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Indiegogo DLC Candidates

All of these characters have been listed as potential candidates to be added as the fourth and fifth DLC characters to the original game as well as potentially being playable in sequels (Except Juju). Many of them are either mentioned or appear in brief cameos during the story lines. Read here for full details of their stories and potential movesets.


Eliza won the first poll and became the third DLC character, with Beowulf winning the second poll to be the fourth.

Tropes that all of the future characters have in common:

  • Chekhov's Gunman: Majority of the characters have already had on-screen cameos or a mention by name in the original cast's profiles.
  • Saved for the Sequel: Any or all of them could be.

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Voiced by Cassandra Lee (English) / ? (Japanese)

Parasoul's younger sister. Although Umbrella lacks the military protection and tactical finesse of her older sister, she does wield Hungern, a sentient umbrella that becomes more voracious and powerful the more it isn't used.

The second of the two characters originally planned to be in the original eight, but development was postponed in order to replace her with Valentine and Double instead. Is also on the top of the "Upcoming DLC" list... or at least she was.

    Black Dahlia

Voiced by Wendee Lee (English) / ? (Japanese)

The Medici family's top assassin, she was the one who murdered Ms. Fortune's Fishbone Gang members and (with the aide of her henchwomen) cut Nadia Fortune into pieces (even though Nadia already swallowed the life gem). She and her henchwomen also ambushed a party the Contiellos were hosting - killing everyone there, including Squigly. An ex-member of the Anti-Skullgirl Labs. Her fighting style is based on deception and Hidden Weapons such as the foot blade, and she is the pioneer of a fighting style taught to the Medici female assassins, including Cerebella.


    Mrs. Victoria

Voiced by Wendee Lee (English) / ? (Japanese)

The tutorial lady. In-universe, she is a teacher at Filia's school.

    D. Violet
Mrs. Victoria's alter-ego, a dominatrix superhero. She wields the Pazuzu whip and has attacks based on Pagan themes and innuendos.

    Annie, Girl of the Stars

Voiced by Erica Mendez (English) / ? (Japanese)

Despite Annie's appearance, she is an old veteran fighter that has battled many previous Skullgirls, and her childish body is due to her parents wishing for her to be eternally young. Currently stars in a TV series in the Canopy Kingdom that warns of the dangers of the Skull Heart and the Skullgirl. Her rabbit doll is actually a remote parasite named Sagan, who holds her right eyeball in his mouth.

    Stanley Whitefin 

Voiced by Christopher Corey Smith (English) / ? (Japanese)

A Dagonian scientist who works at Anti-Skullgirl Lab 8 and a colleague of Dr. Avian, who helped in turning Patricia into Peacock. He is an ex-member of Lab 4, a lab that specialized in handheld weapons. He is also a sports buff.


Voiced by Erin Fitzgerald (English) / ? (Japanese)

A member and subject of Anti-Skullgirls Lab 8. A teenage girl who can be ill-tempered at times. She and Leduc are like brother and sister. She possesses the Synthetic Parasite Beezle Bomb.



Voiced by Kyle Hebert (English) / ? (Japanese)

A member and subject of Anti-Skullgirl Lab 8. A young hero type with a good heart, he and Hive are like brother and sister. He's an idealist, and wields a Synthetic Parasite, the Taranis Generator.


Voiced by Laura Post (English) / ? (Japanese)

A member and subject of Anti-Skullgirl Lab 8. Disfigured during the war, she agreed to be grafted with the Synthetic Parasite, Salamander Shell. She is an old-generation ASG operative along with Big Band and the two have been involved in two previous Skullgirl events. Despite her horrific appearance, she is a kind motherly figure to the younger members of Lab 8.

