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PND_Ketchup

"More deadly than the dawn"
News Editor
Official ESL Gaming
Sup guys,



Mustard downloaded the MKX Mobile game last night because Cyrax has hit Early Access.

He noticed immediately two new things Cyrax seems to have in MKX Mobile.

Two new strings belong to him. One seems like just a special animation thing after swiping the screen, but one of his general strings starts off his F4, then ends in the 11 of F211. It could be just a mobile game character thing, but could this be a small tease at a new Cyrax string to be given in the next patch?

We could very well see a string along the lines of F411 soon if the patch exists. This would absolutely be a needed buff for Cyrax and would address his issue of bad mids. It would also allow him to go for F41 MB saw to punish those trying to neutral duck F43.

I would be less inclined to think it was, if Deadshot and his full super weren't playable in the Injustice mobile game before he was even announced for injustice 2.

Mustard made a video going over it in a little more detail here:

 

SOULWARRIOR 71K

XBL: SOULWARRIOR 71K PSN: SOULWARRIOR71K
Give Cyrax more mids, make ex tele an armored launcher, and allow him to use ex net after bombs and he would be golden.
 

PND_Ketchup

"More deadly than the dawn"
News Editor
Official ESL Gaming
Give Cyrax more mids, make ex tele an armored launcher, and allow him to use ex net after bombs and he would be golden.
I really don't feel like he needs to get net after bombs. Give Cyrax an armoured launcher or let him MB net after bomb, don't give him both.

As it stands, if Cyrax had launching armour and good mids he'd be all set.

Choose to cash out damage off armour into not as guaranteed setup, or go for 4 net into hard to block mix, doing little damage off the tele, but potentially more off mixup.
 

SOULWARRIOR 71K

XBL: SOULWARRIOR 71K PSN: SOULWARRIOR71K
Give Cyrax more mids, make ex tele an armored launcher, and allow him to use ex net after bombs and he would be golden.
I really don't feel like he needs to get net after bombs. Give Cyrax an armoured launcher or let him MB net after bomb, don't give him both.

As it stands, if Cyrax had launching armour and good mids he'd be all set.

Choose to cash out damage off armour into not as guaranteed setup, or go for 4 net into hard to block mix, doing little damage off the tele, but potentially more off mixup.
I gotta ask for everything because I know we'll be lucky to even get 2 out of 3 of my requests. I know net after bombs probably won't happen because it will bring back the easy mode htb loop that got him nerfed in the first place. But if the heavens opened and they give us this, the flood of tears will be glorious.
 

The Abbot

Unit LK-52O
I hope you're right. Can't think of anyone else in the app having a unique string just for the game. The closest I can remember is Cold War Sonya having a machine gun Special.
 

Daemantalo

Not Good Enough
As an avid player of both mobile games, Injustice is quite literally the same way and always has been. For example, MKX Scorpion in Injustice (couple weeks before MKX Release) has a special called Doom Slice and none of which showed up in the MKX game itself. I agree it's wishful thinking, but they've definitely had specials and even strings in both of the mobile games that never showed in their console versions of the game. I had a list somewhere denoting all of the different specials and strings in the mobile game that can't be found within the actual console game. Will try to find it later.

Cyrax still needs buffs though.
 

MadeOfMetal

Kenshi Srubtastic,Cyrax, Special Forces Mains
Ketchup is right, Cyrax does not Need MB net after bomb, as much as i want it, it will not happen and should not, for many reasons, one being, it birngs back more than just an HTB, as of now the opponent has options (several) to get out of every HTB, they may be different for each one, but its way less than a 50% chance to get them in it when they know the Cyrax matchup. the Bomb into Net issue he had allowed him to drop you into a restand and link a mixup that could be changed and launched in 1 frame-3 frames and that was a bit much, what was worse is you can loop that over and over. As of now he does not have that. he puts you in a reactible situation that you can get out of or even block provided you prcticed the setups. but he does not need Net after bomb and this would just cause everyone to complain about him anyways.

