FAQ/Move List by psychochronic

Version: 1.00 | Updated: 2006-04-03 | Printable Version

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Super Street Fighter II Turbo Revival FAQ:

VERSION 1.00

-Created, Edited and Compiled by: Psychochronic 
(Brettdude in Gamefaqs)

Anotehr form of Psychochronic Literature!
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Last Update: April 3, 2006
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Notes before reading this document:
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1) This document is NOT a tier list. This is a move list of 
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Table of Contents:
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1) Version Changes
2) Legend
3) The Breakdown List (Akuma not written)
   *Each character having the following:
   ^Biography
   ^Personal Information
   ^Stage Modification
   ^Command Normals
   ^Special Moves
   ^Super Combo
   ^Pros and Cons
   -Ryu
   -E. Honda
   -Blanka
   -Guile
   -Ken
   -Chun-Li
   -Zangief
   -Dhalsim
   -T. Hawk
   -Cammy
   -Fei-Long
   -Dee Jay
   -Balrog (M. Bison)
   -Vega (Balrog)
   -Sagat
   -M. Bison (Vega)
4) Contact
5) Credits
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Version Changes:
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1.00 - April 3, 2006:
Compilated on April 3, 2006.
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Legend:
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U = Up
UF = Up-Forward
F = Forward
DF = Down-Forward
D = Down
DB = Down-Back
B = Back
UB = Back
QCF = Quarter-Circle Forward
QCB = Quarter-Circle Back
HCF = Half-Circle Forward
HCB = Half-Circle Backward
360 = 360 Degree Motion
720 = 720 Degree Motion
P = Punch
LP = Light Punch
MP = Medium Punch 
HP = Hard Punch
K = Kick
LK = Light Kick
MK = Medium Kick
HK = Hard Kick

Game Boy Advance Controls:
LP = B
MP = Press B long
HP = L
LK = A
MK = Press A long
HK = R 
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The Breakdown List:
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1) Ryu:

Continues his fighting style through seeking formidable 
opponents to fight. That is his fight with himself, the 
result being the challenges are never over.

Birthday: 1964 July 21
Height: 175cm
Weight: 68kg
BWH sizes: B110, W81, H85
Blood type: O
Birthplace: Japan
Special Skill: Can sleep anywhere, Hitch hiking
Likes: Youkan, Martial Arts
Dislikes: Spiders
Fighting Style: Ansatsuken

Stage Modified? Yes:
Ryu's stage is his background from 3S except it's a night
theme instead of a daytime theme and there's no plants,
bushes and birds.

Command Normals:
Thurst Strong: F + MP:
An overhead that does 2 hits which is great to keep the
opponent guessing and a good normal to start off for a
combo.

Thrust Fierce: F + HP:
An advancing move wher eRyu punches to the opponent.
Very good speed, increases offensive and pressure game 
and builds meter very good.

Special Moves:
Hadoken: QCF + P:
The classic projectile which can be used to pressure the
opponents and force them to jump or make a mistake.

Shoryuken F, D, DF + P:
Ryu's most recognized move as it's a punishable anti-air.
Compared to Ken's, it's not capable of multiple hits just 
like Tatsumaki Senpuu-Kyaku and it doesn't go at an arc
that makes it easier to use as an anti-air but is great to do
after a ground normal to bring the pain..

Tatsumaki Senpuu-Kyaku: QCB + K (also in air):
A multi-hit spin kick and great to use in combos. Compared
to Ken's, it does a knockdown on the first hit.

Shakunetsu Hadoken: HCF + P:
A flaming version of the Hadoken, it can dizzy from great
distances and knocks the opponent down at close range.

Super Combo:
Shinkuu Hadoken: QCFx2 + P:
The only super projectile in the game, this super combines
5 Hadokens into one for big damage. Great to eat out other
projectiles and has invincibility on startup. Great for corner
traps and pressure game and can also be used on wakeup.
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2) E. Honda:

Diligent from the effort and disposition being the creed of 
sumo's training. A possessor of a one-track mind that hates 
to bend.

