Poke
Poke

Technical Definition-Used to refer to a character's faster, non-committal moves. Good pokes are usually fast, safe, and hit confirmable.

In Other Words-One of the most used pokes in fighting games is the jab (st.lp/ st.1/ 5L) or crouching jab (cr.lp/ D1/ 2L). The jab in combat sports has many purposes including but not limited to defending, scoring points, or establishing a comfortable range.

Technical Definition-Used to refer to a character's faster, non-committal moves. Good pokes are usually fast, safe, and hit confirmable.

In Other Words-One of the most used pokes in fighting games is the jab (st.lp/ st.1/ 5L) or crouching jab (cr.lp/ D1/ 2L). The jab in combat sports has many purposes including but not limited to defending, scoring points, or establishing a comfortable range.

Pokes have various uses such as being thrown out during footsies (1), anti-airing (2), or interrupting offense (3).

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Pokes have various uses such as being thrown out during footsies (1), anti-airing (2), or interrupting offense (3).

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Categories: Slang

Series: General Terminology

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