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[[File:ss_yoshitora_tokugawa.png|<center><font size="4"><b>Yoshitora Tokugawa</b></br>徳川 慶寅, Tokugawa Yoshitora</font></center>|thumb|right]]
 
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==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
Short Yoshitora intro, can be serious or a meme one, up to the editor. If you go for the latter, limit the jokes to this section only.
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The truest definition of a “Jack of all trades, master of none” -type character, Yoshitora comes loaded with specials for just about every situation and must make use of all the tools in his kit to be played to his full potential.
  
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While every move in Yoshi’s arsenal has some use, there are a few stand-out examples: Yuugao is finally a real command grab, which nicely complements Yoshitora’s close range game. j.C is a powerful jump-in with an awkward hitbox making it very difficult to anti-air for some characters. It can also cross up. Lastly, if you manage to use all your specials (or your SSM) during a round you get access to Yoshitora’s seventh and final sword - Yuuchouka. A towering, full-screen projectile that is basically next to impossible to win against.
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Yoshitora can be played in a variety of ways. He doesn’t really have any glaring weaknesses except the fact he loses a huge part of his moveset when getting disarmed. His multi-hit attacks are also quite easy to JD, so you need to be careful when on the offensive.
 
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*Strength 1
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*Hugely varied playstyle with tons of options to choose from
*Strength 2
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*Can play offense and defense equally well
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*Has a unique alternate win-condition in unlocking Yuuchouka
 
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*Weakness 1
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*Basically turns into a declawed kitten when disarmed
*Weakness 2
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*Lacks a projectile or a safe, long-range move.
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*Easy to JD
 
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==Data==
 
==Data==
We'll have info to fill in here only after release.
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Damage taken: 100%<br>
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Rage duration: 12 seconds
  
 
==Gameplan==
 
==Gameplan==
Similar to the Strategy section of the 5sp wiki pages. List Yoshitora's archetype, strengths, weaknesses, etc. Sample subsections could include Neutral, Okizeme, etc.
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Yoshitora is a Swiss army knife of a character with just about everything you could ask for -- strong combos and punishment, good defensive tools and no shortage of ways to call your opponent out on their obvious tendencies. The only issue is that all of his tools tend to serve far more specific purposes than those of most other characters, which demands that players have a good understanding of what each of his moves are, and what they are used for. Compounding that, none of said tools are very safe, so he relies quite heavily on making much harder reads than most other characters have to.<br>
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All that being said, if you make the right read and know which tool is best for the occasion, you can scare people into submission, giving you a chance to run his surprisingly scary mixup game.
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Unless, of course, you manage to unlock Yuuchouka. In which case, show 'em the true power of the Shogun.
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===Neutral===
 
===Neutral===
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Yoshitora unfortunately lacks the safe long-range poking he once had due to B Nadeshiko now being significantly less safe on block, so he needs to think more carefully about how to find his way into the mid-range where he can more easily threaten people with his pokes and mixups. He mostly wants to do this by using his fairly strong movement tools -- in particular, his fast jump arc and big, annoying jC can give plenty of characters a hard time stopping him from approaching. A riskier way to deal with your opponent's attempts to stop your advances is in Tsubaki -- while the move is very punishable if you guess wrong, the auto-guard on the hop forward can catch people pushing buttons and get you a flower towards Yuuchouka.
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Once you find yourself closer to your opponent, you can start to run your suspiciously Ukyo-esque mixups. Kara Botan (5BC~j236S) gives you access to a strong, hard to see overhead, which is only bolstered by strong lows of varying levels of safety (2D, 2C, A Nadeshiko) and a very strong grab game thanks to powerful grab combos, and a very threatening command grab in Yuugao.
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If he finds himself on the defensive, he has no shortage of tools to keep people off him -- he can use 2B, C Nadeshiko and Shiraryuri to shut down aerial approaches, and the latter even works as an invincible reversal if you're willing to take the risk.
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Finding opportunities to deflect is especially good for Yoshitora, as he arguably has one of the best deflect games out of the entire cast. While most characters are able to get some kind of strong punish, or even a Super Special Move from a deflect, Yoshitora benefits heavily from this as landing his SSM grants him access to Yuuchouka for the rest of the round, allowing him to very easily close it out. On top of that, Yuuchouka itself is also guaranteed from a deflect, and landing it in full does just as much (if not more) damage than a SSM.
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===Okizeme===
 
===Okizeme===
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Yoshitora's okizeme can be whatever you want it to be. While a knockdown is an excellent opportunity for him to apply his high/low/throw mixups, he also has the tools to play a more reactive game based around calling out the opponent's tendencies after waking up.<br>
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If you want to take advantage of his mixup game in the corner, you can go far by copying Ukyo's playbook -- harass the opponent with 2D to condition them into blocking low, mix up with kara Botan for your overhead and either run up normal throw or command throw depending on what you want. Bear in mind, however, that as Ukyo-esque as your mixup may be, it is not Ukyo's mixup. Kara Botan, while an excellent hard-to-see overhead, is slightly slower than Tsubame Gaeshi and does not catch jump very well at all, so you will need to be ready to hard call out the opponent's attempts to jump out of your mixup, which you are certainly not lacking in options for.
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===Unlocking Yuuchouka===
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As powerful as Yoshitora's seventh sword may be, it is not without its limitations. Outside of it needing to be unlocked by landing ''all'' of your other special moves or your SSM, if you unlock it, it will only be available for the round you unlock it in -- you'll be back to zero as soon as the round is over. However, there are a few subtleties to Yuuchouka's unlock requirements that gives his kit a whole extra layer of strategic depth.
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====Unlocking with SSM====
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The easiest and quickest way to unlock Yuuchouka. The most consistent ways you'll be getting SSM to land is more or less the ways everyone has -- deflect or spot dodging a throw. Because SSM does so much damage, and Yuuchouka does even more, the main strategy here is to use Yuuchouka to close out the round. Because you'll only have Yuuchouka for the round you land SSM in (on top of only getting one SSM per match), it's a good idea to save this strategy for the second or third round where it will win you the match.
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====Unlocking with special moves====
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Here's where things get interesting. While Yuuchouka is only available for the round it's unlocked in, Yoshitora's flowers (i.e. the special moves he's already landed) carry over between rounds. For example, if you land four of Yoshitora's special moves in the first round, you will only need to land the remaining two in the second round to unlock Yuuchouka. This gives you room to think about saving certain moves for the second round to score yourself an early unlock and get the opponent scared of your big new toy.
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On top of that, post-round special move hits count towards the unlock. While very niche, this is a very nice option to have for landing your more difficult to use special moves. Think getting the kill with n.5B and then buffering a cancel into Tsubaki.
  
