VC blame mode has a nifty a hotkey "show me blame of the file before the commit I'm pointing at".

Is there an equivalent in magit?

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Yes, just invoke magit-blame again. You can do so using b b. To move back in the other direction use q.

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    This is an amazing feature which lets you explore git history in a very cool way. I wish the magit manual was more clear on how to use it so more people knew about it.
    – Kaligule
    Jul 14, 2021 at 18:17

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