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This article lists characters created for the MUGEN engine that do not exist elsewhere. For source fighting game characters and characters who exist outside of MUGEN, please see the appropriate character sheet.

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Kung Fu Man

Created by Elecbyte
"You must defeat Tu Shou to stand a chance."

The quintessential "template" character for MUGEN, Kung Fu Man is a martial artist who fights to rescue his girlfriend from the evil Suave Dude. Despite his basic gameplay and shallow level of code, (to help beginners learn the programming language) or perhaps because of them, he remains a significantly popular character, with countless edited versions of him by innumerable creators across the community.

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Kung Fu Girl

Created by Johnny Bravo
The portrait that S.Y.D.'s Another Kung Fu Girl Z uses

The female equivalent to the original Kung Fu Man (not related or connected to him in any way). She may seem like a carbon copy of him, but she is much more in depth than what she appears to be. And while she borrows quite a few moves from Kung Fu Man, this quickly escalates into a wide array of other moves unique to herself. She herself has been remade into various different characters as well, with the most well known version of her made by S.Y.D. (Another Kung Fu Girl Z).

  • Always Accurate Attack: One of her Supers fills the entire screen, forcing you to block or pay hell for it.
  • Affectionate Parody: Her story starts off with a Homage to the original Kung Fu Man's story and it contains an Dragon Ball Z-esque episode start.
  • Apologetic Attacker: She may show some concern over her fallen opponent should she defeat them. Given how freakishly powerful she is, one would think she might've feared she overdid it.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: One of the main differences between her and KFM. You'd think she'd be innocent and gentle but nope; she is described to be impatient and competitive, and though cheerful she's shown to be pretty cocky and even condescending at times (she also doesn't take too kindly to the man himself in her most recent incarnation).
  • Badass Adorable: She's powerful enough to take down Final Form Frieza with a single Kamehameha near the end of her story with little effort, and seriously; look at her.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Subverted. She has a losing portrait that shows her really bloody and bruised in several places, including her breasts.
  • Blank White Eyes: Her reaction to going up against herself, staring at herself for a good minute before she snaps herself out of it.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: As mentioned above, she's shown to be impatient and competitive, and a litle cocky.
  • Boobs of Steel: She has the perfect bust size to showcase how goddamn hard she hits, and many sprites of hers have them jiggling like there's no tomorrow. Her ultimate technique also increases their size, resulting in Clothing Damage. That said, it's funny to see whenever she has her Wardrobe Malfunction moment.
  • Breast Expansion: Downplayed, but her Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken attack has her breasts grow large enough to burst through her clothing- Thankfully, they're censored (by chibi Kung Fu Girl faces, no less).
  • Broken Pedestal: She didn't take too kindly to what Kung Fu Man told her and shows some hostility toward him whenever they meet again. Thankfully she gets out of it by the end of her story.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Divine Wolf's version nerfed her considerably, removing her stretching arms, her Flash Step and her ghost-summon projectile, essentialy turning her into a Badass Normal, but a pretty solid and fun chracter nonetheless.
  • The Cameo: Doraemon shows up in her story.
  • Clothing Damage: Certain moves used against her or moves that do her in will do this to her. Her ultimate move also does this to her just like its source material (go to the One-Hit Kill or Shout-Out entries below to see what it is). She runs off covering herself afterwards.
  • Combat Pragmatist: While she'll avoid trying to cause any serious damage she'll knock anyone upside their head and to the ground if necessary (and she'll try to be a little nicer about it if it's Kung Fu Man).
  • Cosplay Otaku Girl: One of her victory animations has her throw off her kung fu gi only to be shown wearing something else underneath it. This can vary including from a simple schoolgirl uniform to succubus getup.
  • Fangirl: One that's hopelessly in love with Kung Fu Man.
  • Flash Step: She can do this ranging from travelling short distances to further distances and from moving forward to moving backward. She's immune to all damage while in the state.
  • Genki Girl: Cheerful and competitive, although a little cocky at times.
  • Harsh Word Impact: On the receiving end of several, courtesy of Kung Fu Man. The result is her running away in tears very much like a spurned lover.
  • Jail Bait: Very fanservicey jail bait at that. Granted, she's from Japan where the national age of consent is infamously 13, but some other places bumped the age limit up so she might be exempt from this trope.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: Her projectile attack has her summon chibi Kung Fu Ghosts that look like her and are very expressive. If the light versions were conjured from the ground they travel in a straight line but the heavy versions vary on the ground (moving forward while bobbing up and down) and in the air (travel downward). The EX versions are also different if done on the ground or the air;:the ground version is actually the weakest variation but it travels in a straight line ridiculously fast and hits multiple times, serving as the perfect pressure tool; the airborne version does more damage than the other variations but only if all hits get in as the ghost is stationary. Her recent 1.0 re-release gave her access to the first part of the trope's namesake, capable of being fired straight ahead on the ground or in the air.
  • Kid Hero: Embarks on her adventure at the age of 16. This leads to...
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: A very subtle example: her idle stance changes into a more serious expression with a slightly different body positioning when she enters her Super Mode.
  • Martial Arts Headband: She wears one on her hair.
  • Meaningful Name: S.Y.D.'s more recent updates of Kung Fu Girl have the letter "Z" in their name. For all intents and purposes she is a Dragon Ball Z character power-wise with a few abilities modeled after a M.U.G.E.N. character. She even has her name as part of her arcade story's introduction spoof of said series.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Oh most definitely. Her measurements? Bust = 90, Waist = 56, and Hips = 87.
  • Nerf: A minor one that was done to her by S.Y.D was the A.I. transition from Johnny Bravo's incarnation of her to the current one. Another one was the lack of being able to infinitely perform air dashes, limited to just two per airtime. Divine Wolf's edit of her nerfed her drastically but she's still a solid character either way (although this did make her even more similar to Kung Fu Man as most of the things Divine Wolf removed were unique to her in addition to toning down the moves he didn't get rid of).
  • Not Good with Rejection: She has the hots for Kung Fu Man, but whatever it is that he said to her in the beginning of her story (it's all in Japanese by the way), she did not take it well. Shame for her that he's already got a girlfriend...
  • One-Hit Kill: She has the (in)famous Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken technique, and it is rightfully her most powerful attack.
  • Rubber Man: She's shown to be able to stretch her arms across long distances, resulting in the special move "Kung Fu Whip" and "Kung Fu Beat". This is just one of the drastic differences between her and Kung Fu Man.
  • Secret Art: The moveset pictures give no indication that she has the move, and given how infrequent a computer-controlled akfgz will use the move, most players would never know.
  • Shadow Archetype: She's a female to contrast with the original Kung Fu Man, and while she isn't evil-aligned as far as anyone knows she's far from being completely nice or gentle. She does try not to hurt anyone severely if that's worth anything but don't think she'll hold back much if she wants to take someone down. She also possesses powerful superhuman abilities where the original Kung Fu Man seems barely superhuman at best.
  • Shaped Like Itself: She's a girl who practices kung fu…even though so many of her moves are otherwise. She's also a practitioner of yoga and another style named after the Greek letter "alpha".
  • Shotoclone: Clearly of Kung Fu Man, though she is far from a simple knock-off.
  • Shout-Out: She contains numerous Vocaloid, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica palettes. And as mentioned above she has the Hokuto Hyakuretsu Ken technique, used by Kenshiro of Fist of the North Star fame. Another Super Move of hers has Bruce Lee's famous "One-Inch Punch" as a finishing move.
  • SNK Boss: The biggest, undisputed difference between her and KFM because of her A.I. She has ridiculous range with her wide variety of moves (including some of her normal attacks) and among some of those moves are those that hit freakishly hard (most of them being her supers). And if that's not enough she has a five bar super gauge and EX special move capacity.
  • Super-Deformed: She will change into such whenever characters who have curses hit her with such a move. Her chibi ghosts also look like they're this to her.
  • Super Mode: Her 7th through 12th palettes (i.e. Holding the Start button while choosing a palette) empower her already solid moves further and every attack is covered in a pink trail of pink colored ki giving her attacks further range. And she doesn't just conjure up one Kung Fu Ghost, she conjures up two.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Eel sauce rice.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: She indulges in this at times.
  • Woman Scorned: She has shown to be Not Good with Rejection and didn't take well what Kung Fu Man told her, although she gets better by the end of her story. Divine Wolf' version changes this, where they have a sensei-student relationship, and Kung Fu Girl deeply respects him.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: She has red Anime Hair.

