The King of Fighters ’98 – Character’s Special Moves

The King of Fighters ’98 features several characters, each with their own special moves. However, it is very difficult (or almost impossible) for you to know all these headshots. So, we decided to make this post with all the special moves of each character from The King of Fighters ’98 so you don’t have to pause the game to look!

All the special moves of each character from The King of Fighters ’98

Kyo Kusanagi

coup name attack button
Ge Shiki Gou Fu You +
Ge Shiki Naraku Otoshi +
88 Shiki +
114 Shiki: Ara Kami +
__128 Shiki Kono Kizu + after 114 Shiki Ara Kami was made
__127 Shiki Yano Sabi + after 114 Shiki Ara Kami was made
____125 Shiki Nana Se after 128 Shiki Kono Kizu was made or 127 Shiki Yano Sabi was made
____Ge Shiki Migiri Ugachi after 128 Shiki Kono Kizu was made or 127 Shiki Yano Sabi was made
115 Shiki Doku Kami +
__401 Shiki Tumi Yomi + after 115 Shiki Doku Kami was made
____402 Shiki Batu Yomi after 401 Shiki Tumi Yomi was made
100 Shiki Oni Yaki +
910 Shiki Nue Tumi (reversal attack) +
707 Shiki Kooma Ho Furi +
202 Shiki Kotu Tsuki You +
75 Shiki Kai + , then
Golpe “Desperation”
Ura 108 Shiki Orochi Nagi
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Saishuu Kessen Ougi “Mu Shiki”
+

Benimaru Nikaido

coup name attack button
Knee Spinning Drop ( Pitch Air ) (near) or or + Where
Jackknife Kick +
Flying Drill +
Rajinken +
Shinku Katate Goma +
Iai Geri +
Super Inazuma Kick +
Handou Sandan Back +
Benimaru Collider (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Raiko Ken
+ (Use for a “Desperation” Super Blow )
Golpe “Desperation”
Magic Raiko Ken
+ (cannot be used as a “Desperation” Super Blow )
Golpe “Desperation”
Electro Trigger
(close) +

Goro Daimon

coup name attack button
Takra Tsubushi +
Zujou Barai +
Jirai Shin +
Fake Jirai Shin +
Chou Ousoto Gari (close) +
Chou Ukemi +
Nekko Gaeshi +
Kumo Tsukami Nage +
Kiri Kabu Gaeshi +
Tenchi Gaeshi (close) +
Uru Nage +
Golpe “Desperation”
Jigoku Gokuraku Otoshi
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Arashi Noyama: Nekko Meki
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
__Arashi Noyama: Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi
+ ( Durante o Nekko Meki )
Golpe “Desperation”
____Arashi Noyama: Bukko Meki Ura Nage
+ ( Durante o Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi (DM) )
Golpe “Desperation”
____Arashi Noyama: Zoku Tenchi Gaeshi
+ ( Durante o Zuko Kiri Kabu Gaeshi (SDM) )

Terry Bogard

coup name attack button
Back Knuckle +
Rising Upper +
Power Wave +
Burn Knuckle +
Crack Shot +
Rising Tackle +
Power Dunk +
Power Charge +
Golpe “Desperation”
Power Geyser
+
Golpe “Desperation”
High Angle Geyser
+

Andy Bogard

coup name attack button
Jou Agito +
Age Omote +
Hi Sho Ken +
Zan Ei Ken +
__Ga Dan Kou + (Durante o Zan Ei Ken )
Sho Ryu Dan +
Ku Ha Dan +
Genei Shiranui +
__Genei Shiranui Shimo Agito (durante o Genei Shiranui)
__Genei Shiranui Uwa Agito (durante o Genei Shiranui)
Geki Heki Hai Sui Shou (close) +
Hit “Desperation”
Cho Reppa Dan
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Hisho Ryusei Ken
+

Joe Higashi

coup name attack button
Low Kick +
Slide Kick +
Hurricane Upper +
Baku Retsu Ken
__Baku Retsu Finish + (durante o Baku Retsu Ken )
Tiger Kick +
Slash Kick +
Ougon no Kakoto +
Golpe “Desperation”
Screw Upper
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Baku Retsu Hurricane Tiger Kakato
+

Ryo Sakazaki

coup name attack button
Hyouchuu Wari +
Ko Ou Ken +
Koh Hoh + (can be done during Mou Ko Rai Jin Gou )
Mou Ko Rai Jin Gou +
Mou Ko Rai Jin Setsu +
Hien Shippu Kyaku +
Kyokuken Ryu Ranbu Ken (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Ryu Ko Ranbu
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Haoh Shoko Ken
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Tenchi Haoh Ken
+

