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Overview

Overview

Bedman is a tricky and versatile character who thrives when he can engage his opponent on his own terms with backup from his unique Deja-Vu mechanic. Whenever Bedman does a special move he leaves a seal on the stage which can be used to create shadowy duplicates that mimic the special move that created them. These can be used for zoning or lockdown with terrifying effectiveness but can be destroyed by his opponent's attacks.

His variety of movement options, solid normals and boomerang-style projectile gives Bedman the ability to play evasive until he can set up Deja-Vu and take control of the match, but if he's caught off guard his defensive options are limited. Even when he's on offense, without backup from Deja-Vu his rushdown is much less dangerous. Overall, he's a character that wants to frustrate his opponents until he can find an opening to exploit.
Playstyle
Bedman specializes in frustrating his opponents into making mistakes, complemented by his unique seal-based offense that can be used for both okizeme and neutral situations.
Pros Cons
  • Extreme Air Mobility: Possesses both a unique 8-way airdash and a guard point teleport dash that can make it difficult to predict his movements.
  • Strong Oki: Powerful okizeme that can be looped in the corner.
  • Mix Ups: Strong free-form mix-up game with his 8-way dash, tick-throws and an Instant Overhead, alongside good pressure with seals.
  • Conditional Zoner: Strong zoning options when properly set-up.
  • Walking Speed (no, really): Best walk speed in the game complemented by decent ground pokes and his throw.
  • Terrible Defense: Very bad defense. His 6P is unreliable, his Dead Angle Attack is the worst in the game, his reversal super can be thrown out of, his counter-teleport dash is not instant, and his durability is middling.
  • Lacking Neutral: Limited neutral and pressure if he cannot get Deja Vu seals out.
  • Air Movement: Air movement is not fast.
  • Few Ground Mobility Options: Limited mobility on the ground, can't move as fast as others.
  • Huge Body: Large and wide hurtbox.
  • Initially Bad Damage: Weak damage until properly set-up.
  • Weak Frame Data: All of his normals are either 0 or minus on block. Bedman gets most of his "good" frame data from his seals and jump-ins.
Bedman
GGXRD-R Bedman Portrait.png
Defense:x0.98
Guts:0
Weight:[96] Heavy
Stun Resistance:60
Prejump:3F
Backdash:23F (1~11F invuln)
Wakeup :24F (Face Up)/ 30F (Face Down)
Unique Movement Options:Floaty 8-way Airdash
Teleport Backdash
Crawling
Forward Dash (32F. 3~14 Guard Point)

Guard-point Dash

Bedman has a unique dash which operates as a guard-point parry. This dash cannot be canceled normally throughout its duration, unlike normal dashes, but does act as a counter against blockable attacks.

8-Way Air Dash

Bedman has unique air properties. Bedman cannot double jump, and has an 8-way air dash instead of the normal horizontal air dash. Bedman can also perform a hover which makes him float in place above the ground so long as he is above the minimum height. For more details, see the video by GCYoshi13.

Videos

Below are two helpful video guides from GCYoshi13, one of NA's strongest Bedman players.

Bedman's Ground Dashes

Bedman's Air Dashes

Normal Moves

5P

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
12 Mid 6 4 6 ±0
  • A decent standing poke. Primarily useful as a fast anti-air that has decent horizontal range.
  • Doesn't have a large extendable hurtbox like his other normals, so it's good for defending yourself from possible incoming attacks (like Slayer 6H).
  • Whiffs on crouching characters.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0 Initial: 90% 3 8

5K

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
22 Mid 8 3 15 -4 1-4 Off The Ground
5-13 Lower body
14-16 Below Knees
  • Has Lower body invulnerability from frames 5-13. Can be used to hit many characters out of their low hitting moves (like sweeps or 2Ks). Can avoid Potemkin's Slide Head as well.
  • Good frame trap if delayed canceled after 2P.
  • On counter hit, can combo into 6H.
  • On normal hit, can combo into cS/fS or 5H.
  • Can be used as a substitute for f.S in corner combos as it is easier to hit.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 Initial: 85% 10 7