Birthday: 1960 November 3
Height: 185cm
Weight: 137kg
BWH sizes: B212, W180, H210
Blood type: A
Birthplace: Japan
Likes: Bathing, Chanko Nabe (a kind of soup that sumo 
wrestlers eat)
Dislikes: Indecision
Fighting Style: Sumo Wrestling

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same sumo stage seen in the past SFII games.

Command Normals:
Splash: D + MK (air only):
Best crossup in the game and it has priority as it leads
into some of his best damaging combos. Also great to
use against opponents who have no wakeup moves or
reversals with high-priority.

Sweep: B/F + HK:
A standing sweep that can take out opponents from a
long distance on a standing level.

Special Moves:
Headbutt: Charge B then F + P:
Honda rises off the ground and rushes towards with a
Headbutt. Does good speed, nice damage and a good
anti-air.

Hundred-Hand Slap: P rapidly:
Honda slaps his hands at the opponent with fast speed.
Can cause severe damage, great chip damage and can
pressure an opponent good.

Sumo Smash: Charge D then U + K:
Honda does a vertical attack starting in his MK action
and ending in his LK action. Great for overheads and
going over projectiles. Can hit on the way up and on
the way down.

Ohicho Throw: HCB + P:
A command grab similar to Zangief's Spinning Pile Driver
as Honda throws the opponent down then sits on them
inflicting major pain.

Super Combo:
Double Sumo Headbutt: Charge B, F, B then F + P:
A combination of 2 Headbutts that can hit 4 times depending
on the distance. Also great to fade out projectiles but if it
doesn't knock the opponent down on the first Headbutt, the 
opponent can simply do a reversal or anti-air right after.
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3) Blanka:

With no memory of the time of his infancy, the jungle's 
Mother Nature his mother, he fights as his means to live.

Birthday: 1966 February 12
Height: 192cm
Weight: 98kg
BWH sizes: B198, W120, H172
Blood type: B
Birthplace: Brazil
Special Skill: Hunting, Electricity
Likes: Tropical fruits, Pirarucu, his mom
Dislikes: Army ants
Fighting Style: Self-taught Savage fighting

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same jungle-village theme stage seen in the past
SFII games.

Command Normals:
Headbutt: F + MP:
Blanka does a Headbutt which is great for last second 
combos when a charge move is of no avail. Goes very
qucik and does decent damage.

Slide: DF + HP:
Blanka does a slide move that can go under various
projectiles, is extremely safe and is great for footsie
and ground game.

Forward Hop: F + Kx2:
An advancing hop that can go across the screen in a 
matter of seconds. Great for meter buildup and offense 
game.

Backward Hop: B + Kx2:
A backward hop for defensive purposes and can charge
his meter fast.

Special Moves:
Electricity: P rapidly:
Blanka's body gets surrounded in electricity as it shocks
the opponent when hit. Great for anti-airs and good to be
used in a combo at any time.

Rolling Attack: Charge B then F + P:
Basic rushing attack that has two uses; One is done in a
combo and the other for positional purposes. The move
can do full screen and next to an opponent within a
matter of seconds.

Vertical Rolling Attack: Charge D then U + K:
Same thing as Rolling Attack but goes in a vertical motion.
The move can go to the top of the screen of aerial attack
purposes.

Backstep Rolling Attack: Charge B then F + K:
Does an HK which hops back than does a hop version
of Rolling Attack. Good for going over projectiles and
throws setups but unsafe if blocked.

Super Combo:
Ground Shave Rolling: Charge B, F, B then F + P:
A combination of 5 Rolling Attacks into one, has some
invincibility on startup and can go through projectiles
if timed right. It can also be held and buffered.
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4) Guile:

M. Bison killed his comrade-in-arms Charlie. That memento 
he grasps, his battle for revenge has begun...

Birthday: 1960 December 23
Height: 182cm
Weight: 86kg
BWH sizes: B125, W83, H89
Blood type: O
Birthplace: U.S.A.
Special Skill: ?
Likes: American Coffee
Dislikes: Being forced to eat Natto (fermented Soy Beans) 
while in Japan, Healthy Food
Fighting Style: Special Force Techniques

Stage Modified? Yes:
Guile's stage is a setting on a helipad of some sort with 
an ocean in the background and fighter jets flying close 
to the stage.

