Skullgirls/Double

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Double

Voiced by: Charlotte Ann (EN), Nakae Mitsuki (JP)
Age: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Bloodtype: All/None
Height: Varies
Weight: Varies
Measurements: Varies
Likes: Nothing
Dislikes: Nothing
SG Double icon.png

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Story

Double’s origins are a complete mystery. Seemingly without a will or motive of its own, this formless monster aids the Skullgirl.

Double is capable of transforming its nightmarish form into that of any person, but often appears as a smiling nun. It can frequently be found in the Grand Cathedral of the Divine Trinity, listening to confessions and attending to the catacombs beneath.

Basics

Double is a jack of all trades character whose moves borrow animations from other characters in the cast. Many of them have different properties than their original, and their uses are re-contextualized by belonging to a different character with a different kit. She also has some choice assists and a safe DHC that actually puts the momentum in her favor.

  • Double's toolkit is very versatile and suited for either rushdown or turtling. Her double jump paired her varied air normals lets her play a slow paced game and out-maneuver opponents in the air. As long as she's above her opponent, j.HP poses a threat. Her Lugers (236P) allow her to control a good amount of space from the ground, and is often able to convert into a combo. She has a great ground game as well. c.HP is a ground poke and frame trap tool, s.HP is a slower, long range poke that causes sliding knockdown, and her dash moves a large space forward quickly.
  • Double doesn't have a grounded overhead or IAD overhead option like much of the cast. Instead, she leverages her c.LK to keep opponents honest and create opportunities to open them up with her amazing throw range. Coupled with her dash, she has some of the best low / throw pressure in the game. After she lands a hit, she has an extremely simple and flexible left / right air vortex. Make them guess left / right, or mix it up even further with an air throw or burst bait. It's easy to loop as well as long as there's undizzy remaining.
  • Her level 2 catheads super (236KK) summons several Ms. Fortune heads that attack along with Double as she presses buttons. This can keep a blocking opponent blocking for even longer, but where this super really shines is as a DHC. Not only is it cheaper due to the universal rule that supers over one bar cost one less as a DHC, but it can totally reverse bad situations for the point character. The point character can use a reversal, DHC into catheads, and make the opponent block regardless if the reversal hit or was blocked.
  • Her other supers offer flexible DHC synergy. Her her level 1 car super (236PP) can choose which side of the screen to come out of, allowing you to take back the corner if you didn't have it already before you DHC. DHCing into her level 1 puddle super (214KK) allows a full combo and decent damage. It can also be setup such that the puddle stays on the screen and traps the opponent in the corner. Her level 3 and level 5 supers are great for tacking on damage at the end of a combo.
  • Double's reversal is L Hornet Bomber (623LK). The hitbox will only hit in front of Double as it has no vertical reach. Aside from that, it has decent startup, full invulnerability, and leads into a full combo with meter. As a reversal, it does its job to get out of small windows of pressure and on wakeup. Her supers, while useful in other aspects, are rarely used as reversals. Car can only really be used if the opponent is in your face in the corner. Level 3 is extremely risky and the reward on hit isn't as good as going into a full combo with L Bomber. Level 5 is useful as a reversal since it's invulnerable, mostly safe, and can be done in the air. But, it will consume all of your meter, and can be used instead to ToD in 3v3 ratio.
  • One of her most unique tools is her command dash, Flesh Step (214K). It can pass through opponents, which allows for fast crossups when paired with an assist. It also has a period of projectile invulnerability, allowing her to bypass projectile zoning with good timing.


Important moves:

  • c.LK - Fast, long reach low poke that is plus on block
  • j.HP - Versatile jump-in that confirms into full combos
  • Throw - Open people up expecting c.LK
  • L/H Luger (236P) - Great space control tools. L can be thought of as a fireball. H anti-airs and confirms into a full combo.
  • j.HK - Creates space between you and the opponent, and useful to use on the opponent's wakeup.


