King of Fighters 97
Psycho Soldier team
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

Athena Asamiya

Chain Combos:
Command attack:
Fw + B, dn + B(in air)

Chain combos:
Dn + B x 2
*dn + B x 2, fw + B
Jump C, dn + B
Jump C/D, stand C/D, fw + B
**Jump C/D, dn + D, fw + B



General Combos:

Stand C, DP + A/C
standing heavy punch combo-ed into "Psycho Sword", uppercut + A/C

(DM)
Jump C/D, Stand/Crouch C, HCF + A/C, then do either ***
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing or crouching heavy punch combo-ed into 
"Super Psychic Throw", hcf + A/C, then do either 
i)Jumping (dn + B)/CD
ii)DP + A/C
iii)HCB + B
iv)Jumping QCB + C
v)Jump/dash bk, HCB + A/C
vi)Jump QCF x 2 + P 

(DM)(C)(XX)(HD)
Stand/Crouch C, HCF + A/C, QCB + B, bk, HCB + A or DP + A/C
standing or crouching heavy punch combo-ed into "Super Psychic Throw", hcf + 
A/C, then "new psycho reflector", qcb + B then as soon as Athena recovers 
from the qcb + B animation execute the "Shining Crystal Bit", bk, hcb + A or 
her uppercut + A/C

Note:(A) "Shining Crystal Bit" is preferred since it comes out faster


Sie Kensou

Chain Combos:
Command attacks:
Fw + A, fw + B

Chain combos:
Dn + A X 3
Dn + A x 3, fw + B
Jump C/D, dn + A , fw + B
*Jump C/D, dn + A, fw + A
Jump C/D, stand C(2hits), fw + B
*Jump C/D, stand C(2hits), fw + A
Jump C/D, dn + C, fw + B
*Jump C/D, dn + C, fw + A
**Jump C/D, dn + D, fw + B
**Jump C/D, dn + D, fw + A


General Combos


Jump D, Stand C/D, HCF + A (?)
jumping heavy kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into "RyuRenGa: 
ChiRyu", hcf + A
Note: a guy( jerogebu@USTCC.ust.edu.ph ) claimed that after the hcf + A, that 
it is possible to do "Dragon drubbing Kick", qcf, qcb + K.

Stand C/D, RDP + B/D
standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into "RyuGakiSai" reverse uppercut + B/D

Jump D, Crouch A, HCF + C
jumping heavy kick, crouching light punch como-ed into "RyuRenGa: TenRyu", hcf
+ C

fw + A, "Dragon drubbing Kick", QCF, QCB + B
forward light punch combo-ed into "Dragon drubbing Kick", qcf, qcb + K.

dwn A x 2, DP + C, repeat C, stand B
crouching light punch twice, combo-ed into "RyuRenda", uppercut + C, keep 
tapping C, then standing light kick

Stand C/D, DP + C (repeat C), Stand B standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed 
into "RyuRenda", uppercut + C (keep tapping C) then do a standing light kick 

(DM)
Jumping D, Stand C/D, QCF, QCB + B
jumping heavy kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into "Dragon 
drubbing Kick", qcf, qcb + K.

(DM)
Stand C/D or fw + A or dwn A x 2, QCF x 2 +A/C
standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into "SenKiHaGin", qcf x 2 + A/C


Chin Gentsai

Chain Combos:
Command Attacks:
fw + A[dodge fireballs(?)]

Chain combos:
dn + A x 2
*Stand C, fw + A
*Stand D, fw + A


General Combos

Jump C, Stand C/D(2 hits), QCB + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into "Gourd
basket attack", qcb +A/C

Jump C, Stand C/D(2 hits), DP + A/C
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into 
"RyuRinHoRai", uppercut + A/C

(NEW)(DM)(C)
Jump C, dwn B, stand A, QCF x 2 + P
Jumping heavy punch, crouching light kick, standing light punch combo-ed into 
qcf x 2 + P

(DM)
Jump C, Stand C/D(2 hits), QCF x 2 + P
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into 
"Roaring Space Flame Burn", qcf x 2 + P

(DM)
Jump C, Stand C/D(2 hits), QCF, QCB + P
jumping heavy punch or kick, standing heavy punch or kick combo-ed into 
"Roaring Flame Invitation", qcf, qcb + P

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


Done by
mdEarth(mOOnrun)
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05/03/1998