Street Fighter 6: All Dhalsim Moves & Combos

This guide features all you need to know about the Master of Yoga, Dhalsim, in Street Fighter 6.

The legendary yoga master, Dhalsim, is making an epic return in Capcom’s Street Fighter 6 as the best Zoner in the game. He is still very annoying to play against but he has been given a few knicks here and there to help bruisers like Ryu brutally punish his mistakes.

Key Takeaways
  • Dhalsim is one of the top Zoners in the Street Fighter 6 characters list.
  • He has very flexible limbs which allow him to fight at relatively large ranges.
  • Effectively using his kit can make for some really easy fights against close-range or defensive best characters.
  • Yoga Fire, Yoga Arch, and his Teleport will still be readily available in his moveset.
  • Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim costume showcase revealed his updated model, without the iconic Skull Necklace.
  • The talented  Keith Silverstein is being cast as the Dhalsim Street Fighter 6 voice actor for the English version.
  • His Rush Combos are not nearly as dangerous as they were in Street Fighter 5.

Who Is Great Yoga Master Dhalsim In Street Fighter 6?

Dhalsim is an iconic part of the Street Fighter 6 character lineup. He was originally introduced in Street Fighter 2 in 1991. At the character reveal events, the developers did not reveal Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim’s age. However, inferring from previous titles, he is the oldest Street Fighter character.

Street Figher 6 Dhalsim Character Art
Dhalsim – The Yoga Master

In Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim’s story is one of the most captivating, involving self-growth and the incredible pursuit of justice. In lore, he is known to guide lost and broken souls back to the path of righteousness. Ironically, he is not a fan of violence but his hatred for evil trumps that in every fight.

Dhalsim has some of the most crucial interactions with other characters in the previous titles. His most notable one is serving as a guide for Ryu to help him become more powerful. He also gains the title “Great Yoga Master Dhalsim” after saving his village.

All Dhaslim Move List In SF6

Character commands are the bread and butter of games like Street Fighter. In this section, we will cover the most effective Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim moves that will ensure victory if used properly. It is important to note that some of his iconic moves like Yoga Flame and Yoga Blast have become more potent with even shorter recovery times. This influenced a lot of his rush combos in many ways.

Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim Commands
In-Game Dhalsim Character Model

Special Moves

  • Yoga Fire: N + SP
  • Aerial Yoga (Teleport): Jump + Left or Right + SP
  • Yoga Flame: Left + SP

Unique Moves

  • Yoga Lance: Left + Heavy
  • Nirvana Punch: Bottom Left + Heavy
  • Drill Kick: Jump + Down + Normal
  • Thrust Kick: Bottom Left + Medium
  • Yoga Splash (near opponent): Down + Light and Medium

Assisted Combos

  • Assisted Combo 1(0+0 Gauge): Auto + Light > Light
  • Assisted Combo 2(2+2 Gauge): Auto + Medium > Medium > Medium
  • Assisted Combo 3(2+3 Gauge): Auto + Heavy > Heavy > heavy

Yoga Inferno

Super Art 1 Dhalsim
Super Art 1 – Yoga Inferno

Dhalsims first Super Art, Yoga Inferno is one of Dhalsim’s Super Arts that blows flame in a direction of your choosing. It’s extremely quick to execute as well which makes it a perfect counterattack. You will need at least 1 combo gauge bar charge to use this art.

Command: N or Right + Special and Heavy

Yoga Sunburst

Super Art 2 Dhalsim
Super Art 2 – Yoga Sunburst

Yoga Sunburst is the second Super Art that Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim has access to. Dhalsim creates a huge ball of fire which he then throws onto his opponent, melting their health in seconds. You need 2 bars of combo gauge for this move.

Command: Left + Special and Heavy

Merciless Yoga

Super Art 3 Dhalsim
Super Art 3 – Merciless Yoga

The final Super Art, Merciless Yoga is the most powerful Super Art that Dhalsim has to offer. It is useful in combos, as an anti-air attack, or even as a way to get rid of the opponent’s pressure. You will need a complete combo gauge bar for this attack. It gains more potency if you are below 25% Vitality. 

Command: Down + Special and Heavy


All in all, Dhalsim is one of the easiest characters to master in the game. However, he is based on a safe and distant playstyle so it may not be the most fun for some players. We will recommend you check out some of our other character guides like Blanka, Cammy, E. Honda, and Juri in Sreet Fighter 6.

This concludes our Street Fighter 6 Dhalsim guide entailing his moves, special arts, story, and overall character changes. Do feel free to ask any questions about the character in the comments below.


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