c.S

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
28 Mid 6 3 11 ±0
  • Fast startup and has a tall and far hitbox. One of Bedman's best normals.
  • One of the few normals that combo into both hits of 5H if done point blank. Bedman's strongest combos will start from this.
  • Also is one of his best throw option selects due to how high it hits and it being even on block. Inputting 6+S+HS will have Bedman either throw the opponent if he's close enough to them, or perform c.S if they are either airborne or just barely outside of throw reach.
  • Can be used for quick pressure resets or resetting to neutral using its jump cancelable property.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7

f.S

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
36 Mid 9 2 19 -7
  • Good reach and hitbox. Your fastest move for the reach, but doesn't typically lead to much. Can be useful to get guaranteed punishes in some situations.
  • As a round starter beats many opposing pokes.
  • On counter hit or crouching opponents, you can combo into 2H.
  • Jump Cancelable for juggles off of corner throw.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 Initial: 90% 10 7

5H

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
28×2 Mid 12 3(3)3 18 -4
  • Both hits are special cancelable. but only the second hit is jump cancelable.
  • Hits far and high up, but the hitbox is angled so it's not impressive against crouching opponents.
  • Depending on how far it hits, you want to either combo into Task B or 2D.
  • 2nd hit vacuums grounded opponents in at close ranges. This is important for Bedman's longer combos.
  • Can jump cancel second hit on grounded opponents into j.D for a near instant overhead, but opponent can blitz-shield or DP if they expect it. You can always just jump backwards and FD to bait that.
  • Solid for punishing backdashes due to the far reach and long active frames of this move.
  • Has a hitbox behind Bedman which proves useful against Slayer in particular.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
3 14 6
  • 2nd hit pulls in opponent

5D

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
25 High 26 7 12 ±0
  • Slow and short range but surprisingly safe on block.
  • Bedman's only standing overhead. j.D however is far faster.
  • 5D can lead to very powerful combos and set-ups in the corner. The rewards are very weak if done midscreen.
  • The hitbox on this move goes surprisingly high up vertically.
  • Use this rarely, the move is rather reactable otherwise.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
4 Initial: 80% 20 20

6P

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
32 Mid 9 6 21 -13 1-4 Upper Body
5-8 Head
  • Anti-air that hits fairly far above Bedman.
  • Can combo into c.S into Task C or just go into Task C raw.
    • This restricts followups on hit with c.S having very short range. Going straight into Task C is more reliable, but depending on character and height they might be able to tech in the middle of Task C and punish Bedman.
  • Hurtbox extends on first active frame so this move is prone to trade against almost anything.
  • Has a lot of untech on counter-hit allowing strong combos on trade, granted the move you trade with doesn't knock you down on CH.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7

6H

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
6H 24,18 Mid 18 3(7)3 21 -5
6HH 18,24 Mid 10 3(11)5 14 ±0
  • Bedman's new 6H trades crossups for offense. Can gatling from 5K and 6P to create a 4 frame frame-trap that can catch mashes. Both hits are special cancelable, allowing you to create some damaging combos as well as overwhelming pressure. Can only be linked into from a counter hit.
  • Combos from counterhit 5K and 6P.
  • Combos into Task B. In the air one might have to delay the Task B, lest the opponent can tech.
  • Can cancel either two hits into specials, so you can replay Déjà Vus after either hit. Task B Déjà Vu is a very strong option after this. You can also do Task A, but be careful of opponent's low profiling sliding moves (like Ky's Stun Dipper, Elphelt's 2H, Sin's Elk Hunt, Chipp's Alpha Blade, etc).

  • Pretty much a button dedicated to returning to neutral as it has +0 frame advantage and puts you and the opponent at half screen distance on block.
  • On hit it causes them to go flying about 3/4 screen into a knockdown, giving you ample time to throw out a Task A/A' and start your offense all over again.
  • Consider this option if all your cancel options after the first two hits of 6H might be too easy to deal with for your opponent. Doing the full 6H sequence is safer than doing the first two.
  • If the whole sequence is juggling off of an airborne opponent, you can potentially pick them up with Task C or a delayed Task B for a knockdown.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
6H 4 10 6
6HH 4 10 6

6H: 6HH:

2P

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
12 Mid 5 4 7 -1
  • Bedman's fastest normal and subsequently his most important defensive normal. Hits low enough to hit all crouching opponents, but has a reasonably high hitbox, all while slouching Bedman's hurtbox as well.
  • Combo into 2K, 2D for a knockdown.
  • Can whiff on Eddie if Eddie is not using an attack, 2K is a more reliable answer.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0 Initial: 90% 3 8

