Injustice 2 dropped Sub-Zero this week. Sub-Zero plays a very methodical zone and counter strategy. Capitalizing on his unblockable tricks and combos whenever you get an opportunity is also key. He has a command combo that slides a good distance forward quickly coming off of tapping or holding back and then pressing medium attack then heavy attack. This combo hits high, low, and then combos into an ice blast for further comboing. Here are a few quick videos showing some combos we came up with in the lab.
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Key
Moveset Guide for the combo videos below:
1 = light attack (PS4: square, XBOX: X)
2 = medium attack (PS4: triangle, XBOX: Y)
3 = heavy attack (PS4: X, XBOX: A)
4 = power / ability button (PS4: circle, XBOX: B)
F = Forward; tap towards your opponent on the directional pad.
B = Back; tap away from the opponent on the directional pad.
U = Up, Jump Up; tap upward on the directional pad.
D = Down, Courch; tap down on the directional pad.
MB = Meter Burn; press the meter burn button-requires timing with another button press
Blocking in Injustice 2: 1) Pressing down blocks low attacks; 2) pressing away blocks other attacks; 3) Pressing diagonally down and back for blocking like you would for blocking low in Street Fighter will make you vulnerable to low attacks and prone to doing unintended specials when your opponent crosses you over.
RT = Right Trigger. Can be remapped to a different button.
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Ice Port Unblockable & Safe Corner Combo
Commands: 4 + MB, Ice Port (D,B + 1), B + 3, step into position, D + 2, UF + 2, Command combo (F + 2, 2), Polar Puncture (D, B, F + 1)
Tapping meter burn with the power button allows you to double clone. When your opponent is stuck in the corner and you have the Ice Port ability equipped, this is your go to for unavoidable easy hits. The Ice Port ability is unlocked once Sub-Zero reaches level 20.
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Corner Frost Hammer Set-Up to Unblockable Combo
Commands: Air Frost Hammer (D, B + 2 midair), 4, F + 3, D + 2, D + 2, F + 2, 2, Polar Puncture (D, B, F + 1).
This is a good way to drop in unexpectedly on an opponent, throwing off their zoning anti-air attacks. More pokes or jumping can be added before the clone to mix up the strategy if your oppnent finds a way out.
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Clone Slide Beatdown Throw Combo
Commands: Command Combo Set-Up (in this case: Below Freezing B + 2, 3), 4, Slide (B, F + 3), position self, B + 3, Jump in with 3, F + 2, 2, Polar Puncture (D, B, F + 1).
When applying pressure against a counter fighter or button masher, here is a clone set up that is especially effective against cornered opponents.
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Midscreen 2-Meter Combo
Commands: D + 2, F + 2, 2, Polar Puncture with Meter Burn (D, B, F + 1, MB before last stab), B + 3, jump in with 3, F + 2, 2, Slide with Meter Burn (B, F + 3 + MB).
Here is a good easy combo to follow up Sub-Zero's big upper cutting frozen sword (D + 2).
Injustice 2 Sub-Zero Combo Guide | Below Freezing Hit Confirm Cancel Combo With Full Meter
Commands: Below Freezing (B + 2, 3), F, F + RT, jump forward with 2 midair, F + 2, 2, Polar Puncture with Meter Burn (D, B, F + 1 then tap MB before final stab), 3, 3, Slide with Meter Burn (B, F + 3 + MB).
Being able to cancel into heavy attacks from command combos allows you to hit confirm before committing to a damaging combo with a late freeze for further damage set-ups. Here is an example with full meter.