- Tekken 1 (for tropes on Kazuya, Paul, Law, Nina, Yoshimitsu, Jack-5, Lee, Wang, Anna, Ganryu and Heihachi)
- Tekken 2 (for tropes on Lei, Baek and Bruce)
- Tekken 3 (for tropes on Jin, Devil Jin, Hwoarang, Xiaoyu, King, Eddy, Kuma, Panda, Julia, Bryan and Mokujin)
- Tekken Tag Tournament
- Tekken 4 (for tropes on Steve, Christie and Marduk)
- Tekken 6/Bloodline Rebellion
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2
- Tekken Revolution
- Tekken 7/Fated Retribution
Introduced in Tekken 5
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Asuka Kazama - Japan
- "当たったら痛いで～" "atattara itai de"note
Fighting Style: Kazama-style Martial Arts
Appears in: 5/Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2, Revolution, 7/Fated Retribution
Voiced by: Ryoko Shiraishi
Jin Kazama's Osaka cousin. Asuka's first reason to enter the tourney in 5 was to take out the person who put her father in the hospital (that would be Feng). Lei Wulong gave her the info, and even though she's unable to find Feng, she just stays in the tournament for "fun". She doesn't win, though manages to make a Rival out of Lili in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection. In Tekken 6, Asuka finds out that her cousin Jin is trying to take over the world, so she gets ready to kick his ass like any other loving family member would. Seeing as they're part of the Mishimas, that isn't surprising.
Interestingly enough about Asuka, she seems to be able to counter the Devil Gene. In her Tekken 5 ending, Jin's horns, tattoos, and wings all disappear at her touch.
Tropes associated with Asuka:
- Alternate Company Equivalent: Possibly, to Sakura Kasugano (although Asuka is considerably more coarse personality-wise), although it really didn't hit home until Lili was introduced in Dark Resurrection, which means this might just be a coincidence.
- Badass Adorable: A tomboyish but cute girl who's not the least bit afraid to throw down.
- Bare Your Midriff: Her standard outfit. Also her second outfit in Tag 2.
- Berserk Button: Ogling her chest or Lili's zany schemes. In her 5 ending, Jin managed to take it a step further by falling on top of her with his head landing on her chest. Also causing her to drop her food is another way to piss her off.
- Boobs of Steel: A Blood Knight Bully Hunter that loves to brawl, and has one of the largest cup sizes in the series.
- Bully Hunter: Her story in 5. In 6, even when trying to save the world from her cousin, she takes time out to kick the ass of whoever's attacking the Kazama dojo (or at least, she thinks is attacking it, and if you play as Lei, it's implied that she's really just in a ferment over the whole problem with Jin). By the second Tag game it seems to be a full time job — a "Gang Mediator". In Lili's ending, she usurps (by paying people) Asuka's role just to piss her off.
- Counter Attack: As you'd expect from a fighter whose fighting stance suspiciously resembles that of Aikido.
- Cute Bruiser: Cute as she is, she's very brash and unafraid to really get into fights.
- Demoted to Extra: In her debut title, Asuka was shown to contain mysterious powers that mitigated the Devil Gene's effect on Jin, implying that she'll have an important role in future plots regarding the Mishima bloodline curse. However, the following two games largely focusing on the Mishimas' rivalry, that aspect of her gets ignored in favor of her rivalry with Lili. (Although Lili does casually mention in 7 that Asuka's lineage might cause her to get tangled up in the Mishimas' family mess.)
- Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: In Devil Jin's T5 story mode.
- Facepalm Of Doom: Her Aki Nage throw, and her Rengetsu and Falling tower move.
- Fingerless Gloves: Part of most of her outfits, even her school uniform.
- Generation Xerox: To Jun Kazama, necessitating Divergent Character Evolution for the latter in Tag 2.
- Good Is Not Soft: Picture a less pure and more sociable version of Jun. Okay, good. Now picture her laying the smackdown on mafia gangs, arrogant kung fu guys and really wants to do it to the Big Bad, her cousin.
- Incorruptible Pure Pureness: Considering the world she lives in, she's the closest thing to a shonen protagonist in the Tekken universe, despite being rowdy and rude she's the third most innocently pure-hearted character in Tekken after Jun and Xiaoyu.
- Idiot From Osaka: Loud, and brash. Yup.
- Intergenerational Friendship: With Lei. He's the officer that informs her about Feng and Scenario Campaign reveals that they remain chummy afterwards.
- Jiggle Physics: Almost to Anna's level, much to her own dismay, as she doesn't want to get her breasts ogled or touched by accident.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Granted, the "Jerk" part of her persona is directed towards people who deserve it, as in, she never starts fights unless justifiably provoked. On the other hand, she's seen rescuing a cat during the Tekken 5 intro, the reason why she went after Feng Wei was to avenge the latter's attack on her father, and her reason for wanting to go after Jin was because he had started World War III.
- Kindhearted Cat Lover: Maybe the most triumphant example if the Tekken 5 intro is any indication.
- Lost Food Grievance: Her and Lili's ending in 6, despite being late for school. She was more pissed off at Lili knocking down her bento than anything else.