Movement
Walk: Slow
Jump: Double jump
Dash or Run: Double has a long, fast forward dash copying Parasoul. Her slow, extendable back dash copies Squigly and will end after a set distance.
Air Dash: No air dash
Weight: Heavy
Chains
Standing: 3 Buttons: SG lp.png OR SG lk.png ---.png SG mp.png OR SG mk.png ---.png SG hp.png OR SG hk.png
Crouching: 3 Buttons: SG lp.png OR SG lk.png ---.png SG mp.png OR SG mk.png ---.png SG hp.png OR SG hk.png
Air: 5 Buttons: SG lp.png ---.png SG lk.png ---.png SG mp.png ---.png SG mk.png ---.png SG hp.png OR SG hk.png

Assists

Default Assists
  • M Hornet Bomber - Three hit lockdown / neutral assist that travels a fair distance across the screen in an arc. Some hits will whiff at certain ranges on crouching characters, but the upside to that is the space control the assist provides.
  • L Luger Replica - Horizontal projectile assist. Despite it being on the list of default assist choices, this one is definitely overshadowed by her other assist choices.
Noteworthy Custom Assists
  • L Hornet Bomber (623LK) - Invulnerable DP assist with two hits, so there's a small opportunity for the point character to establish pressure on block. This trait is unheard of for an assist of its kind, making it one of the most notorious assists in the game. The downside is that it doesn't have the vertical reaching hitbox most invulnerable DPs have, but it covers the ground quite well. The assist version of this move has a 2 more additional vulnerable frames, on top of the standard 2 vulnerable frames on every assist.
  • Cilia Slide (4LK+HK) - Forward traveling low assist that is also a sweep and has generous active frames. Great as a low hitting meaty, opening up possibilities for hard to block high/lows. You can also call it in neutral to cover the ground, since it travels forward very quickly. Easy peasy conversion ability as well, as it sends them backwards towards the point character.
  • H Hornet Bomber (623HK) - Like the M version, but travels further and in a taller arc. This makes it better at hitting opponents in the air, but will usually whiff against crouching opponents.

Move List

Normals

Standing Normals

SG dbl slp.png

Standing Jab

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s.LP Standing SG lp.png
x1, x2 Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Chains Into Self 300 2.5% -3 ±0
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
6 3 19 18 21 7


  • Pitiful jab button with a small hitbox that will whiff unexpectedly in some combo situations. Unfortunately it's her fastest normal so she's stuck with using it for performing crossups when you don't want the opponent to double jump or jab out.
  • Used in the end of combos to start a chain with a LP button and tack on more hits since it chains into itself.



SG dbl smp.png

Strong Pie

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s.MP Standing SG mp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 550 7.5% ±0 -4
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 3 26 (25 on miss) 28 24 9


  • Combo fodder



SG dbl shp.png

Fugazi Knuckle

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s.HP Standing SG hp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 1000 10% Sliding KD -5
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
21 3 22 26 19 14


  • Slow, long range poke that causes sliding knockdown. The extended hurtbox lingers after the active frames so this button is suspect to whiff punishes. But, special canceling into Luger can make this move much safer as the hurtbox won't be out for as long.
  • Easy to combo into from her magic series chains, so you can choose to end your combos in a sliding knockdown for oki as long as OTG wasn't spent in the combo. Canceling s.HP into two subsequent Flesh Steps and throwing out a j.HK will put Double in the perfect position for oki.



SG dbl slk.png

Substitute Short

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s.LK Standing SG lk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 400 2.5% +5 +3
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
8 2 16 22 20 7


  • Does more damage than c.LK, so use this when you need to start a chain with a LK button in the middle of your combo



SG dbl smk.png

Too Forward

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s.MK Standing SG mk.png
x1 Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Chains Into Self 400 3.75% -4 -5
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
11 4 21 20 19 10
x2 Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 500 7.5% -1 -6
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
11 3 23 24 19 9


  • Two hit normal that is mostly a combo move. If you need to adjust the height of the character you're comboing, use this in your chain since it's two hits and can be delayed. It can be used in hit confirms but the frame data is abysmal, and is suspect to PBGC if you use all the hits in a blockstring.



SG dbl shk.png

Impawster

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s.HK Standing SG hk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Launcher 975 10% -5 -13
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
16 2 33 29 21 12


  • Double's launcher. If your hit confirm chain hits, use this move to continue the combo.



Crouching Normals

SG dbl clp.png

Crouching Jab

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c.LP Crouching SG lp.png
x1, x2 Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Chains Into Self 200 2.5% +4 +5
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
7 3 11 17 18 7


  • Chains into itself. Compared to c.LK, it's one frame faster and has more advantage on hit, making it better for tick throw setups on hit.



