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Marvel vs Capcom 3 Guide – Characters, Combos, and Special Moves

Marvel vs Capcom 3
Marvel vs Capcom 3: The Fate of the Two Worlds is an explosive encounter between heroes of the Capcom Universe, and Super Heroes of the Marvel Universe.

You will be playing legendary characters from both Marvel and Capcom Universes including massively popular characters such as Ryu, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Morrigan, as well as fan favorites such as Trish from Devil May Cry and the wise-cracking Deadpool. Our Marvel vs Capcom 3 Guide provides you with the background history, moves and combos of each character.

Capcom Characters

Your favorite fighting characters from Capcom Universe.

Akuma

Akuma
Akuma first appeared in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. Akuma’s desire to be strongest made him abandon his humanity. The beads around his neck are thought to be of his master whom he killed and wears those as a tribute to him.

Akuma Special Moves and Combos

Amaterasu

Amaterasu
Amaterasu first appeared in Okami, the wolf incarnation of the Sun Goddess. She uses her power to restore peace and beauty to the lands.

Amaterasu Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Power Slash
Head Charge
Weapon Charge
Solar Flare

(with Solar Flare)

Combos Okami Shuffle Hc
Vale of Mist

Arthur

Arthur
He is a Valiant Knight who goes into hell to save his love Princess Guinevere. Sir Arthur made his first appearance in Ghosts and Goblins and he is nothing short of surprises.

Arthur Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Lance Toss
Fire Bottle Toss
Ax Toss
Heavenly Slash
Combos Goddess’ Bracelet Hc
Golden Armor

Albert Wesker

Wesker
Albert Wesker was an employee of Umbrella Corporation and double agent in S.T.A.R.S team of Raccon City police. He has since betrayed Umbrella and is now working for Tricell.

Albert Wesker Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Cobra Strike
Jaguar Dash
Tiger Upper Cut
Phantom Move
Combos Phantom Dance Hc
Rhino Charge

Chris Redfield

Chris Redfield
Familiar name ‘Resident Evil’ you know it. Part of the S.T.A.R.S Alpha team, Chris is the survivor of the horrors of the umbrella corporation. Betrayed by his teammate later to become the arch enemy Albert Wesker. Chris was left to deal with the hordes of the dead. He is one of the founders of the B.S.S.A, designed to deal with Umbrella-like threats.

Chris Redfield Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Lance Toss
Fire Bottle Toss
Ax Toss
Combos Goddess’ Bracelet Hc
Golden Armor

Chun Li

Chun Li
Chun Li is an undercover detective with lightening fast kicks, and seeks to avenge her Father’s death. Chun Li first appeared in Street Fighter II and since then she has been fan favorite among all Women in fighting games.

Chun Li Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Hayakuretsukyaku Press Rapidly
Kikoken
Spinning Bird Kick
Tenshokyaku
Combos Kikosho Hc
Hoyokusen

Dante

Dante
Featured in Devil May Cry. Born from the union of rebellious Demon and Human women. Demons were responsible for killing his mother and corrupting his brother so he seeks revenge on them.

Dante Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Crystal
Jet Stream
Jam Session
Killer Bee
Combos Million Dollars Hc
Devil Trigger

Felicia

Felicia
Felicia made her first appearance Darkstalkers. She was raised by nun and dreams of becoming a star in singing career.

Felicia Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Rolling Buckler
Cat Spike
Delta Spike
Sand Splash
Combos Dancing Flash Hc
Kitty’s Helper

Haggar

Mike Haggar is the former wrestler and mayor of Metro City.

He made his first appearance in the Final Fight ‘Classic Arcade Fighting Game’.

He was one of the playable characters in Final Fight – other two being Guy and Cody.

Mike Haggar often takes the street to deal with Metro City’s gang problems.

Now, after two decades of wait, you can put em up against the likes of Ryu, Chun Li, and Hulk.

Mike Haggar, remember the name!

Mike Haggar

Haggar Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Violent Axe
Hoodlum Launcher
Flying Pile Driver
Double Lariat
Combos Rapid Fire Fist
Giant Hugger Press Hc

Hsien-Ko

Hsien-Ko
Hsien-Ko and Lin-Lin were twins, born in a family of Senjutsushis. Both were raised to be Senjutsushis and were taught Senjutsu. On the ceremonial night when they were to become a Senjutsushi, their village was attacked by Darkstalkers. Hsien-Ko’s mom gave her life to save her family, but because of this her soul was trapped in Darkness. Now, Hsien-Ko and her sister fight to save their mother’s soul.