2K

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
15 Low 6 6 8 -2
  • Bedman's fastest low attack. Good reach.
  • Can combo into c.S. Alternatively, combos into 2D for a knockdown.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
1 Initial: 70% -7/+6

2S

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
30 Low 12 3 11 ±0
  • Long range low, but slow startup
  • Can combo into 5H, but only at close range.
  • Can combo into 2H, but only if 2S is a counter hit or if the opponent is crouching.
  • Very useful to play footsies with since it hits so far and is even on block with its fast recovery.
  • This is also Bedman's best low profiling move. Bedman can use this to avoid many air attacks or high hitting moves.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 -7/+10

1H/2H/3H

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
1H 45 Mid 15 14 25 -20
2H 40 Mid 15 14 29 -24
3H 35 Mid 19 14 33 -28
  • There are 3 variations of this attack. 1H will always come out next to Bedman. 2H will come out at the half way point between Bedman and the edge of screen he's facing. 3H will come out at the far end of the screen, but it has a limit of one character's width away from the very end of the screen if Bedman is full screen away.
  • 2H/3H are long range pokes that are slow but can catch your opponent by surprise. The pegs that come up do not have hurtboxes but are still physical attacks. This means they can be blitzed and Bedman will be rejected, and they can be reversed by Axl from any range.
  • Can hit opponents far away who are attempting something full-screen.
  • Special cancelable and jump cancelable on block or hit. It's a good way to get a Task A on the screen.
  • Very punishable on whiff. Bedman is in counterhit state during recovery, so it's important to have meter to YRC and react if you see that it will whiff.
  • Can be YRC'd during startup or actives, giving you more than enough time to YRC it on whiff.
  • 1H launches on normal hit and combos into Task C for good damage and knockdown oki. A lot of Bedman's strongest combos involve hitting both hits of 5H and comboing into this move.
  • 2H/3H launches on counter-hit and airborne hit. On counter-hit they can be confirmed into good combos from anywhere on the screen.
  • Excellent ender in blockstrings due to blockstun, range and being jump cancelable.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
1H 4 20 6
2H 4 Initial: 90% 20 6
3H 4 Initial: 90% 20 6

1H:

  • Pulls in opponent on hit

2H:

  • Pulls in opponent on hit

3H:

  • Pulls in opponent on hit

2D

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
28 Low 12 6 12 -4
  • A basic sweep. Good reach, but very slow. Don't poke/swing with this since 2S is superior in nearly every way. Has identical start up, double the active frames of 2S and only completes 4f slower. Reaches farther than 2S and knocks down.
  • Easy to combo into from a variety of normals.
  • Combos into Task B. If done far away, Task B will otg and they can air tech. You use 2D to score a knockdown so make sure you secure it.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7

j.P

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
14 High / Air 6 6 9
  • Bedman's most reliable air-to-air move. Hits very far for how fast it is. This will be your most useful air normal.
  • Cancels into itself, even on whiff. You can rapid fire this normal in the air regardless if you're hitting the opponent or not.
  • Very useful air normal to airthrow OS with.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0 3 8

j.K

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
18 High / Air 9 6 21
  • Bedman's best air-to ground normal, generally still loses to anti-airs though. This is mostly used when combined with an air dash to hit a grounded opponent.
  • Cancels into j.P and j.S for more overheads if you have the air time or j.H for an empty low.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
1 6 7

j.S

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
28 High / Air 10 8 22
  • Bedman's farthest hitting horizontal normal. This is one of the most important air normals in your arsenal.
  • Very strong in combination with his 8-way dash to control real estate on the screen.
  • One of your best air moves to go for after an air tech.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7

j.H

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
14×6 High / Air 13 12 24
  • Hits a total of 6 times, all of the hits are overhead. Becomes very tricky to block when Bedman is getting close to the ground since you can quickly go for 2K when you land.
  • Not very good as an air-to-air move, but it has long active frames. If you're attempting air throws, it's not a bad option select, but it's better to go for j.P or j.S.
  • Very useful move to whiff when going for empty air dash into low attacks.
  • Also good for cranking up the Opponent's RISC meter if they don't choose to FD this move. However it will fill Ravens pain-gauge instantly if he stances this.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7

j.D

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
50 High / Air 11 8 24 +6
  • Instant overhead on the entire cast. Very important part of Bedman's mix-up.
  • Bedman can convert into a combo only if he has Deja Vu assistance, Red Roman Cancels it, or if j.D is a counter hit.
  • Bedman can air dash downwards j.K to combo if j.D is a counter hit.
  • The momentum after j.D can also be altered if Bedman holds forward, backwards, or neutral after he connects with j.D
  • Can also be used in some air combos to knockdown airborne opponents if they aren't high up in the air (around slightly shorter than super jump height)
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
4 Initial: 90% 20 6
  • Recovery becomes 12F on hit or block