Command Normals:
Reverse Spin Kick: B/F + HK (close):
Guile does an upside-down kick up close which can
hover over low attacks. A very slow move to serve
as a primary attack against opponents who have quick 
reaction time. Only good to use to catch opponents
off guard.

Knee Bazooka: B/F + MK:
Good for mobility and can move forward while having
his charge stored. It has a big recovery period so avoid
it using as a conventional hit.

Knee Bazooka: B/F + LK:
Same as his CE/HF/NC/O description, just a new command
for it now.

Sobat: B/F + MK:
Guile's MK in the past versions allow it to be controllable
to move extremely fast both forward and back.

Special Moves:
Sonic Boom: Charge B then F + P:
The quickest recovery of all projectiles and used to keep
opponents away, sets up for throws, forces opponents 
to jump and control the distance between Guile and the
opponent. This move probably revolves around Guile's
gameplan which forces opponents to commit errors and
learn from their mistakes.

Somersault Kick: Charge D then U + K:
One of the best anti-airs in the game which results in
the opponent to get automatically knocked down. Can 
be done to finish a combo after a crouching poke and
can bring out the damage.

Super Combo:
Double Somersault Kick: Charge DB, DF, DB then UF + K:
Guile does 2 Flash Kicks one at a time which does at
most 6 hits. Great for an anti-air but unsafe if blocked
or missed, leacing Guile open to be attacked right after.
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5) Ken:

Having lived a life of loving and indulgent living, a burning 
spirit of a fighting style commanded him. Ryu's worthy 
opponent.

Birthday: 1965 February 14
Height: 175cm
Weight: 72kg
BWH sizes: B110, W82, H86
Blood type: B
Birthplace: U.S.A.
Hobby:  Driving
Special Skill: Cooking (Pasta's)
Likes: Skateboarding, Pasta's
Dislikes: Umeboshi, Soap Opera's
Fighting Style: Ansatsuken

Stage Modified? Yes:
Ken's stage is set on a neighborhood under a bridge with
a giant billboard on the left showing a saxophone and what
looks like a young drawing of Martin Luther King Jr. and 
Rosa Parks.

Command Normals:
None...

Special Moves:
Hadoken: QCF + P:
The classic projectile which can be used to pressure the
opponents and force them to jump or make a mistake.

Shoryuken: F, D, DF + P:
Ken's most recognized move as it's a punishable anti-air.
It's capable of multiple hits just like Tatsumaki Senpuu-
Kyaku and it goes at an arc that makes it easier to use
as an anti-air.

Tatsumaki Senpuu-Kyaku: QCB + K (also in air):
A multi-hit spin kick and great to use in combos. Compared
to Ryu's, it doesn't knockdown on the first hit as it'll do
3+ hits.

Overhead Kick: QCF + K (hold for second overhead kick):
Ken has 3 different types of kicks that can punish crouchers 
and can play a good pressure game. Some of these kicks can 
also knockdown too.

Super Combo:
Shoryureppa: QCFx2 + P:
Ken does an MP Shoryuken followed by an HP Shoryuken
that has good anti-air and good priority. Also good to do
after a combo and has invincibility on startup.
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6) Chun-Li:

A woman in the narcotics investigations division whose father 
was murdered by someone. The gleam in her eyes pursuing the 
truth...

Birthday: 1968 March 1
Height: 169cm
Weight: Unknown
BWH sizes: B84, W59, H89
Blood type: A
Birthplace: China
Special Skill: Shooting (ranked 6th in an international contest)
Likes: Fruits, European treats
Dislikes: Crime, people who aren't clear of themselves, M. Bison
Fighting Style: Taichi

Stage Modified? Yes:
Chun-Li's stage is as similar as her SFA2 stage.

Command Normals:
Heel Stomp: D + MK (air only):
A unique move that results in a double-jump in the game
off the opponents head. Very abusable and has potential
for some interesting setups.