  • Ascended Extra: Appears as a background character in the Lab 8 stage.
  • Bad Powers, Good People
  • Body Horror: She appears to be a humanoid made entirely out of intestines.
    • Supplementary materials say the first host of a synthetic parasite was a burns victim, and now wears a mask. Elsewhere it says, Ileum was the first of the ASG operatives to have one. So she was nearly burned alive during the war. Fridge Horror sets in when you realize that her current state is an improvement.
  • Lovecraftian Superpower: Particularly extreme example: Able to squeeze into tiny spaces, able to sprout small drills for use in attacks, can spit highly-corrosive poison at enemies, and the previously mentioned "looks like a humanoid made entirely out of intestines".
  • Meaningful Name: The Ileum is a part of the small intestine, and as mentioned before, she appears to be completely made of them.
  • Poison Is Corrosive: Her powers allow her to spit or spray a highly toxic substance that is also able to melt living flesh into a puddle.
  • Scars Are Forever: She was horribly disfigured in the Grand War.
  • Team Mom: Quite contrary to her appearance.
  • Technical Pacifist: She avoids fighting due to the nature of her powers.
  • White Mask of Doom

    Brain Drain 

Voiced by Kaiji Tang (English) / ? (Japanese)

The psychic second-in-command of Anti-Skullgirl Lab Zero. Along with Valentine, he is responsible for turning Carol into Painwheel and now exerts mental control over her to keep her stable. He also creates Robo-Fortune.

  • Bad Boss: It's implied he practices You Have Outlived Your Usefulness.
  • Badass Longcoat: He wears a thick padded military coat which resembles a bomber jacket but is as long as a trench coat.
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: His mental manipulation forces Painwheel into one in her story mode. The opponent is another Painwheel which has the transparency and colour scheme of Brain Drain's Astral Projection.
  • Boomerang Bigot: He considers "organics" inferior despite having been human himself at one point.
  • Brain in a Jar/We Can Rebuild Him: His body is an armour-like robotic shell with a glass skullcap that shows off his brain.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Appears in Painwheel's story and intro animation.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: His voice is low and normally smooth. Sometimes he slows down or moans out his words in a manner similar to G-Man.
  • Hidden Depths: Robo-Fortune's story shows he has a mecha figurine on his desk.
  • Hypocrite: He was the one who turned Painwheel into what she is now, but he immediately dismisses Valentine's idea of using Ms Fortune for biological weapons research, saying a robot would get the job done better.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: While it was cut from the final release, Valentine's alternate ending paints him as this. Robo-Fortune's ending has him using the Skull Heart to create and army of giant Robo-Fortunes which apparently destroy everything but the rejected DLC characters.
  • Power Echoes: His voice has a slight reverb.
  • Power Floats: He seems to do this instead of walking.
  • Psychic Powers
    • Astral Projection: He uses it to communicate with others and strengthen Painwheel's brainwashing.
    • Mind Control: Does it to Painwheel, and in the cut alt endings to Valentine.
  • The Stoic: Rarely if ever loses control of his emotions...
    • Not So Stoic: ...Except in Robo-Fortune's Story, where Valentine's letter suggesting the use of Ms. Fortune as a Bioweapon causes him to flip his shit and build Robo-Fortune.
  • Transhuman Treachery: Replaced all of his body parts except for his brain and is the most amoral of the anti-Skullgirls scientists.
    Brain Drain: Never send an organic to do a machine's job.
    Robo-Fortune: BEEP BOOP. Your brain is organic and has the most important job of-
    Brain Drain: Moving on.
  • The Unfettered: His only focus is taking down the Skullgirl, morality be damned.

    Andy Anvil 

Voiced by Kaiji Tang (English) / ? (Japanese)

A product of Peacock's cartoon-loving imagination, Andy Anvil, along with others in her gang of cronies, was brought to life thanks to the power of her synthetic parasite, the Avery Unit.


Voiced by Kira Buckland (English) / ? (Japanese)

An acrobat in the Cirque des Cartes and Cerebella's room mate. She represents the Ace cards in the circus's playing card theme, and fights using her acrobatic style and the ghost birds on her head.


