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-------------------------------[Last Blade]------------------------------------
------------------------------[FAQ/Movelist]-----------------------------------
----------------------------[by Ice Queen Zero]--------------------------------
-------------------------------[Neo Geo CD]------------------------------------
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o---------------------o
      INTRODUCTION
o---------------------o
Released in 1997, this game takes place in the 1800s and introduces cliche
characters Kaede, Moriya, Yuki, and Akari to the SNK World. It's only a shame
that this series only lasted two games.

o---------------------o
       DISCLAIMER
o---------------------o
Last Blade and its characters are trademarks of SNK n' all copyrights belong to
them.

This FAQ/Walkthrough is the sole copyright of Andrea "Azul Fria" Castillo aka
Ice Queen Zero and cannot be put on other sites or posted without my given 
permission nor can it be reproduced w/o proper consent.

o--------------------o
   SYSTEM & CONTROLS
o--------------------o

u = up, d = down, f = towards opponent, b = away from opponent, db/df/uf/ub =
combinations of the other four.

You fight through 6 matches then on the 7th match, you have a cutscene with
your opponent before facing the final boss.

Weak Slash: A
Weak Punch: b + A
Stong Slash: B
Power Slash: f + B
Weak Kick: C
Power Kick: f + C
Low Sweep Kick: df + C
Overhead Slash: B + C
Repel normal (stand): D or b + D
Repel normal (lower): d + D or db + D
Repel Special (stand): f + D
Repel Special (lower): df + D
Throw: C + D
Hop Back: b, b
Dash forward: f,f
Long Jump: f, f, uf
Air Recovery: D when hit in midair
Ground Recovery: D when hit in midair and touching ground
Activate Combo Special (speed mode only): d, d + A or B

-=Power vs Speed=-
Power:
more hit damage
tick damage on blocked normal moves
chain combos disabled
unblockable B+C move
perform Super Cancels
perform SDMs
combo specials disabled

Speed:
less hit damage
no tick damage on blocked normal moves
chain combos enabled
overhead B+C attack
Combo specials enabled
SDMs disabled

-=Extra notes=-
Pounce attacks work on downed opponents
DMs are performed with full bar or flashing red life
SDMs are performed with both of the above in Power mode
Guard Cancels: need 50% super meter, block, bcd+D (b,db,d + D)


o--------------------o
      MOVELISTS
o--------------------o

Each character has a set of special moves in addition to the normal attacks
given to them. They are executed by moving the joystick in a certain sequence
and pressing the appropiate attack button. Sometimes, a character can perform
an extra move by doing a normal attack at close range.

+---------------------+
        KAEDE
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
Ittou Hayate: d, df, f + A or B
Ittou Raitei: b or f or d + B in air and close
Ittou Kuga: f, d, df + A or B, f, d, df + A or B ir just B in Power mode
Ittou RenjinZan: d, db, b + A or B up to 3 times
Ittou TabaKaze: d, db, b + C
Ittou Arashiuchi: close, b, db, d, df, f + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Kasshin FukuRyu (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A + B (delayable)
Kakusei (DM): B + C + D (become awakened Kaede)
Kasshin KouRyu (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B (delayable)

+---------------------+
    KAEDE (Awakened)
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
Shinmei Hayate: d, df, f + A or B
Shinmei Kuga: f, d, df + A or B, then f, d, df + B after B version
Shinmei RenjinZan: d, db, b + A or B (up to 3 times)
Shinmei TabaKaze: d, db, b + C
Ittou Raitei: b or f or d + B in air and close
Shinmei Arashiuchi: close, b, db, d, df, f + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Kasshin FukuRyu(DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B (delayable)
Kasshin SeiRyu(DM): (d, df, f) x2 + A+ B (delayable)
Kasshin KouRyu(SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B during super cancel
Kasshin SouRyu(SDM): (d, df, f) x2 + B during super cancel