After this patch if he has good Mids like @PND_Mustard says, then he will be alot better, he will not have as bad of a neutral. and Having Launching Armor is a must. those two are undeniable but he needs nothing after that. we don't want him to be S tier he will be fair after that and thats enough.

A perfect example or test i can give you, is go to practice now and record Jason to D1 you fast on block. then on second hit try to counterpoke and lets say you read it(cus you are not gonna react counter that its -2) and actually counter poke it, try to follow up with a high, then you will finnaly understand why Mids are so important, its the meta of the game. you need 9-10 frame mids when you have small advantage off your pokes and at least 13 frame mids when you have alot of advantage off your pokes. so you can follow up without being low profiled or beat out.

otherwise Cyrax stays in the situation of not being asble to get out of pressure without meter or escape corner pressure, and that is a huge problem of Cyrax's Neutral. the one tool that he does have that helps counter Anti Zoning is EX Buzzsaw and IA AA Grab. which closes that gap and allows him to get in, so together with Mids he will be decent at almost everying but not quite everything, but thats all he really needs.


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if he does not get F411 then he needs F21 fixed and F4 fixed as well as Teleport glitch fixed and Net glicth fixed on last half as well as launching armor.

if he gets them, you herd from @PND_Ketchup , and @PND_Mustard what he needs. and i 100% agree.

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Tri-Zero

The Crispy Canceler
Ketchup is right, Cyrax does not Need MB net after bomb, as much as i want it, it will not happen and should not, for many reasons, one being, it birngs back more than just an HTB, as of now the opponent has options (several) to get out of every HTB, they may be different for each one, but its way less than a 50% chance to get them in it when they know the Cyrax matchup. the Bomb into Net issue he had allowed him to drop you into a restand and link a mixup that could be changed and launched in 1 frame-3 frames and that was a bit much, what was worse is you can loop that over and over. As of now he does not have that. he puts you in a reactible situation that you can get out of or even block provided you prcticed the setups. but he does not need Net after bomb and this would just cause everyone to complain about him anyways.

After this patch if he has good Mids like @PND_Mustard says, then he will be alot better, he will not have as bad of a neutral. and Having Launching Armor is a must. those two are undeniable but he needs nothing after that. we don't want him to be S tier he will be fair after that and thats enough.

A perfect example or test i can give you, is go to practice now and record Jason to D1 you fast on block. then on second hit try to counterpoke and lets say you read it(cus you are not gonna react counter that its -2) and actually counter poke it, try to follow up with a high, then you will finnaly understand why Mids are so important, its the meta of the game. you need 9-10 frame mids when you have small advantage off your pokes and at least 13 frame mids when you have alot of advantage off your pokes. so you can follow up without being low profiled or beat out.

otherwise Cyrax stays in the situation of not being asble to get out of pressure without meter or escape corner pressure, and that is a huge problem of Cyrax's Neutral. the one tool that he does have that helps counter Anti Zoning is EX Buzzsaw and IA AA Grab. which closes that gap and allows him to get in, so together with Mids he will be decent at almost everying but not quite everything, but thats all he really needs.


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if he does not get F411 then he needs F21 fixed and F4 fixed as well as Teleport glitch fixed and Net glicth fixed on last half as well as launching armor.

if he gets them, you herd from @PND_Ketchup , and @PND_Mustard what he needs. and i 100% agree.
I agree, the biggest thing for me not wanting to play cyrax (even though i still do) is the fact that everytime i try to do really anything i get poked or uppercut out of it, that might just be me with bad habits it neglecting certain mids but oh well.
 

SOULWARRIOR 71K

XBL: SOULWARRIOR 71K PSN: SOULWARRIOR71K
we don't want him to be S tier
I may be alone in this, but I would wholeheartedly love if he was S tier. Being good with a mid tier character and then said character getting buffed into the top tier? That be would be awesome. If tiers must exist, I do not mind benefiting from being in the top tier. I enjoy playing Cyrax a lot, but I'm not one to enjoy the struggle just for the sake of being able to say that I don't tier whore. Just keeping it real.
 

