Difference between revisions of "The King of Fighters '98: The Slugfest"

From Shoryuken Wiki!
Jump to: navigation, search
(Teams)
m
Line 1: Line 1:
== Introduction ==
+
[http://donali.ayudauni.net/blog/mcn.html mcn] [http://edelmirashiffle.ifrance.com/directory/addicting-free.html addicting game to play free] [http://kyongflax.ifrance.com/resources/yahoo-webpage.html yahoo webpage] [http://katerinethrower.freezoka.com/resources/cancun-moon-palace.htm cancun moon palace] [http://melonyofarrell.my3gb.com/directory/princpal-financial.html princpal financial group] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/jewelry-exchange.html tustin jewelry exchange] [http://lexiehorton.ifrance.com/hogwarts.html hogwarts school of witch craft and wizardry] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/maine-revenue.html maine revenue services] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/metal-mettle-primer.html metal mettle primer testing] [http://lindseyellingsw.325mb.com/description/macintosh-book.html macintosh book club] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/mirror-panels.html mirror panels] [http://wilmaredding.freezoka.com/data/discount-alprazolam.html discount alprazolam] [http://yoshiechristoph.ayudauni.net/blog/lilac-festival.html lilac festival michigan] [http://yokowaldrup.ifrance.com/custom-jewelry.html custom jewelry design] [http://donnettegoodyea.ayudauni.net/free-accounting.html free accounting software] [http://selphie-jazz.ibelgique.com/cute-jap-girl.html cute jap girl] [http://keshiacalfee.ifrance.com/description/tetti-fotovoltaici.html tetti fotovoltaici] [http://theolathurman.325mb.com/article/arthur-millers.html arthur millers playing for time] [http://lestenger.ifrance.com/resources/english-la-tortura.html english la tortura version] [http://lexiehorton.ifrance.com/fleetwood-rv.html fleetwood rv trailer] [http://char-zheckz.ibelgique.com/picture-of-hammurabis.html picture of hammurabis code] [http://edelmirashiffle.ifrance.com/directory/human-growth-hormone.html hgh human growth hormone] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/kent-hovind-videos.html kent hovind videos] [http://edelmirashiffle.ifrance.com/directory/abnegation-definition.html abnegation definition] [http://wildafenstermac.ifrance.com/library/some-are-born-to.html some are born to sing the blues] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/eddie-vs-restaurant.html eddie vs restaurant in austin texas] [http://coribergquist.ifrance.com/pages/yodaguide.html yodaguide] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/software-development.html software development services] [http://fayniblett.ifrance.com/aunt-jennifer.html aunt jennifer] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/eclipse-20-download.html eclipse 2.0 download] [http://kyongflax.ifrance.com/resources/something-pretty.html something pretty lyrics patrick park] [http://kareychrist.325mb.com/recent-tsunami.html recent tsunami] [http://jeanietalmadge.coolpage.biz/styles/bingo-paper.html bingo paper] [http://shonnaculbert.ifrance.com/lib/diamond-willow.html diamond tree willow] [http://keelynall.ifrance.com/content/amsterdam-light.html amsterdam light map red] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/przychody-zus-zwolnione.html przychody zus zwolnione] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/nuclear-bomb-photos.html nuclear bomb photos] [http://malvinapenney.coolpage.biz/minority-executive.html minority executive] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/twisted-animation.html twisted animation humor] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/big-island-real.html big island real estate agent] [http://candicepray.ifrance.com/blog/english-to-japanese.html english to japanese] [http://myrtiswillis.iespana.es/pole-dancing.html pole dancing strip tease] [http://wildafenstermac.ifrance.com/library/pissing-young.html pissing young girls] [http://fayniblett.ifrance.com/cuckold-movies.html cuckold made movie watch] [http://virgiewojtowicz.ayudauni.net/wiki/enrique-cruz.html enrique cruz] [http://keshiacalfee.ifrance.com/description/setting-up-outlook.html setting up outlook express email