Backflip Kick: DF + MK:
Where Chun-Li does a vertical backflip kick to her opponent. 
Hits twice on block and is great for combos where a charge 
move is not needed.

Knee Flip Kick: DF + HK:
An overhead to which Chun-Li flips to her and hits on the 
other side. Great for crossups, going over projectiles and 
on their wakeups. Great for guessing games.

Special Moves:
Hyakuretsu Kyaku: K rapidly:
The classic kicks that's great for chip damage and surprise
attacks.

Spinning Bird Kick: Charge D then U + K:
Great for going over projectiles if timed right but it's her only
reversal in her ST version. Also great from escaping from
tough spots.

Kikoken: Charge B then F + P:
Chun-Li's new fireball that's more faster and more powerful but
fading near full-screen.

Whirlwind Kick: Charge D then U + K:
A series of spinning kicks and one of the best wakeups in the
game. A very effective move and a passable anti-air.

Super Combo:
Senretsukyaku: Charge B, F, B then F + K:
A series of dashing kicks and ending with a Hyakuretsu Kyaku.
Can pass by projectiles if timed right and can do a Whirlwind
Kick right after.
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7) Zangief:

The burning thought in the homeland, fighting is his drive. 
From the outer appearance the supposition wouldn't be that 
he's a kindhearted man.

Birthday: 1956 June 1
Height: 214cm
Weight: 121kg
BWH sizes: B172, W133, H154
Blood type: A
Birthplace: Russia
Special Skill: Drinking Vodka in one gulp, enduring the cold
Likes: Wrestling, Kosacs dance
Dislikes: Projectiles ("Hadoken, Sonic Boom, Yoga Fire, Tiger 
Shot" listed specifically in SFII),  young beautiful women
Fighting Style: Wrestling

Stage Modified? Slightly:
Just like the power plant stage seen in the past SFII games,
the elevator where the people in the backgorund is still there,
the other parts are a stairway on the right side and big drain
pipes on both the left and right sides of the background.

Command Normals:
Headbutt: U + MP/HP (straight jump only):
A strong move to which it can automatically stun on hit. 

Body Press: D + HP (only in air):
A crossup normal that forces the opponent to block standing
which can lead to a throw setup.

Double Knee Press: D + LK/MK (only in air):
A command normal that's good for tick-pokes from the air
which can lead to a throw setup.

Hopping Headbutt: B/F + HP:
Just like the Headbutt command listed above, this version
hops a bit forward on ground. Great for throw setups.

Special Moves:
Spinning Lariat: P/Kx2:
This move is good to get in close while protecting yourself or
for a projectile to easily pass through and to move forwards or 
backwards and the K version does a faster but shorter version 
to which Zangief can't be swept out of it.

Spinning Pile Driver: 360 + P:
Zangief grabs the opponent and spins them around in the air
in a Pile Driver position. Does a lot of damage and has a lot of
range too.

Flying Powerbomb: 360 + K (correct distance):
Zangief catches the opponent then jumps while grabbing and
does a Powerbomb. It can throw most people off but it's very
easy to avoid leaving Zangief open while still in his grabbing
animation.

Double German Suplex: 360 + K (close only):
Zangief does one German Suplex then does another while jumping.
Not having much range like Spinning Pile Driver, it has less startup
time and it doesn't need to be whiffed making it good as a tick-throw. 

Banishing Punch: F, DF, D + P:
Zangief does a flaming-like fist that can fade out projectiles and
gives him an attempt to real closer to the opponent. 

Super Combo:
Final Atomic Buster: 720 + P:
Zangief does a Double German Suplex then finishes it off with a
Spinning Pile Driver. Very good for tick-throws, can do excellent
damage and has good range. 
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8) Dhalsim:

For the sake of his young son, the yoga master entrusts his 
body to street fight. Has a kind heart.

Birthday: 1952 November 22
Height: 176cm
Weight: 48kg
BWH sizes: B107, W46, H65
Blood type: O
Birthplace: India
Special Skill: Studying Yoga, emptying one self, peaching, 
selflessness
Likes: Curry, Meditation
Dislikes: Sweet Food, Meat
Fighting Style: Yoga

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same shrine stage seen in the past SFII games.