A bard in the Cirque de Cartes, he is based on the Jack face card. A handsome but extremely dark character, he has a violin-like Remote Parasite called Muse. His wooden fingers have the ability to turn women's souls into musical instruments which he enjoys collecting. His real fingers are inside Muse's mouth, which she never opens.


A strongman in the Cirque de Cartes, he is based on the heart suit of cards. A good-natured gentle giant.


The domineering beast tamer at the Cirque des Cartes, she commands a wide range of creatures including several outlandish specimens. She derives no pleasure from her cruelty as it is simply in her cold nature to control others by any means necessary as she does indeed deeply care about her fellow performers. The troupe ultimately answers to Regina, not the ringleader. Her design is based on the Queen face cards.

  • Ascended Extra: Appears in Cerebella's story.
  • Assist Character: Her proposed play-style could make heavy use of both with animals possibly coming from off-screen to help her or standing beside her and attacking when commanded. She could also command them to attack in various ways while she fights alongside them and applies additional pressure.
  • The Beastmaster: To be expected from from the troupe's beast tamer.
  • Bifauxnen: Though it's more Viewer Gender Confusion (despite her obviously feminine figure) than her actually looking masculine.
  • Control Freak: Her description paints her as being this way by nature. Both towards the animals she trains and the circus members she leads.
  • Improbable Weapon User: A riding crop and stool, to be exact. along with being The Beastmaster.
  • Iron Lady: It's noted she's the real head of the troupe. (Keep in mind that the devs, while offering Regina as a possibility, have not expressed any definite intentions of making the troupe's actual ringleader a playable character.)
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: As her description states: she's cold and controlling but she cares underneath it all.
  • Lady of War: Certainly has the look of one, anyway.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Her face is less Animesque than the rest of the females in the cast. Probably because she's a bit older than most of them and would probably be more "beautiful" than "cute" at that age.
  • Regal Ringlets: As befitting her Queen motif.
  • Whip It Good: She wields a riding crop and is described as being pretty quick with it.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Has purple hair.


A magician in the Cirque des Cartes, she has the ability to store knives in her body without seemingly injuring herself. Not only are they rivals, Beatrix's bitter, jaded personality is a stark contrast to Cerebella's cheerfulness. Her design is based on the Club suit.


A member of the Medici Mafia family, Ottomo is Lorenzo's mechanical henchman and bodyguard. He's piloted by Tom, a tiny, foul-mouthed Dagonian engineer. Tom is an ex-member of Anti-Skullgirl Lab 4 and was a colleague of Stanley. Tom sold out to the Mafia and, before leaving, stole the M3 (Mighty Metal Man) unit from the lab. While Tom is a cigar-smoking, womanizing, ill-tempered drunkard when he's out of the suit (much to Lorenzo's annoyance), Ottomo is more refined.

  • Ascended Extra: Appears as a background character in the Medici Tower stage. Peacock is also seen with Ottomo's head in her ending.
  • Battle Butler: Kinda.
  • Cigar Chomper: Tom
  • Dance Battler: At the very least, he was proposed as having the moonwalk for his backward walking animation, and doing the Smooth Criminal lean for his pushblock.
  • The Engineer: Despite her tech being antiquated by his standards, he maintains Dhalia's weapons.
  • Fish Person: He is a Dagonian. A post on Ahad's Tumblr mentions that he's a salamander, though it's unknown if that still stands, since salamanders hardly count as aquatic creatures. That said, his pink skin makes him look more like a naked mole rat than anything else.
  • Hyperspace Arsenal: Tom apparently has a ridiculous array of lethal weaponry crammed into his suit.
  • Mobile-Suit Human: Well, Mobile Suit Larger Dagonian, but the principle is the same.


Voiced by Kaiji Tang (English) / ? (Japanese)

Yu-Wan is a Dagonian chef and proprietor of a restaurant in Little Innsmouth. A friend of Ms. Fortune and Minette's employer.


Voiced by Cassandra Lee (English) / ? (Japanese)

Named after a minnow, Minette works as a waitress in Yu-Wan's restaurant in Little Innsmouth. Also a friend of Ms. Fortune.