Robert Garcia

coup name attack button
Ryuu Han Shuu +
Kou Ryuu Go Kya Geri +
Ryuu Geki Ken +
Ryuu Ga +
Ryuu Zan Shou +
Hien Shippu Kyaku +
Hien Ryuu Jin Kyaku +
Kyokugen Ryuu Ranbu Kyaku (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Ryu Ko Ranbu
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Haoh Shokoh Ken
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Muei Shippuu Judah Kyaku
+

Yuri Sakazaki

coup name attack button
Tsubame Otoshi (near) (or or) + (or)(Air Throw)
En Yoku +
Ko Ou Ken +
Rai Kho Ken +
Kuu Ga +
__Uru Kuu Ga + ( after Kuu Ga strong )
Hien Senpuu Ken +
Hien Senpuu Kyaku +
Golpe “Desperation”
Hien Houou Kyaku
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Haoh Shokoh Ken
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Hien Rekkou
+

Athena Asamiya

coup name attack button
Psychic Shoot (ouou) + (Where)
Renkan Tai +
Phoenix Bomb +
Psycho Ball Attack +
Psycho Sword +
Psycho Teleport +
Phoenix Arrow +
Psycho Reflector +
Not Psycho Reflector +
Super Psychic Throw (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Shining Crystal Bit
+
Golpe “Desperation”
__Crystal Shoot
+ (durante o Shining Crystal Bit)
Golpe “Desperation”
Phoenix Fang Arrow
+

Sie Kensou

coup name attack button
Ko Bokute +
Gosen Tai +
Chou Kyuu Dan +
Ryu Renga Chi Ryuu +
Ryu Renga Ten Ryuu +
Ryu Sou Geki +
Ryu Renda (close) +
Ryu Gaku Sai +
Golpe “Desperation”
Shin Ryuu Seiou Rekkyaku
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Shin Ryuu Tenbu Kyaku
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Sen Ki Hakkei
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Niku Man O Kuu
+

Chin Gentsai

coup name attack button
Sui HoHyoutan Shuu +
Hyoutan Geki +
Ki Sui Shu +
Ryuu Rin Hou Rai +
Suikan Kan Ou +
__Chou Shuu Riku Gyo (conectado) + (durante o Suikan Kan Ou )
Bogetsu Sui +
__Ryuu Ja Hanhou + (durante o Bugetsu Sui )
__Rigyo Hanhou + (durante o Bugetsu Sui )
__Kaiten Teki Kuu Totsu Ken (conectado) + (durante o Bugetsu Sui ou Suikan Kan Ou )
Kaiten Teki Kuu Totsu Ken (não conectado) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Gou Ran Enpou
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Gou En Shourai
+

Leona Heidern

coup name attack button
Heidern Inferno (Air Throw) (near) (or or) + (Where)
Strike Arc +
Baltic Launcher +
grand knowledge +
__Gliding Buster + (right after the Grand Saber Heavy was made)
Moon Slasher +
X-Caliber +
I Slasher +
Earring Bakudan +
Golpe “Desperation”
V Slasher
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Rebel Spark
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Gravity Storm
+

Ralf Jones

coup name attack button
Vulcan Punch
Gatling Attack +
Ralf Kick +
Kyukoka Bakudan Punch +
Kuuchuu Kyukoka Bakudan Punch +
Super Argentine Backbreaker (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Bari Bari Vulcan Punch
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Umanori Vulcan Punch
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Galactica Phantom
+

Clark Still

coup name attack button
Death Lake Dive (Air Throw) (near) (or or) + (Where)
Stomping +
Vulcan Punch
Napalm Stretch +
Frankensteiner (close) +
Super Arabian Burglary Back Breaker +
Rolling Cradler +
Super Argentine Backbreaker +
__Flashing Elbow + (after any special pitch)
Golpe “Desperation”
Ultra Argentine Back Breaker
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Running Three
+

Chizuru Kagura

coup name attack button
Jo Katsu Zheng Zheng +
Jo Katsu Cang Cang +
Jo Katsu Cong Cong +
108 Katsu Tamayura no Shintsune +
100 Katso Tenjin no Kotowari +
212 Katsu Shinsoku no Noroti + any button
__212 Katsu Shinsoku no Noroti Ten Sui + (durante o 212 Katsu )
202 Katsu Otsu Shiki Choumon no Isshin + any button
Golpe “Desperation”
Ichimen Ikkatsu San Rai no Fui Jin
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Ichimen 85 Katsu Reigi no Ishizue
+