 
==Normal Moves==
 
==Normal Moves==
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  |description=Five hit sword wave. Good range, but extremely slow. Only usable as a punish or with a godlike read, but be wary of doing so against Hanzo or Galford, as they can teleport out of it and punish you for free. This move is also very susceptible to Rage Explosion punishes, so be mindful of that, too.
 
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  |description=Much the same as n.5A, but crouching. Still good for tick throws, but a special cancel window also makes it useful for quick punishes at close range. Thankfully lacks the deadzone with 2A that it used to have, so it's much safer to mash.
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  |description=A quick side kick with decent range given the button it's on. Slight disadvantage on block makes this useful for poking at closer ranges, and while the special cancel doesn't grant any combos, it does give you an opportunity to see how your opponent reacts and respond accordingly.
 
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  |description=
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  |description=Sliding low kick that knocks down on hit. Pretty unsafe on block, but has a special cancel window that may make your opponent think twice about trying to punish, especially if you're willing to represent Tsubaki or even a deflect.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">2D</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">2D</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_2D.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_2D.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=2D
 
|name=2D
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=20
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Low
  |startup=
+
  |startup=6
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=+1
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-2
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=No
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=No
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Quick kick at the opponent's toes. Small disadvantage on block makes this useful for harassing people and conditioning them to block at close range.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">3D</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">3D</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_3D.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_3D.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=3D
 
|name=3D
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=70
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Low
  |startup=
+
  |startup=11
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-15
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=No
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=No
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=La-Z Boi Kick. While it lacks the horizontal range it had in VSp, it's still a great button to throw out thanks to its generous active window. Combined with its higher angle and its ability to low profile some hitboxes, this is actually pretty good to use as anti-air every once in a while, especially since it now knocks down on air hit.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66A</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66A</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_66A.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_66A.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=66A
 
|name=66A
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=30
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=6
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=-3
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-6
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=Yes
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=No
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Dashing n.5A. Slightly more disadvantageous on block, but has a special cancel -- cancelling to 623A will combo.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66B</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66B</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_66B.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_n5B.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=66B
 
|name=66B
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=80(40/40)
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=7
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=-5
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-35
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=Yes
  |clash=  
+
  |clash=
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=Yes
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Similar to n.5B, but with the key difference that it only cancels on the first hit. Still very important for run-in punishes. Though you can recoil cancel on block, this button has heavy recoil, so don't be too hasty.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66C</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66C</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_66C.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_66C.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=66C
 
|name=66C
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=140
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=10
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-33
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=No
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=Yes
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Big upward sword swing. Decently fast and has good range, so useful for a run-in punish if you're not confident you can get something better. Hits high enough that you can smack people out of the air, too. Super unsafe on block, though.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66D</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">66D</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_66D.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_66D.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=66D
 
|name=66D
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=70
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Low
  |startup=
+
  |startup=14
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-12
  |cancel=
+
  |cancel=No
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=NO
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Much like 6D, but without the special cancel and much worse on block. You can still catch people off-guard with this in the neutral, but be careful about committing to it.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.A</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.A</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_jA.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_jA.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=j.A
 
|name=j.A
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=30
  |guard=
+
  |guard=High
  |startup=
+
  |startup=5
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
  |deflect=  
+
  |deflect=
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Stumpy upward angled elbow. Really only made to hit people above him, but Yoshitora doesn't really want to be meeting people in the air anyway.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.B</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.B</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_jB.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_jB.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=j.B
 
|name=j.B
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=100(50/50)
  |guard=
+
  |guard=High
  |startup=
+
  |startup=9
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Two-hit sword swing. The first hit really isn't anything special, but the second hit is notable in that it's very easy to cross up with it. Generally Yoshitora's most rewarding cross-up button.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.C</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.C</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_jC.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_jC.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=j.C
 
|name=j.C
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=180(40/40/40/60)
  |guard=
+
  |guard=High
  |startup=
+
  |startup=18
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=The Hundred Dollar Jump-In. Yoshitora swings downwards in a wide arc four times, throwing out hitboxes that most characters will have a hard time challenging. This button can also cross up, but doesn't lead to big reward as consistently as jB.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.D</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">j.D</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_jD.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_jD.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=j.D
 
|name=j.D
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=30
  |guard=
+
  |guard=High
  |startup=
+
  |startup=6
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=
+
  |description=Yoshitora sticks out his foot. Decent range and angle for jumping in, and low blockstun can make this useful for tick throwing.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.5S</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.5S</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_u5S.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_u5S.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=u.5S
 
|name=u.5S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=50
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=5
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=-1
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-6
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=Yes
 
  |unarmed=Yes
  |description=
+
  |description=n.5A but 20pts more damage and worse on block. Please try to get your swords back.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.2S</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.2S</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_u2S.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_u2S.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=u.2S
 
|name=u.2S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=50
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=6
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=0
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-5
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=Yes
 
  |unarmed=Yes
  |description=
+
  |description=n.2A but 20pts more damage and worse on block. Please try to get your swords back.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">ju.S</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">ju.S</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_juS.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_juS.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=ju.S
 
|name=ju.S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=50
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=5
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=Yes
 
  |unarmed=Yes
  |description=
+
  |description=Exactly the same as j.A but with slightly more damage.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.66S</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">u.66S</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_u66S.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_u66S.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=u.66S
 
|name=u.66S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |damage=
+
  |damage=50
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Mid
 
  |startup=
 
  |startup=
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
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  |deflect=
 
  |deflect=
 
  |unarmed=Yes
 
  |unarmed=Yes
  |description=
+
  |description=66A but it does 20pts more damage and is worse on block. But it also knocks down on hit. Use it to try and get your swords back.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Guard Break</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Guard Break</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_5CD.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_6CD.jpg
|caption=Neutral Throw
+
|caption=Forward Throw
|image2=SamSho_Yoshitora_4CD.png
+
|image2=SS_Yoshitora_4CD.jpg
|caption2=Forward Throw
+
|caption2=Back Throw
|image3=SamSho_Yoshitora_6CD.png
 
|caption3=Back Throw
 
 
|name=Guard Break (Throw)
 
|name=Guard Break (Throw)
 
|input=4/5/6C+D
 
|input=4/5/6C+D
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |version=Neutral
+
  |version=Forward
 
  |damage=  
 
  |damage=  
 
  |guard=
 
  |guard=
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  |description=Universal throw. Can be followed up with an attack.
 
  |description=Universal throw. Can be followed up with an attack.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 +
}}
 +
 +
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Surprise Attack</font> ======
 +
{{MoveData
 +
|image=SS_Yoshitora_5BC.jpg
 +
|caption=Armed
 +
|image2=SS_Yoshitora_u5BC.jpg
 +
|caption2=Unarmed
 +
|name=Surprise Attack (Overhead)
 +
|input=5B+C
 +
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
|header=no
+
  |version=Armed
  |version=Forward
+
  |damage=70
  |damage=  
 
 
  |guard=
 
  |guard=
  |startup=
+
  |startup=20
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=+2
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-11
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Universal throw. Can be followed up with an attack.
+
  |description=Universal overhead. Mostly used to kara cancel into Botan.
 