account] [http://coribergquist.ifrance.com/pages/sunny-baudelaire.html sunny baudelaire pics] [http://donali.ayudauni.net/blog/ati-display.html ati display] [http://edelmirashiffle.ifrance.com/directory/disturbed.html disturbed] [http://myrtiswillis.iespana.es/toyota-dealers.html county dealer in montgomery toyota] [http://lexiehorton.ifrance.com/molbio-princeton.html molbio princeton] [http://poni-tto.isuisse.com/pages/anna-malle.html anna death malle] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/kajra-mohabbatwala.html kajra mohabbatwala] [http://candicepray.ifrance.com/blog/amoxicillin-child.html amoxicillin child dose] [http://katerinethrower.freezoka.com/resources/mature-shemale.htm mature shemale] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/florsheim-shoes.html florsheim man shoes] [http://yoshiechristoph.ayudauni.net/blog/personalized.html personalized address labels] [http://mairarolston.ifrance.com/add-cue-pool-site.html add cue pool site] [http://tandraverdugo.ifrance.com/wiki/rubbermaid-garden.html rubbermaid garden products] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/online-french.html french english dictionary online] [http://wildafenstermac.ifrance.com/library/thunderbird-lodge.html thunderbird lodge taos new mexico] [http://larondaglen.ifrance.com/data/redemption.html redemption] [http://jeanietalmadge.coolpage.biz/styles/lampwork-glass.html lampwork glass beads] [http://donnettegoodyea.ayudauni.net/trip.html trip] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/freddie-mac.html freddie loan mac prospector] [http://rutheself.325mb.com/pemberton-police.html pemberton police] [http://chuvaaak.iespana.es/q/rosy-rocket.html rosy rocket] [http://edelmirashiffle.ifrance.com/directory/sound-wavs.html download wav sound] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/alaskan-malamute.html alaskan malamute puppy for sale] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/cheap-domain-names.html cheap domain names] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/front-load-washers.html front load washers] [http://malvinapenney.coolpage.biz/arkansas-diamonds.html arkansas diamonds] [http://theresiashih.ifrance.com/windows-driver.html windows driver development kit download] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/mathematical.html mathematical model process] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/reaction.html rate reaction] [http://wenonakeifer.ayudauni.net/billy-squier.html billy squier] [http://yoshiechristoph.ayudauni.net/blog/smelia.html smelia] [http://coribergquist.ifrance.com/pages/seattle-pizza.html seattle pizza columbia city] [http://theresiashih.ifrance.com/dookie.html dookie] [http://melbagilliland.freezoka.com/content/chicago-tribune.html chicago tribune] [http://yoshiechristoph.ayudauni.net/blog/southwest-colorado.html southwest colorado land for sale] [http://melonyofarrell.my3gb.com/directory/jane-cryer.html jane cryer] [http://meridethdavid.ayudauni.net/lib/southport-indiana.html southport indiana hotels] [http://wenonakeifer.ayudauni.net/fedbizops.html fedbizops] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/you-can-do-it.html you can do it] [http://mairarolston.ifrance.com/fred-hollows.html fred hollows] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/info-go.html info go] [http://brittanyelwood.ifrance.com/topic/regional-transportation.html regional transportation authority tucson] [http://melbagilliland.freezoka.com/content/typewriter.html typewriter] [http://keelynall.ifrance.com/content/kittens-4-free.html kittens 4 free] [http://candicepray.ifrance.com/blog/cactus-plants.html cactus plant for sale] [http://mairarolston.ifrance.com/biblical-quotes.html biblical quote friendship] [http://poni-tto.isuisse.com/pages/alaska-fly-in-fishing.html alaska fly in fishing] [http://angelesmetcalf.ayudauni.net/q/advance-system.html advance system optimizer crack] [http://larondaglen.ifrance.com/data/free-clothing-catalogs.html free clothing catalogs] [http://larondaglen.ifrance.com/data/private-insignia.html private insignia] [http://cdn-slave.isuisse.com/blog/diesel-jeans.html diesel jeans] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/wwwkrogercom.html kroger.com