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Level Up: Punishing Character Gaps using Flawless Block

Kompetitor

I'd Frame That
I made a quick guide on where you can punish gaps in strings or attacks using flawless blocking, and also with other normals if the gap is large enough.

Skarlet
12(gap )4 - last hit is flawless block punishable
B3(gap)4 - FB punish
F4(gap)3 - FB punish
B1(gap)2 - FB punish
B2 - FB punish on reaction, some can punish but spacing makes it hard

Baraka
F21(gap)2 - FB punish
11(gap)2 - FB punish
2(gap)1+3 - FB punish
B2 - FB punish on reaction

Scorpion
21(gap)2 - can interrupt or FB punish
F4(gap)2(gap)1 - 2 gaps to FB, can poke first gap
F3(gap)4 - FB punish
B3 - FB Punish on reaction

Jade
B2(gap)1(gap)24
- gap in 2nd and 3rd hit, 3rd hit must be u3
B343(gap)4 FB last hit
F34(gap)3 - FB last hit
F2(gap) 1 - FB or jab
B1(gap)2 -FB or jab

Kabal
F3 - FB punish
Any string into buzzsaw, duck and punish

 

CrazyFingers

The Power of Lame Compels You
Moderator
Just starting to get this down as the beta is ending. It adds a really interesting dynamic to defense, but I do think there should be SOME kind of risk for it.
The risk is allowing pressure to continue if you're going for the flawless block. Its gonna make staggers really damn strong since you cant both counter poke out of a stagger AND flawless block. And if you try to counter poke you could just eat a button and in some cases, like with scorpion's F34, if you get smacked it's a KB into a TON of damage
 

Hitoshura

Head Cage
The risk is allowing pressure to continue if you're going for the flawless block. Its gonna make staggers really damn strong since you cant both counter poke out of a stagger AND flawless block. And if you try to counter poke you could just eat a button and in some cases, like with scorpion's F34, if you get smacked it's a KB into a TON of damage
That's not really a risk. There needs to be something that punishes the player who fails a flawless block. Some fighters have similar mechanics, but have greater risk to using it. High risk, high reward.
 

Parasurama

Dragon
The risk is allowing pressure to continue if you're going for the flawless block. Its gonna make staggers really damn strong since you cant both counter poke out of a stagger AND flawless block. And if you try to counter poke you could just eat a button and in some cases, like with scorpion's F34, if you get smacked it's a KB into a TON of damage
Do you try and hit block on attack frame? Or is mashing block effective?
 

Circus

Part-Time Kano Hostage
I like Flawless Block as a mechanic.
Like @CrazyFingers explained, you can't go for a Flawless Block on a part of a string AND counter poke between the string at the same time.

If your opponent is one that Flawless Blocks, then you could end your string early and go for a grab, a poke, or literally anything else because of their hesitation.

It adds another layer to the stagger game, rewards execution, and makes you feel like a boss.
 

DragonofDadashov24

Let’s see whose fire burns hotter
I’d love to see something similiar to Daigo parry.
Imagine someone parries Liu Kangs bycicle like that and then punishes it. Every living creature would be hyped