  }}
 
  }}
}}
+
{{AttackData-SS2019
 
+
|header=no
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Surprise Attack</font> ======
+
  |version=Unarmed
{{MoveData
+
  |damage=60
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_5BC.png
 
|caption=
 
|name=Surprise Attack (Overhead)
 
|input=5B+C
 
|data=
 
{{AttackData-SS2019
 
  |version=
 
  |damage=  
 
 
  |guard=
 
  |guard=
  |startup=
+
  |startup=21
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=+3
 
  |backhitAdv=
 
  |backhitAdv=
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-10
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
  |unarmed=
+
  |unarmed=Yes
  |description=Universal overhead.
+
  |description=Universal overhead. Please try to get your swords back.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
}}
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Dodge</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Dodge</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_5AB.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_5AB.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=Dodge
 
|name=Dodge
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Counter / Blade Catch</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Counter / Blade Catch</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_236AB.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_236AB.jpg
 
|caption=Counter
 
|caption=Counter
|image2=SamSho_Yoshitora_u236AB.png
+
|image2=SS_Yoshitora_u236AB.jpg
 
|caption2=Blade Catch
 
|caption2=Blade Catch
 
|name=Counter / Blade Catch
 
|name=Counter / Blade Catch
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Rage Explosion</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Rage Explosion</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_5ABC.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_5ABC.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=Rage Explosion
 
|name=Rage Explosion
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Lightning Blade</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Lightning Blade</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_Issen.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_Issen.jpg
 
|caption=
 
|caption=
 
|name=Lightning Blade (Issen)
 
|name=Lightning Blade (Issen)
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Pink Blossoms</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Pink Blossoms</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_236S.jpg
|caption=撫子 (Nadeshiko)
+
|image2=SS_Yoshitora_236B.jpg
 +
|image3=SS_Yoshitora)_236C.jpg
 +
|caption3=撫子 (Nadeshiko)
 
|name=Pink Blossoms
 
|name=Pink Blossoms
 
|input=236S
 
|input=236S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |version=
+
  |version=A
  |damage=
+
  |damage=90
  |guard=
+
  |guard=Low
  |startup=
+
  |startup=17
 +
|active=
 +
|recovery=
 +
|hitAdv=KND
 +
|backhitAdv=KND
 +
|blockAdv=-20
 +
|cancel=
 +
|clash=
 +
|deflect=
 +
|unarmed=
 +
|description=Low advancing sword slash. Mostly used in combos from slightly further ranges, but can be useful as a low to complement kara Botan if you're feeling lucky.
 +
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|description=Mid hitting version. Slower on start-up than A or C. Quite unsafe on block, so far less useful for approaching than in VSp. Mostly only useful as a whiff punisher if your opponent is being obvious.
 +
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  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
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  |description=This will not hit most opponents while standing, but it does work extremely well as anti-air, covering the area directly above Yoshitora's head as well as to the front. Knocks down on air hit, too. It also functions as the go-to version of the move in combos vs Earthquake, since his large stature allows him to get hit by this move standing.<br>
 +
EX Nadeshiko instead becomes a fast, three-hit Nadeshiko combo that combos from a ton of stuff and does a grip of damage. Very worth keeping Rage for.
 
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  }}
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">White Lilies</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">White Lilies</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
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|image=SS_Yoshitora_623S.jpg
 
|caption=白百合 (Shirayuri)
 
|caption=白百合 (Shirayuri)
 
|name=White Lilies
 
|name=White Lilies
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|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
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  |version=A
  |damage=
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  |damage=120
  |guard=
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  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
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  |startup=12
 +
|active=
 +
|recovery=
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|hitAdv=KND
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 +
|blockAdv=-31
 +
|cancel=
 +
|clash=
 +
|deflect=
 +
|unarmed=
 +
|description=Fastest version of Yoshitora's DP. No invincibility, but fast enough and hits high enough that it can be used as functional anti-air directly above you if you perform it early.
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
|damage=140
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
|cancel=
 +
|clash=
 +
|deflect=
 +
|unarmed=
 +
|description=Similar to the A version, but slightly slower and more damaging, with some startup strike (not throw!) invincibility at the beginning. Can be used similarly to 623A for anti-air, but it's a bit riskier because of its slower startup.
 +
}}
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
|damage=160
 +
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  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |hitAdv=KND
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  |backhitAdv=KND
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  |blockAdv=-33
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description=Slowest and most damaging version of the move. Harder to use as anti-air because of its startup, but retains the B version's startup strike invincibility, which can make it useful as both a reversal and a gutsy recoil cancel.
 
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  }}
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Tree Peonies</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Tree Peonies</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
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|image=SS_Yoshitora_j236S.jpg
 
|caption=牡丹 (Botan)
 
|caption=牡丹 (Botan)
 
|name=Tree Peonies
 
|name=Tree Peonies
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  |damage=110
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  |guard=High
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  |startup=12
 
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  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |hitAdv=KND
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  |backhitAdv=KND
 
  |blockAdv=
 
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  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description=Yoshitora swings in a downward arc with one of his swords. The fairly wide hitbox can make this move useful as air-to-air occasionally, but this is mostly used as a quick overhead by kara cancelling from 5BC (5BC~236S). All versions have the same properties. The quick speed from 5BC and the knockdown make this an exceptionally strong mixup tool. Yoshitora bounces away on block, which can make the punish awkward for some characters.  
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Camellias</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Camellias</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_421A.jpg
|caption=椿 (Tsubaki)
+
|image2=SS_Yoshitora_421S.jpg
 +
|caption2=椿 (Tsubaki)
 
|name=Camellias
 
|name=Camellias
 
|input=421S
 
|input=421S
 
|data=
 
|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
  |version=
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  |version=A
 
