-Prior to my exclusion of hitsparks for that state, if you combo into Ragnarok, it'll spawn a hitspark from the previous atk state you were in on hit. Even though it's not supposed to. By excluding the the hitsparks, I inadvertently excluded the guard spark as well, as they're linked. Spent a few minutes trying to figure it out, though couldn't. As it stands now, I'd rather keep it as is, as the missing guard spark for it isn't a big deal. I'll keep looking into it to come up with a solution though.
When I moved the "&& !(StateNo=3400)" in the Hit Sparks state to the slash fx triggers (trigger3) and removed the comments that were on sparkNo, the move is able to create a guard spark and not create a hit spark when used in a combo.
So the Hit Sparks state looks like this:
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Does it work?