- Martial Pacifist: In the Tekken Comic, she emphasizes that she's a "hardcore pacifist" repeatedly, and proves it by going out of her way to break up any fight she comes across; whether its crashing a street brawl between Japanese Delinquents, or punching out the war-mongering dictator her cousin had become.
- Meaningful Name: Her name was taken from the Asuka River in Nara prefecture, near where Katsuhiro Harada's parents lived.
- Ms. Fanservice/Gag Boobs: Take this◊ concept art for one of her extra costumes in 5.
- My Eyes Are Up Here: Although she'd sooner kick your ass for looking than actually say it. See her TTT2 ending.
- Punctuated Pounding: During her secret tackle.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: She's the red to Lili's blue; making the colors of their outfits somewhat ironic (Lili's neck ribbon is red while Asuka's crop tank top is blue). And then it's subverted when comparing the two's rivalry: Lili may act like a Lady of War, but has a ludicrously childish grudge against Asuka, while Asuka doesn't care who Lili is, and only fights her out of self-defense... or when she tries to pull one of her Zany Schemes (such as taking away Asuka's title of "Gang Mediator").
- Screw Destiny/You Can't Fight Fate: She wasn't aware that her family, consisting of her relatives Jun and her son Jin, were involved with the Mishima clan's feud. Until she was followed by her relative in-law from Sweden, and who is actually a Mishima, Lars Alexandersson.
- Standing Between the Enemies: As the prime example of the trope, Asuka is known as the "Gang Mediator".
- Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Asuka has every move of her aunt Jun, including the ones she received for Tekken Tag Tournament. There is a subversion here, as Asuka was designed as a foil to Jun.
- It's shown in Tag 2, while she is more aggressive.
- Tomboy: She's the tomboy to her rival Lili's girly girl.
Feng Wei - China
- HMPH! Come on!
Fighting Style: "Shinken" (God Fist Form)
Appears in: 5/Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2, Revolution, 7/Fated Retribution
Voiced by: Hiroshi Tsuchida (Battle Voice), Chuan Yin Li (Cutscenes, Intro Pose)
Feng is the star pupil of the "God Fist" style. However, in process of his show of power, he broke the dojo's rules, is scolded by his master and he kills him. He intends on getting the God Fist scroll, and breaks dojos here and there, and eventually enters the King of Iron Fist tournament. He eventually found the scroll, but it only gives the overview of the ultimate style, which prompts him to re-enter the next tournament.
Tropes associated with Feng Wei:
- Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: Despite being a man of few words, he is very arrogant nevertheless. However, he shows great respect to martial arts master, e.g. Wang.
- Badass Back: Whether he's facing you or not, he doesn't get any less dangerous an opponent.
- Badass in a Nice Suit: As an alternative to Walking Shirtless Scene.
- Berserk Button: As confronting him in Scenario Campaign in general, and his TTT2 ending in particular indicate, interfering with or interdicting his training is an extremely bad idea.
- Bruce Lee Clone: Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do was built around taking aspects of different styles, adding what was useful and discarding what was not. Lee was also heavily criticized for breaking the traditions and customs of Kung-fu. Feng's God Fist style revolves around overcoming other styles and conquering them. Feng also broke the rules of the dojo he trained at and got scolded for it. Whereas Law seems to just be light-hearted homage, Feng reads like a dark mirror of everything Lee stood for.
- Deceptive Disciple: Although the killing wasn't planned from the beginning. Rather, once it became clear his master was going to be a barricade to his quest to martial perfection, down came the sentence of death, and said sentence's execution.
- Easily Forgiven: If you play as Wang when you face him in Tekken 6 it'll be revealed that Feng is able to walk free after Wang convinces Lei to stop pursuing him, believing Feng had killed his master in a duel rather than murdering him in cold blood.
- Even Kung Fu Arrogancy Has Standards: A subversion, whereas when Asuka accuses him for not treating her like a girl, Feng replies that if he didn't fight at full strength, that's disrespect. And when defeated by Wang in the latter's Story mode, he humbly accepts defeat. Come Tekken 7, whenever an opponent dares challenge him to a fight, he will gladly accept it.
- Interestingly, in Tag 2, Feng Wei has a move where he does a series of kicks with his hands behind his back, and Wang also has a similar-looking move as well.
- Fashionable Asymmetry: His left pant leg is green with golden designs, while the right one is a plain red.
- Hellish Pupils: In his first ending, where he gets dragon pupils.
- Instant Awesome: Just Add Dragons!: His first ending.
- No Pronunciation Guide: The announcers, narrators and most of the fans pronounce his name wrong. It's pronounced "Fong". The E in his name doesn't help.
- Scarf of Asskicking: Wears one in 7: Fated Retribution.
- Shout-Out: Of classic Hong Kong action star Gordon Liu.
- Sore Loser: In Marshall Law's Tekken 7 ending, after being defeated in a 2-on-1 duel with both Paul and Law, he does not take his defeat and immediately gets up with a dark zombie-like aura, prompting Paul and Law to run away.
