Kyo Kusanagi is the main of The King of Fighters being first introduced in King of Fighters '94 as apart of Team Japan alongside Benimaru Nikaido and Goro Daimon. Kyo bears the ancient Kusanagi flames which is an inherited ability throughout generations just like the Yasakani and Yata. However, due to conflicts between clans Kyo and Iori build up a fair amount of grudge towards each other creating birth to the rivalry between the two. Kyo himself has fought through a variety of foes and saved the world various of times but not without the help of his allies, and even Iori at some points despite being bitter rivals towards each other.

Powers and Stats

Tier: High 6-A

Name: Kyo Kusanagi

Origin: The King of Fighters

Gender: Male

Age: 19 (KoF '94), 20 (Currently)

Classification: Human, Martial Artist, Bearer of the Kusanagi Flames

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Martial Arts, Fire Manipulation, Sealing, Acrobatics

Attack Potency: Multi-Continent Level (Takuma is capable of deflecting a beam that is able to emit enough force to wipe out the surface of the Earth, Kyo is comparable to Takuma)

Speed: Relativistic (Comparable to Takuma who was quick enough to deflect the surface wiping laser with his Shi-Ko Ken blast), Possibly FTL (Able to contend with Elizabeth whose attacks are essentially beams of light)

Lifting Strength: Superhuman

Striking Strength: Class NJ

Durability: Multi-Continent Level (Capable of fighting against Terry Bogard, Takuma Sakazaki, and Ryo Sakazaki.)

Stamina: Kyo's endurance is quite insane considering he can keep fighting even when he's suffering from fatal wounds, and able to fight for an extended period of time.

Range: Human Melee Range, Hundreds of Meters with flame projectiles

Standard Equipment: His Gloves, Sword of Kusanagi

Intelligence: A skilled fighter able to match the likes of Terry Bogard, and Ryo Sakazaki. He knows the ins and outs of close quarters combat. May be average academically.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • 108 Shiki Yami Barai
  • 88 Shiki
  • 100 Shiki Oni Yaki
  • 101 Shiki Oboro Guruma
  • 202 Shiki Koto Tsuki You
  • 75 Shiki Kai
  • Ura 108 Shiki Orochi Nagi
  • Aragami


Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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