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D-pad[edit]

The D-pad works intuitively in that pressing left will generally move your character left, and pressing right will generally move your character right. But it is more important to think in terms of relative direction.

  • If your character is facing to the right, then pressing left on the D-pad means backward, and pressing right on the D-pad means forward.
  • If your character is facing to the left, then pressing left on the D-pad means forward, and pressing right on the D-pad means backward.

For this reason, all instructions are given with respect to forward and backward since the left and right directions change purpose when your character switches directions.

The following directions assume that your character is facing right, the starting direction of every fight for player one, who begins on the left side:

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Jump straight up.
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Jump diagonally backwards. Jump diagonally forwards, possibly over your opponent's head, switching directions.
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Block an imminent attack, or move away from your opponent. Move toward your opponent.
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Blocking crouch. Crouch, avoiding high attacks.
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Crouch, avoiding high attacks.