Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

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To prevent you from running away like rabbits, here we provide tricks and advice: transform into tigers like King and dominate the Tekken 8 metagame

With the recent launch, Tekken 8 is already flying towards the Olympus of the best fighting games in existence, and given the presence of quite a few improvements, one of our classic prodigal guides would be appropriate tricks e di advice. Between new systems to learn, new fighters and equally new challenges, on the other hand, it is also easy to be intimidated. Each member of the roster presents the relevant tricks, such as techniques or interactions with new mechanics, one above all Heat. There is no shortage of aces up your sleeve to ensure a path to victory, and having summarized them below we like to think that they are part of the arrows in your bow… of… fists. Sorry, we missed the metaphor along the way.

Find your character | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

It may seem obvious, but the first piece of advice for any fighting game is find the character that best suits youand with the roster that finds itself Tekken 8, it is ensured that each fighter has their own tricks to acclimate to. In this regard, given the presence of Kazuya Mishima in the Iron Fist gang, we refer you to the guide to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for part of jargon that we will use. Said this, choose a character and a mode: training, arcade or Super Ghost Battle, at the beginning of the game it doesn’t matter. Enable Special Style if you want to see certain moves in action. Now that you have become familiar with a character or two, playing “just for the sake of it”, let’s take a closer look at them! (If you want, we have a separate guide.)

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Practice combos and think of frames as a unit of time | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

Ah, the combo! Before moving on to the complex ones, get used to handle the simplest chains. You can perform them easily without racking your brain, such as with Reina’s right punch: press △/Y repeatedly and you will already get four hits. Basic combos are great for when you’re working on new strategies, as long as you don’t become predictable by overusing them. Quick Reflexes: The metagame is about this. Reason why enable frame data in training mode it can become a lifesaver. This option will tell you how many frames (meaning unit of measurement for time) are needed to initiate an attack, as well as provide information on collisions and the status (crouching, in the air, etc.) of your target.

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Throws and techniques | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

Using Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as an example, you would think that Mortal Kombat is the only other fighting game to take advantage of the throw the opponent up with the legendary bone-breaking uppercuts. And you would be wrong, as the best combos in Tekken 8 lie behind an enemy being knocked into the air. If you can, huge roster permitting, study your opponent’s throws to prevent him from juggling you. Veterans of the series will already know how to handle thelist of moves, but in case we summarize the two sheets. The entry dedicated to the main techniques (Main Techniques) summarizes a character’s unique moves. Otherwise, under the general heading (All Techniques) you will also find otherwise silent combos and Heat Moves. Excellent for deepening your knowledge of the character, needless to say.

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Practice pulling off combos… and punishing them! | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

Training mode includes multiple challenges dedicated to combos. We recommend you take a look, try it and possibly try again. Of course, you can also see them in action, but you should be comfortable enough executing them without looking at the on-screen controls. When you succeed, take off the metaphorical armrests to push yourself into the open sea of ​​real combat… and then get back to training. Naturally, however, you don’t live on attack alone and the training mode knows this well. In fighting game jargon, taking advantage of an unprotected weakness is called “to punish” and that’s what you will have to do, on normal or high difficulty, in this branch of training: suffer a combo and punish it at the right time. Arm yourself with patience, practice and develop the right timing.

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Tips for using (and not abusing) the Special Style | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

Lo Special Style will initially simplify your life, as the new addition of Tekken 8 maps different commands (including entire combos) to the front buttons, combined with the various directions in which you will move the analog stick. In other words, again, Smash’s special attacks. However, avoid being repetitive, otherwise your character’s defeat animation will be repeated. While we’re at it, we also advise against making the Special Style the permanent training wheels on your bike. In other words, learn to do without it. Simplifying more elaborate moves also limits your access to the rest of a character’s arsenal. You already know what we mean: training mode and eight laps of the field, sprint!

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

“Heat, heat” | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

Whether you’re pressing R1 on PS5 or RB on Xbox SeriesHeat System. Pressing the back button results in a Heat Smasha powerful attack with the properties of a Power Crush (during which damage received can be recovered). Heat Engager it is instead linked to certain moves, which involve approaching the opponent. This option will make you use the appropriate toolbar more (Heat Gauge), but you can delete everything with the relevant click (Heat Dash). Confused? Then train properly before using it, because you can use it once per round. Choose the right combo during which to exploit the mechanics… and we don’t necessarily mean your own combo. Making your way through the enemy’s roars with a (literally) hearty “Ebbasta!” it can save your skin.

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Power Crush and Money Battle | Cheats and tips for Tekken 8

We were talking about Power Crush, Right? This is a move that gives you some supercorazza (we said that the Smash jargon was useful), taking enemy attacks allowing you to get back at it. Useful for distancing yourself when you are under pressure and, as already mentioned, for regenerating with absorbed damage, as long as you use the move at the right time. Each character has different variations, so avoid a monothematic fighting style. Now, by dint of (and we don’t use the term “fury” at random) of fighting, you will have noticed a nest egg intent on increasing. The Battle Money it’s used to unlock customization tools for each character, and just play any mode outside of training to get plenty of it. Because if you’ve reached this point you will have trained enough, right? Real?

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

Ghosts!

Since the writer has indulged in a bit of self-celebration with the guide to Smash, we might as well close the tricks and tips for Tekken 8 with an analogy with Mario Kart. There Super Ghost Battle which we alluded to in the incipit is unlocked by progressing Quest Arcade and provides you with several CPU opponents to smack around. Their strategies become more complex as you progress, making them excellent potential masters. And this is where the similarity with Mario Kart comes in: you can download the ghosts of others and learn from their strengths… o challenge your own ghost learning from your mistakes. Isn’t it wonderful to punch yourself in the snout, only to discover that we are the idiots? Ah, video games…

Tekken 8: tricks and tips for triumphing in the Iron Fist tournament

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