sw.jobs] [http://yokowaldrup.ifrance.com/fell-good-inc.html fell good inc] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/dating-direct.html dating direct london] [http://virgiewojtowicz.ayudauni.net/wiki/truckages.html truckages] [http://malvinapenney.coolpage.biz/camilla-belle.html camilla belle] [http://jeanietalmadge.coolpage.biz/styles/wine-bottling.html wine bottling supplies] [http://wenonakeifer.ayudauni.net/tam-tennis-and.html tam tennis and fitness complex] [http://mairarolston.ifrance.com/buy-zyban.html buy zyban] [http://melbagilliland.freezoka.com/content/herbalife-vitamins.html herbalife vitamins] [http://lindseyellingsw.325mb.com/description/roy-scherer.html roy scherer] [http://tee-docs.isuisse.com/web/transmitor.html fm transmitor] [http://janniekilroy.ifrance.com/content/motorcycle-chaps.html motorcycle chaps nylon] [http://sidneyfranco.coolpage.biz/styles/pee-inside-her.html pee inside her panties] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/used-big-screens.html used big screens tvs] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/photoshop-tips.html photo rolled shop tip] [http://kimimattingly.ifrance.com/view/kurzweil.html kurzweil] [http://x-accipiter.isuisse.com/small/uk-newspapers.html uk newspapers] [http://carleehallum.ifrance.com/comments/fairfield-resorts.html fairfield resort] [http://allysonhering.ifrance.com/x-japan.html x-japan] [http://rutheself.325mb.com/rental-saba-vacation.html rental saba vacation] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/adolescent-residential.html adolescent residential treatment program] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/blood-in-semen.html blood in semen] [http://lakeshiacoria.ifrance.com/shoes-stylish.html shoes stylish] [http://azzietorgerson.ifrance.com/magic-online-hacks.html magic online hacks] [http://angelesmetcalf.ayudauni.net/q/yip-yuk-hing.html yip yuk hing] [http://mairarolston.ifrance.com/agent-estate-murder.html agent estate murder real texas] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/make-money-at-home.html make money home based business] [http://lindseyellingsw.325mb.com/description/shoes-cheap.html shoes cheap] [http://lestenger.ifrance.com/resources/nbc-4-columbus.html nbc 4 columbus ohio] [http://loving-skate.isuisse.com/pages/sphacelation.html sphacelation] [http://fayniblett.ifrance.com/scott-squires.html scott squires] [http://lexiehorton.ifrance.com/perrigo-agis.html perrigo agis] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/address-ceramic.html address ceramic tile] [http://jeanietalmadge.coolpage.biz/styles/celebrity-nipple.html celebrity nipple] [http://larondaglen.ifrance.com/data/sony-dcs-m1-review.html sony dcs m1 review] [http://selphie-jazz.ibelgique.com/1976-cj5.html 1976 cj5] [http://myrtiswillis.iespana.es/adventures-of-sonic.html adventures of sonic the hedgehog] [http://turoush.ifrance.com/time-flies-when.html time flies when you re having fun] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/mammogram.html mammogram] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/westampton-recreation.html westampton recreation] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/pokolenie-mp3.html pokolenie mp3] [http://coribergquist.ifrance.com/pages/average.html average] [http://itinerantsphinx.iespana.es/blog/resource-for-teaching.html resource for teaching reading] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/play-portable.html play portable sale station] [http://lestenger.ifrance.com/resources/corrugated-steel.html corrugated steel pipe] [http://wildafenstermac.ifrance.com/library/gas-flow-meter.html gas flow meter] [http://tee-docs.isuisse.com/web/chicas-latinas.html chicas latinas calientes] [http://theresiashih.ifrance.com/riding-boots.html riding boots] [http://lexiehorton.ifrance.com/cat-5e-patch-panels.html cat 5e patch panels] [http://ashtonlemos.ifrance.com/pages/ford-motor-credit.html ford motor credit] [http://desiraecosby.ifrance.com/library/www-western-union.html www western union money transfer] [http://angelesmetcalf.ayudauni.net/q/methought-i-saw.html methought i saw my late] [http://cindisheen.ifrance.com/view/russian-models.html model russian teen] == Introduction ==
 