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Elbow Emulator

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c.MP Crouching SG mp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 575 7.5% -1 -9
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
14 6 21 25 17 10


  • Moves Double forward, making it the go-to move in Double's hit confirm chains. It's also a very consistent move to OTG with.
  • Unable to crossup opponents not already in hitstun



SG dbl chp.png

Double Drawn Weave

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c.HP Crouching SG hp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 900 10% -2,
Ground Bounce (vs air)
-9
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 3 28 28 21 9


  • Excellent poke, frame trap, and can even anti-air. Practice confirming into Cilia Slide.
  • Use c.HP xx H Hornet Bomber at the end of chains to end combos. Although s.HP does more damage, c.HP is far more consistent.



SG dbl clk.png

Stamp

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c.LK Crouching SG lk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Low - 200 2.5% +2 +5
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
8 4 12 17 20 8


  • Fast, slightly disjointed low poke with plenty of range and frame advantage. Use this to establish Double's low / throw mixup. Chain into c.MP to hit confirm.
  • Keeping in mind everything else Double has to enhance her low / throw game, such as her large confirmable throw range, and fast dash, this ends up being one of the scariest c.LK moves in the game.



SG dbl cmk.png

Cliché

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c.MK Crouching SG mk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Low - 500 7.5% ±0 -4
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
15 4 19 22 18 9


  • Hits low, so it can be used as a second low in your chain. Other than that, this move doesn't have much going for it. The range isn't as good as c.LK, it doesn't work as a confirm at ranges where c.MP does, and it also does less damage than c.MP.



SG dbl chk.png

Sweeping Generalization

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c.HK Crouching SG hk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Low Sweep 1000 10% Soft KD (Invuln.) -18
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
17 4 32 14 17 10


  • It's a sweep



Jumping Normals

SG dbl jlp.png

Clawpy Cat

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j.LP Jumping SG lp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 250 2.5% +1 ±0
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
6 3 16 19 18 7


  • Tied for fastest air normal in the game. Has a good crossup hitbox and shrinks Double's hurtbox, which can evade some attacks. Use this when you need your fastest air to air, or to disrespect air resets.



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Cheap Haircut

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j.MP Jumping SG mp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 150 x5, 250 1.0588% x6 +11 +8
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
11 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2 9 20 x5, 21 18 x6 4 x5, 9


  • Multi-hitting crossup move. Easy to convert off of, but will the multiple hits will scale the combo. Can also be used to break armor.



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Violet Tantrum

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j.HP Jumping SG hp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 250, 225, 450 1.5% x3 +2 -6
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
17 11 14 22 x2, 24 17 x2, 15 7 x2, 12 (10 on block last hit)


  • Versatile jump-in. Good hitbox, multi-hit, and can be converted from almost any range using dash s.LP. On block, if they don't pushblock, you can go for a low / throw mixup. To mix up the pushblock timing, you can fast fall with j.HK, making this move scary even if it's blocked.



SG dbl jlk.png

Spiral Fraud

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j.LK Jumping SG lk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 100 x3 1.5% x3 -12 2
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
10 18 16 19 x3 22 x3 7 x3 (6 x3 on block)


  • Disjointed air to air. Vacuums the opponent towards Double. Used in burst bait setups since you can do s.HK jump backwards j.LK and the burst will be out of range.



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Patellar Repeat

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j.MK Jumping SG mk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 300, 600 2.5%, 6% +10 +3
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 3, (3), 3 15 24, 27 17, 20 7, 10


  • The second hit propels Double forward in the air. Useful not only in combos and conversions, but also as an additional movement option to complement her double jump.
  • The second hit pops a grounded opponent into the air.



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Bogus Buzzard

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j.HK Jumping SG hk.png
1st hit Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 900 7.50% -9 -8
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
13 2 30 22 21 11 (9 on block)
Avery Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Projectile 450 x2 2.25% x2 N/A N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
7 (Until ground) N/A 19 x2 17 x2 5 x2


  • Hits once, then summons a bird projectile, Avery, which has two additional hits and travels straight downward.
  • The first hit will pop a grounded opponent into the air.
  • In neutral, the projectile can allow Double to safely back up and create space. With Avery, the opponent won't be able to chase too closely.
  • In combos and resets, this move is essential. If the opponent is at the right height, it will leave the them suspended in the air for a crossup reset. Example: j.LKx3 > j.MPx1 > j.HK. Then, dash under s.LP.