  • Badass Adorable
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Appears in Ms. Fortune's story and as a background character in the Little Innsmouth stage.
  • Cute Clumsy Girl: Not shown in the current game, but her playstyle is based off this.
  • Cute Monster Girl: She's quite a bit more human looking than most of the other Dagonians.
  • Damsel out of Distress: Her story mode (If she is Saved for the Sequel that is) tells of her attempts to escape her kidnapping at the end of Ms. Fortune's story mode.
  • Fighting Clown: She's been described as playing similarly to Phoenix Wright's partner Maya (inflicting damage via means of clumsiness) except not being bad.
  • Fish People: Though her "hair" is more evocative of a tadpole's tail.
  • Hero-Worshipper: To Ms. Fortune.
  • The Ugly Guy's Hot Daughter: Minette is the River King's daughter. If the logo of his casino — and the giant (possibly life-size) statue of him in the forthcoming Casino stage — are accurate, she looks nothing like him. (The River King, to be blunt, looks like a humpback whale with a giant John Greenleaf Whittier chinstrap beard.)
  • Vague Age: Gives the impression she's around the same age as Ms. Fortune, but she appears to look up to Nadia as if she were a big sister. The fact she works as a waitress and the Medici goons hitting on her suggest she's at least around the same age as Filia and Painwheel.


A gigantic half-Gigan who was arrested by the Black Egrets. She broke out.

  • Chained by Fashion: She's still handcuffed after her escape. Justified, as her handcuffs are magic and cannot be broken, however, in battle, she may weaponize them, to block, grab, and attack
  • Chekhov's Gunman: She was briefly mentioned on the Canopy Kingdom News during Parasoul's story mode, telling about her recent arrest.
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Justified given her sharp claw-like toenails.
  • Expy: Arguably of Cody, particularly his appearances in the Street Fighter series from Alpha 3 onwards, with the prison suit and the handcuffs.
    • She seems to have been inspired by Yuugi
  • Extremity Extremist/Kick Chick: Justified since her hands are still cuffed, she mostly uses her feet to fight instead.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: In team fights she'll have the ability to pick up fallen enemies and teammates to use as a weapon. In solo matches, a substitute will be provided.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Gigan on her mother's side.
  • Horned Humanoid: One long black and white striped horn on her right.
  • Institutional Apparel: Prison Stripes. Matches her horn.
  • Our Giants Are Bigger: Half-giant, really.


Mechanic for the Black Egrets.


A member of the Black Egrets, originally from Anti-Skullgirls Lab 3.


Voiced by Christopher Corey Smith (English) / ? (Japanese)

Full name Adam Kapowski, he is an elite member of the Black Egrets and Umbrella's babysitter.


Voiced by Cassandra Lee (English) / ? (Japanese)

Communications Officer of the Black Egrets


Voiced by ? (English) / ? (Japanese)

A mysterious man, by trade an archaeologist, who owns an equally mysterious device — the Time Glove — that allows him to jump back and forth through time.

  • Adventurer Archaeologist: By necessity. He discovered something during the same dig that uncovered the Theonite he uses to time travel that has resulted in him being hunted.
  • Badass Beard
  • The Coats Are Off: His proposed intro would have him disappearing, then reappearing sans coat. At the end of the match, he'll appear from the past to hand his coat to his victorious self or drape it over his defeated self.
  • Einstein Hair
  • He Knows Too Much: He discovered something during a dig that someone seriously wants to cover up.
  • Interface Screw: One of his theoretical super moves would temporarily speed up the round timer, making it easy for him to win via time-over.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Based physically on fashion designer Kevin Stewart, AKA "Professor Badass".
  • Time Paradox: If his future self damages his opponent, but is prevented from performing the time jump later on, his opponent retroactively gets the health back, since the damage technically never happened.
  • Tricked-Out Gloves: Uses one to have the ability to Time Travel.
  • Unexpected Character: All the other potential characters previously appeared in the game, were mentioned in the game before, or were All There in the Manual; Isaac was included in the prospective characters list because of Mike Z.'s enthusiasm for his playstyle.
    • Because of this, the reveal of Isaac's appearance caused a bit of Suddenly Ethnicity. Quite a few people thought he would be white.
    • He finally logs an in-game appearance carrying Umbrella to safety (and presumably another time period) in Robo-Fortune's ending.
  • Unobtanium: His gauntlet is powered by a unique variant of "Theonite" he discovered in one of his digs.


