On top of standard Numpad Notation, MBON Dustloop pages have a few added pieces of notation.
- Charge Shot and Charge Melee
cs.: Charge the given button until the charge meter fills, then release to perform a different attack.
cs.A: Hold until the charge meter fills, then release to attack.
cs.2B: Hold until the charge meter fills, then press on the joystick while releasing to attack.
- Attacks while in a Boost Dash
bd.: Execute the inputs while in a Boost Dash.
bd.8B: Press during a Boost Dash.
- Direct Cancel
~: Cancel one action directly into another. This symbol is usually left out if there's no change of inputs other than pushing a single button.
5BBB: Press three times, each press occurring during the recovery of the previous attack. Notice how
5BB ~ 2B: Press , press again when the first attack finishes, then press when the second attack finishes.
- Step Cancel
>: Step during or before an attack connects. Commonly used with melee attacks.
5B > 8B: Press , then when the attack connects enter a step input to Rainbow Step ( or , for example) then quickly press .
- Boost Dash Cancel
>>: Boost Dash during or before an attack connects. More commonly used with ranged attacks.
A >> A >> A: Press , Boost Dash as soon as the main shot is fired, press again, Boost Dash as soon as the main shot is fired, then press .