Command Normals:
Spear: D + HP (only in air):
Dhalsim swirls his body and rushes towards the opponent head 
first. Great for aerial and offense game.

Drill: D + K (only in air):
Dhalsim swirls his body and rushes towards the opponent feet
first. Great for aerial and offense game and enables him to land
quicker compared to his Spear. Dhalsim has a total of three more 
Drills in his arsenal which varies upon button pressed which 
measures his range.

Special Moves:
Yoga Fire: QCF + P:
Fairly standard projectile on where he spits a small ball of fire 
from his mouth.

Yoga Flame: HCF + P:
A stalled bigger version of Yoga Fire and great for wakeups
and corner traps. Good for maximum and block damage.

Toga Teleport: F, D, DF / B, D, DB + P/Kx2:
An ability to make Dhalsim teleport from various locations
in the stage. Even though it's somewhat slow, it's great to
get out of corners and traps and but slow recovery as he
can become vulnerable to attacks.

Yoga Blast: QCF + K:
A vertical version of Yoga Flame. Very good for anti-airs
and has quick recovery time as it goes away extremely
fast. Good to build meter when the opponent is knocked
down.

Super Combo:
Yoga Inferno: QCFx2 + P:
A combination of 5 Yoga Flames and is good for anti-air,
chip damage and on opponents wakeups. Also very hard
to do in a combo but good to do it in situational purposes.  
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9) T. Hawk:

Owing to Shadoloo the tribe's survival at the sacred grounds 
was ended. From that time his fight began.

Birthday: 1959 July 21
Height: 230cm
Weight: 162kg
BWH sizes: B114, W98, H112
Blood type: O
Birthplace: Mexico
Likes: Hair accessories, animals
Dislikes: Lies
Fighting Style: Thunder Foot martial arts

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same village stage seen in the past SFII games.

Command Normals:
Heavy Body Press: D + HP (only in air):
Another good crossup in the game which is great for starting
off combos which can force the opponent to block standing
then land a Storm Hammer (which is very hard to do).

Special Moves:
Storm Hammer: 360 + P:
The most powerful command grab in the game that's not a 
super, it can be used to punish whiffed moves and tick-throw
after some blocked normals. The range here is not as good as
Zangief's Spinning Pile Driver, but there is no whiff animation
which makes it safe if done far away. 

Thunderstrike: F, D, DF + P:
His best anti-air move as it has decent priority and can be used
as a wakeup reversal. The MP and HP versions will go higher
leaving Hawk open if blocked and that only the second hit will
knockdown.

The Hawk: Px2 (only in air):
Hawk does his Heavy Body Press in a diving formation. Very
good for Storm Hammer attempts and can punish projectiles or
slow attacks that have longer delay.

Super Combo:
Double Typhoon: 720 + P:
Hawk is invincible in the startup of this move as he does 2 Storm
Hammers for big damage. It will grab a lot of reversal and anti-air
moves if time right too.
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10) Cammy:

With no memory from three years on, the English information 
bureau's specially crafted member. Does she approach the 
truth?

Birthday: 1974 January 6
Height: 164cm
Weight: 46kg
BWH sizes: B86, W57, H88
Blood type: B
Birthplace: ?
Hobby: ?
Special Skill: ?
Likes: Cats
Dislikes: Anything when she's pissed off
Fighting Style: Shadowloo elite special force techniques

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same castle-bridge stage seen in the past SFII 
games. Lake, mountains, mansion, birds and the northern 
lights are all there too.

Command Normals:
None...

Special Moves:
Spin Knuckle: HCF + P:
Cammy spins towards the opponent and nails her HP in
the end. It has several frames of invincibility on startup
enabling her to pass through certain attack and projectiles 
with ease. 

Cannon Drill: QCF + K:
Cammy assumes in a drill form and advances towards the
opponent, hitting them on crouch. Great for mixup, footsie,
confusion and ground game, although unsafe if blocked.