Mai Shiranui

coup name attack button
Yume Zakura (Air Throw) (near) (or or) + (Where)
Benitsuru no Mai +
Kuro Tsubame no Mai +
Daiwa Fuusha Otoshi +
Kachosen +
Ryuenbu +
Hakuro no Mai +
Hisho Ryu En Jin +
Hissatsu Shinobibachi +
Chijou Musasabi no Mai + (hold)
Kuuchuu Musasabi no Mai +
Golpe “Desperation”
Cho Hissatsu Shinobibachi
+
Hit “Desperation”
Houou no Mai
+
Hit “Desperation”
Sui Chou no Mai
+

King

coup name attack button
Slide Kick +
Venom Strike +
Double Strike +
Surprise Rose +
Trap Shot +
Mirage Kick +
Tornado Kick +
Golpe “Desperation”
Illusion dance
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Silent Flash
+

Kim Kaphwan

coup name attack button
Dora Yup Chagi +
Neri Chagi +
Kuu Sa Jin +
Hi En Zan +
__Ten On Zan + (during the heavy Hi En Zan )
Ryuusei Raku +
San Ren Geki + (can be repeated up to 3 times)
Han Getsu Zan +
Hishou Kyaku +
Haki kyaku +
Golpe “Desperation”
Houhoh Kyaku
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Houhoh Tenbu Kyaku
+

Chang Kuhan

coup name attack button
Hiki Nige +
Tekkyu Dai Kaiten (cancel by pressing + + + )
Tekkyu Funsai Geki +
Tekkyu Hi En Zan +
Dai Hakai Nage ( Throw ) (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Tekkyu Dai Bousou
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Tekkyu Dai Assatsu
+

Choi Bounge

coup name attack button
Nidan Giri +
Toorima Back +
Tatsumaki Shippuu Zan +
Hishou Kuu Retsu Zan +
Shissou Hishou Zan +
Senpuu Hi En Shitozsu +
__Hokou Ten Kan
can be repeated up to 3 times
any direction + Any button (during Senpuu Hi or Hishou Kuu )
Hishou Kyaku +
Kaiten Hi En Zan +
__Kishuu Hi En Tsuki (durante o Kaiten Hi En Zan )
Golpe “Desperation”
Shin! Chouzetsu Tatsumaki Shinkuu Zan
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Houou Kyaku
+

Yashiro Nanakase

coup name attack button
Regret Bash +
Step Side Kick +
Upper Duel +
Sledgehammer +
Missile Might Bash +
Jet Counter +
__Jet Counter Still + (Durante o Jet Counter )
Golpe “Desperation”
Final Impact
+ (hold to increase power)
Golpe “Desperation”
Million Bash Stream
+ ,( )
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Shermie

coup name attack button
Shermie Stand +
Shermie Clutch +
Shermie Whip (close) +
Shermie Spiral (close) +
__Shermie Cute + (after any throw command)
Axle Spin Kick +
Shermie Shoot +
Golpe “Desperation”
Shermie Flash
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Shermie Carnival
(close) +

Chris

coup name attack button
Spinning Array +
Reverse Anchor Kick +
Carry Off Kick +
Slide Touch +
Scramble Dash +
Direction Change +
Hunting Air +
Shooting Dancer Thrust +
Shooting Dancer Step +
Glider Stomp +
Golpe “Desperation”
Chain Slide Touch
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Twister Drive
+

Ryuji Yamazaki

coup name attack button
Bussashi +
Hebi Tsaku Gedan + (hold to delay)
Hebi Tsaku Chuudan + (hold to delay)
Hebi Tsaku Uwadan + (hold to delay)
__Hebi Damashi ( while delaying Hebi Tsaku )
Bai Gaeshi – Kyuushuu +
Bai Gaeshi – Dan Hassha +
Sabaki no Aikuchi +
Yakiire +
Suna Kake +
Sadomazo +
Badukan Pachiki (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Guillotine
+
Hit “Desperation”
Yondan Drill
(close) +

Blue Mary

coup name attack button
Hammer Arc +
Double Rolling +
Climbing Arrow +
M. Spider +
Spin Fall +
Vertical Arrow +
__M. Snatcher + (during Vertical Arrow )
Straight Slice +
__M. Crab Clutch + (durante o Straight Slice)
M. Reverse Facelook +
M. Head Buster +
Back Drop (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
M. Splash Rose
+
Golpe “Desperation”
M. Dynamite Swing
+
Golpe “Desperation”
M. Typhoon
(close) +

