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SvC Chaos: SNK Vs Capcom/Kim Kaphwan

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김갑환, Kim Kaphwan
"Train under me! Your weakness of spirit makes you vulnerable."
Difficulty Simple
Max Mode Needed? Up to you
Tier Placement Top Tier (S)
Standing Hitbox ?
Crouching Hitbox Short

Introduction

Kimface.png

Kim Kaphwan, one of the most loved characters in the KOF series. He's very good for beginners, and if you're used to his KOF2002 counterpart, you'll be used to a good part of his kick strings and rushdown pressure, even if the system changes hold him back a bit due to the lack of hops (and thus, no j.A pressure, for example).

Strengths Weaknesses
  • Very easy to play and master
  • Very decent walking speed
  • Simple, but extremely effective and rewarding combos
  • Very fast overhead
  • Can stop ground projectiles
  • Almost identical to his KOF2002 version
  • Some 100% combos and some infinites
  • His Hou'ou Kyaku super can be used in the air too
  • One of the best Exceeds in the game
  • Pretty linear character
  • Can be easily punished on his Special/Super moves if they are blocked
  • Doesn't have his Ryuusei Ranku
  • No good long ranges options
  • Isn't so good when being pressured back
SVC Chaos: SNK VS Capcom Frame Data Glossary
Damage

How much damage the attack does. This takes into account no defense modifiers, so the damage assumes a 0% damage modifier.

  • Note: Damage is a little inconsistent. Example: Geese cl.A deals 5 damage. Against Zero, sometimes it does 5 pixels of damage to his life bar, other times it does 4 pixels. Against Ryu, cl.A does 4 pixels of damage, other times it does 3 pixels of damage. This info comes from the Enterbrain Mook, but most likely this is the cause of damage modifiers skewing the damage slightly, thus making it a bit inconsistent.
Counter Damage

How much damage the attack does on a counter hit, or when it connects with an opponent while they're performing an attack.

Guard

Where the attack hits, and thus where it must be blocked.

  • Mids can be blocked standing and crouching
  • Overheads must be blocked standing
  • Lows must be blocked crouching
  • Unblockable cannot be blocked
  • Throws break through block up-close
Guard Crush

How much guard meter damage the attack does to the green Guard Gauge.

Stun

How many points of stun the attack adds to the opponent's invisible Stun Gauge.

Meter

How much meter is gained for performing/landing the attack. Special moves earn meter both when activated and when they connect with the opponent, whether it hits them or they block it.

Cancel

The type of cancel the attack can perform.

  • Any - All cancel types work
  • Ch - Chain cancel; it can chain into other attacks (mostly just lights)
  • Self - Can chain only into itself
  • Cmd - Command cancel; can cancel into command normals
  • Sp - Special cancel; can cancel into special moves, and almost always this means super cancels are possible too
  • Su - Super cancel; can cancel into super moves
  • Free - Free cancel; can be cancelled in Max Mode by other special moves or super moves
  • Written only for special moves as all normals can be Free Cancelled, so writing it in for every move would be redundant
  • X - Cannot be cancelled, either outside of Max Mode or that it cannot be cancelled at all
Startup

How many frames it takes before the move becomes 'active' or has a hitbox. The SVC Chaos wiki uses classic startup notation, which does not include the first active frame. A move with 3 startup becomes active on frame 4.

Active

How many frames a move remains active (can hurt opponents) for. Consecutive sets of active frames on a multi-hit move are separated by a comma. (Example: 3, 4 - The attack has its first hitbox for 3 frames, then the second hitbox for 4 frames)

  • If there is a gap between sets of active frames, the gap is denoted by a number in parentheses. (Example: 3, (2), 4 - The attack is active for 3 frames, then is not active for the next two frames, followed by being active again for 4 frames.)
Recovery

How many frames it takes for a move to finish after it's been active.

Total

The total number of frames the attack lasts on screen for. This adds up the startup, active, and recovery frames into one number.

Hit/Block Adv

These are frame advantage values when the attack hits or is blocked. If the number is positive, then the move will end before the defender can act again. If the number is negative, the defender will be able to act before the attacker and maybe even punish.