Dragon Claw

Created and sprited by Reubenkee

A divine warrior made to combat evil with powerful blades, pyromancy and acrobatic skills. Dragon Claw was sprited, conceived and coded entirely by the late legendary Singaporean creator Reubenkee, famous for having created the original evil shoto edits and making an evil form of Ken Masters playable before SNK vs Capcom Chaos. He remains popular even today for the obscene amounts of effort and love put into the character by its creator, as well as just looking damn cool and having a rewarding combo system. His basic design is based on Katana from One Must Fall, but the sprite itself is an original creation.

  • Badass Back: One of his winposes.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: Both of his "hands" are v-shaped blade-things.
  • Bullet Time: A few of his attacks induce this for extra awesomeness.
  • Combos: Notable in the fact that he can combo Limit Breaks together!
  • Counter-Attack: Hit him when he's performing Counter Blow and he'll avoid damage while hitting you instead.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: His AI makes it look so easy, but in reality Dragon Claw requires significant practice to play effectively. His combo system is quite intricate and his cancels aren't as loose as they appear.
  • Digitized Sprites: From 3D to 2D.
  • Dual Wielding
  • Flash Step: A few of his moves invoke this.
  • Flight: He can sort-of propel himself through the air during Homing Flight, Sun Blast, Heaven's Sword, and the super variant of Flash Burst.
  • Leitmotif: Composed by the creator himself, who was also a skilled pianist.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Moves quickly yet gracefully. While his attacks aren't exactly that damaging, he can perform them in long quick combos to rack up tons of damage.
  • Limit Break: His Limit Breaks have a Limit Break of their own, where there's a 10% chance that a different, much stronger variant (Meta Super Special Move) is pulled off. This can also be triggered by chaining three Limit Breaks together- the last one will always be an MSSM.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast
  • Playing with Fire
  • SNK Boss: His AI knows how to read commands and counter projectiles, as well as pull off his combo attacks with great ease.
  • Super Mode: He can summon a Flame Wisp that aids him whenever he attacks, allowing him to deal much higher damage.

Lord Ravenous

Created by EX Inferis, sprited by On.Off

Initially an edit of Freeman from Garou Mark Of The Wolves, Ravenous was re-sprited entirely by On.Off and given a new moveset. Lord Ravenous is an Obviously Evil man with long red hair in a black sleeveless coat wielding an axe and a revolver. He seems able to transform his body into grotesque shapes in several moves. Unfortunately, the character itself is very old and poorly programmed, but still has a significant following just because his concept and moves are well thought out and cool to look at. The character was eventually remade by The Fclass 97.

Ella, Ubu, Kuando and Giano

Created and sprited by Aiduzzi

Four crazy, over the top hard hitters conceptualized and sprited entirely from scratch by Italian artist and programmed Aiduzzi. Ella is a Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl and homage to various horror films, while the other three are a bit more…hard to pin down. Ubu is an old man who shoots fire from his fingers, Kuando is a crazy loudmouth brawler, and Giano is another old man with very strange, unpredictable attack animations. The would later appear in their own fighting game, ''Rotten Core''.

  • All Love Is Unrequited: Perro has an unrequited crush on Ella.
  • All There in the Manual: They were given backstories in ''Rotten Core''.
    • Ubu is an arsonist obsessed with blowing things up. His style is sloppy and he is prone to losing his train of thought, sometimes even falling asleep while he is standing. However he is still a versatile fighter. He uses his hands as guns and that’s quite literal, as he can hit opponents either from close range with high explosive punches, or from long range with powerful cannon shots and bursts of “machine gun fire”.
    • Ella’s mysterious origins are known only to Ubu. Her power is held inside the disturbing objects that she carries, most notably, her slimy, talking teddy bear known as ‘Trauma’. Her fighting style is unpredictable, as these objects will burst forth from where they are hidden inside her body. Most notable of these hidden objects is Trauma himself, who is also heavily armed.
    • Giano is Ubu’s brother. Tortured by bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, he is prone to violent and unprovoked attacks, and is believed to be haunted by more than one-hundred entities. He looks old, but his punches are heavy. Giano's gameplay is focused on combos, and his moves involve launchers that devastate opponents, especially from close range.
    • Kuando is a dirty street boxer with no empathy, who loves to make anyone he can suffer as much as possible. Though he is constantly dressed in a motorcycle outfit, as far as anyone can tell, he does not own a motorcycle. His unorthodox style uses 3 different stances to cover short, middle and long distances, and he is both versatile and deadly.
    • The burly bald man in his underwear that appears in Ubu's winposes is named Perro.
  • Ax-Crazy: Kuando for sure. Possibly the others as well.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: Giano and Kuando don't have any weapons or special powers, they just beat the shit out of you.
  • Chainsaw Good: Ella utilizes a chainsaw in several moves.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Ubu was one of the first characters Aiduzzi sprited. As such, he has Gen's head atop Fei Long's body with Yamazaki's pants as opposed to being custom sprited like his other characters.
  • Fan Disservice: Kuando seems to enjoy dressing up in "sexy" outfits before and after matches.
  • Shout-Out: Ella is all over the place with these. She kills Mario in an intro and Alfred Hitchcock in another. One of her super moves is a reference to the classic Psycho shower scene, complete with the soundtrack. Kuando attacks Paul Phoenix of Tekken fame in one introduction sequence.
  • Stringy-Haired Ghost Girl: Ella, with the obligatory The Ring introduction sequence.


Created and sprited by Diepod, coded by Jesuszilla
"Here's some advice. If you want your kicks to look sexy, wear a hoodie!"

A relatively new and popular character, Bluestreak is a man with electricity based powers who can call upon the powers of a demonic gargoyle.

Tetsu Yatogi

Created by XCB (Big Eli King)
"Life is full of disappointments, and you're definitely one of them pal!"

Formerly from an extremely obscure Japanese game (Fighting Game Creator), he was taken by the aforementioned author and revamped into a completely different character for MUGEN and is well liked to this day.

