King of Fighters 97
Leona (Orochi-ed)
Combo FAQ
Last updated on 05/03/1998

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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
(NEW)- new combos
***- 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

Leona

Chain Combos:
Command attacks:
NONE

Chain Combos
Dn + B x 5
Dn + B, dn + A x 2
Dn + A, dn + B x 3
Dn + B, dn + A, dn + B x 2


General Combos:

Jump C/D, dwn B, dwn A x 2, dn s up + C
jumping heavy punch or kick, down light kick, light punch twice combo-ed into 
"Moon Slasher", dn s up + C

Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, dn s up + C
jumping heavy punch or kick, stand or crouch heavy punch combo-ed into "Moon 
Slasher", dn s up + C

(C)
bk s fw + D, fw + D
"Grand Saber", bk s fw + D, "Sonic Kick" fw + D

(C)
bk s fw + D, dn s up + C
"Grand Saber", bk s fw + D,"Moon Slasher", dn s up + C

(NEW)(C)(XX)
Jump C, stand D(1 hit), bk s fw + B, dn s up + C, bk s fw + B
Jumping heavy punch, stand heavy kick(1 hit) combo-ed into bk s fw + B, juggled 
With dn s up + C then execute bk s fw + B to hit opponent while on ground.


(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand D (2 hits), QCB, QCF + K
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing heavy kick combo-ed into "Revolver 
Spark",qcb, qcf + K

(DM)
bk s fw + A, jump QCF, QCB + C or CD
"Ballict Launcher", bk s fw + A, then jump and execute "V-Slasher", qcf, 
qcb + C or CD

(DM)(C)
bk s fw + B/D, QCB, QCF + K or any DM(?)
"Grand Saber" bk s fw + B/D, then execute "Revolver Spark" qcb. qcf + K

(DM)
Jump D, QCF, QCB + A
jumping D combo-ed into "V-slasher", qcf, qcb + A while in mid air!

(DM)
Jump C, dn + A, QCF x 2 + P

jumping heavy punch, crouching light punch combo-ed into "Gravity Storm", qcf 
x 2 + P

(DM)
againts tall characters:
Jump C, hyperjump D, "V-Slasher" QCF, HCB + P
jumping heavy punch then hyperjump towards the opponent with heavy kick 
combo-ed into "V-slasher", qcf, hcb + P

(DM)(XX)(HD)
Jump A, Stand D(1 hit), bk s fw + A, jump "V-slasher", QCF, HCB + P
jumping light punch, standing heavy kick(1 hit), combo-ed into "Ballict 
Launcher", bk s fw + A, then jump and execute "V-Slasher"

(DM)(XX)(HD)(C)
Jump A, Stand D(1 hit), bk s fw + B, "Revolver Spark", QCB, HCF + K
jumping light punch, standing heavy kick(1 hit), combo-ed into "Grand Saber", 
bk s fw + B, then execute, "Revolver Spark", qcb, hcf + K.



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.

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


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05/03/1998