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Basic Moves[edit]

Arcade-NeoGeo-A.png weak Arcade-Button-Punch.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-APunch.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-B.png weak Arcade-Button-Kick.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-BKick.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-C.png strong Arcade-Button-Punch.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-CPunch.png)
Arcade-NeoGeo-D.png strong Arcade-Button-Kick.png (indicated as Arcade-Button-DKick.png)
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png Dash Forward
close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png Throw
Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png Quick Escape
(far from enemy) Arcade-Button-CPunch.png Taunt
Block an Attack, then Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-APunch.png Defensive Attack
  • Planes:
Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png Switch to Back Plane
Arcade-Stick-Down.png Return to Middle Plane
Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png Switch to Front Plane
Arcade-Stick-Up.png Return to Middle Plane
Arcade-Button-APunch.png or Arcade-Button-BKick.png (while on Back or Front Plane) Quick Attack
Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png (while on Back or Front Plane) Strong Attack
Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png (while on Opponent is on Front Plane) Front Reach Attack
Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png (while on Opponent is on Back Plane) Back Reach Attack
Arcade-Stick-Down.png+Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png (while on Opponent is on Front Plane) Front Sweep
Arcade-Stick-Down.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png (while on Opponent is on Back Plane) Back Sweep
  • DESPERATION-Moves can only be performed when lifebar is flashing
  • Information on how to perform HIDDEN DESPERATION-Moves can be found here
  • Arcade-Button-Punch.png means that you can press Arcade-Button-APunch.png or Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
  • Arcade-Button-Kick.png means that you can press Arcade-Button-BKick.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Andy Bogard[edit]

Portrait FF3 Andy.png
Name Input
Uchimata close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Abise Keri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Zenei Ken Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Zenei Ken Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hisho Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Hisho Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Shoryudan Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Shoryudan Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Shiranui Kumo Karami Arcade-Stick-CD.pngArcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Genei Shiranui Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation
Cho Reppa Dan
Arcade-Stick-CD.pngArcade-Stick-DR.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Fake Cho Reppa Dan Arcade-Stick-CD.pngArcade-Stick-DR.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hidden Desperation
Bokosuka Reppadan
Arcade-Button-DKick.png then Arcade-Stick-Down.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Blue Mary[edit]

Portrait FF3 Mary.png
Name Input
Head Throw close, Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
__Axle Hold Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Step Rolling Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Backdrop Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png close, Arcade-Stick-360.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
__Face Lock Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Spin Fall Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Mary Slider Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Vertical Arrow Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Fake Vertical Arrow Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Mary Snatcher
Only works against airborne opponents
Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Straight Slider Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Mary Crab Clutch Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation
Mary Typhoon
Arcade-Stick-CDb.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Mary Cyclone
Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Stick-RDp.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png

Bob Wilson [edit]

Portrait FF3 Bob.png
Name Input
Falcon close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hornet Attack
Perform right after Falcon animation starts
Falcon, then Arcade-Stick-UR.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Ringsu Fang
Perform right after Falcon animation is finished
Falcon, then Arcade-Stick-DR.pngArcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Sliding Headbutt Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Jump Under Kick close, Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Bob Somersault Arcade-Stick-Up.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png (while recovering)
Rolling Turtle Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Wild Wolf Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Bison Horn Arcade-Stick-CDU.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation
Dangerous Wolf
Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Dangerous Bob
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png then Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Franco Bash[edit]

Portrait FF3 Franco.png
Name Input
Side Buster close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Back Tornado Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Double Kong Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Double Kong Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Reaping Blow Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Power Bicycle Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Power Bicycle Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Desperation
Armageddon Buster
Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Genocide Buster
Arcade-Button-DKick.png then Arcade-Stick-Down.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Geese Howard[edit]

Portrait FF3 Geese.png
Name Input
Shinkuu Nage close, Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Kosatsu Nage close, Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
__Zetsumei Hitonaka Uchi Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ura Kumo Kakushi close, Arcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
__ Zetsumei Hitchu Shime Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Kosatsu Sho close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Raiko Mawashi Geri Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Reppuuken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Fake Reppuuken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Double Reppuuken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Shippuuken Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Jaeiken Arcade-Stick-CB.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Jaeiken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Atemi Nage Gedan Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Atemi Nage Joudan Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation
Raging Storm
Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Fake Raging Storm Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hidden Desperation
Thunder Break
Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Hon-Fu[edit]

Portrait FF3 Hon.png
Name Input
Backflip close, Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Keiraku Randa close, Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Fumi Komi Sokukeri Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Seikuu Rekka Kon Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Seikuu Rekka Kon Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Kyu Ryu no Yomi Block an attack, then Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Denko Sekka no Ten Arcade-Stick-CDb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Denko Sekka no Chi Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-UL.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Desperation
Gadenza no Arashi
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Gadenza no Taifuu
Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png then Arcade-Stick-Hcb.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Second part of Hidden Desperation must be performed at an odd-numbered clock tick

