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Displays a player’s current HEALTH.
When HEALTH runs out, it’s a KO, and the round ends.
JUGGLE DECAY METER
Fills cumulatively for each consecutive hit taken during a combo.
When the JUGGLE DECAY METER is full, that character starts becoming affected by JUGGLE DECAY GRAVITY and will eventually drop out of a combo.
Displays the number of ROUNDS won by a player.
The first player to win two ROUNDS wins the MATCH.
Each ROUND has a time limit of 99 real-world seconds.
When time runs out, the player with the most remaining HEALTH wins the ROUND.
Display the number of consecutive hits a player has racked up in a combo.
The Hit Counter turns BLUE when the opponent could have escaped the combo.
Displays contextual combat information such as counters and reversals.
Displays current amount of MAGIC.
MAGIC is a secondary resource available to all characters.
Each character gains and uses MAGIC in their own way.
Displays current amount of SUPER.
A full bar of SUPER can be used to unleash powerful SUPER ATTACKS.
Half a bar of SUPER is used to perform a CROSS CANTER, a universal defensive move.
Attack opponents with increasingly stronger buttons.
Chain from :a: to :b: to :c:
Use :3: :c: to bring your opponent into the air.
Hold :9: to jump with them for followup attacks.
Press :b: + :c: simultaneously to throw your opponent.
Use the same command to break free when they try to throw you!
An infinite-prevention system that manages combo length without imposing hard limits.
Repeated hits fill the Juggle Decay bar. When full, your opponent becomes more affected by gravity and harder to keep in a combo.
Use :d: to perform your character’s unique Magic abilities, which are tied to a secondary resource.
See character bios for more info.
Spend an additional bar of meter during your
Super Attack to add a bonus utility effect.
See character bios for more info.
Hold :4: to block standing, which guards against mids and highs.
Hold :1: to block crouching, which guards against mids and lows.
You can also block while jumping!
Press :atkatk: (any two attack buttons simultaneously) while blocking to push your opponent away from you.
Press :6: :atkatk: while blocking to spend half a bar of Super Meter and counterattack your opponent.
Press :6: :a: to attack airborne opponents.
Jump cancelable on hit.
1v1 matches with the person beside you.
Hone your skills with rich data displays and customizable settings.
Try your hand at sample combos or make your own!
Accessible from within training mode.
An episodic adventure filled with exploration, narrative, minigames, and boss fights!
Chapter 1 (starring Arizona) is available now. Additional chapters are in development and will be released as free updates.
Online play in Them’s Fightin Herds features peer-to-peer rollback netcode (instead of delay-based). This allows for seamless, nearly lag-free fighting.
Queue to fight a single opponent online.
Accessible from within other modes.
Socialize and search for matches in a cute, retro-style overworld.
Customize your avatar with cosmetics!
A cooperative dungeon-crawl minigame hidden within each Pixel Lobby that yields Salt, which is used to unlock lobby cosmetics from Cap ‘n Cash’s overworld shop.
As predators are defeated, the difficulty and rewards are increased.
When time runs out, the Final Showdown begins…