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Includes movement functionality solely meant for dodging.


Alternate name: Evasion

The first video game about Dodging was released on March 1979.

Ubisoft, Capcom and Electronic Arts has published most of these games

* Dashing
* Tumbling
* Target lock - often dodging requires a target lock.
* Parrying
* Counter attacks
If the player has to cope with normal movement functionality, then this does not apply.

Usually these are in form of quick and somewhat short rolls sideways or backwards. Sometimes may appear as a short dash like move or a jump (e.g. backflip).

Generally the dodges are unusable or awkward for anything else, as compared to normal movement.

Parent groups

Mêlée combat, Personal protection

Related group

Video game
Killing blow

compare with these groups


Windows 130
Linux 73
X360 31
PS3 29
PS2 17
Mac OS X 17
PS4 13
Tandy Coco 12
Xbox One 8
Wii 7
ABC 80 5
Apple II E 5
Atari 2600 4
Xbox 3
Mac OS Classic 3
GameCube 2
Mega Drive 2
Switch 2
Apple IIGS 1
BeOS 1
Amstrad PCW 1
Flash 1
Android 1
VIC-20 1
Ouya 1
Odyssey2 1
Apple III 1
PS Vita 1
Arcade 1

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