  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He very much thinks highly of himself. To quote:
    "It's not that you're a bad fighter, it's just that I'm too damn good!"
  • Combat Pragmatist: He has an unblockable move for one, an attack called "Heart Attack" with is an electric, doubled handed thrust to an opponent's chest, and will have no problems electrocuting someone while he's strangling them by their neck.
  • Dark and Troubled Past/Freudian Excuse: See The Syndicate below for some of the other details concerning this. Him being a Japanese born and raised in America did him no favors when he went looking for help from the native Japanese (except for the soon-to-be-murdered friend of his father). It's one of the reasons he's such a huge ass to everyone he meets.
  • Expy: Formerly of Ryu to a painful extent. He still is, but he's far from a simple knockoff at this point to really count. He and his father also partially count as expies to Scorpion with similar backstories and professions with revenge (in Tetsu's case) being their primary motivation for their actions. The copied moves below are...
  • Flash Step: Utilizes this for Assassin Streak - letting him go straight through attacks, and Shadow Strike - a dashing elbow strike that allows for follow-ups. He also does this for catching up to an opponent that left him offscreen and for one of his victory animations.
  • Golden Super Mode: His last palette gives him this look with some boosts to go with it.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He's an asshole who will kick people's teeth in if he has to but he's not enough of this to be a villain, and while he's out to get undoubtedly nasty people he's motivated almost solely by revenge like Scorpion.
  • Good Is Not Soft: He's an asshole who will kick people's teeth in if he has to but he's not enough of this to be a villain, and while he's out to get undoubtedly nasty people he's motivated almost solely by revenge like Scorpion.
  • Kick Chick: Male example; he's pretty kick happy and the more complex moves in his arsenal are either kicks or have kick-based follow-ups.
  • Long-Lost Relative: He and his sister are this to each other. That missing sister is Blaque, whose real name is Akane Yatogi.
    • Sibling Rivalry: Unknowing and unintentional on his part when it comes to Blaque.
  • Older Than They Look: Tetsu's a grown man who looks to be in his teens. He's also Blaque's older twin brother despite looking younger than her.
  • Mirror Match: His response to one is to call it "attack of the clones" but quickly notes that the other Tetsu didn't copy his skill.
  • Ninja: He wears an all-black gi and he possesses high comboability and speed. He's also a professional killer as stated above, and to top it off he's Japanese. If we didn't know any better we'd have thought him to be a ninja in plain view (or is he?).
  • Professional Killer: Like Father, Like Son and Like Brother Like Sister. He's not out to kill anybody who hadn't made his life Hell however.
  • Revenge: He's out for the Scion Syndicate who killed his parents (real and adoptive) and kidnapped his sister, so he entered a tournament they held to get some answers.
  • The Rival: To Blaque.
  • Shock and Awe: We're not even sure how he got these powers in the first place, but the assumption is that he's either always had them or gained them by training with his father figures.
  • The Syndicate: Tetsu's ultimate antagonist dudded the Scion Syndicate. His father is a former assassin of the organization (not that Tetsu knows) who was terminated by them alongside his wife, his younger sister was kidnapped by them and conditioned with the goal of becoming their perfect weapon, his adoptive caretaker who knew his father took him in only to get taken out by the same organization, and they're clearly out for him by sending Blaque (his aforementioned sister that he's unaware is his very rival) to spy on him and kill him if necessary.
  • Truth in Television: The aforementioned ostracization by native Japanese that Tetsu went through? Very much true.
  • Unblockable Attack: His Demon Upper is like a grounded version of his Tetsu Upper that's much more telegraphed but hits really damn hard.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Is flat out described as this in his readme; he can't pull off extremely powerful attacks right off the bat, but he CAN pull off a long stringed combo and he has a mindgame-ish moveset that makes him so dangerous.
  • Willfully Weak: He implies that he's not actually trying when he fights, though this could just be more of him trash talking.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: A character named Travis is mentioned in Tetsu's backstory. No future mention is made of him in either his or Blaque's backstories.

Blaque (Akane Yatogi)

Created by XCB (Big Eli King)
"I have no reason to kill you. So, try not to give me one, 'kay?"

A character who is similar to Tetsu Yatogi above her. She's more of a Game-Breaker compared to him but is still an interesting character.

  • ColorCoded Theme Naming: Blaque, alongside fellow assassins Grey and Redd.
  • Dark Action Girl: She's Affably Evil for an assassin and even comes across as a Hitman with a Heart at times. Affably Evil doesn't actually apply to her and she's really a straight-up action girl given her real motives.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Having her parents murdered at an early age and stolen from her only family left (who happens to be her current target Tetsu Yatogi), and being subjected to numerous experiments to become a perfect assassin. Also having Redd (her mother figure)) take the blow from Grey who meant to mercy kill a sleeping Blaque instead.
  • Double Entendre: Loves throwing these out, and they're as blatant as you'd expect.
    "I like being on top. It gives me more pleasure that way."
    "Done already? With a stamina like that, you'll never keep a girl satisfied..."
    "Sorry, little girl. You're not quite ready for the big leagues yet."
  • Dragon with an Agenda: She's affiliated with the Scion Syndicate, but she wants to free herself of their control and rekindle with Tetsu.
  • Expy: Quite possibly one to M. Bison ability-wise. She's definitely one to Juri Han backstory wise.
  • Flash Step: Just like with Tetsu she too has this technique. She's sometimes seen chasing after Tetsu in his own flash step victory animation provided that the two didn't fight.
  • Glass Cannon: Thanks to the multitude of experiments performed on her,
  • Hellfire: She even refers to her own powers as the "Flames of Hell" and one of her moves is literally named after the trope.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Openly states her bust size with no shame (a D cup to be exact) and has no problems with others ogling her, taking pride in her attractiveness. She also throws out double entendres, teases smaller-sized females, and almost goads others to touch her "there" (wherever "there" is). For the last one she does warn them that they're not guaranteed to live afterwards.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Her codename "Blaque" and her "Flames of Hell" powers do not cast a friendly picture for her. Subverted with her real name seen above.
  • Noble Anti Villainess: She's a villainous character but she's also sympathetic. even more so when we find out who she really is.
  • No-Sell: She can utilize a vanishing move that makes her outright immune to projectiles.
  • Phlebotinum Breakdown/Superpower Meltdown: It's said that if it wasn't for her special suit she wears to regulate her body temperature, she would've self-immolated from her own powers being too great.
  • Professional Killer: Like Father Like Daughter and Like Brother Like Sister.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The numerous experiments done to her have turned her eyes red.
  • The Rival: To Tetsu.
  • Stalker with a Crush: She comes across as this to Tetsu.
  • Super Mode: Two of them: one during gameplay and one in the backstory.
  • The Syndicate: The organization she works for as well as being her current and true enemy.
  • Token Minority: She's this to mainland Japan as she's a Japanese born and raised in America, also like Tetsu. This no longer becomes a surprise once it's found out that they're blood siblings.
  • Trap Master: She can create (multiple) energy land mines for her opponents to walk onto and trigger an explosion of energy.
  • Walking Spoiler: Thanks to her backstory.
  • Younger Than They Look: She is 20 and looks like a grown woman but she's actually younger than the contrasting Tetsu. She's his younger sister.

Suave Dude

Created by Elecbyte, later coded by Masukenpu-kun
Image done by Masukenpu-kun

The villainous man who kidnapped Kung Fu Man's girlfriend. Who he is and what his motivations are are never really elaborated on, but he does carry a gun!

  • Arch-Enemy: Of Kung Fu Man.
  • Big Bad: He's the one who kidnapped Kung Fu Man's girlfriend and sent everyone else to stop him, setting up the plot for MUGEN as a whole.
  • Foil: To Kung Fu Man. Besides their differing moralities, both of them have opposite fighting styles. While KFM focuses of using his fists and palms, Suave Dude uses his legs much more often, and his special move commands are similar to Kung Fu Man's except they use kicks instead of punches.
  • The Glasses Come Off: If you set a certain variable in his code to 1, he'll become unable to use any super moves in the first round. However, if he gets defeated once then, he takes his glasses off for the rest of the match and enables his super attacks.
  • Guns Are Worthless: His intro has him throw away the gun in his hand, and then he goes on to fight via melee attacks.
  • Sinister Shades
  • SNK Boss: An AI patch by Ironcommando makes him into one while averting Secret A.I. Moves and The Computer Is a Cheating Bastard.
  • The Unfought: For many years, until he was coded and re-sprited by Masukenpu-kun.

Reject 253

Created by Kamekaze, voiced by Kaneto Shiozawa (via recycled clips from Kairi in Street Fighter EX)

A different kind of Shotoclone that uses Ken's sprites from Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium. Allegedly the character is meant to be an evil spirit possessing Ken's body. More likely, this explanation is a cop-out to make up for the lack of custom sprites.

Sula Crystal

Created by Nao&M, voiced by Miyuki Matsushita (original) and Jessica Straus (English voice pack add-on, recycled clips from Juri in Super Street Fighter IV)

Years before it became a popular trend to re-sprite Kula into original creators, Nao&M took her sprites and recycled the animations into a completely new moveset, in an example of low-budget creativity not unlike the aforementioned Reject. Instead of calling it an EX version, the creators instead re-christened their character and gave her a new personality and color scheme. To this day she is still a very popular character, being re-created several times and having a decent chunk of fan artwork.

