It seems like no matter what fighting game you play, there always seems to be a few characters that are considered “bad” or “low tier.” While every player may have their own personal tier list in mind, there are a few common factors that most would agree make a character not worth the effort.
Using Street Fighter V‘s Ryu, or rather his Seasin 2 balance changes as an example, YouTuber TrueUnderDawgGaming covers what he believes are the key factors that make a fighting game character underpowered. In a brief yet very insightful video, he lists a character’s lack of basic mechanics, weak core mechanics, or a player’s inability to achieve a character’s playstyle as the three top reasons a character would be placed at the bottom of any tier list.
Check out What Makes a Character Bad? by TrueUnderDawgGaming below, and be sure to check out their channel for more fighting game analyses.