  • SKD refers to a soft knockdown, or a knockdown you can tech roll out of.
  • HKD refers to a hard knockdown, one that you cannot tech roll out of.
  • Frame advantages of projectiles assumes the opponent is point blank range. Any farther and this obviously changes and/or doesn't matter.
  • Block advantage assumes no use of Guard Cancel Front Step.
  • For one, it obviously decreases the attacker's frame advantage significantly.
  • When the defender uses GCFS is also a variable factor so you cannot provide a hard answer as to what the frame advantage is after GCFS, as well as how soon they cancel GCFS into an attack.
  • Generally speaking, just assume the block advantage minus the active frames of GCFS, and that's a rough estimate of the frame advantage when GCFS is performed.
  • This doesn't really matter in most cases, since the attacker will automatically be quite minus after most attacks.
Invulnerability

Indicates whether there's any frames of invulnerability during the attack.

Moves List

Normal Moves

Close Normals

cl.A
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Avoid this move. It can be canceled, but it will whiff on most of the crouching chars, and don't have good uses in Light Attack chains(It can't chain with other Light Attacks). Kim have better options for a punch in his combos(Wait... Punch?)

cl.B
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • A two hit kick that can be normal canceled in either hit. Cannot whiff on low crouching chars, but cannot be very used in Light Attack chains(The first hit will not connect if you try).

cl.C
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move... That's why he's so OP in combos... If you used him in KoF 2002 and got used to his combo strings, you'll(Without doubt) know why... Use this move on his very easy combos(And on his advanced ones too). It can be canceled in the second hit(I don't know if it can be canceled in the first hit, it is so fast that I can even notice it).

cl.D
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • It can look like, but it isn't an overhead. Can be canceled on either hit, but the cl.C is just better than it(Because it is faster than this move).

Far Normals

st.A
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • A good poke that cannot be normal canceled, but hits most of the crouching characters. It's very fast too

st.B
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Can be used as an anti-air, but a very risky one. Whiffs on low crouching chars and cannot be normal canceled.

st.C
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • It's his CD attack from KoF 2002. You'll know you to use it(Or if you want, don't use it). Cannot be normal canceled.

st.D
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Two kicks, one anti-air. Kim have good anti-air options(On his normals, Special Moves, and Supers). It's up to you to choose what better for him.

Crouch Normals

cr.A
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - 4 3 5 12 +4 +2 -
  • Another Punch... But it's good(Why a kick-based char can do better punches than his kicks?), unlike his standing version. Good to use on Light Attack chains, but as an ender for them(Mainly because it cannot chain with other Light Attacks, or even with itself, like on his standing counterpart). Can be normal canceled.

cr.B
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - 5 5 5 15 +2 +0 -
  • This kick will help you on his great(And easy) combo strings. Use this move as a starter for his Light Attack chains(It's good because it hits low, and can chain into itself). Strangely enough, it cannot be normal canceled(Kim can cancel a punch, but cannot cancel a kick? That's very bad, SNK).

cr.C
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - 8 6 13 27 +1 -1 -
  • An anti-air. Can be normal canceled(He has only one cancelable anti-air). Only that.

cr.D
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - 8 7 20 35 SKD -9 -
  • A simple knockdown kick. Like most of the other cr.HKs, it can be normal canceled, do cancel it if you need meter(And only that).

Jumping Normals

Note: Kim's jump buttons are the same regardless of jump direction but the hitboxes change very slightly between neutral and diagonal jumps.

(n)j.A
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Overhead - - - - nj= 7 ; dj= 9 7 - - - - -
  • Neutral/Diagonal Jumping Attack
  • This jumping attack is so... Annoying... For the opponent. Abuse of this move. If you used him in KoF 2002, you'll know this move too. This little punch(Another punch? With a Kick-based char?) has the same properties of that move(It can crossup, and you can easily combo after it). Here, you can cancel it(Time well) on his air Special and Super Moves.

(n)j.B
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Overhead - - - - nj= 4 ; dj= 3 nj= 7 ; dj= 8 - - - - -
  • Neutral/Diagonal Jumping Attack
  • Just a kick without reach. Avoid this move.

(n)j.C
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Overhead - - - - 9 2, 3 - - - - -
  • Neutral/Diagonal Jumping Attack
  • A fast kick that can be used as and air-to-air, or even as a jump-in attack(But for a jump-in, the j.A is better in my opinion, just saying).

