Name: 夏侯淵 妙才 (Kakōen Myōsai)
Real Name: Shūran
Chinese Counterpart: Xiahou Yuan - Miaocai
Voice Actress: Airi Yoshida
Famed archer, wielding the Hungry Wolf's Claw. Twin sister and lieutenant of Kakōton, she has also vowed to dedicate her body and soul to Sōsō's grand cause. Always calm and composed, she supports her sister without complaint, but must endure great stress and hardship as a result of her sister's impetuousness.
C followup ok
| One Shot One Kill - 236ABC or j.236ABC
Kakouen shoots an arrow in front of her at different heights and angles. If you hold the button down while performing the special move on the ground, Kakouen will delay when she shoots her arrows.
Grounded C and A+B One Shots are +78 and +59 respectively on hit (knockdowns) and also -19 on block.
| Wei Flash - 623ABC
Kakouen grabs the opponent and shoots them into the ground with her bow.
| Surprise Shot - 214ABC
Kakouen jumps and a sparkle effect appears on the ground at a set distance in front of her. If an opponent enters the effect, Kakouen will transition into an attack.
A/B/C Surprise Shot are 12+14F startup, +8 on hit, and -11 on block. Projectile Invul. from 1F～32F / Invul. during the transition of the attack.
|Savage Roar - 2363214D
Kakouen lunges forward and then hits the opponent with all her attacks before leaving them crumpled in front of her. Ranbu style.
|Archer Distraction - 236B+C
Kakouen jumps back and 3 lightning arrows rain down. If the opponent is hit, Kakouen's Hiougi cinematic plays where she fires one very strong arrow into her opponent surrounded by a field of arrows.
cl.B > Special
2A/5A > 623B
2A/5A x 2 > 623A+B
Near 2B > 623X
Far 2B > 236B
CH 214X > 2B > 236B
cl.B > 236B > 623B
- Note: After this combo, 214B will cross up.
CH 214X > cl.B > ...
Basic Hougeki Combos
The following combos are basic Hougeki routes for Kakouen. Many of these combos are in the video below by Unknown games from 2014. For more damaging and advanced routes, try out the alternate mid-screen routes and watch the second video below by Unknown Games from 2018.
FC > 8j.C > 6B > j.C > 6C > cl.B > 236C > 3B > j.C > cl.B > 623C
FC > j.C > cl.CC > cl.B > 236C > 6B > j.C > 3B > j.C > cl.B > 623C
3B > j.C > 6C > walk > cl.B > 236C > 66 > cl.B > 236C > 6B > j.C > cl.B > 623C
FC > j.C > 6B > cl.B > 236C > cl.B > 236C > 6C > cl.B > 236C > 3B > 236C > 236B+C
Alternate Midscreen Routes
FC > cross up j.B > 2B > One Shot > far C > cl.B(1) > 236C > cl.B(2) > 236A > 6B > cl.B(1) > 236A or C > 3B cl.B(2) > 236C > cl.B(2) > 623C
FC > j.C > 6B > cl.B(2) > 236C > cl.B > 236A B or C > far C > cl.B(2) > 236C > 3B > cl.B (2) > 236C > cl.B (2) > 623C
Combo video by Unknown Games (2014):
Combo Video by Unknown Games (2018):