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Ramlethal Valentine is a returning character in Guilty Gear Strive. Her giant katanas give her one of the best ranges in the game. Ramlethal Valentine is classified as a shooting character in Guilty Gear Strive. This guide will give players the tools they need to excel as Ramlethal in Guilty Gear Strive.

Upcomer’s Guilty Gear Strive character guides use numpad notation. Numpad notation is a universal form of notating fighting game inputs that is able to go past language barriers. It is based off numpads that can be found on a computer keyboard. Five is the joystick at neutral and the numbers branch out from there. For example, 236 would translate to “down, down-forward, forward” in numpad notation.

Guilty Gear Strive inputs

Guilty Gear Strive input nameShorthand
Heavy SlashHS

Ramlethal Valentine command normals

Move nameInputDescription
Command Normal 16PRamlethal attacks with spikes from her cloak. This move has upper body invincibility, making it a good move to counter jump-ins and aerial attacks.
Command Normal 26HSRamlethal sends one of her sword holsters forward to attack the opponent. This move does solid damage but is hampered with a slow startup.

Ramlethal Valentine special attacks

Move nameInputDescription
Bajoneto236S or 236HSRamlethal launches one of her swords as a projectile. The S version hits higher on the opponent. The HS version hits in the mid-section of the opponent. On hit, it will carry the opponent towards the corner and if they end up in the corner the sword will explode. The sword will become lodged in the ground after use.  Ramlethal must either wait a short amount of time for the sword to return to her or go retrieve it.
Dauro0623PRamlethal lunges forward quickly. If this move is used as an anti-air it will launch, creating a combo opportunity.
Sildo Detruo214K (Air OK)Ramlethal launches from the ground and hits the opponent with an overhead. This will travel over lows.
Sabrobato214HSRamlethal swings her swords over her head and crashes them down on the opponent. This move will do less damage if Ramlethal has only one sword. It has a long recovery animation and is not cancel-able from normals.
Erarlumo214PRamlethal does a combination of strikes forward. The follow up attacks are done by inputting the move up to two more times. Delaying the follow ups will increase their damage.
Agresa Ordono214S in mid-airRamlethal swipes her swords at her opponent in the air. The amount of attacks done is dependent on the amount of swords Ramlethal has.

Ramlethal Valentine Overdrives

Move nameInputDescription
Calvados632146HSRamlethal does a beam projectile. This move will cover the whole screen and does a lot of chip damage on block. This is good for punishing opponents trying to keep their distance.
Mortobato236236SRamlethal does a high damage and high speed close-range attack with her swords. This move is usable in combos for big damage.

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