Throws

SG dbl throw.png

Godhand

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Throw SG lp.png + SG lk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Throw 50% Damage Scaling 0, 300, 900 4%, 0%, 7% KD N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
7 1 28 N/A N/A N/A


  • Double's throw is an essential part of her mixup game, and one of the bigger throws in the game. Fortunately, it can be converted from easily using Flesh Step c.MP. Saving OTG is possible on some characters by converting with H Luger at specific ranges.



SG dbl airthrow.png

Kitten Blender

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Air Throw SG lp.png + SG lk.png (in air)
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Air Throw 50% Damage Scaling 0 x2, 800 0% x2, 9% Ground Bounce N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
7 3 19 N/A N/A N/A


  • Used frequently as a mixup in her air vortex. Convert using dash c.MP, or dash c.LK to save OTG



Team Moves

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Second Impact

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Tag SG mp.png + SG mk.png / SG hp.png + SG hk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Tag 200, 300 10% x2 Ground Bounce,
OR KD
-51
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
31 40, (Until Ground) 65 10 x2 13 x2 9, 12


  • Double enters from the side of the screen, then re-appears from the top of the screen.
  • Allows a small window for a follow up combo.
  • Avoid using this outside of a combo. The startup and amount of time it takes to travel across the screen gives the opponent plenty of time to react. The only time it's even possibly worth considering is vs Peacock or Robo-Fortune when they commit too hard to zoning.
  • Double will not perform the second hit if she does not get off the screen after the first hit. Trading with the first hit causes a regular knockdown instead of the full ground bounce.



SG dbl snap.png

Chimeram

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Snapback Qcf.png + SG mp.png + SG mk.png / Qcf.png + SG hp.png + SG hk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Snapback 0 -100% N/A -18
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 + 3 6 30 14 17 (9) 13


  • Active for 6 frames instead of the normal 3 frames for snapbacks.



Specials

SG dbl qcbk.png





Flesh Step Qcb.png + SG k.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
N/A Invuln. (Proj.) (Frame 12) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
11 N/A 23 N/A N/A N/A


  • A command dash that can pass through the opponent. Has projectile invulnerability starting on frame 12.
  • Used in conjunction with an assist for crossup resets, and for bypassing projectiles as long as it doesn't leave you in a punishable position.



SG dbl qcfp.png



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Luger Replica Qcf.png + SG p.png
SG lp.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Projectile,
75% Damage Scaling
650 (100) (2.5%) 5.625% ±0,
KD (vs air)
-4
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 - 37 28 24 8
SG mp.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Projectile,
75% Damage Scaling
650 (100) (2.5%) 5.625% ±0,
KD (vs air)
-4
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 - 37 28 24 8
SG hp.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Projectile,
75% Damage Scaling
650 (100) (2.5%) 5.625% Ground Bounce ±0
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
16 - 33 30 24 8


  • Excellent tool for space control that causes a knockdown on air hit. The trajectory differs depending on the button pressed
  • SG lp.png
    • Travels in a straight, horizontal line. It can be crouched under, but will catch moves that aren't low profile and air moves at IAD height. If it hits an air opponent, it knocks down and a conversion is usually possible by dashing and picking up OTG.
    • Especially useful against characters with big hurtboxes, since it's harder for them to jump over.
  • SG mp.png
    • Travels diagonally towards the ground. Use to hit opponents trying to low profile the L version.
  • SG hp.png
    • Ricochets off the floor and covers the area right above Double. Great for anti-airing. Even if they block it in the air, Double is usually safe
    • Use this version if you're in point blank range and absolutely have to end your blockstring with something safe.
  • The second luger used in a combo will not knock the opponent nearly as high, limiting combo follow up options
  • Note about ending blockstrings with Luger: Each version is technically safe on block, but if the opponent pushblocked your string earlier, it can usually be punished with a PBGC.
  • Each version of Luger reels Double's hurtbox backwards.