Universal Mechanics

Ground Throw

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
0,10×10,0 Ground Throw: 75250 1 +64
  • Bedman's throw range is decent, but his fast walk speed makes throws even more dangerous.
  • Midscreen throws gives good corner carry and plenty of time to set up a mixup or a seal for neutral.
  • He needs to Red Roman Cancel midscreen to get a combo.
  • Terrifyingly effective in the corner, he can combo using f.S or 5K without meter. Corner combos usually net ~100ish damage + 1-2 djv seals.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0 Forced: 55% NA 6, 0
  • Frame Advantage listed is on successful throw
  • Stun: 5×10

Air Throw

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
0,60 Air Throw: 210000 1 +24
  • Bedman's air throw leaves him next to the opponent at a large frame advantage, allowing a good mix-up.
  • Now ground bounces a little, allowing you to RC and combo with 2P,cS,6P, or 1H.
  • Bedman is tied for the best range on regular airgrabs in the game.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0,4 Forced: 65% NA 6, 0
  • Frame Advantage listed is on successful throw
  • Stun: 30

Dead Angle Attack

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
25 All 8 3 32 -21 1~10 Full
11~27 Foot
  • Bedman's Dead Angle uses his 5K animation. Vertical hitbox is poor, so make sure your opponent is not too high if you choose to dead angle.
  • Because of Bedman's lack of defensive options, this is a good way to get opponents off of you.
  • Beware as it only has a hitbox in the tip of Bedman's feet so it can whiff on opponents who are very close to you!
  • At -21 frame advantage, this is the worst dead angle when it is blocked.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 Initial: 50% 10 7

Blitz Attack

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
Blitz Attack 50 Mid (15-48)+13 3 20 -2 1~Button release: Blitz
Blitz Attack Max Charge 50 Mid 50+13 3 20 +5 1~50: Blitz

Standard Blitz Attack

Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
Blitz 1 Initial: 55%
[Blitz] 4

Blitz:

  • Hitstop 30F
  • Slighty refills own Burst and slightly drains opponent's Burst on hit
  • Blows opponent away and wall sticks opponent on hit (untechable for 40F/ 80F on CH)
  • Crumples opponent on ground CH (79F)

[Blitz]:

  • Hitstop 30F
  • Slighty refills own Burst and slightly drains opponent's Burst on hit
  • Slightly blows opponent away on air hit (untechable for 50F/ 100F on CH)
  • Crumples opponent on ground hit

Special Moves

Task A

236P (Air OK)

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
236P 35×2 All 18 90, until return Total 49 -5
j.236P 35×2 All 18 90, until return Total 49 -5
  • Also referred to as "boomerang."
  • A slow but annoying projectile that hits twice, once on the way forward and once on the way back
  • On the way back, the projectile tracks Bedman's position, allowing you to manipulate it's return route.
  • Grounded Task A goes generally straight, but air Task A will fly at a downwards angle, making it useful to hit crouching opponents that the grounded Task A otherwise whiffs on.
  • The ball disappears/returns to Bedman if Bedman is hit or if he's put into blockstun. It also disappears preemptively if it hits on the way back.
  • To successfully place a Task A seal with this move, Bedman has to finish the attack without being hit or Roman Canceling with the seal appearing at his current location.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
236P 2 2 7
j.236P 2 2 7

236P: j.236P:

Task A'

236K (Air OK)

