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    Some martial arts skills are prominently associated with certain characters. For example, when people think of Hong Lung 28/18 Palms, they will think of Kiu Fung, North Beggar Hung 7 Gung, and Gwok Jing. When they think about 1 Yeung Finger Technique, they will think of the various Deun Royal Family kings and princes. When they hear or see the term 9 Yum White Bone Claws, they will think of Mui Chiu Fung or Chow Chi Yerk.

    Sometimes, however, characters have secondary skills that are not showcased as often and are easily forgotten, but ARE nevertheless part of the characters' repertoires. For example, Prince Deun Jing Tsun is mostly associated with 1 Yeung Finger Technique, but he also had that palm technique that he taught to his lover Chun Hung Min and later demonstrated to their daughter Muk Yeun Ching to ascertain the latter's identity. Similarly, while North Beggar Hung 7 Gung is mostly associated with Hong Lung 18 Palms and Dog Beating Stick Technique, he also had a less-often-used Siu Yiu Fist Technique that he taught to Muk Lim Chi.

    What other notable examples of lesser-known, secondary skills of characters can you think of?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    Some martial arts skills are prominently associated with certain characters. For example, when people think of Hong Lung 28/18 Palms, they will think of Kiu Fung, North Beggar Hung 7 Gung, and Gwok Jing. When they think about 1 Yeung Finger Technique, they will think of the various Deun Royal Family kings and princes. When they hear or see the term 9 Yum White Bone Claws, they will think of Mui Chiu Fung or Chow Chi Yerk.

    Sometimes, however, characters have secondary skills that are not showcased as often and are easily forgotten, but ARE nevertheless part of the characters' repertoires. For example, Prince Deun Jing Tsun is mostly associated with 1 Yeung Finger Technique, but he also had that palm technique that he taught to his lover Chun Hung Min and later demonstrated to their daughter Muk Yeun Ching to ascertain the latter's identity. Similarly, while North Beggar Hung 7 Gung is mostly associated with Hong Lung 18 Palms and Dog Beating Stick Technique, he also had a less-often-used Siu Yiu Fist Technique that he taught to Muk Lim Chi.

    What other notable examples of lesser-known, secondary skills of characters can you think of?
    OYF Divine Snake Fist
    XF Founder Long Fist
    YG/XLN Palm of Beauty (part of Jade Maiden Manual)
    GJ Jiangnan 7 Freaks skills

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    Xiaoyao Fist (Carefree Fist) also taught to HR..

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    ZWJ learnt a number of martial skills from his parents and foster-father.

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    Di Yun - Blood Crimson Sabre martial arts

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    Mei Chaofeng also had a Poison Dragon whip skill and Disintegrating Heart Palm.

    Yue Buqun was famous for his Zixia Shengong, but his sword skill was Linked Triple Fairy Killer Sword.

    Tianshan Tonglao and Xu Zhu were famous for their Tianshan Six Yang Palm (which was used to adminster the Life Death Talisman as well), but they also had a less-powerful Tianshan Plum Catching Hand.

    Support skills such as qinggong are also usually forgotten unless they are plot devices such as Duan Yu's Ripple Tread Steps and Wei Xiaobao's Divine Eight Variants. Wudang's qinggong in HSDS was known as Ladder from the Clouds as exhibited during the Brightness Peak battle, while Quanzhen's was the Golden Goose Technique.

    Adult Yang Guo would also presumably still be proficient with the Toad Stance, and it's a shame we never got to see him use it (or Huang Yaoshi's Divine Flicking Finger - he also knew Hong Qigong's Dog Beating stick, but had enough respect for it to never use it) to its full power. Guo Jing probably never used his Mongolian Wrestling abilities much either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Liew View Post
    Mei Chaofeng also had a Poison Dragon whip skill and Disintegrating Heart Palm.

    Yue Buqun was famous for his Zixia Shengong, but his sword skill was Linked Triple Fairy Killer Sword.

    Tianshan Tonglao and Xu Zhu were famous for their Tianshan Six Yang Palm (which was used to adminster the Life Death Talisman as well), but they also had a less-powerful Tianshan Plum Catching Hand.

    Support skills such as qinggong are also usually forgotten unless they are plot devices such as Duan Yu's Ripple Tread Steps and Wei Xiaobao's Divine Eight Variants. Wudang's qinggong in HSDS was known as Ladder from the Clouds as exhibited during the Brightness Peak battle, while Quanzhen's was the Golden Goose Technique.

    Adult Yang Guo would also presumably still be proficient with the Toad Stance, and it's a shame we never got to see him use it (or Huang Yaoshi's Divine Flicking Finger - he also knew Hong Qigong's Dog Beating stick, but had enough respect for it to never use it) to its full power. Guo Jing probably never used his Mongolian Wrestling abilities much either.
    YG 2-3 use Divine Flick 1st against LMC at Passionless Valley 2nd to "kill" Huodu and 3rd to "kill" Mongkhe Khan
    And the last he use Hama Gong (Toad Skill) also at Passionless Valley against Fan Yiwang (Long Beard Ghost)/GSZ student..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Western Eccentric View Post
    YG 2-3 use Divine Flick 1st against LMC at Passionless Valley 2nd to "kill" Huodu and 3rd to "kill" Mongkhe Khan
    And the last he use Hama Gong (Toad Skill) also at Passionless Valley against Fan Yiwang (Long Beard Ghost)/GSZ student..
    I don't remember YG using HMG against FYW. He first used DBS against his staff, then used the scissors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pannonian View Post
    I don't remember YG using HMG against FYW. He first used DBS against his staff, then used the scissors.
    He used Hama Gong when Fan Yiweng ambush YG Gongsun Lu'er and Qiu Qianchi after they climb the gorge..

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