|Punch (A) [Can't Knockdown]
Varan swings out with one of his fists. Tap
A again to do another strike quickly.
This attack has a faster succession rate
if done while moving.
Overhand (A and Swing Down)
The monster does a small leap into the air
before swinging down with both of his fists.
Uppercut (A and Swing Up)
Varan jumps into the air with his fist extended
into an uppercut motion.
Bite (A and Swing Left)
Varan uses his jaws to try and bite the opponent.
Tail Snap (A/B and Swing Right)
The monster swings its body as its tail lashes
Kick (B) [Can't Knockdown]
Varan strikes with one of his feet.
Stomp (B and Swing Down)
The monster slams his foot down in
a move that has very little range.
Scissor Kick (B and Swing Up)
Varan does a midair flip while kicking with
Spin Kick (B and Swing Left)
Varan jumps into the air and spins his body,
using his feet to kick those around him.
Fierce Roll (A+B and Swing Down)
Varan curls into a ball and rolls on the ground
with his row of spikes extended to strike
those in the way.
Fierce Tail Flip (A+B and Swing Up)
The creature does a flip while its tail is
extended, allowing it to damage anyone it
comes in contact with.
Fierce Glide (A+B and Swing Left/Right)
The monster does a short glide while slashing
with its claws.
Oral Beam (Hold C - Requires Energy) [Can't
Varan releases a beam from his mouth.
Concentrated Blast (Tap C - Requires
Varan unleashes a more focused attack from
his mouth, releasing a ball of energy.
Glide (Hold Z while in the air)
Varan will extend his arms and use the flaps
of skin to glide around the stage while slowly
descending. The monster can still use its
attacks while gliding around.
Roll (Grapple Attack)
The creature will throw his opponent to the
ground and then leap on their chest as he
starts to roll his body, stabbing them with
This grapple attack is noteworthy due to the
fact that Varan throwing his opponent to
the ground, in itself, is actually able to
remove a health cell. This means that if
the opponent's health is low enough, they
can be brought to the next health cell and
then further injured while Varan uses his
spikes to attack.