INTRODUCTION
Until the developers give us actual Move Lists in the Pause Menu, I made my own. It is currently a work-in-progress.
All button presses are shown as if you are using an XBox controller, or at least one with the same buttons, like the Logitech gamepad I use. They are also shown as if you are Player 1 on the left side of the screen.
I have highlighted the moves that I found to be most useful.
Add any suggestions you might have in the comments.
ALL CHARACTERS
When opponent does a low attack:
- Punish (←Y or ←X): quickly pull your lead leg back, then high attack at the opponent’s head.
Long Guard (LT):
- Low Swipe (B or A): short downward swipe, used to knock the opponent’s weapon away if they are also in Long Guard.
Close Range:
- Hand Push (RT): push the opponent’s hand to create an opening.
- Escape Hand Push (←←): if the opponent pushes your hand, quickly dash backwards to avoid their attacks.
- Instant Kill (RB or LB): grab the opponent and kill them.
- Escape Instant Kill (←): if the opponent grabs you, quickly press backwards to escape the grab.
- Close Attack (Y, X, B, or A): punch, kick, or pommel-strike the opponent to create an opening.
ISABELLE (LONGSWORD) PART 1
Isabelle is the most complicated character because most of her attacks change depending on which foot she has forward. She also has extra attacks in High Guard and Low Guard.
Basic Attacks – Left Foot Forward:
- High Right (Y): short vertical slash, switch feet.
- High Left (X): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center.
- Low Right (B): upward diagonal slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (A): lean to the left a little, then a short horizontal slash from left to center.
Basic Attacks – Right Foot Forward:
- High Right (Y): lean to the left a little, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center.
- High Left (X): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet.
- Low Right (B): short upward diagonal slash from lower right to center.
- Low Left (A): short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from center to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Forward – Left Foot Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): step forward with a high horizontal slash with the back edge (known in German as a Zwerchhau), switch feet.
- High Left (→X): long diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (→B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (→A): low horizontal slash at the legs from left to right.
Moving Forward – Right Foot Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): long diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (→X): short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center, switch feet.
- Low Right (→B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (→A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Backward – Left Foot Forward (←):
- High Right (←Y): long diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet.
- High Left (←X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (←B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (←A): low horizontal slash at the legs from right to left.
Moving Backward – Right Foot Forward (←):
- High Right (←Y): awkward looking diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (←X): long diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Low Right (←B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (←A): diagonal upward slash or swipe from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Left – Left Foot Forward (↑):
- High Right (↑Y): lean to the left a little, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center.
- High Left (↑X): long diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (↑B): step to the left and slash upward from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (↑A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Left – Right Foot Forward (↑):
- High Right (↑Y): awkward looking diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (↑X): short, high, almost horizontal slash from center to upper right, switch feet.
- Low Right (↑B): short diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (↑A): short diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Right – Left Foot Forward (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): short diagonal downward slash from upper right to center, switch feet.
- High Left (↓X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Low Right (↓B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (↓A): low horizontal slash at the legs from right to left, switch feet.
Moving Right – Right Foot Forward (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (↓X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Low Right (↓B): high horizontal slash with the back edge (known in German as a Zwerchhau).
- Low Left (↓A): horizontal slash from left to right.
ISABELLE (LONGSWORD) PART 2
Isabelle is the most complicated character because most of her attacks change depending on which foot she has forward. She also has extra attacks in High Guard and Low Guard.
Long Guard – Left Foot Forward (LT):
- High Thrust (Y or X): step forward and thrust, switch feet.
Long Guard – Right Foot Forward (LT):
- High Right (Y): quick step forward and low thrust.
- High Left (X): step forward and thrust.
High Guard – Left Foot Forward (↑, LT):
- High Attack (Y or X): short vertical slash, switch feet.
- Low Attack (B or A): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
High Guard – Right Foot Forward (↑, LT):
- Slash and Thrust (Y or X): vertical downward slash, then a thrust.
- Low Attack (B or A): short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower right to center.
Low Guard – Left Foot Forward (↓, LT):
- High Right (Y): step forward and thrust, switch feet.
- High Left (X): over-the-head back-edge vertical slash.
- Double Attack (B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
Other – Left Foot Forward:
- Charging High Right (→→Y): dash forward, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper right to center, switch feet.
Other – Right Foot Forward:
- Charging High Right (→→Y): dash forward, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper right to center.
- Charging High Left (→→X): dash forward, then a short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet.
