Kung Lao

Move List


INPUT COMMANDS
Shaolin Fist
1
Step Punch
Forward+1
Low Palm
Down+1
Straight Poke
2
Hat Slice
Forward+2
Rising Rim
Down+2
High Kick
3
Dragon Step
Back+3
Side Kick
Down+3
Spin Kick
4
Sweeping Razor
Back+4
Twin Kicks
Forward+4
Back Kick
Down+4
JUMPING ATTACKS
Razor Edge
1
Shaolin Strike
2
Light Kick
3or4
HOP ATTACKS
Vicious Slice
Up,1orUp,2
Shaolin Shalhoub
Up,3orUp,4
GETUP ATTACKS
Rising Hat
Up+2
Flip Kick
Up+3
FLAWLESS BLOCK ATTACKS
Rising Hat
Up+2
Flip Kick
Up+3
THROWS
Toward Throw
1+3+ForwardorForward+1+3
Back Throw
1+3or1+3
ROLL ESCAPES
Forward Roll Escape
Forward+Stance Switch
Away Roll Escape
Back+Stance Switch
AIR ESCAPE
(Air) Breakaway
Down+Block
MOVE DATA
DAMAGE BLOCK DAMAGE F/BLOCK DAMAGE
N/A N/A N/A
MOVE TYPE VARIATION
N/A N/A
PROPERTIES
N/A N/A
DESCRIPTION
N/A
FRAME DATA
START-UP ACTIVE RECOVERY
N/A N/A N/A
CANCEL ADVANTAGE
N/A
HIT ADVANTAGE BLOCK ADVANTAGE F/BLOCK ADVANTAGE
N/A N/A N/A

Strategy


Combos


Lotus Fist

Kung Lao - Lotus Fist - Beginner Combos

Kung Lao – Lotus Fist – Beginner Combos


Kung Lao - Lotus Fist - Beginner Combos
Kung Lao - Lotus Fist - Advanced Combos

Kung Lao – Lotus Fist – Advanced Combos


Kung Lao - Lotus Fist - Advanced Combos

Hat Tricks

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Guides


General

Kung Lao - Advanced Guide

Kung Lao – Advanced Guide


Footsies Kung Lao’s primary footsie tools are his and . Kung Lao’s is a 7 frame low poke with decent range. Use the hit advantage on to approach opponents. is a 10 frame advancing mid attack that can be staggered into a throw. Mix up with and . Kung Lao’s is unsafe so it should not be used often. Since opponents will attempt to punish , you can mix ...

Lotus Fist

Orbiting Hat Setup

Orbiting Hat Setup


In Kung Lao’s Lotus Fist variation, he gains access to Orbiting Hat, or . By ending combos with into Orbiting Hat, this will create a knockdown setup. If your opponent does a Getup Attack, it will whiff. If your opponent does a Roll Escape, you will recover in time to pressure them. Your opponent will have no choice but to block the Orbiting Hat. The Orbiting Hat is very advantageous on block and allows ...

Hat Tricks

Z Hat Setup

Z Hat Setup


In Kung Lao’s Hat Tricks variation, he gains access to Z Hat, or . By ending combos with into Z Hat, this will create a knockdown setup. If your opponent does a Getup Attack, it will trade with the Z Hat and your opponent will be knocked down. If your opponent does a Roll Escape, you will recover in time to pressure them. Your opponent will have no choice but to block the Z ...

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