GGST/Leo Whitefang/Combos

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Combo Notation GuideCharacter Name Abbreviations
7 InputIcon 7.png 8 InputIcon 8.png 9 InputIcon 9.png
4 InputIcon 4.png 5 InputIcon 5.png 6 InputIcon 6.png
1 InputIcon 1.png 2 InputIcon 2.png 3 InputIcon 3.png
Numbers represent direction on a keyboard numpad. For example InputIcon 236.png+GGST P Prompt.png becomes 236P.
> = Proceed from the previous move to the following move.
land = Indicate that the player must land at a point in the sequence.
, = Link the previous move into the following move.
->/~ = Cancel the previous special into a follow-up special.
dl./delay = Delay the following move.
whiff/(whiff) = The move must whiff (not hit).
c. = Close
f. = Far
j = Jump
hj/sj = High Jump/Super Jump
jc = Jump Cancel
hjc/sjc = High Jump Cancel/Super Jump Cancel
dc/adc = Dash Cancel/Air Dash Cancel
CH = Counter Hit
AA = Anti-Air
WS = Wall Stick/Wall Splat
[X] = Hold input.
]X[ = Release input
(move) = Move is optional.
[sequence]xN = Repeat sequence N amount of times.
(N) = Attack must deal N amount of hits.
[X] or [Y] = Perform X or Y.
IAD = Instant Air Dash
BRC = Blue Roman Cancel
RRC = Red Roman Cancel
PRC = Purple Roman Cancel
YRC = Yellow Roman Cancel
YYXRC = Dash Input X Roman Cancel in Y direction i.e: 22PRC
XRC~Q = Cancel the X Roman Cancel into Q i.e: RRC~5K
AN = GGST Anji Mito Icon.png Anji
AX = GGST Axl Low Icon.png Axl
CH = GGST Chipp Zanuff Icon.png Chipp
FA = GGST Faust Icon.png Faust
GI = GGST Giovanna Icon.png Giovanna
GO = GGST Goldlewis Dickinson Icon.png Goldlewis
IN = GGST I-No Icon.png I-No
JC = GGST Jack-O' Icon.png Jack-O'
KY = GGST Ky Kiske Icon.png Ky
LE = GGST Leo Whitefang Icon.png Leo
MA = GGST May Icon.png May
MI = GGST Millia Rage Icon.png Millia
NA = GGST Nagoriyuki Icon.png Nagoriyuki
PO = GGST Potemkin Icon.png Potemkin
RA = GGST Ramlethal Valentine Icon.png Ramlethal
SO = GGST Sol Badguy Icon.png Sol
ZT = GGST Zato-1 Icon.png Zato-1

