Top Ten Soul Calibur Characters

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1Nightmare

Nightmare's one of my favorite characters. But why the hell isn't Talim on here? Talim kicks ass just as much as Nightmare. - Megatronusprime

He can be the best character in the right hands with all his cheap shots and his design from Soul caliber 2 kicks ass.

He has a massive sword that can demolish and eat every soul. He can also kill Kratos no problem. - blindingscythe

Nightmare is one of my favorite characters. - Megatronusprime

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2Talim

Talim's speed combined with her elbow blades are strong and fierce. And if that doesn't grab your attention then her unique fighting style combined with somersaults acrobatics, and kicks are the perfect mix for unpredictability against her foes. But above all her humble nature really stands out among the cast to me. As others would see as weakness, Talim's sweetness and kindness is of her strongest weapons."Conflict lies within you" Talim SC2

The character design, personality, and fighting style are aces across the board. She's one of the few cutesy female characters that completely avoids that "sexy" school girl ditz trope, nor do the creators fall into the sexy "exotic" trope. Rather, her soft-spoken and innocent nature are compounded by resilience, compassion, and strength.

In my opinion Talim rocks! she's fast, agile and can hit her opponent before they can hit her - swopjo

She would also take the position eventually, but after receiving a fragment of the cursed sword, Soul Edge, and sensing its malicious impact on humanity, she decides to travel the world so she could return it to its rightful place and restore balance to the world.

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3Kilik

Kilik is fast and strong, and can deliver a killing combination of kicks, punches and twirls - whatsitsname

Kilik needs to get his rod back or at least get his old fighting style back. Because Kilik as a mimic character is unacceptable.

Good moves, easy to learn, good range, kind fast and probably do Xianghua!

Good range and can easily guard impact anything

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4Taki

I have yet to find someone who can beat me when I play with Taki. She is way too quick. I can easily take down nightmare, most of the time people can't even land a hit.

Best ever she is one bad ass birch she is very fast and can take down the slower characters such as nightmare

Tons of fun to play as and shes also a badass ninja!

The most badass ninja in video games history!

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5Amy

She's quick, can string combos and won't let you get off of the floor. She's not a power house like nightmare but can easily avoid one and counter strike. Besides who couldn't love those curls

While Amy lacks power and reach, her combos and speed are incredibly powerful. Once she gets "in the zone" and gains momentum while attacking with combos, you've basically lost.

I love her shes my favorite character I also love her as Viola

She is pretty good.

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6Mitsurugi

He is a tank. His ring out move is over powered and his A, B runs through everything. I love this guy I used him to beat Inferno AND NIGHTMARE on hard.

Remember his name. Mitsurugi.

Very good balance between strength and agility based on good samurai stance:-)

This guy is a beast defensive stances are key

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7Sophitia

Kilik? Nightmare? Cervantes? Favorites really? Talk about button mashing idiots who think the easiest/OP characters to use are the best. Sophitia is a general good character to use- she's not simple to use but not that complicated either- she has some major advantages but also major disadvantages. Her fighting style is very fun and unique. Her fighting style is probably 25% of the reason why she's my favorite, most of it is this: she is the most caring and admirable character in the game, shes very strong and independent but also kind and gentle- she fights for her children and would go anything for them. Her storyline in soulcalibur 4 proves the lengths she'll go to in order to protect her child, even if it means turning against everything she knows and sacrificing her life..

She absolutely incredible! One of the first original soul caliber fighters. She is one of the original female fighters. She elegant gorgeous and very religious, and she is also very powerful!

A brave caring mother who deserves more recognition than she gets, also a veteran in the series since the first game. Love her!

She kicks butt! I always play as her! - Fangurl634

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8Ivy

Ivy is the best. I mastered her from soul calibur 2 to 5 and broken destiny. Since she was my favorite because once she hits you she start to take your life until its empty, you can't dodge her attack even in rolling. Besides. She has many unblockable attacks and almost all of it are useful in her combos. A bit hard to master but when you do, you'll probably gonna love her.