- Unusual Eyebrows: They split at the outer edges.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: In his standard outfit. His alternate outfit instead makes him a Badass in a Nice Suit.
Raven - ???
- I cannot allow you to interfere.
Fighting Style: Ninjitsu
Appears in: 5/Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2
Voiced by: Jack Merluzzi (5), D.C. Douglas (6-current)
A spec-ops agent sent to investigate the Mishima Zaibatsu. He is the first to report Heihachi Mishima's apparent death (as shown in the opening movie of Tekken 5). Everything about him is shrouded in mystery, except that he knows Ninjitsu and that he is a personal Rival of Dragunov (the latter is the one who gave that "X" scar on his face).
He has an expanded role in Tekken 6, specifically, in the Scenario Campaign. After appearing as an enemy to Lars and Alisa, he becomes Lars' steadfast companion following Alisa's Face–Heel Turn. At the end of the mode, Raven leads the unearthing of the collapsed Azazel's Temple, and, to his dismay, becomes the first to learn about Jin's survival with his Devil Gene intact.
While Raven himself does not appear in Tekken 7, he is succeeded by his superior officer, the Master Raven.
Tropes associated with Raven:
- Asian Rune Chant/Hand Seals: One of his winning poses. He actually tries to teach Yoshimitsu how to do it properly. This is only if the player chooses to intentionally (or not) lose against Raven in Yoshimitsu's Tekken 5 rival battle and discontinue. His special win poses with both Yoshimitsu and Kunimitsu in TTT2 have them doing it properly.
- Badass Baritone: Courtesy of D.C. Douglas as of 6.
- Cool Shades: He wears them all the time.
- Death from Above: Aside from the below trope, he actually has an unblockable attack called this.
- Defeat Means Friendship: His friendship with Lars starts out as this.
- Dual Wielding: Although he never uses them while fighting, Raven carries two knives with him. In the intro to 5, he makes short work of a Jack-4 this way.
- Dynamic Entry: Blind Ghost. As of 6, the move now has Raven dragging the opponent's head on the floor from the momentum of the kick...but only when it hits clean.
- Flash Step: He does this in attacks and one pre-fight cutscene.
- Genre Blind: He tells his superiors that Heihachi is dead in the Tekken 5 opening, despite never seeing the body. To give Raven some credit, said person was at ground zero of a miniature nuke. You wouldn't even expect to recover ashes from an explosion like that.
- Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has a large X-shaped scar across his face. According to the Scenario Campaign dialogue, it's inflicted by Dragunov. X Marks the Hero, perhaps?
- McNinja: A black ninja, who is apparently from Canada.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: The raven is a bird symbolizing death.
- Nothing Personal: He only acts within his mission parameters. When he wins, one of his win poses has him say "It's just business. Don't take it personally."
- Subverted in his Tag 2 ending, when he takes down Yoshimitsu for personal reasons before resuming his mission.
- Parts Unknown: Nothing is revealed about his background, and even his name is just a code name. A certain guide lists him as being from Canada, but his nationality is officially "unknown". Contrasts this with his rival Dragunov, whose full name and nationality are known, even though he never talks.
- Red Baron: The Dark Talon of Death.
- The Rival: To Dragunov.
- Scary Black Man: A very competent, no-nonsense black ninja.
- See You in Hell: One of his victory quotes.
- Shout-Out: His unlockable costume in 5 looks like a getup you can unlock for Ryu Hayabusa in the Xbox Ninja Gaiden, right down to the color scheme.
- It also looks like the outfit Blade wore in the comics when he was brainwashed by Silver Eye.
- His ending in 5 is Raven merely saying "Mission Complete" and then leaving the battlefield with style ala Strider.
- Customization options in 6 allow you to make him look like Albert Wesker, who is his voice actor's most famous role.
- Shrouded in Myth: We know very little of Raven aside from his no-nonsense personality.
- Smoke Out: How he teleports on occasion, as well as leaving a copy of himself behind.
Mrs Roger and Roger Jr
Fighting Style: Commando-style Wrestling and animal techniques
Appears in: 5/Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2
Kazuya makes off with Dr. Boskonovitch after taking over the Mishima Zaibatsu. The goal: good old-fashioned genetic engineering to make vicious killer animals. He partially succeeds: the animals are intelligent enough to be trained. They just don't get really vicious.
The first one was Roger Jr's father, a kangaroo. With boxing gloves, of course.
Roger had a wife back then, and he became a father during his participation. Afterward, he left with his family to live in peace.
Years after, someone knew about where they lived, because his father gets kidnapped shortly before the fifth tournament. Worried about him, his wife and son (Roger Jr.) enter the fifth tournament and find him. Things don't go well afterward.
Mrs Roger and Roger Jr are very focused on pokes. They're so good at pokes that combos aren't really necessary with them. Unfortunately, their combo game leaves much to be desired.
Tropes associated with Mrs Roger and Roger Jr:
- Action Mom: Roger Jr.'s mother, who actually drags her son with her into the ring.
- A Twinkle in the Sky: His father winds up this way in his endings. He needs to learn how to not incense his family...
- Badass Adorable: Roger Jr.