Combo List

  • Currently, every damage value here has only been dealt to Ky.
  • Leo specific notation: bt.X = During Brynhildr Stance.
5P/ 2P/ 5K/ 2K Starters
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
5P (> 5P > 5P) > 236S Anywhere 49; 60; 69 9%; 11%; 13% All [1] Very Easy The mash-out. Use more or less 5P depending on distance for a max of three. Video
5P (or 2P) > 6P > 236S Anywhere 66 15% All [2] Very Easy Two 5Ps are possible at point-blank range, but you may be better served going for a throw. Video
5K > 2D > 236S (or 236H) Anywhere 82 16% All [2] Easy The timing for 236S can be a bit weird at first. 236H can be used with the same timing to forsake damage in exchange for meaty bt.S. Video
5K (or 2K) > 6K > 236S Anywhere 79 (63) 16% All [3] Very Easy Easier than above with 3 less damage and 1 pixel less of Tension. Also has a low version. Video
5K (or 2K) > 6K > 236S > 66RRC > 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > 214[S] > WS bt.214H Corner / Near Corner 174 (146) -48% All [3] Medium Wall break corner(ish) combo starting with 5 or 2k Video
c.S/ f.S Starters
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
c.S > f.S > 5H > 236S Anywhere 123 21% All [1] Very Easy Video
c.S > 5H > f.S > 5H > 236S Anywhere 145 28% All [1] Very Easy Leo's ideal B&B from c.S. Video
c.S > 2H > dl. f.S Anywhere 103 14% All [1] Very Easy Launches opponent almost a full screen away. Sacrifices damage for creating space between you and your opponent. Video
c.S > 2H > 214[S], bt.214H Anywhere 153 24% All [3] Medium Make sure to delay your input in between 214S and 214H, or else the game might register 5H instead. Videos
c.S > 2H > 214[S] > bt.632146S Anywhere 207 18% -50% All [4] Hard If your overdrive input is too late, it will only do 190 damage instead of 207. Video
c.S > 2H > 214[S], bt.S > bt.H, bt.214[S] > WS > bt.214H (or bt.632146S) Corner 205 (229) 37% (32% -50%) All [2] Easy Relatively easy combo to pull off and is a good route to wall break. Some characters, like Sol, need a micro walk before the 2nd 214S. Video
c.S > 5H > f.S > 5H > 236S > 66.RRC > (9)j > j.D, dl. 2S > 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > WS > 6H (or 632146H) Midscreen 209 (227) 28% -50% (2% -100%) All [3] Medium B&B RC conversion to wall break. Depending on how close you are to the corner and to your opponent during the combo, you may need less 5H > f.S or 2S > 5H links. You will need to time your 2S inputs to when your opponent wall bounces. Video
c.S > 5H > f.S > 5H > 236S > 66.RRC > 66 66 c.S > 2H > 214[S] > WS > bt. 214H (or bt.632146S) Midscreen 216 (240) 28% -50% (2% -100%) All [3] Medium Higher damage midscreen RC conversion to wall break. Video
c.S > 5H > f.S > 632146H (WB) Anywhere 177 (210) 15% (16%) -50% All [2] Easy B&B hitconfirm to 632146H. Video
f.S (> 5H) > 236S Anywhere 63 (90) 11% (16%) All [1] Very Easy If your opponent is too far away, 5H will not connect. Video
5H/ 2H Combos
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
2H > 236H, bt.S > bt.H > 236H > RRC > 2H > WS > 5H (or 632146H) Back to Corner 192 (204) 30% -50% ( -100%) All except heavyweights [5] Very Hard Yes, this is a Wall Breaker combo for when you're backed up against a corner. The timing is especially tight between 236H and bt.S, but thankfully it's before spending any meter. Remember you change directions in between the first 236H and the second 236H, so adjust your inputs accordingly! Video
2H > 236H, bt.S > bt.H, bt.S > bt.H > WS > bt.214H (or bt.632146S) Back to Corner 196 (215) 30% -50% All except heavyweights [5] Very Hard Meterless version of above combo. Super can be used for hard knockdown after wall break. Video
2H > 236H, bt.S > bt.H > 22 > 66 f.S > 5H > 2S > 214[S] > WS > 214H (or 632146S) Back to Corner 206 (232) 40% (35% -50%) All except heavyweights [5] Hard Optimal sideswitch combo from cornered 2H starter. Video
2H > 236H, bt.K > bt.S > bt.H > 22 > 66 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > WS > 66 214S (or WS > 214[S] (whiff) bt.632146S Back to Corner 185 (205) (on Potemkin) 40% (35% -50%) Heavyweights [5] Hard Optimal heavyweight route from cornered 2H starter. Video
CH 5H > 236H, bt.S > bt.H > 22 > 66 2H > 214[S] Midscreen 162 38% All [3] Medium Meterless midscreen combo that results in good oki. Video
CH 2H > 2S(whiff), 66 c.S > 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > dl. 2S > 5H > 214[S], bt.214H (or bt.632146S) Corner 226 (246) 43% (39% -50%) All [3] Medium High damage corner counterhit punish Video
