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Characters: Final Fight
Characters from Capcom's Final Fight series. This page deals only with the characters as they appear in the Final Fight canon. For notes on their appearances in the Street Fighter series, please visit the Street Fighter character page.

Protagonists (Heroes)


Cody

Cody Travers is a born street fighter who became known as the "Hero of Metro City" after rescuing his childhood sweetheart Jessica from the Mad Gear gang in Final Fight with his friend Guy and Jessica's father Mike Haggar. However, after breaking up with Jessica following his arrest, Cody became very apathetic, seeing his imprisonment as a punishment for his good deeds (even though he's gotten so strong that he can escape at any time he wants).

  • Badass
  • Blood Knight: Tragically deconstructed. Nowadays, he's lost the will to try and achieve any kind of constructive goal, such as fighting for justice or protecting family, and fights simply because he finds it fun.
  • Crossover: Following Guy, Rolento, and Sodom, he appeared in Street Fighter Alpha 3 and Super Street Fighter IV. Soon to join him in Ultra Street Fighter IV are Hugo and Poison (although they already appeared in Street Fighter X Tekken).
  • Demoted to Extra: He only appeared in the first game of the series, returning for the polygonal games.
  • Despair Event Horizon: His story after the original game, but prior to his Street Fighter appearances.
  • Dull Surprise: In Super Street Fighter IV. Notable because, most characters show an "Oh Crap" expression when face-to-face with an opponent's Ultra Combo.
  • Expy: He's based on Tom Cody from Streets of Fire.
  • Fallen Hero: From "The Hero of Metro City" to a convicted vigilante.
  • Hurricane Kick: His "Double Kick."
  • I Know Karate: According to the manual of the SNES version, it was said that Cody is a fifth-degree black belt in karate and a boxing expert, not to mention that he's been training in martial arts since he was nine years old. This was retconned, however; it is now said that Cody simply taught himself how to fight simply through his struggles in the harsh slums of Metro City. In that sense, he is the most literal street fighter in Street Fighter.
  • Jack of All Stats
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Mainly to his brother.
  • Ki Attacks: As a GLOW addict in Streetwise.
  • Knife Nut: He can throw them so hard it cancels out a Hadoken.
  • Peggy Sue: In ''Final Fight One' for the Game Boy Advance, an unlockable variation of him, Alpha Cody. It hits him pretty hard, as the first game was the only time he was a true hero, while he views the events from the perspective of his bitter, totally apathetic current self.
  • Perma Stubble: After the first game.
  • Promotion to Parent: To Kyle, sort of...
  • Retired Badass: In Streetwise, due to arthritis in his knees. He now spends his time training Kyle, who he believes has the potential to surpass him, but ultimately unknowing of said potential. By the end of the game, thanks to his overdose of GLOW, Cody remarks that his knees are feeling "better than ever", hinting that he's ready to come out of retirement.
  • Shout-Out: In Revenge, his Final Finish has him punching the opponent, slowly walking away, and muttering, "You are already dead." as they are hit by numerous invisible strikes.
  • Tragic Hero: Even ignoring his various Street Fighter appearances, he still went to jail, still lost Jessica, and in the end of Streetwise when his use of GLOW healed his knees, he still wants to live his life through fighting.
  • Victory Is Boring: Cody is so addicted to fighting that he shows dark elements of this both in Streetwise and Street Fighter Alpha 3.
    "Well now. Let's see if we can't do something about my boredom."
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: Him and Guy.
  • Wolverine Publicity: When Alpha 3 was released for the arcades, Cody was featured either featured prominently or specifically focused on in the promotional illustrations, despite not being even the highest profile new character to the game. He even got to share the packaging illustration of the Sega Saturn version in a dynamic battle pose against perennial Street Fighter icon Ryu.

Mike Haggar

An ex pro wrestler turned mayor of Metro City, Mike Haggar is the only hero from the first game to appear in all of the sequels. When the Mad Gear gang kidnaps his daughter Jessica and demands that he let them run free, Haggar refuses and enlists the help of Cody and Guy to stop them. In Final Fight 2, he fights Mad Gear once again to rescue Guy's master and fiancée. In Final Fight 3, he faces the Skull Cross gang who invades Metro City. By Final Fight: Streetwise, he is no longer the mayor of the city and is now a dock worker and a wrestling trainer.

