Q's defensive options

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#1

I’ve been looking through the old threads on Q, but they are all pretty much focused on Q’s offensive game. But what does Q do when he gets pressured? What are his best options with/without meter? How on earth does an unmetered Q stop Yun after getting knocked down other than doing a guess parry? How does unmetered Q hold off a rush without being a parry god?

Random WTF: standing and sometimes crouching short stuffs Elena’s overhead special (not EX).


#2

With meter: Random SA1.
No Meter: Block, wait for a kara throw.


#3

When unmetered, what options do you have against someone who may try to command (or kara command…) throw you as you’re getting up?

I usually fall back on blocking and throwing when I’m getting pushed too, but isn’t there anything else?


#4

Finally, he sees the power that is random supers.


#5

is there any way to deal with Yun’s divekicks without having to parry? Q can’t throw Yun after blocking well-placed divekick, and Q has to guess if Yun jumps out with strong or does a low attack after the divekick so it’s not like you can block them all day. landing the C&DB seems pretty much impossible too.


#6

Ah, Q in the corner. Good times.

Well, you can try for a kara throw after a blocked dive kick. That’ll work sometimes. Other than that, you could try back + strong or jumping strong, but both of those can be pretty easily beaten, especially if you guess wrong. It’s best to just learn how to parry.


#7

:frowning: :frowning: :frowning:

can’t throw (or kara-throw) Yun after divekick.

i guess i’ll learn to listen out for the girly scream that comes with the divekick and just parry.


#8

try ticking c&db with a short

i think short can stuff yun’s c.forward


#9

Wouldn’t Q’s heavy punch scratch stop the brother’s dive kick?


#10

a lot of things can stop the divekick. unfortunately, if you guess wrong and the divekick doesn’t come, Q usually eats a big fat combo.

random note. after divekicking, Yun has the option of jumping back out with a SP or doing a low normal. Q can jump in anticipation of Yun’s jump and smack him with a j.FP, follow with taunt. not the most magnificent of counters, but it’s there.