CH 2H > [4]6H > 66 c.S > 5H > dl. 5S > 5H > dl. 2S > 214[S] > WS > 214H (or bt.632146S) Corner 248 (269) 45% (40% -50%) All [3] Medium Higher damage corner counterhit punish Video
CH 2H > 236S (whiff), 5K > jc j.S(2) > adc j.S(2), 66 c.S > 5H > dl. 2S > 214[S] > WS > 214H (or bt.632146S) Midscreen 237 (257) 45% (40% -50%) All [5] Very Hard Midscreen to corner, against heavyweights you must do 2S (whiff) > 66 5K instead of 236S (whiff). The timing/spacing is also tighter on heavyweights. Heavyweights / All but heavyweights
Brynhildr Stance Starters
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
bt.K ( > bt.P ( > bt.K)) > bt.S > bt.H > bt.214[H] Anywhere 81 (109) ((111)) 20% (21%) ((23%)) Anyone [1] Very Easy BnB brynhildr combo from bt.K. Add the bt.P and bt.K fillers depending on how close you are. You can also replace bt.214[H] with bt.214[S] for less damage in exchange for better oki midscreen. Video
bt.H, bt.S > bt.214[S] Anywhere 85 19% Anyone [1] Very Easy BnB brynhildr combo from bt.H. Video
bt.K > bt.S > bt.H 22 > 66 > c.S > 2S > 214[S] Anywhere 92 28% Anyone [5] Very Hard BnB brynhildr combo that maintains backturn and ends close to the grounded opponent. 22 cancel early on during bt.H in order to ready your fingers for the 66 after. The timing on this one is extremely strict. If you're whiffing the c.S , you're either dashing or slashing too late. If you're hitting with f.S instead of c.S, delay your S a bit longer. Video
bt.S > bt.H 22 > 66 > c.S > 2H > 214[S] Anywhere 123 25% Anyone [4] Hard BnB brynhildr variation beginning with bt.S. Timing is a bit more forgiving. Video
bt.H 22 > 66 > c.S > 2H > 214[S] Anywhere 109 22% Anyone [4] Hard BnB brynhildr variation beginning with bt.H. Timing is a bit more forgiving. Video
Jump Starters
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
j.S(2) > 66 > j.S(2), c.S > 5H > 2S > 5H > 214[S] > WS bt.214H Airborne Corner 200 30% Anyone [4] Hard Full wallbreak combo conversion for a high up j.S. Punish jumps in the corner. Dash cancel the first j.S early on to land the second j.S. Video
Dust Combos
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
5[D], j.H > j.S > jc > j.S > j.H > jc > j.H > j.H (Finishing Blow) Anywhere 208 20% All but Ky [1] Very Easy Easy almost universal route. j.S(2) whiffs on Ky Video
5[D], j.H > j.P > j.H > jc > j.H > j.P > j.H > j.H (Finishing Blow) Anywhere 206 21% All [2] Easy Easy, completely universal route. Video
5[D], j.H > j.S > jc > j.H > dl. j.H > jc > j.H > j.H (Finishing Blow) Anywhere 207 19% All but Chipp [3] Medium Slightly difficult to time a delayed second j.H in order to avoid getting an early Finishing Blow instead. Video
5[D], j.H > j.S > jc > j.H > j.K > j.H > jc > j.H > j.H (Finishing Blow) Midscreen 214 20% All but Chipp, Faust, I-No, Jack-O [4] Hard Max damage and mostly universal. Timing is extremely tight to fit the Finishing Blow in. This is MIDSCREEN ONLY as the Finishing Blow whiffs in corner. Video
5[D], j.H > j.S > jc > j.H > j.P > j.H > jc > j.H > j.H (Finishing Blow) Anywhere 211 20% All [4] Hard Max damage and completely universal. Slight delay on initial j.H is needed for some characters such as Faust. Video
CH 2[D] > 2K > 214S Anywhere 100 17% All [3] Medium Counter hit 2[D] into 4 way mixup. Timing for 2K is tight to avoid an OTG hit. Doesn't work with Max range 2D Video
CH 2[D] > 2K > 214[S] > bt.S > bt.H > 236H Anywhere 138 32% All [4] Hard Even tighter timing on 2K gives a backturn combo Video
CH 2[D] > [2]K > [2]8HS > 66RRC > j.S > 66 > j.S > c.S > 236S > WS Midscreen 170 + WS ~20%-50 ?? [4] Hard Slightly Delay the first j.S so the RRC can pop them up into the air a little
Special Starters
Combo Position Damage Tension Gain Works on: Difficulty Notes Video
[2]8H(3) > 22.RRC > microwalk > 2H > 236H or 214[S] Midscreen 115 or 122 ~10% -50% Everyone [4] Hard Eisensturm conversion into Brynhildr. The 214[S] is better damage and better oki (hard vs. soft knockdown) but 236H can side switch, which may be more valuable if you were able to Eisensturm them out of their corner pressure.
632146H(5) > 66.RRC (or 66.PRC) > dl. 2H > 214[S], bt.S > bt.H > WS > bt.214H Midscreen 246 (276) 2% -100% Everyone [3] Medium Reversal overdrive full combo. The spacing is tight; too close to the wall and it breaks after the overdrive, too far and you don't end up close enough even with the RC drift. The PRC version is trickier to time -- you need to connect the middle of the blades in 2H as your opponent is falling down, but the damage is worth it.