Guy

A Japanese American Ninjutsu master dressed in a red ninja outfit and Nike sneakers. Guy is the 39th successor of the Bushin style of Ninjutsu, a martial arts style dating back to Japan's feudal age. Guy traveled to America to improve his martial art skills and found himself in Metro City, where he befriended fellow fighters Cody and Haggar and assisted the two in their battle against the Mad Gear gang in the original Final Fight to save Jessica (Cody's girlfriend and Haggar's daughter). Guy then helps Haggar and the others fight the Skull Cross gang in Final Fight 3. In Streetwise Guy became a crime boss after committing a serious crime that Cody was blamed for.

Maki

Introduced in Final Fight 2, Maki Genryusai is the younger sister of Guy's fiancee Rena and is also trained in the art of the Bushin style. She was once the leader of a biker gang during her high school years. After her sister and father are kidnapped by a revived Mad Gear, Maki enlists the help of Haggar and Carlos to rescue them.

Carlos

Introduced in Final Fight 2, Carlos Miyamoto is a South American swordsman and martial artist who traveled to Metro City and lived as a boarder with the Haggars. He aids Haggar and Maki in their battle against the Mad Gear gang after they had kidnapped Maki's father and sister.

Lucia

Introduced in Final Fight 3, Lucia is a member of Metro City's Special Crime Unit, cleared of corruption charges thanks to the help of Haggar. With the help of him, Guy, and newcomer Dean, she fights the Skull Cross gang, who have filled the Evil Power Vacuum after the collapse of the New Mad Gear gang.

Dean

Introduced in Final Fight 3, Dean is a lone street fighter who assists Guy, Lucia and Haggar in their fight against the Skull Cross gang after they murdered his family when he refused their offer to join them.

Kyle

Kyle Travers is the main character of Final Fight: Streetwise and brother to Cody from the first Final Fight. He fights as an underground pit fighter in Metro City with Cody as his trainer. When Cody is kidnapped, Kyle goes on a one-man search party to find him and those that abducted him.


Antagonists


Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight)

Bred, Dug, Jake and Simons

The Goombas of Final Fight thugs, Bred and his head swaps Dug, Jake and Simmons are the low-ranking members of the Mad Gear gang. The only thing that's really notable about Bred (other than his dumb name) is that his car gets trashed in a Bonus Stage by the heroes. He would go on to make a cameo in Super Street Fighter IV where in yet another bonus stage, Cody and/or Guy wreck another one of his cars.
Telling them apart: Bred is caucasian and dresses in grey; Dug is brown-skinned, bald, wears shades and dresses in red; Jake is the bearded guy in blue; and Simons has shaved hair, wears shades and dresses in khaki.

Two P and J

The quick fighters in the Mad Gear gang, they were just a step above Bred in being a threat. Two P remained with the gang until Belger's defeat. In Final Fight: Streetwise, Two P changes his name to 2-Ill (he doesn't like to be reminded of his Mad Gear days) and helps Kyle search for his brother by gathering information for him, for a price.
Telling them apart: J has spikey blond hair with a blue headband, yellow jacket and blue pants; Two P has an orange-dyed mohawk with green shades, with orange jacket and green pants.

  • Ambidextrous Sprite: J's jacket has the word "BAD" written over it. It becomes mirrored when he faces to the right.
  • Ascended Extra: From a regular mook to a significant character, plot-wise, in Streetwise.
  • Assist Character: 2-Ill to Kyle in story mode of Streetwise.
  • Dirty Coward: Yeah, these guys subscribe to the "jumping an enemy from behind" fighting style.
  • Expy/Meaningful Name/Shout-Out: Two P. is based on the Player 2 character from Forgotten Worlds, hence his name ("Two P." as in "2P").
    • Gale in Mighty Final Fight is based on J.
  • Fragile Speedster
  • Head Swap: In the arcade version, Jay has a nuclear symbol on the back of his jacket, while Two P. has a dragon. In the SNES and GBA versions, they both wore nuclear symbols.
  • Heel-Face Turn: 2-Ill
  • Old Shame: For 2-Ill, it was working for Mad Gear and having the name Two P.
  • The Informant: 2-Ill to Kyle.
  • Sunglasses at Night: 2-Ill in Streetwise
  • Who Names Their Kid 2P: Given that a fair deal is given about his name change, and that he didn't change his name to something that sounds very much like his original, 2P's name seems to really be 2P.