Hsien-Ko Special Moves and Combos

Jill Valentine

Jill Valentine
(DLC) – First featured in Resident Evil. Jill was one of the members of the S.T.A.R.S Alpha team, partner of Chris Redfield. She was also one of the few people to escape Raccoon City before it was destroyed. Her appearance in Marvel vs Capcom 3 supports syncs with her look in Resident Evil 5. She is evil now!

Jill Special Moves and Combos

Morrigan

Morrigan
Even after her father passed away and with throne hers she likes to spends most of her time in Human World neglecting her duties as she beats the crap out of humans and her magical brethren. If her magical powers weren’t enough, she can transform her bat wings into all things offense or defense.

Morrigan Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Soul Fist
Shadow Blade
Vector Drain
Combos Finishing Shower Hc
Shadow Servant

Ryu

Ryu
One of the well known fighting characters in video games history. Rival to Ken, Ryu doesn’t rest and is always searching for the next big challenge while improving his skills. He fights using the art of Ansatsuken as taught to him by his master, Gouken.

Ryu Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Hadoken
Shoryuken
Tatsumaki Senpukyaku
Jodan Sokuto Geri
Combos Shinku Hadoken Hc
Shinku Tatsumaki Senpukyaku

Spencer

Spencer
Bionic Commando – Spencer was once a bionic operative for a special branch of government until the government betrays him forcing him to go rogue.

Spencer Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Wire Grapple
Jaw Breaker
Armor Piercer
Combos Bionic Maneuvers Hc
Bionic Lancer

Trish

Trish
Trish was created by an arch demon to seduce and destroy Dante. However she turns on her master and fight alongside Dante to save the day. She first appeared in Devil May Cry, and now is the part of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 roster.

Trish Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Low Voltage
Trick ‘HopScotch’
Round Trip
Switch Sign
(During Round Trip)
Combos Maximum Voltage Hc
Round Harvest

Tron Bonne

Tron Bonne
Tron Bonne first appeared in Megaman Legends. A Pirate, anti-hero who uses her servbots to do the job for her. She is the sister of the criminal Bonne family of air pirates.

Tron Bonne Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Bonne Strike
Beacon Bomb’
Servbot Launcher
Bonne Mixer
Combos Servbot Takeout Hc
Servbot Surprise

Viewtiful Joe

Viewtiful Joe
Viewtiful Joy has been protecting the World from movie villains, giant robots. His began his fight in the persuit of his girlfriend who was sucked into the movie screen while Captain Blue adventure. Viewtiful Joe fights for truth and justice using the time altering powers of his V-watch, which is activated by the magical phrase “Henshin.”

Viewtiful Joy Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Voomerang
Shocking Pink
Red Hot Kick
Groovy Upper Cut
Combos Desperado Hc
Viewtiful God Hand

Viper

Crimson Viper
Crimson Viper is a 20 something fighter who made her first appearance in Street Fighter IV. She is a single mother and her daughter, Lauren has her attention all the time. She is investigating the Blece Project, and in charge of the Battle Suit project when she is working her disguise as S.I.N. operative. She enters the tournament, they hold to test the prototype, if successful will be reassigned to the BLECE project, her main goal.

C. Viper Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Thunder Knuckle
Burning Kick
Seismic Hammer
Combos Emergency Combination Hc
Burst Time

Zero

Zero
Zero made his appearance in Megaman X and then Megaman Zero. Despite being created by the evil Dr. Wily, Zero fights for good and righteous causes throughout his robotic existence. Zero works as a Maverick Hunter, a soldier in charge of defeating Mavericks, robots who turned against humanity. He plays the role as X’s comrade and best friend in the X series.

Zero Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Hadangeki
Ryuengin
Sentsuizan
Raikousen
Combos Rakkoha Hc
Sougenmu

Marvel Characters Guide is on the next page of this article.

Marvel Characters

Your favorite super heroes from Marvel Universe.

Captain America

Captain America
Steve Rogers, a fine arts student born during the great depression was injected with the Super Solider Serum, giving him superhuman strength and agility. Since then he has fought countless battles aiding his country in war. He made his first appearance in Captain America Comics #1 and was supposedly assassinated in Captain America Comics #5 though he is still alive. (Heroes don’t die do they ?)

