike Kick                 b, f+P+G                   H
(hetensoukuukyaku)
        Lion jumps up and kicks the opponent in the neck.

Sticking to the Body,
   and Stiking with
   the Bent Hand              f,f/d,d,d/b,b+P+G            H
(tenshinsoukoushu)

Sliding Below the Falling
    Spikes                    d/f+P+G                      H
(haikasenten)
        Lion slides between the legs of the opponent and pops
        up behind him.

Knee into the Fluttering
     Body                     P+G                    Side Throw
(honshinteishitsu)
        After moving to the opponent's back, Lion knees him.

Bent Hand Back Attack         P+G                    Back Throw





Falling Puncture Fist         d/f+P                   Down Attack
        


Forward Sidestep               u/f+E 
(shazenho)  
        Lion's old VF2 dodge. (d/f+G)

Backward Sidestep              u/b+E
(shakouho)
        Lion's ole VF2 dodge. (d/b+G)



                               Sincerely,


                               Jirawat Uttayaya a.k.a. Peaking Duck




Greatly in debt to YAMAZAKI Shinji (yamazar@ics.nitech.ac.jp) and
Gamest Act 0.5, which I still don't have in completion.

Find it at http://www.phys.ufl.edu/~jirawat/VF3/vf3_lexi.html