|Fastest CH launch|
|Fastest wall splat|
|Parry||b+1+2 (high or mid punches)|
Pugilist. Counter hit, the character. Steve is characterized by his general safety, tracking and strong presence in neutral. This makes his low risk high reward playstyle a tournament favourite.
Strengths & weaknesses
- Counter hit tools
- Safety in frames and tracking
- Great pokes
- Amazing wall pressure
- Best Rage Drive in the game (RD2)
- Evasiveness using weaves
- Poor comeback potential without Rage
- Lack of threatening mixups outside of wall
- Lackluster block punishment (no i15 launchers)
- Can't punish FUFT 4 wakeup kick
- Poor (but consistent) whiff punishment without Rage
- Poor ground hitting moves
- Vulnerable to punch parries
- Steve Discord
- Combo document by Mogly et al.
- Steve tutorial video by That Blasted Salami.
- Basics guide by Xiang Part 1, Part 2, Part 3