  |damage=
 
  |damage=
 
  |guard=
 
  |guard=
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description=Yoshitora hops forward about a half screen's distance with his back towards his opponent. During the hop, Yoshitora has full guard point. The hop is also considered airborne, meaning he cannot be thrown and will dodge most low attacks. This is mainly used as a fake-out for the B/C version of the move (albeit an unsafe one), but it can also be used to pass through some projectiles or other long range moves if you're not confident you'll be able to punish with the B/C version. Naturally, this version cannot earn you this move's flower.
 +
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 +
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|description=Yoshitora starts with the guard point hop before taking a step forward and slashing with one of his swords. This is primarily used as a hard callout for obvious buttons in the neutral, although it can also serve as a recoil cancel every now and then if you expect your opponent to challenge with a stronger button. Bear in mind that opponents will most likely be able to recover in time to block the slash if they performed a move that doesn't recoil on block, which will generally lead to you getting punished really hard. Use with caution.
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Morning Glory</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Morning Glory</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
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|image=SS_Yoshitora_214S.jpg
 
|caption=朝顔 (Asagao)
 
|caption=朝顔 (Asagao)
 
|name=Morning Glory
 
|name=Morning Glory
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|data=
 
  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
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  |version=A
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  |damage=120
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  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
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  |startup=23
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|active=
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 +
|hitAdv=KND
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|blockAdv=-18
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|cancel=
 +
|clash=
 +
|deflect=
 +
|unarmed=
 +
|description=Yoshitora takes a huge step forward, swinging his sword twice before stabbing several times, finishing with a final swing. This attack will "catch" opponents on hit, locking them into the full animation, meaning it cannot be Rage Exploded on hit. This version starts up the fastest, but does the least damage. While it is still unsafe, this is the only version of the move that will connect with all hits on block, meaning you can potentially use it to chip people out, although they can interrupt it if they have an invincible move. Not really worth much for that, though, since this move is really only used in punishes, although the huge range on the forward step may give this some utility as a long range whiff punisher.
 +
}}
 +
{{AttackData-SS2019
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|header=no
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|startup=232
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|recovery=
 +
|hitAdv=KND
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|backhitAdv=KND
 +
|blockAdv=-43
 +
|cancel=
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|clash=
 +
|deflect=
 +
|unarmed=
 +
|description=Much the same as the A version, but slightly slower on startup and slightly more damage.
 +
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 +
{{AttackData-SS2019
 +
|header=no
 +
|version=C
 +
|damage=180
 +
|guard=Mid
 +
|startup=23
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
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  |hitAdv=KND
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  |blockAdv=-71
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description=The big time waster. While sporting the slowest startup, this is Yoshitora's best damage for big punishes. Because it distributes its damage over 28 hits (and roughly five whole seconds), this move can make the clock work for you or against you depending on the life standings. If you can't afford to chew up that much time for your punish, use 623C instead, as it's much faster and only deals 20 points less damage.
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Moonflower</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Moonflower</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_623D.jpg
 
|caption=夕顔 (Yuugao)
 
|caption=夕顔 (Yuugao)
 
|name=Moonflower
 
|name=Moonflower
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  |version=
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  |damage=150
 
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  |guard=
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  |startup=6
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
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  |hitAdv=KND
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  |backhitAdv=KND
 
  |blockAdv=
 
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  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description='''''GREAT GOOGLY MOOGLY IT'S A COMMAND GRAB'''''<br>Yoshitora's already quite fearsome mixup is bolstered by this. While it does sideswap, it's a far safer whiff and gives you one extra flower towards Yuuchouka. Not necessarily something you'll be relying on, but it can definitely catch people off guard and help to condition more aggressive responses for you to take advantage of.
 
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====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Fluttering Butterfly Blossom</font> ======
 
====== <font style="visibility:hidden" size="0">Fluttering Butterfly Blossom</font> ======
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_REMEMBER_TO_UPDATE_FILENAME_ENDING.png
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|image=SS_Yoshitora_632146AB.jpg
 
|caption=遊蝶華 (Yuuchouka)
 
|caption=遊蝶華 (Yuuchouka)
 
|name=Fluttering Butterfly Blossom
 
|name=Fluttering Butterfly Blossom
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  |version=
 
  |version=
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  |damage=797
  |guard=
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  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=28
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
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  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-4
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Token Special Move description. For more info on how to add rekkas, stance moves, etc. go to [[Template:MoveData]] for examples.
+
  |description=The Big Boy Sword. Unlocked by landing all of Yoshitora's special moves or his Super Special Move, this is an incredibly powerful move, though by no means something he has to rely on. Swinging his final sword (reaching about a half screen's length), he unleashes a massive projectile that travels full screen, reaches up to the top of the screen, and deals incredible damage every step of the way (for reference, compare this move's 797 damage with his SSM's 670). If you have this, you can throw it out with some level of impunity depending on the matchup, but given that it is still a huge commitment, it's better to not be stupid with it. This move is guaranteed off of any deflect, which makes Yoshitora's deflect game absolutely terrifying, especially when you consider that his SSM is also guaranteed off of deflect.<br>Bear in mind that if you throw this from a distance, your opponent can Rage Explode and immediately Issen for a guaranteed punish. Hanzo and Galford are also able to teleport out for a guaranteed punish if they are hit by the initial sword swing. Yashamaru can also high profile it with double jump.
 
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===Weapon Flipping Technique===
 
===Weapon Flipping Technique===
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_WFT.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_WFT.jpg
 
|caption=葵 (Aoi)
 
|caption=葵 (Aoi)
 
|name=Hollyhocks
 
|name=Hollyhocks
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  |version=
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  |damage=408
  |guard=
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  |guard=Low
  |startup=
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  |startup=8
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-32
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Available only during Max Rage or Rage Explosion. Disarms on hit.
+
  |description=Yoshitora sweeps the opponent off their feet, chasing them into the air with several rising sword slashes before punching them back down to earth, all with a seal of the Shogunate to prove that your defeat was decreed by the heavens themselves. This WFT is, in fact, a low, although you'd likely get more mileage out of comboing into it instead of using it as a mixup. It can pretty easily combo from most of Yoshitora's main punish tools, but its short range means you won't be scoring tons of whiff punishes with the move by itself.
 
