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Chaining From Heavies Into Specials

taojay1taojay1 Posts: 1,062 ★★★
So I was playing around in rol, fighting ws with red cyclops. I discovered that after using a heavy attack, you can immediately chain into an sp1 or sp2 and still hit ws while he is still on the ground. I don't mean interrupt the heavy attack; I mean I throw the special after ws has been knocked down, and suddenly he's up again being roasted by cyclops' beam. If I recall correctly, this was previously not possible, when you threw a special while the opponent was on the ground it would just whiff. Anyone else want to test this?

Comments

  • _ASDF__ASDF_ Posts: 1,169 ★★★★
    I noticed i could roast WS while he was on the ground still from a heavy as well. I was using Sentinel's SP 2. I'd Heavy, just before he was on his feet i'd hit him with a SP2 and he wouldn't have time to block. Just blasted him. I dont think the was the same as before.
  • Yeah, This happens to me with stark spidey and the same thing happened, with sp3 and then a sp2 was ready again. Not saying this is bad because it gives starkie an advantage
  • MarzGrooveMarzGroove Posts: 897 ★★★
    I don’t think this is anything new. What I usually see is attacks whiffing when tying to start a combo too soon after a special.
  • taojay1taojay1 Posts: 1,062 ★★★
    @MarzGroove you don't ever recall, say, throwing im sp1 while opponent was still on the ground, and the beam just passes over their recumbent body?
  • I feel like if you get it just right maybe? But....
  • taojay1taojay1 Posts: 1,062 ★★★
    @Mitchell35 what I'm experiencing doesn't require any special timing, I just throw the special while the opponent is down. With further testing, all ranged attacks will connect, but melee attacks require the opponent to be trapped against the wall
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