Cannon Spike: F, D, DF + K:
Cammy's anti-air as she launches herself in the air, leg first.
Totally unsafe if blocked as she bounces back down ready
to get hit. Great for combos and clse attempts as the LK
version arches horizontal instead of vertical.

Hooligan Combo: HCF, UF + P:
Cammy flips over going towards her opponent. If no buttons
are pressed, she'll do a simple slide which will knockdown if
it connects. The jump makes her overy open in the air if
no buttons are pressed.
-Hooligan Throw (during Hooligan Combo): K:
When Cammy is in the upward-trajectory of her flip, she'll do
a frankensteiner that'll throw the opponent to the opposite
direction. When Cammy is in the downward-trajectory of her
flip, she'll do a rolling throw by slamming her opponent with
a stomp.
-Hooligan Cancel (during Hooligan Combo): K:
By pressing any K before she lands on her downward part
of the Hooligan Combo, Cammy will cancel out of the roll
and land on her feet with a good recovery, ready to strike
in front of the opponent.

Super Combo:
Spin Drive Smasher: QCFx2 + K:
Cammy does a multi-hit Cannon Drill and ending with a multi-
hit Cannon Spike in the end. Unlike Cannon Spike, Cammy
will not bounce if it's blocked yet it still leaves Cammy open
to get hit. This move has invulnerability to go through some
projectiles, normals, specials and even some supers. 
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11) Fei-Long:

A star in the school of kung fu. For the sake of polishing 
his kung fu performance ability, he aims at the strongest 
of fighting schools.

Birthday: 1969 April 23
Height: 172cm
Weight: 60kg
BWH sizes: B108, W76, H80
Blood type: O
Birthplace: Hong Kong
Special Skill: Using Knunchucks
Likes: Kung-Fu, self-assertion
Dislikes: Helpless, Indifference, Non-excitement
Fighting Style: Hitenryu Kung-Fu

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same dojo stage seen in the past SFII games.
The animals in the background are still there too.

Command Normals:
Forward Hop: B/F + MK:
Fei does a quick overhead kick which can simply catch
opponents off guard, even crouchers. By holding F, Fei
dashes forward a bit slightly. 

Roundhouse Hop: F + HK:
Fei advances forward as he does a 2-hit kick. Covers a
good set of distance, great to build meter but comes 
out a bit slow and can be punished before it actually
hits if done from far distances.

Special Moves:
Rekka Ken: QCF + P (repeat up to 3 times):
Fei thrusts fowards as he extends his fist. It can hit 3 times
and it's great for combos but some can hit in succession
and some can miss so timing is crucial. The 3rd Rekka is 
unsafe if blocked, leaving Fei in an open position to get
merced.

Rising Dragon Kick: B, D, DB + K:
Fei does the vertical splits as he jumps and spins around
with his upper leg on fire. Fei's anti-air and the HK version
hits twice. Good for combos as it's more reliable and less
hassle than the Rekka Kens. If the HK version hits too 
far away, the second hit will whiff and will not knock the 
opponent down. 

Dragon Arc Kick: HCF, UF + K:
Fei does a punishing style kick that can go near full-screen.
This move can be easily buffered if done up close, leaving 
a very small chance for the opponent to hit Fei from it. It
also has a long amount of recovery time aftter landing.
Also good to hop over projectiles and land big combos
and juggles.

Super Combo:
Rekka Shin Ken: QCFx2 + P:
Fei does 5 Rekka Kens. This move puts Fei in a vulnerable
position if it whiffs but he's completely safe if blocked and it's
invulnerable for most of the move. Great for surprise game
and wakeups and a Dragon Arc Kick can be done after the
final hit of the Rekka is finished.
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12) Dee Jay:

Striving to revive the natural rhythm of a pro musician, 
he advances in the path of the kickboxer.

Birthday: 1965 October 31
Height: 184cm
Weight: 92kg
BWH sizes: B130, W89, H94
Blood type: AB
Birthplace: Jamaica
Special Skill: Dancing, Singing
Likes: Shouting, Singing, Dancing
Dislikes: Maturity
Fighting Style: Kickboxing

Stage Modified? Slightly:
Still the same beach stage except not many dancers in the
middle of the background.