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Hornet Bomber Dp.png + SG k.png
SG lk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Invuln. (Full) 600, 800 (100, 100) (2.5%) 4.5%, 3.6% KD -34
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 16, 6 42 22, 14 25, 13 8, 8
SG mk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 400, 500, 900 (100, 100, 100) (2.5%) 4.5%, 4.6% x2 KD -43
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
14 11, 4, (10), 9 49 20 x2, 17 23, 23, 14 10, 8, 9
SG hk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid - 500, 600, 1000 (100, 100, 100) (2.5%) 4.5%, 4.6% x2 KD -47
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
17 12, 4, (11), 13 50 20 x3 23, 23, 15 11, 9, 10


  • Double flies across the screen in an arc. The button used determines the size of the arc, and the L version has invulnerable startup.
  • SG lk.png
    • Double's primary reversal. Less than stellar hitbox that will only hit in front and not above. Extremely unsafe without a DHC. Even if canceled into puddle or catheads, those moves have too much recovery. Double can be punished before either the puddle activates or is able to attack with the heads.
    • Super cancel into puddle for a combo on hit.
    • The assist version has 2 more additional vulnerable frames, on top of the standard 2 vulnerable frames on every assist.
  • SG mk.png
    • Useful as an assist, not much use on point.
  • SG hk.png
    • Combo ender for max damage



SG dbl jqcbk.png



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Item Crash (Air Only) Qcb.png + SG k.png
SG lk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 500 (100) (2.5%) 7.5% Stagger -23 (at best)
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 until landing 24 (40 on whiff) 24 17 8
SG mk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 450, 475 (100, 100) (2.5%) 4.5%, 7.5% KD (2nd hit) -14
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 until landing, 3 35 55, 34 23 x2 10 x2
SG hk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High - 550, 650 (100, 200) (2.5%) 6%, 7.5% Ground Bounce (2nd hit) -31
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
14 until landing, 3 55 55, 22 25, 26 10, 12


  • Double transforms into one of three items depending on the button pressed and falls straight to the ground. Mainly a combo tool. Each version has some cross-up potential as well but they're all minus on block.
  • SG lk.png
    • Teacup. Staggers grounded opponents.
    • Significantly shrinks Double's hurtbox, which can be used to avoid specific incoming setups and resets
  • SG mk.png
    • Barrel. Causes a short ground bounce and can be picked up from using OTG
    • Where the barrel loop combo gets its name from. Since the Avery from j.HK will combo off the ground bounce before using OTG, this combo saves OTG. See the combo section for specifics.
    • Can also be a slow overhead option from the ground, if done alongside an assist to combo off of. If you really want an overhead option as Double, unfortunately this is it.
  • SG hk.png
    • Fridge. Causes a higher ground bounce, does the most damage of all the versions.
    • Super canceling into puddle is safe.
  • This move is always referred to by the corresponding item (teacup/barrel/fridge) and never "item" or "item crash"



SG dbl blkhk.png



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Cilia Slide B.png + SG lk.png + SG hk.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Low Sweep 1000 (100) (2.5%) 7.5% KD -16
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
16 10 36 18 21 12


  • Double quickly slides forward with a low hitting sweep. Extremely unsafe on block, so don't throw it out in neutral unless you are certain it will hit.
  • Used to confirm off of c.HP, and in more damaging combo routes that side swap. (... c.HP xx Cilia Slide, dash OTG s.LK ...)
  • If used in conjunction with as assist, it can be used to force your way in, or to frame trap after a blocked c.HP.
  • When done at max range, super canceling into puddle is safe.



Supers

SG dbl qcfpp.png

"Be driven before us!"

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Bandwagon Rushdown
Level 1
Qcf.png + SG p.png + SG p.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Invuln. (Full) ,
33% Min. Scaling (except 1st hit)
500 x4, 1200 (100 x4. 200) -100% KD -64 (at best)
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
6 + 2 OR 6 + 11 -- 32 26 x5 26 x5 (8) 5 x4, 24


  • Double disappears from the screen as Peacock, returning to run over the opponent as an invulnerable car. Holding back during start up will add 9f to the start up and drive across the screen from the other direction. Double becomes vulnerable again as she transforms during recovery, always appearing directly in front of the opponent.
  • Since it can hit from either side of the screen, it can be used to punish from fullscreen away and then go into a DHC. For example, if Peacock is committing to two George bombs, this super can punish her.
  • Used as a combo ender on point when it will kill, or to DHC into another character. Since you can choose the direction, you can get back the corner if you didn't have it already as long as you're close to either side of thh screen.
  • It will only work as a reversal if you are in the corner and the opponent is right in your face. Otherwise, there is travel time and the opponent can avoid it.
  • The recovery is long so it's not very advantageous even when it hits. If OTG has been used this can sometimes even be punishable on hit. You basically want to DHC from this super unless it will kill.
  • The dust that appears before the car appears on screen can be used to tell which side the car will come out of. The car will appear on the side of the screen the dust is on.
  • Commonly known as "car"