- Badass Family: Consisting of boxing kangaroos.
- Boxing Kangaroo: They are a team of two boxing Kangaroos.
- Defeat Means Friendship: After Roger Jr. beats up Alex, the latter carries him to his mother and becomes more than content with playing with Roger Jr. than attempting to eat him like before.
- Divergent Character Evolution: In his first appearance, his father shared enough moves with Armor King to be called a semi-clone. The first Tag game made him more distinct, and when first appeared Roger Jr. he got an almost completely different moveset.
- Happily Married: Until 6, where Roger Sr.'s wife divorces him.
- It doesn't stop Roger Sr. from trying to set a good example for his son, though.
- And in Tag 2, she hooks up with Alex! And yet Roger Jr.'s ending implies that she still holds a candle for Roger Sr., though.
- Kid-Appeal Character
- Legacy Character: Roger Jr. (technically, Mrs. Roger carrying Jr. in her pouch) fights in his father's place starting in 5.
- Older Than They Look: Keep in mind that Mrs. Roger meet Roger Sr. just after Tekken 2, which takes place a good bit before Jin Kazama is even BORN, and yet he's still alive and kicking in Tekken 6, which must take place at least 25 years later. Shouldn't Mrs. Roger logically be DEAD by now?
- It makes sense if you consider that they are genetically engineered - and thus were done to be as old as humans.
- Red Boxing Gloves : Though Jr.'s are yellow.
- Ridiculously Cute Critter: Again, Roger Jr.
- The Unintelligible: Like every other animal (and the Kings).
- Wrestler in All of Us: They share a few moves with the Kings, so the trope was bound to happen. Notable in that the boxing gloves they wear don't seem to hinder their ability to piledrive, suplex, or powerbomb their opponents.
Introduced in Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection
Armor King II - ???
- (more jaguar noises)
Fighting Style: Wrestling/Puroresu (Japanese pro wrestling)
Appears in: 5: Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2, Revolution
A new Masked Luchador taking after the deceased Armor King. His background is shrouded with mystery, but his fighting style was one of quite the brutal Heel. He first appears in the 5th King of Iron Fist tournament, setting his sights on Craig Marduk, and swiftly kicked him in the ass.
He later reappears in the 6th tournament, confronted by both Marduk and King II, whereas this Armor King reveals that he is the younger brother of the original Armor King... and he certainly isn't going to forgive Marduk that easily for killing his brother.
Tropes associated with Armor King II:
- Armor Is Useless: Like his predecessor, his armor doesn't really seem to help him much in fights. He takes the same amount of damage as other characters.
- Breath Weapon: Sometimes green mist, sometimes fire. Nobody knows how he pulls this off while still wearing his mask.
- Cool Mask: His black jaguar mask is just as cool as his brother's.
- Curb-Stomp Battle: In 5, after King II and Marduk's battle, Armor King II mysteriously appears before Marduk and beats the ever loving shit out of him. His ending doesn't make it any better as he gives King II a spinning piledriver, even though King II was only asking of who he was.
- Divergent Character Evolution: With each game, Armor King has become more and more different from King, moveset and gameplay-wise.
- Heel: He's got a lot of below-the-belt techniques.
- Heel Is Not Evil: Despite being a Heel and not exactly the nicest person around, Armor King II isn't a total scumbag that he tolerates other people, went out of his way to free the G Corporation's experimental Human Resources, and was even willing to team with Jaycee, who is actually Julia Chang, a friend of King II, with no malicious intentions, in TTT2.
- Legacy Character: He is this to Armor King I.
- Hunk: Just like his brother before him.
- Professional Wrestling: Moreso on Japanese puroresu moves than King II's WWE-based ones.
- Put on a Bus: Attempting to exact vengeance directly on Marduk turns out to be a bad idea for Armor King II, as the fight hospitalizes both of them, taking them out from the Tekken 7 roster.
- The Rival: For King II.
- Friendly Rival: Despite the rocky relationship, King and Armor King share a positive relationship in Tag Tournament 2 (i.e. the requirements of Tag Rage for both are easy to fulfill). In one of their win poses, Armor King even raises King's arm in victory, similar to how normal tag teams would.
- Spikes of Villainy: He isn't exactly a villain, but is more than willing to rip Marduk a new one.
- Taking Up the Mantle: After his brother is killed at the hands of Marduk, he takes up the mask and becomes the new Armor King from 5 onwwards.
- Tall, Dark, and Handsome: Like his brother before him.
- The Voiceless: Like the other Kings, he only speaks through growls. He's an even bigger example, since he's a man of fewer words than the other Kings.
- Walking Shirtless Scene: His P2 costume. Which kind of makes his title an artifact.
- You Killed My Brother: To Marduk. And he's not going to just let him off easily.