Captain America Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Shield Slash
Charging Star
Stars & Stripes
Backflip
Combos Hyper Charging Star
Hyper Stars & Stripes Hc

Deadpool

Deadpool
Deadpool is a talkative mercenary, an anti hero originally making his appearance in The New Mutant #98. He talks a lot but gets the job done. Deadpool is also known for its humorous nature.

Deadpool Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Trigger Happy
Quick Work
Katana Rama!
TELEPORT
Combos Happy Happy Trigger Hc
Cuttin’ Time

Doctor Doom

Doctor Doom
A recurring supervillain, he is the archenemy of the Fantastic Four and also the leader of the nation of Latveria. Doom is both a genius inventor and a sorcerer, and has fought numerous other superheroes in his various plots for power and/or revenge over the years. Victor von Doom was first featured in The Fantastic Four comics #5.

Doctor Doom Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Plasma Beam
Photon Shot
Molecular Shield
Combos Photon Array Hc
Sphere Flame

Dormammu

Dormammu
Ruler of an alternate dimension, Dormammu became a perennial foe of Sorcerer Supreme and maverick Doctor Strange, who until this time had dealt almost exclusively with off-beat “one-off” mystical threats. Ruling the Dark Dimension wasn’t enough for Dormammu so he used his mystical powers to try and conquer other dimensions.

Dormammu Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Destruction/Creation
(Attack Light or Heavy)
Liberation
Darkhole
Purification
Combos Chaotic Fame Hc
Stalking Flare

Hulk

Hulk
The Hulk (The Incredible Hulk #1) is cast as the emotional and impulsive alter ego of the withdrawn and reserved physicist Dr. Bruce Banner. The Hulk appears shortly after Banner is accidentally exposed to the blast of a test detonation of a gamma bomb he invented. Now whenever Bruce gets angry, he involuntary becomes the massively strong and powerful Hulk.

Hulk Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Gama Wave
Gama Charge
Game Charge Anti Air
Gama Tornado
Combos Game Tsunami
Gama Crush Hc

Iron Man

Iron-Man
Billionaire Tony Stark fights the forces of villainy in the high-tech Iron Man armor. He is one of the cornerstones of the Super Hero community and a founding member of the Avengers.

Iron Man Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Uni Beam
Repulsor Blast
Smart Bomb
Flight
Combos Proton Cannon Hc
Angled Proton Cannon

Magneto

Magneto
With almost complete control of magnetism, Magneto is one of the most powerful mutants alive. He uses his massive powers to fight for his own mutant agenda at any cost. Thought to be a Jewish Holocaust survivor whose actions are driven by the purpose of protecting the mutant race from suffering a similar fate.

Magneto Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Electromagnetic Disrupter
Magnetic Blast
Hyper Gravitation
Force Field
Combos Magnetic Shockwave
Magnetic Tempest Hc

M.O.D.O.K.

M.O.D.O.K
M.O.D.O.K., the Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing who leads Advanced Idea Mechanics, is gifted with super intelligence and psionic power, using these powers to vex the world’s Super Heroes. M.O.D.O.K. made his first appearance in Tales of Suspense issue #93.

M.O.D.O.K. Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Battering Ram (Direction Buttons)
Psionic Blast
Balloon Bomb
Analysis Cube
Combos Hyper Psionic Blast Hc
Hyper Battering Ram

Phoenix

Phoenix
Jean Grey-Summers is a mutant born with telepathic and telekinetic powers. Her powers first manifested when she saw her childhood friend being hit by a car. She is a caring, nurturing figure, but she also must deal with being an Omega-level mutant and the physical manifestation of the cosmic Phoenix Force.
She faces death several times in the history of the series, first in the classic “Dark Phoenix Saga” but due to her connection with the Phoenix Force, she, as her namesake implies, rises from death. Being a receptacle for the powerful Phoenix Force, grants Jean near god-like powers when it becomes fully active.

Phoenix Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
TK Shot
TK Trap
TK Overdrive
Teleportation
Combos Phoenix Rage Hc
Healing Field

Sentinel

Sentinel
Dr. Bolivar Trask invented Sentinels for only one purpose ‘to destroy or capture mutants’. There have been many different types of Sentinels employed by different groups since there first appearance in The X-Men #14.

