Bushido Blade Faq v0.5

                                   by 

                      Andy Chien(ranmas@netcom.com)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Need:
	A nice Bushido Blade ASCII log would be nice 8)
	Information on how to get 2nd ending, extra characters, weapons, etc.
	Whatever you think will be good for the Faq.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Credits: 
        RAYSURX.......................Weapons and Character Names Translations
        Weekly Famitsu 3/28/97...........................Majority of the Moves

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Title Screen: from default and press down
        Story Mode
        VS Mode
        Chanbara Mode
        Practice Mode
        On View Mode
        Link Mode
        Movie
        Option

Character Selecting Screen:

     Hotarubi     Tatsumi     Mikado     Kokuren    Utsusemi     Kanuki
    +Speedy <--------------------------------------------------> Strength+

Weapon Selecting Screen: from default weapon and press right.

     Katana   Rapier   Naginata   Hammer   Nodachi   Long   Saber   Broad
                                                     Sword          Sword

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Abriviations:

	u	Up
	d	Down
	f	Forward
	b	Back
	T	Triangle Button
	S	Square Button
	X	X Button
	O	O Button
	Rx	R1 or R2
	Lx	L1 or L2
	a, b	Do a then do b
	a,, b   Do a, slight pause then do b
	a+b	Do a and b at the same time

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Common Moves:

	L1				Run
	R1				Raise Stance
	R2				Lower Stance
	T				High Attack
	O				Mid Attack
	X				Low Attack
	S				Block 
					(has Parry effect if timed correctly)
	Start				Pause
	b, f+X				Pounce
	R1 (close to platform)		Climb
	R2 (after block or being hit)	Roll Back
	f+R2				Crounch Dash Forward or pick up 
					Sub-Weapon
	f+R2, R1			Jump Forward
	T, O or X (after jump)		Jump Attack
	f+R2, O				Throw Sub-Weapon
	f+R2, R2			Throw Dirts, Water, or Snow at 
					your opponent. (only works while on
					sand, grass, snow, etc areas)
	While Running:
	T 				Verticle Slash
	O				Horizontal Slash
	X 				Turn Around Slash
	While on your knee:
	Select				Concede Defeat
	f+R2				Throw Dirts, Water, or Snow at 
					your opponent
	f+O				Throw Sub-Weapon
	R2				Lay Down
	After Layed Down:
	b+O 				Get Up Strike
	T or O or X			Slash
	S				Block

	Common but with Exceptions:
	f+R2, T			Crounch Forward High Strike
	f+R2, X			Back Flip or Low to High Swing
	f+R2, R1, X		Rising Attack

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Moves:  The moves in this game is mainly weapon dependent.  Each weapon listed
	below is divided into 3 categories: normal moves, multi-hits attacks,
	and special moves that are characters specific, in that order.  Special
	moves can be done in any stance!
	(The moves with * after has exceptions or special effects on certain
        character(s).  They will be added later.)

