Rising Claw, (called Sphinx スフィンクス/Sufinkusu in Japan) is a move performed by Zafina while rising. It's input is (while rising) 2. A successful hit will launch the enemy upwards, in addition, holding down during the attack will move Zafina to "Mantis" Stance.
- A sphinx (Greek: Σφίγξ [sfiŋks], Bœotian: Φίξ [pʰiks], Arabic: أبو الهول,) is a mythical creature with, as a minimum, the head of a human and the body of a lion.
- The Sphinx is said to have guarded the entrance to the Greek city of Thebes, and to have asked a riddle of travellers to allow them passage. If given an incorrect answer, the Sphinx will instantly consume the traveler.