King of Fighters 97
New Face team
Combo FAQ
Last updated on 21/12/1997

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General Combo notations:

A = light punch        B = light kick
C = heavy punch        D = heavy kick
dn/dwn = down joysatick direction
up = up joystick motion
bk = hold joystick in blocking direction
fw = joystick forward motion
s = store for few seconds
QCB = quarter cirlce back joystick motion
QCF = quarter circle forward joystick motion
HCB = half circle back joystick motion
HCF = half circle forward joystick motion
DP = uppercut joystick motion
RDP = reverse uppercut joystick motion
	
(C) - corner combos, combos that only work in the corner.
(DM) - DM combos, combos that involve super moves or desperation moves.		
(HD) - High damage combos, each combo can do more then 3/4 life damage.
(XX) - Difficult to do combos.
(INF)- infinite combos, combos that can be repeated and result in a continued 
combo
(MAX)- must be maxed out or POWered up for this combo to work
(MID)- opponent must be mid-air for this to work
***- refer to explanations

Chain combo notations:

* = chain combos that won't connect with the command attack
but can still be done.
I.E when Benimaru does dn B, then fw + B, the down B won't be considered a combo 
with the fw + B
** = combos that can be done only when opponent blocks

Yashiro Nanakase

Chain Combos:
Command attacks:
Fw + B

Chain Combos:
Dn + A x 3, stand A
Dn + A x 3, dn + B
Dn + A, stand A, fw + B
Jump C/D, stand/crouch C, fw + B
Jump C/D, stand D, fw + B

General Combos:

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, HCB + P
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch combo-ed into 
"Mighty Missle Bash", hcb + A/C

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, HCF + P
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch combo-ed into 
"Jet counter", hcf + A/C

(DM)
Jump C/D, dn + B, dn + A, "Million Bash Stream"(QCB, QCF + P)
jumping heavy punch or kick, crouch light kick, light punch combo-ed into 
"Million Bash Stream"qcb, qcf + P

(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, "Million Bash Stream"(QCB, QCF + P)
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch combo-ed into 
"Million Bash Stream"qcb, qcf + P

Stand CD, then QCB + P
standing CD then combo-ed with "sledge Hammer",qcb + P.
Note:the "sledge hammer" will hit the opponent while on the ground.


Note:Yashiro's Stand/Crouch C can be replaced with stand D which is an overhead 
move

Shermie

Chain Combos:
Command attacks:
Fw + B

Chain Combos:
Stand A, stand B(2 hits)
Stand A, fw + B
Jump C/D, stand/crouch C, fw + B


General Combos:

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, HCF + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch , combo-ed 
into"Shermie Spiral", hcf + P

(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, HCF x 2 + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch , combo-ed 
"Shermie Carnival", hcf x 2 + P

(DM)
Jump C/D, Standing/Crouching C, HCB x 2 + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch , combo-ed 
"Shermie Flash", hcb x 2 + P

Chris

Chain Combos:
Command attack:
Fw + A

Chain combo:
Dn + B x 2
Dn + B x 2, dn + A
Dn + B x 2, dn + A, fw + A
Dn + A x 2
Dn + A x 2, fw + A
Jump C/D, stand C/D, fw + A


General Combos:

dn + B x 2, dn + A, fw + A, QCF + A/C
crouching light kick x 2, crouching light punch, forward light punch combo-ed 
into "Slide touch", qcf + A/C

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C (1 hit), fw + A, DP + B
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch, forward light 
punch combo-ed into "Hunting Air", uppercut motion + K

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C (1 hit), fw + A, QCF + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch, forward light 
punch combo-ed into "Slide touch", qcf + A/C

(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C (one hit), fw + A, QCB x 2 + K
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch, forward light 
punch combo-ed into "Twister drive", qcb x 2 + K

(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, QCF x 2 + P
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch, forward light 
punch combo-ed into "Chain Slide Touch", qcf x 2 + P

(DM)
dn + B, dn + A, fw + A, QCB x 2 + K
crouching light kick, crouching light punch, forward light punch combo-ed into 
"Twister drive", qcb x 2 + K

Note: Chris's stand/crouch heavy punch can be replaced with stand D.

Credits:

KoF Mailing List (kof-ml@umich.edu)
- for several interesting info
- some combos also

Kao Megura (kmegura@yahoo.com ) 
- some move names are taken from his kof97faq.txt

Darklancer (lancer@pacific.net.sg)
- also some move names from him

Darren (darren03@mbox3.singnet.com.sg)
- for several good combos
- the infinite combos for Kyo Kusanagi and Terry Bogard of course

Rafee ( no e-mail)
- for lotsa other combo info and tactic tips

Charles ( nghouse@hkstar.com)
- for giving me the idea of the COMBO PAGE

Hashakku Iori ( iori@chez.com )
- for being an internet pal and a fellow KoF fanatic.
- helped with several html and graphic stuff.

Sephiroth( sephiroth@pacific.net.sg )
- for borrowing me the KoF'97 Cartridge and other stuff.

SNK(c) Japan, SNK(c) America 
- for making KoF'97, the greatest series of fighting games this era


Done by
mOOnrun 
moonrun@pacific.net.sg
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21/12/1997