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===Super Special Move===
 
===Super Special Move===
 
{{MoveData
 
{{MoveData
|image=SamSho_Yoshitora_SSM.png
+
|image=SS_Yoshitora_SSM.jpg
 
|caption=百花繚乱 (Hyakka Ryouran)
 
|caption=百花繚乱 (Hyakka Ryouran)
 
|name=Profusion of Flowers
 
|name=Profusion of Flowers
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  {{AttackData-SS2019
 
  |version=
 
  |version=
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  |damage=670
  |guard=
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  |guard=Mid
  |startup=
+
  |startup=30
 
  |active=
 
  |active=
 
  |recovery=
 
  |recovery=
  |hitAdv=
+
  |hitAdv=KND
  |backhitAdv=
+
  |backhitAdv=KND
  |blockAdv=
+
  |blockAdv=-42
 
  |cancel=
 
  |cancel=
 
  |clash=  
 
  |clash=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |deflect=  
 
  |unarmed=
 
  |unarmed=
  |description=Available only once per match.
+
  |description=Yoshitora's SSM certainly lives up to his name. He begins with a running tackle, and if he hits the opponent, he'll proceed to bombard them with every sword he has in a very stylish combo before he takes a final swing with his seventh sword, all while proclaiming to the opponent how awesome he is. This SSM is threatening beyond just the impressive damage afforded to all SSMs -- landing Yoshitora's SSM unlocks Yuuchouka, giving him an opportunity to close out a round already close to over. The fact that the tackle can travel fullscreen before hitting the opponent gives it some utility as a punish for moves that put the opponent far away on block, like Ukyo's Tsubame Gaeshi or Yashamaru's Wintry Gust.
 
  }}
 
  }}
 
}}
 
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==Combos==
 
==Combos==
List combos, use numpad notation.
+
 
 
===Midscreen===
 
===Midscreen===
 +
* '''(6CD) 5B...'''
 +
** '''xx 236A/EX 236C'''<br>''Your primary combo from a far 5B.''
 +
** '''xx 236C'''<br>''Earthquake-only combo, because he’s a big boy.''
 +
 +
* '''(cross-up j.B) n.5B...'''
 +
** '''...xx 623C'''<br>''Most damaging follow-up without rage.''
 +
** '''...xx 236BC'''<br>''Hey, it's the easiest combo into WFT he's ever had.''
 +
 +
* '''(4/6CD) 66B(1) xx 623C'''<br>''Yoshitora's main dash in punish. Also used as a throw follow up on characters with smaller hurtboxes.''
 +
 +
* '''(deep j.C/4CD) n.5C(3) xx 214C'''<br>''Yoshitora's most damaging combo without Rage. n.5C after back throw requires a microwalk, but it's not too difficult. It is somewhat character specific though, so if you're not sure, use the combo above this one.''
 +
 
===Corner===
 
===Corner===
 +
* '''6CD, n.5C(3) xx 214C'''<br>''Big boy damage off throw in the corner. Works on everyone, but the timing can be a little tricky.''
  
 
==Videos==
 
==Videos==
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==Colors==
 
==Colors==
 
{{Colors-SS2019
 
{{Colors-SS2019
|Character=SamSho_Yoshitora
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|Character=SS_Yoshitora
 
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
Link to frame data spreadsheet, Twitter Yoshitora hashtag, or docs hosted in other sites.
+
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fy_X-FPxQXNpvGdrRRimRjcYUuMtTwA1bvbn-CJz6ds/edit#gid=776660035 Yoshitora frame data 2]
 +
*[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1bwOn5PP13zBnTcy8h7AOGxS7McUQTMGSgZ5IkULT1_M/edit#gid=1887237277 Yoshitora frame data]
 +
*[https://twitter.com/hashtag/SS_YO?src=hash #SS_YO on Twitter]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:05, 9 July 2019

Yoshitora Tokugawa
徳川 慶寅, Tokugawa Yoshitora

Introduction

The truest definition of a “Jack of all trades, master of none” -type character, Yoshitora comes loaded with specials for just about every situation and must make use of all the tools in his kit to be played to his full potential.

While every move in Yoshi’s arsenal has some use, there are a few stand-out examples: Yuugao is finally a real command grab, which nicely complements Yoshitora’s close range game. j.C is a powerful jump-in with an awkward hitbox making it very difficult to anti-air for some characters. It can also cross up. Lastly, if you manage to use all your specials (or your SSM) during a round you get access to Yoshitora’s seventh and final sword - Yuuchouka. A towering, full-screen projectile that is basically next to impossible to win against.

Yoshitora can be played in a variety of ways. He doesn’t really have any glaring weaknesses except the fact he loses a huge part of his moveset when getting disarmed. His multi-hit attacks are also quite easy to JD, so you need to be careful when on the offensive.

Strengths Weaknesses
  • Hugely varied playstyle with tons of options to choose from
  • Can play offense and defense equally well
  • Has a unique alternate win-condition in unlocking Yuuchouka
  • Basically turns into a declawed kitten when disarmed
  • Lacks a projectile or a safe, long-range move.
  • Easy to JD

Data

Damage taken: 100%
Rage duration: 12 seconds

Gameplan

Yoshitora is a Swiss army knife of a character with just about everything you could ask for -- strong combos and punishment, good defensive tools and no shortage of ways to call your opponent out on their obvious tendencies. The only issue is that all of his tools tend to serve far more specific purposes than those of most other characters, which demands that players have a good understanding of what each of his moves are, and what they are used for. Compounding that, none of said tools are very safe, so he relies quite heavily on making much harder reads than most other characters have to.
All that being said, if you make the right read and know which tool is best for the occasion, you can scare people into submission, giving you a chance to run his surprisingly scary mixup game.

Unless, of course, you manage to unlock Yuuchouka. In which case, show 'em the true power of the Shogun.

Neutral

Yoshitora unfortunately lacks the safe long-range poking he once had due to B Nadeshiko now being significantly less safe on block, so he needs to think more carefully about how to find his way into the mid-range where he can more easily threaten people with his pokes and mixups. He mostly wants to do this by using his fairly strong movement tools -- in particular, his fast jump arc and big, annoying jC can give plenty of characters a hard time stopping him from approaching. A riskier way to deal with your opponent's attempts to stop your advances is in Tsubaki -- while the move is very punishable if you guess wrong, the auto-guard on the hop forward can catch people pushing buttons and get you a flower towards Yuuchouka.

Once you find yourself closer to your opponent, you can start to run your suspiciously Ukyo-esque mixups. Kara Botan (5BC~j236S) gives you access to a strong, hard to see overhead, which is only bolstered by strong lows of varying levels of safety (2D, 2C, A Nadeshiko) and a very strong grab game thanks to powerful grab combos, and a very threatening command grab in Yuugao.

If he finds himself on the defensive, he has no shortage of tools to keep people off him -- he can use 2B, C Nadeshiko and Shiraryuri to shut down aerial approaches, and the latter even works as an invincible reversal if you're willing to take the risk.

Finding opportunities to deflect is especially good for Yoshitora, as he arguably has one of the best deflect games out of the entire cast. While most characters are able to get some kind of strong punish, or even a Super Special Move from a deflect, Yoshitora benefits heavily from this as landing his SSM grants him access to Yuuchouka for the rest of the round, allowing him to very easily close it out. On top of that, Yuuchouka itself is also guaranteed from a deflect, and landing it in full does just as much (if not more) damage than a SSM.