(n)j.D
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Overhead - - - - 8 7 - - - - -
  • Neutral/Diagonal Jumping Attack
  • A kick with great reach that can crossup. Use the j.A instead(it's easier to crossup). You can use this as an air-to-air, or if you want more damage on combos(If you didn't like the j.A, I mean).

Command Moves

Neri Chagi
f.B
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move can be used in two ways: Alone, or after any normal(The animation will be the same, but the properties of the move will be different). (When used alone) Wow, a fast overhead attack. Very fast compared to most characters with overhead Command Moves, I can say. Cannot be normal canceled, but you can cancel it on Max Mode. Use if your opponent's character is ducking a lot(Like Guile, who likes to sit, relax, and wait for you to jump, and Kim is a jumper). (When used after a normal) Want a tip? Don't use this version. It cannot be connected with any normal, it's slower than the overhead version(Very slower), it won't hit as an overhead, but any hit can be normal canceled(That's the only good thing about this move).

Throws

Kof.lp.pngKof.lk.png Throw
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
24 24 Throw 0 0 0 X - - - - - - -

Kof.sp.pngKof.sk.png Throw
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
24 24 Throw 0 0 0 X - - - - - - -

Special Moves

Rekka Starter
qcb P
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • Follows-up into either Sanren Geki or Sankuu Kyaku
  • Attack is the same regardless of button strength pressed

Sanren Geki
qcb P x3
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
2nd Rekka - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
A Ender 3rd Rekka - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
C Ender 3rd Rekka - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • A very important move(Or moves, right?). It's just one of those combo moves(You'll need to do 3 QCB+P inputs to get the 4 hits, or 2, in some cases), but can help him in his basic combos. The first and the second hit will be the same depending of the button pressed, and they are useful only on combos(They can be max canceled too, which will lead Kim to extremely damaging combos), but the last hit will change. In the A version, Kim will do his Command Move's animation. Which version he will use? I don't know how to say... It's... A mix of the two versions? Yeah, something like that. It will do 2 hits(But you cannot cancel any of them here), it will not connect with the other two kicks, and the second hit(only) will act as an overhead. Use if your opponent is blocking low everytime. Now in the C version, the things will get better. Kim will perform two kicks in the air, and it will combo after the two kicks, and you can max cancel the second one in his air Super/Exceed while in Max Mode. Very nice to use on combos(Especially the corner ones). Unlike on KoF 2002, you can choose the ender for the string. If you're using the C version, and(Let's suppose) the opponent is blocking it low, you have the option to change the ender, like QCB+C(2x), QCB+A. Very nice.

Sankuu Kyaku
qcb P > uf K > d.K
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
2nd Rekka
uf K
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
3rd Rekka
d.K
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This combination is just a variation of the above, but better on midscreen combos(It's the most used version in KoF 2002 too). There's no diference on the button pressed. And only the first hit can be max canceled(Because it's the same as the first hit of the move above). The third hit is an overhead too.

Hangetsu Zan
qcb K
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
qcb B - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
qcb D - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • A classic, and still good Special Move. Any version is good on Max Mode combos. The B version will do only one hit, and will not knock the opponent down, but the D version will do 3 hits, and will knock the opponent down on the last hit. Any version can be useful on Max Mode combos(You'll see more details about that later, and the A version can be super canceled in Max Mode).

Hishou Kyaku
j.qcf K
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move is good. Kim has two versions of this move(The version changes depending of the game you're playing), which are: The descending one(Where he kicks and continues kicking until he lands), and the one that makes him bounce after the hit. Here, he will use the descending one(Like Choi's). You cannot followup/max cancel it, but it's almost safe on block against some characters, and you can crossup with it. How many hits it can get? It's just depending of the character. The bigger he/she is, most hits he/she will get.

Haki Kyaku
dd.K
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
dd.B - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
dd.D - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move is exactly the same from his KoF 2002 version(And he still can do his Haki cancel bug, and I don't know if that's really a bug/glitch. More details on the combos section, if I can explain the combo in there, I mean). This move can eat ground-based projectiles too(Only the ground wave will eat them, not Kim's legs). B version will not knockdown, but the D will. This move hits low, and can be max canceled.