SG dbl qcbkk.png



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Beast of Gehenna
Level 1
Qcb.png + SG k.png + SG k.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Invuln. (Full) (1 frame before flash),
Hit Grab
0, 1500 -100% KD N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
12 + 15 + 5 480, 2 20 N/A 19 (2) N/A (9 on block)


  • Double descends into the floor to set a puddle in front of her which lingers for 8 seconds, then disappears. A monster will stick its head out and attempt to bite the opponent if they go over the puddle.
  • The puddle will disappear if Double is hit, and the countdown timer will go 1.5x as fast when Double is not the point character.
  • Used primarily to convert off of L Bomber, or as a DHC for conversions. Outside of combos, it's used to trap the opponent in the corner, or to set up tricky incoming mixups. Lastly, it can be used to make fridge or max range Cilia Slide safe on block.
  • Convert easily using H Luger. A better conversion is c.MP but it's a bit more difficult to time.
  • If Double is hit or thrown after the puddle is activated, it will not perform the attack.
  • The puddle won't grab enemies being thrown
  • The puddle will not expire during the last part of Cerebella's Ultimate Showstopper, or the last part of Valentine's level 3.
  • Commonly known as "monster", or "puddle"



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"Dinner time!"

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Catellite Lives
Level 2
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Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Projectile, Invuln. (Full) (1 frame before flash) 200 xN (33 xN) -200% N/A N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
7 + 10 N/A 32 28 25 (2), 8


  • Upon activation, 6 Ms. Fortune heads follow Double for 375f. The heads attack as Double presses attack buttons. L buttons make the heads attack forward along the ground, M buttons attack upwards at an angle, and H buttons will attack downwards at an angle if they're in the air, or behave like the L buttons if they're on the ground.
  • Used on point to extend pressure and keep your turn. As a DHC, it's amazing since it allows you to keep your turn as long as the super you're DHCing from is blocked. If the point's reversal whiffs, catheads can be punished since it has a lot of recovery.
  • Use throw inputs to have the heads attack without hitting the opponent as Double, which may add unwanted undizzy / IPS tracking.
  • Although you get your turn, it can be hard to open up the opponent since Double has no quick overhead from the ground. Using Flesh Step will not work if they're in continuous blockstun due to crossup protection from blockstun. However, if they pushblock, it's possible to crossup since they exit blockstun. Your best bet is to delay the cathead's attacks and do a low / throw mixup.
  • The super ends early if Double leaves the screen.
  • Double gains 16.6% of her usual meter gain as long as the super remains active.
  • Commonly known as "catheads"



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"Be praying..."

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Nightmare Legion
Level 3
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Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Invuln. (Full),
45% Min. Scaling
0, 1500, 300x9, 0, 300x6, 2500 (200) -300% Sliding KD -35
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
4 + 2 17 40 20 23 (6) 46 (10 on block)


  • On hit, goes into a sequence of attacks as Double transforms into a variety of characters, ending in a sliding knockdown.
  • A combo ender for lots of damage. Using this as a reversal works, but is extremely risky. It's very punishable, costs a lot of meter, and you can't convert into a full combo unless you spend even more meter to DHC.
  • The full attack will only trigger after a successful first hit. If the point blocks but the move hits an assist, it will execute the attack but stop when the point blocks a hit. The follow up hits are extremely advantageous on block, making this move safe if it hits an assist.
  • Damage shows complete attack, frame data shows attack on whiff or block.



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"Shoot the core!"