Emilie "Lili" de Rochefort - Monaco
- "Ahaha... Tu ne crois sûrement pas que tu peux me battre?note
Fighting Style: "Street Fighting"
Appears in: 5: Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2, Revolution, 7/Fated Retribution
Voiced by: Joy Jacobson (Dark Resurrection-current battle voice note ), Rachel Hirschfield (6, Scenario Campaign), Laura Blanc (Tag 2-current), Rina Sato (Queen's Blade Spiral Chaos)
Debuting in Dark Resurrection, Lili is the only daughter of a rich tycoon company owner. Has a butler named Sebastian (no, not that Sebastian), and while she has the makings of a Spoiled Brat, she's not quite and instead is a graceful Ojou. At one point, she was kidnapped by mafia who tried to get some ransom from her... but they didn't expect her to struggle that hard, so much that she develops her own lust of battle out of that fight. Unfortunately for Lili, her father abhors violence, and she still respects him, but at the same time, she just can't let go of her battle lust. Solution? Make excuses of traveling, then participate in street fights.
Until at one point in a street fight, she managed to snatch an invitation to the 5th King of Iron Fist Tournament from an opponent she defeated (suspiciously looking like Forrest Law). Learning that it's from her father's rival company, the Mishima Zaibatsu, Lili entered to help her father take down the Zaibatsu so there would be no more rivals. That doesn't work so well, after Asuka Kazama whooped her hard, and her father found out about her 'hidden activities', resulting in her getting grounded. In the eve of the 6th tournament, however, the Rochefort company is in danger of bankruptcy, and for Lili, the only way to save it is to... win the tournament, so she decided to enter again, maybe with her father's reluctant blessing this time. But, then again, that gives her a chance to take revenge on Asuka...
Her fighting style is counter and combo oriented. She has one of the best sidesteps in the series, a command sidestep, many combo and launcher options, and many of her attacks get benefits from landing as a counterattack. However, her approach game is one of the worst and has a hard time applying pressure. As such, she's best played defensively, attacking weak points and countering mistakes.
Tropes associated with Lili:
- Alternate Company Equivalent: Switch Monaco with Japan and you have Karin Kanzuki.
- Ambiguously Bi: Has been shown to have a crush on Ganryu due to his eyebrows on top of a massive amount of Les Yay, from her relationship with Asuka in all appearances together to being a Covert Pervert Yuri Fan in Queen's Blade.
- Ass Kicks You: Her Headdress item move ends with a butt bump.
- Awesome, but Impractical: Her Matterhorn Ascension (down plus both kicks). Hits hard and gives you a ton of combo potential, but is heavily punishable, especially on block. Most people will advise you to use one of her many other launchers.
- Badass Adorable: As her kidnappers in her story from 5 can attest to, she's not as helpless as her status as a cute young Daddy's Girl would suggest.
- Berserk Button: Try not to let slip that you don't think much of her father. It's a quick route to the top of her "needs to be challenged" list.
- Big Fancy House: As any Monégasque will tell you, large property in the tiny principality is outrageously expensive, so with her mausoleum-sized bedroom (let alone the rest of the mansion), Lili (or rather her father) is ostensibly loaded. In addition, consider that neither the Japanese branch of Violet Systems, nor the G Corporation's Millennium Tower, really impresses her, despite how so many other characters in Scenario Campaign are in awe of how ridiculously large they are.
- Blood Knight: She wants to be one.
- Bratty Teenage Daughter: Becomes one Tekken 6 onwards.
- Chubby Chaser: In some sort of weird fashion Lili is very infatuated with Ganryu's eyebrows... yeah, her reason being his eyebrows are very much like her father's whom she adores. In hers and Ganryu's victory poses in Tag 2 Lili is completely mesmerised with Ganryu, he doesn't seem to notice or care though.
- Combat Stilettos: She wears high-heeled boots in her default white-dress costume and high-heeled sandals in her special costume from 6. Which may be why Asuka staggers after Lili jumps off her back during their special Tag throw in Tag 2.
- Cute Bruiser: One of the more fanciful fighting characters out there, and hits quite hard to boot.
- Daddy's Girl: One of her primary motivations.
- Damsel out of Distress: How she developed her taste for battle. After she was kidnapped, she easily beat the crap out of her kidnappers before anyone else could come to rescue her.
- Dance Battler: Not Capoeira, but she uses a lot of ballet moves in her style.
- Dangerously Short Skirt: While not that short, her dress shows quite a bit of her legs, which she uses to kick ass.
- Don't Tell Mama: One of her win poses has her asking her defeated foe not to tell her father.
- Everything Sounds Sexier in French: As of Tag 2 onward.
- Floral Theme Naming: As befitting someone nicknamed Lili, the majority of her moves are named after flowers.
- Fingerless Gloves: Alongside her white dress.
- Foreign Fanservice: She's from Monaco. The incredibly expensive, exclusive European principality serves as the perfect homeland for her character as a young heiress and socialite.
- Girly Run: Observable while she's being used in Scenario Campaign.
- Hopeless Suitor: If TTT2 is any indication. When teamed up with Ganryu, one of their victory animations invokes this. Lili leers longingly at Ganryu, and chases after him as he walks right past her as if she isn't there.
- I'm Taking Her Home with Me!: In Scenario Campaign, her reaction to Kuma and ''Mokujin.’’
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In Tekken 7, she uses her money and resources to improve Asuka’s dojo, despite the rivalry the two share.
