I can now confirm that yes, you can do this with every melee weapon type. Although getting through the laser doors may be harder with slower melee weapons than the faster ones, but if you time it right you should manage just fine. Now onto the most important, free move lesson!
That's right, by reading all of this I will teach you the ultra move, the move that will get you everywhere and anywhere for free! (Note
: I can't charge you even if I wanted to. (Double Note
: Which I don't, I just want to see people be more fancy in their movements and not be stopped by something as simple as a laser barricade.)) The DASHING SLASH
! To perform a dashing slash, while power sliding you simply hit the melee key. Yep, also that simple. You can also perform this in the middle of a jump kick! Which is very useful, as you can see below. Most importantly, you can get past the laser barricades every time! How? Beats me.
Before you hit the lasers, do the dashing slash and you will move past them with no harm what-so-ever. With the new update, you won't even possibly die while trying to see if it works! Not that I died while getting this down, no, not at all. You can even get past laser barricades in a closed door by power sliding into the door to where it opens, waiting for it to open enough, then dashing slash your way through. If you attempt to dashing slash your way through while the door is closed, it won't work. (Note
: This doesn't always works, but does most of the time, the dashing slashing your way through the laser walls when the door is closed that is.) And it works every time! (Note
: If used normally, when the door is open.) What was that, you say, yes I said every time! Tried and tested by myself, it works every time! Congratulations, you know how to perform the dashing slash! Why is it called the dashing slash? Because its forward crouch meleeing
down right dashing!Dashing Slash:
-Horrify your foes!
-Make the Corpus cry as you slash your way through their laser barricades unharmed!
-Has the full strength of a charged attack in only a fraction of the time!
-Extra forward momentum for your jumps! Combine it with a jump kick, and you can eaisly bridge that gap you thought impossible!
-Chain everything together!
-Never stop slashing, never stop being dashing!Long Aside
: When executing a dashing slash, this may only happen if your crouch is on toggle as I haven't tested this when it is hold instead, you become stuck sprinting until either you crouch and un-crouch, or run out of stamina. This is actually more useful than you think because right when you finish the dashing slash, if you continue going forward and hit crouch and melee in rapid succession you can perform another dashing slash without missing a beat! Yes, you can go through an entire level just dashing slashing your way through if there is no points where you have to jump... And even then, if you master the fancy jump, as instead you would go forward, crouch then jump, then crouch again to jump kick then melee to soar through the air like a bladed eagle!Another Aside:
Thanks to Sir DeathWeirdo, another way to get through laser walls has been seen. It doesn't require a dashing slash, but instead just a regular combat roll. What you have to do is time the roll to where you would be hitting the laser walls when you would be parallel to the floor, at almost the beginning of the roll, to make it through. It requires percise timing, but its very possible and with some practice could be pulled off most of the time.