Hien Zan
[d]~u K
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
[d]~u B - - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move is classic too. It his best special anti-air(But I cannot say that this move is the best anti-air in his arsenal). The B version will do only one hit, and will make Kim land faster(It's not safe, but it can be depending of how you hit). The D version will do two hits, but will take some time to make him land(Yeah, it's very unsafe on block). In Max Mode, the D version can be canceled(Or even Super canceled).
Version Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
Tenshou Zan
[d]~u D > d.D
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • (After the D version of Hien Zan) - The classic followup of the D Hien Zan. It will be an overhead too(Good if the opponent blocks it). Now if it hits after the Hien Zan, it will be a hard knockdown(The opponent cannot recovery roll from it after it hits).

Super Moves

Hou'ou Hiten Kyaku
qcf x2 K
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move is the same from his KoF 2002 version. Kim will perform a kick aiming up. The damage isn't that good, but don't worry about that(If you're new with Kim's game, you can juggle your opponent after the kick, and almost any attack can be used as a followup. If you're wanting to use this move to juggle your opponent two, or even infinite times, forget about that, but he has a possible loop with this move in Max Mode). There are differences between the two versions. In the B version, the kick will send the opponent a little away from Kim. But in the D version, the kick will send the opponent straight up! Use this version instead, it will help you on combos(But some combos will work with the B version).

Hou'ou Kyaku
(Jump) qcb~db~f K
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This move is classic. Unlike in KoF 2002, he can use this move in the air(In KoF 2002, he can use his SDM version in the air only, and the DM in the ground only). Very nice to use on combos, and can be used as a followup to the Super above. You can use this move in the air, but near from the ground(By doing a simple backdash and doing the Super's input while you're in the middle of the dash). It's very unsafe if it is blocked or if it whiffs, so it's way better on combos. Trouble with the input? Just do QCB, QCF+K. Way easier now.

Exceed

max Hou'Ou Kyaku
(Jump) Qcb.pngDb.pngF.pngKof.lk.pngKof.sk.png
Damage Counter Dmg Guard G. Crush Stun Meter Cancel Startup Active Recovery Total Hit Adv Block Adv Invulnerability
- - Mid - - - - - - - - - - -
  • This Exceed has almost the same properties as the Super above(It can be used while you're backdashing too), but with more hits and damage. In Max Mode, you can cancel the 3rd animation of the QCB+C, where he does 2 kicks in the air(You can max cancel the second kick into this Exceed), and yeah, it will work with the Super above(I think it was possible to do the same thing with his SDM in KoF 2002 too, while in max mode). The input mentioned in the Super will work here too.

Strategy

Basic Strategy

Kim's gameplan

Kim is a very good(and very simple) rushdown char to use. He can be great for players who like offensive strategies and simple combos. Kim is a good jumper too, but a thing that you'll need to is:"Where he will land?" That's the most important thing in Kim's jumping game. His j.A is very good to use on combos, because you can crossup with ease using it, but it's bad as an air-to-air, due to the reach of the punch. But if you need damage, you can use any heavy normal in the air. For an air-to-air you should use the the j.C/D, they are the best you can use. "But he's only offensive?" No. He can be pressured, like any other character(I mean, he can take one of Geese's infinites, like any other character in the game). If you want defensive options, you can do his Charge d, u+K(If you're going to use his D version, you can followup it with a d+D to get better damage). Another good option is the QCF(2x)+K super(Can be risky in some cases, but can work). If you hit with it, you can just followup with anything(Even supers, excluding itself) to do THAT damage on your opponent. In Max Mode, Kim just have to land a combo, and he won the round. He can do some very nice infinites and corner 200% combos(Or 100%, full health combos, I don't know how to say it), which makes him a dangerous character in Max Mode(Most characters are, don't worry).

