Left Splits Kick
Players must perform → → + attack input. If done successfully, he stretches his left leg upwards and swings it downwards immediately after. Reflects projectiles from frame 7 onwards, with a 2.4× damage multiplier. Notably, it is the strongest reflector in the game by a large margin.
Left Splits Kick has existed since the original Tekken and has since become a staple on characters using Mishima-style fighting karate, but characters like Ogre have also been able to use it. It's similar to Ryu's close heavy kick in the Street Fighter franchise. The ability to reflect projectiles is unique to Smash. Left Splits Kick is notorious for causing a 50/50 situation on block because of forcing the opponent into crouch. Heihachi Mishima has two versions of Left Splits Kick in Tekken 3, one forcing crouch on hit, and the other causing knockdown.
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