Whiff
Whiff

Technical Definition-Using a move that does not make contact with the opponent. Whiffing pokes is a strategy often employed during footsies in order to bait the opponent into reacting due to the short recovery of pokes. Hitting a player who is in the recovery frames of whiffing a move is known as a whiff punish.

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Technical Definition-Using a move that does not make contact with the opponent. Whiffing pokes is a strategy often employed during footsies in order to bait the opponent into reacting due to the short recovery of pokes. Hitting a player who is in the recovery frames of whiffing a move is known as a whiff punish.

In Other Words-

"Wow that hurt. The air!"-Cubert Farnsworth



Whiffing moves such as pokes or jump attacks can be used to bait the opponent into doing something stupid.

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"Wow that hurt. The air!"-Cubert Farnsworth



Whiffing moves such as pokes or jump attacks can be used to bait the opponent into doing something stupid.

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Categories: Slang

Series: General Terminology

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