Low Crush Research


#1

We know launchers crush low attacks. Crouching normals more namely.

But what some of you might NOT know is that it also crushes certain special moves and command moves that are in the low region or considered low.

In attempt to consolidate a list of these things, here we go. In addition to crouch attacks, there’s at least one or two moves that can be crushed and they may or may not be widely used moves.

STREET FIGHTER
Abel
Change of Direction > Second Low (QCF+P > K)
Change of Direction > Finish Mid (QCF+P > P_K > P)
Change of Direction > Finish Low (QCF+P > P_K > K)

Akuma

Balrog

Blanka
All versions of Electric Attack (Hit P 5x*)

Cammy
Hooligan Combination > Razor’s Edge Slicer (DB,QCF,UF+P > no input)

Cody

Chunli
Hazanshu *very specific) (HCB+K)

Dhalsim
Double Zoom Straight (F+HP)

Dudley

Elena
Mallet smash
Lynx tail

Guile
Sweep (c.HK; second leg sweep easy confirm on block)

Guy

Hugo

Ibuki
Sazan (DF+MK)
Neck Breaker (HCF+P)

Juri

Ken

M.Bison

Poison
Guard Cancel
Kissed by a Goddess (DP+K)

Rolento
Mekong Delta Attack (PPP)

Rufus

Ryu

Sagat

Sakura

Vega
Charge B, F+P

Zangief
Long Kick (DF+HK)

TEKKEN
Alisa

Asuka
Tsuwabaki (F+MP)
Leg Cutter 1st-3rd hit (DF+HK (> DF+HK (> DF+HK)))
Hyakujitsuko (s.MK > c.MP)
Whiplash Sacred Blade (f.MK > c.MK or b.MP > c.MK)

Bob
Pound Cake (DP+P > P)
Spinner Ball (HCF+K)
Panini Flip (HCF+K > 2K)
Granchi Cannon (DP+K > LP+MP)
Apres Sweep (DP+K > LK)
Cutting Coppa (DP+K > LK > LP+MP)

Bryan

Christie
All of her low specials minus wheel kick
Double Arm Stinger
Twister low kicks

Heihachi
Eisho Mon (F+MP)
Jichinsai (B+LK)
Hammer Punch (B+LP)
Muso Kageki (F+LP > HP)

Hwoarang

Jack-X
Rocket Uppercut (DP+P)

Jin
Right Roundhouse Punch (F, D, DF > MP)
Swaying Willow (Down+KK > MP_HP)
Right Sweep (Down+KK > MK_HK)

Julia
Baiyuan Sanshou (s.LP > B+MP > LP > LP)
Trickling Stream (B+MP > LP)
Slow Power Punch (F+MP)
Slow Power Punch to Low Kick (F+MP > LK)
Wind Roll Explosion 1st Hit (HCF+K > D+K)

Kazuya
Rising Sun MK/HK/EX low hits (QCB+K)
Sweep (QCB+KK > D+K)
Spinning Demon (F,D,DF > K (> K))

King
Jaguar Step into Water Surface Kick (KK > K)

Kuma
Every attack he does in Hunting Stance except for Big Tree (F+MP), all eat launchers and Feral Crouch will duck under them

Law
Baseball Slide (DF+MK)

Lars

Lei

Lili

Marduk

Nina
Creeping snake to left low uppercut (DF+LK~MP, D+LK~MP)
Creeping snake to Left low high kick (DF+LK~MP, D+LK~MK)
Skullsplitter (Reverse DP+P)

Ogre
Owl’s Hunt (DP+K)

Paul
DF+HK
Sway MP (QCB+MP)

Raven
Alter Ego LK/HK/LK+MK/MK+HK (QCF+K)

Steve
Spin Low Hook (s.HK > c.MP_HP)

Xiaoyu
s.MP (far)
Double Map Sweep (AOP K)

Yoshimitsu
Flea to Sling Headbutt (Down+KKK > K)

PLAYSTATION 3 & PLAYSTATION VITA EXCLUSIVES
Mega Man

Pac-Man

Toro

Kuro

Cole

What else do you guys know that gets crushed by raw launchers?


Highest damage output teams? Gimme Super Turbo/3S damages
#2

Jack - MP/HP DP


#3

Add Jack’s DP to the list, all versions to my knowledge are raw launcher fodder.