Detective Garret Laurel

Created and sprited by Seanaltly

A roughneck police detective, initially a part of the creator's fullgame, "SHADES of Manhattan" but became incredibly popular outside of the game for his distinct personality, rewarding gameplay and over the top voice acting. His popularity became so overwhelming that he showed up in one of the creator's other projects, Capcom vs. The World.


Created by yuki, modified by Ziggerfreud and Ironcommando

A dark demon that originally appeared in the adult visual novel Kizuato represented using Eddie's sprites. He attacks mainly by slashing the enemy with his claws, and he is insanely fast. Was especially infamous for his cheapness, so much so that multiple people made nerfed versions of him.

  • Always Accurate Attack: The original version's "Our Yoke" super. It's a fullscreen move that launches a lightning storm and if you don't block it, it could possibly shred off 80% of your health if you're really unlucky.
  • Always Chaotic Evil: Should its health be low enough, it will even attack its partner during victory animations.
  • Blade Spam: Besides Devil's Claw, his Unsealing the Devil's Gate super also makes use of this. The modified version also has a Finishing Move where he does this until the opponent explodes into blood.
  • Casting a Shadow
  • Cast From Hit Points: The modified version can enter a mode that makes him use his health to fuel his supers. In this mode, his One-Hit Kill becomes a Death-or-Glory Attack that sets his HP to 1, ensuring that he'll be finished shortly if it doesn't kill his foe.
  • Dark Is Evil
  • Death of a Thousand Cuts: One of Elque's claims to infamy was his ability to "corner rape" a guarding opponent with Devil's Claw, slowly chipping his opponent's health away since they can't fight back due to hitstun. The modified version depends on this to win as its attacks deal rather low damage per hit.
  • Elemental Punch: Devil's Claw is a claw attack extended by the power of darkness, giving it a longer range.
  • Extremity Extremist: Has no kicking moves at all, using claw swipes for all regular attacks and some specials.
  • Finishing Move: The modified version can go into a Finisher mode when the opponent is at low health, allowing him to use his One-Hit Kill without using any power. Most of his specials trigger a "fatality" move of the sorts if they KO the opponent.
  • Hand Blast: He can fire out blue beams from his hands.
  • Heal Thyself: Both versions have a special move in which they can convert their power stocks into health to heal themselves, or do the opposite and convert their life into a power stock.
  • Gradual Grinder: The original version prefers to repeatedly use Devil's Claw in order to corner opponents and force them to block, causing them to eventually fall from the high chip damage the move deals over time.
  • Invisibility Cloak: Not exactly one, but the original version's "Nightfall!" turns the entire background black spare for a bright full moon when Elque's health goes below 30%. Since Elque is totally black, you won't be able to see him unless he's jumping in the moonlight.
  • Lightning Bruiser: The original version has a walking speed twice as fast as the running speed of other characters, and deals insane damage to opponents. Its health and power stocks also regenerate automatically. This version is often considered to be a Game-Breaker compared to non uber-cheap characters.
  • Lunacy: What the original version's "Nightfall!" ability does. When his health falls below 30%, the moon appears and drastically accelerates his life and power stock regeneration.
  • Nerf: The modified version.
  • One-Hit Kill: Devil's Claw: Cipher Type.
  • Our Demons Are Different
  • Pillar Of Darkness: Devil Geyser.
  • Razor Wind: His cresent energy slashes.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Regenerating Health: The original version has this, and it regenerates faster the more Elque has taken damage.
  • Roar Before Beating: One of his intro poses.
  • Shock and Awe: Has an electrical thunderstorm as a Limit Break. The modified version adds a thunderbolt move as a Special Attack.
  • Shout-Out: The modified version has Genocide Cutter as an attack, except much weaker.
  • Silliness Switch: The modified version has an option to turn his roars to the dog from the Beggin' Strips's commercial saying "Bacon!".
  • SNK Boss: The original version. It's extremely fast, automatically regenerates health and power (and it accelerates as his health goes down), has super moves that can cut off about 50-75% of your health, a One-Hit Kill, normal attacks that pack a punch, and can chip your health to zero with his Devil's Claw move. When his health goes below 30%, "Nightfall!" activates, turning the stage pitch-black, making it harder for a player to hit him.
  • Spam Attack: Has this in his Devil's Claw move. The original version can simply KO a guarding opponent via chip damage by cornering them and repeatedly using this move over and over.
  • Super-Deformed: Papitto created a miniature version called Tibi/Chibi Elque, which features some new moves.
  • Super Speed: The original version.
  • Unwinnable Joke AI: The modified version has an "unbeatable" mode if you set its AI level to 666.

Dee Bee Kaw

Created by The_None and voiced by Jesuszilla
"Here's your lesson kiddies, this is almost how you do an original character."note 

An MS Paint drawn man who, after his hamster Mistah Ham Ham is killed in yet another violent street fight, proceeds to feed the vicious cycle of violence in the hood.

  • Beware the Silly Ones: He might just be M.U.G.E.N's biggest example. He's A Fighting Clown Cloudcuckoolander whose moveset runs on the absurd. He also has an incredibly brutal AI, he hits like a truck, and he damn well knows how to use his moveset to his advantage.
  • Break Meter: Dee bee Kaw features a "Neurotic Gauge" which in addition to altering basic attacks at random, will stun him to a dizzy state if he gets hit when the meter is full. This gauge will fill whenever Dee bee kaw attacks or gets hit.
    • Also defending against too many consecutive hits will cause DBK's arm(or leg) to snap off and leave him open for an attack
  • Confusion Fu: Thats putting it lightly. He can pull out bear traps, a gun to shoot at the ground, a rocket launcher, bang his head to extremely heavy metal, turn himself into a flying fist, summon Joseph Joestar for a rising punch, a giant hamster, statues, and on top of all that, pull off techniques from other characters. That's only the tip of the iceberg.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Same as Dragonclaw, his brutal AI makes it look easy while in reality to take the most out of him one must master his combos and specals (some which feature unorthodox button commands) as well as managing his neurotic gauge and inability to guard indefintely, all which takes a significant amount of practice.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: His reaction to the death of his beloved pet hamster? To rip an entire multiverse of fighters a new one.
  • Dolled-Up Installment: He was edited from Big Eli King (one of first XCB's characters and the first nickname he used, basically a character of himself) as The_None stated in the readme.
  • Fighting Clown: Looks and acts very silly, but plays like a normal character (and a pretty powerful one at that).
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Dee Bee Kaw can stun himself with his own beartraps if he steps on them, leaving him wide open.
  • Lampshade Hanging: The entire HTML readme.
  • Nintendo Hard: His AI is absolutely relentless and will abuse and exploit every single strength available to him as much as possible. His Maherl bomb will catch you off-guard and his combos will destroy a great portion of your life if you allow him. His extremely aggressive gameplay means openings against him are slim, so make your next combo count!
  • Rocket Jump: One of his moves involves the use of this.
  • Shout-Out: His Drive is directly taken from Taokaka, he shoots out Joseph Joestar in his RISING GRANDPA special, he has Robert Garcia's Genei Kyaku (the EX version is Chun-Li's Hoyoku-Sen) and the Maherl Bomb and in his A THUD A WHO super he can either fire a Shinku Hadouken, Ash Crimson's Thermidor, a Kaiser Wave, a multiplying plate of turkey from Tattoo Assassins, a Proton Cannon (Or a Proton Kanon), Omega Tiger Wood's head or The World, wherein he then performs Shadow DIO's "Punishment!" super.
  • Significant Anagram: Two of his supers are anagrams of descriptions of the attacks: A-THUD A-WHO, which fires a random projectile as a Kamehame Hadouken is an anagram of HADOUWHAT, while SCUMLIKE, TACTFUL, TRUE, the grab special that involves Akuma, DIO on a road roller, and a giant can of Pepsi flattening you and your opponent, is an anagram of ULTIMATE CLUSTERFUCK.