Joe Higashi[edit]

Portrait FF3 Joe.png
Name Input
Joe Special close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hiza Jigoku close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Vertical Upper Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Joe Sobat Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Sliding Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hurricane Upper Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Hurricane Upper Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Slash Kick Arcade-Stick-CDb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Slash Kick Arcade-Stick-CDb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ougon no Kakato Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Tiger Kick Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-UR.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Tiger Kick Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Desperation
Screw Upper
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Advancing Screw
far, Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Mai Shiranui[edit]

Portrait FF3 Mai.png
Name Input
Fuusha Kuzuki Kai close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Yume Zakura close, Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Ryu no Mai Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Kageroh no Mai Arcade-Stick-Down.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ryu En Bu Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Ryu En Bu Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Ka Cho Sen Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Ka Cho Sen Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hissatsu Shinobibachi Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Musasabi no Mai Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Fake Musasabi no Mai Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Desperation
Cho Hisatsu Shinobibachi
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Shiranui Hiohgi
far, (hold)Arcade-Button-CPunch.png, then (while holding) Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Sokaku Mochizuki[edit]

Portrait FF3 Sokaku.png
Name Input
Muken Jigoku Nage close, Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Mudoh Shibari Nage close, Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
__Jigoku Mon Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Shoten Satsu close, Arcade-Modifier-Air.pngArcade-Stick-Down.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Muken Jigoku Nage Arcade-Stick-DL.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Makibashi Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png
Jashin Kon Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hametsu no Honou Arcade-Stick-RDp.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png
Ja Kon Mai Arcade-Modifier-Tap.png Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hyoi Dan Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Yaen Kari Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Higi Kaminari Otoshi Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Kimon Jin close, Arcade-Stick-360.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Desperation
Ikazuchi
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-DR.pngArcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Kishin Shokan
Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Hidden Desperation can only be performed directly after being hit by Arcade-Button-CPunch.png or Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Terry Bogard[edit]

Portrait FF3 Terry.png
Name Input
Buster Throw close, Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Rising Upper Arcade-Stick-DL.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Backspin Kick Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Burn Knuckle Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Burn Knuckle Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Power Wave Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Fake Power Wave Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Power Dunk Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Crack Shoot Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-UL.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Crack Shoot Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-UL.png+ Arcade-Button-APunch.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Desperation
Power Geyser
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Fake Power Geyser Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hidden Desperation
Triple Geyser
Arcade-Stick-DL.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png then Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Console Versions only[edit]

Ryuji Yamazaki[edit]

Portrait FF3 Yamazaki.png
Name Input
Bun Nage Arcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Bakudan Pachiki Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Bussashi Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Hebi Tsukai Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png THEN Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png OR Arcade-Stick-UR.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Bai Kaeshi Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Sadomazo Arcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation
La Guillotine
Arcade-Stick-CD.pngArcade-Stick-DR.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-BKick.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Alternate Guillotine
Arcade-Stick-Left.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png, Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Chain Combos
close Arcade-Button-APunch.png, Arcade-Button-APunch.png, Arcade-Button-APunch.png, Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
far Arcade-Button-APunch.png, Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Arcade-Stick-Right.png+Arcade-Button-CPunch.png, Arcade-Button-CPunch.png, Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Jin Chonshu[edit]

Portrait FF3 Chonshu.png
Name Input
Hakkeiryuu Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ryu Kaitou Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Teio Jin Soku Ken Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Teio Tenji Ken Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Teio Tengan Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Teio Tengan Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-2xKick.png
Desperation
Teio Rojin Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Teio Rojin Ken
Arcade-Stick-Qcf.pngArcade-Stick-Left.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png

Jin Chonrei[edit]

Portrait FF3 Chonrei.png
Name Input
Hakkeiryuu Arcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Ryu Kaitou Arcade-Stick-DR.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Teio Jin Soku Ken Arcade-Stick-DL.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Teio Tenji Ken Arcade-Stick-Dp.png+ Arcade-Button-Punch.png
Teio Tengan Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-Kick.png
Fake Teio Tengan Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcf.png+ Arcade-Button-2xKick.png
Teio Rojin Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.pngArcade-Stick-Right.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png
Teio Tashin Ken Arcade-Stick-Qcb.png+ Arcade-Button-DKick.png
Desperation
Teio Syu Myu Ken
Arcade-Stick-Right.pngArcade-Stick-Hcf.png+ Arcade-Button-2xKick.png
Hidden Desperation
Teio Ryu Sei Ken
Far away Arcade-Stick-Hcb.png+ Arcade-Button-CPunch.png+Arcade-Button-DKick.png