El Gado and Holly Wood

Mad Gear's knife-fighters, It is revealed in Final Fight: Revenge that El Gado infiltrated the gang to kill Rolento who is responsible for the deaths of his family. Eventually Rolento made a deal with him and El Gado spared his life. They appear in Street Fighter Alpha 2 and 3 as two of his knife fighters that aids Rolento in battle.
Telling them apart: El Gado has a full beard, a headband and wears a sand-colored outfit; Holly Wood has a goatee, a skull cap and wears a beige outfit.

Poison and Roxy

Part of Mad Gear's acrobatic seemingly female thugs, Poison grew up in a rich family... as a boy. One sex change later, she is disowned by her parents and became one of Metro City's homeless, until she started working for Mad Gear. She and her Palette Swap Roxy (who may also have been a man in another life) were the gang's acrobatic fighters. After Mad Gear's defeat, Poison develops a crush on Cody and purses him in Final Fight: Revenge. She realizes that Cody will never love her and after he's arrested, Poison moves on. Some time afterward, she reunites with her old partner Andore (now known as Hugo) from Mad Gear, and together they make a legitimate career in professional wrestling, Poison being the manager and Hugo doing the work.

The tropes below explains the long complicated story on why Poison is a Transsexual/transvestite.

Refer to this fan-made documentary about Poison's gender confusion saga.

Telling them apart: Poison has pink hair and shorts; Roxy's are red.

  • All There in the Manual: Poison's gender. Character bios in Japanese manuals, guide books, and even design documents, clearly labels Poison as male (or "newhalf," a Wasei-eigo term for transwomen).
  • Ambiguous Gender: With some sources, Poison is outright stated to be a transsexual. Others are left ambiguous.
    • Roxy as well, given she's effectively a straight up Palette Swap of Poison in the games. Some sources have implied she's also a transvestite/transsexual, others have stated she's a born-female and, furthermore, she finds it kind of creepy that Poison is male/was born male.
  • Ascended Extra: From a regular mook and cameos in Hugo's appearances in the Street Fighter III series and SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos, to playable in Revenge and Street Fighter X Tekken.
  • Attractive Bent-Gender: This character profile from SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters DS said it best.
    "She's a man, baby! But she's prettier and sexier than any other woman."
    • UDON's World Warrior Encyclopedia includes this gem:
    "She may seem like a dynamite babe, but anyone who knows the real Poison will tell you she's anything but ladylike!"
  • Bare Your Midriff
  • Combat Stilettos
  • Crossover: Was supposed to appear in the cancelled Capcom Fighting All-Stars before finally making her crossover debut in Street Fighter X Tekken.
  • Distaff Counterpart: Poison and Roxy were replaced by Billy and Sid in some of the overseas releases of the first game.
  • Expy: Poison and/or Roxy's younger sister, Poison Kiss in Mighty Final Fight, who is biologically female.
  • Kick Chick
  • Kiss of Death: Complete with hearts.
  • Name's the Same: Poison shares her name with a disgusting 1200 year old succubus working for Mundus.
  • Nice Hat
  • Palette Swap: Poison has pink hair, while Roxy has orange.
  • She-Fu: Given the time when she was released, it's only natural that this is how she fights.
  • She's a Man in Japan: As has been stated, she was given a background of having been born male, but self-identifies as female in Japan. Japanese material describes her variously as being pre-complete sex reassignment surgery, or else as a "futanari" or "newhalf"note , while State-side material tends to specify that she has completed sex reassignment surgery and so has female genitalia as well as a female physique.
  • She's Got Legs
  • Shout-Out: Poison is named after a band. As Billy and Sid, they are named after Billy Idol and Sid Vicious.
  • Shrug of God: Adding even more complexity to the gender confusion, Yoshinori Ono, when asked about Poison, said Capcom doesn't have an official policy to what Poison's gender is, stating that in North America she is a post-op transsexual but in Japan she is a pre-op transsexual/futanari/newhalf who "tucks her business away to look female".
  • Stripperiffic
  • Underboobs: Both Poison and Roxy.
  • Villainous Crossdresser: Poison. Whether or not Roxy is one is up for debate,
    • Yet there are official sources that do claim Roxy is a female while Poison is not.
  • Villainous Crush: On Cody, according to Revenge. Fortunately, it avoids the obvious Unfortunate Implications by depicting Cody's disapproval as being strictly due to her membership in a criminal organization, and what's more she decides she's uninterested by the game's end of her own accord.
  • Whip It Good: In Revenge. In Street Fighter X Tekken she uses a riding crop.
  • Who Wears Short Shorts?: Hot pants to be specific.
  • You Gotta Have Pink Or Neon Orange Hair: In Billy's case it's green.

