Action Controls

Action

Move > Left Stick

Move your character in the direction you tilt the Left Stick.

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Step > L1-PS4-20px + croix-PS4-20px

Take a quick step towards your opponent.
Press while tilting the Left Stick in any direction to step in that direction instead.

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Jump > croix-PS4-20px

Make a jump while tilting the Left Stick in any direction to jump in that direction. You can unleash regular or strong attacks while jumping, making your character perform different moves than on the ground.

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Break-Fall >croix-PS4-20px just before falling on the ground

If thrown into the air, press croix-PS4-15px just before hitting the ground to break your fall and rise to your feet quickly.
This move may not let you recover from all attacks.

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Guard > L1-PS4-20px

Take a guarding pose to block enemy attacks.

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Guard Breaks

When you’re hit with an attack while guarding, the guard effect goes from blue to red. If you’re attacked again when it’s red, that triggers a Guard Break, canceling your guard and making you vulnerable to attacks for a period of time.

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Lightspeed move > R1-PS4-20px when opponent’s attack is about to hit you

Press R1-PS4-15px right after your opponent lands an attack. You’ll use some of your Cosmo Gauge to dodge further attacks. If your gauge is empty, this move won’t be available. Multiple uses will consume more of your Cosmo Gauge.

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Burst dash > L2-PS4-20px + croix-PS4-20px

Consume some of your Cosmo Gauge to move at high speed towards your opponent.
While executing hold the Left Stick in any direction to move in that direction instead, at high speed away from your foe.

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Battle Actions

Regular Attack > carre-PS4-20px

Launch a relatively weak, but quicker attack.

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Strong Attack > triangle-PS4-20px

Launch a more powerful attack that also leaves you more open.

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Combo Attacks

Press croix-PS4-15px  and triangle-PS4-15px rapidly in succession to launch a combo attack. Each character has a different set of combos which you can check via the “combo list” option in the Pause Menu.

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Throw > L1-PS4-20px + carre-PS4-20px or triangle-PS4-20px

Press this button combination when the character is near the opponent to execute a throwing move. You can throw your foes while they’re guarding as well. If your opponent tries to throw you, execute a throw yourself to block and escape out of the throw.

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Photon > rond-PS4-20px

Consume some of your Cosmo Gauge to launch a photon. Being relatively weak, these don’t use much of the Cosmo.

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Special move 1 or 2 > R2-PS4-20px + carre-PS4-20px or triangle-PS4-20px

Consume some of your Cosmo Gauge to launch a special move.
These moves vary depending on character.
View the list during battle by pressing R2-PS4-20px to see which one is available.

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Burst attack > R2-PS4-20px + carre-PS4-20px or triangle-PS4-20px

Consume some of your Cosmo Gauge to launch a burst attack. Use L2-PS4-15pxcarre-PS4-15px for a burst regular attack, and L2-PS4-15pxtriangle-PS4-15px for a burst strong attack. While attacking, your character won’t flinch if hit by an enemy strike.

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Seventh Sense awakening > R3-PS4-20px

Press R3-PS4-15px when your Seventh Sense gauge is at max to awaken your Seventh Sense for a period of time. This boosts your attack strength, cuts the amount of damage taken, and makes it easier to break your enemy’s guard.

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Big Bang Attack > R2-PS4-20pxrond-PS4-20px

A super-powerful move available if your Seventh Sense is awakened (or the Seventh Sense gauge is at its max). This move is different for each character, view the list during battle by pressing R2-PS4-15px to see which one is available.

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Selecting Moves

Some characters have multiple Big Bang Attacks to choose from. For these characters, select them in the character select screen, then use L2-PS4-15px / R2-PS4-15px to select the attack you want.

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