Okizeme

Yoshitora's okizeme can be whatever you want it to be. While a knockdown is an excellent opportunity for him to apply his high/low/throw mixups, he also has the tools to play a more reactive game based around calling out the opponent's tendencies after waking up.
If you want to take advantage of his mixup game in the corner, you can go far by copying Ukyo's playbook -- harass the opponent with 2D to condition them into blocking low, mix up with kara Botan for your overhead and either run up normal throw or command throw depending on what you want. Bear in mind, however, that as Ukyo-esque as your mixup may be, it is not Ukyo's mixup. Kara Botan, while an excellent hard-to-see overhead, is slightly slower than Tsubame Gaeshi and does not catch jump very well at all, so you will need to be ready to hard call out the opponent's attempts to jump out of your mixup, which you are certainly not lacking in options for.

Unlocking Yuuchouka

As powerful as Yoshitora's seventh sword may be, it is not without its limitations. Outside of it needing to be unlocked by landing all of your other special moves or your SSM, if you unlock it, it will only be available for the round you unlock it in -- you'll be back to zero as soon as the round is over. However, there are a few subtleties to Yuuchouka's unlock requirements that gives his kit a whole extra layer of strategic depth.

Unlocking with SSM

The easiest and quickest way to unlock Yuuchouka. The most consistent ways you'll be getting SSM to land is more or less the ways everyone has -- deflect or spot dodging a throw. Because SSM does so much damage, and Yuuchouka does even more, the main strategy here is to use Yuuchouka to close out the round. Because you'll only have Yuuchouka for the round you land SSM in (on top of only getting one SSM per match), it's a good idea to save this strategy for the second or third round where it will win you the match.

Unlocking with special moves

Here's where things get interesting. While Yuuchouka is only available for the round it's unlocked in, Yoshitora's flowers (i.e. the special moves he's already landed) carry over between rounds. For example, if you land four of Yoshitora's special moves in the first round, you will only need to land the remaining two in the second round to unlock Yuuchouka. This gives you room to think about saving certain moves for the second round to score yourself an early unlock and get the opponent scared of your big new toy. On top of that, post-round special move hits count towards the unlock. While very niche, this is a very nice option to have for landing your more difficult to use special moves. Think getting the kill with n.5B and then buffering a cancel into Tsubaki.

Normal Moves

Far Slashes

5A
5A
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Mid 7 - - -9 - -5 No - Yes -

A light poke with nice range. Will hit crouching opponents, but also has a high enough hitbox that it can occasionally anti-air.


5B
5B
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
100(30/30/40) Mid 13 - - -2 - -12 Yes - Yes -

Yoshitora swings three times with his swords. Kind of hard to use as a poke due to its somewhat low speed and range, but a valuable tool nonetheless. Special cancel on the third hit.


5C
5C
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
260(50/50/50/50/60) Mid 26 - - -6 - -24 No - Yes -

Five hit sword wave. Good range, but extremely slow. Only usable as a punish or with a godlike read, but be wary of doing so against Hanzo or Galford, as they can teleport out of it and punish you for free. This move is also very susceptible to Rage Explosion punishes, so be mindful of that, too.


2A
2A
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Low 9 - - -3 - -5 No - Yes -

Basically a crouching version of 5A. This hits low, so it's useful for harassing people. Be careful, however, as (possibly due to a bug) this is an elusive deflectable low.


2B
2B
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
90(40/50) Mid 6 - - -3 - -12 Yes - Yes -

Yoshitora swings at the opponent's shins before swinging upwards. The first hit, despite not hitting low, is special cancelable and has pretty okay range. The second hit is actually really good for anti-air.


2C
2C
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
150(60/90) Low 9, 33 - - KND KND -10 No - No -

A two-hit sweep. Comes out fairly quickly, but unfortunately lacks the cancel window it had in VSp. Still, a useful low for when you need a knockdown.


Near Slashes

n.5A
n.5A
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Mid 5 - - +1 - -2 No - No -

Quick elbow jab. Very small disadvantage on block makes this move useful for tick throws.


n.5B
n.5B
SS Yoshitora n5B.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
80(40/40) Mid - 8 - 0 - -12 Yes - Yes -

Two quick slashes. Yoshitora's main close range punish button. The second hit can hit behind you. Special cancel on the second hit.


n.5C
n.5C
SS Yoshitora n5C.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
200(30/30/30/110) Mid 19 - - +1 - -28 Yes - Yes -

Yoshitora swings three times before following up with one more big downward swing. While it's pretty slow on startup, this is your big boy punish button. On most characters you can combo this after a back throw, as well as a forward throw in the corner. Special cancel on the third hit.


n.2A
n.2A
SS Yoshitora n2A.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Mid 6 - - +2 - -1 Yes - No -

Much the same as n.5A, but crouching. Still good for tick throws, but a special cancel window also makes it useful for quick punishes at close range. Thankfully lacks the deadzone with 2A that it used to have, so it's much safer to mash.


Kicks

5D
5D
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
50 Mid 8 - - -3 - -6 Yes - No -

A quick side kick with decent range given the button it's on. Slight disadvantage on block makes this useful for poking at closer ranges, and while the special cancel doesn't grant any combos, it does give you an opportunity to see how your opponent reacts and respond accordingly.


6D
6D
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Low 13 - - KND KND -14 Yes - No -

Sliding low kick that knocks down on hit. Pretty unsafe on block, but has a special cancel window that may make your opponent think twice about trying to punish, especially if you're willing to represent Tsubaki or even a deflect.


2D
2D
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
20 Low 6 - - +1 - -2 No - No -

Quick kick at the opponent's toes. Small disadvantage on block makes this useful for harassing people and conditioning them to block at close range.


3D
3D
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
70 Low 11 - - KND KND -15 No - No -

La-Z Boi Kick. While it lacks the horizontal range it had in VSp, it's still a great button to throw out thanks to its generous active window. Combined with its higher angle and its ability to low profile some hitboxes, this is actually pretty good to use as anti-air every once in a while, especially since it now knocks down on air hit.


Dash Normals

66A
66A
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 Mid 6 - - -3 - -6 Yes - No -

Dashing n.5A. Slightly more disadvantageous on block, but has a special cancel -- cancelling to 623A will combo.


66B
66B
SS Yoshitora n5B.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
80(40/40) Mid 7 - - -5 - -35 Yes - Yes -

Similar to n.5B, but with the key difference that it only cancels on the first hit. Still very important for run-in punishes. Though you can recoil cancel on block, this button has heavy recoil, so don't be too hasty.