The Andore Family

Originally hailing from West Germany, the Andore family are a family of hulking brutes that worked under Belger as members of the Mad Gear gang. They consisted of Andore, Andore Jr., Father Andore, Uncle Andore, and Grandfather Andore. After the fall of the original Mad Gear gang, Andore tried to pick a fight with Haggar on TV in Final Fight: Revenge, to no avail. He, Grandfather Andore and Andore Jr. then worked for Retu's Mad Gear faction in Final Fight 2. Andore was then later recruited by the Skull Cross gang in Final Fight 3 and crime lord Vito Bracca as a pit fighter in Final Fight Streetwise.

Hugo from Street Fighter III is the same character as the "regular" Andore (the one in lavender clothing).

Telling them apart: Andore = magenta ; Andore Jr. = red; F. Andore = yellow; U. Andore = grey; G. Andore = blue.

  • Ascended Extra: In Street Fighter III as mentioned, but also Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Afro Asskicker
  • Crossover: Hugo (confirmed to be the "regular" lavender-clothed Andore) was featured in the Street Fighter III series and SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos.
  • Continuity Drift: Andore and Hugo are stated to be one and the same. However, Hugo's official character profile in Street Fighter III makes no mention of having any brothers (only two unseen sisters) and his father, instead of being a wrestler, is a German farmer.
  • Dumb Muscle
  • Elite Mook: The Handicap, Steel Cage match in the West Side.
  • Giant Mook
  • Ground Pound
  • Mighty Glacier
  • Mook Carryover: Be it Mad Gear, Skull Cross or just the run in the mill Italian Mob, the Andore Family has always been part of Metro City's criminal underbelly.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: They are named and modeled after famed wrestler André the Giant. (Andore is pronounced "An-do-re," which is also the Japanese pronunciation for Andre).
  • Non-Indicative Name: Andore Jr. is Andore's younger brother, not his son. The rest of his clan are named Father, Grandpa and Uncle, but their exact relation to Andore and Andore Jr. are never clarified, considering they all look exactly the same age (the fact that they're all palette swaps doesn't help).
    • The promotional art for the SNES version depicts Grandpa Andore wearing spectacles and Uncle Andore with a mustache, making them stand out from Andore and Junior (Father wasn't in the SNES port until the Guy revision, so he never got any cool full body art).
  • Palette Swap: The standard Andore wears lavender clothing, Junior wears red, Father wears gold, Uncle wears black, and Grandpa wears blue. Hugo wears lavender by default, but wears some of the other colors as alternate color schemes.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: The regular Andore
  • Transplant: Hugo, of the Andore family, joined the Street Fighter III roster starting with 2nd Impact.
  • Unique Enemy: The standard Andore and Andore Jr. are recurring mooks, but the Father, Uncle and Grandpa variants are unique to Round 3, and Uncle only appears if a second player is present.
  • Wrestling Doesn't Pay: So work for a gang instead.
  • Whip It Good: Andore's "Giant Chain"
  • Wrestling Family
  • Wrestler in All of Us

Axl and Slash

A pair of bikers with powerful attacks and defensive ability.

Telling them apart: Axl is Caucasian, has long blond hair, and wears black leather; Slash looks to be Latino, has curly dark hair, and is decked in reddish-brown leather.

G. Oriber, Bill Bull and Wong Who

A trio of heavy-set fat goons that charge at the opponent head first.
Telling them apart: G. Oriber is completely bald, has a beard framing his face (i.e. no mustache) and wears blue pants; Bill Bull is balding, has a full beard and gray pants; Wong Who has a topknot, has a Fu Manchu-style mustache and wears green pants.

Damnd

A Caribbean born bruiser, Damnd is the lowest ranking of Mad Gear's leaders. He is directly responsible for kidnapping Jessica and sells drugs out of Metro City's slums. When he faces Cody, Guy and Haggar, he constantly call for back-up while he takes rests to conserve his energy. After the fall of Mad Gear, Damnd goes into hiding back to the Caribbean but returns to Metro City shortly after.

