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    Sarah Floating Combos by PPongpaet

    Version: 1.01 | Updated: 02/10/96 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

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    Virtua Fighter 2 for Sega Saturn: Sarah Floating Combo List V1.01
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    Last updated February 10, 1996
    
    By Pakorn "Pek" Pongpaet (http://www.eecs.uic.edu/~ppongpae)
    Suggestions, comments, and corrections, please send to:
    (ppongpae@eecs.uic.edu)
    
    Copyright, 1996, Pakorn Pongpaet. All rights reserved. Commercial use
    strictly prohibited without express written consent of the copyright
    holder.
    
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    Warning:
         The Sarah Floating Combo List assumes you have a basic understanding
    of the game. For those of you unfamiliar with the terminology, please
    refer to the Virtua Fighter 2 FAQ V3.00 by Chia Jin Ngee. For those of you
    who are relatively new at VF2, I would suggest you familiarize yourself
    with some of Sarah's moves by reading either Chia Jin Ngee's VF2 FAQ or S.
    Hyun Yim's Sarah Guide before attempting some of these moves.
         Keep in mind that this guide is for the Saturn version of Virtua
    Fighter 2. Due to some differences, it seems that it is easier to float on
    the Saturn version than on the arcade version. Thus some of the more
    "exotic" combos may or may not work on the arcade version. Just try to be
    a little bit more conservative on the arcade version unless you know that
    the move is guaranteed to float.
    
    
    Table of Contents
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    Introduction
    Version Chronicle
    Key
    The Floating Combos
       1) Knee Combos
       2) Elbow Knee Combos
       3) Hopping Roundhouse Kick Combos
       4) Axe Kick Combos
       5) Sweep Combos
       6) Roundhouse Kick Combos
       7) Jumping Back Roundhouse Combos
       8) Spin Kick Combos
       9) Rising Knee Combos
    Closing Words from the Author
    Credits
    Introduction
    
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         I have compiled here a list of floating combinations to encourage
    people to use Sarah. She is very easy to learn as her moves are very
    simple. Because her individual moves may not do as much damage as other
    characters, she may not be most people's first choice. Nevertheless I
    would encourage people to give Sarah a try, especially after checking out
    some of her floating combinations.
         For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of floating, it is a
    process in which your opponent is kept in the air giving the illusion of
    "floating" by means of your quick attacks. Not only does it look extremely
    cool, but it is also a great way to do damage since while your opponent is
    in the air, he or she can not use the defense or guard button, leaving him
    or her totally at your mercy.
         Due to the great depth and complexity of the Virtua Fighter series,
    the stance of the characters and the character you are playing against
    will determine whether most of these moves will float your opponent or
    not. For instance, some characters are too heavy and will not float as
    much, while other characters are too light and thus float too much.
    Depending on when some of the moves hit (ie major/minor counter), you may
    be able to float your opponent more. The moves listed work against
    standing nondefenders, meaning your opponent just stands there waiting
    for you to juggle them in the air. The Combos section assumes you are
    fighting against Pai since she is the lightest character, and almost all
    of the floaters will work on her. Under the `Description/Comments/
    Opponents' section, you will find the name of the move followed by the
    characters that the move can be executed with in addition to Pai.
    
             A VERY brief overview on stance. Let "sL" and "sR"
             denote Sarah's left and right feet respectively.
             Let "pL" and "pR" denote Pai's left and right feet
             respectively.
    
              Closed Stance                  Open Stance
              sL         pR             sL                    pR
    
