Street Fighter Wiki

Forbidden Shoryuken

2,197pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk6 Share
"Not today! Shoryuken! (禁じ手! 昇龍拳! Kinjite! Shouryuuken!?)"

The Forbidden Shoryuken (禁じ手・昇龍拳 Kinjite Shouryuuken?, "Forbidden Hand Rising Dragon Fist") is a special attack that made its debut in the Street Fighter Alpha series. It usually appears as the result of a 'missed' Shin or Metsu Shoryuken by Ryu.

The move is later introduced 'proper' as a Super Combo used by Gouken in the Street Fighter IV series.

All appearances Arcade Stick QCFArcade Stick QCF + Arcade Button Punch
Gouken 345


Kinjite comes from a term used to describe a move forbidden in sports such as sumou, go, shougi, and the like.


The Forbidden Shoryuken is simply a multi-hitting Shoryuken, with Gouken's version delivering the most at eight. These give the user the opportunity to utilize it as an anti-air of sorts, especially if they should mistime their Super/Ultra Combo.


The move possesses a significant recovery, much longer than that of a fierce Shoryuken, making the move very punishable.


Gouken 5-frame Safe Jump after SC00:57

Gouken 5-frame Safe Jump after SC

A Gouken player combos a throw into a Forbidden Shoryuken.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.