MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
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05/17/2011 06:57 PM EST
ZeroSymbolic7188 Wrote:
Kano counters Raiden.


I really don't think he does. Care to explain to me?

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05/17/2011 07:31 PM EST
m0s3pH Wrote:
ZeroSymbolic7188 Wrote:
Kano counters Raiden.


I really don't think he does. Care to explain to me?


If Raiden is spamming Teleport and Fly, like most of them do.

Kano's knife beats the fly, and when raiden teleports. Kano will do the upwardball and hit raiden in the face.

For most online Raidens, you can beat them just with those moves, spam the knife incessantly, and when you he teleports the ball will come out automatically and counter. If they catch on (they never do) you can start having a real fight.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
05/18/2011 12:02 AM EST
ZeroSymbolic7188 Wrote:
m0s3pH Wrote:
ZeroSymbolic7188 Wrote:
Kano counters Raiden.


I really don't think he does. Care to explain to me?


If Raiden is spamming Teleport and Fly, like most of them do.

Kano's knife beats the fly, and when raiden teleports. Kano will do the upwardball and hit raiden in the face.

For most online Raidens, you can beat them just with those moves, spam the knife incessantly, and when you he teleports the ball will come out automatically and counter. If they catch on (they never do) you can start having a real fight.
ALl you really need is to find a player who knows how the game works and raiden is pretty much an issue with everyone. probably why he became my favorite character real quick.
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05/18/2011 12:03 AM EST
O yeah he is definitely still really overpowered, but Kano can at least contend with Raiden spam.
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05/22/2011 05:03 AM EST
nvm, not where I wanted to post.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread.
06/05/2011 10:16 PM EST
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Stryker - All kinds of projectile options, the gun hits twice and is very fast and difficult to aviod. The rolling toss is also nasty.


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Keep dunking your Kenshi breadsticks into your Skarlet sauce, people! The main course isn't coming for a while, and you never know when it's going to be disappointing.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread.
06/09/2011 11:57 PM EST
Proposed Tier List Update:

S
Raiden

A
Kung Lao
Sub-Zero

B
Kano
Quan Chi
Noob Saibot
Ermac

C
Cyber Sub-Zero
Kurtis Stryker
Scorpion
Nightwolf
Cyrax
Kitana
Kratos (PS3 exclusive)
Smoke
Mileena
Reptile
Kabal
Liu Kang
Sektor
Johnny Cage
Jade

D
Sheeva
Shang Tsung
Sonya Blade

E
Jax
Sindel

F
Baraka

Im not tournament level and this is just based on my experiences. If somebody is out of order please explain to my why. I think that their are tools that perhaps I dont use properly, and if yall can show me why some people on here should be moved up or down, I want to understand it.






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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread.
06/27/2011 10:00 PM EST
How can i say this without offending any Kratos players out there? Kratos is just a bad character all in all. He's pretty much the "Sheeva" of this era. With his limited options in the air and on the ground, he is basically screwed against the likes of fast players and fast characters like Noob, Mileena, Sonya, Johnny, ect. He has one move where he can shoot 3 arrows at you in one frame, but this move is really nothing but a move for anti air and ground control *zoning*. Moves like "Madusa stare" isn't good to use because they are too far away fo actually effect to take place *unless that was just the demo*. I could go on and on but Kratos + Lag = Your pretty much screwed.

Stryker that high? I say he's a little bit lower then that, but he's been a mid tier whore for his entire run in MK. He fits between Sheeva and up.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
06/27/2011 10:12 PM EST
m0s3pH Wrote:
I'm pretty sure we can safely say:

SS Tier
Kung Lao

S Tier
Raiden

... for starters.


Too early to describe who should be top tier and god tier, but if i was to say it would probably have Kung Lao as the ultimate tier. Raiden is good but however he lacks speed in his moves, so for him that is painful. He makes it up with good recovery, popups, and damage. But this game is more about tactics rather then offensiveness so Raiden lacks that big humph factor. Raiden should be upper mid tier.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
07/25/2011 10:24 AM EST
You can actually combo into Sheeva's X-ray with 2,1,2, X-ray, I don't know if anybody mentioned that, but I read the main list and it said you couldn't/
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
08/01/2011 08:44 AM EST
I think EVO will shake up this tier list somewhat. There was some strong Jax and Sonya representation. Raiden certainly didn't seem overpowered.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
08/04/2011 02:41 AM EST
I'd like to see this list updated... I only read down to Cyrax. When I saw that his X-ray was listed as "Combo into/out: no/no", I felt there was no need to read further, since you can both combo into, and out of it (you can at least land an uppercut out of it. I haven't thoroughly tested it to see if a combo can be landed.).

Great thread, just needs to be updated regularly.

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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
08/06/2011 08:44 PM EST
I'd like to see an updated list and some information on the DLC characters. Kenshi is my main right now and I'd like to see how he officially stacks up against the competition. smile
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
08/22/2011 02:32 AM EST
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I'd like to see an updated list and some information on the DLC characters. Kenshi is my main right now and I'd like to see how he officially stacks up against the competition. smile


Given my unfortunate situation regarding DLC and the fact I've pretty much stopped playing the game anyway. It might be a good idea to ask a mod to update the thread. I'm surprised the strategy forum is sort of a ghost town but that doesn't mean it shouldn't have a worthwhile archive.
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RE: MK2011 High Level Gameplay and character description thread. (4/30/2011) List completed (alpha)
08/24/2011 12:14 PM EST
I really think we should revisit my earlier idea of discussing a given character over a given time period. Talk about matchups, safety, etc. I made a post about Scorpion a while back, but I'll sum it up shortly here:

Best matchups: Baraka, Jax, Stryker
Worst matchups: Kung Lao, Raiden, Mileena

I'll flesh this out more later.