Command Normals:
Knee Shot: D + LK (only in air):
An alternative jumping LK which has strange properties and
has crossup potential.

Special Moves:
Max Out: Charge B then F + P: 
A fast projectile released but has a longer release time though.
The projectile size is long, which makes jumping over very hard.
Good for pressure game at full-screen.

Hyper Fist: Charge D then U + P then P rapidly:
Dee Jay does a rapid fist attack that does a lot of hits when
done up close. 

Double Dread Kick: Charge B then F + K:
Dee Jay does swing kicks depending on which K you press.
Great for combos and can advance towards the opponent
which increases his rushdown.

Maximum Jacknife: Charge D then U + K:
A good anti-air attack similar to Chun-Li's Whirlwind Kick.
Great to use for wakeups and reversal and has high priority.

Super Combo: 
Dread Carnival: Charge B, F, B then F + K:
It has invincibility on startup as it can pass through projectiles
and does 4 hits as he does 2 Double Dread Kicks. Once done,
a Maximum Jacknife can be done after to juggle for 2 more hits.
Great for footsies, especially if the opponent flinches by doing
a normal or special attack.
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13) Balrog (M. Bison):

The enlivened man's back is turned back to the height of 
the glamorous stage, in some respects the title is loneliness.

Birthday: 1968 September 4
Height: 198cm
Weight: 102kg
BWH sizes: B120, W86, H100
Blood type: A
Birthplace: America
Special Skill: Gambling
Likes: Women, Beer
Dislikes: Fish, Hard work, Math
Fighting Style: Boxing

Stage Modified? Slightly:
Still has the "LAS VEGAS" carpet on the floor like in the past
SFII games but has neon signs on the opposite ends of the
background, not much people cheering and a neon woman
shaped as a bunny seen from his SFA3 stage.

Command Normals:
None...

Special Moves:
Turn-Around Punch: Hold P/Kx2 then release:
Balrog simply turns back and punches right after. Very good 
for pressure game as it also adds to Balrog's attack strings. 

Dash Straight: Charge B then F + P:
Balrog rushes forward with an HP in the end. Good for rush
and chip damage and it's also good for combo and throw
attempts.

Dash Uppercut: Charge B then F + K:
Balrog rushes forward with a crouching HP in the end.
Often good as an anti-air, even if the opponent is playing
a rushing or turtling game. Good for mindgames too as if the
opponent is blocking low, it can setup another move like
Dash Straight or a throw or combo attempt.

Buffalo Headbutt: Charge D then U + P:
Balrog simply jumps up and does a Headbutt that has good
range, knocks down, doesn't trade damage and can pass
through projectiles, moves and even supers with ease.

Dash Low: Charge B then DF + P:
Balrog rushes forward with a crouching HK in the end.
Good for ground and footsie games and it's much more
powerful than Dash Uppercut. 

Super Combo:
Crazy Buffalo: Charge B, F, B then F + P/K:
One of the best supers in the game, Balrog does 5 Dash
Straights (pressing P) or Dash Uppercuts (pressing K).
It hits very fast, goes through projectiles due to it's
invincibility startup and can be used in corner game
and if timed right, an anti-air.
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14) Vega (Balrog):

Spanish ninja. Under the mask, that imaginative beauty 
cannot hold a viciously cruel face within.

Birthday: 1967 January 27
Height: 186cm
Weight: 72kg
BWH sizes: B121, W73, H83
Blood type: O
Birthplace: Spain
Special Skill: Climbing walls, being vain
Likes: Beautiful things, himself
Dislikes: Ugly things, getting the blood of his opponent 
on himself
Fighting Style: Arranged Ninjitsu

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same pit stage seen in the past SFII games. The
wall even clashes down the stage before the match starts
as usual.

Command Normals:
Backflip: Px2:
Vega does a long backflip which makes him completely
invincible during that time. Great for any opponent jump-
ins and incoming projectiles.

Short Backflip: Kx2:
Same as the above description, except it goes quicker and 
when Vega lands, he's immediately ready to attack.