Following the conclusion of the "Orochi" saga (marked by the '97 tournament), SNK decided to release a new "dream match" (meaning the characters in the game are not bound by a storyline; evidenced by the fact that the Orochi team was still alive for this tournament). The gameplay featured the same selectable super meter system as KoF '97. In addition, SNK added the "Advantage" system that allowed the losing team to earn an advantage each round (extra stocks for Advanced mode or a shorter charge bar for Extra mode). Many consider The King of Fighters '98 to be their favorite KoF game due to its play mechanics and large roster.
 
Following the conclusion of the "Orochi" saga (marked by the '97 tournament), SNK decided to release a new "dream match" (meaning the characters in the game are not bound by a storyline; evidenced by the fact that the Orochi team was still alive for this tournament). The gameplay featured the same selectable super meter system as KoF '97. In addition, SNK added the "Advantage" system that allowed the losing team to earn an advantage each round (extra stocks for Advanced mode or a shorter charge bar for Extra mode). Many consider The King of Fighters '98 to be their favorite KoF game due to its play mechanics and large roster.
  
Line 34: Line 34:
 
rdp - 421 - Reverse Dragon Punch motion - In one smooth motion move to back -> down -> down-back.
 
rdp - 421 - Reverse Dragon Punch motion - In one smooth motion move to back -> down -> down-back.
  
Charge - Hold the given direction (usually back/down) for around 1 second, before moving to the next command (usually forward or up + a button).
+
Charge - Hold the given direction (usually back/down) for around 1 second, before moving to the next command (usually forward or up   a button).
  
 
tk - 2369 - Tiger Knee Motion - qcf, then move to up-forward.
 
tk - 2369 - Tiger Knee Motion - qcf, then move to up-forward.
Line 83: Line 83:
 
Also, there is a small recovery when you release f to stop a run. When running in to attack, keep holding forward if you're going to do a standing attack, or move to d/f for a crouching attack. This makes attacking from a run seamless. You can also hold d/f to keep charge a charge-down special move while running.
 
Also, there is a small recovery when you release f to stop a run. When running in to attack, keep holding forward if you're going to do a standing attack, or move to d/f for a crouching attack. This makes attacking from a run seamless. You can also hold d/f to keep charge a charge-down special move while running.
  
'''Roll forward''' - Press A and B simultaneously. Rolls are invulnerable from the very start, and vulnerable at the end. You can be thrown out of rolls as well. Since they are invincible at startup, you can use rolls as a wakeup 'reversal'. But unlike in later KOF games, you cannot mash the input. In KOF98, if you are not fully recovered from something and try to input A+B, you will get a standing A attack. Using that as a reversal will get out hit on counter, so be accurate with your roll timing.
+
'''Roll forward''' - Press A and B simultaneously. Rolls are invulnerable from the very start, and vulnerable at the end. You can be thrown out of rolls as well. Since they are invincible at startup, you can use rolls as a wakeup 'reversal'. But unlike in later KOF games, you cannot mash the input. In KOF98, if you are not fully recovered from something and try to input A B, you will get a standing A attack. Using that as a reversal will get out hit on counter, so be accurate with your roll timing.
  
 
'''Roll backward''' - Press back and A and B simultaneously.
 
'''Roll backward''' - Press back and A and B simultaneously.
Line 89: Line 89:
 
'''Recovery roll (tech roll)''' - Press A and B simultaneously as you are touching the ground from getting knocked down. Some moves/knockdowns are not rollable. You can mix this up with staying on the ground to mess with your opponents setups on wakeup.
 
'''Recovery roll (tech roll)''' - Press A and B simultaneously as you are touching the ground from getting knocked down. Some moves/knockdowns are not rollable. You can mix this up with staying on the ground to mess with your opponents setups on wakeup.
  
'''Throw break''' - Press back/forward + any button immediately after you are thrown. Some normal throws are not breakable, and instead you can mash all the buttons and directions to lessen the damage and get out faster.
+
'''Throw break''' - Press back/forward   any button immediately after you are thrown. Some normal throws are not breakable, and instead you can mash all the buttons and directions to lessen the damage and get out faster.
  
 
'''Guard Cancel Roll (emergency roll)''' - Press A and B simultaneously or while guarding a move (hold back to roll backwards). This uses one power stock.
 
