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More Details about SFIV Special Moves and New Character Revealed

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Earlier, TD posted Abel stuff and here is some more info about the Special Moves of Crimson Viper  as well as the introduction of another fighter. Click to the post to get all of the details.

All of the text below is from an update document that Capcom made available to the press.

The time has come to unveil the arsenal of special moves and techniques employed by the two new characters that made
their debut at the recent AOU show: the mysterious agent known as Crimson Viper and the martial artist called Abel!

C. Viper
Using devices concealed in her gloves and boots, C. Viper unleashes the power of electricity with her left hand and calls upon the power of seismic shocks with her right. Jets hidden within her boots allow for fiery kicks and propulsion assisted high jumps. Her moves as varied as they are flashy, providing her with a good deal of options in the ring.

THUNDER KNUCKLE
The device in her glove emits a powerful electric shock as Viper charges forward. The jab version of this move can sneak underneath some projectiles such as fireballs and Sonic Booms, allowing her to surprise her attacker with a well timed counterattack. The fierce version moves upward at a diagonal angle, allowing for defense against aerial attacks.
Thunder Knuckle Electric Attacked

Timed properly, her jab version of the Thunder Knuckle can sneak underneath projectiles.
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The fierce version punishes opponents attempting to attack from the air.
Thunder Knuckle Strong Thunder Knuckle Strong

BURNING KICK
This move utilizes the power of fire with an aerial spinning kick. Viper can surprise opponents attempting to knock her off her feet by suddenly unleashing this powerful move. This move can also be used while in the air following a jump and can be used to cancel a standard attack, allowing for both air to air and air to ground tactics.
Burning Kick Ground Burning Kick Air

SEISMIC HAMMER
Powerful shockwaves emitted from Viper’s glove cause seismic disruptions that knock unwary opponents off their feet. Basically, it behaves like a low flying projectile, with the button used determining the distance of the impact. Jab attacks directly at her feet. Strong moves a bit farther away. Fierce connects with players all the way across the screen.

Weak
Seismo Hammer Weak Seismo Hammer Weak

Medium
Seismo Hammer Middle

The fierce version has great range.
Seismo Hammer Strong

HIGH JUMP
Special joystick inputs allow players to take advantage of this special jump available only to C. Viper. Using jump jets concealed within her boots, Viper jumps much higher than ordinary legs can carry her, allowing for intense aerial battles and sneak attacks from above.
High Jump High Jump

EMERGENCY COMBINATION
Crimson Viper’s Super Combo has her utilizing all her powers at once, continuously punching her opponent using both electric and shockwave attacks, moving forward all the while. She finishes this all off with a spectacular kick that unleashes an arc of searing flame! This move is well suited to ground to ground situations.
Emergency Combination Emergency Combination Emergency Combination
Emergency Combination Emergency Combination

BURST TIME
Crimson Viper’s Ultra Combo starts by unleashing the forces of electricity and shockwaves at once, then following the punishing blows with a arcing kick enshrouded in fire!
Although the range of the initial blast is rather limited, this move is versatile enough to be used in both ground to ground and ground to air situations, making it an indispensable part of Viper’s formidable arsenal.
Burst Time Burst Time

Viper lets loose a blast of electricity and shockwaves…
Burst Time

Then follows up with a spiraling inferno of kicks!
Burst Time
Fiery Hurricane: EL FUERTE
As of this moment, Crimson Viper and Abel have been the only new characters announced for Street Fighter IV, but the time has finally come to lift the curtain on yet another new warrior!

Judging by his appearance and profile, it looks like he utilizes a pro wrestling style. In fact, his style is none other than Mexico’s famous Lucha Libre brand of wrestling! Will we see that style’s trademark aerial acrobatics at work? We can only hope and wait with baited breath…

This fiery fighter is a man who divides his professional life between Lucha Libre wrestling and gourmet cooking. His hot-blooded spirit is enough to give even the mighty Red Cyclone a run for his money! Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for his lackluster cooking skills…

El Fuerte

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