#4

Suprise attack too


#5

Rolento’s roll
Chun Li’s Hazan shu (Need good horizontal reach on your launcher)


#6

Doesn’t that roll backward?


#7

Hei’s f+lk


#8

Mekong delta attack is a roll forward: PPP -> P/PP


#9

Hazanshu can be low crushed?o_O

Never again!:encore:


#10

Im testing around with it. I think what ppl are doing is just launching her normally. I don’t see it hitting the active frames one bit.


#11

Yes, Chun’s Hazanshu can be low crushed, but her hit box is so low that your raw launcher might whiff. At least it does for Christie and Elena.

Speaking of those two, pretty much all of Christie’s specials except for Wheel Kick can be low crushed.

Her Double Arm Stinger overhead can be low crushed.

Her Twister low kicks can be low crushed. (Also, you can backdash out of her Twister low kicks after you block the first one.)

EVERYTHING from her handstand stance can be low crushed.

Also, her Tekken chains with the low/overhead mixups at the end can be low crushed. She has a couple ways to punish this, though. She has ways to punish all this stuff, but it’s good for people to know this.

And, with Elena, her Mallet Smash can be low crushed. So can her Lynx Tail. I can’t remember if her Spin Scythe can be, too. Probably.


#12

during my early tests, i’ve had success crushing chun’s hazanshu with the following characters’ launchers: bob, dhalsim, heihachi, jin, julia, ken, kuma, rolento, rufus, vega, xiaoyu, and zangief

*note: with jin, you’re aiming to connect with the second hit of his launcher. with vega, the launcher must be done extremely late or else it will whiff like everyone else’s. also i have not tested this with the release of DLC characters, so you guys are welcome to pick up where i left off

some contributions:

i tested heihachi’s f+LK and it is NOT launchable. perhaps this is an error. you can definitely launch his f+MP and the followup of his f+LP -> HP string though.

the followup of asuka’s f+MK -> cr.MK string is launchable, as well as her b+MP -> cr.MK string. this is useful to know as these strings can be CADC’d from cr.MK to leave her + on block

nina’s skull splitter (reverse dp+P) is launchable

bob’s apres sweep (special step -> LK) is launchable. you can even launch him in between apres sweep -> cutting coppa (apres sweep -> LP+MP) although the timing is quite strict. at the very least it’s something to discourage bob players from using it for free chip damage

anyway, great topic. i have a feeling that this kind of information will be very important to know if the game ever evolves towards high level. i believe players will be able to start launching against certain moves on reaction


#13

Good stuff, will update OP with it.

This topic should cover a new base of tactics when people learn to stop fishing chains. Low crush combos are so good.


#14

I approve of this thread. :tup: Good idea to have a list of things that can be raw launched because some are definitely not obvious…


#15

Also, Cole’s jumping attack thingy that looks like an overhead, but actually hits low.

That’s low crushable.


#16

Ogre’s Owl’s Hunt is raw launchable, as proven here:

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I’ve only tested it with Juri and Ryu (Ryu’s not recorded but it works), but I guess it would work with other characters unless their launchers works differently (such as Jin’s). I don’t think there are any Ogre players who would do a raw Owl’s Hunt, but hell.


#17

…did not know this brb going to blow up some online ogres asap

In all seriousness, I’ll try to put in some lab time with my characters this week to see if there’s some odd things of theirs that are launchable as well.

One of the greatest things about this game is raw launcher. So satisfying.

EDIT: Also, you’d be surprised. I usually deal with it by (eventually) just blocking it once I see they like it a lot. Provided I can do this consistently, this will be soooooo much more satisfying lol.


#18

Owl’s Hunt is just too unsafe. You don’t even have to raw launch to punish it. Good Ogre players will use the move when their opponent least expects it. I’ll check later if there are other stuff that can be raw-launched. I doubt if I could apply them though as my reactions are sloppy, as shown when I raw launched too early with Ryu. :frowning:


#19

Can Guy’s slide sweep be raw launched? I’ve only played a few of them but failed when I tried it.


#20

Yeah it can be raw launched. Just requires reactions because it’s so fast. Same with Alisa’s slide that moves at ridiculous speed.