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List of spirits (Fatal Fury series)

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This article is about the spirits labeled as "FATAL FURY series" in the spirit battle preview screen and spirit list. For the information about other spirits that appear in Fatal Fury DLC Spirit Board, see List of spirits (Others).

The following is the list of the spirits from the Fatal Fury series in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Primary Spirit[edit]

No. Image Name Type Class Slot Base Power Max Power Base Attack Max Attack Base Defense Max Defense Ability Origin Game Acquisition
1,358
SSBU spirit Joe Higashi.png
Joe Higashi
Grab
1,108 5,543 654 3,270 454 2,273 No Effect Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
(Artwork: Fatal Fury Special)
•Battle via DLC Spirit Board
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 500G (since v6.0.0)

Support Spirits[edit]

No. Image Name Class Cost Ability Origin Game Acquisition
1,357
SSBU spirit Andy Bogard.png
Andy Bogard Lightweight Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
(Artwork: Fatal Fury Special)
•Battle via DLC Spirit Board
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
1,359
SSBU spirit Kim Kaphwan.png
Kim Kaphwan Foot Attack ↑ Fatal Fury 2
(Artwork: Real Bout Fatal Fury Special)
•Battle via DLC Spirit Board
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 500G
1,360
SSBU spirit Geese Howard.png
Geese Howard ★★★★ ⬢⬢⬢ Critical Fast Final Smash Meter ↑ ↑ Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
(Artwork: Real Bout Fatal Fury Special)
•Battle via DLC Spirit Board
•Purchased from the Vault Shop for 15,000G

Fighter Spirit[edit]

No. Image Alternate Artwork Name Origin Game Acquisition
1,356
SSBU spirit Terry Bogard.png
https://twitter.com/SmashBrosJP/status/1169388880182689792
Terry Bogard Fatal Fury: King of Fighters
(Artwork: Fatal Fury Special)
•Complete Classic Mode with Terry
•Purchase from the Vault Shop for 300G (after downloading Terry)

Spirit Battles[edit]

Spirit Battle parameters Inspiration
No. Image Name Enemy Fighter(s) Type Power Stage Rules Conditions Music
1,357
SSBU spirit Andy Bogard.png
Andy Bogard Fox FoxHeadSSBU.png (160 HP)
Shield
2,000 Delfino Plaza (umbrellas area) •Jump Power ↓ Stamina battle
•All fighters have reduced jump power
Pasta - FATAL FURY 2
  • Fox and Andy Bogard are both very fast and nimble, having special attacks that involve them rushing forward quickly to do damage or engulf themselves in fire.
  • The stage and music reference Italy, Andy's stage in Fatal Fury 2.
1,358
SSBU spirit Joe Higashi.png
Joe Higashi Incineroar IncineroarHeadOrangeSSBU.png (160 HP)
Grab
2,000 Kongo Falls (Ω form) •Jump Power ↓ Stamina battle
•All fighters have reduced jump power
•The enemy starts the battle with an Ore Club
A New Poem That the South Thailand Wants to Tell - FATAL FURY 2
  • Incineroar and Joe Higashi both utilize explosive kicks and are affiliated with tigers.
  • The stage and music reference Thailand, Joe's stage in Fatal Fury 2.
  • Incineroar starts off with an Ore Club, referencing Joe's Hurricane Upper.
1,359
SSBU spirit Kim Kaphwan.png
Kim Kaphwan Ken KenHeadWhiteSSBU.png
•Giant King Dedede KingDededeHeadBlackSSBU.png
•Tiny Ridley RidleyHeadGreenSSBU.png
Attack
1,800 King of Fighters Stadium •Jump Power ↓ •The enemy's kicks and knee strikes have increased power
•Reinforcements will appear after an enemy is KO'd
•All fighters have reduced jump power
Let's Go to Seoul! - FATAL FURY 2
  • Ken and Kim Kaphwan are both martial artists who specializes in kick attacks.
  • The King Dedede and Ridley minions each respectively represent Chang and Choi, a pair of criminals who make up Team Korea with Kim in the King of Fighters games.
    • The Giant King Dedede and Chang Koehan are both large and heavy character who wields a massive weapon.
    • The Tiny Ridley and Choi Bounge are both small but nimble character who frequently uses claws for combat.
  • The music references Korea, Kim's stage in Fatal Fury 2.
  • The second battle condition references the fight set up in The King of Fighters series, where teams of three are fought one at a time.
1,360
SSBU spirit Geese Howard.png
Geese Howard Mii Brawler MiiBrawlerHeadSSBU.png (200 HP) (Moveset 2323, Princess Zelda Wig, Business Suit, Black Outfit Color, Low Voice Type 9)
Grab
13,700 Fourside (Ω form) •Jump Power ↓ •The enemy's throws have increased power
Stamina battle
•All fighters have reduced jump power
Soy Sauce for Geese - FATAL FURY SPECIAL Spirit Battle trivia:
  • The Mii Brawler's costume references Geese Howard's younger appearance in Art of Fighting 2, with the Princess Zelda Wig resembling Geese's longer blonde hair and the Business Suit resembling Geese’s outfit.
  • The stage and music reference Geese Tower, Geese's stage in the Fatal Fury games.
  • This spirit's Grab battle type, the Mii Brawler's moveset, and the first battle condition references Geese's various grapple and throw-based moves, with Counter Throw being very similar to the Atemi Nage, a move Geese uses in the Fatal Fury games.

Other trivia:
  • This spirit's Critical Fast Final Smash Meter ↑ ↑ ability likely references Geese's ability to gather chi from Gaia, which he controls and incorporates into his attacks.

Series Order[edit]

Number Name Series
1,356 Terry Bogard FATAL FURY Series
1,357 Andy Bogard
1,358 Joe Higashi
1,359 Kim Kaphwan
1,360 Geese Howard

Trivia[edit]

  • Curiously, none of the Fatal Fury spirit battles feature Terry as puppet fighters, making the series one of the three playable universes to not feature all playable characters from the series in their spirit battles with the others being Mario and Final Fantasy.
  • With a total of 5 spirits, Fatal Fury has the least amount of spirits among the DLC universes in Ultimate, although it shares its Spirit Board with the other SNK universes.
  • All Fatal Fury spirit battles have reduced jump power and are in Stamina Mode (excluding Kim's), similar to the Street Fighter spirit battles.
  • The Fatal Fury franchise is the first set of DLC spirit battles to not have its respective fighter appear in a spirit battle.
  • Fatal Fury is one of the only fighter-represented universes not to have any female spirits, the others being Yoshi, Game & Watch, R.O.B., and Punch-Out!!.