Mai Shiranui (KoF '02 UM)

From SuperCombo Wiki


Move list

Normal Throws
Command Moves
Special Moves
Desperation Moves
Max Desperation Moves
Max 2







Shiranui Flaming Steel Crush - (b/f+C)

  • Forward Throw

Windmill Destroyer - (b/f+D)

  • Reversed Throw

Cherry Blossom Phantasm - (b/d/f+C)

  • Air Grapple, Works in all directions except upward motions(ub + C, u + C, uf + C)

Command Moves

Black Swallow Dance - (f+B)

  • Overhead, slow but good range. It beats out lows, and can be linked to crouching A or crouching C for more damage. It can even catch people off guard in frametraps in some given instances.

Crimson Crane Dance - (df+B)

  • Sliding low

Fortune's Wheel Drop - (d+A) in air

  • Cancels into qcb + A/C

Ukihane - (d+B) in air

Yusura - (d+D) in air

  • Good crossup tool, cannot be performed with short hop

Wall Jump - in air uf or ub

Special Attacks

Ryu Enbu - (qcb+A/C)

  • Mai spins and unleashes flames with the tail of her Kimono, A version strikes once, C version is two strikes and can combo off of all cl.attacks(A/B/C/D).

Sayo Chidori - (qcb+B/D)

  • Mai Swings her fan swiftly in a downward motion
  • Anti-air tool when baited

Kachou Sen - (qcf+A/C)

  • Mai hurls her fan toward an opponent and reveals a hidden fan to replace the previously thrown.
  • Her projectile can be used for not only zoning, but for okizeme as well. When timing her soft knock downs correctly, Mai can place her light punch fan right on top of the opponent and get in with her df+B or long range air normals to get in easily and damage.

Dishevelled Kacho Sen - (qcb+D) (Can enter 4 times in a row)

  • Swings fans in an upward motion as they transform into sakura petals. When the maximum inputs is reached mai unleashes a barrage of fans at close range knocking back the opponent.
  • Rekkas
  • Good pressure tool

Deadly Ninja Bees - (hcf+B/D)

  • Mai performs a cartwheel rushing into an opponent with her elbow
  • Very unsafe when blocked
  • Distance covered by cartwheel varies by B and D

Triangle jump/Musasabi No Mai - (d~u+A/C~qcb+A/C)

  • Mai jumps to the wall and bounces off toward the opponent
  • Mai can utilize all air command moves
  • Flying Squirrel Dance can be performed without Triangle jump
  • This move helps compliment her air dominance, catching people trying to play Mai in the air or for very confusing and scary pressure.

Peach Blossom Bounce - (d+D) in air

  • Mai snatches an opponent by their neck with her thighs and drops to the ground
  • Must perform Triangle jump
  • If the opponent is blocking Ukihane will Substitute


Blossom Storm - (qcfx2+A/C)

  • Mai rushes toward an opponent. If the rush connects or wiff,she swings her fan upwards and twirls upwards in the air.

Super Deadly Ninja Bees - (qcb hcf+B/D)

  • Mai performs her similar cartwheel but ignites into fire when she reaches her elbow strike animation.


Super Deadly Ninja Bees - (qcb hcf+BD)

  • Mai instantly goes into her elbow animation of her original Super Deadly Ninja Bees and Strikes with a larger flame doing more damage then her SDM version.


Shiranui Nine tails fox - (qcb hcf+AC)

  • Mai jumps in the air and hawks toward the opponent. When the move connects mai performs various vertical and horizontal dives at the opponent,She then spins in her Ryu En Bu motion and then blows a kiss in a provacative style.
  • During the middle of her MAX 2 Mai can appear in a wedding attire before the Ryu En Bu motion(appears randomly)
  • During the middle of her MAX 2 Mai can appear in a Black and purple dress barly covering her feminine parts.


  • cl.C > df + B (1) >
    • hcf + B [29%]
    • qcb + C/A [23%/21%]
    • qcb + C (1) >>> (S)DM qcb hcf + K/BD [41%/47%] {2/4 stocks}
    • qcb + B > [22%]
      • qcb + C/A [31%/29%]
    • (S)DM qcb hcf + K/BD [34%/44%] {1/3 stocks}
    • DM qcf qcf + P [32%] {1 stock}
    • qcb + D x 4 [28%]
    • qcf + P [23%]

  • cr.B, cl.A > df + B (1) > ...

  • f + B, cr.C > DM qcf qcf + P ??


The Basics

Advanced Strategy