Note: The actions indicated all assume your character is facing right. Inputs will be reversed when facing left. Action names marked in blue can be performed either on the ground or in the air.

Movement

Use the directional buttons or the left stick to perform the following actions.

Move:  or
Crouch:
Dash: [] or [ + ]
Backstep:

Move

Crouch

Dash

Backstep

Jump

Use to jump straight up or to jump forwards or backwards. You can also gain additional height and air time by performing a double jump or high jump.

Jump:
Double Jump: while in the air
High Jump:

Recovery

When knocked down after an attack, you can move in a particular direction to recover from the attack. Use while recovering in the air to change directions.

Instant Ground Recovery:  after knocked down
Jumping Ground Recovery:  after knocked down
Delayed Stand: Press and hold while knocked down or before recovering
Mid-air Recovery: [ or or ] while taking damage in the air
Note: Change direction with [ or or  or ] while recovering

Guarding

Protect yourself from your opponent’s attacks with . You can also guard while crouching or while in the air.

Standing Guard: when attacked by opponent
Crouching Guard: when attacked by opponent
Mid-air Guard: when attacked by opponent while in the air

Normal Attack

Punch, kick, or fire off Ki Blasts with , , , . You can also perform attacks while crouching or jumping.

Light Attack – A quick, low-damage attack.
Medium Attack –  – A longer-range attack. Perform while crouching to sweep your opponent.
Heavy Attack –  – A strong attack that knocks your opponent back. Perform while crouching for an anti-air attack.
Special Attack –  – Fire a Ki Blast. Perform in the air to fire a Ki Blast toward the ground.
Note: Attack differs for some characters.

Super Combos/Z Combos

Perform the same normal attack repeatedly to do a Super Combo. You can execute a Z Combo by carefully timing your attacks and pressing the attack buttons in a specific order.
Super Combo: Rapidly press  or  or
Z Combo: Press attack buttons in a specific order.

 

Special Moves/Powered-up Special Moves

Input a specific command to execute a Special Move. For Special Moves performed by pressing [ [ or –]] or [ [ or ]], pressing  instead of  or  will consume one Ki gauge and increase the move’s strength.
Note: Commands differ for each character.

Super Attack

Input a specific command to execute a powerful Super Attack. Consumes one Ki gauge.
Note: Commands differ for each character.

Meteor Attack

Input a specific command to execute an extremely powerful Meteor Attack. Consumes three Ki gauges.
Note: Commands differ for each character.

 

Unique Attacks

Some characters, such as Cell and Piccolo, have special attacks that only they can perform.
Note: Commands differ for each character.

Dragon Rush

Press  or [ + ] to break through your opponent’s guard and land a flurry of attacks. Can also be used while your opponent is guarding in the air.

Dragon Rush:  or [ + ]

Knockbacks and Stage Destruction

Hitting your opponent with a heavy attack will send your opponent flying and possibly move the fight to a different part of the stage. Defeating your opponent with certain Super Attacks or Meteor Attacks can also destroy the stage.

Super Dash

Perform an offensive rush toward your opponent with  or [ + ]. All Ki Blasts fired by your opponent will be deflected while performing a Super Dash.

Super Dash: or [ + ]

Vanish

Instantly teleport behind your opponent by pressing [ + ]. Consumes one Ki gauge.

Vanish:  + (consumes one Ki gauge)

Sparking Blast

Press [ + + + ] or [ + ] while the Sparking! Icon is glowing to temporarily power up your entire team. The fewer members on your team, the stronger the effect. Press and hold [+] to perform a Vanish.

Sparking Blast: [ + ] or [ + ] while the Sparking! Icon is glowing

Ki Charge

Fill your Ki gauge by pressing and holding [ + ]. You’ll be unable to move while charging, so timing when you charge is key.

Ki Charge: [ + ]

Z Reflect

Hold and press  as your opponent’s attack is about to hit you to knock it and your opponent away.

Z Reflect:

Change Actions

Z Assist

Lightly press  or  to call one of your allies and have them perform a support attack.

Z Assist:  or 

Z Change

Press and hold  or  to switch to one of your allies. You can perform a quick switch with [ + [ or ]].

Z Change: Hold [ or  or press + [ or ]

Ultimate Z Change

Switch to one of your allies and have them perform a Super Attack or Meteor Attack as they enter the fight. Consumes one or three Ki gauges.

Ultimate Z Change:
• [ or ] or + [ or ] while performing a Super Attack
[ or ] or [ or ] when attack hits (consumes one or three Ki gauges)

Guard Cancel Change

Cancel your guard and switch to one of your allies. Consumes one Ki gauge.

Guard Cancel Change: + [ or ] while guarding (consumes one Ki gauge)

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