Sodom

An American Japanophile decked in a Samurai-like armor and helmet, Sodom was a member of the Mad Gear gang, working as an underground wrestling promoter and undefeated champion in a secret ring within Metro City's subway system. Sodom would use twin katana in his matches, which can be knocked out of his hands by his opponent. After the downfall of the gang in Final Fight, he attempts to revive the Mad Gear gang under his leadership, attempting to recruit his former allies, as well as Japanese sumo wrestlers like E. Honda in Street Fighter Alpha.

Edi. E

Far from Metro City's finest, Edi. E is a police officer on Mad Gear's take. He patrolled the city's West Side district, taking out rival gangs and stifling efforts of fellow officers. When he needs to fight, he fights with his gun and night stick in tow. With Mad Gear defeated, Edi. E was one of the lucky few to escape prosecution and even threw some of his fellow members in jail just to throw everyone off. In Final Fight: Revenge Edi. E grew to hate Cody and helped to get Cody arrested. When Cody broke out of jail in Street Fighter Alpha 3, Edi. E wasn't far behind.

Rolento

A German-American mercenary, Rolento F. Schugerg formerly served the American special forces unit the Red Berets before joining Mad Gear as sub-leader, managing the gang's secret drug plant located at Metro City's Industrial Area in the original Final Fight. The stage was left out of both SNES versions, so Rolento returned as a near-endgame boss of Retu's Mad Gear gang in Final Fight 2 in Italy to compensate for it. In Final Fight: Revenge and the Street Fighter Alpha series, Rolento's priorities had changed. He now wants to start his own Utopian Nation with the aid of Mad Gear's knife fighters. In all his appearances, Rolento's fighting style involves lots of rolling, grenade throwing and baton twirling.

Abigail

The top soldier in Belger's Mad Gear, Abigail controlled the Bay Area. His strength rivaled that of Haggar's and the Andore family, but his power increased two-fold when angered (which was every other second). After Mad Gear's defeat, Abigail disappeared (save for the occasional background cameo in the Street Fighter Alpha series).

Belger

Horace Belger is the mastermind of the Mad Gear Gang, hiding behind the guise of being a businessman. He rides around in a motorized luxurious wheelchair with his weapon of choice being a repeating bolt-action crossbow gun. At first he uses Jessica as a human shield, but Haggar, Cody and Guy get her away from him. Belger is finally defeated, but in Final Fight: Revenge, Belger attempts to get his revenge on the heroes.

Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight 2)

The Andore Family

See their entry in Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight)

Underlings

A wonderful collection of expies from the first game, these are Retu's globetrotting low-ranking minions. Bull, Elijah, Jack and Schot are the generic thugs, Mic and Mark are the quick fighters, Atlas and Jony are the strong guys with defense and Elick is a heavy fighter with an electric tuning fork. Rounding out the group is Elias and Eliot who are tall skinny chumps with clubs and Mary and Eliza who wield knives.

Won Won

An ex-sailor turned Mad Gear member, Won Won controls the seaport section in Hong Kong. Respected by the area's local mafia, 108 Dragon, Won Won battles with his signature move, a seismic elbow drop. In the Japanese port of the game, he also had a cleaver, but that was taken out overseas due to censorship issues.

Freddie

A former member of the US Marine Corps, Freddie was dishonorably discharged after he punched out a commanding officer. He became a mercenary hired by Mad Gear to lead their terrorism unit in France. His moves include a charging attack, a head crush move, a jumping attack (done after he knocks the player down), a lunging knee attack and a piledriver.

Bratken

A mentally unstable man with the body of Frankenstien's Monster, but the mindset of a child. He was bribed by Mad Gear with a roomful of toys and is imprisoned in the room when not needed. He has a throw, a flying jumpkick and a dashing punch that does massive damage.

Phillippe

Philippe is a clown working for the R & B Circus, smuggling illegal items for Mad Gear through it. He uses a cane to battle his opponents. He is able to grab his enemy and strike repeatedly with it, which is very damaging. He also has a sliding attack that knocks his opponent down instantly.

Rolento

See his entry in Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight)

Retu

Retu is the second leader of Mad Gear after its downfall in the first game. In retaliation against their past defeat, Retu kidnaps Guy's master and fiance and holds them hostage. With a deadly spin-kick and powerful strikes, Retu held his own against a battle with Haggar, Maki and Carlos, but was defeated.