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
236K 35 All 37 Total 70 +9
j.236K 35 All 37 Total 70 +9
  • Also referred to as "teleport boomerang."
  • Works like Task A, except the startup is much slower
  • On hit or block, Task A' will cancel whatever Bedman is currently doing (unless it's an overdrive) and teleport him to where the ball made contact with the opponent. If the ball hit the opponent from behind, Bedman will be behind the opponent.
  • On hit you use c.S, 2K, or 2P to convert.
  • On block you are at significant frame advantage so you can either safely push them out with 2P or go for a mixup
  • To successfully leave a Task A' Deja Vu seal, you must have successfully finish the attack without being hit, which leaves a seal at Bedman's location.
  • Being put into blockstun while the head is out will preemptively cancel the head's flight, returning it back to Bedman.
  • Unlike Task A, Task A' can be Roman Canceled after the head is thrown while still generating a Deja Vu seal.
  • TK Task A' should be used for oki on seal knockdowns. Standing Task A' may whiff on some crouching characters.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
236K 2 Initial: 80% 2 7
j.236K 2 Initial: 80% 2 7

236K: j.236K:

Task B

236S (Air OK)

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
236S 14×4 All 12 4×4 26 -13
j.236S 14×3 All 12 6,6,4 Until Landing + 8 -5
  • Also referred to as "spin" or "beyblade."
  • A good combo ender. Easy to combo into from a variety of hit confirms.
  • Instant air Task B recovers much more quickly than the ground version.
  • Air Task B YRC will retain a lot of momentum of the move, so it's a great way to get out of corners once you've gained altitude.
  • To successfully place a Task B seal with this move, Bedman has to finish the attack without being hit or Roman Canceling, with the seal appearing at the end of the spin.
  • Bedman recovers a slight distance away from the opponent, also in the corner.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
236S 3 2 6
j.236S 3 2 6

236S: j.236S:

Task C

236H (Air OK)

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
236H 30×2, 10 All, High / Air, All 11 8(17)10,10 13 -2 9~Airborne
j.236H 30,10
[30,30]
High / Air, All 21 Until Landing,10 11 ±0 [+3]
  • Also referred to as "bed slam."
  • [ ] Indicates high in air
  • One of Bedman's typical combo ender, good damage and knockdown.
  • Hits overhead on the way down. If done close to the opponent, the falling portion will cross-up the opponent.
  • Surprisingly safe on block, but risky to throw out on block nonetheless as it's not very hard to 6P / block in the air and punish.
  • It has a very wide crossup hitbox (both air and ground version) but you need to RC to combo from it.
  • To successfully place a grounded Task C seal with this move, Bedman has to finish the attack without being hit or Roman Canceling, with the seal appearing upon landing.
  • Alternatively, to place a aerial Task C seal Bedman need simply to start the move, as the aerial seal is placed at the end of the startup frames.
  • Task C YRC does not lock Bedman to one direction in the air. He will turn towards his opponent.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
236H 3×2,0 2×3 6×2, 8
j.236H 3,0 [Initial: 100%, 65%] 2×2 [3×2] 6, 8 [6, 7]

236H: j.236H:

  • Values in [] are when Task C is done from high altitude

Déjà Vu

214P/K/S/H (Air OK)

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
214X Total 30
j.214X Total 42+8L
  • [ ] Indicates high in air
  • All of Bedman's special moves place an seal on the stage that allows him to "replay" the same special move from that position, creating a phantom of himself to do the corresponding attack.
  • Commonly abbreviated as DVA / DVA´ / DVB / DVC for combo notations.
  • Each seal lasts for 421F normally. The seals can be attacked by the opponent however, which will eliminate the seal immediately. If the seal is on cooldown it can not be hit.
  • Bedman poses for 30F on the ground, 42F+8Landing in the air, frame data listed above is for the attacks themselves. Attack starts 6F after Bedman poses.
  • On use of any Deja Vu, the seal enters a cooldown phase where it disappears and can't be activated again until it reappears. If Bedman is hit during the cooldown, the attack will be immediately halted and the seal will not return unless manually placed again.
  • Deja-vu phantoms always auto-correct towards your opponent, even if the attack that created the seal was facing the other direction
  • Works very well for meaty and oki setups, as YRC'ing any Deja Vu will still summon the phantom. You can YRC immediately or delay it if you wish.
  • If used in air, Bedman will be unable to perform any air action for 20 frames unless you YRC.
  • You can not Deja-vu a Task B or Task C if either seals are on cooldown. You can however combine Task B or C with Task A.
  • Air Deja-vu now has a minimum air height requirement, so you can not TK Deja-vu.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
214X
j.214X