Eric - Unperfect Shotoklone

Created and voiced by Basara-kun
"You must defeat... bah, I forgot the name of the guy."note 

A guy who loves street fighting and makes his own journey to be the best just by improvising moves that learned from other fighters. The first original creation of his creator (which also made the voices), Eric is one of his most famous creations and sometimes he uses Eric as base for various of his characters.


Created by OGGY
"Cafe de Ryuko presents one flaming hot fist and knuckle sandwich, extra crispy and no cheese! Enjoy!"

From the maker of some of the most powerfully made characters in M.U.G.E.N comes his pride and joy. She's a Japanese schoolgirl who may seem like your average human but she boasts serious hidden powers and even commands her own humongous mecha.

  • Always Accurate and Unblockable Macross Missile Massacre: Ryuko's mech fires missiles from the arms for "Misairu". No one can block or dodge it. Period.
  • Art Shift: When using some super moves the screen will change into an anime like scene as Ryuko wails on her opponent.
  • Badass Back: She has her back facing the screen in an Akuma-esque fashion before she turns to fight her opponent, complete with the obligitory breeze.
  • BFS: She wields one when she pilots her Gundam, and it is almost as long as the mech is tall.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Without question.
  • Blood Knight: Gets satisfaction out of a good match and laments when an opponent did poorly against her.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Her Gundam has a bust as per the norm, but Ryuko's hapens to have green lights where the "nipples" should be.
  • Digitized Sprites: Similar to Dragon Claw above and "Brokken" (the kung fu man in his own Gundam-like mech), Ryuko's robot was made in 3D before being converted to 2D.
  • Elemental Powers
    • Blow You Away: Her Hadou is a miniature tornado she flings her opponent's way.
    • Playing with Fire: Ikari features several ground punches - the last of which causes an eruption of fire. Ryuko then charges at her opponent with a burning megaton punch.
    • Shock and Awe: Her Hadou2 attack resembles a plasma ball which stops on contact with anything but resumes movement afterward, only fizzing out after a certain amount of time. Raigeki is a ground punch that sends out a shockwave, and the first part of Ikari sends out electric currents after the first ground punch. While in her mech she can create a lightning bolt to toss at her opponent, and Voltekka and Koredre electrocute the grabbed opponent.
  • Fighting Clown: She does have a number of authentic looking martial arts moves, but she mixes them in with absurdity (transforming into a humongous mecha, kicking people by dancing the ballerina).
  • Humongous Mecha: Styled right after a Gundam no less. For M.U.G.E.N though, the Gundam had to be scaled down in relation to other characters. In her normal state she can turn into one before unleashing Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs while moving forward.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: Her super hadou will pass through any other projectile, ensuring that she'll win projectie wars with it if timed right.
  • Kick Them While They're Down: She attacks while she's getting up after getting knocked down, making sure this trope is subverted when she's one the recieving end.
  • Megaton Punch: Her "Anime P" move is a single uppercut triggered if Ryuko grabs her opponent while dashing forward ala Shun Goku Satsu. A winquote of hers has her bragging that she punched her opponent so hard that they'll land in China at 12 a.m. a week from her fight.
  • Muggle: Has the look of one, but she utterly defies this trope in the most nonsensical way.
  • Muscles Are Meaningless: The original version of her could go toe-to-toe with RARE AKUMA. While not as grossly overpowered in her second incarnation, she'll still hit harder than a semi made of bricks if given the chance.
  • Panty Shot: All over the place. Even her humongous mecha is guilty of this trope. A win quote Zero-Sennin gave her has her mocking the opponent's loss citing their distraction with them as a factor.
  • Rocket Punch: As expected of someone who has access to a humongous mech.
  • She-Fu: She has plenty of graceful movements in her moveset but isn't shy when it comes to getting up close and personal.
  • Shoujoclone: Partially of the trope codifiers. She has three moves with the word "hadou" in their names (and only one doesn't have a quarter-circle motion), she has her own Shoryuken special and super, and her "Senpuu" move is an obvious play on the hurricane kick (functioning closer to Guy's rendition of the move).
  • SNK Boss: The original versions made by OGGY are this in spades. The first version is especially this considering that it can take on the likes of the aforementioned Rare Akuma with pretty even footing.
  • Trash Talk: Zero-Sennin's incarnation gave her some win quotes that places her squarely into Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy territory.
  • Wave-Motion Gun: "Beam" is the lesser version of Saikuron, and both go across the entire screen.
  • Wrestler in All of Us: She is strong enough to hoist someone up into the air and slam them back down. Her Voltekka super while piloting her mech is an electric piledriver too.

Eiji Shirow

Created by Rikard and Orochi Dark Cloud

A son of the mafia, Eiji rejected his origins and walked away to find a life of his own, changing his last name. His rage makes him developed a hidden power: to produce flames from his own body. He became part of NESTS thanks to Igniz, which tricked him about bring to life his supposely dead girlfriend (sort of, as the form of her clone) if he became one of his henchmen. Now, after know the truth of Megumi being alive (not a clone) and experimenting with her, Eiji goes against Igniz for a personal vendetta.

The first original character made by Rikard (coding) and Orochi Dark Cloud (spriting), which ended with more characters that became part of the same story, included Megumi and her younger brother Rikard.


Character created by Maximo Perez, sprited and coded by Andres Borghi
She's truly outrageous.

This character is notable for being the first commissioned Mugen character ever. She's super girly, unlike Borghi's more well-known characters in The Black Heart.


Created by Basara-kun

A man who died and revived as a Made of Evil Living Shadow who wants to Take Over the World. Another original character made by Basara-kun first as an experiment but later having his own plot and related characters like "XXX2" (a Shotoclone who's a follower and the second in charge) and "Blizzard" (An Ice Person karateka which was big brother of the original persona before he died), all of them also made by Basara-kun.

  • Doppelgänger Attack: XXX can summon shadow clones to attack the enemy for him.
  • Expy: Of Noob Saibot (and also a homage.) Also, he used Jimmy sprites and even some of his moves, as well NeoGeo Battle Coliseum's K' voice.
  • I Am Legion: XXX is known as the leader of other shadow fighters as seen in his poses and in XXX2 ones. There's a woman (MOTW's B. Jenet with Shiki's voice) and a big guy (Hulk with Shigen's voice) which are also part of this army, possibly a XXX3 and XXX4 if his creator decides to make both as separate characters instead just as cameos they're now.
  • Invisibility: The palette no.12 makes XXX invisible via coding, so only you can see the clones he releases but not him. Also this works if you played with his main palette (pitch black) in darker (or mostly black) stages.
  • Living Shadow
  • Made of Evil
  • No Name Given: According to Basara-kun, the name is because he doesn't have one after being converted into a shadow.
  • Not What It Looks Like: The XXX name is not refered to Porn or something NSFW, and isn't after xXx either.
  • The Remake: Not being satisfied with the first version, Basara-kun remade completely XXX and the new version not just plays better and improve all the things first version had wrong, also included a completely different mode with new moves and one of them is a homage to Noob Saibot.
  • Shotoclone: XXX2 was made as this, with modified versions of these moves, a Kamehame Hadoken as a super and the ability of release shadow clones just as XXX. Also, used SFA's Ken sprites as well some modified ones by The Dreamslayer, which were more known for being used on Reu's Evil Ken (and mistaken for older users as a unauthorized edit from this character and cleared by The Dreamslayer himself.)
  • Switch to Color: This can be done thanks to palettes, which are darker colors, but colors anyway.
  • That Man Is Dead: Once he was Blizzard's little brother. Now he was converted into shadows, that man doesn't exist anymore.
  • Videogame Dashing: XXX has an Air Dashing in a similar way than Guilty Gear characters.