==============================================================================
Weapon Name             High Stance          Mid Stance          Low Stance
==============================================================================
Katana 1.5 kg           b+T                  b+T                 b+X
       92.0 cm          b+O                  b+O                 u+X
                        u+O *                u+O                 d+X
                        d+O *                d+O                 f, f+X
                        f, f+O               f, f+T              b, f+T
                        f, f+X               f, f+O              b, f+O
                        b, f+O               f, f+X
                                             b, f+T
                                             b, f+O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, O                 O,O,, f+O           X, O
                                             b, f+O, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, X              (All)
			f+R2, R1, X          (Hotarubi, Kokuren, Utsusemi)
                        f+R2, T              (Mikado, Kokuren, Utsusemi)
                        f+R2, X, T           (Kokuren, Utsusemi)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Rapier 0.9 kg           b+T                  b+O                 b+O
       75.0 cm          b+X                  u+T                 b+X
                        u+O                  d+T                 u+O
                        d+O                  f, f+T              d+O
                        f, f+T               f, f+O              f, f+T *
                        f, f+O               b, f+T *            f, f+O
                        b, f+T               b, f+O              f, f+X
                                                                 b, f+O
                                                                 b, f+T *
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, O                 T, X,, T,, O,, O    T, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, X              (Hotarubi, Tatsumi, Mikado, 
                                              Kokuren)
                        f+R2, R1, X          (Hotarubi, Tatsumi, Mkiako,
                                              Kokuren)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Naginata 2.2 kg         f+X                  f+X                 f+X
         181.0 cm       b+T                  b+O                 b+O
                        u+O                  u+O                 b+X
                        d+O                  d+O                 u+O
                        f, f+O               f+O                 d+O
                        b, f+T               f, f+O              b, f+T
                        b, f+O               b, f+T
                        f, f+T *
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, T,, T             T, O                b, f+T, O, X
                                                                 X, O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        None
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hammer 4.5 kg           b+T                  b+O                 b+X
       83.5 cm          u+O                  u+O                 u+O
                        d+O                  d+O                 d+O
                        f, f+T               f, f+T              b, f+O *
                        f, f+O               f, f+O
                        f, f+X *             b, f+T
                        b, f+T               b, f+O
                        b, f+O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, T,, T,, T         O, T                X, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, T              (Kanuki)
                        f+R2, X              (Utsusemi, Kanuki)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nodachi 1.9 kg          b+T                  f+X                 b+X
        119.0 cm        f+X                  b+O                 f+X
                        u+O                  u+O                 u+O
                        d+O                  d+O                 d+O
                        b, f+T               f, f+O              f, f+O
                        b, f+O               b, f+T              f, f+X
                                             b, f+O              b, f+T
                                                                 b, f+O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, T,, f+T           O, O,, f+T          X, T
                        X, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, T              (Mikado, Utsusemi)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Long Sword 1.4 kg       b+T                  b+O                 b+O
           79.0 cm      u+T                  u+O                 b+X
                        d+T                  d+O                 u+O
                        b, f+T               b, f+T              d+O
                        b, f+O               f+O                 f, f+O
                                                                 b, f+T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        O, O                 T, X                X, T,, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, R1, X          (Hotarubi, Tatsumi, Mikado)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Saber 1.2 kg            b+T                  b+O                 b+O
      72.0 cm           u+O                  u+O                 b+X
                        d+O                  d+O                 f+X
                        f, f+T               f, f+O              u+O
                        f, f+X               b, f+O              d+O
                        b, f+T                                   f, f+X
                        b, f+O                                   b, f+T
                                                                 b, f+O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        T, O                 X, T,, O            T, T
                                             O, O,, T
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, X              (Hotarubi, Tatsumi, Mikado, 
                                              Kokuren)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Broad Sword 4.1 kg      b+T                  b+O                 O *
            85.0 cm     u+O                  u+O                 b+O
                        d+O                  d+O                 b+X
                        f, f+T               f, f+T              u+O
                        f, f+O               f, f+O              d+O
                        f, f+X               f, f+X              f, f+O
                        b, f+T               b, f+O              b, f+T
                        b, f+O                                   b, f+O
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        O, O                 O, O                T, T
                        X, X
                        ------------------------------------------------------
                        f+R2, T              (Kokuren, Kanuki)
                        f+R2, X              (Kokuren, Kanuki)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Character Specific Moves:  These moves are character AND weapon specific moves.

==============================================================================
Character               Weapon               Stance        Command
==============================================================================
Hotarubi                Long Sword           Mid           b, f+O
                                                           f, f+X
                                                           f+T
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tatsumi                 Hammer               High          f, f+T
                                             Low           b, f+O
                                             All           f+R2, T
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Mikado                  Naginata             Mid           b, f+O
                                                           b, f+T, X,, R1, X
                        Nodachi              Low           X, X
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Kokuren                 Rapier               Mid           b, f+O
                                             Low           f, f+T, O, X,, O, O
                                                           O, O,, O
                        Katana               High          f, f+T, T,, O
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Utsusemi                Nodachi              Low           b, f+T (x4)
                        Katana               High          b, f+T
                                                           f, f+T
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Kanuki                  Broad Sword          High          f, f+X
                                             Mid           O, O,, T
                        Hammer               Low           O, O,, O,, O
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- 
email: ranmas@netcom.com +==+==+==+==+==+==+==+==+==+==+===+=+==+
ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/ra/ranmas/ +==+==+==+==+==+==+==+==+==+=
 ____         ____       _  | Mai/Mature's Eternal Luver !!!    |
|  _ \ _   _ / ___| __ _| | | Now, sing along with me,          |
| |_) | | | | |  _ / _` | | |    "Bouncing Mai, Bouncing Mai,   |
|  _ <| |_| | |_| | (_| | | |     Bouncing All the Way..."      |
|_| \_\\__,_|\____|\__,_|_| | "Nippon Ichi!" *grin* [KoF]       |
-----------------------------------------------------------------
That's all...[R]

 -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-
       BamBam on the .net Sony Playstation & Nintendo 64 Cheat Archive
                     Http://www.universal.nl/users/magic
 -*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-