Sentinel Special Moves and Combos

She-Hulk

When Jennifer Walters received a blood transfusion from her cousin Bruce Banner, she gained the power to become She-Hulk.

She-Hulk Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Heavy Strike
Supersault kick
Runner’s Start
Clothesline
(After Runner’s Start)
Combos Emerald Cannon Hc
Taking out the Trash

Shuma-Gorath

Shuma Gorath
(DLC) – Giant tentacled creature which evoked terrible dread and was worshipped in time immemorial and long ago locked away from our plane of existence. Shuma-Gorath first featured in Marvel Premiere #5 when a magician invokes it in a curse against humanity. This terrible creature wants to enslave humanity with its super natural powers and ability to shapeshift.

Shuma-Gorath Special Moves and Combos

Spider-Man

Peter Parker was an orphan being raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, and as a teenager, having to deal with the normal struggles of adolescence in addition to those of a costumed crime fighter. When a radioactive spider bit Peter Parker, he gained the proportionate strength and agility of the arachnid, which he now uses to fight evil.

Spider-Man Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Web Ball
Spider Sting
Web Throw
Web Swing
Combos Maximum Spider Hc
Crawler Assault

Storm

Storm
African American ‘Ororo Munroe’ was gifted with the mutant ability to control weather. She joined the X-Men and has been one of their most reliable members of the X-Men since then. She made her first appearance in Giant Size X-Men #1.

Storm Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
WhirlWind
Double Typhoon
Lightening Attack
Lightening Sphere (in air)
Combos Lightening Storm Hc
Hail Storm

Super-Skrull

Super Skrull
Kl’rt – more commonly known as the Super-Skrull hails from the Skrull capital world of Tarnax IV (in the Tarnax System in the Andromeda Galaxy) which has since been destroyed by Galactus. The Skrull Emperor Dorrek VII wanted revenge against the Fantastic Four, who thwarted the Empire’s attempt to invade Earth.

Dorrek handpicked the warrior Kl’rt (Fantastic Four #18), who was artificially augmented and given the combined abilities of the Fantastic Four. Kl’rt’s power levels, however, exceeded the originals stronger than the Thing; superior flight and greater pyrokinetic ability than the Human Torch; better control of invisibility and telekinesis than the Invisible Woman; and an ability to stretch beyond that of Mr. Fantastic.

Super-Skrull Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Orbital Grudge
Tendrizer ( Press Rapidly)
Elastic Slam
Meteor Smash
Combos Skrull Torch Hc
Inferno

Taskmaster

Taskmaster
Taskmaster is a mysterious figure believed to have been born in the Bronx, New York City. He has the ability to mimic the physical movements of anyone he witnesses. He uses his abilities as a mercenary working for the highest bidder.

Taskmaster Special Moves and Combos

Thor

Thor
The God of Thunder wields the mighty hammer Mjolnir to fight the forces of evil. He is also a founding member of the Vengadores. Thor made his first appearance in comic Journey Into Mystery #83.

Thor Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Mighty Spark
Mighty Smash
Mighty Strike
Mighty Hurricane
Combos Mighty Tornado Hc
Mighty Thunder

Wolverine

Wolverine
Born as James Howlett and commonly known as Logan, Wolverine is a mutant, possessing animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, three retracting bone claws on each hand and a healing factor that allows him to recover from virtually any wound, disease or toxin at an accelerated rate.

The healing factor also slows down his aging process, enabling him to live beyond a normal human lifespan. His powerful healing factor enabled the supersoldier program Weapon X to bond the near-indestructible metal alloy adamantium to his skeleton and claws without killing him. He made his first appearance in the The Incredible Hulk#180.

Wolverine Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Berserker Barrage
Tornado Claw
Drill Claw
(In Air)
Berserker Slash
Combos Berserker Barrage X
Fatal Claw Hc

X-23

X-23
A female clone of Wolverine, X-23 has all of his powers in female form. X-23 made her first Appearance in X-Men: Evolution (“X-23”) tv series and NYX #3 comic.

X-23 Special Moves and Combos

Special Moves Move Normal Command Simple Command
Neck Slice
Ankle Slice
Crescent Skythe
Talon Attack
Combos Rage Trigger Hc
Weapon X Prime

Refer to our Marvel vs Capcom 3 Character Unlock Guide to unlock all the hidden characters in Marvel vs Capcom 3.