214X:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F

j.214X:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
214P 38×2 All 29 90,54 Total 30
j.214P 38×2 All 29 90,56 Total 30

Task A

  • If the Task A that spawned the seal was done in the air, the Deja Vu version will follow the same ground sweeping pattern.
  • Doesn't track Bedman's position on return. Instead, the Deja Vu version will return to the seal from where it originated.
  • Just like the normal version, if Bedman is put into blockstun while the Deja Vu version is active, the attack will immediately halt. Unlike getting hit however, the seal will reappear once more.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
214P 2 2 7
j.214P 2 2 7

214P:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F

j.214P:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
214K 42 All 48 Total 30 +9
j.214K 42 All 48 Total 30 +9

Task A'

  • If the Task A' that spawned the seal was done in the air, the Deja Vu version will follow the same ground sweeping pattern.
  • Doesn't track Bedman's position on return. Instead, the Deja Vu version will return to the seal from where it originated.
  • Unlike like the normal version, if Bedman is put into blockstun while the Deja Vu version is active, the attack will continue until the end, making this extremely useful for extended pressure, but only if Bedman blocks early after using the Deja-vu. If he blocks later it dissapears.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
214K 2 Initial: 80% 2 7
j.214K 2 Initial: 80% 2 7

214K:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F

j.214K:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
214S 18×4 All 23 16 Total 30 +28
j.214S 18×4 All 23 16 Total 30 +28

Task B

  • Deja-Vu Task B is the fastest of his Deja Vu replays, it hits 4 times and has a large hitbox. Very useful for space control and lockdown.
  • Deja-Vu Task B has the shortest cooldown of all his Deja-vu attacks, allowing you to harass/lock-down with it very effectively. Extremely oppressive in the corner.
  • Only the last hit knocks down on hit. You can have seals placed in a way that you will get 3 hits off the Deja-Vu and not get a knockdown.
  • Attack continues even if Bedman is put in blockstun.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
214S 3 2 6
j.214S 3 2 6

214S:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F

j.214S:

  • Deja Vu starts at 6F
Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
214H 36×2, 10 All 30 8(17)10(6)10 Total 30
j.214H 36, 10 All 28 Until Landing (6)10 Total 30

Task C

  • Deja-vu Task C covers a huge amount of vertical space and is extremely oppressive in the corner.
  • Deja-vu Task C can be blocked high or low. Not a overhead.
  • Attack continues even if Bedman is put in blockstun.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
214H 3×2,0 2×3 6×2, 8
j.214H 3,0 2×2 6, 8

214H: j.214H:

  • Values in [] are when Deja Vu (Task C) is done from high altitude

Air Movement

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
Double Jump Total 45
Air Hang > Direction Total 25
  • Bedman lacks a traditional air-dash, what he has instead is a 'floating' state from which he can dash in any of 8 directions.
  • This is the most important part about Bedman. Learn it and learn it well.
  • Input 8 then 2 for a downward air dash or 87 for and up+back airdash, etc.
  • When you connect with j.P, j.K, or j.S and you haven't air dashed yet, you can cancel it directly into his air movement without needing to tap 8 first. Just press the next direction you which to air dash towards quickly after the normal connects.
  • After dashing a direction Bedman goes in a straight line with fixed movement speed before he starts falling normally, but slower.
    • For example, doing superjump into hover then going down (28~8 > 2) will have Bedman start descending fast then descending slower. If he goes from hover to dashing forward he will float forward horizontally for some frames before falling slowly to the ground at an angle.
    • Using an attack or FD-blocking after starting a hoverdash will cancel this and make Bedman fall faster or keep momentum at different angles.
    • jH is therefore commonly used to fall faster as a mixup between doing 8~8 > 3 jK or 8~8 > 3 jH 2K because of it's slow startup, making Bedman fall to the ground before the attack activates.
    • Knowing how and when to control his air-movement like this is key to high level Bedman play as it allows him to get full combos off fullscreen CH 3H, mixups, safejumps and general air control.
  • Bedman has a minimum hover height from the ground. He can never hover if he's too close. Superjumping lets him reach hover-height a few frames faster.
  • Bedman can not airgrab after he has hovered in the air, only before.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
Double Jump
Air Hang > Direction

Double Jump:

  • Can cancel into Air Movement from 11F onwards

Air Hang > Direction:

