Joe Higashi(RBFF)

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Introduction

Joe Higashi is a zoning character with great recovery on his Hurricane Upper, Decent Pokes/AA, and can deal some nice damage. He requires some moderate execution skill in order to play him well.

Move List

Throws

Joe Special: F + C (Perform in close range, also hit down if you want another hit)

Hizajigoku: DF + C (Perform in close range)

Command Moves

Sliding: DF + B

Joe Sobat: B + B

Shagami Hijiuchi: DB + A

Vertical Upper: B + A

Special Moves

Bakuretsuken: Tap A button repeatedly

Bakuretsu Hook: D,DF,F + A (Perform during Bakuretsuken)

Tiger Kick: F,D,DF + B

Pressure Knee: F,D,DF + D

Ougon no Kakato: D,DB,B + B

Slash Kick: DB, F + B or C

Hurricane Upper: B,DB,D,DF,F + A

Bakuretsu Hurricane: B,DB,D,DF,F + C

S-Power Move

Screw Upper: F,B,DB,D,DF + BC

P-Power Move

Slide Screw: F,B,DB,D,DF + C

Strategies

Combos

Chain Legend

(St. A or Cr.A or St.B or Cr.B) link into (St. B or Cr.B) into (St. C or F+C or DB+C or D/DF+C) into (Any move)

(DB+A) links into (St.C) into (St. C)

(St.A) links into (St.C) into (Any move)

(B+A) links into (St. C) into (St.C) into (St.C) into (St.C) into (Any move)


A,C ...
db+A,C,C x
b+A,C,C,C,C ... This combo can hit for a total of 9 hits by allowing each button to hit twice and the final C hitting once.
Combo1: b+A,C,C,C,C,(f,d,df+B)
Combo2: A,C,A reapeatdly,(d,df,f+A)
Combo3: Jump C, B, B, TNT for 5hits, TNT finisher 2hits
Combo4: C, b+A, C, C, C, TNT for 3hits, TNT finisher 2hits
Combo5: (in corner) big Jump C, (b,db,d,df,f+A), close C, (b,db,d,df,f+A),(will recoil a bit), B, B, TNT 2hits, TNT finisher 2 hits

Advanced

Matchups

Vs. Terry Bogard

If the Terry Player throws out Burning Knuckles. You can safely crouch to make it whiff and punish.