- Joshikousei: In her, Panda, and Asuka's endings in 6.
- New Transfer Student: As a result.
- Lady of War: In the making.
- Longing Look: To Ganryu in both Dark Resurrection and TTT2.
- Light Is Good: Wears predominantly white and despite being wealthy and a little mean on some ocassions, she is one of the good characters.
- Magic Skirt: It seems to be solidly in place all the time, even defying gravity when she does a handstand. However, it still doesn't prevent all Panty Shots.
- Meaningful Name: Her first name, Emilie, is of English origin, and means "rival", which is certainly suitable given her obsessive levels of rivalry with Asuka. Her surname, De Rochefort, comes from Old French and means "from the fortress of rock", which is again very suitable in her case as the "Rock Fort" in Monaco — Le Rocher — is the Principality's most ancient, wealthy and prestigious district.
- Missing Mom: Lili's mother hasn't been seen or even mentioned so far.
- Ms. Fanservice: Lili seems to have become Tekken's go-to girl for fanservice lately. As◊ seen◊ here.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Her ending in 5:DR. She takes down Mishima Zaibatsu, but this causes the Rochefort company to go into bankruptcy.
- As a bit of an aside, whether or not related to her actions directly, her father's company ends up on the ropes anyway by the time Tekken 6 rolls around.
- Noblewoman's Laugh: Does this often. In her 5:DR ending, it looks like she's Laughing Mad.
- Odd Friendship: On some ocassions with Asuka.
- Of Corsets Sexy: Her initial design had her wearing a poofy corset with jeans. Compared to her fancy white dress getup, it's unusually plain.
- Panty Shot: Plenty. Occurs easily enough, given her very short dress and her tendency to perform very high kicks...
- Purple Is Powerful: Her color motif in her 7: Fated Retribution outfit.
- Rebellious Princess: Goes against her father's will to not fight, and all...
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: She's the blue to Asuka's red; making the colors of their outfits somewhat ironic (Lili's neck ribbon is red while Asuka's crop tank top is blue).
- And then it's subverted when comparing the two's rivalry: Lili may act like a Lady of War, but has a ludicrously childish grudge against Asuka, while Asuka doesn't care who Lili is, and only fights her out of self-defense... or when she tries to pull one of her Zany Schemes (such as taking away Asuka's title of "Gang Mediator").
- Rich Bitch: Albeit getting better. Then again,she did slap Asuka after defeating her in Tekken 7 for no reason.
- Some would argue that she's Spoiled Sweet. After all, she does have her father's best interests at heart.
- The Rival and Tomboy and Girly Girl: With Cute Bruiser Asuka Kazama in the tomboy role. Though she's more of an Unknown Rival.
- Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Seems to operate under this trope for a moment, but in Tekken 6, she can't do it anymore.
- She-Fu: Lili's fighting style fits this trope to a T. Has stylish balletic moves, with liberal use of flips. And a move where she does an aerial somersault; if she lands on the opponent's head, she does a double snap kick in the air. Take that, physics!
- She's Got Legs: Her default costume has a rather short skirt and long stockings to emphasize her legs, and that's not even considering her myriad of kicking attacks.
- Shout-Out: She can be customized to look like Karin and her rivalry with Asuka even mirrors the one with Sakura.
- Statuesque Stunner: Is the tallest female competitor, standing at a height of about 5'9" (or 5'8" if you go by the latest game, which would have her tie with several other females). And looks even taller due to her preference for high-heeled shoes.
- Troll: She's dedicated to making up tons of zany schemes to piss Asuka off so they'll end up fighting. And Asuka falls for them every time. The one in her Tag 2 ending is a very, very convoluted one, and Sebastian even has doubts regarding her... peculiar displays of affection.
- Anyone good at playing Lili will attest that she plays much like a troll too. Baiting the opponent into screwing up, just to counter them into a long winded combo? It's very annoying.
- Tsundere: Towards Asuka. Her TTT2 allegiance chart makes clear that Asuka is listed as one of the people that Lili enjoys, though her affections are overall expressed via trolling Asuka into fighting her more than anything else.
- Unknown Rival: To Asuka who really doesn't care about her until she pisses her off.
- Wealthy Yacht Owner: She has an enormous yacht. In Street Fighter X Tekken she argues with her teammate Asuka why they don't just use it to get to the South Pole (where the game's central MacGuffin is located), and Asuka replies "That would be like painting a massive target on our backs."
- Wearing a Flag on Your Head: As can be seen from the Monégasque flag tagged onto her entry above, Lili's whole outfit is themed according to the red and white of the Drapeau de Monaco.
- Woman in White: She's often featured in a white dress.
Sergei Dragunov - Russia
Fighting Style: Combat Sambo
Appears in: 5: Dark Resurrection, 6/Bloodline Rebellion, Tag 2, Revolution, 7/Fated Retribution
"Voiced" by: Kenichi Morozumi
A Spetsnaz officer working with the Russian government to investigate the Mishima Zaibatsu. He is feared on the battlefield as "The White Angel of Death".Tropes associated with Dragunov:
- Badass Longcoat: Puts on one for his new outfit in Tekken 7: Fated Retribution, along with a beret.
