The under dog Lau...

Discussion in 'Lau' started by Hellfire, Jun 30, 2002.

  1. Hellfire

    Hellfire Member

    Lau is considered the under dog just because he doesn't have a long list of complicated moves that look cool. Instead Lau is more of the simple powerful type that can have many different options for a single combo.

    So if someone could tell me some simple combos that deliver massive damage that would be most helpful. I know the very simple combos such as /versus/images/commands/df.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif,/versus/images/commands/b.gif/versus/images/commands/b.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/d.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/D.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif, but the more complicated combos that I'm having trouble with are /versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/b.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif.Thanks, and by the way my stats with player Lau are 766/222 "Stormlord" if that helps.
  2. GaijinPunch

    GaijinPunch Well-Known Member

    Under dog is probably the last word that would be associated with Lau. He's anything but an underdog, mainly b/c of reasons you've already stated. He HAS combos that deliver mass damage, and as you'ev also stated, they're quite simple combos at that.
  3. TomDC85

    TomDC85 Well-Known Member

    If your skills are bordering brilliance, here's one I love when I get the chance, extra great seeing as he has no low throws. Jump a low sweep, then release kick just before you land, comboed with /versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif, similar to a /versus/images/commands/df.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif, but the kick always connects, and begins a float, meaning the elbow and palm connect. Not only that, but /versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/b.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif/versus/images/commands/p.gif is garunteed after that. If they don't T/R Q/R, use a sweep or double low kick for major damage. Always use a guessing game, even against a CPU, whether you will /versus/images/commands/ub.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif or /versus/images/commands/d.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif after punches, and throw in as big a delay as possible. /versus/images/commands/ub.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif carries nearly no risk even when blocked other than to very skilled players. Use /versus/images/commands/b.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif+/versus/images/commands/g.gif to evade attacks, then leave them guessing as to which back-turned attack you use. /versus/images/commands/u.gif/versus/images/commands/k.gif+/versus/images/commands/g.gif beats rising attacks if you time it. Search this site, there is pleanty out there already. GaijinPunch is right, Lau is no underdog. Arguably the best character.
  4. ShunAoi

    ShunAoi Member

    this is off the topic but Lau interests me and so does his story. anyone have any guesses of what will happen to him next? like if he will die or pass his style on or what? did he win the second or first tournament?
  5. cooks94

    cooks94 Well-Known Member

    i think he won the second. Akira won the first and kage won third. am i right??
  6. GLC

    GLC Well-Known Member

    Lau won the first one, Akira second, and Kage third. If anyone cares about such crap.
  7. cooks94

    cooks94 Well-Known Member

    oh... sorry
  8. MrWhite

    MrWhite Well-Known Member

    Try his charged double palm near a wall on counter and follow up with whatever pleases you. You can scrub 100 point combos easily.
  9. ReCharredSigh

    ReCharredSigh Well-Known Member

    or f+P+G--> wall hit--> PPPK works too
  10. SoundWave

    SoundWave Well-Known Member

    maybe it's a glitch in the PS2 version but his /versus/images/commands/f.gif+/versus/images/commands/p.gif+/versus/images/commands/g.gif throw is cool but when you hit them against a wall with it(like many people say you should try and do) it only does 15dmg! sure you might be able to get a juggle out of it but the dmg of the throw is completely ruined by the wall! does anyone else notice this? why is it?
  11. Shang

    Shang Well-Known Member

    F+pg normally would slam you into the ground causing damage. f+pg facing the wall causes you to slam into the wall instead of the ground... there's less momentum, so it does less damage. Simple physics.
    Gameplaying wise, it makes sense to lower the damage as Lau can combo after the throw after the throw. Silly to have a wall throw doing 100 points of damage...
  12. SoundWave

    SoundWave Well-Known Member

    i wasn't saying it should do 100dmg just its normal amount, and you can't always juggle off of it when against a wall, can you?
  13. Shang

    Shang Well-Known Member

    I understand you meant normal damage. Ok, look at this way, if f+pg does 50 instead of 15 into wall, you can tag along some crazy combo after which can give you 100 points of total damage. This is something Lau does not need. In my opinion lau's throwing game is already too strong for him.
    yes you can always follow up after lau's f+pg wall throw.
  14. SoundWave

    SoundWave Well-Known Member

    ok cool i didn't realize that you were guaranteed a juggle follow up after the wall throw, i just started using Lau. His throw game doesn't seem too strong, he has some cool ones but i'm not really sure how to mix them in since you're left at quite a disadvantage with his PPP combos and stuff like that, i do love his 10dmg throw though for setting up juggles. By the way Shang aren't you from Mass? I was talking to someone else in the Boston vs. Rochester thread cuz i'm from Mass too, maybe once i get a little better we could play.
  15. Shang

    Shang Well-Known Member

    Hey Soundwave,
    I live in Brookline. Jerky told me you live close to us. It'll be cool to play with you sometimes, don't need to get better before that. /versus/images/graemlins/smile.gif
  16. SoundWave

    SoundWave Well-Known Member

    ya it would be pretty cool to see how i stack up against some serious players, the problem is you guys seem a lot more serious then me! i dont want to get my ass handed to me that bad /versus/images/graemlins/crazy.gif have you like imported Evo? do you play with arcade sticks?

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