Date: 	Wed, 9 Sep 1998 01:04:21 +0800 (HKT)
Nicola's moves completed by Howard3D

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# Savage Reign FAQ ver 1.0 #
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t a b l e   o f   c o n t e n t s
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1.  How to Play
2.  Movelists
3.  Background Stories
4.  Boss code and Movelist
5.  Author's Notes




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1. How to Play
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 ____________________________________________________________________
|                                                                    |
| Basic Attacks & Grappling                                          |
|  A(fast)             Light Punch                                   |
|  A(hold)             Heavy Punch				     |
|  B(fast)             Light Kick                                    |
|  B(hold)	       Heavy Kick				     |
|  C                   Weapon Strike                                 |
|  D(AB)               Dimensional Attack                            |
|  BC                  Light Weapon Throw                            |
|  ABC                 Heavy Weapon Throw 			     |
|                                                                    |
|  close  -O C         Throw forward                                 |
|  close  O- C         Throw back                                    |
|                                                                    |
| Special Movement                                                   |
|  -O  -O              Dash                                          |
|  O-  O-              Backstep                                      |
|   /  -O  -O	       Large Dash				     |
|  O								     |
|  \   O-  O-          Large Backstep				     |
|   O								     |
|								     |
| Line Attacks							     |
|  AB(D)               Dimensional Attack                            |
|  |  \   -O AB(D)     Forward Step Line Attack			     |
|  O   O                              				     |
|  |   /  O- AB(D)     Backward Step Line Attack		     |
|  O  O								     |
|  |  O AB(D)          Big Jump Line Attack			     |
|  O  |								     |
|  -O  O-   /  | AB(D) Super Line Attack(when facing right)  	     |  
|          O   O						     |
|								     |
| Counter Attack       when defending,  -O A			     |			
|____________________________________________________________________|




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2. Movelists
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||:- Hayate _________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 20						     |
|  Nationality : Japan						     |
|       Height : 185 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 78 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Boomerang					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |  \   -O C                     KyoretsuZan                       |
|  O   O                             [Violent Slash]                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O- A or B                    HiTenshoOhKyaku               |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|        |  A or B                 ReppuuSatsu                       |
|  jump  O                                                           |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  |  \  BC or ABC             Genei Hikon 	                     |
|      O   O                                     	             |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  O-  -O BC or ABC            Nendou Hikon                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* |   /  O-   /  |  \   -O  A     Hioh!MusouRanbu                   |
|  O  O       O   O   O              [Super Fury]                    |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Eagle __________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 25						     |
|  Nationality : America					     |
|       Height : 201 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 140 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Heracles' Axe					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |   /  O- A or B                American Screwdriver              |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |  \   -O   O A or B            Flash Wing                        |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  O-   /  |  \   -O BC or ABC     Axe Boom                          |
|      O   O   O                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  \   |   /  O-  -O C         Eagle Special                     |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Gozu ___________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : ??						     |
|  Nationality : unknown					     |
|       Height : 190 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 85 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Talons						     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  tap A                           YouenKen                          |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |  \   -O   O C                 Gohten                            |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  |  \  BC or ABC             GouenDan                          |
|      O   O                                                         |
|                                                                    |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |  O A or B             Mudoh Goenha                      |
|       O  O  |                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|*  /(hold)  -O tap A              JagaRangekiShoh                   |
|  O                                                                 |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Mezu ___________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : ??						     |
|  Nationality : unknown 					     |
|       Height : 190 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 84 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Talons						     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  tap B                           YouenKyaku                        |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |  \   -O   O C                 Gohten                            |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  |  \  BC or ABC             RyuuhyouDan                       |
|      O   O	                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |  O A or B             Mudoh SuiryuuHa                   |
|       O  O  |                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|*  /(hold)  -O tap B              JagaRangekiKyaku                  |
|  O 	                                                             |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Carol __________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 17						     |
|  Nationality : France 					     |
|       Height : 170 cm						     |
| 	Weight : secret						     |
|    	Weapon : Gymnast's Ball					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |   /  O- A or B                Spining Top                       |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  O-   /  |  \   -O BC or ABC     Fast Ball Flash                   |
|      O   O   O                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|        | C                       Dream Angel                       |
|  jump  O                                                           |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  |  \  BC or ABC             Rainbow Attack                    |
|      O   O                                                         |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /(hold)  -O A or B             Swan Dive Dumper                  |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  O-  |  O A                  Naughty Ball                      |
|          O  |                                                      |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Nicola _________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 12						     |
|  Nationality : USSR    					     |
|       Height : 160 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 51 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Discus of Death				     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|    | \  -O  O  C                 Galvanic Smash                    |
|    O  O    /                                                       |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O-   A or B               Discus Driver                    |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |   /  O-  -O BC or ABC Samson Spirit                     |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  O-  |   / BC or ABC             U.F.O. Blaster                    |
|      O  O                                                          |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* |   /  |  \   -O   O A          Lazer of Hell                     |
|  O  O   O   O      /                                               |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Joker __________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 27						     |
|  Nationality : Spain						     |
|       Height : 225 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 80 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Magic Goods					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |  \   -O   O C                 Shocking Toy                      |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O- A or B                Blood Parasol                     |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /(hold)  -O A or B             Roller Dash                       |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |   /  O-  -O BC or ABC Mad Hatter Heave                  |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* |   /  |  \   -O   O A          Good Face                         |
|  O  O   O   O      /                                               |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Chung __________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 82						     |
|  Nationality : China   					     |
|       Height : 164 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 48 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Cane of Flames					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |  \   -O   O A or B            SenShushouUchi  [Thousand Palms]  |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /(hold)  -O A or B             HakukohDan  [White Tiger]         |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |  O  |  O A or B               KidenDama                         |
|  O  |  O  |                      (when hanging on the pipe)        |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  |  \  BC or ABC             ShienRyu  [Violet Dragon]         |
|      O   O                                                         |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|    The following moves may only be done when Chung is angered,     |
|                  indicated by removal of his cap.                  |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  O-  -O BC or ABC            ChochoHenka  [Chicken Mutation]   |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O-  O  C                 SenpuuEnbu  [Firewind Spin]       |
|  O  O        \                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* |  |  |  |  O A                 SenninHappa  [Hermit Blast]       |
|  O  O  O  O  |                                                     |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Gordon _________________________________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : 38						     |
|  Nationality : America 					     |
|       Height : 200 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 200 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Stantonfar 					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  -O  \   |   /  O- A or B        Friction Heater                   |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /  O-  -O A or B               Moon-Shot Upper                   |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  O-  -O BC or ABC            Spark Bolt                        |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  \   |   /  O-  -O C         Mad Police                        |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|____________________________________________________________________|