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Megalith Array
Level 5
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Initial hit Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid Invuln. (Full),
55% Min. Scaling
2000 (200) -500% Ground Bounce +25
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
4 + 1 3 0 22 25 (5), 12
Initial hit (air) Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
High Invuln. (Full),
55% Min. Scaling
100, 2000 (200, 200) -500% Ground Bounce +23
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
4 + 1 (until ground), 3 0 55, 22 25 x2 (5), 10, 12
SG p.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid 45% Min. Scaling,
Projectile
200 x3 (50 x3) 0% N/A, KD (vs air) N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
8 -- 35 30 x3 18 x3 8 x3
SG lk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid 45% Min. Scaling,
Projectile
250 (100) 0% KD N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
1 N/A N/A 26 18 8
SG mk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid 45% Min. Scaling,
Projectile
240 (100) 0% N/A N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
1 N/A N/A 26 18 8
SG hk.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid 45% Min. Scaling,
Projectile
265 x3 (100 x3) 0% N/A, KD (vs air) N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
1 N/A N/A 23 x3 18 x3 8 x3
Qcb.png + SG p.png / SG k.png Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
Mid 55% Min. Scaling,
2250 (400) 0% KD -47
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
8 1 90 24 27 16


  • The most damaging super in the game.
  • Double transforms into a giant Easter Island statue which hits as an initial hit. For 600f, she can then shoot a variety of projectiles by pressing buttons. Punches put out three rings, and kicks put out bombs. The strength changes the formation of the rings and the type of the bombs. All projectiles will go away once the super ends.
  • Can end the super early by exploding with 214P or 214K, which damages the opponent and inflicts 1500 recoverable damage to herself which cannot KO herself. If the timer runs out on its own, she will not explode. The explosion must be done in order to get the most damage out of this super.
  • To continue a combo using this super, you can basically just mash all 6 buttons simultaneously. Can easily TOD in 3v3 with a c.LK starter.
  • This is also Double's only air reversal. Despite the cost, it is an option, especially since it's safe. Using this move in the air hits overhead and adds an initial hit and active frames as Double falls to the ground. This doesn't affect the number of invulnerable frames.
  • After the initial invulnerability period, Double becomes vulnerable. She can begin attacking immediately after the active frames, but this will end her invulnerability.
  • The meter gauge will drain during the super, so it can be used as a timer.
  • None of Double's attacks during this super can trigger IPS or build undizzy. Double will transform back to normal if she's hit.
  • There is no recovery animation if she doesn't explode.



Taunt

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"Defiling maggots..."



False Intentions SG lp.png , SG lk.png , SG mk.png , SG hk.png , SG hp.png , SG mp.png
Guard Properties Damage Meter On Hit On Block
N/A - N/A 0% N/A N/A
Startup Active Recovery Hit Stun Block Stun Hit Stop
N/A N/A 99 N/A N/A N/A


  • Gives 1% meter to the opponent.



Combos

Beginner Combos

If the bread and butter combos are too daunting, try to become comfortable doing each of these combos. Start with the first, then move to the next one. When you play matches, it's good enough to use the one you can perform the most consistently. Once you can do all of them, try learning the combos in the following sections!

1.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > s.HP
A basic ground chain combo ending in a sliding knockdown. Safe on block.
2.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > c.HP xx M Luger
A basic ground chain combo ending in a special cancel. Safe on block.
3.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > c.HP xx H Bomber xx Car
A basic ground chain combo ending in a super cancel.
4.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > s.HK,
j.LP > j.MP > j.HP,
(restand) c.LK > c.MP > c.HP xx H Bomber xx Car
A basic air chain combo that sets up a restand. After the restand, you can go for a reset with a throw.

Bread and Butter Combos

Midscreen Barrel Loop BnB - 7075 dmg (video)
Reliable combo that saves OTG.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > s.HK,
j.LP > j.MK > j.HK xx M Item Crash,
s.LK > s.MKx2 > s.HK,
j.LK > j.MK > j.HK xx M Item Crash,
s.LPx2 > s.MKx2 > c.HP xx H Bomber xx Car


Midscreen Cilia Slide BnB - 7656 dmg (video)
More damaging combo that spends OTG and pulls them out of the corner so you can perform a left/right crossup. This combo side switches twice so you will end up on the same side you were when you started it, but as a side effect reduces the corner carry of the combo as a whole.
c.LK > s.MKx2 > c.HP xx Cilia Slide,
(dash) (OTG) s.LK > c.MP > c.HP xx Flesh Step,
s.MKx2 > s.HK,
j.MP(5) > j.HK,
(super jump) j.MK > j.HK xx M Item Crash,
s.LPx2 > s.MKx2 > c.HP xx H Bomber xx Car


Double Snap combo
(OTG) c.LK > s.HK,
(uncombo) H Item Crash,
repeat
Note: use H Luger instead of H Item Crash for the last hit, since doing Item Crash will leave you at much worse frame advantage against the incoming character.

