06th Jul2015

King of Iron Fist 2015 Tournament! $80,000 Prize! + Balance Changes!

by Rip

Namco promised a big update for July 7th and they did not disappoint! There will be an arcade world tournament for Tekken 7 and Top 2 of Evo will be qualified for it! More details to come in the future. Additionally, they announced that there will be a location test across USA at some Dave & Busters and Round 1 locations. EVEN MORE SO, the game was recently updated for balance. Check them all out after the jump


【Character Balancing Changes】

Kazumi’s Hell Blade (u/f+3, 4, 1) command input timing for the 2nd hit is changed.
Jack’s Tornado Punch (1+2) first hit has changed behavior on hit. (They probably no longer made this NC)
Jack’s Pinpoint Assault (f+2) attack damage and recovery time on block has been changed.
Jack’s Overdrive (d/f+2, 1, 2) has been made easier to input.
Jack’s Megaton Earthquake (d/f+1+2) has it’s behavior on an airborne opponent changed. (No longer floorbreaks maybe?)
Jack’s Jackhammer (ff+1) attack damage has changed.
Jack’s Rocket Kick (ff+4) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Debugger (b,d/b,d,d/f+1) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Megaton Blast (b,d/b,d,d/f+2) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Short Hammer Rush High (ws f+1, 2, 1) 1st hit behavior on hit is changed.
Jack’s Windmill Punches (fc d/f+1, 2, 1, 2) has been made easier to input.
Jack’s Volcano throw (d/f+2+4) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Volcano Buster throw (d/f, d/f+2+4) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Pile Driver (d/b, f+1+2) attack damage has been changed.
Jack’s Pyramid Driver throw (qcf+1) attack damage has been changed.
Gigas’ Iron Breaker (1, 2) recovery time on block has been changed.
Gigas’ Crazy Knuckle Combo (f+3, 2) first hit behaviour on hit has been changed.
Gigas’ Quick Headbutt (f+1+2) recovery time has been changed.
Gigas’ Sledgehammer (d+2) behavior on hit has been changed.
Gigas’ Shinbreaker (d/b+3) recovery time has been changed.
Gigas’ Killer Impact (d/b+3+4 ~ 1) the range on this move has been changed. (hitbox)
Josie’s Flying Elbow (f+1+2) recovery time on whiff and block has been changed. The attack damage of the move is also changed.
Josie’s Liver Shot to Flying Punch Combo (d/f+1, 4, 2) attack damage on the 1st and 2nd hit has been changed.
Josie’s Whip Kick (fc d/f+4) behavior on block has been changed. The attack damage is also changed.
Devil Jin’s Electric Wind God Fist (f,n,d,d/f+2) recovery on whiff has been changed.
Claudio’s Vanishing Storm (b+1) behavior on whiff and block has been changed. Recovery time on block has also been changed.
Katarina’s Short Tail (fc d/f+4) attack damage has been changed.
Lucky Chloe’s Suprise Hop (u/f+3 hopkick) attack damage has been changed.
Lucky Chloe’s Left Point to C Uprock Hit (Left Twist ~ 1, 2, 1) recovery time has been changed. (Last hit?)
Lucky Chloe’s C Uprock Clap (Left Twist ~ 2, 2) recovery time has been changed.
Shaheen’s Hallux Kick to Algenib (4, 1) the 1st hit behavior on block has been changed. (No longer NC?)
Shaheen’s Crescent Cleaver (u/f+3 Orbital) the range on this move has been changed. (Hitbox)
Heihachi’s Eishomon (d/b+2) attack damage and recovery time on block has been changed.
Heihachi’s Funkei Uraken (b+1, 2) the range on this move has been changed. (Hitbox)
Heihachi’s Electric Wind God Fist (f,n,d,d/f+2) recovery on whiff has been changed.
Kazuya’s Electric Wind God Fist (f,n,d,d/f+2) recovery on whiff has been changed.
Alisa’s Logic Bomb (f+4, 1, 4) 1st & 2nd hit behavior on hit has been changed.
Feng’s Iron Palm (b+1) recovery time has been changed. (No longer safe?)
Law’s Shaolin Spin Kicks (4, 3, 4) 1st hit behavior on block has been changed. (Jails?)
Law’s Dragon Tail (d/b+4, 4) speed at which this move comes out has been changed.
Steve’s Crescent Hook (d/f+2) behavior on counter hit has been changed.
Steve’s Wildman Combo 1 (d+2, 1, 2) the range on the 1st hit of this move has been changed. (Hitbox)
Leo’s Gui Xi (d/f+2+3) behavior on hit has been changed. (No longer knocksdown?)
Bryan’s Hatchet Kick (qcb+3) attack damage has been changed.

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7 comments
Samuel Cheon
Samuel Cheon

An i just realized i know the person who wrote that lol

TheIceCloneDoesFunction
TheIceCloneDoesFunction

Congrats ... If you live in east Asia and are a highly competitive player that can place. MKX Predator, SFV Oro .... Namco/Tekjen team, another let down as usual.

Samuel Cheon
Samuel Cheon

Damm only top 2 from evo can join :/ lol