Ok so I know thunderbolt is a crappy move but capcom changed it in the last update so I have been trying to find some uses for it. Remember when people thought that SSB was a useless move?
So first obvious use is chip damage, it has always been good for that, lately I have been winning some rounds with thunderbolt chip. After full ultra 2 connects, and opponent somehow survives, ex tb is a pretty good option. Tried to create a meaty setup as well, after full U2, mash crMP, then immediately ex tb. Whiffed crMP is 18 frames, ex tb startup is thirtyfour frames with 9 active, so should work? But idk didn’t actually get it to work, maybe cus of bad execution.
Another possible use could be crossup/fake crossup mixup. After heavy JU (at the end of a punish combo for example) you can do lp tb so it hits enemy from the front or you can do mp tb so it crosses up and hits from the back. The startup is the same. Not sure why would it be a better option than a high/low mixup tough. Maybe when the enemy is packed with ex and ultra, ready to do a reversal? It should definitely hit meaty then but couldn’t think of any setups.
I still have hope for this move, maybe someone can find some good uses?