- The Comically Serious: In his TTT2 ending.
- Combat Pragmatist: Inherent in his fighting style. Some punches of his include an ear grab and an eye poke, among others.
- Covered with Scars: Has a few very noticeable scars on his face (including one through his lips and down his chin, another across his nose), and also has several all over his torso and arms (including a bullet wound in his left shoulder).
- Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: To an extreme degree.
- Foil: Arguably one to Bryan. While both are very much capable of ruthless violence when fighting, Dragunov is a lot more efficient and disciplined, while Bryan is overtly sadistic.
- Hidden Depths: According to Word of God, he enjoys singing outside of battle. The fact that he hums in one of his win poses could be an indicator of this.
- Hopeless with Tech: He is shockingly inept at assembling Alisa in his Tekken Tag Tournament 2 ending.
- Icy Blue Eyes: A very pale, almost-white blue.
- Meaningful Name: His name is based on the two Russian rifle designers Sergei Simonov and Evgeny Dragunov.
- No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: His Blizzard Rush (F,f+1+2) throw involves grabbing the opponent by the head, violently punching them twice in the face, a throat rake, a hard knee to the ribs, then finishing with a powerful axe-handle smash to the back of the neck.
- Not Even Bothering with the Accent: Yes, even just vocal grunts can have a hint of accent. Dragunov's grunts sound higher-pitched than a Russian accent might indicate, as they are provided by a Japanese voice.
- The Rival: Of Raven in 6. Scenario Campaign dialogue when playing as Dragunov even reveals that he's the one who inflicted the X-shaped scar on Raven.
- Sharp Dressed Man: His Fated Retribution outfit is probably the most formal of his yet.
- The Stoic: Hardly ever utters a word, and never shows emotions.
- Not So Stoic: His new Rage Art in Fated Retribution shows him with an uncharacteristic and terrifying expression of unbridled fury before hammering his kneeling opponent's head into the floor.
- There Is No Kill Like Overkill: In his 7 Character Episode, after defeating Master Raven, he orders a tank to fire at her for good measure. He walks away from the explosion humming to himself.
- Visual Pun: One of the items you can equip him with in both Tekken 5 and 6 is a sniper rifle, to be exact, a dragunov.◊
- The Voiceless: He literally doesn't make a sound unless he's attacking or being hit (or, in the case of one of his winning poses, humming).
- Tekken 6's Scenario Campaign reveals that he is perfectly capable of speech — he just doesn't do it very often (this was also revealed via Word of God prior to the release of 6 — the same source also claimed that, outside of battle, he enjoys singing). When he does, it's often short, to-the-point sentences, or single words. The players still don't actually hear him speak, though, as all of the in-level dialogue of Scenario Campaign is text-based.
- Wrestler in All of Us: His fighting style is combat sambo — a very aggressive mix of grappling, wrestling, and striking. Almost all of his throws involve either breaking bones or dishing out No Holds Barred Beatdowns.
Jinpachi Mishima - Japan
- My goal... My goal is to destroy all existence!
Fighting Style: Mishima-style Fighting Karate with supernatural powers
Appears in: 5/Dark Resurrection (unplayable boss), Tag 2, Revolution (unplayable boss)
Voiced by: Chikao Ohtsuka
The former head and founder of the Mishima Zaibatsu, Jinpachi is betrayed by his son, Heihachi, when he takes over his company. He tries to get it back, but Heihachi imprisons him in an underground compound called Hon-Maru. Jinpachi is imprisoned there for years and died. That is, until an evil spirit resurrects him.
Jinpachi is released when an explosion from Hon-Maru frees him. He regains control of the Mishima Zaibatsu afterwards. However, an evil spirit begins to take over his mind. Because of this, Jinpachi hosts the 5th Tournament to make one of the fighters defeat him and kill him.Tropes associated with Jinpachi:
- Ambiguously Brown: We know he's Japanese, but he's quite tan.
- Anti-Villain: Just about the full extent of his "villainy" is that he's being possessed by some evil spirit. Otherwise, Jinpachi is basically a good, noble, nice grandpa who is unfortunately saddled with screwed up descendants.
- Back from the Dead: Resurrected by an evil spirit after Hon-Maru is destroyed by the explosion which fails to kill Heihachi in 5.
- Badass Beard: In place of the trademark spiked Mishima hair, his spikes are on his beard!
- Badass Grandpa: One of the oldest human characters in the series (though he does have the cheat card of being kept alive by an evil spirit).
- Bald of Awesome: At first glance. However, not only is his beard ridiculously long, he actually has a ponytail on the back of his head.
- Battle Aura: A dark one or a fiery one, depending on the game.
- Belly Mouth: Which spits fireballs. It's not present in his human form, which makes you wonder where he spits that fireball from in that form.
- Big Bad: Of Tekken 5. Not of his own volition though.
- Body Horror: His transformation into his Devil Form.