||:- Kage Shishioh (King Lion) ______________________________________
| Profile							     |
|          Age : ??						     |
|  Nationality : unknown 					     |
|       Height : 210 cm						     |
| 	Weight : 160 kg						     |
|    	Weapon : Sword of Leo					     |
|								     |
| Moves =============================================================|
|  |  \   -O   O C                 Nightmare Knocker                 |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /  O-  -O A or B               Beast Blow                        |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |  O BC or ABC          Silent Storm                      |
|       O  O  |                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |(hold)  O  BC or ABC           God Breath                        |
|  O        |                                                        |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O-  O  C                 Earth Chopper                     |
|  O  O        \                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  \   |   /  O-  -O  O-  -O A King Straight                     |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|____________________________________________________________________|




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3. Background Stories
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||:- Opening 

 FuUn-Ken...
 A completely new art of 
 fighting combined boomerang
 and Karate Art...

 And his name is Hayate,
 Master of FuUn-Ken.

 Now, he oppose to the....
 King Lion!!


||:- Story
 
  A guy named himself as the "King Lion" made an announcement through
the government television.
  "My name is King Lion, the strongest fighter in the world. You 
foolish people who think you are strong enough, gather together !
  To let you know my power, I will hold a [God of the Beast Fighting 
Competition] !! Those who survive in this game can have the right to fight 
against me !
  If someone can beat me up, he can get billions of money and the honour as 
the Hero, his name lives forever...
  Hope you won't let me down !! Hahaha ... Ho"
  King Lion finish his announcement by punching into the camera and the 
2 ton rubbish flies 4 meters away !
  Although no one seems to understand the aims of King Lion, but he really 
did clearly showed his power to everyone. After this announcement, about 
100 fighters in this city gather together.
  In King Lion's game, there's no rules, no limitions on weapons, no 
specific places. Those who don't have enough power lose quickly.
  To get the houour and wealth, to break the secret mask of King Lion, to 
give revenge .... finally 9 fighters came to the final session ....


