Self explanatory Title.
Recently i decided to start learning Mira, and when chasing information about her i realized that lots of players have her in their personal top 5 ranking.
I really want to understand why so many people consider her a top tier character, and i really would like to discuss about it (because honestly, since im still im a learning process of the char, it’s quite possible that i cannot see the bigger picture, so apologies in advance if i say something wrong (or absurd lol).
Also, my other chars are Rash and Gargos, and as far as i know both of them wins that mu (my opinion, open to debate), so it’s quite possible that i missing something since i never truly struggled against the char.
So, why you guys consider her a top?
Here’s some of my impressions about the char:
1 -I see a lot the argument of her absurd damage.
However i never considered “damage” as a reason for being a top tier. Also Mira can only hit hard in lockout situations, instinct or using reaping linkers (who are not exactly hard to break)
2- Her offense it’s also very vulnerable for shadow counters. All strenghs of Reaping, mp, back hp, close hp and strong trephine are all easy to shadow counter. Plus the trick of cancelling any negative attack into shadow blood seekers has a gap who let most chars use their shadow attacks to punish Mira and Stop the pressure.
3-She lacks some anti air ability. Aside a very good air mp who can wins most air to air situations, a down hp who it’s not invencible and the medium command grab (which don’t cause any damage) Mira really struggles agains aerial pressure. I can be wrong, but i see Sadira, Rash, Gargos and Cinder as bad matchup’s for her. Especially because all of them have tools to pressure her in a angle that she lacks some tools.
4-Finally, just like i write above, Mira has a couple of bad matchups (in this point i can be very wrong). And i personally consider the fact of having no (or few) bad matchups an important point for judging who deserves or not be called top tier in this game.
I still consider the character very strong (perhaps top 10), but not a top 5…