Vera Trappz

Created by MrPr1993

A woman with a beartrap for a head, who has an arsenal of strange attacks.


Created by MrPr1993

A very deep-voiced stage actress with a set of skills in the art of acting.

Rare Akuma

Created by PhantomOfTheServer
Even harder to find than Very Uncommon Akuma.

A Purposely Overpowered Akuma edit designed to mock poorly designed "god" and "orochi" edits in general.

  • Achilles' Heel: While otherwise a brutally overpowered juggernaut, Rare Akuma has no protection against characters with ReversalDef propertiesnote  - trying to attack said characters will likely result in Rare Akuma going down instead.
  • Beating A Dead Player: Exclusive to the AI version: sometimes the AI will continue to beat on a defeated opponent for a few seconds after the K.O. screen has popped up before doing a win pose.
  • Fusion Dance: One pre-match intro has Ryu and Ken forcibly fuse together to form Rare Akuma.
  • Ground Punch: One of his win poses has Rare Akuma punch the ground, cracking the Earth. This is a Shout-Out to the Megaton Punch minigame from Kirby Super Star.
  • Heal Thyself: Rare Akuma can resurrect himself with 50% health if his entire bar is drained and will instantly restore himself back to full health again if he gets a Time Over, ensuring he has a life advantage.
  • I Am a Monster: One of his win quotes has him call himself a monster after realizing how overpowered he is.
  • Man of Kryptonite: A frequent victim of this trope; due to his popularity among MUGEN creators, many characters have anti-cheap modes designed specifically to counter him. Said characters cannot be damaged by Rare Akuma under any circumstances and usually possess the tools to break through his invincibility and take him out easily.
  • Nerf: garjian's edit of Rare Akuma (aptly titled Fair Akuma) nerfs him to have slower speed and take more damage from attacks, renders him unable to perform One Hit Kills and simplifies his AI.
  • No-Sell:
    • As if being able to regenerate from physical attacks wasn't bad enough, projectile attacks will completely bounce off Rare Akuma without hurting him.
    • He's also immune to the F1 key, which normally instantly kills the character it's used on.
  • One-Hit Kill: His unblockable Disco Trip Satsu and Suicide hypers will instantly kill any opponent they hit.
  • Purposely Overpowered: Rare Akuma can combo any move into any other move for easy infinites, has infinite priority on his attacks and can instantly kill the opponent with the Disco Trip Satsu provided his (also regenerating) energy bar is full.
  • Shout-Out: All over the place: he can summon a Katamari, drop the Death Star, stop time, smash open the Earth and has a power level OVER 9000!
  • SNK Boss: He's ridiculously fast, deals insane damage, can combo any move into any other move for infinites at any point, can escape from combos easily and possesses a Perfect-Play A.I..
  • Taking You with Me: The aptly-named Suicide hyper has Rare Akuma fly into the air and blow himself up, killing both himself and his opponent if it hits.
  • Time Stands Still: His ZA WARUDO hyper lets him completely stop time and renders all opponents unable to move for its duration.
  • What Have I Become?: One of his win quotes implies he recognizes how overpowered he's become:
    What have they done to me?! I Am a Monster!

    Teaf's/Tifu's Characters 
Five obscure characters originating in M.U.G.E.N. as playable characters purely designed by Teaf: Shartel, Ferir, Rucheca, Grizela, and Harmir. They are not without haters but they are very much beloved: they are completely original creations of the author in virtually every way, boast clean and high resolution graphics except for one character in terms of sprites, and a decent amount of lovely fanservice; but, they're also furries — which are already despised by quite a few communities, said fanservice almost borderlines on NSFW in ways uncomfortable for some players (with two characters officially having explicitly NSFW fanservice), and they are also notorious for being massively powerful characters in the hands of an expert(s) or with the A.I. at its most powerful. They all have a combo system superior to Dragon Claw's (even Grizela), perfect guards that increase their energy gauge, critical hit capacity, and a 4-bar energy gauge completely separate from the 3 bar hyper gauge that is responsible for EX Special Moves, parry shields that create a window of intangibility after performing them, combo breaker bursts, combo cancels, and Fairy Fire assists. Said AI - while capable of being lowered, is also an absolute pain to deal with on higher difficulty settings. With all of this, they are all essentially to M.U.G.E.N. as Fox McCloud is to Super Smash Bros. Melee since they're nowhere near easy to master and they are interesting and rewarding characters for doing so. Any personal information on them can be found on the Fanatail website and Teaf's other websites (but you should at least be able to understand or translate Japanese). A future candidate to join the other girls in M.U.G.E.N. is currently known as "Lazlotte/Razurotte", the devil's daughter with mismatched eyes.

Shartel/Shall Till

A bestial, humanoid mercenary who likes to travel far and wide.

  • Ms. Fanservice: Given her creator this shouldn't be a surprise, and she's almost as much as the two others below her (Grizela and Harmir). She invokes this trope on others with her Shartel Buster if they have the compatible sprites.
    • Shameless Fanservice Girl: Grew up mostly without clothes (they were more or less a decoration to her) and reluctantly wears as much as she normally does in the presence of others.
  • Muscles Are Meaningful: She'd need those muscles of hers to lug around that BFS.
  • SNK Boss: Unlike the rest of the girls, she doesn't seem to have any trade offs and she is very close to being a true Lightning Bruiser.
    • Golden Super Mode: The most basic form of this trope; enhanced strength, speed, endurance, and a full Energy Gauge upon round start (formerly a constantly regenerating one) which becomes the standard for the rest of the girls to build upon for their own variations.
  • The Tease: Much like Grizela in a sense based on official artwork.
  • The Voiceless: Barring voice patches.
  • Walking Swimsuit Scene: She wears what looks to be a red one under her normal clothes. Midnight Bliss removes everything but said swimsuit if used on her.
  • Wrestler in All of Us: A Suplex Finisher with a super "buster" finisher similar to Grizela's Dragon Buster.


A woodland resident who while cheerful and playful is far from helpless.


A magess who hails from a Fanatail Magic Academy and her magic is second to none.

