I've never really played the first two "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater" games - I've only began to obsessively play it from the third game onward, but Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD brought me back to the first two games. So, it might be a newbie question, but here goes: is it possible to chain together street and vert tricks without using the Revert which was added in THPS3?

  • I haven't played the new release, but have you tried a manual? Can't remember if it was possible in the first two games or not, but it should be up and down ( or down and up) on the control stick to go into a manual. Jul 21, 2012 at 16:24
  • I have. Unless something in my timing is off, it just ends the combo and starts a manual.
    – idan315
    Jul 21, 2012 at 16:30
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    You have to jump into a manual to keep the combo going. That is one of the only things I remember from back then.
    – Cresh
    Jul 21, 2012 at 17:47
  • so... when coming down from the pipe - jumping + manual? Doesn't have to do a No Comply for that?
    – idan315
    Jul 21, 2012 at 20:59
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    In the first two games, it was practically impossible to continue your combo off of a vert ramp (a revert) unless you could somehow land in a grind. But since you don't level off, you couldn't do it. You might be able to if you shot off the ramp at a close-to-horizontal angle toward a rail/ledge, I don't think that ever worked though. Jul 21, 2012 at 22:36

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Back in Tony Hawk Proskater 1(original game, not hd), you were unable to perform a manual. In the second game, they added the manual, but you are still unable to manual after performing a tick from a pipe. Even if you pressed down/up, up/down before landing off a pipe, you cannot combo that trick. Street tricks/rails can be chained with manuals by pressing up/down, down/up as mentioned in the other answer.

I have played all three games mentioned and I am also finding inconsistencies with chaining using manuals in the updated HD game. It seems as though the HD re-make is not polished enough to consistently record a manual after performing excessive grinds/street tricks. Also, it is impossible to chain a manual to a vert trick in THPS HD, unless you buy the Revert DLC Pack, and then it is possible to chain the tricks using a revert move.


Revert was given free in a patch before the DLC was released. You do not need to buy the DLC revert pack in order to receive the code adding revert to the game.

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