Combo Theory

General Confirms

Leo can confirm pretty much anything, including 5P and 2P, into 236S for a quick soft knockdown ender. Adding damage is generally tacking on as much filler as possible before finishing in 236S for a ground ender or either 214[S] or 236H for an air ender, depending on distance and height.

Leo can also confirm counter hit pokes ( 6P, 6K, f.S, 5H) into 236H raw for a side switch into Brynhildr. In the case of f.S and 5H, a filler hit of the reverse beat button may be possible before 236H, but mind the distance from your opponent.

Stance Combos

Generally bt.S is the stabilizing confirm normal for stance, which can then combo into bt.H for additional damage and a low launch, which generally enables 236H for a midscreen ender or 214[H] for the corner.

Corner 2S 5H Loop

Leo's highest-damage routes come from doing multiple iterations of 2S > 5H against an airborne opponent in the corner, which bounces the opponent against the wall repeatedly. Each iteration adds about 700 wall damage, so you'll only be able to get three loops at the most (assuming you started it after just a single attack), but including the wallbreak, you'll still often achieve somewhere within the realm of 200 damage.

Starting the Loop

Leo can set up the loop in the following relatively practical ways:

  • anything > 236S > 66.RRC~ c.S > 5H > loop
    • Lowest damage but most generic setup into the route
  • anything > RRC, iad j.S c.S > 5H > loop
    • Even lower damage than the above RRC extension, especially with the RRC shockwave further lowering loop potential, but much easier execution if you're uncomfortable with using Fast RC.
  • air-to-air j.S or j.H c.S > 5H > loop
    • Turn any successful air-to-air by the corner into a high damage threat
  • CH 6K > 214S, c.S > 5H > loop
    • Confirm from a successful 6K frametrap
  • CH 2D, c.S > 5H > loop
    • Easy punish starter that can be done from a fairly flexible area of ranges.
  • CH 2H > 2S(whiff), 66 c.S > 5H > loop
    • High damage punish starter.

Ending the Loop

With a maximum of four 2S > 5H loops before wallstick, subtract one loop from the combo per every two attacks you've already done before starting if you would like to count out exactly how many you can get.

  • 2S > 5H > (wallstick) > 236H or 632146H
    • The easiest way to end the loop, since you can simply confirm a wall-stick into the final attack, though losing out on around 10-20 damage compared to 214[S] enders.
  • 2S > 5H > 214[S] > (wallstick), bt.214H/ bt.632146S
    • Highest damage ender. At some bounce heights you may be able to include one more 2S before the 214[S] to squeeze in a couple more points of damage, but for stability's sake this should generally be omitted.
  • 2S > 5H > 236H
    • Takes the opponent out of the corner and sets up soft knockdown stance oki. Use this if you really don't want to break the wall and would rather put your back to the corner to begin oki than return to starting positions.
  • 214[S]
    • You can also just end with an especially early Turbulenz for hard knockdown stance oki without taking your opponent out of the corner. The damage potential from this will be limited since wall damage still remains, but if you just needed one more confirm to close out the round, this might be more worth it than wallbreaking with the initial route.

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