                   sR         pL               sR     pL
    
            To master floating is very important to always keep in mind what
    character you are up against and what stance the characters are in at
    all times. Also, listen when you hit your opponent with a move that will
    begin your float. If your hit was a major counter which floats your
    opponent really high, a floater that would normally work against a
    standing nondefender might not work. You will most likely forfeit your
    pounce if you knock down your opponent but fail to connect the rest of
    your combinations. Not only will you have wasted opportunity and time,
    but you will undoubtedly be recovering from your moves just as your
    opponent gets up with a rising attack.
            I feel that I have to stress the importance of stance. It is very
    vital that you keep in mind the stance of the characters when playing. It
    will mean the difference between a float and a miss. Basically, there
    are two main ways to tell stance. One way is to look at feet. Another
    method which I recently learned of from rgva, is by looking at both
    characters' torsos. If you see a back and a front, it's closed stance. If
    you see either both backs or both fronts, it's open stance. I personally
    prefer the feet method, but that's just because I originally learned it
    that way.
            One general note about the sweep combos is that they should be
    done with Sarah's "shun puri" or instant turnaround (D, b+K, G, d+K)
    because you will have a greater chance of surprising your opponent.
    There are many ways to do the shun puri, and it is strongly recommended
    that you know a few so that you do not stick to one method as your
    opponent will be able to predict that a sweep will be coming after a few
    of the same tactics. For more info on this topic, please refer to S.
    Hyun's Sarah FAQ v2. One thing to keep in mind about doing the shun puri
    is that it does not change your stance. The jumping back roundhouse will
    not change your stance either. The turn around backfist and the single
    spin kick will, however, change your stance. Therefore, if you are in
    closed stance and you do a turn around backfist or a single spin kick,
    you will then be in open stance with your back facing your enemy.
    The opposite is also true: you will be in closed stance if you do those
    two moves from an open stance.
    
    Version Chronicle
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    Version      Last Updated       What's new/changed
    
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    1.00         Feb 5, 1996        Initial version
    1.01         Feb 10, 1996       Corrected error on shunpuri stance. Added
                                    more info on stance. Corrected typos.
    
    Key
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    P               Punch
    K               Kick
    G               Guard/Defense
    b               Tap back. "B" means hold the joystick back
    f               Tap forward. "F" means hold the joystick forward
    u               Tap up. "U" means hold the joystick up.
    d               Tap down. "D" means hold the joystick down.
    \,/             Diagonal ex. b\u = Up and Back; u/f = Up and Forward
    O               Open stance. Must be done in open stance to connect
    C               Closed stance. Must be done in closed stance to connect
    #               Move must hit as a minor counter (while opponent is
                    recovering from attack
    
    !               Move must hit as a major counter (while opponent is
                    executing his attack; an interrupt)
    
    *               Move can not be done on Pai.
    
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    |THE FLOATING COMBOS|
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    Knee Combos
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    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
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    f+K, K                  O,C       Knee and roundhouse kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    f+K, f+K                O,C       2 Knees
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, f, f+K             O,C       Knee & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(O,C); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C)
    
    f+K, G+K                O!,C!     Knee & downward crescent kick
                                      -Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!); Lion(O!,C!)
    
    f+K, d\f+K              C         Knee & low punt
                                      -everybody(C)
    
    f+K, d+K                O,C       Knee & toe kick
                                      -everybody(O,C)
    
    f+K, b\u+K              O!,C      Knee & kickflip
                                      -Lau(O!,C); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C); Jeffry(C); Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(C); Akira(O!,C)
    
    f+K, d+G+K              O,C       Knee & leg slicer
                                      -Lau(O,C); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C)
    
    f+K, b+K                O,C       Knee & double kick
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, b/d+G+K            O!,C      Knee & axe kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    f+K, u+K                O!,C      Knee & hopping roundhouse kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(C!); Jacky(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    f+K, U+K                O!,C!     Knee & take-off jump kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!);
                                       Akira(O!)
    
    f+K, P, K               O,C!      Knee & punch roundhouse kick combo
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!);
                                       Akira(O!)
    
    f+K, P, d+K             O,C!      Knee, punch & side kick
                                      -Lau(O,C); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, P, d+G+K           O,C!      Knee, punch & leg slicer
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, d+P, d+K           *         Knee, low punch & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O); Shun(O); Jeffrey(O); Kage(O);
                                       Jacky(O); Wolf(O); Akira(O)
    
    f+K, d+P, f+K           *         Knee, low punch & rising knee
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O#); Jeffry(O!);Kage(O);
                                       Jacky(O); Wolf(O!); Akira(O#)
    
    f+K, F+P, K             O,C       Knee & elbow-knee combo
                                      -Lau(O,C); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, D+K, K             O,C       Knee & toe kick side kick combo
                                      -Lau(O!,C); Sarah(O,C); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O,C); Jeffry(C!);Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(C); Akira(O!,C)
    
    f+K, D\F, K, K, K       O!        Knee & triple shadow kicks
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!);
                                       Kage(O!)
    
