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The KKB is Balrog's V-Skill in Street Fighter V.

Input
KKB Arcade-Button-MPunch+Sf3 kick medium
Buffalo Swing ​​​Arcade-Button-MPunch+Arcade-Button-MKick>Arcade Button Punch
Buffalo Pressure ​​​Arcade-Button-MPunch+Arcade-Button-MKick>Arcade Button Kick

DescriptionEdit

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Executed by pressing Medium Punch and Medium Kick simultaneously, Balrog twirls his body while moving forward. During the rotation, he has a couple of follow-up options. By pressing punch, Balrog delivers a hook punch to his opponent. By pressing kick, he winds up and delivers a huge downward hook.

TacticsEdit

While activated, Balrog can dodge projectiles as well as string together attacks. This is a decent way to counter against zoners who use projectiles to keep Balrog at bay. With good reads and proper timing, Balrog can safely avoid fireballs and be in range to deal some damage to his opponent. However, the range of the rotation is very short, which means Balrog has to be close to his opponent in order to launch a counterattack. 

BuffaloSwing

Balrog can even activate his V-Skill during the startup frames of his special attacks. This is very useful to perform damaging combos. If his in opponent is in put in a juggle state with Heavy Screw Smash, Balrog can perform EX Dash Straight to inflict a massive damage since the special move hits his opponent twice. This time, instead of allowing the second hit to connect, Balrog can use his V-Skill to cancel the special move and juggle the opponent with Buffalo Swing, allowing him to end the combo and deal even more damage with a second Dash Straight.

BuffaloPressure

Cancelling special moves into KKB is another way to put his opponent in a reset situation. If Balrog has his Crazy Rush V-Trigger active, he can assault his opponent with a barrage of dash punches to maintain offensive pressure, even on block. During the frenzy of punches, Balrog can surprise his opponent by cancelling his special attack to go for a throw. Additionally, he can open up his opponent with his Buffalo Pressure overhead attack.

Balrog's V-Skill is very versatile and has a lot of potential for controlling space and dishing out a lot of damage.

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