Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Welcome to the Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Wiki! Here you will find a everything you need to play UMvC3 competitively. As time goes by, more resources will be added, so make sure you stop by regularly for your UMvC3 fix!
- The Spectator's Guide to UMvC3 is a good starting point to get you up to speed on what is going on in the game.
- The(S)Alt+Tab Guide for UMvC3's Roster is very useful if you're having a character crisis and you're not sure what character to pick.
- The SRK Wiki Basic Video Tutorials section has a comprehensive archive of great video tutorials through the game's history!
- Learn UMvC3 in 4 Minutes is a very short video about UMvC3 in a nutshell.
- An extremely detailed guide on the MvC3's community history can be found in The Hyperpedia of Marvel vs Capcom 3
Throughout the guide there will be a lot of jargon thrown around and, unless you know what these terms are referring to, it might be difficult to understand some of the more complex lingo and slang used. For example, what is Hit Stun and Block Stun? What's a "Strike" or a "Wall Bounce" or a "Forced Ground Bounce?" What do we mean when we use the word "frames?" So before we begin, please take some time to look over the glossary to familiarize yourself with some of these terms so the rest of the guide will make more sense.
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 build on the modes of the previous version offering additional functionality and gameplay options. You'll find explanations of the variety of modes below.
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 shares most of the elements from it's predecesor with only a few minor changes. If you are already versed in the mechanics from Marvel vs. Capcom 3 then much of this information should be familiar. Never-the-less the of the details you are able to internalize, the better your performance will be within the highly competive game.
After a sound understanding of the Game Mechanics it is very important to be formulating a strategy in order to increase your win percentage. Below some strategic details are outlined to help in this process.
Sacktap (generally agreed with by KaneBlueRiver and Readman in comments): https://twitter.com/thesackutapu/status/1170558160953720832?s=21
Four Horseman (top): Zero, Morrigan, Vergil, Doctor Doom
Top Billing (high): Magneto, M.O.D.O.K., Dante, C. Viper, Nova
Win Condition (character success depends on fulfilling a specific gameplan, or heavily depends on momentum): Phoenix, Firebrand, Hulk, Frank West, X-23
Contenders (mid): V. Joe, Trish, Wolverine, Chun-Li, Deadpool, Hawkeye, Thor, Wesker, Spencer, Spider-Man
Cheerleaders (support/assists characters): Doctor Strange, Amaterasu, Rocket Raccoon, Sentinel, Strider, Arthur, Dormammu, Storm, Iron Man, Akuma, Shuma-Gorath
Almost, But Not Quite (low): Taskmaster, Captain America, Chris, Felicia, Jill, Super Skrull, Tron Bonne, Phoenix Wright
"Not Actually Good, Stop Getting Hit By Lariat You Scrubs": Haggar
Oof (bottom): Nemesis, Ghost Rider, Iron Fist, Ryu, Hsien-Ko, She-Hulk
A List of Infinites found throughout Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3's History