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Injustice: Gods Among Us – Guide Preview – Lex Luthor – Best Special Moves

by Prima Games Staff

You’ve got the basic moves down, but playing as the master super-villain requires some special moves. We’ve put together a preview of Lex Luthor’s best special attacks to give you the edge over your competition.

Gravity Pull

Command: Down, Back + Medium

Hit Level: Mid

Range: 1/2 Screen

Description: Lex Luthor pulls the opponent toward him to deliver a blast that sends him or her flying across the screen. Gravity Pull is very unsafe when blocked, but at a distance can be hard to punish.

Meter Burn Gravity Pull

Description: Pressing the Meter Burn button during Gravity Pull will stagger an opponent instead of blasting him or her away, leaving the opponent open to a follow up with an attack of Lex Luthor’s choice.

Gravity Mine

Command: Down, Down + Hard for Mid

Down, Down + Hard, Back for Close

Down, Down + Hard, Forward for Far

Hit Level: Low

Range: Close, Mid, Far

Description: Lex Luthor tosses a Gravity Mine on the ground that will hit stagger the opponent long enough for a follow up. This move is safe when blocked.

Meter Burn Gravity Mine

Description: Pressing the Meter Burn button during Gravity Mine will detonate the mine, launching the opponent into the air.

Orbital Strike

Command: Down, Forward + Hard

Hit Level: Unblockable

Range: Any

Description: Lex Luthor calls a satellite to home in on the opponent and hit him or her with a laser.

Meter Burn Orbital Strike

Description: Pressing the Meter Burn button during Orbital Strike will summon rockets instead of a laser, hitting the opponent and launching him or her into the air.

Lex Probe

Command: Down, Back + Hard

Hit Level: Mid

Range: Full Screen

Description: Lex Luthor summons a probe that will shoot the opponent anywhere on the screen.

Meter Burn Lex Probe

Description: Pressing the Meter Burn button with Lex Probe will summon two probes that will shoot the opponent and knock him or her down.

Lance Blast

Command: Down, Forward + Light

Hit Level: Mid

Range: Full Screen

Description: Lex Luthor pulls out his lance and shoots a blast horizontally that travels full screen and is safe when blocked.

Up Lance Blast

Command: Down, Back + Light

Hit Level: Mid

Range: Vertical 1/3

Description: Instead of shooting his blast horizontally, Lex Luthor fires it vertically, which will hit any airborne opponent. Like the horizontal version, this attack is safe when blocked.

Corp Charge (can be performed while airborne)

Command: Back, Forward + Medium

Hit Level: Mid

Range: Any

Description: Lex Luthor uses the jets equipped to his suit to fly forward, quickly knocking the opponent down. Combo punishable when blocked.

More Lex Luthor tips from Prima (check out Wonder Woman):

Lex Luthor – Introduction and Best Basic Moves: How to win like a bad guy

Lex Luthor – Best Combo Attacks: The best combo attacks to use when playing Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor – Strategy: Killer strategies for playing as Lex Luthor

Lex Luthor – Combos: All the combos revealed, No Meter Burn or One Meter Burn, we’ve got you covered!

Get it all with the official guide to Injustice: Gods Among Us

 

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