  • Can cancel into Attacks from 2F onwards

Ground Movement

Version Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
Crawl
Dash Total 32 3~17 Guard Point
  • Bedman has the fastest walking speed in the game.
  • Bedman can crawl forward and backwards with 3 and 1 respectively. He gains tension as quickly as his walk when he crawls.
  • Bedman's forward dash has guard points on frames 3 to 14.
  • Forward dash works like a parry. On successful parry, Bedman will teleport behind the opponent. He is fully invincible during the teleportation and can't be punished afterwards (he can block meaties after teleport).
  • On successful guard point parry, Bedman can YRC to cancel the teleport and punish the guarded attack, similar to Potemkin hammerfall YRC.
  • Bedman can guard point virtually anything. Projectiles, normals, and even overdrives. Bedman will still be vulnerable to throws, command throws, and unblockables (Like Potemkin Slide Head).
  • Due to its fast startup it can be used as a pseudo reversal in the middle of loose blockstrings to escape oppressive situations.
  • The parry dash is especially effective against slow or stationary projectiles, for example Zato's drills or Potemkin's flick.
  • Forward dash can be jump cancelled during guardpoint frames. This does not extend the guard point frames as Bedman is vulnerable during prejump frames.
    • This forward dash can be used to do his jD instant overhead from further ranges.
    • Like Slayer's famous backdash cancels, the prejump frames can be cancelled by doing a special, keeping Bedman on the ground.
Version Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
Crawl
Dash

Crawl:

  • Tension gain only on down forward direction

Dash:

  • On successful guard point, 15F recovery
  • Guard point recovery in invulnerable
  • Can cancel into jump 1-12F

Overdrives

Sinusoidal Helios

632146H or 632146D

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
28×6
[35×6]
All 6+8 2×6 Total 39 +11 1-15 Strike
[1-15 All]
  • The hits are considered as projectiles so Jack-O's Aegis Field will completely nullify this.

Bedman's only real reversal option, hampered by short horizontal range and slow startup - though it is surprisingly plus on block. Your opponent can usually YRC his actions to block in time. Hard to whiff punish.

Not throw invincible. Bedman can be thrown out of this easily if done too close to an opponent. Do not ever use this against Potemkin.

Wallsplats in the corner, which means it can be used in corner combos for good damage (5D, etc.). This is usually comboed into from 5H's 2nd hit, 1H or the high air version of Task C. When hitting midscreen, you can do a short juggle combo.

Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
2 10 7
  • Values in [ ] are for Burst version

Hemi Jack

632146S

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
0,15 Unblockable 17+183 536 Total 59

Hemi Jack is an unorthodox super that rarely sees use

Bedman summons an unblockable black sheep that slowly advances towards his opponent. On contact, it reappears behind the opponent after a few seconds and begins moving towards them. On hit, the opponent is instantly stunned and Bedman is teleported in front of them. It will not attack grounded opponents.

The sheep disappears if Bedman is hit but not on block, and it takes 3 hits itself to be dispelled. It will disappear if it does not hit the opponent after some time

This move is generally too weak to be worth the meter cost; it leaves you open, it puts the opponent too far away to land an IK quickly enough, and it has very little reward on hit compared to other Overdrives. You could potentially find ways to use it in okizeme setups, but there's still no real reason to use this over other metered options.

  • If combo'd into, Hemi Jack may not stun as its stun damage scales with the combo
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
0 NA 8
  • Stun: 10,263
  • Sheep disappears after getting hit 3 times

Instant Kill

Theatre of Pain

During IK Mode: 236236H

Damage Guard Startup Active Recovery On-Block Invuln
DESTROY All 9+12
[5+9]
8 27 -18 9~28 Full
[5~21 Full]
  • Uses the animation of his 6H, but does not teleport like the old 6H traditionally did. Very poor range all around.
  • If you can Gold IK, you'll have a lot of methods to land this with the use of Deja Vu combos, 5D, and Sinusoidal Helios.
  • Comboing into it from Hemi Jack's dizzy is NOT an option, it places you too far from the oponent to use it before the player mashes out of dizzy state. If you have full tension in IK conditions, use Roman Cancelling Deja Vus or Blitz Shield instead.
Level Proration RISC+ RISC-
3 14 6
  • [ ] Indicates when match point for you, opponent in Hell Fire state, and you have 50% Tension
  • IK Mode Activation: 96F [5F+5F]

Colors

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