||:- Short Introduction

 _Hayate______________________________________________________________
|   FuUn-Ken is a kind of martial art that combines Karate Art and    |
| boomer. Hayate is the young master of FuUn-Ken, and now he is much  |
| stronger than his father. When he is annoying about how to reveal   |
| and develop his own power, he heard about [God of the Beast  	      |
| Fighting Competition] and "King Lion", so he leaves his gym  	      |
| immediately.							      |
|   "To knock down King Lion, I am just the right man !!"	      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Eagle_______________________________________________________________
|   Eagle had never lose a game in SWF, a famous wrestle organization.|
| The beautiful flag on his body showed his confidence that he is the |
| strongest American. After he finished his wrestle match, he watched |
| the King Lion's announcement in the rest room. He noticed that the  |
| King Lion looks very alike his missing brother. His elder brother   |
| had been missing since he is 12.				      |
|   "Maybe I can figure it out if I enter the [God of the Beast       |
| Competition]."						      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Gozu________________________________________________________________
|   No matter what time it is, there's always people who take 	      |
| succession of the blood. "Jaga" is a terrorism organization. Ninjas |
| in this organization use old skills to do the spy and sabotage.     |
| Gozu and his other two brothers work for Jaga. He is a killing      |
| machine that master fire skills. Normally he will not appear in     |
| front of public, why does he enter the [God of the Breast 	      |
| Competition] ?						      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Mezu________________________________________________________________
|   Unlike his elder brother, Gozu, Mezu masters the water skill. In  |
| fact, he got a brother that can control wind skill but he got killed|
| in a spy operation. Gozu and Mezu found out that it was "King Lion" |
| that killed his brother. They swear to give revenge.		      |
|   "I must kill him ..."					      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Carol_______________________________________________________________
|   Carol is a talent in Free Style Physical Exercise. Her father,    |
| which is her teacher as well, force her to marry King Lion. This is |
| of course ridiculous in Carol's mind. Finally, she made up her mind |
| ...								      |
|   "Let me knock out King Lion myself and break the commitment of    |
| marriage."                                                          |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Nicola______________________________________________________________
|   With IQ 600, Nicola got his Doctor Degree when he's 10. He also   |
| enjoy playing. Now he is focusing on researching a strong armor that|
| can increase one's power. After he had learned some martial arts, he|
| got an unbelieveable power. [God of the Beast Competition] is the   |
| right place for him to test his strength. 			      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Joker_______________________________________________________________
|   Joker control an organization in which the members are those left |
| unconcerned by the society. This organization always try to break   |
| the rules of the society. Joker has long legs and arms. He is very  |
| cruel. Making use of his own experience being a joker, he uses joker|
| tools such as cards and joker caps as his weapons. As he loves to   |
| get public attention, the appearance of King Lion made him feel bad.|
|   "If I present in the [God of the Beast Competition] ..."	      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Chung_______________________________________________________________
|   He was a fighter when he was young. He never lose a match and     |
| after retired, his story became legendry. In this 10 years, he was  |
| living in mountains and discovered he can increase his power with   |
| the Cane of Flames. The cap he is wearing now is given by a guy     |
| called the "Legendary Wolf" when he is young. The conflicts between |
| Chung and King Lion seems to be the reason for Chung entering the   |
| [God of the Beast Competition]  				      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


 _Gordon______________________________________________________________
|   The power and strength of Gordon makes every criminal in the city |
| afraid. Although people had been arguing about his way of handling  |
| cases, but he can resolve the crimes in a very fast rate. Her       |
| daughter got a heavy disease and must do the surgery. While Gordon  |
| is worrying about the medical fee, he heard the announcement made by|
| King Lion, so he decided to participate in the [God of the Beast    |
| Competition].							      |
|_____________________________________________________________________|


  

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4. Boss Code and Movelist
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||:- The Boss Code:
     You can only use the boss(King Leo) in console(cartridge or CD) :
- prepare a memory card save with all 10 characters finishing the game
- start a VS game(1P VS 2P)
- move the cursor to King Lion, quickly do downward 10 times and then press A
- if succeed, there should be a flash across the screen and now you have selected King Leo

||:- Shin Shishioh (King Leo) _______________________________________
|  |  \   -O   O C                 Nightmare Knocker                 |
|  O   O      /                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   /  O-  -O A or B               Beast Blow                        |
|  O                                                                 |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O- A or B                Hunter Killer                     |
|  O  O                                                              |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |   /  O-  O  C                 Earth Chopper                     |
|  O  O        \                                                     |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  -O  \   |  O BC or ABC          Silent Storm                      |
|       O  O  |                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  |(hold)  O  BC or ABC           God Breath                        |
|  O        |                                                        |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|  O-  |   / BC or ABC             Thunder God Breath                |
|      O  O                                                          |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  \   |   /  O-  -O  O-  -O A King Straight                     |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|* -O  \   |   /  O-  -O  O-  -O B King Upper                        |
|       O  O  O                                                      |
|____________________________________________________________________|




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5. Author's Notes
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 Special Thanks
 ++++++++++++++
 SNK, GKomatsu, people from RL, and people in the RAGE team.


 A note from the Author
 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 This is my first time writing a FAQ. I hope this document is useful to
 those who play the game. If you have any comments, please throw me an
 e-mail : eg_sbxaa@stu.ust.hk. And be sure to check my page :

 http://home.ust.hk/~eg_sbxaa

 
 Copyright  1998  Bun.   No part of this FAQ is to be altered without 
 author's consent. Permission granted to freely distribute provided no 
 fee is charged outside of raw reproduction costs. Contact author for 
 any inclusion in media, print, or otherwise.
 Send whatever to  eg_sbxaa@stu.ust.hk

 The Savage Reign is (c) SNK Corporation and (c) SNK Corporation of America.

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