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The Tourouzan (螳螂斬? "Praying Mantis Slash") is one of Yang's special attacks, introduced in the Street Fighter III series.

Input
All appearances Arcade Stick QCF + Arcade Button Punch (can be performed up to 3 times)

DescriptionEdit

Tourouzan

Tourouzan in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition.

Executed by performing a quarter-circle forward motion and pressing punch, Yang steps forward and performs an inward open-palm slash with alternating hands (i.e leading hand, then opposite, then lead again). It can be performed three times in a row, with the third strike being an outward slash; 2nd Impact ends with Yang's far standing medium punch instead, which is an elbow bash.

The distance, speed and startup time are determined by the punch button pressed; light punch has shorter startup time, heavy punch travels the furthest and fastest, and medium punch balances the two. The recovery time depends on the number of strikes; there is almost no recovery time after the first slash, but the recovery time increases for each subsequent one performed.

The EX Special version slashes five times; the timing for this does not vary, and the only control Yang has over the series of punches after the initial input is the distance.

TacticsEdit

This attack is central to Yang's style, as the timing between strikes can be varied in for use as a hit confirm, thwarting an opponent's attempt to counter (e.g. parrying), or as a solid approaching tool. Attacking with more than one Tourouzan can create an opening for a foe to punish, due to the longer recovery.

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TourouZan

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