Conversions

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Setups

ダブル 補正切り まとめ 【スカルガールズ】

Double Resets and Burst Baits Compilation

Strategy

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Goals
Offense
Neutral
Defense
Other techniques

Counterplay

Guarding against low / throw mixups

Low throw mix-up and you!

Catheads DHC

This technique is extremely strong since if Double is next in line on the team, the player gets to keep their turn after a blocked reversal for only 2 bars, when catheads costs 2 bars on its own.

  • If you do have to block it, it's not the end of the world. Double gets momentum but she has limited options for opening you up.
    • First of all, if Double is not in range to attack you herself when catheads are summoned, you can PBGC and jump away. If you end up blocking the heads in the air, Double can't perform any ground mixups on you. If your character has air options, you can potentially stall for time as the catheads timer depletes.
    • If you're in range where Flesh Step crosses up, it becomes riskier to pushblock and jump since now you're in range for Double to threaten you. Pushblocking the heads does push Double away too, but the multiple, consecutive hits from the attacks typically keeps her in place. In this situation, there's something very important to realize: if you're in blockstun, you cannot be crossed up. This means that if you are in continuous blockstun from the heads and Double crosses you up with Flesh Step, you don't have to block crossup, as long as you are in continuous blockstun. The only time you have to be aware of the crossup is if you pushblock (since you exit blockstun once your pushblock animation completes), or if Double delays the head's attacks, bringing you out of blockstun for a brief moment. However, that delay will give you more of a visual cue to react. Considering all of this, the core mixup Double has available to her is to delay the head's attacks and do a low / throw mixup, or Flesh Step crossup. Pay attention to when Double delays the heads. If Double dashes at you, fuzzy jump the low / throw. If not, watch for the flesh step.
  • If you think the opponent will fish for a reversal into catheads DHC, you have some options to prevent it altogether. The key here is that catheads super has significant recovery before Double can start attacking with the heads. Some characters have moves that are fast enough or invulnerable long enough that they can hit Double out of this recovery. This will also depend on the move and how much blockstun the point character inflicts before they DHC. Pushblocking before the DHC can help with this. Otherwise, if you can make the reversal whiff before they DHC, you have a window of opportunity to hit Double out of the recovery of catheads regardless. How you can make the point's reversal whiff depends on the matchup and the specific reversal they will use. The other method is using alpha counters, which works even if you block the point's reversal. It will depend on which assists you have, but if you are in blockstun as the catheads DHC occurs, you can alpha counter and hit Double out of the recovery of catheads. Set up the dummy to safe DHC using catheads in training mode and see if your team has any alpha counter options that work against it.

Resources

Colors

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Color 1
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Default color palette.
Color 2
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Original color palette based on Squigly.
Color 3
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Based on Red from Angry Birds.
Color 4
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Original alternate color palette.
Color 5
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Original color palette based on Umbrella from Skullgirls.

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Color 6
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Based on Arakune from BlazBlue.
Color 7
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Original color palette based on Double's story mode ending.
Color 8
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Original alternate color palette.
Color 9
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Original color palette based on oil.
Color 10
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Based on Saya from Saya no Uta.

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Color 11
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Original color palette based on Neapolitan ice cream.
Color 12
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Original color palette based on Mrs. Victoria from Skullgirls.
Color 13
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Original color palette based on water.
Color 14
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Original color palette based on silver.
Color 15
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Original color palette based on gold.

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Color 16
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Original color palette based on blood.
Color 17
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Based on Envy from Full Metal Alchemist.
Color 18
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Based on Ditto from Pokemon.
Color 19
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Original color palette based on a double rainbow. Crowdfunding request.
Color 20
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Original color palette based on the Skull Heart.

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Color 21
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Original color palette based on a Christmas tree. Crowdfunding request.
Color 22
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Based on Dr. Ichirō Irabu from Kūchū Buranko.
Color 23
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Based on Cubia from .hack.
Color 24
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Based on a Life Fiber from Kill la Kill.
Color 25
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Based on Mystique from Marvel Comics.


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