Best movesets for CAWs in WWE 2K22

Try these moves out for your CAWs!

In WWE 2K22, players can download or create custom Superstars to use in various game modes. The Create A Wrestler (CAW) option allows you to craft the perfect persona by customizing every aspect of their playstyle, including the correct move-sets. There are a plethora of move-sets that players can customize to give themselves an advantage in the ring. Ideally, you want the Superstar to have moves that will affect multiple parts of the opponent's body at the same time. Below is a list of all move-sets that we recommend players add to their CAWs in WWE 2K22.

Best Standing moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

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Light Attack

  • Gut Kick 3
  • Undertaker Punch 5
  • Throat Cross Chop Sicilian Slap Right
  • Keylock Combo
  • Cenation Punch 4

Heavy Attack 

  • 24 Karat Uppercut
  • Superkick 16
  • Murphy Combo
  • Mia Yim Combo
  • KTFO

Light Grapple

  • X-factor
  • Twist of Fate 4
  • 110th Street Slam
  • Superkick and German Suplex Combo
  • Hurricanrana 1

Heavy Grapple

  • Air Raid Bomb
  • Attitude Adjustment Piledriver
  • Suplex City`
  • RKO 2
  • F-5 3

Running

  • Brogue Kick
  • Shoulder Tackle 4
  • Running Double Axe Handle 2
  • Left Arm Clothesline 2
  • Jumping Clothesline 1

Best Ground moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

Supine

  • Randy Orton Stomp
  • Hogan Leg Drop 2
  • Back Dropkick
  • Falling Headbutt
  • People's Elbow

Prone

  • Basement Dropkick 5
  • Stomp Basement Forearm Smash
  • Rapid Fire Curb Stomps
  • Cloverleaf Breaker
  • Stump Puller Leg Snap

Kneeling

  • Knife Edge Chop 13
  • Forearm Smash 10
  • Double Axe Handle 10
  • Sleeper Hold Neckbreaker
  • Ripcord Lariat 1

Seated

  • Pipers Pit
  • Giant Swing
  • Foot DDT
  • Air Raid Crash Neckbreaker 1
  • Sliding European Uppercut

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Best Corner moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

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Leaning

  • Knife Edge Chop 4
  • Violence Party
  • Rope Hung Knee Strike
  • Shining Wizard Bulldog 1
  • Spear 14

Top Rope

  • Avalanche Powerbomb 2
  • Super Chokeslam 2
  • Muscle Buster 1
  • Frankensteiner 4
  • Inverted Suplex Reverse DDT

Seated

  • Running Hip Attack 1
  • Turnbuckle Dropkick 2
  • Slingshot Guillotine Legdrop
  • Inverted Senton 1
  • Running Meteora 3

Tree of Woe

  • Tree of Woe Mushroom Stomp
  • Running Meteora 4
  • Running Knee Lift 5
  • Slingshot Dropkick
  • The Elbow of Woe

Best Rope moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

Leaning 

  • Cactus Clothesline
  • Inverted Alabama Slam 1
  • Forehead Bite 1
  • Tope Suicida
  • Heat Seeking Missile

Middle Rope

  • Rope Hung Knee Lift 1
  • Decapitator 2
  • Body Avalanche
  • Tiger Feint Kick
  • Swiss19

Best Irish Whip moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

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Rebound Attack

  • Orton Thesz Press
  • Fireman's Carry Spinebuster 2
  • Sling Blade
  • Tilt-A-Whirl Gourdbuster 2
  • Repeating Headslam

Pull-Back Attack

  • Pull-Back Drop Toe Hold
  • Pull-Back Neckbreaker
  • Pull-Back Hurricanrana
  • Pull-Back Hip Toss
  • Pull-Back Spinebuster

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Best Holds moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

Submission

  • The Accolade 2
  • STF 3
  • Mounted Palm Strikes Cross Armbar
  • Feel The Glow
  • Boston Crab 4

Best Finisher moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

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In-Ring

  • 450 Elbow Drop
  • Stunner 
  • RKO 2
  • The Last Ride 1
  • Death Valley Driver 3

Ringside

  • Buzzkiller
  • Canadian Rack DDT
  • Choking STO
  • DDT 15
  • Pumphandle X-Factor

Tag Team

  • Dual Shining Wizards
  • Dual Powerbombs
  • Dual Shootkicks

Best Signature moves for CAWs in WWE 2K22

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In-Ring

  • F-5 4
  • Stepover DDT
  • Full Nelson Facebuster
  • Sharpshooter 4
  • Rock Bottom 1

Ringside

  • Bankrupt
  • X-Plex
  • Wing Clipper 1
  • Twist of Fate 4
  • Taste of Pain

Visit the Community Creations section and move to the Download tab to see all the custom Superstars. You can download and add them to the active roster. This method allows players to add iconic Wrestlers, superheroes, and other pop culture figures to the game. Remember to select move-sets that are quick and attack multiple limbs at the same time to get easy pin falls quickly!

For even more WWE 2K22 guides, check out How to escape Pin Falls easily in WWE 2K22 on Pro Game Guides.

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