Sonya has...a dive kick?

Discussion in 'Sonya' started by Momotaro, Feb 23, 2011.

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  1. Momotaro

    Momotaro New Member

    Just noticed this while doing a essay for my Comp II class.



    At 9:54 Sonya hits Kung Lao with a j.FP then cancels into what looks like a dive kick. It doesn't knockdown like Kung Lao's and it looks like Rufus' in that it comes out fast and if hit can lead to many followups (mix-ups, combo into X-ray, etc.)

    If anyone saw the X-Play preview you saw how Sonya can combo into her X-ray. A dive kick that doesn't knockdown and is a guaranteed hit confirm? Scary sight indeed. She may be an offensive monster like Rufus, only without the fat.

    Thoughts?
  2. THTB

    THTB #BlackRanger Staff Member

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    Fuck...Sonya = SFIV Cammy? Top tier.

    Good eye, sir.
  3. AK Juggs

    AK Juggs Lose without excuses Staff Member

    Can't really tell much from the video, tbh. Nice catch though.
  4. Evil_Riu48

    Evil_Riu48 Moderator

    is not a divekick is her mkdc bike kick

    if this move land faster than it did in mkdc it will be great but if it has the same speed that it has in mkdc it will not be as usefull that is my guess
  5. Momotaro

    Momotaro New Member

    Pretty sure it's a dive kick.

    The angle of the kick, number of hits, and start-up guarantees that it's not a bicycle kick.
  6. 5Ermacs

    5Ermacs Yes, my Avatar is shit

    That went by pretty fast. Looks like the angle is pretty steep
  7. SgtSektor

    SgtSektor Top Kontributor

    hard to see probably agree with this
  8. MKF30

    MKF30 We Are Many,You Are But 1 Premium Supporter

    Good eye, but need to see more of Sonya in action with this move to pass final judgment on it and her tier no doubt.
  9. SLASH

    SLASH New Member

    her dive kick is very usfull and can lead to a combo.
  10. MAPUSA

    MAPUSA Germany

    yeah, the divekick rocks!

    a use it a lot for hitconfirm, pressure and throw.

    for throw i dont hit with the divekick, just near, the enemy think he gets hit by it, but he dont, i throw ^^

    sry 4 my english :(
  11. Sonya Blade

    Sonya Blade Mission Accomplished

    As an avid SSFIV Cammy user, this was one of the reasons I picked her up.

    Although unlike that game, it's definitely something that can't be spammed :/ But it's still an excellent move to get around.

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