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Hugo

The Gigas Breaker (ギガスブリーカー Gigasu Buriikaa?) is one of Hugo's special attacks, introduced as his first Super Art in the Street Fighter III series. This Super Art returns in Street Fighter X Tekken, and is his first Ultra Combo in Ultra Street Fighter IV.

Hugo after slamming Ibuki at the end of the manuver

Input
Appearance Function Input
Street Fighter III series Super Art I Full circleFull circle + Punch
Street Fighter X Tekken Super Art Quarter-circle backward + All 3 kick buttons
Ultra Street Fighter IV Ultra Combo I Full circleFull circle + All 3 punch buttons
Damage
Hugo 510

Description[]

Hugo attempts to grab the opponent in the Street Fighter III series; in Street Fighter X Tekken, the move is strike-based, and he runs after the foe, attempting to Lariat them. If successful, he then proceeds to perform a spinning Shootdown Backbreaker then a bigger one and finally a powerful Moonsault Press which smashes the opponent in-between Hugo's humongous body and the ground, Hugo counting to 3 in German while doing so.

Tactics[]

In the Street Fighter III series, the technique is the Super Art of choice for many Hugo players and inflicts a massive amount of damage. It has a greater range than his Moonsault Press alone[1], which makes it easier to counter moves on block.

Gallery[]

Videos[]

SF3.3_HUGO_RED_PARRY_TO_GIGA

SF3.3 HUGO RED PARRY TO GIGA

A Hugo player "red parries" a Necro player's Magnetic Storm and finishes them with a Gigas Breaker.

Sprites[]

Street Fighter III series

Trivia[]

  • The way Hugo counts to three in Ultra Street Fighter IV is strangely offset compared to his other appearances, counting while he's falling rather when he's preparing to jump.

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