The Scorpion/Astro(Slam Masters II)

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The Scorpion / Astro

Introduction

In A Nutshell

The Scorpion / Astro in Ring of Destruction: Slam Masters II is a character that has a high amount of combo potential along with some pretty quick normals. His true area of strength is being close to his opponent to pressure and mixup attacks on them.

Moves List

Special Moves

Name
Command
Notes
K3
Dp.png + K.png
Tiger Fang
B.png , F.png K.png
Shaft Harrier
D.png , U.png K.png
Death Spiral
Lp.png + Hp.png or Lk.png + Hk.png
Teleport
Throw.png + Lp.png + Hp.png + B.png or F.png

Dash Moves

Name
Command
Notes
Running Lariat
Lp.png
Running Knee Attack
Lk.png
Running Lariat
Hp.png
Slide Attack
Hk.png
Reverse Kick
Uf.png + Lk.png
High.png
Reverse Kick
Uf.png + Hk.png
High.png
Backfist
Uf.png + Lp.png
High.png
Air Headbutt
Uf.png + Hp.png
High.png

Super Throws

Name
Command
Notes
Pyramid Crush
U.png , D.png + Throw.png
Pyramid Crumble
U.png , D.png + Throw.png
(Hold Throw.png Button)

Combos

  • cr. lp x cr. hp (1 hit) x hk K3
  • cr. lk x cr. lp x hk K3
  • cr. lp x st. lp x st. lp x hk Tiger Fang (far st lp. can miss some crouching opponents)
  • cr. lk x st. lp x st. lp x st. lp x st. lp (far st lp. can miss some crouching opponents)
  • AA st. hp x hk Shaft Harrier

Basic Strategy

TBD

Advanced Strategy

Blockstrings

Can use a lk Tiger Fang in a Blockstring ?


El Stinger / El Stingray ( Yes ): Has no normals in range for punish


Mike Haggar ( No ): Can punish with cr. lk


Gunloc/ Lucky Colt( No ): Can punish with cr. lk


Black Widow ( No ):Only if the 2nd hit of the Tiger Fang is blocked standing but can crouch below the 2nd hit of Tiger Rush and punish.


King Rasta Mon / Missing IQ Gomes ( Yes ):Despite his cr. lp looking like it would hit, it doesn't...


Jumbo / Kimala the Bouncer ( Yes ): Has the range but it doesn't come out fast enough


Scorpion/ Astro ( Yes ): Has the range but the normals don't come out fast enough.


Biff Slamcovich/ Aleksey Zalazof ( No ): Can punish with cr. lk


Alexander the Grater / Sheep The Royal ( No ): Can Punish with cr. lk


Victor Ortega ( Yes ): Has no normals in range for punish


The Great Oni / Mysterious Budo ( No ): Can punish with cr. lk


Titanic Tim / Titan The Great ( Yes ): Has no normals in range for punish


Rip Saber ( Yes ): Has no normals in range for punish