Duh! Ivy. Even with some screwed up physical changes, she was such an original all along. She looks sinister but is actually very heroic and tragic (maybe a tragic anti-hero). Early Ivy was awesome. Don't mess with perfection! Also her early Player 2 outfits and fighting style were very cool. Besides Ivy I really liked playing as Voldo and Yoshimitsu. I guess the strange ones are more fun?

Once you figure her out, you'll impress everyone else who hasn't given her a chance. Has been a favorite of mine since soul calibur 2!

Ivy is a total badass - webbythebest

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9Yoshimitsu

Yoshimitsu is the best only if you know how to use him other wise you may kill your self which is awesome when your playing against some one that just hits random buttons

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10Siegfried

The man to kill, nightmare fans watch out seigfried is coming for you bitches and he's gonna slice you with his big ass sword

If you hate on seigfreid watch out, tonight if you are a boy he will cut your pen15 in half and if you are a girl he will cut your titties in half then eat them

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The Contenders

11Cervantes

By far the best fighter in the whole series! Who the hell is Nightmare #1!?!? Because Cervantes can destroy him any time of the day

Best villain ever and the original holder of soul edge!

You shall become a part of my power. Super Epic.

Welcome to combo hell!

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12Voldo

What makes Voldo a great character is his disturbing almost slave-like appearance and odd behavior (Which includes hissing, grunting, and groaning). Different stances with odd moves make Voldo super unpredictable and explosive. And although difficult to play with, a mastered Voldo player is almost impossible to defeat!

He may be creepy but he sure knows how to fight! His story is somewhat sad and disturbing but it's not about your past, it's about fighting! And Voldo is hands down the BEST Soul Calibur character in history! Not to mention one of the best fighting characters from any series!

You've gotta love him. Definitely the most masculine character in the history of Video Gaming.

Voldo's unpredictable nature, if handled well is the difference between victory and defeat

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13The Apprentice (Starkiller)

He is strong as darth vader and fast as yoda so how mutch better can it be

14Seong Mi-na

I think this poll is rigged or bugged o_O I voted for Seong Mi-Na and Cervantes went from 11th to 8th and everybody else went down 1 (except those in front of him)

Why Is Seong Mi-na so low? She's one of the original eight and was the original longsword user, better than Kilik for sure.

15Tira

Tira is my favorite. Her fighting style is unique as she wields a ring blade, and she uses special acrobatic skills as well as two different personalities to choose her opponents demise.

Tira rocks. If you are not very good with her, you won't know but she is a really good character. You don't know where she is going to hit you next.

She can kill you with a freakin hula hoop!

She is by far the best character because of her awesome weapon!

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16Cassandra

Um, how come Cassandra isn't higher up? She's always my main, she is brilliant! You can kill your oponent in 3 moves using her, AND she is sexy.

Awesome moveset (s). Fun to play as. Her beautiful look made me feel in love with her. She's my "waifu", hehe.

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17Raphael

His grab and thrust move has got me more ring outs than all the other characters combined...

The vampire that wields a sword. Too good to be true. Raphael balances his speed and power. He has one of the fastest charging unblockables.

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18LinkLink refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

When I was 10, I was at GameStop looking for a game for the GameCube. When I saw Soul Calibur II's Boxart featuring Link, in 8 seconds I got the game. And it was WORTH IT. Link wields the Master Sword, the blade of evil's bane. It is powerful, and is used in many of Link's attacks. However, close combat is FAR from his only coverage. He also has the Boomerang as a projectile, a bunch of Bombs for mid-range combat (Bomb to the crotch! ), and the Hero's Bow that shoots arrows for rapid, long range projectiles. And, most notably, he's so much fun to play as. He's so powerful and fun to use, I forgot I could play as other characters for 3 months when I first got Soul Calibur II! He's so great!

Link is my favorite character from Legend of Zelda series - Adamshane1999

19Patroklos

He sucks beyond words. Sorry for anyone who likes him.

Love this dude, reminds me a lot of vegeta

Apologies to anyone who likes Patroklos (for some reaseon), but I truly DESPISE this character.

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20Xiba

He really isn't a bad character, it's just when you stop to think about the rest of the SC cast and then realize he is Kilik's replacement :(

Xiba just doesn't compare

Plus they went a little overboard with the food loving thing, kinda like his mother's "Just Kidding D ". I still love both characters' personalities though.

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