  • Ambiguously Token Human/Cute Monster Girl: Thanks to her ears and her fangs, we're not sure what she is. She could be a mutated human, but it's highly likely that she's not (probably an elf given her powerful affinity with magic).
    • Our Demons Are Different: While other high-level magicians are content with pulling rare creatures from other worlds to serve as their "championing demon", Rucheca prefers looking for alternate realities to find another version of herself to serve the same role. Whether this makes her a very human-looking demon or not is up for grabs.
  • Attack Reflector: One of her specials is a quick mirror of ice that reflects projectiles (the EX variation lasts much longer). God help the poor soul who fired multiple projectiles at her.
  • Badass Adorable: The best mage in all of Fanatail period. Cute to boot too.
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Subverted in her original palettes and in general but it can be invoked.
  • Berserk Button: Hot-Blooded men get no sympathy from her and piss her off very easily]]. Grizela appears to also trigger a few others often when they argue and fight.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Smaller than Grizela's but bigger than the rest's.
  • Does Not Like Milk: This might be explained by being lactose intolerant.
  • Fire, Ice, Lightning
  • Grin of Audacity: She does this in her intro (a look that sums her up perfectly) and also when she inflicts Mystic Illusion on her enemies.
  • Lesbian Vampire: No official word on her sexual orientation or her species, but she gives off the impression thanks to one little detail, her Mystic Illusion attack; it is her equivalent of Demitri Maximoff's Midnight Bliss to the letter (all while she smiles at her handiwork).note 
  • Magic Missile Storm: Her ultimate attack named Elemental Storm defines this trope and it hits everyone on the screen (like Pokemon's earthquake).
    • Awesome, but Impractical/Difficult, but Awesome: zig-zags between the two tropes. Getting to pull off this move is generally a pain and as such it is often used as a last resort; to get the elemental buffs one hyper bar must be sacrificed, and there are three elemental buffs, meaning an entire hyper gauge must be consumed, and the move itself takes one hyper bar to execute in addition to the buffs you've activated. Four hyper bars in total must be used up for this move, performing the move leaves you vulnerable for an attack, and while Rucheca can charge her hyper gauge and get the energy she needs doing this is quite a chore. This is compensated of course by dealing massive damage and must be either blocked or dodged since it hits the entire screen. In her Golden Super Mode though, it is far less impractical and/or difficult by any measure and is straight-up overpowered to where it is virtually a One-Hit Kill every time.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She shows quite a lot of skin by default even with her mage robes on, and her other palettes zig-zag between even more revealing and somewhat modest (at best it'll look like she's wearing a painted-on spandex suit). Her Midnight Bliss outfit had gone from simply removing her mage robes to a high-cut pajama shirt to the traditional sailor fuku. She also invokes fanservice on others by way of her Mystic Illusion hyper Move.
    • Fanservice Pack: Rucheca was smaller in her earlier sprites and looked pretty stylized, but she has recently been made to look older, taller, and thinner if only by a little (making her physique look proportionately closer to humans). It's also about this time that she's become more Gainaxy than usual and her Midnight Bliss state was changed from simply removing everything but her bikini to the high cut pajama shirt (even though the pajama shirt ended up getting changed).
    • Full-Frontal Assault/Naked in Mink: She ditches her bikini while keeping her outer mage robe articles on her, exposing her intimates to the elements yet still being more clothed than everyone else. Go find it if you want.note 
  • Muscles Are Meaningful: How about having no physical attacks and being thinner than the rest (barring Ferir)? She's said to dislike both gym class and training camp (which would explain a lot).
  • The Napoleon: C'mon, look at her; she practically screams this trope. She's the second shortest of the girls, is insecure about her height, and is very ill-tempered (though a recent sprite revamp made her a bit taller).
  • Pride: She fits this bill for good reason. Rucheca is described as among the best (if not the best) magi in a very prestigious magic academy which happens to have magi from all over Fanatail. This got to the point where fellow top-class magi and even some of the instructors were scared of her vast magic potential. Her potency of magic include buffs to her already powerful magic that do not disappear over time, the power to unleash a brutal maelstrom of fire, lightning, and ice, the ability to steal lifeforce and energy from others, and she can completely alter another person's entire look or even their biological sex. This has gone to her head, becoming incredibly arrogant as a result and pointing her nose down at everyone else, making it quick and easy for her to make enemies.
    • Smug Smiler: A frequent offender of this trope, sometimes pointing her pointer finger upwards in a mocking gesture.
  • Regenerating Mana: One that fills up the Energy Gauge and the Hyper Gauge.
  • SNK Boss: For a magical and projectile oriented user it is surprising that she ends up as one of these. She has a superior zoning game that is outright infuriating to deal with and she can spam her special moves at an alarming frequency.
    • Golden Super Mode: Give her raw damage and speed boosts, take her elemental status buffs and increase their potency even further, including permanent magic buffs, the ability to regain her own health, and a full Energy Gauge going in, and you have a magical Super Saiyan.
  • Status Buff: An attunement for each element (the ice attunement in particular allows Rucheca to randomly freeze her opponents solid) and they shave off half of the required energy to use EX Special Moves. And while they don't disappear overtime, her strongest attack depletes them completely. She also has Frozen Orb - a defensively-oriented one that she can cast on herself and/or her teammate.
  • The Rival: Shown to be one with Grizela in this piece of official art. According to Teaf the two of them fight often over a lot of things and don't like each other much.
  • Teleport Spam: Rucheca teleports instead of dashing (she hates dashing) which can become pretty annoying considering her difficulty. She can even do this in the air and has an EX variation of all things. And yes, all versions are spammable.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Any sweets and fruit will suffice to her.
  • Vampiric Draining: Her normal ground grab does this (stealing hyper energy gauge to rub salt in the wounds further) and so does her Mystic Illusion hyper as stated above. Unlike Ferir she can naturally do this (as in without any buffs).
  • The Voiceless: Barring voice patches.
  • Walking Swimsuit Scene: Rucheca wears her swimsuit at all times underneath her mage clothing (which can look different depending on the palette used). By itself it used to be her Midnight Bliss outfit.
  • Why did it Have to be Bugs?


A humanoid dragon(?) with a sky-high pride and the physical prowess to match it.

  • Ass Kicks You: Just her focus attack.
  • Ms. Fanservice: She takes it Up to Eleven with her general attire, Dragon Busters, and her Midnight Bliss outfit. She takes the trope up to ''twelve'' with her nude SFF and her other official art.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Although not as large as most examples, it's especially noticeable.
  • The Brute: Finesse and grace do not exist in her fighting vocabulary, throwing out simple yet powerful attacks. She notably cannot combo as much as the others but her combo game is easier to maintain in comparison. Also, she's not a particularly apt thinker herself.
  • The Coats Are Off: She tosses off her cloak before beginning a fight (likely a nod to Zangief).
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Megalith Crusher is an advancing crush attack with Grizela holding a huge rock in her hands. Megalith Throw is where Grizela tosses said rock instead.
  • Does Not Like Shoes
  • Expy: Seems like a mix of Zangief and Birdie in terms of gameplay and movelists, having a few command grabs like the two and showing an affinity for headbutts like the latter.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: An official patch has her fight completely naked. Find it yourself if you can.note 
  • Golden Super Mode: Give her the full Energy Gauge starting a fight, take all of her stats and take them Up to Eleven to make her dish out ludicrous amounts of damage all around and can potentially go into One-Hit Kill territory with critical hits, and allow her to refill her own health via the power charge, and you have yourself a golden monster girl-shaped juggernaut.
  • Ground Pound: Dragon Stamp; it causes tremors that is pretty far reaching.
  • Hoist by Their Own Petard: Hitting Grizela in the middle of her Cruel Headbutt will tack on more damage for her to deal to her opponent once she hits them.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Her Dragon Roar hyper is a short ranged and powerful shout that blows away anything near her.
  • Mighty Glacier: She is the strongest physical attacker between the five (with only her gold version topping her), but is the slowest and heaviest character; the ground itself shakes every time she lands, she doesn't have an extra jump function like the rest, her airdash gives her the shortest distance out of everyone else's and back when multiple airdashes existed she only had one, and her dashes are short hops rather than constant forward movement (or teleporting in Rucheca's case).
  • Pride: She fits this bill and for good reason. Grizela is the self-proclaimed "strongest dragon alive", and she can back up that boast and more. She will expect others to respect the dragon race and is pretty condescending as a whole (though not as bad as Rucheca). Vegeta would be an especially good male counterpart for her, especially considering the Super Saiyan and Golden Palette parallels.
  • Professional Wrestling: She oozes this, being a grappling based fighter with her most powerful techniques involving grabbing the opponent with 360 degree motions. She also has three different body slam attacks to make her more like a professional wrestler.
  • Regenerating Health: She will slowly start regaining her health if it falls below 200.
  • Regenerating Mana: One that fills up the Hyper Gauge. Looks like she's learning a few pointers from the Z Fighters.
  • The Rival: Shown to be one toward Rucheca in this piece of official art. According to Teaf the two of them fight often over a lot of things and don't like each other much.
  • SNK Boss: Not as much as the crowning number one example right below her but she still counts. The fact that she deals high amounts of damage to her enemies and more than most other characters made to this day makes her a dangerous foe to fight (critical hits are also in play for all girls, making Grizela that much more dangerous). Despite her low mobility she has little issue closing the distance or keeping foes at bay thanks to her tremor-inducing hip drop, her two headbutt specials, and her Megalith moves that force opponents to predict her next action. And while slow(er than the rest), her dashes grant her invincibility as she crosses over to the other side of her opponent while close to them.
  • Spinning Piledriver: She can do this just much like the more famous practitioners of the move but with a small twist, she goes upside-down once on the way up.
  • Suplex Finisher: Her specialty. And she invokes Fanservice on compatible characters with her Dragon Buster (including herself and the other girls).
  • Trademark Favorite Food: If there's one thing her pride cannot protect herself against, it's melons (heh). This is so much that if you give her any she'll listen to whatever you have to say.
  • Use Your Head: She has this as a strong punch and as two special moves (Brutal Charge which is a dashing headbutt and Cruel Headbutt which is a stationary headbutt, and they're both armored).
  • Vocal Dissonance: One common modified distribution that edited out her clothes before it was done officially also gave her the voice of a little girl, oddly.
  • The Voiceless: Barring voice patches.