'''Guard Cancel Roll (emergency roll)''' - Press A and B simultaneously or while guarding a move (hold back to roll backwards). This uses one power stock.

Revision as of 19:19, 29 December 2007

mcn addicting game to play free yahoo webpage cancun moon palace princpal financial group tustin jewelry exchange hogwarts school of witch craft and wizardry maine revenue services metal mettle primer testing macintosh book club mirror panels discount alprazolam lilac festival michigan custom jewelry design free accounting software cute jap girl tetti fotovoltaici arthur millers playing for time english la tortura version fleetwood rv trailer picture of hammurabis code hgh human growth hormone kent hovind videos abnegation definition some are born to sing the blues eddie vs restaurant in austin texas yodaguide software development services aunt jennifer eclipse 2.0 download something pretty lyrics patrick park recent tsunami bingo paper diamond tree willow amsterdam light map red przychody zus zwolnione nuclear bomb photos minority executive twisted animation humor big island real estate agent english to japanese pole dancing strip tease pissing young girls cuckold made movie watch enrique cruz setting up outlook express email account sunny baudelaire pics ati display disturbed county dealer in montgomery toyota molbio princeton anna death malle kajra mohabbatwala amoxicillin child dose mature shemale florsheim man shoes personalized address labels add cue pool site rubbermaid garden products french english dictionary online thunderbird lodge taos new mexico redemption lampwork glass beads trip freddie loan mac prospector pemberton police rosy rocket download wav sound alaskan malamute puppy for sale cheap domain names front load washers arkansas diamonds windows driver development kit download mathematical model process rate reaction billy squier smelia seattle pizza columbia city dookie chicago tribune southwest colorado land for sale jane cryer southport indiana hotels fedbizops you can do it fred hollows info go regional transportation authority tucson typewriter kittens 4 free cactus plant for sale biblical quote friendship alaska fly in fishing advance system optimizer crack free clothing catalogs private insignia diesel jeans kroger.com sw.jobs fell good inc dating direct london truckages camilla belle wine bottling supplies tam tennis and fitness complex buy zyban herbalife vitamins roy scherer fm transmitor motorcycle chaps nylon pee inside her panties used big screens tvs photo rolled shop tip kurzweil uk newspapers fairfield resort x-japan rental saba vacation adolescent residential treatment program blood in semen shoes stylish magic online hacks yip yuk hing agent estate murder real texas make money home based business shoes cheap nbc 4 columbus ohio sphacelation scott squires perrigo agis address ceramic tile celebrity nipple sony dcs m1 review 1976 cj5 adventures of sonic the hedgehog time flies when you re having fun mammogram westampton recreation pokolenie mp3 average resource for teaching reading play portable sale station corrugated steel pipe gas flow meter chicas latinas calientes riding boots cat 5e patch panels ford motor credit www western union money transfer methought i saw my late model russian teen == Introduction == Following the conclusion of the "Orochi" saga (marked by the '97 tournament), SNK decided to release a new "dream match" (meaning the characters in the game are not bound by a storyline; evidenced by the fact that the Orochi team was still alive for this tournament). The gameplay featured the same selectable super meter system as KoF '97. In addition, SNK added the "Advantage" system that allowed the losing team to earn an advantage each round (extra stocks for Advanced mode or a shorter charge bar for Extra mode). Many consider The King of Fighters '98 to be their favorite KoF game due to its play mechanics and large roster.

KoF98 screen1.png Kof98screen.gif KoF98 screen2.jpg

Notation

Joystick Notation

                    .- up (u)
                    |
  up-back (u/b) - 7 8 9 - up-forward (u/f)

       back (b) - 4 5 6 - forward (f)

down-back (d/b) - 1 2 3 - down-forward (d/f)
                    |
                    `- down (d)

Note: These numbers can be easily referenced by looking at your keyboard numpad. Think of it as a joystick/controller that is facing to the right. "5" is used to signify "neutral".