Billy Kane

coup name attack button
Dai Kaiten Geri +
Boukou Tobi Geri +
Senpu Kon
Shuuten Ren Ha Kon
San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Uchi +
__Kaen San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Tsuki + (durante o San Setsu Kon Chu Dan Tsuki )
Senen Satsu Kon +
Kyou Shuu Hishou Kon +
Ka Ryuu Tsuigeki Kon +
Sui Ryuu Tsuigeki Kon +
Golpe “Desperation”
Cho Kaen Senpu Kon
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Dai Senpuu
+

Iori Yagami

coup name attack button
Ge Shiki Yumebiki +
Ge Shiki Gou Fu In Shinigami +
Ge Shiki Yuri Ori +
108 Shiki Yami Barai +
100 Shiki Oni Yaki +
311 Shiki Sou Kushi +
127 Shiki Aoi Hana + (can be repeated up to 3 times)
212 Shiki Koto Tsuki In +
Kuzu Kaze (close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Kin 1201 Shiki Ya Otome
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Ura 108 Shiki Ya Sakazuki
+

Mature

coup name attack button
Crematory +
Despair +
Sacrilege +
Death Row + (can be repeated up to 3 times)
Metal Massacre +
Deceaser +
Ebony Tears +
Golpe “Desperation”
Heaven’s Gate
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Nocturnal Lights
+

Vice

coup name attack button
Monstrosity +
Mayhem +
Outrage +
Ravenous +
Black End (close) +
Decider +
Gore Fest (close) +
__Mithab’s Robe + (during Black End or Mayhem )
Golpe “Desperation”
Negative Gain
(close) +
Golpe “Desperation”
Whitering Surface
+

Heidern

coup name attack button
Critical Dive (near) or or + or ( Air Throw )
Shooter Narnagel +
Cross Cutter +
Moon Slasher +
Neck Roller +
Storm Bringer (close) +
Killing Bringer +
Golpe “Desperation”
Final Bringer
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Heidern End
+

Takuma Sakazaki

coup name attack button
Oniguruma +
Kawara Wari +
Ko Ou Ken +
Mou Ko Murai Gan +
Zan Retsu Ken +
Shou Ran Kyaku +
Hien Shippu Kyaku +
Haoh Shikoh Ken +
Golpe “Desperation”
Ryuko Ranbu
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Shin Kishin Geki
(close) +

Saisyu Kusanagi

coup name attack button
Ge Shiki Gou Tsuchi +
Ge Shiki Zu Tsui +
108 Shiki Yami Barai +
702 Shiki En Jou + (can be repeated up to 2 times)
100 Shiki Oni Yaki +
100+ Shiki Nataguruma +
427 Shiki Shin Ken +
Golpe “Desperation”
Ura 108 Shiki Orochi Nagi
+ (hold to delay)
Golpe “Desperation”
1207 Shiki To Bou Gai
+

Heavy D!

coup name attack button
Rock Crush +
Rolling Soul Diver +
Ducking Combination + (can be repeated up to 2 times)
Blast Upper +
Soul Flower +
Dancing Beat (close) +
Shadow + (use to increase power of your next special move)
Golpe “Desperation”
D.Magnum
+
Golpe “Desperation”
D.Crazy
+

Lucky Glauber

coup name attack button
Dunk Otoshi +
Lucky Kick +
Death Bound +
Lucky Vision +
Death Dunk +
Cyclone Break +
Death Heel +
Death Shoot + any button
Golpe “Desperation”
Hell Bound
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Lucky Driver
+

Brian Battler

coup name attack button
Buster Tomahawk +
Brian Tornado +
Hyper Tackle +
Rocket Tackle +
Screw Body Press +
Brian Hammer +
__Double Hammer + (during Brian Hammer )
____DDT + (durante o Double Hammer)
__Tiger Driver + (during Brian Hammer )
____Samurai Bomb + (during Tiger Driver )
____Shoulder Backbreaker + (during Tiger Driver )
Golpe “Desperation”
American Supernova
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Big Bang Tackle
+

Rugal Bernstein

coup name attack button
Double Tomahawk +
Backpack Ken +
Dark Barrier +
Genocide Cutter +
Kaiser Wave +
God Press +
Golpe “Desperation”
Gigatech Pressure
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Dead End Screamer
+

Shingo Yabuki

coup name attack button
Ge Shiki Gou Fu Nage Fukanzen +
114 Shiki Ara Kami Mikansei +
115 Shiki Doku Kami Mikansei +
100 Shiki Oni Yaki Mikansei +
Shingo Kinsei Ore Shiki Nie Togi (close) +
Hiji Otoshi +
101 Shiki Oboro Guruma Mikansei +
Shingo Kick +
Golpe “Desperation”
Ge Shiki Kake Hou Rin
+
Golpe “Desperation”
Burning Shingo
+

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