Top 10 King of Fighters Characters


The Top Ten

1 Iori Yagami

He has deadly combo

KOF is interesting because of Iori & Kyo. Without Iori, Kyo is nothing.

Iori should be more powerful than kyo while orochi iori is an even bigger threat!

Chou's new skin though and I really like it.

2 Kula Diamond

She has really versatile attacks, and very graceful when using her ice powers.

Really good character


Kula is awesome

3 K'

Cooler than Kyo Kusanagi

Yes his flames may harn him but due to that his chain combo potential is pretty good, also let's not forget who looks cool.

Honestly, he's really fun easy to play as, and in my opinion he beats Kyo and Ash on all fronts.

The alternate protagonist of KOF. - Allizdog

4 Benimaru Nikaido

He's so dynamic playing benimaru as a beginner makes me feel like a pro

He has one of the best fighting style in the history of fighting games. It is so complete and fun to play with

Really easy to fight with benimaru.

2 words:
Cool hair and awesome attacks

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5 Terry Bogard

Terry is so cool! He’s the better version of Ken and Ryu. He has an amazing back story and is just a tank in terms of power.

Best character in KoF - Sirkinsella98

Terry and Ryo are the only fighters in the series who actually have fighting skills and not relay on their inherited super powers.. Terry defeated Ryo so he is definitely strongest

Terry Bogard, The Hero of Fatal Fury. He has his own fighting style. He was raised in the streets of the city and that made him so tough. He is better than Kyo Kusanagi ( the school boy ) and clones like K etc. and he has a winning streak as well.

6 Kyo Kusangi

Coolest player in the history of KOF

The True main character of KING OF FIGHTERS
way better then TERRY,RYO,IORI,K etc

What Kyo must be the most powerful character. At least he should be placed at the 2nd rank

He is the coolest character after k' and easy to make combos

7 Shermie Shermie

Interesting imagine and the most sexy/hot female character with an mysterious look

The most powerful female in KOF when she becomes orochi, also she is the most sexy of all the females!

8 Joe Higashi

One of the few characters that actually fights like a martial artist, not to mention that he very complete and has a great personality

He is a japanese guy that learns muay thai and hwa and king learns muay thai too

9 Tizoc
10 Kim Kaphwan

He's pretty fast and pretty strong character

He s has very good combo chain in term of effective, martial art (Yellow one), best attacker

His moves are lightning fast and his style is different enough to be interesting

The Contenders

11 Athena Asamiya


The character that has the most outfits of all fighting series. - Allizdog

Goddess Athena Is The Full Power Of Athena And She Can Defeate Anyone By Her Powers

12 Choi
13 Leona Leona

Leona's history and internal strife against her Orochi heritage has been a very unique and intriguing trait to see amongst other female characters in the series. The other characters know that Leona may be well-disciplined and reserved, but also very deadly.

She's got one of the coolest specials in the game.

A true war machine!

What Leona is the best!

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14 Sie Kensou

He deserves to be a mascot to share with Athena on psycho soldier and can learn new moves to make a good rival with Terry and kyo

Kensou even though he's strong, but dislikes training he is probably the most will powered and he won't stop until he's completedoing what he has done. He is probably the the 2 or 3 strongest charcter after terry (2nd) or after terry and iori (3rd).

Kensou has good attacks,could rival terry,kyo and lori and his popularity is off the hook. He could have rank 3rd and his powers are too much for athena. His power is like lui kang,but stronger

15 Mature

She's a hot babe!

16 Mai Shiranui Mai Shiranui Mai Shiranui is a player character in the Fatal Fury and The King of Fighters series of fighting games by SNK.

She's the perfect epitome of femme fatale!

Wow she is the most hottest and pretty female fighter

My Ninja girl favorite

The female babe in the SNK Universe. - Allizdog

17 Yuri Sakazaki Yuri Sakazaki

She is powerful athena is yuck and she is not powerful because she is yuck and yuri is cool

I love her, she's so funny and entertaining to use!

18 Elisabeth Blanctorche Elisabeth Blanctorche

She has very unique skillset and very nice desing

19 Rugal

I love Rugal.


Love him or hate him, but there's no such thing as luck, when you're facing Rugal. He's still awesome.

His moves have an answer for everything and a few unique statements as well.

20 Chris

Hottest character by far

I like Chris. He kill other with a smile.

I love when he transforms into orochi because I love orochi! lol

21 Geese Howard

One of the most awesome villains of snk games

The Evil Fighter, Fierce Grappler, Crime Boss and Our Worst Nightmare
Please vote him for the Top 2, guys. Thank You!
- Marc Tezon

22 Blue Mary

I'm so glad to play the game as mary because she's a tricky girl if you honestly try her you'll become an expert in playing as mary.
I love mary

23 Orochi

Orochi must be the best!

Epic character to play as

Fun character

He is the best

24 King

Not as sexy as mai but steel kickin ass

The female kick boxer. - Allizdog

25 Igniz

With infinite combos, fast punches and kicks, super long range specials and cool desperation moves, even long time boss character Rugal cannot be compared to him. Blocking? No problem, he'll just break your guard and cancel into another special WITHOUT special gauge consumption. Oh and did I forget to mention he has invincibility frames while doing desperation moves? Ultimate badass.
"You can run, you can jump, you can block and you can even cheat, but you cannot hope to defeat Igniz"

26 Ash Crimson

The main protagonist in the Ash Saga. - Allizdog

Is she or he is a girl or boy

Really fun to play as!

Best character in my opinion

27 Vice
28 Orochi Iori


He is better than flames Iori and he is faster.

He is like an upgraded Iori!

29 K9999

Dril power

30 Ryo Sakazaki

Ryo has not been given the respect he should even by the game creators. He is a great charcter with great potential but not a lot of effort put into he's fighting ability combos and character. Since Art Of Fighting he has took a step down. He still a great character with much potential to be the top guy in KOF along with K', Kyo, Iori

One of the best Karate fighters in video game history and Legendary SNK and KOF hero!

He s the best


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31 Adelheid Bernstein

What's wrong with you people Adelheid is a KOF winner in the 11 game

32 Zero

Which Zero? Original or Clone?

He is unstoppable!

33 Goenitz
34 Mizuchi

Mizuchi is kinda strong and I like his projectile tips are however, he is way down orochi

35 Angel

Unique style of attack

36 Chizuru Kagura
37 Magaki

Very good character, my favorite.

38 Nameless
39 Whip Whip

Her whip attacks are awesome. She's the one that I have fun playing with the most.

40 Ramon
41 Chin

Good character

42 Malin
43 Takuma Sakazaki
44 Lin

This guy is badass but why did KOF decided to get rid of him?

45 Kula Ice Heart Diamond

I'm the one who created it

ice queen

46 B. Jenet B. Jenet

Boa Hancock wishes she could be B. Jenet. This girl is awesome and needs more spotlight!

47 Maxima

The best cyborg ever and he's my favorite canadian in gaming history

He's BIG, he's CANADIAN AND HE HAS SIDEBURNS! You can't beat the sheer awsomness of the haoken busting, person throwing m4 vapour cannon!

48 Robert Garcia

Robert should be at least number 5. He has higher and better combos than Ryo. He is good both on air and land.

49 Mukai
50 Wolfgang Krauser
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1. Terry Bogard
2. Blue Mary
3. Rugal
1. Benimaru Nikaido
2. Shermie
3. Choi
1. Kula Diamond
2. Iori Yagami
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