The Kamaitachi (鎌鼬, "Sickle Weasel") is one of Guy's unique attacks, introduced in the Street Fighter Alpha series.

Input
All appearances Down-forward + Heavy kick

Description[edit | edit source]

Executed by pressing down-forward and Heavy Kick, Guy plants a foot on the opponent and then performs a back flip kick. It can be used to strike from a distance.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The move shares its name with Kamaitachi, a Japanese yōkai that resembles a weasel.

Sprite[edit | edit source]

Kamaitachi in the Street Fighter Alpha series

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This move ends the Bushin Muso Renge in the Street Fighter Alpha series.
  • This move is not to be confused with Hayate's Kamaitachi from the EX series, which is a different special move instead.
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