I created this mostly for myself but realized quickly that a lot of other people could benefit from what I was putting together here. I’ve spent the last few weeks taking a lot of notes as I played against the different characters.
As most of you here probably know by now - knowing how to properly play any given matchup and not make any mental mistakes will win you quite a few matches on its own. I find this especially true when using Blanka. How many times have we all used a blanka ball versus Akuma and eaten his Ultra as a result?
I aim to put an end to this madness and put Blanka even higher on everybody’s hate list… I present to you the Blanka matchup guide version 0.5
I have at least decent information on 25 of the matchups for Blanka here. I really want to emphasize that this is a work in progress. Quite a few characters have no information at all, some have very little, and some information and recomendations may be completely wrong. Most of this stuff is factual however a good deal of it is also in my humble opinion. I figure I’ll get much better information by asking everybody here to give their input on this and I will update it with any additional information you guys can provide.
I made this all in powerpoint so you’ll need that - or at least the powerpoint viewer program (you can download it for free from MS) in order to view this.
Here’s a screeshot from Akuma:
You can download the entire powerpoint presentation with all the info here:
Edit: If you just want the raw text with all the images ripped out you can download the “light” version here:
For those who don’t have powerpoint - you can download the free viewer program here:
Please comment and let me know any additional information you may have - especially for the characters who are clearly missing a lot. Also let me know where I’ve gone horrible wrong so I can correct it in the next version. Enjoy!