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Gameplay Controls

WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw

IN THE RING CONTROLS
Directional Buttons Control Superstar
X Button X + Directional Button = Perform Strike Move After Grapple Initiated. Striking Attack.
Triangle Button Triangle + Directional Button Toward Object = Action (Run, Enter/Exit Ring, Cage, Onto Table, etc.)
Square Button Pick Up Weapon/Object. Exit Ring.
Circle Button Circle + Directional Button = Initiate Grapple.
Circle + Up = Power in Grapple.
Circle + Down = Submission in Grapple.
Circle + Left = Signature in Grapple.
Circle + Right = Quick in Grapple.
Circle + Directional Button = Perform Grapple Move After Grapple Initiated.
Irish Whip. Circle + Directional Button Down = Pin Opponent on Mat.
L2 Button Counter Striking Attack. L2 + R2 = Counter Finisher Move. Hold L2, Then Press L1 to Steal Opponent's Finisher.
L1 Button Argue With Ref After 2 Count.
Hold L1 to Hold Submission After Rope Break.
Finishing Move When Finisher Gauge Is Full.
L1 + Directional Button = Second Finisher If Superstar Has Multiple Finishers in Same Situation.
R2 Button Counter Grapple Attack
R1 Button Change Focus
Start Button Pause
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Taunt. Execute Dirty/Clean Move.

FACING OPPONENT CONTROLS
X Button Striking Attacks. X + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Grapple Attacks.
Circle Button Irish Whip. Circle + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Grapple Attacks.

BEHIND OPPONENT CONTROLS
Circle Button Irish Whip. Fake Irish Whip. Circle + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Rear Grapple Attacks.

OPPONENT ON MAT CONTROLS
X Button Striking Attacks. X + Up or Down OR X + Left or Right = Striking Attacks.
Triangle Button Triangle + Square + X = Running Ground Strike
Square Button Break Your Own Pin
Circle Button Lift Opponent Up.
Double Tap Circle Button = Lift Opponent to Sitting.
Circle Button + Down = Pin Opponent.
Circle Button + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Upper Body Grapple Attacks.
Circle Button + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Sitting Grapple Attacks.
Circle Button + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Lower Body Grapple Attacks. Drag Opponent.

TURNBUCKLE/ROPES CONTROLS
X Button Stop Chop Meter
Triangle Button Triangle + Directional Button Toward Corner = Climb Turnbuckle
Square Button Square + Directional Button Toward Ropes = Exit and Enter Ring.
Dismount Turnbuckle. Square + Directional Button Toward Turnbuckle = Remove Turnbuckle.
Circle Button Circle + Directional Button = Rope Attack (Opponent on Ropes).
Circle + Directional Button Toward Ropes = Irish Whip to Ropes.
Circle + Up = Tag Team Turnbuckle Attacks.
Circle + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Turnbuckle Attack in Tag Team's Corner While Opponent Is Against Turnbuckle.
Circle + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Turnbuckle Attack When Opponent Facing Turnbuckle Grapples.
Circle + Directional Button = Turnbuckle Attack When Opponent Sitting in Turnbuckle Grapples.
Circle + Up, Left, or Right = Turnbuckle Attack When Opponent's Back to Turnbuckle Grapples.
Circle + Down = Initiate Chop Battle.

RUNNING MOVES CONTROLS
Triangle Button Triangle or Circle + Directional = Running Grapple Toward Opponent's Face/Back. Triangle or X + Directional Button = Running Strike.
R2 Button Counter Irish Whip While at Ropes

HIGH-FLYING MOVES
X Button X + Up, Down, Left, or Right = Diving Attacks
Triangle Button Triangle Button to Run, Then Press Square Button, Then X Button at the Ropes = Running Dive Attack Outside the Ring.
L2 Button Counter High-Flying Moves

WEAPON ATTACKS
X Button X + Directional Button Up or Down = Weapon Grapple. X or X + Directional Button Left or Right = Weapon Strike.
Triangle Button Triangle + Directional Button Toward Opponent, Strike Opponent With X Button = Running Weapon Attack
Square Button Square While Standing in Middle of Apron = Get Weapon >From Under Apron. Pick Up or Drop Weapon.
Circle Button Throw Weapon
L1 Button L1 While Holding Chair = Weapon Special

TAG TEAM CONTROLS
Square Button Square + Directional Button Toward Corner = Get on Outside Apron. Square + Directional Button Toward Partner = Tag Partner.
Right analog stick (R3 Button when pressed down) Call in Partner

TAG TEAM PARTNER CONTROLS
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Up = Attack Opponent's Tag Partner. Down = Attack Legal Opponent.

MANAGER CONTROLS IN TAG TEAM MATCHES
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Left = Distract Referee. Right = Get a Weapon.

MANAGER CONTROLS IN SEASON MODE AND SINGLE MATCHES WITH MANAGER
Left analog stick (L3 Button when pressed down) Up = Distract Referee. Down = Get a Weapon.

LADDER MATCH MOVES
X Button Diving Attack
Triangle Button Triangle + Directional Button Toward Ring = Throw Ladder Into Ring
Square Button Pick Up Ladder. Stand Ladder. Square + Directional Button Toward Turnbuckle = Place Ladder in Turnbuckle. Square + Directional Button = Climb Ladder. Climb Down Ladder.
Circle Button Reach for Belt. Circle + Directional Button = Jump for Belt.

CHOP GATTLE CONTROLS
Circle Button Circle + Down = Opponent's Back to Turnbuckle

TABLE MATCH MOVES
Directional Buttons Press Up/Down While Holding Table + X Button = Throw Opponent Onto Table. Press Directional Buttons Repeatedly to Recover.
X Button Dive From Table Attack
Triangle Button Climb Onto Table
Square Button Pick Up Table. Stand Table. Square + Directional Button Toward Turnbuckle = Place Table in Turnbuckle.
Circle Button Grapple Opponent Through Table

CAGE MATCH/HELL IN A CELL CONTROLS
X Button Dive From Cage Attack
Triangle Button Climb Cell. Triangle + Directional Button = Open Cage Door.
Square Button Square + Directional Button Toward Cage = Climb Cage
Circle Button Push Opponent Off Cage

BRA-AND-PANTY MATCH MOVES
X Button Stop Meter
Circle Button Circle + Directional Button Down = Remove Garments. Circle + Directional Button Up = Spanking.

ELIMINATION CHAMBER
X Button X + Directional Button While on Chamber = Perform a Diving Attack
Square Button Square + Directional Button Towards Cage = Climb Cage. Square + Directional Button While on Turnbuckle = Climb Chamber.

SPECIAL REFEREE MATCH
Square Button Count Pins, Ring-Out Counts, Declare a Disqualification After a Weapon Attack and Announce a

DOUBLE TEAM MOVES
Combo #1 From the corner, Irish Whip your opponent in your tag team's corner, then press Circle + Directional button
Combo #2 From the grapple, after your partner grapples the opponent and is in a grapple hold, press Circle + Directional button

INTERFERENCE
R3 Button Call for Interference by a Stable Member