Combos – Left Foot Forward:
- High R-R Combo (Y, Y): short vertical slash, switch feet, then a downward diagonal slash from upper left to lower right.
- High L-R Combo (X, Y): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, then a short vertical slash, switch feet.
- High L-R-R Combo (X, Y, Y): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, then a short vertical slash, switch feet, then a downward diagonal slash from upper left to lower right.
- Zwerch-copter (→Y, X): step forward with a high horizontal slash with the back edge (known in German as a Zwerchhau), switch feet, then a short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet again.
- High-Low L-R Combo (→X, B): long diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then a long diagonal upward slash with the back edge from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low-High R-L Combo (B, X): upward diagonal slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet, then a slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet again.
- Low-High L-R Combo (A, Y): lean to the left a little, then a short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from center to upper right, then step forward with a high horizontal slash with the back edge (known in German as a Zwerchhau), switch feet.
- Low R-L Combo (B, A): upward diagonal slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet, then a short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from center to upper right, switch feet again.
Combos – Right Foot Forward:
- High R-R Combo (Y, Y): lean to the left a little, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center, then a downward diagonal slash from upper right to lower left.
- High L-R Combo (X, Y): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet, then a short vertical slash, switch feet again.
- High L-R-R Combo (X, Y, Y): short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet, then a short vertical slash, switch feet again, then a downward diagonal slash from upper right to lower left.
- High R-R-R Combo (→Y, Y, Y): long diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left, then a short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, lean to the left a little, then a short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center.
- Infinite Combo (→Y →Y, repeat): long diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left, then a short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, repeat.
- High-Low L-R Combo (→X, B): short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center, switch feet, then a diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet again.
- High-Low L-R-L Combo (→X, B, X): short diagonal downward slash from upper left to center, switch feet, then a diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet again, then a fast diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet again.
- Low-High L-R Combo (A, Y): short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from center to upper right, switch feet, then a downward diagonal slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet again.
- Low-High R-L Combo (B, X): short upward diagonal slash from lower right to center, then a short downward diagonal slash from upper left to center, switch feet.
- Low L-R Combo (A, B): short, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from center to upper right, switch feet, then an upward diagonal slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet again.
GEDEON (SABER)
After certain attacks, Gedeon switches which foot he has forward, but unlike Isabelle most of his attacks are the same no matter which foot he has forward. In most cases, if he is left-foot forward and does a right attack then he’ll switch to right-foot forward, or if he is right-foot forward and does a left attack then he’ll switch to left-foot forward.
Basic Attacks:
- High Right (Y): diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left (sometimes switch feet).
- High Left (X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Right (B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Left (A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right (sometimes switch feet).
Moving Forward – Left Foot Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): step forward with a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet.
- High Left (→X): small step forward with a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (→B): step forward with a diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, switch feet.
- Low Left (→A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Forward – Right Foot Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): small step forward with a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (→X): switch feet and step forward with a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet again.
- Low Right (→B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left (looks like it might be with the back of the saber instead of the front edge).
- Low Left (→A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Backward (←):
- High Right (←Y): diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left (sometimes switch feet).
- High Left (←X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Right (←B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Left (←A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right, always switch feet.
Moving Left (↑):
- High Right (↑Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left (sometimes switch feet).
- High Left (↑X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper left to lower right (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Right (↑B): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower right to upper left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low Left (↑A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right (sometimes switch feet).
Moving Right – Left Foot Forward (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet.
- High Left (↓X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Low Right (↓B): low horizontal slash at the legs from right to left, switch feet.
- Low Left (↓A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Moving Right – Right Foot Forward (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): slow, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (↓X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Low Right (↓B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (↓A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, switch feet.
Long Guard – Left Foot Forward (LT):
- High Right (Y): long step forward with a short vertical slash, switch feet.
- Moving Left High Right (↑Y): switch feet, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet again.
- Moving Right High Right (↓Y): switch feet, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, switch feet again.
- High Left (X): short step forward with a slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Thrust (→X): step forward and thrust with palm up, switch feet.
Long Guard – Right Foot Forward (LT):
- High Right (Y): hesitate for a moment, then a short step forward with a slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, switch feet.
- Moving Left High Left (↑X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper left to lower right.
Other:
- None found yet.
Combos:
- High L-R Combo (X, Y): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low-High L-R Combo (A, Y): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, then a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low-High R-L Combo (B, X): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right (sometimes switch feet).