A humanoid harpy who is the poster-girl and security guard of a harpy magic shop.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Her hairclips. She also likes accessories (magical variants too) in general.
  • Ass Kicks You: She has a focus attack and, as one would expect of her, she can do it midair.
  • Author Appeal: Teaf seems to favor her considering that her introductory character video is more descriptive and longer than the others, being the best character to play as between the five, is advertised more than the others, and she has more official art compared to the rest. She's also the mascot of Teaf's/Fanatail's twitter account.
  • Badass Adorable: She kicks the ass of those who mess with her shop or whenever, and she looks cute doing it too.
  • Cute Monster Girl
  • Barbie Doll Anatomy: Invoked with Harmir's various palettes but ultimately subverted with official art.
  • Berserk Button: Theft in her shop or slandering it period is a guaranteed way of pissing her off and earning a subsequent ass-whooping.
  • Blow You Away: Two attacks: Twirl Blast - a giant purple tornado which travels slowly and doesn't go far but has insane vertical coverage while hitting multiple times, and Crescent Gale - a pink crescent shaped wave kicked into the air that can be performed anywhere and also hits multiple times.
  • Desperation Attack: While her Sky Ruler hyper move isn't exactly a desperation attack (it can be performed normally like other hypers), it does more damage the lower Harmir's health is.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: As with other SNK Bosses, it is not that easy to pull off her combos; she's really difficult to master to compensate for how insane she is, but she is incredibly worth it.
  • Does Not Like Spam: She does not like spicy food.
  • Expy: Gameplay-wise she's a mixture of Elena and Chun-Li from Street Fighter, exclusively using kicks for unarmed attacks since her wings can't attack themselves. She even has her own Lightning Leg expy dubbed "Wild Pecker", and just like those two she has a nice pair of toned legs on her.
  • Feather Fingers: Averted and summarily deconstructed; her wings are just wings, and this causes problems to the point that she has to ask someone (usually her boss) to help her get dressed. They're also the direct reason she is a kicking-based extremity extremist.
  • Feather Flechettes: She can however fire off three of her feathers enchanted with magic to turn them into projectiles called "Luminous Feather". Almost in lieu of her wings being useless for direct attacks, the projectiles are short-lived and - while covering three different directions in front of Harmir and repeatedly hit her opponents, don't go particularly far. They do stilt the opponent'(s)' ability to gain more power for they hyper gauge. The EX Variation does not disappear at all however and hits the opponent(s) many times while pushing them away from Harmir.
  • Full-Frontal Assault: She decides to ditch her small bra too in an official patch — see if you can find it.note 
  • Fragile Speedster: She is faster and more agile than even Ferir but her damage output is particularly low outside of her Super Moves, meaning she has to string long combos to do high damage unlike most of the other girls. She has the option to increase her power with her "Eagle Heart" buff when available.
  • Ground Pound: This comes up as a stall-then-fall foot dive and Sky Ruler's finisher is one of two variations: a foot dive or a butt stomp.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Of the bare-bottomed variety. Unlike Ferir whose fur does a great deal on effectively concealing her intimates and sort of looking like furry pants, Harmir's feathers from the waist down look much closer to form-fitting spandex: her ass-cheeks are clearly visible and her Cleft of Venus often shows through her patch of pubic feathers. Official art sometimes goes as far to have her anus visible...
  • Implied Love Interest: She talks about her boss quite a bit, they're on her "likes list", and doesn't mind when they're the ones helping her get dressed, so…
  • Kung-Fu Wizard: Her fighting style is an effective synthesis of unarmed physical and magical combat prowess. As noted above her arms are just wings so they're relegated for movement so Harmir's legs pick up the slack double time, using them in a very quick-paced style for physical attacks and sometimes enhancing them with magic energy. Magic-wise, she is capable of phasing in and out of the battlefield with her "Follow Wind" buff under certain palettes and is capable of utilizing three different projectile spells and activating two different buffs ("Follow Wind" which generally gives her a speed boost and the aforementioned phasing out boost and "Eagle Heart" which gives her a raw power increase). Seeing as how she works in a magic shop and is shown to exercise often this wouldn't be far off the mark at all.
  • Mascot: In-universe, she's not only the poster girl for a harpy magic shop within Fanatail that she works for, she's the persistent security guard there. Out-of-universe, she serves as Teaf's/Fanatail's avatar on Twitter.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Her default look is highly stripperific with a bra the size of Rucheca's and the aforementioned bottomlessness with occasional vagina and anus shots, making her more revealing than Grizela. The only other thing she's shown wearing outside of her Midnight Bliss state is a very loose apron with no bra underneath (her work clothes presumably). Sky Ruler's finishing blow's portrait lets the player know exactly what Harmir's point of appeal is. Last but not least, she can fight topless too. Of course, she's not as overall fanservicey as the number one example above her. The type of fanservice girl she qualifies as is either of the two tropes below.
    • Innocent Fanservice Girl: She has no problems standing in her birthday suit and asking others to help her get dressed, although this is mainly because it's impossible to get dressed without Feather Fingers. However...
    • Shameless Fanservice Girl: She generally gives off this impression based on the above standing around naked waiting for others to dress her, being the most revealing of Teaf's characters by far without nude patches involved, swinging her legs around as much and as wide apart from each other as she does including numerous vertical splits in her opponent'(s)' direction, and she can fight topless with both of her portraits giving her a smile on her face as opposed to the more serious look she has with her normal ones.
  • Nice Shoes: Her boots are among her favorite things, they give her status buffs.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: Using Midnight Bliss (or any variation of the move thereof) puts an extremely fancy and conservative Victorian-era dress on her.
  • Primal Fear: She's afraid of the dark.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away: She's not fond of rain. If you remember birds' problems of flying when damp, this would be justified. That and she doesn't wear that much clothing anyways, meaning she'd get soaked.
  • SNK Boss: Holy Fucking Hell, Harmir with the highest A.I. is just one of the absolute crowned winners of this trope in M.U.G.E.N, period, and she's not a character who outright cheats or is completely broken from the get-go. She has effective counters against virtually anything thrown against her and she's the only character between the five of them all capable of zero-to-death combos even in her base form.
    • Golden Super Mode: She'd do the Super Saiyans proud with her enhanced strength and speed, permanently active status buffs boosting her raw stats even further, and a regenerating Energy Gauge sky rocketing her into nigh-untouchable, nigh-unstoppable territory.
  • Status Buff: Her boots are also stated to grant the user boosts to their power and speed. Said boosts are "Eagle Heart" and "Follow Wind" respectively.
  • Teleport Spam: She has access to a teleport move with several followups that are different on the ground and in the air. You can guess how that will go. Her dashes make her go invisible when she's using "Follow Wind" and a special palette and she can't be hit either, essentially turning into this trope.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Lemonade and parfaits.
  • The Voiceless: Barring voice patches.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Oh the irony.
  • Workout Fanservice: She fits this to a T with her portraits, her introduction animation, and her taunt having her do vertical splits (i.e. doing the splits while standing on one leg). No wonder her legs are so fit; she must work out often (and she'd have to in order to guard her store).
  • Wrestler in All of Us: A special move grab and its counter follow-up both result in some body slam.


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