Ken Shoryuken

Ken doing a Shoryuken in Super Street Fighter II

Shoryuken (JP) (also romanized as Shouryuuken) is a move in the Street Fighter games that various characters like Ryu and Ken . A Shoryuken is an uppercut that is performed by inputting a side, down, and diagonally down in a Z formation and attack button

Street Fighter


Input for Shoryuken

While Ryu's Shoryuken is normal, Ken's Shoryuken has fire around it.

Super Smash Bros.


Ryu doing a Shoryuken in Super Smash Bros for Wii U.

The Shoryuken is Ryu's up special in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Performing it with the original inputs will increase power and knockback and height. Additionally, the Input Shoryuken gains invincibility until Ryu falls, and no landing lag is given as a bonus.

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