    f+K, b, b+K             O!,C!        Knee & jumping back roundhouse
    
    f+K, P, P, P, K         O         Knee, 3 punches & rising knee
                                      -Lau(O#,C!); Sarah(O); Shun(O); Lion(O#);
                                       Kage(O,C!); Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    f+K, P, P, P, u+K       O         Knee, 3 punches & hopping toe kick
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O); Lion(O#);
                                       Kage(O); Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!)
    
    f+K, P, P, P, b+K       O!,C      Knee, 3 punches & kickflip
                                      -Lau(O!,C); Sarah(O!,C#); Shun(O!,C#);
                                       Lion(O#,C#); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(C!); Akira(O!,C)
    
    f+K, P, G, b+K          C!        Knee, punch & double kick
                                      -Lau(O,C); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C);
                                       Jacky(O,C); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, P, G, b\u+K        C         Knee, punch & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C); Sarah(C); Shun(O,C); Lion(C);
                                       Jeffry(C!);Kage(C); Jacky(C); Wolf(C);
                                       Akira(C)
    
    f+K, P, G, d+K          O,C!      Knee, punch, & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O); Shun(O);
                                       Lion(O,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, P, G, f+K          O,C!      Knee, punch & knee
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(C);
                                       Jacky(O!!,C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    f+K, P, G, D+K, K       O,C!      Knee, punch & toe kick side kick combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(C!); Jacky(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    f+K, f+K, b\u+K         O!        2 knees & kickflip
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!)
    
    f+K, f+K, f, f+K        C!        2 knees & lunging knee
                                      -Sarah(C!)
    
    f+K, f+K, b+K           O!,C!     2 knees & double kick
                                      -Lion(C!)
    
    f+K, f+K, d+K           C!        2 knees & toe kick
                                      -Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!)
    
    f+K, f+K, D+K, K        C!        2 knees & toe kick side kick combo
    
    f+K, f+K, F+P, K        C!        2 knees & elbow-knee combo
    
    f+K, f+K, P, P, P, K    C!        2 knees, 3 punches & rising knee
    
    f+K, f+K, P, P, P, u+K  C!        2 knees, 3 punches & hop kick
    
    f+K, f+K, P, P, P, b+K  O!        2 knees, 3 punches & kickflip
    
    
    Elbow Knee Combos
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    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    
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    F+P, K, d+G+K           O,C       elbow-knee combo & leg slicer
                                      -Sarah(O,C); Lion(O,C)
    
    F+P, K, b+K             O,C       elbow-knee & double kick
                                      -Shun(O,C); Lion(O,C)
    
    F+P, K, d\f+K           O,C       elbow-knee combo & low punt
                                      -everybody (O,C)
    
    F+P, K, b\u+K           C         elbow-knee combo & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C); Sarah(C); Shun(C); Lion(C);
                                       Kage(C); Jacky(C); Akira(C);
    
    F+P, K, d+K             O         elbow-knee combo & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O); Shun(O); Lion(O);
                                       Kage(O); Jacky(O); Akira(O)
    
    F+P, K, f, f+K          O         elbow-knee & lunging knee
                                      -Sarah(O)
    
    F+P, K, P, d+K          O,C       elbow-knee, punch & side kick
                                      -Sarah(C)
    
    F+P, K, D+K, K          O         elbow-knee & toe kick side kick combo
                                      -Sarah(O); Shun(O); Lion(O)
    
    F+P, K, D\F, K, K       O         elbow-knee & double shadow kicks
    
    F+P, K, F+P, K          O         2 elbow-knee combos
                                      -Sarah(O!)
    
    F+P, K, D+P, K          *         elbow-knee, low punch & skip kick
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O); Shun(O); Lion(O);
                                       Kage(O)
    
    F+P, K, d+P, d+K        O         elbow-knee, low punch & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O); Lion(O); Kage(O)
    
    F+P, K, d+P, f+K        O         elbow-knee, low punch & rising knee
                                      -Lau(O); Sarah(O); Shun(O); Lion(O);
                                       Kage(O)
    
    F+P, K, P, d+G+K        O,C       elbow-knee, punch & leg slicer
                                      -Sarah(C)
    
    F+P, K, P, P, P, K      O         elbow-knee, 3 punches & rising knee
                                      -Sarah(O!)
    