  • Anime Hair
  • Big Bad
  • Disney Villain Death: Just like Belger, Retu has an unhealthy obsession with the paper-thin shoji style walls at the top of his high-rise building. Naturally, the final hit knocks him out of the window and he falls to his death.
  • Facial Markings: His face is painted in the kumadori style of makeup used by kabuki artists.
  • Hurricane Kick
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Name's the Same: Shares his name with the Japanese Shaolin monk from the first Street Fighter (although, technically that was Retsu, it's really the same name in Japanese, but with different romanizations).

Skull Cross Gang

The Andore Family

They're baaaaaaaaack... See their entry in Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight)

Underlings

The low-ranked thugs of the Skull Cross gang are generic thugs G and Johnny, quick fighters Ray and Billy, claw-wielding quicksters Dirk and Rick, heavy fighters Fat Jack and Arby, baseball brawler Hunter, molotov cocktail tossing Fritz, small speedster Joe and female kunoichi May.

Dave

A renegade cop who has crossed over to the Skull Cross gang. Wielding a billy club, his deadliest attack is the giant jump.

Callman

The head waiter of Creep Eats, a barbecue joint located in the back streets of Metro City. Callman is big but quick and catches opponents off guard with his rush attack.

Drake

Drake is a sailor and the gang's weapon supplier who is stationed at Metro City's shipyard. He fights with an anchor but he also has a dashing headbutt and aerial butt smash.

Caine

The gang's mechanic, Caine attacks the player with a gigantic wrench in an abandoned bus yard, but this large boss is nearsighted and slow-moving.

Wong

Wong is a fallen monk who fights in a restaurant in Metro City's Chinatown. His attacks are a shoulder rush and a rolling attack which he can do as a recovery attack.

Stray

Stray is the boss of the Industrial Area. He moves, jumps and strikes with lightning speed. Armed with spiked knuckles, Stray does a rushing punch attack and an aerial strike as his special moves.

  • Badass Longcoat
  • The Dragon
  • Extremity Extremist: Only punches.
  • Flunky Boss
  • Power Fist: His spiked gauntlets
  • Skippable Boss: This involves a little moment of Guide Dang It. To skip him, you have to go to the second room in the third part of stage 5 (or the second part if you came from the Caine-Wong route). Defeat the enemies there, wait a moment, and you'll proceed to another hidden room. There, you have to destroy all the machines with a little help from the mooks. If you destroy all the machines, you can skip him. If you didn't, you'll proceed to the next part of stage 5 instead. The only downfall of this is that you can't see the cinema displayed after you finished the stage in that way, or have access to the bonus game.
  • You Gotta Have Purple Hair

Black

Black is the leader of the Skull Cross Gang and the final boss of the game. He uses a riding crop as his main weapon, occasionally throws knives, possesses a spinning attack that is similar to Haggar's lariat, and a ki attack similar to Guy's Palm Blast Attack.

Bella's Gang

Weasel

Nicholas "Nicky" Wissell aka the Weasel is a porn dealer in Cody and Kyle's neighborhood and leader of the Blue Ballers gang. Kyle goes to him to force him to reveal information about Cody's whereabouts. Weasel refuses, so Kyle slams his head into a blunt object until he talks. It is later revealed that he and his gang trafficked the addictive Psycho Serum GLOW throughout Metro City. The Weasel would face Kyle three times.

Stiff

Devin Aranoc, aka the Stiff, is The Dragon to Father Bella. He kidnaps Cody after his thugs fight him and Kyle in Vanessa's bar. Kyle finds Stiff and fights him in a hotel. Stiff first fights by firing his gun, with some assorted kicks if Kyle gets close. If he drops his gun, Kyle can pick it up but the Stiff just pulls out another one. The second fight takes place on the roof of the hotel, where Stiff is unarmed. Stiff is defeated by Kyle and is knocked off the roof. Kyle does manage to save him, but when Stiff pulls out one more gun, Kyle lets him drop to his death.

Blades

Dino, aka Blades, was an assassin and enforcer for Vito Bracca, who worked for Father Bella in secret. Kyle and Blades fight in the church cemetery. Blades fights with his twin knives and acrobatic skill. He can use his knives to shield himself from gunfire. Kyle defeats Blades, but he later returns.