Advanced Strategy

Canceling the d, d+B in normal mode (aka Doing Haki Cancels)

This is a very known glitch(or bug, I don't really know what is that), and very used by most of the advanced Kim players on the KoF '98 - 2002 era. First, I'll explain the glitch, and with that, the last combo on the normal combos list will be explained. First, you'll need to have less than 3 levels to cancel it(That means, you'll have to be outside of Max Mode), and yes, if you have 0 levels, you still can use this. You'll have to kind of "Super cancel" the d, d+B into the QCB, db, f+K. How? Just do this input: d, d+B, QCB, db, f+K. If you're needing help, just do this: d, d+B, (Hold d for a little time after the attack and go to) b, f+K(Using the shortcut now). If done correctly, Kim will flash white(after that, he'll go to his standing position), and you can followup with almost anything after the flash(That's how, and why the infinite works). I could get 16 hits(Beginning with 0 stocks) using the infinite, but I think he can get to 35-40 hits. Oh, while you hit with the infinite, you'll get meter, so pay attention on it(You'll need to know when you'll get on Max Mode), and don't worry about the opponent's meter(The d, d+B won't give him anything). If you're needing help with the Haki Cancels, I have a video here. There are some KoF 2002 tutorial videos about the Haki cancels, you should watch them later. Just jump to 1:19 and watch a player triyng to do Haki cancel combos(In the beginning of the video, you'll see some practical combos too, and without Haki Cancels). Good luck if you want to try them.

Match-Ups

Combos

(Without Max Mode)
Combo Damage Notes
(j.X,) cl.C(2), qcb P > uf.K > d.K Very nice as a BnB combo. You can use it everywhere too. It's better if you add a crossup jump attack in the combo, preferably his j.A. Practice this. If you miss any part of the combo, continue trying.
(j.X,) cr.B, cr.A, qcb P > uf.K > d.K Another version of the combo above, but starting with a low-hitting move. Only that. Note: For most of Kim's combos with cl.C included, you can substitute it with cr.B, cr.A if you like low starters.
cr.B x1-2, cr.A, [d]~u B Simple combo too. You'll be charging while you're crouching, so you just need to press u.B after the cr.A hits. If you want to add a jump attack before this combo, make sure Kim will crossup the opponent, but if not, just do one cr.B (Instead of two) on the opponent. This combo will not work with the D version too, sadly.
(j.X,) cl.C(2), qcfx2 K, [d]~u D > d.D / qcb~db~f K / Exceed Very useful to confirm that the Exceed will hit outside of Max Mode, but you can use the Super, or even the Charging move if you don't have meter.
(Corner only, j.X,) cl.C/cr.B, cr.A, qcb C x3 Very great as a combo, but it can be used only in the corner. Remember that in Max Mode, the 3rd qcb C (two kicks) can be max canceled into the Exceed in the second kick.
(Corner only and while you're not in Max Mode) [dd.B, Haki cancel > Dash, cr.A,]xN, (While in Max Mode) dd.B, qcb~db~f K / Exceed This is Kim's infinite outside of Max Mode. This combo is one of the reasons you should practice your Haki cancels.
(With Max Mode)
(Corner only, j.X,) cl.C, qcb C x3, (SC)qcb~db~f K / (SC)Exceed This is a known combo, but very easy to begin if you're having trouble with the full health combos below. The combo can be hard if you add certain jump attacks other than j.A.
(j.X,) cl.C, qcb D, (C)[d]~u D > d.D Very simple, but effective. It does almost half of one bar in damage terms, which is very nice.
(j.X,) [[d]~u D(1), (SC)qcf x2 K, walk/dash a little forward,]xN, (before Max Mode ends) qcf x2 K, qcb~db~f K / Exceed This is a combo that originated from the KOF2002 Magic Plus bootleg, but it also works here which is very nice, simple, and damaging. You can do it everywhere too. For the charging part, don't worry, you'll have time to do that; you can even buffer it with a dash. But, you'll need to time well when you'll use the [d]~u D part and super cancel it.
(j.X,) cr.A, qcb P(1) / dd.B (Without cr.A), (C)qcb B, (SC)qcf x2 K, qcb~db~f K / Exceed Pretty nice, beautiful, and very damaging. Use when you want. The bad part is only the normal move used, it's the best normal he can use to help in this combo. Haki Kyaku is here only if you want a low starter for the combo.
(Corner only, j.X,) cl.C, qcb B, (SC)qcf x2 K, [d]~u D(1), (SC)qcf x2 K, qcb C x3, (SC)Exceed A little mix of his above combos. You should learn it, just to make sure you can kill your opponent in Max Mode. Use what you have learned here!

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