    F+P, K, P, P, P, u+K    O         elbow-knee, 3 punches & hopping toe kick
    
    F+P, K, P, P, P, b+K    O,C       elbow-knee, 3 punches & kickflip combo
    
    F+P, K, P, G, f+K       C         elbow-knee, punch & knee
                                      -Sarah(C)
    
    F+P, K, P, G, b\u+K     C         elbow-knee, punch & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C)
    
    F+P, K, P, G, d+K, K    C         elbow-knee, punch & toe kick side kick
    
    
    Hopping Roundhouse Kick Combos
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    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
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    u+K, K                  O!,C!     Hopping roundhouse & roundhouse
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, d+G+K              O,C       Hopping roundhouse & leg slicer
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!);
                                       Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, d\f+K              O,C       Hopping roundhouse & low punt
                                      -everybody(O,C)
    
    u+K, b+K                O,C!      Hopping roundhouse & double kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, d+K                O!,C      Hopping roundhouse & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C); Jeffry(O!,C); Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(O!,C); Akira(O!,C)
    
    u+K, b\u+K              O,C!      Hopping roundhouse & kickflip
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O,C!); Jeffry(O); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O); Akira(O,C!)
    
    u+K, u+K                O!,C!     2 hopping roundhouse kicks
                                      -Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!); Lion(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, U+K                O!,C!     Hopping roundhouse & take-off jump kick
                                      -Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!); Lion(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, f, f+K             O!,C      Hopping roundhouse & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(O!,C); Sarah(C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C)
    
    u+K, D+K, K             C         Hopping roundhouse & toe kick side kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, F+P, K             O!,C      Hopping roundhouse & elbow-knee combo
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!);
                                       Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, d+P, f+K           C         Hopping roundhouse, low punch & rising
                                      knee
                                      -Lau(C); Sarah(C); Shun(C); Lion(C!);
                                       Jeffry(C!); Wolf(C!)
    
    u+K, P, P, P, K         C!        Hopping roundhouse, 3 punches & knee
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, P, P, P, b+K       O,C!      Hopping roundhouse, 3 punches & kickflip
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!);
                                       Jacky(O!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O!)
    
    u+K, P, G, d+K          O         Hopping roundhouse, punch & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!);
                                       Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!); Jacky(O!);
                                       Wolf(O!); Akira(C!)
    
    u+K, P, G, b+K          O         Hopping roundhouse, punch & double kick
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!);
                                       Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Wolf(O!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, P, G, u+K          C!        Hopping roundhouse, punch & hopping
                                      roundhouse
    
    u+K, P, G, F+P, K       C!        Hopping roundhouse, punch & elbow-knee
                                      -Lau(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!); Kage(C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    u+K, P, G, f, f+K       C!        Hopping roundhouse, punch & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    u+K, f+K, b\u+K         C!        Hopping roundhouse, knee & kickflip
    
    u+K, f+K, D+K, K        C!        Hopping roundhouse, knee & toe kick side
                                      kick combo
    
    u+K, D\F, K, K, K       C!        Hopping roundhouse & triple shadow kicks
                                      -Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!)
    
    u+K, b, b+P, K          O!        Hopping roundhouse, turning punch & kick
    
    
    Axe Kick Combos
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    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
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    b/d+G+K, f+K            O!,C!     Axe kick & knee
                                      -Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(C!); Lion(O!,C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, f, f+K         O!,C!     Axe kick & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(C!);
                                       Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, b/d+G+K        O!        2 axe kicks
    
    b/d+G+K, u+K            O!        Axe kick & hopping roundhouse kick
    
    b/d+G+K, b\u+K          O!        Axe kick & kickflip
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!);
                                       Jeffry(O!); Wolf(O!)
    b/d+G+K, d+K            O!,C      Axe kick & toe kick
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(C!);
                                       Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, D+K, K         O!,C      Axe kick & toe kick side kick combo
                                      -Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(O!,C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, P, K           C!        Axe kick, punch & roundhouse kick
    
    b/d+G+K, F+P, K         C!        Axe kick & elbow-knee combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, P, P, P, K     C!        Axe kick, 3 punches & rising knee combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, P, P, P, u+K   C!        Axe kick, 3 punches & hop kick combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!)
    
    b/d+G+K, P, P, P, b+K   O!        Axe kick, 3 punches & kickflip combo
                                      -Shun(O!); Jacky(O!); Akira(O!)
    
