Answer me this: figuring out set-ups with Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2’s Business Ninja

By on May 14, 2017 at 9:00 am

One of the new additions to Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Answer, is proving to be a handful. With so many mix-up options, the quirky Business Ninja can inflict a headache on an unsuspecting opponent, but only if the player has explored Answer’s plethora of set-ups.

GodPress has been busy compiling excellent tutorial videos which show a lot of in-depth aspects of the character. Check out some of the selections below to learn more about what Answer has in store.

Here’s a combo into a knockdown which leads into a cross-up, followed by a damaging combo:

Exploring some corner cross-ups:

Beware jD counter-hits from Answer, as it confirms into a ton of damage:

Here are some pressure strings in the corner to build up the opponent’s RISC gauge, to then lead into huge damage. Very dangerous for the opponent if they don’t use Faultless Defense. GodPress provides explanatory notes and notation in the video below.

A really good video that shows how to “safe jump” and bypass practically every defensive/wake-up option that Sol Badguy has. Again, read the text in the video for more explanation:

Here’s one that probably many would like master: Answer’s super-jump instant air-dash combos. This compilation shows which characters it works on:

This is just a sampling from GodPress’s work, so make sure to explore the rest of their channel for even more Answer tech.

Also, don’t forget about SRK’s Day One Answer guide to get a better grasp on Answer basics. Are you picking up the Business Ninja in REV 2?

Source: GodPress

Luke "Woocash" Siuty is a Chicago-based writer who specializes in ArcSys titles. A Guilty Gear veteran, he plays Baiken and commits atrocities by playing Sin when he's not busy pondering the ArcSys Cycle. He's always down to talk on Twitter, so send him tips. He's good at OS-ing in real life, not so much in video games, though.