A "darker" version of Samson who has seized control of Filia's body.

  • Alternate Self: He's an evil, monstrous version of Samson, though his origins are unclear.
  • Alternate Timeline: A suggested origin of his existence is that Aeon retrieved him from a lost timeline. The other is that it's a trick by Double.
  • Darker and Edgier: While the normal Samson is a bit rough and sometimes flings Filia about while fighting he has concern for her well-being. This one has his Filia bound up using some unspecified horrible method.
  • Divergent Character Evolution: Samson was developed from an early concept for Filia, wherein she was merely a Meat Puppet for the Parasite, who had eaten her body from the inside out and was manipulating her corpse. This concept was discarded in favour of the current version of Filia, but revived for the DLC.
  • To Serve Man: In the early drafts, Samson ate Filia's parents and then consumed her body from the inside out. His brief bio only states that he used the "vilest method" to seize control of Filia's body.
  • Killer Rabbit: One of the deadly and terrible beasts he is capable of incorporating the form of... is wombats.
  • Lovecraftian Superpower: Not only is Samson capable of unleashing more powerful versions of Filia's attacks, but he can freely shift himself into a variety of monstrous forms.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: He has a large mouth studded with fangs, though unlike his playable self they are evocative of his evil nature.
  • Moveset Clone: Being basically the same being, he uses larger versions of Filia/Samson's attack but with a more brutal, feral approach.
  • One-Winged Angel: His design comes from an earlier gameplay concept where all the cast had monstrous super modes.
  • Primal Stance: His artwork has him standing on all fours.
  • Puppeteer Parasite: Samson takes over Filia using "the vilest of methods".
  • Spikes of Villainy: His arms and head have large spikes jutting from them in his default form.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: His spindly lower limbs make Panzerfaust's legs look sturdy.


    Vitale Medici 

Voiced by Kyle Hebert (English) / ? (Japanese)

The son and heir apparent of Lorenzo Medici, and the backer of the Cirque de Cartes. Cerebella sees him as a father figure.

  • Bigger Bad: Marie became the Skullgirl because she wants revenge on the Medicis.
  • Cain and Abel: The Cain to Filia's father's Abel. He even has him killed.
  • Evil Uncle: He is the uncle of one of the main characters. Namely, Filia.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: He is a villain with glasses.
  • Kavorka Man: Admittedly, his relationship with Cerebella isn't supposed to be romantic, but still, it's surprising to see how such an attractive girl's loyalty can be won by someone who is so plain-looking (being square-faced and slightly overweight) and a ruthless mobster to boot.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Manipulates Cerebella using her love and loyalty to him.
  • The Mafia: Takes over the Medici family after his father Lorenzo mysteriously vanishes from public life.
  • Theme Naming: Vitale of the Medici family, owner of the Life Gem.


Voiced by Kyle Hebert (English) / ? (Japanese)

One of the Medici's goons.

  • Butt-Monkey: He was attacked by Samson at the start of Filia's storyline and Ms. Fortune at the start of hers.
  • Casanova Wannabe: Flirts with Filia and Minette with disastrous results.
  • Ephebophile: Hits on (and sexually harasses) the sixteen-year-old Filia at the beginning of her storyline, and (somewhat more innocently, at least) flirts with the presumably teenaged Minette at the beginning of Ms. Fortune's. In the background of the River King Casino stage, he can be seen stalking Minette.
  • Mook: Is a thug employed by Vitale.
  • Mugging the Monster: Is on the receiving end of this twice: once when he tried to hit on Filia at the start of her story mode (and pissed off Samson for laying hands on his host), and again at the start of Ms. Fortune's story mode, where he and Lawrence tried to kidnap Minette, only for Ms. Fortune to beat both of them up.
  • Those Two Bad Guys: With Lawrence, the other Medici Mafia thug who's with Ricardo during the intro of Ms. Fortune's story mode.