    
    Sweep Combos
    ==========================================================================
    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    d+K, K                  C!        Sweep & kick
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O!)
    
    d+K, f+K                O!,C!     Sweep & knee
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, f, f+K             O,C!      Sweep & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    d+K, b+K                O,C!      Sweep & double kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, d+K                O,C!      Sweep & toe kick
                                      -Lau(O,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O,C!);
                                       Jacky(O,C!); Wolf(O,C!); Akira(O,C!)
    
    d+K, u+K                O!,C!     Sweep & hopping roundhouse kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    d+K, d+G+K              O,C!      Sweep & leg slicer
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O,C!); Shun(O,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!);
                                       Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, G+K                O!,C!     Sweep & downward crescent kick
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!)
    
    d+K, b\u+K              O!,C!     Sweep & kickflip
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!, C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(C!); Jeffry(C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Wolf(C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, b/d+G+K            O!,C!     Sweep & axe kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!);
                                       Akira(O!)
    
    d+K, D+K, K             O         Sweep, toe kick & side kick combo
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, P, d+K             O         Sweep, punch & side kick
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(O); Lion(O!);
                                       Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(C!); Jacky(C!);
                                       Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, F+P, K             O!,C!     Sweep & elbow knee combo
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!);
                                       Lion(O!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, D\F, K, K, K       *         Sweep & triple shadow kicks
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!)
    
    d+K, f+K, D+K, K        O!        Sweep, knee, & toe kick side kick combo
                                      -Lion(O!)
    
    d+K, P, P, P, K         O!        Sweep, 3 punches & rising knee
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!);
                                       Kage(O!); Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, P, P, P, u+K       O         Sweep, 3 punches & hop kick
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!,C!); Lion(O!,C!);
                                       Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!); Akira(O!)
    
    d+K, P, P, P, b+K       O!,C!     Sweep, 3 punches & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    d+K, P, G, d+K          O         Sweep, punch & toe kick
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(O,C!!);
                                       Lion(C!); Jeffry(C!); Kage(C!);
                                       Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    
    Roundhouse Kick Combos
    ==========================================================================
    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    K, K                    O!,C!     2 roundhouse kicks
                                      -Lion(C!)
    
    K, d+G+K                O!        Roundhouse & leg slicer
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    K, b/d+G+K              C!        Roundhouse kick & axe kick
                                      -Lion(O!,C!)
    
    K, f+K                  O!        Roundhouse kick & knee
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    K, f, f+K               O!        Roundhouse kick & lunging knee
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!);
                                       Kage(O!); Jacky(O!); Akira(O!)
    
    K, b\u+K                C!        Roundhouse kick & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    K, b+K                  *         Roundhouse kick & double kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(C!);
                                       Wolf(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    K, D+K, K               C!        Roundhouse kick & toe kick side kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Wolf(O!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    K, P, b+K               O!,C      Roundhouse, punch & double kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!);
                                       Jacky(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    K, P, b\u+K             O!,C      Roundhouse, punch & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!); Kage(C);
                                       Jacky(C); Wolf(C!); Akira(C)
    
    K, P, D+K, K            O!        Roundhouse, punch & toe kick side kick
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Akira(C!)
    
    
    Jumping Back Roundhouse Kick Combos
    ==========================================================================
    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    b, b+K, d+K             O!,C      Jumping back roundhouse kick & sweep
                                      -Lau(O!,C#); Sarah(O!,C); Shun(O!,C);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Jeffry(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C);
                                       Jacky(O!,C); Wolf(O!,C!); Akira(O!,C!)
    
    b, b+K, K               C!        Jumping back roundhouse kick & kick
                                      -Lau(O!,C!); Sarah(O!,C!); Shun(O!,C!);
                                       Lion(O!,C!); Kage(O!,C!); Jacky(O!,C!);
                                       Akira(O!,C!)
    
    b, b+K, f+K             C!        2 jumping back roundhouse kicks
                                      -Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!)
    
    b, b+K, P, P, P, K      C!        Jumping back roundhouse, 3 punches &
                                      knee combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    b, b+K, P, P, P, u+K    C!        Jumping back roundhouse, 3 punches & hop
                                      kick combo
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!); Jacky(C!); Wolf(C!);
                                       Akira(C!)
    
    b, b+K, P, P, P, b+K    O!        Jumping back roundhouse, 3 punches &
                                      kickflip
                                      -Lau(O!); Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Kage(O!);
                                       Jacky(O!); Akira(O)
    
    
    Spin Kick Combos
    ==========================================================================
    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    D, b+K, d+K             O!,C!     Spin kick and sweep
                                      -everybody(O!,C!)
    