Dr. Chang

Dr. Chang is responsible for the creation of GLOW, though she only did so because her life was threatened by Father Bella. She meets Kyle in a fish packing plant. Kyle rescues her and she reveals that the effects of the GLOW will wear off once the drug has run its course. She leaves to help people in the city but is once again kidnapped and forced to work for Bella. He makes her create his version of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse using GLOW. When Kyle sees her again, she is distraught by what Bella has made her do, lamenting that she could have helped people.

War (Weasel)

War is the first of Father Bella's Four Horsemen Kyle faces in Little Italy. War fights with a gating gun and grenades and is invulnerable to physical attacks. He can only be hurt by gunfire, grenades, and molotov cocktails.

Famine (Blades)

Famine is the second of Father Bella's Four Horsemen Kyle faces in Little Italy. He can stretch his arms and uses knife attacks.

Pestilence

Pestilence is the third of Father Bella's Four Horsemen that Kyle faces in Little Italy. Unlike the other horsemen, Pestilence does not seem to have been originally human. Instead, its body seems to be comprised of the corpses of GLOW victims. Initially, Pestilence fights very slowly by spilling acidic GLOW, throwing one of its many limbs and firing out explosive GLOW bubbles at Kyle. Kyle defeats Pestilence the first time, but the creature changes its form into a slimmer, more humanlike form. In this form, Pestilence uses fighting combos, energy blasts and grabbing church pews to use as weapons against Kyle.

Death

Death is the final member of Father Bella's Four Horsemen Kyle faces in Little Italy, but before that he was the first Horseman Kyle faced. In reality, there were two versions of Death: the first one was discovered in the fish packing plant at the Pier District. In addition to his physical attacks, Death uses his mutated bones from his body as weapons and can generate electricity from his body, to protect himself or harm Kyle. He can also eat GLOW-induced rats to regain life.

Kyle faces the second Death on the roof of Father Bella's church. Death's attacks are all unblockable with his Hurricane Punch, Earth Splitter and Power Storm attacks generating green energy from his body. Later, Father Bella helps Death in the fight by injecting more GLOW into his body when he is defeated.

Death 1 aka Stiff Death

Death 2 aka Cody Death

Father Bella (Father Belger)

Father Bella is the mastermind of the GLOW outbreak in Metro City. He forced Dr. Chang to make GLOW in an attempt to take over the city and become its "savior", cleansing it of all sinners. He also held a personal vendetta against Cody. With the services of Stiff, Blades and Weasel, Bella spread GLOW throughout the city and planned to have mob boss Vito Bracca take the blame.

When Kyle faces Death, Bella, first stands on the sidelines, but after he's defeated once, Bella becomes more daring in the second round. As Death attacks, Bella stands a safe distance away, using a bazooka, grenades and a machine gun against Kyle while Death also attacks Kyle. When Death is defeated, Bella injects more GLOW in his body to heal him, holding Kyle off with a sword. Only when both Death and Bella are defeated does Kyle win the fight.


Underground Fighters


Minor Fighters

Three of the pit fighters Kyle fights in Final Fight: Streetwise are Handsome Bob, the Locksmith and the Ghost. Handsome Bob, who is not really that handsome, is Kyle's first opponent who, when knocked down, gets up with a rising hook punch. The Locksmith is a black guy who is only slightly quicker than Handsome Bob and has a Flash Kick that can combo into an unblockable forward kick. The Ghost may just well be Joe from Street Fighter, but they really don't say in the game. He is a Muay Thai fighter under Vito Bracca who is a very quick fighter.

Andore

Hey it's this guy again, as always see the "The Andore Family entry in Mad Gear Gang (Final Fight)

Lou "The Skin"

Lou is a tattoo artist in Metro City who has a number of tattoos and piercings. He's a member of Guy's crew who uses capoeira as his fighting style. While Kyle was searching for his brother Cody, he finds a picture of Cody's with a mobster with a tattoo. He asks the Skin about it in his parlor, who unexpectedly clocks Kyle over the head with a cash register. The tattoo is revealed to belong to Guy. After some misunderstandings, Lou fights Kyle using his acrobatic fighting style and loads of kicks. Kyle defeats him and Lou becomes a pit fighter, Kyle can face in Japantown.