Motion Abbreviations

qcf - 236 - Quarter circle forward/Hadouken/Fireball motion - In one smooth motion move to down -> down-forward -> forward.

qcf - 214 - Quarter circle backward - In one smooth motion move to down -> down-back -> back.

hcf - 41236 - Half circle forward - In one smooth motion move to back -> down-back -> down -> down-forward -> forward.

hcb - 63214 - Half circle backward - In one smooth motion move to forward -> down-forward -> down -> down-back -> back.

dp - 623 - Dragon Punch motion - In one smooth motion move to forward -> down -> down-forward.

rdp - 421 - Reverse Dragon Punch motion - In one smooth motion move to back -> down -> down-back.

Charge - Hold the given direction (usually back/down) for around 1 second, before moving to the next command (usually forward or up a button).

tk - 2369 - Tiger Knee Motion - qcf, then move to up-forward.

Attack Notation

A - LP - Light Punch

B - LK - Light Kick

C - HP - Hard Punch

D - HK - Hard Kick

CD - Blow back attack, press C and D simultaneously.

P - Any punch

K - Any kick

Other common abbreviations

j. - Jump/jumping - Press up-back, up, or up-forward.

sj. - Super-jump - Tap down, down-back, or down-forward, then quickly press up-back, up, or up-forward.

sh. - Short hop - Lightly tap up-back, up, or up-forward.

hh. - Hyper hop - Tap down, down-back, or down-forward, then quickly and lightly tap up-back, up, or up-forward.

cl. - Close, as in a close normal attack.

cr. - Crouching, as in a crouching normal attack.

st. - Standing, as in a far standing normal attack.

Advanced/Extra mode

KOF98 has two meter systems to choose from, Advanced and Extra.

Advanced Mode

I would recommend Advanced mode to any player. Extra mode is only effective with a handful of characters (though some of the characters are very very good when used with Extra mode) and it is much harder to use effectively. If you are a beginner, use Advanced mode.

Block - Hold back - While blocking, you take no damage from normals and a single pixel-per-hit when blocking special/desperation moves. You can also block in the air while jumping up or back. Ground normals cannot be air guarded.

Backdash - Tap back twice quickly. During a backdash, you can perform air command normals and air special moves. Using a command normal will cause the trajectory of the backdash to change.

Run - Tap forward twice quickly. Hold the second tap to keep running. In KOF98, when you simply tap f,f to run, you will run a certain distance before you stop. This can be canceled by jumping, crouching, or attacking, but not by blocking. You can use this period to buffer moves such as command throws. For example with Ralf or Clark, you can tap f,f, then do the hcf motion for their command grab while you are moving forward, without having to keep holding forward over that first couple character spaces.

Also, there is a small recovery when you release f to stop a run. When running in to attack, keep holding forward if you're going to do a standing attack, or move to d/f for a crouching attack. This makes attacking from a run seamless. You can also hold d/f to keep charge a charge-down special move while running.

Roll forward - Press A and B simultaneously. Rolls are invulnerable from the very start, and vulnerable at the end. You can be thrown out of rolls as well. Since they are invincible at startup, you can use rolls as a wakeup 'reversal'. But unlike in later KOF games, you cannot mash the input. In KOF98, if you are not fully recovered from something and try to input A B, you will get a standing A attack. Using that as a reversal will get out hit on counter, so be accurate with your roll timing.

Roll backward - Press back and A and B simultaneously.

Recovery roll (tech roll) - Press A and B simultaneously as you are touching the ground from getting knocked down. Some moves/knockdowns are not rollable. You can mix this up with staying on the ground to mess with your opponents setups on wakeup.

Throw break - Press back/forward any button immediately after you are thrown. Some normal throws are not breakable, and instead you can mash all the buttons and directions to lessen the damage and get out faster.

Guard Cancel Roll (emergency roll) - Press A and B simultaneously or while guarding a move (hold back to roll backwards). This uses one power stock.

Guard Cancel Strike (CD counter) - Press C and D simultaneously while guarding a move. This uses one power stock.

MAX mode activation - Press A, B, and C simultaneously. This will use one power stock and give you a meter that shows you how much time you have left in MAX mode. While in MAX mode you get a large damage bonus (25% increase), more pushback on hit for all attacks, and any Desperation Moves (supers) performed during this time will become Super Desperation Moves, and will take one power stock in addition to the one you used to go into MAX mode. These SDMs are enhanced versions of the normal supers and will do more damage/hits, etc.