+---------------------+
    MORIYA MINAKATA
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
Ittou Oboro Jodan: d, db, b + A
Ittou Oboro Chuudan: d, db, b + B
Ittou Oboro Gedan: d, db, b + C
Ittou Shingetsu: f, d, df + A
Ittou Sogetsu: Ittou Shingetsu, f, d, df + B (in speed mode only)
Ittou Shingetsu Ura: f, d, df + B
Ittou TsukiKage: d, df, f + A (up to 3 times) or d, df, f + B (up to 4 times)
Taitou Hogetsu: b, db, d  + A or B or C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Kassatsu Izayoi Gekka (DM): f,b, db, d, df, f + A+ B
Kassatsu MidareSetsu Gekka (SDM): f,b, db, d, df, f + B

+---------------------+
         YUKI
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
HyouJin: d, df, f + A or B
SouKa: f, d, df + A or B
ShunSetsuZan: d, db, b + A or B
HyouKyou: b, db, d, df, f + C
Suizan: close, f, df, d, db, b + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

YukishiMaki (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B then d, df, f + B or C
Shin YukishiMaki (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B

+---------------------+
     AKARI ICHIJO
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or u+C or df + B
ShikiGami Tenku: d, df, f + A or B
Tenmon Hoshi no Meguri: d,u + C
Gaiki DorotaBou: f, d, df + A or B or C
MeiRyu Mari Otoshi: Gaiki DorotaBou, d + C
MeiRyu Mari Houri: Gaiki DorotaBou, u + C
MeiRyu Mari Koroge: Gaiki DorotaBou, hold A or B
Gaiki KiyoHime: f, df, d, db, b + A
Kawari Hitogata: f, df, d, db, b + B
Henka Hitogata: f, df, d, db, b + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Shikigami Rikugou(DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B
Shikigami Hyakkiyakou(SDM): f, df, d, db, b,f + B

+---------------------+
     JUZO KANZAKI
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or hold A or B or C, u+ B or f, d, df + A or B or f,f
Geki shin: f, d, df + A or B
Goudanshou: hold A or B or C (release)
Fugaku: close, f, df, d, db, b + B
Tsuika Kougeki: Fugaku, d, df, f + B
Tsuika Kougeki 2: Tsuika Kougeki, d, df, f + B
Kongou JuTsui: d, df, f + A or B

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

KatsuMoku DaiGeki (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A + B, then d, df, f + B
KatsuMoku ChoGekidou (SDM): close, (f, df, d, db, b) x2  + B

+---------------------+
      AMANO HYO
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
Keima no Taka: f, d, df + C
Suzume Sashi: f, db, f + A or B
Shougi Doushi: df, df + C
Ibisha Anaguma: A rapidly
Anaguma no Fudoshi Nugi: Ibisha Anaguma, d, df, f + B
Hisshi: f, df, d, db, b + B (delayable)
Takabisha: f, df, d, db, b + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Banjo Kono Itte "Tokin" (DM): (f, df, d, db, b) x2  + A+ B (delayable)
Banjo Kono Itte Hsha/Kaku (SDM): (f, df, d, db, b) x2  + A or B (delayable)

+---------------------+
  WASHIZUKA KEIICHIRO
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B
Shikku Satsu: b~f + A or B
Koku Satsu: d~u + A or B
Rouga: b~f + C
Shashiki: Rouga, d, db, b + C
Onshiki: Rouga, d, df, f + C
Shun Satsu: d, db, b + A or B rapidly

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Shin Rouga (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B
Saishu Rouga (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B (delayable)

+---------------------+
    GENBU NO OKINA
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B or d, df, f + A or B or f, df, d, db, b + A or B
Ki Paku: d, df, f + A or B or C
Kame Mai Chi: f, df, d, db, b + A or B
Make Mai Ten: f, df, d, db, b + C
Chouka Tairyou: f, d, df + A or B or C
Mukuyu: d, d + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Genbu no Hoko (DM): f, b, db, d, df, f + A + B
Genbu no Ikari (SDM): f, b, db, d, df, f + B

+---------------------+
     LEE REKKA
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or u + C
Ryu Tsuisen: d, db, b + C (up to 3 times)
Ensenshou: f, d, df + B, d + B
Kasumi: A + B
Hokage: Kasumi, A or B or C
Homura: Kasumi, d, db, b + B
Senpuu: Kasumi, d + C
Enryu Haibi: f, df, d, db, b + A or B, b, db, d, df, f + B after B version
Muei Kyaku: d + C in air
Ibuki: hold Start