Special Moves:
Rolling Crystal Flash: Charge B then F + P:
Vega does a rolling hopping attack towards the opponent
and ends with his HP. Great to use in a combo and does
chip damage.

Flying Barcelona Attack: Charge D then U + K then P near 
opponent:
Vega rushes towards a wall, does a wall-jump then spreads
his arms that are ready to hit. Great to catch an opponent 
off guard and can crossup.

Izuna Drop: Charge D then U + K then F + P near opponent:
Vega rushes towards a wall, does a wall-jump then catches
the opponent doing a suplex.

Sky High Claw: Charge D then U + P:
A risky move to which Vega rushes towards the opponent
doing a strike after a wall-jump. If it hits, the opponent has
no time to hit back and if it's blocked, Vega is open, ready
to get hit.

Flip Kick: Charge B then F + K:
Vega's new anti-air as his Backflip animation goes forward
and it hits twice in the air. It can be followed up again after
the first hit.

Super Combo:
Rolling Izuna Drop: Charge DB, DF, DB then UF + K then 
F + P near opponent:
A great move, even if the opponent is in the air as Vega does
a few Izuna Drops, one after the other. The meter will not be
used until the throw connects which is good and can fake
out by using the Flying Barcelona Attack. 
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15) Sagat:

Once a man whose name was famous as a hero. The scar 
that Ryu affixed on his chest drives his fighting spirit.

Birthday: 1955 July 2
Height: 226cm
Weight: 109kg
BWH sizes: B140, W87, H95
Blood type: B
Birthplace: Thailand
Special Skill: Diving underwater (able to stay for over 20
minutes)
Likes: Strong opponents
Dislikes: People who do small things, Shoryuken (SFII)
Fighting Style: Muay Thai

Stage Modified? No:
Still the same statue stage seen in the past SFII games.

Command Normals:
None...

Special Moves:
Tiger Shot: QCF + P:
Sagat does a projectile that goes very fast across the screen.

Ground Tiger Shot: QCF + K:
Same thing a Tiger Shot except Sagat is too tall and he kneels
down as he throws his projectiles.

Tiger Uppercut: F, D, DF + P:
Sagat's anti-air that's similar to Ryu's Shoryuken. It can be used
in wakeups and reversals but leaves Sagat unsafe if blocked as
he's open to get hit.

Tiger Knee: DB, D, DF, F, UF + K:
Starts on the ground and ends high but does great for combos
and advance game.

Super Combo:
Tiger Genocide: QCFx2 + P:
Sagat does a Tiger Knee then does a Tiger Uppercut on the
same spot. Great to pass through projectiles and to punish
the opponent right after. Decent invincibility on startup,
doesn't have much horizontal range and extremely unsafe
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16) M. Bison (Vega):

Those abilities conceived within the emperor of evil are 
from the dark strength Psycho Power. The man is the 
boss of the evil organization Shadowloo.

Birthday: Unknown April 17
Height: 182cm
Weight: 96kg
BWH sizes: B133, W90, H92
Blood type: A
Birthplace: Unknown
Special Skill: Mind control
Likes: World domination
Dislikes: Useless soldiers
Fighting Style: Psycho Power

Stage Modified? Yes:
Bison's stage is now held in a cavern of some sort with
statues seen at the opposite ends of the background.
Seen in the middle of the background are three super
computers.

Command Normals:
None...

Special Moves:
Psycho Crusher: Charge B then F + P:
Bison rushes towards the opponent surrounded in
purple flames. Very good on priority and can lead to
a combo or throw right after.

Double Knee Press Charge B then F + K:
A flying kick that hits high then low as it advances
towards the opponent. 

Head Press: Charge D then U + K then P right after:
A great counter-attack against projectiles, Bison immediately
targets the opponents head, even from a far distance of the
screen.

Devil Reverse: Charge D then U + P then P again:
Very good to hit opponents who have useful anti-airs and
can crossup which can play a tricky game. 

Super Combo:
Knee Press Nightmare: Charge B, F, B then F + K:
Bison does 2 Knee Presses, one after the other with some
invincibility time on startup.  Great to use in order to get
out of the corner.
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