Extra Mode

Basic Commands

Block - hold 4 (air)

  • While blocking, you take no damage from normals and reduced damage from specials and Desperation Moves.

Backstep - 4,4

Dash - 6,6 (quick hop)

Short Hop (sh) - Tap 7 / 8 / 9

Hyper Hop (hh) - Tap 1/2/3~7 / 1/2/3~8 / 1/2/3~9 / Dash, 9

Jump (j) - Press 7 / 8 / 9

Super Jump (sj) - Press 2, 7 / Tap 2, 9 / Dash, 9

Evade - A B

  • With this move you dodge while standing in place and are temporarily invincible during the dodge. You can, however, be thrown out of this by command grabs (not standard 4 / 6 P / K throws).

Counter Attack - A B, P / K

  • This is done while using the Attack Evade

Down Evade - A B as you land

  • With this you can recover as soon as you hit the ground after being knocked down.

Throw Escape - You cannot escape any throws in EX mode.

Guard Cancel Evade - Block, A B

Guard Cancel Strike - Block, C D

Strike Attack - C D (air)

Charge Power Gauge - A B C (until Power Gauge is at maximum capacity).

Taunt - Press Start

Power Guage

In Extra Mode, you have a power gauge that fills over the course of a fight. It is filled by :

1. Taking damage.

2. Charging.


Once the gauge fills, it says "MAXIMUM" and begins to slowly empty. During this time your body glows/flashes and a multitude of things happen :

1. All of your attacks do 50% more damage.

2. You may perform a Desperation Move.

3. You may perform a Guard Cancel Evade / Strike.

  • Doing either of the latter 2 will drain your gauge and return you to normal.


When you are at 20% or less health, your Life Gauge begins to flash red. During this time, a multitude of things happen :

1. You may perform DPs freely.

2. You may perform Guard Cancel Evades / Strikes freely.

3. If your Power Gauge reaches maximum, you may perform Super Desperation Moves. These are the same commands as your standard DMs, but they often have different attack animations and do larger amounts of damage to the opponent.

  • If your life should increase back above 20% for any reason, you lose all of the benefits of a low Life Gauge.

Team attitudes and meter management

Your team has an effect on the way that the game is played. While selecting your team order, you can hold down the Start button and see three types of faces next to your characters. The three types determine how much meter you get after that character loses, and how likely they are to help you during dizzies and mashable throws.

Red Face (Angry) - After they lose, you will lose 1 power stock. They will never jump on to help you.

White Face (Neutral) - After they lose, you will have the same number of stocks that they lost with. They will jump in to help you sometimes.

Yellow Face (Happy) : This means that the fighter has been put in a team that he enjoys. They will add 1 power stock to your meter when they lose, and they will jump in to hit your opponent when you are dizzy or are in a mashable grab every time, as long as you give them enough time.

When you are selecting the order of your team, take note of the faces. Generally you'll want yellow/happy faces fist or second, and red/angry faces last. Don't let this completely decide what order you use, though. Think about who actually needs meter, the matchups you will be playing, etc. Note that power stocks only apply to Advanced mode, so that aspect shouldn't affect your order decision when using Extra mode.

When a character is defeated, the winning character regains a small amount of health. In addition, losing a team member gives the losing player an advantage.

In Advanced mode, you can have an extra stock slot after each fighter is lost. The first fighter has a maximum of 4, the second fighter has a maximum of 4, and the last fighter has a maximum of 5.

In Extra mode, your Power Gauge is shortened after each fighter is lost. The first fighter has a full length Power Gauge, the second fighter has one that is 25% shorter than normal, and the third fighter has one that is 50% shorter than normal.

Game Versions

The Characters

Japan Team

Fatal Fury Team

Psycho Soldier Team

Art of Fighting/Kyokugenryu Team

Ikari Warriors Team

Orochi Team

Women's Team

'97 Special Team

Korea Team

'98 "Father" Team

Yagami Team

US Sports Team

Orochi Unleashed Team (Secret Team)

Edit Characters

EX Characters

KoF '98 Final Boss