66C
66C
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
140 Mid 10 - - KND KND -33 No - Yes -

Big upward sword swing. Decently fast and has good range, so useful for a run-in punish if you're not confident you can get something better. Hits high enough that you can smack people out of the air, too. Super unsafe on block, though.


66D
66D
SS Yoshitora 66D.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
70 Low 14 - - KND KND -12 No - NO -

Much like 6D, but without the special cancel and much worse on block. You can still catch people off-guard with this in the neutral, but be careful about committing to it.


Air Normals

j.A
j.A
SS Yoshitora jA.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 High 5 - - - - - - - - -

Stumpy upward angled elbow. Really only made to hit people above him, but Yoshitora doesn't really want to be meeting people in the air anyway.


j.B
j.B
SS Yoshitora jB.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
100(50/50) High 9 - - - - - - - - -

Two-hit sword swing. The first hit really isn't anything special, but the second hit is notable in that it's very easy to cross up with it. Generally Yoshitora's most rewarding cross-up button.


j.C
j.C
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
180(40/40/40/60) High 18 - - - - - - - - -

The Hundred Dollar Jump-In. Yoshitora swings downwards in a wide arc four times, throwing out hitboxes that most characters will have a hard time challenging. This button can also cross up, but doesn't lead to big reward as consistently as jB.


j.D
j.D
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Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
30 High 6 - - - - - - - - -

Yoshitora sticks out his foot. Decent range and angle for jumping in, and low blockstun can make this useful for tick throwing.


Unarmed Normals

u.5S
u.5S
SS Yoshitora u5S.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
50 Mid 5 - - -1 - -6 - - - Yes

n.5A but 20pts more damage and worse on block. Please try to get your swords back.


u.2S
u.2S
SS Yoshitora u2S.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
50 Mid 6 - - 0 - -5 - - - Yes

n.2A but 20pts more damage and worse on block. Please try to get your swords back.


ju.S
ju.S
SS Yoshitora juS.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
50 Mid 5 - - - - - - - - Yes

Exactly the same as j.A but with slightly more damage.


u.66S
u.66S
SS Yoshitora u66S.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
50 Mid - - - - - - - - - Yes

66A but it does 20pts more damage and is worse on block. But it also knocks down on hit. Use it to try and get your swords back.


Universal Mechanics

Guard Break
Guard Break (Throw)
4/5/6C+D
SS Yoshitora 6CD.jpg
Forward Throw
SS Yoshitora 4CD.jpg
Back Throw
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
Forward - - - - - - - - - - - -

Universal throw. Can be followed up with an attack.

Back - - - - - - - - - - - -

Universal throw. Can be followed up with an attack.


Surprise Attack
Surprise Attack (Overhead)
5B+C
SS Yoshitora 5BC.jpg
Armed
SS Yoshitora u5BC.jpg
Unarmed
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
Armed 70 - 20 - - +2 - -11 - - - -

Universal overhead. Mostly used to kara cancel into Botan.

Unarmed 60 - 21 - - +3 - -10 - - - Yes

Universal overhead. Please try to get your swords back.


Dodge
Dodge
5A+B
SS Yoshitora 5AB.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
- - - - - - - - - - - -

Universal dodge.


Counter / Blade Catch
Counter / Blade Catch
236A+B
SS Yoshitora 236AB.jpg
Counter
SS Yoshitora u236AB.jpg
Blade Catch
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
Armed - - - - - - - - - - - -

Universal counter. Allows you to follow up with a guaranteed attack of your own. The follow up depends on the strength of the attack you counter. If you counter a heavy slash, your opponent will be disarmed.

Disarmed - - - - - - - - - - - -

Universal counter. While disarmed, your counter will disarm and knock away your opponent regardless of slash level used.


Rage Explosion
Rage Explosion
5A+B+C
SS Yoshitora 5ABC.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Unblockable pushback attack.


Lightning Blade
Lightning Blade (Issen)
5A+B+C during Rage Explosion
SS Yoshitora Issen.jpg
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
- - - - - - - - - - - -

Has projectile invulnerability and anti-airs. Damage scales up beased on reamaining health.


Special Moves

Pink Blossoms
Pink Blossoms
236S
SS Yoshitora 236S.jpg
SS Yoshitora 236B.jpg
SS Yoshitora) 236C.jpg
撫子 (Nadeshiko)
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
A 90 Low 17 - - KND KND -20 - - - -

Low advancing sword slash. Mostly used in combos from slightly further ranges, but can be useful as a low to complement kara Botan if you're feeling lucky.

B 100 Mid 27 - - KND KND -14 - - - -

Mid hitting version. Slower on start-up than A or C. Quite unsafe on block, so far less useful for approaching than in VSp. Mostly only useful as a whiff punisher if your opponent is being obvious.

C 110 Mid 11 - - KND KND -17 - - - -

This will not hit most opponents while standing, but it does work extremely well as anti-air, covering the area directly above Yoshitora's head as well as to the front. Knocks down on air hit, too. It also functions as the go-to version of the move in combos vs Earthquake, since his large stature allows him to get hit by this move standing.
EX Nadeshiko instead becomes a fast, three-hit Nadeshiko combo that combos from a ton of stuff and does a grip of damage. Very worth keeping Rage for.


White Lilies
White Lilies
623S
SS Yoshitora 623S.jpg
白百合 (Shirayuri)
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
A 120 Mid 12 - - KND KND -31 - - - -

Fastest version of Yoshitora's DP. No invincibility, but fast enough and hits high enough that it can be used as functional anti-air directly above you if you perform it early.

B 140 Mid 14 - - KND KND -32 - - - -

Similar to the A version, but slightly slower and more damaging, with some startup strike (not throw!) invincibility at the beginning. Can be used similarly to 623A for anti-air, but it's a bit riskier because of its slower startup.

C 160 Mid 17 - - KND KND -33 - - - -

Slowest and most damaging version of the move. Harder to use as anti-air because of its startup, but retains the B version's startup strike invincibility, which can make it useful as both a reversal and a gutsy recoil cancel.


Tree Peonies
Tree Peonies
j.236S
SS Yoshitora j236S.jpg
牡丹 (Botan)
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
110 High 12 - - KND KND - - - - -

Yoshitora swings in a downward arc with one of his swords. The fairly wide hitbox can make this move useful as air-to-air occasionally, but this is mostly used as a quick overhead by kara cancelling from 5BC (5BC~236S). All versions have the same properties. The quick speed from 5BC and the knockdown make this an exceptionally strong mixup tool. Yoshitora bounces away on block, which can make the punish awkward for some characters.