- Bonus Feature Failure: His first stint as a playable character in the PS3 version of Dark Resurrection involves being made extremely dumbed-down, having so few of moves (only around 50, when regular characters have at least 70, and that overpowered fireball only deals half the damage than it usually is), and well, being available only in offline single-player modes, which just kills off interest considering the game, at least later on, is made to be a online multiplayer. Plus, he can't be customized. He has since gained better treatment, see Promoted to Playable below.
- Chekhov's Gunman: First mentioned in a grave Wang visited in his Tekken 2 ending (and only understandable to players who can actually read Japanese at that). It's the first time that that game sowed the seeds for a future Final Boss (the second one would be Kazumi).
- Death Seeker: He wants a powerful fighter to kill him before he is fully taken over by the spirit.
- Evil Laugh: Jinpachi gives off a very dark laugh before most fighters fight him in Tekken 5.
- Fighting from the Inside: Not too successful, but he does manage to leave a few clues here and there.
- Final Boss: Of Tekken 5 and its update. Teams up with Heihachi to make up the first round of three consecutive boss battles in Tag Tournament 2.
- Flight: Introduced as a battle stance in Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Though it's not like Yoshimitsu's as it quickly wears down if you don't do anything in the meantime.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Wang.
- Honest Corporate Executive: Unlike his son and grandson.
- Incendiary Exponent: Not just with the fireballs he launches; some of his other attacks set the opponent on fire as well.
- Killed Off for Real: Well, he's actually a dead man walking (literally), but the prologue of Tekken 6 details that Jin manages to beat the shit (and subsequently kill) out of him (with his blessing, of course).
- Mr. Fanservice: Like Heihachi, he will shamelessly settle for the all-revealing fundoshi instead of the modest body swimsuit geared for older characters his age in TTT 2.
- My Name is Jinpachi Mishima: How he introduces himself to the players upon finally reaching him.
- Non Standard Game Over/The Bad Guy Wins: While not playable in 5, he actually does have an ending — well, sort of. If you don't continue after being defeated by him, a short scene plays where he evolves even further, and a brief note appears on the screen summarizing the eventual destruction he caused.
- Offing the Offspring: He kills Heihachi in his TTT2 ending and tries to do this to him in Tekken 5.
- One-Winged Angel: From his human form to a more demonic one, with spikes and a Belly Mouth.
- Out of the Inferno: In the Tekken 5 intro, and again in his TTT2 ending.
- Pet the Dog: Genuinely loves his grandson and treated him well when Kazuya was young, making him too soft by Heihachi's standards. In TTT2, you can see legitimate sadness in his eyes when you put him on point with Kazuya in his fight intro. They also have a special combo as partners.
- Promoted to Playable: He is made into a full playable character in Tekken Tag Tournament 2. A far cry from the PS3 version of DR, this time he has a full moveset of a regular character and thus necessitates for a slew of new moves and stances to be added to his disposal, including Flight, Villain Teleportation, and so on. His stun attack is gone and his fireball only does about 15% damage, but then, they have to, or he would be the most overpowered character in the game. Plus, he can be customized. Despite being toned down and balanced, he is still a very strong character, as tier lists place him in the upper echelons, but not quite at the level of his descendants, who are at the very top.
- Purple Is Powerful: His Battle Aura.
- Red Eyes, Take Warning: When Jinpachi takes his demonic boss form, his eyes begin glowing with a red aura.
- Retcon: The force possessing Jinpachi was referred to as the devil gene in both Tekken 5 and the Tekken 6 art book.
- Sealed Evil in a Can: Imprisoned under Hon-Maru until its destruction at the beginning of 5, when he was sealed under Hon-Maru he was a Sealed Good in a Can, only becoming evil after he died and was resurrected by an evil spirit.
- SNK Boss: In 5, beginning this tradition in the series. See the trope page for more details.
- Spikes of Villainy: His demon forms.
- Suicide by Cop: What he hopes for in Tekken 5.
- Superpowered Evil Side: Courtesy of an evil spirit — not the Devil Gene, as most players believe. Word of God says the Devil Gene actually originated with Kazuya's mother. This counts as a deliberate retcon though as Word of God further clarified that Tekken 5 was written with the intention it being the Devil Gene.
- Tears of Blood: In his ending (and a Downer Ending at that), Jinpachi is saddened that no one could kill him, thus making his efforts in vain. The devil then completely takes over his body and forces him to transform again before presumably flying away to destroy all of existence.
- Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: With his son in Tag 2!"Why do I have to be paired with up with you?"
- Tragic Villain: His main purpose for initiating the 5th King of Iron Fist Tournament is to see if anyone is powerful enough to defeat him and stop the evil in him from destroying the world.
- Villain Teleportation: More like Anti-Villain, but he has the ability to move forward and backward faster with this. It's turned into a stance in Tekken Tag Tournament 2.
- Voice Changeling: In Tekken 5, he has a normal voice (in normal mode, obviously), but reverts to a dual voice in Devil mode. Which doesn't explain why he has a dual voice in Tekken Tag Tournament 2 even though Jinpachi is not in Devil mode (aside from his ending).
- Subverted, as despite Jinpachi sounding like he has a dual voice, it's actually a single demonic voice.