Insane Street Fighter 5 combo found in Definitive update transforms low-tier character

Lucia in Street Fighter 5Capcom

Street Fighter 5 saw many gameplay changes after implementing the Definitive update. With these changes, most of the game’s roster became new characters – and Lucia is no different.

According to some community members, before the Definitive update made its way into Street Fighter 5 on March 28, the game lacked fascinating combos.

While Street Fighter historically isn’t a heavy-combo fighting game, it also never shied away from making some characters these mentioned archetypes. With the March 28 update, the game seemingly granted a new way to play with the whole roster, giving the fighters new moves in the process.

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One player, in particular, has found some new tech with a low-tier character that utilizes the aforementioned changes from the update.

Lucia in Street Fighter 5 Capcom
Lucia’s new combos are just a fraction of what the Definitive update has changed.

New Lucia combo discovered in Street Fighter 5

Twitter user Kinyoubi103 found a great combo and posted a video to his Twitter page.

Kinyoubi103 puts the new changes on full display, utilizing Lucia and seemingly showing how the Definitive update has made the once low-tier character a fighter with potential.

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Lucia was selected with V-Trigger I in the clip and demonstrated a combo that uses her fireball cancel mechanics and rather clever use of the stun gauge.

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After racking up 68 hits during the first half of the combo before ending it with a special attack, leaving Blanka stunned, the SF5 player immediately follows up the combo with 14 more hits added to the combo totaling the whole sequence at 82 hits.

In picking a low-tier character and displaying what is possible with Lucia, it’s safe to say that the limits to what can be done in this seemingly new and improved Street Fighter 5 haven’t been tested out.

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It will be interesting to see where the tier-list lands in the coming months and what the community manages to discover in the game after the Definitive update.