Cammy

The final pit fighter in the game, Cammy takes a break from working for Delta Red to kick some ass in Metro City's Japantown district. Why is never explained, but it's not that important. Cammy uses many of her command and special moves from her Street Fighter appearances. Probably one of the more frustrating characters to fight in the entire series.


Others


Jessica

Jessica is Mike Haggar's daughter and Cody's ex-girlfriend who must have a damsel in distress sign taped to her back. She is carried off by Damnd in the beginning of Final Fight and taken to Mad Gear's hideout. When the heroes finally do find her, she is held tightly by Belger in his lap, but escapes after his wheelchair is broken. Ultimately, she is saved by Cody and the rest in the game's ending. In Final Fight Revenge she disappears, which plays a central role in that game's storyline. It is never resolved in any of the characters' endings, but Haggar does rescue her from danger. Eventually Cody and Jessica break up after Cody couldn't give up his destructive behavior and she travels to Europe shortly after. She occasionally makes cameos in games involving Final Fight characters.

Rena

Rena is Guy's fiancée and Genryusai's eldest daughter. Like Genryusai, she is taken captive by Retu during the events of Final Fight 2. Unlike Jessica and her sister, Maki, she and her father haven't appeared since.

Genryusai

Genryusai is Guy's master and the father of Maki and Rena. He is taken captive by Retu and the revived Mad Gear during the events of Final Fight 2. Like Rena, he is never seen again after they were rescued. Note that in the later Street Fighter Alpha series, it is established that instead of Genryusai, a man named Zeku is the 38th Bushin-style master and Guy's master. As such, it is assumed that Genryusai was Zeku's teacher instead.

Vanessa

Vanessa Sims is the girlfriend of Kyle Travers and owner and bartender of the "Barfly" lounge in Final Fight: Streetwise. When Kyle’s brother, Cody, is taken captive by the Stiff in her bar, Vanessa does her best to provide information and ideas to Kyle to find Cody. She also has her brother on the MCPD aiding Kyle in his search. During the GLOW-induced riots on Metro City, Kyle and former Mad Gear member 2-ill saved her life.

Sgt. Sims

Sergeant Sims is a deep cover cop for the MCPD (Metro City Police Department) in Final Fight: Streetwise. By the request of his sister, Vanessa, Sims assisted her boyfriend, Kyle into looking for his missing brother, Cody. He wanted Kyle not to get involved due to the danger Cody was in and sought to arrest Cody for using GLOW. When Sims traced the source of the GLOW to a church in Little Italy during the city riots, Sims along with Kyle and whatever officers he had left attempted to storm the church.

Vito

Vito Bracca is the boss of a gang in Little Italy during Final Fight: Streetwise. Despite being a crime boss, Vito is a pious man who hates GLOW's effect on the city. Kyle interrogates Vito about Cody's whereabouts after his kidnapping. Vito, feeling disrespected, has Blades take Kyle out of his sight. After Haggar tells Kyle to respect Vito, he competes in pit-fights for Vito for free, in exchange for info on Cody. Kyle wins the fights against the Ghost and Andore and gets the info he seeks. Vito lets Kyle keep his winnings as well. After an attack on Japantown, Vito sees Father Bella asking for guidance about the GLOW dilemma. Unaware of Bella's true intentions, Vito begins to pray at his suggestion.

Celeste

Madame Celeste is a fortune teller in Kyle's neighborhood in Final Fight: Streetwise. Vanessa sends Kyle to her psychic parlor to get information on Cody's whereabouts. The mystic asks him to play a magic card matching game, before she tells him the future. Once Kyle is successful, Madame Celeste tells Kyle some information and gives him Cody’s house key. It is insinuated that she and Cody had been intimate. Afterwards, she appears in various parts of the city with Kyle having the option to play the matching game again, in which she’ll allude to what Kyle will have to deal with in the near future.

Paco

Paco is a tattoo artist that lives in the same building as Kyle, and is trained as a boxer in Final Fight: Streetwise. If paid $100, he'll help Kyle save 2-Ill at the beginning of the game. He also helps Kyle by telling him about Lou "The Skin" designing the tattoo on the mysterious person in Cody's picture. He also trains people for money in Tiger's gym. At one point in the game, he asks Kyle to get rid of the cockroaches in his infested apartment to keep the health inspector away. Apparently, he "smells as bad as a bum at the Barfly, but at least looks like he can throw a punch".


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