Voiced by Kaiji Tang (English) / ? (Japanese)

One of the Medici's goons.

    Dr. Avian 

Voiced by Liam O'Brien (English) / ? (Japanese)

A scientist from Anti-Skullgirl Lab 8. Created Peacock.

  • Character Death: Lab 8 is destroyed and Dr Avian is killed in Big Band's, Peacock's, and Valentine's stories, all of the ones he appears in.
  • Parental Substitute: He appears to have taken on this role for Peacock.
  • The Professor: As head of Lab 8. He also has good relationships with his agents, who include Big Band and Peacock.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Another counter-example.
  • Reluctant Mad Scientist: A member of the ASG labs, who are known to dabble in extreme biomodification (including genetics and experimental cyborg configurations), and yet he seems to be a genuinely good person.
  • Unexplained Recovery: In Beowulf's story, Lab 8 is attacked and it's heavily implied Dr. Avian was Killed Offscreen while Big Band was fighting Beowulf. Then Dr. Avian appears in the ending with the rest of Lab 8 none the worse for wear.

    Roberto Contiello 

Voiced by Kyle Hebert (English) / ? (Japanese)

Squigly's deceased father and the previous host of Levithan. When Squigly became a zombie he transferred Leviathan to Squigly, releasing her from the control of his wife Selene, the Skullgirl from 14 years ago.

  • Heroic Sacrifice: Transferring Leviathan to Squigly. Roberto and Squigly were both killed by the Medici and revived by Selene's wish on the Skull Heart. When he transfers Leviathan, he tells him not to let anyone touch Squigly, including Roberto himself. The implication is he became a mindless servant to the Skullgirl so Squigly wouldn't have to.
  • Posthumous Character


Voiced by Erin Fitzgerald (English) / ? (Japanese)

Squigly's deceased mother and the Skullgirl from 14 years ago, predating Queen Nancy and Marie Korbel. During her birthday party, Selene was given the Skull Heart as a present from a mysterious stranger. The stranger was actually Double, who had told the Medici family that the Contiellos had possessed the Heart. The Medici family crashed the party and began killing the Contiello family, including Squigly. Surviving the initial assault, Selene wished on the Skull Heart to bring her family back to life and became the Skullgirl.

The ruler of the Gigan Nation, he wears a chain mail suit made of knives that stand on end when he flexes his muscles. He fought against Parasoul's father.


Voiced by Kaiji Tang (English) / ? (Japanese)

Beowulf's rival during his heydey, Grendel was a Gigan wrestler that fought Beowulf during the time of the Great War, which eventually climaxed at Beowulf winning their final fight, killing him and ripping his arm off in the process. His mother was so distraught at his death that she lashed out against the crowd, forcing Beowulf to kill her too.

  • An Arm and a Leg: His arm got ripped off during his last match.
  • Foreign Wrestling Heel: His role, essentially. And true to the trope as it's used in real wrestling, he was actually good friends with Beowulf when he was still alive. It's a shame the people in charge of the production got to him...
  • Posthumous Character: He died before the events of the game.
  • Pro Wrestling Is Real: It seems like he and Beowulf truly did butt heads with each other in the ring even if they respected each other outside. Averted during his final match though: the producers drugged him before the battle to lopside the result in Beowulf's favor, though Beowulf didn't find out the truth until much later.

Rejected Character


The former sniper of the Black Egrets who was initially supposed to be considered as a future DLC character. Unfortunately because her design sprang from a suggestion made by a fan who proceeded to be less-than-civil about the situation, she eventually became Exiled from Continuity.


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