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Ougi Enryu Tenshin (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B
Hiougi Soten Muei Kyaku (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B

+---------------------+
       ZANTETSU
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + B or d, df, f + A or B in air
Ryueijin: d, df, f + A
Tenma Otoshi: close, f, df, d, db, b + C
Kikouhou: d, db, b + B
Minamo Gakure: b, d, db + A
Mukuro Nui: d, df, f + A or B in air
Tenma Kyaku: d + C in air, d + C
Hagane Tachikai: f, b, db, d, df, f + B
Oboro Giri: f, d, df + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Toro soujin (DM): d, db, b, db, f + A+ B
Tsuika Kougeki: Toro Soujin, d, df, f + B or C up to 2 times
Yamigari (SDM): close, (b, db, d, df, f) x2  + B

+---------------------+
     NAOE SHIGEN
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or df + C or C + D
Byakko So: d, db, b + A or B
Retsuhoko: f, d, df + A, A
Zetsuhoko: f, d, df + B, B
Hisuisai: close, b, db, d, df, f + C
Kongosai: close, f, df, d, db, b,f + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Inga Ouhou (DM): (b, db, d, df, f) x2  + A+ B
Fugu Taiten (SDM): (f, df, d, db, b) x2  + B

+---------------------+
       SHIKYOH
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Pounce: C or u + B
Hage Washi: d, db, b + A or B
Tsuibami: Hage Washi: u + B
Kaiten Kimo Eguri: f, d, df + A or B rapidly
ZanNiku Kamaitachi: b, db, d, df, f + A or B
Jiname Suberi: f, b, hold f + C
ZanNiku Obasami: d, db, b + B in air
Mujihi Sashi: close, f, df, d, db, b + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Meikyo Shisui Kyoki (DM): (d, df, f) x2 + A+ B
Kosho (DM): Start, then f, df, d, db, b + A+ B
Meikyo Shisui Kyoki (SDM): (d, df, f) x2 + B

+---------------------+
   MUSASHI AKATSUKI
+---------------------+

                      o----------------------o
                            SPECIAL MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Kyou Honoo Ken: b + B
Hi Katana Niren: df + B
Odokashi: b, db, d, df, f + A
Kanketsusen: d, df, f + B
Juuji Kamae: f, d, df + B rapidly
Makura Nidan: f, df, d, db, b + B when close
Shuuchuu: hold A then release

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Gorin Tsurane (DM): f, df, d, db, b, f + A + B
Niten Musou Ken (SDM): (f, df, d, db, b) x2 + B

+---------------------+
   SHINNOSUKE KAGAMI
+---------------------+

Shou Kyaku, Fukuie Nyo: d + C in air
Shiranui: d, df, f + A or B
Shou Houkou: f, d, df + A or B
Honoo Houkou: f, df, d, db, b + C when close

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Guren Shujaku (DM): b, db, d, df, f + A + B in air
Kakusei (DM): B + C + D
Funshokouju (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B

+---------------------+
   SHINNOSUKE KAGAMI
+---------------------+
(awakened)

Shou Kyaku, Fukuie Nyo: d + C in air
Kousenheno Tsubasa: f, d, df + A or B
Jigoku no Gouka: d, df, f + A or B
Gusha no Nageki: f, df, d, db, b + C when close
Meifuhe no Michibiki: d. db. b + A or B
Giman no Kagami: b, db, d, df, f + C

                      o----------------------o
                             SUPER MOVES
                      o----------------------o

Funo Sabaki (DM): b, db, d, df, f + A + B in air
Funo Senrei (DM): f, b, db, d, df, f + A + B
Konpeki no Moukin (SDM): d, db, b, db, f + B

o--------------------o
        CREDITS
o--------------------o

SNK whom created the game

GameFAQs for hosting

My sister Chigura "Kage Negra" Castillo - helping me test some of these moves
out for being my test dummy when a 2nd player is needed.

Magegg Fragment for the corrections to some moves.

You for reading this FAQ. See you again in my FAQ for Last Blade 2.

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    	CONTACT ME
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Thank you for reading

-Ice Queen Zero