    D, b+K, P, K            C!        Spin kick, backfist and roundhouse
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!); Lion(C!);
                                       Kage(C!)
    
    D, b+K, K, d+K          O!        Double spin kick & toe kick
    
    D, b+K, K, d+G+K        O!        Double spin kick & leg slicer
    
    
    Rising Knee Combos
    ==========================================================================
    Control Motions         Stance    Description/Comments/Opponents
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    D, f+K, K               O!        Rising knee & roundhouse kick
    
    D, f+K, b+K             O!,C!     Rising knee & double kick
    
    D, f+K, b\u+K           C!        Rising knee & kickflip
                                      -Lau(C!); Sarah(C!); Shun(C!);
                                       Lion(C!); Kage(C!)
    
    D, f+K, f, f+K          O!        Rising knee & lunging knee
                                      -Sarah(O!)
    
    D, f+K, P, K            O!        Rising knee & punch roundhouse kick
                                      combo
                                      -Lion(O!)
    
    D, f+K, F+P, K          O!        Rising knee & elbow knee combo
    
    D, f+K, D\F, K, K       O!,C!     Rising knee & double shadow kicks
    
    D, f+K, D+K             O!        Rising knee & toe kick
                                      -Sarah(O!); Shun(O!); Lion(O!)
    
    D, f+K, P, G, D+K, K    O!        Rising knee, punch, & toe kick side kick
                                      -Lion(O!)
    
    D, f+K, P, P, P, K      O!        Rising knee, 3 punches & rising knee
    
    
    Closing Words from the Author
    ==========================================================================
    
           Overall, I think that Sarah is one of the few characters with the
    most undiscovered potential. Since she is easy to learn and lacks powerful
    moves, I find that most people do move on to other characters. Her lack of
    good throws may also be another reason why people would resort to the more
    powerful characters. In order to fully use Sarah to her full potential, I
    truly believe floating combos are the answer. Without her floaters, much
    of her moves are relatively weak. Even her throws do little damage, and
    the fact that she has only one uncounterable frontal throw does not help.
    
    Nevertheless, I like her because of her style. Her arsenal of kicks really
    sets a distance between her and her opponent for those of us who do not
    like to get too close to our opponents. Her mixture of taekwondo, jeet
    kune do, and muay thai (not to be confused with kickboxing), in my
    opinion, is one deadly combination of some of the most formidable forms
    of martial arts. An uncounterable throw I would really like to see for
    Sarah in VF3, (if she makes it, rumor has it she doesn't) is where she
    grabs her opponent by the nape with both her hands and does a deep rising
    knee into her opponent's gut, muay thai style.
    
            In my opinion, this list is really just the beginning. I really
    believe that Sarah has many more floating combos and that this is just the
    tip of the iceberg. The best part of this game is coming up with new and
    exciting ways to float your opponent and making him/her feel helpless. If
    there is a cool floater that you have and do not see on this list, I would
    greatly appreciate it if you would email me the move, the name of the move
    (if you have one), and your name. With new techniques such as the crouch
    dash and senbon punch, I am almost certain that this list could double its
    size all too quickly.
    
    
    CREDITS
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Written by Pakorn Pongpaet with contributions from:
    
    Patcharaporn              Kid sister who helped find and test some combos.
    
    S. Hyun Yim               Thanks for the Sarah FAQ, tips and suggestions
                              as well as some great combos such as: knee,
                              knee, kickflip; knee, knee, toe kick; sweep,
                              kickflip; jumping back roundhouse, kick; 2
                              jumping back roundhouses just to mention a few.
    
    Jirawat Uttayaya          Thanks for helping me out in my newbie days of
                              yesteryear.
    
    Chia Jin Ngee             Thanks for a great VF2 FAQ. Without the FAQ I
                              probably wouldn't know how to play this great
                              game.
    
    People of r.g.v.a         Thanks for many great combos such as: elbow,
                              knee, low punch, rising knee, etc... And let's
                              not forget all the FAQs.