Characters usually possess the following attacks and the following commands to qualify as a Shoto-Clone:
- A fireball analogous to the original Hadouken, usually executed using a quarter circle forward motion. ( ) This fireball floats in the air and usually can be ducked under.
- An anti-air move analagous to the original Shoryuken that may carry the character into the air, usually executed using a DP (Dragon Punch) motion. ( )
- A flying horizontal move analagous to the original Tatsumaki Senpuukyaku, usually executed using a quarter circle back motion. ( )
Other popular attacks of characters in this category include things like a donkey kick, a simple dodge roll, and a teleport slide (known as the Ashura Senkuu), although having them is not required.