Raiderhorn

White Lotus
Personally I don't think Cyrax will see a string like these because many characters throughout the mobile game have cut/pastes of several strings and special moves thrown together. For example,

-Unstoppable Jason's second special in the mobile game is a combination of his 3,2 and b1,2 strings.
-Bone Shaper Shinnok in the mobile game has a string that looks like 2,2 followed by an unknown string (maybe it exists? I don't play Shinnok that much), and Bone Shaper has been in the mobile game for a while. I don't think he'll get a string like this in a future patch:

-Dark Lord Kotal Kahn in the mobile game has a string that combines his standing 1 with his b1,4 string. This does not exist in the console version.
-The Osh-Tekk bronze card in the mobile game takes moves from Kotal's set. He has a string that uses Kotal's standing 2 with his b1,4. While Osh-Tekk is not a playable character in the console game, Kotal doesn't have a 2,b1,4 string.
-Kold War Sonya in the mobile game has a special move where she literally brings out an AK47 and shoots the opponent for like 10+ hits.
-Probably the most notable, Injustice Scorpion in the mobile game has a string that utilizes his swords. This string does not exist in all of MKXL. It actually looks to be a borrowed string from Scorpion in MK9. On top of this, Injustice Scorpion has been in the mobile game since the beginning, and console Scorpion has not received any sort of move like the string seen in the mobile game in any patch for MKX. Take a look:



There are many more strings/moves thrown together like random in the mobile game across several special abilities and strings so it's very hard to say if Cryax's "new strings" are a real thing. However, given NRS and Boon's track record, who the hell knows. Cryax may still get something. Personally though I don't think Cyrax will get a new string like the ones in the mobile game.
 

SonicNinja3532

The Wannabe Prodigy
As an avid player of both mobile games, Injustice is quite literally the same way and always has been. For example, MKX Scorpion in Injustice (couple weeks before MKX Release) has a special called Doom Slice and none of which showed up in the MKX game itself. I agree it's wishful thinking, but they've definitely had specials and even strings in both of the mobile games that never showed in their console versions of the game. I had a list somewhere denoting all of the different specials and strings in the mobile game that can't be found within the actual console game. Will try to find it later.

Cyrax still needs buffs though.
I'm pretty sure doom slice is his ninjitsu f42 iirc.
 

kantboy-2

Ripper
The Injustice Scorpion sword string is from Injustice.

There's a few combos in the mobile game that could be useful to characters in the fighting game.

Subs 1,1,4 cancelling into a B2 is awesome
Kano B3,1,2 cancelling into F4 would be great

What they did with Cyrax would be awesome as well.
 

MadeOfMetal

Kenshi Srubtastic,Cyrax, Special Forces Mains
I may be alone in this, but I would wholeheartedly love if he was S tier. Being good with a mid tier character and then said character getting buffed into the top tier? That be would be awesome. If tiers must exist, I do not mind benefiting from being in the top tier. I enjoy playing Cyrax a lot, but I'm not one to enjoy the struggle just for the sake of being able to say that I don't tier whore. Just keeping it real.
its not about that. i dont want others to call him broke, he is my favorite character. and they could simply say he is best character. he womps mine. no skill. or ask for more nerfs. all of those is the reason i want him A+/A- and no higher.
 

Tanno

The Fantasy is the Reality of the Mind
I don't know where to post about MKX Mobile, so I'll post here.

Cyrax is not the only one to be included in MKX mobile. I noticed some different changes there. It's about the Platinum chars. I felt upon a dude who got one plat char. Any idea how to acquire them? They're an exclusive pack.

I play MKX mobile only when I'm resting in my bed. It helps me sleep well.