- Low L-R Combo (A, B): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, then a diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left (sometimes switch feet).
- Low R-L Combo (B, A): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right (sometimes switch feet).
JACEK (SABER)
Jacek and Barabasz are very similar. Even though the developers have tried to differentiate them, they still share mostly the same move-set.
Basic Attacks:
- High Right (Y): diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (X): slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (→X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (→B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (→A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Backward (←):
- High Right (←Y): short vertical slash.
- High Left (←X): short swiping attack from left to right.
- Low Right (←B): short slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (←A): short swiping attack from left to right.
Moving Left (↑):
- High Right (↑Y): quick horizontal slash from right to left.
- High Left (↑X): hanging guard, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (↑B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (↑A): quick, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Right (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): hanging guard, then a slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (↓X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (↓B): low horizontal slash at the legs, from right to left.
- Low Left (↓A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from left to right.
Long Guard (LT):
- Chop (Y): step forward, then a vertical slash.
- Trickshot (X): step forward, then a reverse vertical back-edge cut.
- Cutthroat (→Y): step forward and thrust with palm up.
- Thrust (→X): step forward and thrust with palm down.
- Go Around (↑X): double-step forward, then a hanging guard, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
Other:
- Leg Lunge (→→B): dash forward, then a low horizontal slash at the legs from right to left.
- Spear (→→Y): dash forward and thrust.
- Feint Sidestep (↑↑X): dash left, fake a slash, then a step forward and a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- Belly Lunge (↓→B): big step forward, then a low horizontal slash from right to left.
- Stab (↓→Y): short step forward and thrust.
- Revenge (↓←X): leap backward, then step forward and thrust.
Combos:
- Combo 1 (B, X): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Combo 2 (A, Y): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, then a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- Belly to Legs (→B, A): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a low horizontal slash at the legs from left to right.
- Whirl (→Y, Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then another slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- One, Two (→Y, X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- One, Two, One (→Y, X, Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then another slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- One, Two, Three (→Y, X, B): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then a diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
BARABASZ (SABER)
Jacek and Barabasz are very similar. Even though the developers have tried to differentiate them, they still share mostly the same move-set.
Basic Attacks:
- High Right (Y): diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (X): slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Forward (→):
- High Right (→Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (→X): diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (→B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (→A): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Backward (←):
- High Right (←Y): short vertical slash.
- High Left (←X): short swiping attack from left to right.
- Low Right (←B): short slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (←A): short swiping attack from left to right.
Moving Left (↑):
- High Right (↑Y): quick horizontal slash from right to left.
- High Left (↑X): hanging guard, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (↑B): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left.
- Low Left (↑A): quick, slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from lower left to upper right.
Moving Right (↓):
- High Right (↓Y): hanging guard, then a slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper right to lower left.
- High Left (↓X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Low Right (↓B): low horizontal slash at the legs, from right to left.
- Low Left (↓A): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from left to right.
Long Guard (LT):
- Chop (Y): step forward, then a vertical slash.
- Trickshot (X): step forward, then a reverse vertical back-edge cut.
- Cutthroat (→Y): step forward and thrust with palm up.
- Downward Slash (→X): long slightly-angled (almost vertical) slash from upper left to lower right.
- Horizontal Slash (↑Y): high horizontal slash from right to left.
Other:
- Spear (→→Y): dash forward and thrust.
- Hanging Guard (↑↑X): double step and hanging guard, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Belly Lunge (↓→B): big step forward, then a low horizontal slash from right to left.
Combos:
- Combo 1 (B, X): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- Combo 2 (A, Y): diagonal upward slash from lower left to upper right, then a diagonal downward slash from upper right to lower left.
- Belly to Legs (→B, A): diagonal upward slash from lower right to upper left, then a low horizontal slash at the legs from left to right.
- Whirl (→Y, Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then another slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- One, Two (→Y, X): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right.
- One, Two, One (→Y, X, Y): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then another slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left.
- One, Two, Three (→Y, X, B): slightly-angled (almost horizontal) slash from upper right to lower left, then a diagonal downward slash from upper left to lower right, then a diagonal upward slash from right left to upper left.
MARIE (RAPIER)
To be added.
This is all about Hellish Quart – Move List (WIP); I hope you enjoy reading the Guide! If you feel like we should add more information or we forget/mistake, please let us know via commenting below, and thanks! See you soon!
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