Camellias
Camellias
421S
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SS Yoshitora 421S.jpg
椿 (Tsubaki)
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
A - - - - - - - - - - - -

Yoshitora hops forward about a half screen's distance with his back towards his opponent. During the hop, Yoshitora has full guard point. The hop is also considered airborne, meaning he cannot be thrown and will dodge most low attacks. This is mainly used as a fake-out for the B/C version of the move (albeit an unsafe one), but it can also be used to pass through some projectiles or other long range moves if you're not confident you'll be able to punish with the B/C version. Naturally, this version cannot earn you this move's flower.

B/C 130 Mid 31 - - KND KND -31 - - - -

Yoshitora starts with the guard point hop before taking a step forward and slashing with one of his swords. This is primarily used as a hard callout for obvious buttons in the neutral, although it can also serve as a recoil cancel every now and then if you expect your opponent to challenge with a stronger button. Bear in mind that opponents will most likely be able to recover in time to block the slash if they performed a move that doesn't recoil on block, which will generally lead to you getting punished really hard. Use with caution.


Morning Glory
Morning Glory
214S
SS Yoshitora 214S.jpg
朝顔 (Asagao)
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
A 120 Mid 23 - - KND KND -18 - - - -

Yoshitora takes a huge step forward, swinging his sword twice before stabbing several times, finishing with a final swing. This attack will "catch" opponents on hit, locking them into the full animation, meaning it cannot be Rage Exploded on hit. This version starts up the fastest, but does the least damage. While it is still unsafe, this is the only version of the move that will connect with all hits on block, meaning you can potentially use it to chip people out, although they can interrupt it if they have an invincible move. Not really worth much for that, though, since this move is really only used in punishes, although the huge range on the forward step may give this some utility as a long range whiff punisher.

B 140 Mid 232 - - KND KND -43 - - - -

Much the same as the A version, but slightly slower on startup and slightly more damage.

C 180 Mid 23 - - KND KND -71 - - - -

The big time waster. While sporting the slowest startup, this is Yoshitora's best damage for big punishes. Because it distributes its damage over 28 hits (and roughly five whole seconds), this move can make the clock work for you or against you depending on the life standings. If you can't afford to chew up that much time for your punish, use 623C instead, as it's much faster and only deals 20 points less damage.


Moonflower
Moonflower
623D
SS Yoshitora 623D.jpg
夕顔 (Yuugao)
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
150 - 6 - - KND KND - - - - -

GREAT GOOGLY MOOGLY IT'S A COMMAND GRAB
Yoshitora's already quite fearsome mixup is bolstered by this. While it does sideswap, it's a far safer whiff and gives you one extra flower towards Yuuchouka. Not necessarily something you'll be relying on, but it can definitely catch people off guard and help to condition more aggressive responses for you to take advantage of.


Fluttering Butterfly Blossom
Fluttering Butterfly Blossom
632146AB
SS Yoshitora 632146AB.jpg
遊蝶華 (Yuuchouka)
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
797 Mid 28 - - KND KND -4 - - - -

The Big Boy Sword. Unlocked by landing all of Yoshitora's special moves or his Super Special Move, this is an incredibly powerful move, though by no means something he has to rely on. Swinging his final sword (reaching about a half screen's length), he unleashes a massive projectile that travels full screen, reaches up to the top of the screen, and deals incredible damage every step of the way (for reference, compare this move's 797 damage with his SSM's 670). If you have this, you can throw it out with some level of impunity depending on the matchup, but given that it is still a huge commitment, it's better to not be stupid with it. This move is guaranteed off of any deflect, which makes Yoshitora's deflect game absolutely terrifying, especially when you consider that his SSM is also guaranteed off of deflect.
Bear in mind that if you throw this from a distance, your opponent can Rage Explode and immediately Issen for a guaranteed punish. Hanzo and Galford are also able to teleport out for a guaranteed punish if they are hit by the initial sword swing. Yashamaru can also high profile it with double jump.


Supers

Weapon Flipping Technique

Hollyhocks
236B+C
SS Yoshitora WFT.jpg
葵 (Aoi)
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
408 Low 8 - - KND KND -32 - - - -

Yoshitora sweeps the opponent off their feet, chasing them into the air with several rising sword slashes before punching them back down to earth, all with a seal of the Shogunate to prove that your defeat was decreed by the heavens themselves. This WFT is, in fact, a low, although you'd likely get more mileage out of comboing into it instead of using it as a mixup. It can pretty easily combo from most of Yoshitora's main punish tools, but its short range means you won't be scoring tons of whiff punishes with the move by itself.


Super Special Move

Profusion of Flowers
641236C+D
SS Yoshitora SSM.jpg
百花繚乱 (Hyakka Ryouran)
Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery Hit Adv Backhit Adv Block Adv Cancel Weapon Clash Deflectable Unarmed
670 Mid 30 - - KND KND -42 - - - -

Yoshitora's SSM certainly lives up to his name. He begins with a running tackle, and if he hits the opponent, he'll proceed to bombard them with every sword he has in a very stylish combo before he takes a final swing with his seventh sword, all while proclaiming to the opponent how awesome he is. This SSM is threatening beyond just the impressive damage afforded to all SSMs -- landing Yoshitora's SSM unlocks Yuuchouka, giving him an opportunity to close out a round already close to over. The fact that the tackle can travel fullscreen before hitting the opponent gives it some utility as a punish for moves that put the opponent far away on block, like Ukyo's Tsubame Gaeshi or Yashamaru's Wintry Gust.


Combos

Midscreen

  • (6CD) 5B...
    • xx 236A/EX 236C
      Your primary combo from a far 5B.
    • xx 236C
      Earthquake-only combo, because he’s a big boy.
  • (cross-up j.B) n.5B...
    • ...xx 623C
      Most damaging follow-up without rage.
    • ...xx 236BC
      Hey, it's the easiest combo into WFT he's ever had.
  • (4/6CD) 66B(1) xx 623C
    Yoshitora's main dash in punish. Also used as a throw follow up on characters with smaller hurtboxes.
  • (deep j.C/4CD) n.5C(3) xx 214C
    Yoshitora's most damaging combo without Rage. n.5C after back throw requires a microwalk, but it's not too difficult. It is somewhat character specific though, so if you're not sure, use the combo above this one.

Corner

  • 6CD, n.5C(3) xx 214C
    Big boy damage off throw in the corner. Works on everyone, but the timing can be a little tricky.

Videos

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Example: Yoshitora combo video by "name of content creator" (2019).

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